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Digital Currency Council Joins 500 Startups Accelerator

| Yessi Bello Perez

The Digital Currency Council (DCC) has announced that it will join California-based 500 Startups' accelerating programme.

Facebook-Led Libra Forms Governing Council After Big-Name Departures

| Nikhilesh De

At a charter signing in Geneva on Monday, the Libra Association locked in 21 members of its governing council.

Fed Official Says Digital Central Bank Currency Is ‘Inevitable’

| David Pan

Philadelphia Federal Reserve bank president Patrick Harker said it is “inevitable” for the central banks to start issuing digital currency.

ECB Official Says Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency a ‘Viable Option’

| Yogita Khatri

A European Central Bank council member has come out generally in favor of wholesale central bank digital currencies.

Cryptos ‘Not a Substitute’ for the Precious Metal, Says World Gold Council

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrencies can't match gold on stability and volume, and are not a direct competitor, says the World Gold Council.

Hong Kong Official Rules Out Plan for Central Bank Digital Currency

| Wolfie Zhao

Hong Kong's de facto central bank has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC), a government official said on Wednesday.

CULedger, Evernym Release Digital ID Blockchain for Credit Unions

| Nikhilesh De

The DLT-based system, known as MyCUID, is billed as a way for members of credit unions to protect themselves from identity theft and fraud.

Swiss Government Says It’s ‘Swiftly’ Developing Digital Currency Rules

| Stan Higgins

Switzerland’s government said today that it is "swiftly" moving toward a legal designation of digital currencies.

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UK Research Council to Award £3.6 Million in Blockchain Grants

| Garrett Keirns

A government organization in the UK is making millions in new grant money available to blockchain projects that meet its mission and mandate.

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Hong Kong’s Central Bank is Trialing a Digital Currency

| Garrett Keirns

Hong Kong’s de facto central bank is developing a prototype digital currency. The disclosure came in a Hong Kong legislative document…