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In connection with the new sanctions enforced by the US upon Russia, US based Microsoft distributors imposed restrictions for some Russian software buyers. Restrictions will mainly affect companies operating in the fields of energy, defense and banking sectors. For such companies, payment for purchases…


Over the last week, the three biggest Dutch banks have been hit by cyber attackers, who blocked the access to their websites and online banking services. At the same time, cyber attackers also attacked the Dutch Revenue System, by getting down its website. At the same day, some hours later, the online…


Bitcoin: how much do you owe in taxes?

According to Uncle Sam, you owe taxes on Bitcoin whether you have used the cryptocurrency as an investment or as a currency. This is due to  Bitcoin being viewed as property and not a currency. It is seen as you are selling a property, in this case bitcoin, for a cash value and then using said money…


What is Bitcoin?

People who invested in Bitcoin back in 2009 are now enjoying millions of dollars however the cryptocurrency poses significant risk. Cryptocurrency is a digital currency which is built by using an encryption system called blockchain in order to create money and verify transactions. Moreover, cryptocurrencies…


What are the most popular cars in Europe?

The following sales figures are as of October 2017. In Austria, Volkswagen Golf leads with nearly 11,000 cars sold. Beligum’s favourite is also the Volkswagen Golf with a total of 11,152 cars sold. In Germany, the Volkswagen Golf totals were a whopping 129,514 units. Golf also leads in Luxembourg and…


According to the EU, the UK has no right to object to new rules due to pass until its final exit on the 29th of March, 2020, despite not being involved in any decision-making. While this is arguably leaves Britain a "vassal state" to Brussels, it retains the "status quo" for EU and eventually may negotiate…


An impossible exam question on a Chinese maths paper has both left students and social media puzzled. Pictures of the students’ gallant attempts at answers along with the question have recently surfaced on Chinese social media conjuring debate which leads to it becoming viral. The question was as follows:…


U.S. & Russia: AI Fuels the New Cold War

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become more and more integrated into the weapons systems of the world’s leading armies. In addition, the futuristic technology may be the start of a new Cold War according to experts. Assistant Professor at the North Dakota State University, Jeremy Straub, argues that…



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