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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 Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Frid...

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says

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

Facebook 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 con...
20:32, 08/21/2019

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

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because...
19:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

PayPal Makes It Easier to Authorise Payments on Android Devices in India Android users in India can now activate the One Touch facility in their PayPal account, which keeps you signed in on that device, for quicker payments...
20:32, 05/02/2019

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing th...
13:16, 05/10/2019

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 bln Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software co...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Regulators Split On MAX Return Boeing said the return to service of the 737 MAX jetliner could vary from country to country unless global regulators can agree on a single path to ap...
01:48, 09/12/2019

Regulators Eye the Auctions That Decide Which Web Ads You See When you load a website, an electronic auction happens in milliseconds to determine which ads show up on your screen. Now, privacy regulators in Europ...
13:16, 07/09/2019

U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators from around the world on Thursday to determine what is needed to retu...
19:32, 05/23/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New...
21:16, 05/09/2019

FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators Thursday from around the world to assess the status of the grounded B...
17:32, 05/23/2019

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software co...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Former SEC regulators explain how they would investigate the GE accusations After a bombshell accusation from Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos regarding GE's accounting, GE CEO Culp is defending the struggling compan...
18:16, 08/19/2019

European regulators demand changes to 737 Max autopilot It's not just American officials who think Boeing's 737 Max software needs more polish. A Bloomberg source said that the European Union Avi...
23:16, 07/07/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Behind H2O’s Turmoil: Raters, Regulators and Liquidity “You can’t always get what you want,” the Rolling Stones sang. The band didn’t have illiquid assets in mind, but investors who put their money into fu...
00:00, 06/29/2019

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share webs...
15:16, 08/02/2019

"Rift Between Regulators Not In Anyone's Interest": Airlines On 737 Max Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen whe...
14:32, 06/02/2019

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that t...
00:16, 06/03/2019

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a st...
10:16, 06/28/2019

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

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel approved...
00:32, 06/26/2019

More help to fight robocalls? Regulators to vote Thursday NEW YORK (AP) — Is the world getting safer from robocalls? It’s not clear. The Federal Communications Commission plans to vote Thursday on givin...
11:00, 06/06/2019

EU regulators to decide on FIS' $35 bln Worldpay deal by July 5 EU antitrust regulators will rule by July 5 whether to approve Fidelity National Information Services Inc's (FIS) $35 billion bid for Worldpay , a fil...
11:32, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators from around the world on Thursday to determine what is needed to retu...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it ...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challe...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic d...
00:48, 05/28/2019

PG&E's Long Record of Run-Ins With Regulators: A 'Cat and Mouse Game' Over more than two decades, the California utility responsible for causing deadly wildfires has at times misled regulators, withheld data and hindered...
11:33, 09/06/2019

A new Nest Cam Outdoor filing spotted going through US regulators Brace yourselves for a brand new Nest Cam Outdoor: a filing for just such a device has turned up at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the...
13:48, 06/17/2019

E-bikes, growing in popularity, befuddle regulators BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Electric-assist bikes represent the fastest-growing bicycle segment in the United States, but regulators are still grappling ...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, ...
03:00, 06/06/2019

NY regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products f...
09:32, 08/10/2019

Acting FDA chief says regulators don't know much about CBD despite 'explosion of interest' Despite the buzz around CBD, regulators don't know much about the safety of adding the cannabis compound to food, dietary supplements and other c...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely i...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Aviation Regulators Free Up Mahindra's GA8 Planes To Fly Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) said the precautionary suspension was triggered by initial information that the plane had broken up...
12:00, 07/27/2019

Dhapate: The High-Protein High-Fibre Mixed Grain Maharashtrian Flatbread Dhapate are savoury flat cakes or flatbreads prepared from three different healthy flours - whole wheat flour or gehu ka atta, jowar flour or sorghum ...
14:48, 07/12/2019

Maspeth High School’s secret to high pass rates is cheating: teachers At highly rated Maspeth High School in Queens, students know they can play hooky, skip course work, flunk tests — and still pass. They call it the “Ma...
05:02, 09/15/2019

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later (Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than oth...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Monsoon Diet: Watch Recipe Video Of High-Protein, High-Fibre Ram Ladoo Chaat Ram ladoo is one of the favourite snack items in the region, especially in Delhi. It is made of dough balls of moong dal, which is packed with protein...
17:16, 07/24/2019

This Instagrammable Jewelry Line Is High Fashion Without the High Price Tag It can be tough to find jewelry that is high-quality, but not costly. When you shop designer brands, you’re often paying for the name, and not the act...
06:16, 07/31/2019

Regulators approve shot to boost women’s sex drive Federal regulators approved a medication Friday to boost low sex drive for women that comes in the form of a shot to the thigh or abdomen. The approva...
21:00, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that t...
01:16, 06/03/2019

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its stric...
01:32, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Regulators approve new tools to fight robocalls NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fighting robocalls (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Federal regulators are giving phone companies the right to block unwant...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Boeing CEO: Global aviation regulators may not clear 737 Max to fly at the same time Boeing's CEO Dennis Muilenburg told an industry conference that global aviation regulators may not all give the 737 Max the green light to fly at...
19:32, 09/11/2019

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level p...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Europe shows challenges for US regulators targeting Big Tech LONDON (AP) — As U.S. authorities prepare to investigate Silicon Valley’s digital giants, they’ll look for inspiration — and warnings — fr...
15:48, 06/07/2019

Banking regulators grapple with evolution of financial technology A variety of banking and finance technologies have been introduced or popularized by upstarts since the 2008 financial crisis: digital currencies, new...
11:00, 05/10/2019

FAA hopes global regulators simultaneously approve Boeing 737 MAX to fly again The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration hopes civil aviation authorities around the world will decide at about the same time to allow the Boeing 737 ...
00:16, 07/31/2019

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the wo...
02:16, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regula...
01:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Chinese regulators will restructure Baoshang Bank as soon as possible The Chinese government's takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability, and regulators will res...
19:32, 06/16/2019

Global Regulators Race to Curb Silicon Valley Governments are in a global race to scrutinize Silicon Valley, creating a broad regulatory wave aimed at curbing the power of a small group of America...
23:16, 05/10/2019

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures thre...
14:32, 06/17/2019

ECB's Villeroy: regulators will not sacrifice security in drive for innovation The world's financial regulators will not sacrifice customers' security for the sake of innovation, Bank of France head and European Central Bank poli...
10:16, 07/18/2019

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into diff...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into ...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took ...
04:32, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely i...
04:32, 05/03/2019

Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Airlines on Thursday urged global regulators to coordinate on measures needed to bring the grounded 737 MAX jetliner back into service, as Boeing gra...
17:48, 06/27/2019

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the...
15:00, 08/04/2019

Financial crime: Regulators find few lessons in Danske Huge fines, criminal investigations and public opprobrium are the consequences of big anti-money laundering failures at banks, but what about the regu...
09:00, 08/31/2019

U.S. banking regulators examined Amazon's cloud in April: WSJ Federal banking regulators had inspected Amazon.com Inc's Virginia facility earlier in April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing pe...
05:16, 08/02/2019

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qual...
16:32, 07/18/2019

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust...
15:32, 07/17/2019

Regulators Found Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency wit...
16:16, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators approve new Silicon Valley stock exchange U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, a move that will give high-growth tec...
21:32, 05/10/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: WSJ The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media c...
22:32, 07/12/2019

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to S...
01:48, 06/08/2019

U.S. bank regulators sign off on 'living wills' for 82 foreign banks U.S. bank regulators said Friday they had identified no shortcomings in "living wills" submitted by 82 foreign banks detailing how their U.S. operatio...
21:48, 07/26/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues (Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the s...
08:48, 07/13/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have ap...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Canadian regulators recommend approving new Teck oil sands mine Canadian energy regulators recommended approval of an oil sands mine proposed by Teck Resources Ltd in northern Alberta, saying economic benefits woul...
21:48, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulators approve new Silicon Valley stock exchange U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, a move that will give high-growth tec...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 11 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading an investigation into a new breed of online lender that claim to provide advance payments on ...
20:00, 08/06/2019

IATA chief 'worried' about global regulators' discrepancy over Boeing 737 MAX The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Tuesday that a discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commerci...
23:32, 09/03/2019

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters...
05:16, 08/15/2019

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases...
00:48, 08/17/2019

World’s regulators to review pilot licensing in Montreal after 737 MAX crashes The Boeing 737 MAX crashes aren't necessarily the reason why they're meeting, but they coincide with debate over whether increasingly automated commer...
05:00, 07/03/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX ...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Co...
22:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Comm...
08:00, 06/02/2019

EU regulators to investigate Insurance Ireland data pooling system EU antitrust regulators opened an investigation on Tuesday into Insurance Ireland's data pooling system, concerned that conditions set by the associat...
12:17, 05/14/2019

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

U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the br...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Regulators to Ease Proprietary-Trading Compliance for Biggest Banks Regulators unveiled final changes to Volcker rule restrictions on proprietary-trading by financial firms, removing a provision opposed by the biggest ...
17:00, 08/20/2019

EU regulators extend Vodafone, Liberty Global probe to July 23 EU antitrust regulators have extended by two weeks to July 23 their investigation into Vodafone's $22 billion bid for Liberty Global's cable networks...
13:48, 05/24/2019

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 mill...
23:32, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Global airlines on Thursday urged regulators to coordinate on technical requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry to service of the Boeing Co 7...
15:16, 06/27/2019

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

U.S. House lawmakers ask regulators to scrutinize bank cloud providers Two U.S. lawmakers have called on a top financial regulatory panel to consider direct oversight of the cloud services big tech companies provide to ba...
13:16, 08/23/2019

Airlines and regulators meet to discuss Boeing 737 MAX un-grounding efforts Airlines and regulators are gathering at a closed-door summit in Montreal on Wednesday to exchange views on steps needed for a safe and coordinated re...
18:00, 06/26/2019

EU regulators to clear Vodafone's Liberty Global deal - sources EU antitrust regulators are set to approve Vodafone's $22 billion bid for Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe based on conce...
18:48, 06/26/2019

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion from two Chinese companie...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation s...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court keeps rule that strengthens the power of government regulators The Supreme Court refused to overturn a precedent that strengthened the power of government regulators in a closely watched case that could have had b...
22:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Comm...
07:16, 06/02/2019

U.S. regulators to drop accounting test in 'Volcker' rewrite: sources U.S. regulators have circulated a new draft of the "Volcker Rule" that would further ease its requirements and scrap a proposed new test that had been...
16:16, 08/14/2019

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business pract...
16:16, 06/02/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media c...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Duplicate messages demanding mercy on payday lenders overwhelms regulators Federal regulators have been inundated with messages calling for looser restrictions on payday lenders — and a lot of them look alike. The Consumer Fi...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet Federal regulators this week commenced a new effort to update and potentially expand the children's-privacy laws, questioning whether swift advancemen...
20:32, 07/18/2019

Tesla Driver Imitates Regulators by Appearing to Fall Asleep With Autopilot On We’ve seen this before, and you better believe we’re going to see a hell of a lot more of it. According to video obtained by NBC Los Angeles and an in...
00:32, 06/15/2019

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing kids’ privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps ...
20:00, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media co...
02:32, 07/13/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook's dream of a global cryptocurrency raises political stakes — for the regulators themselves Investors, crypto enthusiasts and regulators themselves say Libra has raised the stakes for financial authorities, forcing them to take a more serious...
05:32, 08/26/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. bank regulators sign off on 'living wills' for 82 foreign banks U.S. bank regulators said on Friday they had identified no shortcomings in "living wills" submitted by 82 foreign banks detailing how their U.S. opera...
21:48, 07/26/2019

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
14:32, 05/17/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identificati...
23:16, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the br...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Colombian regulators order delivery app Rappi to comply with commerce laws Colombian regulators on Thursday ordered popular delivery app Rappi to comply with electronic commerce laws, saying the company is offering services t...
04:00, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the br...
22:01, 09/13/2019

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on h...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about 5...
16:16, 07/08/2019

Regulators may take interest in internet giants' cryptocurrencies: German cartel office Antitrust regulators may take an interest in cryptocurrencies being launched by big internet companies, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office sa...
12:16, 06/27/2019

RPT-European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure -source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to ma...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Airlines body IATA urges regulators to co-ordinate on re-entry to service of Boeing 737 MAX Global airlines on Thursday urged regulators to coordinate on technical requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry to service of the Boeing 737...
13:16, 06/27/2019

Boeing reportedly knew of the software error on the 737 Max for a year before telling airlines and regulators AP Photo/Elaine Thompson The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing knew of a software error that prevented the correct functioning of an alert syst...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Bayer gets help from Donald Trump as US regulators veto warnings its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer The Trump administration is refusing to approve product labels warning glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller — is a car...
10:00, 08/13/2019

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office s...
17:00, 06/27/2019

European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure: source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to ma...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 12...
01:32, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on h...
06:00, 06/12/2019

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

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal...
04:32, 06/28/2019

Regulators in India reportedly start probe over Google's misuse of Android's dominant position While India is the second largest smartphone market in the world, its position as a developing country limits sales of higher-end flagship phones. Tha...
23:48, 05/10/2019

Burner Phones, Leaks to Journalists: Regulators Probe Suspected Insider-Trading Scheme A former Citigroup employee was the alleged middleman in what authorities believe may be an insider trading scheme, according to people familiar with ...
11:16, 06/28/2019

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 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

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

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

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

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

Facebook 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 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’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

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

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 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 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

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

Facebook's 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

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

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

Facebook to 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

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

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

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

Facebook, 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 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'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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Facebook’s ‘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'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

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

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

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

Facebook's 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

High Protein Diet: Include These Vegetarian High Protein Foods In Your Breakfast For Speedy Weight L According to nutritionists and experts you should take plenty of protein in your breakfast.If you are a vegetarian and are scouting for ideas, we are ...
13:00, 07/26/2019

A High-End Smartphone Without The High-End Price Tag It’s not often that a smartphone comes along that packs in all the bells and whistles we’ve come to know and love - err demand - in a sm...
01:01, 09/04/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Facebook'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

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

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

‘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 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

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

Facebook 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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Facebook 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

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

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

Trump 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

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

Facebook’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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

‘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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'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 says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency...
18:00, 07/16/2019

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

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

UPDATE 1-France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from m...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their fi...
20:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making Germa...
11:48, 06/24/2019

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year. ...
11:32, 07/11/2019

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

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making Germa...
07:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain 'bad bank' proposal: FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making Germa...
08:32, 06/24/2019

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’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 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

How to Have a High-End Vacation for Less You want luxury, but you don’t want to overspend for it. Here’s how to save in five popular and pricey cities without feeling deprived. (No hostels in...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Flying high at 103! (KING) A 103-year-old Seattle woman may have set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest female tandem skydiver. Kathryn “Kitty” Hodges jumpe...
06:48, 08/17/2019

High And Dry Monday Unusually dry air (dewpoints in the 40s!) will make Monday very comfortable as high pressure builds in keeping it sunny with a northeast wind flowing....
13:16, 06/03/2019

Investors Are Too High on the Cloud A tech sector not exposed to tariffs, trade wars or domestic political scrutiny sounds almost too good to be true. At current valuations, it just migh...
14:16, 06/05/2019

The top foods high in zinc Zinc plays a vital role in many functions in the body, including growth. Learn about which foods contain the most zinc here. We also cover vegetarian ...
03:16, 08/01/2019

High-End Diapers Test How Much More Mom and Dad Will Pay Diapers promising to soften babies’ behinds and digitally track their sleep are hitting the market. The new products also are helping P&G and Kimberly...
16:16, 07/31/2019

LG's high-end 4K TVs get AirPlay 2 and HomeKit first in the US You don't have to wonder when LG will roll out AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to its TVs in the US -- it's here. The Apple ecosystem support is now a...
15:48, 07/30/2019

Watch for High Water It’s been a wild week in weather thanks to a series of low-pressure systems working through the region. One is “cut-off” from the jet stream and will ...
14:16, 06/08/2019

Terrorism on the High Seas Julie Salamon’s “An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer” recounts an episode that introduced Americans to terrorism long before 9/11....
15:16, 06/18/2019

AP Was There: US troops in high spirits on eve of D-Day This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don" landed...
11:32, 06/02/2019

High-tech home buying (NBC News) More young buyers are ready to buy their first home, and their reliance on technology is changing the game. According to Michael Booe of He...
08:32, 08/10/2019

The best public high schools by state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state. ...
18:16, 08/08/2019

High-protein vegan foods Vegans often find it difficult to eat a lot of protein, but there are many plant based sources of this nutrient, including beans, tofu, quinoa, and ch...
21:48, 06/12/2019

High Line celebrates 10 years with new art The popular elevated High Line park in Manhattan is expanding with a new section, called the Spur, which includes an open plaza with space for large a...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Johnson's tax cut 'would mainly benefit high earners' Boris Johnson's plan to cut income tax for those earning more than £50,000 would cost around £9bn and mainly benefit the top 10% of earners,...
05:48, 06/25/2019

The best public high school in your state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state. ...
18:16, 08/08/2019

High court could cause Va. election drama, but likely won’t WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could throw a wrench into Virginia politics with a decision expected this month. The state is readying for primari...
17:32, 06/08/2019

Cupra considering high-performance 'R' models News 4 Sep, 2019 Cupra's line-up is set to rapidly expand by the end of 2020, with more extreme 'R' variants potentially ...
11:16, 09/04/2019

Samsung Probably Got a Lot of Wedgies In High School A lot of people are really weird about the color of text message bubbles. For some reason, unbeknownst to me, a message can somehow be more offensive ...
11:00, 08/22/2019

UK records hottest day of year and could yet hit new high of 39C Writtle in Essex was hottest on Wednesday at 34.3C; highest on record was 38.5C in 2003Britain experienced the hottest day of the year – so far – on W...
23:16, 07/24/2019

Film dubbing as high art in Germany Last night’s German Dubbing Awards ceremony honored the star voices behind foreign films dubbed into German. But what makes a nation full of polyglots...
20:48, 05/24/2019

High Hopes for Microsoft Beyond the Cloud? On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things Mi...
17:48, 05/04/2019

Record high in jeopardy today! TUCSON – We tied the record yesterday with high of 107° and we’ll get close to the record, once again, today! Today: Another scorcher wit...
22:48, 08/15/2019

Wedding registries go high-tech (NBC News) According to a new study from the wedding-planning website The Knot, cash registries have gone up year after year, and are now bringing in ...
21:16, 05/30/2019

EU nations aim high with plan to tax air travel The Netherlands and France are trying to convince fellow European nations at a conference in The Hague to end tax exemptions on jet fuel and plane tic...
17:32, 06/20/2019

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was inte...
19:00, 05/20/2019

CHEAP: Fly high with $350 off this DJI Spark drone After watching Avengers: Endgame, I’d totally understand if you want to gain flying abilities.. Unfortunately, we can’t help you with a superpower inj...
14:32, 05/27/2019

Road Risk: Driving While High New statistics released estimate millions of Americans are hitting the highway while high. A report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says ne...
02:16, 06/21/2019

High-tech Bundesliga: Welcome to the future Drones in training, video analysis at the click of a button and virtual security checks at the turnstiles. This season, the Bundesliga is going high t...
14:16, 08/14/2019

Arizona placed on high fire danger TUCSON – The Department of Forestry and Fire Management has placed Arizona on high fire danger because of the extreme heat this week. As of Mond...
02:48, 08/20/2019

Unsold vehicles hit ten year high in May Automakers and dealers had an estimated 4,120,900 unsold vehicles on hand to open May, a 78-day supply, according to the Automotive News Data Center....
06:16, 05/13/2019

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Gold Jumps to 14-Month High Prices of the precious metal climbed as concerns about the health of China’s economy hit riskier commodities and tensions in the Middle East boosted h...
13:32, 06/14/2019

Why the high street still isn't doing enough for customers with disabilities After the failure to recruit a ‘disability champion’ for the fashion industry, activists argue that more should be done to earn the ‘purple pound’In D...
21:48, 06/18/2019

When Low-Alcohol Wine Is a High Priority Our headache-prone wine columnist seeks out wines that clock in no higher than 12% alcohol—for the sake of pleasure, not piety. Here are her top five ...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Joe Biden Has Been in High-Pressure Debates Before. But Never Like This For Joe Biden, the déjà vu is real. An unpopular, scandal-plagued incumbent President. Tax cuts that aren’t being felt in the midd...
16:16, 06/27/2019

A Memorable Vacation With Really High Highlights The couple met in New York. Two years later, they were engaged during a holiday trip to Germany. They celebrated in the Swiss Alps, where they met a h...
18:48, 08/24/2019

5 Foods High In Sugar That You Must Avoid Weight Loss: Having too much sugar in your food - be it in natural form or additives - can make you addicted to it. And, when you are stressed or feel...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Oil Prices Retreat Further From Six-Month High Oil prices fell further as investors continued to book profits after prices hit a six-month high last week and President Trump urged OPEC to boost pro...
17:00, 04/29/2019

High school sports on the decline (NBC News) Every afternoon Maleik Faust is on the field, practicing plays at Harding University High in Charlotte, North Carolina. “It’s f...
00:01, 09/14/2019

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The phe...
23:00, 06/27/2019

The one high-summer wardrobe essential to invest in With jeans, shorts or a statement cocktail skirt, there's nothing basic about the perfect cotton shirt. Emma McCarthy celebrates the revival of a clas...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Indian High Commission In Pak Lit-Up In Tricolour For Independence Day The Indian High Commission in Islamabad is all set to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day of the country with much fervour, even as Islamabad continue...
05:48, 08/15/2019

Do the goals you set for saving or reducing debt seem too high? Try this People sometimes fail to get going or complete a task because they view the full goal as unachievable. This tactic could help to prevent that.  ...
21:32, 09/01/2019

Australian dinosaur had natural ‘high-heel’ An Australian dinosaur appears to have walked on a natural kind of “high heel,” researchers suggest. The Rhoetosaurus brownei — a 24-ton, or 52,...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Caster Semenya: I have high testosterone, so what? – video The double olympic champion Caster Semenya's battle with the athletics authorities rolls on as she continues to fight an IAAF regulation that would ma...
04:48, 08/15/2019

Sensex Slumps Nearly 750 Points From Day's High, Nifty Below 12,000 Sensex and Nifty Indexes nosedived from near all-time high levels in noon deals on the back of sharp selloff in banking, energy and financial stocks....
12:48, 05/31/2019

How to give your hike a high-tech upgrade At its heart, hiking is about getting away from technology. Stuffing everything you need to survive for a few days into a bag and disappearing into th...
00:16, 07/19/2019

Thank God Formula One is Ditching High Degradation Tires Oh joyous day! With the new regulations set to appear for the 2021 season of Formula One comes a new set of wheel and tire specifications. The sport i...
05:32, 07/20/2019

High court won’t take Nazi art dispute case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling for a California museum in a dispute over ownership of two German Renaissance masterp...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Person mistakenly texts cop: ‘We got high together girl!’ An awkward exchange between a Missouri cop and a person who thought they were talking to a friend they “got high with” went viral after police posted ...
21:48, 08/14/2019

Homer rate hits monthly high with 1,120 in May Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went deep in the eighth inning at Colorado on Friday, the final day of the month, to set the record with the 1,120th h...
06:32, 06/01/2019

How to Choose a High-Yield Savings Account There are plenty of places worth investing your money for long-term growth. But what about short-term savings? Shouldn’t you be able to earn a little ...
18:32, 06/17/2019

S&P registers record high on solid data The S&P 500 broke above its intraday record high on Monday, underscoring the view that the bull market has longer to run, after consumer spending rose...
22:32, 04/29/2019

Sensex Falls Over 400 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up early gains on Friday amid weakness in auto stocks, despite advances in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as m...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Cardinals vs. Giants: St. Louis will keep flying high Happy Labor Day! We haven’t had a day off since March, but the Cardinals — after playing four games in two days — are working the holiday, as well. Re...
16:32, 09/02/2019

Va. town remembers the high price paid on D-Day The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a solemn significance for a small Virginia town. (May 20)       ...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Market High from Trump-Xi Trade Truce May Not Last A number of assets are likely to react positively to the outcome of this weekend’s trade talks between the U.S and China, but financial markets may no...
14:32, 06/29/2019

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said M...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Three high-reward stocks to buy and hold for the next 50 years When your time frame is decades, you need to look differently at an investment. Here are three that can stand the test of time.    ...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Bitcoin jumps as much as 6 percent to new six-month high Bitcoin jumped to a new six-month high on Friday in a move that traders said was the result of technical forces, with no immediate news catalysts send...
13:32, 05/03/2019

As the planet heats up, AC will cool you down. But the cost may be too high. Forget Brexit -- when Queen Elizabeth was snapped in a photo op with Britain's new Prime Minister this week amid record temperatures, all anyone could...
15:48, 07/26/2019

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
18:00, 05/28/2019

CBOE SEAT SELLS FOR NEW HIGH OF $3.2 MILLION CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that a CBOE seat, or membership, traded for a new all-time high of $3,200...
09:48, 05/03/2019

Draft trades to watch: Why the fun could start as high as No. 4 After the top three players are off the board, draft night becomes filled with trade possibilities for lottery teams and contenders alike. Here is wha...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Sensex Drops Over 100 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a choppy note with the benchmark indexes switching between gains and losses in the first few minut...
15:32, 05/14/2019

Climate research on the high, warming seas On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising t...
21:00, 06/28/2019

How teachers combat high-tech cheating Whether it's a smartphone, earbuds or an Apple Watch, students are using technology to cheat in class. Here's how teachers are trying to sto...
01:48, 08/17/2019

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned aga...
09:32, 06/19/2019

High Debt Levels Are Weighing on Economies A mountain of debt built up during the past decade has made some economies more fragile as global growth slows, adding to the challenges faced by cent...
18:32, 09/08/2019

DC officials warn of high heat on July 4th Officials in Washington, D.C. warned of high heat for July 4th festivities on the National Mall next week. Temperatures are expected to climb into the...
14:32, 06/29/2019

Huawei's next high-end MediaPad tablet just leaked The MediaPad M5 was announced way back in February of last year, meaning Huawei’s high-end tablet line is in dire need of an update. A successor has b...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Trump, Xi arrive for high-stakes G-20 meeting President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived for a face-to-face meeting in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday amid trade tensions between the U.S. ...
07:16, 06/29/2019

Indians get season-high 18 hits, beat Red Sox 14-9 Carlos Santana homered and hit Cleveland's first triple of the season, Greg Allen had a pair of three-baggers and the Indians pounded out a seaso...
05:00, 05/30/2019

What foods contain high fructose corn syrup? High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a sugar alternative. Products that contain HFCS include sodas, packaged fruits, and desserts. Learn more about food...
04:16, 05/30/2019

Leica's V-Lux 5 is a high-end, travel-friendly camera Leica isn't exactly known for offering cameras that both offer long-zoom lenses and a relatively affordable price, but it's ready to bend th...
21:48, 07/10/2019

San Miguel High School students out in the workforce TUCSON – At News 4 Tucson we love to teach future journalists the ways of the industry and we are happy to welcome a new member to our intern te...
13:00, 07/20/2019

Global dividends hit new high but growth slows to just 1.1% Financial companies achieve fastest rise but technology sector payouts fall Shareholders in companies listed on the world’s stock markets pocketed mor...
15:16, 08/19/2019

Treat your teeth right with this high-end electric toothbrush kit Plaque is your teeth’s worst enemy. And let’s face it, you probably don’t put up the defense you should to protect it. Your $2 toothbrush might’ve bee...
20:32, 09/02/2019

Gold Discounts At Five-Month High In India Dealers in India, which is also the world's second biggest bullion consumer, were offering a discount of $7 an ounce over official domestic prices, th...
22:00, 06/14/2019

CFPB Could Curb High-Debt Mortgages The Trump administration plans to eliminate a regulatory loophole that put the government on the hook for an additional $260 billion of mortgages last...
01:48, 07/26/2019

LG is finally making its high-end G8S phone available globally LG's unveiled what appeared to be a more affordable version of its G8 ThinQ flagship smartphone, the LG G8S ThinQ, back in February. Now, it is f...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Turnout high in Spain for polarized election The Spanish cast their votes on Sunday in an unusually open election likely to produce a fragmented parliament that has a sizeable far-right presence ...
20:16, 04/28/2019

'We got high together girl!' mistakenly texted to Missouri cop A hilarious exchange between a Missouri cop and a person who thought they were talking to a friend they “got high with,” went viral after police poste...
02:32, 08/14/2019