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Pension Funds Double Crypto Asset Exposure in Morgan Creek’s Fund to 1%

| Nathan DiCamillo

The two Fairfax County, Virginia, pension funds invested only 0.5 percent in crypto and blockchain last year.

How to Watch Mark Zuckerberg’s Grilling in Congress Today

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will be testifying before lawmakers on Libra and more later today. Watch the livestream here.

US House Committee Pressuring Zuckerberg to Testify on Libra: Report

| William Foxley

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is facing pressure to testify before U.S. lawmakers on the firm's cryptocurrency project Libra.

American Banking Giants Sound Off Against Libra as Monetary Threat

| David Pan

Execs from some of the biggest U.S. banks reportedly told the Federal Reserve that Facebook’s Libra would pose a threat to monetary policies.

Congressional Challenger to House Speaker Pelosi Is Fundraising in Crypto

| William Foxley

Democratic blockchain and crypto enthusiast Agatha Bacelar is challenging House Speaker Pelosi on a tech-focused platform.

Verizon Just Won a Patent to Create Virtual SIMs on a Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

Telecoms conglomerate Verizon is eyeing the use of blockchain technology to underpin the dynamic creation of virtual SIM cards.

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Trump’s Trade War May Be Driving Chinese Investors to Bitcoin

| Daniel Palmer

As the Chinese yuan falls in value due to the trade war with the U.S., there are signs that locals are increasingly moving funds into bitcoin.

US Secretary of State Says Crypto Should Be Regulated Like SWIFT

| Daniel Palmer

Michael Pompeo has said he believes that cryptocurrencies should be regulated in the same way as electronic financial transactions.

US Lawmakers to Discuss Facebook Libra on Swiss Visit: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and other U.S. lawmakers will discuss Facebook's crypto project with the Swiss data privacy chief this week.

Binance’s US Arm to Go Live ‘Within Two Months,’ CEO Says

| Daniel Palmer

The dedicated U.S. arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance should go live by November, according to CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao.