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Mastercard, Visa, eBay Drop Out of Facebook's Libra Payments Network

The biggest financial companies recruited by Facebook to launch a cryptocurrency-based payments network have backed out of the project, threatening to derail an ambitious initiative to remake global finance....

Mastercard, Visa, eBay Drop Out of Facebook's Libra Payments Network

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eBay, Visa and Mastercard pull out of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Stripe and eBay have followed PayPal in backing out of Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra. They confirmed to the Financial Times that they would p...
08:30 2019-10-12

Mastercard, Visa, EBay, Others Exit Facebook's Libra Coin Project Facebook Inc's efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered major setbacks on Friday, as EBay Inc, Stripe Inc, Mastercard and...
01:00 2019-10-12

Facebook's Libra Currency Abandoned by eBay, Mastercard, Visa, Stripe Visa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a major setback to the social network's plan for a worldwide d...
10:00 2019-10-12

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

Facebook Libra loses Mastercard and Visa support The future of Facebook Libra has been thrown into doubt after Mastercard and Visa became the latest backers to withdraw their support for the cryptoc...
13:30 2019-10-14

WSJ: Visa, Mastercard are reconsidering support for Facebook Libra It has been a few months since Facebook officially announced its "Libra" cryptocurrency push with support from some big names including Visa and Mast...
00:45 2019-10-02

Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook's Libra -WSJ Visa, Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journ...
05:15 2019-10-02

Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook's Libra: WSJ Visa , Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Jo...
06:15 2019-10-02

UPDATE 1-Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook's Libra -WSJ Visa, Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journ...
05:15 2019-10-02

Visa, Mastercard To Back Facebook's Cryptocurrency Libra: Report Visa, Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journ...
09:15 2019-10-02

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

The Morning After: Visa and Mastercard leave Facebook's Libra Association Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! We've got a new Engadget Podcast episode for you to enjoy, as well as some bad n...
00:30 2019-10-13

Facebook's Libra project unravels further as US lawmakers urge Visa and Mastercard to quit Two Senate Democrats have reportedly urged Visa, Mastercard and Stripe to reconsider their involvement with Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project. ...
15:00 2019-10-09

Visa looks to speed up cross-border payments with new network launch Visa Inc has launched a new network to help financial institutions process cross-border payments globally on behalf of corporate clients faster and a...
14:30 2019-06-11

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

|Visa,Mastercard,PayPaljoinFacebooktoformcryptoeffort If Facebook’s new digital currency goes according to plan, it could one day compete with payment giants Visa, Mastercard and PayPal. But for now, all...
14:45 2019-06-19

How Mastercard and OpenText are set to transform business payments OpenText has announced a major new partnership with Mastercard which it hopes should take much of the pain out of business payments across the entire...
14:45 2019-07-23

Mastercard, Visa Lose Data War In India, Win In Indonesia With US Help US trade officials, at the request of card networks Mastercard and Visa, convinced Indonesia late last year to loosen rules governing its new domesti...
01:45 2019-10-05

Mastercard to buy part of payments company Nets for $3.19 billion Payments processor Mastercard Inc said on Tuesday it would buy a majority of the corporate services businesses of Scandinavian payments group Nets f...
17:00 2019-08-06

Fintech company Plaid discloses investments from Visa, Mastercard Financial technology company Plaid Inc said on Monday that Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc were strategic investors in a $250 million round of Series C f...
16:45 2019-09-16

CORRECTED-Fintech company Plaid discloses investments from Visa, Mastercard Financial technology company Plaid Inc said on Monday that Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc were strategic investors in a $250 million round of Series C f...
16:45 2019-09-16

Senators Warn Visa, Mastercard to Think Twice About Joining Facebook's Cryptocurrency Scheme As anxieties mount over Facebook’s plan to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, Capitol Hill lawmakers are facing increasing pressure to intercede. ...
23:30 2019-10-09

Visa is aiming to make B2B payments simple The world of B2B payments could be about to get a lot simpler for businesses of all sizes thanks to a new release from Visa.The new Visa B2B Connect ...
18:15 2019-06-11

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

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

3 years later, Visa’s blockchain-powered payment network finally goes live Visa’s blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after almost three years in the making. First made public in October 2016, the V...
13:45 2019-06-12

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or...
11:30 2019-07-18

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

Major partners drop out, Warren fires back: Facebook's Libra faces a tough road ahead The alternative currency plan proposed by Facebook could still launch, but the road to get there has just gotten way harder, according to analysts. &...
23:00 2019-10-13

THE PAYMENTS FORECAST BOOK 2019: 22 forecasts of the global payments industry’s most impactful trends — and what's driving them This is a preview of THE PAYMENTS FORECAST BOOK 2019 research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to t...
06:00 2019-09-26

Global Payments, TSYS merge in $21.5 billion deal as fintech, payments market evolves to be software driven The idea is that the combination of Global Payments and TSYS will have a software stack and developers to better compete in omnichannel, e-commerce a...
21:30 2019-05-28

THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT: The strategies payments leaders are using to take advantage of the $3.7 trillion opportunity in US healthcare This is a preview of THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare cov...
12:45 2019-08-17

Facebook says Libra is out of its control. But Libra's overseers are a web of Silicon Valley insiders In its effort to bring the Libra cryptocurrency to life, perhaps the biggest hurdle for Facebook is a lack of trust and opposition from regulators ar...
22:30 2019-09-29

CNN now the 'hate Trump' network, ex-contributors say: Network 'openly despises conservatives' Several conservative commentators who were previously employed by CNN are now speaking out against the network, claiming its current identity is "ant...
06:15 2019-05-25

Bills from out-of-network doctors rising at in-network hospitals A growing number of Americans treated at hospitals that are part of their insurance networks are getting billed for out-of-network care, a U.S. study...
06:45 2019-08-13

At $8,000, Would You Drop The Hammer on This 1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Drop Top? Summer will be here officially in just a few days, and what better way to celebrate its arrival than in a convertible like today’s Nice Price or Crac...
14:15 2019-06-18

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

Mastercard to Let Trans and Non-Binary People Use Their Preferred Name Mastercard is introducing the “True Name” card, which allows debit and credit users to choose to have their chosen name listed on their card—even if...
03:45 2019-06-20

Moonday Mornings: Apple says no to cryptocurrency, Mastercard says yes to blockchain Good morning! It’s the first day of a new week so you know what that means. It’s time for Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and...
13:45 2019-08-05

Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their “true name.”...
02:45 2019-06-19

Mastercard Will Allow Transgender and Non-Binary Customers to Use Their Chosen Name on Cards (Bloomberg) — Mastercard Inc. will allow transgender customers to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards. The company is working with...
18:15 2019-06-17

Mastercard says the no-number Apple Card comes with 'enhanced security' users will never see The Apple Card is more secure because users get a one-time-use number in the Wallet app, says the president of Mastercard's North American opera...
19:15 2019-08-20

Four WWI shipwrecks are being sold on eBay for $1M Four German warships that were used and sank during World War One are being put up for sale on the auction website and could fetch $1 million or more...
06:15 2019-06-19

Bangkok tops Paris, London as world's most-visited city: MasterCard Thailand's capital, Bangkok, edged out Paris and London as the world's most popular city to visit, according to a survey released on Wednesday, welco...
02:15 2019-09-05

Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc. is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive...
18:30 2019-07-02

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register. &...
00:30 2019-06-18

You can get 10% off selected retailers at eBay for Father's Day Father's Day is coming up fast – Sunday, June 16 to be exact – and if you're still looking for the perfect gift, it might be ...
16:45 2019-06-07

eBay CEO Clashes With Board, Steps Down eBay Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig stepped down on Wednesday, citing differences with the company's recently revamped board, which is looking t...
12:00 2019-09-26

Inclusivity comes to credit cards: Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their "true name."...
02:45 2019-06-19

Venezuela's Armed Forces Bank slams Mastercard for halting card service A Venezuelan bank run by the troubled country's military on Wednesday slammed Mastercard for cutting off service to the bank's credit cards following...
08:45 2019-09-05

UPDATE 2-Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, the first time the...
18:30 2019-07-02

US-India Forum To Honour Wipro's Azim Premji, Mastercard's Ajay Banga Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and Mastercard Chief Executive Officer Ajay Banga would be honoured with the global excellence award for their contributio...
17:30 2019-07-03

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name...
09:30 2019-06-18

For $15, this is the insider’s guide to making serious eBay cash Jaimey Castillo is just one of the entrepreneurs who uses smart thinking and the ease of eBay merchandising to make some serious bank partnering with...
19:00 2019-07-23

eBay says Prime Day is mostly deals on ‘random stuff nobody really wants’ eBay is bringing the heat this year as part of its rivalry with Amazon ahead of the latter’s two-day Prime Day 2019, which will offer Amazon Pr...
05:15 2019-07-12

EBay CEO steps down, cites differences with board EBay Inc Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig stepped down on Wednesday, citing differences with the company's recently revamped board, which is look...
01:30 2019-09-26

Mastercard cancels ad campaign for Brazil soccer star Neymar after rape accusation: report Mastercard has canceled an advertising campaign featuring Brazilian soccer star Neymar, after a woman accused him of raping her in a Paris hotel, new...
17:30 2019-06-06

EBay to Launch Shipping, Logistics Service for Big Sellers Online marketplace eBay is rolling out a fulfillment service aimed at helping its high-volume sellers ship orders to customers faster and more cheapl...
10:01 2019-07-25

Baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for $3 million The eBay listing, last updated on Tuesday, claims the artifact is "most likely the only baby T-rex in the world," adding that the specimen has a 15-f...
17:30 2019-05-21

EBay CEO Devin Wenig Resigns in Conflict With Board Online marketplace eBay says Devin Wenig has stepped down as president, chief executive and a member of the board, and the company said it appointed ...
20:30 2019-09-25

Remember the Huawei Mate 10 Pro? Newegg on eBay has it on sale at only $357 It may seem like a very long time ago, but Huawei brought the excellent Mate 10 Pro to the US just last year. Unfortunately, even before the Chinese ...
13:45 2019-06-13

eBay just launched a slew of new anti-Prime Day deals Amazon’s second day of Prime Day deals has already started, but that doesn’t mean that Amazon is the only place to shop discounted produc...
16:15 2019-07-16

EBay to launch warehousing and shipping services next year EBay Inc said on Wednesday it would launch a warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its site starting next year, a new strat...
20:45 2019-07-24

Save 10% off 15,000 eBay sellers until noon today with this voucher The summer sales are drawing to an end but this eBay voucher code could save you up to £100 on a huge range of items. Hurry though, as it expire...
14:15 2019-09-06

Fraudsters hijack eBay parcels in a postcode lottery Refunds to buyers rely on Royal Mail tracking using postcodes rather than signatures, and it’s helping thievesAnastasios Siampos was suspicious after...
09:15 2019-09-22

Never mind Prime Day, save 10% off everything at eBay until midnight tonight Missed your chance last month? Don't worry, eBay is brightening up our weekend again with a fantastic voucher code smashing 10% off everything o...
13:30 2019-06-15

Deal: Bose QuietComfort 35 II price drops to just $280 ($70 off) on eBay The QuietComfort 35 II are most likely Bose's best noise-canceling headphones, so there's no surprise they're priced quite high. Optimized for Amazon...
09:00 2019-06-18

eBay intros managed fulfillment service for online sellers eBay said the delivery service will be available to merchants using any online platform and marketplace, suggesting a broader revenue strategy for th...
00:30 2019-07-25

eBay offers Prime Day discounts even if Amazon doesn’t crash eBay doesn't want Amazon to get all of the spotlight during Prime Day 2019, and it's taking a dig at the glitch that interrupted the consum...
20:15 2019-07-15

British air hostesses are selling their used tights on eBay for extra money AIR hostesses are raking in cash by charging eBay users for their worn clothing. Tights, shoes and belts are among the items to sell for a pretty pen...
11:15 2019-06-19

MegaBots calls it quits, puts battle robots on eBay The era of giant battle robots appears to be over... although you might have a chance to bring it back. MegaBots has gone bankrupt after once again r...
17:00 2019-09-25

EBay CEO Devin Wenig steps down, cites differences with board EBay Inc Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig stepped down on Wednesday, citing differences with the company's recently revamped board, which is look...
18:00 2019-09-25

Apple HomePod with 1-year warranty drops to $219 in new eBay deal Apple had little choice but to permanently reduce the retail price of the HomePod a couple of months ago after claiming a microscopic share of the bo...
16:15 2019-06-21

EBay to Post Earnings Amid Pressure From Activist Investors EBay will announce its second-quarter earnings after markets close, as the online marketplace evaluates whether it could sell or spin off assets such...
16:15 2019-07-17

Megabots Throws in the Towel and Puts Battle Robots on Ebay Megabots, a startup that was dedicated to bringing behemoth battle-robot entertainment to the masses, is selling off its assets before filing for ban...
20:30 2019-09-25

eBay voucher code knocks 15% off all tech for today only - iPads, consoles, TVs and more Today's new eBay voucher code is a great chance to save some money on a huge range of electronics. You'll have to be quick though as the vo...
11:00 2019-05-24

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online...
19:30 2019-06-21

EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attrac...
23:00 2019-07-17

eBay will offer a bunch of irresistible deals if Amazon crashes during Prime Day Amazon is turning its already traditional, 2015-launched Prime Day annual sale into a 48-hour thing for the first time this year, but bargain hunters...
23:00 2019-06-27

Man donates kidney to stranger after finding heartbreaking note in eBay package Now, the father-of-two plans to raise awareness of altruistic organ donation and show potential donors that they can come back to 100 percent health ...
23:45 2019-09-13

Amazon Prime Day's members-only deals prompts trash talk from eBay Prime Day is getting closer to that July 15 launch, but other retailers are scrambling already trying to tempt buyers to their store before Amazon go...
13:30 2019-07-05

eBay takes on Amazon with Managed Delivery, a fulfillment service for U.S. sellers eBay has announced its latest initiative to take on the mighty Amazon -- Managed Delivery, a fulfillment service that's launching in the U.S. next ye...
04:45 2019-07-25

The Best Amazon Prime Day 2019 Deals You Can Score at eBay, Target, Walmart, and Best Buy Amazon might be a monopoly, but it's not the only deals game in town. Here are the great sales you can shop at the competition including Apple Airpod...
00:15 2019-07-16

eBay’s running a ‘Crash Sale’ deals bonanza to take on Amazon Prime Day eBay has been more aggressive than ever in its rivalry with Amazon leading up to this year’s Prime Day sales event, the latter’s Black Fr...
00:15 2019-07-16

'Spotlight' eBay deal brings Samsung Galaxy S10 price down to only $570 brand-new If you can't decide whether to buy the 6.1-inch Galaxy S10 at a cool discount from B&H Photo Video or at its normal price directly from Samsung with ...
17:45 2019-06-04

eBay Accuses Amazon Managers of Leading Plan to Snag Sellers eBay sued three employees working at e-commerce rival Amazon, alleging that they conspired with dozens of other workers to fraudulently take high-val...
18:30 2019-08-02

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is fac...
17:15 2019-06-03

The best competing Prime Day sales from major retailers like Walmart, Nordstrom, and eBay that are still going on this week Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The pressure of four years of Prime Day has created what is essentially a new Black Friday in July, with major retail...
00:45 2019-07-18

eBay Is Suing Amazon Over Claims It Engaged in Illegal 'Conspiracy' to Poach Sellers Online marketplace eBay is again taking legal action against Amazon, claiming that managers the e-commerce behemoth directed employees to actively an...
06:45 2019-08-03

Insane eBay deal for an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S10+ variant will save you big bucks The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is Samsung's top-of-the-line 4G LTE handset, at least until the Galaxy Note 10 is released. With the U.S. carrier-locked vers...
01:15 2019-06-03

Top-rated eBay seller brings the iPhone X down to insanely low prices in 64 and 256GB variants No longer sold directly by Apple as a brand-new, unused, and untouched device, the 2017-released iPhone X can still be an extremely smart buy at a de...
14:45 2019-05-30

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 drops to crazy low prices in new eBay deals (new and refurbished) Remember when a brand-new $630 Galaxy Note 9 and refurbished units available for as little as $530 essentially seemed like irresistible deals? That.....
17:30 2019-06-10

'Excellent' Google Pixel 3 XL with 60-day warranty costs a measly $415 in killer eBay deal While the Pixel 3a and 3a XL are undeniably great phones that provide a lot of bang for your buck (even when they're not deeply discounted with upfro...
16:45 2019-07-03

Killer eBay deal brings original 128GB Google Pixel XL down to $200 (brand new) Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the talk of the town right now, shining in the camera performance department with the same stellar rear-facin...
01:30 2019-05-30

Fitbit Versa smartwatch drops to around $135 after $65 discount in limited-time eBay deal If you're a fan of Fitbit's industry-leading health monitoring technology but don't have 200 bucks to spend on the company's most popular smartwatch,...
11:15 2019-07-02

Deal: Sony's premium noise-canceling headphones score huge $150 discount on eBay Sony is doing everything it can to make you buy its premium WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphones. You can find a new deal on these headphon...
00:45 2019-06-08

LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Watch scores massive discount on eBay in 'excellent' condition If you're in the market for a robust and stylish Apple Watch alternative at a reasonable price, it's probably not a good idea to get the Galaxy Watch...
14:45 2019-06-12

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn...
01:45 2019-06-01

Black Patient Arrested After Security Guard Accuses Him of Attempting to Steal an IV and Sell It on eBay A video of a black Freeport, Ill., patient being arrested while taking a walk outside a hospital has gone viral after he shared the incident on Faceb...
03:15 2019-07-01

Disney is selling a $300 Captain America figure that captures one of the best moments from 'Avengers: Endgame' — and it's already going for hundreds more on eBay Kirsten Acuna/INSIDER The Disney Store is selling a collectible Captain America figure from "Avengers: Endgame" at Disney's biannual fan convention,...
19:15 2019-08-24

Russia denies visa for second US senator Russia has barred a second senator from entering the country as Moscow denies visas for American lawmakers critical of President Vladimir Putin while...
01:15 2019-08-28

Visa third-quarter profit jumps 33% Visa Inc reported a 33% rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's ...
22:45 2019-07-23

Visa Checkout to shut down in 2020 Visa is completely rehauling its online payment system to add more security. 9to5 Google reports today that Visa Checkout, a competitor to Paypal whi...
13:30 2019-08-10

US Says It Has No plans To Cap H-1B Work Visa Programme The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department sai...
01:15 2019-06-21

Payments is a journey, not a destination With Worldpay predicting over half of all global online transactions will be made with an alternative payment method (APM) by 2021 – and with ...
16:30 2019-06-19

All You Need TO Know About Payments System RTGS New RTGS timings: Payments system RTGS is primarily meant for transactions of Rs 2 lakh and above. RTGS enables instantaneous transfer of funds accor...
19:15 2019-05-29

What happens to prepaid E-ZPass payments? Readers: A while back, I started searching for the answer to one of the great mysteries of life: What do the people who collect E-ZPass payments in a...
06:15 2019-06-09

Entering the era of intelligent payments Automation and artificial intelligence are transforming the payments industry into one of the most dynamic sectors of transaction banking. But there ...
16:45 2019-09-18

The Future of Payments 2018 The payments industry is transforming. Noncash payments methods are quickly becoming the norm.Business Insider Intelligence Business Insider Intellig...
19:30 2019-07-08

Visa to Test Advanced AI to Prevent Fraud The company is rolling out a platform to help its engineers quickly test advanced artificial-intelligence algorithms aimed at detecting and preventin...
03:00 2019-08-08

Cybercriminals are more brazen than ever. Here’s what Visa is doing to protect your business. Getty Images Cybercriminals have become more brazen in their attacks on consumers and financial institutions. This requires financial companies to i...
21:30 2019-09-23

Russia: US senators claiming visa ban are on blacklist Russia’s foreign ministry says the two U.S. senators who claim that their visas applications were denied knew that they were on a list of officials b...
18:45 2019-08-28

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a repo...
13:30 2019-06-03

How digital media businesses are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream — and how brands can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligenc...
08:15 2019-07-18

Payments: India’s cash conundrum The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment...
20:45 2019-05-21

FCA screens to offer pizza, gas payments FCA is jumping into the world of in-vehicle transactions this year with Uconnect Market, which will enable users to order pizza, make restaurant rese...
10:00 2019-06-24

Eyeing That Sweater? It's Yours in Four Easy Payments Installment plans aren’t just for big-ticket items anymore. Fintech firms and large banks are increasingly pitching the programs to consumers eager t...
16:00 2019-09-28

How this company is changing down payments on homes Thomas Sponholtz of Unison joins "Power Lunch" to discuss the company's method of making more people homeowners. Unison splits the cost of a dow...
23:15 2019-07-01

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose all payments' Leading medical experts are calling for new legislation to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose all details of payments to the healthcare secto...
22:45 2019-09-11

Always Check Your Automatic Bill Payments Automating your finances fixes everything, right? Well, only if you’re still monitoring your money on a regular basis, it turns out. The Wall Street ...
07:15 2019-06-21

Target's Vineyard Vines collection is being sold for double the original price on Ebay and Facebook after some customers expressed outrage at how quickly stock ran out Screenshot / Ebay / Benjamin Goggin Target started selling its Vineyard Vines collection over the weekend, and customers are complaining that certai...
16:45 2019-05-21

U.S. and Russia trade accusations over 'visa war' as ties fray The United States and Russia on Wednesday accused each other of using children as political hostages after dozens of teachers at an English-language ...
19:15 2019-07-17

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the ...
02:30 2019-06-02

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to ne...
08:30 2019-06-04

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that too...
00:45 2019-06-03

India Relaxes E-Visa Policy For Chinese Nationals China E-Visa: India has announced significant relaxations in its e-visa policy for Chinese nationals, the Indian embassy in Beijing said, at a time w...
23:30 2019-10-12

Aruba says it will require Venezuelans to obtain visa to visit The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba will require Venezuelans to obtain a visa to visit, its government said on Wednesday, adding to the nations that ...
03:45 2019-10-03

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come fo...
06:15 2019-06-17

Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the...
22:45 2019-07-23

US Now Seeking Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email a...
19:30 2019-06-01

Visa Beats Projections on Higher Card Spending Visa reported strong financial results on the back of higher card spending, as the company touted its push into the financial-technology sector, incl...
10:15 2019-07-24

"We Are Not Criminals": Polish Woman Tweets Visa Request To PM Again A Polish woman and her 11-year-old daughter, who have been blacklisted by the Ministry of External Affairs over visa-related discrepancies, on Tuesda...
05:15 2019-06-12

Estonia mulling over lifting visa freedom to Ukrainians Estonia’s hard-line interior minister has ordered a legal investigation into whether the Baltic nation could unilaterally remove the visa-free entry ...
14:15 2019-09-11

China condemns U.S. visa restrictions over treatment of Muslims The Chinese Embassy in Washington on Tuesday denounced the U.S. imposition of visa restrictions on some Chinese officials over China's treatment of M...
07:30 2019-10-09

US grants visa to Iran's Zarif for UN meeting this week The United States has granted a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to attend a U.N. meeting in New York this week, two sources fam...
23:15 2019-07-14

Russia grants visa to Sen. Mike Lee after rebuffing other senators Sen. Mike Lee received a visa to travel to Russia this week, according to his spokesman, after the Kremlin denied visas to several of his colleagues...
04:45 2019-09-04

Russia summons U.S. diplomat in Moscow in protest over visa row Russia summoned a representative of the U.S. embassy in Moscow on Thursday to issue a protest after U.S. officials alleged Russia had refused visas t...
18:30 2019-07-18

UnitedHealth to buy healthcare payments firm Equian for $3.2 bln -WSJ UnitedHealth Group Inc has agreed to buy health-care payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner New Mountain Capital for about $3.2 billi...
01:30 2019-06-21

The Fed’s plan to speed up payments despite banks’ resistance Most countries today settle and clear retail bank transfers within minutes if not seconds. In the US it takes days -- and the banks want it that way....
02:15 2019-08-13

Hamas threatens Israel over aid payments to poor The militant group Hamas threatened Tuesday to escalate violence if the Israeli government doesn't allow an installment of cash from the Qatari gover...
17:45 2019-08-21

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

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on Ju...
12:45 2019-07-16

How To Make SBI Credit Card Payments Through SBI ATMs The bill payment through an SBI ATM enables customer to pay their credit card dues from over 26,000 ATMs without any extra charges, according to lend...
07:45 2019-07-16

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose payments to doctors' Pharmaceutical companies that pay healthcare professionals to use their products should disclose their transactions, according to leading medical exp...
21:15 2019-09-10

Banks Confront Fed on Faster Financial Payments Big banks are fighting a likely U.S. government effort to speed up how money moves through its payments system, arguing this could derail their priva...
11:45 2019-08-04

Soon nearly a third of US consumers will regularly make payments with their voice This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more. BI ...
15:30 2019-07-02

Avenatti filing: Nike OK'd payments to Zion, more Attorneys representing Michael Avenatti filed a motion Wednesday that alleges that a Nike employee at least approved payments to former Duke star Zio...
06:45 2019-08-15

How Late Payments to Vendors Spawned a New Business It often makes good business sense to delay paying suppliers, keeping cash free for other purposes. Now the concept is being taken to new levels of c...
15:45 2019-08-16

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-...
13:45 2019-05-30

Sen. Ron Johnson says he was denied visa for congressional delegation visit to Russia The Wisconsin Republican called the denial a “petty affront” and chided President Vladimir Putin for having chosen a path for Russia that is “a trage...
08:15 2019-08-27

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson denied visa by Russian government for congressional trip Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday the Russian government has denied his request for a visa to visit the country as part of an upcoming bipartis...
03:15 2019-08-27

Sri Lanka gives free visa to boost tourism after bomb blasts COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka says it will give free one-month visas to visitors on arrival from nearly 50 countries in its latest effort to revive ...
19:15 2019-07-31

"Daughter In Depression": Polish Woman In Plea To PM For Visa Renewal Polish national Marta Kotlarska, whose 11-year-old daughter Alicja Wanatko had written to PM Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for help...
20:45 2019-06-05

Kuznetsova unable to defend Washington title over 'visa issues' "Svetlana Kuznetsova said on Thursday she will not be able to defend her title at next week\u0027s Citi Open in Washington, D.C. due to issues with o...
08:45 2019-08-01

Iran may miss UN summit if US fails to issue visa to president Hassan Rouhani and Mohammad Javad Zarif have yet to receive US visas for next week’s United Nations general assembly summitIran’s president and forei...
07:15 2019-09-19

Visa CEO: Unlike PayPal and Square, we won't block gun purchases unless it becomes illegal "We shouldn't tell people they can't purchase a 32-ounce soda. We shouldn't tell people they can't buy reproductive drugs," Visa ...
23:00 2019-08-07

US Imposes Visa Restrictions On Chinese Officials Over Muslim Treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abus...
05:30 2019-10-09

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Muslim treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abus...
07:30 2019-10-09

UPDATE 1-Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the ...
22:45 2019-07-23

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to ...
20:15 2019-06-14

Russia denies visa to another US lawmaker ahead of congressional trip Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Tuesday that the Russian government denied him a visa — a day after Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., announced that Russia...
01:45 2019-08-28

U.S. grants visa to Iran's Zarif for U.N. meeting this week: sources The United States has granted a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to attend a U.N. meeting in New York this week, two sources fam...
19:15 2019-07-14

U.S. man in same-sex marriage sues Japan government for long-term visa A U.S. man whose marriage to his Japanese husband is legally recognized in his country sued the Japanese government on Wednesday for the same right t...
13:15 2019-09-12

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it...
19:30 2019-06-14

Iran says Russian journalist was detained for visa violation: ISNA A Russian journalist who is being held in Iran was detained last week for a visa violation and not for spying, the Students News Agency ISNA quoted I...
14:00 2019-10-07

Venezuelan migrants flood into Ecuador ahead of new visa restrictions More than 85,000 Venezuelan migrants crossed into Ecuador from Colombia in the last month, ahead of new visa restrictions from Quito that took effect...
00:15 2019-08-27

China "Firmly Opposes" US Visa Restrictions Over Treatment Of Muslims The Chinese Embassy in Washington on Tuesday denounced the US imposition of visa restrictions on some Chinese officials over China's treatment of Mus...
05:30 2019-10-09

US Ends Visa-Free Entry For Visitors To North Korea Washington on Monday revoked visa-free entry rights to the United States for foreigners who have visited North Korea in the past eight years, potenti...
14:15 2019-08-06

RPT-Visa critical of India's move towards no-fee debit card transactions Global card payments group Visa is critical of the Indian government's decision to boost adoption of electronic payments by requiring banks and card...
02:15 2019-08-20

‘Persian wolf’ bodybuilder Hadi Choopan denied US visa Hadi Choopan, a 31-year-old bodybuilder from Iran has been blowing away competitors across the world, but will be unable to participate in the Mr. Ol...
03:30 2019-08-04

Visa critical of India's move toward no-fee debit card transactions Global card payments group Visa is critical of the Indian government's decision to boost adoption of electronic payments by requiring banks and card ...
08:15 2019-08-20

Rubio, Scott ask Trump to waive visa requirements for Bahamians Florida Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott asked President Donald Trump on Wednesday to waive some visa requirements for citizens of the Bahamas, which...
02:15 2019-09-05

U.S. visa move against China casts pall over talks to end trade war The United States on Tuesday imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities, angering Beijing, but a ...
07:30 2019-10-09

Wells Fargo taps former Visa boss Charles Scharf as its new CEO Wells Fargo named banking veteran Charles Scharf as chief executive officer on Friday, the lender’s third CEO since a wide-ranging sales scandal erup...
20:30 2019-09-27

US Lawmakers Seek To Protect Work Visa Of Spouses Of H-1B Holders Two influential lawmakers from California have introduced a legislation in the US House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa ...
12:15 2019-05-30

Intuit and Visa Direct introduced a new Instant Deposit feature This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to you...
16:30 2019-10-11

On Twitter, Saina Nehwal's SOS To Foreign Minister S Jaishankar For Visa Saina Nehwal has appealed to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, seeking his help in processing her and her trainer's visa a week ahead of the De...
08:00 2019-10-08

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homel...
20:15 2019-06-22

Stranded in Pakistan: why did the Home Office deny a baby a visa? Nina Saleh, a British resident for 20 years, travelled to Pakistan to adopt a baby and was then repeatedly denied a visa, leaving her trapped abroad ...
04:45 2019-07-22

Revealed: Jennifer Arcuri got visa from scheme run by former Johnson official Exclusive: Whistleblower tells of links between Paola Cuneo, PM and US businesswomanA Whitehall official who ran the scheme that granted Jennifer Arc...
10:15 2019-10-02

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone...
17:45 2019-06-01

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretc...
23:30 2019-06-27

DOJ supports lawsuit demanding religious tuition payments The U.S. Department of Justice is backing three families who are suing to force the state of Maine to pay tuition for some students to attend religio...
20:45 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth to buy healthcare payments firm Equian for $3.2 bln -WSJ UnitedHealth Group Inc has agreed to buy healthcare payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner New Mountain Capital for about $3.2 billio...
02:15 2019-06-21

Porsche offices raided as part of payments investigation Offices and homes of six Porsche employees searched as part of a wider investigation by German prosecutors German prosecutors have raided the office...
18:45 2019-05-29

RBI Asked to File Compliance Report on WhatsApp Payments The Supreme Court has granted six weeks' time to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to file a report whether WhatsApp had complied with norms for launch...
13:45 2019-08-03

Aadhaar, Demonetisation Spurred Digital Payments Growth: RBI After the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled eKYC resulted in exponential growth, accordin...
10:15 2019-06-10

Global Payments to buy Total System Services in $21.5B deal Payment technology company Global Payments said on Tuesday it would buy peer Total System Services for about $21.5 billion in stock, adding scale in ...
20:30 2019-05-28

Musicians Seek Residual Payments From Streamed Programs Musicians behind the soundtracks to hits like “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are seeking better pay from films and TV shows th...
11:30 2019-10-08

SVPD: Beware of scammers asking for payments via gift cards SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Multiple residents have reported calls by unknown subjects indicating they could help eliminate a computer virus in exchange fo...
21:15 2019-05-24

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation...
16:45 2019-08-20

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its n...
04:15 2019-06-14

Fed to Create Payments System to Speed Money Transfers The Federal Reserve plans to develop a faster payments system for banks to exchange money, providing a public option to another real-time network bui...
14:45 2019-08-06

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are memb...
11:45 2019-06-04

Steam disables payments in local Argentinian currency Steam is no longer accepting the Argentinian peso currency as the country deals with economic uncertainity and potential default on its IMF debt.Read...
07:15 2019-08-22

Former UAW Official Sentenced to Prison for Accepting Illegal Payments A former vice president for the United Auto Workers union was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison by a U.S. district judge in Detroit Monday for...
09:45 2019-08-06

GAO report: Pentagon spent nearly $1B on improper travel payments The Department of Defense incorrectly distributed nearly a billion dollars in travel fees over a three- year period, a General Accounting Office repo...
21:45 2019-08-16

These are the four transformations payments providers must undergo to survive digitization This is a preview of a detailed slide deck from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more....
15:30 2019-07-02

| Cell C credit rating cut to D by S&P on missed interest payments Cell C has suspended the payments as part of an effort to recapitalise the company and increase liquidity, chief executive officer Douglas Craigie St...
17:15 2019-08-23

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is...
17:30 2019-05-25

Google Has Big Plans For Digital Payments In India. Details Here Alphabet Inc.'s Google plans several big moves into digital payments in India, a country with a huge first-time internet user population that serves ...
10:15 2019-09-20

Social Security payments to get 1.6 percent boost in 2020 The Social Security Administration announced Thursday it will raise recipients' cost-of-living allowance next year by 1.6 percent, a significantly lo...
23:30 2019-10-10

Japan won't appeal ruling for payments to leprosy relatives Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday his administration will not appeal a recent court ruling requiring the government to pay damages to r...
19:30 2019-07-09

Visa Delays at Backlogged Immigration Service Strand International Students The Citizenship and Immigration Services agency has increased processing times for applications from international students seeking summer jobs, leav...
19:45 2019-06-16

UK Parliament Panel Slams "Flawed" Reaction To Visa Row Affecting Indians An influential UK Parliament committee on Wednesday issued a harsh rebuke of the UK government's "flawed" reaction to a visa row involving compulsory...
12:45 2019-09-18

Pak Agrees To Visa-Free Access To Kartarpur, No "Anti-India Activities" India on Sunday handed over a dossier to Pakistan about individuals and organisations based in the neighbouring country which might try to disrupt pi...
22:30 2019-07-14

Iran's Hassan Rouhani May Skip UN Meet Over US Visa Delay: Report Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his delegation could be forced into skipping next week's UN General Assembly because the United States has yet to...
18:45 2019-09-18

President Donald Trump admits Poland to U.S. visa waiver program President Donald Trump has admitted Poland as a member of the U.S. State Department's Visa Waiver Program, which makes it easier for Polish citizens ...
22:15 2019-10-04

China Slams "Sinister Intentions" Of US Visa Curbs On Xinjiang Muslims Beijing on Wednesday decried a US decision to restrict visas for Chinese officials linked to the repression of Xinjiang Muslims and called on Washing...
20:30 2019-10-09

UPDATE 2-U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Muslim treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abus...
23:30 2019-10-08

North Korea visitors no longer eligible for visa-free travel to U.S. Foreign passport holders who are eligible to visit the United States visa-free may no longer be able to do so under the United States' Visa Waiver Pr...
01:00 2019-08-07

Chinese Army Veteran Gets Visa To Visit Indian Wife, Children An 80-year-old Chinese army veteran, who was captured on the Indian side of the border in 1963 and later returned to China, has been granted visa to ...
05:15 2019-09-05

Hundreds of Bahamian refugees kicked off US-bound ferry over visa confusion Viral video from the ferry Balearia in Freeport included an announcement that "passengers who don't have a U.S. visa, please proceed to disembar...
05:15 2019-09-10

Hurricane Dorian: Evacuees removed from rescue ship in Bahamas over visa mix-up A group of people who survived Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas last week were removed from an evacuation ship late Sunday because they didn't have a ...
05:15 2019-09-10

US denies German-Iranian father visa needed to attend son's funeral The US consulate accused a German-Iranian father of using his late son's funeral as an excuse to migrate to the US. Seyed Shahram Iranbomy was denied...
03:15 2019-07-06

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting wher...
13:15 2019-08-16

Venezuelans left stranded at Ecuador's border as visa rule comes into effect Ecuador's new visa restrictions left Venezuelans marooned at the border. Colombia's government criticized Quito's decision, saying it could boost hum...
08:45 2019-08-29

Russian chess legend Anatoly Karpov unable to get U.S. visa, friend says Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov has been unable for several months to obtain a visa to travel to the United States, his friend, the owner of...
06:15 2019-08-22

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with ...
13:45 2019-05-30

US appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and...
18:15 2019-09-13

Global Payments, Total System to Combine in $21.5 Billion Deal Global Payments and Total System Services agreed to combine in an all-stock transaction valued at roughly $21.5 billion, the latest in a string of de...
15:45 2019-05-28

Edinburgh festival performers refuse sterling payments due to Brexit Artists ask to be paid in euros and dollars as pound continues to fall amid no-deal riskIncreasing numbers of artists are asking to be paid in dollar...
19:15 2019-08-05

Brazil's Vale details damages payments, speeds dam decommisoning Brazilian mining company Vale SA has paid 860 million reais ($210 million) in emergency damages relating to the Brumadinho tailings dam disaster, it ...
19:00 2019-10-08

Global Payments buying Total System Services in $21.5B deal Global Payments and Total System Services, both based in Georgia, will merge in an-all stock deal valued at $21.5 billion.     &...
17:45 2019-05-28

Stuttgart prosecutors search Porsche offices in payments probe Stuttgart prosecutors on Tuesday said Porsche AG's offices were searched as part of a broader probe investigating confidential information leaks to a...
18:30 2019-05-28

Ethics panel reviews campaign payments to Rashida Tlaib The House Ethics Committee is reviewing a potential campaign finance violation by Rep. Rashida Tlaib during her 2018 campaign, her office confirmed M...
00:45 2019-10-01

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close t...
11:45 2019-06-19

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several premises including Porsche's offices in Weissach and Stuttgart, the offices of a tax adviser in St...
22:15 2019-05-28

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘SegWit transactions account for over 50% of all Bitcoin payments’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, ...
11:15 2019-09-17

UPDATE 3-Global Payments to buy TSYS for $21.5 bln in latest fintech deal Payment technology company Global Payments Inc said on Tuesday it would buy peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $21.5 billion in stock, a...
19:15 2019-05-28

RPT-Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shop...
14:30 2019-08-11

Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shop...
04:00 2019-08-11

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to fa...
23:00 2019-07-17

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to fa...
20:30 2019-07-17

Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains Wirecard, the German payments company, said on Friday it had signed an agreement with supermarket chains ALDI Nord and ALDI Sued to process card paym...
10:45 2019-07-19

U.S. appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and...
16:15 2019-09-13

Google Pixel 4 Spotted With Face Unlock Support for Payments Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are expected to debut on October 15. But ahead of their formal launch, the Face Unlock and new Google Assistant on the ...
16:45 2019-10-04

Ofcom makes smartphone payments even simpler to save you money Mobile phone users in the UK have the opportunity to save more money thanks to new measures announced by communications regulator Ofcom. It&apos...
17:15 2019-07-22

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) Transactions Jump Six Times In 2018-19 UPI payments: The number of UPI transactions increased to 535.34 crore in 2018-19, from 91.52 crore the previous year. In terms of transaction value,...
18:15 2019-09-06

UPDATE 1-Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 mln U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in...
12:45 2019-05-22

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of p...
08:15 2019-07-09

Walmart to Pay $282 Million to Settle Claims of Corrupt Payments Abroad Walmart has agreed to pay about $282 million to settle both criminal and civil claims related to payments made by outside consultants in Brazil, Chin...
09:30 2019-06-21

U.S. charges four ex-executives at Canadian payments firm PacNet with fraud The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced criminal charges accusing four former executives of the Canadian payment processor PacNet Servic...
07:15 2019-06-21

BANKING AND PAYMENTS FOR GEN Z: These digital natives are the next big opportunity — here are the winning strategies BI Intelligence This is a preview of the Banking and Payments for Gen Z research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: ...
18:15 2019-07-23

Conservative group targets Ilhan Omar over payments to ‘lover’ The conservative group Judicial Watch wants the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Rep. Ilhan Omar for $230,000 in payments her campaign m...
02:15 2019-09-20

Stop chasing payments and increase your cash flow (VB Live) Are you having trouble getting paid? Learn how remove friction in the payment process and spend more time servicing customers in this VB Live event.R...
06:30 2019-10-12

SWIFT calls for participation from all for future of cross-border payments With 180 official currencies globally, SWIFT wants its gpi standard to be agreed upon by all to enable the future of cross-border payments to occur w...
16:15 2019-06-21

Models, Musicians Face Lawsuits Over Fyre Festival Payments Models who promoted the Fyre Festival on social media and musicians who were booked to perform at the doomed music festival have been sued by a bankr...
17:15 2019-08-30

Dems ask whether DOJ memo prevented prosecuting Trump for hush payments House Democrats want to know whether a decades-old Justice Department prohibition on indicting a sitting president played a role in federal prosecuto...
21:45 2019-07-19

The companies disrupting the payments industry in major markets through digital This is a preview of the Global Payments Landscape report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Noncash...
16:45 2019-08-16

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a ...
08:45 2019-07-11

Denied Visa Extension, Padma Shri Winner Says Will Return Award: Report External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report today after a German Padma Shri awardee threatened to return her award, reportedly over b...
22:15 2019-05-26

Iran says its foreign minister will be attending the UN meeting in New York amid visa doubts The semi-official ISNA news agency says Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel on Friday. As host country of the U.N., the U.S. is required to issue the vi...
06:45 2019-09-20

Chinese Official Charged in Alleged Visa Scheme to Recruit U.S. Science Talent A Chinese government official and his allies allegedly tried to convince at least seven U.S. universities to sponsor visas for purported Chinese rese...
07:30 2019-09-25

U.S. Officials Reportedly Denied Another Visa Holder Entry Based on a Message He Received A second U.S. visa holder was denied entry to the U.S. over a message he had received, TechCrunch reported Monday. After Customs and Border Protectio...
02:45 2019-09-03

Pompeo grants visa to Iran’s top diplomat to visit New York but limits his movements Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was given a visa to honor U.S. commitments to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said i...
09:30 2019-07-15

Trump Administration's Visa Delays Are Leaving International Students Stranded and Broke International students are begging their universities for a solution after increasing processing times for work visas through U.S. Citizenship and Im...
23:30 2019-06-17

Trump wants Poland added to State Department’s visa-free travel program President Trump on Friday announced that his administration will nominate Poland for the State Department’s Visa Waiver Program — which means America...
20:15 2019-10-04

United States imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over 'abuse' of Muslims U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday announced visa restrictions on Chinese officials accused of being involved in the Asian nation's "dete...
10:00 2019-10-09

Unborn Baby Dies While Mother Waits For Visa To Cross Border Into Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the...
15:00 2019-07-14

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout fr...
01:30 2019-06-20

Richard Carapaz misses Tour of Britain after failing to receive visa in time • Giro d’Italia winner was set to race for Movistar• Eight-stage race begins on Saturday in GlasgowRichard Carapaz, the Giro d’Italia winner and futu...
18:15 2019-09-07

Give illegal immigrants a 10-year visa ‘immediately,’ 2020 Dem Hickenlooper says: report The estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. should be granted 10-year visas “immediately,” a Democrat seeking the party’s 2020 pre...
05:45 2019-06-22

Exclusive: Fintech firm Revolut to hire 3500 staff in global push with Visa British-based digital banking app Revolut is set to hire around 3500 staff as it expands into 24 new markets thanks to a new global deal with payment...
12:15 2019-09-30

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying h...
01:45 2019-05-24

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street slumps as visa restrictions stoke U.S.-China worries U.S. stocks ended down sharply on Tuesday as news that the United States was imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials overshadowed comments by...
23:30 2019-10-08

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, t...
15:45 2019-05-21

‘Stuff is meaningless’: Why brides and grooms are asking for down payments, Domino’s Pizza and TSA Pre-check instead The rules of wedding registries are changing. A single wedding registry can bring in tens of thousands of dollars in sales, and companies are increas...
07:45 2019-06-20

Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has...
03:15 2019-07-22

Jerome Powell should tread cautiously with real-time payments proposal Facebook’s proposed digital currency Libra got most of the attention during Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell's appearances before Congres...
03:15 2019-07-16

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: source Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $20 billion in an all-sto...
23:45 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Global Payments nearing $20 bln deal to buy Total System - CNBC Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc for about $20 billion in an all-stock deal...
19:01 2019-05-24

Manhattan DA Subpoenas Trump Org Over Hush Money Payments to Stormy Daniels (NEW YORK) — Just weeks after federal prosecutors revealed they were through investigating hush money paid to protect President Donald Trump fr...
04:30 2019-08-02

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal: Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the...
14:15 2019-05-24

Budget 2019: India Takes Big Step to Boost Digital Payments In budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the proposal to levy two percent TDS was aimed at discouraging the practice of making busine...
10:30 2019-07-06

Exclusive: WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia - sources Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in ...
11:45 2019-08-20

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept ...
20:30 2019-06-11

THE IN-STORE CHECKOUT REVOLUTION: How payments companies can take advantage of a $21 billion opportunity This is a preview of The In-Store Checkout Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Comme...
17:45 2019-06-11

Student loan borrowers battling cancer can now press pause on their payments Congress passed a law allowing people with cancer to press pause on their student loan payments. Yet borrowers haven't been able to access the d...
17:15 2019-08-23

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Portugal declares Bitcoin trading and payments tax-free’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, ...
12:45 2019-08-30

Watchdog: USDA violated law by making SNAP payments during government shutdown A government watchdog said the Trump administration violated federal law by continuing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits du...
12:45 2019-09-06

U.S. judge rules for Bombardier, dismisses Comerica aircraft payments lawsuit A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit in which Comerica Inc sought millions of dollars from Bombardier Inc after the Canadian aircraft maker cou...
00:15 2019-10-01

Target says payments vendor faces glitch; registers back online Target Corp on Sunday said it was unable to process select card payments at some stores for nearly 90 minutes due to a vendor-related issue – the sec...
07:15 2019-06-17

House will grill Hope Hicks about Russia investigation, hush payments Former White House communications director Hope Hicks will testify Wednesday before the House judiciary committee, providing what Democrats hope will...
19:30 2019-06-19

Airtel Payments Bank Launches Bharosa Savings Account, Details Here Airtel Payments Bank said it aims to create formal banking behaviours of usage and transactions through a bank account, all accessed through a point ...
18:15 2019-09-17

Android Creator Concealed Google Payments From Wife, Lawsuit Alleges Rubin's estranged wife Rie Hirabaru Rubin alleged that he and a former attorney conspired to convince her to sign a premarital agreement a few days b...
15:45 2019-07-03

Budget 2019: Tech Firms Welcome Steps To Boost Digital Payments Technology firms on Friday welcomed the move to levy two per cent tax deduction at source (TDS) on cash withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore in a year fro...
16:45 2019-07-05

Fed to develop real-time payments system for launch in 2023 or 2024 The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Monday it planned to develop its own round-the-clock real-time payments and settlement service, with an expecte...
23:45 2019-08-05

Start-ups to grab $280 billion in banking payments revenues by 2025, study says Banks are set to miss out on as much as $280 billion in revenue from their payments operations by 2025, as new start-ups muscle in and more of the bu...
10:15 2019-09-16

Kendall Jenner and More Stars Officially Sued Over Fyre Festival Payments More than two years after Billy McFarland and Ja Rule promised to redefine the music festival experience with Fyre Festival, the fallout continues. ...
06:45 2019-09-01

Emails show Border Force considered cancelling refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi's visa Newly released emails reveal chain of bureaucratic bungles that could have further endangered al-AraibiA trove of internal emails from within the hom...
11:30 2019-10-11

As Tensions Increase, Tourists Who Have Visited North Korea No Longer Qualify For Visa-Free Entry To U.S. Travelers who have visited North Korea at any point since March 1, 2011 no longer qualify for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program according to U.S. Customs ...
16:30 2019-08-06

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last yea...
18:30 2019-05-21

Democrats plan to probe Trump's role in hush-money payments: report U.S. congressional Democrats are planning to investigate allegations of President Donald Trump's involvement in hush-money payments to women who say ...
03:15 2019-09-03

House Dems to probe Trump’s alleged role in hush-money payments The House Judiciary Committee plans to launch an investigation this fall into President Trump's alleged role in hush-money payments his former attorn...
02:15 2019-09-04

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here...
23:15 2019-06-05

Goldman Sachs-backed Marqeta rides payments wave to a $2 billion valuation The payment company powering Square, Instacart, and other popular start-ups closed a new funding round Tuesday that brings its valuation to roughly $...
17:45 2019-05-21

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, ...
21:30 2019-07-17

India Post Payments Bank Rolls Out Aadhaar Enabled Payment Services With AePS services, a person with a bank account linked to Aadhaar can perform banking services irrespective of the bank they hold their account with...
03:15 2019-09-10

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not ...
05:00 2019-06-04

Baton Systems raises $12 million for blockchain-inspired bank payments infrastructure Baton Systems, a provider of bank-to-bank payments infrastructure modeled on blockchain technology, today announced $12 million in series A funding.R...
19:15 2019-08-30

Exclusive: Air Force suspends fee payments to landlord Balfour Beatty following Reuters report The U.S. Air Force has suspended paying incentive fees at all 21 military housing bases operated by landlord Balfour Beatty Communities following a R...
14:15 2019-07-22

Charges Levied By Banks For Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Payments Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - which manages the RTGS payments system - has announced an extension in the timings applicable to RTGS tra...
19:15 2019-05-29

Carlos Slim's bank to acquire stake in Brazil unit of Global Payments Brazilian antitrust watchdog Cade has approved Mexican lender Inbursa's acquisition of a roughly 33% stake in the Brazilian unit of payment technolog...
22:15 2019-07-11

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the da...
07:30 2019-05-24

Judge orders release of documents related to hush payments by Trump's ex-lawyer A judge on Wednesday ordered the release of documents relating to hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to two w...
01:30 2019-07-18

India Post Payments Bank Savings Accounts: Interest Rate And Other Details India Post Payments Bank offers a range of services such as money transfer, direct benefit transfers, bill and utility payments, and enterprise and m...
10:45 2019-08-19

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, pr...
23:30 2019-06-01

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released. ...
02:45 2019-08-18

Snoop Dogg-backed payments firm Klarna becomes Europe's biggest fintech start-up Swedish online payments firm Klarna announced Tuesday that it has reached a $5.5 billion valuation, making it Europe's largest private fintech c...
18:00 2019-08-06

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednes...
05:30 2019-06-19

House Democrats to hold hearings on alleged Trump 'hush money' payments – live updates The judiciary committee plans to investigate the president’s alleged role in payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougalSign up to the US briefing ...
16:45 2019-09-03

No Additional Charges for President Trump in Probe On Hush Money Payments Ahead of 2016 Election (NEW YORK) — Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the ...
20:30 2019-07-18

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive...
17:45 2019-05-21

Feds: 81-year-old bank robbery suspect wanted to return to prison because of small Social Security payments An 81-year-old man who has spent most of his adult life behind bars for a series of bank heists said he robbed an Arizona credit union months after b...
00:45 2019-06-13

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

Daily on Healthcare, presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Illinois Medicaid makes payments for dead people Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
19:15 2019-09-04

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000 FlickrCC/Mike Mozart On July 1, 7-Eleven Japan launched a mobile payment app, called 7pay, that had the security flaw of allowing anyone to reset an...
11:45 2019-07-06

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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'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

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

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

The Ties That Bind Facebook's Libra Facebook says its cryptocurrency will be managed by an independent group, but an analysis finds more than half of the members have links back to the ...
14:00 2019-10-07

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

Chinese government worker charged with visa fraud, allegedly tried to get Chinese recruiters into US A Chinese government employee working in the United States has been charged with visa fraud for allegedly trying to bring Chinese recruiters into Ame...
09:15 2019-09-18

Mother of 'El Chapo' granted a visa by U.S. to visit convicted son in prison, she says Mother of infamous drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says she was granted a visa by the U.S. Embassy in Mexico to visit her son in prison. ...
06:30 2019-06-03

Soccer: Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's program ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Fed...
20:30 2019-05-30

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

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

Facebook CEO to Testify at House PanelAbout Libra Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is slated to return to Capitol Hill this month to testify before a House panel about the company’s foray into cryptocurr...
23:00 2019-10-09

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 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

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

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'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

PayPal pulls out of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Payments company becomes first to withdraw from controversial digital projectPayPal has become the first company to drop out of Facebook’s Libra cryp...
20:00 2019-10-07

Paypal withdraws from Facebook's Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings announced Friday it was withdrawing from the Libra Association, a Facebook-led effort to build a global digit...
23:45 2019-10-04

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

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

RPT-Paypal withdraws from Facebook's Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings announced Friday it was withdrawing from the Libra Association, a Facebook-led effort to build a global digit...
23:45 2019-10-04

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

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'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

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

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

Libra: will Facebook's new currency be stopped in its tracks? Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and eBay have withdrawn as sponsors – and it may face regulatory problemsPlans for Facebook’s proposed “stablecoin”, Libra, ...
18:00 2019-10-14

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

What to watch on ACC Network ACC Network launches Thursday with approximately 450 live contests set to air annually. Here's your guide to make sure you catch all the biggest even...
21:45 2019-08-21

EE will launch the UK's first 5G network on May 30 The race to bring 5G to the UK is gathering pace, and EE looks like it'll be the first to launch the new high-speed and ultra-connected service....
10:45 2019-05-22

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

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

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 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

U.S. securities chief 'not prepared' to say if Facebook's Libra a security The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission repeatedly refused to tell a congressional panel on Tuesday whether or not Facebook's Libra w...
22:30 2019-09-24

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

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

Facebook's Libra currency will get half its backing from the US dollar Facebook was quick to promise that its Libra cryptocurrency would have the stability of real-world money behind it, but whose money will dominate? I...
14:30 2019-09-23

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

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

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

| 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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

‘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 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

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'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

UPDATE 1-PayPal withdraws from Facebook's Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc announced Friday it was withdrawing from the Libra Association, a Facebook-led effort to build a global d...
23:45 2019-10-04

Told you so: Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency is a bad idea (and now its partners know it, too) Opinion: Is Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency experiencing an extinction-level event? It's not like we (and many others) didn't predict something like ...
19:30 2019-10-14

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 becomes first member to exit Facebook's Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build gl...
07:45 2019-10-05

Good News, Facebook Doubters: You Can Bet on Libra Being Delayed Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency has faced such overwhelming scorn since it was announced in June that an exchange is facilitating bets on whether ...
20:00 2019-10-08

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency loses backing from PayPal A few days after the Wall Street Journal suggested that some companies announced as initial backers for Facebook's cyptocurrency were reconsider...
08:45 2019-10-05

PayPal becomes first member to leave Facebook’s Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal said it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build global digital currency Li...
20:45 2019-10-05

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 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

Spooked by Libra, EU pledges to regulate digital currencies The European Union's finance commissioner pledged on Tuesday to propose new rules to regulate virtual currencies, in a reaction to Facebook's plans ...
16:00 2019-10-08

EU grills Facebook over Libra's financial and privacy risks It's not just central banks interrogating Facebook over its Libra cryptocurrency as of late. The Financial Times has learned that the European ...
10:00 2019-10-07

Portugal cautious about risks posed by Facebook's Libra Portugal's Secretary of State for Finance raised concerns about Facebook's digital currency Libra on Friday, stating that it should not circulate unt...
08:00 2019-10-12

Facebook Scrambles to Keep Libra on Track as Partners Waver Visa, Mastercard and other partners that signed on to help build and maintain the Libra payments network are reconsidering their involvement after ba...
14:15 2019-10-02

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

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 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 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