Tag: libra

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...

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.

May 12 2021

Can you BUY Facebook’s DIEM at launch? (X-LIBRA project)

When Facebook first announced it was dipping its toes in the cryptocurrency world, investors went crazy. It was a huge push for the blockchain community, as one of the biggest companies in the world decided to adopt a decentralized model. Everyone started following Facebook's move into the...

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.

Mar 15 2021

How to Buy Libra Cryptocurrency?

If you reached this guide is because you want to know how to buy Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency. At the moment, there is no way to buy Libra because […]

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.

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