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UK telecoms group is the eighth to back out of the controversial digital currency project
While it takes more to be a sovereign than just operating your own central bank, it doesn’t half help with appearances.
Facebook’s Libra was a wake-up call for central bankers, who are now adapting to a new digital reality
Proposals of a ‘synthetic hegemonic’ alternative face steep obstacles
Founders of digital currency exchange are confident about bitcoin ETF despite two SEC rebuffs
From Goldman to Citadel, leaders are wrestling with change in US finance
How the crisis of 2008 continued to reverberate through the following decade
Investors back projects aiming to ‘decentralise finance’ and offer direct loans and derivatives
Future of finance: big tech has the data to shake up financial services but compliance is proving hard to get around
Regulators and privacy campaigners united in distrust of Facebook’s cryptocurrency
Bulgarian entrepreneur accused of helping to trick millions of investors
The new digital currency’s experience could bring important lessons for Libra
“There would be more women investing in bitcoin if they had more educational materials to help them, a new report found.”
Facebook project has raised the stakes for national regulators
Deutsche’s fuzzy concept of cryptocurrency leads to silly prediction.
When you unpack the structures, there’s not a lot of difference between an ETF and a stablecoin.
Attention future PMs and kings: the Blockingdon Club awaits you.
Why Bitcoin’s Lightning Network is just another pathway back to version 1.0 of the financial system.
The real hope is that private banks will improve costly world of cross-border payments
The UK executive will spearhead the exchange’s push into Europe
As technology is becoming ever more intertwined with society, questions are being raised over its growing influence. In this report, we look at the impact of Facebook creating an oversight board; how tech is blurring the lines for healthcare providers; the rise of e-government; and religion’s unexpected embrace of apps
Virgil Griffith arrested over alleged Pyongyang presentation on cryptocurrencies
Concern over private-sector stablecoins such as Facebook’s Libra
Cryptocurrency falls as much as 11% before rebounding to about $7,250 in European trading
The central bank has been quietly working on the project for five years