Patent WO2020060606 cryptocurrency system using body activity data
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Microsoft Patents New Cryptocurrency System Using Body Activity Data.
Patent number: WO2020060606
Microsoft is recently issued a patent for a device that is implanted under your skin that tracks your movements, allows for cashless payments, and even allows for medical tracking
It is a private event for Ripple customers, prospects, and partners only.
Ripple Swell event 2021 is coming on November 9-10, virtual-only.
Leading industry discussions, networking, and interactive surprises.
Maybe Ripple is planning to announce something big.
If approved this would directly link Russia's currency to gold bullion for the first time in more than a century.
Linking the ruble to bullion could give Russia more "sovereignty" over its financial system.
However, the governor of Russia's central bank, Elvira Nabiullina, told reporters the idea was "not being discussed in any way".
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Arab Regional Fintech Group report, "Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Practical Guide for Arab Central Banks."
Mentions Ripple as an alternative system in two places.
The paper also specifically named Ripple XRP as a unique cryptocurrency insofar as it was one of the first "designed primarily for payments," in contrast to most crypto assets which were labeled as "speculative" stores of value.
Including a direct link to Ripple's "Future of CBDC" report, the advisory paper clearly sees Ripple as having a serious role to play in the future blockchain-based, global financial infrastructure.
From experimental programs to cutting-edge applications, they have advanced.
One such application allows guests from the mainland to add more money to their Octopus cards using digital yuan.
In a different development, PetroChina successfully executed the first global trade of crude oil using e-CNY, the digital currency of the Chinese central bank, with the intention of extending its use worldwide.
As of June, transactions on China's highly advanced CBDC had totaled 1.8 trillion yuan.