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U.S. Warns Switzerland on Oversight of Facebook's Libra

The U.S. urged Switzerland to ensure its regulations governing cryptocurrencies are strong enough to prevent abuse, as the European banking hub prepares to host Libra, a digital currency proposed by F...

U.S. Warns Switzerland on Oversight of Facebook's Libra

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Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules that...
18:01, 09/11/2019

The group overseeing Facebook's libra is applying for a payments license in Switzerland The Libra Association, the organization in charge of overseeing Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, said Wednesday it will apply for a payments l...
15:16, 09/11/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does no...
14:16, 06/21/2019

France Warns It Will Block Development Of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency France warned on Thursday it will block development of Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the "monetary sovereignt...
17:16, 09/12/2019

Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on T...
18:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on T...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Former Japan central banker warns Facebook's Libra may undermine monetary policy Central banks may see the impact of their monetary policies diminish significantly if Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency becomes widely used in their cou...
15:48, 08/02/2019

10 of the best things to do in Vevey, Switzerland The Swiss town’s wine festival is as revered as it is rare but, from a Chaplin museum to boat tours and chocolate heaven, a trip need not be grape-rel...
10:00, 07/18/2019

Switzerland’s Once-in-a-Generation, Over-the-Top Party When the 52 Places Traveler arrived in Vevey, Switzerland, he thought he was hallucinating. But no: it was just a celebration that hasn’t happened sin...
16:48, 07/30/2019

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives...
02:00, 07/11/2019

10 Best Swiss Dishes You Must Try When In Switzerland From Ticino, the country's quintessential Swiss canton, to Geneva (that's close to France) - I've travelled across this charming nation always in awe ...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Switzerland on collision course with EU over gun control Switzerland is facing the choice between changing its gun laws or falling out of Europe's open-border system. But in a country with a strong aversion ...
13:16, 05/18/2019

New life for Switzerland’s hippy valley A bohemian mountain community in Ticino has rejected national-park status – and fast-track development – in favour of small grassroots projectsThe yel...
03:16, 08/25/2019

Switzerland-EU partnership row facing deadline Easy trading in Swiss shares from within the EU could crumble at midnight Sunday in a row over a new partnership deal. For months, Bern has refused to...
12:48, 06/30/2019

Switzerland Is Held Captive By Its Big Neighbor With the ECB set to cut rates, the Swiss will have little choice but to go even deeper into negative territory. The SNB is a price-taker, not a price-...
16:48, 08/14/2019

Switzerland's wine festival – in pictures The Swiss town of Vevey has staged a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off ...
10:48, 07/19/2019

Women across Switzerland are striking for equal pay Swiss women are striking en masse on Friday, in a 24-hour nationwide protest to highlight the country's poor record on gender equality and the gender ...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassm...
10:32, 06/14/2019

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the iso...
07:32, 05/23/2019

A local’s guide to Berne, Switzerland: 10 top tips It is one of Europe’s smallest capitals but punches above its weight when it comes to world-class galleries, unbeatable urban swimming and, of course,...
08:00, 09/02/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enac...
13:48, 05/19/2019

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe'...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Switzerland celebrates rare wine festival Dubbed a once-in-a-generation spectacle, Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers. Organizers ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species ...
21:00, 07/12/2019

FIFA Quietly Considering Plan to Leave Switzerland World soccer’s governing body is weighing a move away from Zurich, its home since 1932, saying Swiss law has made it difficult to hire employees from ...
02:16, 08/01/2019

Switzerland ranked as most innovative country in new UN report The World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO, named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country on Wednesday, during the launch of its la...
19:48, 07/24/2019

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss t...
06:16, 06/15/2019

2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland's Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France...
13:32, 06/16/2019

IOC formally opens $145M new headquarters in Switzerland The International Olympic Committee has formally opened its 145 million Swiss francs ($145 million) new headquarters exactly 125 years after the Olymp...
11:48, 06/23/2019

No deal default looms in EU-Switzerland trade row If you want to buy or sell shares in famous Swiss companies such as Nestlé, Zurich Insurance, UBS or Novartis from  next week, your task is ...
19:16, 06/26/2019

Sofia Kenin helps US beat Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens win matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland in Fed Cup World Group playoff    ...
06:32, 04/29/2019

EXPLAINER-Why Switzerland and the EU face a battle of the bourses A row over a stalled partnership treaty between Switzerland and the European Union is about to touch off a battle over share trading rules that could ...
12:32, 06/26/2019

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat...
12:32, 06/26/2019

Barclays and RBS fined by Switzerland for currency rigging Authorities in Switzerland have fined five banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Barclays, for fixing foreign exchange trading through ca...
18:48, 06/06/2019

UK climber falls to his death from Matterhorn in Switzerland GENEVA (AP) — Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 24-year-old British mountain climber who was coming down from the country’s famed Matterh...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Switzerland's SoftwareONE mandates banks for IPO - sources Swiss software group SoftwareONE has mandated banks for an upcoming stock market flotation, sources told Reuters on Wednesday, paving the way for a po...
18:48, 06/26/2019

Osamu Deguchi joins Bolliger Team Switzerland "The Swiss team has just recruited a Suzuka specialist. Osamu Deguchi will partner Nigel Walraven and Danny Buchan in the saddle of the Bolliger Team ...
12:00, 07/20/2019

Watches of Switzerland considers stock market listing UK’s biggest seller of Rolexes could be valued at up to £800m, if plan goes aheadThe UK’s biggest seller of Rolex watches is working on plans for a st...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Man, girl missing after violent storm in Switzerland: police A man and six-year-old girl are missing after their car was swept away by a torrent of mud triggered by a flash flood in southwestern Switzerland, pol...
20:20, 08/12/2019

Why gun-loving Switzerland voted to tighten restrictions on firearms REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Earlier this year, Swiss voters approved changes to the country's gun laws by a very comfortable majority of 63.7%. Gun owner...
14:00, 08/06/2019

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby F...
19:32, 06/16/2019

Switzerland: 3 dead after hostage-taking at Zurich apartment BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say an armed man took two women hostage at an apartment in Zurich and all three died after shots were heard. Police in Swit...
16:16, 05/31/2019

Across the Alps by train: a feast of scenery from Switzerland to Austria After starting in London, this itinerary takes in Lake Geneva, the Austrian Tirol, and the heights of the Zugspitze in Bavaria, with stunning views al...
15:32, 05/04/2019

Heavy rains lead to flooded roads in Switzerland BERLIN (AP) — Swiss media say four people have been injured after heavy rains in western Switzerland saw rivers burst their banks and roads to become ...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Switzerland Loves Guns. The E.U. Wants Reforms. Voters Will Decide The hills of Switzerland will soon be alive with the sound of gunfire. The country’s largest annual shooting competition, the Feldschiessen, hel...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Ads Pitching CBD as a Cure-All Are Everywhere. Oversight Hasn’t Kept Up. “Basically nobody” is overseeing the quality of the many cannabidiol products that have proliferated, one researcher said. The F.D.A. says it is doing...
15:32, 08/13/2019

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: Nations League semi-final – as it happened Switzerland enjoyed the benefits of VAR, but it was Portugal who advanced to the final courtesy of Cristiano Ronaldo’s 53rd career hat-trickRead Danie...
04:00, 06/06/2019

20 life-changing trips worth the price, from Switzerland to Sedona With prices ranging from $730 for a Swiss rail tour to $29,500 for an Antarctic cruise, these trips don't come cheap but the memories are worth i...
19:00, 08/25/2019

Cycling: Switzerland coach Hondo sacked after doping confession Switzerland coach Danilo Hondo has been sacked with immediate effect after the German said he was involved in blood doping, the Swiss Cycling federati...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Fake Police Officials Steal $3.7 Million From Woman In Switzerland Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot imp...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Tighter gun laws approved by voters in Switzerland, a country known for gun traditions The Federal Chancellery said provisional results showed nearly 64 per cent of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules ado...
05:48, 05/20/2019

Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident • BSC Young Boys women’s team captain declared missing• Footballer had been swimming on Lake ComoThe Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been de...
17:48, 06/30/2019

Switzerland’s Florijana Ismaili confirmed dead in swimming accident • Ismaili, 24, went missing on Saturday at Lake Como• Fifa president Gianni Infantino pays tribute to playerThe body of Florijana Ismaili was recovere...
13:00, 07/03/2019

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funds amid scandal The Netherlands and Switzerland have suspended funding to the United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees days after an ethics report alleged w...
11:16, 08/01/2019

Jordan Pickford saves the day as England beat Switzerland on penalties This was a game too far, long before it drifted apologetically into extra time, or culminated in a penalty shootout relatively devoid of tension in th...
18:32, 06/09/2019

Calls for Switzerland’s Matterhorn to be closed after seventh death this year A South Korean man has become the seventh climber this year to fall to their death on the Matterhorn peak in Switzerland as guides continue to call on...
08:16, 08/08/2019

Switzerland Extends Support To Strengthen India's Fight Against Terrorism Switzerland on Friday extended its support to India to strengthen its fight against terrorism in all its manifestations as President Ram Nath Kovind h...
09:16, 09/14/2019

Switzerland was sent into scientific exile. No deal could mean the same for Britain | Marja Makarow EU-backed research projects were slashed after the country voted to curb immigration in 2014. The UK should take noteSwitzerland has been touted as a ...
11:32, 09/06/2019

Switzerland Strives to Be Global Leader in Opening Skies for Drones Switzerland is working on pioneering ways to handle booming drone traffic aimed at allowing unmanned aircraft to quickly operate in much more of the n...
15:00, 08/06/2019

England v Switzerland: Nations League third-place play-off – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the playoff in GuimaraesSouthgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea jobSend your emails and thoughts to Ro...
15:00, 06/09/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zucker...
19:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. inspector general to probe FAA helicopter oversight The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Tuesday it will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of doors-of...
00:48, 07/17/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy con...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into h...
15:16, 06/27/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Facebook's FTC punishment could involve 20 years of oversight Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are edging closer to negotiating the tech giant's multibillion dollar penalty for security failur...
15:16, 05/14/2019

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that th...
20:32, 06/02/2019

David McGoldrick earns Ireland vital point with header against Switzerland Better late than never. None of the forwards in the Republic of Ireland’s squad had scored an international goal before this match, and for a long tim...
01:48, 09/06/2019

11 Indians Get Notices As Switzerland Steps Up Process To Share Banking Info As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a s...
23:32, 05/26/2019

Jerome Powell to speak on future interest rate policy in Switzerland Fed Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell will speak on Friday in Switzerland. Wall Street always hopes that he will tip off future interest rate policy. But i...
01:16, 09/06/2019

Euro 2020: Republic of Ireland 1-1 Switzerland, Romania 1-2 Spain – as it happened Ten-man Spain clung on to beat Romania while the Republic of Ireland drew with Switzerland and Bosnia and Denmark went goal crazy 10.16pm BST And with...
01:48, 09/06/2019

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control. ...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Switzerland votes to strengthen gun control laws despite resistance, according to exit polls The Switzerland law brings the Alpine country in line with many European partners, all over the objections of many law-abiding Swiss gun owners. ...
16:48, 05/19/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago...
22:32, 05/19/2019

Climber falls to death from Matterhorn in Switzerland; guides say mountain ‘too dangerous’ A South Korean climber fell to his death Tuesday descending the iconic Matterhorn peak in Switzerland as local guides continue to call on officials to...
04:16, 08/08/2019

Wine festival Fete des Vignerons kicks off in Switzerland with colorful celebration The Fete des Vignerons kicked off in Switzerland on July 18. The festival, which celebrates the world of winemaking, goes for a month.   &#...
21:48, 07/19/2019

Why Switzerland is a perfect launchpad for Europe’s first large-scale 5G mobile network Switzerland is a country best known for having a high standard of living, stunning alpine vistas, and a banking industry that defies scrutiny. But fro...
03:16, 05/01/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plane...
00:16, 07/28/2019

House Oversight threatens to subpoena Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee will vote to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday if she does not sho...
00:32, 06/24/2019

House oversight panel backs subpoena for Conway The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the panel as it looks ...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Why Democrats’ oversight machine is moving so slowly against Trump House Democrats have kicked and screamed about the White House’s refusal to allow key Trump officials to come before Congress. But they haven’t done t...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent priv...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of u...
12:00, 05/02/2019

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its busin...
16:16, 07/24/2019

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s not...
09:00, 06/05/2019

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a differen...
20:48, 06/17/2019

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
18:48, 06/22/2019

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the board...
00:32, 07/25/2019

Rare Stone Steles With Unknown Figures Found At Neolithic Site in Switzerland A remarkable series of standing stones have been found near one of the most important Neolithic sites in Switzerland, and indeed in the entire Alpine ...
01:48, 08/02/2019

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off P...
11:00, 06/03/2019

House oversight panel backs subpoena for WH counselor Conway WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee has voted to issue a subpoena to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the pan...
17:32, 06/26/2019

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 o...
14:16, 06/21/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board gets 60-day court extension for reappointments A U.S. Appeals Court on Monday gave Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board another 60 days to allow for the constitutional reappoin...
00:00, 05/07/2019

White House says will reappoint Puerto Rico oversight board The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing p...
22:32, 08/17/2019

Dems step up oversight amid detention center firestorm Top House Democrats are escalating their response to Donald Trump’s handling of the migrant crisis at the border, making a direct plea to the presiden...
01:16, 07/03/2019

FAA Reportedly Delegated Oversight of Critical 737 Max Flight System to Boeing A New York Times investigation into the Boeing 737 Max crisis—involving two crashes that killed a cumulative 346 people and the continued grounding of...
09:48, 07/28/2019

GOP Oversight report finds ‘no evidence’ Interior’s Bernhardt hid meetings Charges that Interior Secretary David Bernhardt violated ethics rules by holding secret meetings with former oil industry pals were “disproved” by Hou...
00:16, 08/24/2019

Former Top Financial Regulators Warn Against Move to Ease Oversight of Firms Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew and Janet L. Yellen said the Trump administration’s push to relax some controls could harm the Amer...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Oversight committee OKs subpoena on White House use of private email The House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Thursday authorized a subpoena of records in the panel's investigation into the White House's alleged u...
21:00, 07/25/2019

GOP expected to strip Justin Amash of Oversight Committee seat Newly independent Rep. Justin Amash is expected to be kicked out of the GOP conference and lose his committee assignment this week, according to multi...
21:48, 07/08/2019

Acting CBP chief open to congressional oversight for immigration policy ​WASHINGTON — The head of Customs and Border Protection said Sunday he’d welcome more congressional oversight of the zero tolerance border polices, in...
10:16, 07/22/2019

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of investigations into presidents in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe Preside...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Democrats call for oversight after Trump's Iran airstrikes reversal Warren accused Trump of instigating ‘another unnecessary conflict’ while Biden called it a ‘self-inflicted disaster’Follow the latest in US politics –...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed,...
18:16, 05/03/2019

House Oversight panel authorizes subpoena for Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Wednesday to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after she failed to app...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook Fined $5 Billion and Ordered to Add Oversight of Data Practices The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s pers...
16:00, 07/24/2019

JUUL answers safety questions before House oversight committee (NBC NEWS)Juul Co-Founder James Monsees appeared before a House oversight subcommittee today in Washington, D.C. Mr. Monsees told committee members ...
20:16, 07/27/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at ...
02:16, 05/10/2019

Facebook Agrees to Extensive New Oversight as Part of $5 Billion Settlement The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s pers...
13:48, 07/27/2019

Family’s lawyer faults Buttigieg on police officer oversight INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer says Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigie...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Facebook could get new privacy oversight and record-breaking fine in FTC deal Facebook is looking at the possibility of new privacy oversight and a massive fine as part of a deal with the Federal Trade Commission, according to s...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Portugal vs Switzerland live stream: how to watch today's Nations League semi-final from anywhere So this is completely new territory. The first ever edition of the UEFA Nations League makes its big finale this week, with the two semi-finals and fi...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League Final spot Cristiano Ronaldo sent a reminder of his sporting brilliance just as his country was turning its focus elsewhere, firing a spectacular hat-trick to se...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricu...
03:48, 07/12/2019

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging serv...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to tran...
03:00, 05/10/2019

CFP Board vows stepped up oversight of financial advisors after complaints of lax review Shopping for an advisor? The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is changing its processes to help curtail financial advisors with bad trac...
05:48, 07/31/2019

State hit with 140K public comments on bid to boost private school oversight State education officials have been bombarded with more than 140,000 public comments opposing a plan that would boost governmental control over privat...
00:49, 09/12/2019

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees - source Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed ...
12:32, 06/15/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension...
02:00, 06/13/2019

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require th...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Judge Approves Deal Spelling Out Oversight of Elon Musk's Tweets A federal judge approved a new deal clarifying how Tesla must oversee Elon Musk’s use of Twitter, an outcome that erases the risk its chief executive ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Dems fear report on Russia probe could kill their oversight momentum Democrats lurching toward potential impeachment and ramping up their probes of President Donald Trump are becoming increasingly worried that the Justi...
18:16, 06/06/2019

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of...
04:48, 07/09/2019

U.S. lawmakers push U.S.-listed Chinese firms to comply with financial oversight A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regulat...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Elon Musk Reaches Deal With the SEC Requiring Tougher Oversight of His Bad Tweets Elon Musk has reached a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission following a dispute over his bad tweets and what he can—or more specifically,...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board extends reach to island's municipalities Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Thursday took unexpected action, adding town and cities to its mandate, which up until no...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees, report says Nissan is considering giving its alliance partner Renault some seats on planned oversight committees after Renault expressed discontent with the envis...
20:16, 06/15/2019

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow ...
19:32, 06/05/2019

‘Technology Needs to Be Regulated.’ Apple CEO Tim Cook Says No Oversight Has Led To Great Damage To Society Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for more government regulation on the technology industry in order to protect privacy in an interview at the TIME 100 Su...
18:16, 04/28/2019

House Oversight probing whether Chao improperly helped her family's company The House Oversight Committee is investigating Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s potential use of her official position to benefit her family’s s...
21:00, 09/16/2019

Organizers of North American Indigenous Games admit to artistic oversight Organizers have issued a statement saying the oversight involving Melissa Labrador happened amid the "excitement" of revealing the official brand for ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in ...
09:32, 06/06/2019

House Oversight Committee Investigating Transportation Secretary Ellen Chao for Possible Conflicts WASHINGTON — The House Oversight Committee said Monday it is investigating whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao acted improperly to bene...
01:16, 09/17/2019

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administrati...
22:16, 07/17/2019

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s...
05:00, 06/24/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Scrutiny of Facebook’s data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last year....
15:32, 05/03/2019

White House wants current members of Puerto Rico oversight board to remain The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board...
07:16, 04/30/2019

Dems seize on Hope Hicks testimony to break Trump's oversight blockade Hope Hicks’ name appears 184 times in special counsel Robert Mueller’s blockbuster report, in which the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump ...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Bangladesh garment unions say new factory oversight deal risks worker safety The end of an international arrangement aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of Bangladeshi garment workers is likely to undermine safety by making factory...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Pricey 2020 Range Rover Evoque SUV nails the look and feel, but has maddening oversight The 2020 Range Rover Evoque SUV is a masterclass in the meaning and value of a strong brand. People will happily pay a premium from the luxury SUV. &...
06:48, 08/09/2019

Wisconsin Group That Negotiated Foxconn Deal Has Oversight Problems, Audit Finds The Wisconsin group that negotiated $3 billion in tax incentives for Foxconn Technology Group has problematic oversight practices, a state audit has f...
18:16, 06/11/2019

House Oversight plans vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt unless she testifies The chairman of the House Oversight Committee on Monday said the panel will vote to hold White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in contempt of Congres...
14:48, 07/16/2019

Russia’s media oversight agency complains YouTube helping to facilitate protests Russia’s media oversight agency said Sunday that it wanted Google to stop YouTube users from posting information about unsanctioned political protests...
12:18, 08/12/2019

Facebook to pay $5 billion fine, submit to new federal oversight to settle privacy probe The agreement between the Federal Trade Commission and Facebook alleges that the tech giant misled users about the way it handled their private data....
22:16, 07/24/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for...
03:32, 06/17/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC wa...
23:48, 07/24/2019

Uefa Nations League Finals LIVE: Switzerland vs England and Portugal vs Netherlands build-up and team news England will look to end their Uefa Nations League campaign on a positive note when they take on Swizerland in their third place play-off this afterno...
10:32, 06/09/2019

Oversight panel demands White House official testify on Trump-Putin docs The House Oversight and Reform Committee is demanding that the White House’s records chief testify about President Donald Trump’s alleged efforts to c...
20:48, 06/24/2019

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 b...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on...
03:16, 06/17/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs  &#...
03:00, 05/18/2019

House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey Ep...
00:32, 07/11/2019

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a sub...
01:48, 06/13/2019

House Oversight Committee seeks documents related to secret CBP Facebook groups that ridiculed migrants The move suggests that the panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, is not backing down from his investigations despite the president’s recent attac...
19:16, 07/31/2019

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearin...
00:48, 06/24/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agenc...
00:16, 08/16/2019

Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children....
05:00, 06/26/2019

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume ...
22:48, 08/14/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with sub...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Representatives from JUUL, the electronic cigarette company, answered questions from the House Oversight Committee about the safety of its products, especially regarding youth use (NBC NEWS)Juul Co-Founder James Monsees appeared before a house oversight subcommittee today in Washington, D.C. Mr. Monsees told committee members Ju...
09:00, 07/26/2019

CBOE Hosts 4th Annual CBOE RMC Europe in Geneva, Switzerland -- September 28-30, 2015 CHICAGO, IL – May 5, 2015 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 4th Annual CBOE Risk Management Co...
02:16, 05/02/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital curr...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook a...
22:00, 07/23/2019

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance ...
17:16, 07/22/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little l...
18:32, 06/19/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're ...
19:16, 06/24/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media gi...
04:48, 06/14/2019

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 c...
17:48, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement, Company Says Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amounts...
00:16, 07/31/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early ins...
05:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social ...
22:48, 07/16/2019

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could fu...
14:48, 07/13/2019

Facebook wants to tie Libra cryptocurrency to the dollar Facebook has revealed more details about its upcoming Libra cryptocurrency launch, stating that it wants to tie the system to some of the biggest nati...
15:32, 09/10/2019

Want to make $10,000 from Libra? Break its blockchain The supposedly independent group of companies tasked with overseeing the delivery of Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra has announced a public bug boun...
20:48, 08/28/2019

France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot operate in Europe under current conditions, citing sys...
12:01, 09/12/2019

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secreta...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Rea...
07:32, 07/05/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting ...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Democrats Respond to Mueller Statement by Calling for Impeachment, but Also Not Impeachment, but Also More Investigations, but Also Oversight, but Also All of the Above Should Donald Trump be impeached? That’s a good question, and one that every Democrat running for president in 2020 and many other party leaders have ...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Forever 21 sent Atkins diet bars with plus-sized orders, calls it 'oversight' Forever 21 is under fire for sending free Atkins diet bars with plus-size orders. Company says it was an oversight and the samples have been removed. ...
12:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recogni...
23:32, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate heari...
19:32, 07/15/2019

The best way to make money out of Libra? Put a bet on it not launching on time Facebook’s digital currency Libra is looking less and less likely to launch next year as originally planned. Policy expert, Angela Walch from Universi...
15:16, 07/25/2019

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no mo...
16:32, 07/08/2019

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at lea...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren'...
15:32, 07/18/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
20:16, 06/18/2019

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company...
21:32, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Libra could undercut ECB's powers: Mersch Widespread acceptance of Facebook's proposed Libra currency could even undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy, a potent...
09:32, 09/02/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networkin...
12:32, 06/18/2019

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte. ...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from ...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others ...
14:48, 06/18/2019

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by ...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an inter...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. I...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have ...
21:00, 08/06/2019

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that ...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Ti...
16:16, 08/23/2019

Libra Association launches bug bounty program The Libra Association has announced a bug bounty program with up to $10,000 in rewards for identifying security flaws in the blockchain's testnet code...
17:32, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be allowed to operate in Europe while concerns persist about sovereignty, systemic financial risks and the risk...
14:48, 09/12/2019

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and g...
17:16, 06/18/2019

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, ...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting...
07:16, 07/12/2019

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments n...
05:16, 07/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Bets It Can Bank the Unbanked Facebook has an ambitious goal for its proposed cryptocurrency, Libra: to bring financial services to the hundreds of millions of people world-wide wh...
13:32, 08/22/2019

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its...
17:01, 09/15/2019

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. eco...
00:48, 07/12/2019

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions abou...
20:48, 06/23/2019

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Ce...
03:48, 09/14/2019

| Facebook's Libra currency could threaten the euro - official Widespread adoption of Facebook's proposed 'Libra' cryptocurrency could harm the European Central Bank's ability to manage the eurozone economy and th...
23:16, 09/04/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported...
03:48, 09/14/2019

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Li...
15:16, 07/03/2019

EU looking to see if Facebook's Libra currency poses competition risks EU regulators are examining Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency to see if it harms competition, Europe's antitrust regulator said on Wednesday, ...
11:48, 09/05/2019

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Fi...
14:32, 07/03/2019

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense...
23:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce ...
18:32, 06/18/2019

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned i...
18:32, 06/18/2019

PayPal Cautious About Future of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency PayPal is cautious about the future of Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra, which is slated to debut with the pioneering digital payments firm as par...
08:17, 09/14/2019

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many ...
18:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how ...
00:32, 06/19/2019

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
04:00, 06/19/2019

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra China's proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebook's Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platform...
09:32, 09/06/2019

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin throug...
13:16, 06/18/2019

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, E...
00:32, 08/06/2019

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk t...
22:32, 09/13/2019

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its plan...
13:32, 08/06/2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other count...
12:01, 09/12/2019

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with nation...
19:32, 07/15/2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency - watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other count...
10:16, 09/12/2019

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense re...
14:00, 07/04/2019

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell t...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regar...
07:16, 07/11/2019

France to block development of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Finance minister warns monetary sovereignty of governments could be at riskFrance has said it will block development of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrenc...
13:17, 09/12/2019

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Mon...
04:48, 07/16/2019

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 aisl...
18:16, 07/16/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe -Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported...
18:00, 09/13/2019

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience s...
12:32, 06/18/2019

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, d...
23:32, 09/12/2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw int...
14:16, 07/16/2019

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 int...
13:32, 07/16/2019

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line ami...
23:32, 09/12/2019

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about Fa...
19:00, 08/05/2019

France doesn’t want Facebook to operate Libra in Europe Facebook’s ambitious cryptocurrency project, Libra, has been facing a lot of heat in Europe since its announcement in June. Now, according to Reuters,...
15:48, 09/12/2019

| Facebook’s big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations ...
18:48, 07/27/2019

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered...
16:32, 07/17/2019

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have...
17:16, 07/18/2019

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will b...
00:48, 07/17/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Auth...
15:32, 06/25/2019

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate al...
18:00, 07/02/2019

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 regulat...
01:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities: FSB Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intention...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social med...
23:32, 07/03/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares...
12:48, 06/28/2019

Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities - FSB Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intention...
18:32, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document ...
12:00, 08/21/2019

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely b...
16:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frighteni...
14:16, 06/22/2019

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence ...
05:16, 07/18/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skeptic...
14:32, 08/21/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead - France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesd...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency ...
06:48, 07/18/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new techn...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech gia...
22:16, 07/17/2019

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ ‘bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial m...
02:32, 07/20/2019

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant clos...
12:32, 07/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both partie...
19:32, 07/17/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesd...
16:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabi...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currenc...
04:16, 07/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expect...
12:48, 06/19/2019

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset th...
15:32, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get o...
22:32, 09/10/2019

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulat...
03:48, 09/14/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing incre...
02:16, 06/26/2019

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of ...
09:48, 09/11/2019

ECB's Draghi cites 'substantial' concerns about Facebook's Libra plans European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has added his voice to a chorus of policymakers concerned about Facebook's proposed digital currency...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Facebook's Libra: Why is the world fascinated by a cashless society Facebook’s Libra is joining the cryptocurrency world alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum, but this isn’t the first cashless method on the marke...
22:48, 06/28/2019

Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns Facebook's history of mishandling data has come back to haunt it as the privacy and regulatory community team up to probe the social media giant on Li...
05:32, 08/06/2019

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrency...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Bitcoin price rises past $11,000 following Facebook’s Libra announcement Bitcoin’s price continues to rally surpassing the $11,000 mark over the weekend for the first time in 15 months. At the time of writing, Bitcoin‘s pri...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch it...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risk...
19:16, 06/23/2019

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that c...
15:16, 07/09/2019

Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital cu...
18:48, 07/15/2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards: U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get ...
23:16, 09/11/2019

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the cu...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's fi...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its co...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a n...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month Switzerland's privacy watchdog expects to receive details on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency by the end of this month, a spokeswoman for the agency sa...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of ...
17:16, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate inves...
18:16, 06/18/2019

Swiss National Bank in close contact with authorities on Libra Switzerland's central bank is in close contact with relevant authorities over Facebook's Geneva-based Libra cyptocurrency project, Swiss National Bank...
20:32, 08/27/2019

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media g...
14:16, 07/23/2019

'Flaky, unstable, bad with money': astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurrenc...
23:16, 06/20/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered pros...
00:32, 06/27/2019

Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs govern...
23:00, 08/18/2019

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from l...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividends...
13:16, 06/18/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance ...
05:48, 06/19/2019

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view  ...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is view...
22:48, 07/16/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra th...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook 's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten f...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Fed's Powell expects Facebook's Libra to be topic among G7 finance chiefs Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday said he expects concerns about Facebook Inc.'s proposed new crypto currency Libra to be a main topic o...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and ...
12:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payment...
23:32, 06/18/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.  ...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Global regulators to question Facebook's Libra amid EU concerns: paper Global regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency, amid concerns from European Union governments over the threat the d...
14:48, 09/15/2019

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook's Libra spurs interest Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments and...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Trump Blasts Facebook's Libra, Demands It Face Banking Regulations Donald Trump on Thursday criticised Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra digital coin, and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking char...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Earn Thousands of Dollars for Finding Bugs in Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency While we’re still waiting on a specific release date for Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency, Libra, the company is aiming for an early 2020 release. T...
00:32, 08/28/2019

Kobo debuts Libra H2O e-reader, updates software with more tools for readers Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Nearly one year after releasing the Forma e-reader, Kobo returns today with a new slab dubbed the Kobo Libra H...
22:48, 09/04/2019

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook Inc's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe...
03:48, 09/14/2019

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns' Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financia...
07:32, 07/11/2019

‘Trust’ was mentioned 69 times at Facebook’s Libra Senate hearing – nice In the 220-minute-long Senate hearing where Facebook’s head of Calibra, David Marcus, was grilled on the company’s “cryptocurrency” plans, the word tr...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Swiss privacy office wants details on Facebook's Libra crypto project Switzerland's privacy watchdog said on Tuesday it has yet to receive a reply to a July 17 letter seeking details about Facebook's Swiss-based Libra cr...
18:48, 07/23/2019

France calls for EU-wide cryptocurrency rules amid Libra concerns The European Union needs to establish a common set of rules for cryptocurrencies to counteract risks posed by Facebook’s Libra, France’s Finance Minis...
14:32, 09/13/2019

France minister vows to block Facebook Libra cryptocurrency in Europe France's economy and finance minister warned Thursday that he plans to block Facebook's forthcoming cryptocurrency, the Libra, from being used in Euro...
15:16, 09/12/2019

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until...
22:32, 07/10/2019

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency -sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive cons...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook co-founder: Libra currency could give firms excess power Chris Hughes says involvement of private companies is threat to autonomy of nation statesOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until se...
00:48, 07/11/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-f...
15:32, 06/21/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concern...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies - FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-f...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Europe should ignore 'treacherous promises' of Facebook's Libra currency: ECB's Mersch Facebook's proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy and Europe should ignore its siren call...
14:32, 09/02/2019

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said...
10:48, 06/20/2019

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On ...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to ...
02:16, 06/19/2019

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tues...
09:16, 07/24/2019

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive con...
20:32, 08/21/2019

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Trea...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financ...
02:32, 07/13/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that so...
12:32, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital cur...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Marcus says regulatory concerns to be "fully addressed" before Libra launch Facebook's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company does not plan to launch the digital...
18:16, 07/15/2019

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scho...
16:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown sa...
07:32, 06/19/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. Finance Minister Philip Hammond....
18:32, 07/15/2019

Survey finds adults couldn’t care less about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook Libra’s potential to help cryptocurrency go mainstream has been touted in recent weeks, but recent survey results indicate otherwise.  Accord...
23:16, 07/24/2019

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and wa...
16:48, 07/12/2019

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of product development co...
22:00, 07/10/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from m...
15:32, 06/21/2019

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra ...
17:48, 07/19/2019

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete fa...
18:32, 06/17/2019

Facebook’s Libra partners remain cautious amid growing scrutiny from regulators Facebook‘s Libra partners have reportedly signed non-binding agreements, meaning they’re not obliged to promote or use the digital token and can aband...
10:32, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Trea...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Mnuchin says Facebook must satisfy regulatory concerns ahead of Libra launch: CNBC U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a television interview that Facebook must satisfy regulatory concerns before it launches Libra, its pla...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compan...
05:16, 07/12/2019

Watch live: Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to rol...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner said on Tuesday it had not yet been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy prot...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Global money-laundering watchdog closely monitoring Facebook's Libra, official says The global anti-money laundering watchdog is closely monitoring developments on Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, its new head told Reuters on ...
22:32, 09/10/2019

European Central Bank bigwig outlines why Facebook’s Libra isn’t real cryptocurrency A representative of the European Central Bank (ECB) has slammed Facebook‘s quasi-cryptocurrency Libra, referring to its proposed ecosystem as a “siren...
15:00, 09/02/2019

Members of Facebook's 'Crypto Mafia' Reportedly Getting Cold Feet About Libra Currency At least two of the 28 entities that have signed on for Facebook’s planned Libra currency are now getting nervous about the project, according to a ne...
16:16, 08/23/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms. &#...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules: French central banker Facebook's planned global 'Libra' cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licenses if it offers banking...
15:32, 06/25/2019

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-launde...
17:48, 06/21/2019

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Servi...
00:48, 07/18/2019

Facebook's Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules - French central banker Facebook's planned global 'Libra' cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licences if it offers banking...
12:32, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-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 m...
13:16, 06/21/2019

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...
18:00, 07/16/2019

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled ...
12:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power 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 fi...
20:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compan...
05:16, 07/12/2019

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 secu...
17:32, 06/19/2019

Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook's Digital Currency to Steal Private Information If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of th...
18:32, 07/23/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulato...
02:16, 07/23/2019

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency on the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be on the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020....
17:00, 06/18/2019

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...
00:16, 07/02/2019

Con Ed warns more blackouts could be coming Con Edison is still baffled over what caused the weekend’s major blackout — and warned on Monday that more outages could be coming with a heat w...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Iran warns US over oil tanker Tehran has threatened "grave consequences" if the US renews efforts to detain an oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic row. The vessel was detained...
09:48, 08/19/2019

FDA says Juul ‘ignored the law’ and warns it may take action The Food and Drug Administration has put vaping giant Juul on notice with a pair of letters calling out the company for misleading statements about it...
04:00, 09/10/2019

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law when landing with 4...
04:00, 07/02/2019

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FT...
12:16, 07/31/2019

'Malaria will not be eradicated in near future', warns WHO Three-year review says new vaccines for eradicating disease are only 40% effectiveMalaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future even though...
15:48, 08/23/2019

Huawei warns against politicizing IP issues Huawei Technologies has warned against the politicization of innovation and intellectual property (IP) and said that it will threaten progress across ...
11:16, 06/28/2019

Please don't put weapons or fireworks on your drones, FAA warns When you invest in a drone to take some stunning video footage from the skies, you agree to abide by certain rules – and that includes not addi...
12:00, 08/26/2019

F.C.C. Warns About the ‘One Ring’ Robocall Scheme In the scheme, the phone rings once with no message, prompting some consumers to call back and be connected to a high-billing number, similar to a 900...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Verizon warns that mid-band 5G will perform more like 4G Not all 5G is created equal, a Verizon executive warns, and only urban areas should expect the full high-speed 5G experience for some time to come.Rea...
22:16, 08/07/2019

WWF warns of worsening 'superfires' across Europe Global conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warned on Thursday of the risks from new faster-spreading "superfires" in the wake of heatwaves an...
19:16, 07/04/2019

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning ...
06:48, 05/22/2019

Samsung warns that its profit likely just fell 56% Samsung is warning investors that its second quarter profit likely plunged 56%, as the company continued to struggle with sluggish demand for memory c...
17:16, 07/05/2019

| "It's anyone's game," warns ex-All Blacks ahead of RWC Former All Black lock Norm Maxwell believes the defending world champions will have their work cut out to hold on to their title in Japan this month....
01:32, 09/01/2019

| 'We'll only get better': Guardiola warns City's rivals Pep Guardiola has warned Manchester City's rivals that his side will be even better next season as they head into a final-day showdown for the Premier...
08:48, 05/12/2019

The best is yet to come from Mercedes and me, Hamilton warns F1 rivals • Team have won all six races but Briton wants more• Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel laments his car’s gripLewis Hamilton believes both he and his Merc...
13:32, 05/27/2019

Schumer wants FBI to investigate FaceApp, DNC warns against using it: Here's what you need to know Sen. Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and FTC to investigate the popular FaceApp app, which lets people see what they'll look like when they'...
16:32, 07/18/2019

Ex-Defense Sec. James Mattis warns US ‘cannot go it alone’ James Mattis said he “did as well as I could, for as long as I could” as President Trump’s first secretary of defense, but added that he resigned over...
00:16, 08/29/2019

Mexico Warns of Retaliation for U.S. Tariffs Mexico is weighing its options to respond to the threat of U.S. tariffs on all of its exports, including possible retaliation, but would rather convin...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Johnson ally warns PM over new US ambassador Boris Johnson and not Theresa May should appoint Sir Kim Darroch's successor as British ambassador to the US, a key supporter of the Conservative lead...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Microsoft Warns of Monster Bug, In a Week of Them Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

EU warns of instability after Saudi oil attacks The European Union warned on Sunday of a "real threat to regional security" in the Middle East after attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting ...
16:01, 09/15/2019

The Latest: Iranian general warns US against war TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 12:20 p.m. An Iranian military command...
10:48, 06/23/2019

FDA warns that ‘Big Penis’ supplement works a little too well The FDA is one of the more vital government agencies when it comes to keeping consumers safe from deceptive marketing and dangerous products, but some...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned If you break Instagram's rules, you'll now be given a warning that your account is in danger of being banned.The notice will list all the po...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Sen. Ben Sasse warns of cyber war with China GOP Sen. Ben Sasse warned of a doomsday scenario in which China wipes out US satellites to cripple the military’s GPS and communications systems...
23:32, 09/15/2019

Four senior healthcare expenses no one warns you about Prepare for these -- they may be costlier than you think. Dental care, vision care, hearing services, and long-term care can be very expensive.  ...
18:16, 05/17/2019

CDC warns dog owners of salmonella in pig ear treats Federal health officials have warned dog owners nationwide about a salmonella risk associated with pig ear treats that's hospitalized more than two do...
00:16, 08/03/2019

AG Warns Of Student Loan Scams FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – The Attorney General’s office has issued a scam alert to warn former and current college students about companies offe...
17:16, 06/21/2019

Patel warns Facebook about end-to-end encryption New Home Secretary Priti Patel has reignited a debate about privacy and the government's ability to surveil communications as she criticised Facebook'...
00:16, 08/01/2019

North Korea warns of a new ‘cold war’ North Korea continued to rail against South Korea's joint military exercises with the United States and its purchase of U.S. military hardware on Thur...
16:32, 08/22/2019

| Not over yet, warns Messi after Barca masterpiece Lionel Messi warned his Barcelona team-mates that their place in the Champions League final is still not certain despite a first leg win over Liverpoo...
08:48, 05/02/2019

Ryanair Warns of Possible Job and Flight Cuts The Irish discount airline said further delays in the return to service of Boeing’s 737 MAX would lead to job cuts and less flying during next year’s ...
04:48, 07/30/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Beijing warns of countermeasures if U.S. imposes new tariffs China will retaliate if the United States follows through with plans to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods later this week, Beijing said ...
08:16, 05/09/2019

City DOE warns that 900 more classrooms need lead treatment The Department of Education revealed Thursday that 900 additional classrooms require lead paint remediation before the beginning of the school year. T...
18:32, 08/30/2019

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the o...
05:48, 05/24/2019

Pompeo warns Iran against attacking U.S. interests U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that threats from Iran had escalated in recent weeks and he warned Tehran that any attacks on U.S...
00:16, 05/10/2019

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo ...
11:00, 05/10/2019

FDA warns against drinking so called, “Miracle” products TUCSON – The Food and Drug Administration is urging people not to drink a solution often promoted online as a remedy for autism, HIV, cancer and...
06:32, 08/14/2019

Boeing warns of soaring 737 Max grounding costs US aircraft giant Boeing has warned that it faces spiraling costs and plummeting revenue after the global grounding of its 737 Max passenger jets. The...
06:16, 07/19/2019

| Pollard warns All Blacks: Steyn can still kick 60m! Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has reminded opposition teams that in Frans Steyn the Boks have a player who can kick penalty goals from almost anywh...
18:32, 07/24/2019

| Iran warns Trump against 'illusion' of short war Iran's foreign minister has warned US President Donald Trump he is mistaken to think a war between their countries would be short, as Washington seeks...
07:48, 06/28/2019

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressi...
21:00, 05/28/2019

EU warns Germany over nitrate pollution of water The European Commission warned Germany on Thursday to meet a European Court of Justice ruling to protect its waters against nitrate pollution or poten...
15:16, 07/25/2019

What's in your wallet? Not our new credit card please, warns Apple Manufacturer’s warning to keep flashy, minimalist Apple Card away from pockets, wallets and other cards draw derisionApple’s flashy branded credit car...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the countr...
09:16, 05/28/2019

Iranian official warns more US spy drones can be blown out of the sky An Iranian military official said Monday that Tehran is capable of shooting down more American spy drones as tensions between the two countries contin...
16:48, 06/24/2019

Hurricane Dorian Like "Never In History" Of Bahamas, Warns PM The Bahamas is facing a hurricane of unprecedented violence, its prime minister warned Sunday, as the monster storm Dorian roared into the low-lying i...
22:32, 09/01/2019

Adidas Warns on Threat of U.S.-China Trade War Germany’s Adidas reported higher quarterly earnings on strong sales in China and predicted continued growth, but warned that a protracted trade and cu...
13:16, 08/08/2019

U.S. warns commercial ships Iran may be meddling with GPS The U.S. government has issued a new warning about possible navigating concerns to the commercial shipping industry, due to a recent spate of attacks ...
06:48, 08/09/2019

Baidu Warns of Challenges for Online Ad Business The internet-search company warned of fallout from the slowing Chinese economy and swung to a loss in the latest period as spending rose. Baidu said i...
02:00, 05/17/2019

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the f...
19:00, 06/17/2019

CDC warns about contaminated papayas after cases of Salmonella The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that more than 60 people in the Northeast have gotten sick with Salmonella after eating papa...
12:32, 07/01/2019

UN chief warns Paris climate goals still not enough U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has taken his message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates, where...
17:48, 06/30/2019

Don’t Use Bootleg or Street Vaping Products, C.D.C. Warns With more than 200 cases of respiratory illnesses possibly related to vaping, and no single culprit, public health experts are advising young people n...
18:32, 08/30/2019

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripol...
15:32, 05/22/2019

YouTube warns its copyright changes could result in more takedowns YouTube will no longer allow copyright holders to seize a creator's revenue over very brief or unintentional music clips that appears in videos, ...
12:16, 08/16/2019

'No more!': Trump warns China over 'crazy trade' Donald Trump fuelled tensions with China with a warning over trade as Philip Hammond told Sky News that a "full-blown trade war" betwee...
14:32, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Britain warns Iran not to underestimate US DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between...
14:48, 05/20/2019