The World Bank refuses to help El Salvador’s Bitcoin implementation

El Salvador’s move to have the entire country accept Bitcoin after it became legal currency could face problems following the World Bank’s decision not to help with the implementation. The international financial institution cited concerns over the environmental impact of Bitcoin mining and transparency. Earlier this month, El Salvador became the first country to adopt […]

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FCC changes how emergency alerts are issued in the US

The Federal Communications Commission has adopted new rules that change how the public receives emergency alerts on smartphones, televisions and radios. Mark your calendar, as the next nationwide test will be conducted on August 11. The newly adopted Report and Order combines existing, non-optional “Presidential Alerts” with alerts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) […]

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