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The blockchain revolution is already here, say Alex and Don Tapscott

On Oct 28, 2020
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Tech evangelists Alex and Don Tapscott believe blockchain will “rewrite the economic power grid and the old social order”

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On Oct 28, 2020
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The blockchain revolution is already here, say Alex and Don Tapscott

The blockchain revolution is already here, say Alex and Don Tapscott

Tech evangelists Alex and Don Tapscott believe blockchain will “rewrite the economic power grid and the old social order”

Virtual currencies in the Eurosystem: challenges ahead

Virtual currencies in the Eurosystem: challenges ahead

VCs (i) highlight difficult conceptual problems in the concept of ‘money’ and its relation to currency and non- currency payment systems; (ii) raise questions as regards the definition of ...

The Coming US Digital Dollar (Part 1) — What it is, and Why it Matters

The Coming US Digital Dollar (Part 1) — What it is, and Why it Matters

A new US digital dollar, seemingly imminent, will transform the financial world and digital currency landscape

CFTC Seeks Industry Advice on Blockchain Applications

CFTC Seeks Industry Advice on Blockchain Applications

The commission’s technology advisory committee made several presentations on various blockchain applications including CBDCs and digital tokens during a four-hour-long remote meeting last ...

Bitcoin and banks

Bitcoin and banks

My old friend Alistair Milne has just published a very interesting paper on Cryptocurrencies from an Austrian Perspective (SSRN, 12th April 2017) in which he explores the use of new ...

What is A Digital Currency and Why They Are The Real Revolution

What is A Digital Currency and Why They Are The Real Revolution

What is a digital currency and why we think central bank backed digital currencies are the next financial revolution

What are Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)?

What are Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)?

The term Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) refers to cryptocurrencies issued from Central Banks. These virtual versions of their fiat counterparts leverage blockchain technology to ...

Switzerland’s Crypto Valley Association Head Says CBDC Is a Good Idea

Switzerland’s Crypto Valley Association Head Says CBDC Is a Good Idea

Crypto Valley Association president Daniel Haudenschild said that central bank digital currencies are “the next logical stage.”

China Readies State-Controlled Digital Currency

China Readies State-Controlled Digital Currency

News Analysis As much as Beijing heaves vitriol on cryptocurrencies—having banned all exchanges, issuers, and miners—it has no ...

The Assassination Of Bitcoin

The Assassination Of Bitcoin

"Cryptocurrencies have proven that there is an appetite for both a cashless digital payment system and digital assets. What central bankers and the world’s financial elite have figured out ...

Why the Fed is considering a cash-backed cryptocurrency

Why the Fed is considering a cash-backed cryptocurrency

A real-time payments infrastructure enabled by a blockchain-based stablecoin could offer many advantages, a Federal Reserve governor said during a recent speech.

Libra’s Vice Chairman says digital payments could alleviate poverty

Libra’s Vice Chairman says digital payments could alleviate poverty

Digital currencies and stablecoins—including Facebook’s Libra—could make being poor less costly, argues Dante Disparte.

Bitcoin and Libra: The (central bank) empire strikes back

Bitcoin and Libra: The (central bank) empire strikes back

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies paved the way for decentralized money, recently followed by Libra. However, central banks could now enter the stage and provide the most competitive ...

CZ Says: Central Bank Digital Currency ‘Threatens’ Bitcoin

CZ Says: Central Bank Digital Currency ‘Threatens’ Bitcoin

Binance's enigmatic chief executive CZ says that Central Bank digital currency is a threat to Bitcoin. CBDC issue is still controversial.

Central Banks Face 3 New Dilemmas in the Era of Bitcoin and Digital Currencies

Central Banks Face 3 New Dilemmas in the Era of Bitcoin and Digital Currencies

This is a guest post by Sunil Aggarwal. He runs an online learning solutions company, Theory Frames, and has taught about Bitcoin and blockchain at

Dirk Niepelt: «Libra Paves the Way for Central Bank Digital Currency»

Dirk Niepelt: «Libra Paves the Way for Central Bank Digital Currency»

Plans by Facebook and its partners to launch a global digital currency have the fintech sphere buzzing with rumors, and regulators, central banks, and “old finance” worried. This column ...

Facebook May Pose a Greater Danger Than Wall Street

Facebook May Pose a Greater Danger Than Wall Street

Payments can happen cheaply and easily without banks or credit card companies, as has already been demonstrated---not in the United States but in China. Un