Five Crypto Trailblazers Make Fortune’s ’40 Under 40′ List

Five major crypto innovators have clinched four spots on Fortune’s “40 Under 40” annual rankings for the most powerful young disruptors in global business, released for 2018 on July 19. The first incarnation of Fortune’s under 40 list ran from...

/ July 20, 2018

Japanese tech giant Fujitsu commits to 100 percent renewable electricity

Fujitsu has joined the RE100, a global initiative of the world’s biggest companies, all committed to renewable power, it announced Friday.The tech giant has set itself the goal of sourcing all electricity consumed at its sites inside and outside of...

/ July 20, 2018

Transgender citizens claim law protecting rights not implemented

  Karachi, Pakistan - When Pakistan goes to the polls on July 25, there will be 25 transgender citizens acting as election monitors in 18 constituencies, with the Free and Fair Election Network. Some 13 transgender candidates will contest the...

/ July 20, 2018

A Charter School’s Explanation for Banning Durags Is Worse Than the Ban

When the KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate charter school recently faced backlash from its student body over the school’s policy banning the durag, typically worn by black male students, Dean of Students and School Culture Shauna-Kaye Clarke defended the policy by...

/ July 20, 2018

Singapore personal data hack hits 1.5m, health authority says

Image copyright EPA Hackers have stolen personal data in Singapore belonging to some 1.5 million people, or about a quarter of the population, officials say. They broke into the government health database in a "deliberate, targeted and well-planned" attack, a...

/ July 20, 2018

Police Force Confiscates 295 Bitcoins from Criminal in UK First

A British county police force has become the first in the country to seize and exchange bitcoins discovered during a criminal investigation. According to a report from the Financial Times yesterday, the Surrey police force obtained 295 bitcoins last October after arresting...

/ July 20, 2018

How Americans Wound Up on Twitter’s List of Russian Bots

If you followed Rebecca Hirschfeld’s @Beckster319 account on Twitter in the weeks leading up to the 2016 election, you would have seen that she’s an actress, an obsessed fan of David Bowie, not so much of Donald Trump, and will...

/ July 20, 2018

Uber’s CEO Faces an Impossible Decision

Of all the management mistakes that led to Uber’s culture and business crisis, Travis Kalanick’s biggest mistake was that he kept a tight inner circle of executives, for whom bad behavior appeared to have no consequences. The most egregious example...

/ July 20, 2018

Man Only Takes Coke To Keep Himself Sober

An Irishman, who likes to drink to excess, claims that he only takes cocaine to keep himself sober. Peter Murphy, twenty-seven, revealed that he drinks “at least twice as much as a normal bloke” during nights out and simply uses...

/ July 20, 2018

After exiting battle for Fox, Comcast fires ‘warning shot’ to Disney over Sky takeover, analyst says

Comcast is ratcheting up the pressure on Disney over its pursuit of Sky, analysts told CNBC on Friday, shortly after it dropped out of the race to acquire Twenty-First Century Fox. The trans-continental bidding war between Comcast and Disney had...

/ July 20, 2018

Trump says he’s ‘ready’ to put tariffs on all $505 billion of Chinese goods imported to the US

President Donald Trump has indicated that he is willing to slap tariffs on every Chinese good imported to the U.S. should the need arise. "I'm ready to go to 500," the president told CNBC's Joe Kernen in a "Squawk Box"...

/ July 20, 2018

The Fed now has to raise rates to prove it’s independent from Trump, investment manager says

The Federal Reserve has no choice but to raise rates in defiance of President Donald Trump’s criticism of its monetary policy, an investment manager said Friday. In an interview with CNBC at the White House on Thursday, Trump lamented Fed...

/ July 20, 2018

Nicaragua’s Ortega, battling protests, calls for peace on anniversary

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega urged protesters on Thursday to end what he described as their attempt to destabilize the country, after police and heavily armed supporters suppressed weeks of protests in clashes that killed almost 300 people. Speaking on the...

/ July 20, 2018

World’s Number Four Telecoms Provider Files Blockchain Contract Storage Patent

The world’s fourth-largest telecoms provider, Japan’s Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT), has filed a patent for using blockchain tech for contract agreement, according to a U.S. Trademark and Patent Office (USPTO) release on July 19. NTT’s patent application writes that...

/ July 20, 2018

Macron to fire bodyguard caught on camera beating protester: Elysee

French President Emmanuel Macron has decided to fire the bodyguard who was caught on camera hitting a May Day protester after "new facts" emerged about the alleged misdemeanour, the president's office said on Friday. The man was also being questioned...

/ July 20, 2018

Financial Exchange Thinks Blockchain Can Keep Online Auctions Fair

A state-backed financial asset exchange in China's Chongqing city is turning to blockchain to make online auctions tamper-proof and transparent. According to a patent application filed in December and revealed on Friday by the China State Intellectual Property Office, the...

/ July 20, 2018

PR: Cozystay Implements Blockchain Technology in the Vacation Rental Sharing Economy

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/ July 20, 2018

Brexit: Things need to get worse before they can get better, analyst says

Both the U.K. and the European Union need to become more “frightened” about the possibility of an abrupt break-up, an analyst told CNBC on Friday. Fears that Brexit negotiators will not manage to reach an agreement before a legal deadline...

/ July 20, 2018