Google’s latest idea could end up offending a lot of people

Google has patented a new voice search system that serves up different results based on the accent of the person searching. If someone searches for “movie” in a French accent, the newly patented system suggests returning specifically French results – “La Mer” and “French Movie” as well as, for some reason, “Horror Movie”. As Google […]

Bitcoin Might Be The Next Big Thing In The Remittance Market

Editor’s note: Florian Graillot is a VC investor at AXA Strategic Ventures. Bitcoin’s most disrupting feature is its decentralized architecture. Indeed, bitcoin relies on a P2P network of computers to proceed money transfers. Each part of the network works to create new bitcoins (‘mining’), keep the network alive and validate transactions. All the transactions are […]