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Ontology and Bitcoin Suisse Partner to Strengthen European Ecosystems

Blockchain platform Ontology and Swiss crypto-financial service provider Bitcoin Suisse have partnered together in an effort to grow their respective ecosystems in Europe and Asia. The partnership sees Bitcoin Suisse list the Ontology (ONT) token and the Ontology wallet adding support for the CryptoFranc (XCHF) stablecoin.Co-founder of Ontology Andy Ji

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Main Barrier to CBDC Is Philosophy, Not Tech, Says European Central Bank Rep

A number of countries like China and Sweden are already experimenting with central bank digital currencies (CBDC). The implementation of this new type of money requires a number of aspects including tech advancement and specific regulation. According to a key official at the European Central Bank (ECB), the main challenge

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IBM Teams With 3 European Power Grids to Build Green Energy Blockchain Platform

IBM has created a new blockchain consortium with three of Europe’s electricity grid operators to help smooth the transition to renewable sources of energy. It’s an important step in the direction of decentralizing and democratizing the way power is consumed, which is essential if nations are to reach 2050 carbon-reduction goals.  The

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European Commission Backed Blockchain Organisaton INATBA Joins WEF COVID Action Platform to Address Global Challenges

The Brussels-based International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) has joined the World Economic Forum’s COVID Action Platform which brings together the World Health Organization (WHO), corporate CEOs and top experts from leading global organisations to coordinate multi-stakeholder contributions into the fight to combat the global spread of coronavirus.According to

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European Financial Institutions to Launch Blockchain Investment Platform

Major European financial institutions are jointly launching a blockchain-based platform for the investment fund industry.The system was initially incubated by the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and its affiliate Fundsquare, which, alongside Clearstream, Credit Suisse Asset Management and Natixis Investment Managers, have announced a Series A investment round for “FundsDLT.”FundsDLT for

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Marc Taverner Speaks on His New Role as European Blockchain Director

The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA), a distributed ledger technology initiative established by the European Commission (EC) last year, has appointed former Bitfury Group global ambassador Marc Taverner as the first INATBA executive director on March 5.INATBA was launched through collaboration between the 26 members of the

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Scottish Blockchain Company Hypervine Signs with European Space Agency Data To Improve Efficiency And Transparency For The World’s Mining Industry

Sharing is caring! Hypervine, the Glasgow-based start-up, has announced the start of a project, co-funded by the European Space Agency (ESA), to develop services which utilise space-based data to help extractive industries. Hypervine’s CEO and Founder, Paul Duddy stated: “Working with the European Space Agency is an incredible honour at such an

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