Day: April 24, 2021

3 things every crypto trader should know about derivatives exchanges

In the past two years futures contracts have become widely popular among cryptocurrency traders and this became more evident as the total open interest on derivatives more than doubled in three months. Additional proof of their popularity came as futures turnover surpassed gold, which is a well-established market with $107 billion in daily volume. However, …

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From Startup to Success Story — Morpheus.Network Is Transforming Global Trade With Blockchain

<div class=”featured_image_container”> press release </div> PRESS RELEASE. <i><span>Blockchain-powered supply chain management platform, Morpheus.Network, has launched an updated platform, forged an Agribusiness agreement with the Argentinian government, and was a winner in the 2021 “Future of Ports” competition.</span></i> Burlington, ON — Morpheus.Network is one of the world’s leading supply chain ecosystems and is changing the face …

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Someone deciphered the Ted Lasso shortbread recipe from Apple’s Spring Loaded event

During Tuesday’s Spring Loaded event, Apple announced (among other things) that the second season of its runaway hit show Ted Lasso would drop on July 23rd. This is extremely good news for fans of the show (including myself) who have missed the earnest football coach with the impossibly sunny outlook on life, which provided a …

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Lending giant Aave set to launch liquidity mining program

With a liquidity mining program set to launch on Monday, Aave could be on the cusp of becoming the dominant decentralized finance (DeFi) ledning protocol.  Earlier today, Aave Improvement Proposal (AIP) 16 reached quorum, meaning that starting on Monday, 4/26 liquidity providers and borrowers in Aave’s USDC, DAI, USDT, GUSD, ETH, and WBTC pools will …

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The Pentagon reportedly gave a small company control of its IP addresses to find security issues

As part of an apparent effort to find holes in its network, the US Department of Defense has given a tiny Florida company control over about 175 million of its IP addresses, The Washington Post reported. Global Resource Systems began managing the IP addresses on January 20th, part of what a Pentagon spokesperson told the …

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Dutch politicians were tricked by a deepfake video chat

Netherlands politicians just got a first-hand lesson about the dangers of deepfake videos. According to NL Times and De Volkskrant, the Dutch parliament’s foreign affairs committee was fooled into holding a video call with someone using deepfake tech to impersonate Leonid Volkov (above), Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s chief of staff. The perpetrator hasn’t been …

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OCC Grants Crypto Firm Paxos ‘Conditional Approval’ for US Bank Charter

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The digital currency and stablecoin issuer Paxos has been granted conditional approval for a bank charter under the Paxos National Trust in New York. The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued a preliminary conditional approval which means the regulating entity still has to authorize the firm’s future banking plans.</strong> …

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No joke: Elon Musk to host Saturday Night Live on May 8 – CNET

Odd Andersen/Getty Images <p class=”speakableTextP1″><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/tags/elon-musk/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Elon Musk</a>, the billionaire businessman behind <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/make/tesla/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{&quot;action&quot;:&quot;inline-annotation|Tesla|CNET_TAG|150&quot;}” section=”annotation”>Tesla</a> and SpaceX, will host Saturday Night Live on May 8, the NBC sketch comedy show announced Saturday. Miley Cyrus will be the musical guest. A press release from SNL described Musk as “the CEO and Technoking …

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The Pentagon gave a company control of 175 million IP addresses

The US military has turned to an unusual strategy to check for security holes in its networks: it’s giving up some power over a key internet resource. Kentik and the Washington Post have learned that the Defense Department gave Florida startup Global Resource Systems control of roughly 175 million IPv4 addresses. The company started managing …

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