Day: January 14, 2021

Lido Protocol Does Eth 2.0 Staking but With a DeFi Twist

There’s a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that lets ETH holders back Ethereum 2.0 without losing liquidity, and it wants to give its participants a vote. Until Feb. 12, ETH holders have a chance to earn some of the governance token for Lido, a new decentralized finance (DeFi) and staking protocol. There will be other opportunities …

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Oaktree Capital Chairman Warms up to Crypto — Thankful His Son Owns Enough Bitcoin for the Family

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Oaktree Capital co-founder Howard Marks is warming up to cryptocurrency. Once a crypto skeptic, he now says “thankfully” his son is “quite positive on bitcoin” and “owns a meaningful amount for our family.”</strong> Howard Marks Warming up to Crypto Howard Marks, co-founder and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, talked about bitcoin in …

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Tesla to recall about 158k Model S and Model X over MCU flash memory issue

By Simon Alvarez Posted on January 14, 2021 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has requested Tesla to recall about 158,000 Model S and Model X over an issue with the vehicles’ media control unit, where key features such as the backup camera are displayed. The recall affects Model X SUVs produced from 2016 …

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What Crypto Can Expect From Gary Gensler at the SEC

This week, reports emerged that Gary Gensler, the former chairman of the Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) is set to be President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to take over the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This is good news for the digital assets industry. From my experience with Gensler, whether the subject is digital assets, swaps …

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Panasonic’s AR HUD Could Be The Future Of Automotive Safety

Eye-tracking, AI navigation, and 3D imaging radar promise next-level road traffic safety. Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic took CES by storm this year, revealing new changes to its mysterious UHD VR glasses as well as a new augmented reality heads-up display designed specifically for automotive vehicles. Revealed earlier this week during the all-digital showcase, this futuristic …

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AMD claims new Ryzen 5000 mobile CPUs best Intel for gaming, content creation

Enlarge AMD As expected, AMD took to the CES stage this week to announce new laptop CPUs. Most of the new Ryzen 5000 mobile family of chips share similarities with the desktop CPUs the company announced a few months ago, and they’ll start shipping with laptops from some of the bigger computer-makers in February. The …

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Tether’s Bank Says It Invests Customer Funds in Bitcoin, Raising Questions About Possible Backing

Deltec, Tether’s Bahamas-based bank, announced Thursday it was investing customer funds in bitcoin. The announcement, made by Deltec Bank & Trust Chief Investment Officer Hugo Rogers during a year-in-review video, raises new questions about whether the dollar-pegged USDT stablecoin, which is in theory backed by cash and “cash equivalents,” as well as “other assets and …

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Craft brewers now have a new tool for sniffing out trace flavor compounds

Enlarge / In dry hopping, hops are added during or after the fermentation stage of the brewing process. Natasha Breen/Getty Images Craft-beer aficionados relish the endless flavor variations that can be achieved by mixing and matching different varieties of hops, whether one favors refreshing citrus or fruity notes or something a bit more earthy or …

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Zcash (ZEC), Kusama (KSM) and Hedget (HGET) soar as Bitcoin hits $40K

The sharp correction in Bitcoin (BTC) may have shaken out many leveraged traders, but the data shows whales and institutions aggressively purchased the dip and now bulls have shown they are determined to push Bitcoin price back above $40,000. The total crypto market capitalization has also recovered and surged back above $1 trillion.  Crypto market data …

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Elon Musk’s Rise to Riches: How quickly the Tesla CEO Climbed the Wealth List

By Joey Klender Posted on January 14, 2021 Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the Richest Person in the World. But how did he get there? It wasn’t easy, but Musk’s rise to riches was quick as Tesla climbed in market capitalization, which fueled the CEO’s net worth gain. Musk officially passed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos …

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