Daily Archives: May 8, 2019

VW’s record-breaking electric car takes on world’s scariest racetrack, Nürburgring

Enlarge / Romain Dumas at the wheel of the VW ID R electric car on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. (credit: Volkswagen Motorsport) Although we make every effort to cover our own travel costs, in this case Volkswagen flew me to Germany and provided two nights in a hotel. NÜRBURG, Germany—What do the race cars of Formula 1, the World Endurance Championship, ...

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Blockchain Firm Raises $6 Mln From Major Energy Companies, Saudi Aramco Subsidiary

Blockchain startup Data Gumbo Corp. has raised $ 6 million from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures and Equinor Technology Ventures Cointelegraph.com News

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Binance Hack: Hackers Make Off With $40 Million in BTC

According to Bloomberg, major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has suffered another hack. This time the hackers withdrew 7,000 Bitcoin, which values approximately $ 40 million USD. This is the second major breach the exchange has faced, the first being an incident in March 2018. A notorious issue in the crypto-space, hacks have claimed $ 1.7 billion USD in 2018 alone. Binance ...

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Colorado STEM school shooting: Suspects appear in court and everything else we know

Two students are suspects in the shooting at a Denver area STEM school that killed one student and wounded eight others. The suspects were apprehended after allegedly targeting two separate areas of the STEM School Highlands Ranch on Tuesday … Google Alert – breaking news

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An Ethereum 2.0 Proof-of-Stake Testnet Blockchain Is Now Live

A testnet for the Ethereum 2.0 Proof-of-Stake beacon blockchain is now live Cointelegraph.com News

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Strong Recovery After Binance Loss

Cryptocurrency markets are doing much better the day after the digital asset exchange Binance lost roughly 7,000 BTC ($ 40 million). Immediately after the trading platform officially announced the multi-million dollar loss, the cryptoconomy shed billions but since then most digital assets have recovered and markets are doing surprisingly well. Also read: $ 500K of BCH Shuffled in Record-Breaking Cashshuffle ...

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Joseph Stiglitz Thinks We Should Ban Cryptocurrencies

Most people know who Joesph Stiglitz is. Some know him as the 2001 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences; others know him as a vocal cryptocurrency bear. This week, Stiglitz is getting a lot of attention for the latter. In a May 6 interview with CNBC, Stiglitz said we should shut down cryptocurrencies. Here’s everything we know. ...

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Facebook Revises Ad Policy on Blockchain Ads, Crypto-Related Materials

Facebook has revised its ad policy regarding the blockchain industry and certain cryptocurrency-related materials Cointelegraph.com News

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