Tesla is now sitting on billion of bitcoin

The automaker announced earlier this year that it had purchased $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin and planned to accept it as payment for vehicles.Continue Reading

Amazons cashierless checkout technology is coming to its new supermarkets

KEY POINTS Amazon could soon introduce its cashierless checkout technology at its growing line of Fresh grocery stores. Signs of Amazon’s “Just Walk Out” technology, including gated turnstiles and hardware to potentially house ceiling-mounted cameras, appear in planning documents for a store under construction in Brookfield, Connecticut. Amazon’s cashierless checkout technologyContinue Reading

CNR France restricting travel from 4 countries to curb variants

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he foresees at least some tourists returning to Paris this summer if they have gotten vaccinated or have proof of testing negative for the coronavirus as France moves to progressively lift infection-control restrictions.“We are building a certificate to facilitate travel after these restrictions between the different European…Continue Reading

CNR 3 dead, 2 wounded in Wisconsin tavern rampage…

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say they have apprehended a person in connection with a shooting at a busy tavern in southeastern Wisconsin early Sunday that left three men dead and three men injured.Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. David Wright said the suspect is facing a charge of first-degree intentional homicide, with additional criminal…Continue Reading

Tesla Sells Bitcoin, Elon Musk Denies Pumping and Dumping Crypto to Make ‘Fortune’

Elon Musk has hit back at a critic who claimed he pumped and dumped Bitcoin to “make a fortune” after Tesla reported first quarter earnings that surpassed market expectations.The electric carmaker reported net income of $438 million for the quarter ending in March, while total revenue grew 74 percent year-on-year.Analyst estimates had put total earnings…Continue Reading

SolarWinds hacking campaign puts Microsoft in hot seat

BOSTON (AP) — The sprawling hacking campaign deemed a grave threat to U.S. national security came to be known as SolarWinds, for the company whose software update was seeded by Russian intelligence agents with malware to penetrate sensitive government and private networks.Yet it was Microsoft whose code the cyber spies persistently abused in the campaign’s…Continue Reading

Fires, damage at Oakland protest against police brutality

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A protest that began peacefully in California ended with multiple fires set, several cars damaged and numerous windows shattered.The protest against police brutality in Oakland began calmly Friday night, news outlets reported. A subsequent march drew around 300 people with some setting fires and breaking windows.A car dealership was among the…Continue Reading