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“The main rival, Bitcoin, is very primitive compared to Ethereum”, Rob Zel, Bitni’s founder claims

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The launch of Bitcoin over a decade ago opened up opportunities for the development and launch of a ton of other cryptocurrencies, Ethereum being the foremost. Often compared to Bitcoin, Ethereum 2.0 is a truly decentralized P2P (peer-to-peer) blockchain-powered cryptocurrency.

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Amazon Launches Ethereum for Managed Blockchain

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Two years after announcing the general availability of its fully-managed blockchain service, Amazon has extended it with Ethereum support. Using Ethereum on Managed Blockchain, developers can easily instantiate Ethereum nodes without […]. News Ethereum

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Sommelier gets $1M R&D grant from The Graph to deliver blockchain market data improvements

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Sommelier, a decentralized finance (DeFi) blockchain protocol and Ethereum bridge that acts as a co-processor to the Ethereum world computer, has announced a $1M Research and Development grant from The Graph Foundation.

Ethereum Popularity on YouTube Surpasses Bitcoin

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According to a recent report by Total Processing, Ethereum (ETH) is the most-watched cryptocurrency on YouTube. The top altcoin has clocked over 231 million views, even more than Bitcoin. In contrast, Bitcoin has a little under 200 million views.

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Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

Ethereum price prediction: what is the outlook for the second-largest crypto in 2021 and beyond?

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Read Nicole Willing’s predictions for Ethereum for 2021 and beyond on Capital : The ETH price briefly touched $2,000 (£1,500, ?1,680) 1,680) in February’s cryptocurrency rally and has moved back above that level in April, gaining 183.2% so far this year.

Avalanche (AVAX) integrates with The Graph (GRT)

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Decentralized smart contracts platform, Avalanche, has integrated with The Graph to expand querying and indexing on the platform.

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Anduril Is About To Give An AI Brain Transplant To Area-I’s Drones

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We had reported about Anduril Industries, Inc’s acquisition of drone maker Area-I, David Hambling takes a look at how the acquisition will pan out on Forbes: Defense startup Anduril has moved closer to its ambition to build a new industry giant with the acquisition of drone maker Area-I.

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Dell is spinning out VMware in a deal expected to generate over $9B for the company

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Dell announced this afternoon that it’s spinning out VMware, a move that has been suspected for some time. Dell acquired VMware as part of the massive $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion) in 2015.

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AWS debuts OpenSearch project following spat over Elastic licence

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AWS has unveiled the OpenSearch project – a community-driven open-source fork of Elasticsearch and Kibana – in response to Elastic changing its licensing terms for these at the start of the year over what it regarded as AWS exploiting its open-source code.

Bitcoin tops $59,000 as PayPal launches crypto checkout service

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Bitcoin price continued to rise on Tuesday and topped the $59,000 level for the first time since 21 March after PayPal said it is allowing US consumers to use their cryptocurrency holdings to pay at millions of its online merchants globally.

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The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Palo Alto Networks latest security giant accused of patent infringement

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A company is suing Palo Alto Networks for patent infringement, alleging that proprietary technologies were demonstrated to the cybersecurity giant, then used in a number of its major security products and systems.

Visa will settle transactions in USD Coin via the Ethereum blockchain

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Visa Inc (NYSE:V) will start allowing the cryptocurrency USD Coin to be used for payment settlements on its network. It’s the latest sign that mainstream financial companies are starting to accept digital currencies.

The Missing Link: How Chainlink’s Pallet Aims to Deliver Greater Informational Access

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Scoping out the Job Landscape: Palantir Gets National Nuclear Security Administration Award

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Read Jillian Hamilton explain how the Palantir Technologies $89.9 million contract with the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration could help the job landscape on Clearance Jobs : In a cleared market, passive candidates with an active clearance are a recruiters dream.

Ethereum transaction fees ‘skyrocketed’ in the the first quarter, ramping up costs for users, report finds

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Transaction fees on the Ethereum cryptocurrency network “skyrocketed” in the first three months of 2021, driving up costs and sending some users towards other blockchains, according to a new report.

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

RiskIQ: 69,548 Microsoft Exchange servers still vulnerable

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Tens of thousands of Microsoft Exchange servers remain available for threat actors to attack even after significant patching and guidance from Microsoft. Threat intelligence vendor RiskIQ told SearchSecurity that 69,548 Microsoft Exchange servers remain unpatched as of Sunday.

Goldman close to offering Bitcoin to private wealth clients

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is close to offering investment vehicles for Bitcoin and other digital assets to clients of its private wealth management unit. ?We

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Centripetal on Finding simplicity in Cyber Threat Intelligence

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Read Byron Rashed explain how companies can sort out their cybersecurity strategy through threat intelligence on Centripetal Blog : In battling the constant threat of security breaches, many organizations rely on solutions that provide real-time security alerts.

New Wall Street Bitcoin Report Finds Radical $100,000 Bitcoin Price Model Is ‘Worth Understanding’

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Bitcoin, after roaring to around $60,000 per bitcoin in March, has plateaued in recent weeks. The bitcoin price has added almost 500% since its latest bull run began in October 2020, pushed on by bullish Wall Street banks and the likes of Tesla billionaire Elon Musk.

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Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Defense-tech company Anduril buys Area-I, a manufacturer of tube-launched drones

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Anduril, the rare West Coast tech company that sees the U.S. military as its go-to customer, has acquired Area-I, an Atlanta-based tech start-up specializing in small tube-launched drones that can be used to scout ahead of helicopters or military transport planes.

Anduril Gets Subcontract from Palantir

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Irvine-based defense and border protection company Anduril Industries said it has received a subcontract award from Palantir Technologies for the hardware system design for the U.S. Army’s Tactical Intelligence Targeting […]. News Anduril Anduril Industries Palantir Palantir Technologies

Chainlink Integration Connects Filecoin to Smart Contract-Enabled Blockchains

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Filecoin, a decentralized network allowing users to store, request, and transfer data via a verifiable marketplace, today announced integration with Chainlink, the popular decentralized oracle solution.

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The Need for Speed in Cybersecurity

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Read why Gaurav Banga, CEO and founder of Balbix, Inc. says that speed should be the most relevant composition of cybersecurity strategy on Security Boulevard : Friday is my favorite day of the week.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

IBM’s Rob Thomas details key AI trends and discusses Palantir partnership and shift to hybrid cloud

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The last year has seen a major spike in the adoption of AI models in production environments, in part driven by the need to drive digital business transformation initiatives. While it’s still early days as far as AI is concerned, it’s also clear AI in the enterprise is entering a new phase.

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Chainlink’s Hackathon offers $125K in bounties, LINK going to $100?

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Read Reynaldo Marquez take a look at whether Chainlink’s mega Hackathon would enable LINK to cross the $100 barrier on News BTC : With a start date of March 15th, The Spring 2021 Chainlink Virtual Hackathon records more than 3,500 participants.

Using Aerospike on Google Cloud Platform: Two Use Cases

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Read Ronen Botzer take a look at two case studies of firms using Aerospike for hyperscale implementation on Aerospike Blog : At Aerospike, our customers are at the forefront of innovation. The Aerospike database makes it possible for them to implement a wide range of hyperscale real time use cases.

Elastic Teams Up With Confluent To Enhance User Experience

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Search company Elastic N.V. has expanded its strategic partnership with Confluent, Inc. to offer an improved experience to Apache Kafka and Elasticsearch users. Elastic (ESTC) CEO, Shay Banon said, “Kafka has been, and continues to be, an important component of the Elastic ecosystem.

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Elastic enables users to uncover insights and drive action with their data through the power of search

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Elastic announced new capabilities and updates across Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Elastic Cloud in the 7.12 release. The new features are designed to enable users to uncover insights and drive action with their data through the power of search.

Chainlink releases native Substrate module to bring its oracles to Polkadot

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Polkadot and Chainlink have announced the release of Chainlink’s Price Feeds as a module, or “pallet” in Polkadot terminology, for the Substrate blockchain framework.

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Not bad in the grand schema of things: Elastic pushes out 7.12 with direct object storage search

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Read Daniel Robinson review the Elastic version 7.12

Snowflake Blasts into the Cloud Wars Top 10, Replacing #10 Adobe

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Despite having annual revenue of well under $600 million, high-growth superstar Snowflake has forced its way into the Cloud Wars Top 10 by seizing the data-cloud position that all the major cloud players missed and are now eager to claim.

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

CipherTrace Introduces Compliance Solutions for DEX and DeFi Protocol Using Chainlink Network

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CipherTrace, a leading crypto intelligence company has launched its new compliance solution CipherTrace DeFi Compli that helps decentralized exchanges (DEXs) and DeFi applications to abide by the rules and regulations of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Ethereum now among top 10 financial services; value higher than m-cap of Citigroup, SoftBank

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Ethereum’s price has scaled up over 1300 per cent from $138.5 as of April 2, 2020, to $1,944 as of April 1, 2021. Despite being the biggest alternative to Bitcoin, Ethereum has a long way to cover to come close to Bitcoin’s craze and market cap.

The American company helping Israeli startups scale-up to the next level

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It is no secret that the main destination targeted by Israeli tech startups is the U.S. market. However, it isn’t just one-way traffic.

Qlik Partners with Snowflake to Unlock SAP Data for Cloud Analytics

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Qlik has deepened its partnership with Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, with the launch of a new joint solution that enables faster ingestion and on-boarding of analytics-ready SAP data to Snowflake through accelerated data pipeline creation and ongoing data streaming with Qlik Data Integration.

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Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.