digital currency

Credit Cards, mastercard, banking, payments

Mastercard has announced a proprietary virtual testing environment for central banks to evaluate Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) use cases. The platform enables the simulation of issuance, distribution and exchange of CBDCs between banks, financial service providers and consumers. Central banks, commercial banks, and tech and advisory firms are invited

The Reserve Bank of Australia Sydney

Digital currencies are slowly shedding the reputational damage suffered in the early days of bitcoin when they were seen as the preferred currency of the black economy, managed through dodgy operators like Mt Gox. However, as the technology underpinning bitcoin – blockchain – has become more mainstream, and with commitments