• Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency will launch in the first half of 2020

    4 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Unlike Bitcoin, Libra will not be a speculative asset.
    What you need to know
    Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency will be launched next year.
    The cryptocurrency will be governed by the Libra association, which currently has 28 founding members.
    Sending and receiving money as well as buying things using Libra will be made possible with Facebook's Calibra wallet.
    Facebook's rumored cryptocurrency platform has finally been officially announced. The company today released a white paper that explains exactly how its global cryptocurrency, dubbed Libra, differs from other cryptocurrencies that we...
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  • Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra

    Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra

    4 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 - Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various transactions.
    When it launches in 2020, the digital wallet will be available in Messenger, WhatsApp, but also as a standalone app. The decision to launch such a service is based on the people's need to save, send or spend money even if they don't have a bank account.
    Apparently, many people around the world still don't benefit from even ...
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  • Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency will launch in 2020

    Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency will launch in 2020

    4 monthes ago - By The Inquirer

    Social network tries to tip the scales in its favour
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  • Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure?

    Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure?

    4 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that will be managed by an oversight body called the Libra Association. The Libra coin will not be available immediately, as the announcement only covers the vision and technology behind the Facebook blockchain. But the company says Libra will be private, mostly.
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  • Facebook announces its own cryptocurrency called Libra

    Facebook announces its own cryptocurrency called Libra

    4 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    After months of speculation, Facebook has finally announced its own cryptocurrency. Called Libra, the cryptocurrency will allow users to buy and sell goods with nearly zero fees. Facebook will allow users to buy and sell the currency online or at offline exchange points like stores. The company released its white paper explaining Libra and its testnet...
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  • Facebook debuts Libra cryptocurrency: a Bitcoin killer?

    4 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    The social network's rumored cryptocurrency has landed, but how it will be received remains to be seen.
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  • Facebook's Libra ‘cryptocurrency' is missing one thing: monetary policy

    Facebook's Libra ‘cryptocurrency' is missing one thing: monetary policy

    4 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividends to early backers. It's called the Libra Investment Token, and it will only be available to members of the Libra Association and other accredited investors. Money raised by selling the Libra Investment Token is said to be placed in low-risk assets, and revenue generated is to go towards supporting operating expenses of the Libra Association itself and other development costs, including grants to non-profits. Once those are paid for, some of...
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  • Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Could Take Over the Dollar: What You Need to Know

    4 monthes ago - By Tom's Guide

    Facebook's Libra will be a cryptocurrency supported by Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Uber, and many other members of a non-profit organization.
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  • Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency

    Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency

    4 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency. The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Calibra digital wallet, coming to Messenger and WhatsApp in 2020. Facebook says you'll be able to send Libra to "almost anyone with a smartphone" quickly and easily, and at a low cost - and the new cryptocurrency can be used for anything from paying for a coffee to riding public transport.
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  • Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020

    Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020

    4 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin through its apps and on Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp. Once it's launched, users will be able to purchase Libra and store it in its own digital wallet called Calibra. The website for Calibra was also launched earlier today. “Over the coming months, the association and its members will be recruiting additional members to further diversify and support the network. We will also be raising money in a private placement to help jumpstart the...
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  • Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook's reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Libra.
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  • How Libra Would Work for You

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    We break down the new Facebook-backed cryptocurrency and what the company hopes you will be able to do with it, even though it hasn't quite arrived.
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  • Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

    4 monthes ago - By 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 and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020.
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  • Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments.
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  • Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020

    4 monthes ago - By Engadget

    After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will use a new cryptocurrency called Libra. Calibra, which is now a subsidiary of Facebook, is designed to...
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  • Facebook's Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more

    4 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winklevoss twins' Gemini. Instead, Facebook's Calibra wi...
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  • Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know

    Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know

    4 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will let you buy things or send money to people with nearly zero fees. You'll pseudonymously buy or cash out your Libra online or at local exchange points like grocery stores, and spend it using interoperable third-party wallet apps or Facebook's own Calibra wallet that will be built into WhatsApp, Messenger, and its own app. Today Facebook released its white paper explaining Libra and its testnet for working out the kinks of its blockchain system before a public launch in the first half of 2020.
    Facebook won't...
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  • The Ambitious Plan Behind Facebook's Cryptocurrency, Libra

    4 monthes ago - By Wired

    Facebook designs a cryptocurrency that it won't fully control, but that will uniquely benefit Facebook.
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  • Facebook confirms it will launch a cryptocurrency called Libra in 2020

    Facebook confirms it will launch a cryptocurrency called Libra in 2020

    4 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Facebook is finally ready to talk about its blockchain plans. Following numerous reports unraveling its upcoming announcement in detail, the company today said that its in-development global cryptocurrency, called Libra, will launch next year alongside the underlying blockchain-based network that will support it.
    The currency is designed not to be a speculative asset, like Bitcoin, but a form of digital money backed by a reserve of assets. You will one day be able to use Libra as payment for online and offline services, Facebook executives say. At the beginning, the company imagines Libra...
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