Day: May 4, 2021

Trump launches blog that lets readers share his thoughts on Twitter and Facebook – CNET

Trump has a new platform to share his thoughts.  Donald Trump <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Four months after being <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/twitter-permanently-bans-trumps-account/”>banned from Twitter</a></span>&nbsp;and <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/facebooks-oversight-board-to-rule-on-trumps-suspended-accounts/”>Facebook</a></span>, Donald Trump launched a blog that allows readers to share the former president’s thoughts on both social networks. “<a href=”https://www.donaldjtrump.com/desk” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow” data-component=”externalLink”>From the desk of Donald …

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Spain to Share Data of Users From Domestic Crypto Businesses With European Union Countries

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The Spanish government doesn’t stop imposing its tough stance on cryptocurrencies, as another rule comes to strengthen the existing ones. A royal decree recently enacted aligns current regulations with the European Union’s directives regarding anti-money laundering (AML).</strong> Rule Aligns With the European AMLD5 Policies According to the decree published in the state …

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SpaceX aces Starlink launch and landing, reveals more than half a million preorders

By Eric Ralph Posted on May 4, 2021 SpaceX has successfully completed its 25th operational Starlink satellite launch, stuck a bullseye Falcon 9 booster landing, and revealed that satellite internet service has already received more than half a million preorders. Aside from a quiet announcement of more than 10,000 active users in early February, this …

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Biden shifts strategy as national vaccination rate continues to slow

Enlarge / US President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Getty | Bloomberg By July 4—two months from today—the Biden administration wants to have 70 percent of American adults vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 160 …

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I like X-wings as much as the next guy, but we don’t need one in the Smithsonian

May Fourth is informally the Star Wars Day holiday, which random brands typically use to hawk their wares. Although it’s not as bad as the promotions that come out of the woodwork on April Fools’ Day, I think I’m drawing the line at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum adding an X-wing Starfighter from …

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Axie Infinity (AXS) rallies 80% following migration to Ronin sidechain

Nonfungible tokens were one of the hottest sectors of the cryptocurrency market from the start of the year until March but as is the nature of the crypto sector, NFTs cooled off significantly in April as the hype died down and high fees on the Ethereum (ETH) network hampered the ability of buyers and sellers …

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NASA has selected its deep space hardware—now comes the fun part

Enlarge / NASA’s Kathy Lueders, left, and SpaceX’s Hans Koenigsmann track the Demo-2 crew mission in 2020. SpaceX is helping to enable NASA to think less about transportation and more about exploration. NASA No NASA official would ever admit this in public, but the 2010s have been a frustrating decade for human spaceflight. After the …

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Crypto community remembers Hal Finney’s contributions to blockchain on his 65th birthday

It’s been more than ten years since computer scientist Hal Finney became the recipient of the first transaction on the Bitcoin blockchain, and his impact on crypto as a technology is still felt today. Finney was one of the first people to respond to Satoshi Nakamoto’s post on the cypherpunks mailing list, with some in …

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Donald Trump’s response to social media bans is… a blog

Every politician handles the ends of their careers differently. Some retired legislators take up public speaking gigs, some continue their beloved philanthropic endeavors, and some just go for long walks in the woods. Not Donald Trump, mind you. America’s 45th (but not final) president has steadfastly focused on what he does best: unloading every single …

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