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The TSA will now require separate screenings for all electronics ‘larger than a cell phone’ – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Transportation Security Administration, the only line of defense between us and an influx of Satanic fidget spinners, just announced new airport screening policies that are designed to make your life a living hell. The TSA will now require “all electronics larger than a cell phone” to be removed from carry-on bags and placed in their own separate bin for X-ray screening with nothing on top or below, similar to…

The Digital Economy And New Technology Will Drive The UK’s Energy Future – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Pedestrian pass the government department of  Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy formerly the department of Business, Innovation and Skills, in London, U.K. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg The U.K. is well positioned to draw on its expertise in the digital economy and its ability to innovate and develop new technologies in its efforts to better manage its domestic energy requirements while producing export opportunities. The U.K.’s commitment to innovation and the digital…

Domino’s leads in digital innovation – Business Insider

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

BI Intelligence See Also This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Consumers in the UK can now order from Domino’s Pizza using Amazon’s voice-based virtual assistant, Alexa, on Echo devices, according to The Street. With this move, the pizza chain, which launched its Alexa skill in the US a year earlier, only adds to Domino’s long list of digital offerings.  Domino’s has placed a lot…

The Digital Economy And New Technology Will Drive The UK’s Energy Future – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Pedestrian pass the government department of  Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy formerly the department of Business, Innovation and Skills, in London, U.K. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg The U.K. is well positioned to draw on its expertise in the digital economy and its ability to innovate and develop new technologies in its efforts to better manage its domestic energy requirements while producing export opportunities. The U.K.’s commitment to innovation and the digital…

The TSA will now require separate screenings for all electronics ‘larger than a cell phone’ – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Transportation Security Administration, the only line of defense between us and an influx of Satanic fidget spinners, just announced new airport screening policies that are designed to make your life a living hell. The TSA will now require “all electronics larger than a cell phone” to be removed from carry-on bags and placed in their own separate bin for X-ray screening with nothing on top or below, similar to…

Wall Street regulator sets sights on digital coin offerings – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main regulator said on Tuesday that initial coin offerings (ICOs), a means of crowdfunding for blockchain technology companies, should be subject to the same safeguards required in traditional securities sales. ICOs have become a bonanza for digital currency entrepreneurs, allowing them to raise millions quickly by creating and selling digital “tokens” with no regulatory oversight. But the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that the…

Microsoft Is Hustling Us with “White Spaces” – WIRED

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Microsoft recently made a Very Serious Announcement about deploying unused television airwaves to solve the digital divide in America. News outlets ate it up: “To Close Digital Divide, Microsoft to Harness Unused Television Channels,” said the New York Times on July 10, in a headline that could have been written by the PR folks in Redmond. The Washington Post pegged both a really big number and a year on the…

South Africa’s ‘Whites-only’ town to launch digital currency – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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SEC Says Digital Tokens Are Securities, Warns of Fraud – Fortune

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In a report likely to jolt the red-hot market for so-called “Initial Coin Offerings” (ICOs), the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday found that the “coins” in one prominent ICO were in fact securities—meaning the transactions fell afoul of federal investment laws. The report comes at a time when dozens of companies have completed, or are in the midst of, raising hundreds of millions through the ICO process—offerings that are…

South Africa’s ‘Whites-only’ town to launch digital currency – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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South Africa’s ‘Whites-only’ town to launch digital currency – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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Wall Street regulator says digital coin offerings may require oversight – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main regulator said on Tuesday that initial coin offerings (ICOs), a means of crowdfunding for blockchain technology companies, should be subject to the same safeguards required in traditional securities sales. ICOs have become a bonanza for digital currency entrepreneurs by allowing them to raise millions quickly by creating and selling digital “tokens” with no regulatory oversight. But the Securities and Exchange Commission has declared that the…

South Africa’s ‘Whites-only’ town to launch digital currency – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Young Digital Artists, Anxious About … Technology – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The sculpture, “Monument I,” had been created for a show about the Hereafter Institute, a fictional organization that now lives only online. It purports to arrange a digital afterlife for its “clients” — preserving their online presence and, through virtual reality, even the memory of their physical existence. On its website, the institute greets visitors with such deadpan sales pitches as, “What will death mean when our digital souls outlive…

Young Digital Artists, Anxious About … Technology – The New York … – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The sculpture, “Monument I,” had been created for a show about the Hereafter Institute, a fictional organization that now lives only online. It purports to arrange a digital afterlife for its “clients” — preserving their online presence and, through virtual reality, even the memory of their physical existence. On its website, the institute greets visitors with such deadpan sales pitches as, “What will death mean when our digital souls outlive…

Virgin Money optimistic for digital bank development after strong first-half performance – CNBC

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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South Africa’s ‘Whites-only’ town to launch digital currency – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Here’s why a digital focus is Synchrony’s path to success – Business Insider

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

BI Intelligence See Also This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Synchrony Financial, which issues store- and private-label credit cards, posted gains across the board in Q2 2017. But in its retail cards segment, specifically, the firm saw a 7% annual increase in purchase volume and 3% growth in total active accounts, gains that were driven predominantly by digital. Synchrony…

ABC News Pacts With Digital Startup ATTN: for Video Co-Production Deal – Variety

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

ABC News is teaming with digital-media startup ATTN: in a deal to co-produce at least 10 original video segments within the next six months. It’s a familiar-looking tie-up between traditional and new media players, which the broadcast news org hopes will broaden its reach among millennials. The videos generated under the partnership will be designed for distribution exclusively on each company’s digital platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. ATTN:, founded…

Huawei MateBook X laptop review: more beautiful than useful – The Verge

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

When I first laid eyes on Huawei’s MateBook X, I was smitten. Lust at first sight. This Windows 10 laptop wastes no space around its 13-inch screen and full-width keyboard. It weighs almost nothing, and is barely thick enough to fit a headphone jack. If beauty is defined by efficiency, which I think it is, then the MateBook X is the most beautiful computer I’ve seen this year. Looks are…

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