Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey backs Bitcoin and blockchain technology as the future of microblogging site; Details

Dorsey has been a vocal advocate of cryptocurrency for a long time.

Blockchain Technology: Twitter CEO backs blockchain technology for microblogging site’s security! CEO of Twitter and Square, Jack Dorsey has reasserted his stand that in order to keep his social media platform more secure from hackers, Bitcoin and blockchain technology is the future. Last year, he had announced a Bluesky, a non-profit platform for the development of a decentralised and open social media standard. During the Oslo Freedom Forum 2020, held virtually, Dorsey last Friday said that Bitcoin and blockchain indicate a world where content would live forever, adding that they were not in a content hosting business anymore, but rather in the discovery business.

Dorsey’s expectations from Bluesky is of the creation of an open Twitter protocol that would also invite contributions from users, as well as allow users to access data from. This would be different from

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Hadi Yousef details the origins of his investing app Earnings Calls

After Hadi Yousef began to invest in stocks, he soon learned the value of listening to a company’s earnings call. It didn’t take long for the then-Indiana University student to realize that tracking them down for a range of companies was a challenge. 

“Around that time, five years ago, I had really gotten into podcasts, and so that was our goal: to make listening to earnings calls as easy as listening to podcasts,” Yousef said Monday on CNBC’s “The Exchange.” 

So Yousef created the aptly named app Earnings Calls, which compiles audio recordings of quarterly earnings calls for more than 2,100 publicly traded companies. The app has more than 10,000 active users.

Both numbers are growing. Yousef, 26, said the app is actively taking requests for new companies to include, and new users are adding up. Last week, Earnings Calls scored a resounding endorsement from money manager Josh Brown, a

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NASA reveals details of its Artemis mission to get first woman on the moon

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NASA’s Advanced Concepts Laboratory released this illustration of lunar dust.


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In 2024, if NASA’s plans come to fruition, a woman will walk on the surface of the moon. NASA announced the plan last year, but offered an update Monday to its Artemis program, laying out steps to send astronauts back to the moon for the first time since 1972. 

The plan includes pairing the powerful Space Launch System rocket with an Orion spacecraft in an unmanned test flight next year. That mission will be called Artemis I. Artemis II will launch in 2023 with astronauts aboard who will fully test Orion’s navigational prowess. All of this will lead up to Artemis III in 2024. 

Artemis III will lay the groundwork for longer lunar missions and more surface exploration. NASA is sending scientific equipment

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NASA reveals details of $28 billion plan to land first woman on the moon in 2024

NASA this week revealed new details of its plan to put a woman on the moon by 2024, including the cost and planned landing site for the mission. 

Jim Bridenstine, administrator at NASA, described the mission as “well within reach”, saying it is a first step towards the US’s ambition of a manned mission to Mars. 

The space agency estimates the cost of the mission at $28bn. 

If successful, it would be the first time people have walked on the moon since the last Apollo moon mission in 1972. 

Just 12 people have walked on the moon – all men. 

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NASA flew six manned missions to the surface of the moon, beginning with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in July 1969, up to Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt in December 1972.

“With bipartisan support from Congress, our 21st century push to

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Xbox Preorder Details: Accessories And Games Up For Preorder, Series X And S Still Sold Out

The next generation of Xbox launches in just a couple of months, and starting today, you can preorder Microsoft’s two newest consoles, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. The Series X and Series S release November 10 for $500 and $300, respectively, and preorders just began in the US and Canada.

Where to preorder the Xbox Series X and Series S

Xbox Series X and Series S preorders were sold out at all major retailers as of our last update. Xbox preorder listings went live at Target, Walmart, Microsoft, GameStop, and other stores on September 22 but sold out as fast as they appeared. You can check the main store listings below in case of availability. In a recent tweet, Xbox urged its followers to sign up with retailers for stock updates and said more consoles will be available on release day.

Preorder Xbox Series X:

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