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Facebook renames Calibra Libra digital wallet to Novi

27 May 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Facebook has renamed Calibra, the digital wallet designed to work with its Libra cryptocurrency, to Novi.

Facebook, Libra, Novi, stablecoin, digital wallet, cryptocurrency, KYC, Libra Association

Temasek joins Facebook-backed Libra currency

15 May 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Temasek Holdings, a Singapore-based state investment company, has joined Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project.

blockchain, artificial intelligence, Facebook Libra, cryptocurrency, Libra Association, Asia

Facebook's Libra unveils HSBC legal head as its first chief executive

07 May 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Facebook’s digital currency project Libra has unveiled HSBC legal chief and former George W Bush-era terrorism finance head Stuart Levey as its first chief executive.

Stuart Levey, digital currency, cryptocurrency, Libra, Libra Association, money laundering

Facebook's Libra has a new member - Checkout.com

29 Apr 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Checkout.com, a UK-based payments startup, has joined the Libra Association, the digital currency project set up by Facebook in 2019.

Checkout.com, Libra, Facebook, cryptocurrency, Libra Association, Switzerland

Regulatory and compliance concerns make Mastercard leave Libra Association

30 Mar 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Mastercard has pulled out of the Facebook-led Libra project after developing concerns over its business model and compliance.

Mastercard, Libra Association, regulations, viability concerns, Facebook, cryptocurrency, digital assets, transactions, digital wallet, Calibra, KYC, AML

Updates on Facebook's Libra – the project is still on

05 Mar 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Facebook has been reportedly rethinking its plans for its own digital currency after resistance from regulators, according to BBC.

Facebook, Libra, Calibra, Libra Association, digital currency, regulators, cryptocurrency

Facebook's Libra Association joined by Shopify

26 Feb 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The ecommerce platform Shopify has revealed it will become a member of Libra Association, contributing at least USD 10 million. 

Shopify, Facebook, cryptocurrency, Libra Association, fees, wallet, online shops, commerce, credit cards, merchants

Telecom company Vodafone bails Libra Association

22 Jan 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Telecom company Vodafone has departed the Libra Association, a spokesperson from Vodafone confirmed to Cointelegraph.

UK, telecom, Libra Association, cryptocurrency, digital assets, financial inclusion, mobile payments, governance

Facebooks Libra forms governing council after big names abandon the project

15 Oct 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Twenty-one organisations have signed the Libra Association charter, following the pulling out of high-profile payment players from the cryptocurrency project started by Facebook.

Facebook, Libra, Calibra, David Marcus, cryptocurrency, payments, Libra Association, Visa, Mastercard, PayPal

Mastercard, Visa, eBay, Stripe pull out of Facebooks Libra crypto project

14 Oct 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Mastercard, Visa, eBay and Stripe have abandoned Facebook’s embattled cryptocurrency project, Libra.

Mastercard, Visa, eBay, Stripe, Facebook, Libra, cryptocurrency, stablecoin, Libra Association

Facebooks Libra currency basket breakdown revealed: report

23 Sep 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Facebook has revealed the percentage breakdown of the basket of global currencies that will underpin the Libra cryptocurrency.

Facebook, Libra, cryptocurrency, digital currency, financial transaction, financial inclusion, Libra Association

Libra Associations crypto members remain loyal to the project

28 Aug 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Despite the regulatory uncertainty and some companies considering leaving, many more have expressed interest in joining, a source close to the Libra Association told CoinDesk.

Coinbase, Xapo, Anchorage, Libra Association, Facebook, cryptocurrency

EU regulators concerned about competition restrictions created by Facebooks Libra

21 Aug 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Facebook’ s proposed digital currency Libra has been facing antitrust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported.

Facebook, Libra, cryptocurrency, digital currency, financial transaction, antitrust, Libra Association, Europe, regulation

Facebooks David Marcus to uncover some "misunderstandings" about Libra

04 Jul 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Facebook’s David Marcus, the blockchain lead of the company, has tried to clarify some concerns about the social media company’s new cryptocurrency project, Libra.

Facebook, Libra, Calibra, David Marcus, financial inclusion, cryptocurrency, payments, Libra Association, decentralization

Facebooks Libra coin to face regulatory scrutiny

01 Jul 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Facebook has been facing unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over the new digital currency, Libra.

Facebook, Libra, cryptocurrency, digital currency, financial transaction, financial inclusion, Libra Association

7 things you need to know about Facebook Libra

20 Jun 2019 | Expert Opinion

“Freedom, justice and money is exactly what we’re trying to do here” David Marcus, Co-creator of Libra, Facebook

David Marcus, Facebook, Libra, cryptocurrency, digital identity, blockchain, financial inclusion, cross border payments, Libra Association