Thai Watchdog to Issue License to Zipmex

According to a press release distributed on January 20 with the Cointelegraph, the Thai Ministry of Finance and the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved Zipmex for a license that imposes strict regulatory requirements on applicants. In order to obtain a license, applicants must prove that they have reliable financial sources – with a […]

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RenrenBit to Report on $600k Net Income in 2019

RenrenBit, a China-based p2p cryptocurrency lending platform, reported financial results for 2019, including $ 600,000 in net income with $ 2.3 million in profit. It is reported by CoinDesk. The company was founded in November 2018 by Chinese businessman Zhao Dong, also known as one of the investors in the Bitfinex and Binance cryptocurrency exchanges. […]

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Chinese Blockchain Startups to Raise $3.5B in 2019

The Chinese investment platform Rhino Data, in collaboration with the pro-government publication Xinhua Finance, presented a report on investments in the blockchain industry in 2019. In 2019 analysts managed to count 245 investment transactions totaling about $ 3.5 billion in the Chinese blockchain space. Both values fell by about 50% compared to 2018, but turned […]

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OneDev 3.0 to be Released

Oracle has published a scheduled release of its Critical Patch Update, aimed at resolving critical issues and vulnerabilities. In the January update, a total of 334 vulnerabilities were eliminated. Java SE 13.0.2, 11.0.6, and 8u241 have fixed 12 security issues. All vulnerabilities can be exploited remotely without authentication. The highest level of danger is 8.1, […]

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Active-Web Framework to be Deleted After Bullying

The author of the actix-web framework, written in Rust, deleted the repository after being criticized for “misuse” of the Rust language. The actix-web framework, the package with which was downloaded more than 800 thousand times, allows embedding the http-server and client functionality in Rust applications, while developing it is aimed at achieving maximum performance and […]

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S. Korea to Implement a 20% Tax on Crypto Profits

South Korean authorities plan to levy income on cryptocurrency transactions with a 20 percent tax, this Monday, the local publication Pulse reports citing “multiple” government sources. The Ministry of Economics and Finance has ordered the service, which is responsible for income tax issues, to review the cryptocurrency tax plan. Previously, the property tax service conducted […]

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Frontend News Digest 11 – 17.01

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here’s new frontend technologies news digest. Learn that Google will phase out user-agent strings in Chrome, check the tips for building the apps for new, Chromium-based Microsoft Edge, check the speech of Monica Lent about building resilient frontend architecture at GOTO 2019 and other interesting articles, guides, updates, etc Guides Why […]

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Python News Digest 11 – 17.01

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here’s new Python news digest. Learn how to embed Bokeh in a script, activate a Conda environment in your Dockerfile, create a transparently encrypted field in Django and more intesting things awaits for you Guides Logistic Regression in Python Classification is one of the most important areas of machine learning, […]

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