Day: August 31, 2020

89% of Nigerian parents use their gadgets to entertain their child when they travel: Kaspersky on tendencies of parenting in a digital age [ARTICLE]

According to the “Responsible Digital Parenting” survey 1 , 89% of the parents in Nigeria use their gadgets to entertain their child when they travel. Furthermore, 33% of the respondents try to calm down their children with the help of devices and 22% aim to gain some spare time for themselves. As a result, there is a chance that children are often left one-on-one with the gadgets. What is more, 56% of Nigerian children have their own smartphone or tablet, according to the survey. Among such a big number, the majority of children were 2-6 years old when they first got their own device. Nevertheless, 31% of Nigerian parents have not discussed safety rules on the Internet with their child. It means that the children are not always aware of how to behave themselves safely online.

“Most parents give their children gadgets in order to entertain them, spare some time

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Ethereum History in 5 Charts

Five years ago this week, the first general-purpose blockchain went live on a mainnet. Ethereum paved the way for a whole new use case for blockchain technology untethered from Bitcoin’s original vision as electronic cash.

CoinDesk marked the milestone with a special series of stories, live-streamed conversations and even a pop-up newsletter. These charts first appeared in the newsletter, one for each day.

Here are five charts for understanding Ethereum’s evolution.

Part 1: A Bloodless Secession

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Source: CoinDesk Research

Not one year after the launch of Ethereum, a seminal event split the community in two.

So acute was the disagreement between these two subcommunities that the row resulted in the creation of a new cryptocurrency called “ethereum classic,” cloned from the original Ethereum codebase.

Ethereum classic was created July 20, 2016, after $60 million worth of ether (ETH), Ethereum’s native cryptocurrency, was stolen from users of a dapp known as 

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Peru Internet of Things Market By Platform, By Component, By Application, By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025

New York, Aug. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Peru Internet of Things Market By Platform, By Component, By Application, By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p05916887/?utm_source=GNW

Peru internet of things market is expected to grow at impressive rate during the forecast period on account of increasing technological advancements and growing use of technology in various applications like consumer electronics, building & home automation, connected logistics, etc.Moreover, developments in big data, cloud computing, data centers and data analytics is expected to positively influence the market over the coming years.

Internet penetration in Peru in 2018 was 52.54% and surging adopting of BYOD and CYOD are propelling the growth of IoT in the country. Additionally, supportive initiatives by the government to promote digital transformation and develop smart cities is anticipated to have a positive impact on the IoT market of Peru as these

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New Zealand bourse website hit by fresh cyberattack, but keeps trading



a person standing in front of a building: People look at exchange rates displayed at the NZ Stock Exchange in Wellington


© Reuters/Anthony Phelps
People look at exchange rates displayed at the NZ Stock Exchange in Wellington

By Praveen Menon

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The New Zealand stock market was hit by a fifth day of cyber attacks on Monday, crashing its website, but maintained trading after switching to a contingency plan for the release of market announcements.

NZX Ltd was halted for most of last week due to the attacks, which authorities have said originated offshore.

Monday’s attack came shortly after NZX said it had agreed with the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) on a back-up plan for the release of market announcements.

A spokesman for NZX confirmed the website was down, but said trading on its platform, which began at 10.00 a.m. local time (2200 GMT), was continuing as usual through the contingency arrangements.

He declined to comment on who was behind the attacks, whether there had been any extortion demand

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