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    The IMF Launches ‘Central Bank Digital Forex’ Book, Says CBDCs Might maybe perhaps perhaps At some point Change Money

    An anonymous reader shared this report from CNBC: Central bank digital currencies have the potential to replace cash, but adoption could take time, said Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday. "CBDCs can replace cash which is costly to distribute in island economies," she said Wednesday at the Singapore FinTech Festival. "They can offer resilience in more advanced economies. And they can improve financial inclusion where…

  • News HeadlinesRare 17th century book about alien life discovered

    Rare 17th-century book about alien life discovered

    (ORDO NEWS) — At one time, scientists believed that Saturn was a potential home to alien life. Published in 1698, the book provides an unusual look at how people of that time perceived the possibility of extraterrestrial life. Discovered by book appraiser Jim Spencer at an antique appraisal event in Gloucestershire, England, the book was written by Christian Huygens. It describes the study of the possible existence of extraterrestrial beings,…