Japanese Minister Denies Links To Crypto Exchange Under Scrutiny

A Japanese Minister has denied links to an unregistered cryptocurrency exchange, which is under probe for allegedly violating the Japanese fund settlement law. Japan’s Financial Services Agency had warned the Tokyo-based company in January that it was suspected of violating the law on payment services by operating a cryptocurrency exchange as it was not registered to do so, Japanese media […]

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Meet Mareena Robinson Snowden, the first black woman to earn a PhD in nuclear engineering from MIT

When Mareena Robinson Snowden walked across the commencement stage at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) on June 8th, she became the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the storied university. For her, there was one particular word that the experience brought to mind: grateful. “Grateful for every part of this experience — highs and lows,” […]

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Why Schlumberger’s Q2 Earnings Should Get More Love

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported second-quarter 2018 results before markets opened on Friday. The oil field services firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.43 on revenues of $8.3 billion. In the same period a year ago, Schlumberger said it had adjusted EPS of $0.38 on revenues of $7.83 billion. Second-quarter results also compare to the consensus estimates […]

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Stocks May Open Slightly Higher; Earnings Eyed

Stocks look headed for a positive start on Wall Street on Friday, with the focus shifting to earnings reports and other corporate news. Amid reports that China is refraining from detailing retaliation plans against the latest U.S. tariffs, worries about trade tensions have subsided a bit for now.  Thursday, the Dow ended up 224.74 points or 0.9 percent at 24,924.89, […]

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The war on ocean piracy just got some fresh help from space

Italian firm Leonardo launches a new ocean surveillance platform. The defense company said the new platform can view the exact position of a vessel at any moment. It is claimed as a new tool in the fight against piracy. A surveillance system that can track ships and boats all over the world in real time and can be accessed from […]

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Blockchain In Telecom Market To Grow To Around $1 Bln By 2023

Blockchain, the new gen technology behind cryptocurrencies, would contribute nearly $1 billion to the telecoms market within the next five years, according a new research report. Increasing support for Operation Support System/Business Support System processes along with rising security concerns among telecom companies would be the main driving factors, ResearchAndMarkets.com’s study noted. The blockchain in telecom market is expected to […]

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Skanska Q2 operating profit unexpectedly falls

Operating profit at the Nordic region’s biggest builder fell 11 percent to 1.29 billion crowns ($145.05 million) against a mean forecast in a Reuters poll of analysts for a 5 percent rise. When asked specifically about the firm’s U.S. operations, Danielsson replied: “The U.S. market is really strong right now (but) while we can see a lot of investment … […]

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