Dollar loiters off highs as traders eye CPI

By Tom Westbrook SINGAPORE - The dollar lurked just below recent highs on Tuesday as traders waited for U.S. inflation data due later in the week, which could take pressure off the Federal...

Australia's central bank launches digital currency project

SYDNEY - Australia's central bank on Tuesday said it was launching a one-year research programme into the case for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in Australia, focusing on what potential...

Australia's central bank launches digital currency project

Australia's central bank on Tuesday said it was launching a one-year research programme into the case for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in Australia, focusing on what potential economic...

Central Bank of Brazil Director Praises Bitcoin as a Financial Innovation, Talks Programmable Digital Real

Fabio Araujo, Director of the Central Bank of Brazil, has praised the properties of Bitcoin. He said that Bitcoin was the catalyst for what is today known as Web3. He also commented about the...

Binance Card users now have access to XRP, SHIB and AVAX

Binance announced on Friday that its Binance Card now supports three new altcoins. Card users can now access their holdings of Ripple , Shiba Inu (SHIB) and Avalanche (AVAX). The Binance Card...

Nomad announces $19-million bounty for lost funds from recent hack

Nomad announced a bounty of up to 10% for the return of the stolen funds from the Nomad bridge. In a website announcement and tweet, the company publicly provided a wallet address for sending the...

Experts find private keys on Slope servers, still puzzled over access

Blockchain auditing firms are still trying to figure out how hackers gained access to about 8,000 private keys used to drain Solana-based wallets. Investigations are ongoing after attackers...

Experts find private keys on Slope servers, still puzzled over access

Blockchain auditing firms are still trying to figure out how hackers gained access to about 8,000 private keys used to drain Solana-based wallets. Investigations are ongoing after attackers...

Krew Project Klex Finance Launches Klaytn Testnet as Mainnet Looms

Klex Finance, the sophomore project to be incubated by Krew DeFi, has deployed its testnet ahead of an imminent mainnet launch. The testnet went live on August 2, with Klex Finance inviting...

Thailand CBDC Pilot Could Commence Later This Year

Excellent John K. Kumi is a cryptocurrency and fintech enthusiast, operations manager of a fintech platform, writer, researcher, and a huge fan of creative writing. With an Economics background,...

Thailand's Central Bank Extends Retail CBDC Study to Pilot Phase

The announcement noted how central banks across the world were seeing "the potential of retail CBDC as being the foundation of the future financial system."

Thailand CBDC Pilot Could Commence Later This Year According to Central Bank

The Bank of Thailand said that it will begin testing its CBDC in a retail capacity later this year and will include 10,000 retail users and three companies. The post Thailand CBDC Pilot Could...

SANGO Coin: The First Government-Backed Cryptocurrency That Is Not A CBDC

Government-backed digital assets, CBDCs, have been put forward by different countries to implement crypto payments in the country as opposed to using decentralized currencies such as Bitcoin. It...

Sango Is Not A CBDC; Here’s Why You Should Pay Attention to It

The Sango Initiative is something that many crypto investors have heard of but have wrongfully dismissed as just another CBDC. The fact that it is government-backed seems to have cemented this...

CBDC Could Be ‘Holy Grail’ of Cross-Border Payments, ECB Says, Sees Bitcoin as Less Credible

Several solutions can potentially improve cross-border payments significantly and central bank digital currency (CBDC) could be the “holy grail,” according to the European Central Bank (ECB). In a...

European Central Bank Hails CBDC ‘Holy Grail’ of Cross Border Payments

A report by the European Central Bank (ECB) has found that central bank digital currencies (CBDC) could be the “holy grail” of cross-border payments. The post European Central Bank Hails CBDC...

How Technocommunism Will Institute The CBDC: The Central Bank Game Plan In Under 3 Minutes

How Technocommunism Will Institute The CBDC: The Central Bank Game Plan In Under 3 Minutes Via '2nd Smartest Guy In The World' Substack, The entire global financial system is now...

Ledger reportedly seeking additional $100 million in funding

Having raised a mammoth $380 million funding at a $1.5 billion valuation in June, French cryptocurrency hardware wallet maker Ledger is looking to raise an extra $100 million, according to a...

Cleaning up crypto: How much enforcement is too much?

Many blockchain companies now believe that regulation is inevitable, but theres a growing debate over where to draw the line between protecting users and strangling the lifeblood out of the...

Japan Cancels CBDC Project, Citing Lack Of Interest From The Public

The Bank of Japan has announced the cancelation of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) project due to lack of interest from the public. Japan Scraps CBDC Plans The BOJ, which began testing...

Japan’s central bank shelves plans for CBDC due to a lack of public interest

Despite testing the technical feasibility of the issuance of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) since 2021, and starting the... Continue reading The post Japan’s central bank shelves plans...

Japan’s central bank scraps CBDC plans due to lack of interest from public

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) has concluded that it is not technically feasible for the government to release a central bank digital currency (CBDC) at the moment. The post Japan’s central bank scraps...

Biden Could Get Smart On Blockchain And Crypto Thanks To New Semiconductor Bill

As of last week, 3,276 cryptocurrency and blockchain jobs have been lost in the cryptocurrency industry. A new semiconductor bill called the ‘CHIPS Act of 2022’ that just passed both the House and...

Report: IMF Warns Kenyan Central Bank Against Introducing a CBDC That Harms Fintechs and Banks

The global lending institution, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has told the Kenyan central bank that its proposed digital shilling must “do no harm” to existing private sector digital...

Coinbase Probed by The SEC Over Unregistered Security Trading Allegations

Last week was hot as hell for Coinbase, as the company had to deal with first-ever crypto insider case, as Ishan Wahi exploited information to make millions in silence. Today, The U.S. Securities...

Unpacking President Biden's Crypto Executive Order

Following a year of intense highs and lows in the crypto market, March 2022 saw speculation intensify around a White House Executive Order (EO) that was supposedly imminent. President Biden signed...

Fans seek trust and better understanding of sports NFT market: Research

The heavy involvement of the sports ecosystem is what expedited nonfungible tokens’ mainstream adoption as the teams and players leveraged the technology for fan engagement. However, sports fans...

Barclays Acquires Stake in $2 Billion Cryptocurrency Firm Copper

British, multinational, universal bank Barclays has acquired a stake in Copper, a $2 billion crypto firm that provides institutional investors with a gateway into the crypto asset space. Barclays...

ERC-20 Token Swaps Made Gasless: Interview With 0GAS Exchange Founder

Ethereum-based digital assets played a significant role in the DeFi boom that occurred in 2020. While being valued highly for its transaction security, scalability and interoperability, the...

Common Digital Currency Is in the Works by Central African States

African nations could face challenges due to the introduction of CBDC and crypto. A common digital currency for all Central ...Read More...

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