Germany

Samsung adds ETH and BTC support on the upcoming smartphone

This feature will be available to Samsung users in the US, Canada, South Korea, UK and Germany, among other countries. In 2019, Samsung had released Blockchain Keystore and effectively turned their phones into a cryptocurrency hardware wallet. Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone vendors, has officially confirmed that its new line of smartphones will be offering […]

Best Exchange To Buy Bitcoin in Russia (Ruble)

Buying and trading cryptocurrency (Bitcoin or Altcoin) can be tricky if you are in Russia. Bitcoin has grown its popularity over time, but every country has its own set of rules and regulations. Russia has been very particular in banning Bitcoin and putting regulations into trading of cryptocurrencies. Although cryptocurrencies were legitimized in 2016, this […]

Facebook’s Libra is a no-go in the majority of countries

People distrust big tech companies, the recent survey showed. Emerging markets are more loyal both to state-backed and private digital money. People are unlikely to use digital money issued by big tech companies as they do not trust them, the latest research performed by Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum revealed.  According to the poll, […]

Countries Where Ethereum is Banned or Legal

If you are looking to buy, sell, or spend Ethereum (ETH), you should first check if Ethereum is legal in your country. Different countries hold different stances on cryptocurrency and their regulations. While some countries’ laws single out Bitcoin, it is still rare to find a jurisdiction which created a different set of rules concerning […]

Starting from 2020, banks in Germany will be allowed to hold cryptocurrencies in their custody on behalf of their clients.

While it has been known for a while now that Germany has been all for national cryptocurrencies, Europe’s largest economy has made a step further by introducing a new law that will allow banks to hold cryptocurrency assets in their custody. Sources indicate that the German Bundestag (its Federal parliament) has passed a bill allowing […]

Details Of Recent Cryptocurrency News From Germany

There has been a lot happening in the world of cryptocurrency, and blockchain in Germany over the past week. A telecom company is looking at providing a blockchain-as-a-service marketplace, German financial authorities propose carrying out a plant inspection using blockchain, and lots more.  Below is a collection of some of the news from Germany dating […]

The Future of Cryptocurrency Adoption in Germany

Germany is one of the world’s leading economic powers. However, it isn’t quite one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency nations, with countries such as Switzerland, Malta, Japan, Singapore, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein having already introduced more progressive legislation related to crypto and blockchain technology. Still, Germany has witnessed relatively encouraging cryptocurrency adoption until now, while the […]

Germany: Finance minister in favour of a national digital currency

Germany might soon be making a move towards developing their very own national digital currency. Reportedly, Olaf Scholz, Germany’s Vice-chancellor and finance minister, has shown his support towards implementing a blockchain-based monetary system for the nation As per the German financial news magazine WirtschaftsWoche, the finance minister is in complete favour of electronic currency or […]

Bitcoin Bitwala Advances DeFi Initiative and now Supports Ether (ETH)

Support for Ether (ETH) As part of larger efforts to support the growth of the decentralized financial (DeFi) ecosystem, Bitwala, Europe’s pioneer bitcoin bank is now supporting ether (ETH), the native altcoin of the Ethereum smart contracts blockchain network. Though Bitwala has been existing since 2015, bitcoin has been the only cryptoasset supported by the […]

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