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Banks May Cut Ties With Facebook if Libra Is Launched: ING CEO

Banks may be bound to stop working with social media giant Facebook if the firm launches its Libra stablecoin, according to ING...

Yale Prof and Goldman Sachs Veteran Design DLT-Based Facebook Rival

A Yale professor and Goldman Sachs veteran are planning to complete a new project of a blockchain-based Facebook rival in 2020....

Bank of England Governor Carney Defends Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has defended Facebook’s choice to create a new currency. Canadian news outlet TheStar repo...

Sudden Cyworld Shutdown Puts Clink Crypto Investors at Risk: Report

South Korea’s Cyworld social media platform shuttered its services on Oct. 1 without giving any prior notice, English-language ...

As Deepfake Videos Spread, Blockchain Can Be Used to Stop Them

At a time when the term “fake news” has become a household name thanks to its repeated use by President Donald Trump, deepfakes...

Spanish Facebook Rival Taringa Is Sold to Smart Contract Dev RSK

A subsidiary of Argentinian smart contract platform RSK has purchased Latin America’s social media giant Taringa, gaining expos...

Libra Must Comply with Anti-Money Laundering Standards: US Treasury

Facebook’s Libra stablecoin must meet the highest Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and terrorism financing standards, according to U...

ECB’s Yves Mersch Warns Libra Cryptocurrency Is ‘Facebook’s Siren Call’

Yves Mersch, European Central Bank’s key legal official, said that Facebook’s Libra stablecoin is “beguiling but treacherous” d...

Kleiman Files — Craig Wright Controversy Gets Complicated

With each passing day, Craig S. Wright’s reputation continues to take a bigger beating. This time around, a Florida court has f...

BitTorrent to Begin Alpha Testing Blockchain-Based Streaming Platform

Major file sharing company BitTorrent, a subsidiary of blockchain company Tron, is going to internally test its blockchain-base...