Berlin-based colormass, one of the startups presenting today at TechCrunch Disrupt as part of the Battlefield, has developed a platform that lets you recreate an IKEA-style experience for your own merchandise: highly realistic, but digitally manipulated 3D facsimiles. Read More
Low levels of education have fuelled the spread of illegal and harmful pyramid schemes in rural China.
Electric cars have had a lot of publicity recently, but petrol and diesel engines are far from dead yet.
Equifax learned about a major breach in its systems in March, well before it disclosed a massive breach earlier this month that included sensitive information for 143 million consumers, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Read More
May and Trudeau hint at procurement curbs if US group pursues state aid claims
The mind behind Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, is matter-of-fact about the crypto. In short, he believes what interviewer Naval Ravikant called “brain virus” is the true future of security and economics and, with the right incentives, Ethereum can replace things like credit card networks and even gaming servers. Buterin separates the world into two kinds of people. “There’s… Read More
As the Federal Reserve meets this week, officials are flummoxed by restrained price rises
Bank of England governor says labour shortages could also raise wages in short term, but Brexit would have only modest impact on prices
A sharp fall in migrant workers coming to Britain as a consequence of Brexit could push up wages and cause a spike in inflation in the short term, according to the governor of the Bank of England.
Mark Carney was setting out his view on inflation days after the Bank’s rate-setting panel indicated it could raise interest rates for the first time in a decade.
Trump Needs a Win? Infrastructure Should Be a ‘Gimme’ There’s an easy, important, bipartisan deal just waiting to be made. Bloomberg, September 18, 2017 How was your summer? Quite likely better than President Donald Trump’s cruel, cruel summer. He spectacularly failed to “repeal and replace” Obamacare as promised. That much-hyped border wall gets no love…