Day: February 12, 2021

Bitcoin bulls eye $50K as data show BTC’s liquid supply in steady decline

On Feb. 12 Bitcoin (BTC) price hit a new all-time high at $48,985 before pulling back to the $46,000 level.  A quick glance at the 4-hour chart shows the top-ranked cryptocurrency trading in what appears to be a brief phase of consolidation but BTC is still maintaining its bullish momentum through a pattern of higher …

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LA cops tried using Instagram’s copyright filter to stop someone from filming them

Over the last several weeks, police in Beverly Hills have been caught on video seemingly trying to weaponize Instagram’s copyright detection algorithms to get a prominent LA activist banned from the platform. In at least three separate videos spotted by Vice News, some involving more than one officer, you can see members of the city’s police …

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Best free VPN: 5 reasons why it doesn’t exist – CNET

When it comes to free VPNs, there’s always a price to pay.  Getty Images <p class=”speakableTextP1″>The VPN market&nbsp;<span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/vpn-use-surges-during-the-coronavirus-lockdown-but-so-do-security-risks/”>has been booming</a></span>&nbsp;as tons of people <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-pick-the-right-vpn-now-that-youre-working-from-home/”>continue to work remotely</a></span> and <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/netflix-subscribers-surge-like-crazy-as-coronavirus-traps-us-at-home/”>subscribe to streaming services</a></span> during the ongoing&nbsp;<span class=”link” data-track=”anchorLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/health/covid-19-vaccine-employer-requirements-hidden-costs-when-youll-get-vaccinated-more/” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{&quot;action&quot;:&quot;link_anchor&quot;}”>pandemic</a></span>. That makes finding a reliable&nbsp;<span class=”link” …

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Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 leaks out with ‘3D motion detection’

Amazon’s Ring has so many different video doorbells in the market it’s getting hard to keep track, but one of them is apparently about to get a big bump with some brand-new features: The Ring Wi-Fi Video Doorbell Pro 2 has just leaked in a listing at Best Buy Canada, as spotted by ZatzNotFunny. It …

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5 Takeaways From Chia Network’s New White Paper

It will take 21 years for the rest of the world to mine as much of the Chia (XCH) cryptocurrency as the company behind it will have on the day its mainnet launches next month. “We believe that chia, a new digital currency built on our new blockchain with radically different features and security than …

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Exclusive: Striker VR Raises $4M to Bring Its Haptic VR Gun to Consumers – First Look

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>Striker VR, maker of high-end haptic VR gun peripherals for the out-of-home market, announced today it has raised a $4 million investment and plans to use the funds to make its first move into the consumer VR space. Striker VR’s Arena Infinity VR guns packs perhaps the most …

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Nvidia wants to buy CPU designer Arm—Qualcomm is not happy about it

Enlarge / Some current Arm licensees view the proposed acquisition as highly toxic. Aurich Lawson / Nvidia In September 2020, Nvidia announced its intention to buy Arm, the license holder for the CPU technology that powers the vast majority of mobile and high-powered embedded systems around the world. Nvidia’s proposed deal would acquire Arm from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank for …

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Bitcoin ETF Approved: First North American Bitcoin ETF Set to Trade on Toronto Stock Exchange

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in North America has been approved to launch in Canada. Purpose Bitcoin ETF, an alternative mutual fund, is expected to list and trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange. With this approval, the U.S. has fallen behind Canada in approving a bitcoin ETF.</strong> First Bitcoin ETF Approved …

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Facebook’s next attempt at hardware may be a smartwatch

Facebook’s past forays into hardware have had mixed results, ranging from well-regarded Oculus VR headsets to an ill-fated phone tie-up with HTC. Now The Information cites anonymous sources saying the company will try again with a smartwatch that includes a built-in cellular connection. The report claims an initial version could arrive next year powered by …

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