Swiss Telecom Giant Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project

A major state-owned telecommunications provider in Switzerland has joined the open-source Hyperledger blockchain project. Swisscom AG announced yesterday that it was joining the Linux Foundation-led effort. At the same time, the company disclosed several blockchain-related projects it has undertaken since internal research began last year. Specific initiatives include a consumer loyalty concept developed with an […]

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Reuters — Low tax Zug aims to become Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’

The small Swiss canton of Zug, famed for the low taxes that have drawn multinational companies and hedge funds to its lakeside shores, is trying to turn itself into a hub for virtual currency firms. Over the past half century Zug has transformed itself from “the poorhouse of Switzerland”, sustained by fishing and manufacturing, into […]

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