2019 MWC: Intel Helps Bring Batman to Life with Mixed Reality

Intel, AT&T*, Ericsson*, Warner Bros.* and DC* collaborated to create a mixed reality experience that immerses fans wearing virtual reality headsets in the world of DC’s tech-savvy Super Hero Batman* as he takes on Super-Villain The Scarecrow*. The experience builds on a proof-of-concept demonstration conducted in December 2018 with the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.

Mobile World Congress attendees will see how Batman defeats The Scarecrow in an action-packed immersive experience using a digital model of their encounter in the Intel booth (#3E31 in Hall 3) in Fira de Barcelona.

The demonstration showcases the latest evolution in mobile broadband technology and distributed cloud remote rendering. It runs on Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors in Ericsson radio base stations with the Intel® 5G Mobile Trial Platform.

More: AT&T, Ericsson, Intel and Warner Bros. showcase the potential of 5G through a mixed-reality experience featuring DC’s Batman and The Scarecrow at MWC19 Barcelona | Intel at 2019 MWC

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Prediction: Tesla Will Eventually Dive Head-First into Bitcoin

In a rare comment from Elon Musk on cryptocurrency, the Tesla and SpaceX founder said that Bitcoin “is quite brilliant.” He continued: “Paper money is going away and crypto is a far better way to transfer value than pieces of paper, that’s for sure, but it has its pros and cons.” Musk also gave Ethereum props on the ARK Investment podcast Tuesday (listen here): “There seems like there is some merit to Ethereum as well.” Elon Musk: Bitcoin Is Brilliant, But Tesla’s Not Going Full-Crypto It’s a strong endorsement of cryptocurrency and Bitcoin coming from Silicon Valley wunderkind Elon Musk,

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FBI Wants Your Help to Investigate $2.5 Billion Crypto Scam Bitconnect

Like most scams, it will be years before Bitconnect’s operators have felt the full weight of their actions. However, the US government wants victims to help bring the $2.5 billion crypto Ponzi scheme to justice. FBI Wants to Talk to Bitconnect Victims The FBI is looking to talk to people victimized by the Bitconnect scheme. It is publicly taking applications and information via its website. The agency will contact those it deems interesting enough to help with the investigation. The FBI writes: “By mid-December 2017, BCC boasted a market cap of over $2.5 billion. Bitconnect guaranteed investors up to a

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This Crypto Brokerage Lets You Escape to Fiat – No KYC Required

Europeans now have a new option to convert Bitcoin and other crypto assets into fiat without having to undergo identity verification. To make this possible, Swiss service Bity integrated with MyEtherWallet to enable the seamless transition of funds between MEW wallets and Bity accounts. Swiss Crypto Firm Sheds KYC Requirements for $5,000 Purchases Bity supports movements of up to 5,000 CHF (roughly $5,000) without a KYC verification process. According to a press release, Bity is a totally legal service under Swiss laws. The company writes: “Bity is able to offer this KYC-less Exit-to-Fiat gateway because it is compliant with the Swiss

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Tesla Will Be the Next Amazon – Unless it Gets Acquired by Apple First

Tesla will be the next Amazon. Moreover, its stock price will rocket 1,200% over the next five years to top $4,000 a share. That’s the exuberant prediction of TSLA shareholder Cathie Wood, the CEO of ARK Invest. Wood says the business community is often puzzled by the mercurial personality of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, but she says that should not be an issue. Wood says it’s just a matter of getting used to Musk’s sometimes flighty demeanor, which she does not find problematic. “Everybody is beginning to adjust for Musk,” Wood told CNBC. “Having been a portfolio manager for many years, I

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Breaking: Samsung Galaxy S10 Features Built-in Crypto Support

South Korean smartphone giant Samsung unveiled its long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S10 on Wednesday, and bitcoin investors waited with breathless anticipation to learn whether the S10 would feature an integrated crypto wallet. Does Galaxy S10 Include A Bitcoin Wallet? In a word, yes. Samsung confirmed today that it has integrated “Samsung Knox” into the S10, a feature which uses hardware security to store private keys for blockchain applications, including – presumably – cryptocurrency. Developers will be able to make use of the feature in creating hardware wallets via software. Anyone who owns an S10 will essentially have a hardware wallet. “Galaxy

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