In 2016 alone, $81 million was stolen from Bangladesh’s central bank by suspected North Korean hackers. A separate incident saw the US National Security Agency’s hacking tools leaked on the internet. A $4.8 billion takeover of Yahoo by telecommunications giant Verizon was threatened by severe data breaches,
The European Union has responded to the Ukrainian Crisis with several waves of sanctions on Russia. These relatively “safe” sanctions, suggest a fear that Russia will use energy as a political tool in response to heavier sanctioning, given Russia’s employment of “energy tactics” in the past and the fact
When Vladimir Putin decided to violate international law and invade a sovereign democratic country a few months back, you could expect a few things. You could expect President Obama to enact sanctions on the Russian president and his cronies, and you could also expect the American right to label Obama
This week in Editors’ Picks, we take a look at Bitcoin’s unexpectedly continuing success, the increasingly impenetrable Australian housing market, the impact of the situation in Crimea on Australian beef exports, how using Garamond can save the US Government millions and the ideological background of China’s one-child policy.
Twelve years after being named the next global economic powerhouses, the Brazilian, Russian, Indian, Chinese and South African governments, also known as the BRICS economies, have decided to embrace a de facto union, and had numerous economic meetings between the countries’ leaders. The group demands international attention. Brazil can offer
Girls’ Best Friends: Generous Unsustainable Responsibility vs. Moderate Sustainable Responsibility Mining industry has a big impact on many economies. In many cases mining becomes not only a city-forming industry, but even a main pump of budgets of all levels. Mining is one of the most polluting industries in the world,