China’s Central Bank Digital Currency Now Has 261 Million Users — $14 Billion in Digital Yuan Transactions Made

China’s central bank digital currency now has 261 million unique users, according to an official of the central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC). Furthermore, transactions worth 87.5 billion yuan ($13.78 billion) have been made using the digital yuan and more than 8 million merchants now accept e-CNY. China’s Central Bank Digital Currency Growing

Secret Network offers $400M in funding to bring others in on the secret

Secret Network is offering $400 million in funding to grow its privacy-oriented ecosystem and expand user adoption. Secret Network is a decentralized ecosystem that utilizes trusted execution environments to enable private, secure computation over encrypted data. The ecosystem has four components: Secret Tokens, Secret Bridges, Secret Finance and Secret NFTs. According to a Jan. 19

Mastercard and Coinbase Partner to Make NFTs More Accessible to Everyone

Payments giant Mastercard has partnered with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase to make non-fungible tokens (NFTs) more accessible to everyone. Mastercards can be used to make purchases on Coinbase’s upcoming NFT marketplace. Mastercard Partners With Coinbase Payments giant Mastercard and cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase independently announced their partnership Tuesday. Mastercard stated that the company is “Making it easier

Ethereum The New Hard Money?

A debate arose about the possibility of Ethereum becoming hard money and ended up highlighting more downsides to the digital asset than anything else. The founder of a Bitcoin investmentsCharles Edwards, shared a chart that showed the circulating supply activity of Ethereum and Bitcoin and argued that “Ethereum has entered the hard money game. For

MiamiCoin has now raised $24.7 million… but who will benefit?

Recently, Cointelegraph spoke to Miami Mayor Francis Suarez following the announcement that Miami residents with a digital wallet can earn a Bitcoin dividend. The company that sets up the infrastructure to get Bitcoin dividends into the hands of citizens is CityCoins, an open-source protocol that provides fundraising mechanisms for cities.  Miami and New York City

SCRT Labs Launches $400 Million Fund to Bolster Privacy Network’s Ecosystem and Application Layer

On Wednesday, the Secret Network announced the launch of a $400 million fund in order to expand the application layer and provide grants to ecosystem participants that accelerate user adoption. The market capitalization for the network’s native token SCRT is the third-largest privacy-centric crypto asset market today with a $1.4 billion market cap. SCRT Labs