T-Mobile completes Layer3 acquisition, on track to launch new TV service this year

T-Mobile CEO John Legere (T-Mobile screen shot) T-Mobile said it has closed the acquisition of Denver-based Layer3 TV, paving the way for the self-proclaimed “Un-carrier” to launch its own TV service this year. With this acquisition, first announced in December, T-Mobile is positioning itself to take on cable providers like Comcast in the same way[…]

South Korean Exchange Korbit Stops Serving International Citizens

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges implementing new infrastructure systems that comply with the country’s financial regulations. The enforced verification mechanisms will not allow anonymous users to sign up for a Korean-based digital asset exchange and trading platforms must report customer data. Now this week the Korean crypto-exchange, Korbit, has announced it[…]

Juno Therapeutics acquired by Celgene for $9B in dramatic deal for rising biotech star

Juno CEO Hans Bishop (left) speaking to VP of Research and Receptor Discovery Francois Vigneault inside his lab. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Juno Therapeutics, the Seattle-based biotech company making cutting-edge cancer immunotherapy treatments, has reached a deal to be acquired by New Jersey-based Celgene for $9 billion, or $87 per share. Juno’s stock price, already[…]

A Spyware Company Audaciously Offers ‘Cyber Nukes’

As law enforcement agencies look to increase their digital capabilities with tools such as spyware, a plethora of companies are trying to cash in. One of those, an India-based firm called Aglaya, recently offered an eyebrow-raising, if likely exaggerated, product: what it describes as the cyber equivalent to a nuclear strike. A previously unpublished Aglaya[…]

Russian Bill Requires Deputies to Declare Their Cryptocurrency Investments

The bill for the regulation of cryptocurrencies in Russia submitted by the finance ministry and the central bank requires State Duma deputies to declare their cryptocurrency investments. Currently, government officials are not required to declare their crypto holdings, according to a recent announcement by the Russian Ministry of Labor. Also read: Cryptocurrency Activities Will Be[…]