The Web

The deputy director of the People’s Bank of China's (PBOC) payments department has confirmed that China will be launching its own national cryptocurrency soon. (Image: Mikel Davis / Vision Times)

China Is Close to Launching Its Cryptocurrency

It has long been speculated that Beijing was planning to launch a government-backed cryptocurrency. Now, sources have confirmed that it is true. Mu Changchun, deputy director of the People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) payments department, recently remarked that the state’s…

The space of cybersecurity is dynamic as well as fast-moving. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

The Rise of Foreign Cyber Security Threats

The U.S. government, telecommunications providers, and operating system (OS) developers may need to address cybersecurity and privacy threats from adversarial countries such as China and Russia. These threats are commonly centered on intellectual property (IP), telecommunications, smartphones, tablet PCs, connected…

A recent study estimates that Google earned close to US$4.7 billion in 2018 from its news service without paying anything to publishers. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

Google Making Billions From Free News

At a time when most news media are finding it hard to make enough revenue to remain in business, Google seems to be minting money with their news service. According to a study conducted by the News Media Alliance (NMA), Google…

Latest

loading...

China Is Close to Launching Its Cryptocurrency

It has long been speculated that Beijing was planning to launch a government-backed cryptocurrency. Now, sources have confirmed that it is true. Mu Changchun, deputy director of the People’s Bank…

loading...

How Blockchain Technology Will Shape the Future

According to Gartner, one of the leading research companies in the world, blockchain technology is poised to create about US$3.1 trillion worth of business value by 2030. Blockchain will essentially be…

loading...

The Rise of Foreign Cyber Security Threats

The U.S. government, telecommunications providers, and operating system (OS) developers may need to address cybersecurity and privacy threats from adversarial countries such as China and Russia. These threats are commonly…

loading...

Mary Meeker’s Report of Top Internet Trends in China

Mary Meeker, a former Wall Street securities analyst and venture capitalist, released her annual Internet report highlighting the trends dominating global digital media. Her analysis of China’s Internet trends is…

loading...

Google Making Billions From Free News

At a time when most news media are finding it hard to make enough revenue to remain in business, Google seems to be minting money with their news service. According…

loading...

Is Facebook Becoming a Digital Graveyard?

New analysis by academics from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) predicts the dead may outnumber the living on Facebook within 50 years, a trend that will have grave implications for…