Ether, the cryptocurrency tokens used on the Ethereum blockchain, flash crashed yesterday afternoon, tumbling as low as 10 cents from over $300 in a matter of seconds due to what’s been described as a “multimillion dollar market sell” order.
In a demonstration against the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) efforts to scrap net neutrality laws, Amazon, Netflix, Pornhub, Reddit and many other large websites are banding together to promote a day of action on 12 July 2017.
On Sunday afternoon the US-led coalition fighting Isis blocked pro-Assad forces from entering the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)-held town of Ja’Din in Raqqa province.
Asia is arguably the most important part of the world for business today.
Nicholas Borge left his well-paid consulting job of 10 years in January to do something different.
Universal basic income is becoming an increasingly debated topic around the world today, with Finland, the Canadian province of Ontario, and even Kenya beginning trials to test its feasibility.
The UK has been hit by three terror attacks, and a suspected fourth, over the past few months, causing death and pain to many people across the country.
Nikos Giannopoulos, a gay 29-year-old teacher, was crowned Rhode Island Teacher of the Year on Saturday.
Tech giant Google could be fined more than €1bn from Brussels for abusing its online search dominance to direct customers to its own Google Shopping service.
With far more of the world’s biggest businesses than anywhere else in the world, North America’s dominance of the business world is unlikely to change any time soon
Shares in Snap, the parent company of disappearing messaging app Snapchat, to their initial public offering price today, sending a shiver down the backs of tech investors.
Travis Kalanick, the founder and chief executive of ride-hailing startup Uber, is stepping away from the company for an unknown length of time, possibly for good.
The communications platform Slack, which aims to disrupt emails, could be bought by Amazon in a deal which would value the startup at $9bn.
American telecommunications company Verizon closed its $4.48bn purchase of Yahoo’s core business on Tuesday.
Uber has become an essential part of a night out for many around the world.
It could soon be possible to identify people who create fake profiles on social media thanks to a tool developed by computer scientists at the University of Edinburgh.
For the next two days in Geneva, Switzerland, United Nations agencies, artificial intelligence experts, and tech industry heavyweights will thrash out how the coming AI revolution can be made to work for the good of all humanity.
US technology giants Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook have taken the top five places in a new ranking of the world’s most valuable brands.
The pound has been having a terrible week — mainly due to concerns that next week’s general election could result in a hung parliament.
India’s prime minister Narendra Modi is visiting Europe this week.
Leaders of the G7, seven of the world’s biggest industrial nations, met at a summit in Taormina, Sicily on Friday to discuss issues ranging from terrorism to climate change.
British prime minister Theresa May will today urge G7 leaders today to join her in pushing for technology companies to step up their efforts to counter online extremism.
2017 is the year insurtech comes into its own, according to KPMG.
Alphabet, Google’s parent company, with help from Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, has provided internet to thousands of people in Peru for the last 12 weeks.
By April next year, all cars in the EU will be legally required to carry tech that will call emergency services in the event of a crash.
Apple’s market cap reached $800bn for the first time on Monday, prompting suggestions that the tech giant could soon become the world’s first trillion dollar company.