New York Crypto Companies Move to ‘Work From Home’ in Face of Rising COVID-19 Threat – CoinDesk

Kadena CEO Will Martino had already been considering abandoning his blockchain development company’s Brooklyn headquarters before coronavirus came to New York City. The fast-spreading virus, however, recently convinced him the office had to go. On Feb. 21, he told his team to begin working from home. The New York metropolitan area’s surging coronavirus count is […]

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Sweden’s Central Bank Finally Embraces DLT, But Only in Simulation Mode – CoinDesk

Sweden’s central bank will soon trial a blockchain-based digital currency – but it’s still in its very early stages, at best. Announced Thursday, Sveriges Riksbank’s e-krona pilot is the latest attempt at a central bank digital currency (CBDC) from an institution that for years fretted over basing any such project on distributed ledger technology (DLT). […]

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