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Galaxy Digital Leverages Blockstream Facilities for Bitcoin Mining Operations

Despite the partnership announcement, Galaxy Digital Mining did not provide specific details on the number of machines deployed for the first installation.Diversified financial services and investment management company in the digital asset sector Galaxy Digital (TSX: GLXY) said it is now hosting its newly-launched Bitcoin mining operations at Blockstream facilities.

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Canadian bank plans to launch dollar-backed digital currency ‘in the coming months’

In an announcement on Wednesday, VersaBank said it plans to launch a digital currency called VCAD, which will reportedly be backed by Canadian dollars deposited with the bank. The Canadian bank claimed that VCAD would effectively be "the first digital currency to represent a fiat currency" issued and backed by

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Tencent and Ant Group Join Digital Yuan Test as Central Bank Seeks to Expand Its Influence

Participation in the digital yuan test will provide MyBank and WeBank with new opportunities.Tencent’s WeBank and Ant Group’s MyBank have reached a deal with Chinese regulators to pilot test the China digital yuan. The two join a list of six state-owned banks already enrolled to test the CBDC.China keeps pushing

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World’s Oldest Central Bank Extends Digital Currency Test Till 2022

The world’s oldest central bank, Sweden’s Riksbank, is to extend its pilot project for a potential central bank digital currency (CBDC) for another 12 months.According to a press release on Friday, the project, which is being carried out with assistance from professional services firm Accenture, will run until February 2022.The

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