Norges Bank Investment Management, considered as the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, had reportedly backed six activist shareholder proposals at Facebook’s annual meeting at Menlo Park last Thursday. Some of the measures backed by Norges Bank included a mandatory report by Facebook on fake news, addressing gender pay gaps, responsible tax...

Speaking at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) annual forum in Paris, cybersecurity executive Tarah Wheeler warned that it is just a matter of time before a cyberattack of devastating proportions happen. The CEO of Red Queen Technologies also said that vital health and transport infrastructure are grossly under-protected...

Microsoft this week revealed that it has been doing research on augmenting human intelligence via brain implants. CEO Satya Nadella said that the technology may eventually help people with various disabilities. Nadella also mentioned last Thursday at the company’s 8th Ability Summit an app called Seeing AI which can help blind...

In a report released last May 30, the Central Bank of Russia said that the global volume of crypto assets is still too low to disrupt global financial stability. The paper defined crypto assets as a financial asset based on the application of cryptography and distributed ledger technology. Such assets...

The governor of Mexico’s central bank revealed last Wednesday that while no cyberattacks against banks in the country have been identified since May 8, investigators have yet to confirm if the banks which have been attacked had already taken the necessary measures to fix their vulnerabilities. Around 300 million Mexican pesos...