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Singapore Central Bank’s Retail CBDC Global Challenge Reveals Familiar Themes Wrapped In Complexity

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Singapore is blessed. Blessed with freedom(maybe) and the rule of law, blessed with a healthy mix of native born and immigrants, blessed with a diverse population, blessed with an excellent harbor, blessed in its location, blessed with orchid gardens and Read More

Bitcoin Miner Core Scientific To Go Public At $4 Billion Valuation As U.S. Crypto Mining Gains Steam On China Crackdown

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Topline Core Scientific, one of the largest cryptocurrency miners in the United States, announced Wednesday it plans to list on the Nasdaq exchange in a deal that values the four-year-old company at $4.3 billion—the latest sign the nation’s growing prominence Read More

Bitcoin And Dogecoin Are Braced For An Elon Musk Bombshell After Extreme $100 Billion Crypto Price Swings

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have swung wildly over the last couple of days, with bitcoin dipping under $30,000 before bouncing back. Extreme bitcoin price swings have been outmatched by the meme-based dogecoin, Elon Musk’s pet project that’s rocketed into the Read More

Despite Regulatory Scrutiny Of Stablecoins, Mastercard Joins Visa In Offering Crypto-Friendly Payment Services

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POLAND – 2020/01/03: In this photo illustration a Visa credit card and Mastercard debit cards are … [+] seen displayed. (Photo Illustration by Karol Serewis/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Electronic payments company Mastercard is streamlining Read More

$200 Billion Crypto Price Crash: Bitcoin Suddenly Crashes Under $30,000 As Ethereum, Binance’s BNB, Cardano, XRP And Dogecoin Go Into Freefall

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have suddenly crashed lower, falling sharply after weeks of malaise. The bitcoin price dropped under the closely-watched $30,000 per bitcoin level as smaller cryptocurrencies including ethereum, Binance’s BNB, cardano, Ripple’s XRP and the meme-based dogecoin recorded Read More

New Jersey Attorney General Issues Cease And Desist Order Against Multi-Billion Dollar Bitcoin Financial Services Platform

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(Photo Illustration by Chukrut Budrul/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images This article has been updated to show that BlockFi’s CEO confirmed in series of tweets the company has received a cease and desist letter from the Read More

As Bitcoin Prices Slide Amid A Market Slowdown, Crypto-Charged Robinhood Seeks $32 Billion IPO Valuation

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Photo by: STRF/STAR MAX/IPx 2021 2/26/21 Robinhood plans to file for an initial public offering … [+] (IPO) as early as March. STAR MAX Photo: Robinhood logo photographed off an iphone SE 2020. STRF/STAR MAX/IPx Investing platform Robinhood expects to Read More

Ethereum Cofounder And Early Bitcoin Adopter Reveals Surprise Crypto Exit And Issues A Stark Warning Despite Huge Price Rally

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Anthony Di Iorio, one of ethereum’s eight cofounders and an early bitcoin adopter, has said he’s quitting the world of cryptocurrency. The news, first reported by Bloomberg, comes after a huge bitcoin, ethereum and cryptocurrency price rally that’s seen the Read More

Got Bitcoin, Will Buy Intel: U.S. Government Offers Cryptocurrency Bounty In Radical New Approach To Fighting Cybercrime

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Playing by their rules. TASS via Getty Images In what appears to be a first for the American government, the U.S. Department of State is offering to pay a cryptocurrency bounty worth up to $10m (315BTC at the time of Read More

Crypto Price Prediction: Bitcoin ‘To Overtake’ The Dollar By 2050 And Soar To $66,000 By The End Of 2021

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Bitcoin has struggled over the last few months, falling by more than half from its peak of around $65,000 set in April. The bitcoin price is still up significantly from before it began its latest rally in October, a bull Read More

‘Never Said The Word Sell’—Elon Musk Boosts The Price Of Dogecoin As Bitcoin And Crypto Lose Billions

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Elon Musk, the dogecoin-touting Tesla billionaire, has boosted the price of the meme-based cryptocurrency, tweeting his son is “holding his doge like a champ.” The dogecoin price, down around 75% from its April peak, climbed off lows of under 17 Read More

How Does A Central Bank Innovate On CBDCs When They Belong To A Currency Union? Lithuania Chose Numismatics Based NFTs

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When a country belongs to a currency union, for all intents and purposes the money is exogenous to that country, in other words the central bank of the country does not control the issuance of the currency. The Eurozone, comprised Read More