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Binance Backs Maltese Banking Services Provider Founders Bank

Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has invested in Malta-based Founders Bank, a company that intends to offer banking services tailored for the needs of tech and cryptocurrency businesses, the company announced on Thursday. Founders Bank has applied for a banking license in Malta and is currently awaiting regulatory approval. It said that […] The post Binance Backs Maltese Banking Services Provider Founders Bank appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-13

New York State Department of Financial Services Grants Virtual Currency License to BitPay

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay has announced it has been granted a virtual currency license from the New York State Department of Financial Services. The license will allow BitPay to provide services to companies and customers based in New York. Businesses will be able to use BitPay to accept payments in Bitcoin (BTC) from users […] The post New York State Department of Financial Services Grants Virtual Currency License to BitPay appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-16

Coinbase VP Says Institutional Interest in the Crypto Market is Becoming ‘More Profound’

Institutional investor interest in the cryptocurrency space is becoming more widespread and is helping to drive the market, according to the vice president and general manager of Coinbase. Adam White was speaking to CNBC’s ‘Fast Money‘ yesterday when he made his comments. According to him, what’s interesting about this is the fact that retail investors […] The post Coinbase VP Says Institutional Interest in the Crypto Market is Becoming ‘More Profound’ appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-17

Warum keiner mehr bei Victoria‘s Secret einkauft

Selbst das Sale-Geschäft bei der amerikanischen Unterwäschefirma läuft schleppend. Die Aktie rutscht in den Keller und Victoria‘s Secret hat mit massiven Problemen zu kämpfen. Grund könnte der neue weibliche Zeitgeist sein.
2018-07-17

Gegen die Fahrrad-Schwemme sind die Städte machtlos

Zehntausende Leihfahrräder verstopfen die Gehwege in Deutschlands Städten, auch die hinterlassenen Räder des insolventen Anbieters Obike werden die Behörden nicht los. Jetzt schlagen Netzaktivisten eine „Lösung“ vor: Diebstahl.
2018-07-17

10.000-Dollar-Klobrille bringt Pentagon in Erklärungsnot

US-Präsident Trump mahnt die Europäer, mehr Geld für Rüstung auszugeben. Ein Senator beklagt hingegen am Beispiel eines Toilettendeckels die Geldverschwendung in den USA. Der extreme Betrag wird vom Pentagon gar nicht erst bestritten.
2018-07-17

Stuffed it up

The chain's pay your age promotion was a "good idea, poorly executed", experts say.
2018-07-13

French Startup Snips Unveils Blockchain-Based AI Voice Assistant for Smart Homes

Parisian startup Snips is going after market leaders Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant with a new blockchain-based artificial intelligence (AI) voice assistant that promises a higher level of protection for users’ personal data. Snips AIR, which will be available for consumers in the end of 2019, is set to be the first decentralized, privacy-focused voice […] The post French Startup Snips Unveils Blockchain-Based AI Voice Assistant for Smart Homes appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-12

Line’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitbox Begins Operations

Line Corporation, a Japanese Internet firm and the operator of the country’s most popular messaging app, have today launched their new cryptocurrency exchange platform, Bitbox. The crypto-to-crypto exchange platform, operated by Singapore-based subsidiary Line Tech Plus, allows for the trading of 28 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin, for users around the globe […] The post Line’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitbox Begins Operations appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-16

Blockstream’s Liquid Network Shows Huge Promise For A Maturing Bitcoin Market

Bitcoin technology operation Blockstream have recently provided further details on their Liquid sidechain offering, which appears to be shaping into an incredible development for the wider ecosystem. Over the last few years, Blockstream have been quietly working away on the second-layer technologies which will be vital in developing a Bitcoin network which continues to work […] The post Blockstream’s Liquid Network Shows Huge Promise For A Maturing Bitcoin Market appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-17

Die traditionelle Kuhglocke hat ausgedient

Urlaub auf der Alm verbinden Touristen auch mit dem Läuten der Kuhglocken. Doch Tierschützer halten sie für Tierquälerei, Anwohner klagen sich durch Gerichtsinstanzen. Spezielle GPS-Tracker sollen nun die Lösung sein.
2018-07-16

Briten provozieren Europa mit eigenem Kampfjet

Im Kampf um die Eurofighter-Nachfolge offenbart sich der Brexit: London präsentiert ein eigenes Modell. Das lässt den Traum eines gesamteuropäischen Kampfjets platzen. Und die Briten haben noch eine weitere Überraschung parat.
2018-07-16

Grande Guerre : sur les traces des Poilus en Italie

Il y a cent ans, au cours de la Première Guerre mondiale, les poilus se battaient aussi en Italie. Un siècle plus tard, quelques vestiges témoignent de la présence de ces soldats français dans la région de la Vénétie.
2018-07-14

Chinas plötzliche Eile im Werben um die EU

Peking will den Handelskrieg mit den USA über mehr Zusammenarbeit mit Brüssel entschärfen. Doch um bei der EU glaubwürdig zu sein, muss sich das Land reformieren. Premier Li Keqiang macht dazu Versprechungen.
2018-07-16

Coinbase VP Says Institutional Interest in the Crypto Market is Becoming ‘More Profound’

Institutional investor interest in the cryptocurrency space is becoming more widespread and is helping to drive the market, according to the vice president and general manager of Coinbase. Adam White was speaking to CNBC’s ‘Fast Money‘ yesterday when he made his comments. According to him, what’s interesting about this is the fact that retail investors […] The post Coinbase VP Says Institutional Interest in the Crypto Market is Becoming ‘More Profound’ appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-17

Blockstream’s Liquid Network Shows Huge Promise For A Maturing Bitcoin Market

Bitcoin technology operation Blockstream have recently provided further details on their Liquid sidechain offering, which appears to be shaping into an incredible development for the wider ecosystem. Over the last few years, Blockstream have been quietly working away on the second-layer technologies which will be vital in developing a Bitcoin network which continues to work […] The post Blockstream’s Liquid Network Shows Huge Promise For A Maturing Bitcoin Market appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-17

Building Trust in Charity Donations with the Vantage Network

Every year, billions are spent on charitable donations worldwide. Yet for many people, once that money has been given to a charity they don’t know where it goes. As a result, trust in the charity industry has dropped. A study from March shows that trust in charities is down by six per cent in the […] The post Building Trust in Charity Donations with the Vantage Network appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-17

Timehop admits that additional personal data was compromised in breach

Timehop is admitting that additional personal information was compromised in a data breach on July 4. The company first acknowledged the breach on Sunday, saying that users’ names, email addresses and phone numbers had been compromised. Today it said it that additional information, including date of birth and gender, was also taken. To understand what […]
2018-07-11

UK’s Information Commissioner will fine Facebook the maximum £500K over Cambridge Analytica breach

Facebook continues to face fallout over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which revealed how user data was stealthily obtained by way of quizzes and then appropriated for other purposes, such as targeted political advertising. Today, the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced that it would be issuing the social network with its maximum fine, £500,000 ($662,000) […]
2018-07-10

Twitter’s efforts to suspend fake accounts have doubled since last year

Bots, your days of tweeting politically divisive nonsense might be numbered. The Washington Post reported Friday that in the last few months Twitter has aggressively suspended accounts in an effort to stem the spread of disinformation running rampant on its platform. The Washington Post reports that Twitter suspended as many as 70 million accounts between […]
2018-07-06

Warum keiner mehr bei Victoria‘s Secret einkauft

Selbst das Sale-Geschäft bei der amerikanischen Unterwäschefirma läuft schleppend. Die Aktie rutscht in den Keller und Victoria‘s Secret hat mit massiven Problemen zu kämpfen. Grund könnte der neue weibliche Zeitgeist sein.
2018-07-17

Die traditionelle Kuhglocke hat ausgedient

Urlaub auf der Alm verbinden Touristen auch mit dem Läuten der Kuhglocken. Doch Tierschützer halten sie für Tierquälerei, Anwohner klagen sich durch Gerichtsinstanzen. Spezielle GPS-Tracker sollen nun die Lösung sein.
2018-07-16

Building Trust in Charity Donations with the Vantage Network

Every year, billions are spent on charitable donations worldwide. Yet for many people, once that money has been given to a charity they don’t know where it goes. As a result, trust in the charity industry has dropped. A study from March shows that trust in charities is down by six per cent in the […] The post Building Trust in Charity Donations with the Vantage Network appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-17

India May Treat Cryptocurrencies as Commodities Rather Than Ban Them

India is reportedly not going to issue a blanket ban on cryptocurrencies, but may label them as commodities, according to a source familiar with the situation. In a report from Quartz, a senior government official, who requested anonymity, stated that they don’t think the panel set up to look into digital currencies ‘is really thinking […] The post India May Treat Cryptocurrencies as Commodities Rather Than Ban Them appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-12

Galaxy Digital to Partner with Caspian to Boost Adoption of Crypto Trading

Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz and his Galaxy Digital crypto merchant bank are teaming up with Caspian, the full-stack crypto trading and risk management platform. The aim is to improve the infrastructure supporting the institutional adoption of digital currency trading. The announcement, made yesterday, will see Galaxy Digital become one of the initial users of Caspian’s […] The post Galaxy Digital to Partner with Caspian to Boost Adoption of Crypto Trading appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-14

Line’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitbox Begins Operations

Line Corporation, a Japanese Internet firm and the operator of the country’s most popular messaging app, have today launched their new cryptocurrency exchange platform, Bitbox. The crypto-to-crypto exchange platform, operated by Singapore-based subsidiary Line Tech Plus, allows for the trading of 28 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin, for users around the globe […] The post Line’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitbox Begins Operations appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-07-16

Quartier de Flandre, clichés responsables

Quand des adolescentes d’un quartier sensible du nord de Paris braquent leur appareil photo sur des entrepreneuriat sociaux. C’est le nouveau Pas 2 Quartier. Avec l'association Clichés Urbains et Les Canaux, Maison des économies solidaires et innovantes.
2018-07-11

UK’s Information Commissioner will fine Facebook the maximum £500K over Cambridge Analytica breach

Facebook continues to face fallout over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which revealed how user data was stealthily obtained by way of quizzes and then appropriated for other purposes, such as targeted political advertising. Today, the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced that it would be issuing the social network with its maximum fine, £500,000 ($662,000) […]
2018-07-10

Hold for the drop: Twitter to purge locked accounts from follower metrics

Twitter is making a major change aimed at cleaning up the spammy legacy of its platform. This week it will globally purge accounts it has previously locked (i.e. after suspecting them of being spammy) — by removing the accounts from users’ follower metrics. Which in plain language means Twitter users with lots of followers are […]
2018-07-11

Timehop admits that additional personal data was compromised in breach

Timehop is admitting that additional personal information was compromised in a data breach on July 4. The company first acknowledged the breach on Sunday, saying that users’ names, email addresses and phone numbers had been compromised. Today it said it that additional information, including date of birth and gender, was also taken. To understand what […]
2018-07-11

Goodwall gets $10.8M to expand its ‘LinkedIn for students’

Goodwall, a US-focused student and graduate professional network which aims to connect young people with college and employment opportunities, has closed a $10.8 million Series A funding raise. The round was led by Randstad Innovation Fund, a strategic corporate VC fund that focuses on recruitment, and Swiss private equity firm Manixer. Additional investors include Francis […]
2018-07-12