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Blockchain Platforms vs. Governments and Facebook

We’re living at a time of unprecedented concern over identity. Fears abound that our personal data is being abused by distant third-parties, while this data has become more valuable to us at a time when our identities and the identity politics we base around them have become more central to our lives. It’s in this context that blockchain technology has ...

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What Does Facebook Exec’s Departure From Coinbase Board Mean For Crypto?

“Facebase” might’ve been a fictional company name that you heard after David Marcus of Facebook joined Coinbase’s board, as speculation was rampant regarding the potential for collaboration between the two firms. But for now, it seems that any chance of collaboration between the two companies may be ending, as the executive of the social media firm has just resigned from ...

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Report: Facebook Denies Partnership With Stellar

Facebook has reportedly denied entering into talks with cryptocurrency firm Stellar (XLM), Cheddar reported August 10. Earlier today, Business insider reported that Facebook and Stellar had been considering a potential partnership to build a Facebook variant of a Stellar blockchain. A Facebook spokesman reportedly told Cheddar that the company is “not engaged in any discussions with Stellar, and we are ...

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Crypto Daily News | World Bank Blockchain Bond & Facebook Blockchain

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the World Bank preparing to launch the world’s first blockchain bond and why Facebook executive David Marcus is stepping down from Coinbase. Crypto Daily News: August 10th, 2018 World Bank Blockchain Bond According to CNBC, The World Bank has just made a huge announcement in the crypto space: it has mandated ...

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Facebook Restores Coinbase Crypto Ads, No Intent to Block Legitimate Companies

The CEO of Coinbase has just announced that the platform has just been approved to display ads on the largest social media platform in the world, Facebook. Facebook Repeals Ban On Crypto-Related Advertisements As the market began to run last year, so did cryptocurrency ad sightings, with dozens, if not hundreds of cryptocurrency companies promoting their product via any social ...

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Ripple Adds Former Facebook Exec as New Senior VP of Business and Corporate Development

Ripple, the company behind the third largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has recently employed Kahina Van Dyke as the new senior vice president of business and corporate development, according an official statement July 11. At the new position Van Dyke will be responsible for providing Ripple with strategic partnerships for international financial services, focusing on the development of “a new ...

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Facebook Director of Engineering Moves to Same Position at Company’s Blockchain Team

Evan Cheng, Facebook’s Director of Engineering of three years, has now moved to the same position at the company’s recently established blockchain team, TechCrunch reported Friday, July 6. The software engineer has updated his LinkedIn profile to reflect the newly acquired position, and the change has also been confirmed to TechCrunch by Facebook. Prior to this, Cheng was heading Programming ...

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Facebook Appoints Director of Engineering Blockchain

Director of engineering blockchain: Facebook has appointed one of its senior engineers Evan Cheng as its first “director of engineering blockchain”.  The new position was confirmed by Facebook on Tuesday and signals the companies seriousness about the technology. Cheng has previously been responsible for heading up Programming Languages & Runtimes at Facebook. Prior to that, he held a 10-year stint ...

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Facebook Appoints Director of Engineering Blockchain

Director of engineering blockchain: Facebook has appointed one of its senior engineers Evan Cheng as its first “director of engineering blockchain”.  The new position was confirmed by Facebook on Tuesday and signals the companies seriousness about the technology. Cheng has previously been responsible for heading up Programming Languages & Runtimes at Facebook. Prior to that, he held a 10-year stint ...

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