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Manga Review: Time Paradox Ghostwriter Volume 1 & 2

Time Paradox Ghostwriter is quite an interesting manga. What I first thought to be a manga series about the adventures of a time-traveling mangaka and their slew of hijinks turned out to be a social commentary on the often crippling nature of the modern manga industry. Premise The manga follows Teppei Sasaki, a 24-year-old budding manga creator who after getting first place in a manga competition, decides to follow his dreams of becoming a full-fledged mangaka after school while his friends chase traditional careers. Unfortunately, despite his relentless pursuit of

Demonic Review – Neat Tech on Tired Horror

Neill Blomkamp used to be a name recognized for sci-fi. He had his first breakout hit with 2009’s District 9. On a relatively small budget, he delivered a stirring sci-fi adventure in South Africa. He would continue to develop more films of this nature. These pictures were pretty much the same in their depictions of apartheid. The likes Elysium and Chappie revealed that Blomkamp’s scope was pretty limited, geographically and thematically. So it’s a tad intriguing to see him step into a different genre. Demonic doesn’t feel like Blomkamp’s usual

CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology

CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology Share this: Blog / CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology CPG companies can collaborate more effectively, get consensus, and make better decisions faster with the right solutions for S&OP success. To say that today’s CPG marketplace has faced some disruption is an understatement, and the pandemic is only one of the elements causing turmoil. Companies using outmoded tools such as Excel spreadsheets and simple database systems to manage sales and operations planning (S&OP) have found themselves in an almost impossible position

Pattern Secures $225M Growth Equity Investment

Pattern, the premier partner for global ecommerce and marketplace acceleration, today announced it received a strategic investment from Knox Lane, a growth-oriented investment firm focused on partnering with businesses in the consumer and services sectors. The $225M minority investment, led by Knox Lane, also included full pro-rata participation from existing investors.Since its founding in 2013, Pattern has profitably grown to more than 900 employees operating in 18 countries that support more than 100 global brands—including Panasonic, Nestle, Pandora, Sorel, Black Diamond, Zebra, and KONG. Pattern has developed a robust technology

China Can’t Regulate Virtual Worlds – The Pros of Decentralized Metaverses

China’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies has reached a new level of intensity in recent weeks. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has previously decided to prohibit financial institutions from dealing in virtual currencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum. More recently, the PBOC has attempted to shut down cryptocurrency transactions and mining entirely. This news has sent shockwaves throughout the industry and caused many traditional financial firms to rethink their involvement with cryptoassets. In particular, it’s been a major blow for Chinese bitcoin miners who are now scrambling to find ways of preserving

This On-Chain “Retest” Screams Of Mid-Cycle Bitcoin Correction, More Highs Ahead

On-chain data may show a retest of a Bitcoin indicator that has happened after mid-cycle corrections in the past. If it’s indeed one, more highs could be ahead. Bitcoin Net Unrealized Profit/Loss Retests A Lower Level As per the latest weekly report from Glassnode, the net unrealized profit/loss indicator has just retested the 0.50 level. The net unrealized profit/loss (NUPL) is a Bitcoin metric that’s based on the difference between the total unrealized gains and the total unrealized losses on the network. With its help, it can become possible to

$50K Fakeout? Bitcoin Trading Volume Isn’t Picking Up With Price Action

October has brought in a new surge in the bullish sentiment, in a couple of days, Bitcoin has returned to the $50,000. This signals the beginning of a new up-only season but could spell caution for the most experienced operators. Related Reading | Bitcoin Hash Rate Might Make New ATH Soon, What Does It Mean For The Price? At the time of writing, Bitcoin trades at $49,968 with a 4.4% profit in the daily chart. The first cryptocurrency by market cap was rejected north of the $50,000 and could trend lower

Bitcoin breaks above $50,000 for the first time in four weeks.

Cryptocurrencies were broadly higher on Tuesday afternoon as bitcoin crossed a key level of $50,000 for the first time in four weeks. Bitcoin was up 5.4%, trading at $50,120. Ethereum, the second-biggest crypto by market cap, was up 3.3% to trade at $3,445. “The big factor for the bitcoin price now is if it can continue to move higher, and that will only depend on where the price will close today [Tuesday],” said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at AvaTrade. Bitcoin is highly likely to see more upside moves. “In

TA: Ethereum Could See “Liftoff” if It’s Able to Hold One Crucial Level

Ethereum started a steady increase above $3,250 and $3,300 against the US Dollar. ETH price is now struggling to gain strength above $3,400 and $3,450. Ethereum started a downside correction after it faced sellers near the $3,500 zone. The price is now trading above $3,200 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a declining channel with resistance near $3,380 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could start a fresh increase if it remains stable above the $3,275 support. Ethereum