Tech Digest daily roundup: Run on crypto as Bitcoin slumps
Cryptocurrency lender Celsius has said “extreme market conditions” have forced it to “pause” all withdrawals as digital currencies crash to prices not seen since last year. The New Jersey-based company, which works similarly to a bank, suspended all user trading in the small hours of this morning. In a memo to its users, Celsius managers said:…
USB lunchbox pumps out 60°C of face-melting heat
This scares me a little. It’s a little bag with a heating element in, which claims to cook your lunch when plugged in via USB. In reality though, 60C is barely warmer than a cup of tea – certainly not enough to kill any bacteria. Don’t rely on it to grill a steak beyond “rare”.
On the other hand, if all you’re doing is heating up your cous-cous, then my objection isn’t so pronounced. Who knows? Maybe in the hands of Heston Blumenthal it could be a force for good. Now there’s a program I’d like to see – Heston Blumenthal’s USB Lunchbox.
Thanko (via Oh! Gizmo)
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