Day: November 21, 2020

China’s Xi Asks G20 Countries to Be ‘Open and Accommodating’ to CBDCs

In a wide-ranging speech that addressed the future of the global economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Xi said that the G20 “needs to discuss developing standards and principles for central bank digital currencies with an open and accommodating attitude.”  This month, some analysts noted that a drop in bitcoin supply from Chinese …

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Crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital files for massive $134 million raise

In a filing with the SEC yesterday, Bitcoin hedge fund giant Pantera Capital announced an equity offering of up to $134 million — among the largest capital fundraising efforts in the seven year history of the firm.  Formed in 2013 as the first-ever Bitcoin fund in the United States, Pantera initially raised a comparatively measly …

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Best Black Friday smartwatch and Fitbit deals: $50 off Fitbit Charge 4, $60 off Samsung Galaxy watch and more – CNET

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family. <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Wristwatches have been making a comeback, largely because they’ve gotten so much smarter. <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/best-smartwatches-2020-apple-watch-6-se-fitbit-samsung-galaxy-amazfit/”>Smartwatches</a></span> and <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/best-fitness-trackers-2020-fitbit-apple-watch/”>fitness trackers</a></span> are growing in popularity because of all …

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Market Update: Crypto Asset Prices Spike Massively, Speculators Claim ‘Altcoin Season’ Is Here

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-49.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>A number of crypto-asset markets saw significant gains on Saturday, as a myriad of digital assets spiked between 4-40% in value during the last 24 hours. The entire crypto market capitalization had risen above $540 billion, as top-ten …

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The latest teardown from iFixit shows how huge the iPhone 12 Pro Max camera is

The iPhone 12 Pro Max is Apple’s biggest iPhone ever, with a 6.7-inch display that boasts a camera system our reviewer called “one of the most confident smartphone cameras.” In its latest teardown, iFixit shows how big this impressive camera actually is compared to other iPhones. <span class=”e-image__image ” data-original=”https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/22064774/iphone_pro_max_12_camera.png”> <picture class=”c-picture” data-cid=”site/picture_element-1605982801_6898_647″ data-cdata=”{"asset_id":22064774,"ratio":"*"}”> </span> …

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Disney ‘Peter Pan,’ ‘Pinocchio’ remakes may skip theaters in favor of streaming

Remi BENALI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images Disney’s shift toward streaming could have a dramatic effect on some of its highest-profile releases. Deadline sources understand the company is considering releasing live-action remakes Cruella, Peter Pan and Wendy and Pinocchio on Disney+ rather than in theaters. It’s not certain if Disney would make them free to subscribers or …

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BTC record in sight, ETH rallies, Uniswap disaster: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 15–21

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Ray Dalio might be wrong Path to $20,000 Bitcoin price …

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Coinbase Has Raked in $14B in New Institutional Assets Since April

Coinbase has seen a $14 billion increase in institutional assets under custody since April, its head of institutional coverage at Coinbase said in a YouTube interview published on Friday. Brett Tejpaul told interviewer Eliisabetta Bartolini, partner at Heidrick & Struggles, that institutional assets under custody were $6 billion when he joined the firm in April …

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Operencia: The Stolen Sun VR Review – Barebones VR Port Of A Classically-Themed RPG

Operencia: The Stolen Sun isn’t your typical VR RPG port. We break down what works (and what doesn’t) in our full Operencia: The Stolen Sun VR review. [embedded content] In recent years, the classic genre of turn-based first-person RPGs has made a bit of a comeback and Zen Software’s Operencia: the Stolen Sun was one …

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Why are nuclear plants so expensive? Safety’s only part of the story

Enlarge US DOE Should any discussion of nuclear power go on for long enough, it becomes inevitable that someone will rant that the only reason they’ve become unaffordable is a proliferation of safety regulations. The argument is rarely (if ever) fleshed out—no specific regulation is ever identified as problematic, and there seems to be no …

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