German Firm Xolaris Launches Two Bitcoin Mining Investment Funds

German investment firm Xolaris has launched a European private-equity fund focused on bitcoin mining. Xolaris expects to raise $34 million to $57 million for the four-year project, the company announced in a press release. “Professional investors kept asking us...

AWS launches Comprehend Medical, applies natural language processing to medical records

This article originally appeared on ZDNet. Amazon Web Services is extending its Comprehend natural language processing service to medical records. At AWS’ re: Invent conference, the company outlined Amazon Comprehend Medical, an extension of Comprehend for medical...

UAE Launches Blockchain Initiative to Process 50% of Govt. Transactions by 2021

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. The government of the United Arab Emirates has unveiled two national initiatives focusing on strengthening...

Treasury Committee launches inquiry into bank IT failures

Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly The parliamentary Treasury Committee has launched an inquiry to find out why banking IT failures continue. It will also look at how consumers suffer as a result of IT outages, such as the problems suffered...

QNAP Launches Mustang-200 Compute Accelerator for Network Attached Storage

QNAP has released a special-purpose accelerator based on two Intel CPUs that is designed to significantly boost the processing capabilities of NAS boxes and even PCs. QNAP’s Mustang-200 can speed up access to data located on a NAS box, but …

Blockchain.com launches Ethereum (ETH) block explorer

Blockchain.com today announced the addition of an Ethereum block explorer, which puts ETH data right at users fingertips. The company also announced it is giving their explorer a fresh new look and streamlining the way users interact with the...

Interview: UK Exchange Crypto Facilities Launches Litecoin Futures Trading

A cryptocurrency futures trading platform based in the UK called Crypto Facilities is launching a new futures product allowing traders to take positions on Litecoin futures. Crypto Facilities CEO Timo Schlaefer spoke to CCN about the project. “We have seen...

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