The world’s social media platforms and financial markets are lighting up about cryptocurrencies and “initial coin offerings” (ICOs).  Are you getting caught up in the buzz?

There are tales of fortunes and dreamed realized. But this time its different. As the crypto revolution investors and the generally easily seduced can't get enough of virtual currencies. Loads out there to make you feel like the FX expert.  All neatly named too to rival bitcoin; Ethereum, ripple, Litecoin are some of several alternative … Continue reading The world’s social media platforms and financial markets are lighting up about cryptocurrencies and “initial coin offerings” (ICOs).  Are you getting caught up in the buzz?

The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market – Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-08/the-bitcoin-whales-1-000-people-who-own-40-percent-of-the-market Because bitcoin is a digital currency and not a security there’s no prohibition against a trade in which a group agrees to buy enough to push the price up and then cashes out in a minute. Worth reading that paragraph again. Just so it sinks in. Especially if your are thinking of tracing in … Continue reading The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market – Bloomberg

Autonomous vehicle race heating up this week.

There has been so much activity in the field of autonomous vehicle this week that it s difficult to know where to begin. While Tesla faffed about with delays on their model 3 http://www.marketwatch.com/story/tesla-shares-shake-off-the-bad-news-of-model-3-delivery-delays-2017-10-03 They also decided to not bother too much about the much anticipated autonomous cargo vehicle. And pushed out the preview of … Continue reading Autonomous vehicle race heating up this week.

#Ryanair, #Bombardier, #Telecom Italia 

EUROPEAN COMPANY NEWS Ryanair pilots dilemma still dragging on this week.  After it was was warned last week about "action, not words" by British aviation regulator. After it somehow for got to tell 400,000 customers of flyer rights after cancelling flights right up to Christmas 2017. This week they are in more hot water after latest compensation … Continue reading #Ryanair, #Bombardier, #Telecom Italia 

#dailydoug Army Face of War and artificial intelligence | Georgia the land of altcoins 

Artificial intelligence is not just the domain of asset managers. Taken from Signal magazine is a decidedly timely article on the changing face of war. With all the rhetoric and tough talk about who gets to nuke who first a quick read into the changing dynamic of modern warfare makes the threat of all out … Continue reading #dailydoug Army Face of War and artificial intelligence | Georgia the land of altcoins