Daily Archives: 19.07.2021

PayPal scraps annual purchase limit of cryptocurrency

PayPal has announced its annual purchase limit of $50,000 (£36,500) for Bitcoin and other digital assets is being removed. Similarly, the platform’s weekly purchase limit is being raised fivefold from $20,000 (£14,500) to $100,000 (£73,000). Jose Fernandez da Ponte, PayPal’s vice president of blockchain, crypto and digital currencies said: “These changes will enable our customers to have more choice and ...

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Remote Closes $150M Series B To Help Companies Manage Changing Workforce

New York-based Remote raised a $150 million Series B at a valuation of more than $1 billion as it looks to make hiring anywhere easier for companies. The round was led by Accel with participation from existing investors including Sequoia Capital, Index Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, General Catalyst, 9Yards Capital and Day One Ventures. Founded in 2019, the human resource ...

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7 Dancing Robots from Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics, the company known for its high-tech robotic developments, has recently created a new artistic presentation, involving 7 Spot robots dancing in unison. The company commented their endeavor saying that ‘it was an opportunity to test the limits of their cybernetic creations’. Image credit: Boston Dynamics (still image from YouTube video) In the video below, you will see a ...

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Blue Origin gives green light for Tuesday launch of owner Jeff Bezos

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION The four passengers who will ride to the edge of space on Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket Tuesday, from left to right: Oliver Daemen, Wally Funk, Jeff Bezos, and Mark Bezos. Credit: Jeff Bezos via Instagram While Jeff Bezos and his three crewmates worked through a two-day “astronaut” training course, engineers Sunday tentatively cleared ...

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Ukrainian imaginary collaboration with a ghost company

In July 2020, the Swiss company Avant Aerospace SA, which supplies turnkey solutions for aviation and space, announced that it was expanding its activities and entering the Ukrainian market. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to expand our presence in Eastern Europe. It is especially pleasant for us to improve relations with Ukraine, taking into consideration the rich aircraft design ...

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Starliner Stacked Atop Rocket for Launch of Boeing’s 2nd Orbital Flight Test July 30

Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule is mated atop the ULA Atlas V rocket which will launch the spacecraft on an un-crewed second orbital flight test to & from the International Space Station for NASA as soon as July 30, pending a Flight Readiness Review set for July 22. Photos: ULA Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is ready to launch again, following a ...

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Virtual internships: ‘I never met my mentor in person’

Students have spoken about their experiences of pandemic internships With many offices still shut due to the pandemic, virtual internships are becoming the new norm for college students. But is it possible to get that first experience of corporate life over Zoom? We’ve been speaking to some students about their experiences of pandemic internships. Inny Ekeolu Inny Ekeolu is 20 ...

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SOLV Launches Marketplace to Buy & Sell Allocations From Top DeFi Projects

July 12th, 2021 — Singapore In accordance with Solv Protocol’s highly anticipated launch of its Solv Vouchers, which is a platform for creating, managing and trading lock-up allocations, the team has given its website and dApp an upgrade to bring on more users with a new, fluid UI/UX. Specifically, the marketplace where the transactions of Solv Vouchers will take place ...

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