Europe

32% of Europeans Believe Crypto Is the Future of E-Payments

Most Europeans believe cryptocurrencies can be spent in most stores, according to the results of a survey conducted by ING Bank...

German Gov’t Approves New Plan to Block Private ‘Parallel Currencies’

Germany’s government has approved a blockchain strategy that aims to prevent stablecoins from becoming alternative currencies a...

European Space Agency Awards €60K for Blockchain Satellite Wallet

The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded a 60,000 euro ($66,400) grant for blockchain startup SpaceChain to commercially dev...

Stablecoins Pose Risks to Public Policy Priorities

A board member of the European Central Bank (ECB) has argued that stablecoins like Facebook’s long-awaited Libra coin pose risk...

CME’s BTC Index Provider CF Benchmarks Wins EU License

CF Benchmarks, CME Group’s Bitcoin (BTC) index provider, received a benchmark license under the European Benchmarks Regulation ...
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German Gov’t Speaks Against Approval of Facebook’s Libra in Europe

The government of Germany has spoken against the authorization of the development of Facebook’s forthcoming Libra stablecoin in...

UK Police Arrest Teen for Hacking Unreleased Music to Sell for Crypto

City of London Police have arrested a 19-year-old citizen suspected of hacking major music acts in a bid to steal unreleased so...

EU Needs Own Digital ‘EuroCoin’ to Compete With Libra, Says France

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said that Europe should consider its own “public digital currency” that could challe...

New Study Reveals Countries With Most Registered Crypto Exchanges

The United Kingdom, the United States, Hong Kong and Singapore have the largest number of registered digital currency exchanges...

OKCoin’s Fiat-to-Token Trading Now Available in 7 More US States

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin will now offer fiat-to-token and token-to-token trading services to resident...