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Forbes Blockchain 50 Call for Applications 2022

Otowards the first three years of the Forbes Blockchain 50, our list of $ 1 billion companies making significant use of the technology popularized by bitcoin, has become an indicator of institutional adoption. Our list shines a light on how large companies – often known names like Walmart and Novartis – are using blockchain technology to improve business processes and ...

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Protect your business against ransomware and other cyber attacks

By Terry Ingram and Michael Evans What can a business owner do to mitigate the risk of a ransomware attack? getty In the first six months of 2019 alone, data breaches exposed more than 4.1 billion records. On average, 28% of small businesses experience data breaches each year, and up to 10% of these businesses are forced to shut down ...

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EPA Removes Bloomington Sites Containing PCBs From Superfund List

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has removed three Superfund sites in Bloomington from the agency’s priority list, saying cleanup work on PCB-contaminated sites is now complete. The EPA said monitoring will continue at the three sites, which were contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs. The EPA says these toxic industrial chemicals can damage the nervous and ...

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Exxon-Led Carbon Capture Project Key to Sustained U.S. Economic Growth

Oil refineries off the Houston Ship Channel in Houston, TX on September 29, 2014. Photo Ken Cedeno (Photo … [+] by Ken Cedeno / Corbis via Getty Images) Corbis via Getty Images ExxonMobil XOM has always been a big business. As I detailed in April when the company announced its plan for a $ 100 billion project focused on the ...

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Threat Actor unveils login credentials for around 500,000 Fortinet VPN accounts

A threat actor has disclosed around 500,000 Fortinet VPN login credentials that have allegedly been stolen from 87,000 vulnerable devices since 2019. Identified as “Orange,” the hacker was initially a member of the Babuk ransomware operation, but split up to form another cybercrime company, the RAMP Hack Forum. Its former Babuk ransomware group attempted to extort $ 4 million from ...

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Supreme Court urged to review ban on drug injection sites

PHILADELPHIA CREAM Supporters of a plan to open supervised injection sites to try to reduce overdose deaths on Friday urged the United States Supreme Court to review a court ruling banning the practice. The test case centers on a nonprofit group’s Safehouse Project in Philadelphia, but officials in other states are closely monitoring debates about similar programs. Nationally, more than ...

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Banks beware, foreigners are cracking the finance code

Investments in integrated finance jump in 2021, data shows Buy now, pay later, offers take center stage Fintech market valuations overtake banks LONDON, September 17 (Reuters) – Anyone can be a banker these days, all you need is the right code. Global brands from Mercedes and Amazon (AMZN.O) to IKEA and Walmart (WMT.N) cut out traditional financial intermediaries and connect ...

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Who needs expatriates? | The Economist

Sep 18, 2021 IF EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS are the monarchs of the corporate world, the cadre of well-paid staff they deploy from head office to oversee operations across the planet are their ambassadors. In the golden age of globalization, sending an expatriate Western executive to a remote emerging market meant the place was taken seriously. This model was starting to feel ...

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Cloudflare will speed up millions of websites, automatically and for free

SAN FRANCISCO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping build a better Internet, today announced that it is the first to implement support for large-scale server for Early Hints, a new Internet standard that can help speed up websites on its network by 30% or more for free. By working with leading ...

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FBI released declassified 16-page redacted document on 9/11

Last month, President Biden said the Justice Department would review declassification of 9/11 investigative documents. One of these documents was published on Saturday on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the attacks. The investigation focused on the Saudi government’s involvement in the attacks. Loading Something is loading. The Federal Bureau of Investigation released a declassified 16-page partially redacted document ...

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