Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Enlists in R3 Blockchain Consortium
Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has become the first Austrian banking group to join the R3 distributed ledger consortium.
The Austrian government is planning to use the ethereum blockchain to notarize the auction of a bond worth around $1.3 billion.
Austria is drawing up cryptocurrency regulations, using as a model existing rules for the trading of gold and derivatives.
Founded in 1881, the A1 mobile network is looking to add dash, ethereum, litecoin, stellar, and ripple as payment options.
Austrian authorities are pursuing suspects across Europe in an alleged bitcoin scam that led to millions of dollars in losses for investors.
The Austrian government is throwing its weight behind a new blockchain research effort aimed at developing business applications of the technology.