Australia’s ANZ Bank becomes the world’s first bank to mint its own crypto Stablecoins

Australia’s ANZ Bank becomes the world’s first bank to mint its own crypto Stablecoins

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Money is changing. Alot. And this is both giving governments new opportunities and freaking them all out.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Australia and...

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Australia’s central bank is sceptical on a digital currency, but signals that could change

Australia’s central bank is sceptical on a digital currency, but signals that could change

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Countries are creating their own digital currencies to replace their traditional ones, but some are still unsure …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. As...

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Blockchain could help autonomous swarms of drones and robots communicate securely

Blockchain could help autonomous swarms of drones and robots communicate securely

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As more devices and robots talk to one another directly we need to find new ways to secure their communications, and blockchain is ideal …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Ukraine jumps onboard the crypto and NFT express to fund its war effort

Ukraine jumps onboard the crypto and NFT express to fund its war effort

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New technologies and trends are helping everyone from startups to the military fund things and get dividends in new ways that simply weren’t possible in some cases just five years ago.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Miami becomes the first city to mine crypto and give citizens dividends

Miami becomes the first city to mine crypto and give citizens dividends

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The new world gives us new ways to earn money, and now in some cases some cities and governments are wondering if crypto mining can help them eliminate taxes.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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China’s national digital currency is now available on WeChat

China’s national digital currency is now available on WeChat

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Future national currencies will be digital, and China is in the lead to create one …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. It’s been announced...

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Botto the decentralised AI artist bags its first million dollars

Botto the decentralised AI artist bags its first million dollars

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF It’s not just humans and animals that can create works of art – AI’s getting better at it to and it’s getting rich off it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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New survey says central banks are lining up to create CBDCs but not on the blockchain

New survey says central banks are lining up to create CBDCs but not on the blockchain

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF While blockchain is the technology of the decade, alongside a few others, central banks don’t appear to be fans of it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote,...

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Walmart patents show it’s mulling entering the Metaverse with own NFTs and crypto

Walmart patents show it’s mulling entering the Metaverse with own NFTs and crypto

WHY THIS MATTERS The metaverse is potentially a multi-trillion dollar opportunity – eventually – and companies are experimenting and laying their stakes already.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. When...

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PayPal code reveals the company might be creating its own Stablecoin cryptocurrency

PayPal code reveals the company might be creating its own Stablecoin cryptocurrency

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Almost everyone nowadays is minting their own money and there are very few companies that aren’t experimenting in the space.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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El Salvadors grand national Bitcoin experiment hits early bumps

El Salvadors grand national Bitcoin experiment hits early bumps

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Bitcoin is contentious, and now in a world first it’s also an accepted national currency in El Salvador.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. While most countries consider trading their real cash...

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Daymak unveil Spiritus the world’s first cryptocurrency mining car

Daymak unveil Spiritus the world’s first cryptocurrency mining car

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why can’t a car make you money instead of costing you money? And other great questions …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Most of us would love a free car. And...

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Bitcoin wallets could be hacked by quantum computers by 2025 but there’s hope

Bitcoin wallets could be hacked by quantum computers by 2025 but there’s hope

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers will soon be so powerful they could crack 70% of the world’s encryption systems, so researchers are racing to find a solution.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. This year...

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French central bank successfully completes first test of their sovereign digital currency

French central bank successfully completes first test of their sovereign digital currency

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF National fiat currencies will all one day be digital, and the move’s already starting …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. France’s central bank has announced it successfully completed a pilot transaction...

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Facebook backed cryptocurrency Diem to launch later this year

Facebook backed cryptocurrency Diem to launch later this year

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Facebook’s Libra could have changed the global financial system overnight, but after regulators blocked it they’re now taking a different approach …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Facebook wanted to revolutionise...

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Green Bitcoin alternative Chia causes global hard drive shortages

Green Bitcoin alternative Chia causes global hard drive shortages

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Bitcoin’s energy consumption is huge, rivalling most nations, and its unsustainable so people are trying to create “green” alternatives.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that run on...

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Federal Reserve’s Digital Dollar initiative has Wall Street panicking

Federal Reserve’s Digital Dollar initiative has Wall Street panicking

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF A CBDC, a government digital currency, could cut the banking middle men, and that’s freaking some of them out.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The financial services industry, braced for what...

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Bank of England jumps on the central bank digital currency bandwagon

Bank of England jumps on the central bank digital currency bandwagon

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF A digital national currency would help the unbanked, save governments money, and give them unprecedented real time insights into their economies.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. As several central banks race...

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China says its new digital currency will be an insurance policy in case tech giants fail

China says its new digital currency will be an insurance policy in case tech giants fail

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Tech giants are increasingly powerful and interwoven with society, and the Chinese government is making contingency plans in case they fail.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. China has been at the...

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Global NFT craze helps digital assets of all kinds sell for record breaking sums

Global NFT craze helps digital assets of all kinds sell for record breaking sums

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF NFT’s that allow people to sell any type of digital asset, from a tweet to a digital piece of artwork, are fuelling an unprecedented spending craze.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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