Tag: Facebook

The Swiss Are Onto Something: Facebook, Libra and the Case for Decentralization

The Swiss Are Onto Something: Facebook, Libra and the Case for Decentralization A recent letter from the U.S. House of Representatives to social media giant Facebook has crypto users speculating feverishly. The implications of the letter, and Calibra CEO David Marcus’ recent response, will inform the future of money not […]

Pro or Anti Bitcoin? Crypto Community Divided Amid Facebook Coin Launch

Pro or Anti Bitcoin? Crypto Community Divided Amid Facebook Coin Launch At long last, Facebook’s inaugural consumer-facing Bitcoin-related (albeit remotely related) project is upon us. To be announced on Tuesday morning, Libra (Reserve) is slated to be a stablecoin tied to a basket of traditional assets, presumably ensuring it is […]

Novogratz: Facebook Integral To Crypto, Bitcoin Won’t Get Hurt By “Globalcoin”

Novogratz: Facebook Integral To Crypto, Bitcoin Won’t Get Hurt By “Globalcoin” At long last, some of the world’s largest companies are delving into on crypto and related technologies. The past weeks have seen news arise that some of the world’s largest institutions in TD Ameritrade and Fidelity continue to scale […]

Facebook Globalcoin: Bitcoin Killer or Bitcoin Multiplier?

Facebook Globalcoin: Bitcoin Killer or Bitcoin Multiplier? It may sound like a 2014-era shitcoin, but Globalcoin is this year’s most anticipated new digital asset. It doesn’t matter that it’s not decentralized, not permissionless, and not even crypto. The only question that really matters is what does Facebook’s currency spell for […]

HTC’s Blockchain Lead: Bitcoin is to Facebook Coin, JPM Coin as The Internet is to Intranets

HTC’s Blockchain Lead: Bitcoin is to Facebook Coin, JPM Coin as The Internet is to Intranets Token2049, a recent crypto conference in Hong Kong, saw some of the biggest names in Bitcoin and blockchain congregate. NewsBTC was lucky enough to snag Phil Chen, a world-renowned technologist and the head of […]