Huge Win For Libra As Shopify Joins Association

Today, Libra has scored a big win. The Facebook project has proven that it is down but not out. Shopify has announced that it is joining the Libra Association. Libra is a cryptocurrency project announced by Facebook last year. The project has however suffered several regulatory stepbacks from the EU and the U.S. Libra Is […]

TON vs. Libra

TON was announced in late 2017, months after Moscow’s failed attempt to block Telegram’s messenger app, and its white pages boasted liberty from the banking systems that made it difficult to send money across borders. The Gram wallet, embedded within the messenger’s new blockchain-enhanced ecosystem, would allow transfers to be made with the ease of […]

Where did Facebook’s Libra go wrong?

As Google and other major enterprises take part in Hedera’s 39-member governance council, a number of companies have left Facebook’s Libra Association, a project that aims to create a global cryptocurrency-based payments network. Despite backlash from regulators and government officials, companies such as PayPal, Mastercard and Visa initially joined Libra’s governance council. According to Harmon, […]

Best Exchange To Buy Bitcoin in Russia (Ruble)

Buying and trading cryptocurrency (Bitcoin or Altcoin) can be tricky if you are in Russia. Bitcoin has grown its popularity over time, but every country has its own set of rules and regulations. Russia has been very particular in banning Bitcoin and putting regulations into trading of cryptocurrencies. Although cryptocurrencies were legitimized in 2016, this […]

Ripple Makes 2020 Digital Currency Predictions

Ripple has released what the cryptocurrency community should expect come 2020. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse and a host of others working in the blockchain firm and closely working on improving the company’s native digital token have looked deeply into the 2019 happenings, resulting in them making some bold predictions on what will definitely happen to […]

Crypto in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges

Is crypto in Africa popular? Increasingly so, and you could argue that parts of the continent are world-leading. Back in April, Google Trends data revealed that Lagos in Nigeria has the world’s highest volume of online searches for Bitcoin (BTC). A lot of this is driven by frustration toward existing payment solutions, with the likes […]

Facebook’s Digital Currency ‘Libra’ Coming In 2020

As the chorus grows to break up Facebook and regulators scramble to fix it over privacy violations, the social networking giant on Tuesday announced a digital wallet subsidiary called ‘Calibra’ that would launch Blockchain-powered cryptocurrency ‘Libra’ next year to help nearly one billion people globally who don’t have a bank account but do have a […]

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