Goldman Sachs wants to put FX trades on the blockchain

Goldman Sachs wants to put FX trades on the blockchain

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Using a blockchain will allow Goldman to settle FX trades in real time, without the need for expensive intermediaries and without compromising compliance, integrity or security.   Trading currencies is costly and slow for traders at major financial institutions – transactions need to go through...

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New 3D graphene is as light as air and ten times stronger than steel

New 3D graphene is as light as air and ten times stronger than steel

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Five percent the density of steel and ten times stronger, 3D graphene is the world’s strongest lightweight material.   It’s incredibly strong and has unique electrical, thermal, optical, and chemical properties, and naturally it only exists in 2D but now a team at MIT  have developed...

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Bach lives again, in AI form

Bach lives again, in AI form

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Trying to emulate human skills and talents isn’t easy – even for humans – but increasingly AI is muscling in on what we once considered to be unique human traits.   Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing parking its caravan on humanity’s lawn. Traits that we...

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