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20.06.2019
03:51 Yahoo.com BusinessForget Facebook s Cryptocurrency Play Libra and Buy Square (SQ) Stock?

Square stock is down roughly 3.5% over the last three months as investors decide what's next for the once high-flying financial tech giant.

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03:51 Yahoo.com BusinessAndreessen Horowitz: How Facebook s Libra Cryptocurrency Will Be Governed

Andreessen Horowitz: How Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Will Be Governed

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01:27 Yahoo.com BusinessStreaming startup YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC

YouNow, the live streaming startup backed by Union Square Ventures, has filed a public offering for its Props token with the SEC, Reuters reports.The post Streaming startup YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC appeared first on The Block.

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00:55 Yahoo.com BusinessBTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, ADA: Price Analysis 19/06

Facebook released the white paper for its cryptocurrency project on June 18. The researchers at Binance research opine that Facebook’s Libra can boost cryptocurrency volume “due to increased accessibility from both institutional players and everyday retail users.” While the researchers have pointed to the huge potential of Libra, they have raised concern that regulators and financial institutions might act as obstacles. The Minister of the Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire said that he would “ask for guarantees” from Facebook to ensure that the stablecoin is not used for unlawful activities.

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00:32 Yahoo.com BusinessTala CEO: How Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Can Help Companies Scale

Tala CEO: How Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Can Help Companies Scale

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19.06.2019
23:57 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Market Consolidates at Prior Highs

Bitcoin is consolidating above its prior range high while the market has failed to find support above the monthly resistance.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Market Consolidates at Prior Highs appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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23:35 BitcoinMagazine.comWhy Bitcoin’s Security Is Just Fine

In this episode, Dave and Grahm cover shadow banking, Binance’s U.S.-regulation-compliant spinoff company and welcome back recurring guest Dan Held.
The post Why Bitcoin’s Security Is Just Fine appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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22:49 CNBC technologyFacebook discussed the launch of its cryptocurrency with the Fed, Jerome Powell says

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook spoke to the central bank about the digital currency called Libra

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22:40 DigitalTrends.comWhat is Libra? Here’s what you need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

Facebook released a white paper announcing its new cryptocurrency, Libra, which it intends as a way to enable more people around the world to process online payments. Here's how the new blockchain technology works.

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22:29 Yahoo.com BusinessAnalyst Says Bitcoin Could Hit $62K This Year Based on Technical Signals

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin is flying high in 2019. The price of the flagship cryptocurrency is now well past the $9,000 level. But there are quite a few analysts out there who believe that bitcoin’s meteoric rise isn’t over yet. Galaxy, a well-followed crypto handle on Twitter, predicts that the price of bitcoin could hit all-time highs of $62,000 in about four months. Year 2017 had a similar weekly candle set-up as the one today, which was followed by a 570% price increase over the next 147 days. Another similar price increase puts BTC price at ≈$62K by the end

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22:18 Yahoo.com BusinessRegulators Debate Cryptocurrency Legislation Ahead of G20 Summit

The new rules for crypto businesses will be released in June 21 but many regulators are already worried about the repercussions.

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22:17 CryptoCoinsNews.comAnalyst Says Bitcoin Could Hit $62K This Year Based on Technical Signals

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin is flying high in 2019. The price of the flagship cryptocurrency is now well past the $9,000 level. But there are quite a few analysts out there who believe that bitcoin’s meteoric rise isn’t over yet. Galaxy, a well-followed crypto handle on Twitter, predicts that the price of bitcoin could hit all-time highs of $62,000 in about four months. Favorable Technicals Could Power Bitcoin Higher Galaxy is one of many bitcoin bulls counting on favorable technical patterns to sustain the price rally. Noted bitcoin analyst Robert Sluymer of Fundstrat Global Advisors recently advised investors to load
The post Analyst Says Bitcoin Could Hit $62K This Year Based on Technical Signals appeared first on CCN Markets

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21:43 CoinDesk.comRegulators Begin To Debate Cryptocurrency Legislation Ahead of G20 Summit

The new rules for crypto businesses will be released in June 21 but many regulators are already worried about the repercussions.

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21:31 Reuters.com TechnologyU.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC

U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props.

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21:10 CryptoCoinsNews.com‘Satoshi’s Useful Idiot’ Zuckerberg Will Boost Bitcoin Price Beyond $20,000: Max Keiser

By CCN Markets: Crypto bull Max Keiser has predicted that Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra will help boost the bitcoin price to new all-time highs. Bitcoin price to go up with increasing hash rate According to Keiser, this is because Libra will increase the awareness and appeal of cryptocurrencies in general. Consequently, this will raise Bitcoin’s hash rate up leading to a new record price. It’s built into the protocol’s genesis block that eventually a heavyweight like $fb would take on BTC. This increased awareness and appeal to would-be potentates will, of course, drive the hashrate to new highs, leading to new
The post ‘Satoshi’s Useful Idiot’ Zuckerberg Will Boost Bitcoin Price Beyond $20,000: Max Keiser appeared first on CCN Markets

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20:34 TechInvestorNews.comFacebooks Libra Cryptocurrency Is the Future of Fintech (Frank Holmes, Contributor/Forbes.com Market News)

Frank Holmes, Contributor / Forbes.com Market NewsFacebooks Libra Cryptocurrency Is the Future of Fintech - Whereas its taken bitcoin years since its inception to break into the public consciousness, Facebooks Libra has the benefit of being made available on a massive social media platform that boasts as many as 2.4 billion users worldwide.Whereas its taken bitcoin years since its inception to break into the public ...

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19:47 Zdnet.comTech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle

This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job.

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19:36 TechInvestorNews.comTech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebooks Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Clouds debacle (ZDNet Latest News)

ZDNet Latest NewsTech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebooks Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Clouds debacle - This weeks TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job. ...

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19:15 Yahoo.com BusinessWeb Server Security Firm Cloudflare Announces Launch of Ethereum Gateway

Web server security service firm Cloudflare announced the launch of its Ethereum gateway in a blog post on June 19. Cloudflare also notes that while its gateway is centralized, it makes the number of companies offering such services greater, thus increasing the overall reliability of the ecosystem. Some have argued that, in using Infura,  developers rely on infrastructure entirely operated by ConsenSys and hosted by Amazon Web Services, which creates a single point of failure.

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19:03 Yahoo.com BusinessFacebook’s Cryptocurrency Will Face ‘Regulatory Hurricane,’ Canaccord Analysts Say

Facebook's Libra coin will face a regulatory "hurricane," warn otherwise-bullish analysts at investment bank Canaccord.

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18:52 Benzinga.comAnalysts Discuss Libra's Impact On Facebook, Cryptocurrencies And The Payments Market

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) officially announced its new Libra cryptocurrency, and a pair of Wall Street analysts weighed in on Libra’s impact on Wednesday.
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18:40 ValueWalk.comLawmakers’ Threats On Libra Cryptocurrency Harmful To Consumers?

Lawmaker threats on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency harm consumer choice and will backfire Washington, D.C. – Just hours after Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) announced its new Libra cryptocurrency project, federal lawmakers issued stark warnings to the social media platform, requesting the project […]
The post Lawmakers’ Threats On Libra Cryptocurrency Harmful To Consumers? appeared first on ValueWalk.

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18:28 CoinDesk.comFacebook’s Cryptocurrency Will Face ‘Regulatory Hurricane,’ Canaccord Analysts Say

Facebook's Libra coin will face a regulatory "hurricane," warn otherwise-bullish analysts at investment bank Canaccord.

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18:17 Yahoo.com Business‘Satoshi’s Useful Idiot’ Zuckerberg Will Boost Bitcoin Price Beyond $20,000: Max Keiser

By CCN Markets: Crypto bull Max Keiser has predicted that Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra will help boost the bitcoin price to new all-time highs. Bitcoin price to go up with increasing hash rate According to Keiser, this is because Libra will increase the awareness and appeal of cryptocurrencies in general. Consequently, this will raise Bitcoin’s hash rate up leading to a new record price. It’s built into the protocol’s genesis block that eventually a heavyweight like $fb would take on BTC. This increased awareness and appeal to would-be potentates will, of course, drive the hashrate to new highs, leading to new

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17:29 Yahoo.com Business4 Reasons to be Skeptical About Facebook s Libra Cryptocurrency

4 Reasons to be Skeptical About Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency

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17:29 Yahoo.com BusinessEthereum-Based Decentralized Video Streaming Startup Livepeer Raises $8M

Ethereum (ETH)-based decentralized video streaming startup Livepeer announced that it raised $8 million from institutional investors in its Series A funding round in a Medium post published on June 17. Other participants in the round purportedly include Digital Currency Group, Libertus, Collaborative Fund, Notation Capital, Compound, North Island, Coinfund, Haivision and StakeZero. Furthermore, according to the post David Mendels, the former CEO of online video platform Brightcove, has also joined the company in an active advisor role.

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17:28 FinExtra.comRipple buys stake in MoneyGram

Ripple has agreed to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram as part of a two-year partnership that wi...

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17:17 BBC.comFacebook urged to pause Libra crypto-currency project

A US lawmaker asks Facebook to wait before launching its digital currency, hours after it was announced.

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17:05 Yahoo.com Business‘Hard Core Fund’ Collects 50 BTC to Support Bitcoin Developers

This bitcoin evangelist is bridging the gap between the Asian mining industry and global open source developers.

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16:52 Yahoo.com BusinessPwC rolls out new auditing tool for cryptocurrencies as Big 4 race to fill demand

“Big Four” professional consulting firm PwC has launched an updated auditing solution for clients who hold cryptocurrencies, the firm announced Wednesday.The post PwC rolls out new auditing tool for cryptocurrencies as Big 4 race to fill demand appeared first on The Block.

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16:50 Phys.orgOpinion: With cryptocurrency launch, Facebook sets its path toward becoming an independent nation

Facebook has announced a plan to launch a new cryptocurrency named the Libra, adding another layer to its efforts to dominate global communications and business. Backed by huge finance and technology companies including Visa, Spotify, eBay, PayPal and Uber—plus a ready-made user base of 2 billion people around the world—Facebook is positioned to pressure countries and central banks to cooperate with its reinvention of the global financial system.

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16:27 CryptoCoinsNews.com‘A Very Expensive Failure’: Blockchain Experts Slam Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

By CCN Markets: A lot has already been said about Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency and its ambition to disrupt the finance world. But what about the blockchain technology that powers it?  Blockchain experts have poured over the technical documents and played with the Libra protocol testnet. Suffice to say, they’re not convinced about Libra’s claims. “A disaster in slow motion” Bitcoin developer Tamas Blummer offered the most damning assessment of the Libra protocol. He said Facebook is abusing its position to muscle into the blockchain world. “Trying to buy leadership in a cutting edge technology is very expensive and likely futile.
The post ‘A Very Expensive Failure’: Blockchain Experts Slam Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN Markets

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16:27 CoinDesk.com‘Hard Core Fund’ Collects 50 BTC to Support Bitcoin Developers

This bitcoin evangelist is bridging the gap between the Asian mining industry and global open source developers.

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16:15 CoinDesk.comInternet Security Provider Cloudflare Announces an Ethereum Gateway

The gateway is part of Cloudflare's ongoing effort to bring more users to the decentralized Internet and "break down the barriers created by a select group of powerful companies."

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16:15 FinExtra.comThe Main Risks Of Investing In Bitcoin

In modern society today, virtual currencies are rapidly gaining popularity. ATMs for transactions in...

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16:04 Benzinga.comWhat The MoneyGram-Ripple Deal Could Mean For The Cryptocurrency Space

The announcement that Ripple is partnering with MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI) has been met with a positive reaction as cryptocurrency goes mainstream.
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15:52 Yahoo.com BusinessBig Four Auditing Firm PwC Releases Cryptocurrency Auditing Software

Big Four auditing firm PwC announced the release of a cryptocurrency auditing software solution in a press release published on June 19. Per the release, the tool newly added to PwC’s Halo auditing suite can be used to “provide assurance services for entities engaging in cryptocurrency transactions.” The firm claims that, with the new addition, the Halo suite permits PwC to provide independent evidence of private-public key pairing (to establish crypto asset ownership), and gather information about transactions and balances from blockchains. PwC further notes that it is already employing the new tool to support audits of clients involved with cryptocurrencies, and assisting companies for which the firm is not the auditor in implementing processes and controls necessary to obtain assurance reports from their

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15:52 Yahoo.com Business‘A Very Expensive Failure’: Blockchain Experts Slam Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

By CCN Markets: A lot has already been said about Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency and its ambition to disrupt the finance world. But what about the blockchain technology that powers it?  Blockchain experts have poured over the technical documents and played with the Libra protocol testnet. Suffice to say, they’re not convinced about Libra’s claims. “A disaster in slow motion” Bitcoin developer Tamas Blummer offered the most damning assessment of the Libra protocol. He said Facebook is abusing its position to muscle into the blockchain world. “Trying to buy leadership in a cutting edge technology is very expensive and likely futile.

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15:40 Yahoo.com BusinessFundstrat’s Tom Lee: Bitcoin Is Easily Going to Reach New Highs

Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Tom Lee said that bitcoin (BTC) could easily reach new highs during an interview with CNBC published on June 18. In his comments, Lee said that bitcoin is becoming the reserve currency of the cryptocurrency space, and noted that it has been worth over the $9,000 price level in only 4% of its history. Before making those price predictions, Lee also noted that Facebook’s Libra project is a validation of mainstream interest in cryptocurrencies.

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15:40 DigitalTrends.comWhat’s in your digital wallet: The 5 weirdest cryptocurrencies

Though cryptocurrency may sound like a big and serious topic, a few of its implementations are actually fun. From Shiba Inus to feline coins and everything in between, we've rounded up the most eccentric digital coins.

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15:27 Phys.orgFacebook's new cryptocurrency won't protect user privacy from the company, expert says

Facebook announced Tuesday (June 18) it will launch a global cryptocurrency called Libra in 2020, alongside the underlying blockchain-based network—a secure, transparent and decentralized digital lender—that will support it.

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14:53 Yahoo ScienceHe Says He Invented Bitcoin and Is Suing Those Who Doubt Him

(Bloomberg) -- At a convention on digital currency, rarely does an audience Q&A session include a question as incendiary as, “Why is this fraud allowed to speak at this conference?” But that’s how a discussion about Bitcoin ended up last year in Seoul.The supposed fraud is Craig Wright, an Australian-born technologist who gained notoriety three years ago when he declared himself the inventor of Bitcoin. The provocateur is Vitalik Buterin, a baby-faced Russian-Canadian programmer who helped create another popular digital currency called Ether. No one disputes Buterin’s role in Ether; many reject Wright’s claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious genius behind Bitcoin.Wright is a comic-book supervillain for some in the world of cryptocurrency. Buterin’s rant was applauded by a handful of people at the conference,

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14:53 Yahoo.com BusinessLitecoin Price Gains Despite Facebook’s Libra Stealing Altcoins’ Thunder

By CCN Markets: Litecoin (LTC) entered a positive territory on Wednesday while other top cryptocurrencies trended flat as investors became cautious following the introduction of the Facebook token, Libra. The LTC-to-dollar exchange rate established an intraday high of $139.66, up more than 3 percent since the Asian session open. The upside action neutralized the pair’s losses in the past seven days. At the same time, it brought Litecoin’s month-to-date gains to 26 percent, with a market value of approx $3.94 billion. Debit Card, Calibra Announcement The surge in the Litecoin price closely followed an announcement by the Litecoin Foundation. The nonprofit

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14:48 Financial TimesCryptocurrency enthusiasts hate, and love, Libra coin

Purists hope Facebook plan will push digital currencies into mainstream

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14:41 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin’s Price Snaps Longest Daily Win Streak Since 2018

Bitcoin's price fell on Tuesday, snapping the longest daily winning streak since July 2018. The long-term outlook, however, remains bullish.

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14:40 CryptoCoinsNews.comLitecoin Price Gains Despite Facebook’s Libra Stealing Altcoins’ Thunder

By CCN Markets: Litecoin (LTC) entered a positive territory on Wednesday while other top cryptocurrencies trended flat as investors became cautious following the introduction of the Facebook token, Libra. The LTC-to-dollar exchange rate established an intraday high of $139.66, up more than 3 percent since the Asian session open. The upside action neutralized the pair’s losses in the past seven days. At the same time, it brought Litecoin’s month-to-date gains to 26 percent, with a market value of approx $3.94 billion. Debit Card, Calibra Announcement The surge in the Litecoin price closely followed an announcement by the Litecoin Foundation. The nonprofit
The post Litecoin Price Gains Despite Facebook’s Libra Stealing Altcoins’ Thunder appeared first on CCN Markets

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14:16 CoinDesk.comBitcoin’s Price Snaps Longest Daily Win Streak Since 2018

Bitcoin's price fell on Tuesday, snapping the longest daily winning streak since July 2018. The long-term outlook, however, remains bullish.

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14:03 FT.com TechnologyCryptocurrency enthusiasts hate, and love, Libra coin

Purists hope Facebook plan will push digital currencies into mainstream

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13:46 Techcrunch.ComLibra currently looks more like a fiat currency than a cryptocurrency

Facebook unveiled a cryptocurrency called Libra yesterday as well as the Libra Association, a not-for-profit that will oversee all things Libra. While Libra’s white paper draws a lot of inspiration from other cryptocurrencies, the current governance model and blockchain implementation remind me of banks more than bitcoin. Permissioned blockchain The Libra blockchain is designed like […]

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13:05 TheNextWeb.comFlexer charged with trafficking Bitcoin-purchased drugs in Australia

A man who frequently flaunted his wealth on social media has been found guilty of importing and trafficking drugs purchased with Bitcoin on the dark web. Brendan Leigh Baker, 27, a former cafe owner in Canberra, was found guilty in the ACT Supreme Court this week. According to a report, his most serious charge was attempting to import a commercial quantity of Methylone, a synthetic form of MDMA, which carries a maximum sentence of life behind bars. The case against Baker was centered around the testimony of a former drug dealer turned police informant who provided detailed evidence of the operation.… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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12:53 Yahoo.com BusinessDecentralized Video Platform Built on Ethereum Raises $8 Million

The Livepeer infrastructure functions as a “token coordinating network,” incentivizing those with computing power to join and match the needs of those looking to stream.

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12:14 CoinDesk.comDecentralized Video Platform Built on Ethereum Raises $8 Million

The Livepeer infrastructure functions as a “token coordinating network,” incentivizing those with computing power to join and match the needs of those looking to stream.

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12:03 Yahoo.com Business‘Phase Zero’ of a New Ethereum Blockchain Could Go Live Next January

Ethereum may begin transitioning to its next-generation, proof-of-stake blockchain model at the beginning of next year – pending more tests, that is.

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11:48 ScienceNewsDaily.orgUS lawmaker wants Facebook to halt its Libra cryptocurrency project - CNET

Lawmakers still have a lot of questions about Facebook's cryptocurrency plans.

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11:26 FinancialExpress.comShut down cryptocurrencies, says Nobel winning economist even as Facebook pushes Libra

Explaining the perils of cryptocurrencies, Joseph Stiglitz said that the world is already aware of the role that real estate played in money laundering

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11:14 CoinDesk.com‘Phase Zero’ of a New Ethereum Blockchain Could Go Live Next January

Ethereum may begin transitioning to its next-generation, proof-of-stake blockchain model at the beginning of next year – pending more tests, that is.

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11:03 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Logic: The Tactics Of Faketoshi Exposed by Craig Wright Himself

By CCN Markets: Self-professed Bitcoin creator and ‘Faketoshi’, Craig Wright, continued to give himself away in a blog post where he details the logic of false argumentation. Specifically, Wright takes aim at those who would seek to hide behind ad hominem attacks, and use misdirection to avoid the question at hand. That question, according to Wright, is the scaling of Bitcoin, which he states in between bouts of launching ad hominem attacks on everyone from Julian Assange, to Binance, to John McAfee. Here we have the manifestation of Wright’s logic in action. The real question is why he persists in

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11:02 JapanTimes.co.jpFacebook wants its cryptocurrency to one day rival the greenback

Facebook Inc. unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency Tuesday that the social media giant hopes will one day trade on a global scale much like ...

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10:38 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Logic: The Tactics Of Faketoshi Exposed by Craig Wright Himself

By CCN Markets: Self-professed Bitcoin creator and ‘Faketoshi’, Craig Wright, continued to give himself away in a blog post where he details the logic of false argumentation. Specifically, Wright takes aim at those who would seek to hide behind ad hominem attacks, and use misdirection to avoid the question at hand. That question, according to Wright, is the scaling of Bitcoin, which he states in between bouts of launching ad hominem attacks on everyone from Julian Assange, to Binance, to John McAfee. Here we have the manifestation of Wright’s logic in action. The real question is why he persists in
The post Bitcoin Logic: The Tactics Of Faketoshi Exposed by Craig Wright Himself appeared first on CCN Markets

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10:12 TheFintechTimes.comCryptocurrencies Jeopardised by Lack of Consumer Understanding

A New Kaspersky survey has discovered that a lack of understanding and trust is holding consumers back from using cryptocurrencies. Kaspersky’s report, ‘Uncharted territory: why consumers are still wary about adopting cryptocurrency’, reveals that whilst 29% of people have some knowledge of cryptocurrencies and there is a demand among many...
The post Cryptocurrencies Jeopardised by Lack of Consumer Understanding appeared first on The Fintech Times.

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10:04 Yahoo ScienceFacebook’s Crypto Libra & Corporate Blockchains: Existential Threats to Bitcoin?

By CCN Markets: When we think of Facebook entering the crypto space with Libra, we need to consider it holistically. There’s a lot more going on here than some social networking giant splashing around in the crypto space. There’s something much more significant we should think about: the litigation that comes along with major companies. Libra liabilities: Intellectual Property and Courtrooms To date, we’ve largely ignored this reality, but the truth is that Facebook and others entering the space brings its own set of challenges. For starters, there will be lawsuits. Somehow, someway, these companies will find themselves in court

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10:01 CNBC technologyFacebook's cryptocurrency is already facing political pushback in Europe

Facebook unveiled its Libra cryptocurrency on Tuesday, and it didn't go unnoticed by European officials.

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09:51 CryptoCoinsNews.comFacebook’s Crypto Libra & Corporate Blockchains: Existential Threats to Bitcoin?

By CCN Markets: When we think of Facebook entering the crypto space with Libra, we need to consider it holistically. There’s a lot more going on here than some social networking giant splashing around in the crypto space. There’s something much more significant we should think about: the litigation that comes along with major companies. Libra liabilities: Intellectual Property and Courtrooms To date, we’ve largely ignored this reality, but the truth is that Facebook and others entering the space brings its own set of challenges. For starters, there will be lawsuits. Somehow, someway, these companies will find themselves in court
The post Facebook’s Crypto Libra & Corporate Blockchains: Existential Threats to Bitcoin? appeared first on CCN Markets

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09:15 CoinDesk.com$200,000 in Bitcoin Seized in Dark Net Drug Probe

In total, authorities seized 20 kilograms of MDMA, over seven kilograms of Ketamine, over 10,000 Xanax pills, and more than $100,000 in cash.

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08:41 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Will ‘Easily’ Blast Beyond All-Time High Soon: Wall Street Analyst

By CCN Markets: Speaking to CNBC’s Futures Now, Fundstrat co-founder and head of research Thomas Lee said that considering the momentum of bitcoin, the dominant crypto asset is likely to take out its all-time high very soon. “Well, you know I think bitcoin ultimately becomes a reserve currency in crypto, bitcoin at $9,000 has only been at this level in four percent of its history. We’re deep into a bull market and people are pretty silent about it. I think bitcoin is easily going to take out its all-time high,” said Lee. #Bitcoin is blasting higher, and @fundstrat's Tom Lee

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08:29 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Will ‘Easily’ Blast Beyond All-Time High Soon: Wall Street Analyst

By CCN Markets: Speaking to CNBC’s Futures Now, Fundstrat co-founder and head of research Thomas Lee said that considering the momentum of bitcoin, the dominant crypto asset is likely to take out its all-time high very soon. “Well, you know I think bitcoin ultimately becomes a reserve currency in crypto, bitcoin at $9,000 has only been at this level in four percent of its history. We’re deep into a bull market and people are pretty silent about it. I think bitcoin is easily going to take out its all-time high,” said Lee. #Bitcoin is blasting higher, and @fundstrat's Tom Lee
The post Bitcoin Price Will ‘Easily’ Blast Beyond All-Time High Soon: Wall Street Analyst appeared first on CCN Markets

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07:09 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin s Rally Forgets These Asia Crypto Shares

(Bloomberg) -- This year’s resurgence of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has yet to translate into the same kind of gains for some of Asia’s more prominent crypto-linked stocks.The largest digital coin is up about 150% in 2019, surging past the $9,000 level earlier this week ahead of Facebook Inc.’s announcement for a cryptocurrency called Libra, that will be governed by a group of almost 30 companies including Visa Inc., Mastercard Inc. and PayPal Holdings Inc. Facebook shares slipped 0.3% in New York after the announcement Tuesday.The prospect of Facebook and other mainstream institutions such as JPMorgan Chase & Co. entering the space has been one of the main drivers of the so-called thaw in the “crypto winter” since April. U.S. bitcoin-exposed assets have rallied: Grayscale Bitcoin Trust soared 189% this year,

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06:46 VentureBeat.comFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash

Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.

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06:44 GizmagFacebook launches its own cryptocurrency called Libra


Facebook today announced plans to roll out a new form of cryptocurrency called Libra, which will integrate with the social media giant's apps including WhatsApp and Messenger in an effort to make moving money as simple as sending a text message.
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05:37 FinancialExpress.comFacebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

Those issues have led some government officials to call for Facebook to incur penalties, or be forcibly broken up. Kevin Weil, who runs product for the Libra initiative, said Facebook hopes it can bring global regulators to the table by publicizing its plan.

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05:15 Yahoo.com Business‘Bitcoin Inventor’ Craig Wright’s Satoshi Lawsuit Mediation at ‘Impasse’

By CCN Markets: Self-proclaimed “bitcoin inventor” Craig Wright attended a mediation conference in Miami related to his $10 billion lawsuit against the estate of deceased computer genius Dave Kleiman. Mediator: ‘We Are at an Impasse’ In a federal court filing dated June 18, the mediator noted that the parties were unable to resolve their lawsuit at mediation. “This case did not settle at the mediation. As a result, we are at an impasse.” Calvin Ayre: Craig Wright Is Satoshi Nakamoto Canadian crypto entrepreneur Calvin Ayre tweeted about the mediation moments after it ended. The conference occurred one day after a

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05:03 CryptoCoinsNews.com‘Bitcoin Inventor’ Craig Wright’s Satoshi Lawsuit Mediation at ‘Impasse’

By CCN Markets: Self-proclaimed “bitcoin inventor” Craig Wright attended a mediation conference in Miami related to his $10 billion lawsuit against the estate of deceased computer genius Dave Kleiman. Mediator: ‘We Are at an Impasse’ In a federal court filing dated June 18, the mediator noted that the parties were unable to resolve their lawsuit at mediation. “This case did not settle at the mediation. As a result, we are at an impasse.” Calvin Ayre: Craig Wright Is Satoshi Nakamoto Canadian crypto entrepreneur Calvin Ayre tweeted about the mediation moments after it ended. The conference occurred one day after a
The post ‘Bitcoin Inventor’ Craig Wright’s Satoshi Lawsuit Mediation at ‘Impasse’ appeared first on CCN Markets

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04:27 Zdnet.comFacebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project

Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation.

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03:52 RT.comFacebook cryptocurrency launch meets widespread skepticism, demand for safeguards

The much-hyped launch of Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra has met a brick wall of institutional skepticism as politicians and regulators take one look at CEO Mark Zuckerberg's privacy record and raise a collective eyebrow. Read Full Article at RT.com

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01:49 DigitalTrends.comCongress already wants to block rollout of Facebook’s cryptocurrency

It only took a few hours after Facebook provided details of its Libra cryptocurrency on Tuesday for lawmakers in Congress to tell the social media giant to pump the breaks. Facebook was asked to stop development until Congress weighs in.

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01:35 Reuters.com TechnologyFacebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.

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01:22 ReutersFacebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.

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01:01 CNBC technologyRep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra

Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to release in 2020.

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00:50 Reuters.com TechnologyU.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project

A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security.

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00:48 ReutersU.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project

A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security.

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00:38 Reuters.com TechnologySenior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review

U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review.

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00:36 ReutersSenior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review

U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review.

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00:30 TheVerge.comTop Democrat calls for Facebook to halt cryptocurrency plans until Congress investigates

Hours after Facebook announced its plans for a global cryptocurrency project, a top House Democrat is calling for Facebook to halt its plans until Congress and regulators have had a chance to investigate potential risks.

“With the announcement that it plans to create a cryptocurrency, Facebook is continuing its unchecked expansion and extending its reach into the lives of its users,” House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) said in a statement. “Given the company’s troubled past, I am requesting that Facebook agree to a moratorium on any movement forward on developing a cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators have the opportunity to examine these issues and take action.”

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00:29 Yahoo.com BusinessFacebook’s Cryptocurrency Is a Nail in the Coffin for ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’

Edan Yago is the founder of CementDAO, an effort to bring together stablecoins into a unified ecosystem. The views expressed here are his own. With the announcement of Libra, cryptocurrency has entered the big leagues. Facebook’s entry into this market means every single company now has to take cryptocurrency seriously. Companies around the world are […]

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00:18 Washingtonpost.comLibra, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, explained

On June 18, Facebook announced the debut of its digital currency Libra. Here’s some background on how the initiative works.

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00:16 Reuters.com TechnologyU.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency

Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency could mean for data privacy and security.

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00:14 ReutersU.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency

Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency could mean for data privacy and security.

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18.06.2019
23:55 Yahoo.com BusinessU.S. lawmaker calls for hearing into Facebook s cryptocurrency

A senior Republican lawmaker wants Congress to promptly examine Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency. Representative Patrick McHenry, the senior Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, wrote a letter Tuesday to committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, a Democrat, calling for a hearing on the initiative, dubbed Libra. A spokeswoman for McHenry said he would be open to having Facebook testify directly about the move.

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23:55 Yahoo.com BusinessMoneyGram shares more than double on deal with Ripple

MoneyGram shares more than doubled Tuesday after the money transfer company announced a partnership with the cryptocurrency company Ripple. The companies said late Monday that the two-year deal will allow MoneyGram to use Ripple's blockchain service for cheaper cross-border payments. Ripple, based in San Francisco, invested $30 million in MoneyGram as part of the deal, with an option to purchase up to an additional $20 million in shares at $4.10 each.

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23:53 Reuters.com TechnologyU.S. lawmaker calls for hearing into Facebook's cryptocurrency

A senior Republican lawmaker wants Congress to promptly examine Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency.

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23:51 ReutersU.S. lawmaker calls for hearing into Facebook's cryptocurrency

A senior Republican lawmaker wants Congress to promptly examine Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency.

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23:45 SputnikNews.comSenior GOP Lawmaker Calls for Hearing Into Facebook Cryptocurrency Plans - Report

Facebook announced earlier on Tuesday its plans to launch a new cryptocurrency called Libra by 2020 and create a digital wallet for it as part of a bid to make basic financial services more accessible around the world.

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23:44 South China Morning PostFacebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns

Facebook announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.The social networking giant has linked with 28 partners including Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to form Libra Association, a Geneva-based entity governing the new digital coin, according to marketing materials and interviews with executives. No banks are yet part of the group.To facilitate transactions,…

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23:43 CoinDesk.comFacebook’s Cryptocurrency Is a Nail in the Coffin for Blockchain Not Bitcoin

Edan Yago is the founder of CementDAO, an effort to bring together stablecoins into a unified ecosystem. The views expressed here are his own. With the announcement of Libra, cryptocurrency has entered the big leagues. Facebook’s entry into this market means every single company now has to take cryptocurrency seriously. Companies around the world are […]

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23:32 Yahoo.com BusinessHyperledger gets 8 new members including Microsoft, Salesforce, and Ethereum Foundation

The open-source effort Hyperledger has announced recruiting eight new members, including Microsoft and Salesforce. Besides the two software giants, new general members include Gloscad, a Polish company specialising in project development and management, toll technology company Milligan Partners, and palladium producer Nornickel.The post Hyperledger gets 8 new members including Microsoft, Salesforce, and Ethereum Foundation appeared first on The Block.

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22:58 Yahoo.com BusinessCryptocurrency platform HAYVN approved by Abu Dhabi regulator

Cryptocurrency platform HAYVN has announced it has received an in-principle approval (IPA) from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority, the regulatory body connected to the Abu Dhabi Global Market.The post Cryptocurrency platform HAYVN approved by Abu Dhabi regulator appeared first on The Block.

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22:44 CNBC technologyFinance, privacy experts skeptical of Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions

Consumer advocates warn there's no clear fix if your money goes missing through cryptocurrency transactions.

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22:35 Yahoo.com BusinessLitecoin Foundation to Release Physical Cryptocurrency Debit Card

The Litecoin Foundation has announced a partnership with Bibox Exchange and blockchain firm Ternio to release a physical cryptocurrency debit card, in a blog post on June 18. Customers will be able to keep cryptocurrencies such as litecoin (LTC) and Bibox Exchange’s and Ternio’s native tokens bibox token (BIX) and ternio (TERN) respectively. Within the project, Bibox Exchange will act as the custodian of users’ funds and leverage over $200 million worth of cryptocurrency trading volume.

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22:33 TechInvestorNews.comHeres the tech behind Facebooks Libra cryptocurrency (CNBC: Top News)

CNBC: Top NewsHeres the tech behind Facebooks Libra cryptocurrency - Facebook and other groups are behind a new programming language for working with the Libra blockchain. ...

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22:21 ScienceNewsDaily.orgLibra: What is Facebook's new cryptocurrency and can we trust it?

Your questions answered on Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra. What will it be used for, can we trust it, and what's the point?

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