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Finally extradited from Europe, suspected LinkedIn hacker faces US charges

Finally extradited from Europe, suspected LinkedIn hacker faces US charges

Lee Woodgate A Russian man accused of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring made his first appearance in federal court on Friday. In a brief hearing before a federal magistrate judge in San Francisco, Yevgeniy Nikulin pleaded not guilty to illegally accessing computers belonging to those companies in 2012. Nikulin was arrested on October 5, 2016, […]

Japanese IT Giant Fujitsu Launches Blockchain Center in Europe

Japanese IT Giant Fujitsu Launches Blockchain Center in Europe

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The adhesion of the blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) among big companies worldwide has generated a real “Ledger running” mainly among companies in the technology sector. Google, Microsoft and Amazon are just a few of the world’s giants looking to […]

Health in Europe: perception versus reality

Health in Europe: perception versus reality

Perceptions are a funny thing. Often they don’t quite match up to reality. For example. a recent study of how healthy Europeans feel is not quite supported by the evidence. A comparison of two studies, which looked at how healthy Europeanss feel and how healthy they actually are shows how some nationalities, like the Maltese […]

Yes to Europe! The 1975 Referendum and Seventies Britain, by Robert Saunders

Yes to Europe! The 1975 Referendum and Seventies Britain, by Robert Saunders

In 1975, Britain held its first national referendum on whether to remain in the European Communities (as the European Union then was), which we had joined in 1973. The outcome was a resounding victory by a two-to‑one majority for the pro-Europeans. “The verdict”, prime minister Harold Wilson declared, had “been given by a bigger vote, […]

Europe Targets US Asset Managers

Europe Targets US Asset Managers

March 27, 2018 7:19 p.m. ET Just what the world needs: another European antitrust investigation. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says the European Union’s office that never sleeps is researching stock ownership, and the effort could eventually ensnare U.S. investment firms like Blackrock and Vanguard. Ms. Vestager is worried that large asset managers that own shares […]

Europe's $38 Billion Carbon Market Is Finally Starting to Work

Europe's $38 Billion Carbon Market Is Finally Starting to Work

Europe’s $38 billion a year carbon market is finally starting to work the way it was intended, reining in pollution with a minimum of squealing from industry. Thirteen years after it was created to limit carbon-dioxide emissions, prices for the allowances are rising. European Union policymakers have enacted measures expected to keep the cost of […]

Europe: The magic trick of the EU-Turkey deal

Europe: The magic trick of the EU-Turkey deal

Brussels, 24 March 2018 –This week signals the so-called EU-Turkey deal’s second year of existence. European States and EU institutions present this agreement as an achievement that dramatically, and almost magically, reduced the number of forced migrants arriving in Europe each day. Unfortunately, the true magic of the deal is that it made suffering and […]

Moscow says Europe 'unpredictable and aggressive' over Skripal: RIA

Moscow says Europe 'unpredictable and aggressive' over Skripal: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow is uncomfortable about European states’ stance over the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England, RIA news agency cited the Kremlin as saying on Saturday. Police officers prepare equipment as inspectors from the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) begin work at the scene of the nerve […]

Wall St. Closes Lower, as a US-China Trade War Looms

Wall St. Closes Lower, as a US-China Trade War Looms

“Investors are rattled about the economic and inflation impacts of tariffs and a potential trade war,” said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.com. “This nine-year bull market has been sustained by a growing economy in a low inflation, low interest rate world. Now those conditions are called into question.” The S. & P. 500 […]

Is there a middle-class crisis in Europe?

Is there a middle-class crisis in Europe?

The middle class would seem to hold the economic fate of the world in its hands, considering the frequency with which it appears in media debates and academic discussions. A large, thriving middle class has been associated with a combination of stable political systems and sustained rates of economic growth. In contrast, a society with […]