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👉 Issue #43 of QX Snapshots is out!

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⛓ [𝐁𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐢𝐧] Société Générale Stablecoin EUR CoinVertible, KfW’s First Tokenized Bond, Swift & Deutsche Bank eBL Interoperability PoC. Société Générale is set to become the first major financial institution to list a stablecoin. Named EUR CoinVertible. EUR CoinVertible is designed to be fully backed by euros and aims to provide an alternative to the predominantly US dollar-dominated stablecoin market. The bank envisions its stablecoin being used for settling trades in digital bonds and other assets, aligning with upcoming EU regulations.

▶ [𝐁𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐢𝐧] Zen and the Art of CBDC Analysis.

🤖 [𝐀𝐈] Meta Unveils 'Imagine with Meta AI' Image Generator, X Launches 'Grok' Chatbot, and Google's Gemini AI Outperforms GPT-4 and Experts.  Meta has introduced 'Imagine with Meta AI', a free AI image-generator website using the Emu model, trained with 1.1 billion public Facebook and Instagram images. 

▶ [𝐀𝐈] Google just launched a new AI, and has already admitted at least one demo wasn’t real. 

🎆 [𝐐𝐮𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐮𝐦 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲]  HSBC Leads Banking Innovation with Quantum-Secured Forex Trading, While Airbus and BMW Launch Quantum Mobility Challenge. HSBC has made a groundbreaking move by adding quantum protection to its AI-powered foreign exchange trading platform, HSBC AI Markets. This initiative, a first in the banking sector, involves the use of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) to protect a €30 million trading transaction, showcasing the potential to secure trades of any value against future quantum attacks.

💻 [𝐌𝐞𝐭𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐞] Reebok and Adidas Dive into Digital Fashion in the Metaverse, While Epic Games Unveils Lego Fortnite for a Kid-Friendly Virtual World. Reebok and Adidas are entering the metaverse with new digital wearable projects, joining Nike and Puma in exploring virtual retail opportunities. 

▶ [𝐎𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡] BT Group's MAUD Technology Accelerates Live Content Streaming, Cutting Bandwidth Use by 50% and Enhancing Viewer Experience. 23andMe, recently announced a data breach affecting approximately 6.9 million users. Initially, the company reported that hackers accessed personal data of around 14,000 customers (0.1% of users), but further investigation revealed a much larger impact. 


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