Day: February 18, 2021

Saudi Arabia has invested billions in Activision, EA and Take-Two

Mohammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s controversial Crown Prince, has pushed his country to acquire stakes in three major video game publishers. Recent SEC filings spotted by Bloomberg show that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, which bin Salman chairs, purchased more than $3.3 billion worth of shares in Activision-Blizzard, EA and Take-Two. That’s the same fund …

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Venus (XVS) rallies 900%, TVL hits $3.54B after Binance Smart Chain launch

As decentralized finance continues to increase it hold on the wider cryptocurrency market, Binance Smart Chain (BSC) is beginning to emerge as a suitable option for traders looking to escape from high transaction fees on the Ethereum (ETH) network.  With more attention being paid to BSC, DeFi projects operating on the chain have also seen …

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Blackmagic’s new ‘Pro’ Pocket Cinema Camera 6K adds the tilt-screen the original needed

Blackmagic is releasing a new, “Pro” version of its Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, which looks to fix a lot of the pain points we found in the original. It adds a tiltable, brighter screen (and an optional electronic viewfinder attachment), a bigger battery, and built-in ND. The camera is slotting into Blackmagic’s line-up above the …

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SpaceX’s Crew-1 NASA astronauts celebrate Mars rover landing in Earth orbit

By Eric Ralph Posted on February 18, 2021 SpaceX’s Crew-1 NASA astronauts and the rest of the International Space Station crew are celebrating the space agency’s latest historic Mars landing in Earth orbit. The culmination of more than half a decade of work and a several hundred million million mile journey through deep space, NASA …

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‘More Valuable Than Gold’- The Motley Fool Announces $5 Million Investment Into Bitcoin

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The fifth-largest investment website globally with over 80 million monthly visitors, The Motley Fool’s positive outlook for the future of bitcoin is another data point in the coin’s journey as the influential advisory organization wades into the debate.</strong> Investing Advice Provider Believes Bitcoin Will Deliver Ten-Fold Returns in the Next 15 Years …

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Create A Digital Human In Less Than An Hour With Epic Games’ MetaHuman Creator

Despite not yet being available, Unreal Engine’s MetaHuman Creator is already making people talk. There’s no avoiding it, digital humans are here to stay. Back in 2016, we saw our first look at Epic Games’ game-chaning digital human technology with its Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice preview at the Game Developers Conference. The demo, while brief, blew audiences …

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Congress is blaming Robinhood, not Reddit

Vlad Tenev, Robinhood’s CEO, very much occupied the hot seat in today’s hearing before the House Financial Services Committee over January’s market volatility.  None of the representatives seemed particularly interested in putting the screws to Reddit CEO Steve Huffman, and many seemed to give Keith Gill the same props the rest of us did. These …

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WhatsApp will re-introduce controversial new privacy policy

WhatsApp plans to re-introduce the updated privacy policy that ignited a massive backlash against the Facebook-owned messaging app. The company said it will notify users of the new privacy policy “in the coming weeks,” and provide more information about the changes before requiring users to agree to the new terms. “In the coming weeks, we’ll …

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Perseverance rover has landed safely on Mars

Enlarge NASA NASA’s Perseverance rover has successfully landed on the surface of Mars, transmitting telemetry information and the first images of its landing site. A low-resolution driving-camera image shows a field of dust-covered rocks, with the unmistakable shadow of the rover hardware. The early images are so fresh that you can still see the dust …

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Tesla flops in 2021 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Survey

By Joey Klender Posted on February 18, 2021 The old saying goes: You can’t win them all. Tesla flopped in J.D. Power’s most recent Vehicle Dependability Survey, placing 30th out of 33 manufacturers. Tesla has celebrated various awards from J.D. Power over the past several years, including the firm’s initial EV Ownership Study and the …

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