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PR: trade.Io Appoints Banking Veteran David Hannigan to Run OTC Desk

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This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Wednesday Lugano, Switzerland – trade.io, a leading cryptocurrency exchange and Read More

HTC Exodus Phone to Support Crypto Wallet, CryptoKitties, Instead of Native Blockchain

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Electronics giant HTC will not be releasing a smartphone with a native blockchain network for crypto trading between users as previously announced, The Verge reported July 10. Instead, the company will introduce a smartphone containing a cryptocurrency wallet and CryptoKitties, the Ethereum-based decentralized application (DApp) game. On May 15, the Taiwan-based electronics firm had first Read More

Crypto Valley Declares Blockchain Voting Trial a ‘Success’

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Crypto Valley Declares Blockchain Voting Trial a ‘Success’
Zug, a city in Switzerland known as the “Crypto Valley,” has successfully completed its first test of a local blockchain-based voting system. As CoinDesk reported on June 11, the Swiss city launched an e-voting pilot platform built on blockchain technology as part of the city’s efforts to embrace the technology. The voting process took place Read More

CEO of UBS: Blockchain Will Transform Cost Base of Financial Services Industry

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on CEO of UBS: Blockchain Will Transform Cost Base of Financial Services Industry
The CEO of Swiss financial services provider UBS Group Sergio Ermotti said that blockchain will be essential for the financial services industry in an interview with CNBC June 18. Ermotti said that the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies will allow “ freeing up of resources to become more efficient,” adding that “ is a great way Read More

Crypto Valley’s Zug to Run Switzerland’s First Blockchain-Based Municipal Vote

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Crypto Valley’s Zug to Run Switzerland’s First Blockchain-Based Municipal Vote
The Swiss city of Zug will conduct a blockchain-powered trial municipal vote this summer, local media outlet Swissinfo.ch reported June 8. The event, which is scheduled to take place between June 25 and July 1, will reportedly be Switzerland’s first municipal vote using blockchain. According to the report, the upcoming trial vote will implement the Read More

National Government Digital Currencies Versus Globally Distributed Cryptocurrencies: in Depth

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on National Government Digital Currencies Versus Globally Distributed Cryptocurrencies: in Depth
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. As society starts to move away from cash, central banks’ potential to reap profits off issuing that cash could be threatened. Many governments are worried about the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies and hence are Read More

Move ‘Em Out: ICOs Don’t Seem So Scary Outside the US

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Move ‘Em Out: ICOs Don’t Seem So Scary Outside the US
ICO issuers are starting to look to jurisdictions outside the U.S. to set up shop. In an environment of regulatory uncertainty, where the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun investigating ICOs and the industry surrounding the capital raising technology but has yet to make a formal decision of how it will regulate crypto Read More

Switzerland Welcomes New Blockchain Accelerator, VC Firm

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Switzerland Welcomes New Blockchain Accelerator, VC Firm
A new accelerator and venture capital firm called Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV) was launched on Thursday in Switzerland. The new firm counts former executive members of IBM, UBS and SAP as well as Lykke Corp. as partners and will provide investment, financing, and advisory services for blockchain ventures. Based in Switzerland’s Crypto Valley in the Read More

Lykke Launches Blockchain Accelerator and Venture Capital ‘Spin-Off’

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Lykke Launches Blockchain Accelerator and Venture Capital ‘Spin-Off’
Crypto exchange Lykke has partnered with two former executives from IBM and UBS to launch a blockchain-focused accelerator and venture firm. The Zug, Switzerland-based Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV) announced on Thursday that it will offer a variety of services to businesses endeavoring to use the blockchain – including capital investments, ICO and marketing support and Read More