Browsing the "Calibra" Tag

Facebook Isn’t Behind the First Incubator for Libra Crypto Developers

| Leigh Cuen

With $125,000 committed to a virtual bootcamp in November, Libracamp is incubating development on Facebook's Libra testnet.

US May Bar Large Tech Firms From Issuing Cryptocurrencies

| Wolfie Zhao

Lawmakers in the U.S. are discussing a bill that seeks to prevent large technology institutions in the country from issuing cryptocurrencies.

Facebook Says It Won’t Launch Crypto in India Due to Regulatory Issues

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook reportedly said that current regulatory restrictions mean it has "no plans" to launch its digital wallet service and crypto in India.

Facebook’s David Marcus: Libra Crypto Users Won’t Have to Trust Us

| Nikhilesh De

In a note published Wednesday, Facebook blockchain lead David Marcus pushed back against calls to stop Libra's development.

Facebook’s Inches Towards Global Regulatory Compliance, Applies for New York BitLicense

| Daniel Kuhn

If the project is to be truly global, Facebook may need “literally hundreds, perhaps thousands, of licenses from hundreds of different…

Buried in Facebook’s Libra White Paper, a Digital Identity Bombshell

| Ian Allison

Buried in Facebook’s Libra white paper are two sentences hinting the project's ambitions go even further than minting a global currency.

Facebook Seeking Crypto Wallet Data Engineer, Regulatory Policy Expert

| Anna Baydakova

Facebook is seeking a data professional to work on its crypto wallet Calibra, as well as a policy specialist to help with regulatory hurdles.

A Monumental Fight Over Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Is Coming

| Michael J Casey

The buck stops with Zuck in the looming fight between the world's governments and Facebook over Libra.

Rep. Waters: US Can’t Let Facebook’s Crypto ‘Compete With the Dollar’

| Zack Seward

Appearing on CNBC Thursday, the chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee doubled down on her calls for Facebook to halt Libra development.

Bank of England Governor Says Facebook’s Libra Crypto Will Be Scrutinized

| Wolfie Zhao

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could be subject to the "highest standards" in global regulations, said Bank of England governor Mark Carney.