Spain’s Largest Telecom Company Seeks Entrepreneurs in Blockchain, AI

One of the world’s largest telephone operators, Telefónica, has launched a call to support startups related to blockchain and AI. Spain’s largest multinational telecommunications company, Telefónica, has announced an initiative to support entrepreneurs in innovative technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI), according to an official press release published on Feb. 19. The Madrid-based […]

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Ongoing Economic Crises in Venezuela and Beyond Show That the Idea of Bitcoin as a Store of Value Is Increasingly Catching On

From Venezuela to India, crypto is being increasingly used in times of economic crisis. Just when it seemed like the economic and political situation in Venezuela couldn’t get much worse, it has. Back in December, the Venezuelan bolívar witnessed its peak annual inflation rate for 2018, with this rate coming in at a dizzying 80,000 […]

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FBI Outline Key Features of Scam ICOs, Warns Investors to Be Vigilant

The FBI has outlined what it believes to be the consistent threads running through fraudulent initial coin offerings. The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has outlined what it believes to be the consistent threads running through fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) schemes. The Bureau’s perspective was shared in an interview with Netherlands-based financial […]

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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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South Korea’s Second Most Populous City Signs MoU With Blockchain Firm to Promote Fintech

South Korea’s Busan has signed an MoU with blockchain firm Hyundai Pay to revitalize the blockchain industry. The South Korean city of Busan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with blockchain company Hyundai Pay, according to a press release published on Feb. 12. According to the announcement, South Korea’s second most populous city after […]

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