Eftpos, the leading Australian debit card network is using distributed ledger technology (DLT) from Hedera Hashgraph to trial a stablecoin micropayments system that could rival traditional online methods. In an... more
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Banque de France has announced a list of partners with which it intends to build a central bank digital currency. The bank called for applications to experiment the use of... more
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From Egypt and Jordan through to the Gulf, the Middle East has seen a lot of progress in payments. Yet some significant roadblocks remain, including rising fraud, enabling cards for... more
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To remain competitive and optimise customer satisfaction, application leaders responsible for digital commerce must anticipate the future of consumer payments. Payments have the potential to be entirely cashless, but may... more
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Last week the US House Committee on Financial Services held a virtual hearing about the Digital Dollar or central bank digital currency (CBDC). The event promised to be interesting as two... more
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