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Banks
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Santander Enters $700 Million Deal to Use IBM’s Tech, Including Blockchain

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

IBM is set to provide technological solutions, including blockchain and AI, to the Spain’s largest bank, Santander

Adoption
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Spanish City Gives $13 Mln to Develop ‘Industry 4.0’ Technologies, Including Blockchain

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

The city of Aragon has allocated over $13 million on the education and promotion of emerging technologies, including blockchain

Banks
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Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting in crypto

Adoption
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Spanish Port Authority Joins Blockchain Platform Developed by IBM and Maersk

Brian Evans - Jan 22, 2019

The Port Authority of the Bay of Algeciras in Spain will collaborate with IBM on a blockchain-based shipping platform originally developed by the tech giant and Maersk

Adoption
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Spanish Car Manufacturer SEAT Joins Alastria Consortium to Develop Blockchain Products

Brian Evans - Jan 18, 2019

SEAT, the largest car manufacturer in Spain, has joined Alastria consortium focused on the development of blockchain technology

Adoption
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Spanish Energy Firm Repsol Claims Blockchain Can Help It Save 400,000 Euro per Year

Brian Evans - Jan 16, 2019

Major Spanish energy firm Repsol reports a successful test of a blockchain system that will allow it to save 400,000 euro per year

Banks
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Major Spanish Energy Company to Use Blockchain in Renewable Energy Tracking

Brian Evans - Jan 14, 2019

Major Spanish energy company Iberdrola has conducted a blockchain trial with two local banks, tracking the origins and the use of renewable energy

Bitcoin Scams
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Spanish Securities Regulator Adds 23 Forex and Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Warning List

Brian Evans - Jan 14, 2019

23 unauthorized forex and cryptocurrency entities have been added to the warning list of the Spanish National Securities Market Commission

Bitcoin Crime
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$1 Million in Bitcoin Ransom Paid, American in Costa Rica Still Missing

Brian Evans - Jan 14, 2019

Twelve people suspected to be involved in the kidnapping of the American businessman William Sean Creighton Kopko in Costa Rica have been arrested. Nine of the suspects…

Blockchain
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Dutch Crypto Firm Libereum Acquires Spanish Soccer Club Elche CF

Brian Evans - Dec 27, 2018

Dutch crypto firm Libereum has acquired Spanish soccer club Elche CF for $4.9 million, aiming to raise revenue via tokenization