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

The Libra Association, the organization in charge of overseeing Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, said Wednesday it will apply for a payments license in Switzerland....

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

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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 prepares to host Libra, a digital currency proposed by Facebook....
09:39 2019-09-11

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 that typically apply to banks, on top of tough anti-money laundering laws....
18:00 2019-09-11

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 about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in real money, too....
17:52 2019-06-23

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives or Labour....
17:00 2019-07-10

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 the same day—shows the industry’s growing importance....
16:39 2019-07-12

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 government regulation in order to manage the massive social and democratic disorder it has created. With its new Libra cryptocurrency, Facebook wants to dis...
23:13 2019-08-18

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of the planned services would require broad oversight....
09:39 2019-09-11

CBOE GRANTS LICENSE FOR VOLATILITY INDEXES TO CME GROUP CHICAGO, March 5, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with CME Group that extends the reach of CBOE's volatility franchise. CBOE will apply its proprietary CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) methodology to price data of, initially,...
13:26 2019-05-22

Conservative group targets Ilhan Omar over payments to ‘lover’ The conservative group Judicial Watch wants the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Rep. Ilhan Omar for $230,000 in payments her campaign made to contractor Tim Mynett — who is also her alleged lover. “Rep. Omar has significant ethics problems, and the House Ethics Committee must act...
23:39 2019-09-19

Ilhan Omar should be probed over payments to ‘lover’: watchdog group WASHINGTON, DC — A conservative watchdog group said Tuesday that it plans to file a complaint against US Rep. Ilhan Omar with the Federal Election Commission — after The Post revealed allegations that she’s dating one of her paid consultants. “This arrangement where Ilhan is paying her lover consult...
08:39 2019-08-28

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 financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic will be high on the agenda....
04:00 2019-07-13

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner said on Tuesday it had not yet been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy protections for the Libra cryptocurrency....
20:26 2019-07-16

Global Payments, TSYS merge in $21.5 billion deal as fintech, payments market evolves to be software driven The idea is that the combination of Global Payments and TSYS will have a software stack and developers to better compete in omnichannel, e-commerce and digital payments....
16:00 2019-05-28

More Germans applying for alarm gun licenses More and more Germans are acquiring the permit they need to carry a gas pistol, a newspaper has reported. The number has more than doubled in the last five years....
17:00 2019-09-03

Why are more women than ever applying to be Miss England in the age of Instagram? Despite widespread derision of beauty pageants – and the potential to become a model or influencer through social media – applications have risen to 20,000, as aspiring contestants attempt to show a more modern side to the faded glamour contestOn a humid July night in Newcastle upon Tyne, the launch...
04:52 2019-08-09

THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT: The strategies payments leaders are using to take advantage of the $3.7 trillion opportunity in US healthcare This is a preview of THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare coverage with Digital Health Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing digital health news and analysis to your inbox. The US healthcare payments...
19:26 2019-08-16

5 Things To Know Before Applying For PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card According to the Income Tax Department, online applications for PAN card can be made through either of the websites of NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) and UTITSL....
18:00 2019-07-20

NCAA tables possibility of overseeing esports NCAA's board of governors voted unanimously late last month to table the possibility of overseeing and holding championships for esports.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign CLEVELAND (AP) — A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons. Clifford Pinkney became Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County’s first black sheriff when he was appointed in August 2015. A county spokeswoman says PinkneyR...
17:39 2019-05-25

Opioid Defendants Seek to Disqualify Judge Overseeing 2,300 Cases A Hail Mary pass by drug distributors and pharmacy chains on the eve of a landmark federal trial argues that the judge already believes that defendants should pay....
18:13 2019-09-14

Warden overseeing jail where Jeffrey Epstein died is reassigned The warden overseeing the Lower Manhattan jail where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was found dead of apparent suicide Saturday has been reassigned pending an investigation, it was announced Tuesday. Attorney General William Barr himself made the decision to reassign Metropolitan Correctional C...
22:00 2019-08-13

Renewing or applying for airport fast pass Global Entry? Brace for lengthy delays The Global Entry trusted traveler program has been plagued by lengthy application delays. Some travelers report over 100 days to renew.       ...
02:00 2019-09-04

Top State Dept. Official Steps Down From Post Overseeing Western Hemisphere Kimberly Breier had been assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs for less than a year and helped supervise the restrictions the administration imposed on Cuba in April....
09:00 2019-08-08

Who is Amit Mehta, the judge overseeing the standoff over Trump's financial records? One man's name can be expected to pop up more frequently as the battle between President Donald Trump and lawmakers takes to the courts: Judge Amit Mehta....
16:13 2019-05-21

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
22:13 2019-07-09

A casting call seeking a 'very pretty' girl for a Milka chocolate ad banned overweight or redhead children from applying Rose Prouser/Reuters & Shutterstock A casting call for Milka chocolate sparked outrage by banning overweight or redhead children from applying. The ad, which was spotted by performer Helen Raw, read: "Eye colour and hair colour are not important but no red hair [...] she must NOT have reached puber...
02:13 2019-08-14

Champions League group-by-group guide: predictions and star players The English teams have received favourable draws but there is still plenty of intrigue in this season’s competitionFour years ago, two better iterations of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain slugged it out at this stage. The La Liga side topped the group and proceeded to win the tournament; the Fre...
01:00 2019-08-30

Group That Includes TPG Is on Shortlist of Bidders for Group of Asian Hospitals A consortium that includes American private-equity firm TPG Capital is one of three shortlisted bidders for a $2 billion collection of Asian hospitals owned by Columbia Pacific Management....
04:00 2019-07-05

The group stage for the Champions League is set, and there is a clear 'group of death' David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images The draw for the group stage of the 2019-20 Champions League is officially set. Group F is the clear "group of death" of the tournament, with three powerhouses — Barcelona, Dortmund, and Inter Milan — battling it out for two spots in the knocko...
05:00 2019-08-31

Switzerland’s Once-in-a-Generation, Over-the-Top Party When the 52 Places Traveler arrived in Vevey, Switzerland, he thought he was hallucinating. But no: it was just a celebration that hasn’t happened since 1999....
19:39 2019-07-31

10 of the best things to do in Vevey, Switzerland The Swiss town’s wine festival is as revered as it is rare but, from a Chaplin museum to boat tours and chocolate heaven, a trip need not be grape-relatedOn 18 July, the peaceful town of Vevey, on the shores of Lake Geneva near Montreux, transforms into party central as it hosts one of the world’s b...
08:52 2019-07-18

The Group Trip for People Who Hate Group Trips As independent-minded Gen Xers and baby boomers take more guided trips, tour companies are trying to make the experiences feel less like group travel....
19:13 2019-09-21

Switzerland's wine festival – in pictures The Swiss town of Vevey has staged a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century. The three-week Fête des Vignerons, which began in 1797, is held roughly every 20 years and on Thursday...
10:52 2019-07-19

Women across Switzerland are striking for equal pay Swiss women are striking en masse on Friday, in a 24-hour nationwide protest to highlight the country's poor record on gender equality and the gender pay gap....
17:26 2019-06-14

Switzerland-EU partnership row facing deadline Easy trading in Swiss shares from within the EU could crumble at midnight Sunday in a row over a new partnership deal. For months, Bern has refused to sign the long-negotiated treaty text on multiple links with the bloc....
13:26 2019-06-30

New life for Switzerland’s hippy valley A bohemian mountain community in Ticino has rejected national-park status – and fast-track development – in favour of small grassroots projectsThe yellow postal bus lurches up the narrow, dead-end road that winds through Valle Onsernone, blasting its horn in warning as it rounds one cliff-hugging ha...
12:00 2019-08-24

UK climber falls to his death from Matterhorn in Switzerland Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 24-year-old British mountain climber who was coming down from the country's famed Matterhorn fell to his death in pre-dawn darkness, after a chunk of rock came loose during the descent....
00:52 2019-06-04

Switzerland celebrates rare wine festival Dubbed a once-in-a-generation spectacle, Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers. Organizers said the festival "highlights the work on the vineyard."...
23:39 2019-07-19

FIFA Quietly Considering Plan to Leave Switzerland World soccer’s governing body is weighing a move away from Zurich, its home since 1932, saying Swiss law has made it difficult to hire employees from outside Europe....
01:52 2019-08-01

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
20:52 2019-07-12

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the isolated country....
23:13 2019-05-22

Switzerland ranked as most innovative country in new UN report The World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO, named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country on Wednesday, during the launch of its latest Global Innovation Index, (GII) in the Indian capital New Delhi....
19:39 2019-07-24

A local’s guide to Berne, Switzerland: 10 top tips It is one of Europe’s smallest capitals but punches above its weight when it comes to world-class galleries, unbeatable urban swimming and, of course, chocolateTaking a dip in the river is a national pastime here, with the River Aare the basis of the city’s claim to be Europe’s urban swimming capita...
15:52 2019-09-02

IOC formally opens $145M new headquarters in Switzerland The International Olympic Committee has formally opened its 145 million Swiss francs ($145 million) new headquarters exactly 125 years after the Olympic Games was revived       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions....
20:13 2019-06-27

2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her campsite. The Swiss news site 20 Minuten reported Sunday the previous day’s sto...
11:52 2019-06-16

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the......
04:13 2019-06-15

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was uncertain but supporters were vowing to make their ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Why gun-loving Switzerland voted to tighten restrictions on firearms REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Earlier this year, Swiss voters approved changes to the country's gun laws by a very comfortable majority of 63.7%. Gun ownership and use is widespread in Switzerland, which has military conscription and where hunting and shooting sports are popular. Visit Business Insider's...
02:00 2019-08-06

Osamu Deguchi joins Bolliger Team Switzerland "The Swiss team has just recruited a Suzuka specialist. Osamu Deguchi will partner Nigel Walraven and Danny Buchan in the saddle of the Bolliger Team Switzerland’s Kawasaki."...
12:26 2019-07-20

Man, girl missing after violent storm in Switzerland: police A man and six-year-old girl are missing after their car was swept away by a torrent of mud triggered by a flash flood in southwestern Switzerland, police in Valais canton said on Monday as dozens of rescue workers continued to search....
12:26 2019-08-12

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
20:13 2019-06-16

Switzerland Extends Support To Strengthen India's Fight Against Terrorism Switzerland on Friday extended its support to India to strengthen its fight against terrorism in all its manifestations as President Ram Nath Kovind held talks with his Swiss counterpart Ueli Maurer......
12:52 2019-09-14

Calls for Switzerland’s Matterhorn to be closed after seventh death this year A South Korean man has become the seventh climber this year to fall to their death on the Matterhorn peak in Switzerland as guides continue to call on officials to close the mountain for being “too dangerous.”...
17:00 2019-08-08

Portugal v Switzerland: Nations League semi-final – live! Nations League semi-final updates from the 7.45pm BST gameAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 7.00pm BST There’s a metaphor in here somewhere dept: England fans in Praga da Ribiera have spent the past 15 minutes trying - unsuccessfully - to kick a ball through the 2nd floor open ...
20:13 2019-06-05

20 life-changing trips worth the price, from Switzerland to Sedona With prices ranging from $730 for a Swiss rail tour to $29,500 for an Antarctic cruise, these trips don't come cheap but the memories are worth it.       ...
01:52 2019-08-26

Switzerland’s Florijana Ismaili confirmed dead in swimming accident • Ismaili, 24, went missing on Saturday at Lake Como• Fifa president Gianni Infantino pays tribute to playerThe body of Florijana Ismaili was recovered in Lake Como on Tuesday, three days after the Switzerland international was involved in a swimming accident.The 24-year-old forward went missing on ...
13:39 2019-07-03

Switzerland Strives to Be Global Leader in Opening Skies for Drones Switzerland is working on pioneering ways to handle booming drone traffic aimed at allowing unmanned aircraft to quickly operate in much more of the nation’s airspace than approaches being pursued in other countries....
12:52 2019-08-06

Switzerland: high-altitude wake for melted Pizol glacier Those in attendance wore dark outfits and some laid flowers. The "funeral march" took place as world leaders and youth activists prepared for a major United Nations summit on climate change....
06:39 2019-09-23

Switzerland was sent into scientific exile. No deal could mean the same for Britain | Marja Makarow EU-backed research projects were slashed after the country voted to curb immigration in 2014. The UK should take noteSwitzerland has been touted as a model for the UK, post-Brexit. It is an independent state that determines its own laws, controls its own borders, and through its status as an associa...
13:13 2019-09-06

Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident • BSC Young Boys women’s team captain declared missing• Footballer had been swimming on Lake ComoThe Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, her club said on Sunday.Ismaili, 24, has played for the BSC Young Boys women’s team si...
18:26 2019-06-30

Jordan Pickford saves the day as England beat Switzerland on penalties On the face of it, this should have been cause for celebration. England have finished third at a major finals for the first time since the 1968 European Championships even if, for context, that was a tournament won by Italy who had claimed their semi-final on the toss of a coin and this, in truth, i...
21:26 2019-06-09

England v Switzerland: Nations League third-place play-off – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the playoff in GuimaraesSouthgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea jobSend your emails and thoughts to Rob here 2.04pm BST 2 min: Harry Kane hits the bar! It was a brilliant effort, a first-time chip on the turn from a tight angle on the right of the area...
15:13 2019-06-09

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funds amid scandal The Netherlands and Switzerland have suspended funding to the United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees days after an ethics report alleged widespread mismanagement and misconduct....
07:26 2019-08-01

David McGoldrick earns Ireland vital point with header against Switzerland It may have come in his 11th cap but David McGoldrick can say his first international goal was well timed, as it earned a point that sustains Irish belief in qualification for Euro 2020. That ambition looked far-fetched after Fabian Schär shot Switzerland into the lead, but Ireland, second best for ...
00:39 2019-09-06

Jerome Powell to speak on future interest rate policy in Switzerland Fed Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell will speak on Friday in Switzerland. Wall Street always hopes that he will tip off future interest rate policy. But it will be more interesting to see whether Powell says anything about Trump’s desire to have the Fed help him win re-election or weigh in on comments b...
04:39 2019-09-05

11 Indians Get Notices As Switzerland Steps Up Process To Share Banking Info As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a significant surge in the number of cases where it......
02:52 2019-05-27

Euro 2020: Republic of Ireland 1-1 Switzerland, Romania 1-2 Spain – as it happened Ten-man Spain clung on to beat Romania while the Republic of Ireland drew with Switzerland and Bosnia and Denmark went goal crazy 10.16pm BST And with that, I shall take my leave. It’s been a goal-blessed evening, especially for Scandinavians. Thanks for being here. Here are tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qua...
00:39 2019-09-06

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

President Ram Nath Kovind Unveils Mahatma Gandhi's Bust In Switzerland President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi, marking the 150th anniversary of the Father of the Nation and hoped that his legacy will inspire the mankind to tackle climate......
22:13 2019-09-14

Climber falls to death from Matterhorn in Switzerland; guides say mountain ‘too dangerous’ A South Korean climber fell to his death Tuesday descending the iconic Matterhorn peak in Switzerland as local guides continue to call on officials to close the mountain for being “too dangerous.”...
22:39 2019-08-07

Wine festival Fete des Vignerons kicks off in Switzerland with colorful celebration The Fete des Vignerons kicked off in Switzerland on July 18. The festival, which celebrates the world of winemaking, goes for a month.       ...
22:13 2019-07-19

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.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Watch: England's Nikita Parris gets nasty nutmeg vs. Switzerland at World Cup England star Nikita Parris pulled off a filthy nutmeg dribble move during her squad's group stage win against Scotland at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
16:00 2019-06-10

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
07:52 2019-06-03

Rare Stone Steles With Unknown Figures Found At Neolithic Site in Switzerland A remarkable series of standing stones have been found near one of the most important Neolithic sites in Switzerland, and indeed in the entire Alpine region of Europe. ...
21:13 2019-08-01

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League Final spot Cristiano Ronaldo sent a reminder of his sporting brilliance just as his country was turning its focus elsewhere, firing a spectacular hat-trick to send Portugal to the first ever Nations League final....
00:13 2019-06-06

Bank of America names Pauli equity capital markets head in Germany, Austria, Switzerland Bank of America has named Thorsten Pauli as its new head of equity capital markets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the lender said in a statement on Friday....
17:00 2019-07-12

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
09:13 2019-06-06

Uefa Nations League Finals LIVE: Switzerland vs England and Portugal vs Netherlands build-up and team news England will look to end their Uefa Nations League campaign on a positive note when they take on Swizerland in their third place play-off this afternoon....
15:39 2019-06-09

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC warns of a ‘deadly environment’ for health workers, UNICEF delivers cash for 9 million vulnerable Yemeni families, acting head of UNAIDS says battle aga...
22:39 2019-07-24

Payments is a journey, not a destination With Worldpay predicting over half of all global online transactions will be made with an alternative payment method (APM) by 2021 – and with bank transfers tipped to be the second most popular APM –  travel vendors now have more of an incentive than ever to change their practices...
16:26 2019-06-19

All You Need TO Know About Payments System RTGS New RTGS timings: Payments system RTGS is primarily meant for transactions of Rs 2 lakh and above. RTGS enables instantaneous transfer of funds according to applicable timings. The RBI has announced......
11:52 2019-05-29

Entering the era of intelligent payments Automation and artificial intelligence are transforming the payments industry into one of the most dynamic sectors of transaction banking. But there are still many teething problems in an industry that has been catapulted onto centre stage....
19:52 2019-09-18

The Future of Payments 2018 The payments industry is transforming. Noncash payments methods are quickly becoming the norm.Business Insider Intelligence Business Insider Intelligence projects digital payments to continue to grow through 2023 and beyond.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Santander leads the pa...
14:13 2019-07-08

What happens to prepaid E-ZPass payments? Readers: A while back, I started searching for the answer to one of the great mysteries of life: What do the people who collect E-ZPass payments in advance do with the interest they receive on our money? I’m getting a little closer to an answer. But my suspicions are also getting greater. I’ll expla...
08:52 2019-06-09

How this company is changing down payments on homes Thomas Sponholtz of Unison joins "Power Lunch" to discuss the company's method of making more people homeowners. Unison splits the cost of a down payment on a home and splits the profits when the home is sold....
01:26 2019-07-02

Payments: India’s cash conundrum The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment to cash....
16:52 2019-05-21

Always Check Your Automatic Bill Payments Automating your finances fixes everything, right? Well, only if you’re still monitoring your money on a regular basis, it turns out. The Wall Street Journal interviewed a handful of money experts about the biggest ways people waste money. And we won’t talk about what they said about that, because th...
23:26 2019-06-20

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose payments' Leading medical experts are calling for new legislation to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose all details of payments to the healthcare sector....
16:52 2019-09-11

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose all payments' Leading medical experts are calling for new legislation to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose all details of payments to the healthcare sector....
20:00 2019-09-11

FCA screens to offer pizza, gas payments FCA is jumping into the world of in-vehicle transactions this year with Uconnect Market, which will enable users to order pizza, make restaurant reservations, pay for gasoline and parking and schedule vehicle service....
08:52 2019-06-24

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agency pushes to stem dengue fever in Yemen; Switzerland declines sponsorship deal with tobacco firm; new SDG Advocates on the job....
12:39 2019-08-16

Soon Your Phone Will Be Your Driver's License, MetroCard and More After testing phone-based MTA transit cards in New York City and mobile driver’s licenses in Delaware, our columnist says it won’t be long until physical wallets go the way of the change purse....
00:26 2019-06-28

Soon nearly a third of US consumers will regularly make payments with their voice This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more. BI Intelligence A revolution in payments and banking is beginning as virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa gain the abilities of cashiers, personal shopp...
05:00 2019-07-03

Avenatti filing: Nike OK'd payments to Zion, more Attorneys representing Michael Avenatti filed a motion Wednesday that alleges that a Nike employee at least approved payments to former Duke star Zion Williamson and former Indiana star Romeo Langford when they were still in high school in February 2017....
07:26 2019-08-15

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on July 10, 2019 to enter into an agreement with a cryptocurrency payment services provider to let residents of Richmond Hill pay property taxes in Bitcoin,...
13:52 2019-07-16

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose payments to doctors' Pharmaceutical companies that pay healthcare professionals to use their products should disclose their transactions, according to leading medical experts....
17:26 2019-09-10

Banks Confront Fed on Faster Financial Payments Big banks are fighting a likely U.S. government effort to speed up how money moves through its payments system, arguing this could derail their private network....
17:39 2019-08-04

Hamas threatens Israel over aid payments to poor The militant group Hamas threatened Tuesday to escalate violence if the Israeli government doesn't allow an installment of cash from the Qatari government to reach the poor in Gaza....
04:39 2019-08-21

UnitedHealth to buy healthcare payments firm Equian for $3.2 bln -WSJ UnitedHealth Group Inc has agreed to buy health-care payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner New Mountain Capital for about $3.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:00 2019-06-21

How Late Payments to Vendors Spawned a New Business It often makes good business sense to delay paying suppliers, keeping cash free for other purposes. Now the concept is being taken to new levels of complexity. A global industry has grown up of financial go-betweens who buy unpaid invoices at a discount. The firms give vendors cash sooner than if th...
13:52 2019-08-16

The Fed’s plan to speed up payments despite banks’ resistance Most countries today settle and clear retail bank transfers within minutes if not seconds. In the US it takes days -- and the banks want it that way.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-13

US Said to Have Received More Than 130 License Requests to Sell to Huawei US Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell US goods to China's Huawei Technologies, three sources said....
10:26 2019-08-28

InterDigital expects to be able to license 5G tech to Huawei, despite U.S. ban InterDigital Wireless Inc said on Monday that it can license its 5G network technology to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd despite the threat of a U.S. ban on selling chips and software to the Chinese telecommunications firm, and patent attorneys said Qualcomm Inc likely also can do so....
17:26 2019-05-21

New Yorkers pick new license plate design New York’s new license plates won’t honor late Gov. Mario Cuomo after all. A proposed plate design featuring the new Tappan Zee Bridge — which Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushed to name after his father — tied for last place among five potential designs, DMV officials announced Friday. Instead, ne...
03:39 2019-09-07

Judge: Woodstock music festival can license its name to pot A judge says the owners of the Woodstock music festival name can license it to create a marijuana brand marking the 50th anniversary of the famed gathering....
18:26 2019-07-31

Man says license suspended due to case of stolen identity TUCSON — A Tucson man said his license was suspended after a driver involved in a car accident falsely claimed to be him. Jorge Hernandez received the suspension letter in July. “I go over to Tucson City Court, and they told me that I missed a court date and that I needed to have proof of insu...
09:26 2019-08-13

No license, no problem: Celebrities who don't drive While driving seems like a typical activity for most, celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B and Ed Sheeran don't get behind the wheel.        ...
21:39 2019-08-01

AZ Free Fishing Day on Saturday, no license required TUCSON – Are you up for some family time and relaxing outdoor recreation? If so, grab the fishing pole and some bait. Arizona Game and Fish Department is celebrating the annual Free Fishing Day this Saturday. No fishing licenses are required on Saturday for people fishing any public waters in Arizon...
06:52 2019-05-30

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 Okasha said on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-10

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2IdYo3a on Thursday....
03:26 2019-06-14

Japan won't appeal ruling for payments to leprosy relatives Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday his administration will not appeal a recent court ruling requiring the government to pay damages to relatives of Japanese who were quarantined with leprosy decades ago....
18:39 2019-07-09

Porsche offices raided as part of payments investigation Offices and homes of six Porsche employees searched as part of a wider investigation by German prosecutors German prosecutors have raided the offices and homes of a number of senior Porsche officials in Germany as part of an investigation into irregular payments and information leaks. The raids, wh...
20:39 2019-05-29

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
03:26 2019-06-14

RBI Asked to File Compliance Report on WhatsApp Payments The Supreme Court has granted six weeks' time to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to file a report whether WhatsApp had complied with norms for launching its payment services....
11:00 2019-08-03

Mastercard to buy part of payments company Nets for $3.19 billion Payments processor Mastercard Inc said on Tuesday it would buy a majority of the corporate services businesses of Scandinavian payments group Nets for about 2.85 billion euros($3.19 billion), furthering its push into the Nordic markets....
21:26 2019-08-06

Former UAW Official Sentenced to Prison for Accepting Illegal Payments A former vice president for the United Auto Workers union was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison by a U.S. district judge in Detroit Monday for accepting illegal payments from executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV....
01:13 2019-08-06

Aadhaar, Demonetisation Spurred Digital Payments Growth: RBI After the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled eKYC resulted in exponential growth, according to the RBI....
15:00 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth to buy healthcare payments firm Equian for $3.2 bln -WSJ UnitedHealth Group Inc has agreed to buy healthcare payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner New Mountain Capital for about $3.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:00 2019-06-21

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 now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other financial services....
13:52 2019-05-25

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 More...
04:13 2019-08-22

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector....
15:26 2019-08-20

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are members of payments systems RTGS and National......
16:52 2019-06-04

GAO report: Pentagon spent nearly $1B on improper travel payments The Department of Defense incorrectly distributed nearly a billion dollars in travel fees over a three- year period, a General Accounting Office report said....
22:13 2019-08-16

| Cell C credit rating cut to D by S&P on missed interest payments Cell C has suspended the payments as part of an effort to recapitalise the company and increase liquidity, chief executive officer Douglas Craigie Stevenson has said....
04:26 2019-08-23

Fed to Create Payments System to Speed Money Transfers The Federal Reserve plans to develop a faster payments system for banks to exchange money, providing a public option to another real-time network built by big banks....
23:52 2019-08-05

DOJ supports lawsuit demanding religious tuition payments The U.S. Department of Justice is backing three families who are suing to force the state of Maine to pay tuition for some students to attend religious high schools....
20:13 2019-06-11

SVPD: Beware of scammers asking for payments via gift cards SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Multiple residents have reported calls by unknown subjects indicating they could help eliminate a computer virus in exchange for payment via gift cards, police say. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, the scammer attempts to convince victims to pay with a Google Play g...
23:39 2019-05-23

Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors Hundreds of extra euros per month will go to about 5,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel. More than 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still living in the country....
16:13 2019-08-16

These are the four transformations payments providers must undergo to survive digitization This is a preview of a detailed slide deck from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more. Current subscribers can view the deck here. Rising smartphone penetration, regulations pushing users away from cash, and globalization demanding fast...
05:00 2019-07-03

Global Payments to buy Total System Services in $21.5B deal Payment technology company Global Payments said on Tuesday it would buy peer Total System Services for about $21.5 billion in stock, adding scale in a fiercely competitive and fast-growing industry. The deal, Global Payments’ biggest ever and the sector’s third major acquisition this year, comes as ...
18:01 2019-05-28

CBOE Hosts 4th Annual CBOE RMC Europe in Geneva, Switzerland -- September 28-30, 2015 CHICAGO, IL – May 5, 2015 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 4th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 28 through September 30, 2015, at the InterContinental Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland....
03:39 2019-05-22

Report: US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-origin technology) from doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Because Huawei still has customers to support in the smartphone and cellular in...
05:00 2019-08-18

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic’s license ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after abortion-rights protesters were arrested at a state office building. Judge Michael Stelzer heard arguments Thursday on Planned Parenthood’s reques...
18:13 2019-05-31

Judge considering Missouri abortion clinic license case A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
03:00 2019-05-31

GOP leaders rip Cuomo’s license plate replacement program Republican leaders ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new license plate replacement program for taking motorists for a ride and steering them to choose the Mario Cuomo Bridge as one of the new designs. “I would love to see the Statue of Liberty be on the New York State license plate, but I noticed three Sta...
11:00 2019-08-21

New Yorkers get a chance to weigh in on new state license plate New Yorkers have a chance to chime in on the state’s next official license plate design, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday. Among the potential plates: three options prominently featuring the Statue of Liberty and another set over the image of the new Tappan Zee bridge, named for CuomoR...
21:39 2019-08-19

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again A teenage poster boy for bail reform who once spent more than a year on Rikers Island just landed back in a familiar place — the jail. Over the weekend, teen trouble-magnet Pedro Hernandez was busted yet again, this time for reversing his car against traffic and blowing through several stop si...
06:00 2019-06-10

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic's license A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after abortion-rights protesters were arrested at a state office building....
18:39 2019-05-31

Netflix applies for license under new Turkish broadcasting rules U.S. online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license to continue operating in Turkey under new online broadcasting rules that have raised fears over possible censorship in the future....
19:13 2019-09-03

Ericsson signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures Ericsson expects a negative impact on operating income in segment Networks in the current quarter after it reached an agreement to end all patent infringement lawsuits with Intellectual Ventures, the Swedish company said on Monday....
16:13 2019-06-10

After blacklisting, US receives more than 130 license requests to sell to Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell U.S. goods to China's Huawei Technologies, three sources said, nearly two months after President Donald Trump said some sales would be allowed....
12:00 2019-08-28

"Son's Future Bleak": Uttarakhand BJP Lawmaker After Gun License Revoked An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked by district authorities today....
18:26 2019-07-13

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on the road. Brian Siegel, 23, had been ordered to take a new road test after Suffolk County officer James Garside pulled him over last year and asked, “Th...
06:39 2019-07-21

Missouri will not renew license of St. Louis Planned Parenthood Missouri's health department will not renew the license of Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, a clinic spokesman told Reuters and CBS News on Friday ahead of a court hearing.        ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Fujifilm’s new surveillance camera can read license plates from 1km away Fujifilm has announced a new long-range surveillance camera that can spot vehicles’ licence plates from a kilometer away. To accomplish this, the so-called Fujifilm SX800 packs a built-in lens capable of 40x optical zoom, boosting the focal length from 20mm to 800mm. It also supports a 1.25x digital...
22:39 2019-07-23

The Latest: Missouri denies clinic’s abortion license ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the Missouri state health department and a St. Louis clinic over the clinic’s license to perform abortions. (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Missouri’s health department has declined to renew a license to perform abortions for the state’...
19:13 2019-06-21

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try to hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. “The one hot-button issue I could see, would be the driver’s license for undocume...
03:52 2019-06-22

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its technology....
20:39 2019-05-22

Dr. Terry Dubrow Explores What Happens When Doctors Have a License to Kill Dr. Terry Dubrow is here to help with your true crime addiction. The Botched doc is hosting a new series, License to Kill, all about jaw-dropping cases of murderous doctors, nurses and medical......
20:01 2019-05-21

Softbank's Arm Holdings eases upfront license costs Arm Holdings, the British chip technology firm whose designs underlie mobile phone chips, is changing its licensing model to pursue a bigger customer base as more devices become connected to the internet....
15:52 2019-07-16

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic May Lose Its License This Week The last abortion provider in Missouri may lose its license this week, functionally leaving women in the state without access to safe abortions—even though they currently remain legal in Missouri and all other U.S. states. Planned Parenthood’s license to provide abortion care at its St. ...
19:52 2019-05-28

Make Sure Your Driver's License Can Get You Through Airport Security in 2020 The REAL ID act is scheduled to fully go into effect until October 1, 2020. That means that, depending on the state you live in, next year your driver’s license may no longer be acceptable identification for getting through airport security....
00:13 2019-07-18

The Latest: Judge considering abortion clinic license case ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A St. Louis judge is now deciding whether to grant an order that would allow Missouri’s only abortion clinic to keep its abortion license past Friday. Circuit Ju...
19:00 2019-05-30

‘Trump’ license plate rejected in Sweden for being offensive Talk about drunk texting. A Swedish man’s application for a vanity license plate reading “TRUMP” has been denied. Marcus Saaf told the Aftonbladet newspaper that he recently purchased a new American SUV (model unspecified) and “was drunk and thought it was fun to apply” for the custom registration, ...
21:00 2019-09-10

The Latest: Missouri governor addresses abortion license JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is doubling down on the state’s threat not to renew the license of the only abortion clinic in the state. Parson on Wednesday said the st...
21:13 2019-05-29

Start-ups to grab $280 bln in banking payments revenues by 2025, study says Banks are set to miss out on as much as $280 billion in revenue from their payments operations by 2025, as new start-ups muscle in and more of the business of sending money to individuals and companies becomes instant and free, according to a new report....
11:00 2019-09-16

Ofcom makes smartphone payments even simpler to save you money Mobile phone users in the UK have the opportunity to save more money thanks to new measures announced by communications regulator Ofcom. It's seeking to do this by with new rules that make it easier to buy a handset and a tariff separately so you can save money in the long run. It's a...
20:26 2019-07-22

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) Transactions Jump Six Times In 2018-19 UPI payments: The number of UPI transactions increased to 535.34 crore in 2018-19, from 91.52 crore the previous year. In terms of transaction value, Rs 8,77,000 crore worth of UPI payments were......
03:13 2019-09-08

BANKING AND PAYMENTS FOR GEN Z: These digital natives are the next big opportunity — here are the winning strategies BI Intelligence This is a preview of the Banking and Payments for Gen Z research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Payments industry research reports. Generation Z, defined as customers born between 1996 and 2010, hold up to $143 bil...
16:26 2019-07-23

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that ran adjacent to its copy on the Pride Media publications. According to court filings, Pride Media was ...
07:26 2019-06-19

Walmart to Pay $282 Million to Settle Claims of Corrupt Payments Abroad Walmart has agreed to pay about $282 million to settle both criminal and civil claims related to payments made by outside consultants in Brazil, China, India and Mexico....
15:26 2019-06-21

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) Transactions Jump Six Times In 2019-18 UPI payments: The number of UPI transactions increased to 535.34 crore in 2018-19, from 91.52 crore the previous year. In terms of transaction value, Rs 8,77,000 crore worth of UPI payments were......
11:13 2019-09-06

RPT-Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would only accept cash payments....
08:13 2019-08-11

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane maker to oversee the distribution....
23:26 2019-07-17

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
13:13 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-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 Okasha said on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-10

Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would only accept cash payments....
08:13 2019-08-11

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of proving that they violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution....
01:39 2019-07-09

U.S. appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and restaurants, adding to the corruption claims against Trump....
16:52 2019-09-13

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or two ahead in dealing with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been a legal form of payment there since 2017 and i......
09:52 2019-07-18

Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains Wirecard, the German payments company, said on Friday it had signed an agreement with supermarket chains ALDI Nord and ALDI Sued to process card payments at all their stores in the country....
08:13 2019-07-19

Dems ask whether DOJ memo prevented prosecuting Trump for hush payments House Democrats want to know whether a decades-old Justice Department prohibition on indicting a sitting president played a role in federal prosecutors’ decision not to criminally charge President Donald Trump over hush money payments that he directed his fixer to pay to women. The prohibition, laid...
23:39 2019-07-19

Global Payments, Total System to Combine in $21.5 Billion Deal Global Payments and Total System Services agreed to combine in an all-stock transaction valued at roughly $21.5 billion, the latest in a string of deals involving large financial technology firms....
15:26 2019-05-28

Edinburgh festival performers refuse sterling payments due to Brexit Artists ask to be paid in euros and dollars as pound continues to fall amid no-deal riskIncreasing numbers of artists are asking to be paid in dollars and euros instead of sterling because of Brexit uncertainty, the director of the Edinburgh international festival has said.The three-week arts festiv...
11:39 2019-08-05

Visa looks to speed up cross-border payments with new network launch Visa Inc has launched a new network to help financial institutions process cross-border payments globally on behalf of corporate clients faster and at a lower operational cost, it said on Tuesday....
13:39 2019-06-11

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several premises including Porsche's offices in Weissach and Stuttgart, the offices of a tax adviser in Stuttgart, and offices of finance authorities, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office said....
22:26 2019-05-28

Xiaomi's Mi Band 4 to Support Mobile Payments, Get 6 Strap Colours As Xiaomi gets ready to unveil the Mi Band 4 today in China, a number of official teasers and alleged leak have revealed more details about the upcoming smart band....
09:26 2019-06-11

Global Payments buying Total System Services in $21.5B deal Global Payments and Total System Services, both based in Georgia, will merge in an-all stock deal valued at $21.5 billion.        ...
18:01 2019-05-28

UPDATE 2-Global Payments to buy TSYS for $21.5 bln in latest fintech deal Payment technology company Global Payments Inc said on Tuesday it would buy peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $21.5 billion in stock, adding scale in a fiercely competitive and fast-growing industry....
15:26 2019-05-28

Stuttgart prosecutors search Porsche offices in payments probe Stuttgart prosecutors on Tuesday said Porsche AG's offices were searched as part of a broader probe investigating confidential information leaks to a tax advisor and high remuneration payments to a Porsche works council member....
18:26 2019-05-28

UPDATE 3-Global Payments to buy TSYS for $21.5 bln in latest fintech deal Payment technology company Global Payments Inc said on Tuesday it would buy peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $21.5 billion in stock, adding scale in a fiercely competitive and fast-growing industry....
19:52 2019-05-28

U.S. charges four ex-executives at Canadian payments firm PacNet with fraud The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced criminal charges accusing four former executives of the Canadian payment processor PacNet Services Ltd of running an international mail fraud scheme that cheated U.S. victims out of tens of millions of dollars a year....
03:26 2019-06-21

US appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and restaurants....
20:00 2019-09-13

SWIFT calls for participation from all for future of cross-border payments With 180 official currencies globally, SWIFT wants its gpi standard to be agreed upon by all to enable the future of cross-border payments to occur without friction....
04:13 2019-06-21

Elon Musk: Next-gen Roadster will have thrusters hidden behind the license plate While Tesla has a few intriguing vehicles in the pipeline — from the Model Y to a rumored pickup truck — the company’s next-gen Roadster is undoubtedly the most exciting of the bunch. Originally introduced back in late 2017, the second iteration of the Roadster is nothing short of ...
05:13 2019-07-16

Accident that Killed 7 Motorcyclists Exposed Flaw in License System A truck driver charged in a fatal wreck along a New Hampshire highway should have been disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle, officials acknowledged....
10:39 2019-07-02

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White House, has always been a source of contention....
21:52 2019-06-14

Privacy is off the menu! Drive-thru restaurants want to track your license plate Drive-thru places want to use plate recognition to give customers more features, create loyalty programs and even link your order to your credit card.       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

Report: United States will give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Update Monday, August 19, 2:15pm: As expected, the US Department of Commerce made the extension official today. Effective today, Huawei has another 90-day Temporary General License that will allow it to support its existing customers until November 18, 2...
09:52 2019-08-20

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
19:00 2019-08-16

Missouri cites ‘failed abortions’ in clinic license dispute JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s case for possibly ending abortions at its lone remaining clinic includes a claim that three “failed abortions” there required additional surgeries and another led to life-threatening complications for the mother. A Planned Parenthood spokesman ...
23:52 2019-06-18

Woodstock 50 festival: Watkins Glen terminates site license WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival is further in doubt after Watkins Glen International announced it’s not hosting the anniversary event. Watkins Glen issued a two-sentence statement Monday saying it had terminated the site license for the festival “pursuant ...
00:39 2019-06-11

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that hackers stole traveler images from a subcontractor, including......
02:39 2019-06-11

Trump administration split on renewing Chevron's Venezuela license The Trump administration is split over whether to renew a license this week for energy company Chevron Corp's operations in Venezuela, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supporting a renewal and others opposing it, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
00:13 2019-07-24

Missouri rejects abortion clinic’s license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s order (June 21)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Facebook Makes Offer to News Outlets to License Content Facebook is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later this year....
22:13 2019-08-08

Missouri rejects Planned Parenthood's license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s order (June 21)        ...
20:26 2019-06-22

Kentucky driver’s license pilot program to start June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say they will begin issuing new driver’s licenses this month that are designed to comply with a federal travel law. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a statement that it will begin rolling out the licenses in Franklin County on ...
13:26 2019-06-19

Apple sues company that sells “perfect replicas” of iOS without a license Enlarge / An image from Apple's lawsuit shows a real iPhone X and Corellium's service running a virtual iPhone X. (credit: Apple) Apple yesterday sued Corellium, a company that sells access to virtual machines that run copies of the operating system used in iPhones and iPads. Corellium markets iOS...
01:00 2019-08-17

Missouri faces deadline to decide on abortion clinic license ST. LOUIS (AP) — The battle over Missouri’s only abortion clinic is back in court Friday, the deadline a judge imposed for the state to decide whether to renew the clinic’s license. Missouri’s health department allowed the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic’s abortion licens...
10:13 2019-06-21

After blacklisting, U.S. receives 130-plus license requests to sell to Huawei: sources The U.S. Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell U.S. goods to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, three sources said, nearly two months after President Donald Trump said some sales would be allowed....
09:39 2019-08-28

IHA8VGS? This is how Nevada decides whether your vanity license plate is too dirty What's the dirtiest thing you can spell with seven letters and numbers? Chances are a team of people at the Nevada DMV has already anticipated it.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Commerce Department loosened that restriction a bit wi......
15:13 2019-05-21

Upstate pol wants public hearings on Cuomo’s $25 license plate proposal ALBANY — State lawmakers must hold public hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new $25 license plate proposal, according to an upstate Republican who branded it a revenue-generating scheme that will hurt taxpayers. “Before the administration fleeces taxpayers any further, the public has a right to ...
04:13 2019-08-30

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly floating around the dark web for anyone to download....
22:26 2019-05-24

Country star Dierks Bentley cited for fishing without a license An embarrassed country music star Dierks Bentley tweeted a video on Labor Day showing the singer getting cited by a Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer for fishing without a license....
04:39 2019-09-03

Netflix applies for Turkish online broadcasting license: TV watchdog The head of Turkey's television watchdog said on Tuesday that online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license under the country's new online broadcasting guidelines....
13:00 2019-09-03

Tesco shutters parking app following license plate image leak British supermarket chain Tesco has closed down its parking validation web app after The Register discovered tens of millions of automatic number-plate recognition (ANPR) images left unsecured in a Microsoft Azure blob.The images themselves consisted of photos of cars taken as they entered and left ...
10:39 2019-09-21

Huawei boss is willing to license 5G tech to ease spying fears Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei said the company is willing to help boost a western rival in the global 5G race as a way to ease tensions with the West. In a recent interview, Ren told The Economist Huawei would give another company "perpetual access" to i......
04:00 2019-09-13

Cuomo admin. softens stance on $25 license plate replacement Amid an intense public backlash, the Cuomo administration softened its stance Thursday on requiring motorists to cough up $25 to replace old license plates. “The hypocrisy and misstatements from certain legislators seeking cheap press hits are irresponsible and need to be clarified,” Department of M...
04:13 2019-08-30

Qualcomm says it's waiting to hear from the US on its license to sell technology to Huawei Qualcomm has applied for licenses to continue selling its technology to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which has been placed on a U.S. entity list blocking it from doing business with American companies amid the U.S.-China trade war....
14:52 2019-09-06

Australia gives banking license to mobile startup firm Xinja Australia granted a new banking license to online-only banking firm Xinja Bank on Monday, allowing the startup to compete against the country's "Four Big" lenders that dominate the sector....
19:39 2019-09-09

Norway sets Aug 27 deadline for oil firms to apply for APA license stakes Norway has asked oil firms to apply for exploration blocks in its so-called mature areas licensing round by Aug. 27, with up to 90 blocks on offer, the Ministry of Oil and Energy said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-05-29

Lyft adds in-app 911 and prominent license plates to its safety tools Lyft is joining Uber in responding to the death of a college student with improved safety features. To begin with, it's adding an Uber-style option to call 911 from within the app -- if there's an emergency, you won't have to switch apps or lose tra......
00:39 2019-05-22

‘Stuff is meaningless’: Why brides and grooms are asking for down payments, Domino’s Pizza and TSA Pre-check instead The rules of wedding registries are changing. A single wedding registry can bring in tens of thousands of dollars in sales, and companies are increasingly thinking beyond kitchen gadgets and housewares in courting couples....
09:13 2019-06-20

Jerome Powell should tread cautiously with real-time payments proposal Facebook’s proposed digital currency Libra got most of the attention during Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell's appearances before Congress last week, but a related topic looms even larger on the chairman’s plate. In the coming weeks, Powell will have to determine what role the Fed itself...
02:13 2019-07-16

Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process into its Android app that skips Google Play's system entirely, inste......
01:39 2019-07-22

THE IN-STORE CHECKOUT REVOLUTION: How payments companies can take advantage of a $21 billion opportunity This is a preview of The In-Store Checkout Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Although there are only a handful of autonomous checkout stores today, the technology has seismic repercussions for in...
23:39 2019-06-09

Manhattan DA Subpoenas Trump Org Over Hush Money Payments to Stormy Daniels (NEW YORK) — Just weeks after federal prosecutors revealed they were through investigating hush money paid to protect President Donald Trump from allegations of adultery, the probe has been picked back up by state prosecutors in New York City. The president’s family business, the Trump O...
06:26 2019-08-02

Kendall Jenner and More Stars Officially Sued Over Fyre Festival Payments More than two years after Billy McFarland and Ja Rule promised to redefine the music festival experience with Fyre Festival, the fallout continues. According to court documents obtained......
00:13 2019-09-01

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal - Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
06:26 2019-05-24

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal: Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
06:26 2019-05-24

Budget 2019: India Takes Big Step to Boost Digital Payments In budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the proposal to levy two percent TDS was aimed at discouraging the practice of making business payments in cash....
09:13 2019-07-06

House will grill Hope Hicks about Russia investigation, hush payments Former White House communications director Hope Hicks will testify Wednesday before the House judiciary committee, providing what Democrats hope will be insider knowledge on President Donald Trump....
18:26 2019-06-19

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept card and mobile payments, to help get their businesses off the ground....
19:52 2019-06-11

Exclusive: WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia - sources Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector, people familiar with the matter said....
13:00 2019-08-20

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: source Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $20 billion in an all-stock deal, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
00:00 2019-05-25

Target says payments vendor faces glitch; registers back online Target Corp on Sunday said it was unable to process select card payments at some stores for nearly 90 minutes due to a vendor-related issue – the second consecutive outage faced by the retailer in a week....
05:00 2019-06-17

Fed to develop real-time payments system for launch in 2023 or 2024 The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Monday it planned to develop its own round-the-clock real-time payments and settlement service, with an expected launch in 2023 or 2024....
21:52 2019-08-05

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, the latest sign the refiner is struggling to find......
15:00 2019-05-21

Android Creator Concealed Google Payments From Wife, Lawsuit Alleges Rubin's estranged wife Rie Hirabaru Rubin alleged that he and a former attorney conspired to convince her to sign a premarital agreement a few days before they were married....
19:00 2019-07-03

Airtel Payments Bank Launches Bharosa Savings Account, Details Here Airtel Payments Bank said it aims to create formal banking behaviours of usage and transactions through a bank account, all accessed through a point more close to the underserved....
20:00 2019-09-17

Start-ups to grab $280 billion in banking payments revenues by 2025, study says Banks are set to miss out on as much as $280 billion in revenue from their payments operations by 2025, as new start-ups muscle in and more of the business of sending money to individuals and companies becomes instant and free, according to a new report....
00:26 2019-09-17

Student loan borrowers battling cancer can now press pause on their payments Congress passed a law allowing people with cancer to press pause on their student loan payments. Yet borrowers haven't been able to access the deferment because the U.S. Education Department didn't issue an official application. Now it has....
22:26 2019-08-23

Watchdog: USDA violated law by making SNAP payments during government shutdown A government watchdog said the Trump administration violated federal law by continuing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits during the 35-day government shutdown earlier this year....
00:13 2019-09-06

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday....
00:39 2019-05-29

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
11:52 2019-06-30

New Hampshire Recalls Mom's License Plate After It Took 15 Years To Figure Out Joke About Urine First, let me address the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles directly: you people suck. Deeply. Let this mom just have her sweetly silly mom-joke license plate. Keep in mind that the mom, Wendy Auger of Rochester, NH, has had her PB4WEGO license plate for a decade and a half, with no trouble...
04:26 2019-08-29

Vadodara Man Sticks Driving License, Insurance On Helmet To Avoid Fines A man in Gujarat has figured out a way of staying one step ahead of cops as tighter road traffic regulations and heavier penalties kicked in this month under the amended Motor Vehicles Act 2019....
06:26 2019-09-11

Billions of license plate scans are part of a private surveillance database The US government might have reconsidered its plans for license plate recognition, but companies haven't -- and they've raised serious privacy concerns in the process. Motherboard has posted an exposé detailing the Digital Recognition Network,......
21:13 2019-09-17

Qualcomm and LG make patent license deal, but 5G market impact is unclear The U.S. mobile chipmaker has reached a deal with one of its key customers to continue supplying smartphones, but the broader impact on 5G chips is unclear.Read More...
08:13 2019-08-21

Denied a license, Missouri's only abortion clinic awaits judge's ruling Missouri health officials on Friday refused to renew the license of the state's only abortion clinic, but the facility will remain open for now as a judge left in place an injunction blocking its closure....
19:26 2019-06-21

White House discussing renewing license for Chevron to operate in Venezuela The Trump administration is discussing the renewal of a license allowing Chevron Corp to continue operating in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions on the country's oil sector, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
00:26 2019-07-10

County clerk sues Cuomo over illegal immigrants driver’s license law Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Andrew Cuomo for approving a controversial state law granting driver’s license privileges to illegal immigrants that would force county clerks to defy federal law. The Green Light Bill passed the Senate 33-29 before Cuomo signed it int...
20:52 2019-07-09

SI garbage kingpin who allegedly helped cover up murder still has city license A Staten Island garbage-hauling kingpin was charged with using dumpsters and a waste-transfer station to help hide a murder — yet he still has his city carting license five months after the alleged crime, The Post has learned. William Formica, who owns private hauler Flag Container, is accused of he...
05:13 2019-05-30

Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by U.S. companies to sell to blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the White House said....
02:39 2019-07-23

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Well, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department says the 1960s-style yellow-on-black plate had wobbly letters and numbers. Also, instead of “CAL...
16:52 2019-06-12

Robert Nkemdiche arrested on suspicion of speeding, driving on a suspended license Robert Nkemdiche was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona two weeks ago on suspicion of speeding and driving on a suspended license.       ...
09:00 2019-06-20

Chinese publisher loses license over game that mocked President Xi Jinping Comparing Chinese President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh may be amusing to some, but the Chinese government isn't laughing. Officials have now stripped video game publisher Indievent of its business license for its involvement in the Taiwanese horro......
13:13 2019-07-04

Missouri's lone abortion clinic loses license to perform procedure Planned Parenthood in Missouri, the only abortion clinic in the state, lost its license on Friday to perform the procedure, but a federal judge has ordered the clinic remain open and will allow them to continue performing abortions until a final ruling has been reached. ...
04:26 2019-06-22

Utah ax-throwing venue adds pool tables, gets beer license SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City ax-throwing business has been granted a license to sell beer after adding pool and billiard tables to the venue. Utah alcohol commissioners approved the license Tuesday for Social Axe Throwing after finding that the addition of the pool and billiard tables on t...
21:13 2019-05-29

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several years of treating patients, Nang Mwe San began to share photos of her in a two-piece to social media and began participating in professional photo shoots. ...
01:00 2019-06-20

House Dems to probe Trump’s alleged role in hush-money payments The House Judiciary Committee plans to launch an investigation this fall into President Trump's alleged role in hush-money payments his former attorney made to two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump, adding to a host of Democrat-led investigations into the president’s conduct, Fox News...
22:13 2019-09-03

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — preferences that are causing ...
21:52 2019-06-05

India Post Payments Bank Rolls Out Aadhaar Enabled Payment Services With AePS services, a person with a bank account linked to Aadhaar can perform banking services irrespective of the bank they hold their account with....
02:00 2019-09-10

Goldman Sachs-backed Marqeta rides payments wave to a $2 billion valuation The payment company powering Square, Instacart, and other popular start-ups closed a new funding round Tuesday that brings its valuation to roughly $2 billion....
18:39 2019-05-21

Judge orders release of documents related to hush payments by Trump's ex-lawyer A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the release of documents relating to hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to two women who said they had sexual encounters years ago with the U.S. president, declaring the matter of "national importance."...
19:52 2019-07-17

Charges Levied By Banks For Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Payments Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - which manages the RTGS payments system - has announced an extension in the timings applicable to RTGS transfers by one-and-a-half hours....
18:26 2019-05-29

India Post Payments Bank Savings Accounts: Interest Rate And Other Details India Post Payments Bank offers a range of services such as money transfer, direct benefit transfers, bill and utility payments, and enterprise and merchant payments....
18:26 2019-08-18

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the damage caused by the trade war with China. Another $1.4 billion would be allocated to purchase surplus agricultural commodities....
22:26 2019-05-23

Baton Systems raises $12 million for blockchain-inspired bank payments infrastructure Baton Systems, a provider of bank-to-bank payments infrastructure modeled on blockchain technology, today announced $12 million in series A funding.Read More...
23:26 2019-08-30

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, and documents from the inquiry will soon be made public....
21:00 2019-07-17

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Exclusive: Air Force suspends fee payments to landlord Balfour Beatty following Reuters report The U.S. Air Force has suspended paying incentive fees at all 21 military housing bases operated by landlord Balfour Beatty Communities following a Reuters-CBS News report that the company falsified maintenance records at an Oklahoma base to help it qualify for millions of dollars in bonuses....
14:00 2019-07-22

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization over Stormy Daniels hush-money payments The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office on Thursday subpoenaed the Trump Organization over hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections. Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office picked up the probe just weeks after federal prosecutor...
07:39 2019-08-02

Democrats plan to probe Trump's role in hush-money payments: report U.S. congressional Democrats are planning to investigate allegations of President Donald Trump's involvement in hush-money payments to women who say they had affairs with him, the Washington Post reported on Monday....
05:00 2019-09-03

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
19:26 2019-05-21

London mayor says firms must play by the rules as Uber faces license renewal London's Mayor Sadiq Khan said everyone must play by the rules when asked on Thursday about taxi app Uber's London license, which is due to expire in less than a month's time....
12:52 2019-08-29

California boxing license returned to Bulgarian athlete who forcibly kissed reporter A Bulgarian boxer whose California license was suspended for forcibly kissing a female reporter during an interview was reinstated on Monday but warned he faced a permanent ban for any such behavior in the future....
10:13 2019-07-23

Missouri’s Last-Remaining Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open for Now — but the State Has Yanked Its License Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, which happens to be the only abortion provider left in the state of Missouri, can keep providing the service for now, but Missouri officially yanked its license Friday, endangering the clinic’s operation long-term....
05:39 2019-06-22

Vanderpump Rules' Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney Just Got an Official Marriage License in Las Vegas Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney are headed back down the aisle, but this time it's for real. On the heels of Lance Bass' accidental confession that the Vanderpump Rules stars......
03:26 2019-07-25

UPDATE 3-Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by U.S. companies to sell to blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the White House said....
02:39 2019-07-23

UPDATE 4-Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by U.S. companies to sell to blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the White House said....
04:01 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-White House discussing renewing license for Chevron to operate in Venezuela The Trump Administration is discussing whether to renew a license allowing Chevron Corp to continue operating in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions on the country's oil sector, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
01:26 2019-07-10

Lawsuit accuses Georgia of discriminating against Puerto Rican driver's license applicants A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Puerto Rico-born man living in Georgia claims the state discriminates against driver's license applicants from the island territory by scrutinizing them more than other U.S. citizens....
03:00 2019-07-04

NYC sanitation worker used license plates found in trash to avoid $17G in fines, investigators say A New York City sanitation worker was arrested Wednesday for allegedly putting license plates he found in the trash on his car to avoid paying more than $17,000 in fines....
05:52 2019-08-15

Uber awaits renewal decision on vital London license, just five days before expiry Uber is still waiting to see whether its license in London, which expires on Wednesday, will be renewed as the regulator, which previously stripped the taxi app of its right to operate in the city, remains tight-lipped about the decision....
23:39 2019-09-20

State lawmakers hit back at Andrew Cuomo’s proposed license plate replacement fee Two state lawmakers who represent communities surrounding the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge are giving Gov. Andrew Cuomo the stop sign by introducing legislation to repeal his edict ordering motorists to cough up $25 to replace old license plates. “People are outraged, and I get it,” said state Sen. James ...
03:13 2019-08-24

New Yorkers strongly oppose license plate replacement plan, poll shows New Yorkers overwhelmingly oppose the Cuomo administration plan requiring that motorists turn in their license plates that are more than 10 years old and replace them with new ones for a $25 fee, a poll released Tuesday found. By a 60 percent to 31 percent margin, voters are against requiring driver...
18:26 2019-09-17

Samsung has renewed its Android license deal with Google citing 'stable collaboration' Despite Google's run-ins with the European Union laws regarding its Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADA) with phone makers, Samsung has taken the recent plunge to sign precisely that with Google, reports Korean media today.European antitrust authorities levied a $4.3 billion fine on Goo...
17:52 2019-05-23

Malaysia defends move to extend license for rare earth firm Lynas Malaysia's government said on Wednesday its decision last month to extend a license for Australia's Lynas Corp for processing rare earth minerals aimed to show investors that the Southeast Asian nation was open for business and preserve 600 jobs....
15:00 2019-09-04

Former USC gynecologist surrenders medical license amid scores of sexual abuse accusations Former gynecologist George Tyndall, who is facing 29 charges of sexually assaulting his patients at the University of Southern California campus clinic, surrendered his medical license....
00:52 2019-09-10

Pilot phase of new driver’s license rollout starts in Franklin County today FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)- Kentucky’s new driver’s licenses will begin rolling out in Franklin County on Friday, June 28 as part of the pilot phase of issuance in the state. Franklin County residents are urged to gather required documents before visiting the Circuit Court Clerk office to apply. “We’r...
12:00 2019-06-28

Joshua Jackson and Girlfriend Jodie Turner-Smith Reportedly Get a Marriage License Joshua Jackson and Jodie Turner-Smith just took a major step in their relationship. According to the Daily Mail, The Affair star and the up-and-coming actress obtained a marriage license......
05:39 2019-08-05

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
05:00 2019-06-12

GOP lawmaker launches mock survey trolling Cuomo’s license plate proposal ALBANY– An upstate GOP lawmaker launched a mock survey this week mimicking Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new license plate design proposal. Assemblyman Chris Tague (R-Schoharie) is calling on New Yorkers to “choose the license plate that they believe most closely resembles Gov. Cuomo and his policies.” ...
20:26 2019-08-27

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released.       ...
03:26 2019-08-18

Snoop Dogg-backed payments firm Klarna becomes Europe's biggest fintech start-up Swedish online payments firm Klarna announced Tuesday that it has reached a $5.5 billion valuation, making it Europe's largest private fintech company....
17:52 2019-08-06

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Ritchie Torres — who chair the...
01:26 2019-05-31

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s license databases and have turned into an “unprecedented surveillance infrastructure” that some critics see as an "ask-permission-later" system, The Was...
06:52 2019-07-08

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to scan hundreds of millions of Americans’ faces without their knowledge or consent....
23:52 2019-07-07

Nicole Malliotakis: NY's illegal immigrant drivers' license law applies 'double standard' to citizens New York's new law granting drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants applies a double standard to citizens, a state Republican lawmaker told Fox News Wednesday....
10:39 2019-06-20

Minneapolis Police Officer Awarded $585,000 in Suit Over Abuse of State Driver's License Database Minneapolis police officer Amy Krekelberg won $585,000 in a jury verdict this week, including $300,000 in punitive damages, after suing the city and two officers over unauthorized access to a government database of driver’s license information, Wired reported.Read more......
02:39 2019-06-24

Battle over brunch spot Woodland’s liquor license sparks outrage, racial tension A beloved Brooklyn brunch spot may soon be toast. For years, Woodland, a Caribbean-fusion restaurant located on a gentrifying stretch between Barclays Center and brownstone-heavy Park Slope, has racked up noise complaints from neighbors. On Wednesday, the State Liquor Authority will decide whether t...
00:52 2019-07-24

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensure.”...
09:13 2019-06-15

Twin brothers pulled over in Ohio for near-identical license plates while en route to Twins Festival Twin brothers driving near-identical vehicles were pulled over Thursday while driving to the annual Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, after state troopers suspected the pair each had the same license plate number....
04:00 2019-08-03

After a Southwest flight was delayed, agents held a contest for the worst driver's license photo For travelers, there are few things more annoying than a delayed flight. But one Southwest traveler says the airline made a recent three-hour delay more enjoyable with games and contests....
05:00 2019-08-26

CBOE and Gemini Enter Into Exclusive Global License Agreement to Use Bitcoin Market Data CHICAGO - August 2, 2017 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) and Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) today announced an agreement that provides Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE) and its affiliates with an exclusive global license to use Gemini’s bitcoin market data for...
21:52 2019-05-21

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 currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users across the globe to make financial transactions online...
19:00 2019-06-18

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-19

California farmers furious over delayed payments for land seized in high-speed rail push Farmers up and down California’s Central Valley are up in arms over the state seizing their land to build its long-awaited high-speed railway and then failing to pay the hundreds of thousands of dollars owed them for years....
21:52 2019-06-14

No Additional Charges for President Trump in Probe On Hush Money Payments Ahead of 2016 Election (NEW YORK) — Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election. But despite Trump’s knowledge of those efforts— and the involvement of several others in his orbit &m...
23:39 2019-07-18

Florida driver who killed 3 teens was exotic dancer with suspended license, smelled of alcohol: report The driver of a car that struck and killed three Florida teens waiting for a bus to a soccer tournament over the weekend was an exotic dancer with a suspended license who reeked of alcohol, a report on Tuesday revealed....
21:26 2019-05-28

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
20:52 2019-05-21

Missouri's last abortion clinic granted stay to continue providing service amid battle over license A Missouri commissioner ruled on Friday that the state's only abortion clinic can continue providing the service at least until August as a fight over its license plays out, adding that there's a "likelihood" that the clinic will succeed in the dispute....
23:52 2019-06-28

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
03:00 2019-06-12

Lawsuit Claims Georgia Making Puerto Ricans Answer Bizarre Trivia Questions to Get a License Puerto Ricans are allegedly being subjected to illegal, baffling trivia questions to get their driver’s licenses in Georgia, with a lawsuit filed Tuesday claiming the state requires people from the U.S. territory to prove they are Puerto Rican by answering unusual questions....
17:39 2019-07-03

Privacy advocates worry that consumer license plate readers are creating a nosier neighborhood watch License plate scanners were once a law enforcement tool. Now, private citizens have access to this powerful surveillance technology through new starts ups like Flock Safety. But privacy advocates say the implications around the consumer use of license plate scanners are troublesome....
09:26 2019-09-20

Truck's 'Califas' license plate catches eye of California motorcycle officer, leads to arrest of driver A fake vintage license plate using a slang term for California caught the attention of a motorcycle officer and ultimately led to the arrest of a truck driver earlier this week, officials said....
16:52 2019-06-12

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
19:13 2019-05-21

Feds: 81-year-old bank robbery suspect wanted to return to prison because of small Social Security payments An 81-year-old man who has spent most of his adult life behind bars for a series of bank heists said he robbed an Arizona credit union months after being released because his $800 monthly Social Security check wasn't enough to live on, according to court records. ...
23:26 2019-06-12

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.Read More...
00:39 2019-07-05

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 central bankers and financial regulators from around the globe, along with U.S. President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponents in Congress. They’...
18:39 2019-07-16

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, one available to people without bank accounts or credit cards, but that could potentially be a major...
17:00 2019-06-19

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 media giant announced the project....
22:13 2019-07-16

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 further complicate the project....
13:39 2019-07-13

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 insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
15:26 2019-06-21

Facebook's Libra will be disruptive, says ECB's Coeure Digital currencies such as Facebook's Libra will disrupt the financial system, either by forcing central banks to innovate or by grabbing a global role that could challenge the dominance of the dollar, ECB board member Benoit Coeure said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-09-17

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 government members.The company is set to be questioned by the US Senate Banking Committee over its Libra cryptocurrency as the government looks to clarify its s...
16:39 2019-07-16

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook 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 media giant announced the project....
21:52 2019-07-16

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
04:26 2019-06-14

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 Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury Department has "very serious concerns" that Libra could be misus......
03:39 2019-07-16

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 cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Calibra digital wallet, coming to Messenger and WhatsApp in 2020.Facebook says you'll be able to ...
16:52 2019-06-18

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 and Instagram that claim to be official hubs of the social networking giant's new cryptocurrency.Some of these fraudulent pages even advertise tha...
22:13 2019-07-23

France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot operate in Europe under current conditions, citing systemic financial risks, risks for sovereignty, and the potential for abuse of market dominance....
12:52 2019-09-12

Deadly N.H. motorcycle crash leads Mass. governor to push tougher driver's license regulations Drivers who have been suspended at any point over the past three years wouldn't be eligible to receive a commercial driver's license in Massachusetts.        ...
02:39 2019-07-21

California state bar moves to suspend Avenatti's law license, saying he poses 'substantial threat of harm to clients or the public' The California State Bar, which oversees discipline for all California-licensed attorneys, issued a "consumer alert" Monday evening concerning Michael Avenatti, saying it was moving to suspend him from the practice of law because his alleged conduct "poses a substantial threat of harm to clients or ...
07:00 2019-06-04

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000 FlickrCC/Mike Mozart On July 1, 7-Eleven Japan launched a mobile payment app, called 7pay, that had the security flaw of allowing anyone to reset any other user's password, ZDNet reported. Bad actors accessed 900 customers' accounts and ripped them off to the tune of about $510,000, the company sa...
14:13 2019-07-06

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20:39 2019-09-04

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 network worldwide....
01:39 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 currency, responses to Reuters freedom of information requests show....
18:39 2019-09-18

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 dollar to the Euro and threaten central banks'......
19:00 2019-09-18

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....
19:13 2019-06-18

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
02:01 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-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 risk of abuses by a dominant market player, France's finance minister said on Thursday....
12:52 2019-09-12

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 like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
19:52 2019-06-18

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
20:39 2019-06-18

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 global payments....
17:39 2019-06-18

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
21:13 2019-06-18

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 hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money unti......
21:00 2019-07-15

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 company....
21:26 2019-07-15

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 its Libra cryptocurrency amid concerns from EU governments over the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability, according to the Financial ...
16:52 2019-09-15

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 both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
13:26 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't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue concluded....
18:52 2019-07-18

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Friday....
14:26 2019-09-13

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 more keen on the social media giant’s project than any cryptocurrency that came before it. “Design of the Facebook currency has not been fully explained...
15:13 2019-07-08

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 as Facebook's Libra, the meeting's host, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, said....
12:00 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-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 media giant announced the project....
21:52 2019-07-16

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have banded together to share concerns about the ‘cryptocurrency’s’ potential privacy risks. Data officers from the UK, European Union, US, Canada, Burkina...
14:26 2019-08-06

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 code.Read More...
05:26 2019-08-28

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 payment network....
03:39 2019-07-12

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
02:39 2019-07-04

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 consumers....
18:13 2019-07-05

Bitcoin Loses Almost a Third of Its Value as Libra Hype Fades Facebook’s struggle to convince lawmakers it can create a viable cryptocurrency is rubbing off on bitcoin. Regulatory scrutiny of the company’s ambitious plan to release a digital coin, called Libra, has spoiled bitcoin’s big rally this year....
11:39 2019-07-17

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 Libra cryptocurrency that will be used with Calibra (and other Libra financial services) is already working to en......
20:26 2019-08-27

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 starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose va......
04:26 2019-07-12

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 recognized legal tender within a year....
23:13 2019-06-28

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, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
18:14 2019-07-17

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 who don’t use banks or other traditional institutions. The cryptocurrency sector has for years tried to do the same and failed....
16:00 2019-08-22

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 money laundering is already stretched, a top EU regulator said on Thursday....
15:13 2019-09-05

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. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested in Libra at this point: those looking to make a quick buck from cajoling you to jump in early so you ...
19:52 2019-07-23

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 interview....
23:00 2019-06-29

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 Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backers have been spooked by increasing regulatory scrutiny. It’s being reported that at least three of Fa...
14:39 2019-08-23

‘Octoroon,’ ‘Mulatto’ or ‘Aryan’: Couples Sue Virginia to Stop It From Forcing People to Choose a Race in Order to Get a Marriage License Three couples in Virginia are invoking the names of Richard and Mildred Loving, the couple whose fight to be legally wed led to the striking down of laws banning interracial marriage, in their quest to stop Virginia from requiring racial ID — including outdated or outright offensive terms like “quad...
08:00 2019-09-07

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 the Financial Times said that Libra representatives are meeting with officials from 26 central banks......
10:39 2019-09-16

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 expected next year....
13:13 2019-06-19

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 technology could be tough....
21:26 2019-06-27

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 "frightening"....
13:39 2019-06-22

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 games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams. And they are dangerous because they allow rogue ...
11:26 2019-07-18

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 regulators around the world and U.S. lawmakers have questioned the plan....
18:39 2019-07-16

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, the French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, doesn’t want it to operate in the EU, as he feels it’s unclear exactly how the digital currency will fun...
15:52 2019-09-12

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 other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have failed to do....
21:26 2019-06-27

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 More...
15:52 2019-09-12

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 be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
00:39 2019-07-17

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 seen by the organization....
02:39 2019-08-21

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 reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
18:00 2019-09-13

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 Wednesday....
12:52 2019-07-17

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 aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-07-16

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 destabilizing international monetary systems. But can they and should they?...
23:39 2019-07-19

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 to monetary stability....
03:13 2019-09-14

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, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their response told Reuters....
18:52 2019-07-18

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, dealing the cryptocurrency a fresh blow. The French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, said plans for Libra could not move ahead until concerns over con...
00:52 2019-09-13

‘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 markets....
02:13 2019-07-20

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 part of its oversight association....
09:00 2019-09-14

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 compares with systems already out there....
12:39 2019-06-28

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 skepticism from both data protection activists and regulators....
17:00 2019-08-21

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 regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powell warned Congress on Wednesday. “These are concern...
06:13 2019-07-11

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 amid broader resistance to the idea from U.S. and international officials....
00:00 2019-09-13

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on......
07:00 2019-06-20

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-competitive behavior," related to the Libra Association, Bloom......
22:39 2019-08-20

Senators Grill Facebook on Libra Cryptocurrency Plans The social media company introduced its Libra effort last month. On Tuesday, members of the Senate Banking Committee raised broad concerns about the project....
17:26 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, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook to answer several questions about how it will prote......
03:39 2019-08-06

| 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 planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
18:39 2019-08-06

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 intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a rearguard action to get Washington onside after it...
14:13 2019-07-16

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells opportunity....
14:52 2019-06-18

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 for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
05:52 2019-07-18

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
18:00 2019-07-17

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 new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various transactions.When it launches in 2020, the digital ...
16:26 2019-06-18

Facebook's Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't scheduled to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization that was created to protect the Libra cryptocurrency powering Calibra is already working to ensure it keeps people's data safe. We're t......
15:39 2019-08-27

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 networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
12:26 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 store in Charlottesville, Virginia, to send money to relatives in other countries. They use a service called MoneyGram, one of the two largest firms (t...
11:52 2019-06-18

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 Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur......
11:39 2019-07-03

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 Wednesday....
21:52 2019-07-17

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 Facebook's proposed Libra digital currency....
19:00 2019-08-05

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 Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the company’s actions.In a letter from the Democratic heads ...
13:52 2019-07-03

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 been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Nations all over the globe started to wake up to the reality of a currency controlled by the data hoardin...
22:52 2019-07-17

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a combative hearing that highlighted deep skepticism ove...
23:26 2019-07-17

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, the latest watchdog to voice concerns about the social network's move into financial services....
22:00 2019-09-04

| 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 effort gone bad....
00:26 2019-08-04

| 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 threaten the euro itself, a top official said....
04:13 2019-09-04

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
21:26 2019-07-17

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 media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is calling on Facebook to halt its plans.Read more.....
19:00 2019-07-03

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 intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe....
12:52 2019-07-16

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 allies have decided that what the world really needs is another cryptocurrency, and that launching one is the best way to use the vast talents at their ...
15:52 2019-07-02

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 platforms such as WeChat and Alipay, a senior central bank officer said....
09:39 2019-09-06

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 currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
09:52 2019-07-18

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
03:26 2019-06-19

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 and designed for mainstream users....
14:00 2019-06-18