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PayPal Becomes the First Member to Leave Facebook’s Libra Association

Pioneering digital payments firm PayPal will no longer be a part of the Geneva-based non-profit Libra association, an alliance that oversees Facebook’s digital currency program Libra. This move come after reports that PayPal is worried about Libra.The payments giant has not stated any precise reason behind its withdrawal from the

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Uruguayan Digital Party to Embrace Æternity Blockchain Technology For Member Voting

The next-generation, open-source blockchain for building decentralized applications- Æternity is collaborating with the Uruguay Digital Party to optimize the participation processes of the party members through the use of blockchain technology in internal voting. advertisement In an exclusive interview, CEO of Æternity Americas Pablo Coirolo told Blockchain News that Æternity protocol will

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European Central Bank’s Board Member Explains Why Facebook Libra Is Feared

While addressing the committee on Digital Agenda of the Deutscher Bundestag, the chairman of the Committee on Payments and Markets Infrastructures (CPMI) and the European Central Bank (ECB) board member, Benoit Coeure, took the time to give an in-depth explanation on the challenges facing our age-long financial market, how digital

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Neo Becomes .NET Foundation’s First Blockchain Member

Neo, a decentralized open source blockchain application platform, announced that it became the first-ever blockchain member of Microsoft’s .NET Foundation.In the press release published on Sept. 24, the platform stated that during the .NET Conference 2019 Neo “joined the .NET Foundation, the Microsoft-created, globally leading open-source foundation,” adding:“Based on

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ECB: Cryptocurrency Cannot Be Created By Member States, What This Means For Crypto

The European Central Bank (ECB) has attacked plans for an Estonian state-operated cryptocurrency.  ECB President, Mario Draghi shut down any talk of the proposal by saying about crypto assets:“No member state can introduce its own currency…The currency of the euro zone is the euro.”Many observers theorize that Draghi’s response is

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Ethereum Dev Firm ConsenSys Now a Premier Member of Hyperledger

Ethereum-focused development firm ConsenSys becomes a premier member of blockchain development project Hyperledger, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph.Software already submittedPer the release, ConsenSys also submitted its Pantheon Java-based Ethereum client to Hyperledger as the project ​Hyperledger Besu. Besu, which is reportedly the first public chain compatible

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Hubii’s Nahmii Announces IEO and First Member of Governing Board

Ethereum-based layer-two blockchain scaling platform nahmii has onboarded the Norwegian Block Exchange (NBX) as the first member of its governing association, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 16.Created by Hubii, nahmii is designed to solve the transaction speed issue on the Ethereum network, which can

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Member of Former Royal Family Speaks Out Against Crypto Regulation

Luiz Philippe de Orleans-Braganza, a descendant of the former royal family of Brazil, has spoken out against cryptocurrency regulation in the country, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on July 15.Orleans-Braganza, who is also a federal deputy in the Brazilian National Congress, spoke out during a special commission meeting wherein lawmakers discussed

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