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Is it a currency? A commodity? Bitcoin has an identity crisis, major implications for future of cryptocurrencies
Business

Is it a currency? A commodity? Bitcoin has an identity crisis, major implications for future of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin lending offers lines of credit to crypto firms earning money in cryptocurrencies, such as payment processors or miners, looking to secure traditional money for covering expenses.

DHFL's bondholders get three-week deadline to be on board with rescue plan evaluated by banks
Business

DHFL's bondholders get three-week deadline to be on board with rescue plan evaluated by banks

DHFL has already submitted a resolution plan to its committee of core creditors, which is currently being evaluated,

Crackdown on ponzi schemes: Cabinet approves amendments to Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill
Business

Crackdown on ponzi schemes: Cabinet approves amendments to Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill

The Bill provides for severe punishment and heavy pecuniary fines to act as deterrent.

US regulators being urged to investigate Google for deceiving children on Play Store
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US regulators being urged to investigate Google for deceiving children on Play Store

Google issued a statement emphasizing its commitment to protecting children while they are online.

Some Indian firms acknowledge widespread bribery, corruption in business: EY survey
Business

Some Indian firms acknowledge widespread bribery, corruption in business: EY survey

As many as 50 corporates from India participated in the survey, of which 20 respondents said there is widespread bribery and corruption in business.

Problems seem to worsen for ZTE as regulators propose rules that could cut its sales amidst a supply ban
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Problems seem to worsen for ZTE as regulators propose rules that could cut its sales amidst a supply ban

The US Commerce Department banned American firms on Monday from selling parts and software to ZTE for seven years.

Uber to be investigated by at least five states in the US for concealing 2016 data breach
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Uber to be investigated by at least five states in the US for concealing 2016 data breach

After Uber disclosed the data breach, regulators of at least five states in the US said they will question the company for staying silent after the hack.

European Union Antitrust regulators welcome Apple and Amazon audiobook deal
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European Union Antitrust regulators welcome Apple and Amazon audiobook deal

A decision by Amazon and Apple to scrap all exclusivity obligations in the supply and distribution of audiobooks will likely boost competition, EU antitrust regulators said on Thursday.

Samsung completes the investigation of Note 7 explosions; sends the report to regulators
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Samsung completes the investigation of Note 7 explosions; sends the report to regulators

Samsung Note 7 scandal is the most significant events that stunned not only the tech world but made sure that the impact was felt outside the tech community.

Apple formally launches legal challenge to $14 billion EU tax demand
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Apple formally launches legal challenge to $14 billion EU tax demand

Apple will launch a legal challenge this week to a record $14 billion EU tax demand, arguing that EU regulators ignored tax experts and corporate law and deliberately picked a method to maximise the penalty, senior executives said.

Regulators in California adopt first mandatory energy-saving rules for computers in USA
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Regulators in California adopt first mandatory energy-saving rules for computers in USA

California regulators on Wednesday adopted the nation's first mandatory energy efficiency rules for computers and monitors - devices that account for 3 percent of home electric bills and 7 percent of commercial power costs in the state.

Airbnb offers policy suggestions as it stops fighting with government
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Airbnb offers policy suggestions as it stops fighting with government

In a moment of peace-making with regulators, Airbnb on Wednesday released a set of policy suggestions for governments that are considering new laws for home- and apartment-renting.

US regulators ask automakers to ensure vehicles security against hackers and cyber attacks
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US regulators ask automakers to ensure vehicles security against hackers and cyber attacks

Automakers should make shielding the electronic and computer systems of vehicles from hackers a priority, developing layers of protection that can secure a vehicle throughout its life, U.S. regulators said on Monday.

Extra time given to Google to respond to EU antitrust charges on Android
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Extra time given to Google to respond to EU antitrust charges on Android

Alphabet Inc's Google has been given an extra 6 weeks to early September to respond to EU charges that it uses its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, EU antitrust regulators said on Tuesday.

CAG wants to audit RBI, cites rising financial frauds
Business

CAG wants to audit RBI, cites rising financial frauds

Regulators have to work together to not only enhance their capacity to deal with financial frauds, but also to remove any regulatory arbitrage.

U.S. regulators could waive some safety rules for self-driving cars
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U.S. regulators could waive some safety rules for self-driving cars

The U.S. Transportation Department said on Thursday it may waive some vehicle safety rules to allow more driverless cars to operate on U.S. roads as part of a broader effort to speed up development of self-driving vehicles.

Japan confirms plan to resume whale hunting despite global objection
World

Japan confirms plan to resume whale hunting despite global objection

Japan's chief whaling negotiator confirmed on Monday its ships would return to the Antarctic this year, despite a call by global regulators to provide more evidence that the hunt has a scientific purpose.

Coal India reviewing CCI order, will take 'appropriate' steps: CMD
Business

Coal India reviewing CCI order, will take 'appropriate' steps: CMD

State-run Coal India today said it is reviewing CCI's order that imposed a fine of Rs 1,773 crore on the firm and stated it would take "appropriate" steps to protect its interest.

RBI's Rajan says regulators need to be more vigilant to ponzi schemes
Economy

RBI's Rajan says regulators need to be more vigilant to ponzi schemes

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today asked all regulators to be more vigilant in the wake of fraudulent money-pooling schemes and said there was a need to expand the reach of country's banking system.