China launches first astronauts to its space station

Astronauts (L-R) Tang Hongbo, Nie Haisheng, and Liu Boming depart for the launch site of the Senzhou-12 spacecraft at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on June 17, 2021 in Jiuquan, Gansu Province, China. Chen Xiao | Aerospace Knowledge | VCG | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — China launched the first astronauts to its self-developed space […]

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House passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, sending it to Biden

From left, Rep. Danny Davis, D-Ill., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Steve Williams, president of the National Juneteenth Observance Foundation, and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., pose with the Juneteenth flag after their press conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images A bill that would establish […]

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Alchemix patches ‘Reverse Rug’ exploit, address $6.5 million shortfall

It’s as miraculous as Aladdin taking off on a magic carpet: in a possible first, some of the users of a decentralized finance protocol were the ones to benefit today from an exploit, turning the concept of a ‘rugpull’ on its head.  A colloquialism for when liquidity is drained from a project (often an unscrupulous […]

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella named chairman of the board

Satya Nadella speaking at the 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. David A. Grogan | CNBC Microsoft said Wednesday that CEO Satya Nadella is becoming the chair of the company’s board, replacing independent director John Thompson, following a unanimous vote of the software company’s board. The change reflects the success Nadella has had in […]

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Break'n News - U.S. stock futures dip slightly after Fed forecasts rate hikes in 2023

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Stock futures dipped slightly in overnight trading after the Federal Reserve raised inflation expectations and forecast rate hikes as early as 2023. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 63 points, or 0.19%. S&P 500 futures edged 0.25% lower and Nasdaq 100 […]

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