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David Marcus, head of Facebook's Calibra (digital wallet service), testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "Examining Facebook's Proposed Digital Currency and Data Privacy Considerations" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 16, 2019.

Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans hit a bipartisan wall of suspicion from US lawmakers: Why should anyone trust Facebook?

Facebook has suffered through two years of scandals, and it doesn't have many friends left in Congress.
Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington

Fed chair Powell just called bitcoin a ‘speculative store of value’ like gold — adding weight to the safe haven theory

"Really almost no one uses bitcoin for payments, they use it as an alternative to gold," Powell said.

A majority of Gen Zers say they’re not likely to buy cryptocurrency anytime soon

More than 52% of teens surveyed by Business Insider said they were not at all likely to purchase cryptocurrency in the next six months.

Chuck E. Cheese compares ‘fake currency’ bitcoin to prize tokens, setting up a Twitter feud between the mascot and furious crypto fans

Chuck E. Cheese — the mascot of arcade and pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese's — is taking on bitcoin lovers on Twitter.
FILE PHOTO: Representations of virtual currency and Libra logo illustration picture

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task

Facebook launched Move, a programming language specifically designed for blockchain and Libra. Move is an open source project that is now on GitHub.
The Libra star sign denotes fairness, justice, and "even distribution."

Astrologists and Libras are furious that Facebook named its new cryptocurrency after an astrological sign that promotes balance and fairness

Astrologists say they think the name choice is intentional, as Facebook deals with a scandal-riddled past and regulators reviewing the cryptocurrency.

US lawmakers are demanding scrutiny — and even a freeze — of Facebook’s cryptocurrency project

Facebook announced Libra, its digital currency, on Tuesday — and the pushback has already begun.

Facebook just took the wraps off Libra, a new cryptocurrency that will let anyone in the world pay with their smartphone

Facebook is embarking on a wildly ambitious project to build a new global financial infrastructure — and Uber, Spotify, and PayPal are involved.

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Hear from top execs from Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Citi, BNY Mellon, Barclays, and Morgan Stanley as they talk industry transformation on June 10.

Nearly 60,000 people have already signed up for an international scavenger hunt for a $1 million bitcoin prize

The first team to solve at least 400 clues will have enough key fragments to access the game's digital bitcoin wallet containing the $1 million prize.