IOC urged to uphold Russia Games ban

Olympic Athletes from Russia delegation parade during the opening ceremony. The Daily Telegraph Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Email a friend THE International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The full membership will vote on the proposal […]

An early Coinbase and Twitter investor just gave Uphold $57.5 million to add Ripple and insure against hacks

Greg Kidd, an early investor in Coinbase and Twitter, just invested $ 57.5 million toward Uphold, a currency exchange that also trades in cryptocurrencies. Uphold will use part of the money as insurance for its users to guarantee that their deposits to the exchange are protected in the event of a hacking incident. Uphold will also […]

Cristiano Ronaldo: Spanish FA uphold Real Madrid star's ban after Barcelona dismissal

Cristiano Ronaldo scored as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup at the weekend. But the Portugal international made the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Ronaldo was sent-off for two yellow cards but decided to take his frustration out on referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea. He pushed the […]

China willing to ‘pay most of the price’ to uphold N. Korea sanctions, calls for talks

China has pledged to sacrifice its own economic interests in order to properly enforce the new sanctions on North Korea that slash the rogue country’s imports. Both Moscow and Beijing, however, call for the six-party talks to resume. Acknowledging that it is mostly China that will bear most of the brunt of the new economic […]

Feds ask Supreme Court to uphold seizure of Kim Dotcom’s millions

Enlarge (credit: Sam Churchill) The Kim Dotcom-Megaupload saga seems like it will never end. Five years have passed since the flamboyant Dotcom’s indictment and arrest in New Zealand on US criminal copyright infringement charges. He’s wanted in the US in connection to the Megaupload file-sharing service he controlled before the US shuttered it in 2012. […]

Trump asks US Supreme Court to uphold travel ban

President Donald Trump has asked the US Supreme Court to uphold his temporary travel ban, currently stalled after federal courts said it amounted to religious discrimination against Muslims. Civil rights groups have vowed to fight the “hateful” order. The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a motion before the Supreme Court on Thursday evening, asking the […]