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A ransomware attack can begin in surprisingly simple ways
Hackers often look for cracks in an organization's human shield
NASA 'keeping eye' on Jeff Bezos and other space astronaut billionaires
Worth $177B, Bezos is the world's richest man; Musk is second at $151B
‘Seattle toilet water’: Coffee shop asks fans to rename frappuccino
‘F*ckstar orange frappé’ was among the most popular choices
Amazon's Jeff Bezos backing nuclear fusion plant in the UK
General Fusion has raised approximately $300M from its investors to date
Paraguay Follows El Salvador: Bitcoin Bill on the Table in July
Paraguay’s National Deputy, Carlitos Rejala confirmed that plans are in place to discuss the formal legalization of Bitcoin next month.
Miami Mayor Wants to Bring Chinese Bitcoin Miners to Florida
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has a message to Chinese Bitcoin miners facing regulatory crackdown in China: Miami could offer cheap nuclear energy to mine bitcoin.
Crypto Lode of $100 Billion Stirs U.S. Worry Over Hidden Danger
Regulators are worried about hidden risks to investors and even the financial system stemming from a fast-growing corner of the crypto market meant to be immune from volatility.
Ledger Hack Victims Are Receiving fake Crypto Hardware Wallets
A new hack is claiming victims following the the Ledger data breach of July 2020. The new scam involves sending convincing but fake hardware wallets to victims.
El Salvador Considering Paying Employee Salaries in Bitcoin
According to Rolando Castro, the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare in El Salvador, the government is discussing whether companies in the country should pay their employees in Bitcoin.
Sotheby’s Will Auction 'World Wide Web' Source Code As NFT
Next week Sotheby's auction will witness something very unusual: Sir Tim Berners-Lee will auction the original source code he used to create the World Wide Web as an NFT.
Bitcoin Up 11% After Musk Says Tesla Will Accept It When Miners Use More Clean Energy
SpaceX/Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc. will resume bitcoin cryptocurrency transactions when mining is done with more clean energy.
Three Reasons Why G7's Build Back Better World Plan is No Competition for China's BRI
Joe Biden's $40 trillion Build Back Better World (B3W) does not appear to be a threat or challenge to China's comprehensive Belt and Road (B&R) plan, say international observers, suggesting that if G7 is really concerned about the well-b...
'I Thought He Was Joking': Finnish Huawei Boss Slammed for 'Crazy' 7-Day Work Week Proposal
According to Huawei Finland's cyber security chief Mika Lauhde, who personally admitted to having worked 80-hour weeks with no summer vacation for years, seven-day work weeks would bolster Finland's stance against competitors.
Analysis: Boris Johnson's 'global Britain' needs more than a tiny Australian trade deal
The United Kingdom's first new trade deal since Brexit is a sobering reminder of the mammoth task it faces as it seeks to compensate for losing the economic benefits of EU membership.
Small Bitcoin Transfers Spike in El Salvador After BTC Adoption
El Salvador, which approved Bitcoin's as legal tender, has seen an unprecedented level of small BTC transfers under $1,000 this year.
Bitcoin rebounds after Elon Musk confirms Tesla may accept it again
Accused again of market manipulation, Bitcoin bounced nearly 10 per cent in value after Elon Musk tweeted Tesla could once again accept it as payment.
China's Bitcoin crackdown targets miners for 'misusing electricity'
Authorities in Yunnan - China's fourth-biggest Bitcoin hub - are targeting cryptocurrency miners and traders for 'misappropriating' electricity.
Why is Bitcoin booming in Latin America?
El Salvador’s decision to make Bitcoin an official currency is a watershed for crypto - and it’s setting off a chain reaction in Latin America.
Cryptocurrency Not Included on SEC's Upcoming Agenda
It seems that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) isn't too concerned with cryptocurrency at the moment.
G7 nations seek to counter China’s Silk Road projects with ambitious infrastructure plan
The Group of Seven (G7) countries have announced plans for a major infrastructure project for developing nations in a bid to rival China’s trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also known as “One Belt, One Road.”
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