archive-title Yearly Archives: 2020

Yearly Archives: 2020

The dictatorship next door: Why Serbia’s regime threatens Europe’s credibility – EURACTIV

Many European governments and institutions continue to tolerate the regime of Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić despite its descent into autocracy, writes Vuk Jeremić. Vuk Jeremić is the president of Serbia’s opposition People’s Party, a liberal-conservative political party, having formerly served as Serbian foreign minister and president of the UN General Assembly. Shocking recent footage of […]

J.M. Smucker Uses IBM Blockchain to Trace Coffee Beans for 1850 Brand

The J.M. Smucker Company, also known as Smucker’s, has announced that it will use blockchain technology to trace Colombian coffee beans directly back to their source while allowing consumers the opportunity to support coffee farmers. The American food manufacturer has formed a partnership with Farmer Connect — an organization committed to increasing transparency and sustainability […]

New Metric Suggests Imminent Volatility for Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s characteristically high volatility could return soon, giving exhausted traders an end to months of abnormally calm price action. A new metric for on-chain activity makes this prediction by measuring exchange volumes and on-chain transaction volume together to derive a signal for inflection points in bitcoin volatility. Published to popular charting interface TradingView on Tuesday, […]