Ethereum is about to undergo a technical adjustment that will significantly alter the way transactions are processed, as well as reduce the supply of the ether token and sharply boost its price.
Elon Musk’s brain-chip start-up, Neuralink, has raised US$205-million in a funding round led by Dubai-based venture capital firm Vy Capital, with participation from Google Ventures.
The International Space Station was thrown briefly out of control on Thursday when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost.
Transnet appears to have been targeted with a strain of ransomware that cybersecurity experts have linked to a series of high-profile data breaches likely carried out by crime gangs from Eastern Europe and Russia.
China’s unprecedented crackdown on its technology industry has turned Tencent Holdings from a market darling into the world’s biggest stock loser this month.
South African banks said on Thursday that replacing 1 400 ATMs vandalised and looted during recent violent unrest could take about two months. As much as R20-million could have been taken.
Inmarsat Group, the UK’s biggest satellite company, plans to launch a constellation of low-earth orbit spacecraft and set up 5G wireless networks, joining a new space race against the likes of Elon Musk.