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Q&A: The digital dollar — how would it work, what would it do?

Any effort to create a digital dollar will involve far more than just technology. Privacy regulations, security protocols, and legal issues pose greater challenges than software and networks. With that in mind, eCurrency CEO Jonathan Dharmapalan explains what's needed to create a digital dollar and just what it would offer.

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3 questions about Coinbase’s NFT push

At long last, Coinbase’s NFT push came to the market this week. The U.S. cryptocurrency trading giant’s entry into the market for non-fungible tokens has been a long time coming and lands at an important time for the public company. Shares of Coinbase are trading near all-time lows today ahead …

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Elon Musk’s The Boring Company to take on hyperloop project

Elon Musk said Sunday via Twitter that his tunnel-building-for-urban-transport business The Boring Company will attempt to build a high-speed, and still theoretical, hyperloop in the coming years. In 2013, Musk put out a white paper that outlined the idea of a transport system that could send passengers and cargo in …

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Zenda gets $9.4M to streamline school fee payment and management

Zenda, a UAE-based startup looking to change how parents pay school bills, and the way educational institutions manage fee collection, is eyeing Africa as its next frontier for growth. Zenda (formerly nexopay) told TechCrunch it plans to enter the continent through Egypt – its third market after India – in …

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Arrow saves online shopping carts in Southeast Asia

Even in markets where credit card penetration is high, shopping cart abandonment is still a major source of concern for online vendors. Now imagine the situation in Southeast Asia, where many countries have scores of e-wallets, buy now, pay later services and other forms of payment. Bank transfers are also …

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