Stablecoin News for the week ending Tuesday 11th August

Here come the Russians! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. Russia’s bill to regulate cryptocurrencies has been signed into law by President Vladimir Putin. The new law gives legal status to cryptocurrency but prohibits its use as a means of payment. The law provides a definition to […]

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The best way to hide something, is in plain sight. Crypto laundering.

During the last week of July, an interesting story surfaced in the news. CWT, a travel management company, paid $4.5 million to hackers who stole reams of sensitive corporate data. CWT that makes $1.5 billion in annual revenues, agreed to pay 414 BTC in ransom to the hackers on July 28 to regain access to […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Tuesday 4th August

The King is dead!  Long live the King! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. The mighty US Dollar is the King of currencies.  But, in today’s modern, connected and global world does it have the right characteristics to remain top of the heap?  After World War 1, […]

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Ethereum is Going to the Moon

The initial Ethereum team consisted of Vitalik Buterin, Anthony Di Iorio, Bitcoin Magazine co-founder Mihai Alisie, Amir Chetrit and Charles Hoskinson. The team printed black Ethereum t-shirts and started working on the Ethereum Blockchain in 2013. Later, they added three more co-founders Joseph Lubin, Gavin Wood, and Jeff Wilcke. They didn’t know each other very […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Tuesday 28th July

CBDC’s raise more questions and is DeFi the answer! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. A board member of the Czech National Bank (Central Bank) has provided a less than glowing opinion on the current viability of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).  Those questions included whether digital […]

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Dr. Seuss and Decentralization

Dapper Labs the creator of CryptoKitties is bringing Dr. Seuss collectibles to the digital world using blockchain technology. Anyone will be able to buy packs of Dr. Seuss digital collectibles, featuring characters from The Cat in the Hat, The Grinch, and other famous works by Seuss. Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated more than 60 books […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Tuesday 21st July

After Libra, The Digital Yuan and COVID-19 Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This paper from Oxford University explores these three catalysts causing a major rethink and re-engineering of the global money system. https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/business-law-blog/blog/2020/07/after-libra-digital-yuan-and-covid-19-central-bank-digital-currencies Libra, the Digital Yuan and COVID-19 have each challenged policy makers and regulators […]

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Loyalty and Ledgers driving Crypto

Over the last weeks, in my exploration to what could drive crypto into mainstream and what could transform people from speculators to users,I’ve been writing about wallets, payments, staking and crypto debit cards. An area that I have not touched yet, is customer loyalty programs. In a post coronavirus world, it will be a long […]

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Tuesday 14th July

Who takes the risk, owns it. Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week the IMF released a new working paper A Survey of Research on Retail Central Bank Digital Currency.  It is a very good starting point for anyone wanting to get a broad overview and […]

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Bridging fiat and crypto, payments and purchases

Last week Binance announced that it acquired Swipe, a multi-currency digital wallet and Visa debit card platform. Swipe lets users pay for products using their cryptocurrency with online merchants and in stores around the world. Binance and Swipe plan to work together to “further mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies by bridging the gap between fiat and […]

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