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VANRATH Tech Round Up - 20th August 2021

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Irish telecoms provider launches UK Business Messaging Platform

Irish mobile messaging provider Cadoo is targeting UK revenue of £1.7m in the first two years of its expansion to organisations across the UK.  The company has established its UK presence in Birmingham, along with a dedicated UK website. Cadoo is seeking to establish itself as a market leader for employee messaging...

Hackers steal nearly $100m in Japan crypto heist

Leading Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Liquid has been hit by hackers, with almost $100m (£73m) estimated to have been stolen. The company announced that some of its digital currency wallets have been "compromised." It is the second major theft of cryptocurrencies to take place in recent days. Last week, digital token platform Poly Network was at the centre of a $600m heist.


OnlyFans bans sexual content, leaving its future uncertain

 OnlyFans will ban sexually explicit content starting in October, prohibiting the very material that has made the platform popular, especially in the last year-plus that much of the world has been locked down. In a statement provided to TechRadar and widely disseminated online, OnlyFans stated that the platform is adopting the changes “to comply with the requests of our banking partners and payout providers”.


Ireland emerging as global AI hub with two major events coming to Dublin

Dublin's SFI ADAPT Centre is set to host two major international conferences over the coming weeks focused on different areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI) after fending off global competition.  The 32nd Hypertext and Social Media Conference (30 August - 2 September) and 29th EUSIPCO Conference on Signal Processing (23 - 27 August) are the biggest conferences in their respective fields, attracting delegates from all over the world.

This experimental fusion reactor put out a record-breaking 10 quadrillion watts

Engineers with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in California might have brought us to the threshold of harnessing the internal process of a star to power our world by extracting a record-shattering burst of 10 quadrillion watts of power from a core of hydrogen the size of a BB.