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  1. Cuba is deploying oxen to replace tractors, using wood instead of gas at many state bakeries and advising citizens to save electricity by making the most of daylight as it grapples ...

  2. Chinese officials surprisingly chill on crypto

    Decrypt via Yahoo FinanceSep 21 17:30 PM

    The gathering of 2,000 people, which ended Wednesday, brought together high-flying government officials, who are in charge of China’s blockchain strategy, and entrepreneurs from some of the ...

  3. North Korea to launch its own crypto

    Decrypt via Yahoo FinanceSep 21 17:30 PM

    North Korea is developing its own digital currency and hopes to use Ethereum-style smart contracts to set up a “U.N.-less” court system, according to people involved with the process. Unlike ...

  4. Europe’s Last Land Frontier Is Opening Up

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 20 13:16 PM

    This is Europe’s last farmland frontier, and the fight over it is going to be messy. Ukrainians, however, haven’t been allowed to do much with that land.

  5. India Is Planning a Huge China-Style Facial Recognition Program

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 19 21:00 PM

    The government says the move is designed to help one of the world’s most understaffed police forces, which has one officer for every 724 citizens -- well below global norms.

  6. How Argentina is being impacted by a foreign currency crisis

    Coin Rivet via Yahoo FinanceSep 20 14:00 PM

    Further interventions in Argentina’s currency market are expected after the central bank raised the interest rate from 58% to 78%. Argentina is facing a worse economic crisis than Greece ...

  7. A stagnant local economy and a slowdown in cash injections from Lebanese abroad have reduced the central bank's foreign currency reserves, making it difficult for businesses to buy the ...

  8. Germany’s government has passed a new strategy outlining the ways the leading EU state is planning to use blockchains. Approved by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet on Wednesday, the ...

  9. Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri spoke to the Saudi finance minister on Saturday about support for the Lebanese economy and preparations for the first meeting of a bilateral council, his media ...

  10. Putin Is Afraid to Boost Government Spending

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 19 13:15 PM

    The European Central Bank is exhorting euro area governments to spend more to counteract a slowdown in growth. The German government is under heavy pressure to spend more to ward off ...