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British Economy is Declining, Europe’s Bitcoin Market Prospers

Posted on August 10th, 2017.

By definition, a safe haven asset is an investment that is expected to retain its value or even increase its value in times of market turbulence. Because of bitcoin’s decentralized nature, bitcoin has long been considered as a safe haven asset, with many investors describing the digital currency as “digital gold.” In 2016, gold recorded...



Breaking News: British Pound Dumped, Gold, Bitcoin Rise as Torys Fall Short of Majority

Posted on June 8th, 2017.

According to the first exit polls, we are in for another shocking election result in the UK, as the ruling conservative party is on track to lose it’s majority; as a consequence of an election that was called by none other than PM Theresa May to strengthen the power of the government. While the polls have been tightening...



Daily Analysis: Stocks Take a Breather before Busy Thursday

Posted on June 7th, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap   Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2430 -0.09% DAX 12660 0.12% WTI Crude Oil 46.12 -4.27% GOLD 1296.00 0.05% Bitcoin 2810 -1.20% EUR/USD 1.1252 -0.23% Stock markets are slightly higher today in calm trading as investors took a step back before the European Central Bank’s interest rate decision that...



UK Elections: Polls are Tightening with Only Two Days Left

Posted on June 6th, 2017.

The announcement of the British Snap election by Prime Minister Theresa May looked like a smart move in April, as it was a good way to stabilize the Conservative Party’s power following a stormy Brexit campaign, and the aftermath of the shocking referendum itself. Financial markets welcomed the announcement, as British stocks rallied...



The UK is Home to World’s Largest Wind Turbine

Posted on September 14th, 2016.

The world’s largest wind turbine that is wider and taller than the London Eye has been installed in the Irish Sea.



Apple Users Targeted in Phishing Campaign

Posted on June 8th, 2016.

 A cybersecurity firm has uncovered several phishing campaigns targeting Apple users’ credentials – Apple IDs and passwords – since the beginning of 2016. Cyber criminals are devising faux Apple domains purporting to be legitimate websites to engage in phishing attacks targeting Apple iCloud users in China and the UK, revealed...



UK Acts To Keep Children Safe Online

Posted on December 23rd, 2015.

In the UK, a new government directive requires all school strengthen measures to prevent children cyber-bullying, pornography and radicalization. The changes will mean children as young as 5 will receive online education about social media use and other issues online.  The plans, created by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and announced...



UK Man Creates Fake Website to Initiate Jail Release

Posted on April 1st, 2015.

Neil Moore, who was held at the UK’s Wandsworth Prison for defrauding large organizations in excess of £1.8 million, recently made use of his voice impersonation skills yet again. While imprisoned, he managed to create a fake website and e-mail account using an illicit mobile phone number.



Lizard Squad Suspect Arrested in Southport, United Kingdom

Posted on January 16th, 2015.

With Lizard Squad‘s brazen tactics to raise Twitter followers and eventually come into possession of 3000 lifetime accounts on Kim Dotcom‘s encrypted file-sharing service, Mega, one could assume the group was for some reason untouchable. After all, the Christmas Day attack was announced a month or more in advance, and nothing...

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