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The Central Bank of Russia has proposed classifying cryptocurrencies including bitcoin as digital goods for tax purposes, according to local publications. The draft proposal is due in one month. Also read: Russia Considers Recognizing Bitcoin in 2018 to Fight Money Laundering Classifying Bitcoins as Digital Goods The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Russia,[…]
The Method-2 robot’s arms stretch wide with Amazon’s billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, at the controls. (Jeff Bezos via Twitter) Amazon stock is close to hitting $1,000 per share for the first time, another indication of the e-commerce giant’s growing strength. As Amazon trumpeted its 2016 accomplishments at its annual shareholder meeting this week, the company’s stock[…]
Growing up in Hawaii, the only disaster I was taught to prepare for was a catastrophic tsunami. If you asked me what to do, say, during a nuclear missile attack, I’d be utterly useless. It wasn’t necessarily my fault, though. Decades had elapsed since residents worried about “the bomb.” Hawaii’s most recent community shelter plan,[…]
Bethesda’s Prey turned out to be a surprisingly engaging game for me. It reminded me of BioShock and its progression system where I became more and more powerful in dealing with frightening enemies. But I also felt manipulated and frustrated. More than once, I slapped my head about why the developers at Arkane Studios, who[…]
Bitcoin’s price has been rising so fast over the past two months people don’t know what to expect next. In Asia, the price is climbing higher than most western exchanges. Now many people are wondering how healthy the current price spike is and whether or not the digital currency is in a bubble that might[…]
AppsFlyer is helping mobile game and app developers deal with the severe problem of fraudulent advertising responses via third-party ad networks. In doing so, the company said it has already saved brands tens of millions of dollars since 2016. Today, the San Francisco-based maker of mobile attribution and marketing analytics is launching Active Fraud Insights[…]
On May 24 a cryptocurrency enthusiast revealed that bitcoin was saving his parents and sister from suffering from starvation. The U.S. resident says his family lives in Venezuela and bitcoin is giving them the opportunity to purchase food and pay bills while the economy crumbles around them. Also read: South Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Trade $1000 Over[…]
ShipRush helps companies manage last mile shipping. (Bigstock Photo) Canadian logistics software company Descartes Systems Group has acquired ShipRush, a Seattle company that helps small and medium-sized companies and retailers manage their shipping operations. The purchase price is $14 million, with an additional $3 million in potential incentives. ShipRush is published by an entity called Z-Firm[…]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has brought us what we didn’t know we were waiting for: three physicists trying fidget spinners for the first time. The fidget spinner craze has taken over all our lives the past few months and now has infiltrated the lives of scientists. Taking a few minutes out of their presumably busy[…]
Bitcoin is shining brightly in South Korea as the price per BTC in the region has reached upwards of $3500-3800 across the country’s top three exchanges. Many traders are finding significant arbitrage opportunities due to South Korean spreads being over $1000 higher than the global average. Also read: Korea Steadily Becoming a Cryptocurrency and Fintech Hub […]