Articles of Payment

Babbitt column | The payment revolution under the epidemic: What does it bring to CBDC?

Author: clear air, Babbitt information starting with permission. In late March, with the spread of the new coronavirus in more and more countries and regions around the world, people ’s daily behaviors have changed because of the epidemic, reducing contact, keeping distance, and avoiding viral infections. This is reflected in consumer payments. Countries and regions […]

Where can you spend Bitcoin in 2020?

Due to high transaction fees, large price fluctuations, low throughput, and 10 minutes confirmation time, Bitcoin may not be suitable for small consumption payments, such as coffee. However, more and more merchants are now accepting Bitcoin as a payment method. (Source: Pixabay ) This is thanks to Segregated Witness and Lightning Network. The former strives […]

The Central Bank Institute of Digital Research released the latest topic: It is currently not recommended to transform traditional payment systems based on blockchain

Source: 52CBDC In the 4th issue of "China Finance" 2020, the Blockchain Research Group of the Digital Currency Research Institute of the People's Bank of China published articles on the characteristics, advantages, applicable fields, and hidden risks of blockchain. Di Gang, Lu Yuan, Qian Youcai, Qing Sude. With regard to some of the key points […]

Large-scale technology companies collectively enter the financial sector, EU securities regulators issue risk warnings

According to a report by Cointelegraph on February 20th, the European Union's securities regulator issued a report warning the risk of large tech companies entering the financial sector. Image source: pixabay When the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) released its 2020 Trends, Risks and Vulnerabilities report on February 19, speaking about the entry of […]

11 years later, Bitcoin is still hard to use

Source: LongHash Editor's Note: This article has been deleted without altering the author's original intention. For a long time, various companies and many developers have tried to improve the user-friendliness of Bitcoin, but the overall availability of this world's most popular cryptocurrency is still quite unsatisfactory. Compared to addresses that are easy to read for […]

Monetary Authority of Singapore: We use distributed ledger technology to solve real-world problems, not technology

Source: 21st Century Business Herald Gu Yue reports from Beijing Editor's note: The original title was "Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore: Discussions with the People's Bank of China on Digital Currency, etc." Regulatory sandbox, Project Ubin, APIX platform, artificial intelligence regulatory principles … Singapore has frequently acted to promote the development and supervision […]

Looking at the Future of Digital Currency Payments from the Perspective of the Li Zichen Phenomenon

Source: LongHash Recently, a very topical figure emerged in China-Li Ziyi. According to the official introduction, she is a girl from Sichuan, China, and a well-known food video blogger in China. In fact, as early as 2017, she gained huge attention in mainland China. Recently, as she has gained more widespread attention in some well-known […]

Cruel reality: Bitcoin and Ethereum will never be a means of payment

Although Bitcoin and Ethereum account for more than three-quarters of the total market value of digital currency, but because of some unsolvable “natural disadvantages”, the “kings” of these two digital currency worlds will never be able to solve them effectively. Daily payment of this seemingly small problem. Although Bitcoin and Ethereum are still controversial, the […]

The total amount of transactions on the stable currency chain has exceeded the well-known micropayment service processing software Venmo

Foreword: In 2019, stable currencies, especially USDT, gained rapid growth, and their total transaction volume exceeded Venmo. It looks very good. However, we should see one thing: whether it is Venmo or other traditional payers, they deal with daily and work payments, from the needs of hundreds of millions of people shopping. Stabilizing the currency, […]