Blockchain


Libra Controlled By ‘Largely Massive Corporations’: AOC

During the second day of congressional hearings, New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) grilled Facebook executive David Marcus over Libra’s centralization. The 29-year-old congresswoman went directly at Facebook for calling Libra a decentralized project. She…




Overview: Facebook Libra Project US Senate Hearing

Earlier today Facebook Libra met with US Senators from the Senate Banking Committee. Here are a few highlights of note from the hearing. Facebook Libra Meets with Lawmakers Again Today Facebook answered questions from concerned…



IMF: The Rise of Digital Money

Libra, AliPay, M-Pesa, Paxos, Stablecoins, Swish, WeChat Pay, Zelle. All, and many others, are increasingly in our wallets as consumers and on our minds as policymakers. But how should we think of these new digital…


Cryptocurrency Startup BitDegree Pays Students To Learn

Nick Chong · April 20, 2018 · 12:30 am BitDegree, a Lithuanian cryptocurrency startup, hopes to help change the face of online education through their online platform and cryptocurrency. So What is BitDegree? BitDegree is…


Walmart Wants to Store Payment Data On a Blockchain

Newly published patent filings from retail giant Walmart hint at a plan to store payments data using blockchain tech. The two applications – published on Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) –…