Category: Money

French Startup Launches Hydrogen-powered Bicyles

PARIS – A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or municipal fleets. Pragma...

Senate To Vote To Renew Nsas Internet Surveillance Program

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Tuesday planned to vote to advance a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program,...

Bitcoin Other Cryptocurrencies Tumble On Govt Crackdown Worries

LONDON/NEW YORK – Bitcoin slid as much as 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week low, as worries about a regulatory crackdown on the market spread after reports...

Brussels Recreates Rape Victim Outfits In Exhibition

BRUSSELS – A new exhibition in Brussels showcases the stories of student rape victims by recreating the outfits they wore during their assault, inspired by a...

Bitcoin Rival Cryptocurrencies Plunge On Crackdown Fears

LONDON – Bitcoin slid as much as 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week low, as fears of a regulatory crackdown on the market spread after reports suggested it was...

Uber To Introduce Mandatory Rest Breaks For Uk Drivers

LONDON – Uber [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday its British drivers will have to take a six-hour break after they have accepted and made trips with passengers totaling 10...

Maersk Ibm To Launch Blockchain-based Platform For Global Trade

COPENHAGEN – The world’s largest container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk is teaming up with IBM to create an industry-wide trading platform it says can...

Google To Expand Cloud Infrastructure With New Regions Submarine Cables

– Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Tuesday it would add five regions and build three new submarine cables as it expands its infrastructure for cloud customers....

Qatar Central Bank To Consider Topic Of Virtual Currencies Governor

DOHA – Qatar’s central bank will consider the topic of virtual currencies and there may be an opportunity in the future to introduce them in Qatar, central...

Qatar Central Bank Chief Will Consider Issue Of Virtual Currencies

DOHA – Qatar’s central bank will consider the issue of virtual currencies and there may be opportunity in future to introduce them in Qatar, central bank...

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