Liechtenstein’s Postal Service to Offer Crypto Exchange Services at Physical Locations

The Liechtensteinian postal service will offer crypto exchange service in one of its offices in Vaduz starting this week. Liechtensteinische Post AG, the country’s official postal service, plans to offer cryptocurrency exchange services at their physical locations, according to an official announcement published on Feb. 14. The postal service will allow customers to exchange their […]

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Hodler’s Digest, February 4–10: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

The mystery around embattled crypto exchange QuadrigaCX deepens, and Facebook acquires a blockchain startup. Top Stories This Week Facebook Reportedly Acquires Blockchain Startup in First Blockchain-Related Acquisition Social media network Facebook has reportedly acquired blockchain startup Chainspace in its first apparent blockchain-related acquisition. According to news outlet Cheddar, the acquisition is considered an “acquihire,” or […]

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‘Swiss Leaks’ HSBC Whistleblower Plans to Launch ‘Clean, Ethical’ Crypto Token

Hervé Falciani, a whistleblower convicted of purportedly the largest leak in banking history, plans to launch an ethical cryptocurrency to combat money-laundering and fraud. Frenchman Hervé Falciani, a whistleblower who has been convicted of the largest leak in banking history, plans to launch an ethical cryptocurrency that would combat money-laundering and fraud, Reuters reported on […]

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Smart Contracts Are No Problem for the World’s Legal Systems, so Long as They Behave Like Legal Contracts

Smart contracts are no problem for international law, but only when they behave like legal contracts. Cryptocurrencies have been a headache (if not a nightmare) for the law. Ever since Ross Ulbricht launched the Silk Road online marketplace in February 2011, Bitcoin and its ilk have been disrupting the ability of authorities to police the […]

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Blockchain-Based Digital ID Systems Are Increasingly Finding Real-World Use

Blockchains and digital IDs are moving beyond hype, and bringing real benefits to individuals and organizations. According to the latest estimates, we generate around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. That’s 2.5 followed by 17 zeros — or rather 2.5 trillion million — a number that’s impossible to visualize intuitively, but nonetheless has massive implications […]

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Major Swiss Stock Exchange SIX to Launch New Blockchain-Powered Digital Exchange

Switzerland’s principal stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will test blockchain integration for its forthcoming parallel digital trading platform SDX in the second half of this year. Switzerland‘s principal stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will test blockchain integration for its forthcoming parallel digital trading platform SDX in the second half of this year. The news was […]

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Switzerland: Crypto Bank Seba Partners With Mortgage Bank Hypothekarbank

Swiss-based crypto bank Seba partners with bank Hypothekarbank Lenzburg AG to implement its Finstar system as their open-banking platform. Switzerland-based crypto bank Seba Crypto AG has signed an agreement with Swiss mortgage bank Hypothekarbank Lenzburg AG to use its core banking system, Finstar, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports on Jan. 31. The partnership will allow for […]

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Crypto Valley Assoc. Pres.: Switzerland Must Be ‘Open and Easy’ for Blockchain Investors

The new president of the Swiss Crypto Valley Association declared that the crypto winter has damaged Switzerland’s position as a global blockchain hub. The recently elected president of the Swiss Crypto Valley Association (CVA), Daniel Haudenschild, declared that the crypto bear market has damaged Switzerland’s position as a global blockchain hub. Haudenschild made his comments […]

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Tech Embeds Ads in Games to Stop Interruptions and Help Developers Make Money

sponsored A Swiss gaming company has created a blockchain-based solution to make in-game advertising more attractive to players, developers and advertisers. A Swiss company claims it has unveiled “a new approach” for in-game advertising that sees promotional content embedded into gameplay instead of interrupting experiences for players. Vreo says players stand to benefit from more […]

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