Samsung chief faces long day as South Korean court weighs arrest warrant 6:37am EST

SEOUL (Reuters) - The head of South Korea's giant Samsung Group faces a long day in court on Wednesday as a judge decides whether he should be arrested for bribery in a corruption scandal that has engulfed President Park Geun-hye's administration.  Full Article

Facebook moves to head off tougher regulation in Germany 5:11am EST 

BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - Facebook is stepping up efforts to head off tougher regulation by Germany, a fierce critic of the social media network operator, with top managers visiting Germany and saying they would do more to combat fake news and hate speech.  Full Article  

Blockchain could save investment banks up to $12 billion a year: Accenture 7:37am EST 

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Blockchain technology could help the world’s largest investment banks cut their infrastructure costs by between $8 to $12 billion a year by 2025, according to a report by Accenture.  Full Article