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Prasos wins European Union payment license

Business 15 July 2019

Prasos wins European Union payment license

Prasos has shed the concerns about their money laundering security checks to win an EU license.

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EU central bank says BTC ‘not a currency’

Business 11 July 2019

EU central bank says BTC ‘not a currency’

The European Central Bank appeared to double down on its previous criticisms of BTC as part of its regular #AskECB sessions on Twitter.

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deVere CEO: UK could avoid Brexit recession with cryptocurrencies

Business 10 July 2019

deVere CEO: UK could avoid Brexit recession with cryptocurrencies

With a U.K. free from European Union’s regulation, deVere CEO Nigel Green said London was well positioned to benefit from a focus on cryptocurrency.

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Facebook Libra accelerates EU banks’ real-time payments plan

Business 28 June 2019

Facebook Libra accelerates EU banks’ real-time payments plan

Just weeks after announcing its cryptocurrency plans, Facebook is already ruffling feathers in the European Union (EU).

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EU to increase data access for blockchain, AI projects

Tech 7 June 2019

EU to increase data access for blockchain, AI projects

Europe is doing more to make data available to emerging technology, now with a push to get private sector companies involved.

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Billon secures EU funding for blockchain document management system

Tech 16 May 2019

Billon secures EU funding for blockchain document management system

The idea is to increase transparency in efficiency with respect to document storage and management by placing these documents on a distributed ledger.

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Bitfury-backed regulated fund provides ‘convenient access’ to Bitcoin mining

Business 25 April 2019

Bitfury-backed regulated fund provides ‘convenient access’ to Bitcoin mining

Swiss investment firm Final Frontier has partnered with blockchain company Bitfury to launch a new regulated cryptocurrency mining fund aimed at attracting institutional investors.

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Matthias Klees: Making a legit project out of the Europecoin scam

Interviews 1 May 2019

Matthias Klees: Making a legit project out of the Europecoin scam

Matthias Klees joined us to talk more about his new Finance Cloud device, as well as how he made Europecoin a respectable project.

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EU’s blockchain forum says blockchain, AI and IoT are the future

Tech 11 April 2019

EU’s blockchain forum says blockchain, AI and IoT are the future

The European Union’s blockchain observatory has released a report hailing blockchain, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things as the future.

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BitPanda receives coveted payment service provider license

Business 8 April 2019

BitPanda receives coveted payment service provider license

The Payment and Service Derivative 2 license from the Financial Market Authority Austria allows crypto firm Bitpanda to offer its service in various countries both in the European Union and the European Economic Area.

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Mastercard fined $640M for obstructing cross-border payments

Business 23 January 2019

Mastercard fined $640M for obstructing cross-border payments

Mastercard has been handed a fine of over €570 million ($648.4 million) after it was found to be obstructing merchants from accessing lower fees for cross-border payments, contrary to European Union (EU) law.

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European watchdog calls for ‘EU-wide’ crypto regulation

Business 10 January 2019

European watchdog calls for ‘EU-wide’ crypto regulation

In a document designed to inform policymakers, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) suggested that current regulatory gaps should be addressed by the EU Commission.

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