Facebook wants to do to Bitcoin—and maybe even the dollar, euro, and yen—what it did to MySpace and Friendster by launching a new cryptocurrency called libra, announced on Tuesday after months of anticipation and speculation.
Walmart, Merck, IBM, and KPMG are teaming up with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on a blockchain pilot program aimed at protecting the American pharmaceutical supply chain.
Ripple has announced a partnership that will bring blockchain technology to MoneyGram, a leading global money transfer firm that operates in more than 200 countries. As part of the deal, Ripple has committed $50 million to MoneyGram, which it can draw on in exchange for equity over the life of the two-year deal.
Craig Wright’s assertion that he cannot provide a Florida court with a complete list of his bitcoin holdings is a bunch of hooey, and he’ll go to jail if he doesn’t pony up.