Silk Road bitcoins worth $1bn change hands after seven years | Technology

A billion dollars worth of bitcoins linked to the shuttered darknet market Silk Road has changed hands for the first time in seven years, prompting renewed speculation about the fate of the illicit fortune. Almost 70,000 bitcoins stored in the account which, like all bitcoin wallets, is visible to the Continue Reading

New Zealand cans auction, hands telcos cheap 5G spectrum – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

A rigger adding Nokia 5G aerials to a Vodafone 4G mast in Auckland. Juha Saarinen With economists predicting New Zealand will enter its deepest recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s due to COVID-19, the government has taken the surprise move to directly allocate radio spectrum to telcos at Continue Reading

Contactless hand sanitisation: How officials in PMO, Rashtrapati Bhawan, SC are keeping their hands sanitised- Tempemail

Read Article All government offices and residences of notable personnel, including Rashtrapati Bhawan, PMO, Supreme Court, Ministry of Home Affairs, among others have been equipped with DRDO and Riot Labz developed OakMist, contactless sanitizer dispenser which sprays alcohol-based hand rub sanitizer solution. Following an advisory on MHA for Lockdown’s phase Continue Reading

Intuit QuickBooks joins hands with Milaap to provide funding, resources and tools to small and micro businesses- Tempemail

Read Article Intuit QuickBooks today announced the launch of the Small Business Relief Initiative, in collaboration with Milaap, to help small and micro businesses in India to raise money to tackle the challenges arising from the COVID-19 lockdown. Intuit’s QuickBooks Online is the world’s leading financial management solution for small Continue Reading

‘Remote hands’ flub takes out much of Cloudflare – Cloud- Tempemail

Web infrastructure and content delivery provider Cloudflare is experiencing serious disruption to several of its sites and services this morning, after losing network connectivity to a core data centre. Full details are yet to be revealed, but the problems started around 1.30 am AEST, and are caused by “a disruption Continue Reading

African Tech Companies Unite Against COVID-19 through Safe Hands Kenya Alliance | Tempemail

‘Safe Hands Kenya’ is the nationwide public health awareness campaign backed by renowned Kenyan tech firms including Twiga, Jumia, KOKO Networks, Ushahidi, Copia, Lynk and M-KOPA. They join a broad alliance of community organisations providing rapid mass sanitation with free-hand sanitizer, soap, surface disinfectants and masks for all Kenyans in Continue Reading

Flipkart and Uber join hands to deliver everyday essentials to consumers across three cities- Tempemail

Read Article Flipkart, one of India’s leading e-commerce platforms, today announced a partnership with Uber to provide people across Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi access to everyday essentials, amidst the ongoing national lockdown. This partnership will keep vital supply chains running and will address the growing needs of Flipkart customers to Continue Reading

Coronavirus marketing: why most brands are keeping their hands clean- Tempemail

As cases of the coronavirus (Covid-19) increase internationally, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and governments alike are engaging in information warfare to combat the spread of the virus. Elsewhere, brands — usually the first react and engage with newsworthy topics — have steered well clear, despite the clear social good Continue Reading