Month: October 2020

PayPal rumored to be eying acquisition of crypto custodian BitGo

Global payments firm PayPal is looking to acquire a crypto asset custody firm, with a report published by Bloomberg on Oct. 23 claiming the company is currently in talks with BitGo Inc. Anonymous sources cited in the report claimed that the two companies may reach an agreement within a matter of weeks. BitGo is a …

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Space Pirate Trainer Updated For Quest 2’s Extra Graphics Power

I-Illusions released a big Quest 2 graphics update for its popular VR wave shooter Space Pirate Trainer. The new update brings the game’s visuals closer in line with its PC counterpart. There’s a noticeable shift in colors on Quest 2 before and after the update due to color correction that helps bring out the ‘80s …

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P2P Trading Resumes on Okex While Withdrawals Freeze Still in Effect: Tron Foundation Announces Cashout Plan for TRX Holders

<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/2020/10/daw_1456x360-37.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>Asian cryptocurrency exchange Okex says peer to peer trading is now open but the freeze on withdrawals remains in effect. In an update, Okex CEO Jay Hao reveals that buying cryptocurrency via the fiat gateway is now active …

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Quibi’s shutdown is scheduled for ‘on or about’ December 1st

CHRIS DELMAS via Getty Images Yesterday the minds behind the mobile-first premium video service Quibi announced plans to shut down after about six months of operating. Today, the company’s support page has been updated to tell subscribers when it’s going away. As Variety points out, it lists an end date of “about” December 1st, 2020. …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Sticks Around $13K While Ether Locked in DeFi Dips

Bitcoin stays in bull mode but on lower volume while the amount of ether locked in DeFi falls. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $13,103 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 3% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $12,685-$13,232 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal for market technicians. …

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Sacklers—who made $11 billion off opioid crisis—to pay $225 million in damages

Enlarge / PURDUE PHARMA, STAMFORD, Conn. – 2019/09/12: Members of P.A.I.N. (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now) and Truth Pharm staged a protest on September 12, 2019, outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, over their recent controversial opioid settlement. Getty | Erik McGregor The infamous megarich Sackler family will pay $235 million in civil penalties as part …

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Blockstack PBC changes its name to ‘Hiro’

Blockchain software firm Blockstack PBC announced that it will be changing its name to “Hiro Systems PBC.” Muneeb Ali, co-founder and CEO of Blockstack, told Cointelegraph that the team plans to focus on a narrower set of priorities once the stacks 2.0 mainnet launches — something they believe has the potential to unlock an “immense …

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Building The Future Of Immersive Theater Technology With The Musical Theatre Factory

New York’s Musical Theatre Factory is teaming up with immersive tech evangelists to offer a year of programming around extended realities for the stage.  Change begins at home, especially for such a robust and old industry as the theater business. Don’t be fooled—there are plenty of performing companies, theater guilds and independent entertainment creators who …

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