The Bank for International Settlements polled 66 central banks last year. The results? 1.5 billion people will use CBDCs by 2023
Tether launched a gold-backed cryptocurrency, tether gold (XAUT), that can be redeemed for one fine troy ounce of gold stored in a secure Swiss vault—assuming you can redeem 430 tokens currently worth about $670,000 at once.
In addition to using Algorand’s open-source, permissionless blockchain to quickly disseminate and permanently record pollution readings, PlanetWatch plans to use it to reward volunteers who maintain pollution sensors with Planet utility tokens.
Visitors to Pornhub, which boasted 42 billion visits in 2019, can now pay live webcam models with tether via the Tron wallet, the site announced yesterday. The move follows PayPal’s announcement in November that it would stop supporting payments for the hugely popular pornographic website.