On April 23, the tech giant announced a massive new advertiser identity verification campaign, built along the lines of the political ad verification policy it rolled out in 2018 after getting hammered for allowing foreign powers to influence the presidential election.
Lessons from YouTube Christmas cryptocurrency purge
After a spate of video takedowns, the decentralized currency industry was reminded why it should support decentralized content platforms
The YouTube Christmas cryptocurrency purge seems to have ended. The streaming video mega-site backed down, apologizing for what a spokesperson on Dec. 27 called an “error.”
Facebook, Google want to be your banker
In separate announcements, Facebook unveiled a non-blockchain payments tool that could compete with Libra, and Google said it will offer consumer checking accounts
The tech giants that already know everything about you, and now they want to be your banker, too. What could possibly go wrong?
Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon says bank payments will be tokenized on a blockchain
All major banks are looking at the potential of stablecoins
The world’s banking payment system is going to be tokenized on a blockchain, according to the head of Goldman Sachs. In a discussion of Facebook’s new Libra cryptocurrency with the French news site Les Echo on June 28, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said he finds the “principle interesting” and the fifth-largest American bank, does “extensive research on the concept of tokenization.”