Tag: sweden

  • Crypto
    Bitcoin

    Swedish Man Sent to Prison for Mailing Bomb to Bitcoin Firm CryptoPay

    A Swedish man suspected in a case involving a bomb being mailed to a Bitcoin firm has been convicted of attempted murder and is facing up to seven years in prison. Swedish Bitcoin Bomber Convicted of Attempted Murder According to the Associated Press, Michael Salonen, age 43, has...

    Tony Spilotro | November 10, 2018 | 5:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Sweden to Bring Forward Launch of State-Backed Digital Currency e-Krona

    The government of Sweden has called for plans to launch a digital version of their fiat currency, the krona, to be brought forward. As the country moves rapidly towards a cashless future, there are concerns that citizens will turn to means of payments provided by “private agents” without...

    Rick D. | October 26, 2018 | 6:00 pm
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    Technology

    ECB Has No Plans to Launch Digital Currency Due to Blockchain Immaturity

    The European Central Bank (ECB) is not issuing a digital currency any time soon, according to President Mario Draghi. He’s argued that the blockchain technology is not mature enough for such a level of responsibility and physical cash remains widely used within the monetary union. ECB Studies Potential...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 15, 2018 | 8:30 pm
  • CryptoPay
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    Suspect Behind CryptoPay Mail Bomb Stands Trial in Sweden

    A  man suspected of being behind a mail bomb sent to digital currency firm CryptoPay is facing trial today. In addition to attempted murder, Michael Salonen also stands accused of sending threatening letters to Swedish politicians. Salonen Allegedly Targeted CryptoPay with a Mail Bomb and Sent Death Threat...

    Rick D. | August 29, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • sweden-bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Crypto Markets Rally as US Investors get Exposure to Bitcoin ETN

    Cryptocurrency markets are tentatively posting green numbers again after a disastrous start to August. Has the price just stopped letting blood or is the announcement of a Bitcoin ETN becoming available to US investors driving the minor upswing? Swedish Bitcoin ETN Available to US Traders A lot of...

    Rick D. | August 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm
  • wozniak
    Bitcoin

    Wozniak Sells His BTC Holdings, Remains a Keen Supporter of the Crypto

    Speaking at the Nordic Business Forum in Sweden, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak admitted he has sold off almost all of his Bitcoin holdings — keeping some to “experiment” with. Despite this, he’s still a keen supporter, maintaining the that the cryptocurrency is superior to gold and fiat currencies....

    Thomas Delahunty | February 7, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • sweden
    Blockchain

    Will Sweden be the First Nation With Their Own Cryptocurrency?

    According to a note issued by HBSC economic analyst James Pomeroy, Sweden could be the first nation to issue their own cryptocurrency. A document, which was sent to clients this week, titled “Sweden’s Big Year: Can the Economy Overcome Some Challenges?” set forth some rudimentary proposals of what...

    Rick D. | January 14, 2018 | 11:50 am
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    Sponsored

    Sweden Uses Cryptocurrency Technology to Become Cashless Pioneer

    Sweden, the Scandinavian nation famous for ABBA, Björn Borg, and Volvo, is leading the way when it comes to becoming the world’s first cashless country – and the technology behind Bitcoin and the cryptocurrencies that have spawned is catalyzing the process. Two years ago, in October 2015, Niklas Arvidsson,...

    Jayanand Sagar | October 16, 2017 | 2:24 pm
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    Sweden Presents Itself as a Post-Brexit Fintech Destination

    With Brexit around the corner, Sweden could present itself as one of the alternative destinations for the European financial industry. The upcoming Brexit has turned into a speculator’s game. Britain’s exit from the European Union is expected to have a divisive effect on the country’s thriving finance and...

    Gautham | February 19, 2017 | 4:30 pm

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