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Visa has been reported to have filed an application to create digital currency on Ethereum blockchain with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. According to the application published May 14 —... more
According to Reuters, about 70 lawmakers from the ruling party feel a digital yen is needed to counter the approaching launches of Libra and China’s own digital currency. The effort... more
The European Central Bank says it is exploring whether to develop a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as an alternative to cash. One of ECB’s most prominent board members warns... more
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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
Representatives of Facebook were grilled by central bank regulators on its planned Libra coin project amid concerns from EU governments regarding the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability.... more
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