Municipal Crypto Spreading Around the World, From California to Dubai

Municipal Crypto Spreading Around the World, From California to Dubai

Everything you need to know about municipal cryptocurrencies and where in the world they are being implemented.
States, provinces and municipalities could use cryptocurrencies to fund projects and programs. Municipal cryptocurrencies — that is, cryptocurrencies launched by cities — could offer citizens a new way to invest in a certain location and even buy goods while helping governments to fund projects. Campbell Harvey from Duke University told Cointelegraph that municipal cryptocurrencies could provide a…

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Billionaire Mark Cuban Says Facebook’s Libra a Big Mistake

Billionaire Mark Cuban Says Facebook’s Libra a Big Mistake

Dallas Mavericks basketball team owner and billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban defined Facebook’s Libra stablecoin a big mistake. Dallas Mavericks basketball team owner and billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban defined Facebook’s Libra stablecoin a big mistake in an interview with CNBC published on July 12.During his interview, Cuban commented on the social media giant’s cryptocurrency endeavors. He said:“I’m not a big fan of what they’re doing there. […] I think it’s a big mistake.”Cuban reportedly explained…

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Fed Chair Says Facebook Needs to Satisfy Regulatory Concerns Regarding Libra

Fed Chair Says Facebook Needs to Satisfy Regulatory Concerns Regarding Libra

Federal Reserve chair says time is needed to address concerns about Libra, and that the project cannot move forward until there is broad satisfaction on regulatory policies. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said there needs to be broad satisfaction with the way Facebook is handling regulatory concerns regarding its forthcoming stablecoin Libra. Powell gave his comments in a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee on July 10.Rep. Steve Stivers asked Powell during the…

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