When the Kazakhstan government shut down the internet it took 88,000 regional Bitcoin mines offline, causing the global hashrate to fall nearly 11%.
Following a successful holiday delivery season, the Post Office is preparing for a new challenge: delivering 500 million at-home test kits to American homes.
The U.S. Postal Service is asking for a 120-day extension from OSHA.
We need to send a message to the world about Myanmar's terrible human rights violations," Myanmar protest leader Khin Sandar told Reuters.
"When the bell rings for the 2022 election season," U.S. pollster John Anzalone said, "things are going to look a lot different than today."
"Haiti continues to face an escalation in criminal and political violence, which has led to 50% of the population facing food insecurity, including 1.2 million who are facing emergency deficiency levels," said the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).
"Africa just could not afford to get the test or the vaccines. It was always in the back of the queue." said Robert Kelty of Amref Health Africa. "The vaccines go first to wealthy nations, and they go second to the poorer nations."
"Political repression is not just a tool for authoritarian regimes; it is more than that. It is a carefully planned strategy for achieving regime stability," wrote Alfredo Romero of the Woodrow Wilson Center.
"The migration problem cannot be solved by coercive measures, but by opportunities for work and well-being," President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of Mexico said. "People don't leave their villages for pleasure, they do it out of necessity."
"As sales continue to move online, more stuff is being shipped by private parties because of the Amazon effect," business analytics expert Dr. Michael Gorman of the University of Dayton told Newsweek.
"It's the drug supply that's killing people, not their addictions," Dr. Sheila Vakharia told Newsweek. "Addiction doesn't have to result in death. It's when you're using a toxic drug supply that this death is more likely."
"If you think getting rid of him solves the problem, it doesn't," Mark Jamison, a retired postmaster from North Carolina, told Newsweek. "The problem is much deeper than DeJoy."
The Post Office is responding to a record holiday retail and shipping season by slowing deliveries and raising rates. Something has to give.
"We're talking about an energy transition," Natalie Roper of The Just Transition Fund told Newsweek. "That doesn't mean they won't have access to quality jobs."
The majority of online recruitment in active sex trafficking cases last year took place on Facebook, according to the Human Trafficking Institute, with perpetrators using strategies like fake identities or phony job listings to identify and recruit vulnerable users.
"The Taliban will use any tools they have to whitewash and destroy any symbol of modernity, liberty or freedom of choice," mural artist Omaid Sharifi told Newsweek.
The last American troops may have departed Afghanistan, but for those displaced by the end of the 20-year conflict, it is still a long journey to a new normal.
"To the extent to which we notice this is an American issue, the extent to which America begins to deal with climate and with those related disparities, is the degree to which a place like New Orleans can survive appropriately," Steve Cochran of the Environmental Defense Fund told Newsweek.