Crypto broker CoinBurp does not full FCA registration: Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority

In a development that marks Britain latest crackdown on crypto trading, the country’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said, CoinBurp, a crypto broker, is not fully authorised to continue operations. The development comes at a time when CoinBurp planned on launching its $BURP token and initial exchange offering (ICO). CoinBurp could start business under its temporary…

Toyota Suspended Thailand Vehicle Production Due To Parts Shortage

A shortage of auto parts, including that of semiconductor chips for cars, has forced the Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp to stop production of vehicles since earlier this week at three of its manufacturing plants in Thailand, said the Japanese auto major Thursday. The auto company said in a statement that vehicle production at its…

Domino’s Posts Estimate Beating Results As Customers Line Up For Its New Menu Items

There was a surge in demand from customer primarily in the United States as people took top the new menu items of the company, including cheeseburger and chicken taco pizzas, which helped Domino’s Pizza Inc to comfortable beat analysts’ estimates for revenue and profit for the second quarter.   The strong performance of the company…

Visa To Acquire UK Payments Start-Up Currencycloud, Its 2nd Such Acquisition In 2021

British payments start-up Currencycloud is to be acquired by Visa, the payments company said Thursday. This is the second major fintech firm acquisition this year by Visa. Visa said that the acquisition had valued Currencycloud at £700 million ($962 million). At the beginning of 2020, an $80 million investment in Currencycloud had been led by…

IBM and Amadeux collaborate on easing air travel as tourism industry rebounds

In a joint statement Amadeus and IBM said, the former will integrate IBM’s digital health pass into its Traveler ID platform. The move will simplify the verification of passengers’ health credentials during the boarding process, said the companies on Thursday. Ever since the pandemic began, the tourism industry, along with the aviation and tech sectors…

Britain cuts off funding to microchip factory after its sale to China’s Nexperia

In a report the Telegraph said, British ministers have cut off funding to Britain’s biggest microchip factory following its sale to a Chinese-owned technology company. UK Research and Investment (UKRI) has suspended funding to Newport Wafer Fab following government instructions after it was sold to China’s Nexperia. Earlier this month, when asked whether the sale…

63% Jump In UBS Profit For Q2 Driven By Boom In Wealth Management

The Swiss multinational investment bank and financial services company UBS reported a 63 per cent surge in its net profits for the second quarter as it comfortably beat analysts’ expectations with buoyant markets continued to aid the company to generate higher earnings from managing money for the super wealthy, said the largest wealth manager of…