Day: February 14, 2021

Cryptocurrency Magnate’s Plan to Turn 67,000 Acres into Blockchain-Based ‘Smart City’

“A cryptocurrency company that owns 67,000 acres in rural northern Nevada wants state government to grant technology companies power to form local governments on land they own,” reports the Associated Press. Jeffrey Berns, CEO of Nevada-based Blockchains LLC, ultimately envisions “a city where people not only purchase goods and services with digital currency but also…

The 24 best documentaries to stream on Netflix – CNET

From Icarus to The Last Dance, here are our favorites. …read more Source:: CNet

FreeTouchDeck Upgrades Its Hardware and Its Name: ESP32 Touchdown

With many folks continuing to work from home for far longer than they ever thought, it’s no surprise that we’re seeing the rise of small DIY devices to make that video call or virtual presentation a little easier. [Dustin Watts] was interested in the functionality of the Elgato Stream Deck — a macro keyboard where…

2022 Chevy Bolt EV has a fresh face and a new interior – Roadshow

Yeah, it’s pretty much the same old Bolt EV hatchback, but now it looks nicer and has a much swankier cabin. …read more Source:: CNet

2022 Chevy Bolt EUV is a bigger, better electric crossover with hands-free driving tech – Roadshow

Longer and more spacious than the standard Bolt, this utility vehicle should do a better job convincing today’s crossover-obsessed drivers to try an EV. …read more Source:: CNet

Clubhouse Criticized Over User Privacy Policies

How does the trendy new audio-chatroom app Clubhouse handle user privacy? Recode reports: What if you didn’t give Clubhouse access to your contacts, specifically because you didn’t want all or any of them to know you were there? I regret to inform you that Clubhouse has made it possible for them to know anyway, encourages…

Best prepared meal delivery for 2021 – CNET

We’re talkin’ no-fuss, healthy prepared meals and oven-ready meal kits delivered to your door every week. …read more Source:: CNet

WHO Investigators Now Believe Cornavirus was ‘Circulating Widely’ in Wuhan in December

“Investigators from the World Health Organization (WHO) looking into the origins of coronavirus in China have discovered signs the outbreak was much wider in Wuhan in December 2019 than previously thought,” reports CNN, “and are urgently seeking access to hundreds of thousands of blood samples from the city that China has not so far let…

WandaVision episode 6 recap: Marvel show’s big visitor leans into Halloween fun – CNET

Wanda and Vision’s house guest from another universe fits right in, weirdly enough. …read more Source:: CNet

Snyder Cut Justice League movie trailer brings fresh look at new villains – CNET

It teases Steppenwolf, Darkseid and of course, Jared Leto as Joker. …read more Source:: CNet