As Libra Battles Critics, Zuckerberg Aims to Win Over US Policymakers

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with policymakers to discuss internet regulatory matters such as privacy, competition and its handling of political content. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with policymakers to discuss internet regulatory matters such as privacy, competition and its handling of political content. As noted in Bloomberg’s Sept. […]

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NSA Working to Develop Quantum-Resistant Cryptocurrency: Report

The United States’ National Security Agency is allegedly working to develop a quantum-resistant cryptocurrency, a Bloomberg reporter has claimed. The United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) is allegedly working to develop a quantum-resistant cryptocurrency. The claim was made in a tweet by Bloomberg Technology reporter William Turton on Sept. 4, who was in attendance at […]

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Blockchain Scalability: Current Challenges and Potential Solutions

Solving the blockchain scalability challenge requires coming up with new consensus mechanisms that support different nonfinancial use cases. Blockchains and the related field of decentralized technologies represent a massive opportunity for humanity — not to mention the fact they appeared with almost perfect timing. Our largest institutions have become so powerful that they can take […]

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Bitcoin Bombshell, Libra Rivals, Twitter Spats: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 19–25

Binance unveils its own project to rival Facebook’s Libra, Bitcoin’s dominance may not be what we all thought, and WhatsApp plots digital payments launch. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and […]

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House Financial Services Committee Will Continue Libra Review

Maxine Waters, the chair of the House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee, says continuing to review Facebook’s crypto activities is on its fall agenda. Representative Maxine Waters, chair of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee, says the committee will continue to review Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency Libra and the corresponding digital wallet Calibra. […]

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