Monthly Archives: December 2020

SolarWinds Hackers Accessed Microsoft Source Code, Microsoft Says

WASHINGTON – The hacking group behind the SolarWinds compromise was able to break into Microsoft Corp. and access some of its source code, Microsoft said Thursday, something experts said sent a worrying signal about the spies’ ambition.Source code, the…

SolarWinds Hackers Accessed Microsoft Source Code, Microsoft Says

WASHINGTON – The hacking group behind the SolarWinds compromise was able to break into Microsoft Corp. and access some of its source code, Microsoft said Thursday, something experts said sent a worrying signal about the spies’ ambition.Source code, the…

Wall Street Ends Wild Pandemic Year With Dow, S&P at Record Highs

NEW YORK – U.S. stocks ended a tumultuous year with the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 at record highs, as the three major U.S. equity indexes notched solid-to-spectacular yearly gains despite an economy upended by the COVID-19 virus….

Wall Street Ends Wild Pandemic Year With Dow, S&P at Record Highs

NEW YORK – U.S. stocks ended a tumultuous year with the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 at record highs, as the three major U.S. equity indexes notched solid-to-spectacular yearly gains despite an economy upended by the COVID-19 virus….

Asian Markets Mostly Higher, European Markets Mixed as Turbulent 2020 Nears End

European markets were mixed Wednesday as investors prepared to turn the page to a new year after a turbulent 2020. Britain’s benchmark FTSE index was up just over one point at midday, but virtually unchanged percentage-wise (+0.03%). The CAC-40 index …

2020 Added a Pandemic to Climate Disasters

The coronavirus pandemic may have ground human activities to a halt in 2020, but climate change kept going. Restrictions to contain the coronavirus emptied streets and grounded air travel. The resulting 7% drop in greenhouse gas emissions is the larges…