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ING Survey: Europe Still a Patchy Landscape of Crypto Adoption

European countries present a patchy landscape of cryptocurrency acceptance. Most consumers remain skeptical, but there is an emerging class of true believers, shows the latest ING...

Christine Vasileva | 10 hours ago
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Facebook Insists Libra Poses No Threat to Central Banks

Let’s be honest. For central banks that relish their power to unleash quantitative easing and print money at will, Facebook’s Libra is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Facebook Does...

Christina Comben | 2 days ago
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Bitcoin

Sunday Digest: No Bitcoin Breakout Yet, and Libra Is Back In The News

So the first foolhardy participants have started to gather ahead of the Storm Area 51 event that 3.5 million Facebook followers are apparently going to. Whilst it doesn’t take a...

Emilio Janus | 4 days ago
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Nick Szabo, ‘Libra is a Cryptocurrency in the Same Way That a...

Facebook’s Libra Coin has been all over the news the past few months as more tech giants invest in the network. However, many people in the cryptocurrency community are skeptical...

Matthew Hrones | 4 days ago
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German Gov’t Approves ‘Bundes-Chain’ to Combat...

The German government will approve its proposed blockchain strategy this September which reportedly blocks projects like Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Germany Readies Anti-Libra...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 4 days ago
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Libra to Address Regulatory Challenges and Launch By End of 2020

Bertrand Perez, General Director of the Libra Association, told the French financial media Les Echos that the stablecoin project backed by Facebook would go live by the end of 2020...

Anatol Antonovici | 5 days ago
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France To Block Libra But FINMA Eager For Regulation

Fresh reports have revealed that France wants to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in Europe. Meanwhile, financial regulators in Switzerland say they are open to...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 7 days ago
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Three Things To Know About China’s Digital Yuan (Not a...

China’s central bank is reportedly making strides towards launching a digital currency (not a cryptocurrency) tied to the yuan. Here are three things to know about the proposed...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 week ago
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Facebook Seeks Payments License For Libra as Code Vulnerabilities...

Despite escalating regulatory concerns from the governments of the world, Facebook appears to be pressing on with its global bank ambitions. This week the social media giant made moves...

Martin Young | 1 week ago
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Libra-Like Tokens Pose Risks to Swiss National Bank’s Monetary...

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is afraid that digital currencies like Facebook’s Libra might impede the central bank’s capability to initiate and implement monetary policy. This...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 weeks ago
Japan’s Cryptocurrency Self Regulator Proposes Margin Capped Trading Rules
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Int’l Finance Watchdog Appoints Japanese Cryptocurrency...

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has appointed Ryozo Himino, Japan’s top cryptocurrency regulator, as the new head of its Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 weeks ago
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Bitcoin

Sunday Digest: Bitcoin Price, Libra-Killers and Craig Wright (again)

Obviously, it’s still just about the end of summer, so French air traffic controllers have decided to go on strike. Maybe there would be less annual havoc across Europe’s...

Emilio Janus | 3 weeks ago

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