Learning Machine, the blockchain startup co-developed a system for putting digital diplomas on the blockchain with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has raised $3 million. The seed funding round was led by PTB Ventures with additional involvement from Omidyar Network and Learn Capital. The funding comes months after MIT unveiled...
Stephen Smith in London and Edward White in Taipei May 7, 2018 Print this page Monday 09.15 BSTWhat you need to knowOil at 4-year highs on Iran-US rhetoric over nuclear dealEuropean stocks firmer on Nestlé-Starbucks tie-up Dollar around highest levels in 2018Currencies steady despite EM nerves Asia equities led higher by...
Paul Brody is the global innovation blockchain Leader at EY. When we sit down inside of EY and discuss what the biggest risks are to the future of the blockchain industry, one topic that comes up again and again is the high rate at which key blockchains are forking and...
2018 could end up being a banner year for a much-hyped cryptocurrency creation. Heralded as a way to put true custody back into the hands of traders, decentralized exchanges have moved out of R&D phase and are enrolling early adopters. But before users can start rejoicing, there's a serious...
Iceland's 600 missing bitcoin mining machines may be in China, local news reported last week. According to RUV, Icelandic police have sent Chinese authorities an inquiry after the latter country confiscated 600 mining computers. Police in the Tianjin area reportedly seized the machines after detecting unusually high electricity consumption, per Xinhua...
Chris Giles, Economics Editor May 6, 2018 Print this page The number of children growing up in low-income households is set to be 50 per cent higher this year than in 2010, trade unions said on Monday on the eve of the publication of a sweeping study of growing generational tensions...
George Parker, Political Editor May 6, 2018 Print this page Theresa May is prepared to risk a furious Eurosceptic backlash by pushing ahead with her preferred hybrid customs plan, as a senior minister warned that Japanese carmaker Toyota could move UK production to the EU unless trade borders were kept open.The...
Kathrin Hille in Moscow May 6, 2018 Print this page More than 100 Russian protesters against Vladimir Putin remained in detention on Sunday ahead of the Russian president’s inauguration on Monday for another six-year term. According to OVD Info, an independent monitoring group, almost 1,600 people were detained in 27 cities...
Wells Fargo’s investment bank plans to hire a “couple of hundred” people this year, including about 20 managing directors, a person with direct knowledge of the bank’s plans said, rejecting suggestions that the lender was restructuring and in retreat. The San Francisco-based bank has failed to shake off the...
The line between crypto education and self-promotion has blurred. And nowhere is this more evident than on social media, where imposters are everywhere and scams are rampant. But as crypto Twitter devolves into all-out chaos, a similar deterioration of discourse is playing out on another popular site for crypto enthusiasts...