03Jul/19

Economist Joseph Stiglitz: Only a Fool Would Trust Facebook’s Libra

Nobel prize-winning economist, Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, claims that “every currency is based on trust, but only a fool would trust Facebook’s Libra” in an article published on July 2. Stiglitz also notesRead More…

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25Jun/19

French Central Bank: Facebook’s Libra May Need Banking License

Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said that Facebook’s Libra stablecoin must comply with anti-money laundering regulation and seek banking licenses if it offers banking services, Reuters reports on JuneRead More…

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28May/19

JPMorgan Adds New Privacy Features to Its Ethereum-Based Quorum Blockchain

JPMorgan Chase’s blockchain team has developed a privacy feature for ethereum-based blockchains, obscuring not only how much money is being sent but who is sending it. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, JPMorgan hasRead More…

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20May/19

Dutch Bank ABN AMRO Launches Blockchain Inventory Tracking Platform

Dutch bank ABN AMRO said in a news release Friday that it’s currently “exploring options” for bringing the platform, called Forcefield, to market, and is in discussions with firms in the commoditiesRead More…

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18May/19

Circle Releases Another Attestation Report on Stablecoin USDC’s USD Reserves

Goldman Sachs-backed crypto finance startup Circle has published the latest third-party audit of its USD-pegged stablecoin, USD Coin (USDC). The company reported the update in a blog post published on May 17. USD Coin is anRead More…

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14May/19

Emberfund Turns Your Phone Into a Crypto Hedge Fund

When we think about investing in crypto we imagine a single, monolithic transaction and then years of HODLing. The folks at Emberfund imagine a different way. Their app, available now for iOS andRead More…

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