Crypto relief for India’s COVID-19 crisis pours in, even as it remains a legal grey area- Technology News, Firstpost

Abhishek SamuelMay 11, 2021 20:00:42 IST Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin messaged Polygon co-founder Sandeep Nailwal on 7 May: “Hey, I donated some more”. The some more here is three million dollars (approx. Rs 22.02 crore) in Elon Musk’s favourite meme currency, Dogecoin, towards Nailwal’s COVID-19 relief initiative for India, Crypto Relief. Buterin initially donated $600,000 […]

Electric vehicles will become more affordable than ICE models in Europe by 2027: Study- Technology News, Firstpost

Agence France-PresseMay 10, 2021 18:49:39 IST Electric cars will be cheaper to build than fossil fuel vehicles across Europe within six years and could represent 100 percent of new sales by 2035, according to a study published Monday. Carmakers are shifting en masse to electric and hybrid models in order to bring average fleet emissions […]

Geiger announces 1Q Geiger Star Awards

LEWISTON — Geiger, the nation’s largest privately held promotional products distributor, recently presented its 1st Quarter Geiger Star Awards, which are given to associates who have been nominated by fellow associates. The individuals who received the Geiger Star Award include: Corey Dill, Dustin Freeman, Lee Jones, Lee Smith and Robin Miller. The team recipients include: […]

Verified Twitter accounts, including Firstpost, hacked to imitate ‘SNL’, offer free cryptocurrency- Technology News, Firstpost

FP StaffMay 09, 2021 16:13:10 IST Several verified Twitter accounts worldwide were hacked on Saturday and Sunday, after Elon Musk shared a link to “watch Saturday Night Live outside the United States.” Firstpost‘s Twitter account was among the ones that were hacked. Musk had hosted the show on Saturday. Firstpost on Sunday contacted Twitter to alert […]

Twilight’s Original Director Was Right To Push For A Diverse Cast

Despite the objections of the saga’s original author Stephenie Meyers, the director of 2008’s Twilight, Catherine Hardwicke, wanted a more diverse cast for the adaptation—and the embattled helmer was right to fight for the changes, even if her attempts proved largely fruitless. Released in 2008, the sleeper hit Twilight was a critically-panned, financially lucrative movie adaptation of Stephenie […]

Samsung Bixby 3.0 gets support for Indian English, now available for Galaxy S21 Series, Galaxy A52, Galaxy A72- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingMay 07, 2021 17:12:49 IST Samsung is rolling out a new Bixby 3.0 update for its virtual assistant, which will come with support of Indian English. This means, Bixby will now be able to understand most Indian names, places, terms, and instructions, including “setting a timer for daily yoga practice, calling Papa, checking out recipes”, among others. […]

Awake Trailer Reveals Why Gina Rodriguez Can’t Sleep

Netflix debuts the official trailer for their new thriller, Awake, starring Gina Rodriguez and directed by Mark Raso. Watch the clip now! Netflix dropped the official trailer for their upcoming movie, Awake, starring Gina Rodriguez. The sci-fi thriller, which was first announced in 2019, follows the chaos that ensues after a worldwide phenomenon cuts off all electronics and simultaneously […]

Jay mill owners file lawsuit against Florida company connected to digester explosion

FARMINGTON —Pixelle Specialty Solutions, owner of the Androscoggin Mill in Jay, has filed a lawsuit against contractors responsible for inspecting and providing maintenance on the pulp digesters in the years preceding the equipment’s rupture on April 15, 2020. The silo-shaped pulp digester is destroyed in April 2020 in an explosion at Pixelle Specialty Paper’s Androscoggin […]