Ocasio-Cortez Criticizes Corporate-Controlled Money in House’s Libra Hearing

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez highlighted the idea of scrip in today’s Libra hearing, remarking that it is destabilizing. New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addressed the control of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in today’s United States House Committee on Financial Services hearing. As per a recording of the event, provided by C-Span on July 17, Ocasio-Cortez addressed Calibra […]

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Intel Co-Sponsors New Hyperledger Transact Project

Global tech giant Intel continues its blockchain endeavors by co-sponsoring a new blockchain programming project by Hyperledger. Global tech giant Intel has co-sponsored a new blockchain programming project by major blockchain tech firm Hyperledger, according to a Forbes report on July 3. Officially released on June 27, Hyperledger Transact is a new tool that aims […]

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Steve Forbes Tells Zuckerberg: Use Gold to Back Libra, Call It the ‘Mark’

Steve Forbes claimed that gold backing is the basic condition for Libra to become “one of history’s truly seminal creations.” Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, published on June 25 an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg, advising to back Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra with gold. In the letter, Forbes strongly encouraged Facebook’s crypto initiative, […]

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Goldman Sachs ‘Looking at Potential’ of Creating Virtual Currency, CEO Reveals

Goldman Sachs chief executive David Solomon says he believes global payment systems are heading in the direction of stablecoins. Goldman Sachs is performing “extensive research” on tokenization, the group’s chief executive told France’s Les Echos newspaper on June 27. David Solomon said he believes global payment systems are heading in the direction of stablecoins — […]

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