COVID-19

PAX plans a return to in-person events in 2021

PAX/Kiko PAX events could return in their regular in-person format next year. Dates have been set for the 2021 installments of PAX East, West and Unplugged. As things stand, PAX East is scheduled to run June 3rd-6th in Boston. The gaming expo typically takes place in March or April, so it seems organizers have their …

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Historian Niall Ferguson Says Bitcoin Is Winning the Covid-19 Monetary Revolution

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/387425″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/bitcoin-wallet-banner-1.png” alt width=”728″ height=”90″></a></div><strong>Historian and senior fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, Niall Ferguson says bitcoin is winning the Covid-19 monetary revolution. Hailing the virtual currency as a great place for the rich to store their wealth, Ferguson also …

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Mark Zuckerberg sits down with Dr. Fauci to talk holiday COVID safety

POOL New / reuters In less than an hour, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will interview Dr. Anthony Fauci. You can watch the entire segment through Facebook Live at 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET. According to the company, Zuckerberg will talk to Dr Fauci about the COVID-19 vaccines that are in development and how …

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Fighting Definancialization: Cryptologic Methods Like Bitcoin Could Protect Wealth From the Great Reset

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-68.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>The Great Reset agenda is trending once again on social media, numerous news outlets, and a variety of online forums. During the last few months, the Great Reset proposal has been pushed worldwide, as it allegedly seeks to …

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Leak exposes personal data for millions of Brazilian COVID-19 patients

REUTERS/Diego Vara Medical data breaches are serious as a rule, but an incident in Brazil may be particularly severe. According to ZDNet, Brazilian newspaper Estadao has learned that a Sao Paolo hospital worker uploaded a spreadsheet with login details for two government databases to GitHub, exposing personal data for millions of COVID-19 patients. The E-SUS-VE …

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AstraZeneca’s best COVID vaccine result was a fluke. Experts have questions

Enlarge / Vials in front of the AstraZeneca British biopharmaceutical company logo are seen in this creative photo taken on 18 November 2020. Getty| NurPhoto Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford made an exciting announcement Monday: the COVID-19 vaccine they developed together appeared up to 90 percent effective at preventing disease. But in …

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What we can learn from contact tracing an entire province

Enlarge / Students have their temperature measured at Daowu middle school in China’s Hunan Province, part of the measures adopted to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Xinhua News Agency Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, there were a lot of big questions about the basic properties of SARS-CoV-2: how quickly did it spread, could …

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We don’t have a COVID vaccine yet, but distribution is already messy

Enlarge / A sign on the entrance to a pharmacy reads “Covid-19 Vaccine Not Yet Available,” November 23, 2020 in Burbank, California. Getty | Robyn Beck Individual states will ultimately decide who will get the first 6.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, which will be distributed based on each state’s population rather than the levels …

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Christine Lagarde: ‘The European Central Bank Cannot Go Bankrupt or Run Out of Money’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/424769″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/728-by-90-2x-1-6.png” alt width=”728″ height=”90″></a></div><strong>In remarks that highlight flaws of the fiat currency system, the European Central Bank (ECB) president, Christine Lagarde, says the institution cannot go bankrupt even if it incurs losses running into trillions. According to Lagarde, normal bankruptcy rules …

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Nearly 18,000 airport workers sealed in for testing after 7 cases detected

Enlarge / This photo taken on November 22, 2020, shows health workers in protective suits waiting to conduct COVID-19 coronavirus tests on staff at Pudong Airport in Shanghai. Getty | STR Nearly 18,000 workers were sealed into Shanghai’s main airport Sunday and tested for COVID-19 in one night after authorities detected seven cases linked to …

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