Business

Google's Russian subsidiary to file for bankruptcy

The Russian subsidiary of US tech giant Google said Thursday it will file for bankruptcy after authorities seized its bank account following a series of spats with Moscow.

Security

Cyber attack causes chaos in Costa Rica government systems

Nearly a week into a ransomware attack that has crippled Costa Rican government computer systems, the country refused to pay a ransom as it struggled to implement workarounds and braced itself as hackers began publishing ...

Business

Elon Musk's move to buy Twitter faces roadblocks

Even for the richest person on the planet, buying Twitter was always going to be a challenge—a highly complex financial transaction now made even trickier by a defensive "poison pill" move from the platform's board.

Business

What would be the impact of a US 'digital dollar'?

US President Joe Biden has ordered the federal government to look into creating a digital dollar, a move with the potential to reshape how money is moved and used around the world.

Security

Indian PM's Twitter hacked again by crypto scammers

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Twitter account was hacked Sunday with a message declaring his country had adopted bitcoin as legal tender and was distributing the cryptocurrency to citizens.

Security

Suspect arrested in China digital yuan scam

Chinese police said Wednesday they have arrested a suspect in a digital currency scam who allegedly swindled thousands of dollars in one of the first such cases involving the central bank's new e-wallets.

Business

Crypto addiction: a hidden epidemic?

When Matt Danzico began seeing cryptocurrency logos in the packaging of grocery store items, he knew he had a problem.

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