Blockchain

Here's how digital currencies work and why more countries are considering them

Including China, 11 countries so far have launched digital currencies - at least in pilot form - backed by their central banks. Image: Blake Wisz/Unsplash

Heather Stephenson-Tufts

Author, Futurity

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