Unlike Bitcoin, Libra will not be a decentralized coin as it would be managed and run by Facebook and its financial backers.
In Henley Business School's Leading Insight, Dr Andrew Urquhart discusses the new cryptocurrency and the problems facing Bitcoin.
Read the full piece here.
Banking with technology companies
The Apple Card is due to launch soon with the help of Mastercard and Goldman Sachs. But why has Apple ventured into the financial sphere? Companies like Apple and Facebook have advantages over traditional banks due to the multiple touch points they have with their clients.