Facebook will announce presidential election result in Facebook and Instagram notifications

Facebook plans to put the name of the winner of the US presidential election at the top of Facebook and Instagram once it’s been projected by a majority of media outlets, the company says. The company also will label presidential candidates’ posts with a link to its voting information center, according to Facebook spokesperson Tom …

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SpaceX GPS satellite launch, landing opens door for first US military Falcon 9 reuse

By Eric Ralph Posted on November 5, 2020 SpaceX has successfully launched its third GPS III navigation satellite and simultaneously confirmed that the now once-flown Falcon 9 booster responsible will soon support the US military’s first operational launch on a flight-proven commercial rocket. Known as GPS III Space Vehicle 04 (SV04), the ~3700 kg (~8150 …

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Iran Adopts Bitcoin for International Trade Amid Heavy Sanctions, Falling Rial, Soaring Inflation

<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/398639″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/lottery_major_1456x360_btc-1.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>The Iranian government has adopted bitcoin for international trade as the country’s economic crisis deepens, with rising Covid-19 cases, depreciating rial, and intensifying sanctions imposed by the U.S. government.</strong> Iran’s Economic Troubles Magnified Iran is undergoing a severe …

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Tesla Tequila goes from April Fools joke to $250-per-bottle reality

Tesla Tequila Tesla With an awkward meeting of cars and alcohol consumption, Tesla is actually going to release branded liquor. Tesla Tequila is available to order now on its site, offering “an exclusive, small-batch premium 100% de agave tequila añejo” for $250. As with many things, it started as an “April Fools” joke tweet by …

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The VR Download: Upcoming Quest & SteamVR Games, PlayStation VR’s Future

David Heaney David Heaney has been a VR enthusiast since before the Oculus Kickstarter, inspired by science fiction books like Snow Crash. He comes from a Software Engineering background, but now writes for UploadVR, primarily about the technology behind VR hardware and software. He believes that VR will one day become a mainstream technology that …

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SpaceX launches Space Force mission, appears to settle engine issue [Updated]

An unproven Falcon 9 rocket (B1062.1) streaks to orbit for the first time, lofting the GPS-III SV04 navigation satellite for the US Space Force. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars An unproven Falcon 9 rocket stands on a Florida launch pad Thursday afternoon. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars This is the second launch attempt of the GPS III-04 …

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Tesla launches its own Tequila, premium booze with a premium price tag

By Joey Klender Posted on November 5, 2020 Tesla has officially launched Tesla Tequila: an exclusive, small-batch premium 100% de agave tequila. In what started as a joke on April Fools 2018, Tesla Tequila has been an idea in the making for over two years. A photograph of CEO Elon Musk jokingly declaring “Chapter 14 …

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Bitcoin’s Market Cap Is More Valuable Than the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights Reserves

<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=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-8.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>At its current price per unit, the decentralized cryptocurrency Bitcoin’s market valuation has surpassed the overall value of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Special Drawing Rights market (SDR $281 billion). Since the massive global market rout on March …

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GitHub’s source code was leaked on GitHub last night… sort of

The source code leak disappeared from GitHub itself very quickly—and didn’t stay up on web.archive.org for very long after that. Jim Salter Last night, developer and privacy activist Resynth1943 announced that GitHub’s source code had been leaked on GitHub itself, in GitHub’s own DMCA repository. It’s going to take some unpacking to talk about that, …

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Leading Brazilian soccer team to tokenize FIFA player transfer fees

Vasco da Gama, one of the leading teams in Brazilian football, and Mercado Bitcoin, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Latin America, have announced plans to tokenize the rights of the solidarity mechanism of FIFA. The FIFA Solidarity Mechanism is a part of the FIFA Transfer Regulation, which acts as a selling right for …

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