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Bitcoin criminals set to spend $1 billion on dark web this year

While the growth in illicit Bitcoin spending may be alarming, a major caveat is that the proportion of Bitcoin transactions tied to illicit deals is declining.

Dark-net spending in Bitcoin peaked in 2017, at $872 million, and declined last year as the coin’s price took a dramatic dive. (Reuters File photo) News

Trade wars: US proposes tariffs on another $4 billion of EU goods

The latest targets were identified following a two-day hearing in Washington in May when 40 stakeholders made their cases about the countermeasures.

The USTR said a public hearing on the proposed additional $4 billion worth of products will be held August 5. (Representational Image) News

A Facebook warlord hacked users’ data, spread malware: Researchers

While Facebook itself wasn’t breached, according to Check Point, the hack highlighted how social media platforms can be abused to carry out attacks

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Bitcoin tumbles as cryptocurrency’s 2019 surge starts to waver

Optimism surrounding a potential increase in adoption of cryptocurrencies helped fuel price increases on Bitcoin at an accelerating rate last month.

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Gold sinks most in a year as US-China trade truce deals blow to bulls

Prices fell after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting over the weekend, at which the leaders of the two largest economies agreed to resume negotiations.

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US president Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to meet today

Donald Trump made his audacious offer to meet Kim at the DMZ in a tweet on Saturday before meetings at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, jolting the gathering of world leaders as well as officials in the U.S. and Seoul.

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Huawei lifeline shows Donald Trump prefers business deals over cold war

China reacted to Trump’s comments with cautious optimism, indicative of a government that got burned last year for prematurely celebrating the end of trade tensions.

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Apple will move production of Mac Pro to China amid trade war

Apple spent decades building one of the largest supply chains in the world. The company designs and sells most of its products in the U.S., but imports them from China after assembly.

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Ivanka Trump predicts ‘golden era’ for North Korea in nuke deal

Donald Trump said in a news conference following the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan on Saturday that he’d step over the border into North Korea if invited by Kim, which would make him the first sitting American presiden

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Is Donald Trump thinking to wage a currency war? It’s easy to start, tough to win

Trump’s talk about currency manipulation has serious people considering the prospect that the US could sell dollars in the market, a practice mothballed years ago.

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Budget 2019: How govt can boost spending without stoking inflation, this economist reveals

Budget 2019: A weakening economy and a possible U.S. interest rate cut provide scope for India’s authorities to lift spending.

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Combating global warming: Tata to start first industrial-scale CO2 capture plant in the UK

The new plant will take the carbon dioxide from the exhaust gases of a natural gas-fired combined heat and power plant, which supplies steam and electricity to the company’s operations and other businesses in the area.

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Bond premiums jump to highest in six years after Il&FS, NBFC crisis

Indian shadow banks’ woes are worsening by the day with investors now demanding the highest premium in six years to hold their short-term debt.

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A $1,800 gone in minutes: Bitcoin volatility on full display

The most widely traded digital currency has rebounded after a slump lasting more than a year as major multinational corporations announce new projects in the industry.

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New Twitter label will flag violating tweets from Donald Trump, other world leaders

When the president tweeted a not-so-veiled threat at North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in September 2017, the company explained at the time that certain tweets -- presumably Trump’s -- are too newsworthy to take down.

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How much was chief designer Jony Ive worth to Apple?

Ivy has been “one of the most important figures at Apple” during his tenure, according to Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives.

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Now your diamond ring comes with a resume and passport

Diamond miners and retailers around the world are trying to develop new ways to reassure consumers that the stones they sell are free from many of the negative associations that have haunted the industry for so long.

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Power Ministry plans mass rollout of smart meters to revive utilities

The federal power ministry has begun discussions with manufacturers on supplying the meters, which improve efficiency by monitoring and transmitting power use data.

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G-20 update: Donald Trump predicts very big trade deals with India, Japan

Key things to watch include any signs of a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks, efforts to stem rising tensions between the Trump administration and Iran, and concrete action to lower emissions and reduce plastic pollution

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Lightning strike Boeing once too often

737 Max made it onto the market with one system that could cause uncontrolled flights to plunge into the ground. To discover a second casts a worrying light on the company’s entire safety culture.

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Tinder wants to lose its hookup image; here’s why

As Tinder’s explosive subscriber growth has started to wane in North America, its parent company, IAC/Interactive Corp.’s Match Group Inc., has done what so many companies have done before: it’s looked to Asia

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Bitcoin volatility on full display as it drops $1,800 in minutes

Volatility in Bitcoin is near the highest levels since early 2018, when the bubble was bursting.

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Axis bank looks at mega stake sale to raise $1.3 billion so that it can lend more

The deal would help the Mumbai-based lender enhance risk buffers and support loan growth at a time when shadow banks in the country are battling a liquidity crunch due to rising wariness in the nation’s credit market.

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China’s pain is India’s gain: Chemical stocks surge as specialty chemicals makers woo investors

Value of India’s speciality chemicals sector is likely to rise almost two-and-a-half times to $87 billion by March 2025.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says company was too slow to respond to Nancy Pelosi deepfake

"It took a while for our systems to flag that and for fact-checkers to rate it as false," he said. "During that time, it got more distribution than our policies should have allowed."

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Donald Trump warns of plan B on China Trade: Billions more in tariffs

“My Plan B with China is to take in billions and billions of dollars a month and we’ll do less and less business with them,” Trump said Wednesday during an interview with Fox Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo.

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