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Bernie Sanders’s 2020 Campaign Proves America Needs to Grow Up About Dictators – Foreign Policy

For foreign-policy mavens, the primary race for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination hasn’t been especially edifying, mostly because the subject has received relatively little attention. Even so, the recent squabble over the candidates’ attitudes toward autocrats has been a new low. I refer, of course, to the charge that Bernie Sanders is an apologist for […]

Crypto Exchange Digitex Removes KYC to Protect User Data

While some global cryptocurrency exchanges move to expand Know Your Customer (KYC) rules, some major rivals claim that crypto platforms don’t need KYC at all. Digitex, a Seychelles-based crypto derivatives exchange, will start removing KYC identification this week in response to a major user data leakage that happened last month. Digitex will have no KYC […]

India Is Fostering a Solarized Digital Future

India is fostering a digital future via Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Digital India” initiative: A national blockchain strategy that includes quantum computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence as digital technologies become the primary platform for economic activity and growth. The IMF and the World Bank have forecasted that India’s GDP will grow at the rate […]

Bitmain Spin-Off Matrixport Seeks $300M Valuation in Latest Funding Round

A cryptocurrency trading solutions provider spun off from Bitmain a year ago hopes to hit a $300 million valuation in its latest funding round. Singapore-based Matrixport, founded by Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu last February, is looking to raise $40 million in a new raise, sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Should the round be […]