Facebook Is Considering NFT Support in Novi Digital Wallet

Facebook is in a good position to explore supporting NFTs through its new digital wallet, according to David Marcus.

News  ·  25 August 2021

Diem: A Dream Deferred?

Is diem what the world needs? "It's a start," economist Darrell Duffie says.

Opinion  ·  20 August 2021

Facebook: Novi Digital Wallet Is ‘Ready to Come to Market’

Novi’s David Marcus said Facebook deserves “a fair shot” at payments.

Tech  ·  18 August 2021

State of Crypto: Reflecting on Libra’s (Regulatory) Legacy

Facebook unveiled the Libra project a little over two years ago today. The original vision may have died but its legacy will live on.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 June 2021

Iran’s Bitcoin Bet and the Money Wars to Come

Iran's push to license bitcoin mining could help it evade U.S. sanctions. But the plan is likely to help some of its people more than others.

Markets  ·  30 April 2021

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin’s Rich List, Coinbase’s Latest Acquisition

Also: Grayscale reports an a rise in participation from pensions while Ripple's Garlinghouse reveals he attempted to settle charges with the SEC ahead of its XRP suit.

News  ·  8 January 2021

Bitcoin’s Market Value Now Exceeds That of Facebook

Bitcoin is currently more valuable than all but six of the world's publicly traded companies.

News  ·  8 January 2021

Libra Plans Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin Launch in January 2021: Report

Libra might eventually get off the ground as early as January albeit in a more limited format.

News  ·  27 November 2020

Facebook’s Libra Co-Founder Morgan Beller Departs to Return to VC

Beller, 27, will become a general partner at NFX. She'd worked at a16z before joining Facebook.

News  ·  22 September 2020

Libra Association Hires Former HSBC CEO

The Libra Association, the organization developing the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency payments project, has hired a banking heavyweight with 25 years at HSBC.

Business  ·  17 September 2020

Libra Taps Ex-Homeland Security General Counsel as New Legal Chief

The new general counsel is Libra's second in just three months.

Business  ·  27 August 2020

How the Battle for Thailand Is Being Fought on Twitter

The Thai government and pro-democracy protesters are at war over social media. Authorities blocked local access to a Facebook group that was critical of the monarchy. Young protesters now fear the military government is interfering with Twitter as well.

News  ·  26 August 2020

Game Show Winner Loses $39K in Bitcoin Facebook Scam

A former winner of Deal or No Deal has lost nearly $40,000 after a bitcoin investment company turned out to be a Facebook scam.

News  ·  18 August 2020

Facebook Taps David Marcus to Lead Payments Initiatives

Marcus will continue running Libra's Novi digital wallet as he takes on Facebook Financial.

News  ·  10 August 2020

Google, Twitter and Facebook Face $600M Lawsuit Over Crypto Ad Bans

The corporate giants could soon face the wrath of cryptocurrency business owners in a lawsuit over the banning of crypto advertising in 2018.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 July 2020