Booking Holdings Leaves Facebook’s Libra Association

Leading online travel company Booking Holdings has ditched the Libra Association, a non-profit Facebook established to pursue the promotion of its Libra stablecoin. Leading online travel company Booking Holdings has ditched the Libra Association, the governing consortium of Facebook’s proposed Libra stablecoin. Booking Holdings has thus become the latest in an array of companies that […]

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2019 May Be the Year of Regulatory Response to Crypto: Ex-CFTC Chairman

2019 will be the year when regulators may start considering some response to cryptocurrencies, says former CFTC chairman. Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Christopher Giancarlo, who had parted ways with the regulator this summer, has stated that he expects 2019 to be the year when regulators may start considering some response to cryptocurrencies. […]

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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Oct. 6–12 in Review

Cointelegraph en Español presents a weekly digest of selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from the Spanish-speaking world. The Spanish-speaking world has seen major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with central bank representatives from all around the world meeting in Argentina, Spain developing various initiatives and projects based on blockchain and the Japan-based crypto exchange Bitpoint offering […]

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Pushing for Crypto Self-Regulation Amid Tightening Government Scrutiny

With government regulations becoming more stringent, crypto businesses are coming together to form self-regulating bodies for the industry. Self-regulation is once again a trending topic in the cryptocurrency landscape as major exchange platforms have announced the creation of self-regulated organizations (SROs) to achieve some standardization in digital currency governance. Government regulators across various jurisdictions continue to […]

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Major Chinese Bank Updates Blockchain Platform After $50 B Transacted

One of China’s big four banks has released the second version of its blockchain trading platform following transactions exceeding $50 billion. The China Construction Bank (CCB) officially released the second version of its blockchain trading platform, which reached 360 billion yuan ($50 billion) in cumulative transaction volume. CCB will actively promote blockchain platform On Oct. […]

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