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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 on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela M...

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel

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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

U.S. dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra: Spiegel The U.S. dollar will make up 50% of the basket of currencies backing Facebook's planned digital coin Libra, with the euro, yen, sterling and Singapore...
22:32, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra - Spiegel The U.S. dollar will make up 50% of the basket of currencies backing Facebook's planned digital coin Libra, with the euro, yen, sterling and Singapore...
21:34, 09/20/2019

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

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’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

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

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

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

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

Germany's Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies such as Facebook's planned Libr...
01:00, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

For Europe, There's an Upside to Germany's Slowdown Germany’s economic slowdown, though no doubt bad for Europe in the short term, could be helpful over a longer period by easing a rift between the regi...
15:16, 07/07/2019

Does Europe, does Germany really need its own battery cells? France and Germany have asked the EU Commission to approve state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consotium to curb Asia's market dominance i...
11:16, 05/02/2019

Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei: Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put ...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince them...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Germany Has Powered Europe’s Economy. What Happens When Its Engine Stalls? The economic woes afflicting the region’s biggest economy will drag down the region, despite growth in countries like Greece, Portugal and Spain, anal...
02:48, 08/17/2019

Stand up to far-right, Germany's Angela Merkel tells Europe The resignation of Austria's vice chancellor led German politicians to warn against alliances with populists. Chancellor Merkel spoke out against righ...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Trade talks between Europe, U.S. will be difficult: Germany's Altmaier Trade negotiations between the United States and Europe will be difficult but the global economic downturn increases the chances for the parties to re...
09:00, 08/27/2019

Germany swelters in record-breaking Europe heatwave A probable record high temperature in Germany is forecast to stand for only a day as Europe's second summer heatwave bites. Ships have been stranded, ...
09:48, 07/25/2019

Pompeo to make up canceled Germany trip on Europe tour WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo next week will make up a trip to Germany he canceled earlier this month amid heightened tensions with...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Mike Pompeo flies to Germany as first stop on Europe trip The US Secretary of State is hoping to persuade European allies that Washington is not looking for conflict with Iran. European states have been fight...
05:32, 05/31/2019

Germany's conservatives issue anti-nationalist, pro-Europe rallying cry Germany's CDU and CSU have kicked off their European election campaign with a demonstrative display of unity, pledging to fight for European values, s...
14:09, 05/01/2019

'Future of Britain is in Europe,' the Queen told Germany in 1988 Diplomatic cables reveal the monarch also appeared to back the creation of a single marketThe Queen confided to the German ambassador that she believe...
21:48, 05/19/2019

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next fighter jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to design a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itse...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itsel...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Germany's Opel town shows struggle for Europe to plug in electric cars Carmakers and policymakers in Europe are staking their futures on a race to electric vehicles. But the vast charging network needed to sustain their v...
10:48, 06/07/2019

Europe heatwave breaks records in Germany, Czech Republic as region sizzles A scorching heatwave is baking western and central Europe, setting new temperature records for June in Germany and the Czech Republic as forecasters w...
18:00, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itsel...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Germany's Maas: Europe will stick to Iran's nuclear deal, but cannot work miracles Britain, France and Germany are committed to stick to their commitments from Iran's nuclear deal with world powers, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas...
12:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itsel...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Evan Spiegel on the Lessons Learned From Snap's IPO Evan Spiegel, the co-founder and chief executive of Snap, told an audience at The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council that consumers were starting to un...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Bidders keen on elevator unit -Thyssenkrupp CEO in Spiegel Possible bidders for Thyssenkrupp's elevator division are under pressure to come up with firm offers, the conglomerate's chief executive told German m...
19:48, 08/16/2019

Daimler faces up to 1 billion euro diesel fine: Der Spiegel Prosecutors in Stuttgart, Germany are set to fine Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler between 800 million euros ($895 million) and 1 billion euros for diese...
23:00, 08/09/2019

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Says EU Regulators Are Helping Google, Facebook The head of Snapchat warned European regulators that their efforts to protect user data were entrenching the positions of Internet giants such as Goog...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slow...
13:16, 08/15/2019

Investigators believe pilot error caused German Eurofighter crash: Spiegel Investigators looking into the crash this week of two German air force Eurofighter warplanes have ruled out mechanical failure, making pilot error the...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Central America to Central Europe: Hondurans in Germany Annually, thousands of people leave Central America to search for more-sustainable conditions elsewhere. Most head to the United States. But some Cent...
00:48, 07/27/2019

Progress 1000: Snap founder Evan Spiegel hails London's booming tech ahead of Evening Standard honours London's explosively growing tech sectors are on course to attract record levels of investment this year, sealing the capital's status as Europe's dom...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He als...
11:48, 05/09/2019

China rules out allowing same-sex marriage BEIJING — Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China’s legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ...
06:00, 08/22/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to cash in on their names The NCAA on Tuesday announced it formed a group to determine whether its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to profit from their names, i...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Apple Gets Halfway to Allowing You to Repair Your Own Shit In an apparent flip on its position on independent repair operations, Apple this week announced that it will finally provide the parts and tools neede...
18:32, 08/30/2019

China's Parliament Rules Out Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Four More Kentucky Counties Allowing 9-1-1 Text Messaging LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Fayette, Jessamine, Lincoln, and Garrard Counties are joining Franklin County in accepting text messages for 9-1-1 situ...
21:00, 06/13/2019

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who ...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy....
15:32, 05/22/2019

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon DeforestationBrazil and Europe in Tension Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a surg...
13:00, 08/22/2019

2012 Risk Management Conference Europe: CBOE to Host First Ever RMC Europe, September 5 - 7, 2012 Chicago, IL, June 6, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is pleased to announce it will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Co...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.   ...
17:16, 05/22/2019

DNC Votes 222-137 Against Allowing Candidates to Participate in Climate Debate Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against allowing candidates to participate in a primary debate focused on climate chang...
02:00, 08/26/2019

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unio...
14:16, 05/30/2019

US to extend deadline allowing Huawei to buy from American suppliers The US is expected to give Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies permission to keep buying supplies from American companies, Reuters reported S...
00:00, 08/18/2019

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object t...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupa...
22:00, 06/13/2019

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and d...
00:48, 08/16/2019

PG&E Wins Ruling Allowing it to Pull Out of Power Contracts PG&E scored a victory in a clash with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over who has the right to rule on whether it can rip up $42 billion in ...
17:32, 06/08/2019

NCAA to consider allowing student-athletes to profit from names The NCAA is looking at how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses.   ...
01:16, 05/15/2019

Who Is Allowing These "Big Bank Frauds": Priyanka Gandhi On RBI Report Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attacked the government on Friday over an RBI report showing bank frauds have gone up by 15 per cent year-on-yea...
13:00, 08/30/2019

Oculus clarifies VR app return policy, allowing 5 refunds over 30 days There's an important but ambiguous caveat to Oculus' return policy, which seemingly allowed any app to be returned if used for less than two hours.Rea...
21:32, 07/19/2019

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuan...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Macron gambles on cultural shift with bill allowing IVF for lesbians The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbian couples and single w...
18:16, 07/24/2019

Florida governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that will allow more classroom teachers to carry guns in school, a res...
03:32, 05/09/2019

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all ...
08:16, 06/29/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seekin...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Italian coalition wins Senate vote allowing it to govern Italy's new governing coalition has been given the green light to govern after winning a confidence vote in the upper house of Parliament. But, after ...
20:16, 09/10/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response t...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Top Court Stays Order Allowing AgustaWestland Middleman To Go Abroad The Supreme Court has stayed a Delhi High Court order permitting Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money-laundering case related to the AgustaWestland c...
09:48, 06/26/2019

Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings Contractors graded accidental activations including recordings of users having sexApple has apologised for allowing contractors to listen to voice rec...
01:00, 08/30/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names, image and likeness The NCAA is going to start talking about the idea of updating its rules to compensate college athletes. However, the organization maintains it will no...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Google adds Tiles to Wear OS allowing you to swipe for useful information From a totally redesigned UI and battery life improvements to faster Google Pay and bug fixes, no matter how big or small the update there’s no denyin...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday aft...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Trump administration to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs fro...
23:48, 07/31/2019

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday aft...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into ...
16:32, 08/13/2019

This airline is allowing an extra free checked bag for those traveling with infants Virgin Australia will be providing a free extra checked bag for infants. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.      ...
04:48, 08/17/2019

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBT adoption refusals Tennessee lawmakers have spiked a proposal that would have allowed faith-based adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay parents and othe...
02:32, 05/01/2019

Why Michigan State no longer allowing mascot Sparty in parades Due to safety concerns, Michigan State University officials have ruled beloved mascot Sparty the Spartan will no longer be permitted to participate in...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law several measures meant to boost school security, including ones that will allow armed ...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Pink seesaws appear at border, allowing children in US and Mexico to play together A set of bright pink seesaws were installed between the United States and Mexico with children bopping up and down along the divide.   ...
15:48, 07/30/2019

Florida law allowing armed teachers largely impotent as schools rebel The Guardian finds that none of the state’s largest school districts plan to allow teachers to carry weaponsFlorida’s new law allowing teachers to car...
08:32, 05/10/2019

How MIT was complicit in allowing Jeffrey Epstein to launder his reputation | John Naughton The financier’s links to the institution are symptoms of a deep malaise in big techIn the parallel moral universe known as the tech industry, the MIT ...
11:16, 09/15/2019

Federal judge rules allowing Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump to proceed The case brought by nearly 200 congressional Democrats argues that Trump has been accepting gifts from foreign governments without congressional appro...
06:16, 06/26/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law...
00:00, 05/23/2019

| IAAF takes action to halt order allowing Caster Semenya to run The IAAF has submitted a request to overturn an order allowing Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking testosterone-reducing medication....
15:48, 06/26/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions Consumers and some Democrats have long complained that the United States should be allowed to buy drugs from Canada, where high-priced products like i...
16:48, 07/31/2019

Trump Administration Weighs Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions The proposal was announced between two Democratic debates, seemingly timed to show that President Trump was also trying to tackle the highly populist ...
00:16, 08/01/2019

Razer Synapse 3 app delivers better privacy (and convenience) by allowing guest logins Razer has made an improvement on the privacy front by changing its Synapse 3 software so you can now log in anonymously as a guest, so it’s no ...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Court rules against Apple, allowing lawsuit targeting App Store to proceed The 5-4 decision could spell serious repercussions for one of Apple’s most lucrative lines of business, and open the door for similar legal action tar...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren vows to pass law if elected allowing for presidents to be indicted Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she would, if elected in 2020, pressure Congress to pass new legislation effectively reversing current Justice Depar...
17:16, 05/31/2019

Democratic presidential contender Warren seeks law allowing presidents to be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can criminal...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Trump imposes rule allowing U.S. to detain migrant families indefinitely The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to g...
03:32, 08/22/2019

U.S. verdict allowing seizure of Iran-linked Manhattan skyscraper is overturned A jury verdict allowing the U.S. government to seize a midtown Manhattan office tower that it said was effectively controlled by Iran was thrown out o...
04:32, 08/10/2019

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislation...
22:48, 07/08/2019

Medal of Honor recipient: Trump allowing team to be part of ceremony 'meant so much' An Iraq war veteran who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Trump on Tuesday said the experience was "awkward and uncomfortable," but he prais...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Trump’s Taxes: N.Y. Lawmakers Move Closer to Allowing Release of His State Returns As a standoff builds in Washington over the president’s federal tax returns, New York’s Legislature is moving quickly to allow the release of Mr. Trum...
20:32, 05/07/2019

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Aust...
01:00, 08/18/2019

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizens to refuse to help a police officer California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the st...
13:48, 09/04/2019

Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete BI IntelligenceTech-driven disruption in the insurance industry continues at pace, and we're now entering a new phase — the adaptation of underl...
04:16, 05/08/2019

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to address...
13:32, 06/05/2019

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation —...
05:32, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests against bill allowing extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people ...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
10:16, 06/11/2019

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President...
23:32, 07/08/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the local government scrap a plan that would allow extraditions to mainla...
08:48, 04/29/2019

Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest a...
00:16, 06/18/2019

Trump Restarts China Trade Talks, Signals Allowing Sales to Huawei President Trump agreed to allow sales of U.S. products to Huawei after he and his Chinese counterpart decided to resume trade talks. The U.S. also con...
11:00, 06/29/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow ...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill v...
14:48, 06/14/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferre...
10:32, 06/15/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple, allowing lawsuit targeting App Store to proceed The 5-4 decision could spell serious repercussions for one of Apple’s most lucrative lines of business, and open the door for similar legal action tar...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Florida lawmakers approve bill allowing teachers to carry guns in classrooms Controversial measure heads to Governor Ron DeSantis, who is expected to sign it into lawA hugely unpopular measure to allow Florida teachers to carry...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being presc...
01:48, 05/26/2019

Trump administration unveils rule allowing migrant families to be held indefinitely The US would be able to indefinitely detain migrant families who cross the border with Mexico illegally, under a regulation unveiled Wednesday by the ...
18:32, 08/21/2019

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, c...
16:32, 09/10/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital O...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow pedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released fro...
16:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital O...
22:16, 05/24/2019

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leaders...
21:16, 07/02/2019

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department. ...
09:48, 06/22/2019

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. ...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure ST. LOUIS (AP) — Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure....
20:48, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the...
12:00, 06/10/2019

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain Presiden...
10:48, 07/09/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tru...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve...
11:16, 05/28/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Vetoes, Allowing Saudi Arms Sales (WASHINGTON) — The Senate failed Monday in a bid to override a trio of vetoes issued by President Donald Trump, allowing the administration to m...
12:16, 07/30/2019

Fact-checking claims Nadler is breaking precedent by allowing staff members to interview Barr House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is poised to hold a committee vote Wednesday to allow staff members to question Attorney General Bill Barr durin...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Rep. Lee Zeldin says Pelosi showed 'bad judgment' allowing anti-Israel imam to deliver House prayer Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., told "Fox & Friends" on Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., had made "a bad call" by allowing a Texas imam with...
03:16, 05/13/2019

Democratic National Committee votes against allowing 2020 candidates to participate in climate change debate Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have resulted in single-issue debates among candidates -- includi...
22:00, 08/25/2019

Trump admin reverses course on allowing temporary emergency deferrals for illegal immigrants facing deportation In a partial reversal, the Trump administration announced Monday it would resume the practice of considering whether to defer the deportations of cert...
01:17, 09/03/2019

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own polic...
00:32, 06/21/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confirms Lionel Messi has clause allowing him to leave club for free Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed team-mate Lionel Messi has a clause allowing him to leave the Catalan club for free at the end of any gi...
21:16, 09/06/2019

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user's privacy by allegedly allowing Siri to record without consent (AAPL) Florence Fu/Tech Insider A recently filed class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user privacy by allegedly recording consumers and minors wi...
12:48, 08/08/2019

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military acade...
01:00, 06/28/2019

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fair...
01:48, 06/25/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed fo...
12:16, 05/27/2019

2013 CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe: CBOE to Host Second Annual CBOE RMC Europe September 30 - October 2, 2013 in Portugal CHICAGO, IL, May 31, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will host the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from M...
06:48, 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'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

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

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

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

Facebook's Libra will be disruptive, says ECB's Coeure Digital currencies such as Facebook's Libra will disrupt the financial system, either by forcing central banks to innovate or by grabbing a global ro...
01:00, 09/18/2019

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

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 ‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border ...
21:00, 06/06/2019

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

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 prepar...
11:48, 09/11/2019

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

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

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

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’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 Says Central Banks Have Nothing to Fear From Libra Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the US do...
20:32, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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 met UK officials three times before Libra announcement Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital currenc...
18:32, 09/18/2019

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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'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

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

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

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

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 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

‘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 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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

| 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

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

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

| 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

Maximum Security owner: Churchill Downs 'greedy' for allowing 20 horses in Kentucky Derby Maximum Security owner Gary West believes Churchill Downs allows too many horses to run in the Kentucky Derby, saying "it’s like a rodeo out the...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Trump administration announces plan to help consumers cut prescription costs by allowing the import of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada (NBC News) The Trump administration announced Wednesday a proposal to help Americans pay less for prescription drugs by allowing imports of the same m...
10:16, 08/02/2019

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

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

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 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

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

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year: executive Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company pres...
22:32, 09/20/2019

ECB's Villeroy tells Facebook that Libra faces tough scrutiny European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday that "stablecoins" like Facebook’s Libra highlight gaps in rules and th...
01:00, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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’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’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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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’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'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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Mark Zuckerberg seeks to reassure wary lawmakers about Libra, elections in rare D.C. trip Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged in a private meeting with lawmakers that the company would not launch its controversial digital curre...
10:18, 09/20/2019

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

Why we must not let Europe break apart The European project is in big trouble – but it’s worth defending. By Timothy Garton AshIt’s time to sound the alarm. Seven decades after the end of t...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Which way is Europe heading? A bitter political battle over Europe's future is being fought across the EU between populists and liberals, left and right. On DW's Conflict Zone, fo...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Tackling hot topics in Europe Hakan Samuelsson, CEO of Volvo Cars, is flanked by Automotive News Europe Publisher Jason Stein, left, and Group Publisher KC Crain at the Automotive ...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Ford will ax Ka+ minicar in Europe Minicars have become problematic in Europe because their low retail price means it is not profitable to equip them with expensive emissions-reduction ...
14:32, 07/26/2019

Europe has best 4G ahead of 5G launches Europe continues to have the best 4G networks in the world, although coverage is becoming increasingly ubiquitous across the globe according to new fi...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe Ford Motor Co. will cut some 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of a restructuring plan to sell six of its plants there, the automaker announced Thursday....
22:16, 06/27/2019

How a $6bn under-sea tunnel changed Europe In the 25 years since it opened, the Channel Tunnel has been hailed as wonder of the modern world and become a vital link between the UK and mainland ...
21:16, 09/12/2019

Europe: Borrowing to Spend In our research we've shown subscribers that throughout history, the one factor that has consistently preceded financial crises is the build-up of deb...
19:32, 05/01/2019

10 of Europe's best new seaside hotels Looking to stay close to the beach? Check out (and maybe check in to) these stylish, recently opened hotels and apartments from Latvia to Las Palmas O...
09:00, 06/11/2019

10 of Europe's best hostels with pools Whether on a city rooftoop or at a rural retreat, these hostels all make a splash by offering an indoor or outdoor pool to chill inA simple hostel in ...
09:32, 06/27/2019

What Salvini and Le Pen Get Wrong About Europe Brussels isn’t totally in thrall to elite interests. Its initiatives on corporate tax avoidance, tech regulation, and climate change all have the popu...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Get 10% Off Norwegian Air Flights to Europe Low-cost carriers offer relatively cheap airfare but will charge you more for the privilege of checking a bag or choosing a seat. But if you’re can se...
00:48, 08/03/2019

The next Lagarde? Europe searches for one of its own to take the IMF job The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will soon start the process of choosing a new managing director, with Christine Lagarde set to leave the organiz...
08:16, 07/15/2019

Opinion: Not your grandparents' Europe Europe has come a long way over two generations, but it's not yet where it needs to be. The EU needs to reform its unequal voting system and give citi...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Facing up to Europe's far right – podcast The EU elections, beginning on 23 May, are a test for Europe’s mainstream parties as populists appear to be gaining momentum with stark anti-immigrati...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Where are 'burqa bans' in Europe? After a bitter legal fight, the Netherlands has put a limited burka ban into force. DW takes a look at European countries that have had similar restri...
16:48, 08/01/2019

Europe's new capital of cool As Denmark's "second city," Aarhus is emerging from Copenhagen's shadow. Find out the best things to do in this Danish city on the rise with travelers...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Why is Italy still the sick man of Europe? Since the financial crisis, Italy has struggled to kick-start its growth, and is lagging behind its European neighbors. But the causes of the country'...
14:09, 05/01/2019

The war on upskirting in Germany Loopholes in Germany's penal code allow upskirting — the act of secretly taking images under a person's clothes without consent — to go unpunished. No...
18:00, 08/27/2019

US military in Germany: What you need to know A decision to move US troops out of Germany would mark a major change in the defense relationship between the two countries and reshape the basis of A...
14:32, 08/21/2019

Iran likely to come up at G20: Germany Germany is concerned about current tensions over Iran, a government official said on Wednesday, adding that the topic could well come up in many discu...
15:32, 06/26/2019

Germany looking for more after easing into last eight Germany maintained their perfect women's World Cup record by reaching the quarter-finals with another solid performance in a 3-0 win over Nigeria on S...
22:16, 06/22/2019

This Isn't The Best Germany Ever, But They Can Still Beat Anyone For a normal national team, Germany’s recent run of relative success would be cause for celebration: quarterfinalists at both the 2017 Euros and 2011 ...
23:48, 06/05/2019

Heat wave scorches Europe Forecasters say Europeans will feel sizzling heat this week with temperatures soaring as high as 104 degrees Fahrenheit in an "unprecedented" June hea...
20:48, 06/26/2019

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 ...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Europe take one-point Solheim Cup lead into day two Team Europe took a one-point advantage over the U.S. into the second day of the Solheim Cup with a 4-1/2 to 3-1/2 lead after Friday's foursomes and fo...
16:48, 09/14/2019

My Europe: The cynical handling of refugees Brussels and Berlin frequently point out that refugees have human rights, but the reality in neighboring Balkan states looks different. That is cynica...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Measles Cases on the Rise in Europe, WHO Says Europe is seeing a resurgence of measles with nearly 90,000 cases in the first half of 2019, surpassing the number in all of last year, underscoring t...
08:32, 08/30/2019

Measles infected 34,000 in Europe in two months, says WHO The World Health Organization has said more than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019. Just this week, Germany p...
16:16, 05/07/2019

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech com...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Europe Is Reining In Tech Giants. But Some Say It’s Going Too Far. Bids to block harmful and violent content online in Europe are drawing criticism for limiting free expression and undercutting the ideals of an open w...
09:16, 05/06/2019

Record Temperatures Put Europe to the Test Record temperatures are testing whether Europe is prepared to face summer heat closer to that in the Mojave Desert than the Continent’s traditionally ...
01:00, 07/03/2019

The tunnel that changed Europe forever Pulling out from beneath St Pancras's magnificent wrought iron roof, the Eurostar slipping through tunnels towards the Kent countryside, it's easy to ...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Bad Loans in Europe Tumble, but They Are Never Fully Gone European banks have cleared nearly half of the toxic loans off their balance sheets since emerging from a debilitating debt crisis. The only trouble: ...
11:48, 07/16/2019

10 of the best cooking classes with stays in Europe These small farms and B&Bs offer cooking classes and other culinary experiences, from making cinnamon buns in Stockholm to veggie feasts in Ireland A ...
12:17, 09/07/2019

10 of the best scenic rail journeys in Europe Nothing quite beats the romance of travelling on a steam train or shunting through mountains. These rides showcase Europe’s spectacular landscapesLeng...
15:32, 05/04/2019

Bats Europe Approved as an APA Under MiFID II LONDON – 30 August 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it received ...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Yankees, Red Sox play first-ever MLB game in Europe Londoners got a flavor of America's favorite pastime, as New York and Boston delivered an unusually high-scoring game. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ...
05:00, 06/30/2019

These toxic caterpillars are terrorizing Europe Beware the march of the hairy caterpillars. Large chunks of Europe are battling pesky infestations of oak processionary caterpillars, whose tiny toxic...
22:32, 07/05/2019

The first 5G phone in Europe was unexpected - and here's what it means for you We're finally starting to see 5G phones make their way to Europe, after networks and phones became available in the US and South Korea in April, ...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Mirror Cameras Are On The Road In Europe And I Still Don't Get Why Walking around the Frankfurt Motor Show this week, there were Audi E-tron shuttles zooming around to ferry attendees between the press room and the fa...
04:32, 09/15/2019

AP Exclusive: Europe’s far-right wooing the young BOKRIJK, Belgium (AP) — Europe’s far-right parties are wooing the young in this month’s elections. The demographic has spurned them for ge...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Panasonic GX880 announced in Europe Panasonic has quietly announced the GX880 mirrorless camera for the European market.The model appears to be the same as the GF10 that was announced in...
20:00, 05/15/2019

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

Hyperloop TT outlines how it should be regulated in Europe The European Commission is reviewing what could become the first set of industry-wide hyperloop guidelines. Today, Hyperloop Transportation Technologi...
17:16, 05/23/2019

New pro Hovland already dreaming of Ryder Cup for Europe Norwegian Viktor Hovland's rocket-like start to his professional career has him dreaming of next year's Ryder Cup, though first he has to become a mem...
20:32, 08/05/2019

Angela Merkel: We need to fight for Europe The German chancellor has urged Europeans to fight for the EU's fundamental values to secure peace. In an interview with a German daily, Merkel also r...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Swiss men have some of the worst sperm in Europe Swiss men have among the worst quality sperm in Europe, a study shows. One in six have a concentration below 15 million per milliliter of semen, the m...
01:32, 05/24/2019

Europe's Banks Warn About Prospects Banks in Germany, Italy and Holland, warned that making money and improving operations are becoming more challenging as already-low interest rates loo...
07:48, 08/08/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 8 This is Part 8 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents Euro...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Europe regains Solheim Cup, beats US 14 1/2-13 1/2 Europe has reclaimed the Solheim Cup by beating the United States 14 ½-13 ½, with Suzann Pettersen holing the clinching putt on No. 18 i...
19:48, 09/15/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 7 This is Part 7 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents Euro...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Ten charged in US and Europe over malware attacks Ten people have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers and caused more than 100 milli...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Huawei registers the Harmony name for its own OS in Europe As Huawei continues to deal with uncertainty over its future US relations and its access to the Android and Windows operating systems, it's been ...
05:16, 07/15/2019

Europe's most beautiful cities: Athens Imperfect, raw and vibrant: In the nightlife districts of the Greek capital Athens, young life pulsates and ancient cultural treasures such as the Acr...
21:34, 09/20/2019

ECB prepares some sub-zero relief for wilting Europe Euro and bond yields wilted on Thursday as a slump in German business confidence piled the pressure on the European Central Bank to push interest rate...
13:16, 07/25/2019

My Europe: Disappointment after 1989 revolutions The revolutions in Eastern Europe inspired many dreams, but were followed by the tedium of societal change. Today's disillusionment reflects the curre...
10:16, 09/15/2019

Record-setting temperatures set in across Europe Europe is experiencing a second major heatwave in less than two months. According to officials, temperatures are expected to reach 104 degrees.  ...
15:32, 07/25/2019

US natural gas exports to Europe surge nearly 300% The European Union announced Thursday that its imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas have climbed 272% since 2016, with the steepest increases occurri...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Europe's climate woes — can this tech help? Europe lags behind on several key renewable energy technologies, but there is a prominent exception. The continent's dominant position in power-to-gas...
14:48, 09/12/2019

10 of the best lake and river holidays in Europe From exploring Finland’s lake district to canoeing the Danube delta, we pick the continent’s most beautiful regions for fresh-water activity holidaysF...
23:16, 06/27/2019

Europe is genuinely worried about Britain The underlying fear is that there is very little European Union members can do at this point to bail Britain out — and even if they tried, they might ...
18:48, 09/10/2019

Europe: 10 Years After Lehman: What’s Changed? European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touches on why today’s European financial markets are “180 degrees different” than ...
19:32, 05/01/2019

10 of the best easy cycling holidays in Europe While Geraint Thomas wannabes might tackle the Alps or Pyrenees, here are 10 less-challenging but equally scenic routes for families and newbiesIt is ...
21:00, 06/08/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 4 This is Part 4 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents Euro...
21:48, 05/03/2019

My Europe: A culture war in Austrian classrooms Austria has made it illegal for girls to wear Muslim headscarves in primary school, even though the law is needless. This shows how cleverly the right...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Europe's Tougher Approach to Big Tech U.S. tech giants beware: Margrethe Vestager is back and she is planning to change the rules. The European Union’s steely competition commissioner was ...
19:50, 09/10/2019

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. ...
22:00, 07/10/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 2 This is Part 2 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents Euro...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Ford Says To Slash 12,000 Jobs In All Across Europe Ford plans to slash a total of 12,000 jobs across Europe as part of a previously-announced restructuring, as it closes or sells six plants in Britain,...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe by end 2020 Ford said it will cut 12,000 jobs in Europe by the end of next year to try to return the business to profit, part of a wave of cost reductions in an ...
17:48, 06/27/2019

How to Find Opportunity in a Fragmented Europe EWI Head of Global Research Murray Gunn wraps up his recent 8-part series on the recent E.U. elections. Murray is based in London, where he has a ring...
01:48, 06/01/2019

EC's Donald Tusk: 'There is no Europe without the rule of law' Speaking at the EU summit in Romania, European Council President Donald Tusk has given a strong defense of the rule of law. He also said politicians w...
23:16, 05/09/2019

DNA Shows Biblical Philistines Came From Europe New research on Philistine DNA reveals that the Biblical enemies of the Israelites were newcomers to the region in the 12th century BC. Where did they...
03:48, 07/04/2019

Ford to slash 12,000 jobs in Europe The US car manufacturer said the move would pave the way for it to become profitable again as it focuses more on electric vehicles. It also confirmed ...
19:00, 06/27/2019