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Month: September 2019

SpaceX’s first private Starship customer resigns to fund, train for private Moon mission

By Jamie Groh Posted on September 19, 2019 Eccentric Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa — known for collecting modern art and founding online fashion retailer Zozo — has stepped down as CEO to free up time and money for his privately-chartered launch around the moon. Set to launch no earlier than 2023 on what is expected …

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We can phase out fossil fuels fast without having a burst of warming

Enlarge Han Jun Zeng / Flickr Burning fossil fuels spews carbon dioxide into the air, which warms the climate through the greenhouse effect (as if you didn’t know that). But burning fossil fuels also spews sulfur dioxide into the air, and sulfur dioxide forms aerosols that can deflect the sun’s rays and thus cool the …

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Coinbase Considering Listing Telegram and Polkadot Cryptocurrencies Among Others

Coinbase has announced the possible addition of 17 new cryptocurrencies to its current line up. According to a blog post from the exchange, Coinbase is exploring the addition of avalanche, celo, chia, coda, dfinity, filecoin, handshake, kadena, mobilecoin, NEAR, nervos, oasis, orchid, polkadot, solana, spacemesh, and telegram. Some of those coins, including telegram, are not …

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VERDAD is the Most Dangerous Crypto Bill to Face Congress Yet

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The U.S. Congress is considering more than 20 bills on cryptocurrency. One deserves special attention: S.1025, the Venezuela Emergency Relief, Democracy Assistance and Development Act (<a href=”https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/1025/all-actions?overview=closed#tabs”>VERDAD</a>). “Verdad” is Spanish for “truth.” If VERDAD passes, it will be the first time a specific crypto has been deemed illegal for Americans at home …

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VR DJ School ‘Tribe XR’ Launches On Oculus Quest

Master the art of mixing music anywhere at any time. Available now on Oculus Quest, Tribe XR DJ School is an interactive DJ simulation experience that teaches you the skills required to mix music on a professional level. Originally released on SteamVR back in March, the standalone experience offers the same all-in-one DJ training package …

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Interview: Details About Stormland’s Story, Inspiration, And Gameplay

Stormland is fast-approaching as one of the year’s hottest titles and we spoke to Insomniac Games about the VR adventure’s story, gameplay, and inspiration. Back at E3 2019 a few months ago we conducted a series of interviews with various developers of upcoming VR games. Some of those interviews were posted quickly (such as for …

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Tesla confirms return to Nürburgring in mission to smash its own record

By Joey Klender Posted on September 19, 2019 The Tesla Model S “Plaid” variant that has had the electric automobile community buzzing for the past few weeks will leave the Nürburgring for the rest of September only to return in October, the Silicon Valley-based electric vehicle manufacturer stated in a recent Twitter announcement. The company …

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Iota Launches Decentralized and Autonomous Industrial Marketplace

Non-profit blockchain organization Iota Foundation has released a platform enabling a decentralized and autonomous industrial marketplace. World’s first autonomous and decentralized virtual marketplace  Dubbed the Industry Marketplace, Iota’s new product is a joint initiative that aims to accelerate industrial automation and commercial machine interaction, the organization announced in a blog post on Sept. 19. Serving …

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Google makes global investment in solar and wind power – CNET

Google announced 18 new renewable energy deals.  Getty Images Google on Thursday said it’s making a major investment in renewable energy. The search giant announced 18 new energy deals across the US, Chile and Europe. That includes purchasing energy from solar farms in South Carolina, North Carolina and Texas, and making data center investments in …

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Microsoft’s next Surface Pen looks like it’ll have wireless charging

An updated version of Microsoft’s Surface Pen, which is expected to be announced at the company’s annual fall hardware event on October 2nd, may come with wireless charging. An FCC filing for the stylus refers to a “charging coil,” pointing to the possibility that the pen will have an internal power source, allowing for it …

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