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Facebook Officially Launches Libra Despite High-Profile Departures

Libra, the highly-scrutinized planned cryptocurrency led by Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), officially launched in Geneva yesterday despite several high-profile defections from the project last week. Libra Launches With 21 Chartered Members The Libra Association, the non-profit governing body of the digital currency, officially signed on 21 charter members at a meeting at its Swiss

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Telegram Messenger to Officially Launch TON Network in Late October

Encrypted messaging service Telegram will launch its long-awaited Telegram Open Network (TON) in late October.In an Oct. 2 message in the official TON Board on Telegram, the firm states that original investors were informed that the blockchain network would launch later this month. Investors are provided with TON key generation

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ConsenSys Officially Joins Hyperledger Project – Adding Public Blockchain Capability to Hyperledger

ConsenSys and Hyperledger announced that ConsenSys has become the newest Premier Member of Hyperledger – and – ConsenSys’s PegaSys protocol engineering group submitted its Ethereum client, formerly known as Pantheon, now known as Hyperledger Besu, the first public chain compatible blockchain submission to Hyperledger. Hyperledger is an open-source collaborative effort

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Japan’s Biggest E-Commerce Firm Officially Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange

Japan's biggest e-commerce website is officially launching its cryptocurrency exchange. .| Source: ShutterstockBy CCN Markets: Rakuten, the largest e-commerce company in Japan which serves well over 1.2 billion individuals globally with its e-commerce and payments services, has officially launched a cryptocurrency exchange.The official statement of Rakuten read:"Rakuten Wallet, Inc.,

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TZERO Officially Launches Public Security Token Trading оn Schedule

Retail giant Overstock’s blockchain subsidiary company, tZERO, has opened up its preferred equity security tokens — dubbed TZROP — for trading by accredited and non-accredited investors.TZERO announced the news in a press release on Aug. 12, the previously proclaimed day of the launch. According to the announcement, the TZROP

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