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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...

Societe Generale Picks ConsenSys for CBDC Guidance

29 Oct 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

French multinational investment bank Societe Generale selected ConsenSys for guidance on its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) initiative, according to a press release issued on October 28. Societe Generale - Forge, the bank’s CBDC pilot program,...

The Digital Euro Could Be The Step Of The ECB Towards A Cashless Society

21 May 2020 2 minute read 1 comment PassionCryptodotcom

Countries around the world are trying to catch up on technological progress, particularly in the area of ​​finance. As China moves towards a central bank digital currency [CBDC], other central banks are also shifting to understand the technology and...

Switzerland - A Crypto Friendly Jurisdiction

17 Apr 2020 2 minute read 7 comments Teodor

Continuing writing about friendly jurisdictions, today I'd like to talk a bit about Switzerland as a crypto and blockchain friendly jurisdiction, specially for European actual or future entrepreneurs. If you think about starting a crypto project in E...

ECB President: Digital Euro Could Launch in 2 Years

13 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, in a virtual panel discussion on central banking held on Nov. 12, said that it was “her hunch” that a digital euro would be released in a few years. Lagarde was one of the speakers in a panel discus...

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...

Europe's Bitpanda Raises $52M in Series A Funding Round

29 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Cryptocurrency brokerage firm Bitpanda has raised $52 million in a Series A funding round, according to an announcement made on September 29. Venture capitalist Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures led the investment round; additional investors include Aust...

Binance Credit Card - tried out the virtual one -> got the cashback and was allowed to order the physical copy

23 Nov 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Joergo

Some 4 weeks ago I ordered the Binance Credit Card,until now I didn't get a physical copy. Quote: "Binance physical cards are under manufacturing time periods at the moment and will not be delivered for 6 to 8 weeks", but as I can't even see the "act...

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...

Tron Europe Continues Global Boost As Reward System Honored Again

20 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments PassionCryptodotcom

The cryptocurrency ecosystem has seen constant development, and the most dedicated players in the field are doing everything in their power to make it big. Obstacles such as mass sales and the spread of coronaviruses have not prevented several update...