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market-flat-052218.jpg European stocks may open on a subdued note Tuesday as investors fret over political uncertainty in Italy. Markets have been spooked by surging borrowing costs in Italy after the country's populist parties selected Giuseppe Conte, a little-known civil law professor with a long résumé, as their candidate...

ebio-may21.jpg NuCana plc (NCNA) has appointed Cyrille Leperlier to its Board as an independent non-executive Director.

wallstreet-121514_21may18.jpg After an early move to the upside, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Monday. The major averages have pulled back off their best levels of the day but are holding on to gains. The Dow is up 281.06 points or 1.1 percent at 24,996.15, the Nasdaq is up 34.51 points or 0.5 percent at...

us-wealthiest-country-052118.jpg The United States is the richest country in the world with a total wealth of $62,584 billion, says a report. AfrAsia Bank published its Global Wealth Migration Review ranking nations based on their "total wealth," which refers to the private wealth held by all the individuals living in each country. U.S. is followed by China ($24,803 billion) and Japan ($19,522 billion). Other countries in the t

frontier-airlines-052118.jpg A passenger on board a Frontier Airlines flight from Denver to Charleston, South Carolina, has alleged that a man on board the flight physically assaulted two women and also urinated on another passenger's seat. The woman passenger named Emily said that the extremely intoxicated man allegedly groped one sleeping female passenger and also physically assaulted another woman seated near him.

bitxoxo-ico-052118.jpg Indian Bitcoin exchange Bitxoxo has launched an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) after a successful pre-sale event that ended on April 30 selling 5 million XOXO tokens.

starbucks-052118.jpg Shortly after announcing a racial bias training for the staff, Starbucks revealed its changed policy of allowing anyone to use its spaces, rest rooms, cafes and patios even without buying anything from the stores. The new policy will be consistent all across U.S. stores.

tesla-model3-05-21-18.jpg Tesla Inc.'s CEO Elon Musk has revealed new specifications and options for its Model 3 electric car, including a high-end version of the sedan that will cost around $78,000. In a series of posts on Twitter Saturday night, Musk said that the Model 3 will be available in two versions, with dual motors and all-wheel drive in July. Musk also made an announcement regarding a new service program.

us-china-trade-052118.jpg The US Government has decided to put "on hold" its proposed tariff hike on Chinese imports after high-level bilateral trade talks. The U.S. Trade Representative last month had imposed 25 percent tariff on 1300 products imported from China to prevent U.S. intellectual property theft and forced transfers of technology. China hit back by saying that it plans to impose the same tariff on 106 U.S. prod

Mining is the process using which new bitcoins are created by a competitive and decentralized process. Individuals or groups of individuals called miners use freely available special software to solve mathematical problems every 10 minutes to verify and confirm each bitcoin transaction in a block, which is generated based on a system called "hashcash proof-of-work".

crypto-roundup-052118.jpg Bitcoin was modestly higher Monday morning, while Ethereum was lower. The top cryptocurrency moved higher as markets were looking for a rally following upbeat predictions from analysts. Here is a wrap of the main news from the cryptocurrency and blockchain space over the past few hours.

bbmas-052118.jpg Ed Sheeran emerged as the big winner at this year's Billboard Music Awards, while Janet Jackson won a historic BBMA Icon Award - the first African American female artist to receive the prestigious honor. Ed Sheeran, who was nominated in 15 categories this year, took home five awards - top artist, top male artist, top radio songs artist, top song sales artist, and top hot 100 artist. Taylor Swift

blockchain-rankings-052118.jpg China released the world's first-ever blockchain rankings by a government, even though it had banned the use of cryptocurrency. And Ethereum, whose native currency is called Ether, was ranked first, while the distributed ledger of Bitcoin received only a 13th place on the first monthly Global Public Chain Assessment Index released by the China Center for Information Industry Development.

lmax-crypto-exchange-052118.jpg UK-based Forex Exchange LMAX has launched probably the first physical cryptocurrency exchange, LMAX Digital, at its London-based data center, dedicated to serving only institutional clients. It will offer only the most liquid and established cryptocurrencies to global banks, hedge funds, and financial institutions.

india-crypto-052118.jpg A top official of India's Economic Affairs ministry has announced that a high-level Committee would submit its report on cyrptocurrencies to the government soon. In December, the government of India constituted a three member committee headed by Economic Affairs Secretary S C Garg to study the impact of cryptocurrencies and to make recommendations to regulate them. Other members of the panel inclu

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