6 12, 2019

No Libra-style digital currencies without rules, say EU finance ministers – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-06T18:05:50+00:00 December 6th, 2019|Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency, digital currency, eBay, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, finance, Libra, Malta, payment system, stablecoin, stripe, Uncategorized, visa|

European Union finance ministers have agreed to a de facto ban on the launch in the region of so-called global “stablecoins” such as [...]

18 11, 2019

Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-18T17:50:22+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Apps, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Developer, Distributed Ledger, Facebook, Government, Libra, Libra Association, Payments, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

“5 months and growing strong” the Libra Association announced today in a post about its technical infrastructure that completely omits the fierce regulatory [...]

13 10, 2019

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-13T17:13:48+00:00 October 13th, 2019|Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, eBay, eCommerce, Facebook, Government, Libra, Libra Association, mastercard, Payments, PayPal, Policy, Startups, stripe, TC, Uncategorized, visa|

There’s a strategic cost to the defection of Visa, Stripe, eBay, and more from the Facebook-led cryptocurrency Libra Association. They’re not just names [...]

10 11, 2018

Pure Bit, a South Korean exchange, pulls a $2.8 million exit scam – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-11-10T00:42:46+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Blockchain, blockchains, computing, cryptocurrencies, currency, distributed computing, e-commerce, economy, ethereum, sorry, south korea, Startups, TC, thanks, Uncategorized|

Another day, another exit scam. This time it comes to us from South Korea, where an exchange, Pure Bit, has completely shut down [...]

5 10, 2018

Overstock’s investment arm funded blockchain for wine – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-10-05T00:07:55+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Blockchain, Fundings & Exits, Israel, Medici Ventures, overstock, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, Wine|

Of all the things to add to the blockchain, wine makes a lot of sense. Given the need for provenance for every grape [...]

7 09, 2018

‘I’d love to run a public company’ – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-09-07T23:42:38+00:00 September 7th, 2018|armstrong, battery ventures, Blockchain, brian armstrong, ceo, coinbase, cryptocurrencies, cryptography, Draper Associates, Greylock Partners, money, section 32, Spark Capital, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Brian Armstrong, the CEO of cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase, wants to take his company public — maybe on the blockchain. Onstage at TechCrunch [...]