Daily Archives: 21.11.2020

Mexican Billionaire and GOT Actress Buy Bitcoin – and Want the World to Know

Ricardo Salinas Pliego. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube/Ricardo B. Salinas Pliego 2020 looks to have been one of the best years yet for bitcoin (BTC) – with prices booming and an increasing number of high-profile investors and celebrities looking to get onboard as publically as possible – via the medium of Twitter. The latest to take to Twitter to announce ...

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Did Scientists Just Find Signs of Life on Venus?

A team of scientists has just published a paper announcing their discovery of a peculiar chemical in the cloudtops of Venus. As far as scientists can tell, this chemical, called phosphine, could only be produced by living processes on a planet like Venus. So the whole internet is jumping on this story. But did they find signs of life? Or ...

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Live coverage: SpaceX set for launch with international oceanography satellite

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4-East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The mission will launch the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich oceanography satellite for NASA, the European Space Agency, the European Commission, Eumetsat, and NOAA. Text updates will appear automatically in a new post. Follow us on . Source

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KingSwap, The First Regulated DeFi Project , Raises $20 Million in Funding and Liquidity Support — Announces Public Launch on Uniswap

KingSwap, who claims to be the first regulated DeFi project to introduce a liquidity pool platform with fiat conversions has raised over $20 million in funding and liquidity support. KingSwap’s high-yield liquidity platform offers extensive staking rewards and digital collectables. “At KingSwap, we’re committed to doing DeFi the right way by putting user experience at the forefront and operating as ...

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Ponce utilizes Orbcomm’s satellite IoT technology to enable efficient agricultural irrigation

(19 November 2020 – Orbcomm) Orbcomm today announced that Ponce, an Argentinian IoT company specializing in agricultural efficiency, is helping farmers throughout Latin America gain substantial cost savings and preserve water through its irrigation solutions that utilize Orbcomm’s satellite IoTtechnology. Orbcomm and Ponce help farmers throughout Latin America gain substantial cost savings and preserve water through irrigation equipment monitoring solutions ...

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Review: Google Pixel 5

The Google smartphone offering has grown bigger and better in recent years. The latest flagship release – the Pixel 5 – brings 5G and some other new gizmos to the lineup. DESIGN The first thing you notice when you unbox the Pixel 5 is its size. This is not a big phone – more “normal” in size, making it easy ...

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A robot that tells growers when to water crops is on the way

Every backyard gardener knows how hard it can be to tell when to water the plants. Multiply that by tens or hundreds of acres and it’s easy to see the challenges growers face keeping their crops healthy while managing water resources wisely. To determine water needs accurately, growers hand-pluck individual leaves from plants, put them in pressure chambers, and apply ...

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Scientists Have Re-Analyzed Their Data and Still See a Signal of Phosphine at Venus. Just Less of it

In September, an international team announced that based on data obtained by the Atacama Millimeter-submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile and the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) in Hawaii, they had discovered phosphine gas (PH3) in the atmosphere of Venus. The news was met with its fair share of skepticism and controversy since phosphine is considered a possible indication of life ...

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Affirm’s IPO Filing Reveals Nearly A Third Of Its Revenue Comes From A Single Customer

Affirm, the fintech startup known for providing installment loans to shoppers, publicly filed its S-1 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. Max Levchin’s consumer payment-and-debt startup was founded in 2012. Prior to taking the helm of Affirm, Levchin was most known for co-founding PayPal with Peter Thiel in 2000. The San Francisco-based company raised about $1.5 ...

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