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BlockShow Asia

BlockShow Asia by Cointelegraph: Revealing Blockchain Sensations No Comments

BlockShow Asia 2017 powered by Cointelegraph is one of the largest conferences showcasing Blockchain solutions, bringing the hottest startups, ICOs and unconventional sensations. The event will take place November 29-30, 2017 in Singapore - a prime global business hub and country which has taken many steps to implement Blockchain technology. BlockShow Asia investments As an international eve...


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Bitcoin Ransom Delivered to Alleged Taiwanese Kidnappers No Comments

Following the kidnapping of billionaire Pearl Oriental Oil chairman Wong Yul-Kwan, it has been reported that the family of the business mogul has allegedly paid nearly $2 million in bitcoin to the men responsible for his capture after they sent repeated threats of physical violence towards their hostage. Yul-Kwan had been missing since late September, and was held in captivity for well over a m...


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Bitcoin Extortion Plot Executed on Russian Banks No Comments

At the present time, Russia and bitcoin seem to go together like peanut butter and cottage cheese. It’s not exactly the most wholesome-sounding combination, and right away, our imaginations begin to run rampant. What exactly would such a concoction look like? Even worse, what would it taste like? It’s no secret that Russia has not been friendly towards bitcoin in the past. News is flashing ...


BitPay Layoffs Allegedly in the Works. newsbtc bitcoin news

BitPay Layoffs Allegedly in the Works No Comments

Is BitPay in trouble? Wind has been caught that one of the world’s largest bitcoin payment processors is in the process of performing massive layoffs, and that half its staff will leave its vicinities in order to halt costs and keep up with bitcoin’s current pace. A user named Bingo Boingo on qntra.net writes on the website’s forum: “According to a known and reliable eyewitness numero...


IBM: The Blockchain Will Change Business

IBM: The Blockchain Will Change Business No Comments

Will the blockchain change business operations as we know them? Computer king IBM sure thinks so. In what is a clear instigation that the corporate world is now embracing the technology behind bitcoin, IBM has confirmed that it is further experimenting with the blockchain to focus and improve its systems, particularly the future Internet of Things. Arvind Krishna, the senior vice president and ...


More than Half of the General Public Doesn't Know What Bitcoin is No Comments

So as it turns out, approximately 65 percent of the general public does not understand bitcoin in any way, shape or form.  Both The Guardian and CoinTelegraph reported such statistics.  Many simply have no idea what bitcoin is, what it does or how it can be traded or used. I, myself have seen similar circumstances when talking with people I know or am close to.  At a Christmas party last yea...


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California Approves Bitcoin for Transactions No Comments

California has now become “Crypto-rnia”. The state’s governor Jerry Brown has approved bitcoin for transactions, thus making California a sturdy haven for digital currency. The news comes following the ratification of a new finance bill originally approved in the summer of 2014.  The bill’s objective was to end all prohibitions on alternatives to U.S. dollars for commerce in the state....


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