Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Venezuela: They don’t want their currency bolívar anymore

CARACAS, Venezuela — Pity the bolívar, Venezuela’s currency, named after its independence hero, Simón Bolívar. Even some thieves do not want it anymore. When robbers...

The fight to get Google to pay for news continues in Europe

Catherine Stupp is a freelance journalist based in Berlin. BERLIN — The European Union’s new commissioner for digital affairs didn’t waste any time. Days before...

UK crime agency authorised to seize cash from Nigeria ex-oil minister: court

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) obtained court permission on Monday to temporarily seize 27,000 pounds ($41,000) from a former Nigerian oil...

The Claim Guys: PPI compensation specialists forced to go elsewhere

THE Claims Guys, one of the country’s largest payment protection insurance compensation firms, is looking to diversify into new markets ahead of a proposed...

Banks to Check your Facebook friends credit risk?

Are your Facebook friends trustworthy? Are any of them a credit risk? That’s the sort of question banks could soon be asking, after Facebook patented...

FTSE 100 rally despite China’s continued slowdown

Emojipedia has released mockup images of the 38 emoji candidates for Unicode 9. All new candidates were based on popular request, gender-matching pairs and...