Hackers drain $31 million from cryptocurrency service MonoX Finance

Company says it has contacted the hacker in an attempt to recover the funds. Good luck. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Blockchain startup MonoX Finance said on Wednesday that a hacker stole $31 million by exploiting a bug in s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaDec 1st, 2021

Minecraft DDoS Attack Leaves Small European Country Without Internet

Andorra Telecom, the only ISP in the principality of Andorra, suffered repeated distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks during a multi-day Twitch gaming tournament. From a report: The DDoS attacks occurred during the scheduled SquidCraft Games t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 41 min. ago

Steam breaks concurrent user record again, inching ever closer to 30 million

Steamdb’s charts show that Steam hit 29,201,174 users on January 23rd at around 9am EST. Steam’s own stats put the peak number at 29,198,370. Either way, Steam has climbed over the last milestone before hitting 30 million......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 12 min. ago

Webb"s journey to L2 Is nearly complete

On Monday, Jan. 24, engineers plan to instruct NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to complete a final correction burn that will place it into its desired orbit, nearly 1 million miles away from the Earth at what is called the second Sun-Earth Lagrange.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

Webb telescope reaches destination, 1 mn miles from Earth: NASA

The James Webb Space Telescope has fired its thrusters and reached its orbital destination around a million miles (1.5 million kilometers) away from our planet, NASA said Monday, a key milestone on its mission to study cosmic history......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

New study calls into question the importance of meat eating in shaping our evolution

Quintessential human traits such as large brains first appear in Homo erectus nearly 2 million years ago. This evolutionary transition towards human-like traits is often linked to a major dietary shift involving greater meat consumption. A new study.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

Forest emissions scheme makes "tiny" contribution to Indonesia"s Paris targets

More than 70 million tons of carbon were prevented from being released into the atmosphere under a deforestation emissions reduction scheme in Indonesia—but researchers point out this is only 3 percent of the total required by Indonesia's Nationall.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

An OpenSea Bug Let Attackers Snatch NFTs from Owners at Six-figure Discounts

A bug in OpenSea, the popular NFT marketplace, has let hackers buy rare NFTs for well below market value, in some cases leading to hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses for the original owners -- and hundreds of thousands of dollars in profits f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 41 min. ago

Apple Fined $5.6M After Dutch Dating App Antitrust Order

The Netherlands' competition authority has fined Apple $5.6 million for failing to comply with conditions in an order requiring it to allow local dating apps to make user of third party payment technology in their apps. From a report: The tech giant.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 41 min. ago

$130 Billion Wiped Off Crypto Markets in 24 Hours

The cryptocurrency market had around $130 billion wiped off its value over the last 24 hours as major digital coins continued their multi-day sell-off. From a report: Bitcoin was last down around 4% at $33,755.57, according to Coin Metrics, while Eth.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 41 min. ago

Bird Flu Is Back in the US. No One Knows What Comes Next

The fast-moving pathogen, which has already invaded Europe, was found in East Coast ducks. The last outbreak that tore through the US killed 50 million birds......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News22 hr. 40 min. ago

Plaid settlement will see $58 million paid to users of American Express, Venmo, Robinhood, and other apps

The name might not be familiar, but Plaid connects many of the world's largest fintech services to consumers’ bank accounts. It boasts a client list of over 5,500 apps and is used by tens of millions of people in North America, writes Fast Company......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 24th, 2022

UnaBiz, Kineis connect satellites, IoT for logistics and transportation

Headquartered in Singapore, UnaBiz is a multi-tech IoT service provider that has delivered over 1.4 million sensors in 28 countries worldwide. The 5-year-old scale-up has recently raised US$25 million in its Series B funding and is looking to grow it.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 24th, 2022

2021 Global ODM/OEM TV shipments fall 9.4% on year

ODMs/OEMs and own-brand TV makers including China-based Changhong, Konka, Skyworth, and Hisense shipped a total of 97.60 million TVs globally in 2021, decreasing 9.4% on year, according to China-based Runto Technology......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 24th, 2022

Developer Who Intentionally Corrupted His Libraries Wants NPM To Restore His Publishing Rights

Remember that developer who intentionally corrupted his two libraries which collectively had over 20 million weekly downloads and thousands of dependent projects? In the immediate aftermath he'd complained on Twitter that NPM "has reverted to a previ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 24th, 2022

Most people are willing to take pay cuts and lose benefits to keep working from home

‘The Future of Work in Financial Services: Remote or In-Office?’ is a collaboration between market researcher Atomik Research and enterprise video platform maker Vidyard. It uses data gathered from 503 financial service professionals working in s.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

Netflix loses a quarter of its value on slowing subscriber growth

Netflix finished the quarter with 222 million paying subscribers, adding 8.3 million members during the last three months of 2021. Revenue for the quarter was $7.7 billion, up 16.0 percent compared to the same period a year earlier......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

The Legend of Zelda: Majora"s Mask is coming to Nintendo Switch Online in February

Majora’s Mask arrived in 2000 as the sixth game in the mainline Zelda series. It was the second title to utilize 3D graphics following The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, a brilliant game that managed to sell 2.5 million copies in the final 39 da.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

El Salvador"s Government Buys More Bitcoin as Its Price Drops to $35,149

As the price of bitcoin drops to $35,149, "The entire country of El Salvador is riding the cryptocurrency wave," reports The Street, "even in its choppiest waters." The first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, the Central America.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

10 Great Gearhead Documentaries on Kanopy for Car Lovers

Thousands of libraries across the country subscribe to the Kanopy streaming service and offer it free of charge to their members. If your local library is among them, all you need is your library card number to access more than 30,000 movies and docu.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

New studio Firestoke seeks joyful games to publish

Firestoke, a new studio headed up by former DMA Design and Rockstar developer Paul Farley, today revealed more details about its mission. It intends to offer full-service publishing services to developers who make non-violent, joyful titles. Farley f.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022