Coinbase receives e-money license in EU, will offer faster payments to UK customers

Full Article : BetaNews – The cryptocurrency market is going through a tough period right now. The cap is down significantly from the record high reached in January, Google is following Facebook in banning … Read more

IMF chief wants to regulate the ‘dark side of the crypto world’ with blockchain and AI

Full Article : BetaNews – Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has said that the blockchain technology behind cryptocurrencies could also be used to regulate them. She suggests that the … Read more

Judge refuses to quash arrest warrant for Julian Assange

Full Article : BetaNews – A UK judge has refused to cancel a warrant for Julian Assange, meaning that the WikiLeaks founder still faces arrest if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London where … Read more

German court says Facebook’s privacy settings and use of personal data are illegal

Full Article : BetaNews – Facebook is no stranger to privacy-related controversy, and now a German court has ruled that the social networks’ use of personal data is illegal. The court in Berlin also … Read more

Uber and Waymo make surprise settlement over claims of stolen trade secrets

Full Article : BetaNews – Uber has agreed to a settlement with Google’s self-driving technology unit, Waymo, over claims that that the company stole trade secrets during the acquisition of Otto. Google’s parent company, … Read more

Italy launches investigation into Samsung and Apple for slowing down phones

Full Article : BetaNews – Just a couple of weeks ago a French watchdog announced that it was investigating Apple about the “planned obsolescence” of iPhones. Now Italy is also looking into both Apple … Read more

Privacy: UK government to tweak Snooper’s Charter after conceding it is illegal in its current form

Full Article : BetaNews – The highly controversial Snooper’s Charter — also known as the Investigatory Powers Act — is, the government has been forced to admit, illegal under European law in its current … Read more