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Brazil’s Nubank Digital Bank Starts Offering Crypto Trading Services

Nubank, Brazil’s largest digital bank by market value, has testified to its trust in the cryptocurrency sector. Nubank has begun offering Bitcoin and Ether to be bought or sold on its platform. In a bid to strengthen its position in the crypto community, Nu Holdings has decided to allocate roughly one percent of the company’s […]

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Elon Musk, EU Industry Chief Discuss Digital Services Act

EU industry chief Thierry Breton met Tesla boss Elon Musk in Texas on Monday and the two signalled agreement on EU digital media regulation ahead of Musk’s purchase of Twitter. The meeting comes weeks after the world’s richest man clinched a deal to buy the social media company for $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,40,270 crore) in […]

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Argentina’s Central Bank Bars Banks From Offering Crypto Services

Argentina’s central bank, the BCRA, has announced that financial institutions cannot let their clients carry out operations using digital assets, just days after two banks said they had opened up crypto trading to their clients. Earlier in the week, Banco Galicia, the largest Argentinian private bank by market value, added the option to buy and […]

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Google Brings New Set of Trip-Planning Tools on Its Travel, Flights Services

Google is rolling out a new set of travel search tools to help users plan their vacations. The new features allow to customise searches and will provide a list of pricing and lodging choices. Google Flights will show prices for specific dates between two cities including notifications for when airline ticket costs dip, while with […]

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Punjab Suspends Mobile Internet Services in Patiala

The Punjab government on Saturday suspended mobile internet and SMS services, except voice calls, in Patiala district a day after clashes between two groups over an anti-Khalistan march left four people injured. The order to suspend the services was issued by the home affairs and justice department and heavy police security was deployed at the […]

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Punjab Suspends Mobile Internet Services in Patiala

The Punjab government on Saturday suspended mobile internet and SMS services, except voice calls, in Patiala district a day after clashes between two groups over an anti-Khalistan march left four people injured. The order to suspend the services was issued by the home affairs and justice department and heavy police security was deployed at the […]

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Uber Suspends Services in Tanzania Over New Fare Rules

US ride-hailing giant Uber has suspended its services in Tanzania, saying government legislation that raises fares and cuts its commission made it difficult for it to operate. Uber said it made the “difficult decision to pause operations” in the East African country from Thursday. “The pricing order proposed by the Land Transport Regulatory Authority (LATRA) […]

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US Cities Ask Netflix, Hulu, Streaming Services to Pay Cable Fees

Should Netflix and other streaming services have to pay local governments the same fees levied on cable operators? That was the question before the Ohio Supreme Court during a Wednesday hearing, as the court debates whether streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu are covered by a state law that would require them to pay […]

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Amazon to Charge Merchants 5 Percent Surcharge for US Fulfillment Services

Amazon on Wednesday said it will impose an average 5 percent fuel and inflation surcharge on merchants to warehouse and ship their products in the United States, in response to rising costs. It is Amazon’s first such surcharge and follows months of higher wage and labour-related expenses that have chipped away at the online retailer’s […]

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