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Google’s quantum discovery makes waves

For years, scientists have been battling to build a computer that exploits one of the strangest areas of modern science—quantum physics. Now Google claims to have achieved a breakthrough by […]

Facebook splits UK, EU on payments

Facebook’s new payment initiative, Libra, is already causing discord between policymakers in the UK and those in other European Union countries. Libra, which is heavily backed by Mark Zuckerberg’s social […]

Weighing a new risk tool for bitcoin

Long-awaited and oft-delayed, Bakkt’s physically settled bitcoin futures are finally on the way. How big an impact will they have? A year after the launch plans were first announced, on […]

US struggles to speed up payments

The US financial system was designed to ensure that no single entity would ever dominate the nation’s money. But the downside of this legacy is becoming ever-clearer when it comes […]

The global fintech race

Fintech is not just about finance and technology. It’s the trade war between Trump and China. It’s about politics, history and culture. It’s the battle over privacy and money laundering. […]