Bitcoin at the WEF: What did the world’s elite think of crypto?

Cointelegraph introduces “Crypto Street,” a series of spontaneous conversations with strangers on the street to educate, entertain and take a temperature check on the world’s relationship with crypto. The first episode comes from the gates of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Cointelegraph reporter Joseph Hall attempted to speak with the world’s elite … Read more

Digital assets still make a lot of sense, says Codex co-founder

Co-founder and chief evangelist officer for Codex, Alex Gordon-Brander, spoke to Cointelegraph about his Bitcoin story, the real-world use cases for crypto, and the economic downturn during a World Economic Forum interview in Davos, Switzerland.  Standing curbside in front of Davos’ “Crypto House” at dusk, where Gordon-Brander had just finished demonstrating Codex’s capabilities during a … Read more

‘CBDCs are the natural evolution,’ says HyperLedger director Barbosa

For Daniela Barbosa — general manager of blockchain, healthcare and identity at the Linux Foundation and executive director of Hyperledger — digital currencies and cryptocurrencies have made it among the big banks at the World Economic Forum in Davos.  In an interview with Cointelegraph shot against the backdrop of the Swiss Alps, Barbosa explained that … Read more

Report: Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Hints at Future Mergers and Acquisitions – Bitcoin News

While visiting the World Economic Forum (WEF) event in Davos, Ripple Labs CEO, Brad Garlinghouse discussed the firm’s growth opportunities and despite the crypto economy’s downturn, Garlinghouse spoke about future mergers and acquisitions. ‘I Think We’re More Likely to Be the Buyer,’ Ripple Labs CEO Brad Garlinghouse Said During an Interview in Davos Just recently, … Read more

Crypto knocking on the WEF’s door: The view from Davos

The spectacle that is the World Economic Forum (WEF) came to a close in Davos, Switzerland on Friday, May 27. Nearly 3,000 people from over 110 countries took planes, trains and helicopters to the highest town in Europe to lobby leaders and push and query the WEF agenda. And, while the war in Ukraine took … Read more

UN agency head sees ‘massive opportunities’ in crypto: WEF 2022

The United Nations is smitten with distributed ledger technology (DLT). In a conversation with Cointelegraph at WEF 2022, United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) director Sameer Chauhan explained the “massive opportunities” he sees in cryptocurrencies. A former traditional finance executive and head of the UNICC since 2018, Chauhan has seen the rise and fall of … Read more

Bank of America CEO: We Have Hundreds of Blockchain Patents — But Regulation Won’t Allow Us to Engage in Crypto – Regulation Bitcoin News

The CEO of Bank of America says that his bank has hundreds of blockchain patents but regulations will not allow it to engage in crypto. “The reality is that we can’t do it by regulation,” he said. Bank of America’s CEO on Crypto Bank of America (BOA) CEO Brian Moynihan talked about cryptocurrency in an … Read more

Desperate LUNA Investor Arrested, New Terra Network Announced, Davos Blockchain Talk, and More — News Week in Review – The Weekly Bitcoin News

From a desperate investor’s ill-advised visit to Terra co-founder Do Kwon’s house resulting in an arrest, the announcement of a new Terra network, and blockchain talk at Davos, to predictions of U.S. economic collapse if inflation isn’t reigned in quickly, there’s no shortage of action-packed crypto stories this past week. Without further ado, this is … Read more

‘Other flavors of Tether’ will bridge users to USDT: Paolo Ardoino

Tether’s decision to launch a new digital asset pegged to the Mexican peso will be a boon to crypto adoption in the Central American country by providing more onramps to the USDT stablecoin, according to Paolo Ardoino.  In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum summit, the Tether and … Read more

WEF 2022, May 25: Latest updates from the Cointelegraph Davos team

Disclaimer: This article is being updated all day long. All timestamps are in the UTC time zone, with updates in reverse order (the latest update is placed at the top). WEF 2022, the first in-person World Economic Forum event since the pandemic started, continues to bridge traditional finance with the future of money on its … Read more