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Not a cryptocurrency. End of.

On Oct 27, 2020
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@jameswester I call them Dimon Dollars https://t.co/MiBVT3FiaP
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These JPM Coins (I simply cannot resist calling them Dimon Dollars, or $Dimon, for obvious reasons) have attracted considerable discussion but I thought I might contribute something different to the debate by trying to reason my way through to a categorisation. What is important to ...

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On Oct 27, 2020
@dgwbirch shared
@jameswester I call them Dimon Dollars https://t.co/MiBVT3FiaP
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Not a cryptocurrency. End of.

Not a cryptocurrency. End of.

These JPM Coins (I simply cannot resist calling them Dimon Dollars, or $Dimon, for obvious reasons) have attracted considerable discussion but I thought I might contribute something ...

Not a cryptocurrency. End of.

Not a cryptocurrency. End of.

The media recently reported, somewhat breathlessly (eg, CNBC), that JP Morgan Chase (JPMC)is launching a “cryptocurrency to transform the payments business”. If the app has to pay using a ...

Facebook won't launch cryptocurrency until U.S. regulators approve

Facebook won't launch cryptocurrency until U.S. regulators approve

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What consumers need to know about Libra, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

What consumers need to know about Libra, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

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Exchange Platform Says It Offers Alternative Solution to Buy Crypto

Exchange Platform Says It Offers Alternative Solution to Buy Crypto

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Perspectives on Ca-Libra # 1. Getting rid of three smokescreens

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PayPal Conquered The Globe, But Bitcoin Could Steal Its Throne

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JPMorgan Says Blockchain Is Laying Foundation for Digital Money

JPMorgan Says Blockchain Is Laying Foundation for Digital Money

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Facebook hints at Libra strategy shift to appease regulators

Facebook hints at Libra strategy shift to appease regulators

Facebook's original proposal for Libra was to develop a sweeping, global currency with the backing of the world's biggest companies. Now, with fewer companies on its side and a massive ...

Facebook Libra Coin Facts vs. Nonsense

Facebook Libra Coin Facts vs. Nonsense

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[Guest Post] With Stablecoins Becoming a Mainstream Currency, Not-For-Profit Element Zero Developing a Transformative Stablecoin Platform that Solves the Stability and Liquidity Issues Affecting the Current Stablecoin Market

[Guest Post] With Stablecoins Becoming a Mainstream Currency, Not-For-Profit Element Zero Developing a Transformative Stablecoin Platform that Solves the Stability and Liquidity Issues Affecting the Current Stablecoin Market

by Jude Regev, Element Zero founder and CEO If Main Street USA was waiting for a sign that Wall Street has embraced the value of cryptocurrency and its underlying blockchain technology, ...

Facebook, Cryptocurrency, and The Future of Mobile Commerce

Facebook, Cryptocurrency, and The Future of Mobile Commerce

Facebook has already reinvented itself twice, going from a single social media platform in the desktop era to an unbundled collection of mobile apps. Becoming a mobile commerce ecosystem ...

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It?

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It?

On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital ...

Private Digital Currencies Will Lead To Cryptocurrency Mass Adoption

Private Digital Currencies Will Lead To Cryptocurrency Mass Adoption

Private Digital Currencies Will Lead To Cryptocurrency Mass Adoption

AP Explains: Behind Libra, Facebook's new digital currency

AP Explains: Behind Libra, Facebook's new digital currency

A look at Libra, Facebook's new digital currency

Facebook takes on the world of cryptocurrency with 'Libra' coin

Facebook takes on the world of cryptocurrency with 'Libra' coin

Facebook unveiled plans Tuesday for a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, pledging to deliver a stable virtual money that lives on smartphones and could bring over a billion "unbanked" ...

Facebook's Cryptocoin: A Disguised PayPal on a Blockchain?

Facebook's Cryptocoin: A Disguised PayPal on a Blockchain?

Facebook is edging closer to launching its own cryptocurrency, with a rollout expected this year, The New York Times reports. But experts say the project seems more

Why Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Will Be Bad For Everyone

Why Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Will Be Bad For Everyone

Facebook calls its new banking endeavor cryptocurrency, but Libra looks less like Bitcoin and more like the next step in the social media giant's takeover.

A counter to a16z Crypto fund II thesis

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Taking Stock Of Libra’s Vital Signs

Taking Stock Of Libra’s Vital Signs

With news that some of Libra's backers are, at least for now, shying from vocal support for the crypto project, it's worth taking stock of Libra's vital signs.

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber

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