Crypto crash threatens North Korea’s stolen funds as it ramps up weapons testing

SEOUL, June 29 (Reuters) – The nosedive in cryptocurrency markets has wiped out millions of dollars in funds stolen by North Korean hackers, four digital investigators say, threatening a key source of funding for the sanctions-hit country and its weapons programs. North Korea has poured resources into cryptocurrency theft in recent years, making it a … Read more

Biden administration leans on Tesla to reform renewable fuel policy

Jun 23 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden rarely mentions electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in public. But privately, his government has leaned on the company to help draft a new policy to allow electric vehicles (EVs) to benefit from the country’s lucrative renewable fuel subsidies, according to emails verified by Reuters. The Biden … Read more