Daily Archives: 20.03.2021

UCI to help develop robots to protect healthcare workers, reduce isolation

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, UC San Diego and UCLA have been awarded a $1.2 million grant to develop advanced robots that will allow healthcare workers to safely conduct remote exams and provide quarantined Californians a safe way to connect outside their homes. “COVID-19 has changed how we work and interact with each other,” said co-principal investigator Veronica ...

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Grayscale Launches Chainlink, Filecoin, BAT Trusts As Bitcoin Trust Closed

Source: Adobe/Ascannio US-based major cryptoasset investment firm Grayscale launched five new trusts, while its biggest, bitcoin (BTC) trust is unavailable for investing again. The Grayscale family has been joined by chainlink (LINK), basic attention token (BAT), decentraland (MANA), filecoin (FIL), livepeer (LPT) trusts. Following the news, LINK jumped by 8% in the past hour, BAT rallied 12%, MANA – 21%, ...

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Mysterious NROL-82 Mission Completes WDR, Aims for Spring Launch

Delta IV Heavy hardware for the classified NROL-82 mission is currently being readied for a Spring 2021 launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Photo Credit: ULA More than three months since its most recent mission, United Launch Alliance (ULA) plans to fly another gargantuan Delta IV Heavy rocket later this spring to deliver the highly secretive NROL-82 payload to ...

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Incredibuild Takes In $140M Round To Help Developers Build Faster

Israel-based Incredibuild raised $140 million from Insight Partners as it looks to expand in the U.S. and become a $1 billion company in as little as two years. The new round contains both primary and secondary funding, making Insight the majority stakeholder in the company while Fortissimo Capital — which acquired Incredibuild in 2018 — retains a stake. CEO Tami ...

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Planning granted for five-star hotel in Dublin

Hatch Hall has been used as a direct provision centre for asylum seekers The operator of Ashford Castle has secured planning permission for a ’boutique’ five-star 60 bedroom hotel in Dublin. Red Carnation Hotels has secured planning permission for the conversion and extension of a former Jesuit university students’ residence, Hatch Hall, located between Earlsfort Terrace and Leeson Street. Dublin ...

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