Blockchain Startup Ripple Buys $30 Million Stake in MoneyGram

Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple’s product for cross-border payment... Read more »

Cryptocurrency Ban: Draft Law Proposes 10-Year Jail for Dealing in Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies

  Holding, selling or dealing in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could soon land you in jail for 10 years. The “Banning of Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2019” draft... Read more »

Kelkoo Ready to Take Google Complaint to US Antitrust Regulators

British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to US antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on... Read more »

Amazon Says 10 Million Items Now Part of Its 1-Day Prime Delivery Programme in the US

E-commerce giant Amazon has officially announced that over 10 million products are already eligible to fall under its one-day delivery programme that it has rolled out for its Prime members in across... Read more »

Google Said to Be Facing a Potential Antitrust Investigation From US Justice Department

  The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter, marking a new chapter in the tech giant’s... Read more »

Teenager Who Hacked Apple to Get a Job Pleads Guilty, Let Off Without Conviction

The boy’s lawyer told the court his client was not aware of the seriousness of his actions. A 17-year-old Australian school student hacked into Apple’s secure system hoping to impress the company... Read more »

Battle Over .amazon: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Amazon Domain Ruling

The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain. Amazon has been seeking... Read more »

Google Complying With EU Order in Shopping Case, Says EU’s Vestager

  Google is complying with an EU order to boost competition in online shopping, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Wednesday, brushing aside complaints from rivals demanding more regulatory action. Hit with a... Read more »

Amazon Employees Embrace Activism, Echoing Peers in Silicon Valley

The employee activism that has roiled Silicon Valley in recent years has arrived at When shareholders gather Wednesday at Seattle’s Fremont Studios for the company’s annual meeting, a proposal from some... Read more »

EU Adopts Powers to Respond to Cyber-Attacks

The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyber-attacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds. EU ministers meeting... Read more »