‘Google Coin’ Within 2 Years as FANGs Will Go Crypto, Say Winklevoss

Digital currency will form part of all four FANG companies’ offerings by 2021, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss told CNBC in a new interview on July 9.Speaking about Facebook Libra, the...

Pariahs of Silicon Valley: How Ben Mezrich Writes About the Winklevoss Twins

This article has been updated on June 22 to correct that the company started by the Winklevoss twins is called Gemini Trust LLC rather than Gemini Capital, that it does...

Examining Facebook’s Claim Its Crypto Is for the Unbanked – CoinDesk

Daniel Evans is part of the team that started the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX), which is now open for...

Amazon Pay VP Says No Current Plans to Create Crypto: ‘We Don’t Deal in...

Amazon would only consider discussing the creation of its own cryptocurrency like Facebook’s Libra in several years’ time, a senior executive said at a conference on June 10.Speaking at Fortune’s...

Will Facebook’s Libra Be an On-Ramp or Dead End for Crypto? – CoinDesk

Facebook’s announcement that it would create a stablecoin on a blockchain means more as a competitive answer to WeChat...

Facebook Unveils Libra Cryptocurrency, Targeting 1.7 Billion Unbanked – CoinDesk

You don’t have to have a Facebook account to use Libra. That’s the hands-off approach the social media giant is...

Facebook to Unveil ‘Libra Association’ and Launch Testnet Next Week: Report

Social media giant Facebook will unveil the Libra Association, which will operate its bespoke cryptocurrency Libra, on June 18, cryptocurrency news outlet The Block reported on June 14.Per the report,...

Report: Facebook Secures Support From Dozens of New Firms for Its Crypto Project

Social media platform Facebook has reportedly secured support from dozens of players in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector for its forthcoming digital currency. The overall roster was announced by technology-focused...

Concerns Over Facebook Data Use Derailed at Least 3 Crypto Partnerships – CoinDesk

Facebook’s GlobalCoin project, also known as Project Libra, may face significant hurdles as the social media giant works toward...

FT: Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank’s Head of Public Affairs for Crypto Project

Facebook has reportedly hired Standard Chartered Bank’s head of public affairs Ed Bowles for its cryptocurrency project, the Financial Times reports on June 14.Per the report, Facebook hired the senior...