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Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

LONDON Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument. | Video

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False paradise? EU is no haven of Net neutrality, say critics

LISBON/MILAN America's decision to scrap rules designed to ensure a free and open internet leaves the European Union as the biggest market where Net neutrality still prevails -- but critics say the EU is not a level playing field.

Dec 15 2017

Blockchain consortium Hyperledger loses members, funding: documents

NEW YORK More than 15 members of blockchain consortium Hyperledger have either cut their financial support for the project or quit the group over the past few months, according to documents seen by Reuters.

Dec 15 2017

TD Ameritrade to start bitcoin futures trading on Monday

Retail brokerage TD Ameritrade Holding Corp said on Friday it will allow clients to trade bitcoin futures on the newly minted CBOE Futures Exchange from Dec. 18.

Dec 15 2017

Embraer sees 2024 commercial launch for Uber flying cabs

SAO PAULO A network of electric aircraft Uber Technologies Inc is developing with Embraer SA is likely to launch commercially in 2024, the Brazilian planemaker's chief executive said on Friday, adding a year to the latest forecast from the ride-hailing company.

Exclusive: FCC plans to fine Sinclair $13.3 million over undisclosed commercials

WASHINGTON The Federal Communications Commission plans to fine Sinclair Broadcasting Corp $13.3 million after it failed to properly disclose that paid programming that aired on local TV stations was sponsored by a cancer institute, three people briefed on the matter told Reuters.

Dec 15 2017