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Facebook’s Calibra Team Introduces A Novel Distributed Audit Protocol

In a recent presentation at the 3rd ZKProof Workshop, the Calibra research team presented Distributed Auditing Proofs of Liabilities, or DAPOL, protocol designed to make improvements to the existing distributed audit procedures.The team led by Konstantinos Chalkias, contends that their protocol builds upon and improves existing methods by introducing additional

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Facebook’s Calibra Team Outlines New Byzantine Fault Tolerance Testing Methods

Facebook’s Calibra team have published a research paper outlining a new method for Byzantine fault tolerance, or BFT, testing.Dubbed “Twins”, Claibra’s innovation comprises a lightweight method for testing a network’s BFT implementation.Calibra pioneers BFT testing strategyThe paper asserts that while BFT systems “have seen extensive study for more than two

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Prime Broker Tagomi Becomes 22nd Member of Facebook’s Libra Association

Crypto prime brokerage service Tagomi is joining the Libra Association, becoming the 22nd member and the second to join since the group was formally founded in October 2019.According to TechCrunch, Tagomi is set to formally announce its intention to join the association later this week. It joins ecommerce platform Shopify,

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Libre Not Libra – Thinking Critically About Facebook’s Blockchain Project

In “Libre Not Libra: Facebook’s Blockchain Project,” Andreas answers the burning question… Has he tried haggis? Just kidding… He shares his thoughts on the recently released Libra whitepaper, as part of a permissioned blockchain project spearheaded by Facebook. Years of jokes about “FaceCoin” and “ZuckBucks” have finally come to life

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Calls for Digital Community Self-Governance

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the digital world needs oversight, mentioning government regulation as a potential solution but calling community self-governance “another and perhaps even better way.”“One of the big questions for the next decade is: how should we govern the large new digital communities that the internet has

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Highlights Digital Commerce, But Not Libra, in 2030 Vision

Mark Zuckerberg’s new 10-year vision says a lot about Facebook’s plan for financial services – and nothing whatsoever about Libra. Unveiling a vision for 2030, the Facebook CEO unveiled a laundry list of decade's-end aims for his social media goliath, including an extensive "opportunity" for Facebook to "decentralize" finance and business.“Over

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Facebook’s Libra Has Failed in Current Form, Says Swiss President

The basket of assets backing Facebook’s Libra stablecoin needs to change in order for the project to be accepted by regulators, according to Switzerland’s President.“Central banks will not accept the basket of currencies underpinning it”Reuters reported on Dec. 27 that Swiss finance minister and outgoing president Ueli Maurer said

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