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Europe Is Going to Trial CBDC with Lithuania at the Forefront
Jul 06, 2020 at 10:18
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Europe Is Going to Trial CBDC with Lithuania at the Forefront
Amidst rapid digitization of the world, central banks are making efforts to keep pace. Nevertheless, while Asian countries such as China have been actively developing its Central BankDigital Currencies, Europe has been cautiously exploring it. But now it seems the continent will see its first CBDC as soon as this week.
Cryptocurrency vs Bank Cards: Who Will Win the Battle?
Jul 04, 2020 at 13:22
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Cryptocurrency vs Bank Cards: Who Will Win the Battle?
In this changing financial and economic environment, people are being forced to switch to cashless payments. Although most prefer to use traditional banking cards, some people prefer alternative means such as cryptocurrency. In fact, the interest in the latter is steadily growing, making users speculate it might replace bank cards over time.
Crypto Nation Is Growing: Switzerland Improves Environment for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Jul 01, 2020 at 12:50
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Crypto Nation Is Growing: Switzerland Improves Environment for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Dubbed Crypto Nation for its friendly stance for innovations including blockchain and cryptocurrency, Switzerland confirmed the name once more. A new legal package passed by the Swiss Federal Council is going to remove all existing legal barriers for startups.
Cybersecurity Threats: Are Cryptocurrency Exchanges More Vulnerable than Banks?
Jul 01, 2020 at 12:09
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Cybersecurity Threats: Are Cryptocurrency Exchanges More Vulnerable than Banks?
Since the inception of bitcoin, cryptocurrency exchanges have been a major target of attack compared to other traditional financial institutions such as banks. As cryptocurrency platforms tighten cybersecurity, hackers find new cracks in the wall.
FinTech is Changing the World for the Unbanked Population
Jun 22, 2020 at 12:45
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FinTech is Changing the World for the Unbanked Population
It is no secret that inclusion in the international financial system is tightly connected to people’s wellbeing. While the population of developing countries worldwide suffers poverty, fintech innovations including blockchain technology can help these people improve their life.
Crypto Newbie: What Is Bitcoin and How Exactly Does It Work?
Jun 21, 2020 at 11:43
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Crypto Newbie: What Is Bitcoin and How Exactly Does It Work?
Today, it is very difficult to find at least a single person in this wild world that hasn't heard of Bitcoin. Nevertheless, there are not many people who actually realize what this coin is.
Bank of Thailand Plans to Create Digital Currency Prototype for Corporate Sector
Jun 20, 2020 at 11:01
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Bank of Thailand Plans to Create Digital Currency Prototype for Corporate Sector
The Central Bank of Thailand (BoT) is creating a CBDC prototype called Project Inthanon for the business and corporate sectors.
There Might be a War Between Cryptocurrency and CBDC if the Latter is Widely Adopted
Jun 19, 2020 at 10:50
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There Might be a War Between Cryptocurrency and CBDC if the Latter is Widely Adopted
As the world becomes increasingly digital, more and more people turn their attention to cryptocurrencies. In fear of fiat money being replaced, governments and central banks are looking to create their own digital currency. However, as their plans will be implemented, the world might face a full-scale financial war between centralized and decentralized technologies.
Crypto Gambling Trends and Insights 2020
Jun 18, 2020 at 14:33
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Crypto Gambling Trends and Insights 2020
It’s been an unexpectedly good year for blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Economic uncertainty, driven by global slowdowns in the face of a pandemic, has seen renewed interest in currencies that don’t rely on traditional banking institutions. Bitcoin, while it may not return to the heights it reached in 2017, continues to fluctuate in an upward direction.
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