Walmart is the latest to join the new growing trend of the the establishment and use of digital identities, via attestations and already established consumer databases. Companies such as Mastercard, Bank of America, Facebook/”Libra”, Ontology, EOS, Cardano, Piiggy Bank, Coinbase, and more, all have functional products digital identity projects, or products that will be released soon.
Here is a speculative translation of what Donald Trump’s could have meant if Twitter allowed more characters. A personal opinion and not financial advise.
The Chairman of the USA Fed Reserve has said that a globally adopted cryptocurrency system could conceivably remove the need for reserve currencies.
US Lawmakers Call to Freeze Facebook’s Centralized Digital Identity/Blockchain/Cryptocurrency ‘Libra’ Project
U.S. lawmakers are formally calling on Facebook to cease all development of its Libra cryptocurrency in a new letter sent to executives at the social media giant. Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives wrote an open letter to Facebook Tuesday, calling on a moratorium to all libra development while the Financial Services Committee and…
Facebook unveiled its long-anticipated digital currency Libra on Today, marking the company’s biggest push into the payments industry yet. The currency won’t be publicly available until 2020, providing cryptocurrency enthusiasts with seemingly a small window of time to acquire certain assets before the normal market flow increases coin prices.
Facebook has been quietly building out its cryptocurrency for over a year, and it looks like that time has been well spent, enlisting the support of some of the most prominent companies across payments, retail, and technology.
Cryptocurrency prime dealer SFOX is partnering with M.Y. Safra Bank of New York to offer traders and investors deposit accounts backed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC).
some of the largest retailers in the United States such as, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Office Depot, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Crate & Barrel, Baskin Robbins, GameStop, Jamba Juice, Barnes and Noble and Amazon-owned Whole Foods, are now accepting cryptocurrency payments.
Footwear and sports apparel giant Nike secured a trademark for “CRYPTOKICKS” and alluded to its intent to pursue a wide array of blockchain-related services.On Apr. 19th Nike filed a trademark for the word mark “CRYPTOKICKS” with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for use in a wide array of cryptocurrency-related goods and services. The registration is currently live.
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is now offering cross-border payments service to enable customers to transfer funds using Ripple (XRP) and the stablecoin USDCoin (USDC).