Daily Archives: 14.04.2021

131 jobs at risk at Paypal in Dublin and Dundalk

The company employs 2,800 here in Ireland Up to 131 roles could be lost at Paypal’s operations in Dublin and Dundalk, staff have been told. The online payments firm is proposing to relocate a selection of positions in a limited number of teams in both locations to other locations around the world. Impacted workers will be able to apply for ...

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Crypto Moms Now Taking Bitcoin Buying Tips from their Kids

Source: Adobe/Sushiman South Korea’s “crypto moms” are getting serious about their bitcoin (BTC) and altcoin buying – and, per a new report, are turning to their offspring for tips on how to make smarter investments. As previously reported, while the 2017-era South Korean crypto rush was predominately led by younger male investors, Crypto Fever 2.0 has seen an influx of ...

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Caruso real estate to accept Bitcoin as rent payment in industry first

Billionaire Rick Caruso’s eponymous real estate company will begin accepting rent payments for both residential and retail properties in Bitcoin as part of a new partnership with Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange led by the Winklevoss twins. Through their partnership, Caruso and Gemini intend to bring cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and blockchain applications to Caruso properties as a way to engage ...

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Tines Lands $26M To Eliminate The Mundane

Dublin-based Tines closed a $26 million Series B at a $300 million valuation, as the no-code automation company looks to double down on growth in North America. The new round was led by Addition and included investment from Accel and Blossom Capital, as well as strategic investment from the CrowdStrike Falcon Fund and Silicon Valley CISO Investments. The company says ...

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Indonesian government deploys Iridium Push-to-Talk, overcoming remote communications challenges

(13 April 2012 – Iridium) Iridium Communications today announced that the Republic of Indonesia’s government has adopted Iridium Push-to-Talk (PTT) devices to support communication efforts across the country. By fully deploying 500 Iridium PTT handsets, the Indonesian government now has a reliable “grab-and-go” real-time satellite communications solution, ideal for communications on-the-move applications across the country’s diverse island landscapes. (courtesy: Iridium) ...

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Drone hits a windshield at 100km/h ? The outcome is surprisingly good

Drones are becoming ubiquitous throughout many industries, and despite new regulations mandating their use coming into force these robotic devices could become a source of unexpected problems. One potentially critical scenario is associated with the use of drones to inspect objects located near busy roads. What could happen if a fast-flying mechanism were to crash into a car? Image credit: ...

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Northrop Grumman servicer docks with active satellite in geosynchronous orbit

A visible narrow field-of-view camera on the MEV 2 spacecraft captured this view of Intelsat 10-02 from a range of about 100 feet, or 30 meters. Credit: Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman’s second robotic life extension spacecraft docked with an Intelsat satellite in geosynchronous orbit Monday, the first link-up between a commercial servicing mission and an operational communications craft. The two ...

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Death announced of businessman Galen Weston

Galen Weston was responsible for building businesses across two continents The death has been announced of well-known businessman Galen Weston. He was 80 and died at home after a long illness. Mr Weston helped build food, retail, and real estate companies across two continents, including the Selfridges Group that includes Brown Thomas and Arnotts and businesses in the Netherlands and ...

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