Tag Archives: digital currency

Emerging Digital Currency Model Requires the Right Infrastructure (Interconnections)

How financial services firms can leverage digital infrastructure and industry ecosystems to launch central bank digital currencies.... More

UK to Explore Issuing its Own Digital Currency Amid Bitcoin Boom (CNBC)

The UK Treasury and Bank of England have launched a joint taskforce to explore a potential central bank digital currency. The rise of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has given n... More

As Digital Currency’s Popularity Rises, So Do Privacy Fears (Wired)

Digital payments have a hard time staying private. When we make payments using bank accounts and credit cards, we make a Faustian bargain: convenience in exchange for the knowledge... More

How Digital Currency is Transforming Payments (Entrepreneur)

We are officially in the fintech age. The shift to digital payments has only accelerated amid the pandemic, and if you've been following recent trends, then you know the rise of Bi... More

Facebook Still Plans to Launch Digital Currency in 2020 Despite Pushback From Regulators (CNBC)

Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company presses ahead despite authorities ... More

What’s Behind Facebook’s Digital Currency and Why Spotify is Interested (Forbes)

“There is an opportunity to better reach Spotify’s total addressable market, eliminate friction and enable payments in mass scale,” Spotify said in blog post announcement abo... More

PwC Report: Digital Currency Sales Hit $13.7 Billion in First Five Months of 2018 (Reuters)

Technology startups in the blockchain space around the world have raised funds by selling cryptocurrencies, or tokens directly to investors in initial coin offerings, bypassing ban... More

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz: A ‘Trusted’ Digital Currency is Coming, But it Won’t be Bitcoin (CNBC)

"One or a few legitimate" cryptocurrencies are coming, but bitcoin is not one of them, according to Starbucks' executive chairman and former CEO, Howard Schultz. "I don't believ... More