cryptocurrency

China passes cryptography law as gears up for digital currency

China passes cryptography law as gears up for digital currency

Will take effect in New Year.
Oct 28 2019 12:58PM
Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled in US Congress on cryptocurrency, privacy

Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled in US Congress on cryptocurrency, privacy

Concedes planned Libra currency a "risky project".
Oct 24 2019 1:03PM
Seized cryptocurrency makes a pretty penny for AFP

Seized cryptocurrency makes a pretty penny for AFP

Uncooperative gun runner forfeits big windfall.
Oct 23 2019 6:55AM
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces new hurdle from G7 nations

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces new hurdle from G7 nations

Risks with such "stablecoins" should be addressed before launch.
Oct 18 2019 12:44PM
Bank of England sets out rules of engagement for Facebook's Libra

Bank of England sets out rules of engagement for Facebook's Libra

Proposes new laws for crypto assets.
Oct 10 2019 1:43PM
Spooked by Libra, EU pledges to regulate digital currencies

Spooked by Libra, EU pledges to regulate digital currencies

Finance commissioner to propose new rules risk to bolster financial stability.
Oct 9 2019 6:50AM
Apple chief weighs in against setting up digital currency

Apple chief weighs in against setting up digital currency

Cook says companies shouldn't be trying to gain power by creating competing currencies.
Oct 4 2019 12:50PM
US panel wants Zuckerberg to testify on Libra by January

US panel wants Zuckerberg to testify on Libra by January

After COO Sandberg agreed to testify.
Oct 4 2019 12:43PM
'Tiger Tokens' and 'Cats Coins': Is blockchain the future of AFL merch?

'Tiger Tokens' and 'Cats Coins': Is blockchain the future of AFL merch?

Club-based cryptocurrency for tix, membership.
Sep 20 2019 1:20PM
Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement

Including finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials.
Sep 19 2019 12:59PM
Cyber fraud hits superannuation, share accounts

Cyber fraud hits superannuation, share accounts

Up to $10m allegedly stolen.
Sep 17 2019 4:47PM
Euro zone to step up work on public cryptocurrency

Euro zone to step up work on public cryptocurrency

Spooked by Facebook's Libra.
Sep 16 2019 1:03PM
Going for a song? UK police arrest suspected hacker of music stars

Going for a song? UK police arrest suspected hacker of music stars

To steal unreleased songs and sell them for cryptocurrency.
Sep 16 2019 6:45AM
Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny

Another setback.
Sep 12 2019 6:52AM
China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra

Would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay.
Sep 9 2019 1:33PM
EU examines Facebook's Libra currency for competition risks

EU examines Facebook's Libra currency for competition risks

Antitrust regulator becomes the latest to voice concerns.
Sep 5 2019 1:53PM
SEC fines US cryptocurrency firm for offering illegal tokens

SEC fines US cryptocurrency firm for offering illegal tokens

$10 million in allegedly ill-gotten gains returned.
Aug 30 2019 6:54AM
Five charged over cryptocurrency investment scam

Five charged over cryptocurrency investment scam

Qld Police dismantle Gold Coast-based fraud ring.
Aug 8 2019 11:23AM
UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra

Joins with global counterparts in call for more openness.
Aug 6 2019 6:32AM
Regulators won't let Libra launch until they feel safe

Regulators won't let Libra launch until they feel safe

Central banker flags "prolonged discussion" to ensure safety and stability.
Jul 19 2019 6:17AM

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