What techno-anarchists of the crypto world got totally wrong

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The techno-anarchist pioneers of cryptocurrencies believed they were creating a new form of unregulated, decentralized money. They couldn’t have been more wrong. While Bitcoin and Ethereum did succeed in spawning a highly speculative alternative asset class that has come to enjoy wider use and popularity, the innovation that is really set to challenge fiat cash … Read more

Antex raised a total of $7.3M to bring the crypto world to

Antex raised a total of $7.3M to bring the crypto world to

HANOI, Vietnam, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Antex provides the decentralized foundational layers for a new digital economy with following products: stable-coin, crypto/fiat, DEX, launchpad, lock liquidity and lock token and plays the role as bridge for applying crypto to real daily life through VNDT wallet and VNDT stable-coin. VNDT Wallet builds on the original … Read more

After lengthy COVID-19 lockdowns, a weary world is ready to dance | Gallery News

After lengthy COVID-19 lockdowns, a weary world is ready to dance | Gallery News

Even in the depths of the pandemic – even when the world locked down, leaving billions isolated and desolated – some danced. “I did not stop dancing for a second,” says Federico Carrizo, who competed in the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina, last month. “In the kitchen, on the street, on the balcony … Read more

Tiny Pacific nation beats the world with 99% COVID vaccination, says Red Cross

Tiny Pacific nation beats the world with 99% COVID vaccination, says Red Cross

SYDNEY, Oct 14 (Reuters) – The tiny Pacific nation of Palau has the world’s highest percentage of people vaccinated against COVID-19, the Red Cross said on Thursday, urging the country’s laggard neighbours to follow its example and step up incoluation efforts.Fully 99% of Palau’s population over 12 has had both shots of vaccine for the … Read more

The first festival dedicated to information on the new digital technologies that are revolutionising the world of finance

The first festival dedicated to information on the new digital technologies that are revolutionising the world of finance

A packed programme of conferences, workshops and encounters with major international authors in Venice, from the 6th to the 7th of November, 2021Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 9:00 AM CDT|Updated: 18 minutes agoVENICE, Italy, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Triggering a wide-ranging, serious and objective discussion on Blockchain and Bitcoin technologies, laying bare their revolutionary … Read more

Covid pandemic has pushed poor countries to record debt levels – World Bank | World Bank

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a “tragic reversal” in development and pushed debt in poor countries to record levels, the head of the World Bank has said.David Malpass, the bank’s president warned the virus had widened the gap between rich and poor nations, setting back progress by years and, in the case of some … Read more

Covid committee to decide on T20 World Cup matches: ICC

Covid committee to decide on T20 World Cup matches: ICC

The fate of Twenty20 World Cup matches if players test Covid positive will be decided by a committee and not by the member boards, the global governing body said Sunday. T20 cricket’s showpiece events begins October 17 in the United Arab Emirates and Oman with the International Cricket Council hoping for a smooth tournament amid coronavirus concerns. India’s … Read more

WHO backs antibody treatment for high-risk Covid patients – World

WHO backs antibody treatment for high-risk Covid patients - World

PARIS: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday recommended the synthetic antibody treatment Regeneron for Covid-19, but only in patients with specific health profiles. Persons with non-severe Covid-19 who are nonetheless at high risk of hospitalisation can take the antibody combo, as should critically ill patients unable to mount an adequate immune response, according to … Read more