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Making Travel Seamless with Digital Identity – An Article

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As we dive headfirst into a new digital era, it’s becoming increasingly important that we each take extra measures to protect our online identities. Today, so much of our lives — communication, entertainment, travel — rely on digital technology, and using that tech often requires us to provide data about ourselves. While this is typically a necessary exchange for access, with more traditional technologies, people become subject to identity theft and this creates barriers for both them and the service providers to offer the most seamless experience. After all, the way we authenticate today is based on information “challenges,” and…

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How Long Does It Take To Mine Bitcoin? An Article

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Bitcoin network has grown in popularity over the last few years, as demonstrated by its daily use. The number of Bitcoin ATMs has also increased globally from 1 in 2013, to 500 in January 2016, to a whopping 5,042 in July 2019. This shows that there is growing demand and interest in Bitcoin as an asset and even cryptocurrencies as a general asset class. But how exactly does Bitcoin work?  Bitcoin is underpinned by blockchain technology, a cryptographic digital data structure. Basically, whenever anyone sends or receives Bitcoin, the transaction is recorded in blocks which are linked together in a chain.  MINING BITCOIN WHAT…

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adidas and Arsenal launch new partnership with 2019/20 home kit

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adidas Football and Arsenal  launch a progressive new era for the London club. Revealing a fresh new home strip design nodding  to the iconic adidas shirts of the past with a distinctively modern twist, the debut collection sets the tone for an innovative new partnership. The all-new kit design for the 2019/20 season features a classic all-over red body, complimented by popping white sleeves and contrasting collar. The white high collar design is adorned with a central red stripe and black trimming. This design is repeated on both sleeves and the distinctive three stripes run across the shoulder in a…

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SEAT and Grupo Sesé link up via drone.

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The SEAT factory in Martorell is the first Spanish plant to receive components via drone delivery. In collaboration with Grupo Sesé, the Spanish carmaker has a pioneering service connecting Sesé’s logistics centre in Abrera with the SEAT factory in Martorell using drones. The first parts delivery service between two production plants in Spain by drone was officially made today, and from now on will continue with deliveries of steering wheels and airbags to the SEAT assembly lines. The pilot project is being carried out under the supervision of the Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency (AESA) and will go forward…

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A temperature difference of 100 degrees

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From the snow and ice of Lapland to the desert sand of the Sahara, with a temperature difference that goes from -50 to 50 degrees. During the testing phase of a new model, cars are exposed to the most extreme climates to verify their performance at different temperatures and on various surfaces. The goal is to ensure that the vehicles adapt to all kinds of situations. But is driving really that different at such a large temperature span? Similarities Grip: Such different surfaces as snow and sand have something in common - very low tyre grip. “It's essential that he car is…

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Top Performance: the Audi SQ8 TDI

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Audi presents the sporty top model of the Q family: the SQ8 TDI (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 7.8 (30.2 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 205 - 204 (329.9 - 328.3 g/mi)). Thanks to the eight-cylinder diesel engine with biturbo charging, the large SUV coupe offers superior performance coupled with a high level of efficiency. The drive and suspension technologies, which include the sport differential, roll stabilization and all-wheel steering, ensure dynamic handling. The Audi SQ8 TDI** will be on the lots of European dealerships in the late summer of 2019. Its price in Germany starts at 102,900 euros.

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Redesigned 911 RSR expected to defend world championship

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Stuttgart. Porsche puts its faith in the brand-new 911 RSR (2019 model year) to defend the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) title. The race car complying with the FIA GTE regulations is a completely new development. The vehicle from Weissach has undergone improvements in all areas and will replace the successful 911 RSR with which Porsche won the manufacturers’ and drivers’ world championship in the FIA WEC as well as the Le Mans endurance classic (France) and the IMSA races at Sebring and Road Atlanta (Petit Le Mans) amongst other events in 2019. In developing the new Porsche 911 RSR, substantial…

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Leagues Cup Final To Be Played in the City of Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS -- Major League Soccer (MLS) and Liga MX today announced that the city of Las Vegas will host the first-ever final of the new annual competition between the two top soccer leagues in North America, Leagues Cup, on Wednesday, September 18 at Sam Boyd Stadium. The event is being organized with the support of MGM Resorts and Las Vegas Events. On “The Road to Las Vegas,” the 2019 edition of Leagues Cup will feature four clubs from each league in an eight-team single-elimination tournament that launches with quarterfinals on July 23 and 24 at the stadiums of the MLS clubs. The…

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BASICS: CRYPTOCURRENCY

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The different terms thrown around the cryptocurrency world have drummed up a lot of confusion. What’s the difference between a crypto coin and a crypto token? What is an altcoin and why are they referred to as cryptocurrencies? In many ways, the cryptocurrency industry is still in its infancy, and that’s led to terminology developing and taking hold as the sector evolves. This can still be intimidating for some people interested in the market who are left feeling like they can’t even understand the terms. Don’t worry, we’ll clear up the confusion and explain the key nuances behind these virtual…

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ENESIS G70 SHOWS OFF ITS MANEUVERABILITY AND AGILITY IN THE FINAL “ART OF THE STUNT” VIDEO

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 21, 2019 – Today, Genesis Motor America revealed the ultimate video of “The Art of the Stunt” series that highlights the class-leading dynamics of the 2019 Genesis G70. Working with Donut Media and award-winning film industry veterans and professional drivers, Genesis produced both the stunts and behind-the-scenes footage to engage performance enthusiasts and movie aficionados alike. “Genesis G70 embodies the spirit of thrilling driving, so it was only natural to put its dynamics to the test with these high-performance stunts,” said Kate Fabian, Genesis senior group director of marketing. In this final action video, stunt driver…

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