Telegram, the messaging app company turned blockchain startup, has released an early desktop wallet for its “gram” token. Now users can download the test app for MacOS, Windows and Linux 64 bit on Telegram’s official website and get their keys on the TON testnet.
CBDCs should be available offline and function wherever cash is currently used, with 73% of respondents requiring CBDCs to be available under all circumstances. More than 20% prefer decentralised systems to improve resilience.
“While it is clear that crypto-assets undergoing technical and economic trials bring about opportunities to improve our payment systems, they can also bring material risks to our payment systems which, if unaddressed, might introduce new sources of fragmentation, instability and fraud. In that context, beyond contributing to the adaptation of the regulatory framework to address those risks, central banks may contribute further in revisiting and possibly improving the conditions under which they make available central bank money for settlement purposes. “
MoneyGram is planning to expand its partnership with Ripple, for which it utilizes its product On-Demand Liquidity (ODL), formerly known as xRapid that leverages digital assets XRP for transactions.
Tawanda Kembo, the founder and chief executive officer of the once flourishing Golix crypto-exchange is said to be claiming to have lost the password for a cold wallet back in May 2018 which had 33 Bitcoin. This translates to just over US$250 000.
The Malta Financial Services Authority has received Letters of Intent from 34 prospective VFA Service Providers, 21 of which pertain to crypto-asset exchanges.
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