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Cryptocurrency market continues to slide as regulation claws tighten

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were trading 10 to 23 percent lower on Monday, as news about tighter regulation continues to wreak havoc on the market. The biggest Nordic bank, Nordea, sent a memo to all its employees on Monday, warning that they are now prohibited to trade in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies due to their “unregulated nature,” Bloomberg reports. Read ...

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LA City Council pres. warns of legal weed regulation blind spots

On the verge of becoming the largest US city to regulate recreational marijuana, Los Angeles city council president and two members are already bracing for potential problems in the bureaucratic system’s structure. On Wednesday, the city council voted 12-0 in favor of the marijuana-related regulations which legalized the licensed sale and cultivation of marijuana in the Southern California city of ...

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Zuck says ad transparency regulation would be ‘very good if it’s done well’

Despite Facebook’s effort to rapidly self-regulate in the wake of Russian interference in the U.S. election using Facebook ads, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he would support government regulation if implemented properly. Meanwhile, Facebook elevated its expense estimates for 2018 to fund security hiring. “We’re working with Congress on legislation to make advertising more transparent. I think this would be very ...

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Donald Trump 'threatens to STOP financial regulation cooperation ahead of a G20'

Without citing its sources, the magazine also said that the administration of US President Donald Trump was threatening to slap tariffs on dozens of European products if Europe did not open its market to US hormone-fed meat. G20 countries began coordinating on financial regulation and tax matters after the global financial crisis of 2008/9. Separately, officials confirmed to Reuters that ...

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Rangers blow lead late in regulation, fall to Habs in overtime

MONTREAL — The Rangers will try to forget this by the time Game 3 rolls around Sunday night at the Garden, put a lost opportunity behind them and remind themselves that these series can be long, and this one certainly is shaping up to be. But these are the types of moments that can turn the tide in best-of-sevens, being ...

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Health data from wearable devices could be restricted under new EU regulation

Christy Turlington Burns uses the Apple Watch to train for marathons  A law firm has called on EU regulators to rethink the impact of the forthcoming European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on data generated by health trackers and other wearables, including the Apple Watch, Fitbit and Garmin ...

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