Day: January 11, 2021

Apple, Hyundai ready to partner in electric vehicle development: report

By Joey Klender Posted on January 11, 2021 Apple and Hyundai Motor Company are set to sign a partnership that will tie the two companies together in an attempt to develop an autonomous all-electric car, a new report says. Korea IT News reported on Sunday that tech giant Apple will pair with Hyundai and will begin …

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Central Washington Raises Concerns Over Possible Bitcoin Mining Boom

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A region in the Pacific Northwest of the United States is on high alert because of concerns about a possible invasion of bitcoin (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>) miners. The state has previously experienced an influx of Chinese bitcoin miners, due to decreasing electricity prices.</strong> Bitcoin Bull-Run Could Revive Interest in …

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Facebook says it’s blocking posts with the phrase “stop the steal”

Enlarge / Pro-Trump protesters break windows of the Capitol building on January 6, 2021. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images In recent days, Facebook has been waging war on content supportive of last Wednesday’s attack on the US Capitol. Last week, Facebook and Instagram indefinitely suspended President Donald Trump’s accounts on Facebook and Instagram. Now …

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GemCoin Founder Sentenced to 10 Years for $147M Crypto Scheme

Gemcoin founder Steve Chen was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for defrauding tens of thousands of investors in one of the largest early cryptocurrency investment schemes. Chen, 63, admitted last February to running U.S. Fine Investment Arts (USFIA) and peddling $147 million in “gem coins” (crypto purportedly backed by gems) to over …

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Gorillas at San Diego Zoo test positive for coronavirus – CNET

Members of a gorilla troup at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in California have tested positive for COVID-19. San Diego Zoo Safari Park <div class=”c-tagMessage” readability=”7.1111111111111″> For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the <a href=”https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019″ rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow” target=”_blank” data-component=”externalLink”>WHO website</a>. </div> <p class=”speakableTextP1″>It’s not just humans who …

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Hedera Hashgraph presents e-Apostille PoC to Texas Secretary of State

Enterprise blockchain platform Hedera Hashgraph has presented a proof-of-concept, or PoC, to the Texas Secretary of State, showing the potential of blockchain technology to issue, secure and verify documents. The PoC was a collaboration with content services provider, Hyland, and was spearheaded by trade association, the Texas Blockchain Council, who announced the venture on Jan. …

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Facebook says it’s banning the phrase ‘stop the steal’

Facebook is cracking down on potentially violent sedition ahead of the January 20th inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, including a widespread temporary ban on phrases associated with the mob that attacked the Capitol building on January 6th. The policy, detailed in a post published Monday by Facebook vice presidents Guy Rosen and Monika Bickert, includes …

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Tesla shares inside look at Model Y seven seater’s third row in video

By Maria Merano Posted on January 11, 2021 A Tesla Model Y instructional video provided the community and potential buyers of the vehicle’s seven-seater option an inside look into the third row of the all-electric crossover. The extensive video showed the differences, in terms of seats and rows, between the Model Y five-seater and seven …

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‘Bigscreen VR’ Launches Over 172 Free TV Channels, Including ‘Rick And Morty’ & ‘Robot Chicken’

Bigscreen’s social VR platform adds new TV to its lineup of 3D movies, sports, and news.  A recent Statista report shows that users spent 71% more time using VR in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. One social VR platform in particular, Bigscreen, saw a massive spike in usage as people around the …

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Investment Manager Guggenheim Has Some Advice as BTC Sheds Billions — ‘Bitcoin’s Parabolic Rise Unsustainable’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Guggenheim Investments’ global chief investment officer has some advice on what investors should do as the price of bitcoin plummets. His company, with $230 billion in assets under management, has been trying to buy bitcoin for months.</strong> Guggenheim’s Strategist Has Some Bitcoin Advice as Price Falls Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Investments’ global chief …

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