• Not a photo of PayPal potentially leaving its partnership with Facebook's Libra. Instead, this is the PayPal float at the Dublin LGBTQ Pride Parade, June 29, 2019 (photo by William Murphy via Wiki commons).
    Libra

    Libra Association won’t deny reports PayPal pulling out

    Facebook’s crypto project partnerships show signs of buckling with increased government pressure

    The Libra Association would not quite deny reports that digital payment service PayPal is withdrawing from the group, designed to oversee Facebook’s highly controversial, proposed cryptocurrency.

  • Digital Asset Holdings Founder Eric Saraniecki, CEO of Ripple Brad Garlinghouse, Jeremy Millar, Chief of Staff of Consensys, Jeff Dorman, CIO of Arca (image via Twitter).
    Innovators

    Inside the invite-only Cumberland Global Summit

    We get the goods from crypto’s elite at the year’s most elite conference

    As the crypto business matures, a robust—some would say never-ending—series of industry conferences has arisen to provide reasons for players in the space to gather in person. Perhaps the most elite of these is the yearly Cumberland Global Summit.

  • Tether and Bitfinex staff hard at work getting documents in the case brought against them by New York Attorney General Letitia James (via Pixabay).
    Tether

    Bitfinex, Tether accused of stalling fraud investigation

    The NY Attorney General’s office wants the exchange and stablecoin-issuer to keep giving it evidence while an appeals court decides whether to throw the case out

    New York Attorney General Letitia James just demanded that embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and stablecoin-issuer Tether keep searching for documents that will help her office prove the sister companies committed fraud.