Heightened demand for human augmentation technology: survey results by Opinium Research

According to a research report commissioned by Kaspersky, two thirds of those who were surveyed in leading Western European countries consider technology induced augmentation of human body parts, most of which are related to improving health, will improve their lives. With technological revolutions shaping humanities near future, tech leaders opine it will change every aspect…

Disney+ service registers 8M paid subscribers in India in 1 week after rollout, crosses 50M paid subscribers globally

In a statement, Walt Disney Co said, its streaming service Disney+ has had a massive fan following and has registered 50 million paid consumers, with 8 million alone coming from India where the video streaming service was rolled out just a week back. As of this last quarter’s report, Netflix Inc reported a subscriber base…

Switzerland working on regulatory framework for cryptocurrency projects

Of the 250 banks that earlier allowed companies to transact in cryptocurrencies, only two are active. While much of the business has gone to Liechtenstein, Swiss authorities are bent on taking back the crown. Regulators in Switzerland are stepping up their efforts to halt the exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country. Currently only two…

Bitcoin wallet provider Xapo gets legal approval in Switzerland

The significant strategic move could place the country as the home of bitcoin technology in the world. The digital currency is consistently gaining acceptance around across the world. While companies which provide virtual wallets have yet to become the norm and face a multitude of legal quagmire which typically drives away any non-savvy customer, in…