Europe’s Clocks Are Running Slow and Crypto Mining Is Being Blamed (

From wrecking the environment to making it harder to search for alien life, cryptocurrency mining has been blamed for a multitude of sins. But to cause time itself to slow down is a fresh charge and one which, on the surface, sounds impossible. Something strange is happening in Central Europe right now: clocks are running slow, and not by fractions of a second, but entire minutes. Could large scale crypto mining be responsible or is it being made a convenient scapegoat?


Despite Drop in Funding Q2 2016, UK Still Europe’s Fintech Leader

According to latest figures from ‘The Pulse of Fintech’ quarterly report, total venture capital investment in the UK dropped slightly during the second quarter of 2016 though fintech investment was less affected. The report [PDF] by KPMG, along with KPMG Enterprise’s Global Network for Innovative Startups and CB Insights which launched on August 17th, 2016, analyses the latest global […]

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A security backed by Bitcoins which will shortly debut on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, will offer new opportunities for investment. On Monday, Gibraltar welcomed Europe’s first regulated Bitcoin product in the form of Bitcoin exchange-traded instrument B