Day: September 18, 2020

More pump than dump: 22% UniSwap (UNI) price drop doesn’t faze traders

Earlier today Yearn.finance (YFI) and Ether (ETH) rose sharply after Uniswap’s governance token UNI plunged 22% from $8.00 to $6.80. Cryptocurrency daily market performance snapshot. Source: Coin360 UNI, which launched less than 48 hours ago, has rallied from around $1.00 to $8.00 in a short period. After an impressive eight-fold gain, the token started to …

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The best Instant Pots of 2020: Duo, Ultra, Lux and more compared – CNET

Instant Pot has taken the kitchen appliances market by storm over the last few years, and with so many cooking functions, a vast amount of free one-pot recipes available online and a cult-like following, you might be ready to see what all the fuss is about and get one yourself. A dizzying 17 models exist in the Instant …

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East Asia Dominates World’s Onchain Crypto Activity, Europe and North America Trail Behind

Crypto activity continues to flourish worldwide, according to a new cryptocurrency adoption index published by the blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis. The researchers compile onchain digital currency retail value transferred, onchain crypto deposits, peer-to-peer exchange volume, and other types of methodology. Chainalysis recently published a new report called the “2020 Geography of Crypto,” a study that …

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John Carmack Talks Oculus Quest 2, XR2 & ‘Air Link’ To PC VR

Backed by a triple monitor setup, Facebook’s part-time technical guide John Carmack spoke about the state of VR this week unscripted and largely uninterrupted for roughly 82 minutes. Wikipedia gives the runtime of the movie “This Is Spinal Tap” as 82 minutes. So you could hit play on the movie at the same moment Carmack …

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Apple will launch its online store in India on September 23rd

Apple will launch its online store in India on September 23rd, giving customers in India a way to buy Apple products directly from the company for the first time. “We’re proud to be expanding in India and want to do all we can to support our customers and their communities,” said Apple’s senior vice president …

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NBCU’s new deal with Roku will bring Peacock to the streaming platform

Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Just a few hours ago it looked like the fight between NBCUniversal and Roku would get ugly, and even see the Comcast-owned network’s other channels disappear from streaming boxes and sticks. But now the two have patched things up, and announced that Peacock will start streaming on Roku soon. Between …

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Tesla wins lawsuit against former employee accused of hacking company data

By Joey Klender Posted on September 18, 2020 Tesla has won its case against Martin Tripp, a former employee of the company’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, who was accused of hacking the company’s manufacturing operating system at the production facility. The lawsuit has been ongoing since 2018. Tesla labeled Tripp as a saboteur who had …

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YouTube’s website now blocks iOS 14’s picture-in-picture mode unless you pay for Premium

One of iOS 14’s big new features is picture-in-picture mode, which lets you watch a video in a small window while you’re doing other things on your iPhone. That could be handy if you, say, wanted to watch a YouTube video in Safari while chatting with your friends or checking email. But unfortunately, it seems …

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Roku and Comcast reach agreement to carry Peacock on Roku

Comcast and Roku have come to an agreement months after NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service launched. Peacock will be available to stream on Roku in the coming weeks. “We are pleased to have reached an agreement with Comcast that will bring Peacock to Roku customers and maintains access to NBCU’s TV Everywhere apps,” a Roku spokesperson …

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What Is DeFi?

DeFi is short for “decentralized finance,” an umbrella term for a variety of financial applications in cryptocurrency or blockchain geared toward disrupting financial intermediaries. DeFi draws inspiration from blockchain, the technology behind the digital currency bitcoin, which allows several entities to hold a copy of a history of transactions, meaning it isn’t controlled by a …

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