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Sep 09 2021

Polkadot Blockchain Recruits Former Facebook-Backed Diem’s COO

The former chief operating officer of Facebook’s Diem stablecoin project, Bertrand Perez, is joining the Web3 Foundation and Polkadot blockchain as chief operating officer (COO). Before coming to the Polkadot blockchain, Bertrand Perez was a part of Diem (formerly Libra) as chief operating officer for the past two years. During his time with Diem, Perez held two positions: one as managing...

Aug 27 2021

Facebook is Thinking About Adding NFT Support to its Novi Digital Wallet

According to David Marcus, Facebook’s head of financial services, former PayPal president and Coinbase board member, the social media giant is considering different options to integrate non-fungible token (NFT) functionality in its new crypto wallet Novi. The news came shortly after Marcus criticized the global payment systems, calling them “costly, slow, and not interconnected” in the recent blog post.

Aug 26 2021

Former Facebook Veteran Joins Coinbase as Chief Marketing Officer

Kate Rouch, a former Facebook veteran has joined American trading platform, Coinbase Global as the Chief Marketing Officer. According to the announcement, Kate will be in charge of Coinbase’s global brand, product and performance marketing. The digital economy is fast growing with constant product evolution. Keeping up with these fast paced ecosystem is daunting, and The post Former Facebook Veteran Joins Coinbase as...

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Aug 25 2021

Facebook Ignores Bitcoin, Works on NFTs and Stable Coins Instead

Aug 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  altcoin bitcoin business diem facebook

Novi and Diem (Formerly known as Libra) underline the fact that Facebook simply doesn’t understand Bitcoin, and continues to flounder on delivering even its own stablecoin project, or a single NFT.David Marcus, co-creator and a board member of Diem (formerly known as Libra), which is a centralized cryptocurrency project initiated by Facebook, emphasized in an interview with...

Aug 20 2021

Aug 19 2021

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin isn’t sold on Dorsey’s Bitcoin plans

Aug 19 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption bitcoin defi eth ethereum

Vitalik Buterin, a co-founder of Ethereum, in a recent interview has revealed his doubts about the plans Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg might be making about the crypto industry, as per a report on Bloomberg...

Aug 18 2021

Facebook’s David Marcus: Novi Digital Wallet Has Secured Licenses In Major U.S. States

Aug 18 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur btcgbp

It's been a long time that we have heard any word regarding Facebook's development of its own stablecoin. Although silent for a while, the tech juggernaut has been working on its Novi Digital Wallet. Facebook's head for Blockchain and FinTech division David Marcus briefs us about the developments in line and how far they have The post Facebook's David Marcus: Novi Digital Wallet...

Jul 17 2021

Polkadot-based Pontem Network Announce Collaboration with Pinknode

The decentralized application (Dapp) system designed to explore and improve Facebook’s Diem blockchain, Pontem Network, has revealed their partnership with Pinknode; a Polkadot-only infrastructure provider. Per the announcement shared with Altcoin Buzz, the collaboration between Pontem Network, and Pinknode infrastructure is expected to provide entrepreneurs around the world with “product market fit in an incentivized public...

Jul 16 2021

Jun 12 2021

Crypto Bank Silvergate Cuts Ties with Binance, Discontinuing USD Deposits and Withdrawals

Silvergate Bank, a major financial institution partnered with crypto exchanges ranging from Kraken to Coinbase, recently cut ties with Binance. Earlier this Wednesday, Binance sent an email to its users stating that the platform would no longer support deposits and withdrawals via...

Jun 02 2021

Google Releases New Policies On Crypto-Related ADs

Google has announced an update to its financial products and services policy, which includes its policy on cryptocurrency advertising. The Tech Giant Introduces New Crypto Policy In a policy statement published Wednesday, Google said that "beginning...

May 16 2021

Facebook’s Diem Unveils Its Latest Stablecoin Plans and Strategic Move to the United States

Diem, the cryptocurrency project headed by Facebook originally known as Libra, recently announced its plans to launch a stablecoin with its focus scaled back to the United States. The company stated earlier this year that it would be relocating its...

May 13 2021

After a Successful Pilot in Hong Kong, Tests of China’s Digital Yuan to Expand

Implementation of the digital yuan could significantly reduce the cost of cross-border transactions.

Diem Association Announces USD Stablecoin Partner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Diem has taken a step towards launching a U.S. stablecoin by announcing an issuing partner U.S.-based crypto bank Silvergate will issue the token and manage the reserves Diem rebranded from Libra, with Facebook’s former crypto project splitting...

Facebook-Backed Diem to Launch USD Stablecoin with Silvergate Bank

The non-profit has moved its ‘main operations’ from Switzerland to the US.

Apr 29 2021

Apr 28 2021

Is Facebook Buying Bitcoin? All Eyes at Facebook’s Q1 Earning Call Today

Apr 28 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Rumors mills are rife about Facebook announcing their Bitcoin holdings in the upcoming Q1 Earning call scheduled for later today. Many crypto proponents have claimed that Facebook might become the latest Fortune-500 company to...

Apr 20 2021

Facebook Is Expected to Pilot Launch Diem in 2021

The insider highlighted that the launch will be on a much smaller scale.

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