Once again, someone tampered with an entire drinking water supply via the internet

Photo: Sean Hollister / The Verge You would think that something as critical as a town or county’s drinking water supply would be well-protected — you know, like how America’s nuclear armament was isolated from the internet and even relied on eight-inch floppy disks until just recently? And yet we’ve now had two instances where someone was able to remotely log into a municipal water supply in a way that could have seriously harmed people. Remember the story of the Florida water treatment facility where someone was able to change…

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Yahoo Answers will be shut down forever on May 4th

Yahoo Answers, one of the longest-running and most storied web Q&A platforms in the history of the internet, is shutting down on May 4th. That’s the day the Yahoo Answers website will start redirecting to the Yahoo homepage, and all of the platform’s archives will apparently cease to exist. The platform has been operating since 2005. Yahoo, which is now part of Verizon Media Group following the company’s sale to the telecom for nearly $5 billion in 2017, announced the change at the top of the Yahoo Answers homepage. The…

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Shelley Hillesheim Commercial Real Estate Broker With Trinity Team at Keller Williams Preferred Realty, North Denver Metro Realtors, Interviewed on the Influential Entrepreneurs

Shelley recently sat down for an enlightening interview about commercial real estate and how she serves her clients in Denver’s real estate arena. About her focus on providing value to her clients, Shelley said: “With a solid background as an entrepreneur and in commercial real estate development, I understand how to make a vision a reality. With that same spirit, I bring investment specialization to the North Denver market, working with clients to evaluate existing and potential real estate portfolios to guide critical analysis on whether to hold, lease, acquire…

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Ribbit Capital leads $26.7M round for Brazilian fintech Cora

Cora, a São Paulo-based technology-enabled lender to small-and-medium-sized businesses, has raised $26.7 million in a Series A round led by Silicon Valley VC firm Ribbit Capital. Kaszek Ventures, QED Investors and Greenoaks Capital also participated in the financing, which brings the startup’s total raised to $36.7 million since its 2019 inception. Kaszek led Cora’s $10 […]

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