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The European Central Bank (ECB) is considering the infrastructure to deploy its own digital Euro currency as a rival to, as an example, Facebook’s Libra, a draft document from the... more

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Worldline and Bitcoin Suisse, the oldest and largest crypto financial-services company in Switzerland, have signed a letter of intent for a partnership to offer cryptocurrency payment services to Swiss merchants... more

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The 10th of January 2020 marks the date that the banking and payments industry cannot afford to ignore. It is the date the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) will become... more

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Just as the Telegram Open Network (TON) platform was about to launch, the powerful and influential US SEC (Securities Exchange Commission) stated that the ICO that took place in 2018 and... more

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Mastercard, Visa, Stripe and eBay have all followed PayPal by pulling out of Libra, Facebook’s digital currency, following sustained political pressure and just days before the project’s backers are due... more

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