Facebook Taps David Marcus to Lead Payments Initiatives
Marcus will continue running Libra's Novi digital wallet as he takes on Facebook Financial.
The Libra Association, the organization developing the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency payments project, has hired a banking heavyweight with 25 years at HSBC.
The new general counsel is Libra's second in just three months.
Beller, 27, will become a general partner at NFX. She'd worked at a16z before joining Facebook.
The Thai government and pro-democracy protesters are at war over social media. Authorities blocked local access to a Facebook group that was critical of the monarchy. Young protesters now fear the military government is interfering with Twitter as well.
A former winner of Deal or No Deal has lost nearly $40,000 after a bitcoin investment company turned out to be a Facebook scam.