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Explainer: Initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry, which has seen poster child bitcoin surge more than 150%... Read More

New tokens thrive in crypto market but sales raise questions

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have been the latest darlings in raising funds for cryptocurrency projects, but intensifying regulatory scrutiny and investors’ concern about the viability... Read More

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook’s planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder... Read More

Can anything protect us from deepfakes?

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In late 2017, Motherboard reported on an AI technology that could swap faces in videos. At the time, the tech—later called deepfakes—produced crude, grainy results and was mostly used... Read More

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project

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FILE PHOTO: A 3-D printed Facebook logo is seen on representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency in this illustration picture, June 18, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook... Read More

Euroclear to press ahead with blockchain pilot for commercial paper

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LONDON (Reuters) – Securities house Euroclear said on Wednesday it would push ahead with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for issuing and settling commercial paper transactions used by companies... Read More

Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments... Read More

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns

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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments... Read More

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency

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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and... Read More

Factbox: Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

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SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors... Read More