How a Kamikaze Nation State Could Kill Bitcoin

Bitcoin has so far survived for more than 11 years. The network continues to function as intended, in part, thanks to an assumption that miners will always act in their own best interests economically. But what if a powerful, rich actor set its sights on destroying Bitcoin? What if that actor had no interest in preserving the value of the […]

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Exclusive: France's Engie eyes U.S. energy services firm Ameresco – sources

(Reuters) – French power utility Engie SA has approached Ameresco Inc, a U.S. provider of energy efficiency solutions and developer of renewable energy plants, to express interest in acquiring it, according to people familiar with the matter. The approach will test the appetite of Ameresco’s 72-year-old chairman and chief executive, George Sakellaris, to cash out. Sakellaris founded the Framingham, Massachusetts-based […]

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Female spectator is gored at a bullfight in Thailand

Female spectator is gored at a bullfight in Thailand after the enraged animal smashes through a safety barrier and runs into the crowd Bull broke out of a ring during a fight in southern Thailand on Monday afternoon  Spectator Kunn Nam, 57, was charged by the animal after it got into the crowd  Video captured moment she was gored, leaving […]

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Coronavirus death toll rises again, outlook uncertain

London: Mainland China reported 1886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths for a total of 1868 in its update on Tuesday, following a report that 80 per cent of cases have been mild, prompting guarded optimism from health officials. Medical workers move a person who died from COVID-19 at a hospital in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province. Credit:AP […]

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GUY ADAMS: Another jaunt for Andrew, another tycoon facing sex claims

What does Prince Andrew find so attractive about foreign billionaires who own Caribbean mansions? asks GUY ADAMS: Duke faces fresh embarrassment over another luxury with another tycoon who faces sordid sex claims Last year Andrew faced backlash over his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein He may now face the fallout from the second deeply unedifying legal case  Peter Nygard, 78, allegedly […]

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