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Bitcoin drops below $12000 to six week low and then $11000

Bitcoin drops below $12000 to six week low and then $11000

The plunge in cryptocurrency value was driven by reports that South Korea and China could ban trading of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin , leading to fears of a wider regulatory crackdown worldwide. However, much of the increase in cryptocurrency valuations has occurred on the back of speculation about future prospects. Already South Korea is ready to pass the bill on banning cryptocurrency trading .


Net neutrality lawsuits come marching in

Net neutrality lawsuits come marching in

The announcement states that the FCC is in breach of the Administrative Procedure Act, claiming that its actions contravene the rule about not making " arbitrary and capricious " changes to existing policies. Under the Act the FCC will need to prove that the broadband market changed so substantially since the passage of the original rules in 2015 to warrant such a stark reversal (tip: it didn't).


Maersk, IBM to create JV to develop blockchain-based supply chain platform

Maersk, IBM to create JV to develop blockchain-based supply chain platform

The yet unnamed company will use a platform developed by the two companies as part of trial announced in March previous year that involved digitizing Maersk's shipping manifests and operations. According to The World Economic Forum, by reducing barriers within the worldwide supply chain, global trade could increase by almost 15 percent, boosting economies and creating jobs.


Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM)

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM)

Akamai Technologies, Inc . (NASDAQ: AKAM ) has declined 6.51% since January 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.21% the S&P500. (AKAM) by 4.84% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:AKAM) or 16,121 shares. MCCONNELL RICK M also sold $2.75 million worth of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM). 5,685 are held by Keybank Association Oh.


Single Use Coffee Cups Banned By 2030

Single Use Coffee Cups Banned By 2030

Europeans produce 25 million tons of plastic waste annually, but less than 30 percent is recycled. Initial reactions have been mixed. "The commission aims to increase plastic recycling and for all plastic packaging to be reusable or recyclable by 2030", the executive body said .


Air passenger gets collar felt after wearing his excess baggage

Air passenger gets collar felt after wearing his excess baggage

At least two sweaters - or are they trousers? - were draped on his shoulders and tied around his neck. "Is it 'cause of what I look like?" he asked. In the video, he said it was because he was "disruptive yesterday apparently". The 22-year-old missed his BA flight from Iceland to the United Kingdom, and claims he was also barred from an easyJet plane the next day.