Cryptocurrency

A Digital Version of the Dollar Will Take Longer Than Expected

In the world of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is the leading token in terms of circulation, but this has a lot to do with being the most valuable digital asset, which means that most transactions are related to speculative trading and investing. Ripple, a centralized digital currency that trades under the symbol XRP, gets more circulation than …

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Understanding Facebook’s Ambitious Project Libra

Just a couple of weeks before Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of the world’s most popular social network, was scheduled to appear before the United States Congress to answer questions about his cryptocurrency ambitions, he received disheartening news from some of the key partners in Project Libra. Payment processing giants such as Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, …

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What is Walmart Coin?

In an attempt to reduce credit card processing fees, Walmart recently filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to launch its own crypto-currency.  Although it’s too soon to say how far this will go, it’s worth paying attention to. Walmart Blockchain The application describes Walmart’s currency as “tied to the US dollars …

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