Saturday, September 22, 2018

Economy

Economy
Coding platform GitLab enters unicorn club after raising $100 million

Coding Platform GitLab Enters Unicorn Club after Raising $100 Million

By Vibhuti Sharma and Supantha Mukherjee (Reuters)  U.S. coding platform GitLab raised $100 million in its latest round of funding, catapulting the company into the unicorn...
Blockchain startup Ripple signs up PNC as a customer for its payment tech

Blockchain Startup Ripple Signs Up PNC As A Customer for Its...

By Anna Irrera NEW YORK (Reuters) A division of PNC Financial Services Group Inc will use technology built by startup Ripple to process international payments,...
Drilling rigs are parked up in the Cromarty Firth near Invergordon, Scotland

Banks, Traders Launch First Commodities Blockchain Platform

By Julia Payne LONDON (Reuters)  Global banks and trading firms are launching the first blockchain-based platform for financing the trading of commodities from oil to wheat,...
Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on motherboard in this illustration picture

Cryptocurrency Exchanges at Risk of Manipulation: Report

By Anna Irrera NEW YORK (Reuters)  Several cryptocurrency exchanges are plagued by poor market surveillance, pervasive conflicts of interest and lack sufficient customer protections, the New...
Peter Rawlinson, CTO and VP of Lucid Motors, speaks during the TechCrunch Disrupt event in New York

Saudi’s PIF Invests More Than $1 Billion in Electric Carmaker Lucid...

By Tom Arnold DUBAI (Reuters) Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has agreed to invest more than $1 billion in Lucid Motors, adding to the...
Tezos co-founder Breitman speaks during the Crypto + ICO Summit cryptocurrency conference in Duebendorf

Cryptocurrency Project Tezos to Launch Main Network Next Week

By Anna Irrera and Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi NEW YORK/ZURICH (Reuters) The Tezos cryptocurrency project is preparing to launch the long-awaited main version of its network...
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