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Bitcoin arrives in the mainstream

[ad_1] Advertisment Last but not least, the World Economic Forum in Davos has shown that blockchain and bitcoin have finally arrived in the mainstream.Not surprisingly, after the Bitcoin price rose to more than $ 9,000, profit taking took place on the spot market. What is striking on the options market, however, is that significantly more calls are traded than puts, which, according to the classic theory, signals that the majority
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How Swiss hospitals use the Blockchain

[ad_1] Advertisment In the future, hospitals and suppliers could process orders for medical devices via a blockchain.For the first time, orders for medical devices were successfully processed in Switzerland via the blockchain: The Cantonal Hospital Winterthur (KSW), the Cantonal Hospital Baden (KSB), the Children’s Hospital Zurich and the Hospital Region Fürstenland Toggenburg (SRFT) have placed test orders with medical device suppliers. This is announced by the startup Xatena, which has
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Akon Crypto City gets the green light

[ad_1] Advertisment The rapper Akon has received approval to build a city in Senegal powered by cryptocurrency.Akon is probably best known to most as a singer and rapper of countless hits. But the artist is much more than a radio catchy tune. In recent years, he has dedicated himself to using his financial success to improve the African continent. Akon recently signed a groundbreaking deal to found its own city
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Bitcoin options trading opened – The Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Advertisment As of today, it will be possible for investors to trade Bitcoin options as well as futures on the traditional Chicago futures exchange CME.This is a milestone for Bitcoin. Bitcoin options make it easier, especially for professional investors, to secure Bitcoin investments and to participate in the movements of the cryptocurrency.“Since the introduction of our Bitcoin futures almost two years ago, customers have shown growing interest in options
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Bitcoin Suisse wants the banking license this year

[ad_1] Advertisment With Bitcoin Suisse, Seba Crypto, Sygnum and the Crypto Finance Group, four financial companies specializing in cryptocurrencies and services are fighting for dominance in this still small market.Seba Crypto and Sygnum started as a newcomer last autumn with a banking license. The Crypto Finance Group is seeking the securities dealer license, and Bitcoin Suisse submitted a banking license application to the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (Finma) last
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673 billion Dollar on-chain transaction volume for Bitcoin in 2019

[ad_1] Advertisment Bitcoin’s transaction volume moved close to its peak in 2019, making it more constant than in previous years. Overall, the value transferred by BTC corresponds to ten times what Paypal Mobile Payment Service Venmo did in 2018.Bitcoin’s network was worth over $ 673 billion in 2019, with some impressive single transactions worth $ 1 billion. At the time, three blocks of Bitcoin were worth $ 8.9 billion in
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European Central Bank (ECB) publishes white paper on its own cryptocurrency

[ad_1] Advertisment The European Central Bank announced a stage win in the global race for the first introduction of a digital central bank currency (CBDC). In the whitepaper published on December 17, the ECB presents the proof of concept of a CBDC. The project, developed on the DLT platform Corda, combines the protection of pseudonymity with the requirements of anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism (CFT) in a two-stage payment model.
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The number of billionaires buying Bitcoins is growing

[ad_1] Advertisment The youngest US billionaire to go public with his BTC purchase is philanthropist Bill Pulte, who wants to promote crypto adoption.“I recently bought 11 bitcoins,” is a phrase that many of us would love to pronounce and that Bill Pulte, a billionaire, shares with his 1.75 million followers on Twitter. Bill Pulte is the director of Pulte Capital Partners, one of the directors of Pulte Homes, and the
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Bitcoin near the moon! Node just installed on Space Station ISS!

[ad_1] Advertisment The startup SpaceChain has sent a bitcoin (BTC) node into space. It now processes ISS transactions on the international space station, making the Bitcoin network even more secure. The startup SpaceChain has written Bitcoin and space history. Last week it sent for the first time a Bitcoin (BTC) note to the International Space Station ISS. The unit was, of course, only a small portion of the cargo of
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French central bank to launch tests on digital currency from 2020

[ad_1] Advertisment Almost every week, you hear about states that want to bring their own digital currencies on the market or already implement the implementation. One of the pioneers in this project and in general on cryptocurrencies is France. The head of the French central bank has now announced that it could start soon and the call for the project will be launched early next year.France plans to test its