Daily Archives: 30.01.2021

Qualtrics IPO, Poised To Be Utah’s Largest, Is Validation Of State’s Burgeoning Tech Scene

Qualtrics increased its initial public offering range to $27 to $29 per share Monday, positioning the company to be the largest IPO to come from Utah. At that heightened price range, the company could be valued at up to $15 billion and raise about $1.5 billion through its IPO. Qualtrics, which provides software to help gauge employee, product, and customer ...

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Beaming down support messages to the Games from space

The G-Satellite to Space project is a world first. The project aims to load a nanosatellite with a pair of plastic figurines of characters from the popular science fiction anime Mobile Suit Gundam and an electronic bulletin board. The models will then send back messages during the Olympics and Paralympics to cheer on athletes from space. In charge of developing the satellite at ...

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We Now Have a 3D Map of The 525 Closest Brown Dwarfs

Zooniverse brings out the best of the internet – it leverages the skills of average people to perform scientific feats that would be impossible otherwise.  One of the tasks that a Zooniverse project called Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 has been working on has now resulted in a paper cataloguing 525 brown dwarfs, including 38 never before documented ones. Brown dwarfs ...

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Bitcoin SV hits new record of 9,000 TPS – says miners must ’embrace Bitcoin at enterprise scale’

Bitcoin SV’s (BSV) scaling test network (STN) processed more than 9,000 transactions per second (TPS) this week, the company announced – a new record. Yet the cryptocurrency arbiter noted that while this represented a big step in the right direction towards Bitcoin potentially scaling on-chain, there was a lot of work ahead before this was the case. The previous record ...

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‘Wrapped’ GameStop Token Appears as Cryptoverse Draws GME-Bitcoin Parallels

Source: Adobe/wolterke In the midst of the GameStop (GME) stock explosion, the video game retailer just got “tokenized” and “wrapped”. Meanwhile, the Cryptoverse is hard at work drawing parallels between GME and Bitcoin (BTC). The Cryptoverse woke up this morning to a new token – a decentralized finance (DeFi) developer has created Wrapped Gamestop, an ETH/GME token, “and folks aped ...

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