Day: February 9, 2021

macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 addresses MacBook Pro charging issues

Enlarge / The update is available on supported Macs today. Samuel Axon Today, Apple released a small update to macOS Big Sur, numbered 11.2.1. Primarily, it fixes a problem affecting some MacBook Pro models that prevented their batteries from charging properly. The update also fixed a sudo bug that could in some cases play a …

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WHO team rejects lab origin of coronavirus, focuses on animals, frozen food

Enlarge / Peter Ben Embarek (R) talks with Liang Wannian (L) during a press conference following a visit by the international team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) in the city of Wuhan, in China’s Hubei province on February 9, 2021. Getty | Hector Retamal After 12 days of field work in Wuhan, …

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Hyundai’s TIGER ‘ultimate mobility vehicle’ concept is the size of a housecat

The public got its first glimpse of Hyundai’s Ultimate Mobility Vehicle (UMV) concept, the Elevate, at CES 2019. The attending crowds were presented with scenes of disaster, destruction and desolation as the car-sized robot with wheels for feet at the ends of its extendable articulated legs drove, rolled, and crab-walked its way to help people …

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Helium (HNT), Avalanche (AVAX) and Pickle rally on partnership announcements

Bitcoin (BTC) price continues to defy gravity and its strong bullish breakouts frequently result in short sellers needing to cover their positions in a hurry. A repeat of this happened on Feb. 9 when Bitcoin soared on the news of Tesla’s $1.5 billion Bitcoin purchase. Bybt data shows that about $1.34 billion worth of Bitcoin …

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‘Population: One’ Season One Takes The VR Battle Royale To New Heights

Go inside the mysterious tower later this month when “Uprising” arrives on Oculus and SteamVR headsets. Since its launch on Oculus and SteamVR headsets this past October, Population: One has set the standard for VR battle royale games. Fast-paced gameplay, regular in-game events, and a unique Vertical Combat System combine to offer one of the …

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SpaceX’s most rapidly-reusable rocket booster speeds towards next launch

By Eric Ralph Posted on February 9, 2021 SpaceX’s most rapidly-reusable Falcon 9 booster has sped through its post-landing recovery process after becoming the first rocket in history to launch twice in less than four weeks. On February 4th, after a few days of delays, Falcon 9 booster B1060 lifted off for the fifth time, …

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China Was Questioning Tesla About Quality Problems. Then Bitcoin Happened

Tesla’s $1.5 billion bitcoin investment couldn’t have come at a better time for the electric car manufacturer. As it happened, about the time the company revealed its massive stake in the cryptocurrency on Feb. 8, Chinese officials had announced that five agencies were questioning Tesla about quality and safety issues. Specifically, China’s State Administration for …

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Bitcoin Futures Open Interest Smashes $15 Billion, CME Registers Over $33 Million in ETH Contracts

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Following the revelation that Tesla now owns $1.5 billion in bitcoin, crypto spot markets across the board skyrocketed. Data shows that crypto derivatives markets also saw significant demand as bitcoin futures open interest tapped $15 billion on Monday. Moreover, this week was the start of ethereum futures on CME Group’s exchange, and …

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Sundance’s Virtual New Frontier Exhibition Was Visited Almost 40,000 Times

Sundance Institute shares some impressive numbers regarding this year’s virtual showcase. Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier showcase was conducted virtually this year in response to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. And despite losing some of the charm that comes with attending the legendary in-person event in Salt Lake City, Utah, event organizers did a considerable job …

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Nintendo Switch restock update: Get the latest inventory news for Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart – CNET

Nintendo <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Through much of last year, Nintendo struggled to keep up with demand for its venerable little <span class=”link” data-track=”anchorLink”><a href=”https://www.gamespot.com/games/nintendo-switch/” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{&quot;action&quot;:&quot;link_anchor&quot;}” rel=”noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”>Switch</a></span> (and&nbsp;<a href=”https://www.cnet.com/reviews/nintendo-switch-lite-review/”>Switch Lite</a>, for that matter). And though the Switch has made some cameo appearances at major retailers, it has been largely sold out again at most major …

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