Midterm Elections 2018: All the Hoaxes and Viral Misinformation

WIRED is looking out for the biggest stories, the most common hoaxes, and the likeliest sources of confusion as they emerge throughout the...

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Midterm Elections 2018: Voting Machine Meltdowns Are Normal—That’s the Problem

Americans watched their voting technology break down right in front of their eyes—or on social media—Tuesday, but it’s too soon to tell if the problems reached historic...

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ECB Shuts Down Maltese Bank Over Schemes to Launder Money and Evade US Sanctions
Nov07

ECB Shuts Down Maltese Bank Over Schemes to Launder Money and Evade US Sanctions

Malta’s Pilatus Bank has been shut down by the European Central Bank (ECB). Its banking license was revoked after its chairman was charged in the U.S. with money laundering and organizing a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions. The bank had also been accused by a murdered journalist of processing corrupt payments. EU authorities now want new powers to crack down on money laundering. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance...

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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to Create Infrastructure for Cryptocurrency Assets
Nov07

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to Create Infrastructure for Cryptocurrency Assets

The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange has released a paper aimed at creating the infrastructure necessary to accommodate transactions with cryptocurrency-based assets and facilitate the implementation of distributed ledger technologies in the emirate. The platform wants to support financial institutions in their efforts to introduce services related to innovative investment instruments. Also read: Professional Course Prepares Russian...

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Exchanges Roundup: First UAE-Based Exchange, LXDX to Launch Security Token Offering
Nov07

Exchanges Roundup: First UAE-Based Exchange, LXDX to Launch Security Token Offering

A partnership between Al Zarooni Group, Crypto Bulls and Gulf Coin Gold has fostered the launch of the first cryptocurrency exchange registered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In other news, LXDX has announced that it plans to conduct a $5.7 million fundraising round via a security token offering (STO), and BTCC has announced indefinite cessation of its mining pool. Also Read: Venezuelan Banks Start Using the Petro to...

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