Monthly Archives: November 2017

‘Big Four’ Firm PwC’s Hong Kong Office Accepts Bitcoin

News Another ‘Big Four’ firm joins the bitcoin revolution as the auditing corporation Pricewaterhousecooper’s (PwC) Hong Kong office accepted a payment in bitcoin according to the Wall Street Journal. The accountancy corporation follows the lead of the Deloitte and Ernst & Young (EY) offices that have already started accepting bitcoin (more…)

The benefits of tackling obesity in kids extend into adulthood

One of the best ways to prevent obesity as an adult is to reverse it during childhood. Researchers from Harvard and the George Washington University analyzed the health and weight records from more than 41,500 children, teens, and adults in the United States, and used computer modeling to predict rates of future (more…)

Court Ruling Grants the IRS Personal Data of 14,000 Coinbase Users

News America’s Internal Revenue Service has gone fishing. Its target? Every single Coinbase user who ever placed a $20,000 trade. The huge dragnet exercise, spanning 2013-2015 and incorporating over 14,000 users, was awarded by a court yesterday, November 29. This is despite the best efforts of America’s largest bitcoin broker, (more…)

PR: Spectiv VR Featured on Fox Business’ Innovations Aired to over 100mm Viewers: Pre-Ico Dec. 8th

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Showcasing Advances in Virtual Reality DMG Productions (more…)

Inside IBM Design: The era of fetishizing the process of design is finally ending

Can you teach an old company new tricks? IBM’s metamorphosis into the world’s largest design-oriented company hasn’t been easy. The Loop, a new documentary produced by digital design company InVision, gives an illuminating peek into how the 109-year old company is convincing staff that embracing a design mentality is the key (more…)

The official Harry Potter universe was fooled by fake news about wizarding

When it comes to making a buck or a pound, the beneficiaries of the Harry Potter franchise leave no magical stone unturned. But the universe of the beloved wizarding series, with its spin-off play, textbook, and movies, has gotten so big, gatekeepers are starting to make mistakes about its own lore. (more…)

There’s a new subscription business model arriving for cars

After houses, cars are among the most expensive purchases people make. A number of carmakers and retailers are trying to make it one of the least by turning car ownership into a subscription. Volvo is the latest to join Ford, Cadillac, and Porsche to offer a a monthly subscription car service. On (more…)