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Fewer likes: Facebook's crypto board gets off to rocky start

Despite prominent exits, 21 founding members have backed Facebook's new governing body for its digital currency.

Fewer likes: Facebook's crypto board gets off to rocky start

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As payment giants flee, Facebook Libra faces greater hurdles

Exodus of major financial players raises bar for Libra to convince regulators and consumers of coin's safety.

As payment giants flee, Facebook Libra faces greater hurdles

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PayPal pulls out of Facebook's Libra Association

In blow to social media giant's international digital currency, US payments firm decides to focus on its own business.

PayPal pulls out of Facebook's Libra Association

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Bitcoin boosters make case on social media after crypto crash

Dropping 20 percent this week alone, the digital currency's vociferous backers are saying a big rebound is up ahead.

Bitcoin boosters make case on social media after crypto crash

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Bitcoin's sharp decline: The cryptocurrency falls below $8,000

Bitcoin lost about 20 percent of its value since Friday.

Bitcoin's sharp decline: The cryptocurrency falls below $8,000

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Germany signals tough regulatory hurdles to Facebook's Libra

Berlin passes comprehensive blockchain strategy aimed at thwarting corporate efforts to establish a parallel currency.

Germany signals tough regulatory hurdles to Facebook's Libra

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Regulate crypto, says France

Libra could spark financial instability and challenge national economic sovereignty, said France's finance minister.

Libra and cryptocurrencies must be regulated, says France

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A tiny Pacific nation is creating its own digital currency

The Marshall Islands wants to reduce its dependence on the US dollar with what it is calling the Marshallese sovereign.

A tiny Pacific nation is creating its own digital currency

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China says new digital coin will be similar to Facebook's Libra

Central bank executive said new currency can also be used without an internet connection, and on WeChat and Alipay.

China says new digital coin will be similar to Facebook's Libra

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Flooding the bitcoin market: Craig Wright's warning falls flat

Self-declared bitcoin inventor warns a court ruling against him could force him to sell billions of dollars of bitcoin.

Flooding the bitcoin market: Craig Wright's warning falls flat

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Barclays cuts ties with US-based crypto exchange

The British bank partnered with Coinbase in March of 2018, making it easier for users in the UK to buy cryptocurrencies.

Barclays cuts ties with US-based crypto exchange

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Iran crypto developers launch platform for flood-victim aid

Platform for receiving aid donations in cryptocurrencies developed in response to US sanctions impeding relief efforts.

Iran crypto developers launch platform for flood-victim aid

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China vies to get in on crypto boom

Unlike decentralised blockchain-based offerings, China's digital currency intends to give Beijing more control.

China preparing to launch its own 'cryptocurrency'

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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency: A threat to national economies?

We look at the new Facebook-backed digital currency and the currency battle being waged within the US-China trade war.

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Iran's government recognises cryptocurrency mining with caveat

Iran legalised cryptocurrency mining as an industry, but are the country's regulations too taxing for stakeholders?

Iran's government recognises cryptocurrency mining with caveat