5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments by 2025
Crypto-currencies will transition into a new role, as 50% of unbanked smartphone owners turn to the currency for daily transactions.
Facebook’s Libra to forge ahead amid partner exodus
Industry players believe the planned crypto-currency will still launch regardless of key partners pulling out.
More partners ditch Facebook’s Libra crypto project
In a blow to Facebook’s ambitions, major payment companies including MasterCard and Visa have quit the group behind the project.
Facebook’s Libra too hot to handle as pals ‘unfriend’ project
The crypto-currency suffers a major setback after a key partner pulls out, with others reconsidering their positions.
Consumer body slams US lawmakers over Facebook crypto
An advocacy group says the lawmakers’ threats on Facebook’s new digital currency are harmful to consumer choice, and will backfire.
Banks conspicuously absent in Facebook’s Libra grouping
Analysts share their thoughts on how Facebook’s new crypto-currency will impact the banking sector.