Facebook’s Libra to Dominate Discussions during U.S. Lawmakers’ Visit to Switzerland

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Facebook’s Libra to Dominate Discussions during U.S. Lawmakers’ Visit to Switzerland
The U.S. House Financial Services Committee delegation plans to visit Switzerland to exchange views about Facebook’s Libra with the Swiss FDPIC Adrian Lobsiger.
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Binance Highlights on Its Scheduled System Upgrade

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Binance Highlights on Its Scheduled System Upgrade
Binance made an official announcement about its scheduled system upgrade at 02:00 AM (UTC) on 2019/08/15. All services will be suspended during this entire process that may take up to 8 hours.
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Bitcoin Cross-Border Payments Now Available in 60 Latin American Banks

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Bitcoin Cross-Border Payments Now Available in 60 Latin American Banks
Bantotal, a core banking service provider, is working closely with Bitex crypto exchange to facilitate cross-border payments using the Bitcoin blockchain targeting at least 60 Latin American banks.
Bitcoin Cross-Border Payments Now Available in 60 Latin American Banks

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China’s Central Bank Focuses on Development of Its Own Virtual Currency

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China’s Central Bank Focuses on Development of Its Own Virtual Currency
China’s Central Bank now wants to develop a virtual currency to compete with the recently unveiled Facebook’s Libra aiming to gain the lead in the development of the cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies.
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Senate Banking Committee to Indulge in a Crypto Regulation Hearing Next Week

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Senate Banking Committee to Indulge in a Crypto Regulation Hearing Next Week
The crypto community is on a wait-and-see mode awaiting regulation hearings by the Senate Banking Committee expected to shape the future of the nascent crypto industry with more regulations introduced.
Senate Banking Committee to Indulge in a Crypto Regulation Hearing Next Week

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IBM Stock Down Despite Earnings, Cloud Revenue Beat Wall Street View

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IBM Stock Down Despite Earnings, Cloud Revenue Beat Wall Street View
The latest Q2 reports show that IBM’s earnings and cloud revenue surpassed the projected street view while Bitcoin plunged below $10,000 as the US Senate has a go at Facebook’s Libra.
IBM Stock Down Despite Earnings, Cloud Revenue Beat Wall Street View

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‘Investigate Google’, Billionaire Tech Entrepreneur Peter Thiel Tells the FEDs

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‘Investigate Google’, Billionaire Tech Entrepreneur Peter Thiel Tells the FEDs
Peter Thiel, a Renegade Venture Capitalist billionaire tech entrepreneur and advisor to President Trump wants Google investigated for their allegedly treasonous actions in China.
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Trump Has the Power to Ban Bitcoin, But Can He Really Do It?

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Trump Has the Power to Ban Bitcoin, But Can He Really Do It?
Trump says that he is not a fan of cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, but can he ban its transactions and operations in the United States or Congress stands in his way legally?
Trump Has the Power to Ban Bitcoin, But Can He Really Do It?

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Richard Branson’s Space-Tourism Venture Virgin Galactic Goes Public

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Richard Branson’s Space-Tourism Venture Virgin Galactic Goes Public
Virgin Galactic announced that it will go public in the second half of 2019 with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp expected to acquire 49% of the space-tourism company.
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Nestle Launches New Blockchain Initiative Away From Ongoing IBM Project

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Nestle Launches New Blockchain Initiative Away From Ongoing IBM Project
Nestle has launched a new blockchain initiative with OpenSC to run concurrently with the ongoing IBM project with the aim of enhancing viability, feasibility, and scalability of the food supply system.
Nestle Launches New Blockchain Initiative Away From Ongoing IBM Project

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Gavin Wood’s Polkadot Completes Token Sale Asserting $1.2 Billion Valuation

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Gavin Wood’s Polkadot Completes Token Sale Asserting $1.2 Billion Valuation
Ethereum co-founder’s Polkadot blockchain interoperability project has closed its private sale to fund its development claiming a $1.2 billion valuation. Analysts think that it might not have raised the targeted $60 million from that sale.
Gavin Wood’s Polkadot Completes Token Sale Asserting $1.2 Billion Valuation

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CFTC Lets LedgerX Settle Futures in Actual Bitcoin

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CFTC Lets LedgerX Settle Futures in Actual Bitcoin
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) cleared Bitcoin derivatives provider LedgerX to offer physically settled BTC futures contracts to institutional and retail customers.
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SendFriend Launches XRP-based Cross-border Payments in New Jersey

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SendFriend Launches XRP-based Cross-border Payments in New Jersey
SendFriend incorporates Ripple’s xRapid software to enable Filipinos in the US to cut costs while sending money back to the Philippines in seconds instead of days.
SendFriend Launches XRP-based Cross-border Payments in New Jersey

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Is Ripple Strong Enough to Compete Against Facebook’s Libra?

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Is Ripple Strong Enough to Compete Against Facebook’s Libra?
Ripple’s Garlinghouse told Fortune’s Brainstorm Finance conference that the entry of Facebook’s Libra into the crypto scene does not worry him since it is a boon for the general crypto market, and XRP in particular.
Is Ripple Strong Enough to Compete Against Facebook’s Libra?

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Ubisoft Considers Developments on Ethereum Blockchain, ETH Price Appreciates

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Ubisoft Considers Developments on Ethereum Blockchain, ETH Price Appreciates
Ubisoft has revealed their interest in the blockchain technology with an official announcement that they could launch several applications on the Ethereum Blockchain causing ETH price surge.
Ubisoft Considers Developments on Ethereum Blockchain, ETH Price Appreciates

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