Blockchain Startup ConsenSys, Google Back WordPress’ Publishing Platform For News Organizations

News | January 15, 2019 By: parent company Automattic, in partnership with News Revenue Hub and Spirited Media, is developing an advanced open-source publishing and revenue-generating platform for news organizations.

Called “Newspack by,” the project will be designed to address some of the persistent obstacles to creating economically sustainable models for journalism,


Google Payments Gets Electronic Money Institution License From Bank of Lithuania

FinTech, News | December 22, 2018 By:

The Board of the Bank of Lithuania has granted Google Payment Lithuania UAB an electronic money institution licence authorizing to issue and redeem electronic money as well as provide payment services.

“The end of this year reflects our efforts and experience of the past few years in actively developing a FinTech-conducive ecosystem in Lithuania,”


Google To Allow Crypto Ads For Regulated Exchanges Next Month

Announcements, News | September 26, 2018 By:

Internet giant Google is reversing its blanket ban on crypto-related advertisements and is planning to allow regulated cryptocurreny exchanges to buy ads in the US and Japan.

Earlier this year, the Internet giant announced a ban on ads promoting ‎cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICO) on its platforms and third-‎party websites due to ongoing fraudulent activity involved in the unregulated markets.