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Why Switzerland’s Biggest Retailer Accepting Bitcoin is Crucial For Adoption

Digitec Galaxus AG, Switzerland’s biggest online retailer with nearly a billion dollars in annual revenue, has integrated various crypto assets including bitcoin as a payment option. The announcement, which was first reported by Watson, a major Swiss publication, was...

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Stable Coins: Are They All Hype?

With cryptocurrency’s inherent uncertainty, users are searching for something that could bring back much-needed stability and mitigate price fluctuations. In the search, one concept continues to gain traction: stable coins. These are undoubtedly tough times for cryptocurrency investors. Digital...

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New Legal Framework in Switzerland Gives Boost to Blockchain

The Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance (SIF) announced the Federal Council’s adoption of a recent report—Legal Framework for Distributed Ledger Technology and Blockchain in Switzerland—and expressed their intent to assist in developing laws for new technologies, specifically distributed...

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Swiss Stock Exchange Leads the Way with World’s First Multiple-Crypto Exchange-Traded Product

In a groundbreaking move, SIX, Switzerland’s leading stock exchange with a $1.6 trillion market capitalization, has given the thumbs-up to the world’s first multiple-cryptocurrency-based Exchange-Traded Product (ETP). As reported by the Financial Times Nov. 17, the Amun Crypto ETP...

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This Week in Blockchain Venture Capital – Sept. 25

CoinAlpha, a Mountain View-based startup using blockchain technology to create the next wave of transparent, efficient, and secure financial products, recently closed a $3.5 million seed round. Already involved with StartX, Stanford University’s accelerator program, other participants in the...

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Institutional Giant A16Z Leads $102 Million Funding Round in Dfinity ‘World Computer’

Cloud computing giants Amazon Web Services and Salesforce may soon face blockchain-based competition that aims to trifle their dominance with a decentralized, cheaper alternative. Dfinity’s Web 3.0 Push Dfinity, a Switzerland-based blockchain startup, has secured $102 million in funds...

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