News tagged with international monetary fund

IMF chief says SMS tax could help Philippines

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged the Philippines on Friday to tax mobile phone messages to shore up state funds in a country sometimes called the world's text message capital.

dateNov 16, 2012 in Telecom
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Data breach put 1.5M numbers at risk

(AP) -- A company that processes credit card transactions said Monday that as many as 1.5 million card numbers were compromised in a data breach early last month.

dateApr 02, 2012 in Business
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A policy of mass destruction

A new analysis showing how the radical policies advocated by western economists helped to bankrupt Russia and other former Soviet countries after the Cold War has been released by researchers.

dateMar 29, 2012 in Economics & Business
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Greek teen arrested over ministry cyber attack

Greek police said Monday they had arrested an 18-year-old suspected of hacking into the justice ministry's website earlier this month, an attack claimed on behalf of online hackers group Anonymous.

dateFeb 20, 2012 in Internet
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