Facebook’s Libra could be more dangerous than 9/11, Rep. Sherman says
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Rep. Brad Sherman, a California Democrat, discusses his concerns about Facebook Inc.'s plans for a new cryptocurrency. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
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20 Jun 2019
Facebook Inc. unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant hopes will one day trade on a global scale much like the U.S. dollar. Called Libra, the new currency will launch as soon as next year and be what's known as a stablecoin -- a digital currency that's supported by established government-backed currencies and securities.
21 Jun 2019
Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, discusses Facebook Inc.'s plans to launch a new cryptocurrency with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
22 Jun 2019
Facebook has unveiled plans for a global cryptocurrency which the social networking giant hopes will provide an alternative to cash, credit cards and bank transfers as from year 2020. Here are five things you need to know about Libra.
18 Jul 2019
US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Germany.
24 Aug 2019
Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and regulators.
2 Sep 2019
Philippine boxing legend and politician Manny Pacquiao launches his own cryptocurrency with a concert in Manila.
13 Oct 2019
Scepticism mounts over Facebook's Libra as Paypal abandons cryptocurrency
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10 Oct 2020
Cryptocurrency transactions in Africa are growing rapidly. On a continent that already embraces mobile money, virtual currency offers advantages for a young, tech-savvy population.
20 Oct 2020
Donald Trump calls on his supporters to deliver Democrats "a thundering defeat" at elections on November 3rd, during a campaign rally in Tuscon, Arizona. The US President also lists French president Emmanuel Macron along with Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un as leaders "very much at the top of their game".
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