Robert Marquez

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10 Reasons Why Central Banks Will Miss the Cryptocurrency Renaissance

<i>Eugéne Etsebeth is an ex-central banker who was employed as a technologist at the South African Reserve Bank from 2013 to 2017. During his time at</i> …

Controversial New Theory That Says There's No Gravity or Dark Matter Passes Its First Test

Dutch theoretical physicist Erik Verlinde has been shaking up the physics world with his controversial theory of “<b>emergent gravity</b>”, which sees …

Platinum Hedge Fund Executives Charged With $1 Billion Fraud

For years, the little-known New York hedge fund Platinum Partners stood out for double-digit investment returns that rivaled some of the biggest names in the industry.<p>It turned out that those returns were too good to be true, according to federal prosecutors.<p>Federal agents on Monday arrested Mark …

Las Vegas' City Government Is Now Powered Entirely by Renewable Energy

Las Vegas is now the largest city in the country to run entirely on renewable energy.<p>Just last week, Las Vegas announced it has reached its goal of powering the city governement entirely with renewable energy, meeting a goal the city has been working toward for nearly a decade. The goal was reached …

EU asks whether the financial sector’s use of big data needs new rules

European financial regulators are worried that big data techniques might result in restrictions on consumer access to products and services in future, and are considering whether new rules might be needed to tackle the risk of more granular algorithmic analysis leading to discrimination.<p>While …

Nike's $720 Tech Sneakers Are Selling Well

Nike’s self-lacing, high-tech HyperAdapt 1.0 sneakers are extremely expensive, but they’re reportedly popular.<p>Speaking to Business Insider in an …