The UN recognises 180 currencies worldwide as legal tender, all of them issued by nation states. It does not recognise cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in this way, even if communities of enthusiasts have been treating them as a means of exchange for over a decade now...
Gavin Brown 27 Jun 2019
Europlaw Group has entered a joint venture with Ithuba Savings Credit Corp Limited representing ISCC Group, that has an international footprint from the banking to oil and gas industries...
Europlaw 27 Aug 2018
US regulators announced a record $13.3m fine against a major television company for airing promotional content without telling viewers it had been paid to air it...
22 Dec 2017
PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...
17 Apr 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A supplier enlisted to make sapphire screens for Apple mobile devices has asked a bankruptcy court to free it from contracts that it branded "oppressive and burdensome."
14 Oct 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: AT&T will have to pay $105m to settle investigations that it added charges to mobile phone bills for unauthorised third-party services such as horoscopes and "fun facts," officials confirmed.
9 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A judge ordered US computer company Hewlett-Packard to pay $58.8m for bribing Moscow government officials to buy HP computers for Russia's Prosecutor General's office.
12 Sep 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: US telecommunications company Verizon has agreed to pay a $7.4m fine to settle a probe into its privacy practices, including accessing customer data for marketing purposes, officials have confirmed.
5 Sep 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: Google has agreed to issue at least $19m in refunds to consumers whose children made app purchases from its Google Play store without parental consent, officials have confirmed.
5 Sep 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A judge has rejected a bid by Apple to ban US sales of rival Samsung smartphones targeted in a recent $2bn patent trial in Silicon Valley.
28 Aug 2014
WASHINGTON - LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6m in backpay and damages to 359 current and former employees after a US investigation found it had failed to pay them properly for overtime work.
5 Aug 2014
NEW YORK, USA: Microsoft is suing its long-time partner Samsung, accusing the South Korean company of breaching a contract over licensing of technology used in the smartphone market.
5 Aug 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: An international dragnet has dismantled a global computer hacker network, which used a sophisticated computer virus to steal millions of dollars from companies and consumers, the US Justice Department said.
3 Jun 2014
SAN JOSE, USA: - Apple and Samsung made their final pitches to jurors earlier this week in a big-money smartphone patent trial playing out in the heart of Silicon Valley.
2 May 2014