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Is Facebook’s Libra a Real Blockchain? No.

Tuesday morning, Facebook revealed plans for its new cryptocurrency, Libra, that is actively backed by tech giants like Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, eBay,...

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Russia vs. America in Race to Deploy Israel’s Self-Driving Vehicles

In a scene with echoes of the space race, American and Russian tech giants are competing to send cutting-edge technology to a...

Is Facebook’s Libra a Real Blockchain? No.

Tuesday morning, Facebook revealed plans for its new cryptocurrency, Libra, that is actively backed by tech giants like Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, eBay,...

Facebook Will Square Off Against Amazon, Apple in the Race Towards Digital Banking Supremacy

This week, Facebook joined Amazon, Apple and other big tech names as the race to implement a truly global digital currency and...

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency May Spark Financial Revolution In the Developing World

The stars are aligning for crypto to go mainstream as Facebook has announced the launch of Libra, a new digital currency that...

US-China Trade War Risks Creating ESG Black Hole

The escalating tariff war between the world’s two largest economies isn’t just hurting Chinese investment in the U.S. It may lead China...

After a Series of Disasters, Facebook Wants to Make Things Right with Its Big Crypto Project

Following a series of privacy and misinformation scandals and increasing regulatory probes, Facebook is keen to improve its image as a force...

DNA Robots May Soon Help Fight Breast Cancer in Humans

Scientists are seen close to delivering on a years-long promise -- molecule-scale nanorobots that destroy breast cancer proteins at their most basic,...

Blockchain Finance Uses SMS Texts to Help African Farmers

Global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has a new way to ensure that the African farmers who grow cassava for its burgeoning business in...

YouTube Removes Kardashian Deepfake For Copyright Violations, Not Fake News

As A.I. enables the creation of more fake content, social media platforms risk a loss of credibility with their users who will...

Morgan Stanley Pushes for Progress in Social Impact Investing

Morgan Stanley doesn’t want to be left behind, as socially responsible investing is gaining momentum in the United States and beyond.

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Diversified Investments Help Agencies Stay Ahead

KEY TAKEAWAYS Backed by private equity sponsors, large talent agencies are expanding past strictly the traditional media sector in pursuit of greater vertical integration. Key Market Movements CAA (Creative Arts Agency), an entertainment and sports agency,...

Don’t Be Fooled: The Pseudo-Decentralization of Media

KEY TAKEAWAYS User-created content has revolutionized how we create and view content, but control and monetization of that content remains centralized in the hands of a very few platforms. Total global media deal volumes...

Diversified Investments Help Agencies Stay Ahead

KEY TAKEAWAYS Backed by private equity sponsors, large talent agencies are expanding past strictly the traditional media sector in pursuit of greater vertical integration. Key...

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Medication Drone Delivery Startup Zipline Attracts Major Investors

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. Zipline, a medicine drone-delivery startup, raised $190 million in funding from investors and donors including Goldman Sachs, signaling African’s daunting medical-care...

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On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. When Goldman Sachs in 2015 approached John Goldstein with an unsolicited...

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