Tag Archives: Digital Currency

16Jan/20

Ex-CFTC Chairman to Promote Blockchain-Based USD in New Think Tank

J. Christopher Giancarlo, former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), plans to promote the blockchain-based United States dollar with a new think tank. Giancarlo, who earned the “Crypto Dad” monikerRead More…

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12Dec/19

From Health Care to Mining, Central Asia Stays on the Blockchain Beat

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology continues to be a global phenomenon, with adoption and utilization cases emerging in almost every corner of the globe. Digital technology has become so popular that it isRead More…

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04Dec/19

France to Test Its Central Bank Digital Currency in Q1 2020: Official

The central bank of France plans to pilot a central bank digital currency (CBDC) for financial institutions in 2020. François Villeroy de Galhau, the governor of the Bank of France, announced thatRead More…

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11Jul/19

Facebook’s Libra Concept Will Impact Cross-Border Payments: Ex-PBoC Chief

A former governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has indicated that Beijing may delegate the issuance of digital currency to commercial entities, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post newspaper reported on July 11. ZhouRead More…

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16Jun/19

Russian Gold-Backed Crypto Slams the Global US Dollar Standard

Russia is continuing to explore the possibility of a gold-backed cryptocurrency for use as a cross-border settlement alternative with other countries. Under heavy sanctions from the US, the potential of a value-peggedRead More…

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30May/19

Japan Advances New Crypto Bill, Regulator Explains

Japan’s House of Representatives has passed a new cryptocurrency bill with additional requests for the government to incorporate into law. News.Bitcoin.com talked to Japan’s top financial regulator to find out the implicationsRead More…

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29May/19

G20 Countries Start Implementing Unified Crypto Standards

As the G20 summit approaches, member countries have been discussing how to implement the standards set by intergovernmental organizations such as the Financial Action Task Force. While there may be some challengesRead More…

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27May/19

China Releases New Crypto Rankings With EOS in 1st Place

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest rankings of 35 crypto projects that were evaluated over the past two months. While several top positions remain unchanged, Bitcoin hasRead More…

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