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Volkswagen boss joins Twitter with a jab at Elon Musk
Herbert Diess boasts about knocking Tesla down a peg in Europe
Nomura Hires More Than 20 Private Bankers
Japanese bank Nomura aims to more than triple assets under management in its International Wealth Management business by March 2025, through an accelerated expansion of the client franchise and enhancement of the wealth management produc...
Bitcoin and U.S. tech stocks are the biggest market bubbles right now, investors say
Investors think bitcoin and Tesla are more likely to halve in value than double over the next 12 months, according to Deutsche Bank.
EU sets out plans to limit US dollar reliance, reduce sanctions risks
The European Union has set out plans to strengthen the international role of the euro, as its seeks to erode the dominance on the U.S. dollar and lessen the bloc’s vulnerability to financial risks, including U.S. sanctions.
TikTok owner ByteDance launches payments in China as it pushes into fintech and e-commerce
ByteDance has launched a new payment service within Douyin, the Chinese version of short-video sharing app TikTok.
One in five firms linked to spying on staff as they work from home
A surge in secret software used to spy on staff working from home during the pandemic has led to calls for new laws to be brought in against unscrupulous bosses.
Spanish side become first team ever to buy a player with BITCOIN
The striker was unveiled by Spanish third division side DUX Internacional de Madrid, also known as Inter Madrid, after they teamed up with their new cryptocurrency sponsors to make a unique move.
Gang steals HK$3.5 million from woman after cryptocurrency trade
The woman was paid HK$3.5 million in cash after using her iPhone to complete an online transaction to sell USDT tokens, police source says.
Samsung Chief Jailed For 2.5 Years Over Corruption Scandal
The ruling also cements a major shift in South Korea's view on wrongdoings committed by the owners of the country's powerful conglomerates, or chaebol, which led the country's economic rise after the Korean War on the back of what has be...
Volkswagen and Audi are starting to challenge Tesla
The world's largest carmaker is starting to gain ground on Tesla.
Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’
In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Gomez said she’s frustrated by what she views as the companies’ lackluster response and that they have to “stop doing the bare minimum.”
Apple CEO responds to Big Tech criticism: No 'intersection' between free speech, incitement of violence
Apple CEO Tim Cook stood by his company's decision to remove alternative social media platform Parler from the App Store, as Big Tech companies face criticism over censorship after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Biden to replace Trump may encourage investors to sell Microsoft shares and buy Amazon shares instead
The Trump administration skyrocketed the value of Microsoft's shares, transferring to them the web hosting services of government servers that had hitherto been served exclusively by Amazon. By this move, Trump turned Microsoft from a c...
What is Signal, and is it really safer than WhatsApp?
The encrypted messaging app Signal has seen an explosion in take-up recently. Recommended by Edward Snowden and Elon Musk, It reported a whopping five-fold growth in its Android user base on Tuesday alone, taking it to more than 50 milli...
After Trump bans, Facebook and Twitter see combined $51 billion in losses
Investors react negatively to surprise banishment of sitting president.
France shields Carrefour from takeover in food security battle
Economy minister says Paris is ready to use new investment screening powers.
James Murdoch, son of Fox News mogul Rupert Murdoch, said news outlets that promoted 'lies' are to blame for US Capitol riot
James Murdoch, who broke with the family empire last year, said, without naming Fox News, that certain news outlets had "unleashed insidious forces."
What China’s New Digital Currency Tells Us About a Cashless Future
China is testing a digital yuan, aiming to accelerate the replacement of cash and increase state control in a society where digital payments via Wechat Pay and Alipay are already the norm. Here’s what Beijing’s new system looks like—and ...
Baron Benjamin de Rothschild has died of a heart attack
Baron Benjamin de Rothschild (57), banker and Chairman of the Edmond de Rothschild holding company, has died of a heart attack.
WatsApp killer: Signal - the most secure messenger for everyone
Signal Private Messenger is the most secure messaging app you can install on your phone.
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