Libra

France to Test Its Central Bank Digital Currency in Q1 2020: Official

The central bank of France plans to pilot a central bank digital currency (CBDC) for financial institutions in 2020. François V...

US Lawmakers Want to Brand Libra a Security, Association Disagrees

A couple of United States lawmakers are looking to classify stablecoins as securities. With Libra considering adopting fiat-peg...

Klaytn Blockchain Ahead of Facebook’s Libra Network, Says Kakao CEO

Yeo Min-soo, the CEO of South Korean internet giant Kakao, said that his firm’s Klaytn blockchain is similar to Facebook’s Libr...

Facebook Should Drop Libra and Support Third-Party Stablecoins

Blockchain researchers at online brokerage eToro have argued that Facebook should look to support third-party stablecoins, not ...

‘Nothing Is Above Bitcoin, No CBDC, No Stablecoins,’ Says Blockstream CEO Adam Back

In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, Blockstream CEO Adam Back stated that for him, nothing is above Bitcoin, not even...
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Facebook’s Announcement of Libra Was ‘Ridiculously Stupid’

CEO of blockchain firm R3 has ridiculed the way Facebook introduced its yet-to-be-released Libra stablecoin. Skepticism surroun...

New Bill Would Put Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin Under US Securities Law

American lawmakers have reportedly introduced a bill aiming to put Facebook’s Libra under the jurisdiction of the Securities an...

Libra Network Logged Over 30 Projects Over Past Two Months of Testing

The Libra Association, the entity behind Facebook’s forthcoming eponymous stablecoin, has logged over 30 projects and 51,000 tr...

Bison Trails Raises $25M in Funding Round Led by Blockchain Capital

New York-based blockchain startup Bison Trails has raised $25.5 million in a new funding round led by major venture capital fir...

As Regulators Stonewall Libra, Facebook Rolls Out New Payment System

As the Libra stablecoin project continues to face a hostile audience of regulators, Facebook launches a new fiat payment system...