Blockchain could put the squeeze on fee-heavy Canadian banks, Moody’s warns

Blockchain technology could someday take a bite out of the fees and commissions charged by Canadian banks, Moody’s Investors Service warned Monday in a report. The rating agency’s report looked at two specific areas that could be affected by blockchain: cross-border transactions and fee income. Moody’s found that the distributed ledger technology has the potential…

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Russia’s Telegram ban that knocked out 15M Google, Amazon IP addresses had a precedent in Zello – TechCrunch

Russia blocking access to Telegram after the messaging app refused to give it access to encrypted messages has picked up an unintended casualty: we’re now up to over 15 million IP addresses from Amazon and Google getting shut down by the regulators in the process, taking various other (non-Telegram) services down with it. Telegram’s CEO Pavel…

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