Mark Zuckerberg tries to convince skeptical Congress on Libra, privacy

Author:  | Website: Adage.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg struggled on Wednesday to convince Congress of the merits of the company’s plans for a cryptocurrency in light of all the other challenges the company has failed to sol

A Telling Exchange at the Zuckerberg Hearing

Author: Rachel Gutman | Website: Theatlantic.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

How a question about vaccines made it into a hearing about cryptocurrency

Facebook CEO Tries to Allay Congressional Concerns about Planned Launch of Cryptocurrency

Author:  | Website: Voanews.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought to allay lawmakers’ concerns Wednesday about the planned launch of a global digital currency, House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters rene

Mark Zuckerberg testifies on Facebook cryptocurrency

Author: MSNBC.com | Website: MSNBC
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is getting grilled by lawmakers today on Capitol Hill.

Is There a Bitcoin Bull Case After 10% Plunge to $7,400?

Author: Nick Chong | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

On Wednesday morning, Bitcoin bears finally managed to get the upper hand over bulls.

Lawmakers grill Mark Zuckerberg on political ads, election security

Author: CBS News | Website: CBS News
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Capitol Hill to testify about Libra, a new cryptocurrency co-founded by the social network.

What Is Bitcoin?

Author: HowellStorgaard08 | Website: Slashdot.org
Publish on: 10/23/2019

It is the primary undertaking that brings actual mathematical innovation to the Cryptocurrency house with Mimblewimble. They're easy to under

Daily Deal: The Complete Blockchain & Ethereum Programmer Bundle

Author: feedfeeder | Website: Slashdot.org
Publish on: 10/23/2019

The Complete Blockchain and Ethereum Programmer Bundle has 10 courses to help you learn more about blockchain.

Early Facebook Investor Roger McNamee on How the Company Became a Threat to Democracy

Author:  | Website: Realclearpolitics.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Via Democracy Now -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying Wednesday on Capitol Hill as his company's actions face escalating criticism.

Blockchain Lobbying: Interests Fragmenting as Crypto Field Expands

Author: Cointelegraph By Kirill Bryanov | Website: Cointelegraph.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

As more diverse interests engage with lawmakers and regulators, the blockchain industry no longer has a unified voice

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces bipartisan hostility

Author:  | Website: Timesofisrael.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Lawmakers from House Financial Services committee criticize company's proposed cryptocurrency and argue that social media giant should be broken up

Facebook CEO: China Will Debut Digital Renminbi in Coming Months

Author: Jeff | Website: Fortune
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook's CEO testifies to Congress that China's cryptocurrency could hurt the U.S.

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny over cryptocurrency

Author:  | Website: Stripes.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged concerns about the Libra project, saying he would not allow Facebook to move forward unless he got explicit approval from all U.S. financial regulators.

Zuckerberg, in Washington to talk cryptocurrency, gets grilled on everything

Author: Cecilia Kang Mike Isaac,Nathaniel Popper - The New York Times | Website: Thestar.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Lawmakers have been unsparing in their criticism of Libra and Facebook’s leader.

Congress shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg no mercy during Libra hearing

Author: Allison Matyus | Website: Digitaltrends.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the platform’s proposed Libra cryptocurrency and the social media giant's practices as a whole dur

CryptoCompare Exchange Review: OKEx Tops Derivatives Total Trading Volume for September

Author: Guest Author | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

In the report “Exchange Review for September 2019” recently released by CryptoCompare, a cryptocurrency market data provider, the Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has earned the distinction

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook would drop out of its controversial payments project if US regulators don't approve it

Author: Kevin Webb | Website: Businessinsider.com.au
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook has been leading discussions to launch a new cryptocurrency, Libra, worldwide but Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company would be willing to drop its plans to participate if US regu

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook would drop out of its controversial payments project if US regulators don't approve it (FB)

Author: Kevin Webb | Website: Business Insider
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook would drop its plans to participate in the launch of a cryptocurrency it created if US regulators aren't willing to approve it.

Cryptos: Zuckerberg is getting grilled in Washington as bitcoin is getting grilled on Wall Street

Author: Mark DeCambre | Website: Marketwatch.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Bitcoin prices have quietly been in meltdown mode in recent trade and that trend has accelerated amid testimony on Wednesday from Facebook CEO Inc.

Mark Zuckerberg Confesses Uncertainty About Libra Cryptocurrency

Author: Lucas Nolan | Website: Breitbart News
Publish on: 10/23/2019

In a hearing today before the House Financial Services Committee, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated he "didn't know" if his company's new Libra cryptocurrency would work.

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny (Associated Press)

Author:  | Website: Memeorandum.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Associated Press : Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced bipartisan, hostile questions in a congressional hearing Wednesday focused on the s

Bitcoin plunges to five-month low vs dollar after Zuckerberg testimony

Author: Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss | Website: Reuters
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Bitcoin's price dropped on Wednesday to its lowest level against the dollar since the middle of May after Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerbeg, in testimony before Congress, express

Zuckerberg claims he is 'trying his best' to remove terrorist content from Facebook, as Congress attacks company's cryptocurrency plans and civil rights record

Author: Andrew Griffin, Andrew Griffin | Website: Independent
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Mark Zuckerberg has been criticised by US politicians for his company's failure to remove terrorist content, its plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency and perceived bias over what views it

Zuckerberg: Facebook Would Quit Libra if the Association Launched Prematurely

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook's CEO told lawmakers the company would pull out of the Libra Association if the consortium launched its cryptocurrency without regulatory approvals.

Zuckerberg: Facebook Would Quit Libra if Association Launched Prematurely

Author: Nikhilesh De | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook's CEO told lawmakers the company would pull out of the Libra Association if the consortium launched its cryptocurrency without regulatory approvals.

Binance to become first exchange to list Blockstack’s tokens

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced on Wednesday that it will be listing Blockstack (STX) starting Oct. 25.

Zuckerberg: Facebook 'would be forced to leave' Libra if it moves forward before regulators approve

Author: Lauren Feiner | Website: CNBC
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on cryptocurrency in front of the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday.

Wall Street seems to like Mark Zuckerberg's testimony, as Facebook shares rise

Author: Annie Palmer | Website: CNBC
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook shares are heading higher as CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying on the company's cryptocurrency project.

Zuckerberg Admits Facebook’s Flailing Cryptocurrency Project Is ‘Risky’ As Partners Jump Ship

Author: Taylor Hatmaker, Blake Montgomery | Website: Thedailybeast.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

MANDEL NGAN / AFP Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee in a hearing about the company’s imperiled cryptocurrency project Libra.

Researcher: Google Quantum Breakthrough Could Improve Proof-of-Stake

Author: Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre | Website: Cointelegraph.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

A researcher from the University of Texas at Austin said that Google’s quantum computer could be applied in proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin plummets to lowest level since June as cryptocurrencies come under fire from Congress

Author: Kate Rooney | Website: CNBC
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Bitcoin nosedived Wednesday as Congress members questioned cryptocurrencies on Capitol Hill.

Zuckerberg to Congress: Back Our Cryptocurrency or China Wins

Author: Eric Lutz | Website: Vanityfair.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

The Facebook CEO will use his congressional testimony that Libra advances the greater good, and is crucial to American financial dominance.

Zuckerberg faces Capitol Hill heat on Libra, elections fraud

Author: Jon Swartz | Website: Marketwatch.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Between skepticism about Facebook Inc.’s ability to safeguard against election fraud to outright skepticism over its cryptocurrency project Libra, the company’s embattled chief executive impassivel

Live: Zuckerberg defends Facebook cryptocurrency before Congress - CNET

Author: feedfeeder | Website: Slashdot.org
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Live: Zuckerberg defends Facebook cryptocurrency before CongressCNET Mark Zuckerberg grilled by Congress over Libra and political adsCNN Watch live: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg faces Congress as 2020 d

Bitcoin Collapses below $7,500 after Brexit Breakthrough

Author: Davit Babayan | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Bitcoin took a deep dive on Wednesday to test the levels last seen in May. The benchmark cryptocurrency plunged by up to circa $566.29, or 7.65 percent, in just two hours of trading.

OKEx Topped Derivatives Total Trading Volume for September, Says CryptoCompare Report

Author:  | Website: Prnewswire.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

VALLETTA, Malta, Oct.

Will stablecoin revitalise cryptocurrencies?

Author: Lokeshwarri SK | Website: Thehindubusinessline.com
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Linked to a collateral asset, it is more stable than earlier cryptos. But the risk of it being used for nefarious activities remains

Lowlights from Zuckerberg’s Libra testimony in Congress

Author: Josh Constine | Website: TechCrunch
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Congress grilled Facebook’s CEO today, unleashing critiques of his approach to cryptocurrency, privacy, encryption, and running a giant corporation.

Bitcoin falls to its lowest level since June as Zuckerberg testifies on Libra

Author: Yusuf Khan | Website: Business Insider
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Bitcoin slumped as much as 9% on Wednesday — hitting its lowest level since June — ahead of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimonial on the company's proposed cryptocurrency, Libra.

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

Author: Katie Paul | Website: Reuters
Publish on: 10/23/2019

Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with sceptical regulators around the world.

Zuckerberg Defends Facebook Cryptocurrency Project to House Committee

Author: Cecilia Kang | Website: The New York Times
Publish on: 10/23/2019

The chief executive of Facebook faces an uphill battle convincing lawmakers that its digital initiative, called Libra, would benefit consumers.

UK Govt Official Swats Question on Proposed Crypto Derivatives Ban

Author: Mark Emem | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 10/22/2019

The decision over whether to ban the sale of crypto derivative products to retail customers in the UK will be determined solely by the financial regulator.

Zuckerberg to tell Congress Facebook is 'not the ideal messenger' for Libra currency

Author: CNA | Website: Channelnewsasia.com
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg plans to acknowledge before Congress that Facebook is not the "ideal messenger" for its Libra cryptocurrency project, given ongoing criticism of t

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Will Tell Congress That Embattled Libra Crypto Project Will 'Extend America's Financial Leadership'

Author: msmash | Website: Slashdot.org
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, telling lawmakers that the Facebook-backed libra cryptocurrency "will extend America'

Facebook says Libra won't launch without US approval

Author: By BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Reporter | Website: Seattlepi.com
Publish on: 10/22/2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell Congress Wednesday that the company's planned Libra cryptocurrency won't launch unless all U.S. regulators approve.

Facebook says Libra won’t launch without US approval

Author: BARBARA ORTUTAY | Website: Seattletimes.com
Publish on: 10/22/2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell Congress Wednesday that the company’s planned Libra cryptocurrency won’t launch unless all U.S. regulators approve.

Facebook releases Zuckerberg’s upcoming testimony in defense of Libra

Author: Christine Fisher | Website: Engadget
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Tomorrow, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before the Financial Services Committee, where he's expected to be grilled about Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra and digital wal

Zuckerberg to tell lawmakers he's willing to postpone Libra currency project

Author: Emily Birnbaum | Website: The Hill
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to tell House lawmakers that he is willing to postpone Libra cryptocurrency project until regulators are satisfied.Zuckerberg will make the remarks as part of hi

HTC launches a cheaper blockchain phone

Author: Lucas Mearian, Lucas Mearian | Website: Computerworld.com
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is now selling a less-expensive version of its Exodus 1 blockchain-based smartphone with a built-in digital wallet that allows users to store, buy, sell and trade Bit

Crypto Visualized: Watch the Fall of Poloniex And Rise of Binance

Author: Tony Spilotro | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Last week, crypto exchange Poloniex was “spun out” from the Goldman Sachs-backed Circle into its own, international brand, highlighting a lack of interest in the digital asset trading platform.

Zuckerberg’s Congressional Testimony Includes Zero References to Crypto or Bitcoin

Author: Josiah Wilmoth | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 10/22/2019

CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be the next Facebook executive to face a bipartisan grilling when he testifies before the US House Committee on Financial Services tomorrow.

Facebook CEO Says Libra Won’t Launch Until U.S. Approves

Author: Julie Verhage, Kurt Wagner | Website: Bloomberg
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Mark Zuckerberg defended Facebook Inc.’s Libra project ahead of congressional testimony, saying the cryptocurrency won’t be launched without approval from the U.S. government.

Zuckerberg says he's willing to delay digital currency to satisfy regulators

Author: zwarmbrodt@politico.com (Zachary Warmbrodt) | Website: Politico
Publish on: 10/22/2019

He will try to appeal to lawmakers' sense of patriotism in his defense of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency.

Zuckerberg to tell Congress that Libra crypto project will 'extend America's financial leadership'

Author: Salvador Rodriguez | Website: CNBC
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg intends to tell Congress that Facebook will not launch Libra anywhere in the world unless all U.S. regulators approve it.

Mark Zuckerberg to tell Congress Facebook is 'not the ideal messenger' for Libra project

Author: Pete Schroeder | Website: Reuters
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg plans to acknowledge before Congress that Facebook is not the "ideal messenger" for its Libra cryptocurrency project, given ongoing criticism of t

Morgan Creek Digital has so far raised $61M for its second blockchain fund; targeting $250M

Author: Yogita Khatri | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Cryptocurrency asset management firm Morgan Creek Digital has so far raised $60.95 million for its second blockchain fund, according to a public filing.The post Morgan Creek Digital has so far rais

Opera Continues Bullish Crypto Mainstream Drive With Bitcoin Payments

Author: Ryan Smith | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 10/22/2019

Browser minnow Opera is ramping up cryptocurrency support for Android users in version 54, which has just been released on Tuesday.

Sign Up For CryptOsint Today!

Author: Brenna Smith | Website: Bellingcat.com
Publish on: 10/22/2019

CryptOsint is a news round-up dedicated to covering who is using blockchain technology and how they’re doing it.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin calls Libra's 2020 launch 'premature

Author: Reuters Editorial | Website: Reuters
Publish on: 10/22/2019

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday that he has told Facebook that its efforts to launch a cryptocurrency, Libra, by mid-2020 are "premature."

Bitcoin Speculators Gain Upper Hand as Derivative Trading Surges

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 10/22/2019

(Bloomberg) -- As Bitcoin becomes boring for many in the get-rich-quick crowd with volatility ebbing, trading in derivatives of the largest cryptocurrency is exploding.At $5 billion to $10 billion