Bitcoin futures have started trading on regulated exchanges in America as of Sunday, and their European counterparts are watching to see how things play out across the Atlantic before launching cryptocurrency derivatives of their own. Investors across the world can now turn to the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and soon the Chicago Mercantile Exchange […]
Tech.eu recently met with Julia Reda, an Member of the European Parliament for Germany’s left-leaning Pirate Party (Piratenpartei Deutschland). Founded in 2006, the German Pirates seek to harness today’s digital revolution to build an open-information society where copyright and intellectual property rules are loosened and made more flexible. While they have been swept out of […]
The cofounders of Mendeley and Newsflo have a new mission: making access to PDF research papers more convenient for researchers.
A Russian cybersecurity firm accused of helping Kremlin spies conspire against the United States is promising to bring elections into the digital age through – what else? – the blockchain. Polys, as it is called, is an online platform that allows for large organizations or municipalities to organize an online vote. Security is guaranteed through […]
Amid a boom in bitcoin, Tech.eu catches up with Bitpanda, one of Europe’s biggest cryptocurrency retail exchanges.
Are the regulators coming for crypto? For once, maybe not in Europe. Initial coin offerings (ICOs), the newest craze this year in the world of cryptocurrencies, are a new form of crowdfunding that allow tech ventures to easily raise cash by issuing and selling their own cryptocurrency tokens. Usually, those tokens can then be traded […]
Tech.eu sat down with Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, a Member of the European Parliament from the Netherlands and a member of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Party. She has worked on and amended EU legislation related to financial benchmarks, controversial bank capital rules, and value added tax. However, she is also one […]