Day: October 10, 2019

Elon Musk and NASA administrator claim SpaceX could fly its first crew in the first part of 2020

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine reassured journalists this afternoon that their partnership to fly NASA astronauts to the space station is still strong and that the first crews could launch on SpaceX vehicles as soon as the first quarter of next year. This show of strength at SpaceX headquarters comes just …

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Attackers exploit an iTunes zeroday to install ransomware

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Getty Images Attackers exploited a zeroday vulnerability in Apple’s iTunes and iCloud programs to infect Windows computers with ransomware without triggering antivirus protections, researchers from Morphisec reported on Thursday. Apple patched the vulnerability earlier this week. The vulnerability resided in the Bonjour component that both iTunes and iCloud for Windows relies …

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SpaceX’s astronaut launch debut Crew Dragon capsule shown off in first public photos

By Eric Ralph Posted on October 10, 2019 As part of a last-second media event at SpaceX’s Hawthorne, CA rocket factory and headquarters, members of the media were allowed to take the first public photos of the Crew Dragon spacecraft expected to support the company’s astronaut launch debut. According to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine and …

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South Korean Blockchain Startup Raises $8M for Identity Authentication

Blockchain company Iconloop has secured 10 billion Korean won (KRW) (over $8 million) from seven investment companies participating in a Series A funding round. Per an Oct. 10 announcement, it was Iconloop’s first venture capital investment since its establishment in 2016, with the participation of companies such as Korea Technology Finance Corporation (KOTEC) and T.S. …

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‘Teenage Bitcoin Millionaire’ Co-Founds $1 Million Investment Fund for Crypto Startups

The leaders of crypto payment app Metal Pay, Marshall Hayner and Erik Finman, are launching an investment fund. Dubbed Metal VC, the $1 million dollar fund will focus on micro and angel investments, primarily in early-stage companies involved in banking and decentralized finance. The fund will allow the startup to align with partners as it …

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Holoride Officially Launches Immersive In-Car VR Experience

Universal Citywalk’s vehicle-powered VR experience makes traffic fun.  This past January, in-car VR entertainment startup Holoride made its world debut at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, revealing an exciting new take on backseat passenger entertainment.  By taking advantage of the physical effects caused by a moving vehicle, including sudden changes in speed, Holoride is able …

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Lyft offers free rides to relief centers during PG&E blackouts

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS With the planned power blackouts in California expected to continue for the next several days, Lyft is offering free rides until the end of October 15th to respite centers across parts of northern California. Each center includes restrooms, bottled water, a place to sit and charge your mobile devices, as well …

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Colorado State University Has Deployed a 100 Headset VR Lab for Biomedical Education

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>Colorado State University has deployed a new VR lab; designed to accommodate up to 100 students simultaneously, the lab’s headsets run custom software which allow students to visualize life-sized virtual cadavers and medical imagery in a shared virtual space. The so-called Immersive Reality Training Lab lab is part of …

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Bitcoin Cash Acceptance Grows in Southeast Asia via Alchemy’s PoS System

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The payments and technology provider Alchemy recently announced the launch of the startup’s hybrid payment solution, a platform that aims to connect cryptocurrency with retailers worldwide. Alchemy’s crypto solution features integration with Qfpay, a well known third-party payment company that provides payment services for more than 1.2 million affiliated merchants. So far …

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