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U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said.



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U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook

A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's improper sharing of 87 million users' data with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.



3 years ago

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out

Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, weeks after attempts to sell it to a Chinese buyer fell through.



3 years ago

Total expects Papua New Guinea to honour LNG deal

French energy company Total said on Friday that it expected Papua New Guinea's incoming government to honour a contract signed by the previous administration for a liquefied natural gas project in the South Pacific archipelago.



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U.S. begins collecting higher tariffs on Chinese goods arriving by sea

The United States began collecting higher, 25% tariffs on many Chinese goods arriving in U.S. seaports on Saturday morning in an intensification of the trade war between the world's two largest economies and drawing retaliation from Beijing.



3 years ago

China to issue white paper on trade talks with U.S. on Sunday

The information office of China's State Council, or cabinet, said it would release a white paper on U.S.-China trade talks on Sunday, the official Xinhua news agency reported.



3 years ago

India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges

The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India from June 5.



3 years ago

Budget airlines the flavor of South Korean aviation market, Jeju travel booms

Kim Bo-Min, a Starbucks barista, paid 140,000 won ($118) for a round-trip from her hometown of Daegu to the popular resort island of Jeju, arriving on T'Way Air Co Ltd, part of South Korea's rapidly growing low-cost airline sector.



3 years ago

Russian Central Bank Wary of Cryptocurrencies; Sberbank Suspends Crypto Desk Plans

Bank of Russia head Elvira Nabiullina has told deputies of the State Duma (parliament) in Russia that her organization is wary of cryptocurrencies, Pravo reports: “We are against the legalization of cryptocurrency as a means of payment. We believe that there are big risks for... Read More


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3 years ago

China to investigate whether FedEx harmed client interests: Xinhua

China will open an investigation into whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.



3 years ago

Tethers Spreading: Controversial “Stablecoins” Moving onto EOS, Liquid and Lightning Networks

Tethers, controversial “stable” crypto-coins created to allow quick moves in and out of cryptocurrency trading positions are being introduced onto the EOS network, a newer rival of the Bitcoin and Ethereum networks. Tethers are issued by the Tether company, which announced the plan May 31st... Read More


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3 years ago

Funding Report for May 2019

Funding Report for May 2019


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3 years ago

Fintech Forum: SEC Director of Corporate Finance Says it is Possible for a Token to Trade and NOT be a Security

“We have a crypto family at the SEC.” Yesterday, the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) held its first Fintech Forum in quite some time with the event focusing specifically on distributed ledger technology (DLT or blockchain) and digital assets. The new tech has challenged the... Read More


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3 years ago

Mexican president expects good results from U.S. talks on tariffs

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday he was encouraged by U.S. willingness to have dialogue over a plan by President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on Mexican goods and said he expected good results from a meeting in the coming days with the American side.



3 years ago

Warren Buffett charity lunch fetches record $4.57 million winning bid

An anonymous bidder has agreed to pay a record $4,567,888 at an annual charity auction to have a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.



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