Day: September 11, 2020

A Gov official in South Korea proposed the nation’s first blockchain voting platform

On September 11, the head of the Seocho regional government proposed a blockchain-powered voting platform for residents, and praised the recent influx of crypto-related developments across the country. According to UpDown Korea, Cho Eun-hee, who is the local government leader of one of Seoul’s most affluent districts, believes that it is the “right time” to …

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Tesla Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control begins international rollout

By Joey Klender Posted on September 11, 2020 Tesla has officially started rolling out Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control to international markets. Software Update 2020.36.10 includes several new functionalities for Tesla Autopilot, with proceeding on green light being the most notable. The feature is rolling out to drivers in Australia, the United Kingdom, Belgium, …

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TikTok influencer Addison Rae will star in Miramax’s gender-swapped She’s All That remake

TikTok star Addison Rae Easterling has been cast as the lead role in a new, gender-swapped version of 1999 teen romantic comedy She’s All That, called He’s All That. Easterling, with over 60 million followers, is the second most popular TikTok user in the world (after Charli D’Amelio), but He’s All That will mark her …

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Would Bitcoin suffer if the lead maintainers were kidnapped by aliens?

It is a question that many in the crypto community must have asked themselves at least once. The news of Wladimir van der Laan taking a temporary hiatus, prompted us to explore what some might consider to be an improbable, yet highly impactful situation. A Bitcoin Core developer that is also a maintainer of the project’s …

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Microsoft hid the Xbox Series S in plain sight and nobody noticed

The Xbox Series S might have leaked earlier this week before being officially unveiled, but Microsoft was hiding it in plain sight months ago. Xbox chief Phil Spencer appeared in multiple interviews in July, ahead of Microsoft’s Xbox games showcase, and he hid an Xbox Series S on the shelves behind him. The official Xbox …

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Judge in Theranos fraud case orders 14-hour psychological test for Holmes

Enlarge / Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of Theranos, arrives for motion hearing on Monday, November 4, 2019, at the U.S. District Court House in San Jose, California. Getty | Yichuan Cao Elizabeth Holmes—the disgraced founder and ex-CEO of the now-defunct blood-testing startup, Theranos—may use a mental condition as a defense against a slew …

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‘Console Wars’ documentary arrives on CBS All Access on September 23rd

robtek via Getty Images Console Wars, the documentary based on the 2014 non-fiction novel of the same name, will premiere on CBS All Access on September 23rd, CBS Interactive announced on Friday. The company also shared a new trailer for the doc. Console Wars details the battle between Nintendo and Sega in the 90s, focusing mostly …

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SEC Charges Rapper TI With Securities Violations for Promoting 2017 ICO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged two crypto startups and eight individuals including rapper Clifford Harris Jr., more commonly known as T.I., with violating the Securities Act of 1933 and other charges due to their involvement with a pair of initial coin offerings (ICOs). The SEC alleged Friday that film producer Ryan Felton …

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Microsoft says Apple’s game streaming policy will lead to ‘a bad experience’

Peter Summers via Getty Images Earlier today, Apple revised its App Store guidelines to give companies such as Microsoft and Google a way to offer their video game streaming platforms on iOS, but did so with a major caveat. Apple said those companies could release catalog-style apps that collect and link to games iOS users would have …

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Sushiswap Creator Returns $14 Million After Community Cries Exit Scam

One week after the Sushiswap creator was accused of an exit scam, he has returned all of the coins he cashed out. The anonymous creator also apologizes to the community, including to Binance which came under fire for listing the sushi token. Sushiswap Creator Says ‘Sorry’ The creator of Sushiswap, the anonymous Chef Nomi, has …

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