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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 license in Switzerlan...

The group overseeing Facebook's libra is applying for a payments license in Switzerland

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UPDATE 2-Mastercard to buy part of payments company Nets for $3.19 bln Payments processor Mastercard Inc said on Tuesday it would buy a majority of the corporate services businesses of Scandinavian payments group Nets fo...
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CORRECTED-Mastercard to buy part of payments company Nets for $3.19 bln Payments processor Mastercard Inc on Tuesday said it would buy a majority of the corporate services businesses of European payments company Nets for ...
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Steam disables payments in local Argentinian currency Steam is no longer accepting the Argentinian peso currency as the country deals with economic uncertainity and potential default on its IMF debt.Read...
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04:00, 2019-08-21

After blacklisting, US receives more than 130 license requests to sell to Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell U.S. goods to China's Huawei Technologi...
13:51, 2019-08-28

New Yorkers get a chance to weigh in on new state license plate Now that’s a vanity plate. New Yorkers will have a chance to chime in on the state’s next official license plate design, Gov. Andrew Cuom...
22:51, 2019-08-19

Netflix applies for license under new Turkish broadcasting rules U.S. online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license to continue operating in Turkey under new online broadcasting rules that have raised...
19:51, 2019-09-03

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on t...
01:00, 2019-07-21

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic May Lose Its License This Week The last abortion provider in Missouri may lose its license this week, functionally leaving women in the state without access to safe abortions&mdash...
23:51, 2019-05-29

Fujifilm’s new surveillance camera can read license plates from 1km away Fujifilm has announced a new long-range surveillance camera that can spot vehicles’ licence plates from a kilometer away. To accomplish this, the so-...
16:00, 2019-07-23

Dr. Terry Dubrow Explores What Happens When Doctors Have a License to Kill Dr. Terry Dubrow is here to help with your true crime addiction. The Botched doc is hosting a new series, License to Kill, all about jaw-dropping cas...
21:17, 2019-05-21

Softbank's Arm Holdings eases upfront license costs Arm Holdings, the British chip technology firm whose designs underlie mobile phone chips, is changing its licensing model to pursue a bigger customer...
15:34, 2019-07-16

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its ...
04:17, 2019-05-23

RPT-Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shop...
06:51, 2019-08-11

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or...
14:34, 2019-07-18

Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains Wirecard, the German payments company, said on Friday it had signed an agreement with supermarket chains ALDI Nord and ALDI Sued to process card paym...
10:51, 2019-07-19

Dems ask whether DOJ memo prevented prosecuting Trump for hush payments House Democrats want to know if a decades-old Justice Department prohibition on indicting a sitting president played a role in federal prosecutors' d...
21:00, 2019-07-19

Edinburgh festival performers refuse sterling payments due to Brexit Artists ask to be paid in euros and dollars as pound continues to fall amid no-deal riskIncreasing numbers of artists are asking to be paid in dollar...
22:51, 2019-08-04

The companies disrupting the payments industry in major markets through digital This is a preview of the Global Payments Landscape report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Noncash...
14:34, 2019-08-16

US appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and...
22:34, 2019-09-13

Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shop...
02:51, 2019-08-11

BANKING AND PAYMENTS FOR GEN Z: These digital natives are the next big opportunity — here are the winning strategies BI Intelligence This is a preview of the Banking and Payments for Gen Z research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: ...
09:17, 2019-07-24

Ofcom makes smartphone payments even simpler to save you money Mobile phone users in the UK have the opportunity to save more money thanks to new measures announced by communications regulator Ofcom. It&apos...
17:51, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 6-Boeing to make $50 mln in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to fa...
00:34, 2019-07-18

Walmart to Pay $282 Million to Settle Claims of Corrupt Payments Abroad Walmart has agreed to pay about $282 million to settle both criminal and civil claims related to payments made by outside consultants in Brazil, Chin...
09:34, 2019-06-21

SWIFT calls for participation from all for future of cross-border payments With 180 official currencies globally, SWIFT wants its gpi standard to be agreed upon by all to enable the future of cross-border payments to occur w...
07:34, 2019-06-21

U.S. charges four ex-executives at Canadian payments firm PacNet with fraud The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced criminal charges accusing four former executives of the Canadian payment processor PacNet Servic...
03:17, 2019-06-21

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close t...
05:34, 2019-06-19

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) Transactions Jump Six Times In 2019-18 UPI payments: The number of UPI transactions increased to 535.34 crore in 2018-19, from 91.52 crore the previous year. In terms of transaction value,...
15:00, 2019-09-06

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of p...
05:00, 2019-07-09

Models, Musicians Face Lawsuits Over Fyre Festival Payments Models who promoted the Fyre Festival on social media and musicians who were booked to perform at the doomed music festival have been sued by a bankr...
20:17, 2019-08-30

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘SegWit transactions account for over 50% of all Bitcoin payments’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, ...
11:51, 2019-09-17

Visa looks to speed up cross-border payments with new network launch Visa Inc has launched a new network to help financial institutions process cross-border payments globally on behalf of corporate clients faster and a...
13:17, 2019-06-11

Xiaomi's Mi Band 4 to Support Mobile Payments, Get 6 Strap Colours As Xiaomi gets ready to unveil the Mi Band 4 today in China, a number of official teasers and alleged leak have revealed more details about the upcom...
10:17, 2019-06-11

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to fa...
19:51, 2019-07-17

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to fa...
22:34, 2019-07-17

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) Transactions Jump Six Times In 2018-19 UPI payments: The number of UPI transactions increased to 535.34 crore in 2018-19, from 91.52 crore the previous year. In terms of transaction value,...
01:51, 2019-09-07

Global Payments buying Total System Services in $21.5B deal Global Payments and Total System Services, both based in Georgia, will merge in an-all stock deal valued at $21.5 billion.     &...
01:17, 2019-05-29

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several premises including Porsche's offices in Weissach and Stuttgart, the offices of a tax adviser in St...
21:17, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Global Payments to buy peer Total System for $21.5 bln in stock Payment technology company Global Payments Inc said on Tuesday it would buy peer Total System Services Inc for about $21.5 billion in stock, making i...
14:34, 2019-05-28

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in...
14:51, 2019-05-22

Global Payments, Total System to Combine in $21.5 Billion Deal Global Payments and Total System Services agreed to combine in an all-stock transaction valued at roughly $21.5 billion, the latest in a string of de...
18:51, 2019-05-28

Stuttgart prosecutors search Porsche offices in payments probe Stuttgart prosecutors on Tuesday said Porsche AG's offices were searched as part of a broader probe investigating confidential information leaks to a...
14:00, 2019-05-28

CBOE Hosts 4th Annual CBOE RMC Europe in Geneva, Switzerland -- September 28-30, 2015 CHICAGO, IL – May 5, 2015 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 4th Annual CBOE Risk Management C...
10:17, 2019-05-22

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Cust...
00:17, 2019-06-11

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services sa...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Gun License Of BJP Lawmaker In Viral Video Nixed, Says Son's Future Bleak An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked...
15:51, 2019-07-13

RPT-After blacklisting, U.S. receives 130-plus license requests to sell to Huawei -sources The U.S. Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell U.S. goods to China's Huawei Technologies Co...
05:17, 2019-08-28

After blacklisting, U.S. receives 130-plus license requests to sell to Huawei: sources The U.S. Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell U.S. goods to China's Huawei Technologies Co...
11:17, 2019-08-28

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White Hou...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Cuomo admin. softens stance on $25 license plate replacement Amid an intense public backlash, the Cuomo administration softened its stance Thursday on requiring motorists to cough up $25 to replace old license ...
02:17, 2019-08-30

Upstate pol wants public hearings on Cuomo’s $25 license plate proposal ALBANY — State lawmakers must hold public hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new $25 license plate proposal, according to an upstate Republican wh...
02:17, 2019-08-30

Trump administration split on renewing Chevron's Venezuela license The Trump administration is split over whether to renew a license this week for energy company Chevron Corp's operations in Venezuela, with Secretary...
05:51, 2019-07-24

Australia gives banking license to mobile startup firm Xinja Australia granted a new banking license to online-only banking firm Xinja Bank on Monday, allowing the startup to compete against the country's "Four...
18:00, 2019-09-09

Netflix applies for Turkish online broadcasting license: TV watchdog The head of Turkey's television watchdog said on Tuesday that online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license under the country's new onl...
13:17, 2019-09-03

Qualcomm says it's waiting to hear from the US on its license to sell technology to Huawei Qualcomm has applied for licenses to continue selling its technology to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which has been placed on a U.S. entity list blocki...
22:17, 2019-09-06

Lyft adds in-app 911 and prominent license plates to its safety tools Lyft is joining Uber in responding to the death of a college student with improved safety features. To begin with, it's adding an Uber-style op...
19:17, 2019-05-21

Facebook Makes Offer to News Outlets to License Content Facebook is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later th...
07:00, 2019-08-09

The Latest: Court mulls abortion clinic plea to keep license ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the only Missouri clinic performing abortions and state regulators over license renewal (all times l...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Missouri rejects abortion clinic’s license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s o...
05:34, 2019-06-22

Norway sets Aug 27 deadline for oil firms to apply for APA license stakes Norway has asked oil firms to apply for exploration blocks in its so-called mature areas licensing round by Aug. 27, with up to 90 blocks on offer, t...
11:51, 2019-05-29

IHA8VGS? This is how Nevada decides whether your vanity license plate is too dirty What's the dirtiest thing you can spell with seven letters and numbers? Chances are a team of people at the Nevada DMV has already anticipated i...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Report: United States will give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Update Monday, August 19, 2:15pm: As expected, the US Department of Commerce made the extension officia...
22:17, 2019-08-19

Apple sues company that sells “perfect replicas” of iOS without a license Enlarge / An image from Apple's lawsuit shows a real iPhone X and Corellium's service running a virtual iPhone X. (credit: Apple) Apple yesterday s...
04:51, 2019-08-17

Elon Musk: Next-gen Roadster will have thrusters hidden behind the license plate While Tesla has a few intriguing vehicles in the pipeline — from the Model Y to a rumored pickup truck — the company’s next-gen Roa...
07:51, 2019-07-16

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned...
05:51, 2019-05-25

Missouri rejects Planned Parenthood's license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s o...
18:17, 2019-06-22

Accident that Killed 7 Motorcyclists Exposed Flaw in License System A truck driver charged in a fatal wreck along a New Hampshire highway should have been disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle, offici...
07:00, 2019-07-02

Huawei boss is willing to license 5G tech to ease spying fears Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei said the company is willing to help boost a western rival in the global 5G race as a way to ease tensions with the Wes...
20:51, 2019-09-12

Privacy is off the menu! Drive-thru restaurants want to track your license plate Drive-thru places want to use plate recognition to give customers more features, create loyalty programs and even link your order to your credit card...
17:00, 2019-07-15

North Carolina sheriff won’t stop school-day license checks GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The new sheriff in one of North Carolina’s most populated counties says he won’t quit doing traffic stops even th...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Exclusive: WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia - sources Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in ...
12:00, 2019-08-20

Manhattan DA Subpoenas Trump Org Over Hush Money Payments to Stormy Daniels (NEW YORK) — Just weeks after federal prosecutors revealed they were through investigating hush money paid to protect President Donald Trump fr...
10:51, 2019-08-02

Jerome Powell should tread cautiously with real-time payments proposal Facebook’s proposed digital currency Libra got most of the attention during Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell's appearances before Congres...
03:51, 2019-07-16

THE IN-STORE CHECKOUT REVOLUTION: How payments companies can take advantage of a $21 billion opportunity This is a preview of The In-Store Checkout Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Comme...
22:01, 2019-06-09

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal - Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the...
07:01, 2019-05-24

Kendall Jenner and More Stars Officially Sued Over Fyre Festival Payments More than two years after Billy McFarland and Ja Rule promised to redefine the music festival experience with Fyre Festival, the fallout continues. ...
03:17, 2019-09-01

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Portugal declares Bitcoin trading and payments tax-free’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, ...
20:17, 2019-08-30

Student loan borrowers battling cancer can now press pause on their payments Congress passed a law allowing people with cancer to press pause on their student loan payments. Yet borrowers haven't been able to access the d...
19:34, 2019-08-23

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal: Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the...
07:17, 2019-05-24

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept ...
02:51, 2019-06-12

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: source Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $20 billion in an all-sto...
23:17, 2019-05-24

Fed to develop real-time payments system for launch in 2023 or 2024 The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Monday it planned to develop its own round-the-clock real-time payments and settlement service, with an expecte...
20:51, 2019-08-05

Watchdog: USDA violated law by making SNAP payments during government shutdown A government watchdog said the Trump administration violated federal law by continuing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits du...
01:34, 2019-09-06

Android Creator Concealed Google Payments From Wife, Lawsuit Alleges Rubin's estranged wife Rie Hirabaru Rubin alleged that he and a former attorney conspired to convince her to sign a premarital agreement a few days b...
16:17, 2019-07-03

Target says payments vendor faces glitch; registers back online Target Corp on Sunday said it was unable to process select card payments at some stores for nearly 90 minutes due to a vendor-related issue – the sec...
04:34, 2019-06-17

‘Stuff is meaningless’: Why brides and grooms are asking for down payments, Domino’s Pizza and TSA Pre-check instead The rules of wedding registries are changing. A single wedding registry can bring in tens of thousands of dollars in sales, and companies are increas...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, t...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has...
05:17, 2019-07-22

Budget 2019: India Takes Big Step to Boost Digital Payments In budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the proposal to levy two percent TDS was aimed at discouraging the practice of making busine...
08:51, 2019-07-06

Start-ups to grab $280 billion in banking payments revenues by 2025, study says Banks are set to miss out on as much as $280 billion in revenue from their payments operations by 2025, as new start-ups muscle in and more of the bu...
10:51, 2019-09-16

New Hampshire Recalls Mom's License Plate After It Took 15 Years To Figure Out Joke About Urine First, let me address the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles directly: you people suck. Deeply. Let this mom just have her sweetly silly mom-...
10:34, 2019-08-29

Missouri denies license to Planned Parenthood for state’s last abortion clinic Missouri on Friday denied a license for the only abortion clinic in the state amid a legal dispute with the state's Planned Parenthood division over ...
19:51, 2019-06-21

Chinese publisher loses license over game that mocked President Xi Jinping Comparing Chinese President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh may be amusing to some, but the Chinese government isn't laughing. Officials have now ...
18:17, 2019-07-04

Denied a license, Missouri's only abortion clinic awaits judge's ruling Missouri health officials on Friday refused to renew the license of the state's only abortion clinic, but the facility will remain open for now as a ...
18:51, 2019-06-21

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood ...
00:17, 2019-05-29

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency res...
10:17, 2019-06-30

SI garbage kingpin who allegedly helped cover up murder still has city license A Staten Island garbage-hauling kingpin was charged with using dumpsters and a waste-transfer station to help hide a murder — yet he still has his ci...
08:34, 2019-05-30

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Wel...
16:51, 2019-06-12

Vadodara Man Sticks Driving License, Insurance On Helmet To Avoid Fines A man in Gujarat has figured out a way of staying one step ahead of cops as tighter road traffic regulations and heavier penalties kicked in this mon...
20:34, 2019-09-10

Doctor who performed brain studies for sex cult Nxivm loses his license The doctor who performed controversial brain studies for the sex cult Nxivm had his license revoked by the New York State Health Department, a report...
06:00, 2019-08-23

Missouri denies medical license for state's lone abortion clinic Missouri's health department won't renew the medical license of the last abortion clinic remaining in the state, raising the possibility that the sta...
18:51, 2019-06-21

County clerk sues Cuomo over illegal immigrants driver’s license law Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Andrew Cuomo for approving a controversial state law granting driver’s license privi...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Missouri's lone abortion clinic loses license to perform procedure Planned Parenthood in Missouri, the only abortion clinic in the state, lost its license on Friday to perform the procedure, but a federal judge has o...
04:00, 2019-06-22

Qualcomm and LG make patent license deal, but 5G market impact is unclear The U.S. mobile chipmaker has reached a deal with one of its key customers to continue supplying smartphones, but the broader impact on 5G chips is u...
07:17, 2019-08-21

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several year...
00:17, 2019-06-20

Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by...
02:51, 2019-07-23

Robert Nkemdiche arrested on suspicion of speeding, driving on a suspended license Robert Nkemdiche was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona two weeks ago on suspicion of speeding and driving on a suspended license.    &#...
12:17, 2019-06-20

Charges Levied By Banks For Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Payments Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - which manages the RTGS payments system - has announced an extension in the timings applicable to RTGS tra...
20:00, 2019-05-29

Judge orders release of documents related to hush payments by Trump's ex-lawyer A judge on Wednesday ordered the release of documents relating to hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to two w...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, ...
20:17, 2019-07-17

India Post Payments Bank Savings Accounts: Interest Rate And Other Details India Post Payments Bank offers a range of services such as money transfer, direct benefit transfers, bill and utility payments, and enterprise and m...
19:51, 2019-08-18

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not ...
05:34, 2019-06-04

India Post Payments Bank Rolls Out Aadhaar Enabled Payment Services With AePS services, a person with a bank account linked to Aadhaar can perform banking services irrespective of the bank they hold their account with...
13:34, 2019-09-09

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the da...
00:00, 2019-05-24

House Dems to probe Trump’s alleged role in hush-money payments The House Judiciary Committee plans to launch an investigation this fall into President Trump's alleged role in hush-money payments his former attorn...
20:51, 2019-09-03

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization over Stormy Daniels hush-money payments The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office on Thursday subpoenaed the Trump Organization over hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniel...
08:51, 2019-08-02

Exclusive: Air Force suspends fee payments to landlord Balfour Beatty following Reuters report The U.S. Air Force has suspended paying incentive fees at all 21 military housing bases operated by landlord Balfour Beatty Communities following a R...
13:34, 2019-07-22

Baton Systems raises $12 million for blockchain-inspired bank payments infrastructure Baton Systems, a provider of bank-to-bank payments infrastructure modeled on blockchain technology, today announced $12 million in series A funding.R...
23:51, 2019-08-30

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here...
04:17, 2019-06-06

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last yea...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Democrats plan to probe Trump's role in hush-money payments: report U.S. congressional Democrats are planning to investigate allegations of President Donald Trump's involvement in hush-money payments to women who say ...
12:51, 2019-09-03

Goldman Sachs-backed Marqeta rides payments wave to a $2 billion valuation The payment company powering Square, Instacart, and other popular start-ups closed a new funding round Tuesday that brings its valuation to roughly $...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Guaido pledges to protect Chevron assets if Trump does not renew license Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he would seek to protect Chevron Corp's assets in the country if the United States does not ...
18:17, 2019-07-23

GOP lawmaker launches mock survey trolling Cuomo’s license plate proposal ALBANY — An upstate GOP lawmaker launched a mock survey this week mimicking Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new license plate design proposal. Assemblyman ...
20:51, 2019-08-27

UPDATE 4-Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by...
05:01, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 3-Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by...
03:51, 2019-07-23

California boxing license returned to Bulgarian athlete who forcibly kissed reporter A Bulgarian boxer whose California license was suspended for forcibly kissing a female reporter during an interview was reinstated on Monday but warn...
03:51, 2019-07-23

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consid...
04:51, 2019-06-12

Joshua Jackson and Girlfriend Jodie Turner-Smith Reportedly Get a Marriage License Joshua Jackson and Jodie Turner-Smith just took a major step in their relationship. According to the Daily Mail, The Affair star and the up-and-com...
11:17, 2019-08-05

Pilot Phase Of New Driver’s License Rollout Starts In Franklin County June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)- Kentucky’s new driver’s licenses will begin rolling out in Franklin County on Friday, June 28 as part of the pilot phase of ...
18:51, 2019-06-18

Samsung has renewed its Android license deal with Google citing 'stable collaboration' Despite Google's run-ins with the European Union laws regarding its Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADA) with phone makers, Samsung has ...
21:34, 2019-05-23

Vanderpump Rules' Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney Just Got an Official Marriage License in Las Vegas Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney are headed back down the aisle, but this time it's for real. On the heels of Lance Bass' accidental confession that ...
04:17, 2019-07-25

Lawsuit accuses Georgia of discriminating against Puerto Rican driver's license applicants A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Puerto Rico-born man living in Georgia claims the state discriminates against driver's license applicants from...
07:51, 2019-07-04

Missouri’s Last-Remaining Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open for Now — but the State Has Yanked Its License Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, which happens to be the only abortion provider left in the state of Missouri, can keep providing the service for now...
05:00, 2019-06-22

Malaysia defends move to extend license for rare earth firm Lynas Malaysia's government said on Wednesday its decision last month to extend a license for Australia's Lynas Corp for processing rare earth minerals aim...
20:00, 2019-09-04

Pilot phase of new driver’s license rollout starts in Franklin County today FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)- Kentucky’s new driver’s licenses will begin rolling out in Franklin County on Friday, June 28 as part of the pilot phase of ...
11:01, 2019-06-28

State lawmakers hit back at Andrew Cuomo’s proposed license plate replacement fee Two state lawmakers who represent communities surrounding the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge are giving Gov. Andrew Cuomo the stop sign by introducing legisl...
23:00, 2019-08-23

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.  &#...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Former USC gynecologist surrenders medical license amid scores of sexual abuse accusations Former gynecologist George Tyndall, who is facing 29 charges of sexually assaulting his patients at the University of Southern California campus clin...
01:34, 2019-09-10

Snoop Dogg-backed payments firm Klarna becomes Europe's biggest fintech start-up Swedish online payments firm Klarna announced Tuesday that it has reached a $5.5 billion valuation, making it Europe's largest private fintech c...
18:34, 2019-08-06

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released. ...
23:17, 2019-08-17

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensu...
21:17, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Venezuela's Guaido pledges to protect Chevron assets if Trump does not renew license Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he would seek to protect Chevron Corp's assets in the country if the United States does not ...
19:17, 2019-07-23

Battle over brunch spot Woodland’s liquor license sparks outrage, racial tension A beloved Brooklyn brunch spot may soon be toast. For years, Woodland, a Caribbean-fusion restaurant located on a gentrifying stretch between Barclay...
06:17, 2019-07-24

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formic...
01:51, 2019-05-31

CBOE and Gemini Enter Into Exclusive Global License Agreement to Use Bitcoin Market Data CHICAGO - August 2, 2017 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) and Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) today announced an agreement that p...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Nicole Malliotakis: NY's illegal immigrant drivers' license law applies 'double standard' to citizens New York's new law granting drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants applies a double standard to citizens, a state Republican lawmaker told Fox News ...
08:17, 2019-06-20

Twin brothers pulled over in Ohio for near-identical license plates while en route to Twins Festival Twin brothers driving near-identical vehicles were pulled over Thursday while driving to the annual Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, after stat...
02:17, 2019-08-03

Minneapolis Police Officer Awarded $585,000 in Suit Over Abuse of State Driver's License Database Minneapolis police officer Amy Krekelberg won $585,000 in a jury verdict this week, including $300,000 in punitive damages, after suing the city and ...
01:17, 2019-06-24

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to sc...
23:51, 2019-07-07

After a Southwest flight was delayed, agents held a contest for the worst driver's license photo For travelers, there are few things more annoying than a delayed flight. But one Southwest traveler says the airline made a recent three-hour delay m...
06:34, 2019-08-26

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s l...
16:51, 2019-07-08

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednes...
01:51, 2019-06-19

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

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Lawsuit Claims Georgia Making Puerto Ricans Answer Bizarre Trivia Questions to Get a License Puerto Ricans are allegedly being subjected to illegal, baffling trivia questions to get their driver’s licenses in Georgia, with a lawsuit filed Tue...
17:34, 2019-07-03

Truck's 'Califas' license plate catches eye of California motorcycle officer, leads to arrest of driver A fake vintage license plate using a slang term for California caught the attention of a motorcycle officer and ultimately led to the arrest of a tru...
16:00, 2019-06-12

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider al...
02:51, 2019-06-12

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think mig...
20:01, 2019-05-21

Missouri's last abortion clinic granted stay to continue providing service amid battle over license A Missouri commissioner ruled on Friday that the state's only abortion clinic can continue providing the service at least until August as a fight ove...
23:01, 2019-06-28

Florida driver who killed 3 teens was exotic dancer with suspended license, smelled of alcohol: report The driver of a car that struck and killed three Florida teens waiting for a bus to a soccer tournament over the weekend was an exotic dancer with a ...
19:34, 2019-05-28

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

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

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

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

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...
23:00, 2019-07-22

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000 FlickrCC/Mike Mozart On July 1, 7-Eleven Japan launched a mobile payment app, called 7pay, that had the security flaw of allowing anyone to reset an...
22:34, 2019-07-06

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18:34, 2019-09-04

California state bar moves to suspend Avenatti's law license, saying he poses 'substantial threat of harm to clients or the public' The California State Bar, which oversees discipline for all California-licensed attorneys, issued a "consumer alert" Monday evening concerning Michae...
08:34, 2019-06-04

Deadly N.H. motorcycle crash leads Mass. governor to push tougher driver's license regulations Drivers who have been suspended at any point over the past three years wouldn't be eligible to receive a commercial driver's license in Mas...
00:00, 2019-07-21

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 ‘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

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

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

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

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

‘Octoroon,’ ‘Mulatto’ or ‘Aryan’: Couples Sue Virginia to Stop It From Forcing People to Choose a Race in Order to Get a Marriage License Three couples in Virginia are invoking the names of Richard and Mildred Loving, the couple whose fight to be legally wed led to the striking down of ...
09:51, 2019-09-07

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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 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'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

| 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

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’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

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

‘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