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United Airlines to send lay-off warnings to 36,000 staff

United Airlines plans to furlough up to 36,000 workers, or just under half of its US workforce, as it contends with a pandemic that has decimated demand for air travel. The Chicago-based company on Wednesday said it would send furlough warning notices to 15,100 flight attendants, 11,000 in airport operations …

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Researcher: Exchanges Could Fight Hackers By Renting Mining Power

Researcher: Exchanges Could Fight Hackers By Renting Mining Power Speaking at Unitize virtual event, Coin Metrics researcher Lucas Nuzzi suggested that one way for exchanges to fight back against the hackers is by renting mining power from online marketplaces. Nuzzi conjectured that an exchange which has been hacked could rent …

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Public spending on coronavirus soars to £190bn

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A £15bn bill for PPE has helped to push the cost of the coronavirus outbreak to £190bn Public spending on the battle against coronavirus has risen to nearly £190bn, according to figures released by the Treasury on Wednesday. In his summer statement on Wednesday, …

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