Vodafone Enlists Blockchain Nonprofit for Tracking Renewable Energy Use in Europe

With solar panels flooding power grids with more electricity than some utilities companies may know how to handle, telecom giant Vodafone and blockchain nonprofit Energy Web have devised a communications solution. This SIM-based identity system could turn grids’ increasingly distributed capacity into an information and control boon for the utility, said Walter Kok, CEO of […]

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Facebook Crypto Association Loses Another Vital Member

The Facebook crypto project, Libra, has lost another one of its backers with Vodafone announcing its decision to quit the Libra Association. Meanwhile, central banks from major economies are forming a coalition to explore state-issued digital currencies in response to private cryptos. Why Facebook Crypto Continues to Lose Partners According to BBC, global telecoms giant […]

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Vodafone Is the Latest Big Company to Quit Facebook-Founded Libra Association

British telecom conglomerate Vodafone has become the eighth company to pull out of the Libra Association, the governing council for the Facebook-created global digital currency initiative, CoinDesk has learned.  Vodafone and Libra both confirmed Tuesday that the company is no longer part of the consortium. Vodafone will dedicate resources previously intended for Libra to its […]

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