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Libra currently looks more like a fiat currency than a cryptocurrency...
Facebook unveiled a cryptocurrency called Libra yesterday as well as the Libra Association, a not-for-profit that will oversee all things Libra. While Libra's white paper draws a lot of inspiration from other cryptocurrencies, the current governance m
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-19 15:16 UTC
Facebook urged to pause Libra crypto-currency project...
A US lawmaker asks Facebook to wait before launching its digital currency, hours after it was announced.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-19 15:16 UTC
Facebook's Cryptocurrency Project: Who's in and Who's Out...
Facebook made a renewed push into payments on Tuesday, announcing plans for a cryptocurrency called Libra.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-19 15:13 UTC
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency: Experts break down privacy issues, threat to Bitcoin, and more...
Now that Facebook, together with an army of partners, has entered the crypto space with Libra , the blockchain community is as polarized as ever. Some are merely brushing it off as just another coin; others think it will crush the major cryptocurrencies o
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-19 15:11 UTC
Breaking: Facebook Releases Libra Cryptocurrency Whitepaper and Testnet...
By CCN Markets: Facebook has revealed the white paper for its much-hyped cryptocurrency, "Libra." After months of speculation, Facebook has outlined the vision for its crypto project and released the test-net for its blockchain. "Libra's m
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 17:23 UTC
Bitcoin Basher Nouriel Roubini Labels Facebook's Libra a 'Monopoly Scam'...
By CCN Markets: Avowed Bitcoin critic Nouriel 'Dr. Doom' Roubini has found another target Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra, on the day of its announcement. According to the New York University economics professor, Libra is 'blockch
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 17:18 UTC
Bitcoin Evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos Says Facebook's Libra Isn't a Real Blockchain...
By CCN Markets: Bitcoin educator and promotor Andreas M. Antonopoulos published a new video today in which he pointed out that Facebook's Libra project doesn't amount to a "real" blockchain. Is Facebook's Libra a real blockchain? No. W
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-18 17:18 UTC
Facebook seals cryptocurrency deal with Visa, Mastercard, PayPal: report...
Updated: Reports suggest the new virtual coin will be revealed next week with the backing of major companies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-14 13:54 UTC
Bitcoin Surging Again: Could Hit The $10,000 Mark In 2 Weeks...
Bitcoin is slowly picking up the pace and is recovering from a steep downfall that started at the beginning of 2018. One of the most popular cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, is currently trading at $8,730, falling a few dollars below the day's all-time high
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-30 16:36 UTC
A China Bond Sell-off Could Send Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, And Litecoin To New Highs...
The trade war is turning Bitcoin into the new gold
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-30 16:19 UTC
Coinbase Launches XRP Trading in New York, Price Promptly Explodes 20%...
By CCN: Coinbase has expanded its exchange platform to support XRP trading in New York. In a tweet on Monday, the cryptocurrency exchange confirmed that New York state residents can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store XRP online or via the Coi
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 18:26 UTC
Coinbase Tweets "XRP is now available to New York residents"...
XRP (XRP) is now available to Coinbase users who are New York residents. New Yorkers can now log in to buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store XRP on Coinbase...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 04:15 UTC
Germany's No.2 Stock Exchange Enables Investors to Buy Litecoin, XRP...
The second biggest stock exchange in Germany and the ninth largest in Europe, has approved the listing of litecoin and XRP exchange-traded notes (ETNs). "For the first time in Germany, investors can now buy and sell exchange-...."
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 04:10 UTC
Bitcoin Wallet Electrum's Servers Are Under Massive Attack...
Electrum Bitcoin wallet users should ensure that they're using the latest version and that it's from an official source. If users find themselves urged to "update" by the client, they should know that there is no update mechanism within El
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-08 17:28 UTC
Mainstream Media Corp. Thomson Reuters Patents Blockchain System for Identity Management...
A patent for a blockchain-based identity management system has been awarded to mainstream media corporation Thomson Reuters
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-08 17:13 UTC
'Anybody's guess': Bitcoin's sudden surge leaves experts baffled...
After three months of relative calm, cryptocurrencies have sprung back to life, leaving traders scratching their heads.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-02 19:47 UTC
Bitcoin Awaking from Bear Slumber, For the First Time Since 2017...
For the first time since the bull market in 2017, the bitcoin price recorded two consecutive green monthly candles, which suggest that the dominant cryptocurrency may be en route to breaking its bear trend. In technical analysis, a green candle forms when
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-01 14:09 UTC
How Blockchain And IoT Complement Each Other...
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The IoT technology came as quite an innovative method which strongly impacted the world. From smart devices to smart homes, and entire potential smart cities which still lie in the future, the sector is changing the world as we know it. Not only that, but it also impacts various businesses and
By blockspoint on 2019-04-01 12:50 UTC
Most Bitcoin Trading Faked by Unregulated Exchanges, Study Finds...
Nearly 95% of all reported trading in bitcoin is artificially created by unregulated exchanges, a new study concludes, raising fresh doubts about the nascent market following a steep decline in prices over the past year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-22 15:04 UTC
What Are Non-Fungible Tokens And What Do They Do?...
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Initially, the term “cryptocurrency” could be understood literally as it meant any cryptographically protected digital currency — electronic money with the same functionality as fiat. But not all modern cryptocurrencies have the same set of properties as physical ones, and besides, there are
By blockspoint on 2019-03-18 10:41 UTC, Edited: 2019-03-18 10:45 UTC
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