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.
There are quite a few improvements to be made where public transportation is concerned. Buying tickets with a mobile device and autonomous transportation vehicles are two major breakthroughs in recent years. Sweden is taking things one step further, by letting railway travelers check in by using an NFC chip embedded in their skin. This new […]
XBT Provider, a Swedish bitcoin investment company, has announced a new partnership with cryptocurrency storage startup Xapo. Source
The Swedish Bitcoin markets have emphatically responded to Mathias Sundin, the world’s only elected politician to accept campaign donations exclusively in Bitcoin, assuming the position of Chairman of The Board with Sweden’s largest Bitcoin exchange, BTCX. Also Read: ETF Blues? Check These Alternative Exchange-Traded Bitcoin-Backed Instruments The Surge In Localbitcoins Trading Volume Can Be Interpreted […]
The trading branch of Vattenfall, a leading Swedish power company wholly owned by the government, is testing a blockchain trading platform. Source