Pavel Durov Closes UK-Based Company Telegram Messenger LLP

Russian-born entrepreneur Pavel Durov is liquidating Telegram Messenger LLP, the Britain-based company behind the popular messaging service Telegram. The same entity is registered as the messenger’s operator in the Russian Federation, where Telegram is currently banned. Also read: 5 Crypto Exchanges Have Been Licensed in Gibraltar Since Regulation Application for Voluntary Strike Off Filed in […]
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UK Regulators Plan “Comprehensive Response” to Illicit Crypto Use

Christopher Woolard of the United Kingdom (UK) Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has indicated that UK regulators are planning a “comprehensive response” to the illicit adoption of crypto assets amid increased adoption among local businesses and consumers. Despite announcing increased regulatory action regarding illegal use of crypto, Woolard stated he does not view crypto assets as […]
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10,000 flames lit at the Tower of London mark 100 years since WWI

This year marks 100 years since the end of World War I. 
700,000 British soldiers lost their lives in the war, which was fought from 1914 to 1918. The fallen soldiers are being commemorated at The Tower of London in the British capital with a pretty spectacular light show. 
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10,000 individual flames are being lit every night around the 950-year-old castle in central London. The flames will be lit from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. every night until Armistice day on November 11th — the day marking the truce signed in 1918.
The…

10,000 flames lit at the Tower of London mark 100 years since WWI

This window art dedicated to the Queen in Westminster Abbey was designed on an iPad

The most recent artistic addition to London’s 13th century church, Westminster Abbey, has been made using 21st century technology from California. 
The stained glass window, a piece of artwork installed in celebration of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, was created by artist David Hockney on an iPad. 
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David Hockney told The Guardian that the iPad was a “natural” thing to use in the creation of the window, since it is backlit “like a window.”

Image: AFP/Getty ImagesThe window, entitled “The Queen’s Window”, aims to reflect Queen Elizabeth’s…

This window art dedicated to the Queen in Westminster Abbey was designed on an iPad

This 1979 George RR Martin short story could hold a clue to the end of ‘Game of Thrones’

Fair warning: I may be reaching a little bit with this one.
Still, this is Game of Thrones we’re talking about, and that means absolutely no potential clue is too small to write at length about.
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This one popped up when I decided to read some of George R.R. Martin’s early short stories. The collection is called Dreamsongs, and the short story which jumped out at me is titled “The Ice Dragon”.
Being the dangerously obsessed Thrones fan that I am, I was hooked halfway into the…

This 1979 George RR Martin short story could hold a clue to the end of ‘Game of Thrones’