According to several sources, Microsoft has recently stopped accepting Bitcoin as payment in its Microsoft Store. The software giant began supporting Bitcoin payments back in 2014, and had in some occasions, suspended the payment method. Microsoft cites the cryptocurrency’s volatility and high transaction fees as the reason behind the decision. Steam,...

Earlier this week, it was reported that China’s internet finance watchdog, Leading Group of Internet Financial Risks Remediation, has instructed local governments to force Bitcoin miners into exiting the business by imposing measures such as increases on electricity supply, land use, tax, and environmental protection. According to a tweet by @cryptovenus,...

It was reported earlier this week that Singapore is planning to set up a special ministerial committee which will review and make recommendations on the impact of fake news. The government initially proposed to introduce legislation against “online falsehoods”, but the country's Ministry of Communications and Information and Ministry of...

Last Friday, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) penalized five electronics parts makers a total of $14.7 million for cartel activities. This is the biggest ever fine the CCS had to hand out. The firms which were accused are: Aluminium Electrolytic Capacitors (AEC), Panasonic Industrial Devices Singapore and Panasonic Industrial Devices...

The recent discovery of a vulnerability in Intel CPUs have roused tech giants Microsoft, Amazon, and Google into action to prevent the exploitation of the hardware-level security bug. In reaction to the Meltdown and Spectre flaws which were publicly revealed last Tuesday, Microsoft said that they have deployed mitigations to...