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World’s Dumbest Bitcoin Scammer Tries to Scam Bitcoin Educator, Gets Scammed in The Process

Ben Perrin is a Canadian cryptocurrency enthusiast and educator who hosts a bitcoin show on YouTube. This is immediately apparent after a quick a look at all his social media. Ten seconds of viewing on of his videos will show that he is knowledgeable about digital assets, and 30 seconds of perusing his channel will show he has produced some videos on bitcoin scams. So it’s surprising that a bitcoin scammer would try to scam Perrin through his Instagram account and go so far as to actually send Perrin some of their own bitcoin. Read More >>

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US Treasury Secretary ‘Not Comfortable’ With Facebook’s Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows

Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from US federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rules and fund other illicit activities. Read More >>

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Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook’s Digital Currency to Steal Private Information

If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of the videos are published by scam artists who are apparently trying to steal your personal information. How do we know they’re scams? Libra hasn’t even been launched yet. Read More >>

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Facebook’s Libra Project is Getting Hammered From All Sides

Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services and the Senate Banking Committee, is running headlong into further resistance from regulators. Read More >>

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UK Regulator Says That Facebook Isn’t Going to Swan Through Regulatory Checks for Libra

Zuckerberg's bid to take over the world is going to see him have to jump through a few hoops first, as the UK watchdog does a lot of posturing to reassure the public that Libra will be subject to regulatory checks. Read More >>

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Facebook Co-Founder Says Libra Will Empower Corporations and Weaken Developing Countries

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes sure is an interesting person to talk to about Facebook. Read More >>

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How the Cryptocurrency World Is Responding to Facebook’s Libra

Facebook succeeded in at least one part of its new digital currency grand plan: get a spotlight. Read More >>

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All the Big Questions We Have About Facebook’s New Digital Currency

Facebook’s new cryptocurrency is big news — and there are still a lot of big questions to be answered. Read More >>

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Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency on the Blockchain That Doesn’t Actually Need to Be on the Blockchain

Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020. And if they pull it off, Libra could become the standard digital currency around the world. Read More >>

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Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

After months of rumours, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal. Read More >>

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Everything You Need to Know About Facebook’s Upcoming Cryptocurrency

In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumours floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official launch on June 18. Read More >>

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Facebook Said to Be Coming For Your Wallet With Its ‘GlobalCoin’ Cryptocurrency in 2020

Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg is a man with a cryptocurrency plan. According to a BBC News report, Facebook plans to launch its highly anticipated cryptocurrency in about a dozen countries as early as Q1 2020, with possible testing to begin at the end of this year. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn’t Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords

In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoting vegan lifestyle choices and ethical food production, because every single headline has to sound like it was produced by a Mad Lib these days. Read More >>

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One of the World’s Largest Crypto Exchanges, Binance, Hacked to the Tune of £31 Million

Cryptocurrency trading hub Binance, one of the world’s largest, has confirmed it lost about 7,000 Bitcoins (around $40 million/£31 million) to hackers after its so-called “hot wallet,” i.e. one connected to the internet and used to process transactions, was breached, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. Read More >>

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Facebook’s Secretive Cryptocurrency Payment System Is Apparently Code-Named ‘Project Libra’

Facebookcoin, or whatever we’re calling it, is reportedly getting even closer to becoming a reality. Read More >>