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China's new digital currency could encourage worldwide use of the yuan, says CEO

China's plans for a digital currency could serve as a "foundation" for the yuan's internationalization, allowing it to be distributed across the globe, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire....

China's new digital currency could encourage worldwide use of the yuan, says CEO

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Jim O'Neill: China could globalize the yuan in a challenge to the US dollar's dominance Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Jim O'Neill, said China could use its currency to gain an edge over the U.S. — but not by dev...
07:00 2019-06-20

IMF stands by yuan view; says China could need stimulus if trade war worsens The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that China's yuan valuation was largely in line with economic fundamentals, but an ...
22:16 2019-08-09

Chinese Yuan, Hong Kong's Hang Seng: What the Two Have in Common China's currency is in the news -- "It's falling!" -- but as it's often the case, it's the kind of move that was in the cards long ago. Watch as our ...
17:00 2019-08-07

China's yuan, stocks slump as trade dispute escalates The Chinese yuan slumped to a fresh 11-year low against the dollar on Monday and stocks fell in the wake of fresh salvos in the China-U.S. trade war....
03:00 2019-08-26

What Chinese state media are saying about the falling yuan and escalating trade war China's state newspaper on Tuesday slams the U.S. for "deliberately destroying international order," one day after Washington branded Beijing a ...
02:32 2019-08-06

Asian shares inch up on China recovery, yuan fixing Gains by Chinese equities and the yuan's stronger-than-expected daily fixing helped lift a broad gauge of Asian shares above water on Monday, but fir...
01:00 2019-08-12

Trade row slams stocks, yuan slumps to lowest in over a decade Global stocks fell for a sixth day on Monday as an escalation of a trade war between the United States and China spooked markets and the yuan fell to...
08:48 2019-08-05

More flexible yuan could be positive for China's credit rating: Fitch A freer-floating yuan could be a positive for China’s sovereign credit rating, agency Fitch said on Tuesday, by helping preserve its foreign exchange...
03:48 2019-08-06

Yuan Falls To Fresh 11-Year Lows On Trade War Worries Prior to the market opening, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) set the midpoint rate at 7.049 per dollar prior to market open, weaker than the previo...
16:00 2019-08-22

Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China's yuan China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administration's decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack of...
13:16 2019-08-11

RPT-China's yuan, stocks slump as trade dispute escalates The Chinese yuan slumped to a fresh 11-year low against the dollar on Monday and stocks fell in the wake of fresh salvos in the China-U.S. trade war....
03:00 2019-08-26

US STOCKS-China data, steadying yuan lift futures U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Thursday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data and a steadying of its currency offered some comfort to...
07:48 2019-08-08

Women's Super League games get free live worldwide streaming All Women's Super League matches from England will be broadcast live internationally for the first time on a free streaming service   ...
10:48 2019-08-06

Meet Panda, an illicit cryptocurrency mining crew terrorizing organizations worldwide Cybersecurity researchers have profiled a hacking crew named “Panda” believed to have amassed roughly $90,000 worth of cryptocurrency via remote acce...
18:00 2019-09-18

Scourge of slavery still claims 40 million victims worldwide, ‘must serve as a wakeup call’ Incidents of modern-day slavery are “only likely to increase” as a result of some of biggest challenges facing the world today, a UN expert outlined ...
03:16 2019-09-10

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top...
11:16 2019-06-04

Google Maps rolls out new bike-sharing feature in major cities worldwide Google Maps' new real-time bike-sharing availability feature comes after Apple announced major changes to its competing app last month.  &...
08:48 2019-07-17

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' worldwide launch begins on June 21st You'll be able to save Muggles from rogue magical creatures and misbehaving objects very soon: Niantic will finally start rolling out Harry Pott...
07:32 2019-06-19

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insu...
18:48 2019-08-09

Treasury yields move lower as China sets the yuan below expectations U.S. government debt prices were higher Wednesday morning, after China announced a slightly weaker-than-expected midpoint for the yuan, which could s...
03:00 2019-08-07

Could devaluation of China's yuan trigger the next financial crisis? | Larry Elliott Anyone looking around for bad economic news in this ‘silly season’ is spoilt for choiceEvery now and then, August belies its reputation as a sleepy m...
21:00 2019-08-12

China fixes its daily yuan midpoint at 7.0312 — stronger than expected China's central bank set the official midpoint reference for the yuan at 7.0312 per dollar on Wednesday — stronger than Tuesday's fixing, a...
16:00 2019-08-14

Volatility in China's yuan due to escalating U.S. trade friction: PBOC official Volatility in China's yuan since August is a normal market reaction to escalating trade frictions stoked by the United States and was caused, to some...
13:16 2019-08-11

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers...
03:48 2019-05-25

Weaker Yuan Tests China's Ability to Prevent Capital Flight China’s biggest experiment with the yuan since a botched devaluation in 2015 suggests Beijing believes it can stem a flood of money fleeing its borde...
06:16 2019-08-12

China's Yuan Breaches 7-to-the-Dollar Level, Prompting Trump Critique China’s currency broke through the psychologically important level of 7 yuan to the dollar, prompting President Trump to accuse Beijing of manipulati...
09:32 2019-08-05

Trade war tensions send China's yuan to 11-year low – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: Yuan slides as trade jitters growUS and China hiked tariffs on FridayUBS tell...
08:16 2019-08-27

Chinese Yuan Skids to 2019 Low as Trump Ramps Up Trade Conflict China’s yuan slid to its weakest level of the year, nearing the symbolic level of 7 per dollar, after President Trump threatened to impose more tarif...
10:48 2019-08-02

Wall St. sinks as yuan slide inflames U.S.-China trade dispute Wall Street slumped on Monday and futures pointed to more losses to come after a fall in China's yuan currency and U.S. President Donald Trump's vow ...
03:48 2019-08-06

Global Stocks Sink On Trade War Fears As Yuan Slumps To Decade Low China on Monday let the yuan tumble beyond the key 7-per-dollar level for the first time in more than a decade, in a sign Beijing might be willing to...
16:48 2019-08-05

China's yuan holds soft tone after worst week in over a year China's yuan inched down against the dollar on Friday as traders awaited Beijing and Washington's next moves in their bruising tariff tussle, taking ...
03:00 2019-08-09

Dow plunges 750 points as China’s yuan falls; Trump claims ‘manipulation’ Wall Street was a sea of red on Monday as China ramped up its arsenal in the continuing trade war between the US and China. The Dow Jones industrial ...
09:16 2019-08-06

Calgary students join worldwide strike for climate action with Green Party leader Over 300 people took part in the Global Climate Strike held in Calgary on Friday at City Hall Municipal Plaza, including Green Party Leader Elizabeth...
23:16 2019-09-20

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organiz...
22:48 2019-07-15

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the...
07:32 2019-08-05

Wall Street headed lower as yuan slide deepens trade fears U.S. stock index futures pointed to more losses on Monday as China's yuan hit its lowest in a decade, spurring a continuation of a sell-off on trade ...
08:48 2019-08-05

Global stocks scale one-week high on trade hopes, yuan softens World stocks rose to a one-week high on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between Beijing and Washington on Friday, though a perky dollar c...
06:00 2019-08-30

Huawei's device business earned 11 billion yuan in first half of 2019: filing Huawei Technologies' device business, comprising mainly smartphones, made a 11 billion yuan ($1.55 billion) profit in the first half of this year - a...
07:00 2019-09-12

Asian stocks struggle ahead of Powell's speech; yuan at fresh 11-1/2 year low Asian shares struggled to make headway on Friday as uncertainty over how much further the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates added to inve...
01:00 2019-08-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks take heart as Beijing limits yuan slide Asian shares were trying to rally on Thursday after Beijing limited the fall in its yuan and provided temporary relief from fears of a global currenc...
23:00 2019-08-07

WRAPUP 2-China's yuan slumps to 11-year low, stocks fall as U.S. trade war escalates China's yuan slumped to a fresh 11-year low against the dollar on Monday and stocks fell as the Sino-U.S. trade war sharply escalated, threatening to...
03:00 2019-08-26

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade mixed as investors await Chinese yuan fix Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the setting of the daily fixing of the Chinese yuan by the People�...
20:16 2019-08-06

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends sharply higher as China moves on yuan U.S. stocks ended more than 1 percent higher on Tuesday, bouncing back from a sharp sell-off the previous day as China stepped in to stabilize the yu...
17:16 2019-08-06

Asia stocks at six-month lows, yuan slumps as investors flee to safety Asian shares suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months on Monday, as Sino-U.S. trade friction sent the yuan slumping to a more than decade trou...
03:16 2019-08-05

Climate change strike London LIVE: Millions protest worldwide in global warming march Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets across the UK and around the world as part of global climate protests which could be the la...
09:00 2019-09-20

Asia shares mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks traded mixed on Wednesday as investors kept a close watch on the Chinese yuan amid an escalating trade dispute between the U.S. a...
11:32 2019-08-07

Exclusive: China central bank official says yuan at right level, disorderly capital flows unlikely China's yuan is at an appropriate level currently and two-way fluctuations in the currency will not necessarily cause disorderly capital flows, a sen...
05:16 2019-08-13

Global stocks edge higher on trade hopes, but yuan softens as tariffs loom Hopes of easing trade tensions between China and the United States helped a gauge of global stocks edge higher on Friday despite weakness on Wall Str...
15:00 2019-08-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks find solace in China trade surprise, yuan's fix Asian shares were trying to piece together a rally on Thursday as Beijing reported surprisingly solid trade numbers while also limiting the fall in i...
03:32 2019-08-08

China's yuan slides to 11-year low, but pound hits one-month high – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: Pound rises after Brexit meetingIntroduction: Yuan slides as trade jitters growUS a...
11:16 2019-08-27

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market play...
12:00 2019-08-14

Stocks edge higher but post monthly loss; yuan weakens as tariffs loom Hopes for a thaw in the U.S.-China trade war helped a gauge of global stocks rise on Friday despite a tepid performance on Wall Street, though cautio...
23:48 2019-08-30

Exclusive: Yuan at right level, disorderly capital flows unlikely - China central bank official China's yuan is at an appropriate level currently and two-way fluctuations in the currency will not necessarily cause disorderly capital flows, a sen...
11:16 2019-08-13

Global stocks gain as Mexico tariffs averted, yuan falls to 2019 lows U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal...
01:32 2019-06-10

Currency Wars Real wars have guns, and trade wars are fought with weapons such as tariffs. Currency wars, on the other hand, are stealth battles — no country ever ...
15:16 2019-06-27

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks turn lower on lingering trade war fears, yuan slips Shares in Asia fell for an eighth straight session on Wednesday on lingering worries over the escalating U.S.-China trade war, but losses and nerves ...
03:32 2019-08-07

FOREX-Yuan, dollar soar and safe-haven currencies slide after U.S.-China trade truce The dollar and offshore Chinese yuan rallied on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart their troubled trade talks, while the Japa...
06:48 2019-07-01

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain as Mexico tariffs averted, yuan falls to 2019 lows U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal...
02:00 2019-06-10

'We are in a currency war, but nobody has admitted it,' strategist says Central banks are currently embroiled in a covert currency war which is causing stagnation in foreign exchange markets, according to Thanos Vamvakidi...
10:48 2019-07-16

Cboe SEF Launches Two New NDF Currency Pairs NEW YORK and LONDON – 17 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, t...
08:31 2019-05-21

How Does China’s Currency Move Put Pressure on U.S.? A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United S...
17:16 2019-08-05

U.S. Designates China as Currency Manipulator The U.S. Treasury labeled China as a currency manipulator after its central bank let the yuan depreciate, sharply escalating the trade conflict and s...
19:32 2019-08-05

How China’s Currency Could Become a Trade War Weapon A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United S...
13:32 2019-08-05

‘It could get very serious’: Why some analysts fear a U.S.-China currency war Trump's trade actions may be responsible for lowering the value of renminbi, although the president lashed out against "currency manipulation" on Mon...
05:01 2019-08-06

How Facebook can win the global currency battle Regulators, politicians, competition authorities and central bankers have all been outlining objections to the Libra project from the first day Faceb...
13:00 2019-08-29

U.S. declares China a currency manipulator The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday designated China as currency manipulator, a historic move that no White House had exercised since the Clinton ...
16:00 2019-08-06

Why the U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator It didn’t happen on day one of Donald Trump’s presidency, as he had vowed, but 2 1/2 years later he fulfilled one of his key campaign pledges: to hav...
14:16 2019-08-06

Global Currency Decline Bruises Investors Currencies around the world are tumbling to multiyear lows against the dollar, bruising investors’ portfolios and fanning the flames of a global trad...
07:16 2019-09-11

Why the U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator and What It Means After a decade of flirting with the issue, the U.S. Treasury on Monday labeled China a currency manipulator, something the U.S. hadn’t done since 199...
12:16 2019-08-06

How Iran Is Using Currency Reforms to Withstand Trump  U.S. sanctions are battering Iran’s economy. They have all but stopped Western companies from investing in the Islamic Republic, sent oil production ...
10:48 2019-08-20

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new dig...
09:32 2019-06-18

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. ItR...
02:32 2019-07-16

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Big in Japan - trade war, currency war, real war 1/TRUMP AND G19 It's been a pretty tumultuous first-half and whether things calm down from here hinges on a June 28-29 summit of the G20 world powers...
10:16 2019-06-21

Why Hong Kong's Currency Is Still Rock Solid The Hong Kong government decided to peg its currency to the dollar during a time of turmoil to restore confidence. The exchange-rate system put in pl...
08:32 2019-09-20

Next IMF chief must be 'ready to go to war' – trade and currency, strategist says The next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will have to deal with trade wars, currency manipulation and new digital currencies, a strateg...
22:16 2019-07-31

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illi...
20:48 2019-07-15

Currency provision won't be in Japan-U.S. trade deal: Aso Japanese finance minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that a currency provision won't be included in a Japan-U.S. bilateral trade deal that the two coun...
00:32 2019-09-17

Donald Trump attacks ECB for 'currency manipulation' US president’s comments come after Mario Draghi said it could act to loosen monetary policyDonald Trump has accused the European Central Bank of unfa...
15:32 2019-06-18

Restrictions on Hard Currency Take Effect in Argentina (BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — Restrictions on access to dollars took effect in Argentina on Monday as the government tries to control a rapid los...
04:16 2019-09-03

Barclays and RBS fined by Switzerland for currency rigging Authorities in Switzerland have fined five banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Barclays, for fixing foreign exchange trading through c...
09:16 2019-06-06

Use Your Leftover Foreign Currency at McDonald's on Thursday If you’ve got a spare euro, yen or rupee hanging around from your last international trip, tomorrow, June 6th is your chance to cash it in for some g...
13:16 2019-06-05

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency Facebook is officially entering the crypto game. The social network on Tuesday announced Libra, a digital currency and financial system that Facebook...
14:48 2019-06-18

US designates China as a 'concrete' currency manipulator Eugene Hoshiko/Getty; Reuters The US government determined that China is manipulating its currency. The US will engage with the International Moneta...
23:32 2019-08-05

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' is a super-smash: $847M worldwide and counting "Spider-Man: Far From Home" celebrates another weekend at No. 1 at the box office. Counterprograming like "Crawl" and "Stuber" barely made a dent. &...
12:48 2019-07-18

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk m...
13:48 2019-09-06

| 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

Argentina stocks rebound after currency controls take effect Argentina's spiraling peso rallied slightly after the country imposed capital controls. Despite government assurances, long lines formed outside bank...
01:48 2019-09-03

Iran slashes four zeroes from rial currency over inflation Iran is planning to remove four zeroes from its national currency, the rial, as the country struggles with soaring inflation. The oil-rich nation's e...
15:16 2019-07-31

IMF warns that currency devaluations will not fix a country's economic problems Senior economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned countries against relying too heavily on monetary policy easing, and argued th...
17:16 2019-08-21

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated ...
22:32 2019-05-23

Currency In Circulation Jumps 17% To Over Rs 21 Lakh Crore In FY19: RBI The demand for the Rs 500 bill has soared the highest and now accounts for over 51 per cent of the value of currency in circulation, said the report....
14:48 2019-08-29

BOE's Carney Floats Idea of New, Virtual Reserve Currency Central banks should consider joining forces to create a virtual currency that could supplant the dollar’s role in the global economy, Bank of Englan...
19:48 2019-08-23

Turkey seizes $271 million in counterfeit U.S. currency: newspaper Turkish authorities confiscated about $271 million in fake U.S. $100 banknotes in a raid on an Istanbul printing press - the country's biggest counte...
12:32 2019-07-22

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England an...
11:48 2019-07-15

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...
21:48 2019-08-21

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

Trump Flirts With Currency War In Escalating Conflict With China President Donald Trump on Thursday took a step closer to sparking a currency war in the escalating conflict with China, saying he is not happy with t...
17:48 2019-08-08

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

US labels China a currency manipulator as tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fallThe US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
22:00 2019-08-05

Treasury Department designates China as a currency manipulator The Treasury Department announced Monday that it would designate China as a currency manipulator, reversing an earlier position by the Trump administ...
00:16 2019-08-06

China is just getting started with using its currency as weapon in the trade war, analysts say The Chinese yuan fell to its lowest level against the dollar in 11 years and could continue to fall as China and the United States escalate their tra...
02:00 2019-08-06

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe is abandoning the use of foreign money at home. The step is intended to strengthen the local currency a...
19:48 2019-06-27

| 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

US Designates China A 'Currency Manipulator' As Trade War Rages The United States and China traded blows in an unrestrained economic conflict Monday that sent stock markets plunging and threatened to inflict signi...
05:00 2019-08-06

Treasury Dept. designates China a ‘currency manipulator’ The move, a major escalation of the trade war, stoked fears that a commercial dispute with no end in sight would significantly harm a slowing global ...
05:01 2019-08-06

Japan's Nikkei slips on stronger yen, currency war jitters Japan's Nikkei fell on Wednesday as a stronger yen and fears of a global currency war prompted investors to sell riskier assets, though some upbeat c...
03:32 2019-08-07

China's currency is sending a warning signal about the trade war China's currency has been an important barometer for progress in U.S.-Chinese trade talks, and right now it's signaling things aren't ...
09:32 2019-05-21

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before ...
03:48 2019-07-01

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rat...
17:16 2019-05-21

Treasury Declines to Designate China a Currency Manipulator The Treasury Department passed on a chance to designate China as a currency manipulator but continued to highlight the nation’s currency practices as...
11:48 2019-05-29

China Puts Soothing Spin on Currency Move Chinese media played down Beijing’s abandonment of a former red-line in currency policy as they sought to reassure the country’s millions of small in...
18:16 2019-08-06

China warns U.S. against labeling country as currency manipulator China said Wednesday a decision by the Trump administration to not label Beijing a currency manipulator is "in line with common sense" and warned Was...
19:48 2019-05-29

China Hints at Weaponizing Its Currency, Rattling Markets Beijing’s willingness to let the renminbi weaken could signal a new phase in the U.S.-China trade war that might ripple through the global financial ...
07:32 2019-08-05

China Uses Currency as Weapon in Trade War, Rattling Markets Beijing’s willingness to let the renminbi weaken could signal a new phase in the U.S.-China trade war that might ripple through the global financial ...
11:32 2019-08-05

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

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds to help pay back its debts could have disastrous consequences for the Italian economy, an analys...
09:48 2019-06-17

Google Maps speed camera alerts and speed limit indicators rolling out worldwide One of the important features that differentiate Waze from other navigation apps like Google Maps is the possibility to see in-depth traffic informat...
04:32 2019-05-28

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food ...
16:32 2019-06-06

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule propo...
17:48 2019-05-24

Stock markets mixed, U.S. climbs as currency war fears ease World stock markets were mixed on Tuesday, with Wall Street making modest gains after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing...
13:48 2019-08-06

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the U.S. – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S. ...
21:48 2019-06-03

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the US – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S. ...
07:00 2019-06-03

From pecan pralines to ‘dots’ as currency: how the prison economy works When economic freedoms are taken away, informal markets will always find new and ingenious ways to satisfy demand. By Richard DaviesWhen Wilbert Ride...
05:00 2019-08-30

U.S. does not intend to intervene in currency markets for now, Mnuchin tells Bloomberg U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday the United States does not intend to intervene in currency markets for now, Bloomberg News r...
19:32 2019-08-28

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations ...
22:16 2019-05-28

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yu...
09:16 2019-08-06

India Removed From US Currency Monitoring List, China Stays The US Treasury Department has removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners. It, however, continued to keep China on its...
02:32 2019-05-29

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and ...
19:32 2019-06-11

Explainer: U.S. branding of China as currency manipulator offers few new remedies Formally declaring China a currency manipulator may scratch a long-term itch for U.S. President Donald Trump, but the move provides few new tools tha...
03:48 2019-08-06

Trump says the US needs a 'fair playing field' against China's weaker currency President Donald Trump tells CNBC that China has given itself a "tremendous competitive" advantage by weakening its currency, and the playing field s...
13:16 2019-06-10

China firmly opposes currency manipulator label: PBOC China firmly opposes a U.S. decision to label it a currency manipulator, its central bank said on Tuesday, adding that Beijing has not used and will ...
03:48 2019-08-06

China Let Its Currency Sink to an 11-Year Low After Trump’s Trade Threats (BEIJING) — China allowed its yuan to sink Monday and U.S. President Donald Trump said the two sides will talk “very seriously” abo...
16:32 2019-08-26

Argentine Peso Strengthens Against Dollar After Currency Controls Introduced The Argentine peso gained against the dollar after the government announced measures on Sunday to try to slow an outflow of the currency amid a crisi...
23:00 2019-09-02

Argentina: Macri imposes currency controls as peso spirals President Mauricio Macri's government has imposed foreign-exchange controls on Argentine exporters. A week of financial uncertainty has led to a shar...
23:16 2019-09-01

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

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control. &#...
09:48 2019-06-18

Here's how oil and currency markets might react to Trump's surprise tariff hike Kevin Book of ClearView Energy Partners and Joseph Trevisani, senior analyst at FXStreet, join "Squawk Box" to check in on how oil and currencies are...
16:32 2019-08-02

Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed: Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" unti...
13:32 2019-07-10

Argentina slaps controls on the peso as currency crisis grows Argentina is taking desperate action to keep dollars in the country as it tries to prop up its collapsing currency and avoid defaulting on its debt f...
03:48 2019-09-03

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the n...
14:01 2019-07-03

'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

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesd...
13:32 2019-08-21

Tesla prices China-made Model 3 at 328,000 yuan as China plan accelerates U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday it would price its China-made Model 3 vehicles from 328,000 yuan ($47,529), as it pushes pr...
21:16 2019-05-30

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

China media says U.S. 'destroying international order', after currency-manipulator branding China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday that the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Wash...
03:48 2019-08-06

UPDATE 1-Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed -Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until...
11:48 2019-07-10

Ex-Fed gov: Central bankers shouldn't cut rates again despite China using currency as trade weapon Larry Lindsey, president and CEO of the Lindsey Group and a former Fed governor, says central bankers should not cut rates again despite China using ...
20:32 2019-08-05

Argentina Restricts Access to Foreign Currency to Stave Off Financial Crisis The imposition of currency controls is a remarkable about-face for Argentina’s president, who was elected on the promise of liberalizing the economy....
17:48 2019-09-02

Facebook currency chief faces withering questioning from Democrats in Congress Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency ...
12:00 2019-07-17

‘Weaponized’ Currency and Mining Limits: China’s Responses to Trump Take Shape Beijing’s signals suggest it is ready to retaliate should the White House follow through on its new tariff threat, with potentially disruptive result...
13:48 2019-08-08

Trade war fears escalate as China currency sinks and stocks slump Global shares fell sharply amid concerns that Beijing is using the yuan as a weapon in an escalating tariff war with U.S. President Donald Trump. &#...
08:16 2019-08-05

ICICI Bank Deploys Robotic Arms To Count Currency Notes These Robotic Arms are currently functioning at Mumbai, and Sangli (Maharashtra), New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mangaluru (Karnataka), Jaipur, Hyderabad, ...
05:48 2019-08-28

Argentines wait at banks to withdraw cash as currency controls kick in In the early hours of Monday morning in Buenos Aires, before banks had opened their doors, winding lines of customers waited to withdraw savings afte...
21:48 2019-09-02

Donald Trump Accuses China, Europe Of Currency Manipulation, Stimulus US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain co...
14:48 2019-07-03

Global Central Bank Shift Eases Drag on Chinese Currency Shifts toward easier monetary policy by central banks in the U.S. and Europe have reduced some of the downward pressure building on China’s currency....
06:48 2019-06-22

China Central Bank "Resolutely Opposed" To US Currency Manipulator Label China's central bank said Tuesday it is "resolutely opposed" to the US labeling Beijing a currency manipulator as trade tensions surge between the wo...
10:48 2019-08-06

Treasury yields tick higher after US labels China a 'currency manipulator' U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning, as investors flocked to safer assets amid rapidly intensifying tensions between the world...
05:00 2019-08-06

Chinese State Media Retaliates As US Brands China "Currency-Manipulator" China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Washingto...
10:48 2019-08-06

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

Years of forex market calm sends currency funds to the wall The Chinese yuan's tumble is stirring hopes of a long-awaited volatility boost for forex markets but any rise will be too late for the currency funds...
12:48 2019-09-06

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

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks scale one-week high on trade hopes, yuan softens World stocks rose to a one-week high on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between Beijing and Washington on Friday, though a perky dollar c...
08:00 2019-08-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade hopes lift global stocks to one-week high, yuan softens World stocks climbed to a one-week high on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between Beijing and Washington on Friday, though a perky dolla...
10:00 2019-08-30

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

Meet Morgan Beller, the 26-year-old woman behind Facebook's plan to make its own currency Facebook VP David Marcus is the face of the company's Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-...
14:00 2019-07-20

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX recover from tumble as China eases currency war fears Latin American currencies made a strong comeback on Tuesday after days of losses as some fears of a worsening in trade tensions between the United St...
17:16 2019-08-06

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil currency, shares rise on pension overhaul proposal The Brazilian real firmed and stocks climbed on Thursday, as investors welcomed a report on the government's proposal to overhaul the country's pensi...
18:16 2019-06-13

Wall Street traders pump up Argentine peso as currency controls hit home Argentina's peso surged on Tuesday, pumped up by Wall Street traders cheering President Mauricio Macri's capital controls that are aimed at protectin...
21:48 2019-09-03

China's central bank denies it's devaluing country's currency to counter tariffs China has allowed its yuan to break through 7 against the dollar for the first time in 11 years, but it insists the move is not "competitive devaluat...
22:32 2019-08-05

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing ...
15:00 2019-08-05

Bitcoin roller coaster: Currency soars to 17-month high, but drops over $1,000 after close The steep price decline came at the same time as an outage on popular cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase.       ...
13:16 2019-06-27

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

Sudan's ex-president Bashir charged with corruption, holding illicit foreign currency A Sudanese judge on Saturday formally indicted Omar al-Bashir for possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption, charges the ousted leader chall...
10:16 2019-08-31

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin explodes to $12,750 in Argentina after foreign currency purchases restricted’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, ...
06:16 2019-09-10

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.     &...
00:16 2019-06-14

Argentine peso edges up, but falls on black market after currency controls imposed Argentina's peso edged up in early trading on Monday, but weakened in the black market after the country imposed capital controls on Sunday in a bid ...
20:16 2019-09-02

US refrains from calling China a currency manipulator but puts 9 nations on watch list The administration said that no country meets the criteria to be labeled as one seeking to gain unfair trade advantages over the United States by man...
10:16 2019-05-29

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dram...
10:00 2019-08-06

Adidas CEO: China tariffs won't affect shoe prices, but currency war may have 'significant' impact Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted said the prospect of China weakening its currency could have a "significant impact" on the firm's earnings since 25% o...
12:48 2019-08-08

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator    ...
21:32 2019-08-05

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

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by ...
16:00 2019-07-08

Trump China currency manipulator designation met with congressional silence, including from Democrats who'd long sought it President Trump's designation of China as a currency manipulator has drawn virtually no reaction from members of Congress, even though a number of la...
17:48 2019-08-08

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw a...
12:48 2019-06-11

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and wil...
11:48 2019-06-23

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new boo...
11:48 2019-06-23

School safety goes digital (NBC News) A new industry dedicated to keeping kids safe at school is taking off. Securly bills itself as “the student safety company.” T...
16:00 2019-08-19

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examin...
07:00 2019-07-11

The 10 best digital cameras in the UAE for 2019 What's the best camera? Okay, we admit it – it's an impossible question to answer. The best camera for a pro photographer is a milli...
01:48 2019-06-20

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startu...
19:16 2019-05-27

Chuck E. Cheese compares 'fake currency' bitcoin to prize tokens, setting up a Twitter feud between the mascot and furious crypto fans Susan Montgomery/Shutterstock Chuck E. Cheese — the mascot of arcade and pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese's — compared bitcoin to the chain's...
18:16 2019-07-03

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share web...
11:16 2019-08-02

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more of...
15:48 2019-06-29

CDK divesting its digital marketing business The company's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Bui...
21:48 2019-06-28

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
18:32 2019-05-22

How to neutralize the digital threat you carry everywhere Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities.     ...
15:16 2019-08-17

J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Finally Going Digital (NEW YORK) — You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, ...
11:32 2019-08-12

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying...
07:16 2019-07-14

Digital manufacturing: Agile, efficient Future-minded auto manufacturers know the potential of digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industr...
01:48 2019-07-15

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adapt...
04:01 2019-06-13

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate...
13:16 2019-06-08

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digita...
13:32 2019-05-28

Learn the ins and outs of digital marketing for just $35 Get a heads up on all the strategies needed to sell in the digital space with the training in The Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle. The packag...
10:00 2019-07-19

You Can Now Get Paid $1,000 to Take a Digital Detox For the Weekend If you can stand a weekend away from your phone for a digital detox, you could make a fast $1,000. Thanks to Satellite Internet, an online resource t...
23:32 2019-08-08

Is a Digital Scale More Accurate Than Analog? We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted the number was wrong—it must be the scale! But is buying an expensive, new digital scale with...
18:32 2019-06-10

Samsung and Mastercard team up on Digital ID Mobile shopping could be set for a major security boost following a new partnership between Mastercard and Samsung.The card provider has announced it...
11:16 2019-05-22

Digital journey should be naturally pushed by CEO, CFO and CIO Digital transformation has to flow in every part of the organization and should be naturally pushed by the CEO, CFO and CIO, an industry expert said....
05:48 2019-07-14

Why Estonia pioneered digital identity Estonia topped a poll of the most digitally advanced nations this year, according to research conducted by global community network InterNations. The...
22:48 2019-09-03

This digital marketing masterclass is a must for every new entrepreneur Even if you’ve never tackled the treacherous depths of digital advertising before, the direction from a course like the Digital Marketing Masterclass...
20:00 2019-09-20

Own All Nine Planet of the Apes Movies For $35 On Blu-ray and Digital You don’t need to be a hyper-intelligent simian to know that getting all nine Planet of the Apes films on Blu-ray (including the three most recent on...
18:00 2019-08-19

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether ...
07:00 2019-07-11

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock markets inch higher as currency war fears ease Global stock markets rebounded Tuesday after China's central bank fixed the yuan at a slightly stronger rate, soothing fears that a protracted trade ...
12:48 2019-08-06

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulat...
06:32 2019-07-23

Argentina central bank to keep tight monetary policy despite currency policy changes Argentina's central bank will maintain a tight monetary policy despite changes to recently implemented currency restrictions, central bank President ...
21:48 2019-09-02

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15:01 2019-05-30

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales i...
12:32 2019-05-21

Macron says France and U.S. reached digital tax deal France and the United States have reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said...
15:00 2019-08-26

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for...
22:48 2019-05-22

The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it With more customer data than anyone else, mobile carriers are in prime position to provide context on customers: who they are and what they may care ...
10:32 2019-07-16

100-year-old Motorcyclist magazine moves to digital only Motorcyclist, a 100-year-old magazine, is the latest to go all-digital, but Editor-in-Chief Chris Cantle and his staff will remain on board to put ou...
20:32 2019-05-29

Kroger's Sales Rise after Digital Investments Kroger Co. reported slightly higher sales in its latest quarter after recent investments in online ordering and other efforts to draw in new customer...
15:16 2019-09-12

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digita...
12:16 2019-06-29

Digital assets need to be considered, included in your will: expert Digital assets come in two general forms: things that exist online that have sentimental value (ie: photos saved in the Cloud) and things that have f...
22:48 2019-08-26

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m conf...
10:16 2019-07-11

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What...
11:00 2019-07-12

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos t...
14:16 2019-06-04

With the USMCA, free trade finally goes digital Congress will soon debate and vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, a monumental deal that modernizes North American trade for...
21:16 2019-06-01

Tom Barrack Is Done With Traditional Real Estate. He's Going Digital. Colony Capital is making one of the most aggressive bets yet that technology is disrupting real estate: It is selling nearly all of its traditional h...
18:32 2019-09-17

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned ...
08:48 2019-07-11

Fed says it will develop faster digital banking system Big banks object to a Federal Reserve system to cut the time for electronic payments to clear, arguing it’s a potential Trojan horse for tech compani...
05:01 2019-08-06

Guardian Digital Fellowship 2019: apply now Today we are launching the new Guardian Digital Fellowship scheme for 2019. Find out how you can apply and help shape the future of digital media.We ...
10:32 2019-05-31

Labour 'failing on digital rights', say campaigners The vast majority of complaints about political parties' use of data are directed at Labour, with campaigners saying the party is "failing on digital...
13:48 2019-08-27

Norway's Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company's earning...
13:32 2019-07-15

CIO vs CFO: How digital transformation is changing IT budget decisions CIO strategy: If you want to be responsible for digital transformation, then you need to stop focusing on operations and act more like a trusted busi...
11:00 2019-09-17

US and France have reached a deal on digital tax, Macron says The U.S. and France have reached an agreement to settle their differences over a French tax on big tech companies, French President Emmanuel Macron s...
12:48 2019-08-27

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts...
16:16 2019-05-22

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is st...
08:32 2019-06-23

Sunday Comics: Digital Toilet Paper Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
13:48 2019-06-02

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated ch...
14:32 2019-07-18

How the changing digital landscape is an opportunity for employers There is no denying the radical impact that digital technologies have had upon society over the past few decades; entire industries have been transfo...
05:16 2019-07-05

SAP's German users demand more help with digital shift Business software group SAP should be more responsive in meeting the needs of its customers as they make the transition to the digital era, the user ...
09:00 2019-09-17

Digital transformation: How to make sure your project is a success From building enthusiasm for change to experimenting with innovations, four digital leaders explain how to ensure your digitalisation project remains...
10:48 2019-08-13

Get closer than before with OPPO Reno’s first ever 60x Digital Zoom Wherever you go today, chances are you have your smartphone in your pocket. But more than just a device for keeping you connected to the world, smart...
13:48 2019-06-09

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online. ...
14:32 2019-07-07

Trump says U.S. would tax French wine in response to digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big U.S. technology companies and threatened a...
04:32 2019-08-24

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unp...
08:32 2019-08-16

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at h...
13:16 2019-06-13

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patien...
22:16 2019-07-23

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings. ...
13:16 2019-07-18

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off fro...
08:16 2019-05-25

Lucifer Within Us is Kitfox’s new game about digital exorcism Lucifier Within Us is coming from Kitfox Games and the designers behind The Shrouded Isle, and it's coming to PC at an unspecified release date.Read ...
23:48 2019-06-10

Civilization VI Digital Copy Is Down to Just $45 for the Nintendo Switch Last week’s PlayStation sales must’ve made Switch owners feel a little left out, but hopefully this week will make up for it, starting with Civilizat...
18:48 2019-06-10

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation ...
17:48 2019-07-19

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display....
13:16 2019-06-14

Are digital experiences now more powerful than 'live' events? Our connected world is now in many ways more engaging than 'being there' and this is a huge problem for retail and event organizers as they attempt t...
01:16 2019-09-10

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that ...
15:16 2019-07-16

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing secu...
19:00 2019-05-21

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce the...
08:16 2019-06-08

Digital transformation and the role of network visibility Nearly eight in 10 companies in the U.S. are in the process of undergoing a digital transformation (DX) and worldwide, DX spending is predicted to re...
07:48 2019-05-22

Get Notified When Digital Movies and TV Shows Go on Sale With the news that my favorite series for random bingeing is leaving Netflix, and knowing fully well that I’m not going to sign up for even more stre...
17:16 2019-07-03

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
14:32 2019-05-23

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or ...
10:16 2019-05-21

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leader...
05:32 2019-05-24

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts...
10:48 2019-05-21

Foreign Investment Allowed In Digital Media With 26 Per Cent Cap The Centre today approved 26 per cent overseas investment in digital media as part of a relaxing of Foreign Direct Investment norms across four secto...
17:32 2019-08-28

E.U.’s New Digital Czar: ‘Most Powerful Regulator of Big Tech on the Planet’ Margrethe Vestager, whose billion-dollar fines have made her loathed by Silicon Valley, has won new powers that give her unrivaled regulatory reach. ...
18:16 2019-09-10

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the ide...
09:16 2019-05-21

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offeri...
17:48 2019-05-24

Digital parenting tips for back-to-school season (NBC News) It’s back-to-school season, which is the perfect time for parents to take extra steps to make sure their kids are being safe online. The F...
18:16 2019-08-21

How your business can reach digital success in the next decade: 5 tips Past business decisions can act as guidance for the future. Here are five ways companies can use past experiences as lessons for the new digital age....
20:16 2019-08-06

Theater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital network Theater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital network with hosts that include Donna McKechnie, Tonya Pinkins, Justin Guarini, Kerry Butler, Josh...
09:32 2019-09-20

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and t...
11:00 2019-08-22

Danny Cohen, Who Helped Set the Stage for a Digital Era, Dies at 81 A computer scientist who devised the first flight simulator and paved the way for internet voice calls, cloud computing and online dating. (He marrie...
00:32 2019-08-23

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Ech...
21:32 2019-05-29

Temenos acquires Kony for its digital banking product The Switzerland-based banking software company is aiming to step up its presence in the US, where addressable market for digital front office bankin...
18:32 2019-08-28

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with a...
10:32 2019-05-21

Medical marijuana industry to experiment with digital tokens TUCSON — Currently, banks cannot do business with marijuana dispensaries because under federal law the possession and sale of marijuana is stil...
14:48 2019-08-20

‘Digital divide’ will worsen inequalities, without better global cooperation Inequality will worsen unless the so-called “digital divide” – the gap between under-connected and highly digitalized countries – is not addressed, w...
00:32 2019-09-05

The US and France reportedly reach a deal over 'digital services' tax The Trump Administration and the French government have supposedly reached a deal that ends a feud over France's tax on tech giants, Bloomberg r...
07:48 2019-08-27

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game m...
12:32 2019-05-21

Apple took us on a surreal walk through San Francisco, looking at digital art on an iPhone San Francisco looks different through an iPhone XS Max — it's still a city, but now there are floating balls of fabric, speech bubbles, and word...
21:32 2019-08-12

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and ...
08:48 2019-08-13

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more ...
07:32 2019-05-23

The digital trends disrupting the banking industry in 2019 Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing, pleas...
19:16 2019-09-02

US Would Tax French Wine In Response To Digital Tax, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big US technology companies and threatened again...
09:32 2019-08-24

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax Alphabet Inc's Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the Fren...
19:48 2019-08-13

Microsoft Teams now supports Oracle digital assistant Oracle's AI assistant is now supported by Microsoft Teams, responds to voice commands, and comes with NLP that grasps terms specific to enterprise us...
14:32 2019-09-17

Oracle's new digital assistant sounds suspiciously like Clippy Oracle aims to simplify the use of their Cloud applications through digital assistants, though this plan resembles a certain loathed paperclip in fun...
16:32 2019-09-17

Taiwan pushes hard – and late – into digital banking Despite being a global leader in IT and semiconductors, Taiwan has long been a digital laggard. The regulator has just issued the island’s first digi...
11:16 2019-09-16

Mexico in talks with digital platforms about taxes: minister Mexican Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Monday that his government is in talks with digital platforms about taxes, aiming to ensure that all ...
11:48 2019-09-09

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax Google, Facebook and Amazon are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government's digital ser...
16:00 2019-08-14

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mysti...
12:32 2019-05-21

'Hundreds of lives saved' by new digital sepsis alerts Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a new digital alert system which automatically flags possible cases of sepsis in hospitals, th...
21:48 2019-08-18

Sports Titles Keep Gamers on Digital Playing Field A strong start for the Madden NFL franchise indicates the resilience of decades-old franchises as technological strides enable game developers to eng...
06:00 2019-08-19

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Fac...
21:48 2019-05-28

G-7 Finance Chiefs Narrow Divisions on Digital Tax Plan Finance officials from some of the world’s largest economies took a step toward an agreement on how to divide up multinational companies’ profits, na...
12:32 2019-07-18

Call for national debate over digital ID card plans MPs have called for a national debate over plans in Westminster to develop a "single unique identifier" for individuals accessing government services...
08:48 2019-07-10

Egyptian digital payments company Fawry preparing for IPO Egyptian digital bill payments company Fawry has begun preparing for a share offering on the country's stock exchange, Managing Director Mohamed Okas...
04:32 2019-07-10

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was ...
03:48 2019-07-09

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates ...
22:48 2019-07-08