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Bunch of dollars flat lying on modern smartphone
Editorial 3 May 2022

The importance of cash

Bitcoin is superior to physical cash, even amid the mass propaganda campaign about it being meant for digital gold, HODL’ing, and inefficient as a payment method—despite the title of the Bitcoin white paper asserting its purpose as electronic cash.

Kenya flag with the inscription CBDC
Business 18 February 2022

Kenya explores CBDC, calls for public feedback

The Central Bank of Kenya published a discussion paper on central bank digital currency, noting that a CBDC-powered cross-border remittance is one of the key areas it’s exploring.

Eswar Prasad on CoinGeek Conversations
Interviews 10 February 2022

Eswar Prasad: The cryptocurrency revolution will touch us all

On this week’s CoinGeek Conversations, Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy at Cornell University Eswar Prasad says he is impressed with blockchain technology and believes it will have a lasting impact.