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Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects troops at the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison in one of events marking the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong

China goes bullish on blockchain

A Chinese central bank official has urged commercial banks to step up their application of blockchain technology, following Xi Jinping's lead.

Facebook’s plan to revolutionize how money works, and why companies and lawmakers are so worried about it, explained in 30 seconds

Libra will be managed by the independent, nonprofit Libra Association and transferred on digital wallet Calibra, a subsidiary of Facebook.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is about to testify in front of Congress for the first time in over a year — here’s how to watch

For the first time since April 2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify in front of Congress on Wednesday, and it's being streamed live.

Overstock’s ex-CEO loves crypto, calls Warren Buffett his ‘rabbi,’ clashed with Mark Cuban, and dated a Russian spy. Here are 5 wild...

Byrne accused financiers Steve Cohen and Michael Milken of attacking his company, calling them "Sith Lords" and "Al Qaeda."
Warren Buffett and Justin Sun.

Crypto whiz kid Justin Sun’s $4.6 million lunch with Warren Buffett has sparked China conspiracies, public apologies, and an invite for Donald T...

Key events include Sun winning the charity auction, delaying, and apologizing for the hype after Chinese officials reportedly detained his employees.

This former anime chief at Netflix quit to run a startup. Here’s 3 things the streaming giant taught him.

"Films are so hard to make, it is a miracle they even get made at all."

Crypto-attacks are rising in Asia – and cybersecurity AI may be the best way to fight the threat: Darktrace

According to Darktrace, AI may be the answer to safeguarding blockchain resources and pinpointing crypto-jacking problems before they erupt.
David Marcus, head of Facebook's Calibra (digital wallet service), testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "Examining Facebook's Proposed Digital Currency and Data Privacy Considerations" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 16, 2019.

Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans hit a bipartisan wall of suspicion from US lawmakers: Why should anyone trust Facebook?

Facebook has suffered through two years of scandals, and it doesn't have many friends left in Congress.
Facebook's David Marcus

Facebook blockchain boss David Marcus says Libra won’t launch until it has ‘fully addressed regulatory concerns’

Facebook exec David Marcus testifies before a US Senate committee on Tuesday about the company's ambitious digital currency plan.
Oxford University.

Bankers are rushing to take Oxford University’s fintech courses before robots take their jobs

One of the subjects on offer, AI, could lead to the dismissal or resignation of more than 1.3 million US bankers by 2030.