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Gibraltar moves ahead with world’s first initial coin offering rules

Posted on: February 12th, 2018 | No Comments
LONDON (Reuters) – Gibraltar will introduce the world’s first regulations for initial coin offerings with dedicated rules for the cryptocurrency sector whose fast growth has triggered concern among central bankers....

Singapore airshow focuses on drones and cybersecurity technology

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 | No Comments
As the global aviation industry undergoes a major transformation, the Singapore Airshow, the largest of its kind in Asia in terms of exhibitors, opens on Tuesday with plans to showcase...

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket soars in debut test launch from Florida

Posted on: February 7th, 2018 | No Comments
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – The world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, roared into space through clear blue skies in its debut test flight on Tuesday from a Florida...

Bitcoin falls to fresh 2-1/2 month low

Posted on: February 5th, 2018 | No Comments
LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin, the world’s best-known cryptocurrency, fell 7 percent on Monday to a fresh 2-1/2-month low of $7,599 on back of growing worries about a regulatory clampdown and...

South Korea says uncovered about $600 million in cryptocurrency crimes

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 | No Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has uncovered cryptocurrency crimes worth 637.5 billion won ($594.35 million), which includes illegal foreign exchange trading, a statement released by the country’s customs service said...

With self-parking slippers, Nissan drives Japanese hospitality to a new level

Posted on: January 26th, 2018 | No Comments
TOKYO (Reuters) — In Japan, where old traditions are constantly being updated with new technology, one inn is making use of automated driving technology to offer the latest in hands-free...

China targets cryptocurrencies in online pyramid scheme crackdown

Posted on: January 22nd, 2018 | No Comments
(Reuters) – China will crack down on online pyramid schemes, including speculation masked as cryptocurrencies and online games, the public security ministry said on Friday. The ministry will act jointly...

Uproar over crackdown on cryptocurrencies divides South Korea

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 | No Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) – With a tech-savvy population quick to adopt the latest gadgets and a young generation facing dim prospects in the conventional workplace, South Korea has been a fertile...

Intel says patches can cause reboot problems in old chips

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 | No Comments
(Reuters) – Intel Corp on Thursday said that recently issued patches for flaws in its chips could cause computers using its older Broadwell and Haswell processors to reboot more often...

South Korea plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, rattles market

Posted on: January 11th, 2018 | No Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) – The South Korean government on Thursday said it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil as the...