Bitcoin: IMF chief Christine Lagarde calls for cryptocurrency regulation

Bitcoin: IMF chief Christine Lagarde calls for cryptocurrency regulation

BITCOIN and cryptocurrencies must be regulated head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde has declared as she calls for global co-operation on how to govern the digital tokens. Admitting cryptocurrencies could transform the way the world banks, Ms Lagarde said they must first “earn the confidence and support of consumers and authorities.” The IMF boss […]

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Beg, Borrow or Steal: How Trump Says China Takes Technology

Arranged marriages. Whispered warnings. Outright theft. For years, American companies have complained that the Chinese government finds ways to get them to hand over their most valuable trade secrets. Those companies — which usually complain anonymously, fearing Chinese retribution — have found a sympathetic ear in the Trump administration. American trade officials on Thursday cited those […]

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WHATSAPP FOUNDER, WHO MADE BILLIONS FROM FACEBOOK DEAL, SAYS ‘IT IS TIME’ TO DELETE THE SOCIAL NETWORK

The co-founder of WhatsApp, who made billions of dollars from its sale to Facebook, has thrown his support behind a campaign against the U.S. social network. In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal, in which 50 million user profiles from the Mark Zuckerberg-led platform were allegedly harvested in 2014 for use in targeted advertising operations, […]

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Swatch pledges to improve product quality, satisfaction of customers

Swatch, the Swiss watchmaker has pledged to improve its product quality and customers’ satisfaction, just as prospective customers were showered with gifts during the Gift and Win Valentine Promo across its various stores in Lagos. Six winners emerged from the raffle draws held at Novare-Lekki Mall and Adeniran Ogunsanya Shopping Mall, Surulere, winning different Swatch […]

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World leaders to discuss cryptocurrency crackdown at this week’s G20 summit

Finance ministers and central bankers from around the world will discuss new regulations for cryptocurrencies at this week’s G20 summit in Buenos Aires. The discussion comes amid concerns that digital currencies are fuelling money laundering and other criminal activity. Thomas Hulme, a solicitor at London law firm Mackrell Turner Garrett, said that policymakers are likely […]

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