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FaceBook launches a new cryptocurrency, the Diem: What could possibly go wrong ?

Dec. 10, 2020

FaceBook will launch a new cryptocurrency the Diem and a financial wallet the Novi to complement it. Target date is early 2021.  It will be backed by the US dollar so it will not be digital in the way that Bitcoin is digital. Further, it will have a governing board and the Diem Association which wi…

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Anti Vaxxers fight Covid 19 vaccines.

Dec. 6, 2020

With two new vaccines and their 94% effective rates against Covid 19 pending FDA approval, light is at the end of the tunnel for the Pandemic. But will Americans accept them enthusiastically ? Or will they protest like rejecting the mask mandates and social distancing rules ? The Anti Vaxxer Moveme…