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Hackers hijack Ethereum Classic blockchain in rare '51% attack'

Hackers hijack Ethereum Classic blockchain in rare '51% attack'

Technology
Unknown hackers may have successfully hijacked the Ethereum Classic blockchain through a rare so-called "51% attack". Cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinbase have frozen trading of the token amid fears that the exceptionally rare blockchain attack has been executed.According to Coinbase, the reorganisation of the blockchain has led to the attacker taking control of tokens worth almost £400,000.Dr Patrick McCorry, assistant professor of computer science at King's College London, told Sky News it was important to distinguish Ethereum - the second-largest cryptocurrency behind Bitcoin - and Ethereum Classic, which is in the top 20 and split from Ethereum in 2015."The underlying technology of a cryptocurrency, the blockchain, is responsible for recording all transactio...
Whatever! '90s classic Clueless is getting a remake

Whatever! '90s classic Clueless is getting a remake

Entertainment
Clueless, the 1990s teen classic that taught us school grades can always be negotiated, that Alaia is, like, a totally important designer, and the word "kvelling", appears to be getting a remake. Released in 1995 and starring Alicia Silverstone as Cher Horowitz, the impeccably dressed teen who showed us the importance of a computerised walk-in wardrobe, the film was a box office smash and went on to become a cult classic.Twenty-three years later, Paramount Studios is said to have hired Marquita Robinson, a writer and story editor on Netflix's GLOW, to write the script for the reboot, while Girls Trip's Tracy Oliver is set to produce the movie. Image: Alicia Silverstone (right) and Stacey Dash starred as Cher and Dionne ...
Electric version of classic Jag to go into production

Electric version of classic Jag to go into production

Technology
Jaguar's classic E-type sports car is set to make a comeback with a new electric version approved to go into production. The E-type Zero, notably driven by Prince Harry as he whisked Meghan Markle away to their wedding reception earlier this year, will be available to buy from summer 2020.Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced that Jaguar Classic - a unit of the British-based firm which restores vintage models - will convert E-types to electric power at its Classic Works facility in Coventry.Details on how much the revamped car could cost remains tightly under wraps for now. 1:42 ...