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Facebook's Libra has staggering potential - state control of money could end

The UN recognises 180 currencies worldwide as legal tender, all of them issued by nation states. It does not recognise cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in this way, even if communities of enthusiasts have been treating them as a means of exchange for over a decade now...

By Gavin Brown 27 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

PHILIPPINES

PLDT buys Rocket Internet for €333m

MANILA, PHILLIPINES: Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), the country's leading telecommunications provider, said it was buying a 10% stake in German Internet developer Rocket Internet for €333m

8 Aug 2014

PHILIPPINES

Anonymous Philippines pledge more cyber-attacks

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: - Some 100 masked members of the hacking group Anonymous Philippines marched on parliament, denouncing corruption and pledging more cyber attacks, a week after 30 government websites were paralysed.

6 Nov 2013

SINGAPORE

Online banking on the rise in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE: comScore, Inc has released the latest results from a study of Internet usage in Southeast Asia. The report found that an increasing number of consumers across the region turned to online banking throughout 2010.

9 Mar 2011

UNITED STATES

Hope for full global economic recovery in 2010 diminishes

NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.

27 Oct 2010

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