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Op Ed: In China, It’s Blockchain and Tyranny vs Bitcoin and Freedom

On October 24, 2019, President Xi Jinping gave a major speech about how China is going to make blockchain technology a national priority. He said...
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Where does Facebook’s digital currency project stand after Zuckerberg testimony?

American Banker Capitol Hill reporter Neil Haggerty shares how the D.C. community reacted to Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony and how they look at the project...
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Zelle founder Mike Kennedy to helm Ripple rival Interstellar

Mike Kennedy, the creator of the person-to-person payment network Zelle (then called clearXchange), was named Thursday as the CEO of Interstellar, a blockchain and digital...
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Don’t throw the crypto out with the Libra, senators say

WASHINGTON — Just two weeks after lawmakers grilled a Facebook executive on the company’s Libra plan, senators said the U.S. should be a leader in...
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Will Congress stop Facebook’s Libra?

WASHINGTON — The rush to hold hearings in both the House and Senate on Facebook’s plan to develop an alternative payment system reflects broad skepticism...