Gambling tycoon builds $100m bitcoin-funded Antiguan resort

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Bitcoin Gambling tycoon builds $100m bitcoin-funded Antiguan resort ‘His excellency’ Calvin Ayre says project will be entirely funded from digital currency profits Rupert Neate @RupertNeate Sun 18 Feb 2018 11.54 EST Last modified on Mon 19 Feb 2018 02.59 EST Share Läs mer…

Uber to set up 24-hour hotline for UK customers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Uber Uber to set up 24-hour hotline for UK customers Taxi-hailing app promises to proactively report any serious incidents to police Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent @GwynTopham Fri 16 Feb 2018 07.45 EST Last modified on Fri 16 Feb 2018 11.07 EST Läs mer…

Former employee sues Vice, accusing it of pay discrimination against women

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Vice Media Former employee sues Vice, accusing it of pay discrimination against women An LA-based manager alleges female employees at the company were paid tens of thousands of dollars less than their male counterparts Carla Green in Los Angeles @carlaflou Läs mer…

Greek PM calls for inquiry into bribery claims against two predecessors

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Report alleges Swiss drugmaker Novartis bribed senior politicians and thousands of doctors The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has called for parliament to investigate whether two of his predecessors and eight former ministers accepted bribes from the Swiss drugmaker Novartis, Läs mer…

Marmite maker Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian One of world’s biggest advertisers says it will avoid platforms that ‘create division’ Unilever has threatened to withdraw its advertising from online platforms such as Facebook and Google if they fail to eradicate content which “create division in society and Läs mer…

Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Finland The Upside Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers? In the first of our new series, The Upside, we look at how the country went from famine to topping nearly every global social ranking Finland’s 10 Läs mer…

No laptops allowed – the cafes bringing back the art of conviviality

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Society No laptops allowed – the cafes bringing back the art of conviviality A growing number of cafes are ditching wifi and outlawing computers in an attempt to bring back old-fashioned hospitality – and increase their revenue Mike Herd Läs mer…

Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave A forecast 700,000 UK teenagers and young adults will leave the social media site in 2018 Mark Sweney @marksweney Email Mon 12 Feb 2018 00.00 EST Share Läs mer…

Stock market slide gathers pace with big sell-offs on Wall Street and Asia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Spooked investors caused Asian markets to plummet on Friday following what some described as panic selling on Wall Street which saw the Dow Jones drop by more than 1,000 points for the second time in a week. A mass sell-off Läs mer…

Quiz: who said it – Uber’s Travis Kalanick or Wall Street’s Gordon Gekko?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Travis Kalanick was in court this week, taking the stand as Uber fights a messy lawsuit with Google’s driverless car spin-off, Waymo. Waymo alleges that the ride-sharing company stole trade secrets from its competitor to further its own driverless Läs mer…

Twitter makes first quarterly profit in its history

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Twitter has posted its first quarterly profit in the company’s near 12-year history, although a clampdown on fake accounts meant it lost users in the US. The San Francisco-based social network, which went public five years ago, made a Läs mer…

ECB official backs bitcoin clampdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech A top European Central Bank policymaker has joined calls for a global clampdown on virtual currencies such as bitcoin because of their threat to financial stability. Yves Mersch, a member of the ECB’s executive board, said the central bank Läs mer…

Last orders: Ireland’s vanishing ‘quirky’ shopfronts – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Graphic designer Trevor Finnegan spent seven years documenting traditional shopfronts throughout Ireland. As out-of-town shopping developments become more common, what emerged is a portrait of local resilience Continue reading…

Global stock markets recover after sharp losses

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Stock markets Global stock markets recover after sharp losses Market rout started in New York but Dow Jones back on track, with FTSE gaining nearly 2% Phillip Inman and Nick Fletcher Wed 7 Feb 2018 14.35 EST Last modified on Wed Läs mer…

UK stocks tumble as concerns grow over febrile global markets

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Stock markets UK stocks tumble as concerns grow over febrile global markets FTSE 100 slumps 2.6% to 7,141 to wipe all gains on year’s trading but New York recovers late on Phillip Inman Tue 6 Feb 2018 14.49 EST Last modified Läs mer…

Stock market turmoil: Dow volatile as FTSE 100 suffers biggest one-day fall since Brexit vote – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Here’s investor and businessman Carl Icahn on the markets, courtesy CNBC: CNBC (@CNBC) Carl Icahn to CNBC: Think market will bounce back, but ”one day this thing is just going to implode” https://t.co/YKho1O67Ek pic.twitter.com/bYSicU1F0x February 6, 2018 CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) Läs mer…

Brexit: EU to have power to punish UK at will during transition

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Brexit Brexit: EU to have power to punish UK at will during transition Exclusive: Brussels could impose sanctions if it believes law infringed, leaked document says Daniel Boffey in Strasbourg Tue 6 Feb 2018 12.49 EST Last modified on Tue 6 Läs mer…

Bitcoin price falls below $6,000 as banker signals crackdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Bitcoin Bitcoin price falls below $6,000 as banker signals crackdown BIS head says cryptocurrency is a ‘Ponzi scheme’ that poses a threat to financial stability Angela Monaghan Tue 6 Feb 2018 05.25 EST Last modified on Tue 6 Feb 2018 Läs mer…

Australian and Asian stock markets slide after Dow suffers biggest one-day points fall – as it happened

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian We’re closing this live blog now but head over to our fresh one, where Graeme Wearden will once again steer you through the days ups and (probably more likely) downs: Stock market turmoil: Europe facing heavy losses after Asia and Läs mer…

Dow Jones suffers worst day in over six years as global stock markets fall

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Stock markets Dow Jones suffers worst day in over six years as global stock markets fall The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 4.6% as investors fled amid fears of rising interest rates: ‘This was volatility unleashed’ Stock market sell-off: live Läs mer…

Why are global stock markets falling?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Stock markets Why are global stock markets falling? Fears of interest rate rises in the US aimed at taming inflation are making markets nervous Phillip Inman Mon 5 Feb 2018 13.09 EST Last modified on Mon 5 Feb 2018 13.22 EST Share Läs mer…

Mexico protesters fear US-owned brewery will drain their land dry

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Mexico protesters fear US-owned brewery will drain their land dry Mexico Mexico protesters fear US-owned brewery will drain their land dry A deal between a state government and the US’s third biggest brewer could put beer for Americans before water Läs mer…

US bond market rout fears trigger Wall Street sell-off

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Stock markets US bond market rout fears trigger Wall Street sell-off Apple, Visa and Exxon among biggest fallers as American and European stock markets tumble from record highs Richard Partington Fri 2 Feb 2018 13.09 EST Last modified on Fri 2 Läs mer…

Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Bitcoin Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash Nouriel Roubini calls cryptocurrency the ‘mother of all bubbles’ as it falls below $8,000 Angela Monaghan Fri 2 Feb 2018 07.38 EST Last modified on Fri 2 Feb Läs mer…

Global smartphone market drops 9% in biggest ever fall

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Smartphones Global smartphone market drops 9% in biggest ever fall Demand for new phones appears to be waning with collapse in China market and Apple shipping 5m fewer devices Samuel Gibbs Fri 2 Feb 2018 06.24 EST Last modified on Läs mer…

South Africa: more than 950 trapped gold miners brought to surface

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian South Africa South Africa: more than 950 trapped gold miners brought to surface Sibanye-Stillwater mining company said miners stuck up to 1000m below ground after outage caused by a storm Agencies in Johannesburg Fri 2 Feb 2018 02.47 EST First published Läs mer…

VW scandal: emissions cheats could face criminal charges

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Automotive industry VW scandal: emissions cheats could face criminal charges Transport minister unveils new measures allowing government to prosecute carmakers Jessica Elgot Thu 1 Feb 2018 19.01 EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email View more sharing options Läs mer…

Jeff Bezos adds billions to his fortune as Amazon reports profit surge

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Amazon Jeff Bezos adds billions to his fortune as Amazon reports profit surge Amazon’s share price soared over 4%, while Apple shares wobbled despite quarterly revenues, and Alphabet announced a loss Dominic Rushe and Edward Helmore in New York Thu Läs mer…

Bitcoin’s January fall wipes off $44bn in value

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Bitcoin Bitcoin’s January fall wipes off $44bn in value US investigation into boom stokes fears of impending bust as cryptocurrency records steepest monthly slide in its history Alex Hern and Richard Partington Thu 1 Feb 2018 13.30 EST Last modified on Läs mer…

Development of Nazi torture centre into flats sparks fury in Germany

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Germany Development of Nazi torture centre into flats sparks fury in Germany Relatives of victims who faced terror at Hamburg’s Gestapo HQ protest at scant memorial to past Kate Connolly in Berlin Thu 1 Feb 2018 11.04 EST First published on Läs mer…