Italy’s Planned Mini-BOTS Draw Comparisons To ‘ICO Utility Tokens’

Doubts were raging over Italy’s plans to issue a new currency called ‘mini-bots’ this week after it appeared it would have nothing whatsoever backing its value. Italy’s Paper Backed By Nothing Italy, which is suffering from a crippling debt crisis, is constantly seeking a way out of the red, but its populist government has failed […]

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New Poll Reveals Italy As The Most Bullish European Country For Bitcoin

A new bitFlyer poll that sampled the opinions of 10,000 respondents across ten countries in Europe revealed a high percentage of Europeans, particularly in Italy and Norway, who say cryptocurrencies aren’t a fad. Europeans Are Bullish On Cryptocurrencies According to the details of the Google Survey carried out by bitFlyer, 63 percent (more than two-thirds) […]

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Here’s How Much Bitcoin Countries Need to Replace Their Gold Reserves

New research from a digital asset management firm estimates the amount of BTC governments have to accumulate if Bitcoin were to replace the current gold reserves. ‘Governments Have Some Accumulating to Do’ Digital asset management firm Blocktown Capital has estimated the amount of BTC governments would have to accumulate if Bitcoin were to replace the […]

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Coinbase Neutrino Acquisition Reveals History Of Spying and Gov’t Data Selling

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is facing an increasing publicity nightmare after it emerged the CEO of a company it took over sold private user data to governments. Coinbase: Neutrino ‘Will Help Prevent Theft’ Announced February 19, Coinbase now owns Italian blockchain surveillance startup Neutrino, having acquired the company for an undisclosed sum. “By analyzing data on public […]

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Six EU Nations Sign Agreement to Regulate Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

The Government of Malta this week announced the signing of a joint declaration of cooperation on Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). They joined a group of six other Southern European countries; France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Cyprus. Transformative Technology The countries released a joint-statement noting a shared view that the digital sphere is an ideal […]

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