Business

China wants centralised digital currency after bitcoin crackdown

As Facebook readies to launch its answer to bitcoin, China is set to introduce its own digital currency—one that could allow the government and the central bank to see what people spend their money on, according to analysts.

Business

DoorDash breach exposes data of nearly 5 mn users

On-demand restaurant meal delivery service DoorDash on Thursday said a breach of its system exposed nearly five million customers, eateries and "Dashers" to a data breach.

Business

Facebook-backed Libra group pledges to 'reassure' regulators

The head of the Libra Association, created by Facebook to launch its new cryptocurrency, said Thursday the project's leaders would aim to "reassure" regulators who have voiced mounting concern over the virtual money.

Internet

Twitter CEO hack highlights dangers of 'SIM swap' fraud

Even with considerable security precautions in place, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey became the victim of an embarrassing compromise when attackers took control of his account on the platform by hijacking his phone number.

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