Tech Review | Blockchain Unbound, San Juan, Puerto Rico (video)

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Tech Review (TR 2018-03-17)--Domain Mondo's weekly review of tech news with commentary, analysis and opinion: Features • 1) Blockchain Unbound, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2) Google Bans Crypto Ads, Bitcoin Prices Slammed, 3) Investing: The WeekInvesting Notes4) ICYMI Tech News.

1) Blockchain Unbound, San Juan, Puerto Rico (video)

Miko Matsumura, Evercoin | Blockchain Unbound 2018

Miko Matsumura, Founder Evercoin (domain: evercoin.com); Venture Partner BitBull Capital (domain: bitbullcapital.com), interviewed by John Furrier at Blockchain Unbound 2018 (domain: blockchainunbound.com) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 14-16. SiliconANGLE.com video published Mar 15, 2018.

Fred Krueger, WorkCoin | Blockchain Unbound 2018

SiliconANGLE.com video published Mar 15, 2018: Fred Krueger, Founder & CEO, WorkCoin, interviewed by John Furrier at Blockchain Unbound 2018.

2) Google Bans Crypto Ads, Bitcoin Prices Slammed

CNBC.com’s Seema Mody reports on the drop of many cryptocurrencies and highlights from a cryptocurrency investor conference, Blockchain Unbound, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 15, 2018. See Financial Services: New restricted financial products policy (June 2018) | google.com: "Cryptocurrencies and related content."

Note also: IMF head Christine Lagarde shares a plan to regulate cryptocurrencies through "Know Your Customer" requirements that combine biometrics and machine learning--Addressing the Dark Side of the Crypto World | IMF.org.

3) Investing
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The Week: S&P 500 closed up Friday--U.S. February industrial production jumped 1.1 percent, the largest increase in four months--Ignore the Noise, this bull market is showing a lot resilience in the face of so much DC drama accentuated by a click-hungry mainstream media circus:
S&P 500: UP almost 3% in 2018 (as of market close March 16. 2018)
Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist of CFRA (domain: cfraresearch.com), revealed this week "the investment research firm just voted to lift its 12-month target for the S&P 500  to 3,000, from 2,800."--MarketWatch.com March 15, 2018. 
"[T]he biggest surprise - for the second month in a row - was the surge in US stock purchases by public and private foreign entities, which in January amounted to a whopping $34.5 billion (of which official entities bought $952MM while private entities bought $33.5BN), the second highest monthly total on record, and smaller only compared to the record foreign buying in May 2007, when offshore entities bought a record $42 billion"-- ZeroHedge.com March 15, 2018.
Wall Street's Charging Bull
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Investing Notes:

4) ICYMI Tech News:
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  • Broadcom Post-Qualcomm: some analysts say San Jose-based Xilinx Inc (XLNX.O) and Israel’s Mellanox Technologies Ltd (MLNX.O) may be Broadcom's next takeover targets.
  • US Court rules data breach victims can sue Yahoo: 3 billion users--US District Judge Lucy Koh rejected Verizon's motion to dismiss many of the claims filed against Yahoo, which is now owned by Verizon.
  • Donald Trump was the toast of Nordic boardrooms on Tuesday morning, after he blocked Broadcom Ltd.'s proposed acquisition of Qualcomm Inc. Telecom equipment giants Nokia Oyj and Ericsson AB depend on Qualcomm for crucial chipsets used in their networks--Bloomberg.com.

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