Day: February 6, 2021

Growing list of billion-dollar crypto ‘unicorns’ suggest the best is yet to come

In the traditional investing world ‘unicorn’ is a term used by venture capitalists to describe a privately held startup valued at more than $1 billion.  Typically these startups have strong fundamentals and oftentimes a first-mover advantage that helps them rapidly rise in value to become prized investment opportunities for yield-seeking funds. Some of the best-known …

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PSA: Don’t post your coronavirus vaccination card selfie on social media

Look I know this pandemic has been a long, depressing slog, and even if you’ve masked up, done the social distancing, and have managed to stay virus-free, we’re all good and frazzled at this point. So it’s understandable that now that we have vaccines available, everyone’s impatient to get one. But when you finally get …

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Whales profit as high Ethereum gas fees sideline retail DeFi investors

Since early 2020 the decentralized finance sector has been recieved a lot of attention due to its cutting-edge innovation and the lucrative high yield opportunities offered to cryptocurrency holders.  Despite these features, this week’s record-high gas fees show that the sector is still having growing pains and the absence of a suitable layer 2 solution …

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‘Vetrix’ Embraces The Spirit Of Tetris But Offers A Whole Lot More

The 8-bit 3D puzzler is a perfect fit for the Oculus Quest. When it comes to classic geometric puzzle games with a Russian-themed soundtrack, only one game should pop into your mind. Yep, I’m talking about Tetris. Created by software engineer Alexey Pajitnov, this addictively simple puzzle game was on almost every PC in the …

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Origami-like patch could help robot surgeons repair internal injuries

Robot surgeons could one day have an easy way to mend internal injuries with minimal impact. MIT researchers have developed an “origami-inspired,” biodegradable medical patch that can be folded around a robot’s minimally invasive surgical tools to seal internal damage. While bioadhesive patches are already in use for this kind of surgery, they can create …

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In the end, do NFTs even matter? Linkin Park rapper joins celebrity NFT mania

Mike Shinoda, the musician and co-founder of rap-rock band Linkin Park, launched an auction on Rarible last night for “Zora,” a nonfungible token (NFT) music clip from a forthcoming song. In doing so, Shinoda joins an ever-growing throng of celebrities and influencers who are dipping their toes into NFT tech — and bringing their considerable …

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China probe delivers its first photo of Mars

China’s plans for interplanetary exploration just took a big stride forward. The Guardian reports that the country’s Tianwen-1 probe has returned its first photo of Mars, capturing a black-and-white snapshot from about 1.4 million miles away. It doesn’t compare to the more detailed pictures from other explorers (certainly not those on the ground), but that’s …

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Bitcoin Bull-Run Boosts Sales of a French Premium Wine Retailer Despite the Coronavirus Pandemic

<div class=”featured_image_container”> <img width=”1280″ height=”720″ src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/bitcoin-bull-run-boosts-sales-of-a-french-premium-wine-retailer-despite-the-coronavirus-pandemic-1280×720-1.jpg” class=”story__img article__poster” alt=”Bitcoin Bull-Run Boosts Sales of a French Premium Wine Retailer Despite the Coronavirus Pandemic” loading=”lazy” srcset=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/bitcoin-bull-run-boosts-sales-of-a-french-premium-wine-retailer-despite-the-coronavirus-pandemic-1280×720-1.jpg 1280w, https://news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/bitcoin-bull-run-boosts-sales-of-a-french-premium-wine-retailer-despite-the-coronavirus-pandemic-190×107.jpg 190w, https://news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/bitcoin-bull-run-boosts-sales-of-a-french-premium-wine-retailer-despite-the-coronavirus-pandemic-380×214.jpg 380w, https://news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/bitcoin-bull-run-boosts-sales-of-a-french-premium-wine-retailer-despite-the-coronavirus-pandemic-760×428.jpg 760w” sizes=”(max-width: 1280px) 100vw, 1280px”> </div> <strong>A French wine trading firm has been favored by the recent crypto bull-run, specifically with the bitcoin prices surging …

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President Biden brings back weekly addresses with a podcast-like format

President Biden is poised to resurrect the weekly radio address, but he’s hoping to keep it relevant through a simple strategy: ditch the radio. As the New York Times explained, the White House has launched a “weekly conversation” series that embraces the more informal style of podcasts. The first episode, a chat with a worker …

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Review: The Dig brings a famous archaeological find to vivid life

Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes star in the new Netflix film The Dig. Just before the outbreak of World War II, a widow and a local archaeologist team up to excavate large burial mounds in Suffolk, England, and discover priceless treasure, in the new Netflix film, The Dig.  It’s based on the 2007 novel of …

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