Major Meeting of Central Banks Produces Same Old ‘Evaluating’ CBDCs Refrain

Oct 19, 2020 at 14:53 UTC Updated Oct 19, 2020 at 15:17 UTC Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell (Wikimedia Commons) Major Meeting of Central Banks Produces Same Old ‘Evaluating’ CBDCs Refrain Central bankers continued to evaluate the merits, or lack thereof, of a digital currency (CBDC), explaining that digital innovation has its benefits but policy…

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CVS to Hire 15,000 to Prepare for Flu and Covid-19 Spike: Live Updates

admin October 19, 2020 No Comments Here’s what you need to know: Delta Air Lines andUnited Airlines both said that operating revenue in the three months through September had fallen nearly 80 percent compared with last year.Credit… Charlie Riedel/Associated Press More than a million people passed through airport checkpoints on Sunday, the first time the…

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China’s $1.5-million digital currency giveaway impressed analysts. Shoppers, not so much

Under the week-long program, the People’s Bank of China gave 200 yuan to each of 50,000 consumers selected in a lottery in digital ‘red envelopes’ China’s experimental $1.5 million giveaway of digital yuan to Shenzhen citizens ended on Sunday with acclaim from currency analysts – and skepticism from some users saying they preferred existing shopping…

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Facebook Libra Hires Former HSBC Executive

Libra cryptocurrency project still progressing after it confirms it has hired former HSBC executive as chief financial officer Facebook is pressing ahead with its controversial Libra digital currency project, despite sustained pressure and pushback from politicians and regulatory bodies globally. It has been revealed that another former HSBC executive is joining Libra as chief financial…

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This New Service Plays Matchmaker Between Solo Miners, Big Mining Farms

Oct 16, 2020 at 18:50 UTC (NiseriN/iStock/Getty Images Plus) This New Service Plays Matchmaker Between Solo Miners, Big Mining Farms A first-of-its kind service wants to play matchmaker between big-scale mining facilities and individual miners looking for a hosting setup. Bitcoin mining company HASHR8 just launched its Compass platform, a search engine of sorts for…

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