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Bitcoin Is Still a Better Investment Than Altcoins: Crypto Expert

If you are thinking of decamping from Bitcoin to invest in the various altcoins anticipating higher returns, don’t. According to Bart Smith of the...

TheCargoCoin ICO Launches Breakthrough Technology for the Transport Industry.

TheCargoCoin ICO project introduces revolutionary one of a kind marketplace platform for global trade & transport with integrated smart contract UTILITIES. The Platform links the...

AVINOC The Blockchain Solution Disrupting the Global Aviation Business

What is AVINOC? The original name is Aviation Network Operation Chain. It is a platform for the global General Aviation (GA) business, using a...

What is ROOMDAO?

ROOMDAO is an online platform for travel all-in-one. This is an integration of services such as: Rent and exchange of real estate Rent of...

MeFy is Set to Revolutionise the Healthcare Industry

At MeFy, we are developing the Future of Integrated Decentralised Healthcare Human Platform. Sydney, Australia/Durgapur, India... Have you ever stopped to wonder what it would be...

CrypStock launches revolutionary Inter-Exchange cryptosystem for token holders

Media Contact CrypStock Email Website CrypStock launches revolutionary Inter-Exchange cryptosystem for token holders. Combined inter-exchange cryptosystem, CrypStock, announces the launch of initial coin offering and profit making opportunity for...

Business and Investment News

NatWest Joins R3 Blockchain Finance Platform Marco Polo

UK bank NatWest today announced that it has joined Marco Polo, a trade finance network created by FinTech platform TradeIX and enterprise blockchain software firm R3, in a...

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Opens 20,000 Sq. Foot Office in Silicon...

Bitmain, the cryptocurrency industry’s most valuable company, has just opened an office in Silicon Valley ahead of its planned initial public offering (IPO) later...

The UK is well placed to become the next force in...

A report by the Big Innovation Centre, DAG Global and Deep Knowledge Analytics suggests that the UK is in prime position to emerge as...

What Crypto Really Thinks About Litecoin’s Banking Ambitions.

It was news that was perhaps too strange for crypto's typically divided reactions. First revealed Wednesday, the Litecoin Foundation (the non-profit that develops the software...

What Does This Appointment Mean For Future Ripple Partnerships, Could Mastercard...

This week, Ripple have appointed Kahina Van Dyke as Senior Vice President in Business and Corporate Development. This means that Van Dyke will be...

Discussions with 70% of Premier League teams over Cryptocurrency Sponsorships.

Cash-rich crypto companies are turning to sports sponsorship to advertise as platforms like Google and Facebook crack down on ads. Football is one of the...

Coinbase is Exploring Cardano, Basic Attention Token, Stellar Lumens, Zcash, and...

We are exploring the addition of several new assets, and will be working with local banks and regulators to add them in as many...

Electroneum (ETN) Returns to ASIC Mining, iOS App in Beta Testing

The mobile-based crypto coin has seen an increase again as ASIC miners are back in the game. Electroneum (ETN), a cryptocurrency payment project that targets...

Walmart Looks to Blockchain for Better Package Tracking

Walmart has yet another delivery-focused blockchain patent in the works. The application published on July 5 is entitled "Delivery Reservation Apparatus and Method," and as...

IOTA Unveils Massive Trinity Update – Enhanced Security For The Mobile...

IOTA released a critical update involving their new Trinity mobile wallet. Trinity Mobile has more than 20,000 users testing the beta release for the...

Switzerland’s main stock exchange dives deep into Crypto

Switzerland’s principal stock exchange has announced that it is building a platform for the trading, settlement, and custody of digital assets. This announcement follows...

This crypto exchange lets you make fiat and crypto investments in...

The cryptocurrency industry saw the worst first three months of 2018 when the market capitalization fell from $830 billion in January to under $300...

Has your fridge been hijacked by cybercriminals?

Is the web browser on your phone slower than usual? It could be mining bitcoin for criminals. As the popularity of virtual currencies has grown,...

Who Will Benefit from the Evolution of ICOs into Security Token...

ICOs have come under fire for a host of reasons, and are now slowly making way for Security Token Offerings. This article discusses STOs...

What is ROOMDAO?

ROOMDAO is an online platform for travel all-in-one. This is an integration of services such as: Rent and exchange of real estate Rent of...

Facebook reverses its crypto ad ban!!

As there’s clearly too much ad revenue potential to ignore, Facebook today announced it’s reversing its cryptocurrency ad ban effective immediately. The decision comes...

Australia Central Bank Admires Bitcoin But Says It Has ‘Flaws’

“Even if one is quite skeptical of whether bitcoin will have a significant role in the economy in the future, I think it is...

Israeli Cybersecurity Experts Predict More Attacks on Crypto-Related Businesses in 2018

At a time when the cryptocurrency sector is nearly saturated with heists, hacks, and more ‘cryptocrimes,’ Israeli cybersecurity experts say more turbulence await crypto...

3 Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy After Canada’s Legalization of Recreational...

Canada now stands as the first major economic power to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. On Tuesday, the Canadian Senate overwhelmingly passed bill C-45,...

Novice trader accidentally makes £9m after his practice account turns out...

Harouna Traore opened what he believed to be a dummy account It was not until he placed bets that he realised he was...

Why Coinbase’s Support for Ethereum Testnets & ERC-20 Tokens Matters

Toshi, the Ethereum-based decentralized application browser and wallet operated by Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, brokerage, and wallet platform, has added support for...

You can now exchange your left over Euros for Crypto at...

One of the most inconvenient things about international travel is getting stuck with foreign money that can’t be accepted in your home country. Luckily...

Nasdaq Blockchain Trial Resolves Margin Calls ‘in Minutes’

A group of industry stakeholders has developed a blockchain platform to transfer collateral to central counter-parties when trading securities.  Join in the fun and play...

Trade War Fears Between China And U.S Boosts Crypto Market

Crypto market gains $16 billion today as economic fears over an imminent trade war between global superpowers US and China, drives investors towards decentralized...

Bitfi and McAfee Announce First Truly Unhackable and Open Source Crypto...

Bitfi Wallet assures impenetrable security with download-free and wifi-enabled operation, allowing users to participate in the digital asset economy without any risk of loss Join...

Slovenia to Open First ‘Bitcoin City’

A ‘Bitcoin City’ (BTC) is to open in Ljubljana, spread over 250,000 sq m and boasting more than 450 shops and other cryptocurrency-based amenities....

Why Amazon Might Choose to Adopt Litecoin (LTC)

Cryptocurrencies have started infiltrating more and more businesses, and it would be pretty hard to find a branch of business that has shown no...

Brussels Airport Unveils Blockchain App for Tracking Cargo Movement

Brussels Airport has launched an application based on blockchain technology meant to assist in tracking cargo movement from ground handlers to freight forwarders. The...

BitLicense #7: New York Grants Another License to Bitcoin App Square

Days after granting its sixth-ever BitLicense to cryptocurrency wallet Xapo, New York has approved fintech startup Square to operate in the state, enabling its...

JPMorgan Fined $65 Million for Manipulating US Dollar Benchmark

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Monday slapped JPMorgan Chase Bank with a $65 million fine for attempting to manipulate the value of...

Microsoft Partners with Adents on Blockchain Fraud Detection System

Microsoft has partnered with Adents, a serialization and traceability solutions provider, to launch a blockchain-based track and trace solution targeting the supply chain industry....

Walmart Patents System for Accessing Medical Records Stored on a Blockchain

Big-box retailer Walmart has been awarded a patent for a system that is designed to store a patient’s vital medical records in a blockchain...

Israeli Internet Firm Seeks Tax Authority’s Permission to Pay Employees in...

Social network company Spot.IM is planning to pay employees using Bitcoin, as reported by Israeli newspaper Calcalist. However, the firm is currently negotiating with...

Things I Did… Bitcoin Braces for Bear Market With Feel-Good Tweets

The price of bitcoin (BTC) may be up slightly Wednesday, but that hasn't exactly raised the spirits of the asset's most avid investors. Join in...

Imagining A Blockchain University

A couple of Oxford faculty imagine a different kind of university, one that is distributed and democratic. Joshua Broggi, Faculty of Philosophy, is the...

Verge XVG To Integrate With New Smart Contract System

Verge have announced in this recent tweet that they are to start working on a new smart contract integration for Verge XVG, the currency...

Cryptocurrency Proves USD’s Status as Reserve Currency Is Fragile

The CEO of Lazard, Kenneth M. Jacobs, said that the unilateral approach of the United States towards foreign policies and trades posses a threat...

6 Ways to Spot an Initial Coin Offering Scam

Earlier this year in February, cryptocurrency news site Bitcoin.com announced the findings of its study of ICOs that were held during 2017 Some ICO scams...

Ripple and Swift Continue to Battle It Out For Dominance In...

The just concluded Money 20/20 highlights a global paradigm shift in the way money transfers are currently being conducted and the future of the...

Wall Street’s ‘Crypto King’ Says Regulatory Clarity Will Jump-start Institutional Investments

Bart Smith, who was crowned “Wall Street’s Crypto King” by CNBC, is optimistic that institutional investors will start pouring money into the cryptocurrency market...

Coinbase acquires investment firms to offer regulated Crypto securities

Coinbase as Regulated Broker-Dealer Coinbase is seeking to become a fully licensed broker-dealer through its acquisition of three federally regulated firms. The company is confident...

Development of Lightning Mobile Wallets Promises Faster Bitcoin Payments

Development of Lightning Mobile Wallets Promises Faster Bitcoin Payments Since the turn of the year, the price of bitcoin has been battered with investors left...

Buying groceries with Cryptocurrencies becomes a reality

In an attempt to bring cryptocurrencies into the mainstream, a crypto enthusiast entrepreneur (or a team) have come up with an innovative idea to...

TRON (TRX) Makes An Entry Into FX Markets With This New...

In an anticipated move and in tandem with the current momentum of the Tron (TRX) Foundation, Justin Sun, via twitter, announced the recent major...

Microsoft confirms it’s acquiring GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft is acquiring GitHub. After reports emerged that the software giant was in talks to acquire GitHub, Microsoft is making it official today. This is Microsoft CEO...

UK government to sell 7.7% stake in RBS worth almost £2.6bn

The chancellor, Philip Hammond, kickstarts sale of 925 million shares. Philip Hammond has restarted the sale of government owned shares in Royal Bank of Scotland, offloading...

Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam Teams up with Sequoia Partner for New...

The exodus of partners and investors from venture capital firms into cryptocurrency investing has taken a new turn, as Sequoia Capital partner Matt Huang...

Ripple Launches $50M Fund to Support Blockchain Research in 17 Universities

Ripple announced the launch of University Blockchain Research Initiative, a $50 million fund that will support 17 universities in their blockchain research programs. Join in...

Australia’s First ‘Digital Currency Town’ Accepts Bitcoin to Boost Tourism

Australian beach town Agnes Water is billing itself the country’s first ‘digital currency town’ in an effort to attract international digital-savvy travelers to boost...

Japanese corporation begins offering loans secured by Cryptocurrency

New Loan Program An established Japanese corporation has begun offering loans secured by cryptocurrency. The company says this is the first service in Japan where loans...

Bitcoin Ponzis on the rise

The number of suspicious cryptocurrency investment schemes being reported to local law enforcement and other regulatory authorities is on the rise. This has emerged in...

Crypto Assets Could Reduce Demand for Central Bank Money: IMF Director

The role of Cryptcurrencies in the evolution of money remains a valid debate which has lingered for the best part of the last decade The...

The EOS Blockchain Launch: What Should Happen (And What Could Go...

The world's fifth most valuable cryptocurrency is set to formally release its software this weekend. First announced in 2017, the EOS project has been fundraising...

McAfee Redemption Unit (MRU): The Crypto-Backed FIAT Proposed By John Mcafee.

John Mcafee has announced the creation of a FIAT currency backed cryptocurrency: the McAfee Redemption Unit (MRU). The “IMO” is scheduled for June 25th, according...

First Alpha Release of Trinity for Ethereum Is Live

TRINITY CAN BE A GAME CHANGER Scalability remains one of the biggest problems in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Overcoming it successfully will...

Brisbane International is now the world’s first Crypto-friendly airport

Merchants at Brisbane International Airport Now Accept Various Cryptocurrencies Last January news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Brisbane Airport in Australia preparing to accept cryptocurrencies. Now today...

Don’t Make These Mistakes in a Volatile Market

Last year, the stock market's ups and downs were a gentle bobbing ride on a lazy river. This year, the market has more peaks...

Nintendo, Microsoft and Electronic Arts developers to make games on Ethereum...

A studio known as 8 Circuit Studios have begun building games on the Ethereum blockchain. The studio comprises of developers from prominent video game...

Bitcoin Price May Be ‘Fear Gauge’ for Stock Market: VIX Analyst

Like all digital assets, the bitcoin price is notoriously volatile, but a surprising pattern has emerged from that volatility which may have wider ramifications...

Shipping Giant Maersk Deploys First Blockchain-based Marine Insurance

AP Moller – Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company, has deployed the first blockchain platform for marine insurance, Insurwave, a joint venture between Guardtime,...

Philippines’ Banks to Pilot Ethereum-based Blockchain for Retail Payments

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How Blockchain Can Make Forgeries A Thing of the Past

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EOS (EOS) Is Back On Fire Before MainNet Launch

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Stormy Daniels is adding cryptocurrency to her website — and it...

Join in the fun and play on the world’s First Hybrid on-line Casino with BTC and Fiat currency payments. Check on-line for latest promotions The...

Tron Wiki Announced, As Apple Adds Tron (TRX) Pricing

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One of the Largest Crypto Exchanges is heading to the Caribbean

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Unverified Source Claims Tron-Alibaba Deal Will Be Officially Announced Shortly After...

          All coins in the top 10 are in a decline printing losses in the last 24 hours. Even EOS and Tron are in negative...

Russian Parliament Approves First Readings of 3 New Crypto-laws.

Join in the fun and play on the world’s First Hybrid on-line Casino with BTC and Fiat currency payments. Check on-line for latest promotions. Russia’s...

The Auto Industry Is Gearing Up for a Blockchain-Powered Future

We're all excited for self-driving, even autonomous, cars, and many tout blockchain as the technology needed to make that happen. Join in the fun and...

Walmart Patents Another Blockchain Application

American retail giant Walmart has already filed several patents in regards to blockchain application within their business practices. The newest example is a technology...

Volatility: The Necessary Evil Of Cryptocurrency And How To Handle It

Part of what has cemented cryptocurrencies on the map since they exploded into the mainstream investor market has been their volatility. Investors flooded to...

Poland lifts the taxes on cryptocurrencies!

The Finance Ministry for Poland has released a new statement about an update on the country’s taxation laws. Much to the delight of Poland’s...

Trolling Buffett Is a New Hobby in the Cryptoverse

Many public personas have expressed their skepticism in regards to cryptocurrency, but none so vocally as Warren Buffett, the legendary stock investor and long-time...

Vitalik Buterin to leave Ethereum for Google??

A now-deleted tweet by Vitalik Buterin shows that he may have actually been considering leaving the Ethereum project to join Google’s staff. The creator of...

ICO Scams Have Raised More Than $1 Billion, Report Claims

Which Is the Most Legitimate Of Them All? By large, cryptocurrency investors, enthusiasts, and observers are aware of the number of “shitcoins” in circulation. But,...

This 29-year-old is in charge of JPMorgan crypto strategy

Even though it wasn’t long ago when Jamie Dimon said any JPMorgan staff caught trading Bitcoin would be fired, Financial News has revealed that...

The former CEO of Visa UK is joining a startup that...

• Marc O'Brien has been named the CEO of start-up Crypterium. • O'Brien was the CEO of Visa UK & Ireland from 2008 to...

Cryptocurrency will replace fiat currency in the future says famous venture...

Tim Draper who made a prediction last month that Bitcoin will hit $250,000 by the year 2022 is a well-known venture capitalist and an...

Should you invest in TRON (TRX) or Ethereum (ETH)?

The choice between this or that cryptocurrency as an investment asset more often than not depends on what we believe a project represents. For...

The SEC Just Launched a Fake ICO Website to Educate Investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wants to ensure investors can identify fraudulent initial coin offerings - even if it has to launch its...

New York Grants Fifth-Ever BitLicense to Crypto Broker Genesis Global Trading

Cryptocurrency brokerage firm Genesis Global Trading has become the latest firm to receive a BitLicense from the state’s financial regulatory. The New York-based Genesis on...

Coinbase’s First Investment, Compound, Earns You Interest On Crypto

Compound wants to let you borrow cryptocurrency, or lend it and earn an interest rate. Most cryptocurrency is shoved in a wallet or metaphorically hidden...

Chinese ASIC Maker Seeks $1 Billion in IPO.

Canaan Creative, the second-largest ASIC manufacturer, seeks $1 billion in funding through the largest crypto IPO and the first in Hong Kong. Canaan Creative, the...

Germany’s Second Biggest Stock Exchange Launches Crypto Trading of Bitcoin, Ethereum,...

Börse Stuttgart, one of Europe’s biggest stock exchange and Germany’s second biggest, handling some $100 billion in trading volumes, has launched crypto trading through...

Amazon Eyes Ethereum (ETH), Partners With ConsenSys To Simplify Blockchain Access

The Consensus Summit is ongoing and continually bringing news of blockchain developments by the minute. Current news indicate that the cloud computing arm of...

Bye-bye USD Tether? Circle Partners with Bitmain to Issue USD Coin

Circle is a company that has seriously focused on the growth and expansion of its services in the recent months. Ever since the announcement...

FedEx CEO: Adopt New Tech Like Blockchain or Be Disrupted

"Blockchain has the potential to completely revolutionize what's across the border." Speaking at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 in New York today, Fred Smith, chairman and CEO...

Mitsubishi Corporation and Partners Will Move Real Funds Over RippleNet.

Major corporations around the world are paying close attention to blockchain technology. Especially Ripple’s network is of great interest among Asian firms. Mitsubishi Corporation,...

Florida County to Accept Crypto for Services, Tax Payments ETC

The Seminole County of Florida announced on May 14th that starting this summer they will begin accepting cryptocurrency as payment for various services offered...

Top 6 Mainnet Launches To Look Forward To In May and...

Where 2017 was the year of promises and speculation, 2018 is becoming the year that projects have to deliver on their promises. An actual...

Uber Stumbles in Lengthy CFO Search Ahead of IPO

The ride-hailing company’s leading candidate, the CFO at VMware, has indicated he would likely withdraw Uber Technologies Inc. chief Dara Khosrowshahi is under pressure from...

Two Canadian Companies Are Merging in the Biggest Weed Deal Ever

Canada’s Aurora Cannabis to buy MedReleaf in all-stock merger Industry consolidation heats up as Canadian legalisation looms Consolidation in Canada’s nascent marijuana industry is heating...

Cryptocurrency News: Apple and Google Play Stores Now Offering Cryptocurrency Wallet...

Cryptanite Blockchain Technologies Corp. (CSE: NITE), a Boulder-based blockchain technology company, today announced that its Cryptanite Wallet app is now available on the App...

HSBC claims first commercially viable trade finance deal on Blockchain.

The fact that it is replicable given the same counterparties makes it a world first, the Bank claims. The London-based bank HSBC has made what...

Is A $1.053 Trillion Total Crypto Market Cap Possible After the...

The fourth annual blockchain technology summit known as Consensus starts today, May 14th and will run up until the 16th. The 3 day summit will...

Amazon & Microsoft’s Move to Blockchain: Centralized Companies Into Decentralized Ecosystem

Bitcoin, and the idea of digital cash, has taken hold of the banking sector as banks and financial institutions start to experiment internally with...

What central banks’ adoption of cryptocurrencies means for your investments

As cryptocurrencies become commonplace for business and finances, central banks are buying into them. Should retail investors follow suit? Just a decade ago, cryptocurrency was...

4 Blockchain Projects to Keep an Eye On

Consensus Conference New York City Next week, thousands of crypto and blockchain enthusiasts will descend on New York City for the 4th annual four-day Consensus...

Facebook To Compete With Ripple (XRP) On Cross Border Payment.

It appears Facebook is planning to compete with Ripple in cross-border payment. The social media giant is researching on creating its cryptocurrency which will...

Is Carney an unreliable boyfriend – or just sensitive?

It all seemed a lot clearer in February. At the publication of its economic health check three months ago, the Bank gave a clear...

Ripple Announces Successful xRapid Transfer from US to Mexico

We have the technology to put a man on the moon, but transferring funds internationally is a different story. Using today’s existing banking infrastructure,...

Phone Giant Huawei Releases Bitcoin Wallet In App Store, Pre-Installed On...

Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese multinational communications technology company, has announced that mobile phone users will be able to download Bitcoin (BTC) wallets on...

Details of the TokenPay Partnership with WEG Bank AG in Germany

Deal Officially Closed, Shares Transferred, Timing in line with Whitepaper Roadmap Projections Today we are announcing that we have officially closed a deal with WEG...

Startup Raises $3 Million to Build ‘Proof-of-Space-Time’ Blockchains

A cryptocurrency startup just raised $3 million in seed funding to revamp how blockchains reach consensus. The Israel-based firm, called Spacemesh, aims to build "a...

The Wealthy Are Hoarding $10 Billion of Bitcoin in Bunkers.

Behind the guards, the blast doors and down corridors of reinforced concrete, sit the encrypted computer servers -- connected to nothing -- that hold...

Facebook Creates a Blockchain Division The Company Announced Its Biggest Reorganization...

The world of blockchain technologies is revolutionizing the way other industries around the world are conceived. In spite of the contradictory opinions regarding cryptocurrencies,...

‘Any other decision would be a major surprise to markets’: Chances...

Drop of 90 percentage points in one month The market expectations of an interest rate rise in May has fallen 90 percentage points in one...

Elon Musk will bring humans to Mars, and cryptocurrencies to the...

Elon Musk, CEO and co-founder of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla has posted a series of tweets about his ambitions to start his own...

UK-EU customs partnership ‘still on table’

A new "customs partnership" with the EU - which is fiercely opposed by some Tory Brexiteers - is still on the table, the business...

After Pornhub, Verge (XVG) Tries to Woo Paypal and Venmo.

After unveiling the Pornhub and Brazzer partnership, Verge (XVG) is trying hard to make more relevant partnerships. One of them is Paypal and Venmo....

Here’s Why Warren Buffett is Already Invested in Ripple (XRP)

Warren Buffett was at it again this week touting his disdain for the cryptocurrency market. Having famously warned of the markets impending “bad ending”...

Verge (XVG), Spotify Partnership Idea Gathering Massive Support.

It seems like the Verge (XVG) Project is not done with the crypto-verse in terms of announcements and partnerships. Only yesterday it was reported of...

Look out Amazon, eBay! Here’s eMarketChain.co — The project that potentially will change...

It’s no great secret that we are still in the infancy stage of Blockchain and crypto currencies. Like the dot com era, this produced the...

Porsche Is Using Blockchain In Their Cars (IOTA)

Porsche have announced they have begun testing blockchain applications within its cars. The purpose of this is to create it simpler to unlock and...

Samsung profits surge on high demand for Bitcoin Mining Chips

South Korean Samsung Electronics saw its operating profits surge in the first quarter of this year compared to the previous year. The company attributes...

Reddit to Reinstate Bitcoin Payments, Plans to Add Litecoin and Ethereum

    The social media has given a boost to the crypto community, and brings back the old days of crypto payments available. Reddit, one of the...

A Crypto Company Could ‘Overtake’ Wall Street’s Biggest Banks, Says Blockchain...

Spencer Bogart, a partner at Blockchain Capital, said that other banks will follow Goldman Sachs’ example in opening a crypto trading desk, according to...

Oil up on OPEC output cuts, worries about Iran sanctions

NEW YORK Oil prices rose on Thursday, boosted by OPEC production cuts and the potential for new U.S. sanctions against Iran, but gains were limited...

5 Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy in May

  Stocks are drifting lower on Monday in the final trading day of April. A spate of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) related news initially sent...

Wall Street slips ahead of Fed decision

U.S. stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday, with declines in biotechnology and insurers negating Apple’s rise after strong results, ahead of the Federal Reserve’s...

Apple Allays iPhone Worries, Adds $100 Billion to Buyback Plans

Smartphone revenue rises 14% as pricier iPhone X offsets slowing growth in shipments Apple Inc. flexed its financial muscle with a record $100 billion plan...

Dubai police arrests gang for stealing Bitcoin [BTC]

A 10-men gang has been arrested by the Dubai police after they had reportedly stolen AED 7 million from a prospective Bitcoin buyer....

‘India gets 30% deduction on crude oil from Venezuela’ – Coinsecure...

The Republic of Venezuela has just offered India a reduction of 30% on crude oil prices. The offer is valid only if India agrees...

Twitter announces new video partnerships with NBC Universal and ESPN

Twitter is hosting its Digital Content New Fronts tonight, where it’s unveiling 30 renewals and new content deals — the company says that’s nearly...

‘Bogus’ ICO Ordered to Repay Investor USD 1 million

A South Korean court has ordered the issuers of a high-profile company accused of issuing a bogus initial coin offering (ICO) to repay around...

Tesla Doesn’t Burn Fuel, It Burns Cash

A complete guide to how Elon Musk has raised, and then spent, billions of dollars. The company that Elon Musk built to usher in the...

Dollar Roars Back as U.S. Growth Story Wins Over World Markets

Economists more sceptical that Europe can keep growing at last year’s pace while recent Japanese economic data has been mixed The dollar is rallying again after...

Australia’s dirtiest coal plant to be reopened for Bitcoin [BTC] mining

One of Australia’s dirtiest coal plant which was closed in 2014 due to severe criticisms faced by environmentalists for producing more CO2 than any...

Tron [TRX] main net launch will be supported by Bittrex

Tron has been gaining support from a lot of cryptocurrency exchange platforms and is being enlisted in the leading platforms ahead of the...

Bank of America Is Closing My Three-Year-Old’s Account Over Crypto!

Tim Enneking is the managing director of Crypto Asset Management in San Diego, California. This is his story. My daughter is 3 years old. Bank...

Small Chance Tron (TRX) Could Partner with Alibaba (BABA)?

It is just that; a small chance that would mean everything for TRON (TRX). There isn’t anything official that has been communicated yet. But...

Tech and Brexit: The challenges and opportunities facing the FTSE 100

The challenges that are facing the blue chip businesses forming the FTSE 100 index have been laid bare by a new survey from global...

UK growth falls to five-year low, Bank of England seen delaying...

LONDON Britain’s economy suffered its weakest growth since 2012 in early 2018, with heavy snow only partly to blame, prompting investors to slash their bets...

Ford to stop selling all but 2 models of cars in...

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it will shed most of its North American car lineup as part of broad plan...

6 Reasons Why Investing In Cryptocurrency Could Still Be Your Smartest...

Bitcoin has certainly been in the firing line in recent weeks, as prices plummeted and many reported that the Bitcoin bubble was about to...

Samsung Sets Q1 Profit Record with Crypto Mining Boost

Samsung Electronics has reported 58 percent year-on-year growth in its operating profits for Q1 2018 - an increase driven in part by strong demand...

AMD shrugged off one of Wall Street’s biggest concerns about cryptocurrency...

AMD told analysts on its first quarter earnings call that it’s not worried about second-hand graphics chips flooding the market as the interest...

The 17 Millionth Bitcoin Is About to Be Mined: What It...

Bitcoin's limited supply is about to get a bit more limited. Barring an unforeseen event, the 17 millionth bitcoin is likely to be mined within...

20% of Financial Institutions Examining Starting Cryptocurrency Trading Soon

The cryptocurrency trading market is about to receive an influx of more big banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions within the next few...

Power Ledger (POWR) Spikes 16% After Partnership With KEPCO Electricity Utility.

Power Ledger has just partnered with Japan’s second largest electricity utility known as Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO). The main purpose behind the partnership...

The Chinese Car Invasion Is Coming

China's rising automakers want to sell the future of driving all over the world. On a bright spring day in Amsterdam, car buffs stepped inside...

U.K. Balances Day-to-Day Budget for First Time Since 2002

Britain now borrowing only to finance capital investment Total budget deficit in 2017-18 undershoots OBR forecast Britain was in surplus on its day-to-day budget...

Google Parent Posts Surge in Profit, but Expenses Also Jump

Alphabet’s earnings got multi billion-dollar boost from stakes in startups including Uber Google parent Alphabet Inc. posted surging profits as advertisers kept swarming to the...

Iran, China Seek to Loosen Dollar’s Grip on Global Markets

Iran, China among those trying to end dominance of the U.S. currency A small but growing number of countries are stepping up efforts to wean...

Why are global stock markets falling?

Fears of interest rate rises in the US aimed at taming inflation are making markets nervous. The FTSE 100 has posted its worst one-day performance...

Sterling stuck at two-week low as investors cautious over May rate...

LONDON Sterling slipped to a two-week low against the dollar on Monday as investors questioned whether the Bank of England would raise interest rates in...

Take Five – World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. 1/PATIENT,...

Saxo investment bank is bullish on bitcoin for the next three...

Influential investment bank Saxo released the 35 page, Q2 2018 Quarterly Outlook. In it, the bank’s newly hired Crypto Analyst, Jacob Pouncey, noted the...

Ford CEO’s Cost-Cutting Strategy in Focus During Earnings Slump

Auto maker is ‘burning a lot of cash in a lot of places,’ says one analyst Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Jim Hackett spent his...

Donald Trump’s double threat to global free trade

Sitting grandly on the banks of Switzerland's Lake Geneva is the headquarters of the World Trade Organization (WTO), a free trade factory. Here the world's...

Twitter’s Bet on Video Is Starting to Pay Off

The company is doing as good a job as anyone figuring out live streaming, a medium that has been slow to take off in...

Debenhams Stock Sinks as Retailer Loses CFO and Warns on Profit

Debenhams Plc tumbled after the U.K. department-store operator said its chief financial officer is leaving to join a rival, and profit will be at...

Blockchain Is About to Revolutionize the Shipping Industry

Maersk, APL, Hyundai race to build paperless cargo system Adoption of blockchain could generate $1 trillion in trade Globalization has brought the most advanced...

BHP Billiton to produce nickel sulphate next year, eying cobalt on...

BHP Billiton is expanding its business as a supplier of battery minerals at its nickel refinery in Western Australia, planning to start producing nickel...

UK Banking Giant Barclays May Open a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

One of the world’s largest investment banks is quietly holding high-level discussions about establishing a dedicated cryptocurrency trading desk. Bloomberg reports that Barclays Plc, the...

Should the West suspect Chinese tech?

Both the US and UK have issued warnings about the Chinese technology and telecoms giant ZTE. The decision by the US Commerce Department to ban...

China to scrap foreign auto ownership limits by 2022

China will scrap foreign ownership caps on local auto companies by 2022 and will remove restrictions on new-energy vehicle ventures this year, a major...

Tesla Temporarily Stops Model 3 Production Line

Tesla is temporarily stopping production of its Model 3 electric car, amid a long waiting list and several missed targets. The company, however, says...

$120 Million: Coinbase Buys Earn.com in Largest-Ever Acquisition

Coinbase has officially embarked on a shopping spree. The San Francisco-based company on Monday announced its second buyout in less than a week, revealing that...

Venezuela’s Bolivar Sees 454% Inflation in Q1 as Maduro Hawks the...

Runaway inflation continues to devalue the Venezuelan Bolivar (VEB), even as the country’s authoritarian government seeks to divert attention from the floundering economy by...

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FTSE dips after Syria strike; WPP falls on Sorrel exit

LONDON UK shares eased on Monday morning, with two corporate events taking centre stage: CEO Martin Sorrell’s exit from advertising company WPP and U.S. hedge...

Sharp Drops in Currencies Hint at Spreading Volatility

Declines in the Russian ruble, Turkish lira and other currencies signal that recent turmoil in stocks may be hitting other assets The currencies of places...

Can the Commonwealth be good for post-Brexit Britain?

China understands the value of the Commonwealth. Between 2006 and 2016, the country's total trade with the historic organisation of 53 nations grew by...

WPP embarks on new journey without Sorrell at the helm

WPP, the world’s biggest advertising company, entered uncharted territory on Monday without its founder Martin Sorrell whose departure has left it rudderless at a...

Chinese Exporters Scramble to Cope with Trump Tariff Hike

Facing a possible U.S. tariff hike, one of China's biggest ball bearing makers, Cixin Group, is weighing plans to rush shipments to American customers...

Breaking: Trading Platform Monex Offers To Buy Coincheck Crypto Exchange For...

Japanese financial services provider Monex has offered to acquire a majority stake in the cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck in a “billions of yen” deal, Nikkei...

Samsung Jumps on the Blockchain Bandwagon

The world’s biggest maker of smartphones and semiconductors may use the technology behind cryptocurrencies to manage its vast global supply network.  Samsung Electronics Co. is...

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A deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could be reached within the next several weeks, Vice President Mike Pence told reporters...

Investors ‘to profit from Sky battle’ says hedge fund manager Crispin...

Dramatic developments in Rupert Murdoch’s long-running battle to seize control of Sky have put shareholders in pole position, says Crispin Odey. The activist investor, who...

WTO warns over tit-for-tat trade wars

Global trade has seen its most rapid growth in six years, says the World Trade Organization's annual analysis. But the positive news could be put...

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What do the four coins of Ripple (XRP), Stellar (XLM), Verge (XVG) and Tron (TRX) have in common besides all being reasonably priced under...

If You Had Invested Right After Disney’s IPO in 1957.

Investors in the Walt Disney Company's (NYSE: DIS) initial public offering (IPO) who held onto their initial investments would be very happy with their...

Who is losing out from Trump’s tariffs?

The US-China trade dispute is starting to have consequences. US tariffs on foreign steel and aluminium went into effect last month. China's retaliatory duties on...

Stocks dip, oil gains as Syria fears go on; U.S. bank...

NEW YORK Oil prices extended recent gains and a gauge of global stocks eased on Friday as concern over a broader conflict in Syria left...

IEA says “mission accomplished” for OPEC as oil stocks shrink

LONDON OPEC and its allies appear to have accomplished their mission of reducing global oil stocks to desired levels, the International Energy Agency said on...

Musk says Tesla will be profitable in third-quarter, fourth-quarter

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) will be profitable in the third and fourth quarters of this year and will not have to raise any money from...

China’s Uber has plans to take on the rest of the...

You've probably already heard of China's Didi Chuxing. It's the ride-hailing firm best known for driving Uber off China's streets. It is now also the...

Bank earnings: Expect a strong first quarter, but more questions lie...

What should investors expect from first-quarter bank earnings? The answer, from multiple industry veterans, is a decided “it depends.” The macro business environment should be...

What Keeps Female Freelancers From Closing The Gender Pay Gap.

The gender pay gap remains a debated issue and is still a hotly contested matter within the freelance community as well. Statistics are still lacking...

IMF Chief Warns World Trade in Danger of Being ‘Torn Apart’...

As the standoff between the US and China keeps unfolding, Christine Lagarde warned that “darker clouds are looming” over the currently bright picture and...

Disney must offer to buy all of Sky even if Fox...

The ruling is the latest twist in the takeover saga which has already been held up due to separate competition concerns. Britain's Takeover Panel has...

What Happened to the Oil Glut?

Stored oil is at its lowest level in more than three years, partly due to OPEC and Russia’s output cuts A glut of stored oil...

Apple Ordered to Pay $502 Million in VirnetX Patent Battle Loss

Apple has been dealt what may be a short-lived blow in a long-fought battle with VirnetX. A federal jury on Tuesday awarded Internet security company...

Zuckerberg Owns or Clones Most of the “8 Social Apps” He...

Mark Zuckerberg’s flimsy defense when congress asked about a lack of competition to Facebook has been to cite that the average American uses eight...

US gets out the sanctions howitzer

  Last November, Russian energy and metals company EN+ raised eyebrows when it listed shares on the London stock exchange. This was a close associate of...

WTO warns over tit-for-tat trade wars

Global trade has seen its most rapid growth in six years, says the World Trade Organization's annual analysis. But the positive news could be put...

Fed Minutes Signal Greater Confidence in Reaching 2% Inflation

Central bankers at last month’s policy meeting believed the economy would run hot for the next few years Federal Reserve officials at their meeting last...

Tesco defies UK retail gloom with surge in profit

Britain’s largest supermarket Tesco bucked a grim start to the year for the retail sector with a 28 percent surge in annual profit, underlining...

Cryptocurrency – The Pied piper of Wall Street

Cryptocurrency is on a pilfering spree, where the current course is making all the executives move away from the lucrative Wall Street to the...

What would a more open North Korea mean for investors?

  Focus on relations between Pyongyang and the world President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un might soon face each other across a negotiating table. Aside from...

How to Check If Your Facebook Data Was Shared With Cambridge...

Facebook's data privacy scandal, kicked off by Cambridge Analytica revelations late last month, is far from dying out. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to...

FTSE gets boost from miners as global trade tensions ease

LONDON A recovery in mining stocks helped Britain’s top share index climb to a one-month high on Tuesday, as concerns around global trade continued to...

US annual budget deficit forecast to hit $1 trillion

The US is heading for an annual budget deficit of more than $1 trillion (£707bn) by 2020 following tax cuts and higher public spending,...

PayPal Makes a Move Toward Traditional Banking

Company partners with small banks to offer debit cards, direct deposit and other services PayPal PYPL 1.80% Holdings Inc. is nudging its customers closer to...

President Xi Jinping Vows to Further Open Chinese Markets

Chinese President Xi Jinping promised foreign companies greater access to China’s financial and manufacturing sectors, pledging Beijing’s commitment to further economic liberalization amid rising...

Uber to buy electric bicycle-sharing firm Jump

Uber users around the world may soon be able to hire electric bicycles through the app, after the ride-sharing firm bought US bike-hire firm...

Russia sanctions: Shares in Deripaska-controlled firms crash

Shares in firms controlled by Oleg Deripaska have plunged after the US imposed sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs and their companies on Friday. Shares in...

Deutsche Bank, With New CEO, Signals a Humbler Future

Christian Sewing succeeds John Cryan atop German bank; Marcus Schenck to leave lender Deutsche Bank AG replaced its British chief executive, John Cryan, with...

Novartis Bets $8.7 Billion on Gene-Therapy Company

The deal is a bet that at least one drug AveXis is developing to treat spinal muscular atrophy will become a blockbuster Novartis AG agreed...

South Korean university boycotted over ‘killer robots’

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots meets at the UN next week. Leading AI experts have boycotted a South Korean university over a partnership with...

Fortnite on iOS made $15 million in its first three weeks...

Epic has made $15 million in mobile in-app purchases in less than a month. Epic Games’ iOS port of smash hit Fortnite has earned more...

Apple is moving on from Intel because Intel isn’t moving anywhere

Apple’s abandonment of Intel chips is inevitable A report from Bloomberg this week has made public something that should already have been apparent to tech...

The Largest Dow Jones Market Sell-Offs in History.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) witnessed its largest single day point decline ever on February 5, 2018 when it fell nearly 1,600 points. While...

Walmart and Moneygram Partnership Could be good for Ripple (XRP).

On Tuesday, April 3rd, Walmart and Moneygram partnered to launch a new global money remitting service known as Wallmart2World. This is good news for the...

To Buy a Car in China, Hit the Vending Machine

Internet giant Alibaba aims to disrupt China’s auto retail landscape with an experiment that sidesteps car salesmen GUANGZHOU, China— Eric Zhou is interested in buying...

Oil, stocks slide on Trump’s new trade salvo

NEW YORK Crude oil and global equity markets tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump upped the ante in a trade dispute with China,...

China vows to fight U.S. ‘at any cost’ as trade tensions...

WASHINGTON -- China vowed on Friday to fight the U.S. "at any cost" after President Trump proposed slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs...

Hey Alexa, Can You Help Amazon Get Into the Payments Business?

Firm looks to make voice commands the next wave of commerce, pushing it in direct rivalry with Venmo Amazon.com Inc is considering whether to use its Alexa...

UK watchdog says license needed to trade cryptocurrencies

LONDON - Britain’s financial watchdog said on Friday that firms offering services linked to cryptocurrency derivatives must meet all relevant rules in the regulator’s...

There’s a Facebook Alternative, It’s Called Self-Sovereign Identity

Following the Cambridge Analytics election scandal, the meme #DeleteFacebook is widely circulating, leading to the next question, "what is the alternative?" The answer isn't a...

A rising dollar is among the ‘biggest threats’ to the global...

A trade showdown between the U.S. and China is widely expected to be detrimental to global economic growth, while elevated tensions over the standoff...

Qatar says too early to exit OPEC oil cuts as investment...

Qatar's Energy Minister Mohammed al-Sada told Reuters he also supported the idea of creating a permanent platform for OPEC's cooperation with Russia even after...

Here are the 106 US products China is hitting with tariffs

China announced additional tariffs on 106 U.S. products Wednesday, in a move likely to heighten global concerns of a tit-for-tat trade war between the...

Apple hires Google’s genius AI engineer

The hire comes as Apple's work on artificial intelligence, including digital assistant Siri, lags behind Silicon Valley rivals. Apple has hired John Giannandrea, the former...

Stocks stabilize after diving on China trade war fears

Stocks fell Wednesday after China announced new tariffs on 106 more U.S. products, increasing trade war worries. The Dow was down more than 100 points,...

Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023, when the life cycle of Ford’s Fiesta model is due to end,...

Spotify braces for $20bn US share market listing

Shares in the music streaming firm Spotify will be publicly traded for the first time later on Tuesday when the firm debuts on the...

Jeff Bezos has lost $16 billion since Donald Trump started tweeting...

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos once offered up one of his rockets to shoot Donald Trump out into space. Over the past week,...

Rupert Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to appease...

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has offered to sell Sky’s news channel to Disney in the hope of winning political approval for its proposed...

Stocks tumble as Trump’s tweets rock Amazon again

Stocks fell Monday, the first trading day of the month, as a decline in Amazon shares put pressure on the broader tech sector. The Dow...

Startup founder who was rejected 148 times before raising almost £21...

A different type of entrepreneur might have given up. And after 148 rejections from investors, no one would have faulted her for throwing in the...

UK/EU trade deal? Boy, it’s going to be a complicated year

When considering any difficult conundrum, it is often worth stating the obvious first. Both sides in the negotiations between Britain and the European Union say...

China hammers U.S. goods with tariffs as ‘sparks’ of trade war...

BEIJING - China has increased tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 U.S. products including frozen pork, wine and certain fruits and nuts,...

Cryptocurrency Will Stay For Long Time – Nvidia CEO.

The Nvidia CEO Has Declared That Cryptocurrency Will Stay ‘For Long Time’ Jensen Huang declares that cryptocurrencies would stay ‘for a long time’. Continuous...

A Virginia retailer built a $33 million business on Amazon and...

Little Alexandria-based Amify is the 21st-century version of the thousands of enterprises that thrived around the railroads 150 years ago. Meatpackers, farmers and mail-order...

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From powering electric cars to storing renewables, revolutionising the way we hold on to energy remains vital if we are to ween ourselves off...

The Rising Star In Blockchain FinTech, Baanx Group, Announces Pre-Sale April...

Successful Licensed Fintech Group with “First to Market” Products & Fast Growing 40k Telegram Channel. 25% Discount on BXX for Pre-Sale Participants “No Fees for Life”...

Nvidia next-gen graphics cards to use GDDR6 video memory, says report.

Potentially 16GB of VRAM on a single GPU The Nvidia GPU Technology Conference might have come and gone without any mention of next generation graphics...

Trump set for Amazon battle after Twitter attack

Donald Trump has turned his fire on Amazon with a series of complaints about the online retailer's tax practices and the threat it poses...

Tesla Bonds Reach New Low, Stock Falls Further After Downgrade, Accident

Heavy selling of Tesla Inc. (TSLA -7.67%) shares and bonds persisted Wednesday, posing a new challenge to the electric-car maker that has relied on the faith of investors...

China warns U.S. not to open Pandora’s Box, unleash trade ills...

BEIJING (Reuters) - China warned the United States on Thursday not to open Pandora’s Box and spark a flurry of protectionist practices across the...

Asia shares sag on lingering tech woes, dollar retreats after surge

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks sagged on Thursday after Wall Street slumped on an extended sell-off in tech firms, while the dollar dipped as...

NVIDIA RAMPING UP GPU PRODUCTION TO MEET DEMAND.

NVIDIA’s miners have been in low supply as of late as cryptocurrency mining operations are snatching up any GPU’s that they can find. NVIDIA...

This 11-year-old knows way more about cryptocurrency than you do.

George Weiksner is the 11-year-old CEO of Pocketful of Quarters, a company that is creating a cryptocurrency for online gaming. Call him the crypto kid....

The Lesson From Stock Corrections Past? 200 Days of Pain

Remember the last time stocks fell so hard? You probably don’t, and that’s making today’s market seem harsher than it is.  It’s a fact of...

Waymo to use Jaguar I-PACE electric vehicles in robotaxi programme

Waymo will incorporate up to 20,000 Jaguar I-PACE electric vehicles into its upcoming autonomous fleet as part of a long-term partnership between Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O)...

Carlyle-Led Consortium to Buy Akzo Nobel’s Chemicals Unit for $12.6 Billion

A consortium led by U.S. private equity giant Carlyle Group (CG -0.47%) LP agreed Tuesday to buy the specialty chemicals business of Dutch paints giant Akzo Nobel...

Top economists and business leaders weigh in on the risks of...

Some of the world's top economists and business leaders were in Beijing on Saturday for the annual China Development Forum, and one topic overshadowed...

Analyst slashes AMD, Nvidia price targets on new cryptocurrency mining chip...

AMD and Nvidia will suffer as specialised digital currency mining chips hit the market this year, according to a Wall Street firm. Susquehanna reduced its...

U.S., China Quietly Seek Trade Solutions After Days of Loud Threats

China and the U.S. have quietly started negotiating to improve U.S. access to Chinese markets, after a week filled with harsh words from both...

Uber sells South East Asia operations to rival Grab

Grab operates in 190 cities in South East Asia including Phnom Penh Uber is selling its South East Asia ride-share and food delivery businesses to...

Apple March 27 Chicago Event: What Will Actually be Launched?

Tomorrow's the day for the first Apple launch of 2018, and it'll be kicking off from 8AM PT, 11AM ET and 4PM BST. We'll be...

Spotify reveals that millions weren’t paying for ad-free service, by using...

No one likes ads interrupting their streaming jams and millions of Spotify Premium users pay $9.99 a month to remove that annoyance and play...

10 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Here are 10 characteristics that set successful entrepreneurs apart: 1. Passion and Motivation Although there are...

Yahoo Japan to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in 2018, Says Report

Yahoo Japan is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency exchange, a report indicates. According to Nikkei Asian Review, the Japanese internet firm will take a...

The Effects of Currency Fluctuations on the Economy.

Currency fluctuations are a natural outcome of the floating exchange rate system that is the norm for most major economies. The exchange rate of...

The week Facebook’s value plunged $58bn

Facebook ended the week $58bn lower in value after its handling of a historic data breach. Its founder Mark Zuckerberg apologised for data breaches that...

Amazon drone deliveries may involve lots of shouting and frantic arm-waving...

It seems like hardly a week passes without Amazon posting another patent for its Prime Air delivery drone. Some are wackier than others and it’s...

Stocks Slump on Trade-War Worries, Yen Passes 105: Markets Wrap

Asian stocks followed their U.S. counterparts lower after President Donald Trump’s decision to slap tariffs on China heightened concern a trade war could hurt...

China responds to Trump tariffs with proposed list of 128 US...

President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping leave after an opera performance at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, November 8, 2017. China is...

Trump slaps China with tariffs on up to $60 billion in...

A worker monitors the loading of shipping containers at the new container port in Wuhan, in central China's Hubei province. President Donald Trump signed an...

Payza website offline, domain seized by DOJ and HSI

US authorities have seized the Payza and AlertPay websites, as part of forfeiture in a $250 million money laundering case filed against co-founders Firoz and Ferhan...

Facebook’s pain could be blockchain’s gain: Analyst

Privacy issues on social media platforms such as Facebook will help blockchain technology grow, says RBC Capital Markets analyst Mitch Steves. He says blockchain will...

Tencent Q4 profit nearly doubles, beats estimates on investment gains

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd posted a near doubling of quarterly net profit that beat expectations, as it deepened monetisation of its growing...

Trump to Ramp Up Trade Restraints on China

WASHINGTON—The White House is preparing to crack down on what it says are improper Chinese trade practices by making it significantly more difficult for...

Alt-coin bear market is over, but bitcoin is still the best...

Thomas Lee, head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, said the bear market for small-cap cryptocurrencies is over. But he said he still thinks...

The co-founder of a company Facebook bought for $19 billion just...

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton told his Twitter followers to delete Facebook. Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion in 2014. "It is time. #deletefacebook," he wrote on...

Tesla’s Story Deteriorates

Last week I visited one of the popular investing message boards, where investors were debating the latest news from electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla...

Facebook Faces Multiple Government Probes in Massive Data Scandal

The European Union, the UK Information Commissioner, and United States lawmakers have ratcheted up the pressure on Facebook over a user data scandal that...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase and Barclays Team Up for an unlikely Partnership.

Big changes are on the horizon for one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Coinbase has opened an account with Barclays, the U.K. bank...

You need to do this personal Facebook audit – especially when...

Facebook is under fire for how carefully it treats your personal data, but you don’t need to wait for regulators to wade in before...

Powell Jumps in Driver’s Seat as Fed Weighs Speed of Rate...

For Jerome Powell, raising U.S. interest rates this week will likely be the easy part. The tougher job for the Federal Reserve’s new chairman as...

Trade groups tell Trump his China tariffs risk a “chain reaction”

More than 40 trade groups are petitioning the Trump administration to back away from tariffs on Chinese imports, saying the plan would "would trigger...

Ten years after crash, Americans still have not fallen back in...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Luke Thomas, 44, an information technology field manager who lives in Miami, began investing in the U.S. stock market in...

Facebook and Trump data firm accused of ‘misleading’ MPs

Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix has spoken of the firm's intricate data Facebook and a US data firm, Cambridge Analytica, have been accused of...

Japan is changing its views on entrepreneurship, and that could be...

Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan. Japanese are increasingly leaving corporate jobs to found companies or join start-ups, several investors told CNBC. Previously, entrepreneurship was considered to...

Putin overwhelmingly wins another 6 years as Russian leader

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a campaign concert as supporters, celebrities and dignitaries look on at Luzhniki Stadium on March 3, 2018 in...

Jetcoin Cryptocurrency featured in English Premier League Matches.

Blockchain powered sports and entertainment platform Jetcoin Institute has tied up with Lagardère Sports Group to market its brand during 13 English Premier League...

Wall Street Starts Trading Bitcoin

They’re here. The flash boys, with their high frequency frontrunning bots, have turned their eyes to bitcoin with one of the biggest trading firm...

Bad news for bitcoin miners: It’s no longer profitable to create...

"Bitcoin currently trades essentially at the break-even cost of mining a bitcoin," Fundstrat's Thomas Lee said in a report Thursday. "In some cases the miners...

Tesla boss in line for mega-pay deal

Tesla's Elon Musk is facing a vote on pay that will be a signal of confidence in the company Electric carmaker Tesla, facing pressure on...

South Africa’s new era of leadership could surprise, and make it...

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks at a rally on February 11, 2018, in Cape Town With the exit of the controversial Jacob Zuma, investors...

A Fight Over AT&T, Time Warner, and the Future of TV

WASHINGTON — How you watch “Game of Thrones” and CNN is about to have its day in court. The Justice Department’s bid to block AT&T’s...

Now It’s Time For The Stock Market to Refocus on The...

For stock market investors, the coming week is likely to see the Federal Reserve move back into focus, stealing the spotlight back, at least...

A whistle blower accused Walmart of running a ‘misleading’ e-commerce business...

A former executive is sueing Walmart and accused the company of running a "misleading" e-commerce business. Tri Huynh alleged that Walmart mislabelled products to charge...

Oil prices set for weekly drop as concerns about rising supply...

Oil prices were set to fall this week, despite a slight gain in both benchmarks on Friday, on concerns among investors about rising supply...

Should you invest in Spotify when it floats on the stock...

Music streaming service Spotify is about to become the latest large technology firm to float on the stock market, but should you invest? Although companies...

Snap Your Fingers For A Sinking Ship

Snap has had an interesting month, and with shares in the company trading at levels not seen since June 2017. Breaking even, much less profitability,...

Glencore’s Cobalt Sale Helps China’s Drive to Build Electric Vehicles

Glencore PLC has agreed to sell a chunk of its cobalt production to a Chinese company, a person familiar with the matter said, marking another...

Japan’s zany tech billionaire wants to be Warren Buffett

Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son has said he wants to be the Warren Buffett of tech. Now, he's going after the legendary investor on his...

Ford recalls 1.4 million cars because steering wheel can come off

Steering wheels that can become loose or detach entirely triggered a recall of 1.38 million Ford and Lincoln cars in North America. Ford Motor said...

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy liquidation

Toys R Us has gone into administration in the UK leaving 3,000 jobs at risk. The U.S. toy chain failed to find a buyer...

How rich is Vladimir Putin?

On paper, Russian President Vladimir Putin is a man of modest wealth. In reality, he may be one of the world's richest people. After announcing...

Fancy a house that a Robot can build in 12 hours?...

Building a house by hand can be both time-consuming and costly, so some home builders are now automating part of the construction process. The homebuilding...

Why it was easy for SEC and DOJ to spot Equifax...

If you trade on inside information you will likely be caught. The Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia announced...

All that optimism for hot first-quarter economic growth is rapidly fading...

Back in late January the Atlanta Fed was calling for a 5.4 percent GDP gain, but on Wednesday it said growth likely will be...

Will ‘WhatsApping’ money change India’s e-payment market?

WhatsApp, the biggest instant messaging platform in India, is set to launch a payment service later this month. The BBC's Devina Gupta reports on...

IMF says digital currency tech can be used against crypto criminals

Christine Lagarde has called for a crackdown on crypto-currencies, saying the technology can be used to "fight fire with fire". The head of the International...

Cathay Pacific in its first back-to-back loss in 71 years

Hong Kong's flagship carrier Cathay Pacific has posted its first back-to-back annual loss since the company was founded in 1946. The airline blamed intense competition...

Trade war could derail global economic recovery, warns OECD

The global economic outlook is stronger than first predicted, the OECD said. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images The west’s leading economic thinktank has warned Donald Trump...

Top 4 Marijuana Stocks to Watch.

With people noticing the medicinal powers of Cannabis/Marijuana for all types of critical illnesses. There’s no better time to be looking at stocks associated...

VW Just Gave Tesla a $25 Billion Battery Shock

German automaker to equip 16 plants for electric autos by 2022 Manufacturer working to cut amount of cobalt needed for models Volkswagen AG secured 20 billion...

UK exports to a group of emerging nations could be $10bn...

The UK is missing out on £10bn worth of exports a year to a group of emerging economies, according to a study by Standard...

Dropbox Sets IPO Target Valuation at $7 Billion to $8 Billion

Web-storage company said it expects its shares to price between $16 and $18. Dropbox Inc. set a valuation target between $7 billion and nearly $8...

Microsoft accepts Bitcoin Cash payments at 0% network costs

A few choice words from computer mogul Bill Gates isn’t going to stop the tech giant he founded from supporting cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin Cash (BCH). This week,...

Trump blocks Broadcom’s bid for Qualcomm on security grounds

US President Donald Trump has blocked a planned takeover of chipmaker Qualcomm by Singapore-based rival Broadcom on grounds of national security. His order cited "credible...

US trade deficit jumps to more than 9-year high

The Commerce Department said the trade gap jumped 5 percent to $56.6 billion, the highest level since October 2008. The shortfall with China widened sharply. The...

The Trump administration says it won’t rule out hosting Kim Jong...

President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he had agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which would be historic. Trump's administration...