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WASHINGTON — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency..
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Facebook officials were on Captiol Hill for a hearing on the company's plan for a cryptocurrency called Libra. The social network has faced scrutiny over the..
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Facebook's currency plan gets hostile reception in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Facebook executive is defending the social network..
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Politicians accused Facebook of "playing with matches," suggesting it would use Libra as another data-collection tool
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· Facebook has had a tumultuous few years. 
· There have been bright spots, like the growth of Instagram, and big new initiatives, like its..
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Distancing himself from President Donald Trump's criticism of Facebook's plan for the new Libra cryptocurrency, Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., told CNBC on Tuesday..
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· David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing about Libra, the..
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Facebook will be testifying over two days in Congress as lawmakers express concerns on the social media platform's new cryptocurrency, Libra. CBS News..
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Regulators will need to "step up" to contain any dangers emanating from digital currencies such as Facebook Inc.'s planned Libra token, but shouldn't attempt to..
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The cryptocurrency, its derivative investments, and other coins slid due to nebulous concerns about federal government action.
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Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it..
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· *Facebook's cryptocurrency chief David Marcus testified before a Senate committee on Tuesday.*
· *Skeptical senators wanted to know why they should..
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*TEL AVIV, ISRAEL / ACCESSWIRE / July 16, 2019 / *FIRST BITCOIN CAPITAL CORP (OTC PINK: BITCF) ("the Company") a prolific generator of more than 100 unique..
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A Swiss regulatory agency that Facebook executive David Marcus said in Congressional testimony would be responsible for overseeing data and privacy protections..
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There’s always a way to “play it safe,” even with something as volatile as Bitcoin.
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Facebook found itself in the hot seat on Capitol Hill once again on Tuesday. This time the social media company was grilled by the Senate Banking Committee in a..
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U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a..
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An international leader in tech oversight, France became the world's first major economy to regulate cryptocurrencies – attempting to stabilize a potentially..
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· *Senator John Kennedy accused the tech giant of promoting "flagrant displays of bullshit" during a Congressional hearing on Facebook's Libra..
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US lawmakers label social group ‘dangerous’ and cryptocurrency a ‘crazy experiment’
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PARIS (AP) — Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will weigh risks from new digital currencies and debate how to tax tech companies like..
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PARIS (AP) — Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will weigh risks from new digital currencies and debate how to tax tech companies like..
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Members of the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday raised broad concerns about its Libra effort, which the company introduced last month.
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· Senator Sherrod Brown did not mince words in his opening remarks during a House committee hearing addressing concerns over Facebook's Libra..
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Facebook will only build its own Calibra cryptocurrency wallet into Messenger and Whatsapp, and will refuse to embed competing wallets, the head of Calibra David..
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The social media company introduced its Libra effort last month. On Tuesday, members of the Senate Banking Committee raised broad concerns about the project.
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· *With the economy booming after a record stock market high and relatively good employment levels people have been asking why the Fed looks set to..
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Lawmakers in the Senate and House will question lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues, including whether they're..
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**SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA / ACCESSWIRE / July 16, 2019 / **Since its introduction, blockchain technology has seen a major transformation in the financial sector. It..
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Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, libra, "could be misused by money launderers and terrorist financiers," US Treasury Secre -More- 
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The Treasury secretary says Facebook has ‘a lot of work to do’ to win approval for its new cryptocurrency.
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U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense..
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Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers,...
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Facebook has launched a new reporting tool designed to tackle scam ads. The feature lets UK Facebook users flag online ads that link to dubious get-rich-quick..
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Here is what you need to know.

1. *US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin has warned that Facebook's Libra could be a tool for terrorists, traffickers, and..
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· *US government officials fear Facebook's upcoming digital currency, Libra, could be used to fund terrorism, human trafficking, and other illegal..
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On Tuesday, at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET, Facebook's David Marcus will stand before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee and explain Facebook's vision for Libra..
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In a letter to Facebook executives, Chair of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters (D-CA) and four Democratic representatives requested
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Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday.

1. *Amazon workers in the US, UK, Germany, Spain, and Poland protested and went on..
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*Cryptocurrencies from Big Firms are Focused on Getting..
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed by..
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed by..
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The rollout of the Libra project is the latest evidence that Facebook is still struggling to wield influence in both Washington and in the European Union.
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The Treasury secretary raised concerns about cryptocurrencies, including Facebook’s Libra, saying they could be used to fund illicit activities.
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LONDON — After Facebook was hit Friday with a fine of around $5 billion for privacy violations, critics said it escaped largely unscathed: The settlement..
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Facebook Inc. said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury..
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US Treasury secretary says social network has ‘a lot of work to do’ to win approval
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday:

Galapagos NV, up $25.01 to $170.76

Drug developer Gilead..
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illicit activity..
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The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secretary Steven..
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has “very serious concerns” that the new digital currency planned by..
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration has very serious concerns about Facebook Inc.'s proposed cryptocurrency, which has already drawn..
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It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause..
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· *On Tuesday, Facebook blockchain exec David Marcus will testify before a US Senate committee about the company's digital currency Libra.*
· *In advance..
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Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra..
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· Goldman Sachs has a new CEO and the storied investment bank is in the midst of a transformation.
· The Wall Street bank is moving away from high risk..
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*During the Interview, Poujade Discussed How LendPlus Has Revolutionized the Real Estate Industry by Accepting Cryptocurrency*

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*TORONTO, ONTARIO / ACCESSWIRE / July 15, 2019 /* *DIGIMAX GLOBAL SOLUTIONS* (CSE:DIGI) (the "*Company*" or "*DigiMax*") is pleased to announce that its wholly..
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A draft bill that would prohibit large technology firms from establishing digital currencies or functioning as financial inst -More- 
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The stars appear not to be aligning for Libra, Facebook Inc’s (NASDAQ:FB) new cryptocurrency, which has suffered a barrage of governmental and regulatory..
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Don’t let noise about cryptocurrencies and a $5 billion fine scare you away from this long-term growth stock.
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*MIDDLETOWN, DE / ACCESSWIRE / July 15, 2019 / *Phishing attacks are increasing in volume and severity. The most common form of phishing is tricking you to visit..
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· Rob Arnott, the chairman and founder of Research Affiliates, advises major Wall Street firms including Pimco. 
· He recently co-authored a note..
2 days ago • Business Insider
In June, weighing in on Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra, Tendermint Labs core dev Sunny Aggarwal told me that the advent of cryptocurrencies has pushed..
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