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Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws

The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on the Liquid Network. Bl...

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws

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Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” t...
16:51, 06/03/2019

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
18:00, 06/07/2019

World's Dumbest Bitcoin Scammer Tries to Scam Bitcoin Educator, Gets Scammed in The Process Ben Perrin is a Canadian cryptocurrency enthusiast and educator who hosts a bitcoin show on YouTube. This is immediately apparent after a quick a look at all his social media. Ten seconds of viewing on of his videos will show that he is knowledgeable...
19:51, 08/07/2019

British Bitcoin scammer nets $50M running fake Bitcoin trading site A British Bitcoin scammer has admitted to a con that duped people, all over the world, out of $50 million. In US courts last week, the perpetrator, identified as 50-year old Renwick Haddow, admitted to running a fake Bitcoin trading platform that def...
12:00, 06/18/2019

21 handy cooking tools we rely on in our own kitchens Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
22:34, 05/15/2019

How to simplify your shopping routine with these handy apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I hate shopping. I hate the aisles. I hate the noise and the random tannoy announcements. I hate the chaotic cha...
14:51, 06/28/2019

Windows 10’s Your Phone app gets even better with a number of handy new features Microsoft has been busy adding more features to the Your Phone app, which hooks up your Android handset with your Windows 10 PC.First off, a new option has been added when you right-click on photos in the app, namely the ability to save the image dir...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Here's All Our San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Coverage in One Handy Location San Diego Comic-Con 2019 has come and gone and, oh, gosh, was that a convention! With writers and video people on the ground in San Diego and a team of intrepid writers at home, we spent all weekend cranking out all the information we can dig up for ...
19:51, 07/23/2019

Apple's Handy AirDrop Feature Has a Creepy Downside Apple products might cost a small fortune, but one neat thing about its ecosystem is it’s easy to seamlessly share files between devices. Except according to a newly published report, there might be a creepy downside to all that convenience. If you’v...
20:17, 08/01/2019

The Roland R07 is a versatile portable recorder with handy Bluetooth skills There is no shortage of portable recorders on the market, but the Roland R07 caught my eye with its unique looks. Add to that the fact that it’s one of the only such recorders with Bluetooth, and it makes for a compelling package that stands out in t...
22:34, 07/17/2019

The secret to being a good stepmother? Here’s my handy guide … | Tiff Stevenson It’s a notoriously tricky relationship, but love, boundaries – and the occasional financial incentive – can work wondersIn New York, beleaguered stepmothers are paying $500 per hour to receive stepmother coaching. Presumably rich beleaguered stepmoth...
13:51, 08/06/2019

Skip the Binge Sesh With This Handy Recap of Mindhunter Season 1 Where do we begin? If it seems like years have gone by since Netflix first released Mindhunter, then you technically wouldn't be wrong. The first season was dropped in October 2017......
10:17, 08/16/2019

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies about things like who has abortions, how abortions wo...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Google Assistant brings back handy parking location functionality Google's industry-leading virtual assistant can be of great help not only when you're actually behind the wheel, but also to remind you where you've parked your car at the end of a nice day walking around town. There are in fact a number of ways in w...
11:17, 06/17/2019

Healthy Monsoon Diet: 3 Immunity-Boosting Soup Recipes To Keep Handy Monsoon Diet Tips: Soups are one of the best monsoon meals to tide over your cravings of unhealthy foods. Here are 3 delicious and nutritious immunity-boosting soup recipes!...
09:51, 07/06/2019

Review: RHA’s handy travel adaptor lets you use your favorite wireless headphones in flight RHA’s latest product is a love-letter to the jetlagged, sweaty, exhausted travelers among us. The ones who regularly make the difficult choice between chicken and beef. The ones getting grilled at immigration, and having their gonads gently caressed ...
15:51, 07/12/2019

Indian Cooking Hacks: Keep These Tips Handy While Cooking With Milk Milk is delicious and creamy and it's this quality of this nutritious beverage that makes it so popular. However, it is also extremely perishable and you may want to use it with caution....
15:34, 06/29/2019

What Google Cloud Platform is and why you’d use it The challenger in any competitive market has greater incentive to produce sharper and more customer-focused products and services. Google has to make a bigger splash, and for a company that isn’t known for being flashy, it’s not doing a bad job....
18:51, 05/20/2019

How platform fatigue is ruining your company These days, it can seem impossible to have a system that lets employees know where the data, files, email messages, PDFs, web links, and other resources that they need are, in order to complete projects.Some of these resources are cloud-based, so eve...
11:17, 06/03/2019

How to Choose the Right Platform to Run Your Smart Home Maybe you’re taking your first tentative steps into the smart home market, or maybe you’re expanding what you’ve already got, but at some point you’re going to want to get everything working together—or else be faced with using dozens of different ap...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Alibaba opens up its B2B platform to US sellers One third of the buyers on Alibaba.com are US businesses, the company notes, priming it for US sellers to reach more customers domestically and around the world....
00:17, 07/24/2019

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined t...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Volkswagen India Considering New-Gen Polo Based On MQB A0 IN Platform The 6th generation of the Volkswagen Polo made its debut in 2017 and back then we told you that the car will not make its way to India. However, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it is considering......
10:17, 08/16/2019

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy...
16:51, 05/26/2019

EMS survey highlights FX traders’ platform predicament A reluctance to dispense with legacy technology, combined with heightened regulatory oversight and changing liquidity provision from banks, has seriously complicated the execution management system (EMS) selection process for FX traders....
10:34, 08/10/2019

Here's a First Look at Toyota and Subaru's Electric Car Platform of the Future It was announced this week that Toyota and Subaru will work together on a new electric vehicle platform, one that will combine Subaru’s all-wheel drive expertise with Toyota’s electrification chops. Here’s a quick look at the new “e-TNGA” platform, ...
19:51, 06/08/2019

For Sale: Massive Blogging Platform, Lightly Used Six years after being acquired for an astonishing $1.1 billion, blogging platform Tumblr and its 550 million monthly users are reportedly on the auction block with no indication of who might be in market to buy it. Read more......
03:34, 05/03/2019

Fire TV vs Roku: Which streaming video platform is better? Streaming video players have come a long way in just 10 years. Back in 2009, almost no one owned a Roku - and Amazon? Prime Video had just come out in 2006, so at that point it was still just a blip on the radar. But 10 years later and Amazon and Rok...
06:51, 07/09/2019

Google is shutting down the Jump VR platform in June Google's Jump VR platform will go offline by the end of June, and it has started telling users to download their data before it shuts down completely. The tech giant launched Jump back in 2015 to simplify the creation of 3D 360-degree videos usi...
13:51, 05/18/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
00:34, 06/06/2019

Toyota and Subaru to co-develop new electric car platform News 6 Jun, 2019 The two Japanese auto manufacturers will jointly design a dedicated all-electric platform, as well as a new C-segment SUV...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Group 1 launches online sales platform Group 1's AcceleRide allows visitors to browse new and used inventory, customize features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
06:17, 06/09/2019

VW will reportedly share its electric car platform with Ford VW and Ford appear close to formalizing their partnership on EVs and self-driving cars. Reuters sources claim the two have forged an "outline agreement" that will see them ally on more than just commercial vehicles. Most notably, VW would share its...
21:17, 07/05/2019

Google Cloud Platform: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers the history of Google Cloud Platform, the products and services GCP offers, and where it fits in the overall cloud market....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Google's is shutting down its strange Jump VR platform Google has announced the demise of Jump – a peculiar VR platform that captured 360-degree footage using a rig of 16 GoPro cameras.Once the video had been recorded, it was stitched together using Google Cloud to make a seamless circle and fired...
11:34, 05/20/2019

Lincoln Co. Parents Concerned About New Learning Platform LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Some parents in Lincoln Co. are pushing back against a new program being implemented in the local middle school. It’s called “Summit Learning,”  an online-based program that’s backed by Fac...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Toyota and Subaru to develop new electric platform and SUV The latest in a flurry of new partnerships to emerge, the Japanese alliance will draw on both brands' expertise Toyota and Subaru have embarked on an initiative that will see the two marques share development of electric vehicle platforms - and joi...
17:51, 06/06/2019

WhatsApp could become more like iMessage with multi-platform support WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging service, with over 1.5 billion monthly users, but it’s always had one annoying limitation: you need your cellphone to use it. Sure, you could sign onto the Web or desktop app and access most of the servi...
02:34, 07/27/2019

Nissan Kicks SUV Now Available On Zoomcar's Subscription Platform The Nissan Kicks was launched late last year and is the latest model to be made available on Zoomcar's subscription platform - ZAP. The new leasing programme by the self-driving rental company allows......
17:51, 07/18/2019

Best e-commerce platform of 2019: get an online store now! The rise of the web has allowed countless businesses to reach a wider market. Not only that, it has given rise to countless new online-only businesses, fueled by the exponential rise of mobile connections.It's not surprising, then, that one anal...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion Salesforce.com agreed to buy data-analytics platform Tableau Software for more than $15 billion in stock, a deal aimed at expanding the business-software firm’s digital offerings beyond customer-relationship management tools....
18:17, 06/10/2019

Nvidia reveals first AI platform for edge devices In an effort to help bring artificial intelligence to edge devices, Nvidia has announced its new Nvidia EGX platform that has the ability to understand and act on data in real time without having to send it to the cloud or data center first.Up until ...
02:17, 05/29/2019

New CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities CRISPR-based tools have revolutionized our ability to target disease-linked genetic mutations. CRISPR technology comprises a growing family of tools that can manipulate genes and their expression, including by targeting DNA with the enzymes Cas9 and ...
03:17, 07/12/2019

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
20:34, 05/28/2019

Appian adds AI capabilities to its low-code platform In an effort to help businesses easily add artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to their applications, Appian has announced a new service called Appian AI which will allow its customers to add AI to any application built on its platform.While th...
09:17, 05/15/2019

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad a...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook's new crypto platform could rival Apple Pay Back in 2018, Bloomberg revealed that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency backed by the US dollar that users can transfer to each other via WhatsApp. According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, though, Facebook has bigger plans for its...
18:34, 05/03/2019

Ford To Use Volkswagen's MEB Platform To Manufacture 6 Lakh EVs The agreement with Ford has further strengthened Volkswagen's electric strategy and supports the growth of the e-mobility industry on a global level....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found it strange. “Just because a romantic relationship d...
11:51, 05/28/2019

FA to launch streaming platform dedicated to women’s football • Free player will stream all WSL matches live• FA: ‘Pivotal step in journey to grow the women’s game’The Football Association is launching a streaming platform dedicated to women’s football from the start of the 2019-20 season.The FA Player will pro...
16:51, 08/06/2019

Ford to build electric cars on VW’s MEB platform in 2023 News 12 Jul, 2019 Ford will “design and build at least one high-volume fully electric vehicle in Europe” using VW’s MEB platform in 2023...
20:17, 07/12/2019

Renault updates big-selling Captur with new platform and interior Rising sales have led to a second-generation Captur Crossover gets significant makeover inside, with plug-in hybrid version still to come Renault has followed up its strong-selling Captur crossover with a second-generation model that features a si...
10:34, 07/03/2019

Baidu’s DuerOS voice platform is now on 400 million devices Baidu revealed at its Create 2019 conference in Beijing that DuerOS' install base recently surpassed 400 million as voice queries topped 3.6 billionRead More...
08:34, 07/03/2019

First preview of container platform Fedora CoreOS released Fedora CoreOS is the successor to Atomic Host and CoreOS Container Linux, and will serve as the upstream to Red Hat CoreOS, for running containerized workloads securely....
18:51, 07/24/2019

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
03:34, 07/10/2019

German police target Darknet trafficking platform German investigators say they've broken up one of the world's largest online criminal trafficking platforms in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. (May 3)        ...
22:51, 05/03/2019

macOS 10.15’s Music app is basically iTunes, and won’t be cross platform The news that macOS 10.15, which is due later this year, will come with a standalone Music app was good news for anyone who doesn’t like iTunes. However, it appears that the Music app will be heavily based off the iTunes code.This means that t...
19:34, 05/10/2019

Canada's 220,000-bpd Hibernia oil platform halts production for second day after spill Production was shut down for a second day at the 220,000-barrel-per-day Hibernia oil platform off the coast of Atlantic Canada as crews worked to clean up an oil spill into the ocean, Hibernia's largest shareholder ExxonMobil Corp said on Thursday....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Twitter's Costs Rise, but More Users Flock to Platform Twitter posted solid user and revenue growth in its latest quarter, signs that investments to improve civility on its social network and show users more relevant content are working....
16:34, 07/26/2019

Doctors warn fashionistas to ‘stay away’ from platform sandals ’90s-era platform sandals are back — and foot doctors are horrified. Last week, Steve Madden reintroduced his iconic foam platform sandals as part of a capsule collection for Urban Outfitters. On Monday, Model Suki Waterhouse posted a photo of ...
13:17, 05/02/2019

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
20:19, 08/12/2019

Alibaba opens e-commerce platform to sellers outside of China China's e-commerce giant Alibaba is now allowing businesses from a select few other countries to sell goods on its platform. AliExpress, which enabled small and medium-sized companies in China to sell goods to over 150 countries, has opened up t...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Joe Biden accused of plagiarizing parts of new climate platform Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing claims that his campaign plagiarized at least five parts of the climate platform released on Tuesday....
23:34, 06/04/2019

Scout24 to explore sale or spin-off of autos platform German classified listings group Scout24 said on Tuesday it would explore a sale or spin-off of its autos platform after facing calls from activist investor Elliott to sell the business....
14:51, 08/13/2019

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
21:51, 06/10/2019

Two new compact Jaguar SUVs on the cards, tipped to use BMW platform New Jag SUV (far left) and crossover are set to join Pace line-up BMW architecture could underpin a new entry-level Jaguar SUV and crossover coupé – plus future baby Land Rover, next-gen Evoque and Discovery Sport Jaguar is plotting two small cros...
22:35, 08/13/2019

Verizon sells blog platform Tumblr to Auttomattic Verizon said Tuesday it will sell microblogging platform Tumblr to Auttomattic, consolidating it with two companies that are "philosophically aligned."...
02:17, 08/14/2019

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time Blast-off makes China the third country after US and Russia to master sea launch technologyChina has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technol...
17:51, 06/05/2019

PayPal expands access to its ecommerce platform to SMBs Small businesses will soon be able to take advantage of the same online shopping infrastructure used by Instagram and Facebook as PayPal has announced that it is rolling out a new ecommerce platform.The new platform will combine exiting parts of the ...
21:51, 06/03/2019

Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on free-to-air platform • Sky executives understood to be considering one-off move• Options include online streaming of Lord’s final on 14 JulyThe Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on a free-to-air platform in the UK, with the rights holder, Sky, understood to be c...
02:17, 06/14/2019

Twitch buys Bebo to build out its esports platform With Amazon's help, Twitch has become the game streaming service of choice for PC and console players all over the world. Viewers have witnessed superstar Fortnite player Ninja team up with Drake and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez guest-star in a Donk...
14:51, 06/19/2019

China's used car platform Renrenche looks to slash jobs by 60%, source says China's online used car trading platform Renrenche aims to cut as much as 60 per cent of staff as it battles tight funding and fierce competition, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Woman stabbed in dispute on Brooklyn subway platform A 23-year-old woman was stabbed at a subway station in Brooklyn on Friday afternoon during an argument with a couple, police said. The woman was on the platform of the Utica Avenue subway station in Crown Heights around 2:27 p.m. when she and the pai...
23:51, 08/02/2019

YouTube says it's removing more hateful videos from platform YouTube said it will remove more hateful and extreme content from its platform as it faces scrutiny over objectionable content hosted on its service.        ...
00:51, 06/06/2019

Guided by AI, robotic platform automates molecule manufacture Guided by artificial intelligence and powered by a robotic platform, a system developed by MIT researchers moves a step closer to automating the production of small molecules that could be used in medicine, solar energy, and polymer chemistry. The s...
04:17, 08/09/2019

FCA partners with Harman, Google Technologies for new connectivity platform The global "ecosystem" platform will offer owners 4G network connectivity and support the evolution to 5G with any service provider worldwide, FCA said....
19:34, 04/30/2019

Group 1 Automotive debuts online car-buying platform Through the platform, customers can browse Group 1's inventory, customize vehicle features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
02:17, 06/05/2019

Man dies after fall from platform on Alaska hiking trail GIRDWOOD, Alaska (AP) — A man has died after falling from a platform on an Alaska hiking trail. The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday that 57-year-old Jeffrey Hummel of Anchorage was killed in the accident Saturday at a hand tram in Girdwood. The ...
06:51, 06/10/2019

Bitcoin: $13,868… $9,651…$13,202… What's Next? Pop quiz. Do you know when Bitcoin's daily trading volume hit an all-time high: at the 2017 peak near $20,000 -- or at this year's peak near $14,000? Watch to get the answer and learn more about Bitcoin's latest ups and downs....
23:17, 07/11/2019

Why bitcoin hit $8,000 again Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
04:17, 05/16/2019

Trading platform IG confident of turning corner after profit slump IG Group expects to return to revenue growth in the second half of this year after the online trading platform reported a 31% slump in annual earnings due to Europe's clampdown on high-stakes financial betting by amateur traders....
12:34, 07/23/2019

Infarm raises $100 million to expand its urban farming platform to the U.S. and beyond Infarm, a startup that distributes "modular farms" to urban locations, has raised $100 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico.Read More...
11:17, 06/11/2019

Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Social VR platform Bigscreen TV adds 50 free live channels Bigscreen is first and foremost a destination where users can share their desktop screens with friends. Bigscreen TV takes the service in a new place.Read More...
05:51, 07/15/2019

Toyota, Subaru to develop battery electric vehicle platform Toyota said the companies will apply Subaru's all-wheel-drive technologies and Toyota's vehicle electrification technologies to the new battery-electric-vehicle....
13:51, 06/06/2019

New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact The human environmental footprint is not only deep, but old. Ancient traces of this footprint can be found in animal bones, shells, scales, and antlers at archaeological sites. Together, these specimens tell the millennia-long story of how humans hav...
01:17, 05/14/2019

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its e-wallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by year-end....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Alibaba welcomes U.S. small businesses to sell globally on its platform Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, the company said on Tuesday, an effort to tap into the business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce compet...
14:17, 07/23/2019

Destiny 2 will become free-to-play later this year, fully cross-platform At least one new baddie in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep. [credit: Bungie ] Shortly after Google's Stadia reveal presentation on Thursday, the Dest...
20:51, 06/06/2019

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
21:00, 06/11/2019

Zendesk's new Duet platform unites sales and support teams The new offering is designed for businesses that want to provide customers with a personalized experience that spans pre- and post-sale interactions....
11:51, 06/12/2019

NY Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
00:34, 07/02/2019

Two killed in accident at Shell Auger platform in Gulf of Mexico Two people were killed at Royal Dutch Shell's Auger Tension Leg Platform in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Sunday morning while testing mandatory safety equipment, the company said on Monday....
20:51, 07/01/2019

ABN AMRO signs on Accenture and ING Bank for its blockchain inventory platform Despite abandoning plans to build its own Bitcoin wallet, ABN AMRO is not quite done with blockchain tech. The Dutch banking giant has announced plans to launch a decentralized trade inventory platform in collaboration with Accenture and ING Bank, ac...
21:51, 05/20/2019

New LexIDMe platform lets community help police solve crimes LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– When police cannot identify individuals in surveillance videos or pictures, the crime often goes unsolved. Lexington Police created a new website so the community can help identify these people. “All the detective...
21:17, 06/27/2019

3D printing platform Carbon raises $260 million at $2.4 billion valuation 3D printing 'digital manufacturer' Carbon has raised $260 million in a growth round of funding co-led by Madrone Capital Partners and Baillie Gifford.Read More...
20:51, 06/25/2019

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida — but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating platform and erupted in a fireball. “Center core RU...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
18:17, 07/09/2019

| WATCH: Window cleaning platform swings out of control at top of skyscraper A window cleaning platform carrying two workers began swinging wildly out of control at the top of a skyscraper. Oklahoma City Fire Department shared video of the platform at the top of Devon Tower in Oklahoma City....
15:17, 05/16/2019

The DJ-inspired production platform Serato Studio arrives today If you're a Serato DJ user with an unfulfilled desire to make beats and missed the beta for the company's new production platform, now's your chance. Today is the official launch of Serato Studio 1.0 and it's in good form followin...
10:34, 06/20/2019

Man stabbed in neck, abdomen during subway platform brawl: cops A man was stabbed on a Midtown subway platform during a fight over money, police said Tuesday. The 24-year-old and two men were arguing over money around 11:30 p.m. Monday while on the D train platform at the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station, police s...
18:34, 05/28/2019

AB Volvo to partner with Nvidia to develop AI platform for driverless trucks Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, the companies said on Tuesday....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions product....
11:00, 05/29/2019

Confirmed: Ford to share Volkswagen’s MEB platform for at least one electric car by 2023 Volkswagen to invest in Ford-backed autonomous tech firm in exchange for use of modular EV platform in global alliance Ford and Volkswagen have jointly announced the expansion of their global alliance will include electric vehicles, along with a mas...
15:34, 07/12/2019

Online-Based Ridesharing Mobility-as-a-Service Platform for Sale A new mobility platform with an iconic brand and innovative approach to scalable modality is for sale, CNN reports. The service, which boasts nearly 17 million yearly active users, uses a web-and-app-based purchasing platform to coordinate new mobili...
18:51, 05/31/2019

Hapag-Lloyd, ONE join peers in shipping blockchain platform German container group Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) are to join peers in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting the industry's costly paper trail....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Tile finds another $45M to expand its item-tracking devices and platform Tile — the company that makes popular small square-shaped tags and other technology to help people keep track of physical belongings like keys and bags — has made more recent moves to link up with chipmakers, helping it expand to wireless...
14:51, 07/24/2019

Google expands UI framework Flutter from just mobile to multi-platform In addition to mobile apps, developers will be able to use Flutter to build apps for the web, desktop and embedded devices -- all from a single code base....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Germany shuts down 'Darknet' criminal trading platform, detains 3 German investigators have shut down the world's second largest criminal online trading platform and detained three German men suspected of running it, the Frankfurt public prosecutor's office said on Friday....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Quarterly Petrobras oil production falls amid platform stoppages Oil production by Petroleo Brasileiro SA fell 3.5 percent in the first quarter from the same period a year before, according to Brazil's oil regulator ANP, which attributed the fall to a number of scheduled and unscheduled stoppages....
23:51, 05/03/2019

IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, a top o...
08:17, 08/13/2019

German police lead break up of Darknet trafficking platform BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they’ve broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking platform in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. The Federal Criminal Police Office said Friday they arr...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Uber has 99 million active consumers on its platform in Q2, but revenue misses Uber's ability to expand its business into food delivery and freight pays off somewhat, but Lyft's more focused approach on ride sharing shows some early returns....
00:17, 08/09/2019

Splunk acquires cloud monitoring platform SignalFx for $1.05 billion Splunk today announced an agreement to acquire SignalFx, cloud monitoring platform for infrastructure, microservices, and applications, for $1.05 billion.Read More...
00:34, 08/22/2019

Hiber raises $800,000 for user-generated browser game platform Swedish startup Hiber said it has raised a round of funding for its browser-based game platform that enables players to build and share their own games.Read More...
21:51, 08/07/2019

Preview of new Kentucky laws FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The end of June means the annual influx of new laws in Kentucky. House Bill 254, the Campus Free Speech Bill, requires public universities to make sure speech is not suppressed even if its deemed offensive or radical. T...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
20:00, 08/09/2019

My in-laws are obsessed with my partner’s ex He abandoned my partner and her son, yet my mother-in-law still maintains contact and secretly meets himI’ve been with my partner for more than four years and we have a daughter together. We also raise her son together. Her ex-husband kicked her and ...
13:51, 07/26/2019

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Before and After: Bitcoin's 19% Move Bitcoin has mostly been out of the spotlight recently. That changed in the early hours of April 2nd. Around 12:30 a.m. ET, Bitcoin began a meteoric move upward, rising as much as 19% in a few hours....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Bitcoin will soon be worth zero I wrote in my last column that bitcoin is really a bitcon. I’ve been telling you this since the price of this “investment” collapsed from around $20,000 to $4,000 last year. Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, echoed a similar view last ...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Is There a Big Short in Bitcoin? Hedge funds and other big traders are betting that bitcoin will fall, even as the digital currency has risen above $10,000 on a new wave of crypto-optimism....
16:00, 06/25/2019

A Bitcoin Chart You Have to See to Believe Remember what was happening in the markets last December? Forget the "Santa Claus Rally" -- stocks were crashing, and so were cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin fell to almost $3000! But Elliott waves have a way of alerting you to trend changes at most unexpe...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Own a ‘smart speaker’? Your voice also transforms it into a fun gaming platform You can play music games, solve mysteries and try to stump "Akinator" on games played with your voice on Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers.       ...
19:51, 07/28/2019

CORRECTED-IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, a top off...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Two more shippers join Maersk's cost-cutting blockchain-based platform Two of the world's biggest shipping groups will join a Maersk led blockchain platform aimed at boosting efficiency and limiting the enormous paper trail of global container shipping....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Over half of euro zone govt bonds have sub-zero yields on Tradeweb platform The pool of euro zone government bonds with negative yields has surged so far in June to 4.3 trillion euros or around 55% of the total, the highest proportion since August 2016, Tradeweb data showed on Thursday....
12:17, 06/20/2019

AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. Read More...
01:17, 06/19/2019

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
22:34, 05/23/2019

REFILE-Asia's spot LNG benchmark goes digital with launch of electronic platform Price agency S&P Global Platts and clearing house Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Thursday they are launching an electronic platform known as eWindow to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market....
03:51, 07/11/2019

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
11:17, 07/02/2019

What makes Google Cloud Platform unique compared to Azure and Amazon Since the 1980s, there’s been a rule that three major competitors don’t last long in a technology market. For Google to stay relevant and remain in contention, it has to keep innovating and changing the rules....
18:51, 05/20/2019

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explore using blockchain to distribute products and services without the need for third parties such as Sab...
22:17, 08/08/2019

Identity platform provider Auth0 raises $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion Bellevue, Washington-based Auth0, which developers a cloud-based identity authentication platform, has raised $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion.Read More...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
01:51, 05/23/2019

EMBARGOED-Asia's spot LNG benchmark goes digital with launch of electronic platform Price agency S&P Global Platts and clearing house Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Thursday they are launching an electronic platform known as eWindow to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market....
02:17, 07/11/2019

New York Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
06:51, 07/02/2019

Andy Kleinman interview — How Wonder is building a hybrid TV-mobile gaming platform Andy Kleinman is finally talking about what his startup Wonder is doing. The San Francisco company is making a hybrid gaming system that unites how we play.Read More...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Fandom Sports will create esports social engagement platform in Helsinki Fandom Sports said it will create an esports superfan engagement campaign as part of Finland’s first mega esports event, Arctic Invitational.Read More...
13:17, 05/14/2019

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
20:51, 06/12/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reported $1 billion. Instagram is not as well known as Fa...
04:51, 05/08/2019

‘The Circus’ co-host and Wired co-founder to launch political media platform Longtime pals John Heilemann — co-host of Showtime’s "The Circus" — and tech entrepreneur and Wired co-founder John Battelle are re-uniting in introducing a new political media platform....
20:00, 07/23/2019

YouTube pressured to kick Chinese state media ads off platform over misinformation YouTube users are pressuring the video platform to take down advertisements for China Central Television (CCTV), a state media channel accused of spreading misinformation about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
02:00, 08/22/2019

Tencent invests in Antstream Arcade retro-game streaming platform Antstream Arcade, which makes a streaming platform for retro games, said it received a round of funding led by Chinese gaming and social giant Tencent.Read More...
07:00, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 3-VMware to pay $5 bln for firms offering cloud security, developers platform VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients. VMware bought Pivotal Software Inc in a $2.7 billion deal....
02:00, 08/23/2019

CBOE Wins 'Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015' Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015” by Capital Finance International magazine. This is the fifth industry award CBOE has received in...
07:34, 05/02/2019

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Facebook Watch as the German broadcaster seeks to reach a younger audience....
18:51, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Patreon raises $60 million to expand its creator membership platform internationally Patreon has raised $60 million to expand its subscription membership platform internationally. This round takes its total funding to $165 million.Read More...
15:34, 07/16/2019

Apple shares its vision for macOS 10.15 Catalina: Cross-platform apps are key Apple's new framework, Project Catalyst, will help iOS developers translate existing mobile apps into macOS apps. SAN JOSE, Calif.—The next major operating system update for Apple's Mac computers will bring ne...
03:51, 06/04/2019

| Naspers leads $125m in funding for Indian e-commerce platform Meesho Meesho describes itself as a "social commerce online marketplace" that lets independent build small businesses by "connecting them with suppliers to curate a catalog of goods and services to sell" over social media....
12:17, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Alibaba welcomes U.S. small businesses to sell globally on its platform Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd will allow small U.S. businesses to sell on Alibaba.com, the company said on Tuesday, as it seeks to tap into the business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off rivals like Amazon.com Inc....
21:34, 07/23/2019

‘Destiny 2’ coming to Google Stadia complete with cross-platform saves With E3 2019 almost here we’re getting more and more reports about what the new gaming event will have to offer. Just as Microsoft prepares to talk more about xCloud, its games streaming service, Google will announce more details about Stadia, ...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Tumblr’s Head of Culture and Fashion shares the platform’s most curious subcultures Valentine Uhovski started his career as an editor and journalist, and has written for the likes of The Wall Street Journal and Interview Russia. He’s now in his eighth year manning the helm of Tumblr‘s Culture and Fashion verticals. Since joining, he...
17:00, 04/30/2019

New Zealand to decriminalize abortion laws Under the proposed changes, abortion would be classified as a health issue rather than a crime. It would be New Zealand's first major abortion reform in more than 40 years, but activists say it doesn't go far enough....
09:51, 08/05/2019

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged with a hate crime because the state has no such law...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
06:51, 06/19/2019

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native vegetation laws that make deforestation easier.Envi...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Trump backs 'red flag' gun laws. What do they actually do? In the aftermath of this weekend's mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, attention turned to what could be done to prevent something like this from happening again....
14:51, 08/06/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
14:34, 05/01/2019

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
21:51, 08/07/2019

The Bitcoin Ponzi scam that won't go away This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. In an industry rife with scams, one cryptocurrency trading startup -- USI Tech -- was paying real dividends on its customers' investments. At...
17:17, 05/23/2019

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Bitcoin: Unadulterated Bullishness In January, EWFF alerted readers to the end of bitcoin's manic surge. In a Special Section that month, we forecasted that a break of the "upward curve that has supported [bitcoin's] exponential rise appears to lie directly ahead." ...
15:51, 05/01/2019

IRS means business when it comes to bitcoin In my last column, I reported that the IRS is going after people who trade bitcoin and other virtual currencies — and didn’t bother to pay tax on their gains. In fact, I’m told the IRS sent out 10,000 letters to people who could be tax scofflaws beca...
03:51, 08/08/2019

Bitcoin extends losses, down more than 20% to below $6,300 The price of bitcoin sank almost 20% on Friday, an abrupt move after a strong recovery in the crypto-currency in recent weeks that took it to 10-month highs....
07:17, 05/17/2019

The Serious Money Is Warming to Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying the "custody" business of rival Xapo, in a bid to attract big investors such as hedge funds and mutual funds....
09:17, 08/17/2019

Bitcoin is an insult to gambling Dear John: Like you, I believe bitcoin is a total fraud with nothing backing it. And it should be regulated by gambling commissions — not federal securities regulators....
08:17, 06/16/2019

If you sold Bitcoin, you're definitely regretting it now Bitcoin prices have been whipsawed during the past few weeks, surging to nearly $14,000 on June 26 before plunging all the way back to about $9,600 on July 2. The price of one bitcoin has since rebounded to just north of $12,000....
04:34, 07/10/2019

Bitcoin ‘anonymization’ is up 300% this year Bitcoiners are using cryptocurrency mixers three times more often than they were nine months ago. Mixed cryptocurrency transactions – or CoinJoins – now account for over 4 percent of all Bitcoin transactions, according to a report from blockchain dat...
17:00, 04/30/2019

What the Fork?! Why Bitcoin Really Plunged 15% on Nov. 14 Bitcoin plunged 15% on Nov. 14: news stories did a classic retrofit to "explain" the action. Yet, on Nov. 9, we anticipated Bitcoin's move before it happened. See the chart here....
15:51, 05/01/2019

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
16:17, 06/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's Equinor evacuates North Sea platform after collision with supply vessel Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has evacuated oil workers from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea after it was struck by a supply vessel, the company said on Friday. The platform was not producing when the collision occurred at 1:55 a.m. on...
08:51, 06/07/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
21:51, 06/18/2019

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you need to know....
07:34, 06/01/2019

Julián Castro pressed on his liberal immigration platform: Isn't it 'effectively open borders?' Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro was pressed by ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos on whether his far-left immigration platform amounts to "open borders."...
20:00, 07/01/2019

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh unveils platform ahead of 2019 federal election Speaking in Hamilton at the NDP convention on Sunday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh  is expected to unveil his party's platform ahead of the 2019 federal election....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Esports platform Super League Gaming, in first post-IPO deal, buys Framerate The amateur esports platform Super League Gaming Inc has acquired the fast-growing social video network Framerate for $2.5 million in cash and stock, according to a corporate filing on Friday....
09:51, 06/08/2019

New Zealand Official Calls 8chan ‘the White Supremacist Killer’s Platform of Choice’ One of New Zealand’s top media regulators called fringe online forum 8chan “the white supremacist killer’s platform of choice,” as he praised a telecommunications provider for barring access to it. Telecom company Spark moved ...
18:36, 08/09/2019

Salesforce to acquire data analytics platform Tableau in $15.7 billion all-stock deal Salesforce is buying data analytics company Tableau in an all-stock deal worth around $15.7 billion, just days after Google purchased Tableau rival Looker.Read More...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Huawei’s cross-platform HarmonyOS will ship in China in 2019, globally in 2020 During a developer conference in China, Huawei detailed its forthcoming operating system -- HarmonyOS -- and said it will ship globally next year.Read More...
15:17, 08/09/2019

Google Stadia takes on Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo with new online game platform Google's Stadia, announced at the Game Developers Conference Tuesday, will make games available on Chrome browsers on PCs, computers, phones and TVs.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils trade platform challenging Trump's China policy Sanders' platform is a jab at President Donald Trump, who pledged to overhaul U.S. trade deals but has has struggled to fully follow through on his promise....
23:17, 04/29/2019

Google just bought the data analytics platform Looker. Now Salesforce is buying Tableau Customer-management software developer Salesforce is buying Tableau Software, which uses self-service analytics to help people work with data.       ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Europe’s largest port set to test its blockchain-powered energy trading platform Europe’s largest ferry port is readying its blockchain-based energy trading application for deployment. The Port of Rotterdam announced last week that its blockchain-based energy trading platform is “complete in principle” and it will begin testing i...
16:51, 04/29/2019

Social platform Reddit quarantines major pro-Trump community over violence threats Social media site Reddit restricted access to a major forum for supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump, citing threats of violence against police and public officials....
02:34, 06/27/2019

Facebook should de-platform 'domestic terrorists' Antifa following Andy Ngo attack, says Brent Bozell Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell is calling for Facebook to de-platform Antifa on the heels of conservative writer Andy Ngo being attacked by members of the group in Portland, Ore. on Saturday....
18:17, 07/03/2019

GOP launches new fundraising platform to capitalize on Republican small-dollar donor base WinRed, the new tool announced Monday, is designed to rival ActBlue, a dominant fundraising platform on the left that has become crucial to Democrats’ small-dollar success....
06:00, 06/25/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory”...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Luminar eyes production vehicles with $100M round and new Iris lidar platform Luminar is one of the major players in the new crop of lidar companies that have sprung up all over the world, and it’s moving fast to outpace its peers. Today the company announced a new $100 million funding round, bringing its total raised t...
02:17, 07/12/2019

Fox News Digital posts best quarter ever in multi-platform views, beats CNN in key metrics Fox News Digital finished the second quarter of 2019 with 4.8 billion page views, its highest multi-platform total in history, topping CNN as the No. 1 news organization in multiple metrics, according to Comscore. ...
03:34, 07/16/2019

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform In-car commerce company Cargo now lets Uber riders earn credits and other perks when they buy stuff through Cargo's new expanded marketplace app.Read More...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Dashlane cofounder launches Stonly, a platform for creating embeddable product explanations Alexis Fogel, cofounder of Dashlane, launched Stonly to help product teams, customer support staff, and bloggers explain how tools and services work.Read More...
16:51, 07/17/2019

‘YouTubers’ author Chris Stokel-Walker on how to fix the world’s biggest video platform Over the past couple of years, YouTube’s been in hot water over a myriad of issues that would give any CEO sleepless nights. The list of offenses includes failing to police problematic videos appearing on its platform, toxic comments that have pushed...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
20:34, 06/18/2019

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
09:34, 06/11/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU....
19:17, 05/19/2019

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
16:00, 08/21/2019

U.N. official says some Sri Lankan laws discriminately applied A United Nation expert said on Friday some Sri Lankan laws are "frequently applied" in a discriminatory manner and urged the government to address the root causes of public protests by treating everyone equally....
00:34, 07/27/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Department of Homeland Security recently waived 41 laws to help make that possible. Some say this will negat...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
00:00, 06/04/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees they feared would lead to extensive layoffs...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON – Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across the country. “If we had Red Flag ...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Cuomo signs laws to ban 3D-printed guns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed two more gun safety measures into law Tuesday, one banning the manufacture and sale of 3D-printed guns and the other requiring safe storage of firearms when kids younger than 16 live in a gun owner’s house. It is now a crimin...
23:17, 07/30/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
09:34, 06/10/2019

Pelosi: ‘What is the point’ of enforcing immigration laws? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday called into question the nation’s immigration laws, asking “What is the point?” of tracking down fugitives ordered out of the country?...
22:51, 06/24/2019

Sex with HIV still a crime? Updated laws divide advocates ATLANTA — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police station and accused Johnson of e...
00:00, 07/24/2019

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats contr...
10:17, 06/10/2019

‘Heartbeat’ Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South A clinic escort, left, speaks to a driver and patient while an abortion protester attempts to hand over some reading material outside the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The clinic is the...
20:17, 05/11/2019

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the status of legal parents as soon as a baby is born, the...
02:17, 06/06/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new tax laws slash values....
18:17, 04/28/2019

New Tax Laws Drive More Americans Into Muni Bonds Investors in high-tax states like New York and California are piling into municipal bonds this year, fueled in part by the 2017 tax overhaul that raised tax burdens for some high-income households....
14:17, 08/07/2019

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic camera...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with other countries in the European visa-free travel zone wh...
11:51, 05/19/2019

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe's open-border Schengen area if the referendum is rejected....
09:17, 05/19/2019

Klobuchar goes off on restrictive abortion laws: 'This is dangerous' Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., did not mince words when she took aim at new abortion laws in Republican-led states, and promised to take action to counter such measures if she wins in 2020....
19:34, 05/19/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans were excited to try out was poker. Unfortunately, depending on where you live you might not be able ...
02:17, 05/19/2019

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey’s growing list of at least 10 gun-related laws ena...
12:51, 08/06/2019

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
13:51, 08/16/2019

Bill To Scrap 58 Old Laws Introduced In Lok Sabha The government today introduced in Lok Sabha a bill to repeal 58 old laws which, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, are a source of inconvenience and trouble for people....
11:34, 07/25/2019

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penalty and other taxes even though the owner was unawa...
15:00, 05/01/2019

The Cypherpunks Tapping Bitcoin via Ham Radio For a small group of bitcoin enthusiasts, the internet is a vulnerability. They're using satellites, ham radios, and mesh networks to stay current on the cryptocurrency....
22:17, 06/27/2019

Bitcoin is having a great 2019; altcoins, not so much Bitcoin‘s most-recent pump to $7,000 was the strongest price rally over a six-week period since just before the famous 2017 bull-run, reports boutique analytics firm Delphi Digital. It also means Bitcoin has officially recovered all of its losses fro...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘A day of consolidation in Bitcoin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Marie Curie used to say: Talk to ...
14:17, 08/17/2019

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
16:17, 05/14/2019

PSA: Stay away from this ‘Bitcoin Collector’ app – it’s malware Have you come across a new “Bitcoin Collector” program promising up to $45 worth of free cryptocurrency each day? It might sound enticing, but best to stay away: the app is a virus designed to infect your system with ransomware or password-stealing m...
16:34, 05/27/2019

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point: Bitcoin...
15:51, 05/01/2019

Bitcoin has nearly 100,000 nodes, but over 50% run vulnerable code On May 5, the Bitcoin network briefly boasted over 100,000 ‘full nodes,’ but most are still running out-of-date versions of the software. PSA: a lot of people believe there are about 10,000 Bitcoin nodes. This is incorrect, this number is the amount ...
14:51, 05/06/2019

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future of this digital finance. But what is Bitcoin all about?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderS...
23:51, 08/04/2019

Binance hacked for over $40M worth of Bitcoin Binance suffered what it’s calling a “large scale security breach” yesterday evening. The hackers were able to transfer 7,000 Bitcoin (over $40 million at the time of writing) in one transaction from the company’s hot wallet. In an announcement last ...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Bitcoin and Gold Are Monuments To Irrationality Investors are turning to both assets amid market uncertainty, but digital currency is a strange idea of a haven and the metal’s track record is patchy....
12:17, 08/09/2019

Made money on bitcoin? IRS wants a bite! The IRS is coming after cryptocurrency traders. And the government isn’t being nice about it. I’m tight on space today, but let me give you a taste of this very important story. At the end of July, the IRS started sending letters to people who trade ...
04:17, 08/06/2019

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this week amid optimism about the widening usage of digital currencies....
22:00, 06/27/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuations.        ...
15:34, 05/03/2019

Is Bitcoin Really in A World of its Own? Why It Matters to Your Portfolio Conventional financial wisdom claims that bitcoin's performance is "not correlated" with that of Blue-Chip stock indexes. This claim is easy enough to check: See the evidence for yourself....
19:51, 08/07/2019

Bitcoin trades above $11,000, after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
02:00, 07/05/2019

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating its own digital currency, Libra — although, if tha...
05:34, 06/30/2019

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Faceboo...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Magazine luiza seeks accelerated growth in financial services platform Luizacred Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Magazine Luiza will push for high growth of its financial services division Luizacred over the next quarters, executives said on Tuesday....
17:51, 05/07/2019

Japan's Marubeni backs blockchain crowd-sourcing platform for solar, wind farms Japan's Marubeni Corp has agreed to back a blockchain power purchasing platform, WePower, that is looking to establish itself in Australia to tap rapid growth in solar and wind power, the two firms said on Tuesday....
12:34, 07/23/2019

Twitter will label tweets from Trump, world leaders who break the platform's rules Twitter will start displaying a new notice in front of tweets from public figures who break its community guidelines.       ...
01:51, 06/28/2019

Global News to provide multi-platform live coverage of Raptors parade Monday The parade is set to kick off at 10 a.m., but Global's pre-parade coverage will begin much earlier than that, starting at 6 a.m. on Global News Morning. ...
22:34, 06/15/2019

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero cr...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Social platform gains notoriety after gory photos of dead teen posted. What is Discord? A rapidly growing communication app, Discord, was used to publish photos of a murder victim say police. Here's what you need to know.        ...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
21:34, 07/01/2019

YouTubers Team Up With Europe's Largest Trade Union To Demand the Platform Stop Screwing Them Over The community-based YouTubers Union claims to fight for the rights of the platform’s frustrated content creators, but until now it hasn’t had the influence or power to contribute much toward that goal. When they presented their list of demands to the...
23:51, 07/28/2019

Bats Europe Successfully Launches Buy-side Access to New European Equities Block IOI Platform LONDON – 20 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, and BIDS Trading, L.P. (BIDS), the operator of the largest block trading alternative trading system (ATS) by volume in the ...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Botswana judges rule laws criminalising gay sex are unconstitutional Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down, in a major victory for gay rights...
21:51, 06/11/2019

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
13:34, 05/31/2019

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
05:00, 06/05/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
17:51, 05/12/2019

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison. Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in the southern African nation calls the sections unc...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
20:51, 04/28/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
02:00, 05/10/2019

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
03:17, 05/08/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
19:00, 04/28/2019

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
14:17, 08/16/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition. The far right president signed the decree in a...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas pro-life laws A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close....
10:00, 07/24/2019

Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Here’s How Women Are Reacting. The government is said to be considering a revision to laws that require women to get the permission of a male guardian to marry, apply for a passport or travel out of the country....
21:17, 07/21/2019

| Call for 'adaptable' laws as rain dumps Kohli out of IPL Cricket pundits Wednesday called for fresh ideas to prevent key games being abandoned without a result after Virat Kohli's team crashed out of the IPL....
11:51, 05/01/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
20:34, 07/15/2019

Why won’t the U.S. change its gun laws? New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says: ‘I do not understand.’ “Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws. New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest, I do not understand the United States," Jacinda Ardern said in an interview....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters support...
13:00, 05/27/2019

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional propert...
08:17, 07/17/2019

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature intervenes....
22:34, 08/10/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitutional restriction on divorce, results showed, the latest in a series of reforms to modernise the ch...
11:51, 05/26/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
16:51, 05/22/2019

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote represents a breakthrough for advocates of legali...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifically, the laws make it harder for landlords to convert rent-controlled apartments to market-rate apar...
05:51, 06/24/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration official said....
00:34, 05/16/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
15:34, 05/18/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
17:17, 05/17/2019

'I Do Not Understand The United States': Jacinda Ardern On Gun Laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she does "not understand" why the US has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he hopes criminals will “die in the streets like cockroaches” as a result of h...
04:17, 08/06/2019

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, August 15th for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking service animals into a business and certain laws deali...
06:51, 08/16/2019

The Latest: Trump says Mexico taking advantage of US laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports (all times local): 10:30 a.m. President Donald Trump says Mexico has been taking advantage of the United States for decades because of ineffecti...
19:17, 05/31/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns about enforcement, it is unclear if this will leave Washington satisfied....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, a...
16:51, 05/30/2019

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require ...
22:17, 08/07/2019

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse in Belfast remains....
11:51, 07/10/2019

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks after shootings in Texas and Ohio....
23:17, 08/07/2019

Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
16:17, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Switzerland’s referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Swiss media are reporting that early exit polls show voters have approved a measure to tighten Switzerland’s gun laws, bringin...
14:34, 05/19/2019

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
12:00, 06/28/2019

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuade the European Union to launch accession talks....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception T...
04:51, 07/17/2019

Iran’s bitcoin interest should have the world concerned The Associated Press reported last week that there is a boom in bitcoin use — in Iran. “Some observers have warned that cryptocurrencies could be used to bypass the Trump administration’s sanctions targeting Iran over its unraveling nuclear deal with...
05:17, 07/23/2019

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as its month. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, will not actually be similar to Bitcoin, just in c...
03:51, 06/08/2019

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny...
16:51, 06/03/2019

Ugh, this is what Bitcoin’s hash rate means and why it matters Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Earlier this year, Bitcoin was setting records for 12-month price highs. It’s also been demonstrating marke...
04:17, 08/06/2019

3 pivotal Bitcoin figures thought to be Satoshi that you should know about Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. One of today’s greatest technology mysteries is not how Bitcoin works, but who created it. On October 31,...
22:34, 08/21/2019

Europol: 6 arrested in UK, Netherlands in Bitcoin scam The European Union’s police agency says authorities in the Netherlands and Britain have arrested six people suspected of involvement in a cryptocurrency theft worth 24 million euros ($27 million)...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Trump-China trade war a boon for bitcoin The Trump-China trade war has been bad for stocks — but good for bitcoin. Turmoil in global stock markets sent the price of the controversial digital coin up more than 7% Wednesday as a falling yuan sent Chinese investors fleeing, according to expert...
03:17, 08/06/2019

Bitcoin Backers Welcome Trump Attack: At Least He Notices Us Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importance....
12:51, 07/12/2019

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
16:51, 07/15/2019

This bananas new gym has a full booze bar — and accepts bitcoin Who wants some gym and tonic? Co-office spaces brought kegs into the workroom, and now a new boxing gym wants to bring the bar to the punching bags. Sure fitness and alcohol have been merging for years (Drunk yoga, anyone?), usually as a post-class t...
08:34, 07/26/2019

Bitcoin surpasses $9,000 setting another yearly record Yet again, Bitcoin’s price is on the up, surpassing the $9,000 threshold for the first time this year. According to CoinMarketCap, the last time the market leading cryptocurrency stood at more than $9,000 was 13 months ago, in early May 2018. This is...
12:51, 06/17/2019

Report: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019 Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptocurrency increased its dominance from 54.6 percent to 65 percent during the specified time period. EOS...
15:51, 07/18/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin falls back to $10,000′ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Descartes used to say: Shlepppppp...
12:17, 08/15/2019

Satoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin because of the CIA, a theory Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin‘s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto has been noticeably absent for most of its existence. There’s ...
17:17, 07/19/2019

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to...
18:34, 06/20/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Serious money warming to Bitcoin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Plato used to say: Let’s get it! ...
12:00, 08/18/2019

There’s $70,000 worth of Bitcoin hidden inside this image Satoshi’s Treasure, the alternate reality scavenger hunt for $1 million worth of Bitcoin, has just released its 14th clue. Best part is: it’s loaded with $70,000 in Bitcoin. “[Three] keys and additional $70,000 will be rewarded to hunters who solve t...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Shitposters are using sophisticated Bitcoin satellites to troll each other Since December, a sophisticated set of satellites has beamed the entire Bitcoin blockchain to Earth to enable use of the network without an internet connection — but cryptocurrency fans are now harnessing its power to viciously troll each other. can ...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on July 10, 2019 to enter into an agreement with a cryptocurrency payment services provider to let residen...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Here’s why Binance can’t erase the $40M hack from Bitcoin’s blockchain The head of cryptocurrency exchange Binance responded to a 7,000 BTC ($40 million) hack with an outlandish idea: take over the entire Bitcoin blockchain and cancel the transactions. A major digital asset exchange openly colluding with cryptocurrency ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Cboe Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading CHICAGO – December 10, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) began trading exactly as planned at 5:00 p.m. CT on Sund...
23:34, 05/01/2019

HTC’s new $300 blockchain phone will double as a Bitcoin node Taiwainese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is launching a more affordable blockchain phone with full Bitcoin node capabilities. Originally announced last month, the Exodus 1S will be launching in Q3 this year and will have an extra SD card to support i...
12:17, 05/13/2019

Riding the Waves Down: Bitcoin Loses Half Its Value Since late July, Bitcoin has lost more than HALF its value. Question is, Who was the contrarian before the big move down began? See our answer in Chart of the Day....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Bitfinex is skewing Bitcoin’s price so much, it’s now being ignored by CoinMarketCap Cryptocurrency market information website CoinMarketCap is no longer including Bitfinex’s Bitcoin price in its weighted average due to skewed data. Bitcoin‘s weighted average price is $5,696.94 (at the time of writing). However, on Bitfinex, it’s lis...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Here's what could take bitcoin to its all-time high, according to longtime bull Tom Lee Bitcoin's back in focus on Wall Street after cracking the $8,000 level for the first time in nearly a year, and Fundstrat's Tom Lee sees more runway ahead of the digital currency....
23:34, 05/14/2019

Prince Charles on Bitcoin: ‘It’s a very interesting development’ A Twitter user posted a video of them asking the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, what he thought of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and blockchain yesterday. The Prince’s response? “Oh yes, it’s a very interesting development.” Asked Prince Char...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Francis Pouliot separates Bitcoin from blockchain At TNW2019, Francis Pouliot, CEO and co-founder of Bitcoin exchange BullBitcoin, gave a technical overview of the cryptocurrency’s network, focusing on how it works, and what it’s capable of. During his presentation, Pouliot rounded up Bitcoin’s core...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Bitcoin whale moved $212 million in cryptocurrency — for just $3.93 An infamous Bitcoin ‘whale’ has moved an enormous cryptocurrency fortune in a single transaction, and the network charged less than $4 in fees. Bitcointalk's famous whale Loaded is moving its 40k BTC stash again.https://t.co/t6y909jN2Ehttps://t.co/Tr...
13:34, 05/02/2019

E*Trade may offer trading for Bitcoin and Ethereum Cryptocurrency traders might soon have an important ally. A Bloomberg source claims E*Trade is in the midst of work to enable trading cryptocurrencies, starting with Bitcoin and Ethereum. It would think about adding other currencies going forward,....
01:17, 04/29/2019

Bitcoin jumps as much as 6 percent to new six-month high Bitcoin jumped to a new six-month high on Friday in a move that traders said was the result of technical forces, with no immediate news catalysts sending the cryptocurrency higher....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Bitcoin sinks abruptly after seven weeks of recovery The price of bitcoin abruptly sank more than 20% on Friday, a move that didn't appear to have a particular trigger and came after a strong recovery in the crypto-currency since early April that took it to 10-month highs....
13:00, 05/17/2019

| Bitcoin most overbought since record run, technical gauge says Here’s something for recently emboldened crypto enthusiasts to mull: Bitcoin is now at its most expensive level since just before the spectacular crash of the most widely owned digital currency....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Beyond Bitcoin: Here are some of the new use cases for distributed ledger technology BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Of the many technologies reshaping the world ec...
02:51, 05/08/2019

NY’s Bitcoin Bandit ordered to pay $75M to SIM-swap victim Michael Terpin, the Bitcoin investor who had $24 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen from him in a SIM-swapping hack, has been awarded a payout three-times the size of his original loss. Los Angeles Superior Court has ordered New York-based Bitcoi...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump baby balloon: blimp is more than just protest symbol, it's a platform for good, says organiser The giant 'Trump Baby' blimp is set to fly in London again during the president's state visit – but this time it has a specific mission, its organiser said today....
12:17, 05/25/2019

D-Wave’s open source platform for quantum-classical hybrid apps hits general availability D-Wave Hybrid, an open source hybrid workflow platform for building and running quantum-classical hybrid applications, has hit general availability.Read More...
21:17, 06/26/2019

YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety (GOOG, GOOGL) Getty YouTube is considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform. Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that YouTube executives are considering moving all children's content to ...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Renault Clio Based On The CMF-B Platform Bags Five-Star Ratings In Euro NCAP; Stands Relevant For Th The all-new Renault Clio which is spawned by the CMF-B platform has bagged five-star ratings in the global NCAP crash test and this news stands even more crucial for the India market given the onset......
22:17, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative,...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's Christina Bergmann....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
06:51, 08/02/2019

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a singular question: “What kind of trash are you?”The q...
02:17, 07/12/2019

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpour asked whether other countries might learn from ...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
14:36, 05/14/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws - Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
17:51, 06/18/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
18:34, 06/18/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by th...
11:00, 05/28/2019

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the US refuses to pass tough gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
15:34, 05/14/2019

Guns Across Borders: California Has Strict Laws, but Nevada Doesn’t The shooting in Gilroy illustrated a familiar problem for states that toughen their gun laws, only to see them neutralized by neighboring states with more lax rules....
14:17, 07/31/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court of Human Rights....
21:17, 08/01/2019

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional requirement that couples be separated for four yea...
12:17, 05/26/2019

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions from nearby Fourth of July fireworks. “The sounds we...
04:00, 07/13/2019

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
19:17, 07/31/2019

Towing guide 2019: UK laws, licences, costs and tips Tips & advice 29 Apr, 2019 From tips for towing a caravan across the UK to help getting your towing licence, our towing guide explains all...
14:34, 05/02/2019

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
03:17, 08/09/2019

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across ...
01:17, 05/24/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
18:34, 05/23/2019

In Wake of Deadly Mass Shootings, Texas Gun Laws Will Get Even Looser Texas is slated to ease its gun laws—already some of the most lax in the country—next month, making it easier for Texans to carry firearms in schools, churches, and foster homes across the state....
18:17, 08/07/2019

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
04:17, 07/03/2019

Trial set to begin in case targeting Virginia abortion laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit filed by women’s health groups seeking to overturn restrictions on abortion providers in Virginia. The lawsuit is among legal challenges filed in at least a dozen states over what aborti...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Victim group says UK's revenge porn laws aren't working The UK's move to treat revenge porn as a specific crime was supposed to catch perpetrators who'd otherwise slip through the cracks, but that doesn't appear to have worked out in practice. The Revenge Porn helpline has collected police...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Tighter gun laws approved by voters in Switzerland, a country known for gun traditions The Federal Chancellery said provisional results showed nearly 64 per cent of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago after deadly attacks in France, Belgium, Germany and Britain....
03:00, 05/20/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing nearly hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
23:00, 07/03/2019

As States Pass Restrictive Abortion Laws, Questions Surface ATLANTA (AP) — As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet. Governors in Kentucky , Mississippi , Ohio and Georgia have...
15:17, 05/19/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws: Exit poll Switzerland has been voting in a referendum on whether to bring its gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the European Union....
16:17, 05/19/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Firearms Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
17:34, 05/19/2019

EU elections: Weber, in Bulgaria, vows tough migration laws SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A leading conservative candidate in next week’s European Parliament elections has promised Bulgarians tight measures against illegal migration. Manfred Weber said in Sofia that “the state must win over the human tra...
16:51, 05/19/2019

Federal judge continues blocking Arkansas abortion laws A federal judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas laws that would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close cannot be enforced while she considers a lawsuit challenging them....
15:51, 08/07/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
08:34, 05/18/2019

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental health laws and saying he's open to all ideas that "will actually work."...
17:51, 08/05/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
09:51, 05/17/2019

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes Paul Mulindwa....
12:17, 07/10/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
15:17, 08/09/2019

Families of crash victims demand tougher limousine laws ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Parents of people killed in recent limousine crashes in New York have urged legislators to pass tougher safety regulations. Several provided tearful testimony at a legislative hearing Thursday in Albany. They called for stronger l...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
21:51, 05/17/2019

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds State laws requiring women with dense breasts to be told about the benefits of further imaging after mammography may not lead more women to get extra screening, a U.S. study suggests....
23:51, 08/08/2019

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announ...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
05:51, 08/08/2019

Four men arrested under terror laws over shooting of journalist Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested by detectives who are investigating the death of Lyra McKee, who was shot in the head while watching riots on Londonderry's Creggan estate last month....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Some States Seek To Close Loopholes In Marital Rape Laws COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Witches were still being burned at the stake when Sir Matthew Hale came up with his legal theory that rape could not happen within marriage. The 17th century English jurist declared it legally impossible because wedding vows imp...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
12:51, 06/04/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
02:34, 04/29/2019

Chilean Goalkeeper Boner Proves You Should Never Tempt The Laws Of Physics Goalkeeper boners come in all shapes, sizes, and crookedness, but sometimes, you just can’t compete with physics, as Club Deportivo Palestino goalie José Ignacio González found out on Tuesday night....
23:17, 05/09/2019

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
09:51, 07/22/2019

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an international outcry. The United Nations has call...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
13:17, 06/11/2019

Jihadi Jack hopes Canada will take him as Trudeau says laws will be enforced In response to a question about the Canadian citizenship of Jack Letts, also known as "Jihadi Jack," Justin Trudeau said Canada will make sure its laws are enforced....
22:17, 08/19/2019

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
13:51, 07/20/2019

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that criminalized consensual same-sex relations. It&rsquo...
20:34, 06/11/2019

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
02:51, 06/01/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not illegal to have nonconsensual sex with someone who is incapacitated if the victim is responsible for b...
23:34, 05/05/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
20:51, 04/28/2019

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work link...
23:00, 06/11/2019

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired rush to convert thousands of pages of European Un...
10:51, 06/12/2019

Public Opinion Needed For Laws To Be Successful, Says Pranab Mukherjee Former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday that public consultation is necessary for laws to become successful and drafting of legislations cannot be left only to elected representatives....
08:17, 07/29/2019

New laws could force Netflix and YouTube to create more Australian content Streaming services make a hefty number of dollarydoos in Australia, with Netflix boasting 11 million Aussie subscribers according to the latest market research from Roy Morgan. However, despite these impressive numbers, the US giant has only pou...
10:17, 07/29/2019

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
02:17, 05/29/2019

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. District Ju...
09:00, 07/24/2019

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sanctuary” city, in a rebuke to the state’s strict p...
06:34, 07/17/2019

Boomers and Coalition voters least worried by metadata and encryption laws Almost 40% of those aged over 55, as well as Coalition voters, are not concerned by the introduction of Australia's encryption laws, according to Digital Rights Watch....
10:17, 07/25/2019

2020 contender Kamala Harris calls for ban of 'right to work' laws Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., indicated on Saturday that she would use the "bully pulpit" to fight "right-to-work" laws, describing them as an attack on workers' rights....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
09:17, 06/06/2019

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!' It might seem obvious, but a Wisconsin police department felt the need to remind citizens that laws still apply when you’re drinking, even if it’s White Claw Hard Seltzer....
11:34, 08/21/2019

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that...
06:34, 08/21/2019

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven ...
09:00, 05/30/2019

What links Meera Syal with the laws of cricket? The Weekend quiz From poisonous trees to Japanese art, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was finished by Franz Süssmayr?2 Zora Neale Hurston was a major figure in what cultural blossoming?3 What has topped the Big Garden Birdwatch for the past 16 years?...
13:51, 05/04/2019

Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit, followed by Ethereum and Monero Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit with an average of 3,600 comments about the digital currency being posted every day. On the other hand, Ethereum and Monero are the protagonists of 500 and 380 daily comments respectively. That’s a...
16:34, 06/11/2019

Bitcoin: How to Spot a Price Bottom in Real Time "How did I miss THAT?!" When you look back at some market reversals, at times you just want to smack yourself in the forehead. But don't beat yourself up: Hindsight is 20/20, and spotting a trend change in real time is VERY hard. Watch our Crypto Pro...
20:51, 08/06/2019

If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World You may have heard of the famous P versus NP problem. If you can prove or disprove its cryptically short equation, you’d be a million dollars richer—and maybe even billions of dollars richer, depending on your scruples. Read more......
00:51, 07/03/2019

U.S. bitcoin ATM operator to add Dai stablecoin, launch remittance service Coinsource, a Texas-based bitcoin ATM operator, will make the Dai stablecoin available on its machines this summer, in preparation for the launch of a full remittance service, a company official told Reuters....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Bitcoin price surges past $5,600 to set new 2019 high Bitcoin‘s price has pushed past $5,600 to set a new 2019-high for the third time in less than a month. The rally comes despite recent confirmation that the world’s most popular stablecoin, Tether, is not completely backed “one-to-one” with cash. Bitc...
11:17, 05/03/2019

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V....
11:51, 06/13/2019

Bitcoin ETFs still a mirage as SEC delays decision yet another time The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is still not keen on approving Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF). In a document published on May 20, the watchdog revealed it has delayed making a decision on an ETF proposal put forth by the VanEck S...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Bitcoin as a safe haven? More a speculative bet, market players say Bitcoin's recent gains as stocks plummeted on U.S.-China trade tensions reflect not so much its safe-haven credentials but its potential for quick gains, cryptocurrency and foreign exchange traders said on Tuesday....
20:17, 08/06/2019

How bitcoin entrepreneur lost his $4.6M lunch with Warren Buffett A Chinese bitcoin entrepreneur with ties to Jack Ma issued a long, groveling apology on Thursday for “excessive self-promotion” after he bragged about a planned lunch with Warren Buffett. Justin Sun, the 29-year-old founder of a cryptocurrency startu...
00:51, 07/26/2019

Bitcoin hackers steal over $40M in ‘well-orchestrated’ cyber breach Hackers stole more than $40 million worth of Bitcoins in a single transaction on one of the world's biggest crypto-currency exchange, the company has admitted....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Cboe Submits Product Certification for Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – December 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) has filed a product certification with the Commodity Futures T...
23:34, 05/01/2019

How the weed-loving CEO of a Bitcoin firm partied his way to jail When Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twin brothers who famously feuded with Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of Facebook, attended a 2012 meeting about Bitcoin, they expected a professional overview of investment opportunities in the new cryptocur...
06:00, 05/19/2019

Hackers stole $40 million from a major Bitcoin exchange Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that it lost $40 million (7,000 Bitcoins) in a "large scale security breach." The company said that hackers accessed a hot wallet that contained about two percent of its tot...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Bitcoin breaks past $8,000 to hit yet another 2019 price record Bitcoin’s price is rallying, surpassing the $8,000 for the first time this year. According to CoinMarketCap, the digital currency last stood at around $8,000 in July last year. It comes after the world’s most famous cryptocurrency reached a new yearl...
12:51, 05/14/2019

Here’s why Satoshi Nakamoto set Bitcoin’s supply limit to 21 million Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. When Satoshi Nakamoto built Bitcoin, design choices were made that effectively limits the number of Bitcoin...
19:34, 07/08/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
11:51, 06/28/2019

Bitcoin bandits: Hackers steal equivalent of $40M from Binance Hackers used a range of attack methods to steal 7,000 bitcoin from Binance, a one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges on Tuesday.        ...
01:51, 05/09/2019

The GitHub extortion victims are outsmarting their Bitcoin scammers Blackmailers have been wiping GitHub repositories and withholding code to extort Bitcoin from their victims. Over 390 respos have been affected, but so far, the attackers haven’t made enough to even buy a coffee. The Bitcoin address the scammers list...
13:34, 05/06/2019

Chuck E. Cheese Mouse Stumbles into Bitcoin Trap When a cryptocurrency fan compared bitcoin favorably to tokens once used for purchases at Chuck E. Cheese, the chain’s official Twitter account was quick to defend its honor....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Hackers Swipe More Than $40 Million of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said hackers stole more than $40 million worth of bitcoin from its platform in what it called a “large scale security breach.”...
10:17, 05/08/2019

Tether in court: Yep, we sort of, kind of, definitely used our reserves to buy Bitcoin It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether – a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar – used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitcoin. The stablecoin issuer, which shares management and ownership with cryptocurrency exchange service...
10:17, 05/22/2019

This site shows how much your favorite athletes make… but in Bitcoin Are you tired of checking the price of your cryptocurrency fortune every hour or so? We might have the perfect distraction for you: a website that shows the salaries of some of the world’s most popular athletes… but in Bitcoin. BitcoinSalaries source...
11:34, 07/09/2019

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high as $13,879.24 in the afternoon — as investors scratched their heads over what might be driving the ey...
02:51, 06/27/2019

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Libra won’t actually be available for users until next year, at which point it will likely suppor...
04:17, 06/18/2019