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4 Oct 2019
2 Oct 2019
Tim Cook has weighed in against launching an Apple cryptocurrency, saying that companies should not be trying to gain power by establishing competing currencies.
16 Sep 2019
Visa, Mastercard and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
28 Aug 2019
Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability.
19 Aug 2019
China's central bank will launch a state-backed cryptocurrency and issue it to seven institutions in the coming months, according to a former employee of one of the institutions who is now an independent researcher.
4 Jul 201920 Jun 2019
ZenGo's wallet will support Libra, a cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch in 2020.
19 Jun 2019
Waters' request came hours after Facebook unveiled Libra.
18 Jun 2019
Facebook is a key part of the Libra Association, the nonprofit organization behind the Libra cryptocurrency.
27 Nov 2018
Facebook is expected to release a white paper on GlobalCoin, its forthcoming cryptocurrency, on Tuesday.
17 Jul 2018
Cadence Design Systems has announced the tapeout of a complete GDDR6 memory IP solution on Samsung's 7LPP process. GDDR6 memory is targeted at very high-bandwidth applications including machine learning, AI, cryptocurrency mining, graphics, automated driving, ADAS and high-performance computing (HPC).
4 Jul 2018
BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink on Monday said the world's largest asset manager has assembled a working group to look at blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but cautioned he does not see massive investor demand.
15 May 2018
Chinese e-commerce giants such as JD and Alibaba are currently trialing blockchain to perfect their huge supply chains. The AI blockchain combo also has a bright future in market analysis and forecasting.
14 Mar 2018
This follows news that the social network created a blockchain division.
24 Oct 2017
Google will ban online advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings starting in June, part of a broader crackdown on the marketing of a new breed of high-risk financial products.
29 Aug 201717 Jul 2017
Ledger will integrate its Blockchain Open Ledger Operating System (Bolos) into Intel Software Guard Extensions, with the joint solution initially being deployed with cryptocurrency software wallets Electrum and MyEtherWallet.
23 Jun 2017
During California's Gold Rush, it was often the sellers of pickaxes and shovels who made the most money. In the frenzy to get rich quick from cryptocurrencies, some investors are calling computer chipmakers the modern-day equivalent.
Wall Street is missing how the bubble in cryptocurrencies can quickly backfire for AMD and Nvidia (Jun 23)
The effects of the most recent cryptocurrency mining phase are having a direct impact on various markets, most notably on the GPU product lines from Nvidia and AMD.
Marketwatch.com (Dow Jones)