As many countries are competing to see who will be the first to launch an effective working central bank digital currency (CBDC), China seems to be in the lead of this game. The country has carried out several trials of its digital yuan in different parts of the country.
The Central bank of Lebanon (BoL) is planning to release its state-backed digital currency known as digital pound. The bank is now the latest financial regulator to embrace the roll out of a central bank digital currency CBDC. The official launch is planned for 2021.
XMR developers announced the release of a new update that would help to preserve and enhance the coin’s privacy feature. According to the Monero blog, the new node software will allow for improvement of transaction size and speed, while still preserving complete anonymity.
As the idea of issuing the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is gaining traction worldwide, China makes practical steps to make their digital yuan release closer. Now, the country is going to expand its trials to test the CBDC potential on a larger scale.
The giant Spanish Football club recently revealed it is building its own cryptocurrency to be used by fans to access club goodies. In a recent press release FC Barcelona team captain Lionel Messi featured alongside the CEO of the startup who developed the cryptocurrency to launch the project.
Most football teams around the world are embracing blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Now, one of the Turkish teams is planning to release its token in Q1 2020. Sports, especially football, are becoming digital, who's next to embrace the blockchain technology?
Bitcoin consolidates above $9,000 with buyers and sellers undecided about the next move. The small body candlesticks like Doji and Spinning tops are above the $9,000 supply zone representing market indecision about price next move.
The University of Padua, the second-oldest university in the country, is trying to achieve portability of educational qualifications like a smart degree with new technologies such as blockchain. They are targeting to lessen bureaucracy, increase speed and transparency in service delivery.
South Korean international conglomerate corporation LG Electronics made it clear on September 15, 2019, that it is planning to release its own blockchain-based smartphone. This has therefore confirmed the rumors that has been circulating the market. The electronics giant will become one of the few mobile phone manufacturers to join the cryptocurrency industry.