Day: February 23, 2021

Crypto influencer warns Ethereum fees will drive users away

Prominent crypto influencer Lark Davis, or “The Crypto Lark,” has warned that Ethereum’s competitors will continue to syphon away users should Eth2 fail to launch soon amid ever-increasing gas fees. Despite predicting five-figure Ether prices in 2021, Davis’ Feb. 19 video, Davis asserts Ethereum’s skyrocketing fees has meant that only “rich investors” can afford to …

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Nintendo Switch games are too expensive but it makes total sense – CNET

<p class=”speakableTextP1″>When <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/the-legend-of-zelda-skyward-sword-hd-hits-nintendo-switch-on-july-16/”>The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword</a></span> launched for the Nintendo Wii back in 2011, the motion-controlled adventure was priced at $49.99. This week, Nintendo announced a remastered version of the game for the Switch: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, priced at $59.99, adding a dollar to the price …

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Elon Musk co-authored a COVID-19 antibody study of SpaceX workers

More that 4,300 SpaceX employees volunteered to be part of a COVID-19 antibody study co-authored by CEO Elon Musk in 2020. The study, which was recently published in the journal Nature Communications, shows evidence that infected people who exhibited milder symptoms developed less of an immunity to COVID-19 than those who got sicker from the …

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FinchRing Is A New Gesture Controller Shown With Nreal

Finch Technologies revealed a new ring-like wearable for gesture recognition. The FinchRing was announced in connection with Mobile World Congress in Shanghai alongside a partnership with AR glasses maker Nreal. The device requires a separate device — the FinchTracker — worn on upper arm or full 6DoF tracking and the company claims there’s no limits …

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Altcoins and DeFi sell-off after Bitcoin’s 17.6% correction below $50K

In the early morning trading hours Bitcoin (BTC) price abruptly dropped by 17.65% which triggered a major downturn throughout the entire market. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that Bitcoin decreased from a high of $58,274 on Feb. 21 to a low of $47,622 during the early hours on Monday before buyers returned to …

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Veteran Indie VR Dev Revives ‘CRASHLAND’ for Quest, Launching Thursday

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>If you know your VR history you might recall <em>CRASHLAND</em>, an early VR prototype where players would defend themselves after crash landing on a hostile planet with little more than a radar scanner and a weapon. After the project went dormant for years as the developer focused on <em>Ocean Rift …

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Binance Suspends Ethereum and ERC-20 Token Withdrawals Before Quickly Reversing Course

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The rollercoaster-ride in cryptocurrency prices on Monday was accompanied by Binance’s fresh restrictions for ethereum and ERC-20 tokens.</strong> Ethereum Network Congestion Fingered as the Culprit for the Temporary Halt Through the official Binance Twitter account, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by volume, announced that it had “temporarily suspended withdrawals of …

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