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‘One currency change every generation,’ how monetary skepticism spearheaded cryptocurrency adoption in Czechia

‘One currency change every generation,’ how monetary skepticism spearheaded cryptocurrency adoption in Czechia

Czechia, a country of 10.7 million people in Central Europe, is known for its beautiful capital (Prague), rich history and good beer. Within the last decade, however, one can now add cryptocurrency adoption to that list. In fact, the Trezor wallet, the first cryptocurrency hardware wallet in the world, was invented here in 2014 and […]

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Search for fiat alternative ‘perfectly reasonable,’ says StanChart CEO

Search for fiat alternative ‘perfectly reasonable,’ says StanChart CEO

The CEO of the British bank believes stablecoins, CBDCs and even NFTs will likely outgrow cryptocurrencies. 22 Total views 1 Total shares Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies have a permanent role in financial markets, but other digital assets like central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) or nonfungible tokens (NFTs) could likely outperform crypto, according to Standard […]

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MoneyGram launches USDC settlement using the Stellar blockchain

MoneyGram launches USDC settlement using the Stellar blockchain

The partnership will enable MoneyGram customers to fund and withdraw from their accounts using the USDC stablecoin at physical branches. 3289 Total views 37 Total shares Financial services company MoneyGram International has partnered with the Stellar Development Foundation to enable consumers to send money using Circle’s popular stablecoin, USD Coin (USDC), and convert directly to […]

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