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Bermuda trials digital stimulus token to distribute financial aid to citizens’ mobile phones

Bemuda's Premier David Burt using digital payment stimulus token

Residents and retailers in Bermuda are taking part in a pilot to test the viability of a “digital stimulus token”, which the Bermudan Government hopes to use to distribute financial aid more efficiently and to facilitate the purchase of food and other essential items during and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic... More









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Visa files central bank digital currency ecosystem patent

Visa digital currency diagram for patent

Visa has filed an application for a patent that sets out a way for a central bank to take fiat money that is currently in circulation, digitize it, remove the converted physical currency from circulation and then enable consumers and merchants to conduct transactions using a digital wallet “stored on a chip of a smartcard or a secure element of a user device”... More