Xi flexes muscle in Asia as Trump stays home: Balance of power
(Nov 16): The challenge facing Donald Trump's effort to push back against China would be clear to the U.S. president — if he was on the ground with other world leaders in Asia this week.
Attendees arrived at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea aboard shuttles donated by China. A banner for the state-owned China Railway Group flies over a job site near cruise ships housing delegations. Chinese firms adorn the sponsors list.
Last week, we had our first ever blockchain event, Hard Fork Decentralized, where we discussed a range of challenges facing the industry and hosted talks all over London. We’ll be posting some videos from our live stream of the event, so keep your eyes open if you want to catch up on what went on. But the cryptocurrency and blockchain world didn’t take a vacation, so there is a lot to catch up on, here’s Moonday Morning for you: 1. London based cryptocurrency exchange Cubits, has voluntarily entered administration after being hacked for over $32 million back in February. While… This story continues at The Next Web
We’re familiar with Uber cozying up to scooter startups — it has bought one and invested in another — but over in India, the U.S. firm’s key rival is hatching a major alliance of its own it invested $100 million in scooter rental startup Vogo. Ola first invested back in August when Vogo raised an undisclosed Series […]