US government bans sale of hacking tools to China and Russia

The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced that it will ban the export of hacking tools to authoritarian governments in an effort to curb violations of human rights and other malicious cyber activities. The rule, first reported by The Washington Post and later confirmed by the Commerce Department, will effectively ban the export or resale […]

China braces itself for CBDC rollout, companies to implement e-CNY payment pilots

Winter is coming and so are the Beijing Winter Olympics, in just four months. Yet, in spite of the falling temperatures, China is only heating up when it comes to rolling out its CBDC. Now, more businesses are joining in to spread the digital renminbi …

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai calls for federal tech regulation, investments in cybersecurity

In a wide-ranging interview at the WSJ Tech Live conference that touched on topics like the future of remote work, A.I. innovation, employee activism, and even misinformation on YouTube, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai also shared his thoughts on the state of tech innovation in the U.S. and the need for new regulations. Specifically, Pichai argued […]

This ‘unbelievable’ factor could change Bitcoin mining in Texas

For months, the crypto sector has been tracking regulatory movements in both China and America as though following a match. However, it seems the eyes of crypto watchers are settling on the West. Why? According to the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Cons…

Is a futures-based Bitcoin ETF a ‘cop out’

Bitcoin ETFs are causing a great deal of furore and excitement in the crypto sector. With SEC’s approval of a Bitcoin Futures ETF, analysts are scrambling to figure out how the move will affect the rallying king coin. During an episode of Bitcoin…