Day: November 22, 2020

SpaceX set for 14th Starlink mission of 2020 after sailing past annual launch record

By Eric Ralph Posted on November 22, 2020 SpaceX has static fired a record-breaking Falcon 9 booster and says it’s ready to launch its 14th Starlink mission this year just a day and a half after sailing past the company’s previous annual launch record. Set in 2018, SpaceX’s previous annual launch record stood at 21 …

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Privacy coins no more? CipherTrace files patents for tracing Monero transactions

Crypto analytics firm CipherTrace announced on Friday that it had filed two patents for technology capable of tracing transactions for privacy coin Monero. In a Nov. 20 blog from CipherTrace, the firm stated that the patents would include forensic tools to explore Monero (XMR) transaction flows to assist in financial investigations, statistical and probabilistic methods …

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Lenovo’s Google-powered Smart Clocks hit all-time low prices for Black Friday

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The real Queen’s Gambit: Meet the chess master fighting for the women’s game – CNET

Anya Taylor-Joy plays Beth Harmon in The Queen’s Gambit. Netflix <p class=”speakableTextP1″>The year: 2015. The place: Sydney, Australia. Irina Berezina stands at the front of the classroom, facing 25 boarding school boys. They stare back at her. Whisper. Eyebrows jag into frowns. It’s clear they don’t approve.</p><figure class=”image image-small pull-right hasCaption shortcode” section=”shortcodeImage”><figcaption readability=”3″><span class=”caption” …

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$20 Billion in Crypto Under Custody: Coinbase Sees ‘Explosion of Capital’ From Institutional Investors

<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/422919″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/1456×360-8.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”180″></a></div><strong>Coinbase has revealed that it has had “an explosion of incoming capital.” Its assets under custody </strong><strong>currently stand at $20 billion, $14 billion of which were accumulated since April. Coinbase highlights a string of bullish events that have …

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Chrome extensions will have to show how they use your data

Ali Balikci/Anadolu Agency Google’s ongoing efforts to crack down on wayward Chrome extensions now include more transparency for your data. The internet giant is introducing a policy in January 2021 that will require data use disclosures for extensions in the Chrome Web Store. Creators will have to explain the kinds of data they’re collecting, such …

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Crypto Long & Short: 4 Metrics That Show How the Current Bitcoin Rally Is Different From 2017

Crypto markets have historically been led by retail investors, with professional investors following. Is that changing? After all, high-tech innovation in the past 15 years has executed an opposite about-face, flipping an enterprise-led pattern into a consumer-led pattern.  Retail’s lead was evident in the fourth quarter of 2017, as media hype soared, alongside the price. …

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US Government labels Virgil Griffith’s argument to dismiss sanctions charges ‘absurd’

Lawyers representing the United States government have filed a legal memo opposing the dismissal of charges for Virgil Griffith, a former Ethereum Foundation researcher accused of conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, or DPRK. According to court records filed Nov. 19 in the Southern District of New York, prosecutors’ …

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‘Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’ Adds AR, Infuriates Playerbase

Players feel scorned after a new update drops support for older devices. Nintendo has introduced a new update to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, a mobile spinoff to the companies beloved social simulator, adding two new augmented reality modes that bring the Animal Crossing world to life in the real world. Available now as a free …

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HomePod’s first jailbreak opens the door to unofficial features

Engadget Apple’s HomePod smart speaker hasn’t been a target for jailbreakers like the iPhone or iPad, but it’s now more of a priority. As 9to5Mac reports, coder L1ngL1ng and the Checkra1n team have jailbroken the original HomePod for the first time. It’s currently “partial” support limited to the command line, but it could have ramifications …

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