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...
Gavin Brown 27 Jun 2019
Vukile Property Fund (Vukile) has fulfilled the promise it made to the market that it would diversify when it announced earlier this week that it had acquired a portfolio of retail properties in Spain...
Danette Breitenbach 4 Jul 2017
PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...
17 Apr 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
MADRID, SPAIN: French group Orange launched on Tueday, 16 September, a bid to extend its reach in a Europe-wide telecom turf war with an offer for Spanish fixed-line operator Jazztel.
17 Sep 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica says it has completed the sale of its Irish subsidiary to Hong Kong's Hutchison Whampoa for €850.
17 Jul 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish telecommunications firm Telefonica and US investment company Blackstone launched a mobile telephone advertising venture, challenging Google and Facebook in the multi-billion-dollar market.
17 Apr 2014
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Once the mobile world's pioneers, Nokia, Motorola and BlackBerry are now the industry's sorry laggards, searching for lost glory.
27 Feb 2014
MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish textile company Inditex, owner of global fashion brand Zara, reported a slight rise in profits in the first half of 2013 on Wednesday, 18 September, saying it had made a solid start to sales in the second half.
19 Sep 2013
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Credit card giant Visa announced a global alliance with Samsung to let shoppers make payments by waving their smartphones near a special reader.
27 Feb 2013