Daily Archives: 12.03.2021

Concordium raises $15m in private sale and completes MVP testnet

Concordium, a provider of enterprise-oriented public and permissionless blockchain offerings, has raised $15 million (£10.7m) in a private sale of tokens. The Switzerland-based company had announced a joint venture cooperation with Geely, the owner of Volvo, last month to provide Chinese customers with blockchain technology. As this publication reported at the time, the joint venture ‘will use Concordium’s blockchain technology ...

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ULA, SpaceX Win Four National Security Missions in FY23

With this week’s announcement, Vulcan-Centaur, as-yet-unflown, will launch four USSF or NROL missions in the next two years. Image Credit: ULA United Launch Alliance (ULA) and SpaceX will deliver four major National Security Space Launch (NSSL) missions to orbit during Fiscal Year 2023 on behalf of the U.S. Space Force and the National Reconnaissance Office. Contracts totaling $385 million were ...

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Multiple High Profile Crypto Twitter Accounts Suspended, Users Suspect NFT Link

Source: Adobe/natanaelginting Twitter users have been left bemused after the accounts of a number of prominent crypto advocates were abruptly suspended – without any apparent explanation. Accounts belonging to influential individuals such as PlanB and Willy Woo were briefly taken down, although both of these have since been restored. Ditto. My account was suspended for ~6 hrs. — Willy Woo ...

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Time and Frequency Network for Human Action Detection in Videos

Human action detection in videos can be applied in such areas as video surveillance, human-computer interaction, and device control. The task requires an image sequence with a three-dimensional shape as an input to detect such actions as running or catching a ball. Image credit: pxhere.com, CC0 Public Domain Usually, convolutional neural networks (CNN) are used for this task. However, they ...

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Corvus Insurance Raises $100M As Cyber Attacks Increase

Boston-based Corvus Insurance closed a $100 million Series C at a $750 million valuation, as the proliferation in cyberattacks and companies becoming more digital is helping push growth in cyber insurance. “This is a fast-growing market that is being exacerbated by the success of cyber criminals,” said founder and CEO Phil Edmundson. Corvus’ proprietary platform uses data and machine learning, ...

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SpaceX adds more satellites to Starlink internet fleet

A Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 3:13 a.m. EST (0813 GMT) Thursday. Credit: SpaceX Continuing a high-tempo launch cadence, SpaceX delivered another batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites to orbit early Thursday after a seemingly flawless liftoff from Cape Canaveral aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. Then Falcon 9 rocket’s nine Merlin 1D main ...

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Davy confirms it is up for sale

Davy was fined €4.13m by the Central Bank   The board of stockbroker Davy has said that it has decided to pursue a sale of the group.  “Rothschild & Co has been appointed as financial adviser to manage the process,” it said in a statement. Last week the Central Bank fined Davy €4.13m for breaching market rules in relation to ...

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Bob & Doug’s Falcon 9 Flies Sixth Mission, Delivers Starlinks to Space

B1058 climbs uphill at 3:13 a.m. EST Thursday to begin her sixth mission. Photo Credit: Alan Walters/AmericaSpace SpaceX has successfully flown its seventh Falcon 9 mission of 2021 in record-setting time, as the Hawthorne, Calif.-headquartered launch services provider aims for as many as 48 flights—an average of nearly one per week—throughout this year. The veteran B1058 core, teamed with a ...

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