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Central Banks Should Leave Crypto to Facebook and JPMorgan: PwC Partner

PwC France’s Pauline Adam Kalfon says central banks should stay away from crypto until it is “battle-tested” by corporations. Central banks should leave issuance of digital currencies to corporations such as Facebook and JPMorgan, according to a blockchain and financial partner at PwC France, Forbes…

Report: Facebook stored 200-600 million user passwords in plain text for years

Facebook is investigating whether employees may have stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in unencrypted plain text dating as far back as 2012, according to a report by security researcher KrebsOnSecurity. Citing an anonymous senior Facebook employee, Krebs reports the passwords may have been…

Facebook seeking lawyer with blockchain experience

Facebook is looking for an experienced lawyer specialising in blockchain and payment technologies for Lead Commercial Counsel. They will be engaged in Facebook’s new blockchain applications’ development and responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts linked to blockchain initiatives. According to the job description, Lead Commercial…

John McAfee on Bitcoin, BlockFi faces backlash and more

Crypto News – 21st March – John McAfee on Bitcoin, BlockFi faces backlash and more Don’t forget to follow us for the daily video#cryptocurrency #CryptoTwitter #CryptoNews #Bitcoin #OTZ #altcoinnews #Altcoins @officialmcafee pic.twitter.com/aAEnLmr8ut — AMBCrypto (@CryptoAmb) March 21, 2019 Daily Crypto News – 21 March Coindcx…

Facebook Stablecoin Wants to Replace US Dollar Not Bitcoin: Kik Founder

Facebook could be on the path to replace the US Dollar with its own crypto asset as a global currency, claims Ted Livingston. The founder and chief executive of the Kik messaging app projected the upcoming stablecoin project as a WeChat aspirant. The 32 years old…

Facebook Seeks Legal Counsel as Hints of Blockchain Payments Continue

The successful candidate will advise on partnership deals and overseas product expansion, as well as risk strategy. Facebook is seeking to hire a senior lawyer with experience in both blockchain and payments, a job description uploaded to its website this week confirms. Facebook, which has…

Japanese Company Launches New Stablecoin Pegged to the US Dollar

sponsored A Japanese company has launched a ERC-20-compliant stablecoin that is pegged to the U.S. dollar and supported by major Ethereum crypto wallets. A Japanese company has launched an ERC-20-compliant stablecoin that it says offers “absolute decentralization, maximum security and a reliable source of stability…

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire: Stablecoins That Use Open Standards Will Prevail

Jeremy Allaire has said that stablecoins using open standards will prevail as the sector continues to see new market entrants. Jeremy Allaire, co-founder and CEO of payments company Circle, has said that as the sector continues to see new market entrants, stablecoins using an open…

Winklevoss Twins: Crypto Heralds Something Greater Than Facebook

The Winklevoss twins say that crypto will ultimately usher in something greater than the social networking era. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, Bitcoin (BTC) bulls and founders of the Gemini crypto exchange, say that while Facebook’s secretive crypto project is positive for the industry, ultimately crypto…

Bitcoin Educator Jimmy Song Isn’t A Big Fan Of Ethereum (Or JP Morgan Coin)

Over the past weeks, some of the world’s largest institutions, namely Facebook and JP Morgan, have announced intentions to launch blockchain ventures. While many crypto enthusiasts have welcomed this news, there’s one caveat, these projects are likely going to be centralized beyond compare. And to…