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Facebook may finally launch its Libra cryptocurrency in early 2021
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Facebook may finally launch its Libra cryptocurrency in early 2021

The stablecoin is reportedly just waiting on final approval from Swiss regulators
27 Nov 2020
PayPal will now support Bitcoin trading
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PayPal will now support Bitcoin trading

Users can buy, hold, and sell widely-used cryptocurrencies alongside other payment methods in their digital wallet
22 Oct 2020
What is Libra? A guide to Facebook's cryptocurrency
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What is Libra? A guide to Facebook's cryptocurrency

Users will soon be able to send and receive payments across Facebook and WhatsApp
5 Mar 2020
Facebook to reconsider its Libra cryptocurrency
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Facebook to reconsider its Libra cryptocurrency

The social media giant is hoping to save the fledgeling digital coin
4 Mar 2020
Facebook Libra drives central banks to consider digital currency
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Facebook Libra drives central banks to consider digital currency

Bank of England and counterparts in Japan, Europe and Canada are joining forces to study how to setup digital currencies
22 Jan 2020
What is cryptocurrency mining?
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What is cryptocurrency mining?

Ever wondered how bitcoins are actually made?
6 Jan 2020
Apple surprised by 'quick' German law on digital payments
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Apple surprised by 'quick' German law on digital payments

German parliamentary committee will force operators of electronic money infrastructure to offer access to rivals
15 Nov 2019
China prepares to launch the first domestic cryptocurrency
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China prepares to launch the first domestic cryptocurrency

EU responds with calls for launch of a public European cryptocurrency
6 Nov 2019
Valve thwarts criminals using CS:GO as laundering platform
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Valve thwarts criminals using CS:GO as laundering platform

The video game giant said 'stopping criminals was more important than preserving its microtransaction system'
4 Nov 2019
Facebook partners yet to financially back Libra project
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Facebook partners yet to financially back Libra project

Social network labelled "disingenuous" for downplaying its role in the direction of the group
23 Oct 2019
MasterCard and Visa abandon support of Facebook's Libra
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MasterCard and Visa abandon support of Facebook's Libra

The two payments specialists are joined by eBay and other financial firms in leaving the Libra Association
14 Oct 2019
TalkTalk hacker's crypto assets auctioned off by police
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TalkTalk hacker's crypto assets auctioned off by police

The auction of seized cryptocurrencies is a UK-first for law enforcement
1 Oct 2019
Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”
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Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”

VMware CEO blasts cryptocurrencies
28 Aug 2019
Fintech sector warns of UK leadership complacency
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Fintech sector warns of UK leadership complacency

Digital finance survey signals concerns over Brexit impact on the sector
27 Aug 2019
Facebook pushed to reveal Libra's data protection policies
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Facebook pushed to reveal Libra's data protection policies

Since its launch, Facebook's stablecoin has garnered widespread concern about user privacy
6 Aug 2019
Mounting Facebook Libra pressure spurs Bitcoin slump
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Mounting Facebook Libra pressure spurs Bitcoin slump

Facebook's digital coin is branded "a national security risk" as Bitcoin price falls by more than 10%
16 Jul 2019
On this one issue, Trump is absolutely correct
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On this one issue, Trump is absolutely correct

Sometimes the US president’s ramblings are right on the money
12 Jul 2019
BrewDog calls for crypto investors
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BrewDog calls for crypto investors

Equity For Punks scheme marks the company’s second crypto experiment
5 Jul 2019
G20 approves rules to shake up cryptocurrency industry
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G20 approves rules to shake up cryptocurrency industry

New rules aimed at fighting money laundering and terrorism have been met with criticism from industry leaders
2 Jul 2019
The turbulent politics of Iran's crypto mining debacle
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The turbulent politics of Iran's crypto mining debacle

Iranian government claims the industry is putting strain on the national power grid, but figures suggest something different
1 Jul 2019
Microsoft and Salesforce join the Hyperledger project
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Microsoft and Salesforce join the Hyperledger project

The open source research initiative is welcoming eight large organisations to its ranks
19 Jun 2019
Facebook primes for cryptocurrency launch
Facebook's cryptocurrency venture
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Facebook primes for cryptocurrency launch

Major financial backers and high-profile hires prelude the launch of a white paper next week
14 Jun 2019
Rival cryptomining gangs warring over unsecure Linux servers
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Rival cryptomining gangs warring over unsecure Linux servers

Pacha Group’s malware goes toe-to-toe with Rocke for maximum computing power to launch mining attacks
10 May 2019