Day: February 23, 2021

‘Next-gen’ USPS vehicles can use gas or electric motors

The US Postal Service plans to have a new mail van on American roads by 2023. A new contract will see Oshkosh Defense manufacture between 50,000 and 165,000 “Next Generation Delivery Vehicles” for the agency over the next 10 years. The vehicle will come in both combustion and electric powertrain variants. According to the Postal …

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Scientists create new class of “Turing patterns” in colonies of E. coli

Scientists have shown how a new class of Turing patterns work by using synthetic biology to create them from scratch in the lab. Shortly before his death, Alan Turing published a provocative paper outlining his theory for how complex, irregular patterns emerge in nature—his version of how the leopard got its spots. These so-called Turing …

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CoinEx Burns All 1.08 Billion Locked CET Allocated to the Team

<div class=”featured_image_container”> press release </div> PRESS RELEASE. Hong Kong, February 23, 2021 – CoinEx, a global and professional cryptocurrency exchange service provider, announced on last Saturday that it has finished a historic burn of 1.08 billion locked CoinEx Token (CET) allocated to the CoinEx team for team building and market development at one time. This …

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Altcoins nurse double-digit losses as Bitcoin bulls fight to retake $49K

Another wave of selling pressure hit the cryptocurrency market on Feb. 23 as Bitcoin struggles to reclaim the $49,000 level. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that Bitcoin fell under intense pressure in the early trading hours on Tuesday and this pushed the price of BTC as low as $44,927 before buyers arrived to …

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Topps Garbage Pail Kids Blockchain Collectibles Can Be Found at Target and Walmart

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The popular trading card company Topps has just launched the “2021 Garbage Pail Kids Food Fight” series today, and the trading card packs are being sold at Target and Walmart stores. Not only will the Garbage Pail Kids (GPK) series provide people with collectible cardboard trading cards, Topps has also inserted blockchain-based …

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‘Z-Race’ Gameplay Trailer Shows Off Futuristic Zero-G VR Racing

Mario Kart meets F-Zero in this physics-driven racing experience. This week developer XOCUS gave us our first look at actual gameplay from Z-Race, an upcoming VR racing game in which players go head-to-head using futuristic anti-gravity racing ships. [embedded content] The official gameplay trailer, available now on the companies YouTube channel, showcases a variety of …

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Garden-variety germs may explode in COVID’s wake, study suggests

Enlarge / Young children go back to kindergarten following COVID-19 lockdown. Getty | TPG In our cushy COVID bubbles, our immune systems may be getting soft. Physical distancing, lockdowns, masking, and spirited sanitizing all mean we are coming into contact with fewer garden-variety germs than normal. This year’s flu season was basically cancelled. While that …

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Best true wireless earbuds for 2021 – CNET

The search for the best true wireless earbuds gets more challenging with every passing month. The category used to begin and end with Apple’s iconic AirPods, the best-seller in the category. These days, however, several rivals now offer superior audio quality, performance and battery life — not to mention compatibility with technology outside Apple’s device ecosystem. And with …

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New Pavlov Shack Gameplay Shows Quest 2 Improved Graphics

Pavlov developer davevillz posted on Twitter a quick clip of some new Pavlov gameplay running on an Oculus Quest 2, which will feature “improved graphics” once it comes to Oculus App Lab. Here’s the footage, sorry for the weird spacing, it’s an issue with the Streamable embed: The clip is very brief, but it does …

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Tesla’s former CTO JB Straubel lands recycling deal with Nissan LEAF battery supplier

By Joey Klender Posted on February 23, 2021 Former Tesla executive JB Straubel’s battery recycling venture Redwood Materials has reached a recycling deal with Envision AESC, the battery manufacturer for the Nissan LEAF. Redwood Material’s deal with Envision AESC is the latest move for Straubel’s company, which aims to recycle raw battery materials in an …

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