Some Old Oil and Gas Fields Have Lithium Rich Water

Some oil and natural gas well sites are good locations for economically extracting lithium from produced water, according to observers of the nascent sub-sector of the oil and gas industry. This depends on the basin, since produced water mineral presence and concentrations can vary widely play-by-play, and even within the basins themselves, depending on the …

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Twitter Filing to Become a Paypal-like Payment Platform

The Financial Times reports Twitter has been applying for the necessary licenses to become a payment platform in the US. Esther Crawford, Twitter’s Director of Product Management, has been working on the infrastructure of the new service. When your team is pushing round the clock to make deadlines sometimes you #SleepWhereYouWork https://t.co/UBGKYPilbD — Esther Crawford …

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Holtec Nuclear for Faster and Cheaper Upgrade of Existing Coal Plants

Holtec International’s SMR-160 (Small Modular Nuclear Reactor) can be a drop in replacement of the boilers at coal plants. Most of the existing coal plants physical assets can be saved and they just replace their boilers with Holtec’s SMR-160 nuclear steam supply system. They will use multi-stage compressors which are capable of uprating SMR-160’s relatively …

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X-Energy SPAC and Other Funding

On December 6, 2022, X-energy has entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Ares Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: AAC), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company. The SPAC is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2023, the combined company will be named X-Energy, Inc. and its common equity securities and warrants are expected …

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Addressable raises $7.5M to enable Web3 companies to acquire users at scale

Tel Aviv, Israel, 31st January, 2023, Chainwire Addressable, an innovative end-to-end solution for Web3 marketing, announced today that it secured $7.5 million in a seed funding round, led by Viola Ventures and Fabric Ventures, with participation from Mensch Capital Partners and North Island Ventures. The funding will be used to accelerate adoption and expansion of …

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Venom Ventures Fund Commits a $5 Million Strategic Investment in the Everscale Blockchain

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, 31st January, 2023, Chainwire Venom Ventures Fund, a Web3 and blockchain innovation fund managed by Abu Dhabi-based investment fund manager Iceberg Capital Limited, has announced a strategic partnership with Everscale, a premier blockchain that aims to solve the scalability issues bogging down the Web3 industry. Venom Ventures Fund has committed a …

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Biswap DEX Unveils Improved AMM as Part of Its Ambitious 2023 Roadmap

New York, United States, 31st January, 2023, Chainwire BNB Chain decentralized exchange Biswap has published its 2023 roadmap which includes a number of proposed improvements and upgrades. It includes details of a new AMM, route optimization, and perpetual trading.  Take a look at the main Biswap benefits: https://biswap.org/.  A new AMM protocol with concentrated liquidity …

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Going Beyond Regular Limits of Optical Imaging By Using Quantum Information

Researchers are going beyond normal limits of optical resolution by using the best of classical and quantum information. [Above]Results of the joint deconvolution algorithm fusing both classical and quantum information for 2 photon absorption. Insets (A) and (D) are the highest resolution images using classical information (k = 1, q = 4) for a mean …

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NASA and DARPA will Demo a Nuclear Thermal Rocket Engine in Space by 2027

NASA and DARPA will work together to develop and demonstrate a nuclear thermal rocket engine in space by 2027. The Demonstration Rocket is part of the Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) programme. DRACO’s proposed solid core nuclear thermal rocket temperatures could reach almost 5000 degrees fahrenheit, which will need new advanced materials. It will use high-assay …

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