Coinbase CEO: Senate’s Pressure on Libra Association Is ‘Un-American’

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says the U.S. Senate’s action to pressure Libra participants is “very un-American.” Coinbase CEO has criticized United States’ senators for asking Stripe, Mastercard and Visa to leave Facebook’s crypto project Libra. “Something feels very un-American about this” After U.S. Senators Brian Schatz and Sherrod Brown apparently pressured the payment giants to […]

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Privacy Coin Zcash Community to Develop Wrapped Token for Ethereum

Privacy-focused coin Zcash is showing interest in accessing Ethereum’s decentralized finance ecosystem. The privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) is seeking access to Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem. Zcash’s shielded addresses on the Ethereum network On Oct. 13, Coindesk reported that the topic of interoperability was the theme of the now concluded Devcon 5 developer conference in […]

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VanEck: 4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Improves Investment Portfolio Upside

VanEck’s new research “The Investment Case for Bitcoin” argues that exposure to BTC greatly increases a portfolio’s return. Major United States investment management firm VanEck has listed four reasons why Bitcoin (BTC) improves an investment portfolio upside. On Oct. 8, VanEck released research titled “The Investment Case for Bitcoin,” aiming to determine what role the […]

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Ethereum Is No Longer a Monopoly Platform for Stablecoins

Ethereum-based stablecoins are declining as teams increasingly use other blockchains to facilitate price-stable currencies. Just a few years ago, it was hard to imagine that a stablecoin would come to represent a significant portion of the cryptocurrency industry. Market players tended to base their money-making strategies on a cryptocurrency’s volatility rather than its stability. There […]

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Founder of Alternative to Facebook’s Libra Exaggerates ‘Partnerships’

Founder of the OpenLibra project Lucas Geiger reportedly misrepresentes some of the organizations involved in the project. The founder of the OpenLibra project, Lucas Geiger, reportedly misrepresented some of the organizations involved in the project. OpenLibra founder apologized through Telegram On Oct. 11, Coindesk reported that at least four individuals and organizations denied the fact […]

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OpenLibra Plans to Launch Permissionless Fork of Facebook’s Stablecoin

OpenLibra, a permissionless fork of Facebook’s stablecoin Libra, is announced at the Ethereum developer conference Devcon 5. Lucas Geiger, co-founder of blockchain infrastructure startup Wireline, has announced OpenLibra — a permissionless fork of Facebook’s planned stablecoin. Ethereum developer Lane Rettig tweeted on Oct. 8 that OpenLibra was announced by Geiger at the Ethereum developer conference […]

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