Libra

Central Banks Issuing Digital Currency Could Be a Bluff; Here’s How

Going by recent headlines, it appears as though central banks around the world are planning to or in the process…

EU Finance Ministers Place Defacto Ban on Libra

Libra’s ongoing organizational snags and run-ins with regulators continue into December, as EU finance ministers agreed Thursday that Libra cannot…

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…

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-pegged stablecoins rather…

EToro: 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 Libra. According to…

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…

Exclusive: ‘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…

R3 CEO: 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 surrounding Facebook’s forthcoming Libra…

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 and Exchange…

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