bbc.co.uk Archives - 06 May 2016, Friday

  • Does Bitcoin still matter? - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 05 May '16, 11pm

    By Zoe Thomas BBC Business reporter, New York 6 May 2016 From the section Technology Image copyright Getty Images Craig Wright's assertion that he was the creator of Bitcoin this week occurred at the same time as thousands of members of a growing industry tied to the virtual currency ...

  • Does Bitcoin still matter? - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 05 May '16, 11pm

    Craig Wright's assertion that he was the creator of Bitcoin this week occurred at the same time as thousands of members of a growing industry tied to the virtual currency attended the Consensus 2016 conference in New York. Attendees debated the truth of Wright's claims, but also grapp...

  • Bitcoin 'creator' backs out of Satoshi coin move 'proof'

    Bitcoin 'creator' backs out of Satoshi coin move 'proof' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 05 May '16, 12pm

    Bitcoin 'creator' backs out of Satoshi coin move 'proof' 5 May 2016 From the section Technology Image copyright PA Image caption Dr Wright said he did not "have the courage" to prove he is Satoshi Nakamoto The Australian entrepreneur who has claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin has r...

  • Bitcoin expert: It was a mistake to blog about 'creator' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 04 May '16, 11am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin A leading figure in the Bitcoin community has expressed regret about a blog backing an Australian's claim to have invented the crypto-currency. Craig Wright announced on Monday that he was behind Satoshi Nakamoto...

  • Singapore arrests eight Bangladeshis accused of terror plot - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 03 May '16, 10am

    Singapore says it has arrested eight Bangladeshi men accused of plotting terror attacks in Bangladesh. Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs said they were members of a group set up in March called Islamic State in Bangladesh (ISB). The men, aged 26 to 34, had been working in the const...

  • Bitcoin industry 'sceptical' of Satoshi identity claim - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 6pm

    Media caption Bitcoin scientist Gavin Andresen believes Craig Wright's claim Members of the Bitcoin community remain sceptical about Craig Wright's claim to be the mysterious creator of the digital currency. At the Consensus 2016 conference in New York, attendees told the BBC they wan...

  • Craig Wright revealed as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital c...

  • Craig Wright revealed as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital c...

  • VIDEO: Is this the creator of Bitcoin?

    Bitcoin creator: 'I want to be left alone' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Bitcoin creator: 'I want to be left alone' 2 May 2016 Last updated at 07:59 BST Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the di...

  • Craig Wright revealed as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital c...

  • Craig Wright revealed as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 May '16, 7am

    Media caption Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright says he is Mr Bitcoin Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission ends years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital c...

  • Kenya Sevens win first World Series title: Kenya beat favourites Fiji 30-7 in the final of the Singapore Rugby...

    Kenya beat Fiji to win their first Sevens World Series title - BBC Sport

    bbc.co.uk 17 Apr '16, 2pm

    Kenya had lost their two previous World Series finals Kenya shocked Fiji 30-7 in the final of the Singapore Rugby Sevens to claim their first World Series title. It took Kenya 140 tournaments to finally break their duck and they are only the second African nation after South Africa to...

  • Tackling 'hidden hunger' in Singapore - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 Apr '16, 12am

    Rice is a staple food for millions of people around the world who eat it every day. But for some, the rice itself is virtually their only food - leaving them deficient in essential nutrients. The result is called "hidden hunger" and it's acute in many developing countries. Now it's al...

  • Tackling 'hidden hunger' in Singapore - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 Apr '16, 12am

    Rice is a staple food for millions of people around the world who eat it every day. But for some, the rice itself is virtually their only food - leaving them deficient in essential nutrients. The result is called "hidden hunger" and it's acute in many developing countries. Now it's al...

  • VIDEO: Tackling 'hidden hunger' in Singapore

    Tackling 'hidden hunger' in Singapore - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 Apr '16, 12am

    Tackling 'hidden hunger' in Singapore 12 April 2016 Last updated at 01:00 BST Rice is a staple food for millions of people around the world who eat it every day. But for some, the rice itself is virtually their only food - leaving them deficient in essential nutrients. The result is c...

  • The mega yacht with its own bar and lift - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Apr '16, 9pm

    The mega yacht with its own bar and lift 8 April 2016 Last updated at 21:41 BST Okay, you're rich - very rich - and you've cash to burn. So what do you buy next? Well how about a mega-yacht smothered in marble furnishings, and with its own lift so you don't even have to use the stairs...

  • The mega yacht with its own bar and lift - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Apr '16, 8pm

    The mega yacht with its own bar and lift 8 April 2016 Last updated at 21:41 BST Okay, you're rich - very rich - and you've cash to burn. So what do you buy next? Well how about a mega-yacht smothered in marble furnishings, and with its own lift so you don't even have to use the stairs...

  • The mega yacht with its own bar and lift - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Apr '16, 8pm

    The mega yacht with its own bar and lift 8 April 2016 Last updated at 21:41 BST Okay, you're rich - very rich - and you've cash to burn. So what do you buy next? Well how about a mega-yacht smothered in marble furnishings, and with its own lift so you don't even have to use the stairs...

  • Singapore arms smuggling suspect extradited to US

    Singapore arms smuggling suspect extradited to US - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 05 Apr '16, 5am

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US forces in Iraq were frequently subjected to improvised explosive device attacks in Shia areas such as the Sadr city neighbourhood of Baghdad A Singaporean man has been extradited to the US to face charges of illegally exporting US technolo...

  • Arrest over dying man Rolex theft

    Sussex man arrested over dying man Rolex watch theft - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '16, 9am

    Image copyright Sussex Police Image caption David Davies's watch was stolen while he was being treated in the hospital resuscitation area A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a £5,000 Rolex watch from a patient who was dying in hospital. The watch was taken while David Dav...

  • Singapore ranked the most expensive city - once again - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '16, 1am

    Singapore ranked the most expensive city - once again 10 March 2016 Last updated at 01:18 GMT Do you think the city you live in is expensive? Well, if you live in Singapore, you're probably not surprised to learn that the island state has once again been ranked the most expensive plac...

  • Singapore ranked the most expensive city - once again - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '16, 1am

    Singapore ranked the most expensive city - once again 10 March 2016 Last updated at 01:18 GMT Do you think the city you live in is expensive? Well, if you live in Singapore, you're probably not surprised to learn that the island state has once again been ranked the most expensive plac...

  • Singapore 'still world's most expensive city' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '16, 1am

    Media caption Leisha Chi on the cost of living in Singapore Singapore has again been judged as the world's most expensive city but costs across the world have been highly volatile, according to researchers. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead o...

  • Singapore 'still world's most expensive city' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '16, 12am

    Media caption Leisha Chi on the cost of living in Singapore Singapore has again been judged as the world's most expensive city but costs across the world have been highly volatile, according to researchers. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead o...

  • Singapore 'still world's most expensive city' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '16, 12am

    Singapore has again been judged as the world's most expensive city but costs across the world have been highly volatile, according to researchers. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead of Zurich, Hong Kong, Geneva and Paris. London was sixth and ...

  • Singapore 'still world's most expensive city' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '16, 12am

    Singapore has again been judged as the world's most expensive city but costs across the world have been highly volatile, according to researchers. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead of Zurich, Hong Kong, Geneva and Paris. London was sixth and ...

  • Singapore 'still world's most expensive city' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '16, 12am

    Media caption WATCH: More on the cost of living in Singapore Singapore has again been judged as the world's most expensive city but costs across the world have been highly volatile, according to researchers. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead ...

  • Singapore 'still world's most expensive city' - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Mar '16, 12am

    Media caption Leisha Chi on the cost of living in Singapore Singapore has again been judged as the world's most expensive city but costs across the world have been highly volatile, according to researchers. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead o...

  • How impulse shopping led to a multi-million-pound business - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Mar '16, 11am

    How impulse shopping led to a multi-million-pound business By Katie Hope Business reporter, BBC News 8 March 2016 From the section Business Media caption Sebastien Fabre says his wife's impulse shopping provided the inspiration for Vestiaire Collective Inspiration for an entrepreneur ...

  • Singapore pupils to clean schools daily

    Singapore introduces daily cleaning duties for students - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 25 Feb '16, 3pm

    Image copyright Straits Times Image caption Some Singapore primary schools already set aside time for cleaning Students in Singapore will soon have to keep their schools spick and span with daily cleaning duties, it's reported. The Ministry of Education says it wants to foster a sense...