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NYSE Owner: Bitcoin Should Be in Retirement Funds, Credit Cards, Retail Stores

NYSE Owner: Bitcoin Should Be In Retirement Funds, Credit Cards, Retail StoresIntercontinental Exchange (ICE), owner of arguably the most important stock exchange in the world, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is introducing a new company, Bakkt. The idea is to weave bitcoin into 401(k)s, credit cards, and retail. The project is getting a lot of hype due in large measure to two very powerful backers: […]

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Coinbase Now Offers Crypto currency Gift Cards in Europe and Australia

Coinbase Now Offers Crypto currency Gift Cards in Europe and AustraliaCoinbase now offers crypto currency-backed electronic gift cards in a number of selected markets in Europe as well as in Australia. The company sees this move as giving its clients “greater flexibility and control over how they use their crypto.” Also Read: The Daily: Exchange Operator Pleads Guilty, Scammer Fined Over $1.9 Million Coinbase Gift Cards […]

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Five Nations Join Efforts to Punish Transnational Bitcoin Tax Crime

Five Nations Join Efforts to Punish Transnational Bitcoin Tax CrimeTax enforcement authorities from five nations announced that they have created a united alliance, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement, known as “the J5.” The J5 said they are committed to combating transnational tax crime “through increased enforcement collaboration,” in other words: working together to gather information, share intelligence, and conduct joint operations. Also […]

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You Can Now Exchange Your Leftover Euros for Crypto at Schiphol Airport

You Can Now Exchange Your Leftover Euros for Crypto at Schiphol AirportOne of the most inconvenient things about international travel is getting stuck with foreign money that can’t be accepted in your home country. Luckily for passengers and visitors to Schiphol Airport, they now have the chance to experience the benefits of a truly global currency first hand and get rid of their fiat at the […]

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Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed Questions

Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed QuestionsMathematics questions pertaining to bitcoin have been included in recent high school matriculation examinations in the Netherlands. Approximately 200,000 Dutch students are estimated to have taken the OVW exam, a mandatory test for students seeking tertiary education in the Netherlands, which included five bitcoin-themed questions. Also Read: Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens […]

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Dutch Court Rules That Bitcoin Has “Properties of Wealth”

Dutch Court Rules That Bitcoin has "Properties of Wealth"The Court of Amsterdam has found that bitcoin possesses “properties of wealth” following a civil rights case. Dutch repossession laws have been invoked to mandate the repayment of 0.591 BTC obliged by a contract between two individuals relating to bitcoin mining. Also Read:The Race Between Segwit and Bitcoin Cash Is Heating Up  Dutch Court Publishing […]

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0 to 50% – Time to Pay Crypto Taxes in the European “Union”

0 to 50% – Time to Pay Crypto Taxes in the European “Union”With the increasing popularity of bitcoin and the like, this year’s tax campaign in Europe comes with many questions on how to report and pay crypto taxes. Despite the obvious hesitation on the part of many governments to comprehensively regulate/legalize the sector, cryptocurrency incomes and profits “enjoy” special attention. Different decisions on the matter pose […]

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Dutch Finance Minister Advocates Changes to European Crypto Laws

Dutch Finance Minister Advocates Changes to European Crypto LawsWopke Hoekstra, the Dutch finance minister, has issued a letter to Holland’s parliament describing the current regulatory framework pertaining to cryptocurrencies as “insufficiently equipped.” The minister advocates the development regional and international regulatory efforts in response to the burgeoning digital currency phenomenon. Also Read: Excessive Crypto Regulation Not Optimal, EU Banking Authority Says Dutch Cryptocurrency Investment […]

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PR: Essentia.One in Talks with the Netherlands Government for Blockchain Solutions to Border Control

Essentia.One Blockchain Solutions to Border ControlEssentia One, the world’s first data management framework based in Amsterdam, is paving the way in blockchain technology to solve complex border control issues with their talks with the Dutch Government. “Where some people see problems, we see challenges, which then motivates us to develop a solution” says Matteo, Essentia co-founder and Chairman of The Internet of Blockchain Foundation.

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Dutch Bank That Once Called Bitcoin ‘High Risk’ Considers Building Crypto-Wallet

Dutch Bank That Once Called Bitcoin 'High Risk' Considers Building Crypto-WalletA Dutch multinational financial provider, Rabobank has announced the possible introduction of a ‘cryptocurrency wallet’ tethered to the company’s banking services. The news follows the bank’s recent ‘high risk’ profiling of account holders that participated in bitcoin trading.  Also Read: Israeli Supreme Court Forbids Bank From Denying Service to Bitcoin Exchange Rabobank Investigates the Idea of […]

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