HSBC’s building in Canary Wharf, London. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Image
Exclusive: Billions of dollars were moved out of Russia in ‘Global Laundromat’ operation, with anonymously owned UK companies playing major role theguardian.com
Britain’s high street banks processed nearly $740m from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB, the Guardian can reveal.
Chris Bailey, Founder of Financial Orbit Ltd, and headline sponsor of Share Talk’s Innovation Investor Evening at the National Museum in Cardiff, 18 February 2017.
In a hundred years, when most people reading this and the person writing this are long gone, Musk’s cars and rockets will still be circling the Earth and the skies. How can such a person get started against all odds is the question I ask here. And, more importantly, what can we learn from him?
A hatchling marine iguana stands perilously close to a hunting Galapagos racer snake
If you haven’t already seen this amazing clip from the series of Planet Earth you should. It will give you an idea of what is waiting for you when invest in the Alternative Investment Market.
You are entering a market that is geared up statically for you to lose 90% of your investment in the first year. It’s a ruthless place, make no mistake about it. Money changes people and this is a race that only the fittest will survive.
Today we’re going to approach the topic of AIM IHT planning from the bottom up, by looking at asset manager literature and newspaper articles.
Although Bitcoin is more than 7 years old, making payments on the network is still a rather cumbersome task. With a user interface that requires users to send money to long strings of letters and numbers rather than human-readable names, it’s no wonder that many individuals have a hard time figuring out how to use this new financial technology.
BIP 70 (Payment Protocol), which was authored by Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen and former Bitcoin developer Mike Hearn, has been a step in the right direction, but the relatively new BIP 75, which was co-authored by developers from Netki (Justin Newton and Matt David) andBreadwallet (Aaron Voisine and James MacWhyte), takes the main ideas in BIP 70 one step further.
Micropayments have been touted as one of Bitcoin’s main use cases since the early days of the technology, and a recent trial of the Bitcoin-powered content platform PopChest by YouTube Star NurdRage indicates that these claims may not be overblown.
NurdRage has been testing out various alternative content monetization schemes lately, and a test of PopChest generated a 400 percent increase in revenue for the science-focused YouTube channel.