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Facebook Announces New Blockchain Jobs at Its California HQ

Facebook HQ in Menlo Park announces five new positions for its blockchain team, including technical ones. Facebook’s HQ in Menlo Park, California, has opened five new positions in its blockchain department, according to listings posted today, March 29. The new jobs were posted in the…

Facebook Blockchain Hiring 22, Could Its Crypto Be On The Horizon?

50, Make That 72 Facebook’s in-house blockchain division has purportedly doubled-down on its search for talent in the budding crypto ecosystem, in spite of the collapse in the Bitcoin price. According to a report from The Next Web’s Hard Fork column, the crypto-friendly arm of…

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…