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Get your popcorn ready. Zuckerberg is set to testify before Congress again

Get your popcorn ready. Zuckerberg is set to testify before Congress again

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be back in Washington D.C. to testify before Congress, this time for the platform’s Libra cryptocurrency. Zuckerberg will testify as the sole witness.
Senators Warn Visa, Mastercard to Think Twice About Joining Facebook's Cryptocurrency Scheme

Senators Warn Visa, Mastercard to Think Twice About Joining Facebook's Cryptocurrency Scheme

As anxieties mount over Facebook’s plan to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, Capitol Hill lawmakers are facing increasing pressure to intercede. This week, that intervention has taken the form of

Congress will grill Mark Zuckerberg over Libra October 23rd

Mark Zuckerberg will be under the spotlight of regulators once again when Facebook's CEO testifies before the Financial Services Committee this month. The congressional panel is set to grill him
Lawmakers Urge Visa, Mastercard to Drop Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency

Lawmakers Urge Visa, Mastercard to Drop Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency

Two Senate Democrats have reportedly urged payment processors Visa, Mastercard, and Stripe to drop out of their partnership with Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Testify Before Congress Over Libra Crypto

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will defend Libra before U.S. lawmakers later this month.

Bank of England Sets Out Rules for Libra Launch in the UK

The central bank has finalized principles the Facebook-led cryptocurrency project must adopt before a U.K. launch.
OpenLibra is an open alternative to Facebook's Libra

OpenLibra is an open alternative to Facebook's Libra

While Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra struggles to and regulators happy, an alternative called OpenLibra is here to address some of Libra's potential shortcomings. Announced at Ethereum

US Lawmakers Call on Payment Giants to Exit ‘Chilling’ Libra Project

Senators Brian Schatz and Sherrod Brown have called on Visa, Stripe, and MasterCard to reconsider their membership of the Libra Association.

New Libra Fork Will Create Permissionless Stablecoin Free of Corporate Control

Thirty blockchain companies and nonprofit organizations plan to fork the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency to build an open alternative.

How Anti-Money-Laundering Rules Hinder Libra’s Mission to Reach the Unbanked

A "step-ladder" approach to know-your-customer (KYC) rules could help the Libra stablecoin reach those disconnected from the financial system.

For Non-Profits Working With Facebook, Libra Isn’t Such a Crazy Idea

If their missions aren't served by Libra, Women's World Banking and Mercy Corps say they'll let it be known – loudly.
Daily Horoscopes: October 9, 2019

Daily Horoscopes: October 9, 2019

The moon enters Pisces today.
Daily Horoscopes: October 8, 2019

Daily Horoscopes: October 8, 2019

The moon is in Aquarius.

Ripple CEO Not Bullish on Facebook’s Ability to Launch Libra Cryptocurrency

Brad Garlinghouse of Ripple changes his tune on Facebook's cryptocurrency project: "I think it's going to be a tough road."

Ripple CEO Not Bullish on Facebook’s Ability to Launch Libra Cryptocurrency

Brad Garlinghouse of Ripple changes his tune on Facebook's cryptocurrency project: "I think it's going to be a tough road."

German Finance Minister Supports Digital Euro, But ‘Very Critical’ of Libra

Speaking on a possible e-euro, minister Olaf Scholz said Germany "should not leave the field to China, Russia, the U.S. or any private providers."

Now Traders Can Make Bets on When Facebook’s Libra Will Launch

Crypto futures exchange CoinFLEX is issuing derivatives linked to the launch of the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project.

EU grills Facebook over Libra's financial and privacy risks

It's not just central banks interrogating Facebook over its Libra cryptocurrency as of late. The Financial Times has learned that the European Commission has asked Facebook to answer a range of
Daily Horoscopes: October 7, 2019

Daily Horoscopes: October 7, 2019

The moon is in Aquarius.
PayPal Is Pulling Its Support from Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

PayPal Is Pulling Its Support from Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

PayPal has officially decided to withdraw from Libra Association, the non-profit organisation behind the creation and eventual consumer rollout of Facebook’s cryptocurrency, The Verge reports. While