Donald Trump has backed away from parts of his caustic assessment of the Brexit talks and Theresa May’s performance as a prime minister, in an effort to repair an abrupt downturn in diplomatic relations. “Whatever you do is OK with me, whatever you do is OK with...
The website aiming to be the gold-standard for token sellers has been picking up the pace. Since spinning off from venture capital giant AngelList last October, New York-based CoinList has been able to make a spot on its website a coveted place for serious projects, even in a crowded market for...
A federal judge has postponed any decision on a crypto fraud case brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) against alleged scammer Patrick McDonnell. Judge Jack Weinstein of the Eastern District of New York wrote in a court order Thursday that the CFTC must file "proposed findings of fact,...
Apollo Global Management and its co-founder Leon Black are being sued by a former executive at the private equity group who has struck out on his own, in a clash over the takeover of a $3bn insurance company.Imran Siddiqui, previously a senior managing director at Apollo, claims that...
Shannon Bond in San Francisco July 13, 2018 Print this page Amazon is driving brands to increase their advertising on its website for next week’s Prime Day, its annual sales event — potentially giving another boost to a revenue stream that has brought the ecommerce group into competition with Google and...
Hit by its worst weather catastrophe in decades, Japan has watched in horror over the past week as torrential rains caused more than 200 deaths and 600 landslides, with scores missing and villages swallowed by floods.The rains, which prompted millions to flee their homes and left 250,000 houses...
Farhan Bokhari in Islamabad and Amy Kazmin in New Delhi July 13, 2018 Print this page Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has begun a dramatic journey from London to Lahore, where authorities are waiting to imprison him for corruption in connection with his family’s four luxury flats in the British...
That Britain is a country “in turmoil” is one of US president Donald Trump’s more accurate observations. It is a turmoil to which he contributes. Instead of offering a beleaguered UK prime minister a helping hand, he has added to Theresa May’s woes by blatantly encouraging her most...
Robert Armstrong in London July 13, 2018 Print this page JPMorgan Chase kicked off the Wall Street earnings season with strong second-quarter results that will provide reassurance to investors who have sold off shares in the big US banks over the past six months.The New York-based bank, which has $2.6tn in...
A team from China's Tsinghua University has filed a patent application detailing a role for blockchain technology in protecting cultural heritage. According to a patent filing submitted in April and revealed on Friday, three faculty members of the university have developed a concept for a system that can store...