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And why stablecoins are less than revolutionary on many fronts.
Brexit-related volatility is making the pound act like a mini bitcoin
CEO Abigail Johnson says operation that started ‘just for fun’ is here to stay
And is not actually, in any meaningful way, blockchain-based.
US regulator accuses messaging app of violating federal securities law
Class action lawsuit filed against Tether and Bitfinex by the same lawyers who sued Craig Wright.
The Financial Conduct Authority is increasingly taking a tough line
Alexa, I’m not in the mood.
ICE introduces deliverable futures, and crypto crashes.
Too many projects started with the technology rather than the solution
Technical debate previously confined to research papers has now become an urgent matter
David Marcus says Libra is an “instrument of development” that will (somewhat paradoxically) allow Western nations to preserve their influence.
Central bank’s managing director raises concern over digital currency’s macro financial risks
“Every stock, bond, currency, and commodity will be digitised” - Anthony Pompliano, predicting the future in 2019.
“Open source is going to outer space!”
Central bank-backed digital currencies would pave the way for revolutionary change
They are ill-equipped to deal with retail customers and the compliance checks involved
Finance minister says cryptocurrency endangers governments’ monetary sovereignty
... the dying liquidity they offer ain’t ever going to be much of a living for crypto outlaws.
“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.
New vehicle aims to lure investors attracted by returns but put off by poor governance
Government’s stance seems at odds with policy to embrace tech that can digitise the economy
Via the magic of multiple interlocking positive feedback loops, of course.
Craig Wright gets caught with his pants down.