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Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world....

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

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Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate inve...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020 After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will u...
12:16, 06/18/2019

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...
20:16, 07/05/2019

Watch out: Calìbra.com isn’t the same as Facebook’s Calibra.com Headlines have been saturated with news of Facebook’s new “cryptocurrency,” called Libra, over the past week. Well, some opportunistic scammers are t...
15:16, 06/24/2019

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any fur...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Facebook Said to Be Coming For Your Wallet With Its 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency in 2020 Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg is a man with a cryptocurrency plan. According to a BBC News report, Facebook plans to launch its highly anticipated cryp...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Bitpoint exchange loses $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in hot wallet hack Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has been hacked, resulting in the loss of $32 million worth of various digital currencies, Bloomberg report...
14:16, 07/12/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
14:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting...
10:48, 07/16/2019

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...
01:48, 07/05/2019

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 ...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook wants to tie Libra cryptocurrency to the dollar Facebook has revealed more details about its upcoming Libra cryptocurrency launch, stating that it wants to tie the system to some of the biggest nat...
15:16, 09/10/2019

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...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about it...
17:01, 09/15/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial T...
15:16, 08/23/2019

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. ...
00:32, 07/04/2019

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...
12:48, 07/12/2019

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that...
06:32, 07/18/2019

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. ...
22:48, 07/23/2019

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and ...
16:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned that the social netw...
17:32, 06/21/2019

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...
17:00, 07/08/2019

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...
15:16, 06/18/2019

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...
15:48, 06/18/2019

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...
12:00, 07/03/2019

France to block development of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Finance minister warns monetary sovereignty of governments could be at riskFrance has said it will block development of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurren...
14:33, 09/12/2019

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 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...
13:00, 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...
08:00, 07/11/2019

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, ...
03:48, 09/13/2019

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...
12:48, 07/03/2019

France seeks Facebook Libra cryptocurrency ban in Europe France's economic minister intends to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe, citing threats to financial stability and accountability.Read ...
16:32, 09/12/2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw in...
15:00, 07/16/2019

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk ...
00:32, 09/14/2019

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...
12:16, 06/28/2019

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...
18:48, 07/16/2019

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...
22:00, 07/17/2019

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...
19:00, 07/03/2019

PayPal Cautious About Future of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency PayPal is cautious about the future of Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra, which is slated to debut with the pioneering digital payments firm as pa...
10:32, 09/14/2019

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...
15:32, 06/18/2019

U.S. Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw in...
12:16, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepti...
16:48, 08/21/2019

Central banks to question Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is about to undergo further scrutiny of its Libra cryptocurrency, and it may have to answer some difficult questions. Officials speaking to...
00:01, 09/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parti...
18:16, 07/17/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expec...
16:48, 06/19/2019

France Warns It Will Block Development Of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency France warned on Thursday it will block development of Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the "monetary sovereign...
16:32, 09/12/2019

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...
20:16, 07/02/2019

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the c...
08:16, 07/12/2019

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...
18:48, 06/23/2019

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...
16:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital paymen...
20:32, 06/18/2019

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...
18:48, 07/16/2019

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...
19:48, 06/18/2019

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

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.  &#...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is vie...
19:16, 07/16/2019

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...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from bo...
17:48, 07/17/2019

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...
13:48, 06/18/2019

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...
01:48, 06/26/2019

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...
11:00, 06/19/2019

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...
14:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tue...
09:16, 07/24/2019

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...
17:48, 07/17/2019

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...
23:00, 07/24/2019

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...
07:32, 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...
17:16, 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...
00:32, 06/19/2019

France minister vows to block Facebook Libra cryptocurrency in Europe France's economy and finance minister warned Thursday that he plans to block Facebook's forthcoming cryptocurrency, the Libra, from being used in Eur...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Earn Thousands of Dollars for Finding Bugs in Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency While we’re still waiting on a specific release date for Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency, Libra, the company is aiming for an early 2020 release. ...
03:48, 08/28/2019

France calls for EU-wide cryptocurrency rules amid Libra concerns The European Union needs to establish a common set of rules for cryptocurrencies to counteract risks posed by Facebook’s Libra, France’s Finance Mini...
19:00, 09/13/2019

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook Inc's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europ...
01:01, 09/14/2019

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...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that s...
12:48, 06/23/2019

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra China's proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebook's Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platfor...
21:00, 09/06/2019

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin throu...
13:48, 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...
14:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will ...
04:16, 07/17/2019

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 ...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Spooked by Facebook's Libra, euro zone to step up work on public cryptocurrency Euro zone governments and central banks are working on a long-term plan to launch a public digital currency that they hope would make redundant proje...
18:32, 09/13/2019

European Central Bank bigwig outlines why Facebook’s Libra isn’t real cryptocurrency A representative of the European Central Bank (ECB) has slammed Facebook‘s quasi-cryptocurrency Libra, referring to its proposed ecosystem as a “sire...
01:32, 09/03/2019

‘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...
19:00, 06/17/2019

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 ...
00:32, 07/04/2019

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...
08:32, 07/11/2019

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...
16:48, 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...
16:48, 07/16/2019

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...
01:16, 07/18/2019

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...
20:48, 07/16/2019

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...
19:00, 06/21/2019

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...
17:32, 07/17/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. finance minster Philip Hammond....
17:00, 07/15/2019

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...
19:48, 06/19/2019

Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook's Digital Currency to Steal Private Information If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of t...
20:16, 07/23/2019

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention o...
03:32, 07/02/2019

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...
14:48, 06/18/2019

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...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Driving digital forward: how get the most out of your digital transformation The concept of digital transformation continues to be a hot topic for enterprises of all sizes and verticals. But the (sometimes painful) reality is ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

What a Trump payroll tax cut would actually mean for your wallet President Trump is considering reducing payroll taxes as a way to stimulate the economy. Here's a rundown of what you pay, and how it would affe...
04:16, 08/22/2019

The New Service Wars Are Here to Empty Your Wallet Canon versus Nikon. Dell versus HP. Microsoft versus Apple. Tech companies have been battling over their piece of the pie for years, that ain’t new. ...
20:48, 06/22/2019

Think your credit card is safe in your wallet? Think again. There’s a roaring trade in stolen credit cards on major platforms as well as the dark Web. If you’ve ever swiped a credit card at a gas station that ...
16:48, 09/11/2019

Here's what the Fed's interest rate cut means for your wallet For everyday Americans, the Federal Reserve's decision to cut rates could mean cheaper loans. At the same time, consumers will earn less interes...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Pet insurance can be your wallet's best friend Most dog owners don’t have thousands of dollars sitting around to cover surgery or cancer treatment. That’s where pet insurance comes in....
21:32, 04/30/2019

Why another Fed rate cut is good news for your wallet ... mostly The Fed's rate cut Wednesday affects credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months    &...
20:16, 09/18/2019

What's in your wallet? Not our new credit card please, warns Apple Manufacturer’s warning to keep flashy, minimalist Apple Card away from pockets, wallets and other cards draw derisionApple’s flashy branded credit ca...
20:16, 08/22/2019

Cop fired after $500 goes missing from homicide victim’s wallet An Atlanta police officer has been axed for allegedly mishandling $500 in cash from a homicide victim’s wallet, authorities said. Officer Keish...
17:32, 07/11/2019

What would you do if you found a wallet? Really? Then prove it | Stuart Heritage US researchers planted ‘lost’ wallets around the world to see what would happen. I’m conducting my own honesty studyStatistically, people are quite k...
17:16, 06/24/2019

Fed holds rates steady. Here's what that means for your wallet Here's a breakdown of what Wednesday's Fed decision means for your bank account, mortgage, credit card, student loan balance and car paymen...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Oro Valley woman has wallet and identity stolen ORO VALLEY AZ. – An Oro Valley woman was shocked when she learned her identity had been stolen and then the thief stole nearly $4,000 a year la...
10:16, 05/23/2019

The spy in your wallet: Credit cards have a privacy problem In our latest privacy experiment, we bought one banana with the new Apple Card — and another with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa from Chase. Here’s wh...
17:48, 08/26/2019

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...
19:00, 07/01/2019

HTC will preload a Bitcoin Cash wallet on its blockchain phone If a second blockchain phone didn't make things clear, HTC is still as serious as ever about its crypto-phones On Monday, the company announced ...
19:00, 09/16/2019

Long-lost wallet returned after missing for a year A wallet left behind for a year at Marion, Indiana’s Red Nails salon is back in the hands of a young lady who has a fresh manicure and pedicure...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Once a Miser, Japan Inc. Is Opening Its Wallet to Buy Back Shares A record wave of share buybacks by companies such as Sony, SoftBank and Nomura Holdings has cheered investors who say Japan’s bosses are finally warm...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Why are Apple Pay, Starbucks’ app, and Samsung Pay so much more successful than other wallet providers? BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more ...
03:16, 05/14/2019

Olivers Turned Its Excellent Shorts Into a Minimal Wallet Olivers, our favorite men’s activewear brand that doesn’t look like an activewear brand, just teamed up with Pioneer to release a limited edition wal...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Man shoved onto train after wallet snatched by shirtless pickpocket A man waiting for the subway in Brooklyn had his wallet snatched — and then was shoved onto the train, which left the station before he could g...
02:00, 06/30/2019

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank ...
00:32, 06/21/2019

Here are 4 deals for building a side hustle that can fatten your wallet There’s nothing more quintessentially American than deciding that when one job just isn’t cutting it, either financially, professionally or spiritual...
22:16, 07/13/2019

New Research Shows Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Could Be a Disaster for Your Wallet Despite a lengthy process that started way back in the spring of 2018, today Sprint and T-Mobile agreed to extend the deadline for their proposed mer...
02:48, 04/30/2019

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would sta...
02:32, 07/18/2019

PSA: You Probably Have Access To Free Snacks and Drinks at the U.S. Open. Just Check Your Wallet. If you happen to be visiting the U.S. Open this summer, one of the credit cards in your wallet could very well grant you access to an oasis of freeb...
02:00, 08/10/2019

Lost your wallet? More cash inside makes its return likelier NEW YORK (AP) — A new study says people are more likely to return a lost wallet if it contains money than if it doesn’t. And the more cash, the...
20:32, 06/20/2019

Your Wallet Can Rest Easy With This Lucid Mattress Topper Gold Box If you don’t love your mattress, the answer isn’t necessarily to buy another mattress. Sometimes the only thing you need you need to make a good matt...
19:48, 05/12/2019

End of the Wallet: Phone-Based Driver's Licenses and MetroCards Are Put to the Test After testing phone-based MTA transit cards in New York City and mobile driver’s licenses in Delaware, our columnist says it won’t be long until phys...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Most people will return a lost wallet. But are they still selfish at heart? | Oliver Burkeman Maybe kindness and altruism aren’t the only motivations involvedYou probably saw the story about the lost wallets, which shone briefly and hopefully ...
21:00, 07/26/2019

Woman’s stolen wallet found in high school vent 75 years later A Missouri woman has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing when it was discovered — along with 14 others — ...
03:16, 07/10/2019

Suspects caught on camera stealing elderly woman’s wallet in grocery store A pair of heartless thieves were caught on camera snatching an elderly woman’s wallet as she was shopping at a California grocery store, authorities ...
08:48, 09/12/2019

Your Wallet's Callin': R. Kelly Reportedly Wants to Tap Michael Jackson's Lawyer, Needs Many Extra Dollars Robert “R.” Kelly is reportedly seeking out one of the most in-demand criminal attorneys in the business: Tom Mesereau, a lawyer best known for succe...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a ren...
20:32, 07/09/2019

Cops hunt Pattaya ‘ladyboy’ who put hands down Brit punter's pants and stole his wallet A BRIT tourist has been left red-faced and penniless after he was pick-pocketed by a Thai ladyboy while drunkenly walking through a red-light distric...
04:16, 06/05/2019

How much does the tooth fairy pay for a lost tooth? It may depend on what's in your wallet In 2018, the tooth fairy paid an average of $3.70 per tooth, but some kids get a lot more. What does the tooth fairy pay in your state?   ...
18:48, 08/23/2019

Apple Card: Everyone can finally apply for the new card now through the Wallet app Everyone can now apply for the new Apple Card starting Tuesday, five months after the card was announced. Applications are made through the Wallet ap...
04:16, 08/21/2019

Maybe don’t keep your Apple Card in a leather wallet, Apple warns Enlarge / There's also a featureless, very Apple-like physical card that you can order. (credit: Apple) Apple's shiny new credit card boasts many f...
19:48, 08/22/2019

Factbox: What is Slack? Slack Technologies Inc, whose instant messaging app has taken workplaces by storm, is scheduled to go public via a direct listing on June 20, instead...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declare...
16:32, 04/29/2019

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, with...
01:17, 09/17/2019

Factbox: What needs to happen before Boeing's 737 MAX can fly again Boeing Co's best-selling jet, the 737 MAX, was grounded globally in March, days after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that followed a simi...
07:32, 09/14/2019

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electr...
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Factbox: Who will be Trump's next intelligence chief? U.S. President Donald Trump promised to move quickly to nominate a successor to Dan Coats, who leaves his position as Director of National Intelligen...
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Factbox: Some facts about the DMZ separating the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, the thi...
11:00, 06/30/2019

Factbox: No-deal Brexit - what it might mean for UK economy Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, has raised the prospect of a shock for the world's fifth-biggest economy by pled...
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Factbox: Who has UK PM Johnson appointed to his cabinet? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson began appointing his senior ministers on Wednesday shortly after taking office, naming the team he hopes will he...
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Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use o...
03:17, 09/13/2019

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conserv...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Selected works of architect I.M. Pei I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, t...
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Factbox: The U.S. opioid epidemic in the courts As opioid-related deaths have soared, thousands of lawsuits have been filed seeking damages from drugmakers and distributors. The following is a summ...
18:01, 09/16/2019

Factbox: U.S. oil and gas regulatory rollbacks under Trump The Trump administration has moved broadly to relax Obama-era rules put in place to regulate methane and other greenhouse gas emissions, offshore dri...
22:48, 08/29/2019

Factbox: Kei Nishikori v Jo-Wilfried Tsonga A look at the records of Japan's Kei Nishikori and France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga before their second-round match at the French Open on Wednesday (prefi...
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Factbox: Roger Federer vs Kei Nishikori A look at the records of Swiss Roger Federer and Japan's Kei Nishikori before their quarter-final match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix number deno...
10:32, 07/10/2019

Low gas prices should help your wallet, right? Here's why they're not The average amount of labor needed to fill up your car is lowest in the Northeast, despite the high average prices there, according to GasBuddy. ...
10:16, 08/31/2019

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp d...
05:48, 08/01/2019

Factbox: Major shootings in the United States Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has...
18:00, 08/05/2019

Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal A look at the records of Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal before their semi-final meeting at the French Open on Friday (prefix nu...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Factbox: Fannie, Freddie and the government: it's complicated The Trump administration wants to take Fannie and Freddie out of government conservatorship, but doing so will be complicated due to the central role...
05:48, 07/27/2019

Factbox: Fabio Fognini v Alexander Zverev A look at the records of Italy's Fabio Fognini and German Alexander Zverev before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Monday (prefix numbe...
08:48, 06/03/2019

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake...
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Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there h...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Re...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Factbox: Garbine Muguruza v Elina Svitolina A look at the records of Spain's Garbine Muguruza and Ukraine's Elina Svitolina before their third-round match at the French Open on Friday (prefix n...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Naomi Osaka v Victoria Azarenka A look at the records of Japan's Naomi Osaka and Belarusian Victoria Azarenka before their second-round match at the French Open on Thursday (prefix ...
04:16, 05/30/2019

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new f...
15:32, 07/19/2019

Factbox: Simona Halep vs. Amanda Anisimova A look at the records of Romania's Simona Halep and American Amanda Anisimova before their quarter-final match at the French Open on Wednesday (prefi...
05:48, 06/05/2019

Factbox: Trump's Twitter thoughts on big tech U.S. President Donald Trump has long targeted big tech companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook and Twitter in his social media comments, accusing the...
21:48, 07/24/2019

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencie...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Five facts on new UK defense minister Ben Wallace Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Ben Wallace as defense minister on Wednesday, a promotion for a man who has only ever been a junior ...
22:16, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Recent mass killings in Japan Thirty-three people were confirmed killed in an arson attack on an animation studio in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto on Thursday, making it the na...
16:16, 07/18/2019

Factbox: Dominic Thiem vs. Rafa Nadal A look at the records of Austria's Dominic Thiem and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their title clash at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number denotes ...
05:32, 06/09/2019

Factbox: EU vote - the domestic fall-out across Europe European Parliament elections not only determine the make-up of the next EU assembly and help decide who ends up running top European institutions bu...
21:16, 05/26/2019

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the large...
04:16, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Ninety Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of early this week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republ...
15:32, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Stan Wawrinka A look at the records of Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Swiss Stan Wawrinka before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Sunday (prefix num...
16:00, 06/02/2019

Factbox: Guatemalan former first lady, surgeon in run-off for presidency Guatemalans on Sunday vote in a second round run-off election for a new president who is likely to face a major challenge coping with a deal signed w...
08:32, 08/11/2019

Factbox: Yulia Putintseva v Naomi Osaka A look at the records of Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva and Japan's Naomi Osaka before their first-round match at Wimbledon on Monday (prefix number d...
06:16, 07/01/2019

Factbox: The work at one Facebook 'labeling' project Facebook Inc has thousands of content labelers around the world who categorize content with the aim of creating large datasets that can be more readi...
04:32, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Sloane Stephens v Johanna Konta A look at the records of American Sloane Stephens and Briton Johanna Konta before their quarter-final match at the French Open on Tuesday (prefix num...
08:16, 06/04/2019

Factbox: Karen Khachanov v Feliciano Lopez A look at the records of Russia's Karen Khachanov and Spain's Feliciano Lopez before their second-round match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix numbe...
04:48, 07/03/2019

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field ...
01:16, 08/29/2019

Factbox: IMO 2020 - a major shake-up for oil and shipping Tougher rules on sulfur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat enteri...
23:48, 07/09/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her depar...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field s...
17:16, 08/25/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran says it has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, a move which ultimately could lead to the...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Factbox: Main figures in Congo's new government Congo finally has a government after eight months of stalled negotiations between the camps of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi and his predecessor...
18:16, 08/26/2019

Factbox: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga v Rafa Nadal A look at the records of France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday (prefix number de...
16:18, 07/06/2019

Factbox: What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped...
22:32, 09/16/2019

Factbox: What Deutsche bankers are saying about the 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams within Deutsche Bank AG have been told their positions were gone on Monday, as the lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the...
11:32, 07/08/2019

Factbox: Key issues in South Africa's May 8 election South Africa is due to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mande...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Serena Williams v Kaja Juvan A look at the records of American Serena Williams and Slovenia's Kaja Juvan before their second-round match at Wimbledon on Thursday (prefix number d...
18:32, 07/04/2019

Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensin...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Factbox: It's all about Brexit: The United Kingdom's EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is on course to win Thursday's European parliamentary election in the United Kingdom while pro-European Union parties rem...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Factbox: U.S. states with the most and fewest school shootings The shooting at a suburban Denver high school on Tuesday was the 1,369th incident in the United States since 1970, according to the K-12 School Shoot...
23:16, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Serena Williams vs. Alison Riske A look at the records of Serena Williams and fellow American Alison Riske before their quarter-final match at Wimbledon on Tuesday (prefix number den...
06:00, 07/09/2019

Factbox: More than 378,000 without power in U.S. Southeast from Hurricane Dorian More than 378,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast were without power on Friday as Hurricane Dorian skirted the Carolina coast, according t...
15:16, 09/06/2019

Factbox: Recent U.S. corporate responses to gun violence A series of mass shootings in the United States, including one each in Texas and Ohio last month that killed 31 people, once again has revived a nati...
02:32, 09/04/2019

Factbox: Simona Halep v Victoria Azarenka A look at the records of Romania's Simona Halep and Belarus's Victoria Azarenka before their third-round match at Wimbledon on Friday (prefix number ...
06:32, 07/05/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dr...
22:01, 08/15/2019

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...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Want to make $10,000 from Libra? Break its blockchain The supposedly independent group of companies tasked with overseeing the delivery of Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra has announced a public bug bou...
10:48, 08/28/2019

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...
16:32, 07/22/2019

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 ...
21:00, 07/23/2019

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 ...
20:00, 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...
20:16, 07/13/2019

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...
18:32, 06/21/2019

France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be allowed to operate in Europe while concerns persist about sovereignty, systemic financial risks and the ris...
13:32, 09/12/2019

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...
21:32, 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...
00:48, 07/31/2019

Facebook's Libra will be disruptive, says ECB's Coeure Digital currencies such as Facebook's Libra will disrupt the financial system, either by forcing central banks to innovate or by grabbing a global r...
02:48, 09/18/2019

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...
15:32, 06/24/2019

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would ha...
21:16, 06/04/2019

Factbox: Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes with Beijing and globa...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Factbox: Women who have accused Trump of inappropriate conduct E. Jean Carroll, a longtime advice columnist for Elle magazine, is the latest of more than a dozen women to publicly accuse President Donald Trump of...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled air...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Factbox: The Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory. Washington said the aircraft was targeted in intern...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Factbox: Blood and treasure or fantasy: What is the UK-U.S. 'special relationship'? Britain's so-called 'special relationship' with the United States was one of the most enduring alliances of the 20th century, though Brexit and the e...
16:32, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Her...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nomin...
17:32, 06/26/2019

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversif...
09:32, 06/28/2019

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told R...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Factbox: Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge World record holder Eliud Kipchoge is to make another attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon later this year, probably in the United Kingdom....
12:32, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Will sparks fly? Five things to watch at the third Democratic debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidat...
00:48, 09/12/2019

Factbox - The 10 Ramas: the kings of Thailand's Chakri dynasty Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Thursday paid tribute to his ancestors in a ceremony ahead of his official coronation this weekend, when he wi...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Factbox: The royal instruments for Thai king's coronation During Thailand's main coronation event for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 4, the monarch will be presented with five royal regalia, which are treat...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more ...
08:16, 07/01/2019

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Thai king's elaborate coronation by the numbers Thailand's coronation ceremonies for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 4-6 will be the first the Southeast Asian nation has seen in 69 years, when the ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty's rise to number one in the world Factbox on Ashleigh Barty, who will become the first Australian woman in 43 years to be ranked world number one in singles after she beat Julia Goerg...
19:00, 06/23/2019

Factbox: Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway at a glance Warren Buffett will host tens of thousands of people in Omaha, Nebraska from May 3-5 at what he calls "Woodstock for Capitalists," the annual shareho...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chines...
14:32, 07/01/2019

Factbox: Attacks, incidents heightening Gulf tensions since May Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group said it attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry on Saturday, knocking out more than half th...
19:32, 09/15/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh ...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Factbox: Hurricane Dorian knocks out power to over 156,000 in U.S. Southeast More than 156,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast were without power on Friday as Hurricane Dorian lashed the Carolina coast, according to...
12:16, 09/06/2019

Factbox: U.S. prepared to tap emergency oil reserves, Perry says no decision yet U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday it was too soon to say whether the United States would tap emergency oil reserves after attacks in Sa...
22:32, 09/16/2019

Factbox: Highlights from former U.S. special counsel Mueller's testimony Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interferenc...
15:32, 07/24/2019

Factbox: History of recent protests by Māori in New Zealand Thousands of indigenous Māori are protesting in New Zealand, demanding land rights and more reforms for the community, in the highest profile grassro...
08:32, 08/11/2019

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings...
22:32, 08/01/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel t...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Factbox: Mass shootings in U.S. ignite new calls for gun legislation A cluster of recent mass shootings that killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio has sparked renewed calls for the U.S. Congress to pass legisl...
07:32, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global tech firms, including chip suppliers, are cutting ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd after the U.S. government put the world's large...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Four moments to watch for as U.S. Democrats debate in Detroit Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will take the stage in Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday nights in their second debate of the nominating conte...
19:16, 07/29/2019

Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Investments by automakers in the U.S. and China since Trump came to power Major automakers have announced a slew of investments in the United States since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 and exerted press...
09:32, 05/21/2019

Factbox: What is the Irish 'backstop' at the heart of Brexit impasse? The Irish "backstop", part of the Withdrawal Agreement that former Prime Minister Theresa May struck in November, is the key sticking point in effort...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Factbox: Trump impeachment backed by 40% of U.S. House Democrats Ninety-five Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Repu...
01:16, 07/27/2019

Factbox: How will Britain allocate its seats to the European Parliament? The European Parliament election in Britain on May 23 is expected to show the polarization of views over Brexit, with strongly pro-Brexit and pro-EU ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Factbox: Who is Kim Darroch, the British ambassador who quit after row with Trump? Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the United States who has been at the center of a diplomatic row over leaked memos criticizing President Donal...
14:48, 07/10/2019

Factbox: U.S. retailers comment on latest tariff escalation Several U.S. retailers, footwear companies and business groups have warned that the long-drawn Sino-U.S. trade war would jack up consumer prices and ...
21:16, 08/29/2019

Factbox: Trump's new national security adviser, in his own words U.S. President Donald Trump named Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his latest White House national security adviser, picking a lawyer who has worked to...
02:32, 09/19/2019

Factbox: Auto, other industries' manufacturing presence in Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a tariff of 5% would be imposed on all goods coming from Mexico, increasing gradually each month until r...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consu...
22:32, 07/22/2019

Factbox: Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ app Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies,...
02:32, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted in a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, ...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the la...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Factbox: What do U.S. Democrats want from Mueller's grand jury evidence? The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court last week for permission to access grand jury evidence from former Special Co...
20:48, 07/28/2019

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will agree a timetable for the election of her successor after a fourth and final vote on her Brexit ...
13:00, 05/22/2019

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...
00:32, 06/29/2019

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...
10:16, 07/17/2019

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...
16:32, 08/06/2019

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, a...
17:48, 07/17/2019

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European C...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Facebook Says Central Banks Have Nothing to Fear From Libra Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the US d...
20:48, 09/18/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative...
20:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an inte...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra falls into "big gap" in EU rules -regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle mo...
16:32, 09/05/2019

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...
20:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital curren...
18:19, 09/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Bets It Can Bank the Unbanked Facebook has an ambitious goal for its proposed cryptocurrency, Libra: to bring financial services to the hundreds of millions of people world-wide w...
20:16, 08/22/2019

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

Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't expected to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization created to protect the Li...
19:16, 08/27/2019

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 hear...
19:16, 07/15/2019

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

U.S. Warns Switzerland on Oversight of Facebook's Libra The U.S. urged Switzerland to ensure its regulations governing cryptocurrencies are strong enough to prevent abuse, as the European banking hub prepa...
10:16, 09/11/2019

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...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments ...
05:32, 07/18/2019

Libra Association launches bug bounty program The Libra Association has announced a bug bounty program with up to $10,000 in rewards for identifying security flaws in the blockchain's testnet cod...
22:16, 08/27/2019

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...
15:48, 06/23/2019

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...
16:48, 07/25/2019

Factbox: Swiss measures to safeguard stock market amid EU row The Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EU-based ...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Factbox: Main policies of Greece's July 7 election rivals Greece will hold a national election on July 7 with the conservative New Democracy party leading ruling left-wing SYRIZA by 9-11 percentage points in...
01:48, 07/05/2019

Factbox: Guatemalan presidential hopefuls square off in first round vote Guatemalans will choose between a gaggle of presidential hopefuls on Sunday's election at a time when drug trafficking and violence top the list of v...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump ove...
03:32, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil ...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move fro...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Factbox: Deutsche Bank staff react to 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams at Deutsche Bank were told on Monday their jobs had been axed as it began 18,000 job cuts globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an ...
14:16, 07/08/2019

Factbox: The atomic restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment beyond agre...
13:16, 07/07/2019

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could ...
16:32, 07/07/2019

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and ...
17:32, 06/12/2019

Factbox: Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its bigge...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Factbox: Auto industry consolidation - mega-mergers and alliances Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-big...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Next rounds of Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods to hit consumers U.S. President Donald Trump's next round of tariffs on Chinese imports is scheduled to take effect starting on Sunday, escalating the trade war betwe...
00:16, 09/01/2019

Factbox: Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius from Sept. 4-10. Following are some of the highlights of his second trip to sub-Saharan ...
12:32, 09/02/2019

Factbox: Key ECB policymaker comments ahead of Thursday's rate meeting The following are key comments by European Central Bank policymakers ahead of the Thursday's policy meeting, which is expected to approve a fresh sti...
03:48, 09/12/2019

Factbox: Who's with whom - Indian parties seek partners as election nears end Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling coalition is confident of a second term in office but opposition parties are talking to each other to se...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to ...
16:32, 09/04/2019

Factbox: Here are nine categories of consumer products impacted by Trump's new tariffs A range of consumer products made in China and sold in the United States are affected by Friday's new set of tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald...
03:48, 05/11/2019

Factbox: Virginia Beach massacre among deadliest U.S. workplace shootings The massacre on Friday of 12 people at a Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building was the work a veteran employee who had sent in his resignation...
21:32, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died aged 95 on Friday, two years after the army brought an ignominious...
11:01, 09/06/2019

Factbox: India's elections - Rules on campaign financing and spending Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is flush with cash in the current Indian general election, and is expected to easily outs...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens Florida Shares of insurance and freight companies reacted as Hurricane Dorian crept toward the Florida coast on Friday, and the National Hurricane Center upg...
07:16, 08/31/2019

Factbox: New Ukraine president picks top reformist, men with oligarch ties Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has appointed a mix of people to his core team, which includes a reformist former finance minister, men w...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortio...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Factbox: The road to Fiat Chrysler, Renault merger talks American-Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler has made an all share merger proposal to French rival Renault as part of a new wave of auto industry consolid...
10:16, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisio...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's ...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Factbox: Facebook takedowns of 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in 2019 Facebook said on Thursday it had dismantled a network of fake accounts and pages it said were run by people connected to the government of Saudi Ara...
18:32, 08/01/2019

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to und...
08:32, 08/20/2019

FACTBOX: From Audi to Toyota, duties could upend Mexico output Vehicles and auto parts comprised Mexico's biggest export item to the United States in 2018, totalling $93.3 billion, and President Trump's move to i...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than...
19:16, 08/20/2019

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - Results of EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party romped to victory in the European Parliament election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the oppos...
22:16, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma judge finds J&J liable in first trial over opioids An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson was liable for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic and ordered the drugmaker to pay $57...
23:48, 08/26/2019

Factbox: UK government ensnared in court battles over suspending parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for over a month before Brexit is being challenged by three court cases that wi...
12:48, 08/30/2019

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, ...
07:32, 06/04/2019

Factbox: U.S. readies emergency oil reserves in wake of Saudi attacks The Trump administration said on Saturday it stood ready to tap U.S. emergency oil reserves if needed after attacks in Saudi Arabia shut more than ha...
06:48, 09/15/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white ...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Factbox: How have British universities grappled with links to the slave trade? The University of Cambridge will conduct a two-year academic study of how much it benefited from the Atlantic slave trade and whether its scholars re...
17:32, 04/30/2019

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attack...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Factbox: Highlights from criminal complaint in widening UAW corruption probe A senior United Auto Workers (UAW) official was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of tho...
02:00, 09/13/2019

Factbox: French Open semi-finalist Amanda Anisimova The 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova produced a stunning upset to knock out defending champion Simona Halep and reach the French Open semi-final...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings agains...
20:48, 09/12/2019

Factbox: Impact of Saudi oil outage on crude, product markets Attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday shut down about 5.7 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude production, sending global oil prices ...
18:01, 09/16/2019

Factbox: Britain's insulin providers prepare for Brexit fallout With Britain sourcing the vast majority of the insulin needed by its 1 million diabetics from overseas, its biggest providers have had to restructure...
10:48, 09/17/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls U.S. House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that...
04:48, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Tweets tell story of souring Trump, Cohen relationship President Donald Trump and his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, have both used Twitter to spar with enemies over the last decade. Cohen, 52, is...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Apple software developer conference highlights 2019 Apple Inc executives introduced app developers to hardware and software improvements at its Worldwide Developer's Conference 2019 on Monday. Here are...
02:48, 06/04/2019

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'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...
18:16, 06/25/2019

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 ...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many...
17:00, 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...
17:48, 07/27/2019

| 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...
23:32, 08/06/2019

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...
12:32, 06/26/2019

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...
19:32, 08/05/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how...
00:16, 06/19/2019

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...
14:16, 08/21/2019

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...
17:48, 06/22/2019

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...
14:48, 07/04/2019

EU looking to see if Facebook's Libra currency poses competition risks EU regulators are examining Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency to see if it harms competition, Europe's antitrust regulator said on Wednesday,...
00:32, 09/05/2019

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...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other coun...
13:32, 09/12/2019

| Facebook's Libra currency could threaten the euro - official Widespread adoption of Facebook's proposed 'Libra' cryptocurrency could harm the European Central Bank's ability to manage the eurozone economy and t...
08:32, 09/04/2019

France doesn’t want Facebook to operate Libra in Europe Facebook’s ambitious cryptocurrency project, Libra, has been facing a lot of heat in Europe since its announcement in June. Now, according to Reuters...
00:01, 09/13/2019

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line am...
01:32, 09/13/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reporte...
18:32, 09/13/2019

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...
12:48, 07/03/2019

Facebook's Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't scheduled to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization that was created to prot...
15:16, 08/27/2019

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...
14:00, 06/25/2019

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...
12:32, 07/17/2019

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...
22:48, 08/20/2019

G7 urges strict Libra regime, eyes minimum tax Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure they are not used to launder money and that use...
14:48, 07/18/2019

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 ...
19:16, 07/17/2019

‘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 ...
00:16, 07/20/2019

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

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...
16:48, 07/18/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead - France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednes...
13:32, 07/17/2019

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...
02:32, 07/18/2019

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...
07:16, 07/16/2019

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...
04:48, 07/18/2019

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 ...
19:48, 07/12/2019

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...
07:16, 07/18/2019

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination The cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenien...
11:32, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Pending mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. firms that need Chinese approval U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion ...
00:48, 08/24/2019

Factbox: Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open secon...
08:32, 06/01/2019

Factbox: Saudi oil attack puts spotlight on global emergency stockpiles Governments worldwide may need to follow U.S. President Donald Trump's move to tap emergency oil stockpiles if top exporter Saudi Arabia is unable to...
09:32, 09/16/2019

Factbox: A few of Mueller report's 183 mentions of ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks It is no wonder Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress want to talk to Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump: She is menti...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage ...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Factbox: More Roundup trials, appeals in store for Bayer after $2 billion verdict Bayer shares continued to fall on Tuesday after a California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged that the ...
19:32, 05/14/2019

Factbox: South Korea's top court ruling on Samsung heir and ex-president Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction...
06:48, 08/29/2019

Factbox: Tariff wars - duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would raise tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports by the end of the ...
01:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Big Tech faces growing number of federal, state probes Several U.S. state attorneys general are set to launch antitrust probes of large technology companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook amid c...
22:00, 09/09/2019

Factbox: Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits o...
21:48, 09/11/2019

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over...
12:16, 07/02/2019

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-od...
17:00, 07/04/2019

Factbox: Japanese say farewell to Emperor Akihito, express hopes for successor Japan's Emperor Akihito will step down in favor of his elder son, Crown Prince Naruhito, on Tuesday, ending the 31-year Heisei era during which he so...
07:48, 04/30/2019

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens East Coast Shares of U.S. insurance companies rose on Tuesday while freight companies dipped as Hurricane Dorian was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Flo...
19:32, 09/03/2019

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Mon...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by ...
17:48, 06/01/2019

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

Factbox: Overflowing inbox - Five urgent tasks for Britain's new prime minister Britain's next prime minister will face an overflowing inbox when he takes office on July 24: delivering Brexit, building a relationship with Donald ...
12:16, 07/22/2019

Factbox: Details of Canada's biggest drug pricing overhaul in decades The Canadian government finalized the biggest overhaul to its drug pricing regime since 1987 on Friday, giving new powers to the federal drug price r...
07:32, 08/10/2019

Factbox: Kashmir's history - India's revoking of special status in context The Indian government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of th...
03:32, 08/06/2019

Factbox: Kashmir's history: India's revoking of special status in context The Indian government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of th...
12:32, 08/05/2019

Factbox: Apple's streaming TV service to cost $4.99/month; unveils new iPhones Apple Inc on Tuesday launched a new streaming TV service, which will showcase original shows at a monthly price of $4.99, and unveiled three iPhone ...
02:00, 09/11/2019

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 pe...
07:32, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Attacks and thwarted plots targeting New York's Times Square A New York man will appear in federal court on Friday after his arrest the previous day on allegations that he discussed buying grenades and using th...
21:16, 06/07/2019

Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Sa...
18:00, 08/05/2019

Factbox: How Australia plans to curb Facebook and Google's market power The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has found, after an 18-month investigation, that Google and Facebook hold enormous power in the co...
08:16, 07/26/2019

Factbox: Argentina's Fernandez could review IMF deal, impose capital controls A resounding victory by Argentina's center-left opposition leader Alberto Fernández in Sunday's primary election alarmed investors with the prospect ...
06:00, 08/13/2019

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - early results of the EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to sweep to victory in the European election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposi...
07:16, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Canada's political party positions ahead of October 21 election Canadians head to the polls on Oct. 21 for the 42nd federal election, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party facing a tough re-election b...
00:00, 09/17/2019

Factbox: Nadal's record-breaking 12 French Open final victories Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Dominic Thiem for the second year running on Sunday to become the first player to win ...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United St...
19:16, 06/18/2019

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Saturday to seek an end to a costly trade war between the world'...
01:48, 06/28/2019

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses nee...
20:16, 06/18/2019

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...
15:16, 06/24/2019

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...
19:00, 07/15/2019

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...
03:48, 07/18/2019

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...
22:48, 06/26/2019

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten f...
16:00, 07/16/2019

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...
20:00, 07/25/2019

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 ...
09:48, 07/02/2019

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules tha...
22:48, 09/11/2019

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...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards: U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get ...
18:16, 09/10/2019

ECB's Villeroy tells Facebook that Libra faces tough scrutiny European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday that "stablecoins" like Facebook’s Libra highlight gaps in rules and t...
18:16, 09/17/2019

'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...
23:48, 06/20/2019

France urges EU rules on cryptocurrencies, warns of Libra risks The European Union should create a common set of rules for virtual currencies, currently largely unregulated in the bloc, to counter risks posed by F...
11:16, 09/13/2019

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...
21:32, 08/18/2019

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...
19:16, 07/17/2019

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 ...
12:32, 07/09/2019

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...
22:16, 07/08/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and...
12:16, 06/18/2019

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...
18:32, 06/28/2019

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...
13:16, 06/25/2019

Swiss National Bank in close contact with authorities on Libra Switzerland's central bank is in close contact with relevant authorities over Facebook's Geneva-based Libra cyptocurrency project, Swiss National Ban...
16:48, 08/27/2019

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 ...
14:32, 07/23/2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get ...
21:16, 09/10/2019

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...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Amazon would be a better choice than Facebook to develop Libra, author Ben Mezrich says Ben Mezrich, who wrote the book that inspired the movie "The Social Network," told CNBC that Amazon would be a better choice than Facebook to develop...
20:16, 07/18/2019

Germany's Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday that policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies, adding that Berlin would...
18:16, 09/17/2019

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...
22:48, 08/20/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority ...
04:48, 07/19/2019

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most p...
12:32, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Facts about Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo, host of the 2026 Winter Games Facts about Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo which won the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected the win...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Factbox: Reactions to Trump firing of John Bolton, foreign policy hawk U.S. President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as N...
09:48, 09/11/2019

Factbox: Alphabet unveils Toronto smart city master plan details Alphabet on Monday released details of a proposed smart city development for Toronto, outlining plans in a 1,500 page document. Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan...
02:16, 06/25/2019

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when ...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Factbox: South African athlete Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rule The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against regulations that rest...
21:00, 05/01/2019

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 ...
13:48, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Germany's Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies such as Facebook's planned Lib...
19:48, 09/17/2019

Facebook's Libra in regulators' sights as ECB's Coeure warns of 'stablecoin' risks Facebook's attempt to drag cryptocurrencies into the mainstream with its Libra digital coin met with further scepticism on Monday when an ECB board ...
05:16, 09/17/2019

The group overseeing Facebook's libra is applying for a payments license in Switzerland The Libra Association, the organization in charge of overseeing Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, said Wednesday it will apply for a payments ...
15:16, 09/11/2019

Global regulators to question Facebook's Libra amid EU concerns: paper Global regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency, amid concerns from European Union governments over the threat the ...
08:48, 09/15/2019

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...
13:32, 06/26/2019

Trump Blasts Facebook's Libra, Demands It Face Banking Regulations Donald Trump on Thursday criticised Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra digital coin, and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking cha...
09:48, 07/12/2019

‘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...
17:48, 07/18/2019

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...
14:32, 07/11/2019