El Salvador Central Bank Bitcoin Summit

El Salvador Central Bank Bitcoin Summit

What happened in El Salvador to encourage 44 different countries to send representatives from 32 central banks and 12 other financial institutions? The short answer is that last week the country hosted an economic summit to learn about El Salvador’s strategies and experience in financial inclusion. And while the event was not a Bitcoin-specific gathering,

Square to build new Bitcoin business for developers of financial services

Square to build new Bitcoin business for developers of financial services

Square wants to play a bigger role in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. Getty Images Digital payments company Square will create a new business focused on the Bitcoin cryptocurrency to help developers design decentralized financial products, CEO Jack Dorsey said in a series of tweets on Thursday. The business will build “an open developer platform with the

RBI clarifies crypto law | Bitcoin fees drop

RBI clarifies crypto law | Bitcoin fees drop

In this issue Is India’s central bank greenlighting crypto? Thailand’s SEC tries to rein in DeFi with new rules Bitcoin transaction fees plummet to new lows Cardano rolls out Alonzo upgrade in prep for DeFi Will China’s future digital yuan offer smart contracts? From the Editor’s Desk Dear Reader, In Asia, “face” —