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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 would give it too mu...

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country

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Any Country That Attacks Us Will Turn Into "Main Battlefield": Iran The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned Saturday that any country that attacks the Islamic republic will see its territory turn into the ...
00:17, 2019-09-22

Facebook says Libra is out of its control. But Libra's overseers are a web of Silicon Valley insiders In its effort to bring the Libra cryptocurrency to life, perhaps the biggest hurdle for Facebook is a lack of trust and opposition from regulators ar...
16:17, 2019-09-29

European election results - country by country Below is a snapshot of the key results in the European Parliament elections in each European country, in alphabetical order. Click on the flags to fi...
18:34, 2019-05-27

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...
16:17, 2019-06-18

What Netflix's 'Wine Country' gets right about visiting wine country To be clear, this isn’t a movie about wine. It’s a movie about friendship and the joys and challenges of midlife.    ...
21:17, 2019-05-31

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...
17:51, 2019-08-28

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...
21:17, 2019-07-16

The Ties That Bind Facebook's Libra Facebook says its cryptocurrency will be managed by an independent group, but an analysis finds more than half of the members have links back to the ...
23:34, 2019-10-07

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...
15:34, 2019-09-10

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early in...
09:34, 2019-06-21

Facebook's Libra will be disruptive, says ECB's Coeure Digital currencies such as Facebook's Libra will disrupt the financial system, either by forcing central banks to innovate or by grabbing a global r...
00:51, 2019-09-18

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...
08:51, 2019-07-16

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 ...
20:34, 2019-06-19

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...
16:17, 2019-09-12

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, 2019-07-23

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...
17:34, 2019-07-13

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...
03:51, 2019-07-05

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...
03:51, 2019-07-16

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
22:34, 2019-07-16

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
07:34, 2019-06-14

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...
00:17, 2019-06-30

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 ...
10:34, 2019-07-18

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...
21:34, 2019-07-15

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...
23:17, 2019-09-18

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...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Facebook CEO to Testify at House PanelAbout Libra Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is slated to return to Capitol Hill this month to testify before a House panel about the company’s foray into cryptocurr...
09:34, 2019-10-10

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

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...
21:17, 2019-09-18

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...
19:34, 2019-09-13

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...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial T...
14:51, 2019-08-23

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about it...
18:34, 2019-09-15

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. ...
23:34, 2019-07-23

RPT-Paypal withdraws from Facebook's Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings announced Friday it was withdrawing from the Libra Association, a Facebook-led effort to build a global digit...
00:17, 2019-10-05

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. ec...
00:34, 2019-07-12

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by...
21:17, 2019-07-05

PayPal pulls out of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Payments company becomes first to withdraw from controversial digital projectPayPal has become the first company to drop out of Facebook’s Libra cryp...
15:34, 2019-10-07

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...
04:17, 2019-07-12

Paypal withdraws from Facebook's Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings announced Friday it was withdrawing from the Libra Association, a Facebook-led effort to build a global digit...
00:17, 2019-10-05

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...
14:17, 2019-08-22

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...
15:00, 2019-06-23

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...
18:34, 2019-09-05

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no m...
16:34, 2019-07-08

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...
00:34, 2019-06-29

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such a...
11:34, 2019-07-17

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...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at le...
23:17, 2019-06-18

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...
22:00, 2019-08-06

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...
19:17, 2019-08-27

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte. ...
01:00, 2019-07-04

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...
02:00, 2019-09-11

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...
14:17, 2019-08-28

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate heari...
03:51, 2019-07-16

Libra: will Facebook's new currency be stopped in its tracks? Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and eBay have withdrawn as sponsors – and it may face regulatory problemsPlans for Facebook’s proposed “stablecoin,” Libra, ...
12:51, 2019-10-14

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...
15:34, 2019-06-18

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...
21:51, 2019-06-18

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...
14:34, 2019-07-17

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...
04:00, 2019-08-21

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...
08:34, 2019-09-14

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the ...
15:00, 2019-06-18

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...
03:01, 2019-07-16

PayPal becomes first member to leave Facebook’s Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal said it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build global digital currency Li...
09:17, 2019-10-05

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra - BoE's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does n...
11:00, 2019-06-21

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...
15:00, 2019-08-21

PayPal may be getting cold feet over Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is reportedly on the verge of losing another one of its partners after Paypal pulled out of a key meeting in Washin...
12:34, 2019-10-04

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the ais...
18:51, 2019-07-16

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...
14:00, 2019-06-18

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, 2019-07-16

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience ...
15:17, 2019-06-18

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...
13:17, 2019-06-18

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frighten...
13:34, 2019-06-22

UPDATE 2-PayPal withdraws from Facebook's Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it was leaving the Libra Association, making it the first member to exit from the Facebook...
00:17, 2019-10-05

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...
22:00, 2019-08-20

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...
16:00, 2019-06-18

Japan doesn’t want to fight Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra on its own Facebook‘s controversial ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is facing yet more scrutiny after the governor of Japan’s central bank called for international coope...
16:51, 2019-09-24

U.S. securities chief 'not prepared' to say if Facebook's Libra a security The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission repeatedly refused to tell a congressional panel on Tuesday whether or not Facebook's Libra w...
20:51, 2019-09-24

‘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 ...
05:34, 2019-07-20

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...
11:17, 2019-06-19

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency...
06:17, 2019-07-18

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathere...
15:34, 2019-07-17

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...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence...
04:17, 2019-07-18

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...
00:00, 2019-06-19

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...
15:34, 2019-07-17

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech gi...
21:34, 2019-07-17

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parti...
19:51, 2019-07-17

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 ...
03:17, 2019-06-19

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 ...
18:34, 2019-07-17

| 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...
04:17, 2019-09-04

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...
13:17, 2019-07-18

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,...
01:00, 2019-09-05

Facebook Scrambles to Keep Libra on Track as Partners Waver Visa, Mastercard and other partners that signed on to help build and maintain the Libra payments network are reconsidering their involvement after ba...
15:34, 2019-10-02

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...
01:17, 2019-07-20

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 ...
01:34, 2019-07-13

Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook's Libra -WSJ Visa, Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journ...
04:00, 2019-10-02

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...
21:51, 2019-07-16

WSJ: Visa, Mastercard are reconsidering support for Facebook Libra It has been a few months since Facebook officially announced its "Libra" cryptocurrency push with support from some big names including Visa and Mast...
02:34, 2019-10-02

Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook's Libra: WSJ Visa , Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Jo...
01:17, 2019-10-02

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media gi...
22:00, 2019-07-16

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, hav...
16:34, 2019-07-18

Facebook needs to delay Libra’s launch — if it really wants to work with regulators Facebook, the American tech behemoth known for its “move fast and break things” motto, the mishandling of customer data, and interference in democrac...
19:34, 2019-09-26

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking...
04:17, 2019-06-19

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...
12:00, 2019-09-06

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...
14:00, 2019-07-03

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 ...
19:34, 2019-09-12

Portugal cautious about risks posed by Facebook's Libra Portugal's Secretary of State for Finance raised concerns about Facebook's digital currency Libra on Friday, stating that it should not circulate unt...
18:34, 2019-10-11

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...
20:51, 2019-06-27

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...
20:51, 2019-06-27

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...
03:00, 2019-07-03

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...
14:17, 2019-09-12

EU grills Facebook over Libra's financial and privacy risks It's not just central banks interrogating Facebook over its Libra cryptocurrency as of late. The Financial Times has learned that the European ...
09:17, 2019-10-07

You can soon bet on Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra missing its launch date I shouldn’t have to tell you that Facebook‘s upcoming ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra isn’t having a great time. With every passing day, and every new headlin...
22:00, 2019-10-07

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...
13:51, 2019-07-03

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other coun...
16:17, 2019-09-12

Good News, Facebook Doubters: You Can Bet on Libra Being Delayed Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency has faced such overwhelming scorn since it was announced in June that an exchange is facilitating bets on whether ...
15:34, 2019-10-08

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...
12:17, 2019-06-28

Mastercard, Visa, others exit Facebook's Libra project Facebook Inc's efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered major setbacks on Friday, as EBay Inc , Stripe Inc, Mastercard ...
23:51, 2019-10-11

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns rega...
06:51, 2019-07-11

PayPal becomes first member to exit Facebook's Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build gl...
08:17, 2019-10-05

Spooked by Libra, EU pledges to regulate digital currencies The European Union's finance commissioner pledged on Tuesday to propose new rules to regulate virtual currencies, in a reaction to Facebook's plans ...
22:00, 2019-10-08

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 ...
00:34, 2019-09-14

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...
19:17, 2019-07-03

| 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...
04:00, 2019-08-05

| 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...
20:51, 2019-08-06

Told you so: Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency is a bad idea (and now its partners know it, too) Opinion: Is Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency experiencing an extinction-level event? It's not like we (and many others) didn't predict something like ...
17:51, 2019-10-14

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, ...
08:17, 2019-09-13

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency loses backing from PayPal A few days after the Wall Street Journal suggested that some companies announced as initial backers for Facebook's cyptocurrency were reconsider...
05:34, 2019-10-06

France says it will block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has run into another stumbling block. Less than a month after the EU opened up an antitrust investigation into t...
20:51, 2019-09-12

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...
19:34, 2019-08-05

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, ...
22:51, 2019-08-05

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...
19:34, 2019-09-13

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...
01:17, 2019-09-16

Vodafone repledges Libra support, but wants it independent of Facebook Vodafone wants Libra to appoint an independent chief executive so that it becomes fully separate from Facebook. The telecoms giant, which yesterday r...
12:34, 2019-10-09

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...
16:51, 2019-07-04

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...
10:34, 2019-09-12

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line am...
19:00, 2019-09-12

Libra cryptocurrency must meet tough regulatory standards: U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing, a senior U.S. T...
14:00, 2019-09-10

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parti...
18:17, 2019-07-17

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...
19:51, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 6-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the wo...
00:34, 2019-07-18

Launch of Facebook's Libra could be delayed over regulatory concerns: executive The launch of Facebook's Libra could be pushed back to tackle the regulatory concerns that have been raised around the world, the head of the organiz...
09:17, 2019-09-28

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that ...
11:17, 2019-07-09

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 ...
14:34, 2019-07-02

German finmin: 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...
15:51, 2019-07-17

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from bo...
16:51, 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's f...
17:34, 2019-07-02

Altcoins: Ahead of Libra, XRP cryptocurrency gains toehold in commerce Facebook's Libra may be grabbing all the headlines at the moment, yet a major cryptocurrency already exists that's gained a toehold in mainstream com...
09:00, 2019-10-10

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch i...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Facebook Libra Launch Could Be Delayed Over Regulatory Concerns: Executive The launch of Facebook's Libra could be pushed back to tackle the regulatory concerns that have been raised around the world, the head of the organis...
16:34, 2019-09-28

eBay, Visa and Mastercard pull out of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Stripe and eBay have followed PayPal in backing out of Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra. They confirmed to the Financial Times that they would p...
22:51, 2019-10-11

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...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Libra cryptocurrency not out to replace existing money: project head The Facebook-conceived Libra cryptocurrency, to be launched by a Geneva-based association next year, is not intended to replace existing currencies,...
17:51, 2019-09-27

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view ...
01:00, 2019-07-04

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten f...
15:00, 2019-07-16

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...
19:00, 2019-06-18

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and...
16:17, 2019-06-18

The Morning After: Visa and Mastercard leave Facebook's Libra Association Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! We've got a new Engadget Podcast episode for you to enjoy, as well as some bad n...
17:00, 2019-10-13

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year: executive Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company pre...
20:51, 2019-09-20

U.S. dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra: Spiegel The U.S. dollar will make up 50% of the basket of currencies backing Facebook's planned digital coin Libra, with the euro, yen, sterling and Singapor...
20:51, 2019-09-20

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra t...
11:17, 2019-06-18

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of...
11:00, 2019-09-11

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...
14:00, 2019-06-18

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a ...
14:00, 2019-06-18

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...
08:51, 2019-08-06

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year - exec Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company pre...
18:51, 2019-09-20

No Chinese yuan in basket underpinning Facebook's Libra - Spiegel Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra will be backed by a basket of currencies including the U.S. dollar, euro, yen, sterling and Singapore dollar,...
18:51, 2019-09-20

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Libra cryptocurrency not out to replace existing money - project head The Facebook-conceived Libra cryptocurrency, to be launched by a Geneva-based association next year, is not intended to replace existing currencies, ...
12:51, 2019-09-27

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital paymen...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is vie...
06:34, 2019-07-17

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 ...
20:34, 2019-09-10

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...
13:51, 2019-09-12

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.  &#...
22:17, 2019-06-18

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...
00:51, 2019-09-18

Facebook's Libra currency abandoned by major financial companies Facebook Inc's ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks on Friday, as major payment companies i...
08:00, 2019-10-12

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 ...
01:34, 2019-09-11

Swiss National Bank in close contact with authorities on Libra Switzerland's central bank is in close contact with relevant authorities over Facebook's Geneva-based Libra cyptocurrency project, Swiss National Ban...
13:17, 2019-08-27

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...
09:17, 2019-08-19

Factbox: Facebook's Libra in trouble as firms jump ship A number of payment processors and fintech companies that joined Facebook Inc's digital currency project Libra with great fanfare earlier this year,...
18:17, 2019-10-14

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 regula...
04:17, 2019-09-14

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloom...
11:51, 2019-08-21

'Flakey, 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...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concer...
07:51, 2019-07-11

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...
06:17, 2019-07-12

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...
20:00, 2019-06-20

U.S. House panel wants Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify on Libra by January Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has tentatively agreed to testify before a U.S. House committee on Oct. 29 about the company's p...
05:17, 2019-10-04

Sure Sounds Like Things Aren't Going Well for Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Scheme There’s been no shortage of official opposition to Facebook and dozens of corporate partners’ plans to launch a cryptocurrency powered global payment...
14:34, 2019-10-02

Visa, Mastercard To Back Facebook's Cryptocurrency Libra: Report Visa, Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journ...
13:00, 2019-10-02

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing incr...
20:51, 2019-06-27

EU to urge G20 response on Facebook's Libra, calls for tech tax reform European Union finance ministers will tell their counterparts at a G20 meeting in mid-October that a global regulatory response is needed to "stablec...
20:51, 2019-10-04

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 ...
15:17, 2019-07-23

PayPal Abandons Facebook-Backed Libra Cryptocurrency Group PayPal on Friday said it is abandoning an alliance intended to oversee the Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency, which has come under attack by regul...
11:34, 2019-10-05

PayPal Drops Support for Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Scheme A few days after the Wall Street Journal reported that a few corporate supporters of Facebook’s cryptocurrency were considering bowing out of its so-...
09:17, 2019-10-05

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg under pressure to testify to Congress about Libra House lawmakers are ratcheting up pressure on Facebook in an attempt to force chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to testify in the coming months about h...
07:17, 2019-10-05

UPDATE 3-PayPal becomes first member to exit Facebook's Libra Association U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build glo...
07:17, 2019-10-05

Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on ...
18:17, 2019-07-11

Fed's Powell expects Facebook's Libra to be topic among G7 finance chiefs Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday said he expects concerns about Facebook Inc.'s proposed new crypto currency Libra to be a main topic ...
18:17, 2019-07-11

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...
22:00, 2019-08-20

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...
18:34, 2019-09-17

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrenc...
04:34, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook's Libra -WSJ Visa, Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journ...
04:00, 2019-10-02

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...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Facebook's Libra Hits Extra Regulatory Roadblocks in Europe The European Union will introduce legislation aimed at preventing libra, Facebook’s proposed digital currency, from undermining Europe’s single curre...
00:00, 2019-10-09

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...
16:34, 2019-07-18

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...
20:17, 2019-06-23

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...
01:51, 2019-06-29

Bank of England sets out rules of engagement for Facebook's Libra The Bank of England set out the rules of engagement that Facebook's Libra crypto-currency and other new digital payments providers would have to meet...
11:34, 2019-10-09

UPDATE 3-Mastercard, Visa, others exit Facebook's Libra project Facebook Inc's efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered major setbacks on Friday, as EBay Inc, Stripe Inc, Mastercard and...
01:17, 2019-10-12

Congress will grill Mark Zuckerberg over Libra October 23rd Mark Zuckerberg will be under the spotlight of regulators once again when Facebook's CEO testifies before the Financial Services Committee this ...
20:00, 2019-10-09

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...
05:51, 2019-06-19

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that s...
09:00, 2019-06-23

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...
01:17, 2019-07-25

Facebook Libra must meet strict standards, warns Bank of England Digital currency must be subject to measures such as stress tests to gain approval The Bank of England has hardened its stance on Facebook’s Libra di...
00:34, 2019-10-10

Libra season: Celebrities who fall under this star sign, from Kim Kardashian to Will Smith It's Libra season! Here are your favorite celebrities who fall under this star sign (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22), from Kim Kardashian West to Cardi B. ...
23:17, 2019-09-23

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech startup Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown s...
19:51, 2019-06-18

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 ...
12:00, 2019-09-15

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smalle...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra Currency Abandoned by eBay, Mastercard, Visa, Stripe Visa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a major setback to the social network's plan for a worldwide d...
19:17, 2019-10-12

World finance leaders raise ‘serious regulatory’ concerns over Facebook’s Libra The chairman's concluding summary from the G-7 meeting in Chantilly, France, says the officials agreed that so-called stablecoins - cryptocurrencies ...
14:34, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 4-Facebook's Libra currency abandoned by major financial companies Facebook Inc's ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks on Friday, as major payment companies i...
15:00, 2019-10-12

Facebook's Libra faces support test after big payment backers quit Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces a pivotal meeting of backers on Monday, days after the would-be digital coin project suffered a severe blow as ...
13:51, 2019-10-14

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Tre...
22:34, 2019-07-15

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 ...
20:51, 2019-09-16

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive co...
14:34, 2019-08-21

The group overseeing Facebook's libra is applying for a payments license in Switzerland The Libra Association, the organization in charge of overseeing Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, said Wednesday it will apply for a payments ...
13:00, 2019-09-11

Switzerland's FINMA boss fears crypto's 'dark corners,' not Libra Switzerland is more worried about cryptocurrency projects developing outside official scrutiny than about the Facebook-conceived Libra project, which...
18:00, 2019-10-01

Europe should ignore 'treacherous promises' of Facebook's Libra currency: ECB's Mersch Facebook's proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy and Europe should ignore its siren cal...
11:00, 2019-09-02

3 things the leaked Zuckerberg tapes taught us about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Since it was announced earlier this year, Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra has been dragged over the coals many times. And now it seems staff at the...
19:00, 2019-10-01

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on ...
18:17, 2019-07-11

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...
18:34, 2019-09-17

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. ...
01:51, 2019-08-28

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system licence Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system licence, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of ...
09:17, 2019-09-11

Facebook's Libra seeks payment system license from Swiss FINMA The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a payment system license under Swiss financial watchdog FINMA, it said on Wednesday, spelli...
08:17, 2019-09-11

Facebook co-founder: Libra currency could give firms excess power Chris Hughes says involvement of private companies is threat to autonomy of nation statesOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’...
22:34, 2019-06-21

Facebook faces EU grilling over Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ after losing PayPal backing As Facebook deals with the loss of PayPal‘s backing for its ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra, the tech giant must now get ready to answer EU regulators’ questi...
14:34, 2019-10-07

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

Libra coin group in talks with EU regulators, executive tells Reuters The Libra Association, due to launch and manage the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency, is talking to European Union regulators after opposition from...
17:51, 2019-09-27

Kobo debuts Libra H2O e-reader, updates software with more tools for readers Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Nearly one year after releasing the Forma e-reader, Kobo returns today with a new slab dubbed the Kobo Libra ...
06:00, 2019-09-05

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, a...
19:34, 2019-09-13

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On...
17:51, 2019-06-20

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and finan...
05:34, 2019-07-13

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and w...
23:34, 2019-07-12

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" unti...
02:17, 2019-07-11

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to...
02:17, 2019-06-19

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods sai...
10:51, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from bo...
16:51, 2019-07-17

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...
16:34, 2019-07-17

Libra exec promises Facebook’s plan isn’t to replace existing currencies The Libra Association really wants us to know that Facebook cryptocurrency is not being created to replace existing currencies. Manager Director Bert...
14:17, 2019-09-27

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...
09:51, 2019-07-12

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-...
12:51, 2019-06-21

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position i...
18:34, 2019-06-20

Mastercard, Visa, eBay Drop Out of Facebook's Libra Payments Network The biggest financial companies recruited by Facebook to launch a cryptocurrency-based payments network have backed out of the project, threatening t...
06:00, 2019-10-12

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...
12:34, 2019-07-11

Mastercard, Visa, EBay, Others Exit Facebook's Libra Coin Project Facebook Inc's efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered major setbacks on Friday, as EBay Inc, Stripe Inc, Mastercard and...
05:34, 2019-10-12

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until s...
09:00, 2019-07-11

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....
17:34, 2019-07-15

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does n...
10:34, 2019-06-21

Payment firms back out in painful blow to Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Several large companies have announced their departure, including Visa and Mastercard, a week after PayPal exitedNearly every payment firm that initi...
02:00, 2019-10-12

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...
17:17, 2019-09-12

UPDATE 4-Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until...
21:34, 2019-07-10

Global money-laundering watchdog closely monitoring Facebook's Libra, official says The global anti-money laundering watchdog is closely monitoring developments on Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, its new head told Reuters on...
01:34, 2019-09-11

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compa...
05:34, 2019-07-12

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of Wizeline, a San Franc...
20:17, 2019-07-10

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...
01:34, 2019-09-03

Members of Facebook's 'Crypto Mafia' Reportedly Getting Cold Feet About Libra Currency At least two of the 28 entities that have signed on for Facebook’s planned Libra currency are now getting nervous about the project, according to a n...
13:51, 2019-08-23

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from ...
12:51, 2019-06-21

Ohio Congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra...
14:51, 2019-07-19

Watch live: Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to ro...
16:34, 2019-07-16

Former Japan central banker warns Facebook's Libra may undermine monetary policy Central banks may see the impact of their monetary policies diminish significantly if Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency becomes widely used in their co...
10:17, 2019-08-02

Mnuchin says Facebook must satisfy regulatory concerns ahead of Libra launch: CNBC U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a television interview that Facebook must satisfy regulatory concerns before it launches Libra, its pl...
23:17, 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-Switzerland's FINMA boss fears crypto's "dark corners," not Libra Switzerland is more worried about cryptocurrency projects developing outside official scrutiny than about the Facebook-conceived Libra project, which...
16:00, 2019-10-01

Facebook's Libra faces support test after payment giants jump ship Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces a pivotal meeting of backers on Monday, days after the ambitious project to bring digital coins into mainstrea...
18:17, 2019-10-14

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete f...
20:51, 2019-06-17

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Serv...
00:34, 2019-07-18

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...
17:34, 2019-06-21

EU to push G20 on global response to Facebook's Libra, warns of trade risks to growth -document European Union finance ministers will tell their counterparts at a G20 meeting on Oct. 17-18 that a global regulatory response is needed to virtual c...
17:51, 2019-10-04

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their f...
20:17, 2019-07-03

Libra's Ship Is Sinking as Multiple Major Partners Abandon Facebook's Troubled Cryptocurrency Following the departure of PayPal from Facebook’s Libra project—a cryptocurrency that promises to “reinvent money” and “transform the global economy”...
03:34, 2019-10-12

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled...
09:34, 2019-07-17

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...
04:17, 2019-07-17

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, ne...
21:51, 2019-07-16

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-Facebook's Libra seeks payment system licence from Swiss FINMA The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a payment system licence under Swiss financial watchdog FINMA, it said on Wednesday, spellin...
09:17, 2019-09-11

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compa...
05:34, 2019-07-12

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency lead fires back at Wall Street Journal report David Marcus, the man in charge of getting Facebook‘s controversial ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra off the ground, has fired back at a Wall Street Journal (W...
05:34, 2019-10-03

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms. &...
21:00, 2019-06-18

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...
18:34, 2019-07-23

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...
20:34, 2019-06-19

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg seeks to reassure wary lawmakers about Libra, elections in rare D.C. trip Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged in a private meeting with lawmakers that the company would not launch its controversial digital curr...
13:17, 2019-09-20

How to Buy a Country President Trump has indicated interest in purchasing Greenland—and although Greenland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated via Twitter that they were...
02:51, 2019-08-17

How to retire before you turn 50 A radical group of savers who call themselves the Fire movement have designed their lives around making enough money to retire — years earlier than t...
11:00, 2019-09-05

Major partners drop out, Warren fires back: Facebook's Libra faces a tough road ahead The alternative currency plan proposed by Facebook could still launch, but the road to get there has just gotten way harder, according to analysts. &...
06:17, 2019-10-14

Moonday Mornings: eBay, Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, and Mercado Pago leave Facebook’s Libra Association Good morning forkers, it’s that time of the week again. It’s Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines you shouldn...
10:51, 2019-10-14

How to Turn Your Kid's Anxiety Into Excitement Last night, as I was laying down with my six-year-old daughter Maggie in her bed, she said to me, “I wish this week would never end.” I was trying to...
21:51, 2019-07-11

The Turn in the Yield Curve A key market barometer of the risk of future recessions is sounding its loudest warning since April 2007, months before the start of the last financi...
00:51, 2019-08-12

UAW says GM talks take 'a turn for the worse' Terry Dittes, vice president of the UAW-GM department, said Sunday in a letter to members that GM turned down an "extensive package" that addressed a...
22:51, 2019-10-06

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less mur...
18:17, 2019-06-21

Steering fusion’s “D-turn” Trying to duplicate the power of the sun for energy production on earth has challenged fusion researchers for decades. One path to endless carbon-fre...
16:51, 2019-05-21

What Is The Best Car To Turn Into A Time Machine? As we all know, the most famous example of a car turned into a machine to travel through time, not just space, is the DeLorean used in the Back to th...
02:17, 2019-09-22

Turn One USB-C Port Into Eight Other Ports For $33 Turns out, having a laptop with only USB-C ports means you need to carry a dongle with you from time to time. Who knew? Luckily, these $33 hubs from ...
20:17, 2019-05-30

How to Turn FOMO Into JOMO FOMO—the fear of missing out—isn’t just the fear of not experiencing something. It’s the fear of not being invited. To fight FOMO, some writers say, ...
17:00, 2019-09-10

How to Turn Down a Date Gracefully Despite what we see in movies, getting asked out on a date isn’t always a magical, flattering experience. In fact, chances are pretty good that you a...
18:17, 2019-07-02

PSA: Your Phone Logs Everywhere You Go. Here's How to Turn It Off You probably know your Android phone or iPhone can pinpoint your location for GPS, local search, or the weather. Hopefully, you also know that means ...
23:00, 2019-08-09

When will flying turn green? Flying has an impact on the climate and everyone should use planes responsibly — that’s what even airlines say now. "Flight shaming" is making a diff...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical mili...
17:34, 2019-08-16

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- ev...
10:51, 2019-06-16

When Your Country Is On Fire, There's Always Softball When he lived in Venezuela, Freddy de Freitas played baseball every day of the week, except for the occasional Monday. He played and baked under the ...
02:00, 2019-06-07

The best country to be a woman? It's not the US A gender equality study released by Equal Measures 2030 assessed gender pay gaps, women's rights, gender-based violence, representation, and mor...
21:34, 2019-07-10

The best small towns in the country Some of America's most underrated travel destinations are its small towns. 10Best asked readers to vote for their favorites, and the results are...
20:51, 2019-06-13

These are the best small towns in the country See which small towns took home top honors across six categories in the 2019 10Best Readers' Choice contest.       ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Why PM Wants BJP Workers Across Country To Look At Tripura Prime Minister Narendra Modi today credited the BJP's winning streak in elections in Tripura to "the power of development politics", and asked party ...
09:51, 2019-08-02

The Indigenous Man Who Declared His Own Country Excluded from Australia’s Constitution, Murrumu of Walubara, an Aboriginal man, renounced his citizenship and formed a sovereign nation in the northe...
12:34, 2019-09-13

Can Young Kim Help Turn Orange County Red Again? She describes her life story as the “American dream” and would have been the first Korean-American woman in Congress. After losing a congressional ra...
21:34, 2019-10-03

'Conflicted' Hamilton does a U-turn on F1 top job comment Lewis Hamilton performed a U-turn on Thursday and said his Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff would be the right man to run Formula One, days after saying...
21:34, 2019-06-27

How Woodford Investment's bets took a bad turn When Neil Woodford left the fund management giant Invesco Perpetual in October 2013 to set up his own company, he was without doubt Britain's most-ga...
19:34, 2019-06-04

Marketers Turn Up Podcast Advertising Podcasters continue to find growing interest from marketers, but their growth remains constrained by factors including a lack of independent audience...
21:17, 2019-06-03

A Q&A With Jon Ossoff, Who Wants to Turn Georgia Blue Two Senate seats will be up for grabs in Georgia in 2020, and Mr. Ossoff is the highest-profile Democrat to enter the ring so far. Can he improve on ...
17:34, 2019-09-11

Twins hit five HRs, turn triple play Mitch Garver hit two of Minnesota's five home runs, and the Twins turned a triple play en route to an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday...
08:34, 2019-07-23

Talks to End G.M. Strike Take ‘Turn for the Worse,’ U.A.W. Says After reports of progress between the automaker and the striking United Auto Workers, the company’s plants in Mexico are reportedly a sticking point....
22:51, 2019-10-06

GM-UAW talks take turn for worse; settlement not near A letter to United Auto Worker members from union Vice President Terry Dittes casts doubt on whether there will be a quick settlement in the contract...
07:17, 2019-10-07

MLB Draft: Who’s going No. 1 and where Yankees and Mets may turn The true impact of the MLB Draft won’t be known for years, but the next three days are important. They will shape the future of so many organizations...
14:51, 2019-06-03

10,000 turn out for Zion's first open scrimmage More than 10,000 fans were in attendance at New Orleans' Smoothie King Center to see Zion Williamson in action for the first time at the Pelicans' op...
06:00, 2019-10-06

Giants turn up heat on QB in welcome sign The hope around the Giants is that they can figure out a way to apply some pressure to the opposing quarterback. There were some encouraging signs du...
15:51, 2019-08-17

Oh joy, Samsung may soon turn your smartphone into a billboard for ads For the second year in a row last week, Samsung was the official sponsor of the Advertising Week industry confab in New York. That sponsorship meant ...
17:34, 2019-10-03

Struggling BMW Seeks New CEO to Turn Around Fortunes The chief executive of BMW won’t seek a second term, forcing the German auto maker to seek new leadership as it contends with shrinking profits and f...
16:51, 2019-07-05

Turn your YouTube channel into a career with this $11 course It's no secret that you can make a career out of creating videos on YouTube. From gaming videos to toy reviews, the platform's top creators have made...
17:17, 2019-06-15

Toyota cars will now turn themselves off if you forget Toyota cars and SUVs with push-button ignitions will now turn themselves off after being parked for a period of time, even if the driver didn't hit t...
21:51, 2019-06-14

Turn Off the Water While You Brush Your Teeth If you are among the nearly half of Americans who leave the water running while you brush your teeth, here are two good arguments for changing your h...
01:17, 2019-09-28

The Homecoming Playlist: Turn-Up at the Tailgate A few months after the summer cookouts are over and right before hibernation mode kicks in, there’s one last annual turn-up that’s a staple of black ...
16:51, 2019-06-28

Can Jon Ossoff Help Turn Georgia Blue? Two Senate seats will be up for grabs in Georgia in 2020, and Mr. Ossoff, who narrowly lost a congressional race two years ago, is the highest-profil...
07:51, 2019-09-11

Maguire: We must turn Old Trafford into fortress "Harry Maguire has called on his Manchester United team-mates to turn Old Trafford back into a fortress after his impressive debut helped his new sid...
20:51, 2019-08-11

A 9-year-old boy missed his turn in a 5k run. He won the 10k race instead. Kade Lovell finished in just over 48 minutes — about one minute faster than the 40-year-old woman who came in second, according to Kade’s mother, Hea...
19:00, 2019-10-01

U.S. Stocks Turn Positive After Fed Comments U.S. stocks broke into positive territory late Thursday after a Federal Reserve official urged central banks to lower interest rates swiftly on signs...
21:17, 2019-07-18

G7 can’t turn a blind eye to ecocide in the Amazon Leaders must ask themselves if Jair Bolsonaro’s destructive attitude to the forest and its peoples should be considered a crimeWhen G7 leaders sit in...
14:34, 2019-08-25

How to Turn Your Phone into a Summertime Survival Kit Summer can be a dangerous time of year. The clothes come off, the sun blazes, and the bees and mosquitoes come out. We’re more active, which means mo...
04:34, 2019-07-10

7 Swans Scientists Should Turn Into Worms Swans are beautiful birds, but a lot of swans would be better if they were worms instead of swans. Using science, it is important to transform severa...
17:34, 2019-08-16

Greece in U-turn on law that criminalises non-consensual sex Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefine...
07:00, 2019-06-07

Everything You Need to Turn Your Raspberry Pi 4 Into a Desktop Computer Last week, the Raspberry Pi Foundation released its newest tiny computer, the $35 Raspberry Pi 4, with a promise that it could be a fully functional ...
01:51, 2019-07-02

Even a King Can't Rename a Country Without Some Complications Swaziland became Eswatini last year, but sign makers haven’t caught up, it takes time to use up old stationery and the seating arrangement at the U.N...
02:17, 2019-05-28

A Light Safari in Wine Country Public light spectacles by artists like Bruce Munro herald a movement that infuses culture in valleys of viticulture (and blazes new trails in cities...
05:17, 2019-09-16

ICE Deported Him to a Country He’d Never Seen. He Died 2 Months Later. Jimmy Aldaoud died in a Baghdad apartment on Tuesday after vomiting blood and begging to return to the United States. He had lived in the Detroit are...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
20:34, 2019-05-24

Austria set to be first EU country to ban all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria was set on Tuesday to ban all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first European Union country to take such drastic action against the che...
18:17, 2019-07-02

Disney+ is available free of charge right now, but only in one country Disney’s streaming subscription won’t be available for another two months, with November 12th marking the official launch of the Disney+ ...
14:51, 2019-09-12

Schumer: Republicans must put country over Trump Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Republicans need to "put country over" President Donald Trump when it comes to taking action following the ...
02:00, 2019-10-11

Best selling country albums of the last 10 years 24/7 Tempo identified the best selling country albums of the last 10 years based on the albums that have at least 1 million in certified sales. ...
18:17, 2019-05-30

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emerge...
06:17, 2019-05-29

"You Can't Talk That Way About Our Country": Trump To Congresswomen President Donald Trump broadly declared Friday that no one should criticize the United States while he is president, part of a renewed attack on four...
05:34, 2019-07-20

Scotland becomes first country in UK to ban smacking of children Member’s bill removing defence of ‘justifiable assault’ passed overwhelmingly Scotland has become the first country in the UK to ban outright the phy...
20:34, 2019-10-03

Former Ukrainian PM says country should investigate Joe Biden’s son Azarov said he was not aware of any evidence suggesting wrongdoing on Hunter Biden's part, but said it was in the Ukrainian public interest to ascert...
05:17, 2019-09-29

| Trump to supporters: 'Our country is at stake like never before' President Donald Trump, the target of an impeachment inquiry over alleged abuse of power, warned supporters Saturday that "our country is at stake li...
16:17, 2019-09-29

Country Mile special project USA TODAY Network spotlights country music history, its current landscape and where it is going in our special project, Country Mile.   &#...
22:00, 2019-08-26

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becom...
00:00, 2019-06-12

Know the risks: Travel advisories by country The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.  ...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refug...
00:34, 2019-06-20

Cummings: AOC’s ‘Squad’ do ‘love their country’ ​Rep. Elijah Cummings defend​ed​ the four freshmen Democrats that President Trump has called on to “go back” to their original countries,...
18:00, 2019-07-21

Canada says it will not help 'Jihadi Jack' come to the country Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said on Tuesday the government would not help Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - come to ...
01:34, 2019-08-21

Mom gets apology from Sun Country Airlines after she had to pay $75 to sit with her toddler Sun Country Airlines apologized to a mother who claims the airline wouldn't let her sit next to her toddler unless she paid extra money.  ...
03:17, 2019-07-12

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the ...
15:51, 2019-06-18

Sudan: Deportations to an embattled country After the military council used brutal force against civilian protesters, the situation in Sudan has continued to escalate. Now German politicians ar...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Canada becomes first G7 country to ban shark fin imports Measure which also bans sale of fins awaits royal assentShark fin soup has long been seen as a delicacy in AsiaIt was on a family visit to Hong Kong ...
12:51, 2019-06-21

Man gets first haircut in 15 years so he can serve his country He was ready to serve in his heart — but first, he needed to get his head straight. Reynaldo Arroyo, 23, just got his first haircut in 15 years. The ...
20:51, 2019-08-19

The Fiver | A disgraceful turn of events at Bury Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!It is difficult to imagine fans of England’s more successful clubs getting quite as hands-on in th...
18:51, 2019-08-27

Cam Newton out as Panthers turn to Kyle Allen The Panthers have officially ruled out franchise quarterback Cam Newton for Sunday’s game. Newton, who was drafted first overall by the Panthers in t...
22:17, 2019-09-20

Sewing’s savings: how Deutsche Bank will try to turn itself around Germany’s biggest bank wants to convince investors that its latest restructuring effort differs from previous attempts by returning the firm to its o...
17:51, 2019-07-08

How `Transition Bonds’ Can Help Polluters Turn Green It makes sense that green bonds are meant for green companies. But there aren’t that many of them -- not enough to meet the rising demand from invest...
08:51, 2019-07-14

Ambati Rayudu Makes A U-Turn, Comes Out Of Retirement Ambati Rayudu has written to the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA), saying his decision to retire was an emotional one and that he now is available...
10:00, 2019-08-30

How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android Samsung did it, Huawei did it, and Google and Apple will be employing it in the 2019 versions of their venerable mobile operating systems - dark mode...
17:01, 2019-06-19

Turn your drone into a flying flamethrower with this $1,500 attachment Growing up in the 90s, the idea of a radio controlled aircraft that spits flames was merely a source of doodles on times table worksheets in school, ...
01:34, 2019-07-19

White Sox turn triple play against Astros HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have turned a triple play against the Houston Astros. It came in the third inning Wednesday night with runners o...
04:51, 2019-05-23

New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zeal...
08:34, 2019-07-13

At $7,000, Could This 1985 BMW 635CSi Turn You Into A Coupé Connoisseur? If your motto has always been “go big or go home” then you’ll love today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe “big coupe” Bimmer. Let’s find out if this Teuton...
18:00, 2019-10-10

How to turn your dorm room into a smart 'home' Please enjoy this guide to the best dorm room gear, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories...
00:17, 2019-08-15

SoftBank seeks help from its COO to turn WeWork around: Bloomberg Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is seeking the help of its chief operating officer, Marcelo Claure, to turn around WeWork, Bloomberg reported on Friday....
06:34, 2019-09-28

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cach...
19:17, 2019-05-22

Tesla's bullish analysts turn bearish A selloff of Tesla shares has been sparked by slowing deliveries and a chaotic shift in retailing strategy early this year has accelerated this month...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Poll boost for Johnson - but he won't turn up to TV debate Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, ...
13:51, 2019-06-16

When spiders leave the nest, they turn aggressive Spiders who exhibit sociability and tolerance when they're first born often become aggressive when they leave the nest and plot out on their own. Now...
14:17, 2019-07-04

Veterans with PTSD, anxiety turn to beekeeping MANCHESTER, NH — Gently lifting a wooden frame containing dozens of Italian honeybees, Vince Ylitalo seemed transfixed as he and several other vetera...
02:34, 2019-09-12

SoftBank seeks help from its COO to turn WeWork around- Bloomberg Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is seeking the help of its chief operating officer, Marcelo Claure, to turn around WeWork, Bloomberg reported https://blo...
13:17, 2019-09-28

Military veterans turn to beekeeping for relief A small but growing number of veterans around the U.S. are turning to beekeeping as a potential treatment for mental health conditions such as anxiet...
14:34, 2019-09-11