Sunday, July 12, 2020
Goldman Sachs Tower in Jersey city. Photo by: Oriez.
Goldman Sachs was never in the running to set up a cryptocurrency trading desk. Over the past few months, reports have made headlines indicating that the investment company was considering opening a cryptocurrency trading desk that would allow people to buy and sell various virtual currencies. However, as it stands, that won’t be the case. The bank reportedly downgraded plans...
Securities and Exchange Commission. Photo by: Ethereum World News Archives.
Will cryptocurrency-bubble burst or bounce back? That is the single biggest question among many electric currency enthusiasts make in response to wild price swings experienced in recent months. After a dramatic rise to record highs of $20,000, Bitcoin (BTC) has come down tumbling amidst struggles to stabilize above the $7,000 mark. The cryptocurrency bubble has burst. What happens next? https://t.co/clyhZskFnC...
Reserve bank of India, Headquarters. Photo by: Soham Banerjee
NEW DELHI (India) - A pronunciation by the Reverse Bank of India barring all banks and financial institutions form dealing in virtual currencies has had an adverse effect on the overall cryptocurrency landscape. The sell-off that has come to be in recent months can be attributed to such actions as centralized authorities continue to crack the whip on decentralized...
Jeff Bezos at the Encore Awards. Photo by: Steve Jurvetson.
NEW DELHI (India) - The stage is set for one of the biggest tussle, pitying the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos (Amazon), and India’s business tycoon and billionaire Mukeshi Ambani (Reliance Retail). It promises to be one of the fiercest battles for the Amazon co-founder who is increasingly looking to entrench Amazon’s e-commerce ambitions in India. Amazon-Walmart India...
Serbian entrepreneur Pavle Krivokuca. Photo by: Pavle Krivokuca Official Youtube account.
BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Young entrepreneurs in Serbia, although full of ideas and enthusiasm face many of the challenges shared by other Europeans. Among those challenges are initial funding, risk aversion, high initial costs, market uncertainty, and today's fast-paced market changes. Coworking spaces are offices which share equipment, ideas, knowledge, and promise to deliver solutions to some of these...
Serbian coworking space. Photo by: Impact Hub - Belgrade
BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Over the last ten years, the technology development and the Serbian high unemployment rate helped create new professions and new working habits. Young people kept adopting alternative ways to work, and the Internet seems the perfect place for that. Hiring and working over the Internet is quickly expanding and being used by foreign and national businesses...
Women in the workforce.
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - In the wake of campaigns such as the #NoMakeup movement and the social media shattering #MeToo, women’s voices on beauty, harassment, discrimination and double standards are becoming more powerful in the political and social arenas. But what role does a women’s femininity (or lack thereof) play in her experience in the business world? Professor Martha Rampton, Ph.D....
Porsche headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. Photo by: Morio
LISBON, Portugal (ViaNews) - We met with Philipp von Hagen in November 2017 for an interview at the Lisbon's Web Summit to understand more about Porsche's goals. Mr. Philipp von Hagen has been a Member of the Executive Board at the holding company, Porsche SE, since 2012, where he's responsible for investment management. Mr. von Hagen is also a Director...
Taxi in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo by: Leandro Neumann Ciuffo.
ANKARA, Turkey (ViaNews) - Turkish people seem pretty satisfied with the new alternatives being offered, ever since Uber started operating in the country. Considering the unfairly demanding prices and famously vulgar attitudes from some of the taxi drivers in Turkey, it's not surprising that Turkey is one of Uber's largest growth markets, A metropolitan such as Istanbul needs...
Maduro about the Petro on state TV on Feb. 2.
CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - Ending 2017, Venezuelan Government announced its intention to issue a new crypto asset called Petro (derived from petroleum) which would be backed by proven oil reserves. President Nicolás Maduro was thus answering to President Donald Trump's decision to blockade the financial movements of the South American country which has the biggest proven oil reserves in the...
World Economic Forum in Davos. From left to right: Klaus Schwab (Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum), India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Alain Berset (President of the Swiss Confederation 2018 and Federal Council of Home Affairs of Switzerland. Photo by: Narendra Modi's tweet.
NEW DELHI, India (ViaNews) – On the day of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's keynote address at WEF (World Economic Forum) in Davos, the IMF said Indian economy is projected to achieve a growth rate of 7.4% in 2018 compared to 6.6% for China. The growth will take India to the top of the rankings of the fastest-growing emerging...
Uruguay Central Bank.
Montevideo, Uruguay (ViaNews) – Uruguay, a small country located in South America with a population of 3.4 million, is born a pioneer by nature, but the pathways to innovation are also followed closely by controversy, its faithful companion. It´s not often one hears about the country in the international media news, and when one does, it is mostly soccer-related or...

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