The Austrian government is throwing its weight behind a new blockchain research effort aimed at developing business applications of the technology.
The Austrian police, however, claimed that they are still investigating whether the victim’s account was already hacked before he opened his account on the unsecured WiFi network.
Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has become the first Austrian banking group to join the R3 distributed ledger consortium.
Despite uncertainty in the markets heading into June due to the potential future hard fork, the number of bitcoin ATMs in service worldwide has continued to grow at an exponential rate. During June, the total number of bitcoin ATMs installed globally rose by over 7 per cent, with the highest growth being seen in the […]
Österreichische Post is now offering its Austrian customers a simple way to buy cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ether and litecoin. Source
Bitcoin bill payments have come to Austria as Switch makes a pioneering move to accept virtual currency.
Making companies and service providers accept Bitcoin is not an easy feat. In most cases, these entities feel no reason to do so. Switch, an energy provider in Germany and Austria, feels now is a good time to experiment with cryptocurrencies. They also introduced WhatsApp as a communications channel. A very forward-thinking move by the […]
Yet another national financial regulator is pursuing action against onecoin, an alleged cryptocurrency investment scheme. Source
Bitcoin, ether, dash and litecoin can now be purchased at over 1,800 post office locations throughout Austria. This is possible due to a partnership between bitcoin broker Bitpanda and Austria’s leading postal service provider, Austrian Post. Also read: Japanese Bitcoin Exchange Bitpoint Expands into Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan 1,800+ Postal Locations European bitcoin broker […]
Wholesale goods reseller Yipbee now gets 10% of orders with Bitcoin via BitPay, while investors contribute around €1 million.
One of Austria’s largest energy firms is fast preparing for a future where blockchain impacts its business model, according to a new interview. Source
The Bitcoin community members in Austria now have a reason to rejoice. The country has recently received its first dedicated Bitcoin bank. The new Bitcoin Bank is a physical Bitcoin exchange center opened with the intention of making it easier for people in and around Vienna to buy and sell Bitcoin. The Bitcoin outlet is […]
The first self-titled ‘Bitcoin Bank’ has opened in Vienna, Austria. Run and managed by a local startup Bit Trust, the bank allows customers to buy and sell bitcoins using Bitcoin ATMs, and get more information about cryptocurrency.
Two ethereum projects won plaudits at a recent startup contest sponsored by Austria-based Erste Bank. Source
After Switzerland, Swiss bank Vontobel is extending its Bitcoin investment opportunity to Germany and Austria. ]]>