JAPAN HIT BY ANOTHER CRYPTOCURRENCY HEIST, $60 MILLION STOLEN

Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp said about $60 million in digital currencies were stolen from its exchange, highlighting...

AUSTRALIAN REGULATOR CRACKS DOWN ON MISLEADING DIGITAL COIN OFFERINGS

Australia's corporate watchdog said on Thursday it was stepping up scrutiny on "misleading" initial coin offerings targeted at retail...

 
 
 

JAPAN'S TECH BUREAU SAYS ABOUT $60 MILLION STOLEN IN CRYPTO HACK

Japanese startup Tech Bureau Corp said on Thursday its cryptocurrency exchange Zaif had been hacked, with losses of Bitcoin and two...

UK REGULATOR FINES EQUIFAX LTD 500,000 POUNDS FOR 2017 SECURITY BREACH

A British regulator on Thursday fined credit reference company Equifax Inc's UK arm Equifax Ltd 500,000 pounds for failing to protect...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK EXPANDS FAKE ELECTION NEWS FIGHT, BUT FALSEHOODS STILL RAMPANT

Facebook Inc on Wednesday said it would team with two U.S. non-profits to slow the global spread of misinformation that could influence...

CRYPTOCURRENCY EXCHANGE COINBASE HIRES CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER FROM FANNIE MAE

Coinbase has hired finance executive Brian Brooks as chief legal officer, it said on Wednesday, as the cryptocurrency exchange grows...

 
 
 

AMAZON CONSIDERING OPENING UP TO 3,000 CASHIERLESS STORES BY 2021: BBG

Amazon.com Inc is considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new Amazon Go cashierless stores in the next few years, Bloomberg reported...

FACEBOOK YET TO COMPLY WITH EU CONSUMER RULES, AIRBNB IN LINE: EU SOURCES

Facebook may face sanctions because it has yet to comply with EU consumer rules while Airbnb has made the necessary changes in response...

 
 
 

CODING PLATFORM GITLAB ENTERS UNICORN CLUB AFTER RAISING $100 MILLION

U.S. coding platform GitLab raised $100 million in its latest round of funding, catapulting the company into the unicorn club with...

GERMANY TO REACH TARGET OF 1 MILLION ELECTRIC CARS LATER THAN PLANNED

Germany will likely have to delay its target of having 1 million electric vehicles on the road by two years to 2022, according to a...

 
 
 

AMAZON'S USE OF MERCHANT DATA UNDER EU MICROSCOPE

EU regulators are quizzing merchants and others on U.S. online retailer Amazon's use of their data to discover whether there is a need...

STARTUP PICNIC RUNS GROCERY DELIVERY BUS IN DUTCH ONLINE SHOPPING BOOM

Coming to a stop outside yet another front door on Utrecht's narrow streets, 25-year-old Susann Huber gets out of her electric minivan,...

 
 
 

BEIJING ALLOCATES MORE ROADS FOR SELF-DRIVING VEHICLE TESTS

China's capital city has designated 11 more roads for self-driving vehicle testing, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday, to...

STRAP ON THE FITBIT: JOHN HANCOCK TO SELL ONLY INTERACTIVE LIFE INSURANCE

John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead...

 
 
 

BLOCKCHAIN STARTUP RIPPLE SIGNS UP PNC AS A CUSTOMER FOR ITS PAYMENT TECH

A division of PNC Financial Services Group Inc will use technology built by startup Ripple to process international payments, the companies...

HYUNDAI SIGNS DEAL TO SELL 1,000 HYDROGEN-POWERED TRUCKS IN SWITZERLAND

Hyundai Motor said on Wednesday it will sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland over the next five years through a new tie-up,...

 
 
 

TELEFONICA BRASIL ACCELERATES CONTENT PUSH WITH TIDAL DEAL

Telefonica Brasil SA has signed a partnership deal with music streaming app Tidal, Brazil's largest telecoms firm said on Wednesday...

CHINA'S TENCENT MUSIC SEEKS $2 BILLION IN U.S. IPO: SOURCES

Tencent Music Entertainment Group, China's biggest music-streaming company, is seeking to raise about $2 billion in a U.S. listing,...

 
 
 

HNA TECHNOLOGY DITCHES PLAN TO BUY E-COMMERCE GROUP DANGDANG

HNA Technology Co Ltd, part of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, said on Wednesday it scrapped a plan to acquire Chinese company Dangdang's...

ROLLS-ROYCE SIGNS DEAL TO TRIAL HYBRID-ELECTRIC TRAIN CONVERSIONS

Rolls-Royce has signed a deal to conduct a trial conversion of diesel trains to hybrid-electric engines in Britain, in a deal which...

 
 
 



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Report: Amazon might open 3,000 cashier-free Amazon Go stores by 2021

Report: Amazon might open 3,000 cashier-free Amazon Go stores by 2021

According to new reporting by Bloomburg, anonymous sources within Amazon say that CEO Jeff Bezos is considering opening up to 3,000 of the company's cashier-less, experimental... Read more ...

A $100, mini version of the original PlayStation is on the way with 20 games...

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The PlayStation Classic is adorable, obviously. Just look at that tiny little replica of the original PlayStation! There's no way a full-sized CD could fit in that CD-ROM... Read more ...

The Superhero Games We Want And Who We'd Love To Make Them

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With the release of Marvel's Spider-Man, Insomniac Games has proven that it was the right studio for the job. And you can tell as you play it: Insomniac displays an intimate... Read more ...

GameStop's PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch Deals This Week

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GameStop refreshes its weekly selection of gaming deals each Wednesday. This week's sale is now live, bringing players some nice discounts to consider as we move inexorably... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch Online now available in the 6.0 update - here are the patch...

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Following several months of delays, the Nintendo Switch Online service finally launched on Monday night, bringing with it cloud saves, classic NES games, and paid online play... Read more ...

The Fortnite Cube Has Fallen Into A Lake

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Epic loves teasing new seasons of Fortnite. They have superheroes, comets, and all manner of different things that make zero sense until Epic announces how they hook together... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch Online: NES Games, Family Plan, Service Price, And More

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Fortnite purple cube transforms Loot Lake into giant bounce pad

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The giant purple cube in Epic Games' hit battle royale game Fortnite has apparently reached its destination, a spot many fans had guessed would be the final resting place: Loot... Read more ...

Echo Smart Plug and Sub leak ahead of Amazon announcement event

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It looks like Amazon might have plans to launch more Alexa-powered Echo devices in the near future. The Echo Sub wireless subwoofer and the Smart Plus are the two rumoured... Read more ...