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Bitpanda, an Austrian trading platform for cryptocurrencies is partnering with the Vienna University of Technology to develop an open-source platform called “Pantos” for real-time arbitrage trading between different Blockchain tokens, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported on Wednesday, March 7. In partnership with the Vienna University of Technology, researchers from the Research Institute for Future Cryptoeconomics (RIAT) …

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Cultural Places, a platform specializing in connecting cultural institutions and visitors is vowing to clamp down on ticket touts through Blockchain technology. The Austrian Company wants to tackle the inflationary effect touts have on the secondary ticket market by introducing its own cryptocurrency – the Cultural Coin. The coin, based on the Ethereum framework will …

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Austria’s Finance Minister Hartwig Löger is considering basing cryptocurrency regulations on the trading rules already in place for gold and derivatives as a way to prevent crypto from being used in money laundering, Bloomberg reported Friday, Feb. 23. Löger spoke with Portugal’s Finance Minister Mario Centeno about his plans for pan-European Union crypto regulations on …

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Austria has joined the list of countries planning to regulate cryptocurrencies and will use as a model existing rules for the trading of gold and derivatives. The government’s central concern is curbing the use of cryptocurrencies for money laundering, Bloomberg reports. Likewise, it wishes to extend oversight measures for traditional financial products to crypto assets. …

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Cointelegraph proudly unveils the launch of its German version, CT Deutsch today, Feb. 23. Starting today, both the most important news from our main page as well as local updates from Germany, Austria and Switzerland will be available in German, making for convenient reading for our German-speaking visitors everywhere. With powerful regional crypto communities, fueled …

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Interpol is seeking suspects on behalf of Austrian authorities who are investigating an alleged bitcoin scam that affected as many as 10,000 investors within the country and abroad, resulting in what could be tens of millions of dollars in losses. According to Bloomberg, the investigation that is underway is focused on a firm called Optioment, which …

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The Austrian government is throwing its weight behind a new blockchain research effort aimed at developing business applications of the technology. The new Research Institute for Cryptoeconomy will be headquartered at the University of Vienna. On Dec. 5, a gathering of over 500 people met at the new research outfit, an event which included an …

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An unidentified 36-year-old man who owns a Bitcoin account has lost more than 100,000 euros ($117,000) worth of Bitcoins while he was logged in on a public wireless network in a restaurant in Vienna, Austria. The Austrian police, however, claimed that they are still investigating whether the victim’s account was already hacked before he opened …

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Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has become the first Austrian banking group to join the R3 distributed ledger (DLT) consortium. The bank, which operates a banking network in central and eastern Europe, confirmed its participation in the enterprise-focused DLT project this week, indicating its desire to “exchange and collaborate with peers” and develop the security and …

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