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More Defections from the Libra Cryptocurrency Project

The Libra cryptocurrency project has lost another major partner on Monday over regulatory scrutiny around the stablecoin. Today, Booking Holdings – the company behind Priceline, Kayak, and Booking.com – dropped out of the Libra Association.  

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The Libra Association Announces $10,000 Bug Bounty for Libra
August 27, 2019

The Libra Association has launched a bug bounty program that will reward up to $10,000 for a critical flaw found in the testnet code of its Libra stablecoin The Libra…

Global Reserve Currency: Mark Carney Pitches Crypto Replacement to U.S. Dollar
August 27, 2019

Bank of England governor Mark Carney wants to switch to a “Synthetic Hegemonic Currency” as a means to stabilize global financial systems Trade and currency wars have rocked global financial…

Post-Swiss Trip, Maxine Waters is Still Not Convinced on Facebook’s Libra
August 25, 2019

Congresswoman Maxine Waters, the Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, went on a bipartisan trip to Switzerland for an in-depth understanding of Facebook’s proposed Libra stablecoin The exploratory trip,…

Bitcoin Bull Patrick Byrne Resigns as Overstock CEO
August 22, 2019

CEO discloses a three-year relationship with Maria Butina, a Russian agent now in prison Patrick Byrne resigned as CEO of Overstock.com on Thursday. In a letter to shareholders, the embattled…

Ghana crackdown wipes out savings of $1.6 billion. Who said bitcoin was risky?
August 20, 2019

Thousands of savers have been left financially stranded after the government cracked down on fund managers and savings and loan companies According to estimates, hapless investors might have lost as…

Investors Snap Up Argo Blockchain Shares After Power Deal
August 20, 2019

Shares in London-listed cryptocurrency miner Argo Blockchain were bid nearly 18% higher Tuesday after it signed an agreement to boost its power supply Argo signed a deal with Canadian data…

EU Member States Harder on Crypto Assets
August 17, 2019

Do cryptocurrencies present a more significant risk to individual EU states than to Brussels? It would seem so, because many European countries have implemented crypto regulations that are stricter than…

SEC Delays Decisions on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Trust and VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust
August 14, 2019

Three Bitcoin ETFs face delays from the SEC office. Some things never change. The Bitcoin ETF Trust is going to have to wait a few more months for approval. The…

Coinbase Loses Barclays Banking Services
August 14, 2019

Barclays reportedly ends its relationship after less than 20 months. Coinbase, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is looking for a new provider of banking services. Coindesk reported Wednesday that…

SEC: Veritaseum ICO was Illegal, CEO Charged with Manipulative Trading
August 13, 2019

The SEC wants to stop Veritaseum ICO operators from dissipating from what it described as an illegal offering. The Veritaseum ICO isn’t what it was cracked up to be. In…