Category: Business Market News

‘One day everyone will use China’s digital currency’

Image copyright Chandler Guo Image caption Chandler Guo at one of his cryptocurrency mines Chandler Guo was a pioneer in cryptocurrency, the digital currencies that can be created and used independently of national central banks and governments. In 2014 he set up an operation to produce one of those currencies, Bitcoin, in a secret location in western China. “Mining” Bitcoin… Read more →

Coronavirus: How technology could keep football fans safe at stadiums

Image copyright Steve Bardens/Getty Images Image caption A limited number of Brighton fans were allowed to watch the club’s friendly against Chelsea With the Premier League and EFL kicking off this weekend, eyes will not only be focused on the pitch but also on the surrounding stands. The 2019-20 season reached its conclusion without supporters in stadiums, and the new… Read more →

Rival powers jockey for the lead in hypersonic aircraft

Image copyright Reaction Image caption Hypersonic aircraft will need new engine technology “I’ve spent my career on things flying fast,” says Adam Dissel, who heads up the US operations of Reaction Engines. This British company is building engines that can operate at dizzying speeds, under conditions that would melt existing jet engines. The firm wants to reach hypersonic velocity, beyond… Read more →