TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 22:17

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 ...

Canada relaxes rules for cryptocurrency exchanges despite ongoing QuadrigaCX saga

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Canada will move on new drug price rules in 'very near future': minister Work on the Canadian government's proposal to crack down on patented drug prices is underway and "movement" should come very soon, Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 04:00

Boeing surprised Canada changed rules of jet competition to allow Lockheed Martin bid Boeing Co is surprised Canada softened the rules of a competition for new fighters to allow Lockheed Martin Corp to submit a bid, but is still confident it has a chance, a top executive said on Wednesday....
2019-05-30 04:51

UPDATE 2-Canada judge rules SNC Lavalin corruption case can go to trial A judge on Wednesday ruled there is enough evidence to send an SNC-Lavalin Group Inc corruption case to trial, as expected, following efforts by the Canadian construction company to reach a settlement that led to a political scandal engulfing Prime M...
2019-05-29 22:34

Exclusive: Canada told drugmakers it would limit scope of some new price rules The Canadian government has assured the pharmaceutical industry that new features of its plan to cut drug costs would apply only to new medicines, Health Canada said, offering some relief to drugmakers even as other regulations could still lower pric...
2019-05-30 01:34

Looser procurement rules for F-35 fighter jets will hurt Canada, rival companies say The Liberals revealed earlier this month that they plan to ease industrial requirements for aerospace companies in the $19-billion competition to replace Canada's aging CF-18s with 88 new fighter jets....
2019-05-30 03:34

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of th...
2019-05-23 02:34

What to Expect From the Next Season of Brexit Saga It’s been three years since Britain voted to break away from the European Union, but the country still hasn’t managed to leave. Delivering a departure turned out to be trickier than the referendum slogans suggested, and the country has yet to decide ...
2019-07-04 00:34

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L...
2019-05-22 16:17

Britain's Saga links up with Goldman to tap over-50s savings Saga, the British tourism and insurance firm for the over-50s, said on Tuesday it ways teaming up with Goldman Sachs on savings products, as part of a drive to revive its bottom line after a profit warning in April....
2019-06-11 10:34

Tweaking the end of the Dark Phoenix saga is an X-Men tradition John Byrne and Chris Claremont’s 1980 Dark Phoenix saga is one of the most beloved in all of comics: Jean Grey, the X-Men’s Marvel Girl, becomes possessed by the Phoenix force, turning her into a superhero with near-godlike powers. Unfortunately, tho...
2019-06-09 06:34

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
2019-05-21 23:51

Exchanges Shy Away From Mini-IPOs After Fraud Concerns Nasdaq Inc. and the New York Stock Exchange are pulling back from a fast-track IPO process for small companies known as Reg A+, following a spate of embarrassing listings....
2019-06-10 21:51

U.S. SEC tells exchanges to better justify the fees they charge The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has told equities exchanges they must clearly describe and justify how they set their fees, including how they charge for market data and connectivity, potentially limiting future revenue growth....
2019-05-22 19:00

Al Horford saga officially blows up Celtics’ dreams No Kyrie, no AD and now, no Al. It only gets worse for the Celtics, who seem set to watch Al Horford join Kyrie Irving out the door. Horford, a five-time All-Star center, is expected to decline his $30.1 million option and enter free agency, ESPN rep...
2019-06-19 07:17

How a Craigslist ad became a viral saga of love, loss and moving on Jessica Ciencin Henriquez was just trying to get rid of some stuff. She and her 6-year-old son were moving out of their apartment in lower Manhattan, and they couldn’t lug all their possessions out of the country with them. But when she sat down to w...
2019-05-29 02:34

Mets, Robinson Cano put their saga on hold for one night Mickey Callaway could only protect Robinson Cano for so long. The Mets manager benched the veteran second baseman Monday, in part for not running out ground balls twice in three games over the weekend. But Cano still heard boos from the crowd at Citi...
2019-05-21 15:34

The 'Gamer Girl Bath Water' Saga Keeps Getting Stranger Apparently, a lot of weird things can happen when you decide to sell “gamer girl bath water” on the internet. On July 1, Belle Delphine, a UK-based internet personality known for viral stunts and Patreon-supported NSFW content, announced on her Insta...
2019-07-11 03:17

Is The Bachelorette Saga of Luke Parker and Hannah Brown Over? Is the story of Luke Parker and Hannah Brown over on The Bachelorette? E! News has an exclusive sneak peek of the Monday, June 17 episode of ABC's hit reality show and it looks like this could......
2019-06-12 22:34

‘I Just Had to Do My Emotional Homework’: How a 30-Year-Old Wrote a Family Saga Claire Lombardo, whose debut novel “The Most Fun We Ever Had” follows a family shaken by secrets, talks about shifting from social work to fiction and how she wrote about what she doesn’t know....
2019-06-21 15:34

Exchanges Face Higher Hurdles in Boosting Fees New guidelines from the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it tougher for stock exchanges to boost data fees by requiring them to provide detailed disclosures....
2019-05-22 06:17

Read: Texts detail Hannity-Manafort exchanges Text messages sent between Fox News host Sean Hannity and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort have been released, showing the two expressing outrage over the Russia probe and concern for the direction of the country. Read the texts below....
2019-06-22 20:51

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges set several Trading Records on October 15 CHICAGO, IL -- October 15, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that trading volume in S&P 500 Index (SPX) options and CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) futures set new single-day records, while C2 Options Exchange (C2) experienced th...
2019-05-23 05:34

High-Speed Traders Back Exchanges in Fight With SEC Three big high-speed trading firms asked a federal court to halt a SEC initiative that would limit the rebates that stock exchanges pay to attract investors’ orders....
2019-06-14 16:51

Race spurs raw exchanges during second night of Democratic debate The event highlighted fault lines that divide the party even as President Trump’s challengers seek to take on his history of racially divisive rhetoric....
2019-06-28 10:17

Stock exchanges face hit in Bern-Brussels spat Bern has failed to meet a twice-delayed EU deadline to sign off on a trade pact after four years of talks as stock markets across Europe brace for a rocky first week of July. DW explains how they arrived at the impasse....
2019-06-28 07:00

X-Men: Dark Phoenix review – cliched conclusion of the mutant saga Writer-producer-director Simon Kinberg botches it big timeIt takes a certain amount of chutzpah for a first-time feature director to talk themselves into the driving seat of an effects-laden, multimillion-dollar franchise movie. Admittedly, Simon Kin...
2019-06-09 15:17

'Dark Phoenix' fails to ignite latest version of X-Men saga The Phoenix Saga in the X-Men comics of the 1970s is rightly considered a classic of the genre, which explains why filmmakers keep returning to it. Yet the hope for a truly definitive take on the story, "Dark Phoenix," proves a tepid addition to the ...
2019-06-05 20:17

AFL issues unreserved apology for failings over Adam Goodes saga AFL admits it let down the Sydney Swans star over booingGillon McLachlan admits he was wrong not to call it racistThe Australian Football League and all 18 clubs have apologised to Adam Goodes for their “failures” during the last months of his career...
2019-06-07 10:00

Kyle Kaiser's incredible 3-day saga to qualify for the Indy 500 Here's the inside story of how Kyle Kaiser defeated the odds, knocked out Fernando Alonso and made the Indy 500 field.        ...
2019-05-21 20:51

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO – June 28, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) and Bats U.S. eq...
2019-05-22 02:51

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Memorial Day Holiday Chicago, IL -- May 23, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) and Bats U.S. e...
2019-05-22 02:51

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®), Bats U.S. e...
2019-05-21 18:00

Cboe Global Markets Announces Changes in Boards of Its U.S. Securities Exchanges CHICAGO – December 28, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced changes in the membership of the boards of its six U.S. securities exchanges: Cboe BZX Exchang...
2019-05-21 18:00

What Knicks’ ongoing silence really means There was no song and dance in Las Vegas from Knicks coach David Fizdale. Nor were there any remarks from Knicks president Steve Mills or general manager Scott Perry. None of the trio was made available to the media during the NBA Summer League, whic...
2019-07-14 02:01

Jets’ Le’Veon Bell-Adam Gase saga can officially begin Le’Veon Bell agreed to be a Jet a little after midnight on March 13. Nearly three months later, he will be on the field in a Jets uniform for the first time. Bell will practice with the Jets for the first time on Tuesday as the team opens its three-d...
2019-06-04 09:51

Asgard’s Wrath — How Sanzaru is crafting a 30-hour Norse saga game in VR Asgard's Wrath is one of the full triple-A games in the works for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. We talked with Sanzaru's Mat Kraemer about it.Read More...
2019-05-21 20:00

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Covers Nine Movies In One Game It got kinda buried under bigger news at Microsoft’s E3 press conference, but there’s a new Lego Star Wars game coming, one that covers the events of, oh, nine movies....
2019-06-10 03:51

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga uses the Force to pull me back in I like Star Wars, and I like Lego. I just had grown tired of the Lego gaming formula. Now that I know Traveller's Tales is being ambitious, I'm excited.Read More...
2019-06-16 00:34

Irving’s new agent, Davis’ saga: Where Nets stand in free-agency war On the eve of free agency, Kyrie Irving has changed agents. Could he end up changing teams as well, swapping out Boston for Brooklyn? The Nets sure hope so. Irving — one of the Nets’ top priorities this summer — had been represented by Jeff Wechsler ...
2019-06-13 08:51

Woe Canada could become Oh Canada at Hamilton Golf Club The second-round leaderboard at the Canadian Open on Friday had an unusual look, littered with local names at a championship that has not been kind to the home contingent in recent decades....
2019-06-08 04:34

CBOE and S&P Announce Formation of 'VIX Network,' a Global Group of Exchanges Using the VIX Methodology CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and Standard & Poor's (S&P) announced the formation of VIX Network, a global network of exchanges with agreements regarding use of CBOE's VIX® ...
2019-05-23 21:34

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Good Friday Holiday Chicago, Illinois -- April 6, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) and Bats U....
2019-05-22 02:51

CBOE Holdings, Inc. To Present At UBS Securities 2012 Global Exchanges Conference On May 9 CHICAGO, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the UBS Securities 2012 Global Exchanges Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, May...
2019-05-23 19:17

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Memorial Day Holiday CHICAGO – May 22, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the following trading schedule for the company’s options, futures, equities and FX trad...
2019-05-21 15:51

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Presidents’ Day Holiday CHICAGO – February 13, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the following trading schedule for the company’s options, futures, equities and FX trading ven...
2019-05-21 18:00

Ohio Chief: No fatalities but search still ongoing First responders are relieved at the apparent zero fatalities and minor injuries after a series of apparent tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio overnight. Harrison Township Fire Chief Mark Lynch says much of the work is still ahead of them. (May 2...
2019-05-28 23:34

Unpaid legal costs add to Haas F1 team sponsor Rich Energy's saga Whyte Bikes, which was involved in a copyright-infringement case with Haas's title Formula 1 sponsor Rich Energy, is considering taking steps to recover legal costs that are now overdue...
2019-07-13 00:17

Senior BoE official backs fund suspensions amid Neil Woodford saga A senior Bank of England official has supported the use of suspensions to protect funds, as pressure grows on under-fire asset manager Neil Woodford....
2019-06-11 15:34

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Christmas and New Year’s Holidays CHICAGO – December 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the following trading schedule for the company’s options, futures, equities and FX...
2019-05-21 18:00

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for July Fourth Holiday CHICAGO – June 27, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the following trading schedule for the company’s options, futures, equities and FX trading venues ...
2019-05-21 15:51

New video in Sandra Bland case prompts tense exchanges in Texas legislature The video had not been publicly seen until it was aired this month by a Dallas television station, and both lawmakers and Bland's family say they had also never seen the clip....
2019-05-25 07:17

Draymond Green exchanges words with Drake after NBA Finals Game 1 loss to Raptors Draymond Green didn't leave the court quietly follow the Warriors' Game 1 loss, engaging in a tense exchange with Raptors superfan Drake.        ...
2019-05-31 06:51

Korean Air CEO says ownership discussions are ongoing after patriarch's death Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's chief executive on Monday said ownership discussions are ongoing with family members after their patriarch's sudden death in April raised questions about the future of the airline and parent Hanjin Group....
2019-06-03 12:17

Larry Kudlow: Ongoing discussions with President Xi better than not talking at all Ongoing discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping is better than no talking trade at all, White House Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday.  ...
2019-06-18 23:17

Ten people killed in ongoing shootout in Agua Prieta AGUA PRIETA, SON, MEXICO. – Ten people were killed during a shootout in Mexico near the Douglas Port of Entry on Monday, June 10. Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels told News 4 Tucson two cartels are involved in a shootout ranging from Naco to...
2019-06-11 14:34

Nearly 100,000 civilians have been killed in ongoing Yemen war, report finds Almost 100,000 civilians have been killed since 2015 as the Yemen war rages on, according to new data unveiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED)....
2019-06-19 18:34

Government Looks To Pass Bills In Ongoing Monsoon Session Parliament Live Updates: Parliament is set to begin the day's proceeding in the ongoing Monsoon Session. The Lower House or Lok Sabha will discuss and vote on Demand for Grants under the Control of......
2019-07-16 09:00

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will collect all nine movies into one family-friendly game Star Wars fans are already getting a big name game in the form of Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order. But, for anyone that wants to relive all the adventures from Episode I to Episode IX, there may be only one game to combine them all. Lego Star Wars: ...
2019-06-10 07:51

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Good Friday and Easter Holidays CHICAGO – March 21, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the following trading schedule for the company’s options, futures, equities and FX trading venues...
2019-05-21 15:51

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday CHICAGO – January 10, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the following trading schedule for the company’s options, futures, equities and FX ...
2019-05-21 18:00

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels....
2019-05-27 08:51

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to ...
2019-06-13 16:51

Samsung may gain from Huawei's plight in ongoing trade war - Fitch Samsung Electronics Co Ltd may have a chance to strengthen its position in the smartphone market due to the hurt caused to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in the wake of U.S.-China trade tensions, according to Fitch Ratings....
2019-05-27 05:51

Shares of Huawei suppliers tumble amid ongoing turmoil Shares of Chinese telecommunications heavyweight Huawei's suppliers took a hit on Thursday afternoon amid the ongoing fallout surrounding the Chinese telecommunications giant....
2019-05-23 08:51

Ongoing Dispatches from the First Man-Made Object to Leave Our Solar System On September 5, 1977, NASA launched Voyager 1, a small 700 kg space probe with a special mission: to boldly go where no one or no thing has gone before. The Voyager 1 was designed to explore the outer edges of our solar system and beyond, and it has ...
2019-06-23 00:34

Oil prices rise on likelihood of ongoing OPEC+ supply cuts Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said OPEC and Russia were likely to keep withholding supplies, and in relief that the United States and Mexico averted a trade war that would have damaged the global economy....
2019-06-10 11:51

U.S., Iran send mixed signals amid ongoing dispute  Iran and the United States sent mixed signals on Tuesday about resolving their disputes as Iran's supreme leader threatened to further breach the 2015 nuclear deal while the U.S. president cited "a lot of progress."...
2019-07-17 02:17

China’s economic growth cools further amid ongoing tariff war with U.S. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last month to resume negotiations. But economists warn the truce is fragile because the two sides face the same array of disagreements that caused talks to break down in May....
2019-07-15 17:17

UK- U.S. talks on building up military presence in Gulf ongoing, says Britain Discussions between Britain and the United States on building up their military presence in the Gulf are ongoing, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Friday amid tensions with Iran....
2019-07-12 13:51

Pillsbury Best bread flour recalled in ongoing E. coli outbreak Pillsbury Best bread flour has been recalled and is the third brand of flour manufactured by Buffalo, New York-based ADM Milling Co. to be recalled.       ...
2019-06-17 01:34

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-26 04:34

Brentford striker Neal Maupay poised for imminent training return as transfer saga rumbles on Brentford striker Neal Maupay was expected to return to training on Tuesday after being sent home from the club's pre-season tour last weekend due to to the ongoing uncertainty over his future....
2019-07-16 10:51

The Saga Continues: J.K. Rowling Has Revealed That Ron Eventually Loses His Job For Calling Busy Philipps A Mudblood On Twitter If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, you’re going to want to check out this fascinating new update to the series that J.K. Rowling just announced: The Harry Potter author has revealed that Ron Weasley eventually loses his job for calling Busy Phillips a ...
2019-07-10 14:51

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges to Close Wednesday for Day of Mourning to Honor President George H.W. Bush CHICAGO – December 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its U.S. exchanges will close on Wednesday, December 5, in observance of the national Day of Mourning to honor...
2019-05-21 15:51

Newly released texts detail Hannity-Manafort exchanges on Russia probe and America's direction Text messages sent between Fox News host Sean Hannity and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort have been released, showing the two expressing outrage over the Russia probe and concern for the direction of the country....
2019-06-22 08:34

A Complete Timeline of the Ongoing Drama Surrounding Britney Spears' Well-Being and Conservatorship The drama surrounding Britney Spears' life continues to unfold. In recent months, the 37-year-old singer has been going through personal turmoil, more than a decade after she famously......
2019-05-22 21:34

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the ...
2019-06-23 01:17

Erdoğan fires Turkey's bank governor amid ongoing recession Murat Çetinkaya replaced with deputy over alleged refusal to cut interest ratesTurkey has fired its central bank governor as policy differences between the government and the bank deepen in the face of an economic slump, volatility in the lira curren...
2019-07-06 15:34

Jenelle Evans' Teen Mom Co-Stars React to Ongoing Custody Battle: ''Help Is Out There'' As more light sheds on Jenelle Evans' custody battle and her tumultuous relationship with David Eason, some of her Teen Mom co-stars are breaking their silence on the situation. For......
2019-05-30 07:34

Australia's finance minister calls for an 'ongoing commitment to free trade' "We would argue that an ongoing and protracted trade war is not in anybody's interest," said Mathias Cormann, Australia's finance minister....
2019-06-28 12:17

Arsenal’s ongoing Champions League absence has not been so costly | David Conn Even if the Gunners miss out in the Europa League for the third year running, Uefa’s ‘market pool’ will soften the blow for nowFor Arsenal, victory in the Europa League final in Baku – Uefa’s widely condemned choice of venue – carries the greater sig...
2019-05-28 07:51

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving her head with an electric razor....
2019-06-16 01:01

Measles Cases in 2019 Have Hit a 25-Year High Amid Ongoing Outbreaks, CDC Says The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday said that measles cases hit a higher number this year than has been reported since 1994. If the outbreaks continue as they are, the health agency says it could cost the U.S. its elimination s...
2019-05-31 18:34

These businesses offer ongoing military discounts for veterans and active duty While Veterans Day and holidays like July 4th are big days for military discounts, some major chains have ongoing savings for vets and active-duty.       ...
2019-07-04 02:00

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
2019-06-22 19:17

The Unrelenting Martha Moxley Murder Saga: Old Money, Cold Justice, the Kennedy Connection and Endless Twists "Michael jumps to conclusions. I can't be friends w/ Tom, just because I talk to him, it doesn't mean I like him. I really have to stop going over there." So 15-year-old......
2019-06-22 23:00

More details on the name, ongoing tests, and release date of Huawei's Android replacement crop up No one knows exactly what will happen to Huawei in around two months, when a US executive order is (theoretically) set to come into effect, essentially banning the Chinese tech giant from doing business with long-time partners like Google, Qualcomm, ...
2019-06-13 14:51

A Complete Timeline of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's Ongoing Legal Battle It's been three years since Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp. Since then, the two have made headlines over Heard's allegations of abuse against Depp, which he has denied, and......
2019-07-04 04:17

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despite evidence of “several” massacres in the affected area earlier this month, the UN said on Friday....
2019-06-28 20:34

Missouri mayor resigns, to leave state due to ongoing threats made on social media A Missouri mayor resigned Monday after only a year in the position and is poised to move his family out of state “in a matter of days” as a result of ongoing threats on social media.    ...
2019-06-27 19:17

Police Describe Some Pretty Unexpected Details In Ongoing Investigation Of David Ortiz's Shooting David Ortiz was flown from Santo Domingo to Boston Monday, where he received further medical attention following emergency surgery in the Dominican Republic after he was shot there Sunday night. The good news is, Ortiz is reportedly up and moving aro...
2019-06-13 07:00

Royal Enfield Adopts Dry Washing Technique In Chennai Amidst Ongoing Water Crisis The city of Chennai is reeling through a severe water crisis. Royal Enfield is doing its bit to save water by using dry washing techniques at its 20 service centres in Chennai....
2019-07-01 13:00

New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoing measles outbreaks.Read more......
2019-06-14 20:51

Pledging ongoing UN support during visit to cyclone-hit areas, Guterres praises resilience of Mozambicans Determined children learning in classes without roofs, resilient women farming without tools or much land, and grateful people who survived a cyclone that destroyed their livelihoods; on is final day in cyclone-hit Mozambique, UN chief António Guterr...
2019-07-12 22:34

Craving some sweet dough? Cookie monsters should be extra careful amid ongoing flour recall You've been warned about raw eggs and salmonella, but amid ongoing flour recalls, should we worry about E. coli in our cookie dough, too?       ...
2019-06-20 09:51

Denis Villeneuve expanding his Dune saga to TV with Dune: The Sisterhood series Roughly a week after Dune actor David Dastmalchian lauded the “fearless” Denis Villeneuve for “honoring the spirit” of Frank Herbert’s epic sci-fi series with his upcoming, two-part adaptation of its first book, Villeneuve has revealed that a spin-of...
2019-06-11 02:51

'The Most Fun We Ever Had' a rich, complex family saga from Claire Lombardo Claire Lombardo's debut novel follows Chicago's Sorenson family and its four daughters, tenderly cataloging their ups and downs and enduring love.        ...
2019-06-27 19:00

How 'Dark Phoenix' brings the X-Men movie saga to a fiery, tearful close The X-Men movies culminate in 'Dark Phoenix.' But first, a few burning questions about the fiery closer revolving around Sophie Turner's Jean Grey.        ...
2019-06-06 22:34

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathered this week for the annual International Options Market Association (…...
2019-05-23 21:34

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’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

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'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

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 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

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 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

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 politician, failed presidential candidate, and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Sa...
2019-06-12 07:00

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

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 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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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: 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

$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

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

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

$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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 Key Things To Know About Changes In PAN, Aadhaar Rules The government has announced a slew of changes in rules relating to Permanent Account Number (PAN) and Aadhaar. From allowing quoting of Aadhaar by assessees in place of PAN for filing income tax......
2019-07-11 21:34

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions generally don’t result in real punishment, and smaller countries sometimes complain that the biggest econ...
2019-06-04 18:00

EU court rules against autobahn tolls The ECJ has rejected the fees known as "vignettes" after Austria, with support from the Netherlands, had lodged a complaint. The EU has said the tolls are in breach of anti-discrimination laws....
2019-06-18 13:34

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
2019-07-04 17:51

Pelosi rules out censuring Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially shut the door on censuring President Donald Trump Wednesday but plans to view a minimally redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report this week, her latest attempt to juggle the competing impeachment fa...
2019-06-19 19:34

So the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Is Growing Up--Now What? They grow up so slow, don't they? It's hard to believe but Vanderpump Rules just finished its seventh season in particularly dramatic fashion on Monday night, once again leaving......
2019-05-22 12:17

U.S. states sue EPA for stricter asbestos rules Ten U.S. states and Washington, D.C. sued the Environmental Protection Agency to begin working on rules to tighten oversight of asbestos, and reduce the health risks that the substance poses to the public....
2019-07-01 22:01

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election Commission made a ruling today that will make it legal for campaigns to secure low-cost services fr...
2019-07-12 04:51

Moto Z4 won't be launching outside the US and Canada After the Moto Z3 didn't launch in the UK, we weren't expecting the Moto Z4 to launch in a wide variety of countries, but that fact has now been confirmed by Motorola.The flagship Moto Z4 handset was launched in the US earlier this month, a...
2019-06-13 20:17

NBA: 'We The North' says Canada is not just about hockey Toronto has long considered itself the center of the hockey universe but the Raptors, for the moment at least, are the shiniest object in city's sporting cosmos grabbing the imagination of an entire country....
2019-05-30 21:34

Canada to ban single-use plastics TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada plans to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. Trudeau says a science-based review will determine which products to ban. The government is considering items such as water bottles, plastic b...
2019-06-10 16:34

In Canada, Basketball Is the New Hockey The Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and from the looks of it, this nation due north, traditionally obsessed with hockey, has this hard court leisure activity down....
2019-05-31 17:51

OnePlus 7 Pro gets a price cut of up to $110 in Canada As Apple has discovered, currency exchange rates can play a big part in determining how well a product will sell overseas. Because the dollar was so strong against the Chinese Yuan late last year and early this year, Apple had to raise the price of t...
2019-06-30 20:17

Polish LOT rules out cancelling Boeing 737 MAX order LOT Polish Airlines on Tuesday ruled out cancelling an order for grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX jets but urged the U.S. planemaker to take steps to restore their credibility after two accidents....
2019-06-04 06:17

G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
2019-06-09 14:34

Italy's Salvini rules out early elections Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday ruled out early elections, saying the coalition was focused on preparing the 2020 budget in the autumn....
2019-05-30 18:17

| Knee injury rules Kolisi out for up to 6 weeks The Stormers will be without the services of inspirational captain Siya Kolisi for the rest of the season after a knee injury ruled him out for six weeks....
2019-05-30 18:34

F.D.A. Can Act Against Stem Cell Clinic, Judge Rules A Florida judge says the agency is entitled to an injunction against a stem cell clinic that has blinded patients and challenged the government’s authority to regulate it....
2019-06-04 08:34

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
2019-07-13 18:51

IRCTC RAC, Waitlisted Ticket Booking Rules You Need To Know IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, the e-ticketing arm of the Indian Railways, enables the passengers to book train tickets online through its website or mobile app. Passengers......
2019-06-29 21:00

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Friday....
2019-06-28 23:34

Transportation dept. to relax rules on truckers The Transportation Department is poised to relax the federal regulations that govern how many hours a day truckers can be behind the wheel. Interest groups have lobbied to make the rigid “hours of service” rules more flexible. (July 1) &...
2019-07-01 16:34

Salvini says he wants pre-Maastricht EU rules, ahead of far-right rally Italy's hardline Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has told CNN that European Union rules are creating "full-on unemployment" and he wants to go back to pre-Maastricht Treaty rules....
2019-05-21 19:17

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would "resonate throughout the common law world," the plaintiff's lawyer said....
2019-06-11 19:17

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New DLC Goes To Hell, Which Rules Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s first story DLC, “Fate of Atlantis,” started with a fantastical, pulp-schlock bang. It was a tale of scheming gods and magical powers, as good as anything from the main game. The second episode “Torment of Hades,” released ...
2019-06-05 02:51

Article 13: A guide to the new EU copyright rules and the ban on memes What is Article 13? How does it affect the way you use the internet? Should you be worried? Your questions answered about the EU's new copyright rules...
2019-05-21 21:34

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
2019-05-22 16:34

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News outlets report Wake County residents have been sharing the rules on social media and c...
2019-06-18 18:00

Man must pay ex $15M after winning lottery during divorce, arbitrator rules How’s this for alimony? A Michigan man who won more than $30 million playing the lottery while separated from his wife has been ordered to give her nearly half the money as part of their divorce settlement....
2019-06-21 08:17

FCC loosens rules to make 5G available in lower frequencies The FCC is acting on its plans to open up mid-band frequencies for 5G. The Commission has voted in favor of an order that would eliminate the restrictions on who can own 2.5GHz spectrum, including a Kennedy-era requirement for educational uses. The...
2019-07-10 22:17

6 ground rules for health tech startups Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the odds.Read More...
2019-07-07 19:51

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280...
2019-06-06 19:51

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to let wireless carriers block spam calls by de...
2019-05-21 14:32

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
2019-06-08 13:51

Iran Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country was ready for negotiations with Iran....
2019-06-02 18:34

Budget 2019: New Aadhaar, PAN Card Rules, Here's All You Need To Know Aadhaar is issued by the UIDAI to an Indian resident, PAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric number allotted by the tax department to a person, firm or entity...
2019-07-07 17:34

The Official Rules for the 2019 Cookout Season As the opening day to Cookout Season 2019 approaches, it is the responsibility of the Black Legislative American Cookout Council (BLACC) to keep our constituents informed of the rules. These guidelines have been voted on by a panel of experts that in...
2019-05-25 16:51

EU Threatens Italy for Flouting Budget Rules The EU threatened to punish Italy for flouting budget rules, setting the stage for a renewed confrontation between the EU and Italy over Rome’s plans to boost spending despite ballooning debt....
2019-06-05 22:51

The best- and worst-case scenarios for WWE Extreme Rules The Undertaker returns at Extreme Rules to team with Roman Reigns, but how he'll perform is just one of the many questions leading into the final pay-per-view ahead of SummerSlam....
2019-07-12 16:17

McKinsey Said Disclosure Rules Were Confusing. It Ignored Its Own Primer. The consulting company has argued it’s too hard to understand the disclosure rules intended to keep bankruptcy proceedings honest. It could have just looked at “Bankruptcy 101.”...
2019-05-28 00:34

Silver: NBA needs 'enforceable' free-agency rules Adam Silver acknowledged the NBA has "work to do" with enforcement of rules after several star players changed teams through deals that were apparently agreed upon before the official start of free agency....
2019-07-10 10:34

Adidas: EU court rules against three stripes trademark The German company will not be allowed to trademark three stripes next to each other, Europe's second-highest court has ruled. The court called it "an ordinary figurative mark."...
2019-06-19 17:17

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digit...
2019-05-21 17:00

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it could make it all but impossible for pipe-dream campaigns like his to qualify. During an appearance on N...
2019-06-11 04:51

Scholes fined $10,000 for breaching gambling rules Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined 8,000 pounds ($10,000) for breaching gambling rules by betting on games       ...
2019-06-19 13:51

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand on Saturday night. Fleming took a well-placed pass from...
2019-06-15 23:51

How did Canada become a tennis superpower? It's complicated Bianca Andreescu, Denis Shapovalov and Félix Auger-Aliassime, who arrive at Roland Garros seeded and poised to make an impact, are the faces of a Canadian revolutionCanada is the toast of pro tennis right now.The country’s rising young stars – Denis ...
2019-05-23 13:00

Hamilton fastest in first practice in Canada Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton clocked the best time in a dusty first practice session for the Canada Grand Prix on Friday as Mercedes broke in an upgraded engine....
2019-06-07 19:17

McIlroy nearly leaves red-hot putter in Canada Rory McIlroy swapped his putter for a Toronto Raptors jersey after winning the Canadian Open and nearly forgot to get it back before heading off to the U.S. Open, said the Northern Irishman on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 04:51

Canada says citizens have been kidnapped in Ghana Canada's foreign ministry on Thursday said that Canadian citizens had been kidnapped in Ghana and that it was working closely with local authorities....
2019-06-06 17:00

Canada is 'feeling the love' of Raptors' NBA win And breathe. The Drake curse is over. More poignantly, the rapper and the Toronto Raptors most recognizable fan quickly summed up the depth of feeling in the Canadian city -- and Canada -- after the team secured it's first NBA title after defeating t...
2019-06-14 16:51

Canada won't stop Huawei CFO extradition to US The Canadian government says it has no intention of suspending the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US.Meng was arrested in Canada on December 1 and is facing extradition to the US to answer charges of fraud. It is alleged that Wanzhou a...
2019-06-14 16:34

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
2019-06-29 01:17

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
2019-06-03 19:17

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon....
2019-06-11 02:17

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration's effort to pressure them during negotiations for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade...
2019-05-21 16:51

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
2019-06-11 14:17

Canada becomes first G7 country to ban shark fin imports Measure which also bans sale of fins awaits royal assentShark fin soup has long been seen as a delicacy in AsiaIt was on a family visit to Hong Kong that Kristyn Wong-Tam noticed her uncle – a well-regarded chef – was the only person at the table not...
2019-06-21 10:51

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill gove...
2019-05-21 17:34

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations....
2019-06-20 07:34

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refugees than any other country in the world in 2018, according to a United Nations report, knocking the U...
2019-06-20 01:00

Why is the C-section rate still climbing in Canada? Every year the rate of delivering a baby via surgery continues to climb and is far above the ideal rate put forward by the World Health Organization....
2019-05-29 06:51

Canada Will Try (And Probably Fail) To Win It All For Christine Sinclair Christine Sinclair is still doing it. By the time Canada play their second game at the 2019 World Cup, their captain will be 36 years old, and she will still be the team’s most important player. Sitting just three career goals away from tying Abby Wa...
2019-06-10 22:00

Williams: Ferrari's "silly" Formula 1 rules veto has to end Claire Williams says it is "silly" and "makes no sense" that Ferrari can veto Formula 1 rules and is expected to keep that right despite sweeping changes planned for 2021...
2019-05-23 16:51

The Latest: Judge rules for Bullock in veto dispute HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute over a vetoed Montana bill (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A Helena judge says Montana’s secretary of state does not have the authority to unilaterally override Gov. Steve Bullock’s veto of a biso...
2019-06-06 02:17

Jet fuel costs could rise from new rules to improve air quality Prices for jet fuel for later this year and into 2020 are expected to rise due to new marine fuel regulations - as the need for lower-sulfur fuels in ships cuts into the available supply for similar distillates like diesel or jet fuel....
2019-06-11 02:17

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-14 05:51

Spanish judge rules 43-year-old man is son of Julio Iglesias A Spanish judge has ruled that there exists sufficient evidence to determine that a 43-year-old Spanish man is the biological son of Julio Iglesias, despite the singer’s refusal to submit to genetic testing...
2019-07-10 20:34

WEC commits to hypercar rules from 2020/21 and reveals details The ACO has confirmed the details of the World Endurance Championship's hypercar regulations for the 2020/21 season ahead of this year's Le Mans 24 Hours...
2019-06-14 13:34

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them. In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat....
2019-06-10 22:17

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
2019-06-06 21:51

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. The high court said Monday that federal law ap...
2019-06-10 16:34

SEC alters overtime rules to avoid another 7-OT game like A&M-LSU marathon Last season's LSU-Texas A&M game accounted for most combined points (146) in NCAA history and lasted nearly 5 hours in time elapsed.       ...
2019-07-16 19:00

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t...
2019-06-10 12:17

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments at VA centers....
2019-06-06 18:34

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner....
2019-06-10 13:51

Tax On Super-Rich Decoded: Here's Your Guide To Understanding New Rules "In view of rising income levels, those in the highest income brackets, need to contribute more to the nation's development," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said while presenting her first Budget......
2019-07-11 12:51

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
2019-07-16 16:51

FIA to reinforce rules to marshals after Perez's Monaco near-miss The FIA will strongly reinforce instructions to marshals that they must not go on track without the permission of race control, following Sergio Perez's near-miss at the Monaco Grand Prix...
2019-06-07 01:34

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF’s testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medication. Margaret Wambui of Kenya, who won bronze in the 800 meters behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 ...
2019-05-22 11:51

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
2019-06-12 01:34

Review: Istanbul: The Dice Game rules the bazaar Enlarge (credit: Nate Anderson) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. When it comes to gaming, I am a man of simple pleasures. I need no boxes ...
2019-05-22 00:34

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed....
2019-06-08 22:34

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
2019-05-21 22:17

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
2019-05-22 13:51

Formula 1 2021 rules sign-off delay now set to be agreed The sign off of Formula 1's 2021 technical regulations is now set to be delayed until October following a team principals' meetings to discuss plans on Saturday morning in Montreal...
2019-06-09 00:00

Judge rules neo-Nazi publisher should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estate agent should have to pay the victim $14 million. US Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch’s ruling also r...
2019-07-16 06:00

Uncleared margin rules unlikely to clarify clearing migration FX prime brokers are expected to adapt to the pricing challenges of uncleared margin rules, but it remains far from clear whether these rules will push the market definitively in the direction of central clearing....
2019-05-21 18:17

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
2019-05-21 17:34

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal gov...
2019-07-13 18:17

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
2019-05-22 19:01

Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
2019-05-22 21:17

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
2019-07-16 16:17

National Pension System (NPS) Withdrawal Rules Explained Here NPS account: Originally launched for the government employees in 2004 and extended to the general public in 2009, it allows premature withdrawal and exit from an account under certain conditions....
2019-07-13 12:34

Silver hopeful reformed lottery rules end tanking NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the "greatest success" of the reformed draft lottery system is that "hopefully it'll stop fans in those markets from rooting for their teams to perform poorly."...
2019-06-14 06:51

Ky. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Executive Order FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Governor Matt Bevin’s re-organization of several boards and committees that oversee public education. That ruling came down Thursday. Attorney General Andy ...
2019-06-14 12:51

UEFA's financial fair play rules: 7 things you need to know Freshly crowned Premier League champions Manchester City could be hit with a ban from next season's Champions League after a potential breach of UEFA's financial fair play rules. But what is FFP and how does it work?...
2019-05-22 03:17

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
2019-06-19 20:51

Maine governor signs rules to finally allow pot sales AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills has signed a law setting up a legal framework for the sale of recreational marijuana to adults. Her office said Thursday that the law will take effect in mid-September. Maine voters approved of ...
2019-06-28 02:51

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
2019-05-29 17:34

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximum pressure campaign was working and the Trump......
2019-05-29 15:00

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
2019-06-28 15:00

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
2019-06-28 21:51

Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Are Married Love officially rules this summer with the Vanderpump Rules crew. On Saturday evening, Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright said "I Do" in a romantic wedding ceremony, People......
2019-06-30 04:51

Democratic WH hopefuls Bennet, Ryan jab at DNC over debate rules Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Tim Ryan, two of the Democratic presidential candidates gunning to make the first round of presidential debates, say it’s too soon for the Democratic National Committee to exclude some of the candidates from making the de...
2019-05-29 00:00

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
2019-06-04 18:34

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
2019-06-28 00:51

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capacity by 2030, energy companies said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 20:00

Italy's Salvini says need to change 'defeated' EU budget rules Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday European Union budget rules should be changed because they were rejected by voters in European parliamentary elections....
2019-05-28 20:34

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of national security. The Commerce Department recommended sweeping changes Tuesday in mining policies. Preside...
2019-06-05 01:34

| Boris Johnson rules out working with Farage on Brexit Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, has ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage in trying to secure a divorce deal with the European Union....
2019-06-27 20:00

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in March it was considering such a policy, and now it...
2019-06-27 19:00

Teams suspect initial 2021 F1 rules will be nowhere near final Formula 1's final 2021 car regulations will be "nowhere near" what is expected to be signed off this month, according to Red Bull boss Christian Horner...
2019-06-03 23:34

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred from climbing the world's highest peak....
2019-05-27 12:00

Singapore says global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
2019-06-01 06:17

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China's rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China....
2019-05-31 15:34

Pelosi rules out a censure of Trump: ‘If the goods are there, you must impeach’ Some Democratic lawmakers have been looking for a less divisive alternative to impeachment to address possible obstruction of the special counsel’s investigation....
2019-06-19 17:51

E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to Replace Obama-Era Climate Rules The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming....
2019-06-19 16:51

IRCTC Rules For Online Ticket Cancellation Explained Here IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, the e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways, has set certain refund rules for its cancelled tickets. Once the tickets are cancelled, the refund is......
2019-06-20 15:00

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
2019-06-20 20:51

US Court Rules Abortion Services Can Continue In Missouri For Now Abortion services can continue in Missouri for now, a court ruled Friday, granting a temporary restraining order to keep open the sole clinic that performs the procedure in the US state....
2019-06-01 12:00

El Salvador president rules out talks with criminal gangs El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ruled out negotiations with criminal gangs on Tuesday and vowed to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the Central American country....
2019-06-19 07:34

White House readies final review of new mpg rules Trump administration officials, at odds with California and many automakers, defended a controversial plan to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White...
2019-06-21 01:17

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a pa...
2019-06-21 06:34

NBA’s weird trade rules lead to draft hat confusion The conversation was about what the players were wearing on Thursday night, but for wrong reasons. Several players picked during the 2019 NBA Draft were seen wearing hats of a team they aren’t going to actually suit up for, thanks to trade agreements...
2019-06-21 21:51

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
2019-05-28 10:00

Nigeria accused of 'gagging the press' with new accreditation rules Access to country’s law-making National Assembly will be restricted, says Guild of EditorsStrict new conditions for covering government proceedings and the re-arrest of a prominent journalist on terrorism charges have raised concerns about deteriorat...
2019-05-28 06:34

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event last year should not be punished because he is mentally ill. Adelio Bispo de Oliveira was charged wi...
2019-05-28 05:34

Fresenius says tighter EU rules could trigger antibiotic shortage German drugmaker Fresenius warned that stricter production norms being considered by Europe's drug regulator could compound shortages of a life-saving antibiotic that is used by about 25 million patients globally each year....
2019-06-05 19:51

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
2019-05-31 01:51

FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules Fiat Chrysler, in written statements to regulators, said it agrees with one of the Trump administration’s central arguments: Stricter fuel-efficiency mandates drive up new vehicle prices, keeping older, dirtier and less-safe cars on the road longer....
2019-06-17 19:17

Do I want to work for that CEO? New rules show the gap between chief executive, worker pay Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gulf exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
2019-07-08 19:00

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
2019-06-06 11:17

First Quantum says it has complied with all rules in Panama mining contract Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals said on Wednesday it had "fully complied" with local rules in operating Cobre Panama, one of the region's largest copper mines, after Panama's president-elect said he would review the company's contract....
2019-06-06 05:51

Mexico and US trying to tweak USMCA rules about settling disputes The U.S. and Mexico are working on adding a side deal to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to address Democrats’ concerns over the deal’s dispute resolution systems, a top Mexican official said....
2019-07-06 05:51

Third debate rules could shrink Democratic field by half The second round of Democratic primary debates on July 30-31 in Detroit is expected to include just about the same 20 participants — including Mayor de Blasio. Already, 21 candidates have qualified by one of the two metrics – surpassing 6...
2019-07-05 05:17

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
2019-07-09 21:17

Top German court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
2019-07-03 15:17

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized S...
2019-05-27 23:17

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
2019-07-10 05:34

U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of it...
2019-05-26 05:17

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan,...
2019-07-09 21:51

Seidl: F1 teams, drivers can't complain about rules they pushed for McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says teams and drivers cannot complain that there are too many rules in Formula 1, because they pushed for them in the first place...
2019-07-03 12:34

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “...
2019-06-05 12:34

Buchanan scores and Canada holds off Cameroon 1-0 Kadeisha Buchanan scored the lone goal at the end of the first half and Canada held on to defeat Cameroon in the Women's World Cup on Monday night       ...
2019-06-10 23:34

There’s a lifestyle penalty for renting in Canada — it doesn’t have to be so Canada's deep cultural prejudice against renting has been cemented by decades of housing policies that have made life hard for tenants and landlords....
2019-06-15 15:51

Ricciardo boosted by strong weekend in Canada Daniel Ricciardo hopes to put on a show at Renault's home French Grand Prix this month after the team doubled their season's points tally in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix....
2019-06-10 21:00

Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
2019-06-20 03:17

Mexico approves trade deal with the US and Canada Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit....
2019-06-20 10:51

Don Cherry’s Hockey Night in Canada tenure isn’t over yet Hockey Night in Canada without Don Cherry? Impossible, right? Don Cherry agrees. After Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun suggested in his column that Cherry might not be back for the next season of the show he co-hosts “Coach’s Corner” for Hockey Nigh...
2019-07-08 21:51

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufacturers would be held responsible for processing the waste....
2019-06-10 23:51

Cautious Canada will improve, says Heiner-Moller Canada coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller conceded his side were nervous in their women's World Cup opener against Cameroon in Montpellier on Monday but said the 1-0 Group E victory will allow them to play more freely from now on....
2019-06-11 06:34

Mexico Ratifies Trade Deal With the U.S. and Canada The United States initiated the revision of the North American trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, but Mexico is now the first to ratify the deal....
2019-06-20 03:51

Canada plans to announce ban on single-use plastics TORONTO — The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, a senior government official said late Sunday The official said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would make the announcement Monday. The offici...
2019-06-10 22:51

'There are other kids coming': How Canada is becoming a tennis power Led by Bianca Andreescu on the women's side and Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime on the men's side, Canada has a new crop of players ready to hit it big....
2019-06-20 18:00

CANADA STOCKS-Technology pressures TSX at the open Canada's main stock index opened lower Friday, amid a broader global sell-off in technology shares after Broadcom warned of a slowdown in chip demand, and disappointing industrial data out of China dampened sentiment....
2019-06-14 16:34

Bills now taking more than twice as long to get through Canada’s Senate The calculations were made using the number of sitting days between the time a bill was introduced in the Senate and when it passed third reading there....
2019-06-30 19:34

Canada’s Trudeau is down in the polls. Can Conservatives take advantage? After his 2015 victory, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became an international sensation. But months of controversy have helped to reshape the country’s political conversation, amplifying critics on the right....
2019-07-15 21:34

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as oil prices tumble Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday as crude prices dropped more than 2% on a weaker outlook for demand and a rise in U.S. crude inventories....
2019-06-12 17:01

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
2019-07-03 04:34

Canada produces the most waste in the world. The US ranks third The construction industry is often the largest culprit, generating more than 90% of the total waste produced in a country.        ...
2019-07-12 13:34

5 things to know about how Canada handles immigration detainees The treatment of migrants has recently been thrust into the spotlight as accounts emerge of overcrowding and unsanitary conditions in American border detention facilities. Here's a look at how Canada deals with immigration detainees....
2019-07-07 19:34

Why the Toronto Raptors' title is a victory for the NBA, Canada ... and the US As basketball expands around the world it helps educate those abroad and at home that other cultures are not to be fearedFolklore tells us that if you can see your initials in a spider’s web, you have good fortune ahead. Maybe the NBA saw their initi...
2019-06-17 12:34

| Anglican Church of Canada rejects same-sex marriage The Anglican Church of Canada - which has more than 500 000 members - has rejected a motion to modify its definition of marriage to embrace same-sex unions....
2019-07-16 00:00

Canada Jobless Rate Edged Up In June Canada’s jobless rate edged up and the number of people employed was roughly unchanged in June following two straight months of stronger-than-anticipated gains....
2019-07-05 15:51

Canada-China tensions: Why they began and what’s happened since Tensions have been rising since December 2018, when Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies....
2019-06-27 19:51

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
2019-06-14 13:17

Fleming and Prince book Canada's last-16 spot Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince got second-half goals to give Canada a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and book their place in the last 16 of the women’s World Cup....
2019-06-16 10:34

Canada erupts as Raptors capture first ever NBA championship Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a country that is traditionally known as the home of hockey....
2019-06-14 13:17

Canada crush Martinique 4-0 in Gold Cup opener Prolific teenager Jonathan David scored twice as Canada thrashed Martinique 4-0 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Saturday to win the opening match of the Gold Cup....
2019-06-16 10:34

Alcoa expects $40 mln-$50 mln hit from restarting Canada smelter Aluminum producer Alcoa Corp said on Tuesday it expects to incur a charge of between $40 million and $50 million in the second half of 2019, related to restarting operations at its Canadian smelter in Becancour, Quebec....
2019-07-03 01:17

Add Canada to Formula One's list of classic controversies If Formula One shot itself in the foot in Canada on Sunday, as some said after the race, then a cynic might suggest it was remarkable there was anything left to hit....
2019-06-10 18:17

China tells Canada of 'consequences' of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China....
2019-05-31 12:17

Sainz: McLaren had one of its "best Fridays" of 2019 in Canada Carlos Sainz Jr said McLaren 'experimented' with its car as it enjoyed one of its "best Fridays" of the 2019 Formula 1 season with fourth in Canadian Grand Prix practice...
2019-06-08 01:34

Official: Canada to announce ban on single-use plastics TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. A senior government official said late Sunday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make the announcement Monday. The official spoke ...
2019-06-10 08:34

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan envoys to Canada....
2019-06-03 06:00

Soccer: Sinclair to lead Canada in her fifth World Cup Christine Sinclair was named to her fifth women's World Cup team on Saturday and will lead Canada in France where she will have a chance to also claim the career all-time scoring record on the sport's biggest stage....
2019-05-25 20:34

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national genocide."...
2019-06-04 06:51

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, putting more pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address an issue his government has identified as...
2019-06-04 10:17

Canada’s stem cell registry isn’t diverse enough to help those who need it The search for a matching stem cell donor becomes exponentially more difficult if you are a member of an ethnic minority — and especially if you're mixed race....
2019-05-29 14:34

Canada’s D-Day volunteer military: Many lied about their age to enlist Canada had more than one million volunteers join the military in the Second World War, many of them teens who lied about their age to enlist before they turned 18....
2019-06-05 08:34

Apple Watch ECG is coming to Canada 'as quickly as possible' Canucks won't have to sit on the sidelines while their Apple Watch-toting friends in the US, Europe and Hong Kong perform electrocardiograms. Apple has confirmed that it's bringing the Watch Series 4's ECG app and irregular heart rhyt...
2019-05-25 23:17