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Miami mayor Francis Suarez says the tokenomics of MiamiCoin, a private cryptocurrency that promised to benefit his U.S. city, are off. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
'I Don't Push Anything': Mayor Francis Suarez on MiamiCoin
Suarez, who praised the MiamiCoin initiative last year, said bad tokenomics may have led to the private cryptocurrency created to benefit the U.S. city shedding 95% of its value in a matter of months.
Miami mayor Francis Suarez says the tokenomics of MiamiCoin, a private cryptocurrency that promised to benefit his U.S. city, are off. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

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Thoughts From Davos
The crypto industry showed up in force at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.
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Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse (right) and Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire spoke on a panel about remittances at the World Economic Forum's media village. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
At Davos, Crypto Is No Longer on the Outside
Cryptocurrencies have taken a prominent role at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, despite the mainstream finance world’s apparent contempt for the sector.
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse (right) and Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire spoke on a panel about remittances at the World Economic Forum's media village. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

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World Economic Forum Hopes to Explain DeFi for Regulators With White Paper
The World Economic Forum’s new white paper is meant to act as a toolkit for regulators looking to understand the decentralized finance sector.
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World Economic Forum: Blockchain Could Disrupt $867T in Traditional Markets
The opportunity could be substantial for an already fast-growing crypto industry with a current market capitalization currently around $2.3 trillion.
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Strange Bedfellows: The World Economic Forum and Crypto
A look at the challenging task of integrating the radical crypto world into the establishment with Adrian Monck of the World Economic Forum.
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Andrew Bailey Takes Over As Bank Of England Governor
BOE's Bailey, Western Union CEO Part of Davos Panel on Digital Currencies
The session will focus on the diminishing role of cash and the emergence of central bank digital currencies, moves accelerated by the pandemic.
Andrew Bailey Takes Over As Bank Of England Governor

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WEF Releases Report Assessing Global Blockchain Standards
The Global Standards Mapping Initiative is the most "comprehensive" attempt so far to survey blockchain technical standards, the WEF said.
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Colombian Government and WEF Weigh Public Ethereum in Bid to Fight Corruption
The World Economic Forum is working with the Colombian government to see if blockchain-based transparency can help prevent a hotspot for corruption.
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Colombia, Deloitte, ConsenSys Sign On to WEF's 'Blockchain Bill of Rights'
The cryptocurrency industry just gained an organized structure for collaborating with world leaders, thanks to the World Economic Forum.
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