Tag: Facebook

Libra backers mostly unfazed by regulatory scrutiny as the company taps...

Facebook’s cryptocurrency project has faced a lot of political and regulatory backlash since being announced in June. Now it has hired FS Vector, the...

US lawmakers concerned about Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency to meet with Swiss...

Democratic representative Maxine Waters and five other lawmakers are going to meet Switzerland’s top data protection regulator in a meeting focusing on Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency Libra.

India is reviewing WhatsApp before it introduces its payments services in...

Facebook-owned WhatsApp plans to introduce a digital payment service in India. As part of the process, the country is reviewing an audit report from the company.

In SEC filing, Facebook discloses risks posed by Libra, proposed global...

Facebook has revealed the potential market risks for its new cryptocurrency Libra.

People in US trust Bitcoin more than Facebook’s Libra: Report

Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra has been heavily publicised, but Bitcoin still holds more trust with consumers.

Facebook Libra hasn’t responded to information request: Swiss Watchdog

Libra, Facebook's new cryptocurrency has reportedly not responded to a request from Switzerland's data privacy regulator.

Bundesbank seemingly slightly supportive of Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra

While the Bundesbank is cautious about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency initiative, it seems slightly more supportive of the idea than other countries’ financial institutions.

‘Wild West’ days of cryptocurrency are ending as backlash meets Facebook’s...

As regulators begin to take a closer look at cryptocurrency exchanges and cryptos like Facebook's Libra, the days of old are ending.

Ex-Facebook execs up Slow Ventures fundraising game with pair of new...

Slow Ventures, a Californian VC firm founded by former Facebook execs, is out eyeing up to $235m for a pair of new funds.

Facebook snaps up biometric ID verification startup Confirm

Facebook has purchased biometric ID verification startup Confirm, which specialises in remotely verifying IDs like drivers licenses.

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