Browsing the "Scotland" Tag

Edinburgh University Partners with IOHK on Blockchain Research Hub

| Stan Higgins

Scotland's University of Edinburgh is partnering with blockchain startup IOHK on a new research lab dedicated to the technology.

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Scottish MP Urges Party to Consider Digital Currency

| Yessi Bello Perez

A member of parliament for the Scottish National Party (SNP) has urged his party to consider experimenting with a national digital currency. Speaking…


Think Tank: Scotland Should Create its Own Digital Currency

| Emily Spaven

Scotland should create its own digital currency, named 'ScotPound', an independent economic think tank has advised.


Police Return Funds Seized from Bitcoin Trader

| Yessi Bello Perez

A Scottish bitcoin trader had thousands of pounds returned to him after they were seized by police during a money laundering investigation in May.

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Independent Scotland Could be ‘Cryptocurrency Testbed’

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

The assistant governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia says Scotland could experiment with cryptocurrencies if it gains independence.

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Scottish Tech Store CeX Drops UK Pound for Bitcoin

| Stan Higgins

The company's two-day promotion celebrates its new bitcoin payments option and Scotland's first bitcoin ATM.

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CoinDesk Guide to the World’s National Altcoins

| Jon Southurst

All you need to know about national cryptocurrencies – a new trend in altcoin development.

Bitcoin Can Now Buy You Breakfast in Glasgow

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Scotland just got its first bitcoin eatery, thanks to Jonny McDonald, manager of the family-run Brooklyn Cafe in Glasgow.