The social media giant is planning to set up a digital payments system - which has been named internally as GlobalCoin - in more than 10 countries by 2020. The BBCsaid Facebook had already spoken to Bank of England governor Mark Carney and to officials at the US Treasury, and was expected to flesh out its plans this northern hemisphere summer.
Aside from Gemini, Facebook reportedly has had talks with another cryptocurrency exchange, CoinBase, as well as high-frequency trading firms Jump and DRW.
Project Libra: This is the first time we've heard the internal name "GlobalCoin", after hearing several times about the secretive, supposedly blockchain-based payment network Facebook is building.
A Look At Memorial Day Weekend Weather
Otherwise we'll have plenty of sunshine all three days, with Monday perhaps being the most ideal of the three. Leading into the holiday weekend, there are chances for showers, but we're not looking at complete washouts.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly talked to Britain's central banker about launching a cryptocurrency. The Winklevoss twins famously sued Zuckerberg for allegedly stealing the idea for Facebook while the trio were classmates at Harvard University, ultimately receiving a $65 million settlement. Now, the Winklevoss twins have become billionaires via investment into bitcoin and founding the Gemini digital currency exchange, with plans to launch a Gemini dollar cryptocurrency in the future.
Previous reports have said Facebook is taking a serious look at blockchain technology under its "Project Libra", in part to tackle doubts about privacy among its many users following a series of scandals.
Under the corrected vote, the winning song from the Netherlands secured an additional six points - finishing up on 498 points. However, it admitted that "human error" led to an incorrect aggregated result being used.
The band got back together for a tour in 2007-2008 and also performed at the closing ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics. The Spice Girls will reunite on stage for the first time in seven years when they perform in Dublin tonight.
Not only did they not take anything (that I can find), but the goal of the visit was to clean my bathrooms and bedrooms. Roman said he usually has cameras on but they are only triggered by his alarm system, which he forgot to set that day.
Sophie Turner came face-to-face with her husband's ex-girlfriend, Taylor Swift , while filming the BBC's The Graham Norton Show . The singer was on the show to perform her new single, while Sophie was there to promote her new film X-Men: Dark Phoenix .
Woods is a five-time victor at Jack Nicklaus' annual event and has never missed the cut in 16 appearances at the tournament. After all, in order to win a major, you need confidence heading in there, and Woods should build plenty of it at Memorial.
The legislation is crucial to states still reeling from devastating hurricanes over the past two years and epic flooding. David Perdue (R-GA) announced that President Donald Trump agreed to this strategy.
Vainqueur mardi à Modène, Arnaud Démare a failli récidiver ce mercredi à Novi Ligure, terminant deuxième derrière Caleb Ewan . Mais plus la course avance et plus son objectif secondaire, le maillot cyclamen , prend corps.
Subscribe to Squawka's Youtube channel here . "I talked to Mark and to Van Gaal", the Holland global added. In the 2018/19 campaign, Sane made 31 Premier League appearances, with 10 of them coming off the bench.
Au plan financier, cette influence record a permis au PSG d'empocher un joli pactole de 115 millions d'euros. En moyenne, un quart des billets a été vendu à moins de 20€, et plus d'un tiers (35%) à moins de 25€.
Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France
Paris authorities have opened a terror probe to ascertain if the attack was a terrorist attack, according to reports from CNN . A package exploded Friday in the French city of Lyon injuring at least eight people including a young girl, reports say.
Rodgers, Yelich join in on chugs at Bucks game
Chugging beer is as much an American past time as football, of course, and some people are just better at one than the other. First, a Bucks fan earlier this month bought a beer for his girlfriend , ex-racer Danica Patrick , while Rodgers watched.
Russian bombers intercepted off Alaskan coast
The zone extends approximately 200 miles off Alaska's western coast and is design to protect America from deadly strikes. There is also anger in Washington over continued allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.