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Inspiration from peers led to swim image

Editor’s note: In more than six years, Chris Schanz has taken thousands of photographs during his time as sports editor. In this “Photo Focus” series, he will take a look back at a handful of his favorite pictures and describe the story behind them.” •••••••••• According to the Oxford English Dictionary, “inspire” is defined as […]

Coronavirus created a dictator and emboldens authoritarians worldwide – Business Insider – Business Insider

On Monday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban effectively became the world’s newest dictator when the country’s parliament voted to suspend elections and granted him the power to rule by decree with no time limit. “At this point, Hungary is a full-on dictatorship – no if, ands, or buts. This was simply the last step in […]

Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Director on What DLT Startups Need to Succeed

The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator — an incubator for early stage distributed ledger technology startups at the University of California, Berkeley — recently launched its spring cohort, which includes startups seeking to fight COVID-19, launch a cannabis-themed massively multiplayer online game and create a reverse auction platform for loans. Cointelegraph spoke to Jocelyn Weber, the director […]

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 […]