Irish firm Accenture to oversee 5 ‘digital dollar’ pilots in the U.S.

The Digital Dollar Project, a non-profit organization co-founded by former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC) chairman Christopher Giancarlo, plans to launch five pilot programs focused on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) within the next 12 months, a report by Reuters said yesterday.
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PayPay CEO reveals crypto business has grown “multiple-fold,” teases digital dollars

In an interview over the weekend, PayPal CEO, Dan Schulman, described how his firm could provide an intermediary service distributing a potential United States central bank digital currency (CBDC), should the Federal Reserve Board decide to follow through.
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U.S. Federal Reserve says digital currencies can ‘coexist’ with cash

Jerome Powell, head of the US Federal Reserve, said state-backed digital currencies and official Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) can function alongside fiat money in the coming years, as per a report on business outlet Bloomberg on Thursday.
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