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Blockchain as Enabler
Blockchain as Enabler
WEF’s Brynly Llyr says real use cases are vital. That story and other news shaping the cryptocurrency world in this episode of "The Daily Forkast."
Blockchain as Enabler

The World Economic Forum's 2023 annual conference kicked off Monday, Jan. 16 in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Davos 2023: Crypto Is Down but Not Out
The crypto industry came back to Davos for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting daunted but undeterred.
The World Economic Forum's 2023 annual conference kicked off Monday, Jan. 16 in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

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Crypto Industry Is Still 'Embryonic,' WEF Finance Lead Says
I spoke recently with Matthew Blake, who looks at the future of finance (among other things) at the World Economic Forum, on the industry’s prominence during this year’s meeti...
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Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
‘This Is the Usual’: Thai Central Bank Governor on CBDC Pilot Delay
A retail central bank digital currency will probably replace cash but not other means of payment out there, including private methods, the governor said.
Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, governor of the Bank of Thailand, at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

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Thoughts From Davos
The crypto industry showed up in force at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.
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What Davos Man Thinks of Bitcoin and Crypto This Year
The annual WEF conference has begun, albeit late and in a more subdued fashion.
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Stablecoins Are ‘Pretending’ to Be Currencies: ECB’s Lagarde
Stablecoins are not currencies, but rather, assets, ECB President Christine Lagarde said.
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Deutsche Bank Quietly Plans to Offer Crypto Custody, Prime Brokerage
The bank’s game plan was hidden in plain sight in a widely overlooked report by the World Economic Forum.
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China, Singapore Look Ahead to CBDC Future at World Economic Forum
A former deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China compared notes with the chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
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BOE's Bailey, Western Union CEO Part of Davos Panel on Digital Currencies
The session will focus on the diminishing role of cash and the emergence of central bank digital currencies, moves accelerated by the pandemic.
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