Day: March 30, 2021

Apple supplier Foxconn warns that component shortages will last until 2022

The ongoing global shortage for electronic components continues, and Foxconn — which handles manufacturing for Apple, among other major tech heavyweights — has announced that it’s starting to see the impact of shortages. According to Young Liu, Foxconn’s CEO, the company won’t be able to fulfill some of its orders due to those shortages, which …

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Rick and Morty fans won’t have long to wait for S5 as Adult Swim drops trailer

Rick and Morty S5 premieres on Adult Swim on June 20, 2021. Rick and Morty fans won’t have to wait much longer for a fifth season of the irreverent, Emmy-winning animated comedy. Adult Swim just dropped the official S5 trailer, showcasing a new round of wacky interdimensional adventures for our favorite belching mad scientist and …

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Case Study: The Design Behind ‘Cubism’s’ Hand-tracking

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>Hand tracking first became available on the Oculus Quest back in late 2019. Out of enthusiasm for this new input method, I published a demo of <em>Cubism</em> to SideQuest with experimental hand tracking support only a few days later. Needless to say, this initial demo had several flaws, …

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Android sends 20x more data to Google than iOS sends to Apple, study says

Enlarge / Insomnia people and mobile-addiction concepts. Getty Images Whether you have an iPhone or an Android device, it’s continuously sending data including your location, phone number, and local network details to Apple or Google. Now, a researcher has provided a side-by-side comparison that suggests that, while both iOS and Android collect handset data around …

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New partnerships send Holo (HOT), Wanchain (WAN) and Origin Protocol (OGN) higher

On March 30 PayPal president and CEO Dan Schulman told Reuters that the online payment giant will allow its U.S. consumers to pay with cryptocurrencies when they transact with millions of its global merchants. This is a major step in the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies.  Crypto market data daily view. Source: Coin360 In other news, …

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Team behind hit podcast Serial is about to tackle election fraud – CNET

The Improvement Association producer Nancy Updike (left) is shown with reporter Zoe Chace. The New York Times Remember Serial? The makers of the award-winning investigative podcast are returning with a new one, The Improvement Association, in April. It’s not about murder, but it tackles another troubling topic — election fraud. The Improvement Association, a five-part …

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Hermez Lists on AscendEX

<div class=”featured_image_container”> press release </div> PRESS RELEASE. <a href=”https://bit.ly/3tSbjfS”><span>AscendEX,</span></a><span> formerly BitMax, an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of </span><span>the Hermez Network Token (HEZ)</span><span> under the pair</span><a href=”https://bit.ly/3lVKsNd”><span> USDT/HEZ </span></a><span> on Mar 29 </span><span>at 1:00 p.m. UTC.</span> Hermez is a zk-rollup that allows for scaling …

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Volkswagen of America lied about rebranding to ‘Voltswagen’

Volkswagen of America lied about rebranding to “Voltswagen” in an effort to draw attention to the lone electric vehicle it’s currently selling in the United States, Reuters and The Wall Street Journal have reported. It was a marketing stunt done ahead of April Fools’ Day. This all started when Volkswagen of America “accidentally” published a …

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Tesla-Rivian lawsuit heats up as Judge denies misappropriation request

By Joey Klender Posted on March 30, 2021 Tesla’s lawsuit against Rivian that claims the latter company attempted to steal trade secrets is heating up after Judge William Monahan threw out Rivian’s misappropriation of trade secrets claim. The Santa Clara, California Superior Court Judge also declined to dismiss claims that Tesla believes seven of its …

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Biden administration launches big push for offshore wind

Enlarge / Sights like these may be more common in the US before long. Nathan Stirk / Getty Images On Monday, the Biden administration announced a major effort to kickstart the offshore wind industry in the US. While offshore installations have been booming in Europe, the US is still limited to a single, small offshore …

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