Author Archives for Gary Flood

Facebook settles in for the long Libra adoption game

August 28, 2019 7:00 am Published by Comments Off on Facebook settles in for the long Libra adoption game

The social networking giant has already warned Wall St increasing regulatory scrutiny could mean that Libra may never launch, but now seems determined to get the Blockchain-based currency over the finish line no matter what it takes


Is Blockchain stalwart R3 entering choppy waters?

August 27, 2019 7:00 am Published by Comments Off on Is Blockchain stalwart R3 entering choppy waters?

Reports say the well-funded Blockchain giant has hit a sticky patch - with engineers and senior management reportedly in fundamental disagreement over the future of its flagship enterprise product, Corda


ICO launches emergency Kings X facial recognition probe

August 19, 2019 7:00 am Published by Comments Off on ICO launches emergency Kings X facial recognition probe

UK's privacy watchdog says reports of use of live facial recognition technology in the London King's Cross by private developer Argent needs to be explained


UN: North Korea used cyberattacks to steal $2bn for weapons

August 9, 2019 7:00 am Published by Comments Off on UN: North Korea used cyberattacks to steal $2bn for weapons

May be as many as 35 known instances of the regime "attacking financial institutions, cryptocurrency exchanges and mining activity designed to earn foreign currency"


GDS’s new Interim Leader takes up her post

August 7, 2019 7:00 am Published by Comments Off on GDS’s new Interim Leader takes up her post

Alison Pritchard, currently the organisation's Director for EU Exit and Transformation, this week takes over as Director General of the Service on an interim basis while a recruitment exercise takes place to fill the role on a permanent basis