Europe

European Innovation Council Awards $5M to Six Blockchain Projects

A tech unit at the European Commission has awarded millions of dollars to several blockchain projects in an effort to support t...

Researchers Say Ransomware Attacks on the Rise as More People Work From Home

A study published by cybersecurity firm, Proofpoint, shows an increase in email-based phishing attacks used to deliver ransomwa...

SIA and Quant Network Successfully Test Blockchain Interoperability

SIA, a European payment services business, and U.K.-based technology company Quant Network successfully tested cross-blockchain...

Blockchain-Based Wireless IoT Network Helium Expands to Europe

Peer-to-peer, or P2P, crypto-powered wireless network Helium announced its expansion to Europe after launching in North America...

Blockchain Battery Grids Are Powering Up at Lightning Speed

Equigy, a blockchain platform for managing batteries connected to the electric grid, is expanding its operations in the Europea...

Ontology Partners With German Startup to Accelerate Supply Chain Identity Solutions

Ontology recently partnered with German digital identity and cloud wallet provider, Spherity, to collaborate on expediting deve...

Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Works on National Digital Currency Pilot

While global jurisdictions are progressing with central bank digital currencies, private institutions also work on digitizing n...

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

A number of countries such as China and Sweden are already experimenting with central bank digital currencies, which are also r...

Virtual Consensus 2020 Kicks Off with ECB Official Discussing CBDC

Major cryptocurrency event, Consensus 2020, has officially kicked off in virtual mode. Consensus: Distributed, Coindesk’s first...

Europe’s Top Miners Share Local Industry Insights

A report compiled by non-profit research institute, dGen, has found that European crypto miners believe that the region’s highe...