Austrian Telecommunications Giant to Accept Cryptocurrency
Founded in 1881, the A1 mobile network is looking to add dash, ethereum, litecoin, stellar, and ripple as payment options.
The FMA reports two-thirds of the investment fraud reports filed in 2020 were related to cryptocurrency and digital currency trading products.
Police say "numerous" Austrian companies got $20,000 bitcoin ultimatums in the mass extortion campaign.
The platform tokenizes output of solar-panel assets and allows customers to pay bills according to the power produced.
A1 Telekom Austria said cryptocurrencies will now be available to use in its cashless payment app, allowing over 2,500 merchants to accept bitcoin, ether and dash.
Austria's economic affairs ministry awarded a $67,600 grant to a project called QualiSig, which uses the Ardor blockchain to verify COVID-19 testing.