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Maltese Government Signs Partnership with Omnitude to Revamp Transport with Blockchain

The government of the small European island nation of Malta has signed a partnership with Omnitude. The deal will see blockchain technology used to improve the country’s public transport network. Malta Begin to Act Out Their Blockchain Strategy Sticking with their earlier commitment to explore and embrace blockchain technology, the Maltese national government has today announced a partnership with enterprise ...

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National Government Digital Currencies Versus Globally Distributed Cryptocurrencies: in Depth

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. As society starts to move away from cash, central banks’ potential to reap profits off issuing that cash could be threatened. Many governments are worried about the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies and hence are considering the merits of creating ...

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Pacific Island to Establish its Own Government and Cryptocurrency With 300 Households

The government of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the South Pacific, is supporting a pilot program aiming to develop an off-shore housing that uses its own currency and operates outside of government regulations. The project is funded by a company called Blue Frontiers, which is planning to launch an initial coin offering dedicated to its cryptocurrency Varyon. ...

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Newly Formed Blockchain Association Aims for Dialogue With Government

Six public and private Colombian companies have joined forces to launch the Colombia Blockchain Association, Spanish news agency EFE reported May 17. The Association describes itself as aiming to support the country’s crypto and blockchain ecosystems and to advise the national government on matters concerning regulation of the crypto sphere. The companies involved are Buda Colombia, Bitcoin Colombia, Cajero.co, IntiColombia, ...

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US Government Launches HoweyCoins Website to Showcase Fake ICOs – The Merkle

Educating the masses on potential risks associated with cryptocurrency and ICOs is a tedious challenge. Nefarious projects continue to dupe investors, mainly because people don’t always bother to conduct their own research. The US government has now launched a fake ICO website to demonstrate how easy it is to attract investors with a semi-professional website. HoweyCoins Serves an Educational Purpose For ...

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The Mine Project Has Gotten the Permission for the Official Running of the Only Mining Farm from the Chinese Government!

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Switzerland Government Calls for Study on State Cryptocurrency “e-franc”

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Switzerland’s federal government has called for a study into the risks and opportunities of launching the “e-franc”, a proposed state cryptocurrency powered by blockchain technology. The Federal Council, Switzerland’s seven-member executive council that constitutes the federal government, has thrown its support behind a 32-year-old Swiss lawmaker ...

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Swiss Government Requests Study on State-Backed Digital Currency

The Federal Council of the Government of Switzerland has requested a report on the risks and opportunities of introducing its own state-backed digital currency, or so called “e-franc”, Reuters reported May 17. The Federal Council moved to investigate the subject at the prompt of Swiss lawmaker and vice-president of the Social Democratic Party, Cedric Wermuth. Now, the lower house of ...

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Malta Government to Enhance Public Transportation Using Blockchain …

Malta has entered a partnership with Omnitude — a multi-enterprise blockchain middleware platform — to use the blockchain to enhance its public transportation service by developing a transport and logistics platform using the company’s middleware technology. Ian Borg, Malta’s Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, commented in a press release, “We believe in Omnitude’s blockchain technology and its broad ...

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