R3 and Mastercard have signed a strategic partnership to develop and pilot a new blockchain-enabled cross border payments solution that will initially focus on connecting global faster payments infrastructures, schemes... more
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As was recently reported from the China Finance 40 Group, a senior official at China’s central bank announced that the country will soon roll out its central bank digital currency (CBDC.)... more
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Blockchain has been called the most over-hyped innovation in the world today, with the hysteria surrounding it sometimes compared to the infamous “dot.com” bubble of 1999-2000. PCM Editor James Wood... more
Libra Coin, Facebook’s cryptocurrency project is reported to be being investigated by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is “currently investigating potential anti-competitive behaviour,” related to the... more
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Commerzbank has partnered with Daimler Trucks on a pilot to use a blockchain e-money wallet called the Daimler Truck Wallet to make payments with e-euros from Commerzbank. Once the e-euros... more
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