Day: January 12, 2021

Tesla used an Apple tactic to leave them ‘way behind’ in self-driving: ARK Investment

By Joey Klender Posted on January 12, 2021 Tesla took a page out of Apple’s book in terms of developing its own self-driving chip, according to ARK Investment Management CEO Cathie Wood. As a result, Apple’s future self-driving car is well behind before anything has really even started. “Tesla took a leaf out of Apple’s …

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Visa abandons $5.3 billion acquisition after DOJ objections

hatchapong via Getty Images Visa has abandoned its $5.3 billion bid to acquire fintech startup Plaid. In an announcement on Tuesday, the US Department of Justice said the two companies have agreed to call off their merger. The agency filed a lawsuit to block the deal last November, alleging at the time that, had it …

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3 Bitcoin price indicators prove pro traders are still bullish on BTC

This week’s $11,000 drop occurred in just 32 hours and this definitely an important milestone for Bitcoin (BTC) price.  Many mainstream media outlets perceived the correction as the start of a new bear market but data simply does not support this line of thinking. Bitcoin price may have corrected 26.5% as if dropped to retest …

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SpaceX wins FCC approval to launch first polar Starlink satellites amidst rideshare chaos

By Eric Ralph Posted on January 12, 2021 In a sign of the regulatory agency’s growing confidence in SpaceX, the FCC has rapidly approved a request to add ten Starlink satellites to an imminent Falcon 9 rideshare launch. Known as Transporter-1 and originally scheduled to launch as early as December 2020 or January 14th, SpaceX …

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Multiple Tokens See Rally Amid Looming ‘Alt Season’

As prices for bitcoin and ether retreat from their recent highs, the strong performance of other cryptocurrencies indicate traders and investors may now be turning to alternative coins (altcoins) for potential high returns. Data compiled by CoinDesk Research shows that as of Jan. 11, prices for both bitcoin and ether were about 87% and 78%, …

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Facebook and Twitter could be sued for “censorship” under proposed state law

Enlarge Getty Images | Peter Dazeley Republican state lawmakers in North Dakota want Facebook and Twitter to face lawsuits from users who have been “censored.” A bill submitted by the six legislators last week is titled, “an Act to permit civil actions against social media sites for censoring speech.” It says that social media websites …

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Boring Co. Vegas Loop would be operating right now if not for COVID-19

By Joey Klender Posted on January 12, 2021 The Boring Company’s Vegas Loop was set to be operational in time for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event in 2021. Unfortunately, the first rides in Elon Musk’s underground tunnel will have to wait because the COVID-19 pandemic forced CES 2021 to be fully virtual, eliminating any …

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How the OCC Is Building Crypto America (and Saving Banks From Extinction)

Over the last 12 years, $1 trillion of value has appreciated into existence. It may be a little more or a little less tomorrow, give a few $100 billion. It may one day reach $10 trillion or $100 trillion or stay at $1 trillion forever. It may even go to $0. But regardless of all …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hovers Around $34.2K While Options Traders Pay Up for Possible ETH Upside

After a record day in spot volume, bitcoin’s price went up, down and back up. Meanwhile, most ether options traders are bearish, some are paying up in case it gets close to record highs. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $34,278 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 3% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour …

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NASA finds universe less crowded than we thought – CNET

This very wide, multiframe panorama was taken in October 2014 at Canyon de Chelly National Monument in northeast Arizona. The zodiacal light is at left, with the northern Milky Way to the right. Z. Levay <p class=”speakableTextP1″>While we might think of space as a vast sea of blackness, all we have to do is look …

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