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Watch AI-controlled virtual fighters take on an Air Force pilot August 18th

TebNad via Getty Images Due to the coronavirus pandemic, DARPA will no longer hold an in-person event for its third and final AlphaDogfight Trial that’s scheduled to take place from August 18th to the 20th. It’ll be held virtually instead, and both participants and viewers alike can watch online as artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms control …

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Second stimulus check in 2020: What’s the most money you might receive now? It depends – CNET

With another stimulus package in the works, how much money could end up in your pocket? Sarah Tew/CNET Impatient with the pace of negotiations over the next stimulus package, President Donald Trump signed an executive order and three memoranda  on Saturday for targeted aid covering evictions, enhanced unemployment, and deferred payroll taxes and student loans.  A …

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South Korean Beachgoers Can Now Use Bitcoin to Pay for Services

A pilot project run by Bitbeat-affiliate company CIC Enterprise wants to provide crypto payment solutions at two of the busiest beaches of the country for tourists to use. According to ZDNet Korea, the firm partnered with card and cash payments provider Innotech for the token-powered payments solution in the Haeundae Beach System on the beaches …

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Microsoft’s Surface Duo may launch with AT&T

Cherlynn Low/Engadget It hasn’t been clear just which carriers (if any) would offer Microsoft’s Surface Duo, but there might be a clearer idea. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has shared (via Windows Central) a batch of renders for the Surface Duo while claiming the dual-screen Android device will launch with AT&T. He didn’t provide release details …

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Price Highs, Bull Runs, and Thieves: Bad Crypto News of the Week

Another good week for Bitcoin last week. The dollar price rose more than 5 percent, taking it to around $11,700. That rise wasn’t smooth. A flash crash took $1,500 off the price at one point, although investors remain bullish and the VIX volatility index, which is based on the S&P 500, is “extremely bullish.” Other …

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Twitter and TikTok reportedly have had talks about a deal

Twitter has had preliminary discussions about a “combination” with TikTok, the Wall Street Journal reported, making the social media platform the latest possible suitor for the popular video-sharing app. As the WSJ notes, it’s not clear whether Twitter would pursue a possible acquisition of TikTok, and any such deal would have big obstacles. The biggest …

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Trump’s $400 enhanced unemployment benefit order: Everything it means for you – CNET

Sarah Tew/CNET July 31 marked the end of the CARES Act’s $600 federal weekly unemployment benefit — and there’s no replacement or extension yet in place. President Donald Trump signed an executive action Saturday to extend the additional extra weekly funds at a reduced amount of $400.  “I’m taking action to provide an additional, or an …

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Massive Short Squeeze Prompts Chainlink (LINK) Price to Rally 52%

Chainlink (LINK) price continues to set new records as the DeFi-related token surged 52% to reach a new all-time high at $13.8799 today.  Over the last 24-hours, LINK has surged by 52%, rallying from $9.05 to as high as $13.8799 on Binance exchange.  LINK-USDT daily chart. Source: TradingView.com As Chainlink demonstrated a strengthening uptrend, its …

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Viabtc Founder Reveals BCH Fork Idea Called Bitcoin Cat

During the last few days, discussions concerning the Bitcoin Cash Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm (DAA) has become a polarizing debate. In the midst of all the quarreling, Viabtc’s founder Haipo Yang has announced a new fork of BCH called Bitcoin Cat. News.Bitcoin.com recently reported on the arguments concerning the Bitcoin Cash DAA. Following the report, the …

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TikTok lawsuit against Trump administration could come as early as Tuesday

TikTok plans to sue the Trump administration over the president’s executive order banning the app in the US, and the company may file the lawsuit as early as Tuesday, NPR reported. According to NPR, the lawsuit will argue the president’s action is unconstitutional because TikTok did not have time to respond. The lawsuit also will …

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