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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

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