Argyle Coin founder is facing jail time over fraud, the European Commission opens bids for blockchain pre-commercial procurement, and HandCash Connect welcomes the age of nanopayments.
The PCP tender process is inviting interest from suppliers who can provide research and development into a government blockchain system.
The sandbox will be used to provide an environment for the testing of use cases for blockchain and digital assets, as part of the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure.
Finance ministers called on the European Commission to ensure regulations are enforced to protect consumers and preserve state sovereignty in monetary policy.
PayPal saying it’s “further developing capabilities’ in blockchain technologies gives credence to the rumor that Paypal and Venmo will be integrating digital currency services.
The commission is seeking SMEs who can adapt blockchain technologies to provide solutions with defense applications.