Daily Crunch: Facebook’s cryptocurrency is coming
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Facebook is finally ready to reveal details about its cryptocurrency, codenamed Libra. It has currently scheduled a June 18 release of a white paper explaining its cryptocurrency’s basics, according to a source.
It sounds like Facebook’s cryptocurrency will be a stablecoin, transferable with zero fees via Facebook products including Messenger and WhatsApp.
NASA’s plan also includes allowing private business activities to take place on the ISS, including “in-space manufacturing,” marketing activities, healthcare research “and more,” NASA says.
In Amazon’s current trial, the robots are always accompanied by human assistants — who probably look like robot dog walkers as they trot through the neighborhood.
HTC’s Vive Pro Eye headset is its latest enterprise play, integrating an eye-tracking camera to give users an additional input mode and a way for users to signal attention. It’s available in a bundle with SteamVR 2.0 base stations and Vive controllers for $1,599.
Depop is a London startup that’s built an app for individuals to post and sell (mostly resell) items to groups of followers.
The service will allow the retailer to deliver items directly to a customer’s fridge or freezer, even when that customer isn’t home.
An interview with Eugenio Pace, who founded Auth0 in 2013. (Extra Crunch membership required.)