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eNaira - Everything you need to know about Nigeria's digital currency

9 Nov 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Audu_buba

the central bank digital currency (CBDC) that would be used by Nigerians was officially launched on Monday, by the President of the country. the name eNaira has already been announced for a while now but the project officially kicked off days ago. eN...

Notes on CBDC 1: Declines in physical cash usage

5 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Craig Borysowich

While dozens of countries see a marked reduction in the use of physical currency as a means of payment, the continued need for a physical currency is not disappearing from economies any time soon. There continue to be valid micro-transaction use case...

e-RUPI an Indian Digital Voucher Based on UPI

2 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Amit Kumar1

  India has launched e-RUPI Today on 2nd Aug 2021. Let's Break-Down what is e-RUPI? e-RUPI is a system developed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on top of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform. e-RUPI voucher is a Unique...

EDITORIAL: Apple vs Epic (How Fortnite is Hot Garbage Designed to Extract Money from your Children)

24 May 2021 8 minute read 0 comments Necksus

So Apple versus Epic is in the news... and like two giant anime titans smashing through a pristine environment, I am captivated, and I cannot help but make some observations. It's always amusing to see two titans of industry fight, especially when th...

CBDC - Not a Silver Bullet for the Unbanked

30 Apr 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Craig Borysowich

I often get asked whether Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) will bring banking to the unbanked.  A CBDC is a solution for some but not all problems, and like many other systems, it may create more problems than it solves.  The banked vs unbanke...

Towards the End of Cryptocurrency- Ban | Turkey | Ireland | India | Who Next

29 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Kailash Mina

Hey Everyone, welcomes back to My blog Crypto Times and Hopes you Guys are doing good. So This article on Towards the End of Cryptocurrency- Ban | Turkey | Ireland | India | Next Sorry for the Rude Title but the Situation in Some Countries regarding...

CBDC and Rewriting the Systems of the World

24 Mar 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Craig Borysowich

One of the most significant opportunities in deploying a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) for a national economy is the degree of disintermediation that can be contemplated in the design.  A CBDC, depending on the design, can create or abolish as...

CBDC: Securing the Immutable Ledger

12 Feb 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Craig Borysowich

There are two things at odds in developing a secure, immutable ledger of transactions for a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).  You want the immutability and security of decentralized cryptocurrencies, but you also want the centralized control of...

CBDC and the Need for a National Digital Identity Framework

2 Feb 2021 3 minute read 4 comments Craig Borysowich

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) rely on a completely digital representation of value that people can exchange for goods and services.  It would be challenging to deliver a completely digital currency solution without a tightly integrated digi...

The Weekly Summary - Cryptocurrency Edition [Issue 42.0]

28 Jan 2021 1 minute read 10 comments tvlachak

Issue 42.0 / January 28, 2021 Cryptocurrency "A digital euro, if it were to be introduced, would be of service to all citizens." - Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB IMF lists only 40 nations that can legally do digital currencies. France gets...