Day: December 10, 2020

Disney announces Alien FX series – CNET

A new Alien TV series is coming to FX and Hulu. Walt Disney Pictures <p class=”speakableTextP1″><a href=”https://www.disney.com/” rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow” target=”_blank” data-component=”externalLink”>Disney</a>&nbsp;has announced an Alien TV series to stream as an FX original and on&nbsp;<a href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hulu” rel=”noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank” data-component=”externalLink”>Hulu</a>. It’s being created by the people behind Fargo and in collaboration with original Alien director …

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Growing Bitcoin Adoption Hurting Gold Market, Gold Price Will Continue to Weaken, Says JPMorgan

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The rise of bitcoin is hurting the gold market and may continue to do so for many years to come as institutional adoption grows, according to JPMorgan Chase &amp; Co strategists.</strong> Led by Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, the strategists noted the declining inflow of funds allocated to gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) since October, as …

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FDA advisors give thumbs up to Pfizer vaccine, paving way for authorization

Enlarge / An illustration picture shows vials with Covid-19 Vaccine stickers attached, with the logo of US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, on November 17, 2020. Getty | JUSTIN TALLIS The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech should be granted an Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration, according to a committee of …

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‘SUPERHOT VR’ Adds Free Holiday-Themed Game Mode

‘The Boxing Day’ update adds a new endless level, scoring system, and holiday soundtrack. The SUPERHOT Team today launched a surprise update for SUPERHOT VR on SteamVR and Oculus headsets, offering players a brand new holiday-themed game mode complete with a brand new endless level, scoring system, and Christmas-inspired soundtrack perfect for this oh-so-festive time …

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Pfizer vaccine gets green light from FDA committee

An independent committee of experts recommended Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration authorize the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people over the age of 16. Now, the FDA will decide whether to follow that recommendation. The agency could announce a decision within days. If they do authorize the vaccine, health care workers could …

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Governments Allege Facebook Practices ‘Illegal Monopolization’, Take Legal Action

Facebook is facing legal action from the governments of the United States and Germany, with allegations of “unlawful conduct” and an inquiry into the practice of linking Facebook accounts to the use of an Oculus headset. The Federal Trade Commission in the United States sued Facebook, “alleging that the company is illegally maintaining its personal …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Briefly Slides Below $18K as ETH Is More Volatile Than BTC in 2020

Weak volumes and rotations into other cryptocurrencies are likely impeding bitcoin’s price movement from going higher. Meanwhile, ether has been more volatile than bitcoin in 2020 and could remain that way. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $18,349 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 0.14% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $17,904-$18,652 (CoinDesk …

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Mastercard cuts off payments to Pornhub

NurPhoto via Getty Images Pornhub is no longer able to accept payments from Mastercard. The credit card company says it’s axing its relationship with the website after finding illegal content on the site.  “Today, the use of our cards at Pornhub is being terminated,” Mastercard told New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, whose investigation into …

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Blockchain-powered Bordeaux? IBM announces wine supply chain tracing system

An IBM blockchain-powered platform is now offering a way for people to track wine from its vineyard origins all the way to your local store shelf. In an announcement today, IBM said it has partnered with wine monitoring firm eProvenance to release the VinAssure platform. Built on IBM Blockchain Transparent Supply, VinAssure will reportedly run …

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Tesla’s FSD Beta takes on roundabout with a dangerous reputation

By Joey Klender Posted on December 10, 2020 Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta has been released for a couple of months now, and plenty of content has been uploaded by the lucky group of Beta testers who have access to the functionality. One owner took his Model 3 to the limit when testing the FSD functionality …

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