Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Ties That Bind Facebook’s Libra

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Ties That Bind Facebook’s Libra

In June, Facebook revealed plans for Libra, a cryptocurrency it hopes will shake up the global payments industry. Facebook says it won’t control Libra, and that key decisions will be in the hands of the Libra Association, a group registered in Switzerland with as many as 100 members, each with equal voting power.“No single organization…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Style Maven Astrophysicists of Silicon Valley

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Style Maven Astrophysicists of Silicon Valley

Chris Moody knows a thing or two about the universe. As an astrophysicist, he built galaxy simulations, using supercomputers to model the way the universe expands and how galaxies crash into one another. One night, not long after he’d finished his PhD at UC Santa Cruz, he met up with a few other astrophysicists for…

Hexbyte  News  Computers macOS Catalina review: transition period

Hexbyte News Computers macOS Catalina review: transition period

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge iTunes is gone, but what comes next? It’s been a messy fall for Apple software releases. iOS and iPadOS have already been updated multiple times to address bugs, and they still have issues as of early October. Now, macOS 10.15 Catalina is out, and the number one…

Hexbyte  News  Computers Apple’s macOS Catalina update is now available to download

Hexbyte News Computers Apple’s macOS Catalina update is now available to download

Apple will today release macOS 10.15 Catalina, the latest major update to the company’s Mac operating system. Catalina marks the end of iTunes as a fixture on Macs, with the app now broken into separate apps for Apple Music, Podcasts, and Apple TV. Everything iTunes did should be available across these new, streamlined apps. Device…