Germany Calls On EU Countries to Impose Cyber Sanctions On Russian Hackers Germany Calls On EU Countries to Impose Cyber Sanctions On Russian Hackers

The German government has urged the European Union to sanction Russian citizens responsible for the largest cyber-attack ever against the Bundestag, which was carried out in 2015. If so, the move will mark the first real use case of the so-called “EU Cyber Diplomacy Toolbox” introduced in 2017 and designed to respond to malicious cyber […]

Kremlin-Backed Hacking Group Targets Power and Water Sector of Germany, Report Kremlin-Backed Hacking Group Targets Power and Water Sector of Germany, Report

A hacking group linked with the Russian government has reportedly carried out a series of attacks on energy, water, and power sectors of Germany, cybersecurity-focused outlet Cyberscoop reported on May 26.

Cryptocurrencies in Germany: Present and Future Cryptocurrencies in Germany: Present and Future

The phrase “made in Germany” represents high-quality products all around the world. When it comes to heavy industry and automobiles, Germany is in a leading position, but how is the country positioned with regard to the emerging technology of cryptocurrencies?

German Crypto Banking Firm Bitwala Raises €13 Million

Berlin-based Bitcoin bank Bitwala announced that it has raised €13 million (around $14.5 million) in a Series A funding round led by Sony Financial Ventures and NKB Group. Existing investors Earlybird and Coparion contributed half of the funding.

All That Glitters Is Not Gold – UNCHAIN Convention Organizer Reveals the True State of Affairs in German Crypto Ecosystem

Germany as the largest economy of the European Union is often called one of the major hubs for the development of new technologies, including Bitcoin and its underlying technology, blockchain. In fact, a plethora of the already established companies, as well as new start-ups are based in Germany, and specifically in the country’s capital the […]

UNCHAIN, Ranked Among World’s Top Blockchain Events, to be Held in Berlin

Anyone looking for an illustrious cryptocurrency conference in Europe this summer, will hardly be able to avoid the second edition of UNCHAIN Convention. The two-day event, which has been voted to be one of the Top 10 blockchain conferences in 2018, is set to bring together leading Bitcoin and blockchain developers, entrepreneurs and investors in […]

German Ministry of Finance Presents Paper on Blockchain Securities Regulation

A paper on the regulation of blockchain-based securities has been published by the German Federal Ministry of Finance. In this document, the regulator discusses the introduction of regulations for electronic securities and the issuance of crypto tokens, defining the key points on the issue.

Deutsche Börse Creates a Dedicated Blockchain Unit

Deutsche Börse, the operator of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has formed a new unit to further advance its work into the transformational potential of blockchain technology. Deutsche Börse, a marketplace organizer for the trading of shares and other securities, has been exploring potential applications of blockchain and implications of cryptocurrencies. In 2016, the Frankfurt Stock […]

Leading Bitcoin and Blockchain Experts to Gather at UNCHAIN Convention Hamburg

UNCHAIN Convention Hamburg is a two day Bitcoin and blockchain technology conference featuring some of the world’s leading cryptocurrency experts and entrepreneurs. The event will be held on May 31 – June 1 in Hamburg, Germany.

BlockShow 2018 to Disrupt Europe with Its Largest Conference Ever

After the big and successful event in Singapore in November 2017, BlockShow team comes back to BlockShow Europe 2018 – the brand’s third big conference dedicated to discovering the hottest innovations, trends and sensations currently happening in both European and global blockchain scenes.

German Executives Mostly Believe in Niche Applications of Cryptocurrency

According to a survey carried out in July by Bitkom, a German association for IT, only a few top managers in local finance believe bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency will ever gain any wider adoption as compared to current stance.