ECB sees no "business case" for digital currency yet: Mersch
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank currently sees no "business case" for launching its own digital currency but is looking at how one would work should that change, ECB board member Yves Mersch said on Monday.
"The lack of a concrete 'business case' for a CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) at present should and does not stop us from seriously exploring the optimal design of a CBDC so that we will be well prepared should we ever take (that) policy decision," Mersch told a virtual conference.
Apple switches to its own chips for Mac computers as it adds features, privacy controls
Apple Inc <AAPL.O> on Monday said it will switch to its own chips for its Mac computers, saying the first machines will ship this year and ending a nearly 15-year reliance on Intel Corp to supply processors for its flagship laptops and desktop.