Ethereum Merge has completed its long-awaited update, Buterin says

Vitalik Buterin announced Thursday that Ethereum had completed its 'merge' upgrade. "775040520SB00199_TechCrunch" by TechCrunch is licensed under CC BY 2.0 The Ethereum blockchain completed its Merge upgrade early Thursday, cofounder Vitalik Buterin said. The Merge moves the crypto to a proof-of-stake mechanism, dramatically slashing energy usage. Analysts said that should draw institutional investors to ether, […]

Survivor Recap: The Merge Revitalizes the Game, While Players From the Edge Battle for a Second Chance

RELATED STORIES We’re dropping buffs once again because, Survivor fans: It’s time to merge! Wednesday’s episode couldn’t be more aptly titled: “This Is Where the Battle Begins.” The merge is when the game officially kicks into high gear. Big targets will have nowhere to hide, and alliances will either go deep or be shattered completely. […]

Major Russian MMA promotions merge in bid to become a ‘world leading organization’

Leading Russian MMA promotion Absolute Championship Berkut has officially announced the purchase of two organizations – Akhmat (WFCA) and Tech-Krep FC – in a move which sees them become the biggest player in the Russian market. The merging, first reported by RT Sport’s Denis Geyko in the beginning of November, has now been officially confirmed […]

13 Reasons Why to MERGE with Stranger Things? – Netflix teases insane collaboration

Fans of 13 Reasons Why and Stranger Things went into meltdown when Netflix suggested the two shows could join forces in the near future. The streaming service teased the partnership with a picture shared to Twitter on Wednesday, which saw three stars from 13 Reasons Why huddled together. In the photograph, Alisha Boe, Ryan Shaver […]

Uber is reportedly in talks with Dubai ride-sharing service Careem to merge their Middle East operations

Tero Vesalainen/Shutterstock Uber Technologies is in preliminary talks with rival Careem to combine their Middle Eastern ride-hailing services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing three people familiar with the matter. The companies have discussed several potential deal structures and under one of them, Careem’s current leaders would manage the new combined business while retaining one or […]

T-Mobile and Sprint don’t need to merge for 5G—they said so two months ago

Enlarge / T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray details T-Mobile’s plans to build a nationwide 5G network. (credit: T-Mobile USA) One of the US’ most successful mobile broadband providers is acquiring a struggling, smaller competitor, but it needs government approval of the merger. To make their case, the merging companies tell regulators that they can’t fully upgrade […]

T-Mobile and Sprint agree to merge, create giant to rival AT&T and Verizon

Enlarge (credit: T-Mobile) T-Mobile USA and Sprint today announced an agreement to merge, a deal that would combine the US mobile industry’s third and fourth biggest carriers to create a giant nearly as large as AT&T or Verizon Wireless. The all-stock merger deal would have T-Mobile acquire Sprint for $ 26 billion worth of stock, according […]

Russia & China to merge satellite tracking systems into one global navigation giant

Moscow and Beijing will team up to create an integrated navigation system based on Russia’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) and the Chinese BeiDou. The system will cover most of Eurasia. The countries will reportedly negotiate the merger in May at the International Conference on Advanced Technologies in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering in the Chinese […]

Nissan, Renault in talks to merge as one company

Nissan and Renault have been tied together as an alliance for nearly 20 years, but now the Japanese and French automakers are discussing whether to merge. Bloomberg, citing unidentified sources familiar with the confidential talks, reports that the idea is to form a larger, single publicly traded company to better compete against giants like Toyota […]

In 50 years we’ll have ‘robot angels’ and will be able to merge our brains with AI, according to technology experts

Business Insider spoke to six technology experts at the Mobile World Congress 2018. They spoke about the future we could experience within the next 50 years.   Read the full transcript below: Brian Wong – Kiip, CEO & Co-founder: So in 50 years I think the world will, in terms of technology, really change and […]