21 Stories to Read over the Weekend

Private data in the EU will be worth €1 trillion by 2020. Legislation on the ‘right to be forgotten’ could transfer much of that from companies as a windfall for citizens. Many nations have vibrant start-up scenes. Now comes the hard part – freeing them from regulation, lack of finance, and skills gaps. Eradicating poverty is…

North Korea Threatens with Nuclear Attack

North Korea said it is ready to use nuclear weapons against the U.S. at any time and that its main nuclear facility was fully operational, allowing the country to improve both the quality and the quantity of its nuclear weapons. The statement, along with a pledge to launch a satellite with missile technology banned by…