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UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a...

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations

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Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted...
04:13, 07/12/2019

Trump says cryptocurrencies must face banking regulations, ‘not a fan’ of them "If Facebook and other companies want to become a bank, they must seek a new Banking Charter and become subject to all Banking Regulations, just like other Banks, both National and International," Trump said on Twitter....
06:13, 07/12/2019

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an interview....
18:00, 06/29/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should trigger a speedy response from global policymakers...
23:13, 06/23/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
03:39, 07/05/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is...
05:13, 07/04/2019

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
12:52, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells opportunity....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
15:13, 06/28/2019

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from last week’s peak of nearly $14,000.Continuing its wild ride, the digital currency dropped to $9,717 o...
11:26, 07/02/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered prospects that Facebook Inc's Libra token could push cryptocurrencies into the mainstream....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after Facebook disclosed plans for a digital coin....
11:00, 07/09/2019

Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook's Libra spurs interest Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments and expectations that Facebook's Libra could turn cryptocurrencies mainstream....
15:26, 06/26/2019

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and waiting time when people exchange money on Facebook. The company created a spinoff to handle the Libra...
21:26, 07/12/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the city’s troubled taxi industry....
09:26, 06/13/2019

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency Libra in 2020. David Marcus, the company'...
06:52, 07/18/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
13:13, 07/17/2019

Sri Lanka Resorts Face Uncertain Future After Suicide Blasts The cancellations started before the dust had settled on the hotels and churches hit by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka as tourists and operators pressed the panic button....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombings that killed 253 people....
07:39, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
20:13, 07/17/2019

Bitcoin trader could face death penalty after building floating house off the coast of Thailand Thailand's navy has towed a floating home owned by an American bitcoin trader and his Thai girlfriend. They currently face possible death sentences or life imprisonment....
14:53, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Central bankers weigh up Facebook's Libra plan A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more information as central bankers try to get to grips with the initiative....
13:13, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered north of Paris on Wednesday for a meeting focused on reining in the powers of big tech giants....
14:00, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 6-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data....
00:00, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
20:13, 07/17/2019

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are "built on a lie."...
22:26, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump demands withdrawal of India's 'unacceptable' tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday demanded India withdraw retaliatory tariffs imposed by New Delhi this month, calling the duties "unacceptable" in a stern message that signals trade ties between the two countries are fast deteriorating....
10:52, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illic...
22:39, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 7-Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could n...
22:26, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 8-Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could n...
02:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-'Sully' Sullenberger blasts U.S. aircraft certification process, says 737 MAX pilots need new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded Boeing 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane ret...
19:52, 06/19/2019

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Open banking has arri...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of private banking and how far regulation can go in curtailing misconduct....
14:53, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Fox host, Chinese state TV anchor face off over trade war A Chinese state TV anchor and a host from Fox Business, whose sparring over the U.S.-China trade war has been avidly followed on Chinese social media, brought their duel to the American cable network for what turned out to be a respectful encounter....
11:39, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
22:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Malaysia sends ex-Goldman banker to U.S. for 10 months to face 1MDB charges Malaysia has extradited a former Goldman Sachs banker to the United States for 10 months to face criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, its attorney general said on Monday....
19:39, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuit over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
04:26, 05/21/2019

Regulations Are a Better Disinfectant Than Sunlight A deeply-reported Washington Post story today exposes the network of dark money behind the movement to stack the judiciary with conservatives. The central figure in this movement is Leonard Leo, the executive vice president of the Federalist Society....
05:39, 05/22/2019

US announces stricter asylum regulations The new regulation forbids refugees from claiming asylum in the US if they have traveled through a third country. Officials called it an 'interim rule' until Congress passes stricter laws....
21:13, 07/15/2019

States sue EPA for tighter asbestos regulations A group of 10 states and Washington, D.C., sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday seeking increased regulation of cancer-causing asbestos....
14:13, 07/02/2019

Tesla adjusts Autopilot to comply with new EU regulations Tesla will push an updated Autopilot in Europe that scales back on a couple of functions in order to comply with new regulations. The changes will require faster lane changes and limit how far you can turn the steering wheel on Autosteer. Electrek re...
23:00, 05/17/2019

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant to adhere to new emission standards....
21:39, 06/28/2019

We gave US police, ICE, and CBP AI without regulations in 2016: Now it’s 1984 This weekend’s ICE raids are essentially a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the government‘s surveillance state. The same AI-powered tools empowering those agents to identify, target, track, and spy on immigrants without a warrant are already in the hands...
02:26, 07/13/2019

'Swamp' thwarts Trump with $1.9T ‘hidden tax’ in regulations President Trump’s administration cut by almost two-thirds the average number of regulations issued for every law passed, but still the “hidden tax” imposed by the unelected bureaucracy was nearly $2 trillion, according to a new analysis....
20:26, 05/07/2019

Reaction to the CAS ruling regarding Semenya and new IAAF regulations The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against the introduction of regulations to restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
16:00, 05/01/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Esto brevis: How Idaho accidentally let all of its regulations expire It’s not often that government ineptitude fuels progress. But Idaho can thank its bickering state legislature for providing it with a revolutionary opportunity....
21:52, 05/18/2019

Uber and Lyft Cut Off Hiring of New Drivers in NYC as New Regulations Appear to Work Lyft and Uber are halting onboarding for new drivers in New York City following last year’s historic vote that lifted the wage minimum for drivers ride-hailing companies late last year, Politico reported Monday.Read more......
21:00, 04/30/2019

French government to create ‘ICO white list’ with new regulations While the world is looking at Facebook’s Libra and its recent senate hearing, France is knuckling down and is set to approve the first wave of cryptocurrency businesses under new legislation. Under the rules, cryptocurrency-related firms will volunta...
12:52, 07/17/2019

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
20:52, 06/12/2019

U.S. to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing The United States is planning to revise its regulations on importing, transporting and releasing genetically modified organisms, it told the World Trade Organization in a filing published on Friday....
18:26, 06/07/2019

EPA cuts 40 regulations, saves $3.6B, seeks balance on costs Aiming to erase the “fuzzy math” past administrations used to hide the costs of politically favored policies, the Environmental Protection Agency is pulling back the curtain on costs and benefits, and planning to kill regulations that are out of whac...
21:26, 06/11/2019

Munich changes topless bathing regulations after police reprimand Munich police scolded female sunbathers for exposing their breasts along the Isar River. The incident prompted a backlash and greater regulatory clarity over what women can put on display in public....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Semenya considering appeal over ruling on IAAF testosterone regulations South African athlete Caster Semenya and her lawyers are considering contesting the dismissal by a sports court of her appeal against the introduction by the IAAF of rules to limit testosterone in female athletes with differences in sexual developmen...
16:00, 05/01/2019

F1 regulations look to reinvent racing and bring back ‘wow factor’ • Proposed plans for 2021 aimed at getting more competitive races• Main proposal is to reintroduce ground effect to help overtakingFormula One has revealed details on its proposed plans to improve the racing with new regulations for 2021 that are set...
20:39, 07/17/2019

FedEx sues to block enforcement of export regulations WASHINGTON (AP) — FedEx is suing the United States government over export rules it says are virtually impossible to follow because it handles millions of packages a day. The delivery company says most packages are sealed when customers drop them off....
03:52, 06/25/2019

US risks its leading role in tech by leaving regulations to the EU In the 30 years since Tim Berners Lee first documented his vision for what would become the World Wide Web, the US has been the primary leader in innovative infrastructure and products that are now core to everyday life. This innovation mostly occurr...
16:52, 07/09/2019

Congress considers regulations for rear seat child alerts Lawmakers, as they consider child safety regulations for cars, say more than 800 children forgotten in vehicles have died from heatstroke in the U.S. over the last two decades....
01:26, 05/24/2019

UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations....
02:13, 07/20/2019

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

| Court denies IAAF’s request to re-impose regulations on Semenya The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on Caster Semenya....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Trump eases regulations adopted after BP Deepwater Horizon disaster Environmental groups oppose loosening Obama-era regulations as Trump pushes to expand offshore drillingThe Trump administration on Thursday moved to ease safety regulations adopted after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon blowout, the worst offshore oil d...
00:39, 05/03/2019

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: New regulations will force brokers to be 'very candid' with investors The SEC's Jay Clayton says the new conflict-of-interest rules won't stifle innovation in the brokerage space by adding unexpected regulatory expenses....
02:52, 06/07/2019

Enforcement of food and drug safety regulations nosedives under Trump Number of ‘warning letters’ sent by FDA has fallen by 33% compared with the most recent equivalent period under ObamaThe US regulator of food and drug safety has seen steep declines in several markers of enforcement under the Trump administration, ac...
19:39, 07/02/2019

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
11:26, 06/27/2019

The Fiver | Paul Scholes and that breach of football betting regulations Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Reading the story detailing how Paul Scholes was hauled before the Football Association beaks to answer questions about his fondness for an occasional punt on football, one sentence leapt out at The ...
19:13, 06/19/2019

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
09:26, 06/19/2019

Trump touts environmental record despite slashing climate regulations In a White House speech, the president claimed clean air and water has been a priority but voters disapprove of his climate crisis handling Donald Trump is arguing he has made America an environmental leader, despite moving to gut dozens of rules mea...
02:26, 07/09/2019

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and the industry braced for losses stemming from new emissions standards....
12:39, 06/12/2019

Physicians group calls on members to reject IAAF regulations The World Medical Association has called on its members not to implement new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes with differences in sexual development....
10:26, 05/03/2019

B.C. and Alberta premiers set to meet face-to-face for first time, want to avoid ‘phony war’ B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are set to meet face to face Thursday for the first time at the Western Premiers Conference in Edmonton....
04:00, 06/27/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with gunman: 'I couldn't see his soul' • 8-year-old victim describes moment of shooting • Lori Kaye died protecting the rabbi • Synagogue shooting suspect booked on one count of murder in the first degree...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with shooter at California synagogue A 19-year-old man who authorities said gave himself up to police shortly after carrying out a deadly shooting in a Southern California synagogue filled with Sabbath worshippers is also under investigation for a mosque arson....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea....
15:26, 06/30/2019

Family of woman who died performing webcam sex act calls for more regulations on industry The family of a 21-year-old U.K. woman who said she was “left to die” while performing on her webcam sex show last March are reportedly calling for more regulations in the online porn industry....
11:26, 06/28/2019

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave fans another reason to be......
18:52, 07/02/2019

Face-to-face bullying 'a bigger problem for youngsters' than cyberbullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced because online bullying is less significant than its face-to-face equivalent....
07:00, 05/17/2019

InCountry raises $15 million to help multinational companies comply with data residency regulations InCountry has raised $15 million to help global companies store customer data locally and meet local data sovereignty and residency regulations.Read More...
18:26, 07/18/2019

FedEx CEO says shipping regulations creating 'impossible burden' for company: 'We are expected to be the policeman' FedEx's lawsuit against the Trump administration stems from its inability to police hundreds of thousands of shipments for regulatory violations, according to its CEO....
03:00, 06/25/2019

Family of woman mauled to death by lion push for tighter safety regulations The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations to prevent similar attacks....
03:13, 05/26/2019

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
07:52, 06/03/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to end Friday. Before the Mets open a three-game series at Marlins Park to begin the second half, Van Wag...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Bank of England deputy governor warns against curbing financial regulations post-Brexit Light touch financial regulation after the U.K. leaves the European Union will not help the British financial sector, according to a deputy governor at the Bank of England....
11:25, 04/30/2019

Deadly N.H. motorcycle crash leads Mass. governor to push tougher driver's license regulations Drivers who have been suspended at any point over the past three years wouldn't be eligible to receive a commercial driver's license in Massachusetts.        ...
04:00, 07/21/2019

Banking: Is size the solution in CEE? Well-capitalized, liquid and digitally sophisticated, banks in emerging Europe today are far from the clunking incumbents and fly-by-nights of the post-socialist era. A fragmented, diverse and politically volatile region is a challenge for smaller ba...
16:13, 05/14/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial syst...
12:39, 05/15/2019

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...
12:39, 05/15/2019

Monzo's app-only banking is coming to the US You might not have heard of Monzo in the US, but there's a good chance your British friends have when the digital bank has racked up over 2 million customers in its short history. And now, it's coming to the US... in a manner of speaking. ...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Swiss banks – and trying to get into their inner sanctums. The last two decades have seen the evolution...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
12:39, 05/15/2019

Global finance: Banking is in a better place The global banking industry looks stronger and healthier than at any time since the global financial crisis. It is not about to – and probably doesn’t want to – enter a ‘golden era’. Safe, stable, solid are the new watchwords. Responsible finance is ...
12:52, 06/10/2019

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets to highlight opportunities – but sometimes trips don’t go to plan....
02:13, 05/21/2019

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just i...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Australia banking on quick fix at fullback Australia believe Tom Banks is the player to fill the gaping hole left in the number 15 jersey by the sacking of Israel Folau, and the Brumbies fullback is set for a baptism of fire in the cauldron of Ellis Park on Saturday....
00:00, 07/20/2019

India banking: Data show RBL the way RBL Bank has been transformed over the last decade, from parochial local lender to a second-tier bank with genuine national scale. Its investment in digital and data analytics, and its focus on financial inclusion, suggests it isn’t finished yet....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Video: The Big Face Box is a box that makes your face, uhm, big This video is part of our series on Lille’s Maker Faire. To stay up-to-date on releases (and to find out more), check out our master post here. We all have days when we lean on a window, look at a grey, grumbling sky, and think “why isn’t my face big...
20:39, 05/01/2019

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and...
14:53, 04/28/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the team who lifted the trophy in 2015....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Pakistan banking: Aurangzeb brings discipline to HBL The new chief executive of Pakistan’s biggest bank has wasted no time in overhauling it after it was kicked out of the US and fined $225 million in 2017....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Nepal financial inclusion: Banking on top of the world Nepal’s government wants everyone to have access to a bank and has ordered a branch in each of the country’s 753 districts. Asiamoney journeys to one of the poorest and most remote parts of Asia, high in the Himalayas, to see if its grand financial-i...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Failure Of A Big Non-Banking Lender Could Cause Large Damage: RBI The central bank said bank borrowings have risen. Their share of total borrowings was 29.2 per cent in March 2019 versus 23.6 per cent a year earlier and 21.2 per centin March 2017....
10:39, 06/28/2019

Private Banking Awards Dinner 2019 Euromoney’s Private Banking Awards are the most prestigious in the growing area of wealth management. They cover over 60 countries each year, as well as global and regional awards....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
14:53, 04/28/2019

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth....
08:52, 05/16/2019

The security challenges faced by open banking Open Banking was brought in by the Competition and Markets Authority in order to address how banks dealt with consumer financial information. It was born alongside a new regulation - the second ‘Payment Services Directive' (PSD2) - which ...
12:52, 05/30/2019

Bigger banking among changes tipped to help Zandvoort racing Zandvoort organisers are hoping that a revised final corner with steeper banking will contribute to increased overtaking opportunities when the Dutch Grand Prix returns to the track in 2020...
16:39, 05/15/2019

How AI and machine learning our improving the banking experience Artificial intelligence and machine learning are said to revolutionize the financial world, changing the banking experience for the better. The implications of the technology are vast, though most banks are still in the early stages of adopting AI te...
12:00, 06/07/2019

You Can Access These Banking Services At Designated Post Offices Post office scheme: India Posts, which operates a network of more than 1.5 lakh post offices across the country, provides interest rates to the tune of 4-8.7 per cent on small savings schemes.......
13:52, 05/29/2019

Private banking architects: Jürg Zeltner – the pioneer of the CIO Jürg Zeltner, former chief executive of UBS Wealth Management, explains how the chief investment office was born out of chaos. Its introduction shifted not just UBS but the whole private banking industry to a model of professionalism....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
20:13, 05/17/2019

How To Access India Post Internet Banking Facilities Under DOP's internet banking facility, customers can transfer funds from one post office savings bank (POSB) account to another POSB account. Users can also make online deposits from savings bank......
21:00, 06/08/2019

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Ac...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their retail or investment banking connections. Technolo...
21:52, 05/24/2019

U.S., Japan may need more tools to shore up banking system -Fed's Rosengren The United States and Japan may need to shore up bank oversight to prepare for economic downturns, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston warned on Friday....
10:00, 06/21/2019

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
22:26, 07/11/2019

HSBC shakes up under-pressure global banking business HSBC has reshuffled its global banking division as former JP Morgan banker Greg Guyett put his stamp on the business, which has been under pressure in recent years....
20:13, 04/30/2019

Giants banking on ‘X-Man’ to be long-awaited sack savior If he makes it and lives up to what the Giants hope and need him to be, Oshane Ximines will be unlike any player who has come through the franchise in nearly a decade. Finding and developing homegrown pass rushers is essential to the lifeblood of any...
02:13, 05/05/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
14:53, 04/28/2019

U.S., Japan may need more tools to shore up banking system: Fed's Rosengren The United States and Japan may need to shore up bank oversight to prepare for economic downturns, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston warned on Friday....
15:39, 06/21/2019

From Savings To FD Accounts: Know All About Post Office Banking Services Post office interest rate: While an interest rate of 4 per cent is applicable on the deposit in the savings account, investment in the other savings schemes at the post office fetches interest at the......
17:26, 05/19/2019

Banking regulators grapple with evolution of financial technology A variety of banking and finance technologies have been introduced or popularized by upstarts since the 2008 financial crisis: digital currencies, new data points in determining creditworthiness, and automated anti-fraud processes. The Office of the ...
02:39, 05/11/2019

Banking gains prod European shares higher Deutsche Bank and HSBC-led gains in banking stocks pushed European stock markets marginally higher on Monday, while a fall in airline shares after a profit warning from Germany's Lufthansa kept gains in check....
11:13, 06/17/2019

Societe Generale Private Banking (SGPB): Embracing phygitalization Over the last five decades, Societe Generale has been synonymous with innovation, says Jean-François Mazaud, Head of the group’s private banking unit (SGPB)....
14:53, 04/28/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
15:13, 05/08/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in Q1 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
19:39, 05/06/2019

Societe Generale Private Banking: Building a pan-European footprint Societe Generale has had a presence in Luxembourg since 1893, making it the oldest foreign bank in the Grand Duchy. As well as being one of the market leaders, Societe Generale is now the fifth largest employer in Luxembourg’s thriving and business-o...
18:52, 05/10/2019

HSBC reshuffles management of global banking division: memo HSBC has reshuffled the management of its global banking division, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Tuesday, as former JPMorgan banker Greg Guyett puts his stamp on the business he took over in February this year....
18:13, 04/30/2019

Nets banking on Kenny Atkinson to be the Kyrie Irving whisperer Nets coach Kenny Atkinson has a reputation as a point-guard whisperer. If the Nets land Kyrie Irving, what Atkinson whispers to him — and how the mercurial point guard hears it — will be the story of their season. There are questions surrounding Irvi...
09:13, 06/28/2019

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest earnings report....
02:39, 07/19/2019

RBI Asks Non-Banking Lending Companies To Appoint Risk Officers Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday that non-banking finance firms with asset size of more than Rs 5,000 crore should appoint a chief risk officer....
21:52, 05/16/2019

European banking stocks are ready for a rebound, Barclays strategists say European banks are finally showing signs of recovery and investors should be looking to reduce their bearish positioning in the beleaguered sector, according to Barclays strategists....
13:13, 07/18/2019

Trump appeals ruling clearing way for release of his banking records The case is part of an escalating battle between Trump and congressional Democrats over access to the president’s financial records that could drag on for months....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is advocating a return of banking through the post office....
15:39, 06/01/2019

Trump appeals ruling that clears way for release of his banking records The case, involving major Trump creditor Deutsche Bank, is part of an escalating battle between the president and Democrats over access to his financial records....
07:26, 06/19/2019

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
17:52, 07/18/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in first quarter 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Brazil investigators get access to banking records of president's son in graft probe A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-laundering investigation, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Shadow Banking Crisis Raises Risk Of Indian Bad-Loan Redux Loans from the shadow banking sector expanded rapidly in the period up to the IL&FS defaults, a time in which the regulated banks were in the depths of a bad-loan crisis, weighed down by some $200......
11:00, 06/17/2019

Sensex, Nifty Fall For Second Straight Session As IT, Banking Shares Drag The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes ended lower for second session in a row as banking and information technology sector heavyweights like ICICI Bank, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services,......
12:00, 05/03/2019

T-Mobile gets into banking, offering 4% interest and no fees on its free checking account T-Mobile is jumping into the banking business with a checking account that offers no fees, no minimums and up to 4% in interest.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

"Imminent Crisis" In Shadow Banking Sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary In recent months, the country's financial system has been grappling with multiple woes in the wake of the turmoil at diversified IL&FS group as well as debt defaults by some other large entities....
14:13, 05/12/2019

Banking: What Santander’s failure to appoint Andrea Orcel as CEO means for the industry Spanish-based group will struggle to overcome fall-out of recruitment U-turn, while Orcel’s situation raises broader questions for banks’ hiring and compensation strategies....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth....
14:00, 05/01/2019

DHFL Tanks After Downgrades, Raising Worries About Shadow Banking Sector Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd or DHFL shares fell more than 18 per cent on Thursday, a day after credit ratings agencies ICRA and Crisil downgraded its commercial papers. The downgrade of......
15:52, 06/06/2019

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Association....
21:00, 06/28/2019

‘Shadow banking’ duo charged for laundering millions of dollars for cryptocurrency exchanges The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York has charged two people in connection with running an unlicensed money transfer business used to make deposits for cryptocurrency exchanges. Reginald Fowler and Ravid Yosef allegedly ran a shadow b...
14:26, 05/01/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet against the currency....
06:26, 05/25/2019

11 Indians Get Notices As Switzerland Steps Up Process To Share Banking Info As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a significant surge in the number of cases where it......
03:00, 05/27/2019

Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2019: Results Index More than 2,000 private bankers took part in the 2019 Euromoney private banking survey. See who’s up and who’s down globally, regionally and by country....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
14:53, 04/28/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users acro...
12:00, 06/18/2019

The E92 BMW M3 GTS Demands Respect Time passes in a very strange way if you don’t pay attention to it. If you’d asked me this morning what year the E92 BMW M3 GTS was released, I’d probably have given an answer much shorter than reality. That reality, a cruel one at that, is that the ...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Ford executive hired by Credit Suisse to lead auto tech banking Joe Heyer’s coverage area will include autonomous vehicles, components and software, the bank said Monday in a memo that was confirmed by a spokesman....
19:26, 07/09/2019

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Neobanks, digital-only banks that aren’t saddled by tradition...
01:13, 06/20/2019

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matters through existing institutional mechanisms......
19:52, 07/03/2019

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
05:39, 06/12/2019

Tencent, Alibaba, Xiaomi units win Hong Kong online banking license Hong Kong's banking regulator has issued four more online-only banking licenses to units of Alibaba, PingAn and smartphone maker Xiaomi, as well as to a JV involving Tencent, ICBC and Hillhouse Capital....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesday, in yet another sign that legislators are extremely wary (to put it mildly) of the company’s shift...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Cross River Bank acquires small business banking company Seed Cross River Bank, a community bank that powers some of the most well known financial technology startups in the United States, said on Monday that it had acquired small business banking company Seed....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Sensex, Nifty Snap Three-Day Winning Streak As Banking, Auto Shares Dive The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes came off record highs touched earlier in the day and snapped their three-day winning streak as auto, banking and information technology stocks came under......
22:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by the US Senate Banking Committee over its Libra crypt...
20:26, 07/16/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from around the globe, along with U.S. President Donald Tru...
08:00, 07/16/2019

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
14:39, 07/13/2019

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury Department has "very serious concerns" that Libra could be misus...
23:26, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
05:26, 06/21/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
22:52, 07/16/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, one available to people without bank accounts or c...
16:39, 06/19/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're not alone....
04:26, 06/25/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
08:39, 06/14/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends lower on property, banking as Gulf markets mixed Dubai's stock market closed down on Sunday, dragged lower by property and banking shares as Gulf markets ended the day mixed amid rising geopolitical tensions that have shaken investor confidence. Dubai's main index fell 2.2%, led by a 3.1% decl...
22:39, 05/19/2019

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital communication, catering to clients’ philanthropic demands, boosting fee transparency and finding ways to a...
14:53, 04/28/2019

MOVES-Bank of America names new Asia-Pacific investment banking co-head - memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Peter Guenthardt as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
05:39, 07/03/2019

Investors are banking on rate cuts to extend the stock market's gains. Here's why their hopes could be dashed. Carolyn Kaster/AP The stock market and the bond market have priced in multiple interest-rate cuts from the Federal Reserve this year and next. Still, industry watchers don't think a rate cut will come in June. Cuts have not always been positive fo...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Private banking architects: Mary Callahan Erdoes – broadening clients’ investment horizons Mary Callahan Erdoes of JPMorgan speaks to Euromoney about being the port in the storm during the financial crisis and opening up the private wealth market to the whole investment industry....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Sanders's and Ocasio-Cortez's Banking Bill Shows How Racial Justice Is Good Policy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders have unveiled a new bill that would effectively wipe out the payday lending industry in the United States....
02:52, 05/10/2019

Deutsche Bank Investment-Banking Chief Ritchie Could Depart as 'Tough Cutbacks' Look Set to Bite Deutsche Bank executives have discussed the potential departure of investment-banking chief Garth Ritchie, who has come under fire from investors for dismal results....
02:26, 05/28/2019

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue conclu...
13:26, 07/18/2019

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could allow corporations involved in the scheme to wield p...
18:13, 06/21/2019

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
22:13, 07/05/2019

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments network worldwide....
07:52, 07/18/2019

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company....
21:26, 07/15/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in real money, too....
20:52, 06/23/2019

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recognized legal tender within a year....
01:26, 06/29/2019

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
02:52, 07/04/2019

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
17:13, 06/18/2019

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based payment network....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, an...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
23:00, 06/18/2019

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than any cryptocurrency that came before it. “Design of ...
17:26, 07/08/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money...
23:26, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
12:39, 06/18/2019

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such as Facebook's Libra, the meeting's host, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, said....
09:39, 07/17/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
18:39, 06/18/2019

Dog has very specific demands for burger from NYC restaurant A chef at an upscale restaurant in New York City found himself cooking for a surprisingly picky customer: a dog. A photo of the order was shared to Twitter, which hilariously shows all of the specific details that the chef had to read through. Appare...
08:26, 06/01/2019

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion following his conviction for racketeering and drug trafficking crimes earlier this year....
06:26, 07/06/2019

MOVES-Bank of America hires Vitols as head of asset management investment banking -memo Bank of America Corp has appointed Janis Vitols to be its new head of global asset management investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Thursday....
21:52, 07/18/2019

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The way incumbent banks onboard and verify the ident...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
02:39, 06/12/2019

Why bitcoin hit $8,000 again Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
06:52, 05/15/2019

Bitcoin: $13,868… $9,651…$13,202… What's Next? Pop quiz. Do you know when Bitcoin's daily trading volume hit an all-time high: at the 2017 peak near $20,000 -- or at this year's peak near $14,000? Watch to get the answer and learn more about Bitcoin's latest ups and downs....
23:00, 07/11/2019

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on......
08:00, 06/20/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra - BoE's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their respons...
00:52, 07/19/2019

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience store in Charlottesville, Virginia, to send money to relatives in other countries. They use a service...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can they and should they?...
21:52, 07/19/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
12:39, 06/19/2019

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can es...
15:39, 07/04/2019

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the compan...
15:26, 07/03/2019

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ ‘bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial markets....
02:00, 07/20/2019

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importance....
15:52, 07/12/2019

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
00:26, 07/13/2019

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
14:13, 06/18/2019

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate allies have decided that what the world really needs is another cryptocurrency, and that launching one...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various t...
16:52, 06/18/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
12:26, 06/26/2019

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
04:39, 07/18/2019

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Nations all over the globe started to wake up to the re...
04:00, 07/18/2019

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a comb...
23:39, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities: FSB Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intentions could lead regulators to take a closer look at crypto assets, a G20 regulatory group said on Tuesd...
18:39, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities - FSB Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intentions could lead regulators to take a closer look at crypto assets, a G20 regulatory group said on Tuesd...
18:26, 06/25/2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a ...
16:13, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have failed to do....
16:13, 06/26/2019

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday....
05:26, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, ...
00:13, 06/20/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday....
16:39, 06/25/2019

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams...
06:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
18:13, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frightening"....
13:00, 06/22/2019

G7 urges strict Libra regime, eyes minimum tax Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure they are not used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce urged on Thursday....
13:26, 07/18/2019

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media giant isn’t trustworthy enough to operate its own digital money....
22:13, 07/16/2019

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powel...
05:39, 07/11/2019

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur...
13:39, 07/03/2019

Schumer demands investigation into Tubman $20 delay Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking federal investigators to probe why the Trump administration postponed recreating the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman on it....
00:39, 06/20/2019

China made 3 demands to end the trade war, only one of them is legit Thomas Peter/Reuters One sticking point of China's in the trade war is the amount of US goods the Trump administration wants China to buy. This is a demand that actually makes sense. In most cases, the US couldn't even satisfy Chinese demand for goo...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Xi has list of demands to settle US-China trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping during the upcoming G20 summit will hand President Trump a list of terms that he wants met in order to settle a rocky trade war between the two nations, according to reports. Beijing will insist Trump lift tariffs on Chin...
19:39, 06/27/2019

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissolution of France's own parliament and lure opponents to her cause, enlarging her base....
18:39, 05/27/2019

Jeremy Hunt warns PM not to bow to Labour demands Theresa May has been warned that bowing to Labour demands could see her lose the support of more Tory MPs for her Brexit deal than she gains in opposition votes....
13:26, 04/30/2019

| Lopez demands 'respect' after slapping Giro fan Miguel Angel Lopez blasted lax security on the Giro d'Italia after he slapped a spectator who caused him to crash on the 20th and penultimate stage of this year's race....
03:52, 06/02/2019

Asshole Being Considered For Immigration Czar Sure Has a Lot of Demands President Trump has been considering the creation of a bullshit new position, “immigration czar,” to oversee the administration’s wide ranging abuses of migrants across government agencies. He may have found the perfect person for the job in Kris Kob...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
17:26, 05/31/2019

Arm rolls out new mobile IP suite to handle 5G demands The Cortex-A77 CPU delivers 20 percent performance improvement over Cortex-A76 devices, while the Mali-G77 GPU is designed to deliver high-end graphics on mobile devices....
06:26, 05/27/2019

Demands of Far-Right Party Unsettle Artists in Germany The anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany wants to know the nationalities of artists employed by state theaters, and cultural organizations are worried....
17:26, 07/19/2019

| US demands El Chapo forfeit $12.7bn in drug money Prosecutors say they were seeking $12.7bn from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in the United States....
14:26, 07/06/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders set to unveil 'radical' proposal to tackle 'greed' of banking, credit card industry Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is set to unveil a “radical” new policy proposal with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday that will take on the “greed” of the banking and credit card industries....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
04:39, 05/16/2019

Is There a Big Short in Bitcoin? Hedge funds and other big traders are betting that bitcoin will fall, even as the digital currency has risen above $10,000 on a new wave of crypto-optimism....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Before and After: Bitcoin's 19% Move Bitcoin has mostly been out of the spotlight recently. That changed in the early hours of April 2nd. Around 12:30 a.m. ET, Bitcoin began a meteoric move upward, rising as much as 19% in a few hours....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Bitcoin will soon be worth zero I wrote in my last column that bitcoin is really a bitcon. I’ve been telling you this since the price of this “investment” collapsed from around $20,000 to $4,000 last year. Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, echoed a similar view last ...
13:00, 05/22/2019

A Bitcoin Chart You Have to See to Believe Remember what was happening in the markets last December? Forget the "Santa Claus Rally" -- stocks were crashing, and so were cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin fell to almost $3000! But Elliott waves have a way of alerting you to trend changes at most unexpe...
00:00, 06/28/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
20:13, 07/02/2019

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependability."...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
23:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
20:39, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra: Why is the world fascinated by a cashless society Facebook’s Libra is joining the cryptocurrency world alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum, but this isn’t the first cashless method on the market. As companies are simplifying consumer transactions, will cash reach an expiration date? We explai...
05:00, 06/29/2019

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
00:52, 07/19/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe, in a move that ...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns and approvals are fully addressed....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrency before exploring potential legislation....
07:13, 07/09/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra - French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
20:13, 07/17/2019

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook 's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
15:52, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Germany....
18:26, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by th...
05:26, 06/26/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020....
14:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividends to early backers. It’s called the Libra Investment Token, and it will only be available to members ...
15:52, 06/18/2019

'Flakey, unstable, bad with money': Astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra, which shares its title with an astrological sign for people born approximately between Sept...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winklevoss twins' Gemini. Instead, Facebook's ...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers race to build cryptocurrencies able to enter mains...
17:52, 06/18/2019

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view       ...
02:52, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
23:39, 05/16/2019

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes: Title Update 3 Content Changes and Raid news The Division 2 Title Update 3 launches today. Here's everything you need to know about the games latest changes, patch notes, server downtime and when the Raid will launch....
11:26, 05/14/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorit...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing 737 MAX order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG, which stunned industry executives at this week's Paris Airshow by ordering 200 of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX....
20:26, 06/20/2019

Cramer: Don't expect the Fed to bow to Trump's interest rates demands Jim Cramer on Thursday called it a "lunatic theory" to think that Fed Chair Jerome Powell should have gone along with President Donald Trump's call to cut interest rates....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Comptroller demands Mark Zuckerberg make big changes at Facebook ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding big changes in corporate governance. DiNapoli, writing in his capacity as trustee of the state retirement fund, said he will vote against ...
18:39, 06/26/2019

EU hits Broadcom with interim demands in antitrust probe EU antitrust regulators want U.S. chipmaker Broadcom to scrap its exclusivity clauses with TV and modem makers to avoid irreparable harm to the market while they investigate whether this tactic and others are designed to block rivals....
15:26, 06/26/2019

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer systems, government phones and the like before demanding big ransom payments as a condition for leaving...
21:26, 06/28/2019

US Demands El Chapo Forfeit $12.7 Billion In Drug Money Prosecutors on Friday said they were seeking $12.7 billion from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in......
06:40, 07/06/2019

After World Cup rage, Cameroon faces demands for punishment After all the rage and rebellion in the stadium, England players received a far more convivial reception back at their hotel they shared with Cameroon       ...
17:00, 06/24/2019

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
22:26, 05/15/2019

Mamata Banerjee Admits "Some Cops" Not Doing Job, BJP Demands Resignation Less than 48 hours after political violence left three people dead at Basirhat and their families claimed that the police had failed to act, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said some of her ministers......
23:00, 06/10/2019

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel Poland's foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel's ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassador to Israel was assaulted and insulted on the streets of Tel Aviv....
15:00, 05/15/2019

| Afghanistan loya jirga demands 'immediate and permanent' ceasefire A historic "loya jirga" peace summit in Kabul ended with delegates from across Afghanistan demanding an immediate and permanent ceasefire, and President Ashraf Ghani saying he was conditionally prepared to implement the call....
03:26, 05/04/2019

'They said we used cheddar!': chef demands removal from Michelin Guide Marc Veyrat of La Maison des Bois said he had been depressed for months after losing a coveted star following ‘amateur’ inspectionKnives are being sharpened in the elite world of French gastronomy after an acclaimed chef demanded that his restaurant,...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Sudan protesters tone down demands in standoff with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese protesters have toned down some of their demands in an attempt to ease tensions with the ruling military council that took over the country after ousting President Omar al-Bashir last month. The protesters, who had ral...
11:39, 05/03/2019

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel that door after door has been closed in their face.”...
10:26, 07/19/2019

Striking Doctors Set 6 Demands, Want Mamata Banerjee To Apologise Doctors in Kolkata, who have been on strike for the last four days over the assault of their colleague, today set six conditions to withdraw their protest that has crippled health services across West......
15:39, 06/14/2019

Mayawati Demands Justice From BJP For UP's Sonbhadra Clash Victims Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati Friday accused both the BJP and the Congress of continued "harassment of tribals" and demanded justice for the victims of the Sonbhadra clash in Uttar Pradesh,......
18:26, 07/19/2019

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talks could only occur in an atmosphere of "mutual respect."...
18:13, 05/20/2019

UK's Nigel Farage demands a seat at Brexit talks Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom's European Parliament election, warning that he would turn British politics upside down if denied....
10:13, 05/27/2019

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push Talks on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday, as France sought more concessions to maintain government influence over the new carmaker's management and French assets, sources told Reuters....
01:00, 06/04/2019

No-cook crushed tomato sauce is just what pan pizza demands When I set out to bake my first Detroit-style pan pizza, I followed Perfect Pan Pizza author Peter Reinhart’s advice to the letter. I didn’t want my cocky improvisation to be the reason the pie failed. When Reinhart instructed to smoosh cubes of chee...
18:13, 06/03/2019

US Demands Social Media Details From Visa Applicants Nearly all applicants of US visas will have to provide information on their use of social media under the new rules adopted to enhance vetting of foreign nationals....
11:39, 06/03/2019

BJP Says Trinamool Leaders "Have Lost Their Mind", Demands Re-Polling The BJP on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) of widespread violence in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, and demanded repolling at several booths in eight out of the......
22:52, 05/19/2019

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if a trade agreement is reached....
06:39, 06/02/2019

Presidential candidates back U.S. team's pay equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
16:13, 06/17/2019

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
04:52, 06/02/2019

My husband was a sperm donor. Now the mother is making demands The adults here seem to have made a mess of the situation by failing to set clear boundaries, says Annalisa BarbieriSome years ago, my husband donated sperm to a good friend. We went through an IVF clinic and have a signed agreement that stipulates h...
19:00, 06/07/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its "colonial administration" of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia....
02:13, 05/23/2019

UN chief demands that the world step up to stamp out hatred U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is demanding that the world “step up to stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, persecution of Christians and all other forms of racism, xenophobia, discrimination and incitement.”...
19:52, 04/29/2019

French chef demands withdrawal from Michelin Guide A Michelin star is arguably the greatest accolade that a chef can receive, and celebrated French restaurateur Marc Veyrat had three for his Haute-Savoie restaurant La Maison des Bois....
12:26, 07/12/2019

Investor group demands changes to Uber's board ahead of IPO Investor group CtW called for the removal of John Thain from Uber's board and said the board's composition "falls short of best practices."...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience Pope Francis demands obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scandal tarnish the reputation of the Holy See’s diplomatic corps...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarifications from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade....
16:39, 06/07/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
14:49, 04/28/2019

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
19:52, 07/02/2019

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
04:39, 05/30/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update to Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
17:00, 05/07/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update for Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
03:00, 05/07/2019

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
15:26, 04/28/2019

Bitcoin is an insult to gambling Dear John: Like you, I believe bitcoin is a total fraud with nothing backing it. And it should be regulated by gambling commissions — not federal securities regulators....
18:26, 06/16/2019

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
17:13, 06/30/2019

Bitcoin ‘anonymization’ is up 300% this year Bitcoiners are using cryptocurrency mixers three times more often than they were nine months ago. Mixed cryptocurrency transactions – or CoinJoins – now account for over 4 percent of all Bitcoin transactions, according to a report from blockchain dat...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Bitcoin: Unadulterated Bullishness In January, EWFF alerted readers to the end of bitcoin's manic surge. In a Special Section that month, we forecasted that a break of the "upward curve that has supported [bitcoin's] exponential rise appears to lie directly ahead." ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

What the Fork?! Why Bitcoin Really Plunged 15% on Nov. 14 Bitcoin plunged 15% on Nov. 14: news stories did a classic retrofit to "explain" the action. Yet, on Nov. 9, we anticipated Bitcoin's move before it happened. See the chart here....
14:09, 05/01/2019

If you sold Bitcoin, you're definitely regretting it now Bitcoin prices have been whipsawed during the past few weeks, surging to nearly $14,000 on June 26 before plunging all the way back to about $9,600 on July 2. The price of one bitcoin has since rebounded to just north of $12,000....
23:00, 07/09/2019

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that pressured the project and dented the price of the ori...
05:13, 07/11/2019

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller digital coins also feeling the burn....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that somewhere in the bowels of Facebook people were beavering away designing a cryptocurrency. Various nam...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illic...
03:00, 07/16/2019

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts from G7 countries....
22:26, 07/17/2019

World's policymakers ready for action to control Libra: Italy's Tria The world's top financial policymakers gathering in France on Wednesday are worried about Facebook's plans to launch a digital currency and have decided to act to keep this initiative in check, Italy's finance minister said on Wednesday....
20:13, 07/17/2019

World finance leaders raise ‘serious regulatory’ concerns over Facebook’s Libra The chairman's concluding summary from the G-7 meeting in Chantilly, France, says the officials agreed that so-called stablecoins - cryptocurrencies pegged to real currencies - will have to meet "the highest standards" of financial regulation....
14:00, 07/18/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. finance minster Philip Hammond....
16:26, 07/15/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
08:39, 06/19/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues - BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
10:26, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
11:00, 06/20/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
15:39, 06/21/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
17:52, 06/21/2019

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic wi...
08:13, 07/13/2019

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
02:13, 06/19/2019

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in social media, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday....
01:26, 06/21/2019

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On Tuesday, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the ranking member of the committee, responded to the announc...
02:13, 06/20/2019

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to release in 2020....
00:39, 06/19/2019

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns' Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services and the Senate Banking Committee, is running headlong into further resistance from regula...
07:00, 07/11/2019

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that......
00:26, 07/11/2019

Venezuela: widow of 'tortured' navy captain demands UN investigation Captain Rafael Acosta died in military hospital in CaracasWaleswka Pérez: ‘They tortured him so much they killed him’The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who was allegedly tortured to death after being detained for conspiring to overthrow Nicolás Ma...
00:39, 07/02/2019

AOC demands apology from Kevin McCarthy for chaos on the southern border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has called on House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy R-Calif, to apologize for the chaos on the southern border....
21:52, 06/25/2019

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to the leak. Today, a US judge sided with shareholders...
02:00, 06/01/2019

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
03:26, 06/07/2019

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say it is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions about possible abuse of power....
05:39, 05/21/2019

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
21:26, 05/21/2019

U.S. coach Ellis demands consistency from team ahead of World Cup United States coach Jill Ellis is pleased with her team's 3-0 win over South Africa in Sunday's Women's World Cup warm-up match but wants them to be more consistent over 90 minutes after questions were raised over their slow start....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Trump demands apology from congresswomen targeted by racist slurs Donald Trump has continued his week-long attack on four Democratic congresswomen - demanding they apologise to the US and Israel "for the horrible things they have said"....
00:52, 07/22/2019

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
16:39, 05/29/2019

More than a year later, ‘Justice League’ fans are ramping up demands to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut As Warner Bros. gets a new CEO, fans have taken the opportunity to escalate their campaign for Zack Snyder's rumored version of the disappointing 2017 film....
04:00, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power to choose their top leader, neither as part of China since 1997 nor as an outpost of the British Emp...
09:39, 06/10/2019

North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an “unlawful robbery” and demanded the ship be returned...
06:39, 05/14/2019

Mexico Has Two Options in Dealing with Trump Demands on Migration. Both Could Hurt. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico can either give in United State’s demands or face stiff tariffs. Both could weaken his ratings at home and the Mexican economy....
01:52, 06/08/2019

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
05:26, 06/14/2019

Wife of deceased Venezuela navy captain demands U.N. probe The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who died after being detained on conspiracy accusations said on Monday the United Nations should investigate the cause of his death, amid widespread accusations he was tortured to death....
20:13, 07/01/2019

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
09:26, 06/01/2019

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation....
23:13, 06/04/2019

After Election Win, Shiv Sena Demands Ordinance For Ram Temple In Ayodhya Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray arrived in Ayodhya today to offer prayers at a makeshift shrine of the Ram Lalla. Eighteen Shiv Sena parliamentarian are already camping......
12:00, 06/16/2019

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal increases in defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program intended to improve healthcare for mi...
04:39, 07/14/2019

Atishi, Gautam Gambhir In Pamphlet War: She Breaks Down, He Demands Proof Atishi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from east Delhi, broke down at a press conference today as her party accused her BJP rival Gautam Gambhir of circulating a derogatory, scurrilous pamphlet......
13:26, 05/09/2019

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight       ...
18:39, 07/14/2019

Why Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Happy With India's Data Localisation Demands In a conversation with historian and author Yuval Noah Harari on Friday, Zuckerberg said the motives and intents behind storing data locally matter the most....
15:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Minister demands cruise ship ban in Venice canal VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the cruise ship crashing into a dock and another river boat in a Venice canal (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Italian officials have immediately called for cruise ships to be banned from using the Giudecca Canal in...
17:13, 06/02/2019

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
21:52, 07/14/2019

Reporter who Boris Johnson conspired to have beaten up demands apology Stuart Collier tells the Guardian the Tory frontrunner is not fit to be prime ministerA journalist who Boris Johnson secretly discussed helping a friend to have beaten up has demanded an apology from the Conservative leadership candidate as he stands...
03:00, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong protests flare anew after demands unmet Several hundred mainly student protesters have gathered outside Hong Kong government offices, with some blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare and others occupying the lobby of a government tax office...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Cuomo demands MTA execs fix ‘egregious’ subway homeless crisis Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired off a letter to MTA execs Friday demanding they address the homeless crisis in the city’s subways — saying he’s “never seen it this bad.” “I’ve never seen it this egregious, either on the numbers and on...
00:26, 07/13/2019

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration’s “immigration czar.”...
00:26, 05/21/2019

Bride demands guests 'gift' more money the morning after the wedding Most couples spend their wedding night celebrating with friends and family and getting ready for their honeymoon, but one bride seemingly spent it making sure all of her guests “gifted” her the “appropriate” amount of money....
08:26, 05/23/2019

Turkey says six Turks held by Haftar in Libya, demands release Turkey said on Sunday that six of its citizens were being held by eastern Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, and that the militia would become a "legitimate target" if they were not released immediately....
19:52, 06/30/2019

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic....
19:13, 06/14/2019

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this week amid optimism about the widening usage of digital currencies....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Faceboo...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating its own digital currency, Libra — although, if tha...
09:52, 06/30/2019

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Bitcoin is having a great 2019; altcoins, not so much Bitcoin‘s most-recent pump to $7,000 was the strongest price rally over a six-week period since just before the famous 2017 bull-run, reports boutique analytics firm Delphi Digital. It also means Bitcoin has officially recovered all of its losses fro...
14:00, 05/13/2019

PSA: Stay away from this ‘Bitcoin Collector’ app – it’s malware Have you come across a new “Bitcoin Collector” program promising up to $45 worth of free cryptocurrency each day? It might sound enticing, but best to stay away: the app is a virus designed to infect your system with ransomware or password-stealing m...
23:26, 05/27/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuations.        ...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Bitcoin has nearly 100,000 nodes, but over 50% run vulnerable code On May 5, the Bitcoin network briefly boasted over 100,000 ‘full nodes,’ but most are still running out-of-date versions of the software. PSA: a lot of people believe there are about 10,000 Bitcoin nodes. This is incorrect, this number is the amount ...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Bitcoin trades above $11,000, after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin....
21:52, 06/24/2019

The Cypherpunks Tapping Bitcoin via Ham Radio For a small group of bitcoin enthusiasts, the internet is a vulnerability. They're using satellites, ham radios, and mesh networks to stay current on the cryptocurrency....
18:13, 06/27/2019

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point: Bitcoin...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
01:26, 07/20/2019

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of Wizeline, a San Francisco product development company....
20:13, 07/10/2019

Watch live: Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to roll out a new digital financial system next year....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s Libra partners remain cautious amid growing scrutiny from regulators Facebook‘s Libra partners have reportedly signed non-binding agreements, meaning they’re not obliged to promote or use the digital token and can abandon the project if they decide to do so. According to the New York Times, which cites anonymous execu...
13:39, 06/26/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
17:52, 06/21/2019

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as GlobalCoin) have been made public so far. Reports indi...
18:52, 06/17/2019

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Family of Sandra Bland Demands Answers After New Footage of Her Arrest Surfaces On Monday night, Dallas news station WFAA released new cellphone footage from the 2015 arrest of Sandra Bland that confirms what we all already knew: that the life of Texas state trooper Brian Encinia was never in danger and that Texas officials have...
00:39, 05/08/2019

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
18:26, 07/09/2019

Dad demands probe after mystery illness kills daughter, her husband in Fiji The father of a Texas woman who died along with her husband in Fiji came forward Monday and said he wanted an independent US investigation into the mysterious illness that killed them. Mark Calanag, the father of Michelle and David Paul, told ABC New...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Family demands answers in police shooting of 17-year-old California girl Police claim a ‘replica gun’ was found, but Hannah Williams’ family says she was killed for no reason after a minor traffic incidentPolice in southern California are facing questions over the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl, who her family says ...
09:13, 07/10/2019

Arvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi's Share In Central Taxes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding that Delhi's shares in central taxes be raised in view of its......
06:39, 07/19/2019

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that libe...
06:00, 06/28/2019

Minister Demands CBI Probe On Custodial Death Of Madhya Pradesh Dalit Man Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot has demanded a CBI probe into the death of a Dalit man in police custody in Madhya Pradesh last month....
13:26, 05/11/2019

Nunes demands public release of Mueller's 'backup and source documentation' Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, called Friday for the public release of all of special counsel Robert Mueller's "backup and source documentation," a call that goes even further than most Democrats' demands fo...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
21:52, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
06:13, 06/16/2019

'Vote for the climate': NSW demands environmental short film's removal from internet Create NSW contacted Screenworks, which then demanded the film-makers take down Island HomeA New South Wales government agency has demanded the removal from the internet of a hard-hitting environmental short film which urges Australians to “vote for ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Italian prosecutor demands jail term for alleged trafficking kingpin Italian prosecutors demanded on Monday a 14-year prison term for an alleged people-smuggling kingpin extradited from Sudan in 2016, dismissing suggestions they had caught the wrong man....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger over comments made by his ambassador suggesting the NHS should be “on the table” in future trade neg...
06:00, 06/03/2019

'Biggest protest since fall of Communism' demands the resignation of 'Czech Trump' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Sunday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the fall of Communism."...
05:00, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologises As Protesters Press Demands For Her To Quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill that would have allowed people to be......
20:39, 06/16/2019