Tag: libra

Global watchdogs urge ‘vigilant monitoring’ as big tech companies shift into financial services

(Reuters) — Google, Alibaba and other “Big Tech” companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology firms to prevent unfair competition. As Facebook’s plan for its Libra “stablecoin” faces scrutiny, a global body of regulators from the world’s main financial centers said that Big Tech’s growing tentacles […]

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Facebook comparing Libra to the open internet rings hollow

“The question that has been motivating us is: Can we do for money what the internet has been doing for information?,” said Kevin Weil, co-creator of the Facebook-led digital currency Libra and VP of product for Facebook subsidiary Calibra. “The financial system feels a little bit similar to what the telco system did 25 to […]

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Daily Horoscopes: November 5, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. Mars, the planet of war, clashes with Pluto, the planet of destruction, at 5:23 AM—now isn’t the time […]

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Daily Horoscopes: November 4, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in Aquarius clashes with the sun at 5:23 AM, finding us turning a corner—the direction we […]

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Daily Horoscopes: November 3, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in Capricorn connects with communication planet Mercury at 1:46 AM before entering cool, intellectual air sign […]

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Daily Horoscopes: November 2, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in Capricorn meets taskmaster Saturn at 3:29 AM, reminding us to be on our best behavior. […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 30, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. Communication planet Mercury meets darling Venus at 6:04 PM, creating a wonderfully sweet energy for socializing, but watch […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 29, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in brooding water sign Scorpio connects with the lord of the underworld, Pluto, at 2:32 AM, […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 27, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in Libra clashes with Pluto at 1:38 AM, stirring up intense emotions as we reflect on […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 26, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in Libra meets action planet Mars at 3:48 PM, creating an energizing—but possibly confrontational—atmosphere. Limits are […]

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U.S. Congress grills Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Libra, privacy, elections, and more

(Reuters) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded on Wednesday that the company’s planned digital currency Libra was a “risky project,” but sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers that it could lower the cost of electronic payments and open up the global financial system to more people. Sporting a suit and tie, Zuckerberg also fended off […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 24, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in Virgo connects with the taskmaster Saturn at 4:05 PM, inspiring maturity and hard work. However, […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 23, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in Leo connects with lucky Jupiter at 1:41 AM, and squares off with chatty Mercury at […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 22, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in proud fire sign Leo makes a helpful connection with action planet Mars at 8:58 AM, […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 21, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in Cancer clashes with the sun at 8:39 AM, asking if we’re ready to make a […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 19, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon enters nurturing water sign Cancer at 6:43 AM, encouraging us to focus on self-care: Eat great […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 18, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. Watch out for confusion as the moon in detail-oriented Gemini clashes with hazy, dreamy Neptune at 5:26 AM. […]

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Libra is down but not out after defections

PayPal’s decision to leave the Libra Association last week raised a few eyebrows around the world, in part because the architect of this new digital currency, David Marcus, used to run the global payments giant before joining Facebook. But while the sudden departure of such a key founding company might well have turned a few […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 17, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. Today’s moon in intellectual air sign Gemini finds us busily connecting with people and sharing ideas. Things move […]

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Facebook’s Libra shrugs off defections as it announces 5-member board

(Reuters) — Backers of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest member defection by online travel company Booking Holding earlier in the day. “It is a correction; it’s not a setback,” said Dante Disparte, head of policy and communications for the Libra Association, […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 15, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. The moon in sensual earth sign Taurus opposes Venus at 4:33 AM, and we’re eager for affection. Supportive […]

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Daily Horoscopes: October 14, 2019

Download the Astro Guide app by VICE on an iOS device to read daily horoscopes personalized for your sun, moon, and rising signs, and learn how to apply cosmic events to self care, your friendships, and relationships. Communication planet Mercury connects with taskmaster Saturn at 2:56 AM, helping us get focused before the sun clashes […]

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