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U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax

The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examin...

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax

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U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
08:00 2019-07-11

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
16:34 2019-07-11

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
20:51 2019-07-11

Frances is in a bleak but hopeful space as Divorce kicks off its 3rd and final season This third and final season of Divorce is kicking off on a bit of a downer, and I welcome it. I’m close to the Frances/Diane/Dallas age bracket (Gen-Xer, pre-millennial) and so can completely relate t...
10:17 2019-07-02

REFILE-UPDATE 4-French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
16:51 2019-07-11

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavio...
01:51 2019-06-12

How digital and marketing executives are taking charge of digital transformation Spreading responsibility for digital transformation beyond the safe confines of the IT department creates benefits for your business and its customers....
14:17 2019-07-16

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such a...
08:34 2019-06-05

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
21:51 2019-07-01

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and will be game changers for digital transformation, acco...
21:51 2019-06-23

The 10 best digital cameras in the UAE for 2019 What's the best camera? Okay, we admit it – it's an impossible question to answer. The best camera for a pro photographer is a million miles from the best camera for an adventure spor...
11:34 2019-06-20

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startup The Fabricant, Dapper Labs and artist Johanna Jas...
03:51 2019-05-28

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw all my gadgets into a drawer and lock them up for a ...
21:00 2019-06-11

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
19:00 2019-06-23

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather t...
22:34 2019-06-29

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
19:17 2019-05-22

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying device. Even when we're alone, miles from the near...
12:34 2019-07-14

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....
20:51 2019-05-28

Digital journey should be naturally pushed by CEO, CFO and CIO Digital transformation has to flow in every part of the organization and should be naturally pushed by the CEO, CFO and CIO, an industry expert said.Vijay Jaswal, Chief Technology Officer at Software ...
14:34 2019-07-14

Digital manufacturing: Agile, efficient Future-minded auto manufacturers know the potential of digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industries over the next decade, according to the World Ec...
09:17 2019-07-15

Is a Digital Scale More Accurate Than Analog? We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted the number was wrong—it must be the scale! But is buying an expensive, new digital scale with all its extra features any more accurate?...
00:00 2019-06-11

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publ...
07:34 2019-07-16

Learn the ins and outs of digital marketing for just $35 Get a heads up on all the strategies needed to sell in the digital space with the training in The Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle. The package is on sale right now at hundreds off the regular ...
21:00 2019-07-19

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
18:34 2019-06-08

Samsung and Mastercard team up on Digital ID Mobile shopping could be set for a major security boost following a new partnership between Mastercard and Samsung.The card provider has announced it will be working with the smartphone giant to help ...
18:00 2019-05-22

CDK divesting its digital marketing business The company's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC dealers....
02:00 2019-06-29

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentati...
17:17 2019-07-18

The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it With more customer data than anyone else, mobile carriers are in prime position to provide context on customers: who they are and what they may care about.Read More...
19:00 2019-07-16

100-year-old ‘Motorcyclist’ magazine moves to digital only Motorcyclist, a 100-year-old magazine, is the latest to go all-digital, but Editor-in-Chief Chris Cantle and his staff will remain on board to put out a digital version....
10:51 2019-05-29

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will no longer be selling any of Telltale’s games starti...
08:34 2019-05-24

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is still the best medicine though, tracking down those w...
13:17 2019-06-23

The good, the bad and the ugly - digital transformation and legacy IT IT is a rapidly evolving industry and, as such, it is extremely difficult for businesses to keep up and continue to implement new technology as it is delivered to market. However, customer expectation...
16:34 2019-05-24

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re t...
05:00 2019-07-17

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California ...
22:17 2019-07-17

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) is a smart place to begin....
16:17 2019-05-25

Norway's Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company's earnings as it posted second-quarter earnings roughly in l...
20:34 2019-07-15

Lucifer Within Us is Kitfox’s new game about digital exorcism Lucifier Within Us is coming from Kitfox Games and the designers behind The Shrouded Isle, and it's coming to PC at an unspecified release date.Read More...
07:34 2019-06-11

Civilization VI Digital Copy Is Down to Just $45 for the Nintendo Switch Last week’s PlayStation sales must’ve made Switch owners feel a little left out, but hopefully this week will make up for it, starting with Civilization VI. ...
03:51 2019-06-11

Get Notified When Digital Movies and TV Shows Go on Sale With the news that my favorite series for random bingeing is leaving Netflix, and knowing fully well that I’m not going to sign up for even more streaming services, I contemplated buying all of The Of...
22:51 2019-07-03

Get closer than before with OPPO Reno’s first ever 60x Digital Zoom Wherever you go today, chances are you have your smartphone in your pocket. But more than just a device for keeping you connected to the world, smartphones today have evolved to become so much more &#...
16:17 2019-06-09

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants such as Facebook use to reduce their corporate taxes, a...
12:00 2019-06-08

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
19:51 2019-06-13

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display.        ...
15:17 2019-06-14

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to...
15:00 2019-07-11

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What’s in it for me?...
18:00 2019-07-12

Sunday Comics: Digital Toilet Paper Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
21:34 2019-06-02

With the USMCA, free trade finally goes digital Congress will soon debate and vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, a monumental deal that modernizes North American trade for the 21st century. The new pact contains a host of ...
09:34 2019-06-01

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the ed...
17:51 2019-06-04

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digital economy, says industry regulator, which will begi...
19:34 2019-06-29

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confident in saying that none of us would be nervous ab...
19:17 2019-07-11

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16:34 2019-05-30

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
19:17 2019-07-07

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation behind the real-life movie adaptation of “Cats.”...
07:00 2019-07-20

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education....
09:17 2019-05-23

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the...
21:01 2019-05-21

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
19:00 2019-05-22

Guardian Digital Fellowship 2019: apply now Today we are launching the new Guardian Digital Fellowship scheme for 2019. Find out how you can apply and help shape the future of digital media.We are proud to announce the opening of the applicatio...
16:00 2019-06-20

How the changing digital landscape is an opportunity for employers There is no denying the radical impact that digital technologies have had upon society over the past few decades; entire industries have been transformed. The introduction of the Internet has led...
11:51 2019-07-05

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and ele...
22:51 2019-05-23

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the compan...
01:17 2019-05-22

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings.       ...
18:51 2019-07-18

U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology companies particularly, by targeting trading partners....
00:51 2019-07-11

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded its scope to other medical conditions, including be...
16:51 2019-06-28

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or walls...
16:51 2019-05-21

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-producti...
12:17 2019-06-05

This Tank Man image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new technological era...
03:51 2019-06-06

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling ...
16:17 2019-07-10

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
17:01 2019-07-08

Call for national debate over digital ID card plans MPs have called for a national debate over plans in Westminster to develop a "single unique identifier" for individuals accessing government services online - an idea which has reignited concerns abou...
16:34 2019-07-10

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
02:00 2019-07-17

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020 - final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's com...
10:17 2019-06-09

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the world....
23:17 2019-07-16

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)  &#...
22:51 2019-07-16

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep th...
15:34 2019-06-18

Mattel's Hot Wheels ready for a digital track The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
16:51 2019-06-22

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles The site’s automated recommendation system, at times drawing on home movies of unwitting families, created a vast video catalog of prepubescent children....
12:17 2019-06-03

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectual property....
01:51 2019-06-18

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
04:34 2019-05-30

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. No...
21:34 2019-05-21

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game market revenue had been pretty flat. Now, the tracki...
21:01 2019-05-21

UK refines Digital Sales Tax as more countries adopt levy Britain has altered its plan for a tax on the UK sales of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon to prevent them from being double-taxed in cross-border transactions as other countries intr...
16:51 2019-07-11

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artif...
09:51 2019-06-19

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger...
15:51 2019-07-11

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
14:34 2019-07-11

Egyptian digital payments company Fawry preparing for IPO Egyptian digital bill payments company Fawry has begun preparing for a share offering on the country's stock exchange, Managing Director Mohamed Okasha said on Wednesday....
12:01 2019-07-10

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the digital deception that occurred in the 2016 and 20...
09:00 2019-07-05

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
15:01 2019-05-21

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Read More...
21:34 2019-06-03

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by dev...
23:17 2019-05-24

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mystifying existence....
14:38 2019-05-21

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwe...
14:38 2019-05-21

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leaders say....
16:51 2019-05-24

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Facebook will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny, ...
00:00 2019-05-29

G-7 Finance Chiefs Narrow Divisions on Digital Tax Plan Finance officials from some of the world’s largest economies took a step toward an agreement on how to divide up multinational companies’ profits, narrowing differences over U.S. and French approaches...
19:00 2019-07-18

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously In early 2017, a service called FaceApp received a wave of press for using artificial intelligence to transform pictures of faces, making them look older or younger, male or female, or adding a smile ...
11:51 2019-07-22

New 2019 Kia XCeed to get 12.3-inch digital instrument panel News 11 Jun, 2019 The Kia XCeed, which is due to be revealed later this month, will be the first car from the brand to feature new 12.3-inch digital dials...
13:51 2019-06-11

New customer expectations are rewriting the digital transformation playbook Customers expect constant innovation. We are now entering an era where a company’s ability to provide innovative experiences is as important as the quality of its products. New 2019 research found tha...
20:17 2019-06-12

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also s...
01:00 2019-06-29

Aadhaar, Demonetisation Spurred Digital Payments Growth: RBI After the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled eKYC resulted in exponential growth, according to the RBI....
10:17 2019-06-10

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020: final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's com...
11:17 2019-06-09

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations ...
08:51 2019-05-23

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates — including just $915 on Twitter ads. The term-limi...
01:51 2019-07-09

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
17:51 2019-06-13

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech sta...
18:51 2019-06-22

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital...
00:51 2019-07-09

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regul...
23:00 2019-07-16

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is ...
15:34 2019-05-21

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. North Star Games has been developing the app v...
15:34 2019-05-21

RBI Lifts Charges On Digital Fund Transfers, Says Customers Must Benefit The Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS) is meant for large-value instantaneous fund transfers while the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) System is used for fund transfers up to Rs 2......
12:17 2019-06-06

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed....
07:34 2019-07-11

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reporte...
00:34 2019-06-03

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since news reports that the department was preparing to in...
19:51 2019-06-11

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the companies said on Monday....
16:51 2019-07-01

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for...
11:51 2019-06-18

"Digital India Has Empowered People, Reduced Corruption": PM Modi On the fourth anniversary of his government's flagship programme ''Digital India'', Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the initiative has empowered people, reduced corruption and improved......
08:34 2019-07-01

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected laun...
16:51 2019-06-18

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
19:00 2019-06-30

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Am...
03:17 2019-06-07

AT&T Business: Customer experience and digital transformation (CxOTalk interview) Learn how the Chief Marketing Officer of AT&T Business drives CX with organizational change at this huge company with $37 billion in revenue. He also talks about 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT)....
00:17 2019-06-18

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling ...
22:34 2019-07-10

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed ...
13:17 2019-06-06

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a s...
16:51 2019-05-21

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public chat group on Telegram called “Parade 69”, named ...
10:51 2019-06-14

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of full fiber broadband by 2025....
03:00 2019-06-17

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration....
14:34 2019-07-11

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
12:17 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Egyptian digital payments company Fawry preparing for IPO Egyptian digital bill payments company Fawry has begun preparing for a share offering on the country's stock exchange, Managing Director Mohamed Okasha said on Wednesday....
12:01 2019-07-10

UN makes ‘declaration of digital interdependence’, with release of tech report The digital future must be safer and more inclusive, says a new tech report, “the Age of Digital Interdependence”, released on Monday by the UN High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, almost a year a...
00:34 2019-06-11

Fiverr introduces digital services store for game developers Fiverr, a provider of freelance marketplaces, said it is expanding its ecommerce catalog by offering a dedicated store for gaming-related digital services.Read More...
14:34 2019-07-11

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here's How to Fight Digital Addiction Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults....
10:00 2019-06-17

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and.....
15:00 2019-05-21

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view       ...
01:51 2019-07-04

Asus Max Pro M2 Gets Digital Wellbeing, Improved Call Quality in India Asus Max Pro M2 is currently receiving a FOTA update that brings the June 2019 Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, upgraded earpiece performance, and other optimisations....
23:17 2019-07-13

Nike’s new digital shoe-sizing feature helps you find the right fit Nike’s strong digital presence and tech advancements, like their smart shoe released last year, proves that they’re at the forefront of tech. As Michael Martin, Global Head of Digital Products said on...
19:17 2019-07-11

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their tax bills....
07:34 2019-06-11

Let's not resolve digital tax dispute through threats, France tells Trump The United States and France should find means other than threats to solve the problem of how to tax big tech firms, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday after Washington launched...
20:51 2019-07-11

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful ge...
08:51 2019-05-22

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures f...
08:34 2019-07-16

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said...
14:51 2019-07-18

Ravi Shankar Prasad: PM Modi's Digital India Minder From a counsel holding the brief for the deity ''Ram Lalla'' in the Ayodhya title suit to a moderniser spearheading the ''Digital India'' initiative and clamping down on contentious practices like......
00:34 2019-05-31

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
20:51 2019-07-18

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators wa...
22:34 2019-07-15

Trump Wants to Wall Off Huawei, but the Digital World Bridles at Barriers Washington argues that global leaders must choose between an internet of Western values and one based on an authoritarian regime. If they do, how will data be divided? And would a self-reliant China b...
23:51 2019-05-27

Melinda Gates pushes G7 to close digital gender gap in Africa World leaders to back call to help rural poor and women access mobile bankingWorld leaders are to pledge to shape the technological revolution sweeping through Africa by acting to lift the threat of 4...
13:51 2019-07-18

In defence of digital consent forms given to rape complainants | Letter Peter Csemiczky takes issue with comments made by victims’ commissioner Vera BairdI am writing to express my concern about the comments made by Dame Vera Baird regarding the “digital consent forms” gi...
19:34 2019-07-15

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing room for competition....
19:01 2019-05-27

You Spent $1,500 on Virtual Bazookas? Kids Are Splurging on Digital Goods The days of children blowing their allowance on comic books and candy are long gone. Kids are now spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on more ephemeral goods such as outfits for their video...
21:34 2019-07-16

Walmart announces executive shuffle to further integrate stores and digital Walmart is making further organizational changes as it continues to integrate its store and digital operations and leadership, according to a memo obtained by CNBC that was sent by CEO Doug McMillon t...
20:51 2019-07-19

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest earnings report....
08:34 2019-07-19

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement The state Budget is also prioritising ambulance radio upgrades, acute healthcare through initiatives such as a digital patient records system, and a handful of tech-related projects in schools....
19:01 2019-05-27

Digital transformation: How one bank is using AI, big data and chatbots to create new services Two key executives at banking giant NatWest explain how the firm tests and launches innovative services that meet fast-changing customer expectations....
16:17 2019-07-18

Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an entire payment infrastructure....
01:00 2019-06-29

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power?...
12:00 2019-05-31

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thous...
10:00 2019-07-16

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from Presi...
15:51 2019-07-16

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Crespo as new CEO in a sign of the importance of digi...
02:34 2019-05-24

Target Sales Boosted by Store Remodels, Digital Shift Target said sales and profit rose at the start of the year, as improvements to its stores, products and digital capabilities attracted more shoppers....
22:34 2019-05-22

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
00:51 2019-07-17

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance...
17:00 2019-07-18

CHEAP: $60 for this 2TB Western Digital portable HD? TIME TO TEAR OFF OUR CLOTHES IN JOY Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love a good hard drive. It’s such a wonderful feeling to have a tiny little box filled with an array of digita...
03:34 2019-06-23

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye o...
23:51 2019-06-19

Airtel Digital TV Reportedly Introduces New SD, HD Long-Term Packs Airtel Digital TV has quietly introduced six new long-term DTH packs for its subscribers. While some of these packs are valid for both SD and HD subscribers, others are limited to just SD users....
10:34 2019-05-24

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management undermined the firm's pioneering efforts in the digit...
06:34 2019-05-28

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the....
05:51 2019-06-20

Facebook’s recent moves highlight the grand challenge of digital ethics Facebook has become a new world superpower; but instead of nukes, it combines technologies in order to accelerate disruption and expand its influence at a scale we simply can’t grasp....
21:51 2019-07-03

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece o...
17:17 2019-07-16

Japanese report paints a bleak picture of the digital camera market With smartphones continuing to eat away at the consumer end of the camera market, it probably won't come as a surprise to many that things have been tough for the big photography players in recen...
18:00 2019-07-09

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology affects human rights....
15:51 2019-07-02

EMBARGOED-Asia's spot LNG benchmark goes digital with launch of electronic platform Price agency S&P Global Platts and clearing house Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Thursday they are launching an electronic platform known as eWindow to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market....
02:17 2019-07-11

Meredith sells Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands to further digital push Media company Meredith Corp said on Monday it has agreed to sell Sports Illustrated to U.S-based entertainment company Authentic Brands Group LLC for $110 million, as it looks to scale its digital med...
06:34 2019-05-28

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
01:51 2019-06-05

Marvel just announced all the new content coming to the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Blu-ray and digital release Just hours after officially confirming that Avengers: Endgame will be returning to theaters with a few extra surprises, Marvel has revealed the dates for the digital and Blu-ray home releases of the m...
20:00 2019-06-27

The Weather Channel digital under fire for classifying Jerusalem as the 'State of Palestine' The digital component of The Weather Channel has come under scrutiny over the notion that Jerusalem has been formally listed as in the “State of Palestine” on the world’s most popular and trusted fore...
15:00 2019-06-07

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van ...
18:51 2019-06-13

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. Finance Minister Philip Hammond....
18:34 2019-07-15

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Association....
22:00 2019-06-28

How Devolver Digital pursues the indie fringe and brings it to mainstream gamers Mike Wilson has been all about indie games for decades. He was founding partner at Devolver Digital more than a decade ago, and he is still at it.Read More...
03:17 2019-06-29

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital world....
21:51 2019-05-21

Budget 2019: India Takes Big Step to Boost Digital Payments In budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the proposal to levy two percent TDS was aimed at discouraging the practice of making business payments in cash....
09:00 2019-07-06

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for the first time. Jio, which has over 300 million su...
08:51 2019-07-04

Fireblocks raises $16 million to securely transition digital assets to blockchain Fireblocks, a New York-based startup developing a platform that enables customers to securely transfer assets to the blockchain, has raised $16 million.Read More...
16:34 2019-06-11

Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by...
16:17 2019-05-31

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild....
01:00 2019-06-19

Trump tells France's Macron U.S. concerned with proposed digital services tax U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and expressed concerns about the country's proposed digital services tax, the White House said....
00:34 2019-07-20

'This piece is San Francisco': the massive digital mural capturing the city's humanity French artist JR’s massive digital artwork showcases every stratum of society in the citySan Francisco has been getting a bad rap lately. You don’t have to live here to know that homelessness brushes ...
17:17 2019-05-31

British digital bank Monzo to announce imminent U.S. launch: source Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is set to announce on Thursday its imminent launch in the United States, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
11:34 2019-06-13

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she and ...
07:34 2019-05-26

Website for storing digital currencies hosted code with a sneaky backdoor (credit: NoHoDamon / Flickr) A website that bills itself as providing a safer way to store Bitcoin and other digital currencies has been using a coding sleight of hand to generate private keys that ...
22:34 2019-05-25

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
14:32 2019-05-21

G-20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the ...
14:34 2019-06-10

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% of consumers have deleted an app or abandoned a web...
14:32 2019-05-21

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Neobanks, digital...
23:34 2019-06-19

Roguebook goes to Kickstarter to fund this Faeria-inspired roguelike digital card game Belgium game studio Abrakam is taking is looking to Kickstarter to raise funds for its next game, a rougelike digital card game called Roguebook.Read More...
00:34 2019-06-07

SuperData: Mortal Kombat 11 and Fortnite help digital game sales hit $8.8 billion in April NetherRealm's latest fighter continues to break new records. While console spending is up overall, PC is down 4% despite the success of free-to-play games.Read More...
20:51 2019-05-22

CORRECTED-Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by...
22:17 2019-05-31

CORRECTED-Goldman Sachs building digital wealth management tool- executive Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Operating Officer John Waldron said on Friday that the bank is building a digital wealth management tool to try to gain more Main Street clients....
18:17 2019-05-31

Brazil retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
04:17 2019-06-06

Building the Brexit party: how Nigel Farage copied Italy's digital populists The former Ukip leader forged an alliance with the Five Star Movement just as they bulldozed Italian politics using a tightly controlled digital operation. And now he’s putting their techniques to wor...
16:51 2019-05-21

Brazilian retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
00:51 2019-06-06

G7 finance chiefs pour cold water on Facebook's digital coin plans Group of Seven finance chiefs cast a cloud over prospects for Facebook's Libra digital coin on Wednesday, insisting tough regulatory problems would have to be worked out first....
17:51 2019-07-17

Fox News Digital posts best quarter ever in multi-platform views, beats CNN in key metrics Fox News Digital finished the second quarter of 2019 with 4.8 billion page views, its highest multi-platform total in history, topping CNN as the No. 1 news organization in multiple metrics, according...
04:34 2019-07-16

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
20:17 2019-07-11

Asian banks face threat from profit plunge, digital rivals: McKinsey Asia-Pacific banks must radically reform and slash costs or else they will eventually be forced to put themselves up for sale, as rapidly increasing competition from technology firms moving into banki...
18:51 2019-07-01

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones a...
02:51 2019-06-06

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the Hou...
00:34 2019-07-15

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agenc...
23:51 2019-05-21

Digital transformation efforts changing companies, careers, teams on multiple fronts A study by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review highlights how managers expect their companies and careers to change in unforeseen ways due to digitization....
18:34 2019-06-04

Western Digital bulks up IntelliFlash family with more NVMe, high density options Meanwhile, Western Digital's updated IntelliFlash software extends its data management feature set with transparent dataset migration and hybrid-cloud data mobility....
18:17 2019-07-16

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass ...
02:17 2019-07-11

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations, CEO Timothy Peck says. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit and plans to pivot the business....
20:51 2019-06-27

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, accordin...
10:51 2019-06-28

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital communication, catering to clients’ philanthropic demand...
15:17 2019-05-21

Former Microsoft employee bought $1.6M house after stealing millions in digital currency, feds allege A 25-year-old former Microsoft employee, who helped simulate tech company's digital retail sales, has been charged Tuesday after swiping gift cards and reselling them online to buy a $160,000 Tesla an...
22:17 2019-07-17

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream b...
14:34 2019-07-03

Police continue to track digital evidence after arrest in the death of student Mackenzie Lueck Salt Lake City Police and the FBI are scouring a digital trail even after the arrest of a suspect in the disappearance and death of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck.     ...
02:34 2019-06-30

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the gover...
13:17 2019-07-09

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.       ...
07:17 2019-06-22

Mexico's TV Azteca, Allied Esports plan digital channel to show video games Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca said on Thursday it had agreed to form a "strategic alliance" with Allied Esports and Black Ridge Acquisition Corp to create a digital channel broadcasting electronic spo...
20:34 2019-06-20

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off as asset auction looms The team was the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.       ...
01:17 2019-06-22

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by...
17:34 2019-05-31

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
17:17 2019-06-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nucl...
22:51 2019-06-10

Crypto bulls hail Facebook's reported move into digital assets as a key moment in tech history Facebook's reported move into cryptocurrency could amount to the biggest catalyst for digital assets in their decade-long history, some crypto investors say....
04:34 2019-06-18

Tory leadership vote news as it happened: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face off in digital hustings Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been grilled as part of a digital hustings hosted on the Conservative Party's social media channels....
18:34 2019-06-27

THE AI IN TRANSPORTATION REPORT: How automakers can use artificial intelligence to cut costs, open new revenue streams, and adapt to the digital age (TM, LYFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. New t...
14:34 2019-07-03

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use info...
23:51 2019-05-21

How digital media businesses are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream — and how brands can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceConsumer habits are shifting to digital, driving m...
10:34 2019-07-17

VW Stalled Bond Probe, SEC Says The auto maker dragged out a federal investigation into whether it defrauded U.S. bond investors by omitting details about its efforts to cheat on diesel- emissions tests, according to the SEC....
03:17 2019-07-09

MH17 downing and probe: What you need to know A Boeing 777 passenger jet was destroyed above Ukraine conflict zone in 2014, with all 298 people on board losing their lives. International investigators blame pro-Russia rebels, and have started nam...
01:17 2019-07-17

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sec...
23:17 2019-06-04

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was lon...
08:17 2019-07-12

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
17:34 2019-06-15

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gea...
21:17 2019-06-03

Trump Won’t Say If He’ll Ask FBI To Probe Khashoggi Killing WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t saying whether he’ll direct the FBI to investigate the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump does not answer directly whe...
19:00 2019-06-23

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a...
14:51 2019-06-15

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
04:34 2019-06-14

New probe stirs in Grubhub fee fight Grubhub may soon be getting an unwelcome order — from the federal government. The Small Business Administration — a US agency that guarantees loans to mom-and-pop businesses — is probing how the onlin...
04:34 2019-06-28

| MH17 crash probe set to name suspects International investigators are expected to announce charges against several suspects in the shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine five years ago in an attack which killed all 298 people o...
14:17 2019-06-19

OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 5T Beta Updates Bring Fnatic Mode, Digital Wellbeing New Oxygen OS Open Beta Updates for the OnePlus 5, 5T, 6, and 6T have introduced the June Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, and Fnatic Mode....
18:00 2019-06-13

‘Bitcoin is digital gold’ meme becomes real as BTC and gold markets align Bitcoin is often called “digital gold,” pitched as an alternative to the real thing. In 2019, the meme is actually real, as the two assets have performed almost identically over the past 30 days. The ...
15:34 2019-07-09

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency On the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be On the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020. And if they pull it off, Libra could become the s...
14:17 2019-06-18

The best indoor TV antennas 2019: 6 great digital TV antennas for inside your home The fact that free HD TV channels are broadcast over-the-air is one of the industry's best-kept secrets - which is weird considering that 20 years ago, rabbit-ear antennas could be found in every...
10:34 2019-05-31

Trump downplays need for FBI to probe Khashoggi’s death ​President Trump downplayed the need for the FBI to launch an investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi after a United Nations’ report blamed Saudi Arabia for killing the journalist last y...
01:51 2019-06-24

Politicians say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Democratic lawmakers — joined by a lone Republican — said Wednesday it was up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut dow...
20:34 2019-05-29

Con Ed to probe cause of electrical failures that darkened Manhattan Con Edison is investigating why thousands of customers lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan amid calls by government officials to make sure another widespread blackout doesn't cripp...
20:00 2019-07-14

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster ...
14:17 2019-06-17

Renault's HQ searched as part of Ghosn probe French investigators opened a probe earlier this year into whether former Chairman Carlos Ghosn improperly used a Renault sponsorship deal to host his 2016 wedding party at the Chateau de Versailles....
02:17 2019-07-04

Schumer wants FBI to probe FaceApp’s possible Kremlin ties Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the director of the FBI to probe whether data shared on the popular FaceApp software is ending up in the hands of the Russian government or third-party companies ...
04:51 2019-07-18

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
06:51 2019-05-25

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
20:00 2019-06-03

U.S. inspector general to probe FAA helicopter oversight The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Tuesday it will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of doors-off helicopter operations after a New York crash in ...
00:17 2019-07-17

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leadi...
04:17 2019-06-05

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals bus...
10:00 2019-07-11

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leadi...
13:00 2019-06-05

UK's Reckitt Benckiser to pay up to $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser (RB) said it would pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the firm in connection with the sales and marketing of Suboxone Film by its forme...
08:34 2019-07-11

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade re...
05:51 2019-07-11

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 2...
06:17 2019-05-23

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the...
15:34 2019-06-06

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
12:51 2019-05-28

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
20:17 2019-06-06

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
19:17 2019-06-15

Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO included in cum-ex probe: paper German prosecutors are probing former Deutsche Bank co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain and 78 other current and former bank officials as part of an investigation into a dividend tax-stripping scheme, Germa...
18:34 2019-06-07

China's FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation: Xinhua China's investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, amid worsening relations between Ch...
18:34 2019-06-16

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it was already leaving — just got another chapte...
04:51 2019-07-02

China's FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation - Xinhua China's investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, amid worsening relations between Ch...
17:00 2019-06-16

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could soon follow....
12:51 2019-07-11

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov’s yearbook NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Eastern Virginia Medical School said in a statement ...
19:17 2019-05-21

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawye...
20:00 2019-06-28

'One, seamless experience': Walmart is making big moves to integrate stores and digital Walmart is making further organizational changes as it continues to integrate its store and digital operations and leadership.       ...
23:17 2019-07-19

'Use at least one Emoji per text': The new rules of communicating in the digital era Emoji replace sentences. Acronyms replace words. And phones aren’t used to make phone calls anymore. In fact, before you call, you might want to text.       ...
17:34 2019-07-17

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Current subscribers can read the report here. Unti...
22:17 2019-06-01

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the...
18:00 2019-07-02

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces’ deadly break-up of the main prot...
13:34 2019-06-12

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
13:00 2019-06-15

Investigation team to announce progress in MH17 probe International investigators building criminal case against those responsible in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 set to announce progress in the probe, nearly 5 years after the plane was blo...
09:34 2019-06-19

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint probe, vow new investigation Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped pending charges against eight people tied to the Flint water crisis that left the city's water system tainted with led and pledged to re-start the investigatio...
00:34 2019-06-14

AP Interview: Navy’s top admiral discusses war college probe NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Navy’s top admiral says an investigation into allegations of mismanagement at the U.S. Naval War College is continuing and he’s confident the college will be stron...
20:17 2019-06-12

Michigan State OKs independent probe of handling of Nassar EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is authorizing what it says will be an independent investigation of the school’s handling of sexual assault complaints against now-imprisoned...
17:34 2019-06-21

IL&FS Financial Services Laundered Rs 5,000 Crores: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday told a court in Mumbai that the IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS Group, alone has allegedly laundered over Rs 5,000 crore.....
01:34 2019-06-21

The Latest: Officials seek help in motorcycle crash probe LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities are asking for the public’s help as t...
23:17 2019-06-22

Eco Atlantic not aware of any Guyana oil probe that would affect its work Canadian-listed Eco Atlantic said on Wednesday it was not aware of any corruption probe in Guyana that would affect an offshore concession it has with partners Total and Tullow Oil....
12:34 2019-06-19

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview br...
15:17 2019-06-14

Top Swiss prosecutor recuses himself from football corruption probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber will no longer participate in meetings about his department's probe into corruption in world soccer, his office said on Wednesday, as he bows to a court order to ...
19:51 2019-06-19

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fair...
06:00 2019-06-13

Police search Renault's HQ as part of Ghosn probe Earlier this year, Renault said it found evidence that it had paid part of Carlos Ghosn's wedding costs and added it would turn the investigation over to prosecutors....
14:34 2019-07-03

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to interrupt a speech by the nation’s Treasury ...
11:34 2019-06-21

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs w...
09:00 2019-06-12

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Two years ago, ...
02:00 2019-05-30

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe i...
15:01 2019-07-17

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investig...
15:17 2019-07-17

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide ...
09:51 2019-05-25

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems: Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly a...
00:01 2019-05-25

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Use of Merchant Data Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ensnared other Silicon Valley giants....
23:17 2019-07-17

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's forei...
04:00 2019-07-12

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential antitrust probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of technology companies, two sources told Reuters....
20:00 2019-06-03

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems - Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly a...
19:00 2019-05-24

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc.’s shares fell as much as 7 percent Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the la...
23:34 2019-06-03

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanction...
10:17 2019-07-12

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse their market power....
12:51 2019-06-04

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties....
15:34 2019-05-24

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
13:51 2019-07-11

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented...
13:51 2019-06-04

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Third-Party Selling Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ensnared other big Silicon Valley giants....
12:00 2019-07-17

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation says it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The...
12:17 2019-06-02

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized his Russia report did not exonerate ...
04:51 2019-05-30

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors, citing J...
04:51 2019-05-30

Trump rails against Russia probe after Mueller won’t clear him President Trump continued to rail against the Russia investigation on Thursday, claiming that there were no charges to bring against him even though special counsel Robert Mueller said charging the pr...
15:17 2019-05-30

| Cell C hires consultants to probe business practices South African wireless carrier Cell C has begun talks to delay debt payments and has hired consultants to probe its business practices and advise on a restructuring....
11:51 2019-07-14

NIA Team Reaches Sri Lanka Over Easter Bombings Probe A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is in Sri Lanka to hold discussions with authorities about a probe in the Easter Sunday bombings over claims that some terrorists, owning.....
16:17 2019-05-29

DOJ readying anti-trust probe of Google: report The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources. The probe is expected to examine Google...
05:17 2019-06-01

Mueller to make 1st public statement on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public statement on the results of his nearly two-year long Russia investigation on Wednesday. That’s according to the Justic...
16:00 2019-05-29

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their no...
01:00 2019-07-13

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athl...
18:17 2019-05-23

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of...
12:00 2019-06-01

Germany: Porsche offices raided in corruption probe Prosecutors have said that six people, some in "leadership" roles, could be charged with breach of trust. Secret information from the tax office was allegedly passed to a financial advisor within the ...
23:00 2019-05-28

China to probe FedEx after Huawei says parcels diverted China will investigate whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, after Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said parcels inte...
18:51 2019-06-01

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust inve...
23:17 2019-06-01

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to aw...
01:00 2019-05-30

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
03:51 2019-07-13

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a US Senator to get involved. New York Democratic Sena...
15:51 2019-07-18

Japan's Hayabusa2 Probe Makes Second Touchdown on Asteroid Hayabusa2 probe landed successfully Thursday on a distant asteroid for a final touchdown, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
07:34 2019-07-11

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of the UK's second-largest producer continuing to hang...
19:17 2019-06-07

| Family of US teen killed by police calls for probe The family of a 17-year-old girl fatally shot by a police officer in California has called for the state's attorney general to launch an independent probe into the killing....
11:17 2019-07-10

Police, prosecutor discuss Indiana shooting probe The special prosecutor investigating the fatal Indiana police shooting of a black man by a white officer says the probe will go "as long as it takes." (July 9)        ...
02:00 2019-07-10

Berkshire Hathaway insurer settles NY probe for $3 million A troubled insurance company owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations by New York’s top financial regulator that it jacked up prices on unwitting...
16:34 2019-07-18

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning....
11:00 2019-06-09

Chanda Kochhar Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency, To Be Summoned Again Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case probe, citing bad health, the officials said....
14:00 2019-06-10

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in t...
09:51 2019-07-08

Amnesty seeks international probe to end Philippine killings Amnesty International has urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president’s ant...
05:51 2019-07-08

Rep. Peter King: ‘Severe, serious abuses’ by FBI, CIA in Russia probe ‘going to come out’ Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said he is “confident” that when Attorney General Bill Barr concludes his investigation of the origins of the investigation of President Trump’s 2016 campaign, the American pe...
20:00 2019-07-07

City probe targets ‘discriminatory’ DOE emails and tweets A group of black and Latino employees in the city’s Education Department are under fire for urging their colleagues to support Chancellor Richard Carranza after his administration got sued for b...
04:51 2019-07-21

Pakistan's former president questioned in anti-graft probe A Pakistani court has handed over the country's former president to a national anti-graft body for questions regarding a multi-million dollar money laundering case....
15:17 2019-06-11

| Meddling, collusion, obstruction: What the Mueller probe found Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report capped an investigation that began in July 2016 after the FBI took alarm at Russian meddling in the presidential election battle....
16:34 2019-07-21

Interstellar ‘Oumuamua might be a fractal snowflake not an alien probe The interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua might be an alien spaceship, at least according to one prominent researcher, but now there is a much more reasonable explanation...
15:17 2019-05-21

NTSB: NYC crash probe includes passenger interview An air safety investigator says an earlier passenger in a helicopter that crashed into a Manhattan skyscraper, killing the pilot, said nothing seemed out of the ordinary. (June 11)    ...
03:34 2019-06-12

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue...
00:51 2019-06-06

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court's rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Afghanistan by rebels, government security services a...
17:51 2019-06-07

Franz Beckenbauer probe to be split from World Cup investigation Swiss prosecutors plan to separate Franz Beckenbauer's case from the broader investigation into corruption in Germany's successful 2006 World Cup bid. It's not clear why, though Beckenbauer has been i...
22:17 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade re...
02:17 2019-07-11

UAE says joint probe into tanker attack ensures impartiality The United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday that the participation of several countries in an investigation into last week's attack on oil tankers off its coast would support the "impartiality and tran...
17:51 2019-05-22

FBI releases Bigfoot files of brief probe into mythical creature The FBI on Wednesday published the findings of their short-lived 1970s investigation into the existence of Bigfoot — the elusive mythical creature that’s rumored to have stalked the North Americ...
03:34 2019-06-06

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for th...
20:00 2019-05-22

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies: source U.S. President Donald Trump will order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restricti...
23:51 2019-07-10

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors...
19:34 2019-07-10

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
14:17 2019-07-10

Let's look at how well "digital fur technology" is doing to sell people on those Cats cats The upcoming, Tom Hooper-directed version of Cats is an expensive, carefully-managed production put together by committed and talented artists. You can tell this because, in a behind-the-scenes look a...
06:17 2019-07-20

Chuck Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to probe FaceApp over security risks Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI to investigate the Russia-based company behind a smartphone application that ages one's appearance in photographs over potential security and pri...
20:51 2019-07-18

Boy Seeks Permission To End Life; PMO Instructs Officials To Order Probe A 15-year-old boy from Bihar's Bhagalpur district has written a letter to the President expressing his distress over strained relations between his parents and seeking "permission" to end his life,......
00:34 2019-07-17

CBS radio host Dan Taylor exits amid misconduct probe Dan Taylor, a longtime host at CBS Radio, has abruptly left the company amid a broadening investigation by New York Attorney General Letitia James into the legacy brands of the CBS media empire, The P...
21:17 2019-07-09

Judge orders special prosecutor to examine Smollett probe CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett. On Friday, Cook County Judge Mich...
17:34 2019-06-21

Scheduled Tribes Commission To Visit UP To Probe Death Of Tribals An investigation team of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will Monday visit Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district where 10 tribal farmers were killed allegedly over a land dispute....
21:00 2019-07-19

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data - source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
12:51 2019-07-17

16 Accused Of Forming Terror Outfit Sent To Custody Of Probe Agency NIA A special NIA court Friday granted the probe agency eight-day custody of 16 accused arrested for allegedly attempting to set up a terror outfit, "Ansarullah", and collecting funds to carry out attacks...
02:34 2019-07-20

Key witness in Mueller probe now facing child sex trafficking charges A key witness from the Robert Mueller investigation got slapped with sex trafficking charges on Friday. Businessman George Nader, 60, was already facing child pornography charges — and he has a ...
05:17 2019-07-20

Feds probe ‘quality’ of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash HONOLULU (AP) — Officials remain at the scene of Friday’s deadly skydiving plane crash in Hawaii. Federal investigators will review repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that beca...
06:34 2019-06-24

EU opens Amazon probe to see if it used merchant data to gain an advantage On the same day that Amazon announced plans to overhaul its business terms for its third-party sellers, the European Commission (EC) has opened a formal antitrust investigation into the retailer, desi...
15:34 2019-07-17

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system for companies applying to go public....
00:51 2019-06-28

Peter Thiel calls for CIA, FBI probe of Google over China ties Google was accused of sleeping with the enemy again this week when tech billionaire Peter Thiel called on the CIA and FBI to probe the search engine for its “seemingly treasonous” ties with China. Thi...
23:34 2019-07-15

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achiev...
11:51 2019-07-11

LAPD launches internal probe over Nipsey Hussle death The Los Angeles police department has launched an internal affairs investigation into the actions of officers over the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle....
12:51 2019-07-02

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample Japan’s space agency says data from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft indicated it successfully landed on an asteroid to get underground samples in hopes of finding clues to the origin of the solar system...
06:34 2019-07-11

Falcon has landed: Japan's Hayabusa2 probe touches down on asteroid Unmanned craft – about the size of a large refrigerator – plans to collect ground samples, some 300 million kilometres from EarthJapan’s Hayabusa2 probe has successfully landed on a distant asteroid w...
04:51 2019-07-11

Labour's Corbyn, 70, calls for independent probe into report he is 'too frail' to be UK PM British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, 70, called for an independent investigation into a Times newspaper report which cited unidentified senior officials as saying they were concerned ...
13:51 2019-07-02

Puerto Rican officials indicted in sweeping corruption probe Two former members of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were indicted Wednesday on bid-rigging and corruption charges — prompting the chair of the House committee overseeing the terri...
02:51 2019-07-11

Doctor Arrested For "Sterilising" Women In Sri Lanka Was Framed: Probe A Muslim doctor falsely accused of secretly sterilising Buddhist women in Sri Lanka remains in detention weeks after his arrest, despite investigators saying he was framed....
16:51 2019-07-05

Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probe Two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection with millions of dollars in federal education and Med...
02:17 2019-07-11

Police Probe of Dam Collapse in Brazil Focuses on How Much Vale May Have Known About Risks Police investigating the collapse of a Brazilian mine-waste dam are focusing on Vale’s chief financial officer and two former senior officials, and what they may have known about safety risks at the s...
12:17 2019-07-03

Probe Agency Attaches Separatist Asiya Andrabi's House The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday attached hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi's house on the outskirts of Srinagar city under the stringent UAPA anti-terror law, officials....
21:34 2019-07-10

National Investigation Agency To Take Over Gadchiroli Attack Probe: Cops The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is set to take over probe into the May 1 Maoist attack case in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli in which 15 security personnel and a driver were killed, a senior police...
00:51 2019-07-07

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", state television said....
23:00 2019-07-05

CBP leader decries 'deplorable' Facebook posts, as probe launched Customs and Border Protection confirmed Friday that it has opened an investigation into a second Facebook page containing posts that mock migrants and members of Congress -- as an internal memo showed...
19:17 2019-07-05

Italian prosecutors probe allegations of League oil deal: sources Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible international corruption following media reports that the ruling League party sought millions of euros via a secret Russian oil deal, two...
14:17 2019-07-11

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch An investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after take-off, destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to be placed in orbit for the United Arab Emirates, Europ...
02:51 2019-07-12

French police face probe over tear gas at climate protests The French interior minister has ordered an investigation into why police used tear gas on climate protesters. A widely shared video shows protesters being sprayed with tear gas after refusing to move...
00:17 2019-07-02

UK Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Leaked Cabled On Trump British police said Friday it had launched a "criminal investigation" into the leak of British diplomatic cables critical of US President Donald Trump that led to the resignation of the UK ambassador....
03:51 2019-07-13

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not a...
03:51 2019-07-13

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg re...
23:51 2019-07-12

Police Begin Probe After German Tourist Goes Missing In Kerala Kerala Police have begun an investigation to trace a German woman tourist, who had come to the state in March, after a complaint from her family that they had not heard from her, a police official......
21:51 2019-06-30

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg re...
22:00 2019-07-12

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by th...
19:51 2019-07-12