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Bank of Korea Taps Samsung to Research Offline CBDC Use
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Bank of Korea Taps Samsung to Research Offline CBDC Use

Last year, Samsung and BOK built a protocol that enables CBDC transfers using NFC technology.

May 15, 2023
Thailand Opposition Party Pledges to Give $300 in Digital Currency Ahead of Election

Thailand Opposition Party Pledges to Give $300 in Digital Currency Ahead of Election

Pheu Thai Party's plan to give $300 to 55 million residents was not appreciated by some citizens.

April 07, 2023
Myanmar’s Military Junta Explores Cryptocurrency as its Economy Shrinks

Myanmar’s Military Junta Explores Cryptocurrency as its Economy Shrinks

Myanmar’s ruling government seeks to create its own digital currency after issuing a blanket ban on cryptocurrency.

February 04, 2022
India’s Crypto Investments Grew Over $39B in a Year – Despite Regulatory Hostility

India’s Crypto Investments Grew Over $39B in a Year – Despite Regulatory Hostility

India’s government may have contempt for crypto, but its citizens appear to love it.

June 28, 2021
Federal Reserve Paper Suggests Commercial Banking May Become Obsolete

Federal Reserve Paper Suggests Commercial Banking May Become Obsolete

If all money is digital, and all of it is centrally issued, is there room for commercial banking?

June 09, 2020