Facebook’s Libra Crypto Coin: 5 Things We Know, and 5 We Don’t

Thanks;Joe Weisenthal Published;June 22, 2019, 6:00 AM EDT A visual representation of a digital cryptocurrency coin sits on display in front of a Facebook logo on June 17, 2019 in Paris, France.  Photographer: Chesnot/Getty Images Europe Facebook Inc. unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. When it launches in 2020 or later, it will be…

Supreme Court allows lawsuit over Apple’s iPhone apps to proceed

Thanks; Brent Kendall, Tripp Mickle Published: May 13, 2019 11:21 am ET The lawsuit claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can proceed with an antitrust lawsuit challenging Apple Inc.’s AAPL-5.81%   exclusive control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant’s slice of…

Ginni Rometty says IBM will be Number One in a new trillion dollar cloud market

Thanks;Julie Bort  Published; Jan,24, 2019, 8:29 PM IBM CEO Ginni Rometty says IBM will become the biggest player in a new cloud computing market that she says will be worth $1 trillion.  Or so Rometty told Maria Bartiromo on “Fox Business Network’s Mornings With Maria” in an interview from Davos, Switzerland.  The market is called hybrid cloud,…

Trump’s Plan To Zap Incoming Missiles With Lasers Is Back To The Future

Thanks;GEOFF BRUMFIEL Published;April 8, 20195:02 AM ET President Trump vowed in January to “detect and destroy any missile launched against the United States anywhere, anytime, anyplace.” Doing so would likely mean basing defenses in space. Evan Vucci/AP Earlier this year, President Trump laid out an ambitious plan for U.S. missile defenses. “Our goal is simple,”…

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets

Thanks;Jaime Toplin Published;Dec. 21, 2018, 11:44 AM Payments ecosystem 2019: Key players in payments value chain This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — preferences that are causing digital…

Elon Musk goes full superhero, deploys team to save Thai kids trapped in cave

Thanks; RACHEL KRAUS Published;July,7 2018 Elon Musk offers his resources and expertise to the Thai government. IMAGE: JOSHUA LOTT/GETTY IMAGES Elon Musk has sent engineers from his SpaceX and Boring Company teams to assist with the rescue efforts of the boys’ soccer team stuck in a cave system in Thailand. Twelve boys and their soccer…

Zuckerberg says audits of Facebook apps won’t solve everything

Thanks; Deepa Seetharaman Published: Mar 23, 2018 12:15 a.m. ET Mark Zuckerberg is in damage-control mode after Facebook’s data scandal. Facebook Inc.’s investigation into outsiders’ handling of its users’ information will help identify and deter bad actors but won’t be able to uncover where all the data ended up and how it is being deployed,…

China releases guideline for industrial Internet development

Thanks;Xinhua| Published;2017-11-27 22:57:30| Picture ;Building a Continuous Integration & Deployment Solution for the IoT. Image may be subject to copyright. BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) — China’s cabinet has unveiled a guideline for developing the “industrial Internet,” integration of industry and the Internet. By 2025, industrial Internet infrastructure covering all regions and sectors should be basically…

There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists: Dalai Lama

Thanks;IANS in India Published;Oct,19 There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists because terrorists are no more religious once they embrace terror, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday. “People cease to be Muslim, Christian or any group the moment they became terrorists,” the Dalai Lama said at a public reception here on the…