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Blockchain and smart contracts are the focus of a successful trial in Sweden which could save the country $100 bln annually.
The Swedish Bitcoin Foundation released an official statement regarding OneCoin, a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that has been around since early 2015.
Leading Nordic financial services group has shown interest and invested in Danish blockchain payment service provider Coinify
Sweden’s largest dealer in gold and silver just got a nasty surprise from the banks in the form of their account being shut down. Time to ditch the old financial system and use Bitcoin?
Sweden could become the first country to put the country’s land registry on the Blockchain, the Swedish Land Registry said.
Norway’s largest bank DNB proposes to stop using cash as a means of payment in the country.
A study by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm shows that Sweden is on track to become the world’s first cashless country.
The most popular Swedish news site, Dn.se, has reported the European Court of Justice as stating, “Bitcoin is a means of payment and that the exchange should therefore be exempted VAT obligations.”
Stripe, one of the hottest payments startups, has announced it is expanding to Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland
Swedish bank SEB (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB) placed a sponsored, full-page ad this week in Sweden’s largest online newspaper, Swedish Dagbladet.
No sane person can deny the many benefits of cryptocurrency compared to fiat, and certainly the government can’t deny them, either. The age of e-money seems to be taking off.
Bitcoin exchange ItBit opened its doors on Thursday to US customers, BitPagos announced a partnership with e-commerce solutions provider Entrepids, and more news.
Swedish bitcoin exchange BTCX, has been requested by the local Tax Authority to disclose transaction history of the company's 20,000 customers. The exchange is taking the Swedish Tax Authority to court, arguing that by doing so, all its clients' identities would be disclosed.
Bitcoin Fun Fair is not your typical Bitcoin meetup or conference event where businesses and experts talk, “network” and exchange business cards.
Gustav Nipe of New Technology Today indicated that the Swedish banking system is extremely resistant to new technologies, despite the many problems that it has been experiencing, such as the policy of a zero percent interest rate, which never came to be at all.
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