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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 regulators around the world....

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

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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 inve...
21:00 2019-06-18

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 ...
13:15 2019-06-18

Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020 After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will u...
12:45 2019-06-18

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...
20:15 2019-07-05

Facebook Said to Be Coming For Your Wallet With Its 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency in 2020 Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg is a man with a cryptocurrency plan. According to a BBC News report, Facebook plans to launch its highly anticipated cryp...
17:15 2019-05-24

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any fur...
18:30 2019-05-23

eToro adds 5 Ethereum tokens to its cryptocurrency wallet – plans to add 115 more  eToroX, the specialized blockchain division of social trading platform eToro, has announced the launch of the first five of 120 ERC-20 tokens that w...
13:30 2019-07-02

Bitpoint exchange loses $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in hot wallet hack Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has been hacked, resulting in the loss of $32 million worth of various digital currencies, Bloomberg report...
14:15 2019-07-12

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 cur...
11:30 2019-06-18

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 g...
04:45 2019-06-14

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 governmen...
22:15 2019-07-16

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...
19:45 2019-07-16

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.Re...
07:15 2019-07-05

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 m...
15:00 2019-07-08

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. ...
19:45 2019-07-23

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 it...
19:15 2019-09-15

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. ...
01:15 2019-07-04

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 ...
17:45 2019-06-18

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 T...
17:45 2019-08-23

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 startin...
11:30 2019-07-12

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 networki...
00:30 2019-06-19

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...
19:30 2019-06-18

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financ...
23:45 2019-07-12

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 compare...
11:45 2019-06-28

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 expec...
10:00 2019-06-19

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 pa...
10:15 2019-09-14

Central banks to question Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is about to undergo further scrutiny of its Libra cryptocurrency, and it may have to answer some difficult questions. Officials speaking to...
05:15 2019-09-16

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 rega...
06:45 2019-07-11

France says it will block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has run into another stumbling block. Less than a month after the EU opened up an antitrust investigation into t...
19:15 2019-09-12

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 ...
07:15 2019-09-14

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 skepti...
09:45 2019-08-21

Facebook fake Libra cryptocurrency scams revealed Online scammers are launching fake Facebook Libra sales pages to try and scam Facebook users into buying fake cryptocurrency.An investigation by The ...
10:30 2019-07-24

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets a...
14:45 2019-06-18

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 me...
19:15 2019-07-03

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 parti...
18:01 2019-07-17

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 in...
16:30 2019-07-16

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 cryptocurren...
18:15 2019-09-12

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 ais...
17:45 2019-07-16

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, ...
01:15 2019-09-13

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 regula...
19:45 2019-07-16

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 gi...
21:15 2019-07-17

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from bo...
16:45 2019-07-17

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 sovereign...
14:45 2019-09-12

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 c...
12:45 2019-07-12

Libra cryptocurrency must meet tough regulatory standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing, a senior U.S. T...
13:45 2019-09-10

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 dividend...
14:15 2019-06-18

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.  &#...
22:30 2019-06-18

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...
17:45 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals * Consumer privacy concerns and regulatory questions remain (Adds comments from French Finance Minister, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, graphic link; upda...
19:30 2019-06-18

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 t...
11:30 2019-06-18

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 c...
20:45 2019-06-18

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 paymen...
21:00 2019-06-18

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 vie...
23:15 2019-07-16

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 ris...
18:30 2019-06-23

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...
04:15 2019-06-19

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 f...
17:45 2019-07-02

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 incr...
21:30 2019-06-27

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...
00:45 2019-06-19

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 concer...
06:45 2019-06-19

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. ...
11:15 2019-08-28

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 Sch...
18:45 2019-07-17

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 Mini...
16:45 2019-09-13

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 w...
04:15 2019-07-13

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 Europ...
02:45 2019-09-14

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 s...
09:15 2019-06-23

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 sai...
11:15 2019-06-20

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.  Accor...
20:30 2019-07-24

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 Eur...
13:45 2019-09-12

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 platfor...
11:15 2019-09-06

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 ne...
15:00 2019-06-18

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 throu...
14:15 2019-06-18

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 ...
05:30 2019-07-17

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete f...
18:45 2019-06-17

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 ro...
15:15 2019-07-16

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 ...
12:30 2019-06-21

Spooked by Facebook's Libra, euro zone to step up work on public cryptocurrency Euro zone governments and central banks are working on a long-term plan to launch a public digital currency that they hope would make redundant proje...
16:15 2019-09-13

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 ...
01:15 2019-07-04

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 t...
17:30 2019-07-18

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concer...
08:30 2019-07-11

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...
08:15 2019-07-18

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 Serv...
00:45 2019-07-18

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 cryptocurrenc...
16:15 2019-07-16

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-laund...
02:00 2019-06-22

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 minster Philip Hammond....
17:45 2019-07-15

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 sec...
17:30 2019-06-19

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 t...
19:45 2019-07-23

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 o...
20:45 2019-07-02

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...
14:00 2019-06-18

How digital and marketing executives are taking charge of digital transformation Spreading responsibility for digital transformation beyond the safe confines of the IT department creates benefits for your business and its customer...
13:30 2019-07-16

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormo...
18:15 2019-07-01

What a Trump payroll tax cut would actually mean for your wallet President Trump is considering reducing payroll taxes as a way to stimulate the economy. Here's a rundown of what you pay, and how it would affe...
23:45 2019-08-21

Here's what the Fed's interest rate cut means for your wallet For everyday Americans, the Federal Reserve's decision to cut rates could mean cheaper loans. At the same time, consumers will earn less interes...
21:15 2019-09-18

The New Service Wars Are Here to Empty Your Wallet Canon versus Nikon. Dell versus HP. Microsoft versus Apple. Tech companies have been battling over their piece of the pie for years, that ain’t new. ...
04:30 2019-06-23

Why another Fed rate cut is good news for your wallet ... mostly The Fed's rate cut Wednesday affects credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months    &...
14:15 2019-09-19

Think your credit card is safe in your wallet? Think again. There’s a roaring trade in stolen credit cards on major platforms as well as the dark Web. If you’ve ever swiped a credit card at a gas station that ...
23:15 2019-09-11

What's in your wallet? Not our new credit card please, warns Apple Manufacturer’s warning to keep flashy, minimalist Apple Card away from pockets, wallets and other cards draw derisionApple’s flashy branded credit ca...
20:15 2019-08-22

New $1,399 per month car subscription hits your wallet where it Hertz Car rental company Hertz has launched a new service to keep it competitive in a market dominated by ride-sharing, hire-by-the-hour vehicles, e-bikes ...
12:15 2019-06-05

The spy in your wallet: Credit cards have a privacy problem In our latest privacy experiment, we bought one banana with the new Apple Card — and another with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa from Chase. Here’s wh...
19:45 2019-08-26

Fed holds rates steady. Here's what that means for your wallet Here's a breakdown of what Wednesday's Fed decision means for your bank account, mortgage, credit card, student loan balance and car paymen...
20:30 2019-06-19

Cop fired after $500 goes missing from homicide victim’s wallet An Atlanta police officer has been axed for allegedly mishandling $500 in cash from a homicide victim’s wallet, authorities said. Officer Keish...
15:30 2019-07-11

Oro Valley woman has wallet and identity stolen ORO VALLEY AZ. – An Oro Valley woman was shocked when she learned her identity had been stolen and then the thief stole nearly $4,000 a year la...
08:15 2019-05-23

Man shoved onto train after wallet snatched by shirtless pickpocket A man waiting for the subway in Brooklyn had his wallet snatched — and then was shoved onto the train, which left the station before he could g...
04:30 2019-06-30

Olivers Turned Its Excellent Shorts Into a Minimal Wallet Olivers, our favorite men’s activewear brand that doesn’t look like an activewear brand, just teamed up with Pioneer to release a limited edition wal...
02:00 2019-06-06

Crime Stoppers: Thief Steals Wallet From Vehicle LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police say that a man left his wallet inside of his vehicle and a thief went on a shopping spree with the stolen cards...
03:30 2019-05-28

Here are 4 deals for building a side hustle that can fatten your wallet There’s nothing more quintessentially American than deciding that when one job just isn’t cutting it, either financially, professionally or spiritual...
15:45 2019-07-13

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public also more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: you find a wallet stuffed with ban...
20:15 2019-06-20

Once a Miser, Japan Inc. Is Opening Its Wallet to Buy Back Shares A record wave of share buybacks by companies such as Sony, SoftBank and Nomura Holdings has cheered investors who say Japan’s bosses are finally warm...
01:15 2019-07-11

Why are Apple Pay, Starbucks’ app, and Samsung Pay so much more successful than other wallet providers? BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more ...
04:00 2019-05-28

HTC will preload a Bitcoin Cash wallet on its blockchain phone If a second blockchain phone didn't make things clear, HTC is still as serious as ever about its crypto-phones On Monday, the company announced ...
17:45 2019-09-16

Long-lost wallet returned after missing for a year A wallet left behind for a year at Marion, Indiana’s Red Nails salon is back in the hands of a young lady who has a fresh manicure and pedicure...
03:15 2019-06-14

Lost your wallet? More cash inside makes its return likelier NEW YORK (AP) — A new study says people are more likely to return a lost wallet if it contains money than if it doesn’t. And the more cash, the...
20:30 2019-06-20

PSA: You Probably Have Access To Free Snacks and Drinks at the U.S. Open. Just Check Your Wallet. If you happen to be visiting the U.S. Open this summer, one of the credit cards in your wallet could very well grant you access to an oasis of freeb...
08:30 2019-08-10

Ekster connects technologies to make the wallet smart and traceable Losing your personal wallet can be agonizing and stressful as it contains your credit cards, bank cards and personal information. A Rotterdam-based s...
08:15 2019-05-28

Amazon's New Kindle Oasis: Easier on the Eyes, Still a Pain in the Wallet No one needs a $250 ereader, but the Kindle Oasis is often good enough that you can convince yourself otherwise. Its display and backlight are better...
16:30 2019-07-24

End of the Wallet: Phone-Based Driver's Licenses and MetroCards Are Put to the Test After testing phone-based MTA transit cards in New York City and mobile driver’s licenses in Delaware, our columnist says it won’t be long until phys...
19:15 2019-06-27

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would sta...
04:30 2019-07-18

Woman’s stolen wallet found in high school vent 75 years later A Missouri woman has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing when it was discovered — along with 14 others — ...
00:45 2019-07-10

Most people will return a lost wallet. But are they still selfish at heart? | Oliver Burkeman Maybe kindness and altruism aren’t the only motivations involvedYou probably saw the story about the lost wallets, which shone briefly and hopefully ...
00:45 2019-08-01

Your Wallet's Callin': R. Kelly Reportedly Wants to Tap Michael Jackson's Lawyer, Needs Many Extra Dollars Robert “R.” Kelly is reportedly seeking out one of the most in-demand criminal attorneys in the business: Tom Mesereau, a lawyer best known for succe...
14:15 2019-08-17

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a ren...
21:15 2019-07-09

Suspects caught on camera stealing elderly woman’s wallet in grocery store A pair of heartless thieves were caught on camera snatching an elderly woman’s wallet as she was shopping at a California grocery store, authorities ...
13:45 2019-09-12

Cops hunt Pattaya ‘ladyboy’ who put hands down Brit punter's pants and stole his wallet A BRIT tourist has been left red-faced and penniless after he was pick-pocketed by a Thai ladyboy while drunkenly walking through a red-light distric...
02:30 2019-06-05

How much does the tooth fairy pay for a lost tooth? It may depend on what's in your wallet In 2018, the tooth fairy paid an average of $3.70 per tooth, but some kids get a lot more. What does the tooth fairy pay in your state?   ...
01:45 2019-08-23

Factbox: What is Slack? Slack Technologies Inc, whose instant messaging app has taken workplaces by storm, is scheduled to go public via a direct listing on June 20, instead...
06:30 2019-06-20

Apple Card: Everyone can finally apply for the new card now through the Wallet app Everyone can now apply for the new Apple Card starting Tuesday, five months after the card was announced. Applications are made through the Wallet ap...
22:15 2019-08-20

Maybe don’t keep your Apple Card in a leather wallet, Apple warns Enlarge / There's also a featureless, very Apple-like physical card that you can order. (credit: Apple) Apple's shiny new credit card boasts many f...
22:15 2019-08-22

Factbox: What needs to happen before Boeing's 737 MAX can fly again Boeing Co's best-selling jet, the 737 MAX, was grounded globally in March, days after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that followed a simi...
20:45 2019-09-13

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electr...
01:15 2019-09-11

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are some who could The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are now looking for his replacem...
22:45 2019-06-07

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, with...
17:15 2019-09-17

Factbox: Who will be Trump's next intelligence chief? U.S. President Donald Trump promised to move quickly to nominate a successor to Dan Coats, who leaves his position as Director of National Intelligen...
03:30 2019-08-07

Factbox: Selected works of architect I.M. Pei I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, t...
14:31 2019-05-21

Factbox: Kei Nishikori v Jo-Wilfried Tsonga A look at the records of Japan's Kei Nishikori and France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga before their second-round match at the French Open on Wednesday (prefi...
09:30 2019-05-29

Factbox: Some facts about the DMZ separating the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, the thi...
10:30 2019-06-30

Factbox: Who has UK PM Johnson appointed to his cabinet? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson began appointing his senior ministers on Wednesday shortly after taking office, naming the team he hopes will he...
20:45 2019-07-24

Factbox: U.S. oil and gas regulatory rollbacks under Trump The Trump administration has moved broadly to relax Obama-era rules put in place to regulate methane and other greenhouse gas emissions, offshore dri...
21:45 2019-08-29

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conserv...
02:30 2019-05-24

Factbox: Roger Federer vs Kei Nishikori A look at the records of Swiss Roger Federer and Japan's Kei Nishikori before their quarter-final match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix number deno...
05:15 2019-07-10

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use o...
07:15 2019-09-13

Factbox - What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of some 450 cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigar...
00:15 2019-09-13

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new f...
12:45 2019-07-19

Factbox: What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped...
22:15 2019-09-16

Factbox: Recent U.S. corporate responses to gun violence A series of mass shootings in the United States, including one each in Texas and Ohio last month that killed 31 people, once again has revived a nati...
23:45 2019-09-03

Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensin...
21:30 2019-05-22

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the large...
02:15 2019-06-11

Factbox: More than 378,000 without power in U.S. Southeast from Hurricane Dorian More than 378,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast were without power on Friday as Hurricane Dorian skirted the Carolina coast, according t...
16:45 2019-09-06

Factbox: U.S. banker Foresman in the Mueller report UBS Vice Chairman Robert Foresman became part of Robert Mueller's Russia probe because of a series of approaches the banker made to the Trump campaig...
09:30 2019-06-10

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there h...
02:45 2019-06-12

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field ...
01:15 2019-08-29

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencie...
20:30 2019-07-16

Factbox: Trump's Twitter thoughts on big tech U.S. President Donald Trump has long targeted big tech companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook and Twitter in his social media comments, accusing the...
02:45 2019-07-25

Factbox: Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ se...
21:15 2019-08-19

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat enteri...
20:30 2019-07-09

Factbox: Serena Williams vs. Alison Riske A look at the records of Serena Williams and fellow American Alison Riske before their quarter-final match at Wimbledon on Tuesday (prefix number den...
04:30 2019-07-09

Factbox: Dominic Thiem vs. Rafa Nadal A look at the records of Austria's Dominic Thiem and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their title clash at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number denotes ...
13:45 2019-06-09

Factbox: Yulia Putintseva v Naomi Osaka A look at the records of Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva and Japan's Naomi Osaka before their first-round match at Wimbledon on Monday (prefix number d...
09:45 2019-07-01

Factbox: Simona Halep vs. Amanda Anisimova A look at the records of Romania's Simona Halep and American Amanda Anisimova before their quarter-final match at the French Open on Wednesday (prefi...
09:30 2019-06-05

Factbox: Serena Williams v Kaja Juvan A look at the records of American Serena Williams and Slovenia's Kaja Juvan before their second-round match at Wimbledon on Thursday (prefix number d...
06:00 2019-07-04

Factbox: Sloane Stephens v Johanna Konta A look at the records of American Sloane Stephens and Briton Johanna Konta before their quarter-final match at the French Open on Tuesday (prefix num...
08:15 2019-06-04

Factbox: Garbine Muguruza v Elina Svitolina A look at the records of Spain's Garbine Muguruza and Ukraine's Elina Svitolina before their third-round match at the French Open on Friday (prefix n...
07:30 2019-05-31

Factbox: Which U.S. House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Ninety Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of early this week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republ...
17:45 2019-07-24

Factbox: Fabio Fognini v Alexander Zverev A look at the records of Italy's Fabio Fognini and German Alexander Zverev before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Monday (prefix numbe...
15:15 2019-06-03

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake...
14:30 2019-05-31

Factbox: Details on Canada's federal election Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally launched the race for the Oct. 21 election on Wednesday. Here is a breakdown of how Canadian elections work an...
02:15 2019-09-12

Factbox: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Stan Wawrinka A look at the records of Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Swiss Stan Wawrinka before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Sunday (prefix num...
11:45 2019-06-02

Factbox: Simona Halep v Victoria Azarenka A look at the records of Romania's Simona Halep and Belarus's Victoria Azarenka before their third-round match at Wimbledon on Friday (prefix number ...
10:30 2019-07-05

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Re...
14:15 2019-07-22

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp d...
05:00 2019-08-01

Factbox: Party time - Groups in EU parliament National parties in the newly elected European Parliament line up in pan-EU groups. These are in some flux following the vote, especially on the euro...
12:15 2019-05-28

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field s...
17:45 2019-08-25

Factbox: It's all about Brexit: The United Kingdom's EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is on course to win Thursday's European parliamentary election in the United Kingdom while pro-European Union parties rem...
13:45 2019-05-22

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty v Marketa Vondrousova A look at the records of Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova before their title clash at the French Open on Saturday ...
01:30 2019-06-08

Factbox: Major shootings in the United States Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has...
02:30 2019-08-05

Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal A look at the records of Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal before their semi-final meeting at the French Open on Friday (prefix nu...
16:15 2019-06-07

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dr...
12:45 2019-08-16

Factbox: Naomi Osaka v Victoria Azarenka A look at the records of Japan's Naomi Osaka and Belarusian Victoria Azarenka before their second-round match at the French Open on Thursday (prefix ...
09:30 2019-05-30

Factbox: EU vote - the domestic fall-out across Europe European Parliament elections not only determine the make-up of the next EU assembly and help decide who ends up running top European institutions bu...
21:30 2019-05-26

Factbox: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga v Rafa Nadal A look at the records of France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday (prefix number de...
07:00 2019-07-06

Factbox: Karen Khachanov v Feliciano Lopez A look at the records of Russia's Karen Khachanov and Spain's Feliciano Lopez before their second-round match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix numbe...
05:00 2019-07-03

Factbox: Airlines count the cost of Boeing 737 MAX grounding Some international airlines have reported tentative schedules for when they expect their Boeing 737 MAX up in the air again. More than 300 Boeing 737...
16:45 2019-07-16

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nomin...
19:15 2019-06-27

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings...
20:00 2019-08-01

Factbox: Traders in trouble - how does Mitsubishi's loss stack up? Mitsubishi Corp said on Friday a trader at its Singapore-based unit had lost $320 million through unauthorized transactions in crude oil derivatives...
18:15 2019-09-20

Factbox: Canada's Trudeau in brownface scandal that has echoes in U.S. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brownface picture scandal deepened on Thursday as other images of him emerged wearing dark makeup only hours...
21:15 2019-09-19

Factbox: The Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory. Washington said the aircraft was targeted in intern...
20:00 2019-06-20

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will agree a timetable for the election of her successor after a fourth and final vote on her Brexit ...
12:30 2019-05-22

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consu...
23:30 2019-07-22

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled air...
17:45 2019-06-21

Factbox: India becomes latest country to ban sale of e-cigarettes India became the latest country after Brazil and Thailand to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in what could potentially be the biggest move against vapin...
21:15 2019-09-18

Factbox: Hurdles in way of 5-Star/PD coalition government in Italy Italy's main opposition party, the center-left Democratic Party (PD), has opened the door to talks with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on for...
16:15 2019-08-22

Factbox: Will Spain's Sanchez stay on as prime minister? Spain enters a week of votes and debates which will be vital in determining whether Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been acting prime ministe...
14:00 2019-07-18

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration ...
21:30 2019-05-22

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Explosions that damaged two tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday come a month after four vessels were targeted in "sabotage attacks" off...
21:15 2019-06-13

Factbox: U.S. prepared to tap emergency oil reserves, Perry says no decision yet U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday it was too soon to say whether the United States would tap emergency oil reserves after attacks in Sa...
22:15 2019-09-16

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversif...
12:15 2019-06-28

Factbox: Trump's new national security adviser, in his own words U.S. President Donald Trump named Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his latest White House national security adviser, picking a lawyer who has worked to...
22:45 2019-09-18

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the la...
07:45 2019-07-12

Factbox: Will sparks fly? Five things to watch at the third Democratic debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidat...
05:15 2019-09-12

Factbox: Mass shootings in U.S. ignite new calls for gun legislation A cluster of recent mass shootings that killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio has sparked renewed calls for the U.S. Congress to pass legisl...
03:30 2019-08-07

Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chines...
13:30 2019-07-01

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more...
15:30 2019-07-01

Factbox: Tunisia's main candidates for presidential elections Tunisia's presidential election on Sept. 15 has a crowded field of candidates, all vying to lead the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 "Arab Spr...
16:45 2019-09-09

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him...
18:15 2019-06-03

Factbox: California's gig worker law could sting 'last mile' delivery A new California law designed to limit the use of "gig" workers threatens to drive up labor costs for companies that rely on inexpensive freelance dr...
20:15 2019-09-20

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would ha...
21:45 2019-06-04

Factbox: Leading players and powers in Sudan's unrest The Sudanese military's bloody crackdown on a pro-democracy protest camp in Khartoum this week was a major blow to efforts to create a democracy foll...
18:30 2019-06-05

Factbox: Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ app Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies,...
02:00 2019-08-07

Factbox: Auto, other industries' manufacturing presence in Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a tariff of 5% would be imposed on all goods coming from Mexico, increasing gradually each month until r...
11:00 2019-05-31

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Her...
21:45 2019-06-27

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel t...
18:15 2019-05-28

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel t...
12:30 2019-05-28

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to und...
08:15 2019-08-20

Factbox: Virginia Beach massacre among deadliest U.S. workplace shootings The massacre on Friday of 12 people at a Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building was the work a veteran employee who had sent in his resignation...
00:30 2019-06-04

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, ...
13:15 2019-06-04

Factbox: Highlights from criminal complaint in widening UAW corruption probe A senior United Auto Workers (UAW) official was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of tho...
01:45 2019-09-13

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's ...
00:45 2019-05-30

Factbox: LSE bolsters data, enters forex with Refinitiv deal London Stock Exchange Group has agreed to buy Refinitiv for $27 billion, broadening its global footprint in financial data and market infrastructure ...
12:30 2019-08-01

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings agains...
03:45 2019-09-13

Factbox: New Ukraine president picks top reformist, men with oligarch ties Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has appointed a mix of people to his core team, which includes a reformist former finance minister, men w...
20:15 2019-05-31

Factbox: Facebook takedowns of 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in 2019 Facebook said on Thursday it had dismantled a network of fake accounts and pages it said were run by people connected to the government of Saudi Ara...
18:15 2019-08-01

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - Results of EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party romped to victory in the European Parliament election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the oppos...
12:15 2019-05-28

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could ...
16:30 2019-07-07

Factbox: By the numbers - Deciphering Argentina's presidential primary and election Argentines will vote on Sunday in the country's presidential primaries, ahead of the general election in October that is seen as a choice between the...
08:00 2019-08-08

FACTBOX: From Audi to Toyota, duties could upend Mexico output Vehicles and auto parts comprised Mexico's biggest export item to the United States in 2018, totalling $93.3 billion, and President Trump's move to i...
17:45 2019-05-31

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move fro...
12:45 2019-06-19

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisio...
12:45 2019-05-28

Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global ...
15:15 2019-09-20

Factbox: Key ECB policymaker comments ahead of Thursday's rate meeting The following are key comments by European Central Bank policymakers ahead of the Thursday's policy meeting, which is expected to approve a fresh sti...
00:45 2019-09-12

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attack...
12:45 2019-07-18

Factbox: The road to Fiat Chrysler, Renault merger talks American-Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler has made an all share merger proposal to French rival Renault as part of a new wave of auto industry consolid...
15:15 2019-05-27

Factbox: Oklahoma judge finds J&J liable in first trial over opioids An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson was liable for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic and ordered the drugmaker to pay $57...
02:15 2019-08-27

Factbox: Foreigners held in China on national security grounds China has arrested a Chinese-born Australian writer on suspicion of espionage, the Australian government said on Tuesday, as tension grows between Ca...
09:15 2019-08-27

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump ove...
04:01 2019-07-17

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union. But he has ma...
18:30 2019-06-11

Factbox: Next rounds of Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods to hit consumers U.S. President Donald Trump's next round of tariffs on Chinese imports is scheduled to take effect starting on Sunday, escalating the trade war betwe...
23:15 2019-09-01

Factbox: U.S. readies emergency oil reserves in wake of Saudi attacks The Trump administration said on Saturday it stood ready to tap U.S. emergency oil reserves if needed after attacks in Saudi Arabia shut more than ha...
05:15 2019-09-15

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens Florida Shares of insurance and freight companies reacted as Hurricane Dorian crept toward the Florida coast on Friday, and the National Hurricane Center upg...
20:45 2019-08-30

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and ...
18:30 2019-06-12

Factbox: Which Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress, as of late Tuesday, had criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump o...
00:30 2019-07-17

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than...
04:15 2019-08-21

Factbox: Trump attacks British ambassador - is U.S.-UK relationship still special? President Donald Trump said his government would no longer deal with the British ambassador to the United States after the envoy described the Trump ...
16:30 2019-07-09

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil ...
21:15 2019-06-13

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to ...
13:15 2019-09-04

Factbox: French Open semi-finalist Amanda Anisimova The 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova produced a stunning upset to knock out defending champion Simona Halep and reach the French Open semi-final...
17:30 2019-06-06

Factbox: Auto industry consolidation - mega-mergers and alliances Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-big...
15:15 2019-05-27

Factbox: Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and ruled with an iron fist until his own army ended his almost four dec...
09:45 2019-09-06

Factbox: Britain's insulin providers prepare for Brexit fallout With Britain sourcing the vast majority of the insulin needed by its 1 million diabetics from overseas, its biggest providers have had to restructure...
17:15 2019-09-17

Factbox: Apple software developer conference highlights 2019 Apple Inc executives introduced app developers to hardware and software improvements at its Worldwide Developer's Conference 2019 on Monday. Here are...
06:00 2019-06-04

Factbox: Deutsche Bank staff react to 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams at Deutsche Bank were told on Monday their jobs had been axed as it began 18,000 job cuts globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an ...
21:45 2019-07-08

Low gas prices should help your wallet, right? Here's why they're not The average amount of labor needed to fill up your car is lowest in the Northeast, despite the high average prices there, according to GasBuddy. ...
00:45 2019-08-31

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage ...
16:01 2019-07-12

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Saturday to seek an end to a costly trade war between the world'...
03:30 2019-06-28

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 pe...
03:30 2019-08-07

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all internatio...
23:30 2019-06-27

Factbox: Argentina's Fernandez could review IMF deal, impose capital controls A resounding victory by Argentina's center-left opposition leader Alberto Fernández in Sunday's primary election alarmed investors with the prospect ...
06:15 2019-08-13

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over...
19:30 2019-07-02

Factbox: Details of Canada's biggest drug pricing overhaul in decades The Canadian government finalized the biggest overhaul to its drug pricing regime since 1987 on Friday, giving new powers to the federal drug price r...
02:00 2019-08-11

Factbox: Bonfire of the Brexit cash - UK leader candidates' spending promises Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to bolster their bids to become Britain's next prime minister by proposing higher public spending and tax...
16:15 2019-07-04

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-od...
08:30 2019-07-05

Factbox: Big Tech faces growing number of federal, state probes Several U.S. state attorneys general are set to launch antitrust probes of large technology companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook amid c...
20:15 2019-09-09

Factbox: Will Supreme Court force British PM Johnson to recall parliament? Britain's Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Tuesday about whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in the run-up ...
16:45 2019-09-17

Factbox: Attacks and thwarted plots targeting New York's Times Square A New York man will appear in federal court on Friday after his arrest the previous day on allegations that he discussed buying grenades and using th...
19:15 2019-06-07

Factbox: Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open secon...
06:15 2019-06-01

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United St...
19:45 2019-06-18

Factbox: Nadal's record-breaking 12 French Open final victories Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Dominic Thiem for the second year running on Sunday to become the first player to win ...
23:30 2019-06-09

Factbox: Pending mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. firms that need Chinese approval U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion ...
04:15 2019-08-24

Factbox: Apple's streaming TV service to cost $4.99/month; unveils new iPhones Apple Inc on Tuesday launched a new streaming TV service, which will showcase original shows at a monthly price of $4.99, and unveiled three iPhone ...
22:15 2019-09-10

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens East Coast Shares of U.S. insurance companies rose on Tuesday while freight companies dipped as Hurricane Dorian was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Flo...
19:45 2019-09-03

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by ...
02:15 2019-06-02

Factbox: A few of Mueller report's 183 mentions of ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks It is no wonder Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress want to talk to Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump: She is menti...
13:45 2019-06-18

Factbox: South Korea's top court ruling on Samsung heir and ex-president Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction...
02:15 2019-08-29

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
14:45 2019-06-09

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - early results of the EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to sweep to victory in the European election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposi...
05:30 2019-05-27

Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Sa...
09:00 2019-08-05

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses nee...
20:00 2019-06-18

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 bou...
09:45 2019-08-28

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook 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...
20:45 2019-07-16

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...
21:45 2019-07-16

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 in...
09:30 2019-06-21

Facebook's Libra will be disruptive, says ECB's Coeure Digital currencies such as Facebook's Libra will disrupt the financial system, either by forcing central banks to innovate or by grabbing a global r...
01:15 2019-09-18

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 f...
02:15 2019-07-14

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 ris...
18:15 2019-09-12

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...
17:45 2019-07-22

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 ...
16:15 2019-06-19

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 Secret...
22:45 2019-07-15

Factbox: Netanyahu's West Bank pledge alarms Middle Eastern states Middle Eastern nations have expressed alarm at a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank if he win...
07:15 2019-09-12

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when ...
02:15 2019-07-17

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority ...
23:45 2019-07-18

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most p...
12:30 2019-07-17

Factbox: Animal health sector aims to emulate Zoetis biotech leap A commercial breakthrough in the field of complex therapeutic proteins for dogs by sector leader Zoetis has roused rivals to action in a hunt for bi...
18:45 2019-09-19

Factbox: Iran tanker crisis shows that Britain no longer rules the waves Britain's failure to prevent Iran's Revolutionary Guards from seizing a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz shows the decline of the o...
15:45 2019-07-22

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 ris...
14:15 2019-09-12

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 inte...
23:45 2019-06-29

Facebook's Libra falls into 'big gap' in EU rules: regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle mo...
15:15 2019-09-05

Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't expected to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization created to protect the Li...
18:45 2019-08-27

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...
01:00 2019-06-29

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 abo...
15:01 2019-06-23

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such a...
11:45 2019-07-17

Bitcoin Loses Almost a Third of Its Value as Libra Hype Fades Facebook’s struggle to convince lawmakers it can create a viable cryptocurrency is rubbing off on bitcoin. The company’s ambitious plan to release a ...
10:00 2019-07-17

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...
15:00 2019-07-17

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...
12:45 2019-09-02

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 prepa...
09:15 2019-09-11

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,...
18:45 2019-07-17

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...
17:30 2019-07-18

Facebook Says Central Banks Have Nothing to Fear From Libra Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the US d...
15:45 2019-09-18

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 ...
01:30 2019-07-18

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital curren...
23:45 2019-09-18

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...
19:15 2019-06-18

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 le...
01:00 2019-06-19

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 C...
13:45 2019-09-13

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 w...
13:15 2019-08-22

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 cod...
20:45 2019-08-27

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 hear...
20:15 2019-07-15

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based...
09:45 2019-07-12

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 compan...
22:45 2019-07-15

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codename...
00:45 2019-06-08

China set to launch its own cryptocurrency China is preparing to launch a national cryptocurrency as part of a plan to expand further into financial technology.The system could be the most adv...
05:45 2019-09-07

No, NASA Did Not Say It's Developing Its Own Cryptocurrency Let’s get one thing straight right now: “crypto” means “cryptography.” It does not mean “cryptocurrency.” Unless you’re a person who thinks the block...
00:45 2019-09-06

You can now buy shares in this brewery using cryptocurrency Paying for coffee with Bitcoin is a common trope in the cryptocurrency industry, but what about beer? More specifically, what about buying shares of ...
13:00 2019-07-05

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says cryptoassets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on fin...
13:15 2019-07-03

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Face U.K. Ban A British regulator proposed a ban on selling derivatives based on bitcoin and other digital currencies to individual investors, calling these produc...
13:45 2019-07-04

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
00:30 2019-06-14

Factbox: Apple's streaming service to cost $4.99/month; unveils new iPad, updates Watch Apple Inc on Tuesday launched a new streaming TV service, which will showcase original shows at a monthly price of $4.99, and unveiled a new iPad an...
21:15 2019-09-10

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the J...
09:15 2019-06-13

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 Mo...
06:30 2019-07-16

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...
07:15 2019-07-18

| 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...
00:30 2019-08-04

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 F...
19:15 2019-08-05

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 a...
17:30 2019-07-02

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, ...
19:45 2019-08-05

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 curren...
06:45 2019-07-18

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...
04:45 2019-07-18

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 Wednes...
18:45 2019-07-17

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...
18:45 2019-09-12

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 am...
06:15 2019-09-13

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 ...
17:15 2019-07-17

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 reporte...
18:15 2019-09-13

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, hav...
17:30 2019-07-18

'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 intens...
23:15 2019-07-17

| 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 pla...
01:00 2019-08-07

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 ...
16:01 2019-07-12

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 r...
13:45 2019-07-04

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 L...
13:15 2019-07-03

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 coun...
18:15 2019-09-12

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...
02:45 2019-06-19

‘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 ...
01:01 2019-07-20

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination The cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenien...
11:30 2019-06-18

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 "frighten...
16:45 2019-06-22

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...
21:45 2019-08-20

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...
14:00 2019-06-18

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 destab...
21:45 2019-07-19

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 ...
21:15 2019-08-20

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymak...
07:15 2019-06-20

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 othe...
19:15 2019-06-27

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it...
05:15 2019-08-21

| 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 t...
01:15 2019-09-04

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...
00:30 2019-06-19

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 tech...
19:15 2019-06-27

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, ...
21:15 2019-09-04

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 ...
19:30 2019-06-18

Cryptocurrency Is "Not Money", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was "not money" and warning that those wishing to join the tra...
12:30 2019-07-12

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, coul...
06:30 2019-06-19

Facebook is already awash with fraudulent ads about its own cryptocurrency Facebook revealed its cryptocurrency plans just a month ago, and already it's the subject of a wave of fraudulent ads. As The Washington Post re...
14:45 2019-07-23

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future ...
22:15 2019-08-05

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currenci...
17:15 2019-07-22

The Cryptocurrency That's Leading the Pack in 2019 Our Cryptocurrency analysis showed subscribers a bullish Elliott Wave trade set-up on Cardano's price chart, namely: A third wave. See it for yoursel...
15:45 2019-05-21

Hacker ordered to pay back almost £1m in cryptocurrency A hacker who carried out cyber attacks on dozens of firms including Sainsbury's and Uber while living at a caravan park in Kent has been ordered to p...
09:15 2019-08-24

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out o...
00:00 2019-05-23

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it t...
01:15 2019-05-25

Indian Panel Recommends Cryptocurrency Ban An Indian government panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies and a jail term of up to 10 years and heavy fines for anyone dealing ...
07:45 2019-07-23

Tech Tips: Cryptocurrency Business One major tech giant is trying to get into the cryptocurrency business, News 4 Tucson’s Quincey Hobbs takes a closer look on how it works. Lear...
04:45 2019-07-06

Nvidia’s revenues still hit by death of cryptocurrency Nvidia has announced its earnings for the second quarter of the 2020 financial year, and it appears that the graphics giant is still feeling the effe...
16:15 2019-08-16

Cryptocurrency pioneer is man behind bid for Buffett lunch OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A cryptocurrency pioneer is behind a more than $4.5 million charity bid to have a private lunch with billionaire investor Warren B...
22:00 2019-06-03

Mastercard is assembling its own cryptocurrency team Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard, which is partnered with Facebook on its Libra c...
10:45 2019-08-18

Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently In what is either an incredible blockchain-enabled monetization opportunity or a sign that perhaps the gears are finally starting to fall out of this...
08:45 2019-06-12

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this m...
01:45 2019-06-07

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm w...
20:45 2019-08-20

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital ...
04:15 2019-06-06

What’s a cryptocurrency exit scam and how do I spot one? Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Google...
00:15 2019-07-17

Telegram hasn’t given up on its ‘Gram’ cryptocurrency As Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra faces challenges from legislators, another social platform is getting ready to launch its own digital currenc...
15:45 2019-08-28

ECB's Villeroy tells Facebook that Libra faces tough scrutiny European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday that "stablecoins" like Facebook’s Libra highlight gaps in rules and t...
01:15 2019-09-18

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...
12:45 2019-06-18

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year: executive Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company pre...
18:15 2019-09-20

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 s...
21:45 2019-08-20

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 i...
20:15 2019-07-17

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 ...
12:00 2019-07-02

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 ...
12:00 2019-07-09

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 gover...
17:15 2019-08-18

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 mark...
23:15 2019-06-28

Germany's Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday that policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies, adding that Berlin would...
18:15 2019-09-17

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 cryptocurrenc...
20:45 2019-07-08

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 ...
14:30 2019-07-16

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 L...
04:45 2019-08-06

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 ...
17:00 2019-07-11

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 ...
14:45 2019-09-10

France urges EU rules on cryptocurrencies, warns of Libra risks The European Union should create a common set of rules for virtual currencies, currently largely unregulated in the bloc, to counter risks posed by F...
11:45 2019-09-13

Amazon would be a better choice than Facebook to develop Libra, author Ben Mezrich says Ben Mezrich, who wrote the book that inspired the movie "The Social Network," told CNBC that Amazon would be a better choice than Facebook to develop...
20:15 2019-07-18

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...
11:45 2019-09-11

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 Ban...
15:15 2019-08-27

'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 cryptocurren...
00:30 2019-06-21

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 ...
21:15 2019-09-10

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 c...
18:45 2019-07-15

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 tha...
22:45 2019-09-11

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 ...
13:45 2019-07-23

Bank of England to mull access for likes of Facebook’s Libra LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is open to the idea of letting new payment services such as Facebook’s upcoming Libra hold f...
20:30 2019-06-20

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential ...
00:45 2019-06-20

China's c.bank to issue own cryptocurrency as soon as Nov - Forbes China plans to issue its own crytocurrency as early as Nov. 11, the country's busiest shopping day for online sales, U.S. financial magazine Forbes s...
09:15 2019-08-28

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
23:15 2019-06-18

Judge allows suit against AT&T after $24 million cryptocurrency theft Enlarge / An AT&T store in New Jersey. (credit: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) When Michael Terpin's smartphone sudde...
11:15 2019-07-24

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets a...
00:15 2019-06-19

Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO An Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) f...
14:30 2019-06-04

North Korea’s cryptocurrency is most likely bullshit — just like its conference North Korea is supposedly preparing to develop its own cryptocurrency to dodge the strict international sanctions crippling its economy, VICE News re...
20:15 2019-09-19

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly tho...
15:30 2019-06-04

Goldman Sachs might launch its own ‘cryptocurrency’ – just like JP Morgan American banking giant Goldman Sachs might be following in the footsteps of its competitor JP Morgan. The bank is considering launching its own crypt...
16:15 2019-06-28

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will hel...
19:30 2019-06-08

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdl...
02:15 2019-07-18

5 charged in connection with $2.7M Australian cryptocurrency scam Australian police have charged five people in connection with a protracted cold call cryptocurrency investment scam that tricked more than 100 victim...
13:30 2019-08-08

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The l...
01:30 2019-05-25

Cryptocurrency scammers have netted $4.26B so far this year, report Cryptocurrency scammers continued to swindle funds throughout Q2 2019, netting approximately $4.26 billion so far this year. According to CipherTrace...
12:45 2019-08-13

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track o...
17:15 2019-06-20

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set ...
13:01 2019-06-20

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Se...
04:45 2019-07-16

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...
20:30 2019-06-27

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A F...
07:15 2019-07-17

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW l...
14:30 2019-06-18

‘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 t...
14:00 2019-07-18

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 ...
20:00 2019-07-11

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 digita...
17:30 2019-07-15

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 smalle...
20:15 2019-07-17

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. Tre...
23:30 2019-07-15

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 finan...
05:30 2019-07-13

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 ...
19:00 2019-07-23

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 Financi...
11:30 2019-07-11

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 n...
12:30 2019-06-21

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 ...
15:15 2019-09-11

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 i...
19:15 2019-06-20

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 ...
01:15 2019-09-05

World finance leaders raise ‘serious regulatory’ concerns over Facebook’s Libra The chairman's concluding summary from the G-7 meeting in Chantilly, France, says the officials agreed that so-called stablecoins - cryptocurrencies ...
14:00 2019-07-18

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 cal...
17:45 2019-09-02

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-...
19:30 2019-06-21