archive-title Yearly Archives: 2020

Yearly Archives: 2020

Cardano’s Byron Reboot Goes Live, Paving Way to Shelley Mainnet

Proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain Cardano (ADA) went live with its Byron reboot yesterday, March 30, as the project prepares its transition to the Shelley mainnet. Announced by Cardano’s developer, the peer-to-peer technology firm Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), the reboot involves a series of updates to major components of the Cardano network — the Cardano node, […]

Thousands of Microsoft Servers Infected by Crypto-Mining Botnet Since 2018, Says Report

A malicious botnet has been targeting Microsoft SQL database servers to mine cryptocurrency for two years, according to a new report. Guardicore Labs said Wednesday that in the last several weeks alone, the hackers had managed to infect close to 2,000 to 3,000 servers daily. As reported by Hacker News, the botnet has been dubbed […]

How Financial Models Could Move Bitcoin’s Price After the Halving

Tobias A. Huber is a researcher with the Department of Management, Technology and Economics at ETH Zurich, in Switzerland. Every four years, the Bitcoin protocol halves the block reward that miners receive when they contribute a so-called “block” of transactions to the blockchain. Currently, the reward is 12.5 bitcoins per block. The next halving will occur, […]

Antiques with Royal History | The Great Antiques Map of Britain | Full Episode | History Documentary

Although Bakewell’s history is steeped in agriculture, the industrial revolutions had an enormous impact. The antiques and collectables emanating from this rich and varied past place it firmly on the Great Antiques Map of Britain. Tim Wonnacott visits the Bakewell Food Festival in the heart of the glorious Derbyshire Peak District, where locals have brought […]

The True Stories of the Tornado Rampage in 2011 | Full Documentary | Reel Truth History

Tornado Rampage 2011 finds the people who were pulled into the raging tornadoes and tells their stories first-hand, with remarkable and terrifying video footage they shot in the heat of the storm. Discovery Channel’s ‘Stormchaser’ Reed Timmer joins the hunt on the 27 April, tracking down the twisters as they form – with exclusive pictures […]