Monthly Archives: August 2021

First, surges in Covid-19 infections led to shortages of hospital beds and staff. Now it’s oxygen

(CNN) Hospitals in parts of the South are running out of oxygen supply as Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations continue soaring, driven by the swaths of people who remain unvaccinated and a dangerous coronavirus variant that has infected millions of Americans. Several hospitals in Florida, South Carolina, Texas and Louisiana are struggling with […]

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Ethereum Blockchain Splits as Software Bug Affects More Than Half the Network

[Decrypt] Despite a late fix to Ethereum client Geth on Tuesday, most users did not update to the latest version, causing a fork on the network. A bug on the Ethereum blockchain’s most popular software client, Geth, has created a fork in the network. This means that the Ethereum blockchain is currently processing two chains simultaneously, […]

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