Tag: libra

Jan 17 2021

Top-10 Best Bitcoin and Crypto Memes 2021

Memeing is a completely ordinary thing even in such a serious sphere as cryptocurrency. There are so many memes about bitcoins, altcoins and crypto theme that almost the biggest part of them is sooo dumpy. Reddit and Twitter are flooded with tons of memes. Here, on Changelly, we would like to share the best and funniest memes of 2020 so far. So get...

Jan 01 2021

Cryptocurrency in 2021 – What to Look Out For

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2020 was the year of Bitcoin, DeFi, and CBDCs Several themes developed as the year went in What will be the key areas to look out for in 2021? 2020 was a crazy year for cryptocurrencies, with...

Dec 29 2020

What Are Stablecoins?

Dec 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dai diem evergreen explainers learn

A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency whose value is tied to an outside asset, such as the U.S. dollar or gold, to stabilize the price.

Dec 10 2020

S&P and State Street invest in crypto data software firm Lukka

Dec 10 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising libra lukka

Lukka, a crypto asset software and data provider, announced it has completed its Series C funding led by State Street Corporation with participation from S&P Global, and CPA.com, the business and technology subsidiary of the AICPA. With the Series C raise, Lukka will continue to expand its existing...

Dec 08 2020

Libra is “Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” Says Olaf Scholz

Reading Time: 2 minutes German finance minister Olaf Scholz has called Facebook’s Libra token “a wolf in sheep’s clothing” Scholz has been scathing about the proposed token since its launch, concerned by the impact on monetary sovereignty Scholz added that governments...

Facebook Gets Legal Threat for Renaming Libra to Diem

The fintech named Diem will send a cease and desist letter first to protect its brand name.

Dec 07 2020

Rebranded Libra Still a ‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’: German Finance Minister

Dec 07 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  diem europe germany libra news

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz took aim at the rebranded lDiem and said it would take more than cosmetic changes to smoothen regulatory concerns.

Dec 06 2020

Is Libra Something Worth Buying When It’s Available?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Libra is the most hated stablecoin in the world, but Facebook continues to push it Will Libra be worth buying when it comes out? Many think not Libra could be handed a power pass by the Democrats, if they get their way Libra is without...

Dec 04 2020

Facebook’s Crypto Testnet Reports Maximum 24 Transactions Per Second

Dec 04 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business diem facebook libra

Facebook's testnet has been live for over a month as the Libra Association prepares for the next stage with broader participation among members. Facebook's Libra Moves a Step Ahead The latest update from the blockchain explorer finds the network performing at an average of six...

Spotify Hints Launch of Crypto Services

The company is looking for someone to oversee its services in the cryptocurrency space.

Spotify Looking for Associate Director to Lead Activity on Libra Project, Other Crypto Efforts

Dec 04 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  diem libra music news spotify

The world's largest audio streaming service is on the hunt for a new associate director to lead its activity within the Libra stablecoin project.

Dec 02 2020

Libra Association Rebrands to Diem Association

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Libra Association has rebranded to the Diem Association The name change seems to be an attempt to remove direct connection to the Libra name The Libra Association and Libra coin itself have changed hugely since the whitepaper in 2019...

Libra Rebrands to Diem Ahead of the January Launch

The Facebook-backed project makes an attempt to distance itself from the old vision.

Dec 01 2020

Facebook’s Libra Rebrands Again, This Time As “Diem”

Dec 01 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business facebook libra

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has been rebranded to "Diem" in a new strategic move. The Diem Association announced the name change on its website on Dec. 1, 2020. Diem Is More Mature Since its inception, the project has been heavily criticized by regulators because of Facebook's...

Libra Rebrands to ‘Diem’ in Anticipation of 2021 Launch

Dec 01 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business diem libra stablecoins

The Libra Association is rebranding itself to "Diem" to distance itself from the original multi-currency stablecoin vision as it prepares for a possible 2021 launch.

Will Facebook’s Libra Launch in January? Experts Weigh In

A scaled-down version of Libra is reported to be launched in January, but the regulatory path forward is still unclear.

Nov 30 2020

What Will Facebook’s Libra Look Like When it Launches?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Facebook’s Libra token could be set for a January launch, 18 months after its announcement The new coin could be vastly different from the original concept The new Libra may be backed only by the dollar as opposed to a basket of currencies...

Nov 27 2020

Facebook Libra Could Launch As Soon As January, Amidst Bitcoin Resurgence

Nov 27 2020 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt crypto

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are once again a hot topic, being discussed across the broader financial space the most since Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency was first announced. On the heels of the recent resurgence in the crypto market, rumors suggest that Facebook could be ready to launch Libra as early as January 2021. What sort of impact would its launch have amidst the recent Bitcoin...

Facebook to Finally Launch Scaled Back Libra Coin in January

Nov 27 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business facebook libra

After facing lengthy backlash from regulators worldwide, a pared-down version of Facebook's Libra project will finally launch in January 2021. Zuckerberg's Libra Takes Flight According to the initial white paper, Libra Coin was described as a coin pegged to a composite of multiple fiat...

Facebook Plans to Launch Libra in January 2021

The world’s largest social networking platform is planning to launch its digital currency in a limited format.

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