Financial Markets

UK Data Protection Watchdog Raises Facebook Libra Concern

Facebook's proposed digital currency faces calls for more information about how user data will be protected

1 year ago

FCA Expresses Concern At Lack Of Cryptocurrencies Safeguards

Financial Conduct Authority warns bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value

1 year ago

Fed Boss Calls On Facebook To Halt Libra Digital Currency

Not so fast Mark. Chief of US Federal Reserve calls on Facebook to halt its Libra digital currency plans

1 year ago

Sainsbury’s Bank Customers Locked Out Of Accounts – Report

Banking outage sees customers locked out of their accounts on Tuesday, but services are now recovered

1 year ago

Hackers Steal $41m In Bitcoins From Binance Exchange

Major crypto-currency exchange is hacked, but wners pledge to cover the millions stolen in the cyber heist

1 year ago

Dell Returns To Public Trading With NYSE Listing

Five years after going private in a bitter battle, Michael Dell braves public trading once again

2 years ago

Tesla’s Elon Musk Hits Out At US SEC

Telsa boss has “no respect” for the US Securities and Exchanges Commission after stepping down as chairman

2 years ago

IMF Suggests Governments Set Up Own Cryptocurrencies

Fintech fantasy? Nation states should build their own digital currency to prevent its use by money launders and fraudsters

2 years ago

Dell Touts Possible IPO If VMware Stock Bid Fails

Dell confirms meeting with investment banks to explore initial public offering options

2 years ago

Elon Musk Agrees To Step Down As Tesla Chairman

Elon Musk settles with SEC with $20m payout and steps down as Tesla chairman, but more importantly avoids management ban

2 years ago

US Regulator Seeks Elon Musk Removal At Tesla

One tweet too far? SEC accuses Musk of securities fraud and seeks his removal as the head of Telsa

2 years ago

IBM Disappoints As Q1 Profit Slips

Big Blue grows revenues, but shares in the firm fall after first quarter margins miss Wall Street expectations

2 years ago

Banks Trade £22m Using Blockchain Platform

Sign of the future? Two banks have successfully completed a securities lending transaction using blockchain

2 years ago

IBM, Maersk Target Global Trade With Blockchain Joint Venture

No more mountains of paperwork? Global supply chain to be bolstered by blockchain joint venture

3 years ago

Blockchain Clearing System Adopted By Australian Stock Exchange

Blockchain down under, as Australia becomes first global market to adopt it for stock exchange

3 years ago

Funding For UK Fintech Surges Despite Brexit Vote

Weathering Brexit...funding skyrockets for British fintech start-ups, as UK ranked third for investment

3 years ago

Microsoft Cloud Drives Profit As Legacy Declines

Amid worldwide job cuts, Redmond reveals impressive financials as cloud grows and legacy business declines

3 years ago

IBM Q2 Results Disappoint As Cloud Sales Decline

Sales at IBM fall for the 21st quarter, as heavy investments in AI and cloud fails to make good on…

3 years ago

London Stock Exchange Group Partners With IBM For Blockchain Trading Project

The platform will give regulators and investors greater insight into company data

3 years ago

Tales In Tech History: The ATM

As world's first ATM is painted gold to celebrate 50th anniversary, we take a look back at the arrival of…

3 years ago

AlienVault Eyes Up IPO As Growth Spurt Continues

No set date as of yet, but expect AlienVault to step up it's IPO efforts in the coming months

3 years ago

Michael Dell: Being Private Gives Dell Technologies An Advantage

Dell EMC World 2017: Eight months on from IT's biggest ever merger and it's so far, so good

3 years ago

Banks Use IBM Watson To Catch Rogue Traders

IBM is also developing anti-money-laundering tools and services to aid banking compliance

3 years ago

UK Tech Boasts Higher Salaries And More Investment Than Other Industries

Salaries and investment into UK companies are higher than ever as digital continues to fuel UK economy

3 years ago

Simplified Blockchain Security Promised By Accenture

Effort to drive uptake of blockchain technologies sees solution to integrate enterprise IT security solution

3 years ago

Dropbox CEO: IPO Will Only Happen When It Suits Us

IPO is still something being actively pursued, but it will only happen at a time that suits the company.

4 years ago

Blockchain Tech ‘Could Save’ Banks £9.7bn Billion A Year

Moving to a distributed database using blockchain could help banks save billions on costly data processes

4 years ago

Strathclyde University Offers UK’s First Fintech Degree Course

Good news for British banking sector after Scottish university offers first fintech degree course in the UK

4 years ago

Bitcoin Crypto-Currency Value Rising In 2017 As Demand Grows

Market stability and political uncertainty have helped to push Bitcoin's value past $1,000 mark

4 years ago