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PayPal Drops Out Of Facebook’s Libra Consortium

PayPal has pulled the plug on joining the Libra cryptocurrency cartel headed by Facebook. The international payments platform has pulled out of the project in...

Switching On To Tech Can Make Life Easier In Retirement

Switching on to the benefits of technology and co-living will make retirement easier for an aging population. The internet of things is changing the way...

£1bn Forex Rigging Claim Waiting For Court Green Light

Investors are mounting a legal challenge for compensation after foreign exchange traders at big banks were discovered fixing rates  behind the scenes in online...

Oversharing On Social Media Blamed For Fraud Rise

Oversharing ion social media allows fraudsters a way to steal your money without you even realising, warns a leading bank. The trend is blamed on...

Bogus Online Platforms Scam £27 Million From Investors

Police and financial watchdogs are warning investors to watch out for bogus online trading platforms offering high returns from staking cash against cryptocurrency and...

Roaming Streaming TV Switches On Across Europe

Expats can expect some tense discussions with their UK TV, movie and music providers as new rules mean they must have access to the...

Five Tips For Blockchain Developers To Think About

US Treasury officials probing blockchain technology have listed their advice for other government agencies thinking of taking up the ground-breaking technology. After looking at how...

Is The Bitcoin Bubble About To Burst?

Speculators are buying Bitcoin because they expect to make a quick profit as the value of the cryptocurrency is going through the roof. Bitcoin has...

$25 Billion Singles Day Breaks Online Sales Records

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be monster money spinners for US and European retailers, but they almost pale into insignificance against the sales...

Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Explained

As the price of Bitcoin breaks through the $4,000 ceiling for the first time, many investors are asking what is a cryptocurrency and how...

Online Financial Advice Lacks The Human Touch

The days of sharp-suited financial advisers are numbered as consumers move towards taking robo-advice online. Robo-advisers can do more or less the same job, but...

Challenger Bank Wants To Put Dormant Cash To Work

A new online bank is seeking to convert millions of pounds of spare cash languishing in bank accounts into investments. N26 argues that the money...

Driverless Cars Gearing Up For Revolution On The Roads

Driverless cars are set to put a big dent in the profits of insurance companies as motor manufacturers free the roads of accidents caused...

Bitcoin Surges As ‘Halving’ Looms To Cut Supply

The Bitcoin exchange rate has rocketed after a wild weekend. Today’s price for a Bitcoin is US$673.879 or £476.552 -  a slight fall on almost...

Australian Banks Close Bitcoin Exchange Accounts

Banks and businesses in Australia are shunning virtual currency Bitcoin. Thirteen leading banks have simultaneously frozen or closed Bitcoin exchange current accounts effectively closing off...

Buying A Home Online With Bitcoin

Home owners wanting to sell quickly are increasingly accepting payments in Bitcoin – even though governments are denying the virtual currency is money and...