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Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency

Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media giant isn’t trustworthy enough to...

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency

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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...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the ne...
14:56, 06/18/2019

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concer...
07:42, 07/11/2019

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view ...
03:28, 07/04/2019

Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook's Digital Currency to Steal Private Information If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of t...
17:56, 07/23/2019

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency On the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be On the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020...
15:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulat...
00:42, 07/23/2019

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Face...
22:42, 07/15/2019

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its pla...
13:00, 08/06/2019

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate a...
15:42, 07/02/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and...
11:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook Unveils Crypto Wallet, Based on Currency Libra Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets a...
12:00, 06/18/2019

'Flaky, unstable, bad with money': astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurren...
22:14, 06/20/2019

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive co...
16:14, 08/21/2019

Facebook co-founder: Libra currency could give firms excess power Chris Hughes says involvement of private companies is threat to autonomy of nation statesOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’...
21:14, 06/21/2019

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position i...
21:28, 06/20/2019

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech startup Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown s...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Tre...
01:28, 07/16/2019

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dr...
19:28, 07/17/2019

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of Wizeline, a San Franc...
19:28, 07/10/2019

Members of Facebook's 'Crypto Mafia' Reportedly Getting Cold Feet About Libra Currency At least two of the 28 entities that have signed on for Facebook’s planned Libra currency are now getting nervous about the project, according to a n...
14:28, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Tre...
22:42, 07/15/2019

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-syst...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to creat...
21:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the w...
00:42, 07/17/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms. &...
14:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans ...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans ...
22:56, 06/02/2019

Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an...
09:56, 06/29/2019

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that pol...
00:42, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception From US Senators Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pl...
11:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as ...
16:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon...
18:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymak...
02:42, 06/20/2019

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Associat...
20:14, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate inve...
13:56, 06/18/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a ...
12:42, 06/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parti...
18:00, 07/17/2019

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House F...
11:56, 07/03/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. finance minster Philip Hammond....
16:28, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both partie...
22:00, 07/17/2019

US lawmakers hammer Facebook exec over Libra's threat to privacy House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intens...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance...
06:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both partie...
19:28, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-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...
18:42, 07/17/2019

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, ne...
21:14, 07/16/2019

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled...
09:28, 07/17/2019

China's official digital currency is nearly ready As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed t...
09:42, 08/11/2019

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset t...
16:42, 07/18/2019

Former Microsoft employee bought $1.6M house after stealing millions in digital currency, feds allege A 25-year-old former Microsoft employee, who helped simulate tech company's digital retail sales, has been charged Tuesday after swiping gift cards a...
21:42, 07/17/2019

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illi...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. ItR...
09:00, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Law prof says Facebook currency not a problem NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Facebook’s introduction of a new digital curr...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media gia...
11:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency Facebook is officially entering the crypto game. The social network on Tuesday announced Libra, a digital currency and financial system that Facebook...
19:56, 06/18/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
13:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amount...
12:14, 07/30/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft digital privacy bill Lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote ...
23:56, 04/30/2019

California Democrat says Facebook's currency may do more to endanger America than 9/11 Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency ...
18:42, 07/17/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
21:28, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement, Company Says Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amount...
16:14, 07/30/2019

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance...
21:56, 07/22/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Re...
08:14, 07/05/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little ...
17:28, 06/19/2019

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could f...
14:00, 07/13/2019

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra ...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US governmen...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early in...
08:28, 06/21/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
04:28, 06/14/2019

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook ...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're...
19:56, 06/24/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting...
07:14, 07/16/2019

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...
20:42, 07/16/2019

Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed: Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from...
13:56, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recogni...
23:42, 06/28/2019

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions abo...
14:28, 06/23/2019

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...
07:56, 07/12/2019

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy,...
19:42, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After startin...
13:42, 07/12/2019

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an inte...
21:56, 06/29/2019

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by...
19:42, 07/05/2019

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no m...
17:56, 07/08/2019

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that...
21:28, 07/17/2019

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...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments ...
04:42, 07/18/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
14:28, 06/18/2019

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the compan...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Libra Bets It Can Bank the Unbanked Facebook has an ambitious goal for its proposed cryptocurrency, Libra: to bring financial services to the hundreds of millions of people world-wide w...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative...
19:56, 06/18/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others...
15:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate heari...
22:42, 07/15/2019

If Facebook or Google create their own currency, they can control our lives | John Harris Facebook’s Libra is the last thing the world needs – big tech’s use of our data threatens to intrude even on financial transactionsDystopian fiction...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compare...
14:56, 06/28/2019

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Mo...
04:00, 07/16/2019

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ ‘bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial ...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regula...
18:56, 07/16/2019

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely ...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
12:14, 06/18/2019

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense r...
14:28, 07/04/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the ais...
18:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document...
07:56, 08/21/2019

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience ...
12:28, 06/18/2019

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns rega...
06:00, 07/11/2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw in...
13:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with natio...
19:42, 07/15/2019

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned ...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destab...
21:42, 07/19/2019

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech gi...
22:28, 07/17/2019

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...
02:42, 08/21/2019

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many...
15:00, 06/18/2019

| Facebook’s big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations...
14:14, 07/27/2019

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymak...
07:00, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which othe...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new tech...
12:28, 06/26/2019

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frighten...
22:00, 06/22/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Aut...
14:42, 06/25/2019

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about F...
01:28, 08/06/2019

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...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednes...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets a...
13:56, 06/18/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expec...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how...
14:28, 06/19/2019

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its L...
17:42, 07/03/2019

Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities: FSB Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intentio...
19:56, 06/25/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social me...
02:28, 07/04/2019

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathere...
13:56, 07/17/2019

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell ...
23:14, 07/12/2019

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, ...
20:42, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-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,...
18:42, 07/17/2019

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant clo...
12:28, 07/03/2019

Meet Morgan Beller, the 26-year-old woman behind Facebook's plan to make its own currency Facebook VP David Marcus is the face of the company's Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-...
20:14, 07/20/2019

ECB's Draghi cites 'substantial' concerns about Facebook's Libra plans European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has added his voice to a chorus of policymakers concerned about Facebook's proposed digital currenc...
17:28, 07/25/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's f...
17:42, 07/02/2019

Facebook's Libra: Why is the world fascinated by a cashless society Facebook’s Libra is joining the cryptocurrency world alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum, but this isn’t the first cashless method on the mark...
18:56, 06/28/2019

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that ...
11:14, 07/09/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch i...
19:42, 07/17/2019

Libra cryptocurrency won’t set us free, it will further enslave us to Facebook | Kenan Malik The social media giant openly admits it doesn’t respect our privacy, so why would anyone trust it with our financial details?‘By sharing with a hundr...
07:42, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals * Consumer privacy concerns and regulatory questions remain (Adds comments from French Finance Minister, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, graphic link; upda...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month Switzerland's privacy watchdog expects to receive details on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency by the end of this month, a spokeswoman for the agency s...
18:42, 08/20/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses ris...
19:00, 06/23/2019

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media ...
19:28, 07/23/2019

Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to ro...
14:28, 07/16/2019

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

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global dominati...
13:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloom...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividend...
13:28, 06/18/2019

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook 's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten ...
13:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail - UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's f...
18:00, 07/02/2019

RPT-Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail - UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's f...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrenc...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Bitcoin price rises past $11,000 following Facebook’s Libra announcement Bitcoin’s price continues to rally surpassing the $11,000 mark over the weekend for the first time in 15 months. At the time of writing, Bitcoin‘s pr...
13:28, 06/24/2019

Bank of England to mull access for likes of Facebook’s Libra LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is open to the idea of letting new payment services such as Facebook’s upcoming Libra hold f...
19:56, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is vie...
22:14, 07/16/2019

Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns Facebook's history of mishandling data has come back to haunt it as the privacy and regulatory community team up to probe the social media giant on L...
03:28, 08/06/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital paymen...
23:56, 06/18/2019

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw i...
17:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Central bankers weigh up Facebook's Libra plan A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more...
13:14, 06/25/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.  &#...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra - French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch i...
19:28, 07/17/2019

Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs gover...
04:42, 08/19/2019

Fed's Powell expects Facebook's Libra to be topic among G7 finance chiefs Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday said he expects concerns about Facebook Inc.'s proposed new crypto currency Libra to be a main topic ...
18:14, 07/11/2019

Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. 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...
18:42, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing incr...
02:28, 06/26/2019

Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital c...
21:28, 07/15/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered pro...
21:14, 06/26/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its c...
20:28, 06/18/2019

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of...
23:56, 06/18/2019

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the cur...
04:14, 07/12/2019

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to...
00:14, 06/19/2019

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and w...
17:56, 07/12/2019

Survey finds adults couldn’t care less about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook Libra’s potential to help cryptocurrency go mainstream has been touted in recent weeks, but recent survey results indicate otherwise.  Accor...
20:56, 07/24/2019

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and finan...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Swiss privacy office wants details on Facebook's Libra crypto project Switzerland's privacy watchdog said on Tuesday it has yet to receive a reply to a July 17 letter seeking details about Facebook's Swiss-based Libra c...
18:42, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on ...
18:14, 07/11/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concer...
07:14, 06/19/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that s...
15:14, 06/23/2019

Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook's Libra spurs interest Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments an...
14:56, 06/26/2019

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns' Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financi...
07:42, 07/11/2019

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On...
00:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw i...
16:56, 07/16/2019

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smalle...
22:28, 07/17/2019

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until s...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods sai...
12:42, 06/20/2019

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" unti...
00:28, 07/11/2019

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

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does n...
12:00, 06/21/2019

‘Trust’ was mentioned 69 times at Facebook’s Libra Senate hearing – nice In the 220-minute-long Senate hearing where Facebook’s head of Calibra, David Marcus, was grilled on the company’s “cryptocurrency” plans, the word t...
16:42, 07/18/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues - BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods sai...
10:28, 06/20/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-...
13:42, 06/21/2019

Mnuchin says Facebook must satisfy regulatory concerns ahead of Libra launch: CNBC U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a television interview that Facebook must satisfy regulatory concerns before it launches Libra, its pl...
17:28, 07/24/2019

Facebook’s Libra partners remain cautious amid growing scrutiny from regulators Facebook‘s Libra partners have reportedly signed non-binding agreements, meaning they’re not obliged to promote or use the digital token and can aban...
10:42, 06/26/2019

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra...
16:28, 07/19/2019

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete f...
20:00, 06/17/2019

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compa...
04:14, 07/12/2019

Former Japan central banker warns Facebook's Libra may undermine monetary policy Central banks may see the impact of their monetary policies diminish significantly if Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency becomes widely used in their co...
13:00, 08/02/2019

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner said on Tuesday it had not yet been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy pro...
20:14, 07/16/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from ...
21:14, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 4-Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until...
23:56, 07/10/2019

Facebook's Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules: French central banker Facebook's planned global 'Libra' cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licenses if it offers bankin...
19:56, 06/25/2019

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Serv...
05:28, 07/18/2019

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrenc...
16:14, 07/16/2019

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their f...
18:56, 07/03/2019

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laund...
18:56, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compa...
04:14, 07/12/2019

Facebook's Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules - French central banker Facebook's planned global 'Libra' cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licences if it offers bankin...
13:14, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Future As a Digital Graveyard It’s not a wild notion for Facebook adoption to dramatically slow down over time. And while a certain board member may be hellbent on cheating death,...
23:28, 04/29/2019

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a sec...
17:14, 06/19/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
05:00, 05/19/2019

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What...
14:00, 07/12/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon to Testify in US Against French Digital Tax Google, Facebook, and Amazon.com are among the companies that will testify Monday at a US government hearing on the French government's digital servi...
02:14, 08/15/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax Alphabet Inc's Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the Fren...
00:42, 08/14/2019

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A F...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Lawmakers ask CBP for documents on 'secret' Facebook group The House oversight committee asked for documents Wednesday connected to a scandal involving U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, over a Facebook group wh...
19:56, 07/31/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal d...
21:56, 05/06/2019

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their...
10:56, 06/10/2019

Facebook starts remodeling Messenger into the world's "digital living room" At F8, Facebook debuts some of the intimate yet robust sharing experiences that will put Messenger at the center of Facebook's more privacy-focused f...
21:00, 04/30/2019

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for...
09:00, 07/04/2019

Facebook’s recent moves highlight the grand challenge of digital ethics Facebook has become a new world superpower; but instead of nukes, it combines technologies in order to accelerate disruption and expand its influence...
16:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal d...
23:56, 05/06/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge...
21:42, 05/08/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmak...
00:28, 05/08/2019

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming a...
06:00, 07/02/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the ...
21:56, 05/07/2019

Facebook exec meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the F...
21:42, 05/07/2019

G7 finance chiefs pour cold water on Facebook's digital coin plans Group of Seven finance chiefs cast a cloud over prospects for Facebook's Libra digital coin on Wednesday, insisting tough regulatory problems would h...
19:42, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmak...
03:42, 05/08/2019

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Monday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privac...
20:28, 05/28/2019

U.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own c...
23:28, 06/18/2019

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention o...
23:56, 07/01/2019

Crypto bulls hail Facebook's reported move into digital assets as a key moment in tech history Facebook's reported move into cryptocurrency could amount to the biggest catalyst for digital assets in their decade-long history, some crypto i...
20:56, 06/17/2019

US Lawmakers Grill Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google at Antitrust Hearing US lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tec...
11:00, 07/17/2019

REFILE-Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Tuesday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on priva...
23:56, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Tuesday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on priva...
23:56, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook co-founder calls for company breakup, U.S. lawmakers chime in Facebook Inc co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday called for the world's largest social media company to be split in three and said Chief Executive Ma...
19:42, 05/09/2019

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-rea...
00:42, 06/04/2019

There's Zero Chance Facebook's 'Historic' FTC Fine Prevents Future Abuse, Lawmakers and Privacy Advocates Say Sure, $5 billion sounds like a pretty big fine, and for most Americans, the size of it is difficult to fathom. But for a corporation as massive as Fa...
21:42, 07/24/2019

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency...
19:42, 07/15/2019

'I see dead people' on Facebook: What is to become of our digital remains? Facebook members who have died will outnumber the living on the social networking site within 50 years, analysis from Oxford suggests.   &...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructur...
08:42, 06/05/2019

How digital and marketing executives are taking charge of digital transformation Spreading responsibility for digital transformation beyond the safe confines of the IT department creates benefits for your business and its customer...
15:28, 07/16/2019

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormo...
17:56, 07/01/2019

Battery benefits questioned | Letter Scottish Power claims it is making a ‘significant step’ forward with renewable energy, but David Miller has doubtsJillian Ambrose (Report, 11 June) c...
22:00, 06/14/2019

AP Was There: OJ Simpson questioned in double killings This week marks 25 years since O.J. Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman were found stabbed to death outside her LA...
22:56, 06/10/2019

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption...
17:28, 06/16/2019

Kevin Spacey questioned over UK sex assault allegations Scotland Yard detectives reportedly travelled to US to interview him under cautionThe actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned by Scotland Yard detecti...
16:57, 07/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption...
20:42, 06/16/2019

| Murray questioned top surgeon's credentials before surgery Andy Murray has revealed that he asked the royal family's surgeon about her credentials, prior to going under the knife to repair a persistent hip in...
16:42, 06/18/2019

Over 200 questioned over deadly Hungary boat collision Hungarian police say the captain of a cruise ship involved in a deadly Danube River collision with a tour boat has not revealed details of the incide...
13:42, 06/08/2019

Jailed ‘killer cop’ questioned about Jeffrey Epstein’s injuries A hulking inmate was questioned about the neck injuries suffered by Jeffrey Epstein in a Lower Manhattan lockup, law enforcement sources told The Pos...
20:14, 07/25/2019

Kareem Hunt questioned by police following ‘argument’ at Cleveland bar Cellphone video emerged Monday showing suspended running back Kareem Hunt — now a Cleveland Brown after losing his job with the Chiefs last sea...
10:56, 07/02/2019

Luke Voit’s toughness will never be questioned after injury scare It takes more than a pitch to the face to keep Luke Voit from doing his job. Sure, the Yankees first baseman left Saturday’s matchup with the Rockies...
06:28, 07/21/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National...
11:42, 05/22/2019

Platini questioned on suspicion of Qatar World Cup corruption Former UEFA president and French football legend Michel Platini has been released after earlier being detained for what his team described as "techni...
03:28, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump's Son Questioned By Senators, Says Unconcerned About Perjury Donald Trump Jr wrapped up a return interview Wednesday with US lawmakers who questioned him about his contacts with Russians, with the president's e...
21:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Possible jurors questioned for Navy SEAL's trial The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Prospective ...
01:28, 06/18/2019

Pakistan’s former president questioned in anti-graft probe ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has handed over the country’s former president to a national anti-graft body for questions regarding a multi...
14:14, 06/11/2019

Rep. Crenshaw sends X-ray of missing eye to journalist who questioned his patriotism Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw fired back at a New York Times contributing opinion writer for questioning his patriotism and claiming he was not signed on t...
01:14, 06/12/2019

"Don't Remember," Says MJ Akbar, Questioned In Case Against Priya Ramani Former Union Minister MJ Akbar, cross-examined in a Delhi court on Saturday in a defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani, said t...
18:56, 05/04/2019

Attorney General Barr to be questioned on Mueller report Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 201...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Pakistan's former president questioned in anti-graft probe A Pakistani court has handed over the country's former president to a national anti-graft body for questions regarding a multi-million dollar money l...
13:28, 06/11/2019

Security Withdrawal Questioned After BJP Leader's Killing In Kashmir After the killing of BJP leader Gul Mohammad Mir by suspected terrorists in south Kashmir, serious questions of deliberate security lapses have been ...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos questioned by cops Police questioned the estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos and his girlfriend at the man’s mansion, according to a publi...
19:42, 06/01/2019

Michel Platini released after being questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president Michel Platini is released by French anti-corruption investigators after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 World C...
12:42, 06/19/2019

Algeria's ex finance minister questioned in corruption case: state TV Algeria's former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state tele...
15:28, 06/16/2019

Estonia questioned 3 Aripank staff in new money laundering probe Estonian police said they held three employees of local bank Tallinna Aripank for questioning this week for 48 hours as part of an investigation into...
16:56, 06/15/2019

Integrity of China’s Three Gorges Dam questioned despite officials dismissing it as safe China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world’s biggest and most controversial hydropower structure, was rumored to have been cracking and splitting as people ...
20:14, 07/10/2019

Ex-UEFA head Platini released after being questioned over Qatar World Cup Michel Platini, the former head of European soccer association UEFA, was released in the early hours of Wednesday after having been questioned over t...
09:56, 06/19/2019

Charles Leclerc questioned Ferrari's strategy before Monaco Q1 exit Charles Leclerc says he questioned the Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision not to send him out again in the closing minutes of Monaco Grand Prix Q1, be...
17:56, 05/25/2019

Hope Hicks to Be Questioned on Episodes of Potential Obstruction by Trump Asking Ms. Hicks, the former Trump adviser, about the campaign during private testimony could be a fruitful pursuit for Democrats. But they have few ...
14:28, 06/19/2019

Two Palo Verde HS students questioned for social media threat TUCSON – Two students at Palo Verde Magnet High School are being questioned after a social media threat was reported on Wednesday, according to Tucso...
09:00, 08/09/2019

Neymar questioned after posting images of his rape accuser online Brazilian footballer Neymar has given testimony at a Rio de Janeiro police station in an investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against hi...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Guatemalan prosecutors raid election body after vote questioned Guatemalan prosecutors raided the offices of the Supreme Election Tribunal to investigate alleged discrepancies in the vote count for the first round...
02:14, 06/27/2019

Jake Gyllenhaal will not allow Sean Paul's good name to be questioned on his watch Jake Gyllenhaal, the famous actor soon to appear as the world’s foremost fishbowl-headed comic book villain, is a man of passions. He cannot stay sil...
21:56, 06/27/2019

FIFA vice president Ahmad questioned by French authorities FIFA vice president Ahmad detained and questioned in Paris, a day before the start of the Women's World Cup       ...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Shaw's Doping Ban Period Questioned By BCCI Official: Report A cricket board official has questioned the back-dating of Prithvi Shaw's ban on account of failing a dope test, which sees him play the IPL during t...
15:00, 07/31/2019

NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre questioned on $240G travel expenses National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre charged the organization’s ad agency more than $240,000 for expenses related to trips he took to Italy,...
12:28, 05/03/2019

Dossier author Christopher Steele will be questioned by US investigators: report Former British spy Christopher Steele, the author of the anti-Trump dossier of salacious and unverified claims about the president’s ties to Russia, ...
18:28, 06/04/2019

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in co...
08:42, 06/11/2019

German IS trial: Mother of tortured girl questioned in Munich A woman thought to be the mother of a Yazidi girl left to die of thirst, allegedly by an Islamic State couple, has been questioned in a Munich court....
19:00, 07/04/2019

A trip to the campus counselor led to one student being detained and questioned by the police (KLAF) University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, Siraaj Salem, felt as if she was betrayed by the on-campus counselor after confiding in them. Re...
16:42, 07/02/2019

Algerian partner of Germany's VW questioned in corruption case: state TV Mourad Eulmi, the head of the Algerian family-owned firm SOVAC which runs an assembly plant with Germany’s Volkswagen AG, was questioned in court abo...
15:28, 06/16/2019

Ilhan Omar's 'credibility' questioned by hometown newspaper in stinging editorial The Star Tribune conveyed its frustration in a Tuesday editorial on Rep. Ilhan Omar's, D-Minn., campaign finance violations -- suggesting that it was...
00:14, 06/13/2019

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money launder...
00:14, 06/11/2019

Chicago-area hospital’s role in baby-cutting case questioned CHICAGO (AP) — A local sheriff’s office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a wom...
08:14, 05/21/2019

Suspended Trinamool Leader Questioned In Saradha Chit Fund Scam The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has been probing the money laundering aspect of the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scheme, on Wednesday interrogat...
14:28, 07/17/2019

Christ's Birth Questioned In Any Court In World? Ayodhya Petitioner Asked The unshakeable faith of believers is evidence that the disputed site in Ayodhya was the birthplace of Lord Ram, ''Ram Lalla Virajman'', a party in t...
14:14, 08/07/2019

Scotland Yard Questioned Kevin Spacey Over Sexual Assault Claims LONDON — British police have travelled to the U.S. to interview Kevin Spacey about sexual assault allegations. The Metropolitan Police is inves...
18:44, 07/06/2019

Farooq Abdullah Questioned By Probe Agency In Money Laundering Case The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday questioned former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah in connection with a money laundering cas...
12:14, 07/31/2019

Bengal Superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee Questioned In Chit Fund Scam Popular Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee is being questioned by the Enforcement Department in Kolkata for his association with the Rose Valley Grou...
14:56, 07/19/2019

Chicago-area hospital's role in baby-cutting case questioned A local sheriff's office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a woman who claimed to be ...
07:14, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Algeria’s ex finance minister questioned in corruption case - state TV Algeria's former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state tele...
16:00, 06/16/2019

Former UEFA chief Michel Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of ...
12:42, 06/18/2019

Ex-aide questioned before grand jury about Roger Stone’s 2016 campaign work Andrew Miller, a former aide to longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, appeared before a grand jury in Washington on Friday to testify about his relat...
21:28, 05/31/2019

Critics questioned Sonny Jurgensen’s addition to Redskins’ radio booth. It worked out okay. Jurgensen, who announced his retirement on Thursday, helped the Redskins’ three-man broadcast team with Sam Huff and Frank Herzog become an instituti...
00:56, 08/10/2019

| Omar ethics questioned | Pakistan, US reset: WATCH the top world news videos for today GOP Minnesota lawmaker wants ethics probe of Omar | PM Khan: Time to reset relationship with the US; here are the top world news videos for today. WA...
07:28, 07/24/2019

Hope Hicks questioned behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, as pols bicker over interview President Trump’s former communications director Hope Hicks was questioned behind closed doors Wednesday by members of the House Judiciary Committee ...
19:14, 06/20/2019

Quentin Tarantino Was Questioned About Why Margot Robbie Didn’t Have Many Speaking Lines in His Movie. They Both Had Very Different Responses. Quentin Tarantino’s new film Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, and some memb...
20:00, 05/23/2019

New York chopper crash: Pilot's rating questioned amid questions over flight rules The pilot lacked an instrument rating despite fog and rain -- but some wonder if the city needs even tougher flight restrictions    &...
01:42, 06/12/2019

Sex-Crimes Prosecutor Who Questioned Christine Blasey Ford During Kavanaugh Hearings Promoted to Top Arizona Prosecution Job (PHOENIX) — An Arizona sex-crimes prosecutor who questioned Christine Blasey Ford about her sexual assault allegation against then-Supreme Cour...
17:42, 08/10/2019

Paul Pogba's behaviour questioned by ex-Real Madrid president amid uncertainty over Man Utd future Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon admits Paul Pogba is a "top player" and is causing excitement within Los Blancos' fanbase but expressed c...
17:14, 06/19/2019

Currency Wars Real wars have guns, and trade wars are fought with weapons such as tariffs. Currency wars, on the other hand, are stealth battles — no country ever ...
02:14, 06/28/2019

'We are in a currency war, but nobody has admitted it,' strategist says Central banks are currently embroiled in a covert currency war which is causing stagnation in foreign exchange markets, according to Thanos Vamvakidi...
15:42, 07/16/2019

How China’s Currency Could Become a Trade War Weapon A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United S...
19:00, 08/05/2019

‘It could get very serious’: Why some analysts fear a U.S.-China currency war Trump's trade actions may be responsible for lowering the value of renminbi, although the president lashed out against "currency manipulation" on Mon...
07:28, 08/06/2019

U.S. Designates China as Currency Manipulator The U.S. Treasury labeled China as a currency manipulator after its central bank let the yuan depreciate, sharply escalating the trade conflict and s...
05:56, 08/06/2019

How Does China’s Currency Move Put Pressure on U.S.? A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United S...
23:56, 08/05/2019

U.S. declares China a currency manipulator The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday designated China as currency manipulator, a historic move that no White House had exercised since the Clinton ...
00:42, 08/07/2019

US does not brand China as currency manipulator WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has again decided not to label China or any other country as a currency manipulator. But in a report to Co...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Why the U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator It didn’t happen on day one of Donald Trump’s presidency, as he had vowed, but 2 1/2 years later he fulfilled one of his key campaign pledges: to hav...
02:42, 08/07/2019

|Thisiswhyweditchedmulti-currency,saysZim'sNcube Fear of self dollarisation of the economy and the plight of government workers who could no longer afford to buy goods and services forced the Zimbab...
06:14, 06/25/2019

Cboe SEF Launches Two New NDF Currency Pairs NEW YORK and LONDON – 17 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, t...
16:28, 05/01/2019

Undeclared Currency War: How ECB Forces Fed's Hand When Federal Reserve policy makers gather in Washington this week to weigh cutting interest rates, a big part of their decision will already have bee...
16:42, 07/30/2019

China Has a Big Currency Decision to Make Allowing the yuan to weaken beyond seven per dollar could mark a huge shift in the international terms of trade. Also, actively responding to passive...
14:56, 05/21/2019

Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill On a recent trip to Mexico, just as I was about to check out of my hotel and head to the airport, I realized that I had about 1,000 extra pesos in ca...
19:42, 05/21/2019

Why the U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator and What It Means After a decade of flirting with the issue, the U.S. Treasury on Monday labeled China a currency manipulator, something the U.S. hadn’t done since 199...
22:14, 08/06/2019

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Big in Japan - trade war, currency war, real war 1/TRUMP AND G19 It's been a pretty tumultuous first-half and whether things calm down from here hinges on a June 28-29 summit of the G20 world powers...
15:14, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump attacks ECB for 'currency manipulation' US president’s comments come after Mario Draghi said it could act to loosen monetary policyDonald Trump has accused the European Central Bank of unfa...
20:42, 06/18/2019

US designates China as a 'concrete' currency manipulator Eugene Hoshiko/Getty; Reuters The US government determined that China is manipulating its currency. The US will engage with the International Moneta...
06:14, 08/06/2019

RPT-GRAPHIC-Take Five: Big in Japan - trade war, currency war, real war 1/TRUMP AND G19 It's been a pretty tumultuous first-half and whether things calm down from here hinges on a June 28-29 summit of the G20 world powers...
11:14, 06/24/2019

Use Your Leftover Foreign Currency at McDonald's on Thursday If you’ve got a spare euro, yen or rupee hanging around from your last international trip, tomorrow, June 6th is your chance to cash it in for some g...
22:42, 06/05/2019

China's Currency Weakening Escalates Trade War Beijing’s move to devalue its currency escalated the U.S.-China trade fight yet again and raised the potential of another retaliatory round from Wash...
21:28, 08/05/2019

How Iran Is Using Currency Reforms to Withstand Trump  U.S. sanctions are battering Iran’s economy. They have all but stopped Western companies from investing in the Islamic Republic, sent oil production ...
15:28, 08/20/2019

Barclays and RBS fined by Switzerland for currency rigging Authorities in Switzerland have fined five banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Barclays, for fixing foreign exchange trading through c...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Next IMF chief must be 'ready to go to war' – trade and currency, strategist says The next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will have to deal with trade wars, currency manipulation and new digital currencies, a strateg...
14:14, 07/29/2019

Pakistan's currency reaches all-time low against US dollar Pakistan's currency has reached a new all-time low against the dollar after the government last week reached a preliminary agreement with the IMF for...
13:56, 05/16/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook officia...
01:42, 06/27/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according ...
03:28, 08/14/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has ...
18:28, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.    &#...
20:14, 07/26/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are mess...
18:14, 05/09/2019

Dow futures rebound more 200 points after China stabilizes its currency U.S. stock index futures are positive early Tuesday morning after China's central bank indicated it wanted its currency to trade higher against ...
12:14, 08/06/2019

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated ...
04:28, 05/24/2019

Treasury Dept. designates China a ‘currency manipulator’ The move, a major escalation of the trade war, stoked fears that a commercial dispute with no end in sight would significantly harm a slowing global ...
07:28, 08/06/2019

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...
07:00, 08/22/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fallThe US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
03:28, 08/06/2019

China Uses Currency as Weapon in Trade War, Rattling Markets Beijing’s willingness to let the renminbi weaken could signal a new phase in the U.S.-China trade war that might ripple through the global financial ...
17:28, 08/05/2019

IMF warns that currency devaluations will not fix a country's economic problems Senior economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned countries against relying too heavily on monetary policy easing, and argued th...
20:14, 08/21/2019

China Hints at Weaponizing Its Currency, Rattling Markets Beijing’s willingness to let the renminbi weaken could signal a new phase in the U.S.-China trade war that might ripple through the global financial ...
15:00, 08/05/2019

Treasury Department designates China as a currency manipulator The Treasury Department announced Monday that it would designate China as a currency manipulator, reversing an earlier position by the Trump administ...
05:56, 08/06/2019

Iran slashes four zeroes from rial currency over inflation Iran is planning to remove four zeroes from its national currency, the rial, as the country struggles with soaring inflation. The oil-rich nation's e...
17:28, 07/31/2019

Global stocks climb as currency war fears ease World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday, propelled by solid gains on Wall Street, after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, s...
07:00, 08/07/2019

China warns U.S. against labeling country as currency manipulator China said Wednesday a decision by the Trump administration to not label Beijing a currency manipulator is "in line with common sense" and warned Was...
19:14, 05/29/2019

Dow futures rebound more than 200 points after China stabilizes its currency U.S. stock index futures are positive early Tuesday morning after China's central bank indicated it wanted its currency to trade higher against ...
12:42, 08/06/2019

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds to help pay back its debts could have disastrous consequences for the Italian economy, an analys...
15:28, 06/17/2019

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England an...
15:00, 07/15/2019

Trump Flirts With Currency War In Escalating Conflict With China President Donald Trump on Thursday took a step closer to sparking a currency war in the escalating conflict with China, saying he is not happy with t...
06:14, 08/09/2019

Turkish currency buoyed by Istanbul election result ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s lira currency has opened higher against the U.S. dollar after a repeat election for mayor in Istanbul ended months of ...
13:28, 06/24/2019

How China, Branded a Currency Manipulator, Steers the Yuan The U.S. Treasury has labeled China a currency manipulator. This escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has rattled global markets, and investors are...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Treasury Declines to Designate China a Currency Manipulator The Treasury Department passed on a chance to designate China as a currency manipulator but continued to highlight the nation’s currency practices as...
21:56, 05/29/2019

US designates China a currency manipulator after yuan drop The US Treasury has designated China a currency manipulator following the devaluation of the yuan. According to the department, the yuan's steep drop...
17:56, 08/06/2019

China's currency is sending a warning signal about the trade war China's currency has been an important barometer for progress in U.S.-Chinese trade talks, and right now it's signaling things aren't ...
21:42, 05/17/2019

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rat...
22:28, 05/21/2019

China Puts Soothing Spin on Currency Move Chinese media played down Beijing’s abandonment of a former red-line in currency policy as they sought to reassure the country’s millions of small in...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the...
16:28, 06/25/2019

US Designates China A 'Currency Manipulator' As Trade War Rages The United States and China traded blows in an unrestrained economic conflict Monday that sent stock markets plunging and threatened to inflict signi...
13:00, 08/06/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in...
00:56, 05/17/2019

China is just getting started with using its currency as weapon in the trade war, analysts say The Chinese yuan fell to its lowest level against the dollar in 11 years and could continue to fall as China and the United States escalate their tra...
14:42, 08/06/2019

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before ...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
10:42, 06/28/2019

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control. &#...
14:42, 06/18/2019

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the n...
17:42, 07/03/2019

Citigroup, Barclays among big banks fined $1.2 billion for currency rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

India Removed From US Currency Monitoring List, China Stays The US Treasury Department has removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners. It, however, continued to keep China on its...
08:14, 05/29/2019

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule propo...
03:00, 05/25/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros over 'currency cartels' Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over an alleged c...
12:42, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkish economy shrinks again as currency crisis bites The Turkish economy shrank sharply year on year for the second straight quarter in early 2019, laying bare the impact of a punishing currency crisis ...
16:42, 05/31/2019

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yu...
08:42, 08/06/2019

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the U.S. – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S. ...
18:42, 06/03/2019

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the US – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S. ...
14:14, 06/03/2019

Explainer: U.S. branding of China as currency manipulator offers few new remedies Formally declaring China a currency manipulator may scratch a long-term itch for U.S. President Donald Trump, but the move provides few new tools tha...
07:00, 08/06/2019

Trump Accuses China of Currency Manipulation as Yuan Value Decreases (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump accused China of manipulating its currency after Beijing let the yuan fall to a politically sensitive lev...
23:56, 08/05/2019

Trade Turmoil Strains Emerging- Market Currency Rally This year’s advance in emerging-market currencies is facing a test as investors pull back on riskier bets in the midst of renewed U.S.-China trade te...
15:28, 05/10/2019

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and ...
23:42, 06/11/2019

Here's how oil and currency markets might react to Trump's surprise tariff hike Kevin Book of ClearView Energy Partners and Joseph Trevisani, senior analyst at FXStreet, join "Squawk Box" to check in on how oil and currencies are...
02:42, 08/03/2019

Swiss Central Bank Fires Warning Shot on Currency The Swiss central bank appears to have taken its most significant steps to weaken the Swiss franc in two years, after looming rate cuts from U.S. and...
18:42, 07/29/2019

Trump says the US needs a 'fair playing field' against China's weaker currency President Donald Trump tells CNBC that China has given itself a "tremendous competitive" advantage by weakening its currency, and the playing field s...
18:14, 06/10/2019

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secret...
22:42, 07/15/2019

Global Central Bank Shift Eases Drag on Chinese Currency Shifts toward easier monetary policy by central banks in the U.S. and Europe have reduced some of the downward pressure building on China’s currency....
13:28, 06/22/2019

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of...
20:56, 06/10/2019

U.S. 'destroying international order', China media says, after currency-manipulator branding China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Washingto...
07:00, 08/06/2019

Trade war fears escalate as China currency sinks and stocks slump Global shares fell sharply amid concerns that Beijing is using the yuan as a weapon in an escalating tariff war with U.S. President Donald Trump. &#...
14:42, 08/05/2019

PM Modi Changed Currency Notes Like Tughlaq: Ghulam Nabi Azad Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad today likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decisions to that of the controversial 14 century Delhi ruler Mohammad B...
21:28, 05/16/2019

Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over currency-rigging The claim, estimated to be worth more than 1 billion pounds ($1.24 billion), was filed at the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) on Monday, U.S. law f...
14:14, 07/29/2019

‘Weaponized’ Currency and Mining Limits: China’s Responses to Trump Take Shape Beijing’s signals suggest it is ready to retaliate should the White House follow through on its new tariff threat, with potentially disruptive result...
20:14, 08/08/2019

Treasury yields tick higher after US labels China a 'currency manipulator' U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning, as investors flocked to safer assets amid rapidly intensifying tensions between the world...
12:14, 08/06/2019

US stocks claw back after disastrous Monday as China stabilizes currency A day after the S&P 500 experienced its largest decline of the year, stocks have bounced back a bit, thanks in part to China stabilizing its currency...
23:28, 08/06/2019

Chinese State Media Retaliates As US Brands China "Currency-Manipulator" China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Washingto...
09:56, 08/06/2019

China media says U.S. 'destroying international order', after currency-manipulator branding China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday that the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Wash...
08:42, 08/06/2019

Ex-Fed gov: Central bankers shouldn't cut rates again despite China using currency as trade weapon Larry Lindsey, president and CEO of the Lindsey Group and a former Fed governor, says central bankers should not cut rates again despite China using ...
22:14, 08/05/2019

Donald Trump Accuses China, Europe Of Currency Manipulation, Stimulus US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain co...
21:56, 07/03/2019

China Central Bank "Resolutely Opposed" To US Currency Manipulator Label China's central bank said Tuesday it is "resolutely opposed" to the US labeling Beijing a currency manipulator as trade tensions surge between the wo...
23:56, 08/06/2019

Trump decides against currency intervention after meeting about ways to weaken dollar Two senior administration officials, who declined to be named, said the primary discussion at the meeting of trade principals was on ways to weaken t...
18:28, 07/26/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked powe...
20:00, 05/09/2019

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

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at le...
22:28, 06/18/2019

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren...
12:28, 07/18/2019

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. Regulatory scrutiny of the company’s ambit...
11:14, 07/17/2019

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte. ...
03:28, 07/04/2019

The best way to make money out of Libra? Put a bet on it not launching on time Facebook’s digital currency Libra is looking less and less likely to launch next year as originally planned. Policy expert, Angela Walch from Univers...
15:14, 07/25/2019

Hyundai Motor logs biggest profit gain in seven years on currency, new models South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co on Monday posted its steepest quarterly net profit gain in over seven years, as a weaker local currency helped lift U...
08:00, 07/22/2019

Malaysia's Mahathir proposes common East Asia currency pegged to gold Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday mooted the idea of a common trading currency for East Asia that would be pegged to gold, descri...
09:28, 05/30/2019

Bitcoin roller coaster: Currency soars to 17-month high, but drops over $1,000 after close The steep price decline came at the same time as an outage on popular cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase.       ...
01:42, 06/27/2019

US refrains from calling China a currency manipulator but puts 9 nations on watch list The administration said that no country meets the criteria to be labeled as one seeking to gain unfair trade advantages over the United States by man...
03:28, 05/29/2019

Adidas CEO: China tariffs won't affect shoe prices, but currency war may have 'significant' impact Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted said the prospect of China weakening its currency could have a "significant impact" on the firm's earnings since 25% o...
21:56, 08/08/2019

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.     &...
23:14, 06/13/2019

China's central bank denies it's devaluing country's currency to counter tariffs China has allowed its yuan to break through 7 against the dollar for the first time in 11 years, but it insists the move is not "competitive devaluat...
21:00, 08/05/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dram...
02:42, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over currency-rigging Barclays, JP Morgan , RBS, UBS and Citigroup are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in a test o...
10:42, 07/29/2019

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing ...
16:42, 08/05/2019

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence...
06:00, 07/18/2019

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital curren...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, hav...
16:42, 07/18/2019

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Equities slip on China data; euro zone growth buoys single currency European shares edged down on Tuesday after weak Chinese business surveys doused appetite for risk, while the single currency climbed after euro zone...
15:28, 04/30/2019

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by ...
03:42, 07/09/2019

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator    ...
05:28, 08/06/2019

Trump pushed Mnuchin to label China a currency manipulator, a move the president had resisted The treasury secretary had repeatedly refused to designate China as a currency manipulator because its currency moves didn’t meet the Treasury’s esta...
05:14, 08/16/2019

Trump China currency manipulator designation met with congressional silence, including from Democrats who'd long sought it President Trump's designation of China as a currency manipulator has drawn virtually no reaction from members of Congress, even though a number of la...
10:14, 08/08/2019

World's policymakers ready for action to control Libra: Italy's Tria The world's top financial policymakers gathering in France on Wednesday are worried about Facebook's plans to launch a digital currency and have deci...
18:42, 07/17/2019

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Sch...
19:42, 07/17/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Ins...
23:56, 05/11/2019

Chuck E. Cheese compares 'fake currency' bitcoin to prize tokens, setting up a Twitter feud between the mascot and furious crypto fans Susan Montgomery/Shutterstock Chuck E. Cheese — the mascot of arcade and pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese's — compared bitcoin to the chain's...
23:42, 07/03/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.&r...
15:56, 08/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock markets inch higher as currency war fears ease Global stock markets rebounded Tuesday after China's central bank fixed the yuan at a slightly stronger rate, soothing fears that a protracted trade ...
17:28, 08/06/2019

What does ERP have to do with Making Tax Digital? If you’re a business owner or are involved in finance, you’ll undoubtedly have heard of Making Tax Digital (MTD). For anyone who’...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Digital Cold War Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who ...
13:28, 05/17/2019

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and wil...
13:00, 06/23/2019

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examin...
10:56, 07/11/2019

Birth control goes digital (KPRC) Family planning and birth control are going digital. A study from Georgetown University shows one popular family planning app – DOT R...
22:14, 05/16/2019

The 10 best digital cameras in the UAE for 2019 What's the best camera? Okay, we admit it – it's an impossible question to answer. The best camera for a pro photographer is a milli...
10:14, 06/20/2019

How to sign up for Making Tax Digital The wave of new guidelines concerning Making Tax Digital (MTD) start to come into force in the UK today as the first deadline is due to shut.Business...
11:42, 07/26/2019

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startu...
00:42, 05/28/2019

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new boo...
11:42, 06/23/2019

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw a...
18:00, 06/11/2019

School safety goes digital (NBC News) A new industry dedicated to keeping kids safe at school is taking off. Securly bills itself as “the student safety company.” T...
04:00, 08/20/2019