Private digital currencies to serve as ‘alternative’ rather than ‘replacement’, claims recent SSRN research

Considering the ongoing participation of government organizations in building private crypto assets, a recently published research paper details on the use of “private digital currencies” and its implications on the current society. Although Facebook’s Libra initiative witnessed a red flag from the…

Mastercard Joins Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Consortium Marco Polo

Mastercard has joined Marco Polo, a consortium working to simplify global trade with blockchain technology. Announced Tuesday, the payments giant’s business-to-business global trade unit, Mastercard Track, will provide an access point to Marco Polo’s working capital finance platform, which operates within a…