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Monday, September 16, 2019

New Head of China’s Digital Currency Says It Beats Facebook Libra on Tech Features

Mu Changchun, the new director of the Digital Money Institute of the People's Bank of China, recently published an article on "Libra and Digital...

PricewaterhouseCoopers Luxembourg Will Accept Bitcoin Payments

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Luxembourg, a European branch of the major institutional auditing firm announced that it will accept customers paying in Bitcoin starting October 1st. This approach...

ECB Executives Sternly Warns the EU to be Careful About Libra

European Central Bank Executive Committee member Yves Mersch, who was speaking in an event in Germany yesterday, believed that Facebook's Libra and other cryptocurrencies,...

Telegram Blockchain Test Network Launching in Early September

The TAG (Telegram Open Network) developed by Telegram, an encrypted messenger software, is set to launch a public test network on September 1. Currently,...

Coinbase Report: The Number of Academic Students Studying Cryptocurrency Courses Doubled in 2019 Compared...

A study published by Coinbase on Wednesday showed that academic interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchains is growing across the board. In this year's report, Coinbase...

Libra’s Early Backers are Considering to Withdraw their Support Due to Regulatory Pressure

Libra, Facebook's cryptocurrency, has recently been criticized by the European Union. In the face of increasing regulatory risks, three members of the Libra Committee...

US House of Representatives Will Continue to Review Libra After Visit With Swiss Regulators

US Congressman and Chairman of the Financial Services Commission, Maxine Waters, yesterday, after meeting with local regulators in Switzerland, issued a statement saying that...

Sichuan Torrential Rains and Mudslides Affecting Bitcoin Mines

The Sichuan Province in China has been affected by heavy rains recently. In many townships and towns, there have been natural disasters such as...

Libra Being Investigated by EU Antitrust

The European Commission, the European Union's antitrust agency, is reportedly investigating whether Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra, has a monopolistic market. At the beginning of this month,...

Santander Promote Cryptocurrency Cross-Border Transfer Technology in Latin America

The Santander Group, a Spanish bank, intends to allow Latin American customers to instantly transfer funds to US accounts using the mobile app One...