What Is a Cryptocurrency? We Need Clearer Definitions
In the wake of Libra and CBDCs, we need better definitions for what is and isn't a cryptocurrency.
WisdomTree, an asset manager specializing in exchange-traded funds, is vying to become one of the first established U.S. financial firms to offer clients digital assets, including a so-called stablecoin whose value is closely linked to the U.S. dollar.
Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook wants to build commerce tools for small businesses which use the social media giant's apps, but noticeably avoided mentioning the Libra stablecoin project in his 2030 vision.
The Libra Association has formed a steering committee to oversee the creation of its technical roadmap.
Reserve Bank of Australia officials are not yet convinced cryptocurrencies offer benefits over and above traditional means of payment.
Libra Association Vice Chair Dante Disparte spoke at the Digital Money Forum at CES 2020, arguing for Libra's advantages over other bitcoin.