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FB’s Libra Seeks Approval From Swiss FINMA

FB’s Libra Seeks Approval From Swiss FINMA

Facebook is seeking regulatory approval for its Libra project. On Wednesday, the Libra Association, a Geneva-based non-profit that runs the Libra project, announced that it would apply for a license from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). The organisation is looking to act as ... Read more.

Crypto Exchange Huobi Launches Blockchain Phone

Crypto Exchange Huobi Launches Blockchain Phone

Crypto exchange Huobi is supporting a project that develops blockchain-based smartphones. Known as Whole Network, the project is working on its own di... Read more.

Binance Launches 2 Crypto Futures Testnet Platforms, Buys JEX

Binance Launches 2 Crypto Futures Testnet Platforms, Buys JEX

Binance launched on Monday two futures trading platforms for trial, calling its users to pick the best option. In parallel, Binance announced that it ... Read more.

Telegram to Launch Own Cryptocurrency by October

Telegram to Launch Own Cryptocurrency by October

Messaging application provider Telegram is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency called Gram, according to the New York Times, which cited three i... Read more.

Ripple Sold Over $250M XRP in Q2 2019

Ripple Sold Over $250M XRP in Q2 2019

Ripple, the company behind the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, published on Wednesday its XRP Markets Report. Besides the sales figures, t... Read more.

Bitcoin, Libra “National Security Issue” US Treasury Says

Bitcoin, Libra “National Security Issue” US Treasury Says

On Monday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took the crypto market by surprise when holding a press conference that revolved around Bitcoin and Fa... Read more.

Facebook’s Libra Continues to Worry Policymakers

Facebook’s Libra Continues to Worry Policymakers

While Facebook’s cryptocurrency hasn’t been even launched, it continues to make the headlines and get all the attention from politicians and polic... Read more.

FB’s Libra Faces Skepticism in India, Japan

FB’s Libra Faces Skepticism in India, Japan

While Facebook hasn’t even launched its cryptocurrency called Libra, the project has already sparked a lot of controversy among regulators and polit... Read more.

LedgerX Secures CFTC Nod For Physically Delivered BTC Futures Contracts

LedgerX Secures CFTC Nod For Physically Delivered BTC Futures Contracts

Crypto exchange and clearinghouse LedgerX obtained the green light from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to launch physically settle... Read more.

Facebook Announces Libra, Central Banks, Politicians go Crazy

Facebook Announces Libra, Central Banks, Politicians go Crazy

On Wednesday, Facebook finally announced its upcoming cryptocurrency officially. Called Libra, the new coin has already sparked an avalanche of reacti... Read more.

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Backed by Visa, MasterCard, PayPal

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Backed by Visa, MasterCard, PayPal

Social media behemoth Facebook is about to announce its cryptocurrency next week and launch it in 2020. While these rumours have already made the head... Read more.

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