BUSINESS

South Korea to ban anonymous cryptocurrency trading, price of bitcoin falls


          South Korea, where virtual currency bitcoin is extremely popular, announced Thursday that it will impose additional measures in an attempt to regulate cryptocurrency trading within the country. The price of bitcoin fell as much as 10 percent after the announcement.   

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BREAKING

U.S. FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules


          The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to end net neutrality, repealing rules passed by the Obama administration which sought to ensure equal access to content on the internet.   

  1 mon ago


   United States     

 


WATCH LIVE:  FCC expected to vote on repealing its net neutrality rules


          The FCC is expected to vote on whether to repeal net neutrality rules. 18 Attorneys General from across the U.S. calling on the FCC to delay Thursday's vote on net neutrality amid concern over fake comments. As many as 2 million comments submitted to the FCC about net neutrality were using stolen identities, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says; nearly half a million came from Russian email addresses.

  

  1 mon ago


   Washington, D.C.         1 UPDATES

 

Price of bitcoin breaks $10,000 barrier for the 1st time


          The price of bitcoin soared to another all-time high on Wednesday and broke through the $10,000 barrier for the first time, nearly 9 years after the digital cryptocurrency was first created. The price has risen rapidly over the last few months.   

  1 mon ago


   World         4 UPDATES

 


BREAKING

Uber concealed data breach affecting 57 million people


          Ride-hailing company Uber concealed a data breach that affected the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers, the company admitted on Tuesday. Its chief security officer and one of his deputies have been fired. (more)   

  2 months ago


   United States     

 



















Price of bitcoin soars to all-time high of $8,000


          The price of bitcoin soared to an all-time high of $8,000 on Sunday, staging a remarkable comeback after the digital cryptocurrency plunged as low as $5,500 just over a week ago. (more)   

  2 months ago


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Singapore bans all commercial trade with North Korea


          Singapore has banned all commercial trade with North Korea, according to a notice sent to traders, making them the second country this year to fully suspend trade amid mounting pressure over North Korea's nuclear program.   

  2 months ago


   Singapore     

 


Saudi Arabia detains more than 200 in anti-corruption crackdown


          The number of people detained during Saudi Arabia's crackdown on corruption has risen to more than 200, officials confirmed on Thursday, saying that more than $100 billion was misused through years of corruption and embezzlement.   

  2 months ago


   Saudi Arabia     

 


BREAKING

‘Paradise Papers’: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross hid Russian interest


          More than 13 million financial documents have been stolen from a firm in Bermuda, showing that U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has a stake in a firm dealing with a company led by people tied to Russia's leadership.   

  2 months ago


   Bermuda     

 


BREAKING

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein fired over sexual harassment allegations


          Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who took an indefinite leave of absence after multiple women came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment, has been fired by the film studio he co-founded. (more)   

  3 months ago


   Los Angeles, CA     

 




















Yahoo says 2013 cyber breach affected all 3 billion users


          Internet company Yahoo says a cyber breach more than four years ago affected all of its 3 billion users, not 1 billion as was previously disclosed. It triples in size what was already the biggest data breach ever reported. (more)   

  3 months ago


   United States     

 

Monarch Airlines ceases all operations, leaving 110,000 people stranded


          British airline Monarch has ceased all of its operations with immediate affect after the company entered a form of bankruptcy, leaving 110,000 customers stranded overseas, the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on Monday.   

  3 months ago


   United Kingdom         166 UPDATES

 

FLASH

Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner dead at 91


          Hugh Hefner, who founded men’s magazine "Playboy" in the 1950s and turned it into one of the world's most recognizable brands, has died, the company announced on late Wednesday. He was 91 years old. (more)   

  4 months ago


   Los Angeles, CA     

 

Malicious code in CCleaner compromised more than 2 million computers


          A malicious code was inserted into a version of computer clean-up tool CCleaner, creating a backdoor in more than 2 million computers and potentially allowing those responsible to take control of the devices, the company said on Monday.   

  4 months ago


   London, England     

 

Chinese bitcoin exchange to stop trading, price plunges 16 percent


          Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCChina announced Thursday that it will stop all trading at the end of the month, ending days of speculation and causing the price of the digital cryptocurrency to fall by more than 16 percent. (more)   

  4 months ago


   China         4 UPDATES

 

























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