Browsing the "Norway" Tag

Norway Ends Power Tax Subsidy for Bitcoin Miners

| Yogita Khatri

The Norwegian government has scrapped a subsidy on electricity tax for cryptocurrency miners in its state budget, a report says.

Norway’s Central Bank Mulls Digital Currency as Cash Use Declines

| Sujha Sundararajan

Norges Bank has released a report suggesting it might one day launch a digital currency as citizens continue to turn away from physical money.

Safello Aims for Comeback with New Bitcoin Buying Option

| Jonathan Keane

Swedish bitcoin exchange Safello is back on the radar, announcing credit card payments across the EU and other plans for growth.

Norway’s Internet-Only Skandiabanken Launches Coinbase Integration

| Stan Higgins

An internet-only bank based in Norway has integrated with digital currency exchange startup Coinbase.

Norway’s Central Bank is Researching Anonymous Digital Currency

| Stan Higgins

Norway’s central bank is in the early stages of researching a digital currency, one of its senior officials said last week.

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Norwegian Bank Standards Office Plans Blockchain Summit

| Yessi Bello Perez

Norway's financial institutions are set to meet to discuss blockchain technology, a note from a major private banking standards body reveals.

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ANX Acquisition Revives Troubled Bitcoin Exchange Justcoin

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Norwegian cryptocurrency exchange Justcoin will resume operations next week under new management.

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Price Discovery in the Absence of Bitcoin Exchanges

| Jon Matonis

If bitcoin exchanges become threatened out of existence, price discovery will still find a way.

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This man bought $27 of bitcoins in 2009 and they’re now worth $980k

| Daniel Cawrey

A Norwegian who man bought $27 worth of bitcoins four years ago recently discovered his big windfall.

Hunger for bitcoin grows in Scandinavia as regulatory approach evolves

| Danny Bradbury

With Sweden hosting a 250-delegate bitcoin conference this week, Scandinavia is building a healthy bitcoin community.