René Villarreal

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Coinbase is launching its own cryptocurrency index fund

When you’re the runaway leader in a growing industry, you typically have two opinions: A) Stay in your lane and let other companies pop up to solve the industry’s problems, or B) Try to offer as many products as possible and own the entire customer experience from A-Z (no Amazon pun intended).<p>If …

Cryptocurrency

It's Impossible to Find Out If Self-Driving Cars Are Safe, Says Report

One of the arguments for self-driving cars is that they will be safer than human-driven vehicles.Human error is the cause of 94% of car crashes, …

Autonomous Cars

Obama appoints execs from MasterCard, Uber, and Microsoft to cybersecurity panel

As well as former NSA director Keith Alexander<p>The White House today released a list of names President Barack Obama will appoint to his new Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. The panel, established this year as part of Obama's $19 billion proposal to tighten defenses against hacking …

Cybersecurity

'We plan to succeed': Electric-car startup Faraday Future officially breaks ground on its $1 billion factory

"Welcome home, Faraday. Welcome home," Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval declared as he took the stage at the construction site in North Las Vegas on Wednesday.<p>About 4,500 jobs will be created in and around the planned 900-acre factory that will house the assembly line for Faraday Future's forthcoming …

Correa takes money from Ecuadorians’ pockets

How to turn an economic package into an alleged health plan? Perhaps we could ask the Ecuadorian Government which, on March 30, sent its Organic Law …