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"CryptoPunk" NFT Sells For $11.8 Million At Sotheby"s

phalse phace writes: A non-fungible token of a digital artwork called a "CryptoPunk" was sold for $11.8 million on Thursday, according to a tweet by auction house Sotheby's. The NFT was sold as part of the Sotheby's online auction "Natively Digital:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 11th, 2021

G7 Nations Promise Decarbonization, 870 Million Covid-19 Vaccines

Slashdot reader Charlotte Web writes: The "Group of Seven" (or G7) nations are some of the world's largest economies — the U.S. and Canada, the U.K., France, Germany, and Italy, and Japan. On Sunday they pledged $2 billion to help developing co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for $28 mn

A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire's company Blue Origin next month......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Ticket for space flight with Jeff Bezos is auctioned for $28 million

Unnamed passenger will pay more than $9 million per minute of zero gravity. Enlarge / New Shepard crew capsule seen landing in west Texas in April 2021. (credit: Blue Origin) A ticket to take a brief trip to space with Amazon founder Jeff Bezo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Seat On Jeff Bezos" Space Trip Sells For $28 Million

The auction has ended for a seat with Jeff Bezos and his brother on their first Blue Origin flight into space next month. Slashdot reader ytene writes that a live-streamed auction for the seat "lasted less than 10 minutes after opening at $4.8 millio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Spare ticket for spaceflight with Jeff Bezos auctioned for $28 million

What would you pay to take a jolting, 11-minute trip into suborbital space alongside Jeff Bezos? According to bidders in an auction that wrapped up Saturday, it's worth $28 million......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Amazon Will Pay $62 Million Over Deceptive Delivery Tips Claims

Amazon will pay almost $62 million to settle allegations by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that it avoided handing over the full pay and tips it promised to delivery drivers, according to the agency. From a report: The company is giving back the a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Funding front-line action for the world"s forgotten frogs

Frogs have been around for about 140 million years, since dinosaurs roamed the Earth, and are found in most moist corners of the world. IUCN has assessed 6,340 species of these tailless and smooth-bodied amphibians, and almost one in ten of them are.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Volkswagen Says a Vendor"s Security Lapse Exposed 3.3 Million Drivers" Details

Volkswagen says more than 3.3 million customers had their information exposed after one of its vendors left a cache of customer data unsecured on the internet. From a report: The car maker said in a letter that the vendor, used by Volkswagen, its sub.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

EOI sees steady sales for automotive lighting modules in May

LED automotive lighting module maker Excellence Optoelectronics (EOI) has reported revenues of NT$288.31 million (US$10.38 million) for May, up 0.15% sequentially and 133.88% on year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

"CryptoPunk" NFT Sells For $11.8 Million At Sotheby"s

phalse phace writes: A non-fungible token of a digital artwork called a "CryptoPunk" was sold for $11.8 million on Thursday, according to a tweet by auction house Sotheby's. The NFT was sold as part of the Sotheby's online auction "Natively Digital:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

CVP Awarded $86M NIH BPA to Provide Risk Management Framework Cybersecurity Services

FAIRFAX, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #BPA–Customer Value Partners, Inc. (CVP), a business and technology consulting firm that helps organizations prepare for a culture of Continuous Change, is one of the six awardees for the $86 million Ri.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Ledger raises $380 million for its crypto hardware wallet

French startup Ledger has raised a $380 million Series C funding round led by 10T Holdings. Following today’s funding round, the company has reached a valuation of $1.5 billion. Other investors in the funding round include existing investors Cathay.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Ocean microplastics: First global view shows seasonal changes and sources

An estimated 8 million tons of plastic trash enters the ocean each year, and most of it is battered by sun and waves into microplastics—tiny flecks that can ride currents hundreds or thousands of miles from their point of entry......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Homebuying startup Flyhomes closes $150 million Series C

Amid a recent tear in residential real estate investment, venture capitalists are looking to get a piece of homebuying startup Flyhomes. The five-year-old startup announced today that they’ve closed a $150 million Series C co-led by Norwest Ven.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Roblox hit with $200 million lawsuit over creators" use of unlicensed music

Variety reports that NMPA president/CEO David Israelite announced the lawsuit at the trade group's 2021 annual meeting, highlighting Roblox's millions of daily active players and alleging that it goes to great lengths to avoid paying artists for usin.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

JBS Paid $11 Million In Ransom After Hackers Shut Down Meat Plants

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Washington Post: JBS, the world's largest meat supplier, confirmed Wednesday that it paid the equivalent of $11 million in ransom to hackers who targeted and temporarily crippled its business. The company.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

World"s biggest meat processor JBS pays $11 million to ransomware gang

The incident took place last week, shutting down abattoirs in the US, Canada, and Australia. The company, which supplies more than a fifth of all beef in the US, said making the massive Bitcoin payment was necessary to protect customers......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Dracula Technologies turns ambient light into energy with printed solar cells

Internet of Things devices are proliferating, making daily tasks more convenient for many people—but that comes at cost. The United Nations expects the amount of e-waste created globally to reach 52.2 million metric tons this year, and a sizable po.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Yousign raises $36.6 million to build a European alternative to DocuSign

French startup Yousign has raised a $36.6 million Series A funding round (€30 million). Lead Edge Capital is leading the round and eFounders is investing once again in the company. Yousign, as the name suggests, is an e-signature provider that comp.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Corporate services “super app” Osome lands $16M Series A

Osome, a startup that combines multiple corporate services for SMEs into one “super app,” has raised a $16 million Series A. The round included returning investors Target Global, AltaIR Capital and Phystech Ventures, and new backers S16VC and ven.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021