Hitting the Books: Thank a Swede for saving your life the next time you wreck your car

intro https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/594501/extra-life-by-steven-johnson/ Penguin Random House Excerpted from Extra Life by Steven Johnson . Copyright © 2021 by Steven Johnson. Excerpted by permission of Riverhead, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. …

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A Decade of Self-Professed Satoshi Nakamotos- Where Are These Claimants Now?

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The mysterious creator of bitcoin has always been a topical conversation and over the years, a great number of self-proclaimed blockchain inventors have said that they once played the role of Satoshi Nakamoto. Of course, none of these so-called Satoshis have ever proven this to the greater cryptocurrency community, but it hasn’t …

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When will the child tax credit payments start? Here’s a timeline and what you should know – CNET

There are plenty of details about the child tax payments this year, and more to come.  Sarah Tew/CNET Families with qualifying dependents who are eligible for the child tax credit may be seeing their first payments as early as July. While the IRS hasn’t released the exact dates for the payments, the rollout will begin this summer. The agency …

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Tesla Autopilot Abusers need to be held accountable, but how?

By Joey Klender Posted on May 15, 2021 Tesla Autopilot Abusers need to be held accountable for their actions. For years, Tesla engineers have worked long and hard to improve Autopilot and Full Self-Driving. Hundreds of thousands of hours of work have been put into these driving assistance programs, whether it would be through software, …

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Summer shorts: NANO price spike gives traders a chance to bet against the rally

When Elon Musk’s ‘Bitcoin is bad for the environment’ tweet caused a flash crash of BTC and the majority of altcoins’ prices earlier this week, a handful of digital assets headed in the opposite direction, making huge gains amid the sea of red.  Those were the tokens that market themselves as environmentally friendly capitalizing on …

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Southeast Asia’s Largest Bank DBS Launches Trust Service for Cryptocurrencies

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>DBS Group, Southeast Asia’s largest bank, has launched a trust service for cryptocurrencies for its private banking clients. The service allows clients to invest, store, and manage their cryptocurrencies in a safe, secure, and structured manner, the bank explained.</strong> DBS’ New Cryptocurrency Trust Service DBS Group said Friday that its private banking …

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The Twitter policy that could temporarily censor every single one of your tweets

On Tuesday, a noted Palestinian-American journalist reporting live from protests near Jerusalem was suddenly and mysteriously silenced on Twitter — with every single tweet replaced by the message “@MariamBarghouti’s account is temporarily unavailable because it violates the Twitter Media Policy.” It was a mistake, the company quickly admitted, and her tweets were quickly restored. But …

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The chip shortage is driving up tech prices–starting with TVs

Enlarge Bloomberg | Getty Images Televisions, laptops, and tablets have been in high demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, as people worked and learned via Zoom, socialized over Skype, and binged on Netflix to alleviate the lockdown blues. But all that extra screen time also helped set in motion a semiconductor supply crunch that is causing …

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The Morning After: We reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360

Yes, there’s another robot on Mars. On Friday China’s space agency announced a successful landing for its Tianwen-1 mission that launched last summer. It joins NASA’s Perseverance and the UAE’s Hope as successful missions to reach the planet in 2021. Now its golf cart-sized Zhurong rover is doing self tests in preparation to explore the …

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