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Thoughtworks : and Spotify Developers Accept the “Make the Planet Cooler” Challenge at Spotify Hack Week 2022 with Cloud Carbon Footprint Plugin for Backstage | MarketScreener

By: Lisa McNally, Head of Cleantech and Sustainability and Tim Cochran, Technical Director This year, Thoughtworks developers were invited to join Spotify’s annual Hack Week 2022 focused on projects and initiatives that “Make the Planet Cooler.” In support of that theme, the Thoughtworks and Spotify teams partnered to build a Cloud Carbon Footprint plugin for […]

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UK

Norway blames “pro-Russian group” for cyber attack

OSLO, June 29 (Reuters) – A number of institutions in Norway have been subjected to a so-called distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber attack in the last 24 hours, the Norwegian NSM security authority said on Wednesday, blaming a “criminal pro-Russian group”. The attacks, which began overnight, targeted private and public institutions offering important services, the agency […]

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Gaming

‘Axie Infinity’ is back open for business following $625 million hack | Engadget

After a massive $625 million hack, the cryptocurrency pay-to-earn game Axie Infinity is once again open for business. The hack took advantage of flaws in the Ronin network, an Ethereum sidechain the game’s owner, Sky Mavis, propped up to facilitate faster transactions. Surprisingly, the news today is that Axie Infinity will… continue to use Ronin, […]

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Gaming

‘Axie Infinity’ hack victims will only get back around a third of what they lost | Engadget

Sky Mavis, the developer of blockchain game Axie Infinity, says it will start reimbursing the victims of a $617 million hack that took place earlier this year. The attackers took $25.5 million in USDC (a stablecoin that’s pegged to the value of the US dollar) and 173,600 ether, which was worth around $591.2 million at […]

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Technology

Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says

A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 (Reuters) – An Italian company’s hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Android smartphones […]

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Travel

Cruise packing hack to ensure jewellery isn’t stolen – ‘Smartest tip I’ve ever heard!’

1. Document the jewellery you’re bringing and get them insured  Make a visual inventory of the pieces you’re taking with you – take pictures of every item of jewellery you own.  If you need to file a police report for any reason, this proof of ownership will be very helpful. Check your contents insurance covers […]

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Travel

Cruise holidays: Save ‘lots of money’ and stay in a suite with cabin booking hack

“Cruise lines may bundle suite accommodations with air, hotel stays, limousine transfers and other add-ons, which majorly increases the prices. “Instead, choose the option of booking cruise-only, as this will save you lots of money, particularly if you can use frequent traveller or credit card points for your flights and pre-cruise hotel stay.” Although booking […]

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Business

Former Amazon employee convicted in Capital One hack

Signage is displayed on the exterior of a Capital One Financial Corp. cafe branch in Walnut Creek, California, U.S., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Bloomberg | Getty Images A former Amazon Web Services employee was convicted of hacking into Capital One and stealing the data of more than 100 million people nearly three years ago in […]

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Travel

‘Small travel hack’ could see crew ‘spoil you with snacks and drinks all flight long’

Cabin crew work long hours, with most of the job spent on their feet caring for passengers, so it’s no surprise that a little token of gratitude can go a long way. However, as well as brightening up the flight attendants‘ day, according to some frequent flyers, passengers might also get to enjoy some additional […]

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Automotive

Drivers urged to use ventilation hack that doesn’t rely on air con and saves fuel

With the summer weather fast approaching British drivers will try everything in their power to keep their vehicles as cool as possible. Every motorist knows how hot a car can get if left in direct sunlight even for a few minutes. Brits got their first taste of summer this week with temperatures soaring above 30 […]