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IBM Teams Up with Food Giants on Blockchain

IBM Teams Up with Food Giants on Blockchain

Food giants such as Nestle, Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT), and Unilever NV (NYSE: UN) have joined together to announce a blockchain collaboration with International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM). Blockchains is a technology that is based on ..

More Finance Jobs May Be Created As a Result of Automation

More Finance Jobs May Be Created As a Result of Automation

There are serious concerns that automation will lead to millions losing their jobs. Countries and governments will have to implement procedures as well as contingency plans to deal with the outcome of automation. According to a recent report however..

Malaysian Sukuk Finds Favor Among Chinese Companies

Malaysian Sukuk Finds Favor Among Chinese Companies

Chinese companies are increasingly sourcing funds through Malaysian Islamic bonds or Sukuk in Malaysia. The last two weeks of July witnessed a number of such financial arrangements, including the shoring up of Tadau Energy, a solar energy unit from ..

Microchip Implants for Employees in Wisconsin Company

Microchip Implants for Employees in Wisconsin Company

Employees at a technology company called Three Square Market can choose to have a chip the size of a grain of rice injected between their thumb and index finger starting on August 1st. This chip will allow employees to accomplish RFID technology wit..

Dark Web Markets AlphaBay and Hansa Shut Down

Dark Web Markets AlphaBay and Hansa Shut Down

AlphaBay and Hansa are two of the largest dark web marketplaces that have been shut down due to a “landmark” international law enforcement investigation. These sites have been associated with trade in illicit items such as drugs, weapons..

Netflix Share Surge After Strong Earnings

Netflix Share Surge After Strong Earnings

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) shares up more than 11% Tuesday, after the internet television network reported strong second quarter earnings. In Q2 the company reported a higher than expected subscriber growth - 5.2 million (vs. forecast of 3.2 milli..

Uber and to Collaborate with Russian Competitor Yandex

Uber and to Collaborate with Russian Competitor Yandex

Uber announced that it will join with the Russian company Yandex NV (NASDAQ: YNDX), which is a competitor of Uber in the region. Yandex operates a service called Yandex.Taxi.The head of Uber's business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Pier..