Bitcoin hits highest levels in almost three years

LONDON (Reuters) – Web-based digital currency bitcoin hit its highest levels in almost three years on Friday, extending gains since India sparked a cash shortage by removing high-denomination bank notes from circulation a month ago.

White House voices concerns about China cyber law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Thursday that it raised concerns about China’s new cyber security law during a meeting with a Chinese official after the latest round of talks between the two countries on cyber crime.