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elementary OS 6 releases first update

The major update version of elementary OS 6 is officially released. The official said that as of the end of August, the number of downloads of elementary OS 6 exceeded 75,000, and the first batch of fixes and feature updates were provided last week.

Microsoft warns thousands of cloud customers to expose databases

August 26-Microsoft (MSFT.O) warned its thousands of cloud computing customers, including some of the world’s largest companies, that intruders may have the ability to read, change or even delete their main databases, according to email copies and What a cybersecurity researcher says.

GitHub's engineering team has moved to Codespaces

The code base has a history of nearly 14 years. When the first commit on was pushed, Rails was only two years old. AWS is one of them. Azure and GCP do not yet exist. This may not be very long in the COBOL era, but it is quite a lot in the Internet era

Scientists calculate Pi to be 62.8 trillion digits

The team announced on Monday that Swiss researchers broke the world record for the most accurate value of Pi over the weekend. They calculated the first 62.8 trillion digits, 12.8 trillion decimal points higher than the previous record.

With the adjustment of the algorithm, it becomes more and more difficult to mine Bitcoin, and the profit is getting lower and lower.

As of `2021-08-14`, it is becoming more and more difficult to mine Bitcoin, and profits are getting lower and lower. Every 2016 blocks, or about every two weeks, Bitcoin resets the difficulty of mining by miners. On Friday morning, as expected, the Bitcoin code automatically increased the difficulty of solving a block by approximately 7.3%.

Firefox 91 introduces enhanced cookie clearing

It allows you to completely clear the browser history of any website. Today’s new version of Firefox Strict Mode allows you to easily delete all cookies and super cookies stored on your computer by the website or any tracker embedded in it