Alexander Vinnik, a Russian national accused by the US government of laundering $4 billion dollars of cryptocurrency proceeds of crime will be extradited from Greece to France to face charges there, CNN Greece reports. An unsealed US government indictment charges Vinnik with 21 counts of... Read More The post Russian Accused
Just a little over two years after securing £520,000 in funding through its first equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, online gallery marketplace Rise Art has returned to the funding portal, seeking a minimum of £650,000. Founded in 2011, Rise Art is on a mission to revolutionize... Read More The post Rise Art
Don’t look now, but the PC might not be dead. According to Gartner, collector of marketshare and industry metrics, worldwide shipments of personal computers just experienced the first year-over-year growth since 2012. Shipments totaled 62.1 million units, which is a 1.4 percent increase from the same time
Small businesses in the US, and just about every other country, are the life blood of the economy where they operate. This is a fact. Providing access to capital to smaller firms is thus a vital need to drive economic growth, create jobs, and enable... Read More The post Finders Bill:
Sight Diagnostics, an Israeli Medtech firm, has launched “OLO,” an AI-based blood diagnostics device which is said to offer lab-quality “Complete Blood Count” (CBC) tests from finger prick samples at the point-of-care. Sight Diagnostics is an OurCrowd portfolio company having facilitated two investment rounds in... Read More The post Theranos Like?
UK research firm Beauhurst published a report recently that highlighted foreign investment into high growth UK firms. According to their numbers, foreign investment is booming in the UK – in spite of Brexit induced jitters. The report states that during 2017 foreign investment hit £6... Read More The post What Brexit?
As was reported last week, the Securities Token Roundtable is continuing deliberations in Barbados over the weekend. Organized in part by the efforts of Polymath who is hosting the event, the meeting includes a good number of emerging platforms and industry participants seeking to... Read More The post Securities Token
Youtube, “failed as a gatekeeper to protect its users,” by allowing affiliates of the Bitconnect cryptocurrency ponzi scheme to post 70 000 hours of promotional video, lawyers for plaintiffs in a class action claim. Bitconnect used multilevel marketing to boost operations and several Bitconnect... Read More The post YouTube Named
Apple released a refreshed MacBook Pro this week and top among the new features is a tweaked keyboard. Apple says its quieter than the last version and in our tests, we agree. But iFixit found something else: thin, silicone barriers that could improve the keyboard’s reliability. This
Asian fintech innovation hub, Stone & Chalk, announced this week it is uniting fintech across the eastern seaboard with the launch of a new national capability, known as a mega hub, across its new home at the Goods Shed North in the heart of Melbourne’s... Read More The post Asia Fintech