As Libra Battles Critics, Zuckerberg Aims to Win Over US Policymakers
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with policymakers to discuss internet regulatory matters such as privacy, competition and its handling of political content. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with policymakers to discuss internet regulatory matters such as privacy, competition and its handling of political content. …
Arab Bank Switzerland Opens Bitcoin Custody, Brokerage Services
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Arab Bank Switzerland has partnered with blockchain technology firm Taurus to offer Bitcoin and Ether custody and brokerage services to its clients. Arab Bank Switzerland has partnered with blockchain technology firm Taurus to offer Bitcoin  (BTC) and Ether (ETH) custody and brokerage services to its clients. Swissinfo reported the development …
German Gov’t Approves New Plan to Block Private ‘Parallel Currencies’
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Germany’s government has approved a blockchain strategy that aims to prevent stablecoins from becoming alternative currencies and threatening state sovereignty. Germany’s government has approved a blockchain strategy that aims to prevent stablecoins from becoming alternative currencies and threatening state sovereignty. Reuters reported on Sept. 18 that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet …
European Space Agency Awards €60K for Blockchain Satellite Wallet
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The European Space Agency has awarded a €60,000 grant for blockchain startup SpaceChain to commercially develop its satellite-powered, multi-sig wallet. The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded a 60,000 euro ($66,400) grant for blockchain startup SpaceChain to commercially develop its satellite-powered, multi-sig wallet. According to an announcement published on Sept. …