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Is Bitcoin going 'in reverse' as it faces 'first real test' in El Salvador

Is Bitcoin going ‘in reverse’ as it faces ‘first real test’ in El Salvador

El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin as legal tender earlier this week made the whole cryptocurrency community rejoice. While many believe this to be an important milestone in the path towards financial freedom, some have suggested that other countries should follow suit too. Even so, it’s worth noting that the aforementioned roll-out hasn’t escaped criticism. Most …

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Shenzhen’s latest $3m digital yuan test sees nearly 140k transactions

Shenzhen’s latest $3m digital yuan test sees nearly 140k transactions

Residents in Shenzhen have proceeded nearly 140,000 transactions in digital yuan during a 10-day city-wide test of China’s central bank digital currency, known as DC/EP. The city of Shenzhen conducted a second run of the digital yuan test starting from January 7 by giving away $3 million worth-of digital yuan to 100,000 local citizens via …

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DiDi, Meituan, Bilibili take part in Suzhou’s $3m digital yuan test

DiDi, Meituan, Bilibili take part in Suzhou’s $3m digital yuan test

Three Chinese internet giants are reportedly participating in the country’s second city-wide test for digital Renminbi – known as DC/EP. Local business media CLS reported on Friday that Chinese ride-hailing giant DiDi, Tencent-backed food delivery app Meituan and video streaming platform Bilibili are also supporting the $3 million digital yuan test in the city of …

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ETH 2.0 client team Prysmatic Labs is releasing a new test network this weekend

ETH 2.0 client team Prysmatic Labs is releasing a new test network this weekend

Prysmatic Labs, the Ethereum 2.0 client implementation team, is set to launch a new version of its testnet this weekend. The team has previously put out three projects – Ruby, Sapphire, and Diamond – to advance its progress on ETH 2.0 testing.  The latest release, dabbed Topaz, builds on the previous iterations and, for the …

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