Cryptocurrency's recovery sparks revival of payment trend.
SOUNDING BOARD: After a rocky launch and a grilling from Congress, cryptocurrency experts give their view on whether Facebook's Libra still has legs.
First used as the backbone of Bitcoin in 2009, blockchain technology has many applications beyond cryptocurrency that can benefit advertisers, consumers, governments and media organisations.
Libra promises to provide the unbanked with financial flexibility, which would benefit brands, especially in Asia. But government objections could scupper its chances.
Weeks after Apple ejected Calendar 2 from the App Store for mining cryptocurrency at the expense of the user experience, Google has declared a ban on all extensions that mine.
According to R/GA’s group technology director.
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