Opera Adds Crypto Buying Service to Android Wallet
Opera now lets Android users buy ethereum’s ether (ETH) cryptocurrency directly from its browser-based wallet, it announced Wednesday.
Norway Ends Power Tax Subsidy for Bitcoin Miners
The Norwegian government has scrapped a power subsidy currently granted to bitcoin miners.
Norwegian Man Stabbed to Death After In-Person Bitcoin Sale
A murder in Norway, even if it’s not related to a bitcoin trade that took place before the killing happened, comes as a reminder to be extra careful when buying or selling bitcoin in person.
Norwegian Oil Businessman Enters Blockchain, Buys Garbage for Crypto
A Norwegian startup Empower offers crypto to the public for cleaning the local beaches from garbage. This is an expansion of the current public scheme in which people are paid 15 or 30 cents for returning plastic bottles to shops for further recycling.
Norway Steps Up Crypto Regulations for Crypto Service Providers
Norway’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) introduced new Anti-Money Laundering regulations to Norwegian providers of Virtual Currency exchange and storage services.
Norway council may shut down noisy bitcoin miner
Norwegian bitcoin miner Kryptovault may have to shut down its operation at a former paper mill north of Oslo after locals complained about the noise.
Norway: Crypto Miners See Millions In Profits, Tax Office Sends Reminder
Tax authorities in Norway have urged diligence when reporting cryptocurrency profits after news emerged that two miners paid just 74,000 kronor ($8750) in tax on reported holdings of 34 BTC ($218,000).
Bitcoin Mining Farm in Norway Receives Bomb Threat as Noise Complaints Mount
It appears that the cryptocurrency revolution is not all that welcome in Norway, with a bitcoin mining facility in a remote part of the country receiving a bomb threat.
Investors from 28 Countries Own Land in Norway’s “Private City” Liberstad
More than 100 people have bought land plots in the “private city” of Liberstad, Southern Norway. Its founders accept 27 cryptocurrencies. Deals have been sealed already with future residents from Brazil, Sweden and the UK, among other countries. They should be able to move in within two years.