Getting Fire From A Tree Without Burning The Wood

A scientist walks up to a cottonwood tree sticks a hollow tube in the middle and then takes a lighter and flicks it. A jet of flame shoots out from the tube. It seems like a magicians trick. Turns out theres methane trapped in certain cottonwood trees. Methane is the gas in natur

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Report: Gas prices to drop just in time for summer

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Thief checks out more than books in library wallet heist: Parma Police Blotter

On May 30 police were dispatched to the Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Snow Road branch after a visitor realized that someone had stolen her wallet. There are no suspects. Police are investigating. On May 30 police were dispatched to a Big Creek Parkway apartment after a man re

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Retail Giant Target Is Quietly Working on a Blockchain for Supply Chains

Retail giant Target has been quietly working on a blockchain-powered solution for supply chain management. According to the company’s own corporate blog it recently open sourced the project as a blockchain solution for suppliers certification dubbed ConsenSource. It’s also pledge

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Apple introduces ‘Sign in with Apple’ to help protect your privacy –

Apple introduces ‘Sign in with Apple’ to help protect your privacy Apple has a new way to stop third-party sites and services from getting your information when you sign up to an app. All too often developers give users the chance to sign in with one-click — using data fed in fro

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Brazil: R3 Develops Blockchain Platform With Major Banks and Stock Exchange

Blockchain software consortium R3 revealed that it is developing a blockchain platform in Brazil with banks Bradesco Itau and B3 Cointelegraph Brazil reported on June 12. The R3 Consortium — which is composed of large banks and technology companies — announced during the CIAB Feb

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Bitcoins Carbon Footprint Is Massive According to a New Study

You can probably guess which human activities emit the most carbon dioxide into the atmosphere; they include transportation and agriculture of course plus all the energy we use to power our homes and offices. New research points to another less-obvious contributor to climate chan

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An escape route for carbon

As many of us may recall from grade school science class the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and convert it into organic carbon they release oxygen back into the air. Complex life forms such as ourselves breathe in this oxygen and r

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Bill Would Create State-Based Health Exchange

A bill approved by the House Insurance Committee would create a state-based health insurance exchange in Pennsylvania. While the state currently shares oversight of its health insurance exchange with the federal government House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler says transitioning to

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Bitfinex hack 2016: $1.5M in Stolen Bitcoin Changes Address | CryptoNews

Bitcoin stolen from the Bitfinex hack in 2016 is reportedly on the move with 172.54 BTC ($1.37 million) sent from the hacker’s wallets to an unknown address. The information was released by a Twitter user whale_alert who is obsessed with monitoring large transactions. There were

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Meet Cash Shuffle the Privacy-Centric Protocol for Bitcoin Cash

This week a new bitcoin cash (BCH) based protocol has been released that aims to add privacy capabilities to BCH transactions. The software called Cash Shuffle enables BCH users to obfuscate their transactions by combining funds with other Cash Shuffle users. Also read: Bitflyer

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Cher Gilmore | An Important Step on Climate Change

Scientists warned us in the latest International Panel on Climate Change report that in order to avert climate catastrophe we must cut greenhouse gas emissions by half in the next 12 years. Taking that warning to heart two members of the Santa Clarita Chapter of Citizens’ Climate

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Presumably the most appealing Medicaid insurer within the US correct led a $60 million investment in GV-backed startup Quartet Health – MildMint

Presumably the most appealing supplier of Medicaid well being plans within the US correct made a huge investment in a well being technology startup that’s working to hyperlink mental well being to physical well being. On Thursday Quartet Health stated it has raised $60 million in

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Students save 200000 pounds of carbon in eight weeks

Students in Ryan McPherson and Elizabeth Thomas’ “Climate Change and Sustainability” class had just eight weeks to partner up and achieve one goal. They had to reduce a local business’ carbon output by 10000 pounds roughly the amount produced by a year of driving. And just two st

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A Bitcoin Cash Fork of Decentralized Exchange Bisq Is on the Horizon

Two Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community members recently offered up a bounty for someone to fork the decentralized trading platform Bisq using BCH as the native currency. Now it seems a programmer has started the project in order to port Bisq over to BCH with help from BCH developer Pok

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IBM Walmart to pilot blockchain network for prescription drug traceability

IBM KPMG Merck and Walmart are teaming up to create a proof-of-concept blockchain network in partnership with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The aim of the pilot program -- which is tied to the US Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) -- is to help the FDA and other

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California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web

A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin BTC has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V. Selna. Aside from the priso

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Colorado case highlights difficulties of catching criminals on the dark web

DENVER -- A new case in which a local man allegedly tried to place a hit on his wife is highlighting the difficulties of catching criminals on the dark web. It is the wild west of the internet said Mark Turnage a man very familiar with the dark web. Turnages company DarkOwl helps

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Board of Directors issues 876784 new ordinary shares

Reference is made to Regulatory Release 10/2019 “Better Collective establishes strong position in the US market with the acquisition of the RotoGrinders Network” released on 28 May 2019 and Regulatory Release 13/2019 “Exercise of warrants in Better Collective A/S” released on 7 J

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Want in on iOS 13? Buy the new iPod Touch

Apple released a new iPod Touch for 2019 just a few weeks back. It costs $200 and has a small low-resolution screen. If you already own an iPhone past the iPhone 5 theres no reason to even consider buying the iPod Touch. Probably the same deal if you own a recent iPad. If however

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