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Maersk, IBM to launch blockchain-based platform for global trade

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:16
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - 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 speed up trade and save billions of dollars.
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Qatar central bank to consider topic of virtual currencies: governor

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:54
DOHA (Reuters) - 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 bank governor Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani said on Tuesday.
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Qatar central bank chief: will consider issue of virtual currencies

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:31
DOHA (Reuters) - 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 governor Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani said on Tuesday.
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Bitcoin slides 18 percent on crackdown fears; crypto rivals also plunge

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:15
LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin tumbled 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week trough close to $11,000, after reports that a ban on trading of cryptocurrencies in South Korea was still an option drove fears grew of a wider regulatory crackdown.
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Bitcoin slides 14 percent on crackdown fears, hits four-week low

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:04
LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin slid as much as 14 percent on Tuesday to hit a four-week low below $12,000, as fears grew of a regulatory crackdown after reports that South Korea's finance minister had said banning trading in cryptocurrencies was still an option.
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Bitcoin slides 14 percent on crackdown fears, hits 4-week low

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:59
LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin slid as much as 14 percent on Tuesday to hit a four-week low below $12,000, as fears grew of a regulatory crackdown after reports that South Korea's finance minister had said banning trading in cryptocurrencies was still an option.
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Exclusive: U.S. lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei - sources

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:13
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, said two congressional aides.
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PBOC official says China's centralized virtual currency trade needs to end: source

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:52
BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese central banker says authorities should ban centralized trading of virtual currencies as well as individuals and businesses that provide related services, an internal memo from a government meeting seen by Reuters showed.
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JD.com widens Southeast Asia presence by investing in Vietnam's Tiki.vn

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:54
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese online retailer JD.com Inc has made an investment in Vietnamese e-commerce firm Tiki.vn, expanding its Southeast Asia business amid growing competition in the region from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Amazon.com Inc.
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Google says "no changes" to mapping platform in China after report

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:40
BEIJING (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it has made "no changes" to its mapping platform in China, denying an earlier media report that claimed it was re-launching the function in China, where many of its services are blocked.
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JD.com, VNG Corp lead investment in Vietnamese e-commerce firm Tiki.vn

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:14
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese online retail firm JD.com Inc said on Tuesday it has led an investment in Vietnamese e-commerce firm Tiki.vn, expanding its Southeast Asia business amid competition from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Amazon.com Inc.
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China consumer group seeks answers from Apple about slowing iPhones

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:00
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese consumer group has asked Apple for information about the slowing of older iPhones after operating system updates, demanding a reply before Friday, state news agency Xinhua reported.
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Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:59
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by global automakers that now totals $90 billion and is still growing, a Reuters analysis shows.
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BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for self-driving cars

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:05
(Reuters) - Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd on Monday launched a new cybersecurity software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars.
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Google to relaunch map service in China: Nikkei

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:46
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google will relaunch its map service in China after an eight-year absence, Nikkei reported on Monday.
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Any rule on Bitcoin must be global, Germany's central bank says

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:41
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Any attempt to regulate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin must be on a global scale as national or regional rules would be hard to enforce on a virtual, borderless community, a director at Germany's central bank said on Monday.
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Samsung aims to double Africa's share of its revenues in five years

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:56
NAIROBI (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics plans to double the annual revenue contribution from its African markets to 20 percent of the firm's global total in the next five years, the head of its business on the continent said on Monday.
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China to block cryptocurrency platforms that allow centralized trading: Bloomberg

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:03
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities plan to block domestic access to Chinese and offshore cryptocurrency platforms that allow centralized trading, Bloomberg reported Monday citing sources.
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Xiaomi taps CLSA, Morgan Stanley, Goldman for IPO sponsor role: sources

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:19
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Xiaomi has tapped CLSA, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as joint sponsors for its proposed IPO, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, in what could potentially value the Chinese smartphone maker at up to $100 billion.
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Ant Financial says has received approval for new consumer-credit backed securities

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:02
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Ant Financial Services Group has received approval to issue consumer credit-backed securities to institutional investors and the securities are currently in the pricing process, the company told Reuters on Monday.
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