Libra

Facebook Set on 2020 Launch for Libra, Despite Regulators’ Pushback

David Marcus, the head of Calibra at Facebook, has said that a 2020 launch for Libra remains the company’s goal,…

Popular Smartphone Apps Are Adding Crypto Capabilities

News of Japan messaging giant Line’s September 17 launch of an app-connected crypto exchange is captivating lots of attention in…

US Congress Schedules Sept. 24 Hearing With SEC With Crypto on Agenda

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services has scheduled a hearing with Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC)…

SEC Chair, Commissioners to Talk Crypto at US Congress Hearing Next Week

The U.S. House Financial Services Committee plans to question the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about cryptocurrencies and Facebook’s Libra…

Zuckerberg Continues Tour of DC With Unproductive Meeting With Senator

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg is continuing his planned meetings with policymakers in United States capital Washington D.C., to further discuss…

Zuckerberg Dines With US Democrats Concerned Over Facebook’s Libra

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had dinner with a handful of United States lawmakers, where he was met with intense scrutiny of…

Libra Seen as Threat to National Currency Sovereignty, Pleads With G-7

Public authorities across the globe continue to press the developers of Libra, Facebook’s proposed stablecoin-like digital asset.  On Sept. 16,…

As Libra Battles Critics, Zuckerberg Aims to Win Over US Policymakers

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with policymakers to discuss internet regulatory matters such as privacy, competition and…

Reuters: Facebook Met British Authorities Prior to Libra’s Official Announcement

Facebook reportedly met British authorities and regulatory officials three times prior to publicly announcing plans for the Libra stablecoin project.…

Binance Is Pitching Its Stablecoin as a Government-Friendly Libra Competitor

Crypto exchange Binance is now explicitly positioning its Venus stablecoin project as a government-friendly alternative to Facebook’s Libra, just a…

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