Congress last month approved legislation to start a digital currency for use alongside the U.S. dollar, the official tender in Ecuador. Once signed into law, the country will begin using the as-yet-unnamed currency as soon as October.
jaeztheangel (2644535) writes "The United States Aviation Authority has authorized BP to use unmanned aircraft to survey pipelines, roads and equipment in Alaska. In a move likely to spark interest from other major players (Google, Amazon) US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said allowing the use of unmanned aircraft for research was an "important step toward broader commercial use of unmanned aircraft"." top
jaeztheangel (2644535) writes "McDonalds is holding an online competition to submit a custom burger with voting to decide which delicious invention will stand a chance of being served in UK restaurants for a week. TheDogeCoin community quickly submitted a whole load of shibe-related burgers and voted them to the top. The most popular of which is currently the McDogeCoin by the enigmatic “John Smith”" top
Memories passed down through Genetics - Nature Neuroscience Confirms
jaeztheangel (2644535) writes "Behaviour can be affected by events in previous generations which have been passed on through a form of genetic memory , animal studies suggest. Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the DNA in sperm and alter the brains and behaviour of subsequent generations. A Nature Neuroscience study shows mice trained to avoid a smell passed their aversion on to their “grandchildren”. Experts said the results were important for phobia and anxiety research." top
jaeztheangel (2644535) writes "Netflix has suffered an outage. The main www.netflix.com page redirects to an error page. This is an unplanned outage and seems to be linked to a series of DDOS attacks earlier today across the world." Link to Original Source