"They don't spark strong feelings — except maybe chagrin that they cost so much"
Stories by Reuters
Although some platforms police their markets for trading abuses, others do not, the report found
The practice is particularly strong in China as the number of sellers there are soaring, according to news report
'We're making rapid progress. Should be solved shortly'
Plans to use the technology in areas that supply pulp and paper
The new philanthropic effort is called the Bezos Day One Fund, a nod to the executive's management philosophy that organisations must view every day with the fervour of a new start, or face stagnation and decline.
The prototype deal, dubbed a "Bondi" bond - standing for Blockchain Operated New Debt Instrument as well as a reference to Australia's most famous beach - is being viewed as an initial step in moving bond sales away from manual processes towards faster and cheaper automation.
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that his company made mistakes in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers' access to such information.
A hacker stole non-classified information about Australia's Joint Strike Fighter programme and other military hardware last year after breaching the network of a defence contractor, the defence industry minister said on Thursday.