No standards for safety labels, manufacturing specifications or testing procedures exist today for barbecue brushes, but a newly commissioned study will examine those issues.
THE pattern is familiar. Computer geeks develop technology that threatens to overturn established markets and habits. Regulators then scramble to understand and tame the beast. This is what is happening in the financial world in the wake of an explosion of crypto-currencies. Over the past year the pool of virtual currencies has both deepened, from […]
In an interview with WIRED, Mark Zuckerberg seemed to accept the idea of some US regulation. Other countries could provide the blueprint. https://media.wired.com/photos/5ab2fec2adec2c7358430529/master/pass/techregulation.jpg
Published time: 9 Sep, 2017 11:47 Russia is developing a legal framework that would regulate the purchase of cryptocurrencies, Russia’s finance minister says, adding that the government wants to legitimize cryptocurrencies and wind down the black market. Read more Speaking at the II Moscow Financial Forum, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov reassured Russian fans of […]
Striking a co-operative note THE most recent time Moses Kibet Biegon needed a quick loan was when his roof blew away. He got one from the Imarisha Savings and Credit Co-operative, in Kericho in western Kenya. Imarisha channels the savings of its 57,000 members into loans for school fees, business projects or, in Mr Biegon’s […]