Day: May 23, 2019

Telecom Giant AT&T Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On May 23, telecom giant AT&T announced that customers can now pay their bills through Bitpay. The firm has become the first major U.S. mobile and landline carrier to accept <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> and <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> for payments.</strong> Also Read: US Copyright Office Responds to …

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Morgan Creek CEO Says Every Investor Should Hold Some Bitcoin

CEO of Morgan Creek Capital Mark Yusko says bitcoin (BTC) should be in every investor’s portfolio in an interview with CNBC on May 22. Yusko remarked that he thinks BTC investments will far outperform the S&P 500 investment fund over the next 10 years.When asked about putting money into BTC, Yusko said: “Bitcoin is a …

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Tesla’s Lane Departure Avoidance is an incredibly underrated safety feature

By Simon Alvarez Posted on May 23, 2019 Tesla recently released two new safety features earlier this month. Dubbed as Lane Departure Avoidance and Emergency Lane Departure Avoidance, the active safety systems are designed to help prevent drivers from unintentionally leaving their driving lanes. These new features seem pretty understated on paper, but as some …

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Crypto Markets Turning Green, Oil Prices Tumble

Thursday, May 23 — Cryptocurrency markets are starting to move upward, having overcome the drop in the beginning of the day, according to Cointelegraph’s Coin360. Market visualization from Coin360 The leading cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC) started the day at $7,638 gradually reaching its intraday high of $7,946. At press time, bitcoin is trading at around $7,914, …

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Stronger than aluminum, a heavily altered wood cools passively

Enlarge / A look at the lignin-free compressed wood. University of Maryland Most of our building practices aren’t especially sustainable. Concrete production is a major source of carbon emissions, and steel production is very resource intensive. Once completed, heating and cooling buildings becomes a major energy sink. There are various ideas on how to handle …

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T-Mobile rebrands its unlimited plans as ‘Magenta’ and downgrades free Netflix

T-Mobile today announced that its unlimited data plans will soon be called Magenta and Magenta Plus — a change from their current “T-Mobile One” branding. With the new names come some tweaks to how each plan works. First, T-Mobile is now including 3GB of LTE hotspot usage with the base Magenta plan. Previously, T-Mobile One …

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Congress could require a car alarm for kids left inside

Sponsored Links encrier via Getty Images In the past 20 years, more than 800 children have died of heatstroke in cars in the US. Now, a group of lawmakers wants to require alerts that would remind parents to check for children in the backseat before exiting the vehicle. Legislation announced today would mandate “a distinct …

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GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation

Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. ThinkGeek Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released an outline for the The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, aimed at stopping randomized loot boxes and pay-to-win mechanics in the game industry. Today, Hawley was joined by Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and …

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Julian Assange faces 17 new charges over WikiLeaks, attempted hacks – CNET

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures from the window of a prison van as he is driven into Southwark Crown Court in London on May 1, 2019. Daniel Leal-olivas / AFP/Getty Images The Justice Department has announced 17 new charges against Julian Assange on Thursday.  < p class=”speakableTextP2″>The WikiLeaks founder is facing extradition to the United …

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