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North Korean hackers behind South Korean cryptocurrency attacks,

US-based researchers have established a link between a recent hacking operation targeting South Korean cryptocurrency holders and a Pyongyang-based hacker group. The hacker group, known as Lazarus, is the same outfit thought to have carried out the WannaCry attack and the high-profile assault against Sony Pictures Entertainment. Lazarus is believed to be at the heart…

North Korean hackers behind South Korean cryptocurrency attacks,

US-based researchers have established a link between a recent hacking operation targeting South Korean cryptocurrency holders and a Pyongyang-based hacker group. The hacker group, known as Lazarus, is the same outfit thought to have carried out the WannaCry attack and the high-profile assault against Sony Pictures Entertainment. Lazarus is believed to be at the heart…

Davos 2018: Restoring faith in globalisation

Every year, more than 2,000 of the world’s wealthiest and best-connected individuals converge on the tiny mountain resort of Davos to discuss, debate and hopefully resolve some of the most important issues facing our planet. In January 2018, the World Economic Forum will host its 48th annual meeting, in a world that has changed markedly…

Davos 2018: Restoring faith in globalisation

Every year, more than 2,000 of the world’s wealthiest and best-connected individuals converge on the tiny mountain resort of Davos to discuss, debate and hopefully resolve some of the most important issues facing our planet. In January 2018, the World Economic Forum will host its 48th annual meeting, in a world that has changed markedly…

The threat of water scarcity looms large

“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” In Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s famous poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a sailor finds himself trapped in the middle of the ocean, dehydrated and surrounded by useless salt water. Today, we are faced with a similar problem globally: while about 71 percent of the Earth is…

The threat of water scarcity looms large

“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” In Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s famous poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a sailor finds himself trapped in the middle of the ocean, dehydrated and surrounded by useless salt water. Today, we are faced with a similar problem globally: while about 71 percent of the Earth is…

Can going into business with friends ever work?

Never go into business with friends. We’ve all heard it before – this snippet of advice has been uttered countless times, given in grave tones that allude to apocalyptic scenarios. And with good reason. Yet that doesn’t stop some from attempting to make it work. When childhood buddies or newfound social allies decide to work…

Can going into business with friends ever work?

Never go into business with friends. We’ve all heard it before – this snippet of advice has been uttered countless times, given in grave tones that allude to apocalyptic scenarios. And with good reason. Yet that doesn’t stop some from attempting to make it work. When childhood buddies or newfound social allies decide to work…

Departing German finance minister warns of global financial crisi

Wolfgang Schäuble, who is set to leave his post as Germany’s finance minister this month, has warned of increasing risks to the global economy that could lead to another financial crisis. In an interview with the Financial Times, the German politician said central banks’ post-crisis policies have created a danger of “new bubbles”. Schäuble said…

Departing German finance minister warns of global financial crisi

Wolfgang Schäuble, who is set to leave his post as Germany’s finance minister this month, has warned of increasing risks to the global economy that could lead to another financial crisis. In an interview with the Financial Times, the German politician said central banks’ post-crisis policies have created a danger of “new bubbles”. Schäuble said…