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Former Green Beret To Launch DisLedger®; A Faster, More Secure Alternative To Blockchain

Aug 10, 2017 03:50 am UTC| Fintech

On September 1st, former US Army Special Forces Engineer Sergeant, Dan Conner will launch a company called DisLedger. With its patent-pending Distributed Concurrence Ledger (DCL) technology, the new service will provide...

Revolution in Freelancing

Aug 04, 2017 02:32 am UTC| Fintech

The following content was provided by Michael Kaiser, the CEO and founder of Blocklancer. A professional group of Austrian programmers and entrepreneurs has launched an attempt at changing the way the job market works...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Oxford University’s Saïd Business School announces new fintech programme with focus on blockchain and AI

Aug 02, 2017 08:29 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

Sad Business School, University of Oxford, has announced the launch of a new programme focused on financial technology and innovation to help executives to launch new fintech ventures and harness new technology to build...

Tennis star Andy Murray pledges to invest in fintech startup Revolut’s crowdfunding campaign

Aug 01, 2017 07:34 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

British tennis player Andy Murray is one of investors who have committed to invest over 17 million in fintech company Revoluts crowdfunding campaign, CNBC reported. Launched in 2015, Revolut raised $66 million in a...

Blockchain Revolution Series

The big business revolution: why the future is blockchain

Jul 25, 2017 14:27 pm UTC| Insights & Views Fintech

The value of one bitcoin recently hit a record high of US$3,025, a staggering rise of over 200% in value this year alone. Aswath Damodaran, professor of finance at the New York University, known as Wall Streets dean of...

China, India lead in fintech adoption: E&Y report

Jul 19, 2017 09:48 am UTC| Fintech

China is spearheading fintech adoption, followed by India and the United Kingdom, consulting firm EY has said in a new report. Titled EY FinTech Adoption Index 2017, the report is based on a comprehensive research of 20...

Blockchain Revolution Series

The blockchain could have better security than the banks

Jul 18, 2017 14:12 pm UTC| Fintech Digital Currency

There are ways to improve the online ledger blockchain by taking some security notes from banks. If people could use both two-step verification and spending limits on the blockchain, this would reduce any economic loss...

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Economy

FxWirePro: The Day Ahead- 21st August 2017

Few economic data and events scheduled for today and all with low to medium volatility risks associated. Upcoming: Japan: All industry activity index will be updated at 4:30 GMT. Greece: Current account...

Malaysia registers better-than-expected economic growth, driven by private consumption

Malaysias better-than-expected economic performance was largely driven by private consumption, which printed much stronger than we had expected. Fixed investment, which was the mainstay of GDP growth in the first quarter,...

Russian economy grows sharply in Q2 but may slow down in H2 – Nordea Bank

In the second quarter of this year, the Russian economic growth accelerated sharply, owing to a positive basic industries performance. But several factors might slow down economic activity in the second half of this year,...

Australia reports strong labor market conditions again in July, jobless rate down at 5.6 pct

Australia posted another strong labour market report for Australia in July, showing employment up 28k and unemployment at 5.6 percent. Some of the detail was a bit softer than the headline; full-time jobs fell, hours...

New Zealand bonds jump at close after reading upbeat producer prices in Q2

The New Zealand bonds jumped at the time of closing Thursday after the countrys producer price index for the second-quarter of this year registered higher figures than the previous readings in the Q1. At the time of...

Politics

Donald Trump, loyalty and the 'emotional regime' in the White House

Donald Trump demands loyalty from those working close to him. According to former FBI director James Comey, the president told him at a private meeting: I need loyalty, I expect loyalty. Comeys response? I...

Why governmental transparency will not work without strong leadership

Walter Shaub, the former director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, has warned that President Donald Trumps conflicts of interest could put America at the risk of becoming a kleptocracy: that is, a country led by...

Democracy is on the brink in Hungary, so why is no one talking about it?

When Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission met Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in Riga in May 2015, he greeted him by saying hello dictator. Junckers words were perhaps an ironic...

The Goldwater rule prevents psychiatrists diagnosing Trump from afar but some say there's too much at stake

In the late 19th century, Sigmund Freuds colleague Wilhelm Fleiss successfully diagnosed an illness in one of Freuds relatives, without even having met them. Freud was so impressed by Fleisss diagnostic acumen that he went...

How to be a better leader – according to science

Leadership has been in the spotlight as never before, as people around the world look to their leaders in all spheres of social, political and organisational life. Rather than help, though, leaders often seem to be part of...

Science

Scientists Advance 3D-Printed Living Tissue, Artificial Organ Creation

When most people think of 3D-printing, they imagine plastic or metal objects such as furniture or machine parts. However, scientists have been working on printing living tissue as well, which would allow scientists to...

Hackers Spread Malware Via DNA, Could Destroy Police Computer Networks

Scientists and engineers have been pushing the digital frontier for decades and they have just pushed the boundaries towards new territory. Encoding a malware in DNA, scientists were able to infect computers that tried to...

Scientists Discover New Type Of Brain Cells That Could Lead To Hyperintelligence

While tech revolutionaries like Elon Musk prefer to merge man with machine in order to make humans smarter, stronger, and better, others prefer a more biological approach. A team of scientists recently discovered new types...

Expert Warns Of CRISPR Causing Class Warfare

Humanity is living in an interesting age, where scientists can finally start manipulating the human genome in ways that were not possible before due to CRISPR. Many have even hypothesized that through these amazing...

Beyond graphene: scientists are creating an atomic 'Lego set' of 2D wonder materials

The strongest material known to mankind was first discovered with sticky tape. Today, this two-dimensional (2D) version of carbon known as graphene is the subject of intense research around the world. Many hope its unique...

Technology

Deep Silver Takes On Shenmue III As Publisher, Not Just Crowdfunded Anymore

The Shenmue series is not exactly the most prolific property in the video game industry, but it does have a fair bit of following among loyal fans. In fact, this is what allowed the creator to actually crowdfund his game,...

Scotland To Build Country’s Largest Solar Farm

While the US president and his administration continue the war against renewable energy and sensible regulations against carbon emissions, other countries are taking drastically different routes. Proving that a sunny...

Engineers Create Robot Spider That Anyone Can Reprogram

When it comes to the field of robotics, its just a fact that engineers of every firm and agency are competing to create the best examples of machine intelligence and movement available. However, there is a company that...

Facebook Is Finally Combating Clickbait Videos, This Is War

Veering away from its hands-off approach when it comes to the contents that users or media outlets post on its platform, it seems Facebook is finally taking the fight to some of the most harmful elements on the web. Aside...

Fun And Creative Text Adventure Video Game Serves As Grim Commentary On Automation

Text adventure games have gone down in popularity somewhat as video-based titles have started popping up. A recent entry in this field called Subsurface Circular is making rounds for its stunning 3D background and...
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