Browsing the "Iceland" Tag

IKEA in ‘World First’ Transaction Using Smart Contracts and Licensed E-Money

| Daniel Palmer

IKEA Iceland has taken part in a commercial transaction using ethereum smart contracts and EU-licensed blockchain e-cash to settle an order.

Ripple Expands Into Iceland With Acquisition of Crypto Trading Firm

| Nathan DiCamillo

Ripple is acquiring its way into Iceland, adding a team of six engineers to focus on integrations with partner crypto exchanges.

Iceland’s Currency Will Be First in Europe to Be Traded as E-Money

| Brady Dale

In a European first, the ConsenSys-backed Monerium has received approval to run fiat over a blockchain as a regulated form of payment.

Central Bank Veteran’s Blockchain ‘E-Money’ Startup Raises $2 Million

| Yogita Khatri

ConsenSys has joined a $2 million funding round for a blockchain startup led by a former chairman of the Central Bank of Iceland.

Iceland’s Missing Bitcoin Miners May Be In China

| Nikhilesh De

Icelandic police think Chinese authorities may have discovered where its 6,000 missing bitcoin mining computers have gone.

Iceland’s ‘Big Bitcoin Heist’ Suspect Has Been Arrested

| Nikhilesh De

Iceland's alleged bitcoin mining computer thief Sindri Thor Stefansson, who escaped from prison last week, was arrested in Amsterdam Monday.

Alleged Bitcoin Miner Thief Says Police Held Him ‘Without Evidence’

| Nikhilesh De

Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged thief behind the "Big Bitcoin Heist," says he was free when he escaped from prison and flew to Sweden.

Bitcoin Mining Hardware Thief Escapes from Prison

| Nikhilesh De

Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged culprit behind the theft of 600 cryptomining computers, escaped from prison earlier this week.

Icelandic Police Are Hunting for Hundreds of Bitcoin Miners

| Nikhilesh De

Roughly 600 cryptomining computers were stolen from four Icelandic data centers, police report.

Icelandic Lawmaker Floats Bitcoin Mining Tax

| Stan Higgins

An Icelandic lawmaker has suggested imposing a new tax on the bitcoin miners that are flocking to the country.