TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 07:00

Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently

In what is either an incredible blockchain-enabled monetization opportunity or a sign that perhaps the gears are finally starting to fall out of this thing, Republican po...

Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently

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What’s So Funny About Old Age? Apparently a Lot Three comic novels (H.M. Naqvi’s “The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack,” Sloane Tanen’s “There’s a Word for That” and Evan James’s “Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe”) feature protagonists on the other side of their prime....
2019-06-07 12:17

Unfortunately, there's an app for everything in this first look at season 4 of Rick And Morty Making a season of Rick And Morty takes time. Like, a lot of it. It takes so much time, in fact, that the show has even explicitly poked fun at the long stretches between seasons, letting a certain little poopy pants cop to the “like, year-and-a-half...
2019-07-20 00:17

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the heart of Europe to the shores of Japan....
2019-06-07 07:17

Does Anyone Really Need a $5,000 Vape Case? Apparently, Yes For certain nicotine-craving consumers, leather and gold vape cases from companies like Vianel and Miansai add look-at-me luxury to their Juul devices....
2019-07-31 22:51

Can Rick Simpson oil help treat cancer? Rick Simpson oil is a cannabis extract with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Some people claim that this oil can help treat cancer. Although there is little to no evidence to suggest that it can cure cancer directly, it may have some use ...
2019-06-29 20:34

Rick Steves: The best foods to try in Belgium Hungry? Belgium is ready for you with its famous fries, waffles and mussels – and, of course, beer.        ...
2019-05-28 14:34

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
2019-05-29 21:17

Rick Santelli's 5 things you need to know about investing in bonds If you want a balanced portfolio, experts say you should invest in bonds. Here are the answers to five key questions about the market, from CNBC's Rick Santelli....
2019-06-18 18:17

Red Sox vs. Angels: Rick Porcello and Boston will beat LA Vegas update. Mets have a 37.3 percent chance of becoming a wild-card team. John Hickenlooper has a 3 percent chance of becoming POTUS and Stitches has a 40 percent chance of finishing in the black for the year. … New survey states Americans th...
2019-08-10 21:00

Rick Chandler Is The Reason You're Reading This Site Right Now Will Leitch is the founder of Deadspin, and for the first year of this site’s existence, there were only two bylines: His and Rick Chandler’s. Rick has been hospitalized since a stroke last month, and he had another stroke on Friday that, according t...
2019-08-05 21:17

Red Sox’s Rick Porcello punches two TVs in dugout outburst When Rick Porcello struggles, the Red Sox pay the price. So does the dugout. The Boston pitcher punched two TVs hanging in the Fenway Park dugout Wednesday night after giving up six earned runs in 5²/₃ innings against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Red Sox ...
2019-08-01 07:17

A chilaquiles private lesson with Rick Bayless An e-mail arrived in my inbox a few weeks ago, asking if I was interested in taking a chilaquiles lesson with Rick. Chilaquiles, of course, being the comforting tortilla-in-broth cure-all of Mexican gastronomy, and Rick being Rick Bayless, the Chicag...
2019-06-21 21:00

Longtime coach Rick Pitino wants another chance in NBA Longtime college basketball head coach Rick Pitino announced Friday he is focusing on returning to the NBA and will not return for a second season coaching Panathinaikos in the Euroleague....
2019-06-21 18:34

My hatred of broccoli has apparently struck a chord Dear John: Your broccoli comments could be viewed by some as market manipulation. Supply and demand can be a very personal and fickle thing, just like the like (or dislike) of broccoli....
2019-05-26 08:51

Gears of War 5 reworked to remove smoking it apparently never had In the continued campaign against “cool” depictions of tobacco use, Gears of War will apparently no longer include depictions of smoking — but there’s some confusion as apparently it wasn’t going to have any to begin with. According to a report from ...
2019-07-16 08:17

Met officers filmed pinning down man apparently having a seizure Footage shows man repeatedly saying ‘I can’t breathe’ during incident in Poplar, east LondonThree Metropolitan police officers have been filmed pinning a man down while he appeared to have a seizure.The Met said it had referred the incident, which to...
2019-07-10 15:51

Ford's Apparently About to Debut Its New Small Truck We speculated in January that Ford might be cooking up a truck smaller than the Ranger. Now, a Ford spokesman has confirmed they will show something this week, alongside a separate report that Ford is making a Bronco pickup to battle the Jeep Gladiat...
2019-07-16 20:17

The new Candyman movie will apparently be about "toxic fandom" Horror fans have been questioning what the new Candyman movie—produced by Jordan Peele through his MonkeyPaw studio and directed by Nia DaCosta—could be about now that Chicago’s infamous Cabrini-Green housing projects (the setting for the original 19...
2019-06-09 21:34

Madonna's Eurovision video apparently doctored-up An official YouTube video has emerged with the Queen of Pop singing her song "Like a Prayer" as she appeared at the Eurovision Song Contest finale on Saturday. The soundtrack in the clip, however, is audibly different....
2019-05-21 22:17

Samsung Galaxy Fold has apparently been fixed After months of delays Samsung might finally be ready to release the Galaxy Fold, as the handset has supposedly now been redesigned, hopefully fixing the issues it faced.That’s according to ‘people familiar with the matter’, spea...
2019-07-03 13:00

Huawei apparently still has no viable Android alternative For months now, Huawei has been giving off some pretty, shall we say, mixed signals about what it might do should its standoff with the US become permanent and the company remains cut off from doing business with key vendors like Google. Which means,...
2019-07-20 09:51

Top equestrian apparently kills self after lifetime ban over misconduct A decorated California equestrian died in an apparent suicide — just months after he was permanently banned from the sport over allegations of child sex abuse, according to a report. Robert Gage, who was a three-time World Cup Grand Prix champi...
2019-06-15 04:17

Kristen Stewart talks to ghosts, apparently We all have our own theories about the afterlife—even on our own staff, some of us swear we’ve lived in straight-up haunted houses while others call that out as absolute bunk. Turns out Kristen Stewart would back that former group. In a new interview...
2019-08-06 22:00

The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary The NFL this morning approved a rule change that could potentially allow coaches to challenge pass interference calls and non-calls in the last two minutes of a half or game. As with most tweaks to the league’s rulebook, this one’s likely going to cr...
2019-05-23 08:00

Costco sells $400,000 rings, apparently, and somebody actually bought one We can only imagine how this shopping trip went off: a 24-pack of paper towels, a box of LaCroix, the usual multitude of granola bars, and oh yeah, how about that ring that costs more than the price of some houses?...
2019-06-04 23:17

Here's a First Comic-Con Exclusive Clip for Rick and Morty Season 4 The first look at Rick and Morty season 4 is here. During its panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon released an exclusive clip for the upcoming fourth season,......
2019-07-20 04:51

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this country.”...
2019-06-02 18:17

New Game From Rick & Morty's Co-Creator Isn't As Funny As I Hoped Trover Saves the Universe is my favorite sort of virtual reality game. It’s bright, colorful and weird. It stars me, as a silent seated presence, guiding titular hero Trover in third-person. It can even be played without a virtual reality headset. Th...
2019-06-05 02:51

Rick Pitino leaving Greece with hope of one more NBA chance Rick Pitino is eyeing a return to the NBA. The Hall of Fame coach intends to pursue a job in the NBA, according to ESPN, whether it be coaching, player personnel or an advisory role. Pitino released a statement on Twitter Friday morning, announcing t...
2019-06-21 21:51

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder named Harvard fellow LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan governor who’s been criticized for his administration’s role in the Flint water crisis is headed to Harvard University to teach and study subjects related to state and local government. Harvard̵...
2019-07-01 06:17

Rick Steves: Castles and cobbles in the Bavarian Alps The romantic region's most popular sights include the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle and the wood-carving capital of Oberammergau.        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Slayer Livery Too Metal For Rick Ware Racing We were amped up to hear that Rick Ware Racing was going have its #54 car driven by J.J. Yeley liveried to promote the band’s final tour to tonight’s NASCAR Cup race in Bristol, Tennessee but today it seems like that idea has been shredded....
2019-08-17 22:00

Kid Rock apparently divorced Pamela Anderson because of Borat Borat was inescapable following its release in 2006, beloved by critics and audiences alike. With humble origins as a Da Ali G Show spinoff, Borat was an unexpected sensation, earning $262 million against a modest $18 million budget and worming its w...
2019-05-31 22:17

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigated for his in...
2019-06-05 20:17

Mark Zuckerberg apparently tried to buy Panic, the creator of Playdate Buried in Edge Magazine's exclusive feature on Playdate, is an interesting revelation. Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg once expressed interest in buying Panic, the developers behind the new handheld, hand-cranked console. Perhaps even more intriguin...
2019-05-25 02:00

A Small Update on the New RoboCop Movie, Which Is Apparently Still Happening Last year, we got news that Neil Blomkamp, possibly as penance from the universe for not getting to make that Alien movie he was really hype for, was working on RoboCop Returns, a direct followup to the original 1987 film. Now, we’ve got an update th...
2019-07-01 06:17

Good God, Disney's Apparently Considering a Sequel to Its Aladdin Remake James Wan adds another movie to his endless list of production credits. Marlon Wayans wants in on a Plastic Man DC movie, should it ever happen. Zack Snyder shows off a nice camera and some corpses for his Netflix zombie movie. Plus, set pictures fro...
2019-08-13 19:51

Cop apparently kills himself, the eighth NYPD suicide this year An off-duty Bronx cop apparently killed himself Tuesday morning in Yonkers, the eighth NYPD cop to die by suicide this year, officials told The Post. The 35-year-old officer, who worked in the Bronx, died of self-inflicted injuries around 3 a.m. in Y...
2019-08-13 17:51

Alligators in Florida have apparently learned to climb fences Run for your lives! Alligators can now climb fences. An alligator was witnessed scaling a chain-link fence at a Naval air station in Jacksonville, Florida, over the weekend, a report said. The gator was spotted by resident Christina Stewart, who post...
2019-08-20 09:00

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said....
2019-07-06 17:00

Rick Porcello Smashes Two TVs After Mildly Unpleasant First Inning, Ought To Maybe Chill Boston Red Sox starter Rick Porcello has had a rough season. His 5.55 earned run average entering Wednesday night’s start is a career-worst; his WHIP is the highest its been in going on four seasons in Boston; his strikeouts per nine innings are the ...
2019-08-01 05:34

Rick Reilly, Samosa Combine For Powerfully Dull Lede There’s nothing egregious in this Washington Post profile of Rick Reilly, but anyone who wants to find out what’s happened to the hacky-sportswriter-turned-hacky-Trump-writer needs to get past this first sentence:...
2019-06-13 01:34

Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens take top CFDA fashion awards NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Brandon Maxwell and Rick Owens have taken top honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. A slew of fashion luminaries and celebrities were on hand at the Brooklyn Museum Monday evening for the glitt...
2019-06-04 06:00

Daily on Energy: ‘That is so hypocritical’ — Rick Perry vs. Jay Inslee on natural gas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-03 22:00

In Greece, Rick Pitino slams fans for smoking at games Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players        ...
2019-05-30 20:00

Goth Designer Rick Owens Doesn't Follow Trends The glamour-meets-grunge creator, nominated for Menswear Designer of the Year at next week’s awards, sees the use of influencers as ‘kind of horrible and...kind of great.’...
2019-05-28 18:51

Rick and Morty Season 4 Guest Stars Announced, to Be More Serialised Rick and Morty creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon have announced four guest stars for the upcoming fourth season, which they say will also be more serialised than before. Also, future seasons of......
2019-07-18 09:17

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experie...
2019-05-31 00:34

How music guru Rick Rubin transformed from NYU rap brat to Zen master Back in his 1980s New York heyday, record producer Rick Rubin was an unapologetically bratty loudmouth. To those who saw him at the time, he’s barely recognizable in the new Showtime documentary “Shangri-La.” Named for Rubin’s recording studio above ...
2019-07-12 02:00

Rick Scott becomes latest senator to support 9/11 victim fund WASHINGTON – Sen. Rick Scott, the former Florida governor, is the latest lawmaker to co-sponsor the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill, The Post has learned. Scott will become the Senate bill’s 10th Republican to sign on and 43rd sponsor overal...
2019-06-18 19:34

Bernie Sanders Has a Badass Sword From Ross Perot, Apparently It seems Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders finally found a billionaire he likes: Texas tycoon Ross Perot, who died today. To memorialize him, Sanders tweeted out a photo of a gift Perot gave him to commemorate his advocacy for veterans of Desert Storm—a fr...
2019-07-10 05:34

Jeffrey Epstein apparently bought women’s panties while in jail Millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was able to buy two pairs of small women’s panties from a jail shop while serving time for sex offenses, according to bombshell new documents. The convict bought two pairs of size 5 female underwear from Pa...
2019-08-18 17:34

Elvis Presley ain't nothing but a hound dog (and a superspy, apparently) in new animated series Here’s an odd one: Sony Pictures has teamed up with Priscilla Presley and John Eddie for Agent King, an adult animated comedy where Elvis is both Elvis and a superspy with a jetpack. We have no idea who asked for this, but there’s hope: Mike Arnold, ...
2019-08-17 12:34

The new song from Stranger Things' Joe Keery is pretty good, because apparently he can do anything In the first season of Stranger Things, Joe Keery’s Steve Harrington started off as a lovable asshole but eventually just became lovable, and he’s become increasingly lovable in each season since then. Also, he did a funny video with Ben Schwartz a f...
2019-07-24 07:51

This is CNN? Network apparently recently glorified ICE detention center attacker The self-proclaimed Antifa militant who was killed Saturday by Washington state police as he attacked a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center was apparently glorified in a recent CNN original program....
2019-07-15 19:17

Sheriff: Arrest made in 3 apparently random shooting deaths NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 22-year-old Louisiana man has been arrested in connection with three apparently random shooting deaths in a New Orleans suburb. And authorities say those shootings may be linked to a fourth death. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph ...
2019-06-19 22:17

Teen apparently tweets from smart fridge after mom bans electronics How cool is this kid? A teenage Ariana Grande superfan with tens of thousands of Twitter followers had all of her electronics confiscated by her mother — so she turned to an Internet-connected “smart fridge” to send her notes. The girl, who tweets Gr...
2019-08-15 06:17

Austria: 3 women found dead in Vienna apparently starved Austrian police say that a woman and her two daughters who were found dead at their Vienna apartment earlier this week appear to have starved to death....
2019-05-23 14:34

Inside Queen Elizabeth’s handbag and how she apparently uses it to send signals Queen Elizabeth II sported one of her beloved handbags — which is rumored to send secret signals to her staff — when she met President Trump on Monday prior to a lavish state banquet. The accessory, from the London designer Launer, is one of more tha...
2019-06-04 07:00

Andrew Luck's "Small Little Bone" Injury Is Apparently On The Move The saga of Andrew Luck’s strained calf has reached the point where it’s time to worry whether anyone knows just what the hell is going on. Colts owner Jim Irsay identified a “small little bone” in Luck’s left leg as the source of the quarterback’s o...
2019-08-14 11:51

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name Apparently To Evade US Sanctions: Report While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and......
2019-08-17 05:00

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
2019-06-13 19:34

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry fell for an old-school Instagram hoax You know, in many respects, I admire former Texas Governor Rick Perry. He’s accomplished so much, despite clearly being an absolute fucking moron that, in Europe, wouldn’t be trusted with a pair of safety scissors. In the years after landing the top ...
2019-08-21 15:00

CNBC's full interview with Sec. Rick Perry on rising tensions with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about oil markets amid brewing turmoil in the Middle East after tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-15 02:34

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic concert 'in an abundance of caution' Rick Springfield has canceled his upcoming concert in the Dominican Republic "in an abundance of caution" and "well-being" for his fans, band and crew. ...
2019-07-02 09:17

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: US modernizing nuclear arsenal 'as we speak' Energy Secretary Rick Perry called the American nuclear arsenal the most developed and modern in the world, during an interview Monday with Fox News....
2019-07-23 07:51

Warriors legend Rick Barry baffled by Kevin Durant’s departure Rick Barry would like an explanation. Not because the Warriors legend is mad at Kevin Durant for leaving Golden State for the Brooklyn Nets, but because he’s confused as to why Durant would want to play anywhere else. “For whatever reason...
2019-07-03 19:00

Michael Flynn and Rick Gates Subpoenaed to Testify by House Committee The subpoenas are tied to the Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. politics and whether foreign interests could influence Mr. Trump, his family or associates....
2019-06-13 17:17

Energy Secretary Rick Perry talks LNG exports, climate change, and more Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of global energy including LNG exports, the nuclear technology available around the world, the climate change debate and more....
2019-07-31 17:51

Rick Fox Accuses Fellow Esports Organization Investor Of Trying To 'Engineer A Firesale' In a new interview with The Richard Lewis Show, Rick Fox accused fellow Team Echo Fox investor Amit Raizada of being a “bully,” “self-dealing,” and holding the company “hostage.”...
2019-07-31 18:51

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
2019-06-04 00:51

Teenage Engineering reveals pocket-sized 'Rick and Morty' synth From launching a record label to helping Panic with its crank-operated handheld game system, Teenage Engineering has had a busy spring. The company has at least one more project in the works. It's teaming up with Rick and Morty co-producer Justi...
2019-05-29 03:17

College scammer Rick Singer lied about serving on admissions committees Not only did he fabricate the credentials of college applicants — he faked his own, too. College admissions guru William “Rick” Singer was a con man so brazen that he lied under oath about serving on admissions committees at a handful of school...
2019-05-27 21:34

Customers Being Wrongly Detained for 'Stolen' Rental Cars Is Apparently a Thing Quite a few of you probably have plans to travel and rent cars this summer, so listen up: There have been various cases where rental car companies like Hertz have mistakenly reported their cars as missing and then getting unsuspecting customers arres...
2019-05-25 00:51

Nintendo Is Apparently Giving New Switch Owners a Free Upgrade to Version 2 Is there anything worse than buying something only to see the company release a new and improved version just a few weeks later? Nintendo feels your pain, and if you purchased a Switch, the original version, after July 17, the company will let you sw...
2019-08-17 03:34

Marvel apparently rejected an Art Spiegelman essay about fascism because of a Trump reference In an essay for The Guardian that went up this weekend, Maus creator Art Spiegelman dives into the so-called golden age of comics that occurred (depending on who you ask) at some point between the late-1930s and the mid-1950s, with him specifically f...
2019-08-19 01:34

Apparently Dave Bautista doesn't need 2 action comedies in a single year The Guardians Of The Galaxy series has allowed Dave Bautista to transition into a pretty solid career as a both a funny guy in action movies and an action guy in funny movies, but apparently there’s only so much of that attitude that the movie-going ...
2019-07-11 21:34

Philly Is the City of Brotherly Love Unless Your Brother Drives an Orange Car Apparently Now, I know nothing here is close to the sorts of discrimination people suffer every day based on their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or whatever, but this is still absolutely maddening and completely inane. Here’s the deal: there’s a m...
2019-06-08 07:17

Chip, Dale, your whole damn childhood apparently coming to the DuckTales reboot Real quick, let’s get this out of the way up top: How the fuck did the universe conspire to somehow get us to write not just one, but two separate Newswire stories about Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Rescue Rangers in the summer of 20-goddamn-19? Are we trapped in...
2019-07-20 04:51

NFL star Adrian Peterson made close to $100 million but apparently can't pay his debts The Washington Redskins running back is fighting creditors in court over a $5.2 million loan. Here's what the pros tend to get wrong about managing their finances....
2019-07-31 17:51

NASA’s TESS exoplanet hunter is apparently also good at spotting supernovas NASA’s TESS (which stands for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) is built to spot undetected planets orbiting distant stars. I mean, it’s right there in the name, so you can imagine it’s a rather specialized piece of equipment. ...
2019-07-18 08:34

Terry McAuliffe's 'Definitive Account' of Charlottesville Is Apparently Filled With Errors Terry McAuliffe’s new book, “Beyond Charlottesville: Taking a Stand Against White Nationalism,” touts itself as “the definitive account of an infamous chapter in our history.” But according to The Daily Progress, a newspaper covering the Charlottesvi...
2019-08-12 20:51

MoviePass Apparently Left 58,000 Customer Records Exposed on a Public Server Ticketing app and ongoing shitshow MoviePass has been burning through whatever could possibly remain of its finances at an incredible rate—when last the imploding startup was in the news, it was because it reportedly tried to prevent users from actua...
2019-08-21 09:00

Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren are apparently back in Fast And Furious 9 It’s time for another update from the set of Fast And Furious 9 from Vin Diesel, just a few weeks after he, Tyrese Gibson, and Michelle Rodriguez put on a big show to let everyone know how much happier they are without a certain ex-wrestler hogging t...
2019-07-09 01:17

Rick Pitino driven crazy by Greek fans smoking at games: ‘Awful’ ATHENS, Greece — Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players. “It’s extremely self-centered and selfish of p...
2019-05-30 22:00

Showtime’s Extremely Authorized Rick Rubin Docuseries Shangri-La Is Flawed But Sublime You don’t have to be a rap snob to appreciate Rick Rubin, the super producer and Beastie Boys impresario who dreamed up the game-changing Def Jam label as an NYU undergrad in the mid-1980s. Along with shepherding such hip-hop pioneers as Public...
2019-07-10 03:34

2019 CFDA Awards winners: Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens take top honors Maxwell and Owens took top honors at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards Monday night.        ...
2019-06-04 15:34

Rick Steves' guide to driving in Europe: Conquer your fear of the roundabout Public transportation in Europe is great but sometimes, a rental car is the best – and, sometimes, only – way to get off the beaten path.       ...
2019-06-11 20:51

Apparently, Replicating the Star Wars Wipe in Jedi: Fallen Order Was a Nightmare Developing a complicated, high-tech action game with robust physics, stunning graphics, and a lore-accurate Star Wars story? Oh, that’s tricky, but doable. Getting those wipe transitions correct? Dear Lord. Read more......
2019-06-09 22:51

South Korean Overwatch League Broadcast Apparently Omits Pride Day Festivities If you tuned into the Overwatch League’s Friday games, you probably saw dozens of esports fans decked out in rainbow garb or flashing LGBTQ-themed signs as soon as the camera turned their way. It was Pride Day for the Overwatch League—a day that Over...
2019-06-10 21:00

Bill Clinton apparently pitched Succession storylines to the show's Nicholas Braun There’s not a weak cast member on HBO’s excellent Succession, but the very tall Nicholas Braun made an indelible impression as Cousin Greg, a bumbling, aimless twentysomething who latches onto the wealth and power of his distant relatives. Braun swun...
2019-08-03 01:34

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
2019-06-01 05:00

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
2019-07-01 16:34

Rick Steves: Slovakia’s capital is the fastest-changing city in Europe (in a good way) Bratislava's compact old town bursts with colorfully restored facades, lively outdoor cafés and swanky boutiques.       ...
2019-07-03 06:17

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee says Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ dooms the nation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-04 18:00

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic performance amid travel safety concerns Rick Springfield pulled the plug on a show in the Dominican Republic for safety reasons after several U.S. tourists have died while vacationing there.       ...
2019-07-04 19:17

Tapas 101: Rick Steves' guide to eating adventurously, authentically and affordably in Spain Opt for tapas in Spain and you'll be rewarded with bite-size punches of flavor, a reasonable bill, and the unrelenting energy of the locals.       ...
2019-06-17 20:51

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Apparently Made Up A Bizarre Story About Kobe Bryant And Heath Ledger I know we already wrote about ESPN’s delightfully detailed account of the Lakers’ deep-seated institutional rot, but this phony story GM Rob Pelinka invented about Kobe Bryant and Heath Ledger is too good not to call specific attention to....
2019-05-29 03:34

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard apparently 'funny as s--t,' likened to Vince Vaughn Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard is the NBA’s silent assassin. He says very few words and lets his talking be done on the basketball court instead of in front of the microphone....
2019-06-10 16:00

When This Little Boy Was Being Bullied, His Parents Transferred Him To Another School Where They Apparently Thought Kids Would Magically Be Nicer For Some Reason While there’s nothing inherently wrong with indulging in a little wishful thinking, there’s a fine line between being optimistic and being delusional, and people often fail to realize when they’ve crossed that line. Point in case: When this little bo...
2019-06-19 06:51

Man Working on His Jeep Died After the Vehicle Apparently Fell Off Jacks During California Earthquake: Police A Nevada man working on his late-1940s Willys CJ-2A died after the vehicle fell off jacks during an earthquake earlier this month, local police believe. This may be the first reported casualty resulting from one of two major earthquakes that hit the ...
2019-07-11 12:17

House Dems subpoena Corey Lewandowski, Rick Dearborn in ongoing Trump obstruction probe The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former top White House aide Rick Dearborn for details about their knowledge of potential obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump.The sub...
2019-08-17 00:34

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interfer...
2019-06-13 17:51

Rick and Morty's Cast and Crew Shared Clips and a Teeny Bit of Season 4 News at Their SDCC Panel We’ve learned precious little about season four of Rick and Morty, other than its November premiere date, those two very recent image glimpses, and that its planning involved a hell of a lot of Post-It notes. But at yesterday’s San Diego Comic-Con pa...
2019-07-20 23:17

Boxing News at Five: Taylor wants Serrano or Persoon rematch next, Khan showing shades of Mayweather – apparently Katie Taylor has a couple of options in mind for later this year, and Clarence 'Bones' Adams is impressed by Amir Khan's work ethic The post Boxing News at Five: Taylor wants Serrano or Persoon rematch next, Khan showing shades of Mayweather – appare...
2019-07-11 06:51

The Queen apparently favors Prince George and leaves presents at the foot of his bed when he visits the Buckingham Palace Ranald Mackechnie/Royal Mail/Getty Images A royal insider told the Daily Mail that the Queen apparently favors Prince George, who turns 6-years-old tomorrow, and leaves presents at the foot of his bed when he visits Buckingham Palace. George, who is...
2019-07-22 10:51

Rick And Morty adds Paul Giamatti, Sam Neill, Taika Waititi, and Kathleen Turner to its upcoming season As one of the most rapidly ascendant animated series in recent memory, Rick And Morty has never had much trouble attracting high-quality guest star talent; even in its first year on the air, Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s sci-fi opus was pulling in ...
2019-07-18 03:51

Report: Rick Fox's Esports Organization Plans To Sell League Of Legends Slot To Rams, Arsenal Owner Former LA Laker Rick Fox’s esports organization Team Echo Fox plans to sell its slot in the North American League of Legends Championship Series to Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke, according to a new report by ESPN....
2019-07-24 06:17

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
2019-06-19 21:00

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2019-05-23 18:34

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
2019-05-31 01:17

The Rangers Are Apparently Keen To Sign Artemi Panarin's Twin Brother, "Lefty" Panarin Artemi Panarin is the hottest forward on the free agent market. The 27-year-old is such a vibrant scorer that the Blue Jackets forewent the sizable trade bounty he would have pulled in at the deadline, even knowing he was on his way out this summer, ...
2019-06-29 00:17

Apple has apparently decided to make Apple TV+ the anti-Netflix So many times in tech and even general business journalism, the tendency is to pit a new thing against its closest rival. To measure everything as a kind of tit-for-tat, binary comparison in which one company, product or service wins, and the other d...
2019-07-02 02:00

Disney executives apparently worried Jojo Rabbit's anti-Nazi message is too edgy for Disney fans Thanks to the massive success of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi has become a beloved entity at Marvel, which recently signed the filmmaker to direct the follow-up, Thor: Love And Thunder. Waititi’s next film, however, has reportedly become something o...
2019-08-14 02:17

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses need to know about the basics of wallets, exchanges, and the next directions in this expanding ecosystem...
2019-06-19 03:00

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Face U.K. Ban A British regulator proposed a ban on selling derivatives based on bitcoin and other digital currencies to individual investors, calling these products “unsuitable investments” for nonprofessionals....
2019-07-04 17:00

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official ...
2019-06-08 05:17

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency 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....
2019-06-14 00:34

You can now buy shares in this brewery using cryptocurrency Paying for coffee with Bitcoin is a common trope in the cryptocurrency industry, but what about beer? More specifically, what about buying shares of a beer company with Bitcoin? The edgy Scotland-based brewery BrewDog announced yesterday that it’s ex...
2019-07-05 11:17

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...
2019-06-18 17:51

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says crypto-assets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on financial instruments linked to digital cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, warning that such products co...
2019-07-03 15:00

Tech Tips: Cryptocurrency Business One major tech giant is trying to get into the cryptocurrency business, News 4 Tucson’s Quincey Hobbs takes a closer look on how it works. Learn more in the video below....
2019-07-06 05:00

The Cryptocurrency That's Leading the Pack in 2019 Our Cryptocurrency analysis showed subscribers a bullish Elliott Wave trade set-up on Cardano's price chart, namely: A third wave. See it for yourself....
2019-05-22 01:17

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest banks and stock exchanges....
2019-08-20 14:00

Cryptocurrency Is "Not Money", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was "not money" and warning that those wishing to join the trade would have to abide by banking regulations....
2019-07-12 12:17

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...
2019-07-05 01:17

It sure looks like Apple is gearing up for more cryptocurrency apps At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) the company is set to announce the release of “CryptoKit;” a cryptography-oriented tool kit for Apple developers. While the iPhone-maker avoids mentioning the magical words ‘blockchain’ and ...
2019-06-05 23:17

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this month according to a new report from The Information.Last year, the company appointed former PayPal ex...
2019-06-07 00:17

The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died, claiming he was the only one who could access its wallets. Wallets that should've st...
2019-06-05 15:00

Mastercard is assembling its own cryptocurrency team Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard, which is partnered with Facebook on its Libra cryptocurrency announced in June, is now putting together its own cryptocurrency team. “Do you have th...
2019-08-18 11:00

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family’s savings had been devastated by the nation’s hyperinflation, lim...
2019-05-23 01:51

Facebook is already awash with fraudulent ads about its own cryptocurrency Facebook revealed its cryptocurrency plans just a month ago, and already it's the subject of a wave of fraudulent ads. As The Washington Post reports, around a dozen fake accounts, pages and groups have appeared on Facebook and Instagram, presen...
2019-07-23 13:51

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
2019-06-19 20:51

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Calibra digital wallet, coming to Messenger and What...
2019-06-18 13:34

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18) &...
2019-06-18 23:51

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...
2019-07-16 10:51

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The social network is reportedly planning a big push th...
2019-06-06 02:34

What’s a cryptocurrency exit scam and how do I spot one? Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Google ‘cryptocurrency’ and the likelihood is you’ll see ‘exit scam’ somewhere in the results. But, what ar...
2019-07-16 17:17

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...
2019-07-16 18:34

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
2019-07-22 19:34

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....
2019-06-14 04:34

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future of this digital finance. But what is Bitcoin all about?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderS...
2019-08-05 10:00

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it to pay your phone bill. AT&T just became the first big US wireless carrier to announce that its custom...
2019-05-25 07:00

Indian Panel Recommends Cryptocurrency Ban An Indian government panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies and a jail term of up to 10 years and heavy fines for anyone dealing in digital currencies....
2019-07-23 07:34

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hi...
2019-06-19 15:51

Tomi Lahren slams NFL's partnership with Jay-Z: 'Apparently the league doesn't hate America enough' The NFL and Jay-Z's entertainment and sports representation company Roc Nation are teaming up for events and activism. Tomi Lahren is not happy.        ...
2019-08-14 16:51

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception T...
2019-07-17 07:00

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday became the latest to blast “Libra,” the digital currency the social ...
2019-07-16 06:00

Cryptocurrency scammers conned Australians out of $14.8M in just 7 months Cryptocurrency investment scams in Australia cost victims a record $14.76 million between January and July this year. That’s according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The commission states that many of these fraudulent o...
2019-08-13 17:17

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested in Libra at this point: those looking to make a qui...
2019-07-23 20:51

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
2019-07-18 02:51

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....
2019-07-18 01:00

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...
2019-07-12 04:51

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to improve the country’s deepening criss exacerbated by US sanctions. The new measures were announced this w...
2019-07-03 13:51

5 charged in connection with $2.7M Australian cryptocurrency scam Australian police have charged five people in connection with a protracted cold call cryptocurrency investment scam that tricked more than 100 victims into losing $2.7 million. The scam, which operated from Australia‘s Gold Coast, was busted as part ...
2019-08-08 15:00

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.       ...
2019-07-04 02:00

Judge allows suit against AT&T after $24 million cryptocurrency theft Enlarge / An AT&T store in New Jersey. (credit: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) When Michael Terpin's smartphone suddenly stopped working in June 2017, he knew it wasn't a good sign. He called his cellular provider, AT&...
2019-07-23 22:51

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 ...
2019-07-08 17:00

Goldman Sachs might launch its own ‘cryptocurrency’ – just like JP Morgan American banking giant Goldman Sachs might be following in the footsteps of its competitor JP Morgan. The bank is considering launching its own cryptocurrency. In an interview with French financial newspaper Les Echos today, Goldman Sachs CEO David S...
2019-06-28 16:34

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosin...
2019-05-24 19:00

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
2019-06-18 22:51

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions t...
2019-06-08 22:34

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....
2019-06-18 17:17

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set to rub cryptocurrency purists the wrong way. In a whopping 5,800-word paper published earlier today, ...
2019-06-20 15:17

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
2019-06-20 03:17

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)   ...
2019-06-19 03:00

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track of their blockchain transactions. In an announcement released yesterday, PwC says the addition will be...
2019-06-20 15:17

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance 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....
2019-06-18 21:17

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
2019-06-27 19:00

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic plan....
2019-06-18 13:34

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....
2019-06-18 12:17

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly though, security researchers have uncovered a new malware family that’s attacking hardware to get it to ...
2019-06-04 16:00

Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO An Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) failed to meet its minimum expectations last month. Blockport’s STO failed to reach its soft cap of €1...
2019-06-04 16:00

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security sy...
2019-06-13 23:17

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin to give briefing on cryptocurrency on Monday U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will give a briefing on cryptocurrency at 2:00 pm ET (1800 GMT) on Monday from the White House briefing room, a White House official said....
2019-07-15 20:51

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....
2019-07-12 21:00

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
2019-06-14 02:34

Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit, followed by Ethereum and Monero Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit with an average of 3,600 comments about the digital currency being posted every day. On the other hand, Ethereum and Monero are the protagonists of 500 and 380 daily comments respectively. That’s a...
2019-06-11 15:00

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...
2019-07-11 04:51

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....
2019-06-19 14:34

UN: North Korean cryptocurrency hackers have earned up to $2 billion so far The financial impact of North Korea‘s hacking and cryptocurrency exploits could be much larger than first thought. According to a UN report, seen by CNN, North Korea could have earned up to $2 billion by hacking overseas financial institutions and cr...
2019-08-06 11:00

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies.Remixpoint, which runs the Bitp...
2019-07-12 17:17

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy...
2019-06-19 03:00

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that wou...
2019-06-06 17:17

House chairwoman wants Facebook to pause work on its cryptocurrency You knew Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency would come under scrutiny as soon as it became official, and the US government isn't wasting any time. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters has issued a statement calling on F...
2019-06-19 03:00

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malwar...
2019-06-06 17:17

UK drafts collaborative plan to crack down on cryptocurrency crime The UK government is seeking to crack down on the use of crypto assets for money laundering or other illicit activities. To do so, the government has published the Economic Crime Plan, agreed between the Chancellor Philip Hammond, Home Secretary Saji...
2019-07-15 21:17

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....
2019-07-17 19:51

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.Read More...
2019-07-17 13:51

Coinbase lets you copy its top cryptocurrency traders with new tool Coinbase has today launched a tool that enables users to see information based on the activity of its top traders.  As part of the new launch, customers will see the anonymized data of the top 10 percent of users and can use the information to create...
2019-07-18 11:51

Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptocurrencies. The perp, 31-year old Eliyahu Gigi from Tel Aviv, reportedly stole Bitcoin, Ethereum, and ...
2019-07-18 11:51

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearin...
2019-07-16 23:51

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....
2019-06-18 13:17

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regulators around the world and U.S. lawmakers have questioned the plan....
2019-07-16 18:34

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 18:17

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....
2019-06-18 11:34

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 ...
2019-07-16 15:34

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda ...
2019-07-16 15:17

U.S. 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....
2019-07-16 12:17

Facebook Confronts Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
2019-07-16 02:17

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group of Venezuelans submitted a lawsuit claiming they we...
2019-07-16 14:00

Facebook Faces Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
2019-07-15 22:51

Mnuchin says Facebook cryptocurrency needs safeguards against money laundering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Monday voiced serious concern that Facebook Inc's proposed Libra cryptocurrency could be misused for money laundering, adding to the growing regulatory skepticism of the social media company's digital asset p...
2019-07-15 22:00

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
2019-07-17 21:17

Fugitive U.S. tech guru: Cryptocurrency is next Cuban revolution On the run from U.S. tax authorities, tech guru John McAfee puffs a cigar aboard his towering white yacht in a Havana harbor and says he can help Cuba evade the U.S. government too - by launching a cryptocurrency that defeats a U.S. trade embargo....
2019-07-05 23:00

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Commi...
2019-06-20 09:51

Facebook reportedly courting help from Winklevoss twins for its cryptocurrency As Facebook continues to poke around at the possibility of creating its own digital currency, it's created the possibility for the unlikeliest of reunions. According to the Financial Times, the social networking giant has held talks with the Win...
2019-05-25 02:00

Bullish Brits lost $34M to cryptocurrency scams last year British investors lost £27 million ($34.38 million) to cryptocurrency scams over the last financial year, according to one of the UK’s financial regulators. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reports that between April 1, 2018 and April 1, 2019 th...
2019-05-21 15:17

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...
2019-07-03 21:17

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
2019-06-28 01:34

Coinbase and Barclays split up – but the cryptocurrency exchange already has a new banking bae Just days after Coinbase announced the removal of support for Zcash for UK customers, reports suggest the cryptocurrency exchange is parting ways with banking mainstay Barclays. Sources familiar with the matter told CoinDesk that Barclays is no longe...
2019-08-14 11:51

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...
2019-07-03 14:17

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on your answer!...
2019-06-30 15:01

France creating G7 cryptocurrency taskforce, says central banker France will set up a G7 taskforce on "stable coin" projects, including Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, that will be led by European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure, France's central bank Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on F...
2019-06-21 11:34

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Brazil’s Central Bank. The scammers claimed to offer c...
2019-05-22 12:00

$200M cryptocurrency mixing operation dismantled by Eurocops A cryptocurrency mixing service that turned over $200 million worth of Bitcoin has been shut down following an investigation led by authorities from a number of European nations. The Dutch anti-fraud agency (FIOD) and Public Prosecution Service annou...
2019-05-23 13:00

Facebook Said to Be Coming For Your Wallet With Its 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency in 2020 Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg is a man with a cryptocurrency plan. According to a BBC News report, Facebook plans to launch its highly anticipated cryptocurrency in about a dozen countries as early as Q1 2020, with possible testing to begin at the end ...
2019-05-24 17:00

Monero security flaw could’ve seen XMR stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges Privacy-focused altcoin Monero has suddenly disclosed nine security vulnerabilities — including one that could have allowed hackers to steal XMR from cryptocurrency exchanges. Until March, rogue Monero miners were hypothetically able to create “speci...
2019-07-05 01:51

Facebook will reportedly launch cryptocurrency 'GlobalCoin' in 2020 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook is reportedly developing a digital payments system that will be rolled out in several countries by the first quarter of 2020. The BBC reported the company has been holding meetings with trading firms and officia...
2019-05-26 01:17

Binance offering up to $290,000 bounty to catch cryptocurrency KYC extortionist It’s never a dull day in the world of cryptocurrency, and today is no different. Over the past few hours an unknown individual has been terrorizing cryptocurrency exchange Binance and its users by attempting to extort 300 Bitcoin (nearly $3.5 million...
2019-08-07 14:34

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocurrency, officially unveiled on Tuesday, heralds the rise of the corporation-government, potentially sh...
2019-06-19 18:17

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any further. In February last year, news surfaced that Rabobank was working on a cryptocurrency service – ca...
2019-05-23 17:00

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' cryptocurrency in 2020 Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decisionFacebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, allowing users to make digital payments in a dozen countries.The currency, dubbed GlobalCoin, would ena...
2019-05-24 09:51

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....
2019-06-28 15:34

U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
2019-06-19 22:00

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and regulators....
2019-08-21 11:00

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mushrooming of cryptocurrencies almost invariably iss...
2019-07-22 19:51

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or two ahead in dealing with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been a legal form of payment there since 2017 ...
2019-07-18 11:51

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked le...
2019-07-19 19:34

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange CGEX to shut down before its first birthday Malta-based CGEX, a cryptocurrency exchange launched by South Korea’s Coinone in October last year, will cease operating in a few weeks. An announcement posted last week specified that the exchange would cease operating on Sept. 18 at 2:50 UTC. Follo...
2019-08-20 00:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. charges ex-CEO of cryptocurrency company Longfin with $66 million fraud U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday the former chief executive of Longfin Corp has been indicted for engineering an accounting fraud that inflated the revenue of the now-defunct cryptocurrency company by more than $66 million....
2019-06-06 01:17

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....
2019-06-18 12:17

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global domination•All you need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrencyFacebook has announced a digital currency ...
2019-06-18 14:34

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 21:01

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are “currently investigating potential anti-competiti...
2019-08-21 10:34

Cryptocurrency fraudsters beg courts to return their luxury items, judge says no Two cryptocurrency fraudsters in Canada are asking the courts to give their stuff back claiming the order to seize their assets had been granted improperly. The court isn’t buying it, and has dismissed their appeal, local news reports. Lisa Angela Ch...
2019-08-20 11:00

Game of Thrones’ Bronn becomes Master of VeganCoin cryptocurrency (we shit you not) Before you read this, beware there might be Game of Thrones spoilers in this piece. The actor that played one of the more Machiavellian characters in the HBO series, Game of Thrones, is joining the advisory board of a vegan lifestyle oriented cryptoc...
2019-05-21 16:34

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook’s reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Libra....
2019-06-18 12:17

5 bite-size Bitcoin factoids to beef up your cryptocurrency knowledge Bitcoin celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. The cryptocurrency is technological feat and while its inner workings are often difficult to understand, or explain, there are a few interesting facts every enthusiast should know. We’ve rounded...
2019-05-24 19:00

15 nations are reportedly banding together to monitor suspect cryptocurrency transfers Some 15 countries, including Australia and Singapore, are reportedly banding together to create a data collection and sharing system on individuals carrying out cryptocurrency transactions. According to Nikkei, the common goal would be to prevent fun...
2019-08-09 15:34

Texas regulator goes after cryptocurrency firm promising 900% returns in 2 weeks Regulators in Texas have filed a cease and desist order against a New York-based cryptocurrency business promising a 900-percent return on investment in just two weeks. Forex and Bitcoin Trader, which was advertising on Craiglist Dallas, reportedly d...
2019-08-09 15:34

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media...
2019-06-01 15:00

CipherTrace: Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019 Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019, according to a report by cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace.Read More...
2019-08-12 18:51

Global cryptocurrency task force closes in on sophisticated tax cheats A global sweep of cryptocurrency tax avoidance schemes is imminent, with the number of active lines of inquiry set to nearly double – or so says a coalition of money laundering investigators from the US, Australia, Britain, Canada, and the Netherland...
2019-06-06 17:17

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
2019-05-29 12:51

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
2019-08-06 11:34

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the later part of 2019....
2019-05-24 23:51

Warren Buffett's charity lunch with cryptocurrency entrepreneur postponed Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun has postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett due to ill health, according to a tweet from Sun's TRON Foundation....
2019-07-23 10:17

Europol is developing a ‘game’ to teach officers how to trace cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime fighters are about to have a lot more fun after Europol has revealed its developing a game to help law enforcers learn how to trace and investigate illicit uses of digital currencies. Europol declared its intentions to help autho...
2019-06-14 17:17

Barclays no longer banking Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
2019-08-14 12:51

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal...
2019-06-14 20:51

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, ...
2019-08-10 05:34

Facebook stock sees a pop as investors anticipate its cryptocurrency announcement Facebook is expected to announce a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. Analysts anticipate it will open up new revenue streams outside advertising....
2019-06-17 22:51

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
2019-08-15 02:51

A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency feuds for curious Bitcoin newbies Feuding happens in almost every industry and thanks to social media, normies like me can sit back and watch the juicy fights unfold. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is no exception, with many of its figureheads involved in serious squabble...
2019-08-17 00:00

This cryptocurrency stealing malware was blocked more than 360,000 times over the past year As long as cryptocurrency has value, people will try to steal it. According to the latest figures from cybersecurity firm Avast, a cryptocurrency stealing malware has been blocked more than 360,000 times by its software. The malware, named Clipsa, is...
2019-08-06 20:34

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."...
2019-07-12 05:34

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...
2019-06-23 18:34

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....
2019-07-02 18:00

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
2019-07-09 15:34

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....
2019-07-16 13:34

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...
2019-06-18 21:51

REFILE-U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
2019-06-20 00:17

India addresses cryptocurrency scam wave with new police training course High-ranking police officers in India will receive cryptocurrency training to help with investigations involving digital currency. The country’s national police academy – the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVP NPA) – has launched a...
2019-07-08 17:00

Facebook to testify its cryptocurrency will not go ahead without full government approval Facebook executive David Marcus says he agrees with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell that the Libra digital currency needs a patient and thorough review process....
2019-07-15 21:01

Crypto Briefing launches Simetri research for cryptocurrency investors  Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri for crypto investors.Read More...
2019-07-09 15:34

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money....
2019-06-21 17:34

eToro adds 5 Ethereum tokens to its cryptocurrency wallet – plans to add 115 more  eToroX, the specialized blockchain division of social trading platform eToro, has announced the launch of the first five of 120 ERC-20 tokens that will be added to its on-chain wallet.  ERC-20 tokens are designed and used solely on the Ethereum plat...
2019-07-02 14:00

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy...
2019-06-19 03:51

Winkevoss twins consider joining Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ despite beef with Zuckerberg The Winklevoss brothers, co-founders of cryptocurrency exchange Gemini and renown for their well-documented legal battle with Facebook, are seemingly willing to ‘get into bed’ with the tech giant in an attempt to spread the adoption of digital curren...
2019-07-10 22:00

Japan cryptocurrency exchange loses $32 million of virtual money TOKYO — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy businesses, ap...
2019-07-12 11:34

Alarming and unnecessary: Facebook’s new cryptocurrency must be resisted | Charles Arthur The tech giant has big ambitions for its digital currency Libra. Privacy and regulation are just the start of the problemsHave you heard about Facebook’s new “cryptocurrency”, called Libra? Its basic pitch boils down to “we messed up your privacy and...
2019-06-20 12:34

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security, reports Bloomberg. In a White House briefing, Mnuchin mirrored president Trump‘s recently-found toug...
2019-07-16 14:00

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were 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...
2019-07-16 16:51

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.       ...
2019-06-18 20:51

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....
2019-07-17 20:51

The White Paper by Satoshi Nakamoto review – the future of cryptocurrency Bitcoin was radical and utopian, a way to avoid both government and big business. What happened?Eight years ago, Visa, Mastercard and PayPal, which together make up more than 97% of the global market for payment services, cut off funding to WikiLeaks...
2019-06-27 18:51

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....
2019-06-19 03:51

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday 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....
2019-07-17 16:51

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...
2019-06-27 18:51

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 ...
2019-06-18 20:34

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....
2019-07-16 21:00

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....
2019-06-18 21:51

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating...
2019-06-20 15:17

Messaging app Line is reportedly launching a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan soon Japanese messaging company Line Corp is reportedly gearing up to launch a cryptocurrency exchange,  The report comes just days after fellow tech giant Facebook announced the launch of Libra. According to Bloomberg, which cites people close to the mat...
2019-06-20 15:17

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their plans for a cryptocurrency mining facility hidden in...
2019-06-03 18:34

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....
2019-06-20 14:34

The head of security for cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase describes his biggest challenge Coinbase security chief Philip Martin explains, "Possession of a key is possession of your currency. What that means is that you can't revoke a cryptocurrency key, if that key is lost, compromised, there is no ability to get [the value] back."...
2019-08-19 10:00

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed t...
2019-05-31 15:00

FBI asks victims of bankrupt QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange to start snitching The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is stepping up its probe into defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. In an announcement yesterday, the FBI asked victims affected by the QuadrigaCX collapse to come forward and complete a questi...
2019-06-04 16:00

North Korea reportedly steals cryptocurrency to bankroll its nuclear program A confidential U.N. report obtained by Reuters reveals that North Korea has been employing a range of sophisticated cyberattacks in an effort to bankroll its development of weapons of mass destruction. According to the report, which was compiled by e...
2019-08-07 11:00

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...
2019-06-19 07:34

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....
2019-07-17 16:51

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered branch, a private bank in India, has been arrested for running a cryptocurrency scam in which he promised...
2019-07-03 13:51

Survey finds adults couldn’t care less about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook Libra’s potential to help cryptocurrency go mainstream has been touted in recent weeks, but recent survey results indicate otherwise.  According to a poll conducted by CivicScience, which looked into general interest and public concerns surr...
2019-07-24 18:34

Cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinbase suffer downtime as CloudFlare goes dark Major web host CloudFlare has suffered a technical mishap that sent multiple cryptocurrency services – including Coinbase – into unexpected downtime. Cryptocurrency services known to have been affected include Bitfinex, Coinbase, Coinbase Pro, CoinMa...
2019-07-02 19:51

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
2019-06-19 03:00

Canada relaxes rules for cryptocurrency exchanges despite ongoing QuadrigaCX saga Reassurance for Canadians: Cryptocurrency exchanges across the nation will now only have to report transfers of more than CA$10,000 ($7,663). It comes after the Canadian government relaxed some of its new anti-money laundering regulations following f...
2019-07-11 22:17

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash 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....
2019-06-19 03:00

Facebook exec reminds the world that the company won't control the cryptocurrency it just announced The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their finances....
2019-07-03 18:34

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, Visa, Uber, and PayPal are all backing the social media giant’s upcoming digital coin due to be unvei...
2019-06-14 12:51

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
2019-06-18 23:51

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...
2019-06-23 09:34

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to parliament on Monday, Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra and Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice...
2019-07-01 12:17

‘Bitcoin playboy’ given suspended jail sentence for cryptocurrency publicity stunt The “Bitcoin playboy” that made it rain money over one of Hong-Kong‘s poorest neighborhoods has been handed a suspended prison sentence for the stunt. Wong Ching-kit, also known as “Coin Young Master,” fessed up to the stunt and accepted charges for ...
2019-07-22 15:00

Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency is right to set alarm bells ringing |John Naughton The tech giant now seems to imagine itself a state. Its reach must not go unchallengedNow that Wimbledon is over, if you’re looking for something interesting to watch, can I suggest heading over to the video of last week’s interrogation by the US Sen...
2019-07-21 11:17

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking into whether BitMEX broke the rules by allowing Amer...
2019-07-19 19:34

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Af...
2019-06-13 23:17

Warren Buffett's charity lunch postponed after cryptocurrency promoter falls ill The cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett after falling ill with kidney stones, according to a statement from a foundation he backs....
2019-07-24 02:51

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....
2019-06-19 01:17

Bitpoint exchange loses $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in hot wallet hack Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has been hacked, resulting in the loss of $32 million worth of various digital currencies, Bloomberg reports. The majority of funds lost (approximately $23 million) belonged to customers, while the rest were ...
2019-07-12 15:51

Here are the executives leading Facebook's cryptocurrency project, reportedly coming this month There are now more than 100 people working on Facebook's blockchain project, and the company has job listings for more than 40 additional positions....
2019-06-06 18:51

A Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Just Lost $32 Million of Virtual Money (TOKYO) — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy busine...
2019-07-12 18:00

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...
2019-07-12 18:17

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rules and fund other illicit activities.Read more......
2019-07-16 00:17

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday,...
2019-07-24 11:00

Coinbase quietly kills its loss-making cryptocurrency investment packages Further to shutting down its cryptocurrency index fund, Coinbase has seemingly closed its “Bundle” now too. According to an update on its FAQ page, spotted by The Block, Coinbase Bundles “have been deprecated,” with all assets in the bundle being “re...
2019-07-19 10:34

Cryptocurrency hackers sneak malware into Oracle servers to mine Monero Security researchers have identified yet another cryptocurrency mining malware. This time it’s installing itself on enterprise application servers, and using a clever trick to remain hidden. If that wasn’t enough, the malware has already claimed its ...
2019-06-11 15:00

Dark web dealer made to forfeit millions in cryptocurrency gets 70 months in the slammer A drug dealer ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero, has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for distributing drugs including carfentanil and fentanyl. Sky Justin Gornik previously pled gui...
2019-08-20 18:00

Moonday Mornings: Elon Musk and John McAfee cryptocurrency scams are back It’s a new week, which means only one thing: it’s time for Hard Fork’s roundup of cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from over the weekend. Let’s get to it. 1. Security researchers from Trend Micro have uncovered a new type of cryptocurrency min...
2019-06-24 10:51

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recentl...
2019-05-24 05:34

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two apps on Google Play specifically designed to steal...
2019-05-23 13:00

Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) allege that the 33 year-old from Killara in New South Wales took advantage of his po...
2019-05-21 15:17

Moonday Morning: South Korea lost $2.3 billion to cryptocurrency crimes over last 2 years Welcome to Monday, and welcome to another Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s take a look. 1. Damage from cryptocurrency-related crimes in South Korea over the last two years is es...
2019-07-22 15:00

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time passwords (OTPs) and SMS-based two-factor authenti...
2019-06-17 22:17

‘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...
2019-06-17 22:17

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 12-page white paper to more than a dozen officials f......
2019-07-17 05:34

US couple must forfeit their cryptocurrency riches after being caught running dark web drug ring A California-based couple will have to forfeit their cryptocurrency riches after pleading guilty to running a dark web drug operation ring. Jabari Monson, 32, of Merced, California pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute controlled substances. Sau...
2019-08-07 14:34

Report: Cryptocurrency businesses must register with Czech regulator or face $560K fine Cryptocurrency companies operating in the Czech Republic will reportedly be subject to greater control by the government, a local newspaper says. According to Hospodářské Noviny, the country’s adoption of the European Union‘s (EU) 5th Anti-Money Laun...
2019-08-08 18:00

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...
2019-06-20 08:34

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....
2019-06-21 12:51

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, next year....
2019-07-16 19:51

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory oversight....
2019-07-16 19:34

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency....
2019-06-18 19:17

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laundering and consumer protection rules. That’s according to the country’s central bank governor who anno...
2019-06-21 20:00

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'...
2019-07-17 09:34

CNBC-shilled cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane pulls exit scam on 246K users Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane has reportedly pulled an exit scam and disappeared with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency belonging to its users, reports Forbes. Bitsane’s website, which reportedly boasted 246,000 registered us...
2019-06-28 13:51

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the state-issued cryptocurrency he’s so intent on pursuing.  “I hereby order that every branch of Banco de V...
2019-07-06 02:51

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services hearing about Libra, the social network's forthcoming cryptocurrency. Rep. Bill Huizenga used hi...
2019-07-18 05:00

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job....
2019-06-19 19:00

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoting vegan lifestyle choices and ethical food produc...
2019-05-22 03:34

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even astrologists. Less noticed was the fact that Facebo...
2019-07-02 01:17

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Modern Warfare....
2019-05-24 18:00

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with req...
2019-08-19 00:34

How to minimise scars caused by acne or injury Moisturising and massaging can speed up the healing process, but if you still find your scars distressing, a variety of treatments are available, advises a consultant dermatologistScars are one of the body’s ways of repairing itself. If skin is damag...
2019-08-19 02:00

Dina Asher-Smith finishes second in Birmingham to boost Qatar hopes • Winner Miller-Uibo will not compete in 200m in Doha• Johnson-Thompson impresses with third in long jumpThe biggest victories do not always come on pitch. Moments after Dina Asher-Smith finished second to Shaunae Miller-Uibo in a world-class 200m at...
2019-08-19 02:34

Sean McVay broke down plays on TV during a Rams game, and it was delightful Sean McVay hopped onto a headset with the NFL Network broadcast during the Los Angeles Rams' 14-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.       ...
2019-08-19 03:00

Hill rallies Saints to 19-17 victory over Chargers Taysom Hill had 191 yards of offense and directed three second-half scoring drives to help the New Orleans Saints rally for a 19-17 exhibition victory over the Los Angeles Chargers       ...
2019-08-19 03:00

Trump says he talked to Apple CEO Tim Cook about tariffs and Samsung Trump said Cook made a "good case" that it would be difficult for Apple to pay tariffs, when Samsung does not face the same hurdle because much of its manufacturing is in South Korea....
2019-08-19 03:00

Surprise! R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' shocks the box office, hits No. 1 with $21M Even with a R-rating, the tween comedy 'Good Boys' pushed 'Furious' spinoff 'Hobbs & Shaw' to second place and beat out 'The Angry Birds Movie 2.'        ...
2019-08-19 03:00

India reimposes some curbs in Kashmir as stone-throwing spreads Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
2019-08-19 03:34

The Secrets Behind Patrick Swayze's Most Memorable Roles So many of Patrick Swayze's roles have a certain adjective in common. He was the hunky dance instructor, the hunky bouncer, the hunky surfing bank robber, the hunky ghost, the hunky......
2019-08-19 04:00

The Saquon Barkley mistake Giants can’t make Don’t play Saquon Barkley. Pat Shurmur should have Barkley take a seat and wait for the regular-season opener against the Cowboys to play him. Barkley is the straw that stirs the Giants’ drink. The risk-reward isn’t worth taking him out of bubb...
2019-08-19 04:00

Hefty challenge stands between Yankees and playoff game changer The luxury of nestling within the friendly confines of The Bronx are all but over following the Yankees’ 8-4 defeat to the Indians on Sunday. For not only does the team with the AL’s best record face a daunting nine-game trip to the West Coast that f...
2019-08-19 04:00

Raiders give Antonio Brown ultimatum over helmet saga Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock told disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown it’s time to decide whether he’s “all in or all out” about playing this season after losing a fight with the NFL and NFLPA over his helmet. Ma...
2019-08-19 04:00

Tech giants despise politics? Hardly – they are in the thick of it and being called out | John Naughton Silicon Valley’s countercultural aura is gone now that Google develops AI for China and Palantir helps monitor immigrationIf there was one thing that united the founders of today’s tech giants in their early days it was contempt for politics, manifes...
2019-08-19 04:34

Madhya Pradesh Man Runs 100 Meters In 11 Seconds, Gets Government Support A man from Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh, has got government support after a video of him running barefoot for 100 metres in 11 seconds on the road went viral over the internet....
2019-08-19 06:00

"Ecofascism": Common Theme Shared By 2 Mass Murders A World Apart Before the slaughter of dozens of people in Christchurch, New Zealand and El Paso, Texas this year, the accused gunmen took pains to explain their fury, including their hatred of immigrants. The......
2019-08-19 07:34

| Lampard denied first win as Leicester hold Chelsea Frank Lampard is still waiting for his first win as Chelsea manager after Wilfred Ndidi gave Leicester a draw to spoil the Blues legend's homecoming....
2019-08-19 09:34

China's State Council calls for Shenzhen integration with Hong Kong, Macau China's State Council has called for greater development of the southern city of Shenzhen and the integration of its culture and economy with neighboring Hong Kong and Macau....
2019-08-19 11:00

Global Stocks Jump to Start the Week Stocks in Europe and Asia climbed on the prospect of central-bank stimulus measures across major economies, with Hong Kong’s index on pace for its strongest performance in two months....
2019-08-19 11:34

Atletico Madrid 1 Getafe 0: Alvaro Morata header seals narrow victory in feisty LaLiga opener Alvaro Morata scored and also saw a penalty saved in a 1-0 win for Atletico Madrid over Getafe as both sides had a man sent off at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday night....
2019-08-19 11:34

Illinois state senator apologizes for staged Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump. “The tolerant left,” wrote a Fac...
2019-08-19 12:00

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces evacuation of 5,000 Authorities in Spain’s Canary Islands say a wildfire that is throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air has forced emergency services to evacuate more than 5,000 people...
2019-08-19 12:34

P Chidambaram Summoned Over Probe Into Congress-Era Air India Deal Former Union minister P Chidambaram has been summoned for questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the purchase of 111 aircraft for Air India during the Congress-led UPA......
2019-08-19 14:34

Nintendo Says That Rumored Switch Exchange Deal Doesn't Exist So you know all those reports earlier this week about a Nintendo Switch exchange program? Yeah, turns out it was all a bunch of crap. The Verge published an official statement from a Nintendo rep on Saturday debunking the deal. Read more......
2019-08-19 14:34

Chandrayaan-2 to Be Inserted Into Lunar Orbit Tomorrow: ISRO In a significant milestone for India's Moon mission, ISRO will fire Chandrayaan-2's liquid engine on Tuesday to insert the spacecraft into a lunar orbit....
2019-08-19 15:34

After Another Serious Crash, Driver Calls For IndyCar To Drop Pocono Raceway A serious crash stopped IndyCar’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway on lap one today, a day that’s just year after another crash at the track paralyzed driver Robert Wickens from the waist down. Though no one sustained critical injuries this time, Wic...
2019-08-19 16:00

Watch This Hero Blindly Navigate The Entire Nürburgring Misha Charoudin has lived at the Nürburgring for four years, instructing and driving on it almost every day. With thousands of laps behind him, he could probably direct someone around this track blindfolded. In fact, he’s put out a video of him doing...
2019-08-19 16:00

Daredevil breaks cycling speed record, hitting 174mph A British man has broken a cycling speed record, hurtling down a runway at over 174 miles per hour (280 km/h) on a custom-made bike in what he called the "biggest rush you'll ever experience."...
2019-08-19 17:00

First drive: Volkswagen ID Buggy concept Meyers Manx-inspired electric dune chaser could reach production; we drive an early working prototype Volkswagen is progressing ever faster towards a future of new electric-powered models under its recently created ID sub-brand. The German company's...
2019-08-19 17:00

The sharpest tools: Meeting Britain's shed-based car makers Joe Mason’s flourishing farm-based Reliant business was started back in 2002 Britain’s cottage industry is thriving. We visit some low-volume manufacturers in Worcestershire – and sample their wares Men (and women) in sheds, building cars are, sur...
2019-08-19 17:00

Monday's Best Deals: Nerf Gold Box, Dash Air Fryers, eero Routers, and More A big Sorel sale, Zelda soundtrack, a Nintendo Switch charging stand, and a cake pop maker lead of Monday’s best deals from around the web....
2019-08-19 17:00

Iran warns US against recapturing oil tanker as it leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar last month left the British territory and was headed through the Mediterranean towards Greece on Monday....
2019-08-19 18:00

Larry Fitzgerald: Darryl Drake 'was a living testament for how to do it the right way' Larry Fitzgerald was among the active and former NFL and college players, coaches and executives who attended Darryl Drake's funeral services.       ...
2019-08-19 18:34

Best of MLB Little League Classic The Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs met in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to take part in the MLB Little League Classic.       ...
2019-08-19 18:34

Teens water-ski from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by water-skiing across Lake Michigan....
2019-08-19 18:34

Putin, Macron hold French-Russian talks before G-7 French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in southern France to discuss the world’s major crises, including Ukraine, Iran and Syria, and try to improve Moscow’s relations with the European Union...
2019-08-19 21:00

Apple’s game subscription service will reportedly cost $5 per month Apple has been pretty quiet about Apple Arcade, the curated gaming subscription service coming this fall. But a few new details are emerging. 9to5Mac reported that a promotional message in one of the APIs used by the app priced the service at $5 a mo...
2019-08-19 21:00

Italy's PD has 'good' initial talks with 5-Star: PD source Italy's opposition Democratic Party (PD) has had good, initial contacts with the ruling 5-Star Movement over the possibility of forging a coalition, a PD source with knowledge of the talks said on Monday....
2019-08-19 21:34

Passwords can be hacked by snooping smartphones Criminals could be able to work out your passwords simply by listening to the sound of typing, new security research has claimed.A new report has warned that hackers can use a smartphone's microphone to tune in to a victim's typing habits a...
2019-08-19 21:34

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse allegations Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The statement came after footage emerged over the weekend which claimed to show the royal inside Epstein's home in 2010....
2019-08-19 21:34

Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape march MEXICO CITY — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police. The disorder Friday night erup...
2019-08-19 21:34

Does George Kittle ever have a bad day? The NFL has a Gronk-sized hole to fill. Enter the 49ers' Pro Bowl tight end and his infectious, tattoo-getting, TD-scoring, Joker-obssessed lust for life....
2019-08-19 22:00

Ronald Acuna benching the latest twist in drama-filled NL East The Braves star was pulled for not hustling, the Nats bounced back in a big way, and the Polar Bear growled again -- just another day in baseball’s wildest division....
2019-08-19 22:00

Katharine McPhee Foster spills on 'easy' marriage to David Foster, her new name "I think it's romantic, and it's a great last name," Katharine McPhee Foster said of the decision to take husband David Foster's last name.        ...
2019-08-19 22:00

Players And Makers Of Apex Legends Resort To Name-Calling Over Microtransactions Over the weekend, the frustrations of Apex Legends players percolating over the battle royale game’s microtransactions boiled over as a developer on the game called players who are rude to developers as “ass-hats” and called one player a “dick.” Unde...
2019-08-19 22:00

The rumors are true: Popeyes' fried chicken sandwich is better than Chick-fil-A's I’m able to separate politics and food, or if we’re being honest, I’m able to turn a blind eye. I find Chick-fil-A’s politics repugnant, but they’re also close to my house, their sandwiches and waffle fries are tasty, and my 3-year-old thinks the sam...
2019-08-19 22:00

RBI Considers Linking Some New Bank Loans To Benchmark Rate Commercial banks cite high deposit rates for their inability to cut loan ones. Marginal reductions restrict how much borrowers benefit from the repo cuts....
2019-08-19 22:34

The Hunt: director breaks silence over film where elites kill 'deplorables' Craig Zobel, whose controversial satirical thriller was dropped after a backlash, has claimed that people have misinterpreted his intentionCraig Zobel, director of controversial political thriller The Hunt, has spoken out about the film’s cancelled r...
2019-08-19 22:34

sex, lies, and videotape at 30: how Steven Soderbergh changed independent cinema In 1989, the micro-budget drama took the industry by surprise and changed our concept of what an indie film could achieve“I’m still making movies about two people in a room,” Steven Soderbergh told Filmmaker magazine last year, suggesting his cinema ...
2019-08-19 22:34

Cold War sailor's 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Alaska Green bottle was discovered on a remote shoreline by a man collecting firewoodA man has discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska.Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter earlier this ...
2019-08-19 22:34

British man sets new cycling speed record of more than 174mph Neil Campbell rode a £15,000 custom bike released from the back of a speeding PorscheA British man has set a new men’s cycling speed record of more than 174mph on a £15,000 bike released from the back of a Porsche as it hurtled down a runway.Architec...
2019-08-19 22:34

Jeffrey Epstein signed will just two days before suicide Jeffrey Epstein’s will has been filed in the US Virgin Islands, and it shows that he signed it Aug. 8 — two days before he hanged himself in his Manhattan jail cell, according to court papers exclusively obtained by The Post on Monday. The multimilli...
2019-08-19 23:00

Video shows couple robbed at gunpoint in East Williamsburg A couple was robbed at gunpoint in East Williamsburg in an early morning encounter caught on video. The man and woman, both 25, were walking into a building on Kingsland Avenue near Woodpoint Road shortly before 3:45 a.m. Aug. 9 when a stranger appro...
2019-08-19 23:00

Adam Brody is no longer worrying about comparisons to 'The O.C.’: 'I'm past that' Expect 'Ready or Not' star Adam Brody to be getting more political. “I will be getting more political not because I want to, but because we have to."        ...
2019-08-20 00:00

Megan Rapinoe discusses politics, family and her father’s support of Trump: ‘I don’t get it’ "How are you simultaneously as proud as punch of me, and watching Fox News all the time, [when they are doing] takedowns of your daughter?’" she said....
2019-08-20 00:34

‘Recess Rallies’ across the U.S. demand lawmakers act NBC- Over the weekend demonstrations in all 50 states with frustrated Americans calling on congress to take action on gun control. It’s been two weeks since a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas killing 22 people. And again just h...
2019-08-20 01:00

Florida man arrested after texting mass shooting plans A Florida man who sent text messages that he was planning a mass shooting and that “a good 100 kills would be nice” was arrested Friday, authorities said. Tristan Scott Wix of Daytona Beach was charged with making a threat to commit a mass shooting a...
2019-08-20 01:00

Euro Papers: Neymar to Barca is ON as Coutinho loan sparks string of huge transfers "Neymar\u0027s wish to leave PSG for Barcelona may finally be about to come true, after Philippe Coutinho\u0027s loan to Bayern Munich freed up space at the Nou Camp. However, Spanish papers report that the move hinges on Paulo Dybala moving to Paris...
2019-08-20 01:00

| WATCH | Hong Kong protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement still draws wide public support....
2019-08-20 01:34

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said an air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced against rebels inside a key town....
2019-08-20 01:34

Tests show carriers throttle video playback all the time, regardless of network congestion Carriers have a nasty habit of throttling video playback on mobile devices to avoid network congestion. You might hate it, but it has to happen, according to them, for the good of everyone using devices on said network. But a brand new study shows th...
2019-08-20 01:34

Judge orders jury to restart deliberations in deadly Oakland warehouse fire case A judge ordered jurors to restart deliberations Monday in the trial of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 partygoers who died in a fire inside a cluttered San Francisco Bay Area warehouse....
2019-08-20 03:00

Neanderthals suffered from a veritable epidemic of swimmer’s ear Enlarge / The arrows point to bony growths called external auditory exostoses, or swimmer's ear, in the skull of a Neanderthal from La Chapelle-aux-Saints, in France. (credit: Erik Trinkaus) Swimmer's ear happens when constant exposure to cold wat...
2019-08-20 03:00

British adventurer flying around the world in a gyrocopter lands in Canada He’s known around the world as a British adventurer, completing what’s been dubbed a “Global Triathlon,”and now James Ketchell is back at it, looking to complete another record....
2019-08-20 03:00

Miranda Lambert gets candid about new song 'Bluebird': 'It makes me feel hopeful' Miranda Lambert recently dropped her newest single "Bluebird" -- and now the Grammy award-winning superstar is getting candid about the inspiration behind the track. ...
2019-08-20 03:34

11 Buys To Inspire You To Get Your Books Off The Floor Books are an ongoing storage struggle for readers. They’re a collection that can grow indefinitely, requiring ongoing solutions and strategies to keep them organized. While the ideal solution may “win the lottery and get a giant house with a giant pe...
2019-08-20 03:34

"2 Toilets For 400?": Mamata Banerjee Blasts Minister During Slum Visit It could be the Prashant Kishor effect, an extension of his makeover plan as part of her "Didi Ke Bolo", or a deliberate change in style. But on Monday, Mamata Banerjee did something she had not in......
2019-08-20 04:34

QAnon: The far-right conspiracy movement gaining prominence The death of Jeffrey Epstein has ignited a firestorm of conspiracy theories - and added new fuel to one of the more bizarre fringe movements to have taken hold in Donald Trump's America....
2019-08-20 05:00

4th Ranking House Democrat Calls for Impeachment Investigation to ‘Hold This President Accountable’ (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it’s time to hold him accountable. The New Mexico congressman, t...
2019-08-20 05:34

UPDATE 2-Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to S.Korea - sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, ahead of talks this week to resolve the dispute....
2019-08-20 05:34

‘The Hunt’ controversy: Film’s director breaks silence The filmmaker behind “The Hunt,” a shelved “satire” about a group of bloodthirsty “liberal elites” who set out to slay so-called “deplorables,” is attempting to set the record straight about his controv...
2019-08-20 06:34

Heidi Klum, 46, slammed for topless honeymoon picture: 'All I see is MIDLIFE CRISIS' Heidi Klum has some fans hot and bothered after saying auf Wiedersehen to a bikini top on her Italian honeymoon with husband Tom Kaulitz.        ...
2019-08-20 07:00

World stocks rally as Trump steps up pressure on Fed to cut rates President tweets demand for 1% reduction and more QE as markets look to central banks to bolster global economyStock markets have been boosted by the growing prospect of more stimulus measures by central banks and governments across the world as Dona...
2019-08-20 08:00

WP Standard’s Weekender leather duffel is built for life Have you heard? It’s Bag Week! It’s the most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to messengers to fanny packs. WP Standard mak...
2019-08-20 08:00

Eric Garner: New York police officer fired over chokehold death The firing comes five years after Eric Garner died during an altercation with New York Police officers. Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry to protest police violence in the US....
2019-08-20 08:34

How to deal with a toxic gaming culture Women who play video games are often verbally abused or molested online. They've developed their defense mechanisms, and now the gaming industry is reacting too. But are protected spaces the right solution for women?...
2019-08-20 08:34

After mock Trump assassination photos at liberal fundraiser, Scalise asks when the left will denounce its violence House Minority Whip Steve Scalise asked what it would take for liberals to denounce violence against conservatives after a Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire last weekend over pictures showing his supporters at a fundraising event...
2019-08-20 08:34

Rachel Lindsay's Fiancé Bryan Abasolo Has "Epic" Bachelor Party in Miami: See the Photos Boys' night out! Rachel Lindsay's fiancé Bryan Abasolo celebrated his bachelor party with his closest pals this weekend in Miami. The chiropractor shared a few......
2019-08-20 08:34

Publisher confirms Halperin book despite intense criticism Mark Halperin’s planned book about the 2020 election has been officially announced amid protests that the “Game Change” co-author hasn’t earned a second chance since facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment...
2019-08-20 09:00

Old allegations against Prince Andrew surface amid Epstein scandal Prince Andrew is trapped in a royal mess over his ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — with old allegations surfacing again Monday that the British blue blood once cavorted with “a harem of adolescent girls’’ at the sex molester’s Florida mansion. In ...
2019-08-20 09:00

85 Google Play apps with 8 million downloads forced fullscreen ads on users Enlarge (credit: Trend Micro) Researchers found 85 Google Play apps with more than 8 million downloads that forced users to view fullscreen ads. The apps, which posed as photography and gaming programs, contained a family of adware that was highly ...
2019-08-20 09:00

|BMFcreateslegalfundtotakeoncompaniesviolatingEmploymentEquitylaws The Black Management Forum says it plans to step up its "monitoring capacity", and has established a litigation fund to take legal action against public interest companies violating employment equity laws....
2019-08-20 09:00

|Thetweetismightierthanthetariffaspricetagforglobaltrade-waruncertaintyhits$585bn President Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports are getting a lot of blame for slowing the global economy, but it’s his Twitter habit that could be even more harmful....
2019-08-20 09:00

|StocksriseasUSsaysitismakingprogresswithtradetalks The JSE has gotten off to a firmer start this week as it tracked other global stocks higher, after the US signalled progress in the trade talks with China....
2019-08-20 09:00

'Everything seems like a trap now' — Cramer warns about mixed signals in the stock market Investors should be careful not to buy or sell stocks based on last week's brief inversion of the yield curve in the bond market, CNBC's Jim Cramer warns....
2019-08-20 09:00

See the insane trailer for Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show, 'The Politician' 'Glee' and 'American Horror Story' creator Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show, 'The Politician' starring Gwyneth Paltrow, looks bonkers.        ...
2019-08-20 10:00

World Cup-winning coach Noeline Taurua to leave Super Netball Sunshine Coast coach to return to New ZealandLightning assistant Kylee Byrne to step up next yearSuccessful Sunshine Coast Lightning coach Noeline Taurua is to leave the Super Netball club at the end of the season. Taurua has led the Lightning to the...
2019-08-20 10:34

Keepers of the Sacred Flame from Ancient Rome to India The ability to ignite, maintain and control fire was a dramatic and powerful development in the habits of early humans and changed mankind’s quality of existence forever.  ...
2019-08-20 11:00

Canon EOS 90D official marketing video leaked, confirming rumored specs There has been a lot of chatter about Canon announcing a successor to the EOS 80D for a while now, with the specs for the rumored EOS 90D leaking in bits and bobs since May 2019.However, the discovery of the official promo video by the eagle-eyed peo...
2019-08-20 11:00

Kojima tries to explain Death Stranding's babies at Gamescom 2019 We knew Hideo Kojima was going to make an appearance at Gamescom: Opening Night Live to premiere new footage from Death Stranding, but it was probably too hopeful of us to think his appearance would be straightforward. Kojima just doesn't roll l...
2019-08-20 11:00

Space telescope offers rare glimpse of Earth-sized rocky exoplanet Direct observations from a NASA space telescope have for the first time revealed the atmospheric void of a rocky, Earth-sized world beyond our own solar system orbiting the most common type of star in the galaxy, according to a study released on Mond...
2019-08-20 12:00

South Africa to take 'affordable' approach to nuclear: minister South Africa will not adopt a "big bang" approach to building new nuclear power capacity but instead add capacity in an affordable way, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe said on Tuesday....
2019-08-20 12:34

Tucson family travels to El Paso for funeral of shooting victim TUCSON – Antonio Basco lost his wife, Margie, in the El Paso Walmart shooting that claimed 22 lives. With no family in the area, he worried no one would come to her services. So he invited the public. It’s an invitation that called Tucsonan Ang...
2019-08-20 13:00

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong economy faces 'risk of downturn' amid protests While Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam painted a bleak picture of the city's economy, she expressed hope that dialogue with protesters could provide "a way out."...
2019-08-20 13:34

Facebook and Twitter: It Sure Looks Like China's Spreading Bullshit About Hong Kong Protesters Social media giants Facebook and Twitter this week disclosed their responses to what they characterized as coordinated disinformation campaigns originating in China—specifically tied to pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong—that they believe may ...
2019-08-20 14:00

Why Did They? Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth and More Couples Whose Long Relationships Ended in Short Marriages Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth were bucking the odds. The engaged Last Song co-stars were together for almost four years before breaking up in 2013, their young love seemingly having run......
2019-08-20 14:00

People in protest-hit Hong Kong eye Malaysia's second-home program A Malaysian program to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approved last year from the Chinese-ruled city, a government official said....
2019-08-20 14:00

Home run robbers get praise _ and swag for spectacular plays Thieves: Baseball's elite outfielders get praise _ and swag from pitchers for making spectacular plays to rob home runs.       ...
2019-08-20 14:34

Russia accuses U.S. of escalating tensions with missile test Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of stoking tensions with the testing of a ground-launched cruise missile, a weapon previously banned under a nuclear arms treaty that was abandoned this month....
2019-08-20 15:34

The inside story of the moment that changed the NBA forever For four days, the Donald Sterling tapes threatened to shut down the 2014 NBA playoffs. Five years later, it remains one of the great what-ifs in league history....
2019-08-20 16:00

U.S. banking regulator approves simpler 'Volcker Rule' ban on proprietary trading A U.S. banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the "Volcker Rule," which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks....
2019-08-20 16:34

Prince Andrew willing to answer police questions about ties to Jeffrey Epstein: report Prince Andrew is willing to be quizzed by cops about his close ties to multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, it was claimed Tuesday. The Duke of York, 59, called claims he was involved in Epstein’s sex ring with young girls “abhorre...
2019-08-20 17:34

Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid case ahead of trial Endo International Plc on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-08-20 18:00

Probation for man who threatened then-Sen. Flake PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on sentencing of a Chicago man for leaving a threatening voicemail for then-Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona during Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A Chicago man has...
2019-08-20 18:00

B&H sale cuts up to $350 off Apple's 2019 iMacs B&H is running a sale that might be too good to pass up if you're in the market for an all-in-one desktop. The 9to5Toys team has noticed that the electronics store is offering sizeable discounts on Apple's 2019 iMacs, making a purchase...
2019-08-20 18:00

ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2019): Sometimes it’s good to be boring The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the most established laptops around, and this year's model marks the 7th iteration of the series. Just like every one before it, this X1 Carbon is thinner and lighter than ever. What else is new? Well, there'...
2019-08-20 18:00

Facebook will use humans to curate its News Tab When Facebook trots out its News Tab, it won't just rely on algorithms to decide what you see. The social network has revealed that a "small team of journalists" (yes, real humans) will help curate the dedicated section, with job listings going...
2019-08-20 18:00

The Morning After: The Supreme phone you didn't ask for Welcome to Tuesday morning! It's a day of streaming service news, as Apple and Disney gear up to deliver their Netflix rivals. The bigger question remains: How many are we going to be willing to pay for? Is this cable all over again? Also: Supre...
2019-08-20 18:00