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Blockchain Bites: Rethinking Libra, Craig Wright and Something Smells Fishy in Blockchain

Top financial authorities are rethinking what a “basket-backed” stablecoin means for monetary sovereignty. The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) issued a new report claiming stablecoin initiatives like Libra haven’t driven central banks to explore CBDCs, Craig Wright is heading to trial and BTCPay received its largest donation to date. Here’s the

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China Considering East Asia Regional Cryptocurrency to Rival Dollar and Libra

Chinese officials are reportedly planning to create an East Asia digital currency to assert more independence from the United States dollar and foster trade relations within the region. According to a recent Nikkei Asia report, 10 members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the country’s top political advisory body, proposed

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Goldman Scandal, BTC Bull Trap Fears, How Libra Will Make Money: Hodler’s Digest, May 25–31

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cryptox in one link.Top Stories This WeekGoldman Sachs butts heads with Bloomberg over

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Network Bringing Bitcoin to DeFi Taps Libra Member Bison Trails for Staking Services

Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Keep Network has tapped Bison Trails to provide non-custodial staking services for tBTC, an ERC-20 representation of bitcoin (BTC) deposits. Keep, a project from blockchain venture studio Thesis, operates tBTC in a trustless manner by breaking bitcoin deposits across smart contracts held by various Keep users.“Infrastructure is

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Binance Research Finds Libra Could Rattle Payment Sector Foundations

Binance Research dove into Libra's most recent whitepaper, surfacing with a lenghty report, in part claiming Facebook's proposed asset could significantly alter the payments world."Libra’s envisioned global payment system could do to the payment industry what SpaceX did to the space industry: shake the foundations of a well-established sector with

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