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. Wozniak became interested in Bitcoin when it […]
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 an e-krona might look like. The international […]
Eric Balchunas, a senior ETF Analyst for Bloomberg, reveals the the true size of Sweden’s Bitcoin exchange-traded fund.
XBT Provider has announced its plans to distribute the proceeds from the sale of 44,471 bitcoin cash to eligible holders of its exchange-traded notes (ETNs). Also read: Bitcoin ETN Crosses $100 Million After Unprecedented Demand From Investors, Partners With Xapo XBT Provider’s Bitcoin Cash The Swedish-domicile issuer of bitcoin and ether ETNs, XBT Provider, announced on […]
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 pro…
The Swedish government is to hold a week-long bitcoin auction, starting today, with 0.6 BTC for up for grabs.
Could Sweden become leading cashless society? Bitcoin could help this.
Nasdaq and the SEB are testing a new Blockchain technology-based solution for trading of mutual funds.
On September 7, the capital of Sweden hosted Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Stockholm for the first time. The event brought together owners of businesses related with cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based solutions. It was attended by more than 350 participants and 19 speakers from 13 countries. The conference took place at the Elite Hotel Marina Tower, the […]
Swedish veteran computer programmer Alexander Bottema has become a millionaire after investing his life savings in Bitcoin in 2013.
It is sometimes easy to forget that not everyone is connected to the Internet. For many of us, it feels so pervasive in our lives, and it is. But even some in the Western world do not yet have access to the Internet, and sometimes when they do it is through a slow connection. For […]
National police forces in Europe are seeking new cash for research on how to tackle cybercrimes involving digital currency. The post Swedish Police to Seek EU Funds for Cryptocurrency Research appeared first on CoinDesk. Source
The provider of a bitcoin ETN has said that it will track what the market considers to be “bitcoin” following a possible network split next week. Source
Data breaches have become far too commonplace in recent years. These attacks mainly occur due to lackluster IT security or grave human error. A recent error led to the Swedish government exposing details on millions of its citizens. The person responsible for this massive data leak was fined US$8,500 and given a slap on the […]
Lantmäteriet, the land registry of Sweden, officially started to utilize Blockchain technology to register land and properties.