Saturday, 20 July 2019

Category Archives: digital trends facebook

Watch the Facebook Libra Hearing Live – CoinDesk
20 Jul
9:03

Watch the Facebook Libra Hearing Live – CoinDesk

Facebook has gotten a beating of late, not least of all from the U.S. government. Today the social media giant faced off with the Senate Banking Committee in a hearing that should define cryptocurrency and the legality of corporate exploration into this odd – and politically frightening – future. You […]

Facebook’s Libra Could Bring Stability to Cryptos – ETF Trends
20 Jul
9:00

Facebook’s Libra Could Bring Stability to Cryptos – ETF Trends

Facebook’s recently unveiled Libra digital currency could, according to some market observers, bring some much-needed stability to the often volatile world of cryptocurrencies. The Facebook cryptocurrency news is setting the space abuzz with optimism as Bitcoin reached a high of $20,000 near the end of 2017 and fell over 70 […]

The Instant Pot is still super cheap at Walmart after Prime Day – Digital Trends
19 Jul
6:58

The Instant Pot is still super cheap at Walmart after Prime Day – Digital Trends

Previous Next Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker Walmart must still be feeling the Prime Day 2019 afterglow. The retail giant is holding firm with its lowest price ever for the versatile Instant Pot Duo60 6-quart 7-in-1 multi-use programmable pressure cooker. There’s a lot to like […]

Facebook’s Marcus Says He’d Accept 100% of His Pay in Libra – CoinDesk
19 Jul
5:17

Facebook’s Marcus Says He’d Accept 100% of His Pay in Libra – CoinDesk

Facebook’s blockchain lead David Marcus told lawmakers he would be willing to accept 100 percent of his salary in the social media giant’s proposed Libra cryptocurrency. During a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the controversial project Tuesday, the ranking member of the panel, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), asked Marcus if […]

Facebook’s Libra: Stablecoins Burst on the Scene – ETF Trends
18 Jul
3:38

Facebook’s Libra: Stablecoins Burst on the Scene – ETF Trends

By Jan van Eck, VanEck CEO, Gabor Gurbacs, VanEck Director, Digital Assets Strategy In recent remarks at the Financial Stability Report press conference, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, said: “It’s way too expensive to do domestic payments. It’s way too slow, and that hurts consumers and businesses. […]

Treasury Secretary Joins in on the Cryptocurrency Bashing Party – ETF Trends
18 Jul
1:58

Treasury Secretary Joins in on the Cryptocurrency Bashing Party – ETF Trends

Regardless of whether the cryptocurrency market makes the right moves toward legitimacy and acceptance within the capital markets, it seems there’s always a detractor ready to strike down the notion of digital currency replacing fiat currency. This time, it was Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin joining in on the crypto-bashing party. […]

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise – The Next Web
17 Jul
12:18

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise – The Next Web

The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the complete report in the SlideShare embed below, but read on for my summary of this […]

Instagram is crashing repeatedly for some users. Here’s the latest on the outage – Digital Trends
16 Jul
10:37

Instagram is crashing repeatedly for some users. Here’s the latest on the outage – Digital Trends

Thousands of Instagram users said Tuesday that the social media app was repeatedly crashing or not opening at all, the third time in just over a month that the social network has experienced issues. The crashing problem persisted for hours by late Tuesday afternoon, with no official response from Instagram […]

Chess grandmaster accused of using smartphone to cheat during contest – Digital Trends
16 Jul
8:58

Chess grandmaster accused of using smartphone to cheat during contest – Digital Trends

Sneaking off to the bathroom with your smartphone to check the best way to beat your opponent is probably the worst move you can make in a game of chess, but that’s the accusation being leveled at grandmaster Igors Rausis after he was allegedly caught in the act on Friday, […]

Trump and Fed Chair in Agreement on Facebook’s Cryptocurrency – ETF Trends
15 Jul
7:18

Trump and Fed Chair in Agreement on Facebook’s Cryptocurrency – ETF Trends

While it seems U.S. President Donald Trump and the Federal Reserve are at odds when it comes to interest rate policy, it appears they are in agreement when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Fed chairman Jerome Powell said after his testimony to Congress recently that crptocurrencies, Facebook’s Libra project in particular, […]