China’s central bank completed a second pilot of a new digital currency it hopes will be used as an alternative to China’s two largest tech giants, Alibaba and Tencent, The Wall Street Journal reported. The pilot was conducted in the Chinese city of Suzhou and involved handing out around $3.1 million to 100,000 local residents. The digital currency, which is backed by the Chinese...
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