A blockchain-based project is vowing to do for supply chains what Uniswap did for DeFi — saving time, cutting costs and reducing waste in global trade.
Founded in 2004, Facebook serves as one of the world’s largest social media platforms. A public company tradable under the stock ticker FB, Facebook lets users post pictures, videos and updates, as well as chat and connect with people, among other functions on its platform. Users can also buy and sell things on Facebook Marketplace and chat on their mobile devices via the Facebook Messenger app.
Facebook has faced scrutiny for questionable practices. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has spoken in a number of U.S. government hearings.
In 2019, the company released a white paper detailing its Facebook Libra, a type of stablecoin cryptocurrency. The project met notable regulatory scrutiny and has since changed its name from Libra to Diem.
The crypto sector has an irresistible opportunity to be at the forefront of the next big social network — but there are a few issues that need to be ironed out first.9684
An anonymous source has told reporters that the first Diem pilot will focus on transactions between individual consumers.12331
From price volatility to becoming the most valuable U.S. exchange, here is how well Coinbase’s first day of trading tracks with other companies.9770
Attacks on digital asset exchanges and trading platforms have decreased drastically in recent years, but data leaks still leave users vulnerable.20847
"I have nothing to do with the platform," said Lee Hsien Loong. "It is misleading and done without my permission."22388
Leaked information includes phone number, Facebook ID, full name, location, past locations, birthdate, email address, relationship status, and bio.91685
A future digital euro wouldn't be a threat to savers, say officials from the European Central Bank.8272
Kevin Weil has previously said that the launch of the Facebook-backed stablecoin would be "a journey of years and decades."8304
A deep analysis of the proposed definition of digital token, which is likely to be far simpler than the Howey Test.11804
A fully regulated brokerage has unveiled a novel approach for attracting new users — and vows to put traders “on an equal footing with everyone else.”5695
Besides securing approval from Swiss regulators, Diem seems likely to face opposition from government regulators in many countries.14665
A French project says it is creating a “paradigm shift” in the security of our personal information through the launch of cutting-edge decentralized identifiers.9142
Meme master ‘Cheezburger’ is releasing a series of NFTs based on his website’s famous captioned ‘lolcat’ photos.14662
Fireblocks and First Digital Asset Group have developed a seamless connection to Diem, allowing financial institutions to access the emerging payment network. The platform is still awaiting regulatory approval before it can launch.14390