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Tension Rising at Facebook Libra

The regulatory pushback on Facebook’s digital currency project Libra appears to be putting the frighteners on some of its commercial partners, with several companies currently considering their positions, according to the FT. The news comes after reports emerged that competition watchdogs at the European Commission have begun probing potential anti-trust issues relating to Facebook’s plans, […]

Erik Finman, the teenage bitcoin millionaire

A cryptocurrency entrepreneur who became a bitcoin millionaire when he was still a teenager has launched a new venture that he claims will “kill” Facebook‘s Libra. Erik Finman, 20, says peer-to-peer platform Metal Pay will be the first “all-in-one” cryptocurrency payments app and will change the way people send and receive money. Erik Finman, the teenage bitcoin millionaire. “We’re going to […]

UK privacy chief joins warning about cryptocurrency

The UK’s data privacy chief has joined the chorus of warnings over Facebook’s proposed digital currency, Libra.  Elizabeth Denham, who runs the Information Commissioner’s Office, has signed a statement alongside counterparts in the US, Canada, Australia and the European Union. UK privacy chief joins warning about cryptocurrency. The statement said they have “shared concerns” over […]

Facebook Disappoints with Libra Coin

In December (2018), I did my last Dinsider podcast about the digital market, blockchain and digital currency, and in cryptocurrencies. I have decided to continue the podcast, after the massive hype over Facebook coin and Libra coin and I had to respond I had to show my insights. Clear what this is and is there […]