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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Economy

How technology is reshaping countries and economies

Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum 2.0 promises better privacy, scalability in 2020

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Smart-contract platform Ethereum's new version is set to operate on a Proof of Stake system that may be released in 2020 according to Andrew Keys, co-founder of ConsenSys Capital. Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum explained that Ethereum 2.0 will provide added capacity for users through sharding and scaling, privacy features and more alongside the new Proof of Stake system.

Vitalik Buterin explains Ethereum 2.0’s four phases: sharding, scaling, proof of stake and more

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Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum explains how Ethereum 2.0 will launch in 4 main phases including the implementation of proof of stake, data sharding, execution, and scaling solutions.

Swiss Bankers Association wants to help blockchain firms do business

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The Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) is seeking ways to bridge the traditional financial sector to new blockchain-related industries, including ways to open bank accounts, says said SBA deputy CEO August Benz.

How Swiss banks seek to link traditional finance to blockchain

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The Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) is seeking ways to bridge the traditional financial sector to new blockchain-related industries, including ways to open bank accounts, says said SBA deputy CEO August Benz.

Digital commerce leader ‘gravely concerned’ over U.S. losing edge in tech, global reserves

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The Chamber of Digital Commerce is "gravely concerned" about how the U.S. Government is addressing technological challenges and opportunities posed by blockchain according to founder and president Perianne Boring. The U.S. could be ceding technological leadership as well as the dollar's reserve currency status to other nations including China if it does not revamp policies toward emerging blockchain innovation.

Will China’s digital currency or Facebook’s Libra challenge Ripple’s cross-border money transfers?

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As China, Singapore, Canada and other countries develop digital currencies in part to facilitate cross-border transactions, Ripple's managing director of South Asia and EMEA Navin Gupta said these currencies would primarily only be used domestically.

After China’s digital currency, Indonesia may blueprint its own in 2020

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As China's digital currency is said to be "progressing smoothly," Indonesia is also working on releasing their own white paper this year, according to Indonesian Blockchain Association cofounder Pandu Sastrowardoyo.

Switzerland is a blockchain haven, but government lags behind, says Trust Square CEO

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Although Switzerland's Crypto Valley may seek to become a global blockchain hub, its government is too slow to adopt the technology even as Facebook's Libra incorporates in the country, according to Trust Square cofounder Daniel Gasteiger.

Cross-border transactions key to connecting a fragmented region | Opinion

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Blockchain technology and digital assets have the potential to change the entire finance industry. These blockchain-powered payments networks enable cross-border payments to be hassle-free by having a standard set of technical specifications and standards – reducing confusion and ensuring that all members of the network have access to the same technology, says Ripple's Navin Gupta.

‘China’s developers aren’t most creative,’ but there’s power in numbers to excel

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China's enormous market of 1.4 billion people means there is a large pool of human resources that can drive blockchain development and adoption, especially in the wake of endorsement from President Xi Jinping. Blockshine founder and CEO Layla Dong explains how China's burgeoning market can boost blockchain development.