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More internet access is coming to Africa, but the market isn’t always ready for it

The prospect of connecting Africa’s 55 countries and over one billion people via better road and rail networks has often run into the challenge of raising the billions of dollars needed to turn a decades-old vision into reality. While the investment in building and maintaining intra-country road networks has been slow in coming,

Microsoft Pledges to Extend EU Data Rights Worldwide

Microsoft promised Monday to give users worldwide the same data and privacy rights Europeans will get under new regulations there. That’s in contrast to some of its tech rivals, who are hedging on how much privacy protections will change for Americans and other non-Europeans. Microsoft’s move means no matter where you

HSBC Says Performs First Trade Finance Transaction Using Blockchain

HSBC Holdings said on Monday it had performed the world’s first trade finance transaction using blockchain technology, a major step in boosting efficiency and reducing errors in the multi-trillion-dollar funding of international trade. HSBC and Dutch bank ING successfully completed the transaction for food and agricultural group Cargill, the British lender

HSBC Says Performs First Trade Finance Transaction Using Blockchain

Home Internet Internet News HSBC Says Performs First Trade Finance Transaction Using Blockchain HSBC Says Performs First Trade Finance Transaction Using Blockchain Reuters, 14 May 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet Share Share Email Reddit COMMENT HSBC Holdings said on Monday it had performed the world’s first trade finance transaction using blockchain

Nvidia Sees Fewer Cryptocurrency Miners, More Gamers in Future

Too many cryptocurrency clients and fewer cloud computing orders than expected underwhelmed Nvidia Corp investors on Thursday, although the graphics chip maker said a supply shortage that hit its core video game audience had eased. The US company best known for chips that enhance video game graphics has diversified into an array

Spotify Removes R. Kelly From Automated Playlists, Announces New Hate Content Policy

Spotify has removed R. Kelly’s music from all of its curated playlists, days after The Washington Post published a feature detailing how many in the music industry turned a blind eye to allegations of sexual abuse of young women against the hit-making R&B singer. His songs will no longer appear