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CZ Says: Central Bank Digital Currency ‘Threatens’ Bitcoin

Binance’s enigmatic chief executive Changpeng Zhao (CZ) says that Central Bank digital currency is a threat to Bitcoin. While giving his views about CBDC, the Binance boss CZ stated that the currency’s formation could threaten the advancement of Bitcoin. The exec responded to the question about how the digital yuan initiative of the People’s Bank of China is affecting the crypto world, raised during a video interview with Jeff Roberts, Fortune’s senior writer. The yuan digital currency...

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Libra Adds Another Banking Expert to Its List of Executives

Facebook-backed Libra has issued another “major” announcement. It is bringing former HSBC executive Ian Jenkins on board to serve as the new chief financial officer of a division in the company designed to manage the Libra payment system.Libra Brings Ian Jenkins AboardJenkins initially served as a former business finance head and general group manager for HSBC. He also has experience working with other major financial institutions such as Santander and Credit Suisse.The big question following...

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Is There a Potential Link Between BTC, Facebook and Tesla?

When it comes to Facebook, bitcoin and Tesla, the three entities all seem to share a connection of sorts. Bitcoin is the primary cryptocurrency created in 2008. It has led to the creation of other digital currencies such as Ethereum, Ripple and EOS to name a few.Facebook and Tesla and BTC: What Connects Them?When it comes to Facebook and bitcoin and the relationship that those two entities share, Facebook has clearly been inspired by bitcoin and the crypto space to create its own digital...

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Libra Gets Another Executive, But Does Anyone Care Anymore?

Facebook’s Libra company – the cryptocurrency that will allegedly serve as a global currency everyone can use in the coming future – has appointed James Emmett, the former HSBC European head, to an executive position within its infrastructure.Libra Chooses James Emmett of HSBC FameAccording to reports, Emmett will develop and operate the payment system associated with Libra, which goes by the name of the Calibra wallet. Emmett’s appointment marks the latest in a string of several high-profile...

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YouTube Debuts Its TikTok Rival Called Shorts, Bringing New Ways to Watch and Create Videos

To create unique videos on YouTube Shorts, users will have access to a large library of music to record and enhance their content.Google LLC (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) owned YouTube has launched a TikTok rival dubbed YouTube Shorts, a short video creation service for creators and artists. The Google-owned firm noted that it created the YouTube Shorts service in a bid to create more value to sway with the recent advances of mobile devices.The firm claims it is one of the pioneers of short...

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Pläne der EU zur Bitcoin Regulierung durchgesickert

Dass die EU Regulierungen für Bitcoin und andere Cryptocoins plant, ist nichts Neues. Doch gestern wurden zum ersten Mal konkrete Inhalte öffentlich, die in einem 167-seitigen internen Memo zu finden sind. Dieses wird offenbar innerhalb der nächsten Wochen dem EU-Parlament vorgelegt.Bitcoin News: Pläne der EU zur Bitcoin Regulierung durchgesickertGerade Stablecoins, die an Fiat Währungen gebunden sind, werden in dem Memo intensiv diskutiert. Und damit sind wir wieder bei Libra, Facebooks...

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Bruno Le Maire : « Seule la Banque Centrale est autorisée à émettre de la monnaie »

Réunis aujourd’hui à Berlin, les ministres des finances de la France, de l’Allemagne, de l’Italie, des Pays-Bas et de l’Espagne ont appelé la Commission européenne à élaborer une règlementation stricte pour les stablecoins, en particulier pour la Libra de Facebook : « Les Stablecoins ne devraient pas être autorisés à opérer dans l’Union européenne tant que les problèmes juridiques, réglementaires et de surveillance n’ont pas été...

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#968 DeFi Investmentchance des Jahrzehnts & Durchgesickerter Gesetzesentwurf Kryptoregulierung

Hey Informanten, willkommen zur Bitcoin-Informant Show Nr. 968. Im heutigen Video geht’s um folgende Themen: Ist DeFi die Investmentchance des Jahrzehnts & Durchgesickerter Gesetzesentwurf zur europaweiten Kryptoregulierung 1.) DeFi is a ‚once in a decade investment opportunity‘ — True or false?https://cointelegraph.com/news/defi-is-a-once-in-a-decade-investment-opportunity-true-or-false 2.) Leaked draft shows European Union set to be first major jurisdiction to...

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Building on Ethereum is More Popular Than Ever Despite Price and Search Decline

The number of web developers building applications on Ethereum has increased year-on-year since 2018. According to data from npm.stat, which displays the number of times a JavaScript code library has been downloaded, more Ethereum-specific code packages were downloaded in 2020 than in 2018 and 2019 combined.Ethereum ‘Buidlers’ Keep on BuildingThe two most commonly used JavaScript libraries in Ethereum are Ethers.js and Web3.js. Seen below, courtesy of ChainShot.com, the use of both code...

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Coinbase Welcomes Andreessen Horowitz Co-Founder to Board of Directors

The leading American exchange Coinbase announced today a renewal of its board of directors, incorporating two prominent experts from the technology industry.In an official announcement posted on Coinbase’s blog, Brian Armstrong, the company’s CEO and co-founder explained that they had made two significant replacements to their board of directors.The Hello’sFirst on the list is Marc Andreessen, co-founder of the venture capitalist firm Andreessen Horowitz, one of the most importnat players in...

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