Mark Zuckerberg Advocates for Digital Community Self Governance

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes the digital currency space needs oversight not just by government regulation but also community self-governance, which he termed as “another and perhaps even better way”. He said in a Facebook post;  “One of the big…

Mnuchin fine with Libra launch if Financial Rules are Followed

U.S secretary of state Steve Mnuchin has said that he has no issues with the Libra launch as long as financial rules are followed. This comes as a bit of a surprise since the Libra project has faced the most…

Chinese Regulator: Libra must Abide to Regulations or get Banned

A Chinese senior regulator is of the opinion that Libra must be made to abide to international foreign exchange regulations or “it should be banned”. Sun Tiangi Chief accountant of China’s State Administration of foreign exchange (SAFE), made the comments…

China Looking into Blockchain and A.I Use Cases for International Financing

China is reportedly looking into the various use cases for Blockchain technology and artificial intelligence in (AI) in international financing with a specific focus on risk management procedures. China is looking to do this because it intends to liberalize its…

Jack Dorsey: Twitter will not be Joining Libra Association

According to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the social media giant will not be part of the Libra foundation. Dorsey replied with a resounding “Hell no” when asked about his firm’s potential membership of the Facebook-led crypto payments scheme at a…

Zuckerberg to tell Congress that Libra can Fix “failing” Financial System

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will tell congress that Libra can bring financial services to the world’s 1.7 Billion unbanked people. Facebook’s CEO released a written testimony a day before his scheduled appearance before the U.S House of Representatives Financial Services…

Banks May Drop Facebook Due to Regulatory Concerns

An ING executive has warned that banks may be forced to drop Facebook as a customer, if it persists with its plans to develop the Libra project. The executive is concerned that Facebook may continue its project without addressing the…

US Congressman: Facebook Should drop Libra and Adopt Bitcoin

Facebook’s Libra has been receiving a lot of attention since it was first revealed. It has been subject to international scrutiny, analyst scrutiny, and even US congressional scrutiny. U.S congressman Warren Davidson of Ohio’s 8th congressional district added his voice…

Secretary Mnuchin: Libra Backers Dropped out because of Libra’s Non-compliance

Steven Mnuchin speculated on what may have caused the latest blow to Facebook Libra’s ambitions. The proposed digital currency saw more of its corporate backers withdraw support, in what is being seen as a major setback. This came just weeks…

ECB Banker: Libra Could succeed where Central Banks have failed

Facebook’s Libra could potentially solve some of the problems that have plagued the international payments market for years now, but it might also create others if the regulators don’t get creative. This is according to a European Central banker who…