Author: Paul Easter

Apple may launch the second-generation model of AirTag that let users keep track of personal items like keys, wallet, purse, backpack, luggage and more through the Find My app. According to famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of TF Securities, the tech giant can launch the next general model of AirTag if the shipments of the tracking accessory continue to grow. “AirTag, which has not received much attention, has gradually grown in shipments since its release. Shipment estimations of AirTag reach about 20 million and 35 million units in 2021 and 2022, respectively,” Kuo tweeted late on Sunday. “If AirTag shipments…

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The Julia programming language is a horrible fit for a no-frills microcontroller like the ATMega328p that lies within the classic Arduino, but that didn’t stop [Sukera] from trying, and succeeding. All of the features that make Julia a cool programming language for your big computer make it an awful choice for the Arduino. It’s designed for interactivity, is dynamically typed, and leans heavily on its garbage collection; each of these features alone would tax the Mega to the breaking point. But in its favor, it is a compiled language that is based on LLVM, and LLVM has an AVR backend…

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Ending six-day losing streak, the Indian market ended with nearly half per cent gains amid positive cues from global markets on Monday. Broader Nifty50 rose 0.37% and Sensex gained 0.46% in the closing trade, putting a halt to the long stretch of negative closings. The former gained 57 points and the latter added 237 points to settle at 15,350 and 51,598 respectively.   However, small cap and midcap stocks came under tremendous selling pressure as Nifty midcap and smallcap indices closed with over 2.2% and 3.2% cuts on Monday.   On the sectoral front, FMCG and IT gained 1.8% and 0.8% respectively as all…

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As the bear market spreads, more cryptocurrency exchanges are joining the wave of mass layoffs, even though some analysts suggest that the bottom might be in. On June 19, BitOasis, a cryptocurrency exchange located in the United Arab Emirates, which has been serving the Middle East since 2015, announced the layoff of 5% of its workers in light of a “recession and market turmoil.” According to a Reuters report, Ola Doudin, CEO and co-founder of BitOasis, said that the exchange announced the layoffs at three offices run by the company in Dubai and Jordan. He further indicated that the company…

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The Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan’s central banking institution) reportedly warned that the non-fungible token (NFT) sector is full of fake transactions. As such, it advised investors to beware when dealing with such digital collectibles. Investing in NFTs Hides Risks According to a recent report by the Taiwan News, the nation’s central bank does not find dabbling with NFTs as an appropriate investment strategy. Citing a survey, the institution reminded that less than 30% of investors profit when selling digital collectibles, while every third produced artwork doesn’t end up sold. NFTs could define both digital and physical…

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Many of the 3D printed houses and structures we’ve seen use concrete and are — frankly — a little underwhelming. Making big squares out of concrete isn’t that hard and while we are sure there is some benefit, it isn’t overwhelming. [Andy Coward] apparently felt the same way and set out to find ways that 3D printing could offer unique benefits in building structures. The result: a beam that would be difficult to create with conventional techniques but is easy to make with a printer. The advantage is that it uses 78% less concrete than a conventional beam with the…

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Many families have grown up with an aloe vera plant in the kitchen. This succulent plant is great for indoor gardening as it is hardy and easy to care for. Moreover, they are great for skin care and minor cuts and burns that can happen in the kitchen while cooking. To use as a first-aid item cut a portion of one of the leaves and squeeze the inner gel onto the hurt area. With repeated use, the aloe vera will aid in healing and soothe the pain. In addition to the aloe vera plant, there are other helpful plants that…

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Essential oils are all the rage, and CBD oil is another natural product that’s also receiving acclaim for its many benefits. It’s reasonable to entertain the idea of combining CBD oil with other plant extracts in a diffuser, but in practice, is a CBD oil diffuser a pipe dream or a legitimate holistic health tool? In the end, we think you’ll find it’s best to enjoy aromatherapy and cannabinoids separately. Learn everything you need to know about evaporative diffusers and industrial hemp to discover if CBD oil diffusers are worth your time. What Is Oil Diffusion? Oil diffusion is the…

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Without divulging any names, a South Korean media agency reported that the Seoul Southern District Prosecutor’s Office’s Joint Financial and Securities Crime Investigation Team has banned a key Terra designer from leaving the country. The team has been investigating Terraform Labs, its employees, and founding members after the stunning collapse of TerraUSD (UST) and its sister token LUNC (Luna Classic). Inside Job The anonymous “key member” had allegedly told the media outlet that the company’s CEO, Do Kwon, revealed to them about making enough money to buy an island. Allegations of Kwon secretly selling the cryptocurrency to institutions in a…

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The cryptocurrency industry has changed fundamentally over the past years with new protocols developing tools designed to explore previously unchartered horizons. Data has been at the forefront of blockchain protocols for a long while, but now, with the advent of narratives such as non-fungible tokens, decentralized finance (DeFi), as well as the recently booming concept of Web 3.0, it has taken a leap forward. ONDA is Ocean Protocol’s latest product release, a decentralized data marketplace that pairs existing DeFi tools, token standards, and smart contracts across several blockchain networks, such as Ethereum, Polkadot’s Moonbeam, or Polygon. Simply put, the Ocean…

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