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South Korea says it has no plans to ban cryptocurrency exchanges, as it uncovers illegal cryptocurrency foreign exchange trading worth nearly $600M   —  SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's finance minister said the government has no plans to shut down cryptocurrency trading …
Jan 31, 2018, 6:40 AMIn context
Jan Wolfe / Reuters:
New Copyright Royalty Board ruling requires streaming services to give 15.1%, up from 10.5%, of revenue to songwriters and music publishers over next five years   —  (Reuters) - U.S. copyright authorities on Saturday decided to increase over the next five years the royalty payments music streaming companies …
Jan 28, 2018, 1:20 AMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: Chinese live-video streaming startup Kuaishou is close to raising $1B led by Tencent at an ~$18B valuation and plans to IPO in the second half of 2018   —  Julie Zhu, Kane Wu  —  HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese live-video streaming start-up Kuaishou, backed by Tencent …
Jan 25, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Reuters:
Investigation finds Pentagon, NASA, FBI, State Dept., other agencies used HP, SAP, Symantec, McAfee software that underwent code reviews by Russian government   —  WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Major global technology providers SAP (SAPG.DE), Symantec (SYMC.O) and McAfee have allowed Russian authorities …
Jan 25, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Cate Cadell / Reuters:
Boston- and Shenzhen-based pharma firm XtalPi, which uses AI for drug discovery and development, raises $15M Series B from Sequoia China, Google, and Tencent   —  BEIJING (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google, Tencent Holdings Ltd and Sequoia Capital China have joined a $15 million B series funding round …
Jan 23, 2018, 11:40 PMIn context
Julia Fioretti / Reuters:
Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook plans global rollout of new privacy center, which puts core privacy settings in one place, in response to EU's GDPR regulations   —  BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook will make it easier for its more than 2 billion users to manage their own data in response to a tough …
Jan 23, 2018, 1:33 PMIn context
Reuters:
Chinese tech giants including Baidu, NetEase, Toutiao, and UCWeb, are jumping on the mobile-based live quiz craze with cash prizes luring millions of players   —  BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - It seems like a game everyone wins: some of China's biggest tech companies, looking to hook in new consumers …
Jan 23, 2018, 12:35 PMIn context
Michelle Price / Reuters:
SEC chairman: public companies pivoting overnight to blockchain tech to capitalize on hype are being scrutinized, and poor legal advice is being given on ICOs   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is scrutinizing public companies that change their name …
Jan 22, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Anastasia Lyrchikova / Reuters:
Two of Microsoft's official distributors in Russia have imposed restrictions on sales of Microsoft software to 200+ Russian firms, to comply with US sanctions   —  MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two of Microsoft's official distributors in Russia have imposed restrictions on sales of Microsoft software …
Jan 22, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Anna Irrera / Reuters:
Study of 372+ ICOs shows that ~$400M of the total $3.7B funds raised to date have been stolen, with phishing as the most widely used hacking technique   —  NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 10 percent of funds raised through “initial coin offerings” are lost or stolen in hacker attacks …
Jan 22, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context

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