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Unreal Finance: Big Backers Helping to Bring Yield Futures to the $32B DeFi Lending Space

Yield futures platform Unreal Finance recently announced that they’ve raised a total of $2.7 million from a plethora of industry heavyweight backers and venture capitalists. While this amount is impressive enough, the details of the backers who have selected Unreal Finance as a candidate for investment and guidance from their fund is definitely noteworthy.  Evaluating…

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iOS 12.5.4 Security Update Released For iPhones 7+ Years Old

Apple is rolling out the iOS 12.5.4 update for older iPhones, iPads, and iPods including but not limited to the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, 6th generation iPod Touch among others. It is a security update that addresses memory corruption and arbitrary code execution (ACE) vulnerabilities. It addresses the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2021-30737 The update addresses WebKit…

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The Role Of Cryptocurrency In A Cashless Society

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum made their debut before society went cashless — and it still isn’t cashless. People have speculated for many years about the possibility of a cashless society, and many have mostly stopped using cash without looking back. However, this primarily applies to ‘developed’ countries. Bitcoin and Ethereum launched as entirely…

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Sony Reveals The $9,000 Pro Level Airpeak S1 Drone

Drones have grown over the years (both literally and figuratively) as a carrier for cameras used by video production crews. Initially, most of them were small and could only carry absurdly tiny cameras with poor video quality. The high quality cameras used by professionals are usually enormous and heavy. This is one of the reasons…

Ford Maverick Hybrid Pickup Truck Starts At Under $20K

Ford’s upcoming 2022 Maverick pickup truck is offering a more budget friendly alternative to the larger F-150 series for those who don’t need it to do as much — and its a hybrid. The new Ford Maverick starts at $19,995. This compact pickup truck has a 4.5 foot cargo bed, which is 1 foot shorter…

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Siri Will Start Working Offline (When Feasible) In iOS 15

Apple has been transitioning towards privacy for years, and they have been making strides. However, Siri has been transmitting recordings to Apple’s servers for processing. It is clear that iPhones have the required hardware to handle speech recognition offline instead of using a remote server to do it, and now Apple is rolling out that…