Day: May 14, 2021

Tesla Model S Plaid hits Laguna Seca with giant rear wing in run-up to first deliveries

By Joey Klender Posted on May 14, 2021 Tesla is preparing for Model S Plaid deliveries as it is beginning the final testing phases of the Tri-Motor, all-electric performance sedan that has been in development for several years. After rumors surfaced of an Model S Plaid at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway , The Kilowatts …

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Free beer, doughnuts and $1 million: 13 reasons to get your COVID-19 vaccine – CNET

Beer, doughnuts, free food and money are just some of the perks you can get from getting your COVID-19 vaccine. LauriPatterson/Getty Images <div class=”c-tagMessage” readability=”7.1111111111111″> For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the <a href=”https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019″ rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow” target=”_blank” data-component=”externalLink”>WHO website</a>. </div> <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Not only will your <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a …

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Low Energy Proof-of-Work: Bitcoin Improvement Proposal Wants to Change Network’s Algorithm

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The most topical conversation in the world of cryptocurrencies right now is the effects of bitcoin mining on the global environment after Elon Musk heated up the conversation. Following the recent Tesla announcement, the cofounder of Siphox and Powx, Michael Dubrovsky, revealed the nonprofit Powx has recently submitted a Bitcoin Improvement Proposal …

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Apple Music for Android offers more details on upcoming lossless streaming

It was only earlier this month 9to5Mac found evidence to suggest Apple is preparing to launch a lossless offering within Music, and now its sister site has uncovered more information about the potential upgrade. Conducting an APK teardown of the latest version of the Apple Music app for Android, 9to5Google found code snippets referencing two …

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Kusama (KSM) price hits new highs as parachain auctions begin to take shape

Major protocol upgrades are one of the most potent sources of price movement for cryptocurrency projects as community members and investors get excited about new features and traders rush in to “buy the rumor and sell the news”.  One protocol that has seen its price rise to new rights this week despite the overall bearish …

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Pipeline attacker Darkside suddenly goes dark—here’s what we know

Enlarge Darkside—the ransomware group that disrupted gasoline distribution across a wide swath of the US this week—has gone dark, leaving it unclear if the group is ceasing, suspending, or altering its operations or is simply orchestrating an exit scam. On Thursday, all eight of the dark web sites Darkside used to communicate with the public …

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Waymo had to rescue an autonomous van that was confused by safety cones

Programming a computer to understand and navigate roads designed for human drivers is hard. Just ask Elon Musk. Rarely, however, do we get to see just how many things can go wrong when an autonomous vehicle encounters a situation it doesn’t know how to tackle. A 35-minute video from Joel Johnson (via Autoblog), a YouTuber …

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The 20 Best Rated & Most Popular Quest Games & Apps – May 2021

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>While Oculus doesn’t offer much publicly in the way of understanding how well individual apps are performing across its VR storefronts, it’s possible to glean some insight by looking at apps relative to each other. Here’s a snapshot of the top 20 Oculus Quest games and apps as …

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Crypto industry brass explains harnessing renewable energy could help BTC miners

The energy consumed by mining — the process that keeps Bitcoin’s blockchain running — has been an increasingly popular topic of discussion in recent weeks. On Friday, CNBC posted an interview with SUKU CEO Yonathan Lapchik, during which he explained the Bitcoin mining scene as it relates to renewable energy. The interviewer noted Lapchik previously …

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