Fidelity Aims To Be Leader In AI, Blockchain, Machine Learning

Fidelity Investments, the Boston-based fund company, is becoming a leader in blockchain technology, investing billions of dollars on that and other cutting-edge technologies. According to a report in CNBC citing Fidelity, billions of dollars are going toward Fidelity blockchain, Fidelity AI and Fidelity VR. Executives told CNBC Fidelity wants to be considered an Nvidia alternative, not compared to the likes of

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Amazon Selling First Branded Mattress

Amazon.com is reportedly getting into the online mattress business, entering a market in which a handful of startups are trying to dominate. According to a report in Bloomberg, AmazonBasics firm mattress, which sells starting at $130, was found by TJI Research late last week. The firm monitors the list of more than 120 private label Amazon brand products that now includes

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Ripple Heads Up New Crypto Lobbying Group; Pays In XRP

Ripple, the blockchain startup, is heading up a new cryptocurrency lobbying group called Securing America’s Internet of Value Coalition. Coindesk, citing a Business Standard report late last week, reported the companies behind the lobbying group also include the RippleWorks Foundation; Coil, a company developing a solution for digital payments; Hard Yaka, an investment firm focusing on digital assets; and PolySign, a

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IdentityMind Integrates With CipherTrace

IdentityMind Global announced Monday (Oct. 1) that IdentityMind’s pioneering compliance, risk management and fraud prevention platform has integrated CipherTrace’s digital currency risk assessment technology. In a press release IdentityMind Global said the solution allows virtual currency exchanges, ICOs, hedge funds, financial institutions and any company that accepts cryptocurrency to understand the risks they present. According to the company, a combined

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One in four evening and weekend GP appointments unused

NHS England claims seven-day GP policy is popular despite low take-up on Sundays Research suggesting that one in four evening and weekend GP appointments in England are going unfilled has been described as “shocking” by critics of the government’s controversial drive to guarantee access to family doctors at weekends. Around half a million appointment slots have been left empty on

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