Day: October 2, 2020

‘Star Wars: Squadrons’ Review – The New Top Gun of VR Dogfighters

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–><em>Star Wars: Squadrons</em> is here, the space dogfighter from EA’s Motive Studios. Although it was created primarily for console and PC, the game also includes a VR mode for SteamVR headsets and PSVR which allows you to play both the entire single player campaign and multiplayer component from …

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2020 is giving us another chance to watch Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai get grilled by Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have agreed to testify virtually before the Senate Commerce Committee on October 28th, Politico reported Friday evening. Assuming that the hearing is live-streamed in some way, that means you’ll be able to watch some of the world’s most powerful people get grilled …

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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule christened ahead of operational astronaut launch debut

By Jamie Groh Posted on October 2, 2020 The long-standing tradition of astronauts naming the spacecraft that transports them safely to and from space continues ahead of SpaceX’s next crewed flight to the International Space Station (ISS). Shortly after safely arriving in low Earth orbit during SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission to the ISS under …

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Verizon’s LTE Home internet service expands to 189 markets nationwide

SOPA Images via Getty Images Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) is expanding the availability of its LTE Home internet service to more rural areas across the US. After launching in July in select markets, it’s now available in “parts” of 189 markets across 48 states. Current Verizon wireless subscribers can get the service for $40 a …

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Coinbase Employees Have Begun to Take Severance Packages

Companies can’t become “apolitical” overnight. According to multiple Coinbase workers, the plan to offer a clean exit for mission-dissenting staffers has been in the works for over six months. So far, at least three people in the 1,200-person firm have taken the severance package, one of these sources told CoinDesk on Friday. In the past …

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Trump’s infection, outlook with COVID-19 and the risk of White House spread [Updated]

Enlarge / US President Donald Trump holds a protective mask during the first US presidential debate hosted by Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, US, on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Getty | Bloomberg Update 10/2/2020, 5:30pm: Trump is reportedly leaving the White House and going to Walter Reed National Military Medical …

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What BitMEX scandal? Bitcoin futures data shows traders focused on $12K

BitMEX used to be the indisputable leader of Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading and if something similar to yesterday’s civil enforcement action were to happen back in 2015-2018 the crypto markets would have completely collapsed. Regardless of partial recovery to $10,600, which was relatively quick, derivatives markets held steady during the $500 drop down to $10,400. …

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James Bond’s next film No Time to Die delayed till 2021 — an entire year

No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond film, has been pushed back an entire year. It will now arrive on April 2nd, 2021, the film’s producers confirmed today. Originally, the film was supposed to arrive in April 2020, before getting delayed to this November due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new delay gives the …

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