DW talks to Christine Kiefer, founder of the network "Fintech Ladies", about internet currencies. Do they pose a threat to banks and offer a platform for criminals or will they soon be used by everyone?
Fintech is increasingly significant within mainstream financial discourse. MoneyConf, a major conference on the topic, takes place in Dublin this week. DW's Arthur Sullivan reports from the event.
The internet currency bitcoin has recently reached record heights. This is also partly due to the American twins who are famous for their quarrels with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
"Let others invent" was the Spanish slogan for a long time. However, the Spaniards are taking an unlikely lead in the latest digital revolution, becoming a focal point in Blockchain technology and the Internet of Things.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied Moscow was behind a global ransomware attack that hit 150 countries. He backed up Microsoft's assertion that the source of the virus was American intelligence services.
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