Why Ethereum needs better compatibility, explained

5. The issue can be solved by a new standard based on WebAssembly (Wasm) that addresses this bottleneck in rolling out decentralized apps (dApps). But Wasm isn’t recognized by Ethereum. As mentioned, Wasm is faster than JavaScript development, and the new method is supported by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and is already used… Continue reading Why Ethereum needs better compatibility, explained

Those left in Afghanistan complain of broken US promises

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Even in the final days of Washington’s chaotic airlift in Afghanistan, Javed Habibi was getting phone calls from the U.S. government promising that the green card holder from Richmond, Virginia, his wife and their four daughters would not be left behind.  He was told to stay home and not worry, that… Continue reading Those left in Afghanistan complain of broken US promises

'Meme' stock prices may not properly reflect demand -NYSE president

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The prices of so-called meme stocks may be distorted because the majority of trades in those names are executed away from public exchanges where share price formation occurs, the head of the New York Stock Exchange said on Wednesday.Slideshow ( 3 images )“Meme stocks,” which often start as low-priced, highly shorted… Continue reading 'Meme' stock prices may not properly reflect demand -NYSE president

Cypto Analyst Says These 3 Altcoins Are the ‘Most Undervalued’ in the Top 300

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Tyler Swope identified three “undervalued” altcoins among the top 300 cryptoassets by market cap and explained why they are undervalued. In a recent YouTube video, the host of the “Chico Crypto” YouTube channel talked about Compound ($COMP), Energy Web Token ($EWT), and Perpetual Protocol ($PERP). Here, we look at some highlights from the comments… Continue reading Cypto Analyst Says These 3 Altcoins Are the ‘Most Undervalued’ in the Top 300

Goldman CEO to junior bankers: we are giving you more resources

FILE PHOTO: The Goldman Sachs company logo is seen in the company’s space on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidNEW YORK (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s top boss responded to complaints from junior bankers on Monday by saying management will work harder… Continue reading Goldman CEO to junior bankers: we are giving you more resources

Crypto Valley’s top companies up 680% in value since mid-2020

A report compiled by a Swiss venture capital company has revealed that the value of the largest fifty firms operating in the country’s famed Crypto Valley has increased by 680% since July 2020. The Top 50 Report, from Zug’s Crypto Valley Venture Capital, or CV VC, found the valley’s 50 largest companies have increased in… Continue reading Crypto Valley’s top companies up 680% in value since mid-2020

Walmart sweetens pay for most U.S. hourly workers on the coasts

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Many Walmart Inc hourly workers will collect bigger paychecks on the U.S. east and west coast markets where the cost of living is higher and competition for labor among retailers is more intense, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.Slideshow ( 5 images )The world’s biggest retailer also said it has seen a… Continue reading Walmart sweetens pay for most U.S. hourly workers on the coasts

Russian Oil and Gas Giant Completes Trial Blockchain-Based Smart Fueling System

Gazpromneft Aero, the aviation fuel of Russian oil and gas giant Gazprom Neft, has revealed its blockchain-based smart fueling system’s successful testing. The tests are part of its plans to ramp up the distribution of the solution globally.  Smart Fuel Blockchain Solution Based on Hyperleder Fabric Blockchain The development was revealed by Gazpromneft Aero in… Continue reading Russian Oil and Gas Giant Completes Trial Blockchain-Based Smart Fueling System

CureVac strikes COVID-19 vaccine alliance deal with Bayer -Bild

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German biotech firm CureVac has agreed to an alliance with drugmaker Bayer to get global support in seeking approval for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine and for distribution, the daily Bild reported.FILE PHOTO: A bridge is decorated with the logo of a Bayer AG, a German pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Wuppertal, Germany… Continue reading CureVac strikes COVID-19 vaccine alliance deal with Bayer -Bild

Businessman who founded media company released from prison after $8m ANZ bank loan fraud

A Kiwi businessman who founded the largest Chinese language media organisation in New Zealand has been released from prison. Siu Shun Ho was serving two years and 10 months’ imprisonment for fraudulently securing about $8.8 million from ANZ to finance his company International View Limited (IVL). The 67-year-old appeared before the Parole Board for the… Continue reading Businessman who founded media company released from prison after $8m ANZ bank loan fraud

Job Interviews Without Interviewers, Products of the Pandemic

So much of our work lives has moved online during the pandemic: group meetings, chats with the boss — even interviewing for a new job. The pandemic has also led companies to conduct “interviews” without an interviewer. Job applicants are being asked to video record answers to set questions about their experience, skills and personal… Continue reading Job Interviews Without Interviewers, Products of the Pandemic

Charles Schwab to cut about 1,000 jobs

FILE PHOTO: A Charles Schwab office is shown in Los Angeles, California January 29, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake(Reuters) – Charles Schwab Corp SCHW.N said on Monday it is laying off about 1,000 positions in the combined workforce of Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade to streamline and reshape their branch network. “These reductions are part of our… Continue reading Charles Schwab to cut about 1,000 jobs

Cisco signs up BT for new service to speed up video streaming

FILE PHOTO: A visitor uses a mobile phone in front of the Cisco booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante/File PhotoSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Cisco has signed up Britain’s biggest telecoms group BT as its first customer for a new service to speed up internet video traffic through its… Continue reading Cisco signs up BT for new service to speed up video streaming

Compound (Comp) Took The Crypto Market By Storm, But Is There More To It? ⋆ ZyCrypto

Compound, a decentralized lending application on the Ethereum blockchain is now the “hot shot” in the crypto world. COMP, the governance token of Compound was launched on June 16 and only took just one day for it to bag the first place in the decentralized finance space. None of the crypto experts believed or even… Continue reading Compound (Comp) Took The Crypto Market By Storm, But Is There More To It? ⋆ ZyCrypto

SPH expects 'significantly lower' profit for FY2020

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) – Media and property group Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) said on Monday (July 13) that its operating profit for the year ending Aug 31 is expected to be “significantly lower” than the $187 million recorded a year earlier due to the ongoing pandemic. It is also expecting a negative outcome for… Continue reading SPH expects 'significantly lower' profit for FY2020

Compound Changes COMP Distribution Rules Following 'Yield Farming' Frenzy

The daily distribution of the Compound protocol’s COMP token will soon change dramatically. Compound governance proposal #11 passed today at 18:37 UTC. It will go into effect in two days, after the cooling-off period passes. When that happens, it’s very likely yield farmers will exit the riskiest markets of basic attention token (BAT) and 0x… Continue reading Compound Changes COMP Distribution Rules Following 'Yield Farming' Frenzy

Compound’s COMP Token Paves Way for DeFi Yield Wars

Recent events surrounding the launch of Compound’s token seem to have been noticed by many other projects in the decentralized finance, or DeFi, ecosystem. In an interview with Cointelegraph, Framework Ventures’s co-founder Michael Anderson said that the token’s success may provide an example to follow for other DeFi projects who may start engaging in “yield… Continue reading Compound’s COMP Token Paves Way for DeFi Yield Wars

Inside Compound (COMP); Platform Risks, Lack of Oracles, And The Incentive to Maximize Individual Profits | BTCMANAGER

Compound, the newly-launched DeFi token famous for reaching a $3 billion market cap within days of listings, is facing scrutiny from analysts and traders as questions about its illiquid markets and lack of utility rise. Inside COMP Tony Sheng, described on his twitter page as a startup investor, wrote on the topic earlier this week… Continue reading Inside Compound (COMP); Platform Risks, Lack of Oracles, And The Incentive to Maximize Individual Profits | BTCMANAGER

Compound (COMP) Dominates in DeFi, Edging out Maker (MKR) from the Top

What Exactly is Compound Finance (COMP)? COMP is the native ERC20 tokenof the Compound Finance DeFi platform that empowers community governance of the Compound protocol. Holders of COMP and their delegates can debate, propose and vote for changes on the protocol. The Compound protocol allows for the lending and borrowing of other Ethereum tokens through… Continue reading Compound (COMP) Dominates in DeFi, Edging out Maker (MKR) from the Top

Do these 3 things if your company has cut your 401(k) match

31 million Americans dip into retirement savings during COVID-19 pandemic Workers also contributing less to retirement funds; Fox Biz Flash: 5/27. Companies are feeling the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic as much as their employees, and for some, keeping their doors open and their employees on the payroll requires certain sacrifices, at least for… Continue reading Do these 3 things if your company has cut your 401(k) match

Asia stocks set to track soft Wall Street lead amid pandemic worries

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to come under pressure on Thursday as downbeat economic data pushed investors to safe havens and growing worries about falling demand sent oil prices lower. Traders continue to be torn between signs that consumers and businesses are emerging from the economic paralysis caused by the coronavirus and… Continue reading Asia stocks set to track soft Wall Street lead amid pandemic worries

World's biggest meat company linked to the massacre of nine men

World’s biggest meat company JBS is linked to the massacre of nine men in the Amazon Nine peasants were hacked with machetes and executed in Mato Grosso, Brazil  Man charged with the murders, de Souza, allegedly indirectly sold meat to JBS  JBS is the largest meat processing company in the world worth $51.5 billion  The… Continue reading World's biggest meat company linked to the massacre of nine men