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When an American online retailer became the first major merchant worldwide to accept cryptocurrency as payment in 2014, it was big news. Since then, digital currency has entered the mainstream.... read more

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The business worlds most loathsome CEO has announced he will give a digital currency another shot after the damaging and embarrassing roll back of the Diem attempt. The man who... read more

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Coinbase says it has blocked over 25,000 wallet addresses related to Russian individuals or entities that it believes to be engaging in illicit activity. The blocked addresses represent about 0.2%... read more

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The UK signals intelligence agency GCHQ has warned that China’s digital renminbi, risks becoming a tool to surveil users and exert control over global currency transactions. In an interview with... read more

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A consortium of 70 Japanese firms, including the country’s three  largest banks, says it will aim to launch a yen-based digital currency in 2022 after beginning trials in coming months.... read more

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