rttnewspaper-aug17.jpg Major cryptocurrencies, except Ethereum, opened the week in green, but gains were short-lived and the cryptocurrency market was a sea of red by Tuesday after Bitcoin fell below the crucial mark of $6,000 late Monday. Cryptocurrencies suffered losses the previous week after the US financial markets watchdog delayed its decision on a Bitcoin exchange-traded-fund.
strikes-aug17.jpg A new Pentagon report has warned that the Chinese military "is likely training for strikes" against the United States and allied targets in the Pacific. The report warns that Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been developing strike capabilities to engage targets as far away from China as possible. "Over the last three years, the PLA has rapidly expanded its overwater bomber operating a
google-aug17.jpg Hundreds of Google employees signed a petition protesting the company's secret project to develop a censored version of its search engine for China. In a letter, posted by Buzzfeed and first reported by the New York Times, the employees said that work on the project and Google's return to China raises "urgent moral and ethical issues." Google is trying to keep a foothold in China.
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