A Popular Crime-Predicting Algorithms Performed Worse Than Mechanical Turks in One Study

When researchers put a popular criminal justice algorithm up against a bunch of Mechanical Turks, they came out about...

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South Korean Officials Caught Trading On Insider Knowledge of Crypto Regulations
Jan18

South Korean Officials Caught Trading On Insider Knowledge of Crypto Regulations

South Korean government officials have reportedly been caught insider trading. They sold all of their cryptocurrency holdings and profited just before the regulators announced crypto regulatory measures. The country’s Financial Supervisory Service is investigating the case. Also read: South Korea Urges 23 Countries, EU, and IMF to Collaborate on Curbing Crypto Trading A Case of Government Insider Trading At a meeting of the...

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Cryptocurrency Activities Will Be Legal and Tax Free in Belarus Starting in March
Jan18

Cryptocurrency Activities Will Be Legal and Tax Free in Belarus Starting in March

The decree signed by Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko which legalizes cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings, and smart contracts, will enter into force in March. Cryptocurrency activities are not restricted by the decree and will be tax exempt until 2023. Also read: South Korea Urges 23 Countries, EU, and IMF to Collaborate on Curbing Crypto Trading Cryptocurrencies Soon To Be Legal Alexander Lukashenko. The decree...

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Austrian Bitcoin Miner May Seek an IPO on the London Stock Exchange in 2018
Jan18

Austrian Bitcoin Miner May Seek an IPO on the London Stock Exchange in 2018

Are you an environmentally conscience stock investor looking to add some bitcoin exposure to your portfolio without fearing you might be melting the polar ice caps? A new “green” energy cryptocurrency mining venture may soon be available for you to invest in. Also Read: Businessman Outright Buys Two Electric Power Stations to Do Bitcoin Mining in Russia Bitcoin IPO Hydrominer GmbH, An Austrian cryptocurrency miner, is...

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Visa CEO: Bitcoin is Not a Payment System
Jan18

Visa CEO: Bitcoin is Not a Payment System

Visa, the world’s largest credit card company, is widely regarded as being hostile to Bitcoin. It would seem intuitive that a traditional financial provider should look unkindly on anything that threatens its hegemony. Publicly, though, the company has had very little to say about Bitcoin, preferring to focus on matters within its own domain. In a CNBC interview on Wednesday, the corporation’s CEO broke his silence,...

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