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Walmart follows Facebook down the crypto rabbit hole

Business 6 August 2019

Walmart follows Facebook down the crypto rabbit hole

Walmart has patented its own version of stablecoin, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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Facebook should forget Libra, launch stablecoin on Bitcoin SV

Editorial 26 July 2019

Facebook should forget Libra, launch stablecoin on Bitcoin SV

The social media giant says it is willing to wait as long as it takes regulators to determine the viability of the project, but there is a much simpler alternative.

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Facebook faces up to Libra fakers as crypto scammers gather

Business 24 July 2019

Facebook faces up to Libra fakers as crypto scammers gather

Only a matter of weeks since Facebook published its whitepaper, a number of fake accounts and communications around the stablecoin have sprung up.

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Philippines central bank still ‘lukewarm’ on cryptocurrency

Business 5 July 2019

Philippines central bank still ‘lukewarm’ on cryptocurrency

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas plans to wait a further “three to five years” before it entertains the idea of launching its own cryptocurrency.

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Japanese regulators latest to voice concerns over Facebook’s Libra

Business 4 July 2019

Japanese regulators latest to voice concerns over Facebook’s Libra

Bank of Japan, the country’s central bank, said Libra would be difficult to regulate, and ultimately posed risks to the global financial system.

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If gold is so strong, why have most gold-backed stablecoins failed?

Business 28 June 2019

If gold is so strong, why have most gold-backed stablecoins failed?

If a stablecoin is backed by gold reserves, it should be solid enough to not suffer from extreme changes in the market like what other digital currencies witness.

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Swiss stock exchange wants central bank to issue stablecoin

Business 27 June 2019

Swiss stock exchange wants central bank to issue stablecoin

SIX claims a central bank-backed stablecoin will allow transactions of the SDX platform to be conducted in cryptocurrency.

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Libra finds support from former Trump economic adviser

Business 25 June 2019

Libra finds support from former Trump economic adviser

While governments around the world seem to be raising their opposition to Facebook’s Libra stablecoin, the project has still found a healthy amount of support.

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Facebook’s ‘crypto’ project faces more international hurdles

Business 20 June 2019

Facebook’s ‘crypto’ project faces more international hurdles

U.S. wants Facebook to hold off on the project, requesting that the company’s executives attend a hearing in Washington, D.C., to clear the air.

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Crypto supporter Caitlin Long weighs in on Facebook’s stablecoin

Business 11 June 2019

Crypto supporter Caitlin Long weighs in on Facebook’s stablecoin

Facebook Coin, then Global Coin and now Libra, the digital currency is expected to be launched this month and there has already been more than just a little discussion on its merits or value.

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Tether’s treasury moves a serious amount of funds

Business 22 May 2019

Tether’s treasury moves a serious amount of funds

The Tether's moved of $5 million funds from its treasury to an unknown wallet, prompting questions about the company's activities.

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Bitfinex, Tether turn to court for funds restrictions reprieve

Business 15 May 2019

Bitfinex, Tether turn to court for funds restrictions reprieve

IFinex Inc. has asked courts to consider loosening restrictions on how its Tether funds can be used, amid ongoing probe by the New York Attorney General.

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