News tagged with currency

How alternative currencies could catch on and cash in

Alternatives to cash, like Bitcoin and Uber, may never replace the coins in our pockets or paper bills in our wallets, but they are creating significant social and economic impacts, and with some design adjustments, ...

dateMay 21, 2015 in Internet
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Cash could be phased out within a decade, says expert

The rise of electronic currency will lead to the phasing out of physical cash in Australia within a decade, according to Professor Rabee Tourky, Director of the Australian National University (ANU) Research ...

dateMar 03, 2015 in Other
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Alleged Bitcoin scam leaves millions missing

Investors in a Hong Kong-based Bitcoin trading company fear they have fallen victim to a scam after it closed down, a lawmaker said Monday, adding losses could total HK$3 billion ($387 million).

dateFeb 09, 2015 in Security
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Johnson & Johnson tops 4Q earnings expectations

The strong dollar and stiff competition for some products squeezed Johnson & Johnson in the fourth quarter and it missed Wall Street expectations for revenue, triggering a rare sell-off of its shares.

dateJan 20, 2015 in Business
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