Blockchain/Bitcoin

SIX Acquires Stakes in daura and Joins Trusted Digital Asset Ecosystem

Players in the Swiss ecosystem for digital assets are joining forces: the digital asset collaboration between Swisscom, daura, Sygnum Bank, Custodigit and MME will now include SIX. SIX is acquiring a stake in daura AG. This cooperation will strengthen the

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Coordinated Stablecoin EU Approach / Switzerland Rejects Cryptofranc Proposal

The European Council and Commission have issued a joint statement in which the two bodies call for a “coordinated approach” in regulating crypto-assets. The statement puts a focus on so-called stablecoins which, given their global nature, pose multifaceted challenges and

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Bitcoin News Trend Analyse: Afrika, Schweiz und Österreich Top

Eine neue Daten-Analyse von Kryptoszene.de zeigt: Das Interesse an Bitcoin ist in Nigeria besonders gros. An zweiter Stelle befindet sich Südafrika, gefolgt von Österreich, der Schweiz und Ghana. Damit befinden sich drei afrikanische und zwei europäische Staaten in der Top-Fünf.

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Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange Opens

While trading on Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX) was initially launched for selected users in September, the trading venue is now open to all investors based in Germany. On the country’s first regulated trading venue for digital assets, users can

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Zurich’s Blockchain Hub Moves to Paradeplatz

Trust Square, the Swiss Blockchain working space, currently at Bahnhofstrasse, is announcing the move to its new location at Zurich’s Paradeplatz at the beginning of 2020. By moving into the building on Poststrasse, Trust Square is laying the foundation for

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Credit Suisse and UBS Execute First Collateral Swap on the Blockchain

Deutsche Börse and HQLAX successfully launched their jointly developed Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) solution for frictionless collateral swaps in the securities lending market. The live transactions were executed by Commerzbank, Credit Suisse and UBS on the Eurex Repo F7-trading system.

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Blockchain’s Promise in the Hospitality and Travel Industry

Blockchain, the technology underpinning popular cryptocurrency bitcoin, is considered as one of the most exciting digital technology innovations of recent times. Though the financial services sector has been undeniably the most active sector to experiment with and deploy blockchain, the

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Swiss Government Wants to Further Improve Framework Conditions for Blockchain

During its meeting on 27 November 2019, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on the further improvement of the framework conditions for DLT/blockchain. The proposal is aimed at increasing legal certainty, removing barriers for applications based on distributed ledger technology

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EU’s AI and Blockchain Investment Fund to Invest 100 Million € In Startups In 2020

As startups from across the world converge in Helsinki for this year’s edition of global startup event Slush, European firms focused on AI and blockchain are set to learn more about how to benefit from a new EU investment fund

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Lamborghini Goes Blockchain

Salesforce anounced that Lamborghini—the Italian brand and manufacturer of super sports cars and super SUVs—is using Salesforce Blockchain to quickly and securely authenticate heritage Lamborghini cars. One of the world’s most iconic and cutting-edge brands, Lamborghini has been at the

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