Daily Archives: 15.10.2020

Is It Possible For Bitcoin To Finance Small Businesses?

Since the time bitcoin was invented, it was never appreciated. People found plenty of negative factors in the bitcoin network. But gradually, there are many improvements made in the bitcoin system, leading to bitcoin entering into mainstream businesses. There was a time when bitcoin was used to purchase pizzas, but now most of the giant industries and businesses have started ...

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Aurora Propulsion Technologies engages RBC Signals for global ground services

(14 October 2020 – RBC Signals) RBC Signals today announced Aurora Propulsion Technologies has engaged the company for satellite communication services. The agreement gives Aurora Propulsion Technologies access to the RBC Signals global ground station network in support of its impending AuroraSat-1 mission. Based in Espoo, Finland, Aurora Propulsion Technologies specializes in creating scalable solutions and services for the small ...

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Starman Just Made his Closest Approach to Mars

On February 6th, 2018, SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle in their rocket family, and in service today. Not only was this a major milestone for SpaceX, it was also the biggest public relations coup ever orchestrated by Musk. For this launch, Musk decided that the payload would be his cherry Tesla Roadster with ...

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The Cone of Silence: Speech Separation by Localization

Humans can separate and localize sounds in a noisy environment; however, hearing a conversation partner in background noise may still be difficult. Future earbuds could solve this problem by selectively canceling audio sources that a user does not want to listen to. A recent paper on arXiv.org proposes a deep neural network technique that can cancel all audio sources outside ...

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Brace For Higher Bitcoin Volatility and Returns in October – Kraken

Source: Adobe/anttoniart As bitcoin (BTC) finished with its worst-performing month, better returns could be expected in October, according to researchers at crypto exchange Kraken. They also noted that the so-called ‘smart money’ is not entirely reflected in the price of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. Kraken Intelligence, the exchange’s team of in-house researchers, has released its Bitcoin Volatility Report for ...

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OSIRIS-Rex Prepares to Land on Asteroid Bennu October 20

Artist’s illustration of OSIRIS-REx collecting a sample from Bennu on Oct. 20, 2020. Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona In less than a couple weeks from now, on Oct. 20, 2020, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx will become the space agency’s first mission to obtain samples from an asteroid – Bennu – that will then be returned to Earth. The touchdown itself will be ...

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Living Their Best Life At Home: Senior-Focused Startups And VCs Reevaluate Elder Care

Over the last 10 years, investment in startups focused on the areas of “elder care” and “home health care” has increased. At the same time, investors are eying new opportunities in the space. Reframing technologies so seniors can live their best life, be active and prevent health mishaps while staying in their own home is the key, say experts we ...

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China launches geosynchronous Earth observation satellite

A Long March 3B rocket lifts off Sunday with the Gaofen 13 Earth observation satellite. Credit: CALT China successfully launched a Gaofen optical observation satellite Sunday toward a perch more than 22,000 miles over the equator, where it will use an Earth-facing telescope to collect remote sensing images, Chinese state media said. The Gaofen 13 satellite took off at 1657 ...

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FBD exec tells court he made mistake on pub Covid cover

Four pubs are taking a case against FBD claiming their policies covered them for disruption caused by Covid-19 An executive with FBD insurance has told the High Court that he was in error when he told a publican that its business disruption policy for bars covered losses caused by the Covid19 outbreak. Paul Shanahan, who is a Business Development Executive ...

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