Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies on Libra’s foundation raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Facebook's new cryptocurrency.
Alarm bells should ring over a global currency that is run by an exclusive club that serves its investor-owners, not the public good.
Facebook's cryptocurrency and digital wallet will give it unprecedented access to personal data, with the power to take on Amazon and eBay.
Iran has long recognised the benefits of using cryptocurrencies to counter US sanctions.
Bitcoin trading is difficult to predict, but artificial neural networks may be able to discern patterns.
We go back to the basics and look at what Libra is, how it compares to other cryptocurrencies and whether you should be concerned about using it when it eventually arrives.
Why the coming generation of cryptocurrencies could force us to rethink the entire monetary system.
Plenty of Western officials and media outlets have criticized Libra – but it's not meant for them.
Tech giants like Facebook are at risk of joining the ranks of Compuserve and MCI Mail to be replaced with the next generation of organizing designed for new models of distributed trust.
A former senior economist with the Reserve Bank of Australia doubts Facebook's cryptocurrency will take control of monetary policy away from central banks.
Get it right and libra could be the world's first truly global currency. Get it wrong, on the other hand ...
Facebook claims its new cryptocurrency will bring financial inclusion and opportunity to billions, pushing cash further to the fringes. Is that a good thing?
With the launch of the Libra cryptocurrency, Mark Zuckerberg reveals his dreams of building a new virtual country, perhaps inspired by the Roman Empire.
Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are being co-opted by the very system they were designed to overthrow.
Cryptocurrency fraudsters have swindled their victims out of hundreds of millions – even billions – of dollars. What do they do to earn people's trust and then take their money?
There are good reasons to be sceptical of the Facecoin project.
The blockchain is creating new opportunities for the electricity sector. The December 2018 Energy Market Barometers looks at where experts think the technology is heading.
The CEO of a Canadian cryptocurrency company died recently, and took his passwords with him, leaving his clients high and dry. The debacle illustrates again that cryptocurrencies should be regulated.
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Bitcoin has been on a downward ride over the last year, steadily trading below US$4,000. It could get worse.