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Chicago Emerges as the New Fintech Hub No Comments

The US City of Chicago is the latest entrant into the fintech race after it found a place for itself in the recent study published by Deloitte -- one of the “Big Four” consulting firms. The inclusion of Chicago into the list of fintech hubs follows the city's recent achievements in promoting fintech and blockchain businesses. According to the report, Chicago has grown into an epicenter for ...

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Chicago Gets Its Own Bitcoin Center No Comments

The number of Bitcoin and Blockchain based start-ups are gradually increasing around the world. Blockchain technology has proven to be one of the most versatile technologies till date, which can disrupt the way a lot of industries currently work. Blockchain technology was originally created to act as a ledger for Bitcoin transactions across the network, but soon the technology was adopted for uses...

North American Bitcoin Conference - Chicago

The North American Bitcoin Conference – Chicago 1 Comment

Bitcoin is going to experience some strong winds in July when Triple Zero Media brings the second North American Bitcoin Conference to Chicago. The conference will take place on July 19-20 at Chicago’s beautiful McCormick Place in the South Building. Early Bird Tickets are available now until May 15 for $225 and of course, you can pay in Bitcoin, after May 15th prices will go up to $2...

Chicago Sun-Times Bitcoin Paywall Testing Trial Goes Live No Comments

As planned, the Chicago Sun-Times has put in place a paywall, as originally reported in January. The paywall, which isn't much of a paywall at all, to be honest, is a 24-hour testing trial that allows users to donate bitcoin to the Taproot Foundation. Users are able to "donate" a tweet or donate bitcoins in the amount of their choosing. But a donation is not required to view Sun-Times content,...

Chicago Sun-Times Reportedly Aims to Test Bitcoin Paywall February 1st No Comments

The 9th most popular newspaper in the United States -- the Chicago Sun-Times -- will reportedly trial a bitcoin paywall for a 24-hour period on February 1st, making the publication the first major news media outlet to do so. Readers of the publication will be prompted to either donation bitcoin or tweet in support of the Taproot Foundation (a non-profit that offers a number of marketing and man...