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Big Boost For BTC In Germany As Banks Now Offer Cryptos

Banks in Germany were previously not allowed to provide crypto-related services to their customers. This was as a result of numerous regulatory constraints. However, as things stand now, that could be a thing of the past. A new approval will make the German banks to start offering crypto assets. New Directive For Germany’s Banks The […]

Roundup – 12/03/2019 – Ledger Discloses Trezor Vulnerabilites, Canaan Raised Several Hundred Millions? & more

Ledger Discloses 5 Vulnerabilities of Competitor Trezor In their blog post, has disclosed five vulnerabilities of their competitors’ devices Trezor One and Trezor T. Ledger discloses that they contacted Trezor “about four months ago […] to share five vulnerabilities our Attack Lab uncovered.” They further note that “[a]s always, we gave Trezor a responsible disclosure […]

Roundup – 10/03/2019 – Report: Ethereum Has More than Twice Developers Than Bitcoin & more

Report: Ethereum Has Twice as Many Developers as Bitcoin The crypto investment management firm Electric Capital has released a report that compares Bitcoin’s with Ethereum’s developers. It revealed that Ethereum is by far the most active cryptocurreny regarding the developers that contribute code to the coin’s repositories. The report says that Bitcoin is in a […]

Roundup – 04/03/2019 – Tether Will Launch on Tron Blockchain in Q2 & more

Tether Will Launch on Tron Blockchain in Q2 Cointelegraph 2019 reported that Tether will run on Tron’s blockchain from Q2 on. Currently, Tether operates on two different blockchains as a token. On the Omni network and on the Ethereum network as an ERC20 token. Until now, Tether has not commented this step and it is […]

German Government Will Present Blockchain Strategy Mid-2019

The German government has announced that it will have a strategic plan for the implementation of blockchain technology by mid-2019. The Bundesregierung reacted to a parliamentary request in the German parliament by members of the FDP, the German economic-liberal party. The request posed several questions regarding the assessment of Germany‘s situation and awareness of the […]

Roundup – 19/02/2019 – Norwegian City Replaces Fiat With Own Cryptocurrency

Liberstad – Norwegian Smart City Replaces Fiat With Own Cryptocurrency Liberstad, a city in southern Norway, has abolished Fiat money in favor of its own cryptocurrency. The new money of Liberstad has the name City Coin (CITY). The people of Liberstad have already adopted CITY to buy goods and services. A spokesman of the city spoke […]

Germany urges to create European payment system – reveals Bitcoin’s true Use-Case

The rift between the EU and the USA is wider than ever since Donald Trump’s presidency. All of a sudden institutions like SWIFT that always appeared European are questioned over their allegiance. The international company provides a standardized message system that helps banks to process international transactions fastly and securely. SWIFT – an American institution […]

Germany Says Cryptocurrency Cannot Affect Financial Stability

A study by the German Federal Government on Cryptocurrency has established that the virtual Currencies cannot affect financial stability. The findings are in contrast to the views of the traditional financial system on Cryptocurrencies, as they see them as a severe threat. Despite the discovery, the government still feels there is a need to control […]