Source: South American Online Marketplace Working With Facebook on Crypto Project

South America’s major e-commerce network is reportedly a partner on Facebook’s cryptocurrency project South American online marketplace Mercado Libre is working with Facebook on the social network’s Libra cryptocurrency project, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 14. A MercadoLibre executive told Cointelegraph Brazil that the purported cryptocurrency will be integrated into the e-commerce platform as a […]

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Hodler’s Digest, June 10–16: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Bitcoin is reportedly producing as much carbon emissions as Kansas City, while Facebook gets some new backers for its crypto project. Top Stories This Week CCN casts doubt on shutdown plans as Google appears to correct visibility Cryptocurrency news outlet CCN (formerly CryptoCoinsNews) is apparently not going through with its total shutdown, as reported earlier […]

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Report: Facebook Secures Support From Dozens of New Firms for Its Crypto Project

Social media platform Facebook has reportedly secured support from dozens of players in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector for its forthcoming digital currency. Social media platform Facebook has reportedly secured support from dozens of players in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector for its forthcoming digital currency. The overall roster was announced by technology-focused media outlet […]

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Crypto-Enabled Payment Firm Square Recruits Former Google Product Director Steve Lee

United States-based bitcoin-supporting payments service Square Crypto announced that it recruited former Google product director Steve Lee. United States-based bitcoin (BTC)-supporting payments service Square Crypto announced that it recruited former Google product director Steve Lee in a tweet published on June 12. Square Crypto was announced in March of this year when the organization joined […]

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US Ivy League University Rolls Out Online Course in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has introduced an online program on financial technologies, including digital currencies. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has introduced an online program on financial technologies, including digital currencies, according to a press release published on May 30. The new online program dubbed “Fintech: Foundations and […]

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