The Official Agreement for a Financial Assistance to the Republic of Cyprus

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Ministry of Finance Announcement Agreement for a Financial Assistance to the Republic of Cyprus On the 16th of March 2013, an agreement has been reached by the Member States of the Eurozone, for granting financial assistance to the Republic of Cyprus. Financial assistance up to an amount of €10 billion is to be granted to […]

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Could MIT Research on Sustainable Trading Advance the End of Poverty?

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It was released this week that MIT is conducting a $1 million test to see if social media can make investors money. These are very exciting times for us at eToro, where we see this great academic research done around social investing. MIT are researching what they call ‘sustainable trading’. Everyone is talking about sustainable energy, and […]

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The Bitcoin Act – Legistlation of Bitcoin and Promoting Global Digital Finance

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“Financial regulators can’t regulate consumer behaviour” brett king As part of the emergence of bitcoin and digital finance, there are a lot of questions regarding the legality of bitcoin and its derivative projects. One of the main hurdles in financial innovation has always been legistlation and regulation, while regulators have the to keep the best […]

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Bitcoinlegal.org – The Open Legal Site to Help Legalise Digital Finance

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As part of the emergence of bitcoin and digital finance, there are a lot of questions regarding the legality of bitcoin in general, and its derivative projects. I propose an open source source project: to build a website that is dedicated to solving all the legal issues of bitcoin and digital finance. The website will […]

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Hippies and Techies, Culture, Purpose and Talent define Companies

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Sheryl Sandberg caused a lot of buzz this week, saying that the Netflix document about culture is the most important document to ever go out of the valley. This was preceded by great input from Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, who discussed the 3 key growth factors of any company, mentioning culture as the primary factor. […]

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Mobile first or die, even babies go mobile first

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When I think about eToro’s most important goals in 2013, one thing is clear: Our user experience must be optimized for mobile users. We should assume that the most frequent interaction with our products are through mobile devices, and we must make sure our mobile products are better than our web products. It was recently announced that more than […]

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Anonymous’ We Are Legion – Movie about The Story of the Hacktivists

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I just saw a great movie about Anonymous (its version on youtube). The film is available on Youtube for free, but I chose to pay and download it from the movie’s official website, which also includes reviews Huffington Post, New York Times, Wired and more. This is what Wikipedia has to say about Anonymous: Anonymous (used as […]

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Anne and friend

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from Instagram: http://instagr.am/p/Rzg2u7MDDd/

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Why The Future Of Money Is In Japan

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It’s morning and I’m drinking Miso and eating Dim Sum. Must mean I’m in Japan. I arrived in the beginning of the week to Osaka, where the largest banking event called Sibos was taking place. It  is organized by SWIFT, a cooperative of 8000 banks in charge of most money flow in the world. 5000 suited bankers came from […]

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Dinner in a box on the train to #Tokyo

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from Instagram: http://instagr.am/p/RccXmlsDDG/

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