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David Marcus says Libra is an “instrument of development” that will (somewhat paradoxically) allow Western nations to preserve their influence.
“Every stock, bond, currency, and commodity will be digitised” - Anthony Pompliano, predicting the future in 2019.
“Open source is going to outer space!”
IIN aims to speed up cross-border payments by using technology behind cryptocurrencies
“BoJo has helped Bitcoin rediscover its mojo.”
Did we hear you say blockchain, sir? FT Alphaville is here to assist you with your media coverage.
Via the magic of multiple interlocking positive feedback loops, of course.
This time an in-house dispute between management and engineer factions about the future of DLT development at R3.
“If you don’t believe in bitcoin, you’re essentially saying you don’t believe in cryptography.”
A sudden bout of the kidney stones attacks young Justin Sun.
Sometimes it takes an artist fascinated by tech systems to reveal how capital structure affects everything.
(And against Alphaville specifically, it would seem.)
Clues are everywhere (even in the title).
More technology is needed to link the product purchased with the record on the ledger
SWIFT gets right to the point.
Facebook has revealed plans for a new global digital currency, claiming it will enab…
Blockchain group will invest up to $50m under cryptocurrency partnership
Social media group hopes to target obvious goal of costly transfers
Y NO BLOCKCHAIN? (But also: Y BLOCKCHAIN?)
Project aims to bring stable currency and fee-free money transfers to billions of users
For centuries, galleries and auction houses have been able to say pretty much what they like about an artist’s work, without buyers having an easy way of checking its authenticity
History teaches us that when credit systems are replaced with payment systems, economies are starved of liquidity.
Marketing for currency offerings promise investor protections that the assets do not deliver