Fall comes amid warnings over speculation by novice investors in cryptocurrencies such as dogecoin
Bitcoin has posted its biggest one-day drop in almost two months, amid warnings that novice investors could suffer heavy losses from speculating in crypto assets such as “meme coin” dogecoin.
Bitcoin tumbled more than 11% on Sunday, dropping from about $62,000 (£45,000) to $55,000 – its lowest level since the end of March. Last week, the cryptocurrency had hit fresh record highs at nearly $65,000.
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Katie Haun on saying yes to Coinbase and where a16z’s crypto fund is placing its bets now Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:50:00 +0000 Coinbase, the newly public cryptocurrency exchange, has had it share of ups and downs. Still, the nearly nine-year-old, San Francisco-based outfit got a lot right ahead of its highly successful direct listing this week, including, seemingly, inviting in former federal prosecutor Katie Haun to join its board in 2017. At the time, Haun had just […] Match ID: 1 Score: 30.00 source: feedproxy.google.com age: 2 days qualifiers: 20.00 cryptocurrenc(y|ies), 10.00 bitcoin(|s)
Coinbase Makes Its Debut—and Bitcoin Arrives on Wall Street Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0000 The big cryptocurrency exchange goes public through a direct listing, and it could make a bigger debut than Facebook. Match ID: 3 Score: 21.43 source: www.wired.com age: 4 days qualifiers: 14.29 cryptocurrenc(y|ies), 7.14 bitcoin(|s)
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What does it take to create a startup ecosystem? Sat, 17 Apr 2021 18:00:58 +0000 Say it louder for the people in the back: As tech grows bigger by the minute and venture capital adds dollar signs by the day, a startup hub’s success is not an either/or situation. The next Silicon Valley is a tired narrative, when in reality startups look, innovate and create differently all over the world. […] Match ID: 5 Score: 20.00 source: feedproxy.google.com age: 1 day qualifiers: 20.00 cryptocurrenc(y|ies)
Microsoft Is Big Tech’s Fifth Horseman Fri, 16 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000 Plus: Bill Gates’ departure, post-jab symptoms, and a new era for cryptocurrency. Match ID: 9 Score: 20.00 source: www.wired.com age: 2 days qualifiers: 20.00 cryptocurrenc(y|ies)
‘A combination of lowest-ever interest rates, high loan-to-value mortgages, stamp duty relief and government stimulus, along with a year of on-and-off lockdown, has pushed demand for property to record levels.
If now isn’t the time to buy, then when is? Will we have such an appealing time to buy again, who knows? But with so many positive reasons to buy and people simply needing more space, this trend is set to continue in the short term at least.
In the City, the FTSE 100 index has opened higher.
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Signal Adds a Payments Feature—With Cryptocurrency Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:15:00 +0000 The encrypted messaging app is integrating support for MobileCoin in a bid to keep up with the features offered by its more mainstream rivals. Match ID: 11 Score: 2.86 source: www.wired.com age: 12 days qualifiers: 2.86 cryptocurrenc(y|ies)
Joe Biden faces a key test of his commitment to climate action this week, when he sets out his core plans for tackling the climate crisis and calls on all of the world’s major economies to join him in bold action to slash greenhouse gas emissions in the next ten years.
The files compare the adverts produced by ExxonMobil, Aramco, Chevron, Shell, Equinor and others with the companies’ operations and products, overall climate impact and progress toward climate-safe business models.
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China dominates supply of the elusive metals, which are vital to modern technology, but finding new sources is becoming a global priority
There are an estimated 1.4bn cars on the world’s roads today. Around 78m new cars are sold every year. To head off the worst effects of climate change, every single one will need to go electric eventually.
Whether it rolls off a production line in Fremont, California, or comes together in a vast megafactory in Qinghai, China, a colossal amount of human effort must go into building the components and obtaining their base minerals. In each car, for instance, there is roughly a kilogram of magnet providing the motion needed to fire engines and electrify windows. Roughly 30% of this material is made up of rare earth material known as neodymium and praseodymium (NdPr).
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AI pinpoints local pollution hotspots using satellite images Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT (Duke University) Researchers at Duke University have developed a method that uses machine learning, satellite imagery and weather data to autonomously find hotspots of heavy air pollution, city block by city block. The technique could be a boon for finding and mitigating sources of hazardous aerosols, studying the effects of air pollution on human health, and making better informed, socially just public policy decisions. Match ID: 4 Score: 28.57 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 4 days qualifiers: 28.57 air pollution
Robert Habeck or Annalena Baerbock will be named as party’s candidate for chancellorship
Five months before national elections, a Green party that once styled itself as the rebel of German politics is finding itself in an unusually respectable position.
The party’s standing in the polls – in second place at 21-23% of the vote – means it will on Monday, for the first time in its 41-year history, nominate a candidate for chancellor. Furthermore, that candidate will have a realistic chance of filling the top job in German politics by the end of the year.
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China and US pledge climate change commitment Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:16:01 GMT The US and China announced actions to tackle climate change following meetings in Shanghai last week. Match ID: 9 Score: 15.00 source: www.bbc.co.uk age: 1 day qualifiers: 15.00 climate change
This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids Sat, 17 Apr 2021 14:00:22 +0000 Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android […] Match ID: 10 Score: 15.00 source: feedproxy.google.com age: 1 day qualifiers: 15.00 climate change
Governments to hold three-week virtual meeting next month before climate summit in November
Preparations for vital UN climate talks to take place this year in Glasgow are set to intensify next month, after nations compromised over how to conduct virtual negotiations ahead of the summit.
The climate talks, called Cop26, are set for November after being postponed for a year owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The summit is viewed as one of the last chances to put the world on track to fulfil the 2015 Paris climate agreement, and tackle the climate emergency.
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CNIO researchers explain the toxicity of USP7 inhibitors, under development for cancer treatment Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT (Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO)) The researchers have discovered that USP7 inhibitors -under development by several pharmaceutical companies for the treatment of cancer- trigger a premature activation of cell cycle proteins, leading to uncontrolled cancer cell division and death.* The paper rejects the premise that the therapeutic efficacy of these inhibitors is due to their effects on activating the tumor suppressor protein P53, as currently accepted by the international scientific community. These results extend the potential use of USP7 inhibitors to a wider range of patients. Match ID: 13 Score: 12.86 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days qualifiers: 12.86 toxic
A new guide for communicating plant science Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT (Iowa State University) A new publication offers a comprehensive guide to help plant scientists communicate their work to the world. An Iowa State University scientist who contributed to the multi-institutional effort says it's critical that plant scientists emphasize outreach to make sure plant science is able to meet the demands of climate change and population growth. Match ID: 14 Score: 12.86 source: www.eurekalert.org age: 3 days qualifiers: 12.86 climate change
Google Earth Now Shows You Our Planet’s Slow Deterioration Thu, 15 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000 A new time-lapse video feature in Google Earth lets users see how humans have reshaped the globe over the decades. Match ID: 15 Score: 12.86 source: www.wired.com age: 3 days qualifiers: 12.86 climate change
Spotting Mystery Methane Leaks From Space Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:00:00 GMT A fleet of microsatellites will identify emitters of the gas, which is responsible for a quarter of global warming Match ID: 22 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 173 days qualifiers: 2.14 climate change, 2.14 carbon
New Microsatellite Will Focus on Industrial Methane Emissions Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:00:00 GMT Canadian startup GHGSat will launch its second and much-improved microsatellite, named Iris, to pinpoint leaks Match ID: 23 Score: 4.29 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 304 days qualifiers: 2.14 climate change, 2.14 carbon
His Blue LEDs Changed How We Light Our World Thu, 08 Apr 2021 19:22:00 GMT Nearly 30 years ago, Isamu Akasaki dazzled journalists with a bright pen light Match ID: 26 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 10 days qualifiers: 2.14 climate change
A Theory of (Almost) Everything Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:30:00 GMT A new book analyzes the seven grand transitions that have formed the modern world Match ID: 27 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 10 days qualifiers: 2.14 carbon
Today's Cyberattacks Foreshadow Wars to Come Wed, 24 Mar 2021 12:00:00 GMT SolarWinds, the Florida water treatment hack, even Texas's grid outage: These are what threats to a nation's cybersecurity look like Match ID: 31 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 25 days qualifiers: 2.14 toxic
Special Report: Top Tech 2021 Fri, 08 Jan 2021 18:00:00 GMT After months of blood, toil, tears, and sweat, we can all expect a much better year Match ID: 35 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 100 days qualifiers: 2.14 carbon
Hanford Has a Radioactive Capsule Problem Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:00:00 GMT Researchers still don’t have a way to neutralize the former nuclear-weapons complex’s 1,936 capsules of radioactive cesium and strontium Match ID: 38 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 215 days qualifiers: 2.14 toxic
Japan on Track to Introduce Flying Taxi Services in 2023 Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:00:00 GMT SkyDrive’s success in conducting a piloted eVTOL test indicates short-hop flights are close to commercial reality Match ID: 39 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 226 days qualifiers: 2.14 carbon
China Launches Beidou, Its Own Version of GPS Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:00:00 GMT China places the final Beidou navigation system satellite into orbit Match ID: 41 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 249 days qualifiers: 2.14 toxic
Sergey Brin's Revolutionary $19 Airship Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:27:00 GMT Brin’s humanitarian airship company LTA is trying to reinvent airships for the 21st century Match ID: 42 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 263 days qualifiers: 2.14 carbon
NASA’s Next Mars Rover Will Carry a Tiny Helicopter Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:00:00 GMT The upcoming Perseverance mission will attempt the first powered flight on another planet Match ID: 44 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 296 days qualifiers: 2.14 carbon
Plasma Jets May One Day Propel Aircraft Fri, 15 May 2020 14:29:00 GMT Plasma thrusters could help jet planes fly without fossil fuels Match ID: 46 Score: 2.14 source: spectrum.ieee.org age: 338 days qualifiers: 2.14 carbon