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Decentralised Financial Technologies: Entering A New Frontier
Off the back of the Financial Stability Board’s recent report, detailing the financial stability, and regulatory and governance implications of decentralised financial technologies, we have compiled commentary from a diverse range of leading blockchain companies below. They have provided insights on the findings of the report, and what it means for the broader blockchain and crypto landscape. jaydeep_ / Pixabay
Stanley Druckenmiller on Bitcoin: ‘I Don’t Understand Why It’s a Store of Value’
Hedge fund legend Stanley Druckenmiller may have invested in a stablecoin, but that doesn’t mean he wants anything to do with Bitcoin. Following an interview by Scott Bessent, another Soros alum, at the Economic Club of New York, Druckenmiller was asked what he thought about bitcoin, given that it’s – as the questioner put it – one of “the few
Bitcoin Vs. Apple Pay And Alipay
The following originally appeared on Weiss Crypto The Bitcoin correction I’ve been forecasting seems to be underway. BTC has fallen from a high of $9,000 to a recent correction low of $7,500. And the correction may not be over yet. Use this as a buying opportunity. Read more at Benzinga. Photo: BTC Keychain
Speculations About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Are Swirling
Tumisu / Pixabay So far most of the details we have about Facebook’s cryptocurrency are merely rumors, but that isn’t keeping pundits and market watchers from speculating about it. Here’s what we know about Facebook’s cryptocurrency The only bit of firm evidence we have is from the German magazine WirtschaftsWoche, which reports that the white paper on the digital currency
Apple Adds CryptoKit Framework To iOS 13. Will It Bring A Crypto Wallet?
jaydeep_ / Pixabay During the WWDC keynote event, Apple showed off a bunch of new features coming to the iOS 13 software. The upcoming software would bring a new battery optimizer, Dark Mode, the ability to automatically block spam calls, Sign in with Apple, a swipable keyboard, and an updated Siri. One iOS 13 feature that didn’t get the stage
James Altucher: Bitcoin At $1 Million By 2020 Still Possible
Former hedge fund manager James Altucher is not backing down from his $1-million-dollar bitcoin call. Presented without comment…… Image source: YouTube Video Screenshot Bitcoin At $1 Million By 2020 Is Still Possible And Might Be A Discount Says James Altucher [REITs] Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Transcript Is bitcoin heading back to its highs and will it ever
Central Bank Digital Currencies Would Be A Novel Type Of Money
Vitas Vasiliauskas, a member of the Governing Council of the ECB and chairman of the board of the Bank of Lithuania, has come out generally in favour of wholesale central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). vjkombajn / Pixabay Broadly defined, a CBDC is a digital form of central bank money that is different from balances in traditional reserve or settlement accounts.
The Best Opportunities In Crypto Aren't Decentralized
Blockchain enthusiasts dream of a day when the services they enjoy most are offered courtesy of a purely peer-to-peer infrastructure. On the backs of participants’ bandwidth, decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges (DEXs) already provide cross-border, feeless transactions to literally anyone who signs up and connects their blockchain wallet. Bitcoin itself is very decentralized, which is a security advantage due to the immense
2019 SALT Conference: Lubin, Novogratz, Roubini Talk Crypto Winter
Notes from Joseph Lubin, Michael Novogratz and Dr. Nouriel Roubini from their presentation at the 2019 SALT Conference called “Crypto Winter: Ice Age Or Great Thaw?” mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Crypto Winter: Ice Age Or Great Thaw? Joseph Lubin – Co-Founder, Ethereum Michael Novogratz – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Galaxy Digital Dr. Nouriel Roubini – Professor of Economics, Stern School
Global Blockchain Has A Big Future According To A Deloitte Survey
Deloitte’s new global blockchain survey results released earlier this week show that more than half of enterprise respondents cited blockchain as a top-five strategic priority, and a further 56% stated that blockchain will disrupt their industry. jaydeep_ / Pixabay Please find below commentary from experts in the blockchain space — including representatives from NEM Ventures, Concordium, Travala.com, UTRUST, Neutral, Hedera,