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Libra Confident, France Angry, Domino’s BTC Prize: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 9–15

Top Stories This Week Facebook’s crypto launching in H2 2020, says Libra Association chief The head of the not-for-profit drivi...

EU Needs Own Digital ‘EuroCoin’ to Compete With Libra, Says France

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said that Europe should consider its own “public digital currency” that could challe...

Facebook’s Crypto Launching in H2 2020, Says Libra Association Chief

The head of the nonprofit organization behind Facebook’s Libra digital currency has said the company is committed to launching ...
September 13, 2019
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France ‘Cannot Authorize’ Facebook’s Libra Development in Europe: Report

France plans to block the development of Libra — Facebook’s proposed stablecoin payments network —  in Europe. French Finance M...

France Won’t Tax Crypto-Only Trades, Will Tax Crypto-to-Fiat Sales

French economy minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sept. 12 that French authorities won’t tax crypto-to-crypto trades, but will tax...

Domino’s Pizza Launches $100K Bitcoin Prize Competition in France

The French unit of Domino’s Pizza launched an ordering competition with a prize of $110,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) or cash. Gam...
September 11, 2019
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Jaguar Uses Iota in Proof-of-Concept Demo for Tracing Car Energy

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) company Iota partners with auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover for a proof-of-concept (PoC)...

French Police Shut Down 850,000 Computer Botnet Used for Cryptojacking

French police have shut down a massive botnet that has been used for Monero (XRM) cryptojacking.  Cryptojacking backed by “mass...

World’s 3rd Richest Man Denies Involvement in Belgian Crypto Firm

Bernard Arnault, the world’s third richest man, has denied his involvement in setting up a new Belgian crypto trading company A...

Crypto Exchange Rokkex Incorporates Ledger Vault to Improve Security

French hardware wallet producer Ledger will provide its asset management system to Estonia-based crypto exchange Rokkex. Cybers...