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  • FUT Minna graduates 57 first-class students 29 Jan 2020 10:40 News Chronicle Of the 3,597 graduands of the forthcoming 37th funders day and 29th convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Technology Minna, only 57 candidates graduated with first class. This was disclosed by the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor …
  • Christoph Fitih predicts Africa telecoms sector in 2020 29 Jan 2020 10:14 Ghana Business News FILED – A Vodafone employee holds a 5G smartphone in her hand. Vodafone is the first German telecommunications company to launch a commercial 5G network. Photo: Federico Gambarini/dpa As the new decade dawns, the telecommunications industry ( …
  • VC Division of World’s Most Profitable Firm Saudi Aramco Invests $5 Million in Blockchain-based Oil Trading Platform, Vakt 29 Jan 2020 10:05 Crowdfundinsider January 29, 2020 @ 2:48 am By Omar Faridi The venture capital division of the most profitable firm in the world, Saudi Aramco, has reportedly invested $5 million in a blockchain-enabled oil trading platform, called Vakt. Vakt’s management confirmed the …
  • Crypto Focused BCB Group Announces Receipt of Authorized Payment Institution License from the UK Financial Conduct Authority 29 Jan 2020 10:05 Crowdfundinsider January 29, 2020 @ 4:16 am By JD Alois BCB Group, a global digital financial services firm, has announced that its operating subsidiary, BCB Payments Limited, has received an Authorised Payment Institution (API) license from the UK Financial Conduct …
  • Report: Switzerland Approves First Articles of Incorporation on Blockchain as Overfuture Plans IPO 29 Jan 2020 10:05 Crowdfundinsider January 29, 2020 @ 4:28 am By JD Alois Switzerland has approved the first articles of incorporation hosted on blockchain, according to a note from advisory firm Andriotto Financial Services. Overfuture expects to have is class A shares hosted on blockchain …
  • Belgium-based Blockchain Firm SettleMint Secures $2 Million via Latest Investment Round 29 Jan 2020 10:04 Crowdfundinsider January 29, 2020 @ 5:01 am By Omar Faridi Belgium-headquartered SettleMint, an enterprise blockchain firm, has reportedly secured €1.9 million (appr. $2.04 million) through a new investment round. KPN Ventures and Medici Ventures took part in the firm’s …
  • nCipher Introduces Cloud-first Architecture, Bringing Security and Control to Public and Private Clouds 29 Jan 2020 09:27 Odessa American CAMBRIDGE, England & SUNRISE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2020-- nCipher Security, an Entrust Datacard company and provider of trust, integrity and control for business critical information and applications, announces two new additions to its …
  • Italian govt signs 5G emerging technology agreements 29 Jan 2020 08:53 Telecompaper Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) announced the signing of agreements to carry out a number of 5G emerging technology projects all over the country at an event in Rome. Earlier this month, the ministry confirmed that it would be allocating …
  • IBM Gets Patent For A 'Self-Aware Token' That Tracks Its Own 'Life Cycle' Even When Offline 29 Jan 2020 08:01 Benzinga The International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM), or IBM, has received a patent for a so-called "self-aware token" that tracks its complete life cycle even during offline transactions. What Happened The United States Patent and …
  • Al Khaleej Bank signs for iMAL Islamic core banking platform 29 Jan 2020 07:46 Bob's Guide Path Solutions will implement core, BI and digital solutions to secure the bank’s digital future January 28, 2020 - Path Solutions, a worldwide provider of Sharia-compliant financial technology solutions, has announced that it signed Al Khaleej Bank in …
  • MEP: Green Deal should ensure EU food sector’s competitiveness 29 Jan 2020 07:43 EurActiv With the new European Green Deal, all actors across the food chain will need to adjust to new EU standards. But policymakers also have to make sure EU industry is protected against unfair competition, MEP Maria Spyraki told EURACTIV.com. Maria Spyraki is a …
  • IRI collaborates with Oracle to integrate, govern data in the cloud 29 Jan 2020 07:27 News SPI, the African distributor for utility software products and services to the open systems segment of the IT industry and the sole sub-Saharan Africa distributor for USA-based Innovative Routines (IRI), today announced the latter’s IRI Voracity data …
  • Congress To Examine How The U.S. Is Falling Behind On Critical Technologies 29 Jan 2020 07:19 Forbes Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin At 10:00am ET, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will be holding a hearing titled, ‘Losing Ground: U.S. Competitiveness In Critical Technologies’ at 2318 Rayburn Office Building. Readers …
  • Iran has issued 1,000 licenses for crypto mining: Report 29 Jan 2020 07:17 Iran Daily Still, Iran’s stringent regulations on digital mining have forced many operators to move to more crypto friendly countries, Amir-Hossein Saeedi Naeeni, a member of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Guild Organization’s blockchain …
  • Nurturing Regional Entrepreneurship: SLASSCOM conducts Uva IT/BPM Week 2019 29 Jan 2020 07:04 Lanka Page * Nurturing Regional Entrepreneurship: SLASSCOM conducts Uva IT/BPM Week 2019 Wed, Jan 29, 2020, 10:00 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Jan 29, Colombo: SLASSCOM recently concluded the fourth edition of its IT/BPM Week, held in the …
  • Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches R&D Center 29 Jan 2020 06:49 South Korea News South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has established its own research and development (R&D) center. According to an announcement on Jan. 6, the initiative makes Bithumb the first company with a blockchain and cryptocurrency research center in …
  • Is CBK warming up to crypto currency? 29 Jan 2020 06:49 Nation By JOHN WALUBENGO More by this Author While at the World Economic Forum at Davos last week, the CBK Governor Dr Patrick Njoroge sent out a flurry of tweets that caught the crypto enthusiasts in Kenya by surprise and sent them talking. Essentially, the …
  • MTDC und WLC unterzeichnen Absichtserklärung zur Einführung einer digitalen Wirtschaftsplattform, die Malaysia und seine Handelspartner digitalisieren und Millionen Arbeitsplätze schaffen wird 29 Jan 2020 06:06 Odessa American KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020-- Die Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) und Irlands halbstaatliche World Logistics Council Limited (WLC) unterzeichneten eine Absichtserklärung (Memorandum of Understanding, MoU) über …
  • UW wants second try on funding requests 29 Jan 2020 05:44 Sheridan Press By Daniel Bendtsen, Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — University of Wyoming trustees voted recently to have administrators make a second attempt at asking the Joint Appropriations Committee to budget for an increase in the university’ …
  • Saudi Aramco Invests In Blockchain Oil Trade Platform, Plans To Use Its Services 29 Jan 2020 05:02 Benzinga The Saudi Arabian Oil Company, better known as Saudi Aramco, has invested $5 million in a blockchain startup VAKT that provides post-trade processing service. What Happened The oil giant invested in VAKT through its investment arm Saudi Aramco Energy …
  • The Importance Of Growing Developer Action On Open Source Enterprise Blockchain Solutions 29 Jan 2020 04:50 Linux.com Since major enterprises started taking blockchain seriously and looking at the technology’s potential in their chosen arena, so have a number of popular enterprise-grade blockchain solutions have come to the fore. Some of these solutions are sold to …
  • Can Blockchain Enhance Aviation Data Security? 29 Jan 2020 04:29 Aviation Today Security experts believe that Blockchain has the potential to secure multiple processes and transactions across multiple processes across the aviation ecosystem. Editorial Note: This is a section from an article featured in the latest issue of Avionics …
  • Helicopter Dropped Quickly in Kobe Bryant Crash, Official Says 29 Jan 2020 04:14 International Herald Tribune The helicopter that crashed into a foggy mountain near Calabasas, Calif., on Sunday, killing the N.B.A. legend Kobe Bryant and eight other people, fell quickly in what an investigator said was a “high-energy impact crash.” Jennifer Homendy, one of five …
  • Two AI Industry Experts are Perfect Match for One Life-Saving... 29 Jan 2020 02:59 SF Gate Two AI Industry Experts are Perfect Match for One Life-Saving Medical Mission Aquiline Drones and VyrtX are uniting to deliver the world’s first high-speed drone delivery system for human organs. HARTFORD, Conn. (PRWEB) January 28, 2020 According to the …
  • Episode 5- Crypto and Blockchain in Africa with Consensys - African Business Magazine 29 Jan 2020 02:53 Africa News In this episode, Editor of African Business Magazine, David Thomas, and podcast host, Desne Masie, discuss the first UK-Africa Summit in London, and the highlights of this month’s issue of African Business Magazine especially developments in Sudan and in …
  • IBM Food Trust ensures savory olive oil and better coffee 29 Jan 2020 02:52 ITBusiness.ca IBM revealed two new additions to its IBM Food Trust network at CES 2020 in Las Vegas earlier this month: Farmer Connect and Terra Delyssa olive oil tracking. Both new announcements are another step forward for a prevalent and pressing issue; establishing …
  • UK court orders Bitfinex to suspend account linked to ransomware attack 29 Jan 2020 02:47 SiliconANGLE Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has been ordered to suspend an account holding 96 bitcoin ($896,000) by the U.K. High Court due to accusations that the owner of the account is linked to a ransomware attack that targeted a firm in Canada. According to a …
  • India’s only marketing festival is back with a bang 29 Jan 2020 02:28 The Times of India NEW DELHI: The second edition of Star FLOW – The Change Festival, which promises to be bigger and better than last year, will witness global marketing gurus and their Indian counterparts come together to shake up traditional theories and practices. The …
  • Courts, without law for guidance, setting value of cryptoassets 29 Jan 2020 02:22 Roll Call Bankruptcy judges are used to deciding the value of assets, but for cryptocurrencies, which can halve or double in value in a matter of months, determining how much one party is owed gets tricky. It’s an issue that could be mitigated by regulators or …
  • Helicopter Dropped Quickly, Official Says 29 Jan 2020 01:52 International Herald Tribune The helicopter that crashed into a foggy mountain near Calabasas, Calif., on Sunday, killing the N.B.A. legend Kobe Bryant and eight other people, fell quickly in what an investigator said was a “high-energy impact crash.” Jennifer Homendy, one of five …
  • Cisive Joins 14 Leading Education and Large Tech Vendors to... 29 Jan 2020 01:06 SF Gate Cisive Joins 14 Leading Education and Large Tech Vendors to Build the “Internet of Careers” A founding group of innovative companies join to build a blockchain network to meet the needs of a rapidly changing, global labor market. HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. (PRWEB) …
  • I took out a loan with cryptocurrency and didn't sign a thing 29 Jan 2020 00:35 Mashable Last week, I took out a loan without meeting anyone, signing anything, or even interacting with a human being.  I also invested in a variety of assets that earn interest of up to 5.9 percent a year. I did it all on my own, from my computer. All I needed …
  • Why claiming coronavirus is 'good for bitcoin' isn't quite what it seems 29 Jan 2020 00:02 Independent It is not even February and it feels like more news has happened since the start of 2020 than the whole of 2019 combined. The beginning of the new decade has seen Donald Trump play World War Three Chicken with Iran, Australia catch on fire amid dire …
  • Fourth Quarter 2019 Patent Transaction Market Report & Outlook... 28 Jan 2020 23:00 SF Gate Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the world leader in strategic patent analysis and patent transaction services, today makes available the fourth Quarter 2019 Patent Transaction Market Report (PTMR) including Patent Market Index (PMI®) …
  • Live Updates on Death of Kobe Bryant: All 9 Bodies Recovered From Crash 28 Jan 2020 22:54 International Herald Tribune Ever since the authorities reached the rugged hillside near Calabasas, Calif., where a helicopter came crashing down Sunday morning, investigators have been meticulously combing the crash site, using drone technology to survey the scene and manpower to …
  • How mobile for development changed lives in the past decade 28 Jan 2020 22:46 Business Daily Kenya has developed a reputation as one of the most technologically advanced nations in Africa over the past decade, with established Internet infrastructure that has aided it to benefit from mobile for development, a position underpinned by its strong …
  • Global Arena Holding Updates Shareholders on Recent Developments 28 Jan 2020 22:14 MarketWatch.com NEW YORK, NY, Jan 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE - Global Arena Holding, Inc. (the "Company") (otc pink:GAHC), a growth oriented, acquisition minded company, focused on specific niche markets offering exponential growth, …
  • University of Toronto Joins Forces With Trilogy Education to Launch FinTech Boot Camp in Toronto 28 Jan 2020 21:20 Crowdfundinsider January 28, 2020 @ 11:50 am By Samantha Hurst University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies (SCS) announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with Trilogy Education, a 2U, Inc. brand and leading workforce accelerator, to launch a fintech boot camp in …
  • Bitcoin Has Lost Steam. But Criminals Still Love It. 28 Jan 2020 21:19 The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — The last few months have not been good for Bitcoin. The value of the digital tokens has steadily dropped. Bitcoin trading on cryptocurrency exchanges has slowed. And using Bitcoin to buy legal items? That has also dropped. But one corner of …
  • Smart Contracts May Offer Smart Solutions For Carriers, Truck Drivers 28 Jan 2020 21:04 Benzinga Smart contracts will revolutionize the supply chain. Or not. Their value will be evident in the next few years as more businesses roll out smart contracts to handle the paperwork side of logistics. Whether that will result in a sea change for the industry …
  • Some helpful tips to survive and thrive at HIMSS20 28 Jan 2020 20:39 Government Health IT Believe it or not, here we are: already just a month-plus away from the biggest and best health IT show in the world. It's time to formulate a plan of action. The HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition, which takes place March 9-13 at the …
  • Blockchain is making Dubai govt services more efficient 28 Jan 2020 20:34 Khaleej Times Every technology has its moment of hype, disenchantment, and validation. Blockchain is no different. In 2019, while part of the Blockchain world was crashing and burning (read cryptocurrencies), the Smart Dubai was steadily forging ahead with its …
  • MTDC and WLC Execute MoU to Launch Digital Economy Platform Digitizing Malaysia and its Trade Partners Creating Millions of Jobs 28 Jan 2020 20:29 Odessa American KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020-- Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) and Ireland’s semi-governmental World Logistics Council Limited (WLC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deploy the organisation’s …
  • MobiHealthNews' predictions for 2020: Big tech's here to stay, digital health moves through Gardner hype cycle and more 28 Jan 2020 20:25 mobihealthnews Unfortunately for us, MobiHealthNews doesn’t have a crystal ball (it would be darn useful for getting scoops). But we do have more than a decade’s worth of experience tracking the emergence of this space and we spend a lot of our time talking to smart …
  • Uphold Introduces Commission-free Cryptocurrency Trading, and the World’s Easiest User Interface 28 Jan 2020 19:23 Odessa American SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020-- Leading digital money platform Uphold today introduces zero-commission trading on cryptocurrencies in a milestone for the industry designed to open up affordable access to one of the world’s most important new …
  • After Kobe Bryant’s Death, Brands Are Treading Lightly 28 Jan 2020 19:22 The New York Times Amid the tributes to Kobe Bryant on Sunday — dedications at the Grammy Awards, condolences from presidents, messages written on the sneakers of N.B.A. players — there was a Twitter post from the blockchain company Tron Foundation. “Kobe is a member of the …
  • One in three millennials say social media worsens their lives 28 Jan 2020 17:21 PC Magazine Almost all of us interacts with at least one social media platform in our daily lives, but recent studies have cast doubt on whether or not it is actually all that good for us. Los Angeles, CA-based security review company Security.org surveyed over 2,700 …
  • 2019 saw more cryptocurrency hacks than any other year 28 Jan 2020 17:21 PC Magazine Image: Chainalysis In 2019, hackers have successfully breached 11 major cryptocurrency exchanges and have stolen more than $283 million worth of cryptocurrency, according to blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis. The 11 hacks represnt the highest number of …
  • Denmark-based OpenLedger Announces First-of-its-kind Enterprise Blockchain Solution VPLedger 28 Jan 2020 17:18 24 7 Press Release     COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, January 28, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- You might have realised there's a battle under way. On the surface, the showdown brewing between Congress and Facebook seems to be about the way the US regulates and interacts with …
  • Researchers foresee the ongoing use of cash 28 Jan 2020 17:14 Phys.org Are the countries of the Eurozone ready to drop cash in hand? In light of a study of the UPV and UV, the answer is no. The work concludes that in these countries, there are still many years left of paying with cash. And, in Spain, this seems to be the case …
  • DigiMax Adds Parallel Sports Group as Active Client 28 Jan 2020 16:19 GuruFocus.com TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 28, 2020 / DIGIMAX GLOBAL SOLUTIONS (CSE:DIGI)(the "Company" or "DigiMax") is pleased to announced that it has officially commenced its consulting efforts with Parallel Sports Group Inc. …
  • Experts stress Tamkeen's role in supporting ICT sector 28 Jan 2020 16:12 Trade Arabia Experts and stakeholders in the ICT sector stressed the importance of Tamkeen’s role in supporting this sector as it accelerates business, provides quality jobs for Bahrainis, and supports the process of digital transformation in Bahrain.   Experts pointed …
  • Douglas PUD Commissioners Adopt Data Center, Cryptocurrency Rate Increases 28 Jan 2020 16:07 KPQ Posted By: Kyle Lamb January 27, 2020 Douglas County PUD Commissioners adopted a new rate schedule Monday afternoon that will see a dramatic rise in rates for data centers and cryptocurrency operations. Public Information Officer Meaghan Vibbert said high- …
  • PSG join Arsenal with cryptocurrency deal that lets fans make big club decisions 28 Jan 2020 16:02 Mirror Paris Saint-Germain have signed a new cryptocurrency deal that will allow more than 78million fans to take part in major club decisions. It comes after Arsenal launched a similar partnership with US cryptocurrency CashBet in 2018, allowing fans to use and …
  • Saudi IoT will Redefine, Rejuvenate, Recreate, Reconnoitre and Resonate the New Wave of Technology in KSA 28 Jan 2020 15:44 Middle East Business Share 0 Tweet 0 Share Pinterest0 Email Saudi IoT will Redefine, Rejuvenate, Recreate, Reconnoitre and Resonate the New Wave of Technology in KSA Saudi Arabia is amidst an imminent Transformation, where Saudi IoT compliments this phase complying to the …
  • Parabolt Introduces Global Trade Platform for Digitization of Commodity Trading and Financing 28 Jan 2020 15:43 Odessa American MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020-- Parabolt, a company that transforms innovative ideas into disruptive digital products, expanded its Digital Ventures portfolio with Global Trade Platform, an industry game changer that digitizes the entire commodity …
  • Time for new policy for potato sub-sector: PM 28 Jan 2020 15:00 The Hindu Business Line In a bid to achieve a larger goal of hunger and poverty eradication, the government wants to consider new policy with specific research agenda to promote potato sub-sector, which includes seeds to market value-chain. In his video address to the three-day …
  • Standard Chartered Announces Investment in Blockchain-Based Open Industry Platform Contour 28 Jan 2020 14:26 Crowdfundinsider January 28, 2020 @ 8:33 am By Samantha Hurst Standard Chartered, a UK-based multinational banking and financial services company with $688 billion in assets, announced on Tuesday it has made an investment in Contour, a blockchain-based open industry …
  • AI Technology To Takeover Saudi Arabia Job Market, Claims A Futurist 28 Jan 2020 13:54 Al Bawaba Artificial intelligence (AI) technology will take over most blue- and white-collar jobs in Saudi Arabia’s offices, factories and even hospitals, a top futurist told a forum in Riyadh. Ian Khan was speaking at the the Futuristic Advancement Forum, which …
  • Boardwalktech Announces Further Debt Reduction and Provides Corporate Update 28 Jan 2020 13:36 Tradingcharts.com CUPERTINO, CA, Jan. 28, 2020 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Pipeline increases 35% to $7.1M, plus progress on $1.2M of savings towards positive Adjusted EBITDA (TSXV:BWLK, OTCQB:BWLKF) - Boardwalktech Software Corp ("Boardwalktech") announced …
  • The craziest Bitcoin price predictions for 2020 28 Jan 2020 13:33 News Bitcoin will fall to $0 in 2020, according to a professor of economics at New York University. This is but one of many varying predictions for the price of Bitcoin from a range of industry experts. Bitcoin has recovered a lot of investor interest of late …
  • Yemen's Huthi Rebels Seize Key Route in Deadly Clashes 28 Jan 2020 12:39 Trending on EIN Newsdesk Yemen's Huthi Rebels Seize Key Route in Deadly Clashes more... US Stops Weapons Delivery to Iraq Amid Tensions With Baghdad more... US to Announce an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan Without Palestinians Input more... …
  • Seattle tries out mobile voting 28 Jan 2020 11:22 Computerworld About 1.2 million Seattle area voters will be able to use their smartphone, laptop or a computer at their local library to vote in a current election this year. This will be the first-time online voting is available to all eligible registered voters of a …
  • Energy Absolute introduces sustainable business management model 28 Jan 2020 11:13 Nationmultimedia.com Energy Absolute Pcl (EA), the first Thai energy innovation firm, is introducing a new business model under the corporate social innovation (CSI) concept to develop the organisation to sustainable integrated management.  It is pioneered with production …
  • Appleby To Sponsor Canadian Tech Summit 28 Jan 2020 11:10 bernews.com Appleby will be sponsoring and speaking at the Canadian Technology Summit in Bermuda, with the keynote event scheduled for Tuesday 28 January at the Hamilton Princess. “The aim of the Summit is to align technology initiatives between the governments and …
  • Crypto Markets: Cryptocurrencies Surge As Coronavirus Spreads, Singapore Brings New Regulation 28 Jan 2020 10:40 Benzinga A majority of the top cryptocurrencies surged in early trade on Tuesday as stock markets retreated in the wake of the rising casualties from the novel Coronavirus in China. What Happened The surge in cryptocurrency's price at a time when the …
  • Dubai Partners With VC Firm To Launch 'Crypto Valley' In Tax-Free Zone 28 Jan 2020 10:40 Benzinga The government-run Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has partners with Crypto Valley venture capital firm (CV VC) to launch a "Crypto Valley" in the tax-free zone in Dubai. What Happened The deal, signed last week on the sidelines of the …
  • VALK (Ex-Value On Chain) Partners With Archax To Facilitate End-To-End Digital Issuance And Listing Powered By Corda 28 Jan 2020 10:39 Mondovisione This partnership sees two Corda clients join forces to enable financial institutions to issue and list digital assets on a UK-based exchange. The partnership will not only bring a liquidity venue and gateway to institutions working with VALK, but also …
  • Jordan: Financial Sector to Achieve New Milestones with the Launch of Jordan FinTech Bay 28 Jan 2020 10:36 Al Bawaba FinTech Consortium (FT), a financial technology incubator and ecosystem builder, on Monday, announced the launch of Jordan FinTech Bay (JFB). Jordan FinTech Bay aims to foster synergies among market players, including government bodies, financial …
  • Singapore tightens AML restrictions on cryptocurrency companies 28 Jan 2020 10:23 The Next Web Cryptocurrency businesses operating in Singapore will need to register and be licensed to continue serving customers in the country. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Tuesday that the Payment Services Act will now be enforced. First passed …
  • Workday CEO says HR company has blockchain solution that's key to finding a job 28 Jan 2020 09:33 CNBC Workday co-founder and CEO Aneel Bhusri has been a success. He started the human resources technology company in 2005 and has grown it to a stock market valuation over $40 billion. His own net worth is valued by Forbes in the billions. He sees technology …
  • Socialfix Media Named Clutch Top 1000 Best Global B2B Service Provider 28 Jan 2020 09:22 24 7 Press Release "There is no better recognition we can hope for than one that is derived from the assessment of our body of work as a whole from our own peers."     NEW YORK, NY, January 28, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and …
  • Saudi Aramco joins oil blockchain platform Vakt 28 Jan 2020 09:10 Reuters LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - * Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures has bought into blockchain-based trading platform Vakt with $5 million in new shares, Vakt said on Tuesday. * Aramco Trading Co, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, will use the platform. * The VAKT …
  • Monetary Authority Of Singapore: Payment Services Act Comes Into Force 28 Jan 2020 09:05 Mondovisione The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the commencement of the Payment Services Act (PS Act). The new PS Act will enhance the regulatory framework for payment services in Singapore, strengthen consumer protection and promote confidence …
  • Calls for a US 'digital dollar' rise as China powers ahead with a digital yuan 28 Jan 2020 08:37 CNBC Calls for a digital dollar have been on the rise. Gustavo Rezende Dos Santos | EyeEm | Getty Images DAVOS, Switzerland — A growing number of voices are calling for the U.S. to issue a "digital dollar" as China continues to work on a digital …
  • Singapore-based Digital Asset Exchange Zipmex Awarded Operational License by Thai SEC 28 Jan 2020 07:28 Crowdfundinsider January 28, 2020 @ 1:54 am By Omar Faridi Zipmex, a Singapore-based crypto-asset exchange focused on offering retail and institutional investors the ability to make secure investments in cryptocurrencies, has reportedly acquired an operational license in …
  • First Draft of India's Upcoming Blockchain Technology Ready 28 Jan 2020 06:39 Sputnik International India 05:57 GMT 28.01.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Blockchain technology has emerged as a top focus of interest in India, which hopes that the innovation will improve the lives of its citizens. On Tuesday, the National Institute for Smart …
  • Bitcoin Gold suffers two ‘51%’ attacks, but surprisingly its price surges 28 Jan 2020 05:13 SiliconANGLE Bitcoin spinoff Bitcoin Gold has suffered two so-called 51% attacks, but in a surprising twist its price has actually surged since then. A 51% attack is one attempted by a group of miners controlling more than 50 percent of a given cryptocurrency’s mining …
  • MeitY gets a blockchain plan 28 Jan 2020 03:22 Economic Times Mumbai: The National Institute for Smart Governance (NISG), a publicprivate body promoted by the Centre and software industry lobby Nasscom among others, has recommended that laws and regulations should be based on the functions performed by technologies …
  • GreenBank Director Saurabh Srivastava Resigns 28 Jan 2020 02:51 GuruFocus.com This News Release is not for Distribution or Dissemination in the United States of America TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 27, 2020 / GreenBank Capital Inc (CSE:GBC)(OTCMKTS:GRNBF) ("GreenBank or the Company") announces that …
  • Celsius Network Forms New Strategic Partnership With Crypto Tax Analysis & Blockchain Analytics Startup ZenLedger.io 28 Jan 2020 01:15 Crowdfundinsider January 27, 2020 @ 3:52 pm By Samantha Hurst Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending, and borrowing platform, has reportedly formed a new partnership with ZenLedger.io, a cryptocurrency tax analysis, and blockchain analytics startup. The duo reported …
  • FEATURE-Tension heats up between church and villagers amid land ownership debate 28 Jan 2020 01:13 Reuters MOKHE, Georgia, Jan 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a snow-covered plateau in southern Georgia, a wooden cross marks the construction site of a monastery that has triggered a bitter land dispute between local Muslim villagers and the Christian …
  • Bitcoin Gold Hit By 51 Percent Attacks, $72,000 In Cryptocurrency Double-Spent 27 Jan 2020 23:46 News Malicious cryptocurrency miners took control of Bitcoin Gold's blockchain recently to double-spend $72,000 worth of BTG. The Next Web reports: Bad actors assumed a majority of the network's processing power (hash rate) to re-organize the blockchain …
  • U.S. dollar could be dethroned internationally by digital currency 27 Jan 2020 23:38 Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: Why are most internationally traded commodities, like oil, corn and aluminum, priced in U.S. dollars (USD), and why is most foreign trade invoiced in dollars? Why is the USD used as the primary reserve currency by most countries — …
  • Wuhan Coronavirus, Impeachment, Kobe Bryant: Your Tuesday Briefing 27 Jan 2020 23:36 International Herald Tribune (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the global and economic impacts of the Wuhan coronavirus, new revelations in the Trump impeachment trial and an outpouring of grief and thanks for Kobe Bryant. The death …
  • SettleMint raises $2.1M to build out enterprise blockchain-as-a-service 27 Jan 2020 21:59 SiliconANGLE Belgium-based blockchain platform-as-a-service distributed ledger technology company SettleMint NV today announced the procurement of $2.1 million in funds backed by KPN Ventures and existing U.S. investor Medici Ventures. Founded in 2016, SettleMint …
  • PwC Luxembourg And Tokeny Solutions Join Forces In JBR To Bring New And Innovative Services Linked With Tokenisation To The Financial And Non-Financial Markets 27 Jan 2020 20:25 Mondovisione PwC Luxembourg and Tokeny Solutions announce that they have joined forces to launch a Joint Business Relationship (JBR) bringing new and innovative services in the fields of capital markets and asset servicing. Whatever the industry, sector and type of …
  • Dubai limiting supply from... 27 Jan 2020 19:00 Khaleej Times The Higher Committee for Real Estate Planning established in November last year to bring balance between supply and demand is monitoring the local market and limiting the supply from government-backed developers, said a senior official on Monday. "One …
  • Splunk’s Juliana Vida: Data, VR/AR Tech, Blockchain Key Federal IT Trends for 2020 27 Jan 2020 18:27 ExecutiveBiz Juliana Vida, chief technical adviser of Splunk's public sector business, forecasts that agencies will increase the use of data, virtual and augmented reality tools and blockchain to support federal information technology operations, she wrote in a …
  • NBC’s digital payments to go live in next few months 27 Jan 2020 16:37 Phnompenh Post The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) will launch a Blockchain-based, peer-to-peer payment and money transfer platform in the next few months, its director-general Chea Serey told The Post on Monday. Dubbed ‘Project Bakong’, the scheme already has the …
  • Bitcoin Gold hit by 51% attacks, $72K in cryptocurrency double-spent 27 Jan 2020 16:06 The Next Web Malicious cryptocurrency miners took control of Bitcoin BTC Gold‘s blockchain recently to double-spend $72,000 worth of BTG. Bad actors assumed a majority of the network‘s processing power (hash rate) to re-organize the blockchain twice between Thursday …
  • Net1 to sell payments business KSNet for R3.5-billion 27 Jan 2020 15:55 News JSE- and Nasdaq-listed technology company Net1 UEPS Technologies will sell its Korean payments processing business KSNet to Stonebridge Capital and Payletter for US$237-million (R3.5-billion). The transaction, which is not subject to a financing condition, …
  • 2020 and beyond: technology trends for the next decade 27 Jan 2020 15:38 Descrier Technology continues to evolve at an ever-increasing pace. The internet only made it into our homes in the 1990s and the smartphone has been around just 13 years, but both are now central to how we all live. Era-defining new technologies are hard to …
  • The Dow Jones Today Could Plunge Nearly 500 Points Thanks to the Coronavirus 27 Jan 2020 15:25 Money Morning By Garrett Baldwin, Behavioral Trading Specialist, Money Morning • January 27, 2020 The Dow Jones today could fall by more than 400 points as the coronavirus spreads in China. Local officials report roughly 2,300 cases of Chinese citizens dealing with the …
  • Blockchain Technology To Be Used For Real-time Global Air Quality Monitoring 27 Jan 2020 15:05 RTTNews U.S.-based Algorand Foundation is set to develop a blockchain-powered platform for real-time Global Air Quality Monitoring in partnership with French blockchain start-up Planetwatch s.a.s. The platform is claimed to be the world's first immutable air …
  • The 'Race To 5G' Is A Giant Pile Of Lobbyist Nonsense 27 Jan 2020 14:57 Techdirt. from the ill-communication dept We've noted for a while that the "race to 5G" is largely just the byproduct of telecom lobbyists hoping to spike lagging smartphone and network hardware sales. Yes, 5G is important in that it will provide …
  • UiPath partners with 150 academic institutions in India 27 Jan 2020 14:27 Economic Times BENGALURU: UiPath, a robotic process automation (RPA) software major, has partnered with more than 150 universities and colleges in India during the past one year as part of its Academic Alliance Program. The programme, aimed at creating an inclusive …
  • Consilio to Lead Innovation Panels at Legalweek 2020 Focused on Solving Today’s Data-Driven Challenges 27 Jan 2020 14:12 Silicon Valley Daily WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery, document review, risk management and legal consulting services, today announced that several senior executives will lead CLE panel discussions at the Legalweek New York 2020 conference. …
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  • Net1 to sell Korean payment solutions provider for R3.4bn 27 Jan 2020 14:02 News Payment solutions provider, Net1 UEPS Technologies [JSE:NT1] - the parent company of Cash Paymaster Services, which used to run SA's social grant payment system – is selling a Korean business, KSNET, for $237m – about R3.4bn. Net1 offers debit, credit …