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Iraqi President Barham Salih
Notes From the WEF: Oil-Producing Nations Want Dollar Alternatives, Just Not Bitcoin
Middle Eastern elites at the World Economic Forum are highly skeptical of bitcoin, but there are whispers about its potential for cross-border settlements in the energy sector.
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Crypto News Roundup and Interviews for Jan. 24, 2020
Bitcoin's up as Davos ends. This is CoinDesk's Crypto News Roundup for January 24, 2020.
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Notes From the WEF: Cash Is Dead, Long Live Digital Cash
Consensus is building on one issue at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland: Cash is dead.
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Brad Garlinghouse, Ripple CEO at Davos 2020
Ripple's Brad Garlinghouse Hints Firm May Seek IPO Within 12 Months
The Ripple CEO said at Davos an initial public offering is seen as the “natural evolution for the company,” perhaps even this year.
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Cypherpunk Harry Halpin Takes On Davos
Nym Technologies CEO Harry Halpin speaks to CoinDesk's Leigh Cuen about the waning power of the Davos elite.
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Ex-CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo on Why He Launched Digital Dollar Project
In this video from WEF 2020, former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, also known as “Crypto Dad,” discusses his push to digitize the U.S. dollar and the future of global currencies.
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‘Fluffypony’ Weighs In on CBDCs at Davos 2020
Companies are mainstreaming privacy, says Riccardo Spagni, better known as “Fluffypony."
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Notes From the WEF: The Coming Battle Between Surveilled and Private Money
Most Davos experts appear to agree that blockchain technology is best for data collection rather than self-sovereign finance.
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Swiss Banks Enter the Age of Bitcoin
An emerging trend in wealth-stashing Switzerland: crypto-friendly banks.
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CoinDesk at WEF 2020: Crypto Themes to Watch as Davos Gets Underway
Get your Fourth Industrial Revolution hardhats on. CoinDesk is at Davos to help you ponder the slew of problems ailing today’s global economy.
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