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Daily Archives: January 15, 2019

After Multiple Delays, Unalaska's City Dock Is Open For Business

After multiple delays, the new city dock is open for business. The renovation of positions 3 and 4 at the Unalaska Marine Center met substantial completion Monday. “We can schedule it,” said Ports Director Peggy McLaughlin. “It’s completely available for cargo operations, fishing vessel offloads, fueling, tying alongside, transfers of whatever might be required. We’re good to go.” Construction on ...

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Bitcoin is 10 years old but it won’t go mainstream until it is regulated

.fb-comments,.fb-comments span,.fb-comments span iframe[style]{min-width:100%!important;width:100%!important} Bitcoin, the world’s most famous cryptocurrency, just celebrated its tenth anniversary. The digital currency has made plenty of strides toward legitimacy since it first launched, but it won’t become a mainstream investment without the embrace of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC has yet to give the green light to any bitcoin projects. The agency ...

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Blockchain addresses key issues related to efficiency, trust

The misconception that Blockchain is synonymous with cryptocurrencies has all but evaporated, and organisations across the UAE are increasingly focused on ways in which they can utilise the technology to bring about greater transparency and efficiency, experts at the Unlock Blockchain Forum 2019 said. “Looking back, 2017 was the year of education when companies would conduct Blockchain 101 sessions; while ...

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Nasdaq Dubai expands futures trading with MSCI UAE launch

Nasdaq Dubai on Tuesday launched futures trading on the MSCI UAE equity index, in the latest expansion of the exchange’s futures market. The contracts are designed to appeal to international and regional investors seeking exposure to leading UAE companies. Robert Ansari, executive director – head of the Middle East of MSCI, rang the market-opening bell at Nasdaq Dubai MarketSite to ...

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Mozilla kills its experimental Firefox Test Pilot program 3 years after launch

Mozilla has revealed that it’s closing Firefox Test Pilot, an experimental program that has allowed early adopters and the perennially curious to try out fledgling features that are still works-in-progress. The Test Pilot program is available as a browser extension for Windows, OS X, and Linux, and first launched back in May 2016. It’s worth noting here that T… VentureBeat

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