Month: January 2022

Google Pay plans strategy towards cryptocurrencies by partnering with Coinbase and BitPay

Google is reportedly forming partnerships with Coinbase and BitPay to enable new crypto functionality. Google is planning a behind-the-scenes strategy involving bitcoin and cryptocurrencies , at a time when its payments division, Google Pay , struggles to gain significant market share in the industry.  “Cryptocurrency is something we pay a lot of attention to ,” Bill Ready, Google’s president of commerce, said, according to the Bloomberg report . “As user demand …

Google is working on augmented reality glasses to compete against Apple and Meta

Project Iris would be the code name with which Google is behind the market. Rumors of Apple ‘s arrival in the market for augmented  and virtual reality glasses are getting stronger . And with the arrival of a behemoth in an industry led by Meta, there’s another company that doesn’t want to be isolated from the competition: Google . While it is true that it has already failed …

Elon Musk has been promising self-driving cars “next year” since 2014

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla has yet to complete full “driverless car” tours. Elon Musk is a dreamy entrepreneur who has big goals (including in space) . However, for various reasons, it has not yet managed to execute one of its main objectives despite promising it for 8 years: to have a car without a driver. Since 2014, Tesla ‘s CEO has promised that …

iPhone maker Foxconn partners with Indonesia to build electric cars

Important partner of Apple , Foxconn , has partnered with the government of Indonesia for the deployment of an industry of electric cars . Taiwan – based iPhone assembler giant Foxconn said it has struck a partnership with Indonesia’s Investment Ministry along with several companies to support the development of electric cars in the Southeast Asian country. Apple ‘s main partner , it has expanded its activities in the electric car industry , along with …

Russian space debris nearly hits Chinese satellite

Debris from a Russian space probe that hit the International Space Station also threatened the Chinese space program. Debris from the Russian satellite destroyed last year by Moscow grazed a Chinese satellite , in an “extremely dangerous” incident, according to Beijing. The Chinese have an ambitious space program , which includes the launch of observation and positioning satellites -with military or civil …

Opera launches a browser with a built-in cryptocurrency wallet

Opera is introducing its new Web3 initiative called the Crypto Browser Project, which includes a crypto wallet . Opera introduces its Web3 “Crypto Browser” in beta which includes features such as a built-in cryptocurrency wallet, easy access to non-fungible token swaps , support for decentralized applications, and more. The goal of this new browser is to “simplify the often bewildering Web3 user experience for mainstream users ,” Jorgen …

The creator of PlayStation believes that the metaverse “sucks”

Ken Kutaragi, 71, believes that the metaverse and virtual reality “will cut us off from the world.” Just because the metaverse  is the buzzword, doesn’t mean everyone agrees with it. And proof of this is the living legend Ken Kutaragi, inventor of the PlayStation, who says that this new concept “sucks”. Kutaragi, at 71, spoke with Bloomberg and referred to the metaverse that companies like Meta are promoting . “Would you rather …

Tom Cruise producers sign contract with Axiom to build studio in space

The British studio Space Entertainment Enterprise contracted with the space company Axiom to build a module that would serve as a studio in space . The film industry wants to continue rising even to space. Elena and Dmitry Lesnevsky, producers of the upcoming Tom Cruise movie set in space, have signed a deal to build a movie studio connected to the International Space Station . The 20-foot-wide studio, called Space …

Artificial intelligences that converse with humans began to show symptoms of ‘depression’

Artificial intelligence chatbots are taking in the sadness and nihilism of the people they chat with. The study notes that bots would be “alcoholics” if they could. Chatbots , artificial intelligences  that converse with humans and learn about them through dialogue, have begun to develop “depression”. According to research by the Chinese Academy of Sciences , popular chatbots have begun to answer questions as …