NGC invests in Republic Realm to accelerate development of its

NGC invests in Republic Realm to accelerate development of its metaverse platform » CryptoNinjas

NGC Ventures, a crypto and blockchain investment firm, has announced an investment in Republic Realm. This strategic investment aims to drive Republic Realm’s metaverse expansion and innovation efforts. Republic Realm invests, develops, and manages assets including NFTs, virtual real estate, metaverse platforms, gaming, and infrastructure. As one of the most active placemakers in the metaverse,

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Rich Americans Have Higher Carbon Footprints than Other Wealthy People

Rich Americans Have Higher Carbon Footprints than Other Wealthy People

The richest people are releasing vast amounts of carbon dioxide compared with lower-income people, according to a new report. This idea of “emissions inequality” underscores how nations that are contributing to climate change the most are disproportionately affecting regions that produce far less greenhouse gases. But the report by the World Inequality Lab also shows that the

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Open blockchain finance platform SETL demonstrates 1M transactions per second

Open blockchain finance platform SETL demonstrates 1M transactions per second » CryptoNinjas

The team of blockchain finance platform SETL, today published a technical whitepaper detailing the Regulated Liability Network’s (RLN) performance tests on SETL’s global banking blockchain, on a cloud environment. The network was capable of processing 1 million transactions per second (tps). The 1 million tps throughput dwarfs both crypto and conventional systems. Ethereum currently can

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Flooding Rains And Blizzard Conditions Hit Hawaii

Flooding Rains–And Blizzard Conditions–Hit Hawaii

Hawaii saw record temperatures over the weekend. Not for heat. For cold. Nighttime lows on the island of Oahu plunged to 56 degrees Fahrenheit — breaking a nearly 60-year record for what passes in Hawaii as extreme cold. Saturday’s daytime high was 70 degrees, the lowest on record, beating 76 degrees in 1965. And temperature

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Shinhan Bank completes KRW backed stablecoin PoC built on Hedera

Shinhan Bank completes KRW-backed stablecoin PoC built on Hedera » CryptoNinjas

South Korean-based Shinhan Bank, today announced that it has completed the development of a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) built on the Hedera network, leveraging stablecoins and focused on international remittances, with a megabank outside of Korea. Utilizing the Hedera Token Service (HTS) and Hedera Consensus Service (HCS), the project aims to test the issuance and distribution of

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How Scientists Can Update COVID Vaccines against Omicron

How Scientists Can Update COVID Vaccines against Omicron

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. If the omicron variant of the coronavirus is different enough from the original variant, it’s possible that existing vaccines won’t be as effective as they have been. If so, it’s likely that companies will need to update their

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NASA to Highlight New Science Findings Missions During AGU Meeting

NASA to Highlight New Science Findings, Missions During AGU Meeting

NASA researchers and colleagues from around the world will present the latest findings on a range of Earth and space science topics at the annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting, being held virtually and in New Orleans from Monday, Dec.13, through Friday, Dec. 17. Topics of discussion include upcoming NASA Earth science launches and future

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Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit adds new fiat deposit option via

Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit adds new fiat deposit option via Banxa » CryptoNinjas

Deribit, a popular bitcoin & crypto derivatives exchange platform, announced today a new partnership with Banxa, an Australia-headquartered cryptocurrency-based payment service provider (PSP). This integration will offer Deribit users more options for deposit methods, allowing Deribit customers to purchase cryptocurrencies directly through the Deribit user interface with fiat currencies. Banxa supports 16 of the most mainstream

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Texas Toughens Ban on Medication by Mail Abortions

Texas Toughens Ban on Medication-by-Mail Abortions

Texas already had the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S.—and they just got tougher. On Wednesday, a new law took effect that adds penalties of jail time and a fine of up to $10,000 for anyone who prescribes pills for medication abortions through telehealth or the mail. Texas bans all abortions after cardiac activity

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