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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, spelling out in more detail how it hopes to be regulated....

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-Facebook's Libra seeks payment system licence from Swiss FINMA

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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 ...
04:48 2019-09-11

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...
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Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with natio...
14:16 2019-07-15

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...
03:48 2019-09-12

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...
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MTA will soon begin testing new swipe-free payment system Select New Yorkers will soon bid farewell to the dreaded “please swipe again” message on their morning commutes. Starting Friday, the test phase of t...
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10:32 2019-06-28

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...
05:16 2019-09-11

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 ...
19:48 2019-09-10

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

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...
22:32 2019-08-20

CORRECTED-Polish payment system Blik could be available on Netflix, Uber - PPS CEO Platforms such as Netflix , Uber and other companies could soon be able to accept payments using Poland's Blik, according to the chief executive of P...
10:48 2019-07-02

Amazon may launch a hand recognition payment system for Whole Foods Time may come when you can walk out of a Whole Foods store without having to pay cash or to swipe your card -- that is, if you're willing to giv...
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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 ...
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Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tue...
03:32 2019-07-24

UPDATE 2-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 ...
15:16 2019-09-10

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss data protection agency said Tuesday it has not been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy protections for the Libra cryptocurrency...
15:32 2019-07-16

EU to clear up Swiss doubts on new treaty, seeks deal by June 18: letter The European Union's chief executive pledged on Tuesday to clear up Switzerland's concerns about a draft treaty to govern ties so that Bern can endor...
11:48 2019-06-11

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 ...
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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...
14:00 2019-08-05

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...
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22:48 2019-06-22

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after m...
21:32 2019-08-25

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themse...
20:00 2019-09-13

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss l...
09:48 2019-05-29

Brussels set to end Swiss bourses' access to EU market: EU diplomat A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switz...
09:00 2019-06-17

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's...
14:16 2019-08-02

Baby among 3 killed in Swiss Alps plane crash A small plane carrying three people, including a baby, crashed in the Swiss Alps, killing all on board. The doomed flight took off Sunday morning fro...
22:16 2019-08-26

Semenya files appeal to Swiss supreme court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court against a ruling to uphold rules requiring that middle-...
15:00 2019-05-29

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is...
15:16 2019-05-25

Only about half of Swiss population uses online banking: survey Only about half of population in banking-rich Switzerland uses online banking services, a representative survey conducted by the Swiss National Bank ...
16:48 2019-08-27

Swiss police detain dozens of climate protesters outside bank Activists were carried away after blocking off the entrance to Credit Suisse, one of the biggest banks in Switzerland. The arrests come as student la...
08:32 2019-07-08

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them w...
03:00 2019-08-20

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competiti...
02:16 2019-06-06

Vergne charges to pole in Swiss E-Prix, Di Grassi 19th "Jean-Eric Vergne extended his 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E championship lead by claiming pole for the Swiss E-Prix in Bern, where his closest title riv...
14:16 2019-06-22

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a...
13:48 2019-07-18

Vergne tightens hold on the FE title with victory in Swiss E-Prix DS Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne narrowly won Formula E's Swiss E-Prix after a tense race-long battle, following a 40-minute red flag period caused by...
17:32 2019-06-22

UBS plans to charge rich clients for Swiss cash deposits UBS Group will impose from November a negative interest rate of 0.75% on wealthy clients who deposit more than 2 million Swiss francs ($2.02 million)...
12:48 2019-07-31

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency...
04:32 2019-06-13

CBI Files Case Against IAF Officials, Swiss Firm Over Alleged Kickbacks The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against unknown officials of the Air Force, the Defence Ministry, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari an...
04:16 2019-06-22

Semenya out of World Championships after Swiss court reverses reprieve "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800-metres title at the World Championships in Doha in September after the Swiss Federal ...
13:16 2019-07-31

Swiss foreign minister hopes bourse battle with EU just temporary Switzerland hopes a tit-for-tat battle with the EU over stock market access will be short-lived as the two sides try to hammer out a deal over a stal...
12:32 2019-06-27

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
06:00 2019-07-10

'Swiss Red Arrows' apologise for mistaken fly-past over yodelling festival The Swiss defence ministry has apologised after an aerial display team performed a fly-by over the wrong event, surprising people at a yodelling fest...
17:48 2019-07-09

Retreating Swiss glacier spurred May's new 2050 climate goal British Prime Minister Theresa May said her surprise at the rapid retreat of a glacier she knew from years of walking holidays in the Swiss Alps had ...
10:32 2019-06-19

RPT-Investors scramble to swerve Swiss share trading block after EU row European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a c...
19:32 2019-06-30

Investors scramble to swerve Swiss share trading block after EU row European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a c...
11:48 2019-06-28

Swiss-EU relations risk downward spiral as bourse row flares A skirmish over stock market access between Switzerland and the European Union risks escalating into a broader political battle over sovereignty that...
09:16 2019-07-01

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised ...
03:32 2019-06-07

| Swiss women team player missing after swimming accident A player on Switzerland's national women's football team, Florijana Ismaili, has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in nort...
11:16 2019-06-30

How the Swiss Army knife factory makes 45,000 pocket knives per day Victorinox is Europe's largest knife manufacturer, best known for its iconic Swiss Army knives that have been around for nearly 130 years. The iconi...
18:48 2019-09-05

German held over fake bombs in bag at Swiss techno parade Swiss police say they have detained a German man in connection with a rucksack filled with fake pipe bombs found near the route of a large techno mus...
07:00 2019-08-12

Swiss Air Force Disrupts Yodeling Festival With Fly-By in the Wrong Town A squadron of Swiss fighter pilots caused a stir on Saturday when they performed a fly-by over a local yodeling festival instead of the event they we...
15:32 2019-07-09

Siblings sentenced for elaborate Swiss bank inheritance scam Four of investor Harry Seggerman’s six children had a choice when he died in 2001 with more than $12 million illegally stashed in Swiss bank accounts...
13:16 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-Bourse sanctions loom as EU-Swiss talks stall Swiss bourses face losing direct access to EU investors from July 1, as the European Commission reported on Tuesday that talks with Bern over a new p...
09:48 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Brussels blocks Swiss bourses' access to EU market The European Commission will not propose extending the equivalence regime that allows Swiss stock exchanges direct access to EU investors, effectivel...
10:48 2019-06-21

Swiss expert to start work on new standards for mining dam safety A Swiss environmental expert will make a fact-finding trip this week to the site of the Vale dam disaster in Brazil to start work on setting new dam ...
20:32 2019-06-09

City swimming, Swiss-style: a ride down the Rhine in Basel Bathing, barbecues and buvettes are part of the culture in a city that promotes swimming in its majestic river – and it’s a chance for some great sig...
08:00 2019-08-19

Body of missing Hungarian found in ice cave: Swiss police BERLIN — Swiss police say they have found the body of a Hungarian man who had been missing since February in an ice cave in the Alps. Police in the s...
10:00 2019-08-07

Swiss prosecutor probes plane maker over Saudi, UAE business Switzerland’s federal prosecutor says it has opened a criminal investigation in connection with a Swiss airplane maker’s sale of training aircraft to...
15:16 2019-07-12

Pompeo and Kushner to Attend Secretive Conclave on Swiss Lake Top Trump administration officials are attending the annual Bilderberg Meeting, where political and business leaders swear never to publicly reveal w...
18:16 2019-05-31

Clariant fined by Swiss exchange for breaking publication rules Swiss speciality chemicals maker Clariant must pay a 750,000 Swiss franc ($752,861) penalty for breaking publication rules in relation to its failed ...
03:00 2019-09-19

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone le...
15:00 2019-05-29

Oklahoma judge rules against Johnson & Johnson, orders $572M payment An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products gian...
01:16 2019-08-27

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established...
15:32 2019-06-20

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control....
15:32 2019-05-21

Caster Semenya To Miss World Championships After Swiss Court Ruling Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800m title in Doha in September after a Swiss judge overruled a temporary suspension on the IAAF's controver...
22:16 2019-07-31

British musicians and baby daughter killed in Swiss plane crash Jonathan and Hannah Goldstein and baby were in light aircraft thought to be flying to ItalyTwo leading British musicians and their baby daughter have...
19:48 2019-08-27

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster...
13:32 2019-06-03

Swiss Court Suspends IAAF's Discriminatory Ruling Against Caster Semenya Switzerland’s top court has temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya, meaning she will be a...
13:16 2019-06-03

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the compan...
09:32 2019-06-03

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to b...
21:32 2019-05-22

Swiss data watchdog awaits details on Facebook crypto plan Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said o...
21:32 2019-07-23

Money In Swiss Banks: India Slips To 74th Place, UK Remains On Top India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its ...
08:48 2019-06-30

Pompeo visits Swiss event as Trump’s policies raise concerns MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is joining Trump adviser Jared Kushner at a closed-doors meeting of the Bilderberg G...
12:48 2019-06-01

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testo...
03:48 2019-05-30

Swiss aerial display team flies over yodeling festival by mistake Switzerland's Patrouille Suisse squadron has apologized for making a fly-by over the wrong municipality. Instead of marking the centenary of an aviat...
12:48 2019-07-08

Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident GENEVA — Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili is missing after getting into difficulties while swimming in Italy. Swiss side Young Boys Bern says it...
11:16 2019-06-30

British musician couple killed in Swiss light aircraft crash A British composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland on Sunday, a ...
17:16 2019-08-27

Swiss gondola cables injure workers at Titlis mountain resort At least one person was killed and several people injured in a Swiss resort town when a gondola cable snapped during maintenance work. Swiss emergenc...
10:00 2019-06-05

Swiss prosecutors indict German football ex-officials over 2006 World Cup Authorities have charged three former officials with fraud over a €6.7 million payment in the run-up to the Germany-hosted World Cup. But the most fa...
10:48 2019-08-06

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market,...
05:16 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's compet...
02:32 2019-06-06

Swiss telco Sunrise fights to save $6.4 billion Liberty deal Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications on Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit amid criticism from i...
03:48 2019-08-22

Missing Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili’s body found The body of Swiss national soccer team player Florijana Ismaili was recovered Tuesday, three days after she went missing in a swimming accident in It...
11:00 2019-07-03

Swiss bank UBS loses bond role in China after economist's pig comment One of China's biggest state-run infrastructure companies has decided to exclude UBS from a bond deal. A senior economist at the Swiss bank sparked a...
11:16 2019-06-17

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explor...
14:16 2019-08-08

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...
09:48 2019-06-18

Sacklers used Swiss bank accounts to hide transfers, court papers show New York says it has documented $1bn in transfers, including millions from a Purdue parent company to Mortimer DA SacklerThe family that owns OxyCont...
06:32 2019-09-14

Italy protests Swiss delay in releasing evidence in Nigeria graft case Italian prosecutors have complained to Switzerland about lengthy delays in obtaining evidence they have requested in an international corruption case...
08:16 2019-06-21

Swiss supreme court gives green light to UBS client data transfer to France Switzerland's supreme court on Friday voted in favor of handing over historical data on over 40,000 UBS clients to French authorities in a landmark r...
12:48 2019-07-31

UPDATE 2-Swiss blue-chip index rises as stocks banned from EU exchanges Swiss blue-chip stocks rose on Monday, the first day they were banned from trading on European Union exchanges, as investors cheered a ceasefire in t...
06:48 2019-07-01

Barclays analysts call for UBS strategy overhaul, suggest break up of Swiss bank Barclays analysts have questioned the ability of UBS to achieve satisfactory returns, suggesting market expectations of the Swiss investment bank are...
19:32 2019-05-21

Golf: McIlroy falters late as Romero regains lead in Swiss Alps Rory McIlroy said his recent exertions had caught up with him after a sloppy bogey, bogey finish left him three strokes behind leader Andres Romero i...
16:16 2019-08-31

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fun...
09:16 2019-07-09

Swiss bank Pictet boosts assets under management, first half profit slips Group assets under custody or management at Swiss private bank and asset manager Pictet rose nearly 10% in the first half versus the end of 2018, it ...
08:16 2019-09-03

Mick McCarthy wary of Swiss threat to Republic of Ireland’s positive start • Ireland top of group D for Euro 2020 qualifying• McMcarthy: ‘We’re fully aware of what this game means’Mick McCarthy’s first stint as the Republic ...
21:16 2019-09-04

Indian Origin Swiss Lawmaker Visits "Home Town" In Kerala's Thalassery It was a trip down memory lane for 49-year-old Niklaus Samuel Gugger, an Indian origin member of the Swiss Parliament, who was in the port town of Th...
19:32 2019-07-31

Swiss raid stomach ache drug ingredient makers in competition probe Switzerland's COMCO competition watchdog on Thursday conducted dawn raids of several makers and distributors of a drug ingredient for medicines again...
08:48 2019-09-19

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was...
04:32 2019-06-04

Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick lets Portugal survive bizarre VAR penalty for Swiss What more can be said about the man? He is 35 on his next birthday and, in football, even the greats reach a point when the one opponent they cannot ...
22:48 2019-06-05

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in fem...
18:48 2019-05-29

Caster Semenya free to run 800m without medication for now as Swiss court floors IAAF • Swiss court tells IAAF to suspend testosterone regulations• Olympic champion can compete without medication to 25 JuneCaster Semenya is once again ...
15:16 2019-06-03

Body of missing Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili, 24, discovered, officials say The body of Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili was found Tuesday after she was reporting missing following a “swimming accident” on a lake in Ital...
17:32 2019-07-03

European traders banned from trading Swiss blue chips as EU talks break down European traders are banned from trading stock in hundreds of Swiss companies from Monday following a breakdown of treaty talks between Switzerland a...
18:32 2019-07-01

Sacklers used Swiss bank accounts to hide $1bn transfers, court papers show New York says it has documented $1bn in transfers, including millions from a Purdue parent company to Mortimer DA SacklerThe family that owns OxyCont...
16:48 2019-09-14

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event,...
19:48 2019-05-29

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra ...
08:16 2019-06-18

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...
10:16 2019-07-22

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 ...
16:16 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...
07:16 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...
10:32 2019-07-05

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...
22:16 2019-06-13

Want to make $10,000 from Libra? Break its blockchain The supposedly independent group of companies tasked with overseeing the delivery of Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra has announced a public bug bou...
09:32 2019-08-28

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...
04:48 2019-07-16

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secret...
16:16 2019-07-15

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...
12:32 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...
17:32 2019-07-16

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...
18:00 2019-09-17

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...
02:16 2019-06-21

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...
07:32 2019-09-12

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits th...
19:16 2019-06-03

Opiate tycoons stashed $1 billion in Swiss banks amid probe: Court files The Sackler family, which owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, is believed to have transferred about $1 billion (€900 million) to themselves, includin...
05:00 2019-09-14

Swiss court bars intersex female runner Caster Semenya from 800 at world championships Caster Semenya won't defend her 800-meter title and compete in the world track and field championships after a Switzerland court reversed its ru...
13:00 2019-07-31

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking ...
09:32 2019-06-05

Nightmare creature had egg-shaped eyes, Swiss Army knife head and a butt shield A spiky, armor-plated "walking tank" with bulging eyes, a shield on its butt and a head like a Swiss army knife scuttled along the seafloor more than...
17:16 2019-09-13

Swiss private bank Julius Baer posts 19% decline in adjusted net profit for the first half Swiss private bank Julius Baer posted a 19% decline in adjusted net profit in the first six months of 2019 as tepid trading continued from its wealth...
03:32 2019-07-22

Swiss jewelry brand Chopard stiffs celebs, lies about ‘ethical gold’: suit A Swiss jewelry brand whose sparkling pieces have been worn by several big-name stars — including Kendall Jenner, Rihanna and Ryan Reynolds — lies ab...
05:16 2019-08-22

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

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others...
10:48 2019-06-18

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,...
17:32 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...
00:48 2019-07-18

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 curre...
02:00 2019-09-19

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based...
21:32 2019-07-11

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned that the social netw...
11:16 2019-06-21

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...
14:32 2019-06-18

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial T...
12:00 2019-08-23

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...
13:16 2019-08-27

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and ...
10:16 2019-06-18

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...
08:00 2019-06-23

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...
06:16 2019-06-18

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...
15:00 2019-08-22

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...
02:16 2019-07-17

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...
11:48 2019-07-18

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...
16:16 2019-09-15

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. ...
19:16 2019-07-03

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...
11:16 2019-09-13

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...
19:48 2019-09-10

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...
14:32 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-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 ro...
15:00 2019-09-17

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...
22:16 2019-07-11

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...
17:32 2019-06-28

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...
15:01 2019-07-05

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...
16:32 2019-07-08

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...
07:48 2019-07-17

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. ...
15:32 2019-07-23

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 ...
23:48 2019-07-17

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...
11:48 2019-06-29

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...
09:32 2019-09-05

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...
00:32 2019-09-19

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...
15:48 2019-07-15

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...
16:16 2019-07-15

Roger Federer wins Swiss scrap to book French Open semi-final against Nadal • Federer overcomes Stan Wawrinka in four sets• Rafael Nadal defeats Kei Nishikori in straight setsRoger Federer finally got himself into a dogfight ...
21:48 2019-06-04

My Beloved 'Project Swiss Cheese' Died to Give Life to This Two-Door 1995 Jeep Cherokee Back in May, I sold my 1995 Jeep Cherokee—a $600 rustbucket that just three years prior had heroically stuck it to $50,000 rigs on the trails of Moab...
13:16 2019-07-15

Caster Semenya’s lawyers say Swiss supreme court has ordered IAAF to suspend testosterone rules LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Caster Semenya’s lawyers say Swiss supreme court has ordered IAAF to suspend testosterone rules. The post Caster S...
12:16 2019-06-03

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue com...
11:48 2019-06-04

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...
08:48 2019-07-16

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...
03:48 2019-07-16

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will ...
18:48 2019-07-16

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compare...
08:16 2019-06-28

U.S. Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw in...
07:32 2019-07-16

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...
02:48 2019-09-14

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 ...
20:00 2019-09-13

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...
09:48 2019-07-17

France doesn’t want Facebook to operate Libra in Europe Facebook’s ambitious cryptocurrency project, Libra, has been facing a lot of heat in Europe since its announcement in June. Now, according to Reuters...
17:48 2019-09-12

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...
18:32 2019-08-20

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...
22:32 2019-08-20

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 ...
10:32 2019-06-18

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...
05:32 2019-06-18

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the ne...
21:16 2019-06-18

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...
15:16 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...
12:16 2019-07-16

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, ...
04:32 2019-08-06

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...
18:16 2019-06-27

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...
21:48 2019-06-18

| 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...
18:00 2019-08-03

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...
18:16 2019-06-27

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

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...
12:01 2019-07-02

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...
04:32 2019-06-21

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...
08:16 2019-06-22

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...
04:48 2019-06-19

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its pla...
14:16 2019-08-06

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...
08:00 2019-06-18

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 ...
07:32 2019-06-18

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 ...
16:32 2019-06-18

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,...
14:48 2019-09-04

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...
04:32 2019-07-11

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency...
02:32 2019-07-18

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...
15:48 2019-07-19

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...
16:16 2019-09-06

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 ...
11:00 2019-07-12

| Facebook's Libra currency could threaten the euro - official Widespread adoption of Facebook's proposed 'Libra' cryptocurrency could harm the European Central Bank's ability to manage the eurozone economy and t...
01:16 2019-09-06

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...
11:16 2019-09-13

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...
11:00 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...
11:00 2019-09-12

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense r...
13:00 2019-07-04

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, ...
16:48 2019-09-12

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 ...
18:32 2019-07-17

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...
08:32 2019-09-12

‘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 ...
20:00 2019-07-19

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant clo...
05:48 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...
10:32 2019-07-03

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...
13:48 2019-07-03

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...
08:32 2019-07-03

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepti...
08:00 2019-08-21

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...
22:16 2019-07-17

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...
11:48 2019-07-18

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...
09:48 2019-07-17

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both partie...
15:48 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...
22:32 2019-07-17

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 ...
09:32 2019-07-23

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules tha...
13:16 2019-09-11

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.  &#...
02:48 2019-06-19

Facebook's Libra in Regulators' Sights as ECB 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 m...
05:00 2019-09-17

UPDATE 2-U.S. senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the ais...
11:32 2019-07-16

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...
08:48 2019-09-21

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...
06:32 2019-09-12

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...
12:32 2019-06-28

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 ...
07:32 2019-07-09

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...
13:32 2019-07-15

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...
07:16 2019-07-16

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...
17:16 2019-09-13

'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...
16:00 2019-06-20

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...
14:32 2019-07-08

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...
09:00 2019-09-17

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...
18:00 2019-09-17

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...
21:48 2019-07-17

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 ...
08:00 2019-07-16

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...
05:32 2019-06-18

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 ...
05:01 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...
09:32 2019-07-17

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 ...
18:16 2019-07-03

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 ...
11:32 2019-06-18

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance...
06:16 2019-06-19

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...
22:32 2019-08-05

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...
08:00 2019-08-21

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...
08:32 2019-06-18

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...
17:32 2019-07-17

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global dominati...
08:32 2019-06-18

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...
14:16 2019-06-23

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...
11:32 2019-07-02

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

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...
10:48 2019-07-02

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...
15:32 2019-06-18

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...
08:48 2019-09-21

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...
15:32 2019-06-18

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...
11:48 2019-07-18

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...
14:32 2019-06-18

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...
17:48 2019-07-17

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...
04:00 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 wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the cur...
22:01 2019-07-11

Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs gover...
14:48 2019-08-18

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...
10:16 2019-06-23

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...
22:32 2019-07-10

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 ...
13:32 2019-07-11

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...
17:48 2019-07-10

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...
05:32 2019-06-21

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-...
12:48 2019-06-21

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...
03:48 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not...
11:32 2019-07-16

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 ...
07:48 2019-09-11

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 ...
06:16 2019-09-04

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown s...
07:32 2019-06-19

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...
16:48 2019-06-20

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...
01:48 2019-07-11

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...
06:16 2019-06-20

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...
19:32 2019-07-15

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...
18:48 2019-06-18

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...
20:48 2019-07-12

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

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 ...
19:32 2019-09-16

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 ...
05:48 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...
17:32 2019-07-17

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...
17:16 2019-09-13

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....
11:48 2019-07-15

France calls for EU-wide cryptocurrency rules amid Libra concerns The European Union needs to establish a common set of rules for cryptocurrencies to counteract risks posed by Facebook’s Libra, France’s Finance Mini...
12:32 2019-09-13

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...
21:48 2019-09-12

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...
04:00 2019-06-19

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...
17:48 2019-07-24

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...
09:48 2019-07-17

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...
04:48 2019-09-02

'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...
21:48 2019-06-19

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...
16:48 2019-07-12

‘Trust’ was mentioned 69 times at Facebook’s Libra Senate hearing – nice In the 220-minute-long Senate hearing where Facebook’s head of Calibra, David Marcus, was grilled on the company’s “cryptocurrency” plans, the word t...
17:32 2019-07-18

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...
13:32 2019-08-21

Spooked by Facebook's Libra, euro zone to step up work on public cryptocurrency Euro zone governments and central banks are working on a long-term plan to launch a public digital currency that they hope would make redundant proje...
11:16 2019-09-13

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...
01:16 2019-09-03

Former Japan central banker warns Facebook's Libra may undermine monetary policy Central banks may see the impact of their monetary policies diminish significantly if Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency becomes widely used in their co...
13:16 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...
10:16 2019-07-24

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...
16:16 2019-07-10

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 product development c...
15:16 2019-07-10

‘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...
12:48 2019-06-17

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...
21:48 2019-07-11

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...
10:01 2019-07-19

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...
19:48 2019-09-10

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 ...
08:16 2019-06-21

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...
11:00 2019-08-23

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...
19:48 2019-07-16

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...
15:16 2019-07-03

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. &...
09:48 2019-06-18

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...
02:32 2019-07-17

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...
15:48 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-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...
21:48 2019-07-11

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...
18:48 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...
10:32 2019-07-16

World Coconut Day: This Delicious No-Bake Coconut and Chocolate Swiss Roll Is Perfect To Please Your World Coconut Day: Coconuts are highly refreshing nuts, seeds and fruits that are rich with nutrients. Besides that they add great flavour to a numbe...
19:48 2019-09-02

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...
12:32 2019-06-19

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...
15:00 2019-07-23

Swiss Tourists Recreate Homer Simpson’s New Orleans Food Tour Frame-by-Frame in Tribute Video (NEW ORLEANS) — Two Swiss women have recreated Homer Simpson’s gourmandizing tour of New Orleans, snarf for snarf, finger-wiggle for fing...
17:00 2019-09-16

The System Is Working Perfectly On Monday, a large congressional delegation visited multiple detention centers in Texas to see what the conditions for the people being kept there ar...
12:16 2019-07-02

S-400 missile system: What is it and why does Turkey want it? Turkey is set to become the first and so far the only NATO member to use Russia's advanced S-400 missile system. What is so special about this weapon...
20:16 2019-07-12