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ECB is Serious With Digital Euro, Tweets a Thread

2 Oct 2020 1 minute read 10 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

The European Central Bank (ECB) offered some details on its stance on a Digital Euro via Twitter on October 2, and it appears that the bank is quite serious about its adoption. The ECB states that a Digital Euro could provide “a universally accepted...

ECB: Stablecoins a Less Plausible Store of Value, Term Stablecoin is Misleading

23 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

The European Central Bank (ECB) issued a report on September 22 where it spoke, among other things, on stablecoins. It tentatively suggested that digital assets could be useful, but also notes that it poses risks to current systems. The report discu...

French Central Bank Will Use Tezos to Power Digital Euro Trials

16 Sep 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhimanyu Krishnan

According to a report published September 15, the French Central Bank will see Tezos (XTZ) power its Digital Euro trial, after selected candidates Societe Generale and Forge chose Tezos as the blockchain for the experiment.  Multinational investment...

Bitcoin Account with 4.3% Interest Available to 80,000 Germans

15 May 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Crypto-friendly German bank Bitwala on May 12 introduced a new product to its customers: a Bitcoin (BTC) interest account that gives users the opportunity to earn 4.3% on their Bitcoin holdings.  The bank hints at the motivation for the new product,...

EU Heavyweights Want Stablecoins to be Regulated Before Being Allowed to Operate

16 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Five major European nations have called for stablecoin regulations, as fears mount over state sovereignty and consumer protection, according to a Reuters report published on September 11. France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain have all as...

On The Terrorist Attack in France

30 Oct 2020 2 minute read 3 comments LeftAntiPC

As many of you all already know, a week or so ago a teacher was beheaded for insulting Islam in the eyes of some Muslims in France. Yesterday there were two other attacks, one on a Church that killed two people. The attackers all yelled "Allahu Akbar...

EU - The Internal Impact of Brexit

30 Jan 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Virendar

As the official date of Brexit is drawing near, it seemed appropriate to take a look upon the future of the EU regarding the UK jumping ship. Some pundits have exclaimed the end of the EU others have guessed a weakening, some have suggested a consoli...

ALARMING! How China will take over the world.

10 Jan 2021 4 minute read 1 comment CryptoBible00789

Introduction. In this article we compare China, the USA and Europe with regards to the development and deployment of their respective Central Bank Digital Currencies. Let's start with China, for the simple reason that they're leading the pack. And le...

EU Can't Decide What to do with LIBRA

20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment mrnsaydou

Governments around the world are facing hard choices when it comes to cryptocurrency: overregulate it and risk losing the benefits to the economy, or do nothing and make themselves vulnerable to those who step up. Currently, the European Union can’t...

First Underground Counterfeit Cigarette Factory Shut Down in EU

21 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

An illegal cigarette factory was discovered and shut down in the province of Malaga, Spain, where 20 people were arrested and 6 Ukrainian and Lithuania workers were found gasping for breath in a bunker under horse stables after an air pump's generato...