Monthly Archives: December 2020

SolarWinds Hackers Accessed Microsoft Source Code, Microsoft Says

WASHINGTON – The hacking group behind the SolarWinds compromise was able to break into Microsoft Corp. and access some of its source code, Microsoft said Thursday, something experts said sent a worrying signal about the spies’ ambition.Source code, the…

Wall Street Ends Wild Pandemic Year With Dow, S&P at Record Highs

NEW YORK – U.S. stocks ended a tumultuous year with the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 at record highs, as the three major U.S. equity indexes notched solid-to-spectacular yearly gains despite an economy upended by the COVID-19 virus….

OKEx announces mainnet launch of OKExChain – and how to earn its native OKT token

VICTORIA, Seychelles, Dec. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OKEx (www.okex.com), a world-leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, is thrilled to announce the launch of OKExChain mainnet. Unlike other exchange chains, OKEx wanted to embody blockchain’s core qualities of openness and decentralization in OKExChain. After more than 10 iterations on the testnet and exhaustive ongoing development, this vision […]

Asian Markets Mostly Higher, European Markets Mixed as Turbulent 2020 Nears End

European markets were mixed Wednesday as investors prepared to turn the page to a new year after a turbulent 2020. Britain’s benchmark FTSE index was up just over one point at midday, but virtually unchanged percentage-wise (+0.03%). The CAC-40 index …

Asian Markets Mostly Higher, European Markets Mixed as Turbulent 2020 Nears End

European markets were mixed Wednesday as investors prepared to turn the page to a new year after a turbulent 2020. Britain’s benchmark FTSE index was up just over one point at midday, but virtually unchanged percentage-wise (+0.03%). The CAC-40 index …

2020 Added a Pandemic to Climate Disasters

The coronavirus pandemic may have ground human activities to a halt in 2020, but climate change kept going. Restrictions to contain the coronavirus emptied streets and grounded air travel. The resulting 7% drop in greenhouse gas emissions is the larges…