Eminem's Latest Album Kamikaze Name-Checks Bitcoin

Multi-award winning rap artist Eminem has just released his latest album, Kamikaze. On one of the tracks, collaborator Royce Da 5’9′ mentions Bitcoin in a light that is rare to see. Bitcoin Takes Another Step Towards Mainstream Acceptance Since the bull market of 2017, both news coverage and mentions of Bitcoin in popular culture have increased tremendously. The latest example of […]

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Line Corporation Unveils Cryptocurrency and Blockchain to Support Its Messaging App | BTCMANAGER

Line is a messaging platform developed by Line Corporation. The messaging app has now launched its cryptocurrency and blockchain to complement its messaging service. The token called Link, and its Link-Chain was entirely developed independently by the company. Line’s Blockchain Push With this move, Line Corporation joins the small group of prominent and established companies developing and issuing its cryptocurrency. […]

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Analyst Says Bitcoin More Stable Due to Wall Street

One analyst believes that Bitcoin fans should thank Wall Street for making the cryptocurrency more stable. The creation of Bitcoin by Satoshi Nakamoto has had a profound impact. While dismissed by the financial world initially, institutional investors are now lining up to grab a piece of the lucrative cryptocurrency pie. Virtual currencies have allowed the individual to take greater control […]

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Italian Football Club Shares Sold In Exchange Of Cryptocurrency

Shares of Italian football club Rimini F.C., which plays in the Serie C division, were sold in exchange for cryptocurrency. The deal reportedly makes it the team first in the world to be bought with digital currency. Heritage Sports Holdings or HSH, a UAE-based sports investment company, bought around 25 percent stake in the team using Quantocoin, a Gibraltar-based cryptocurrency. […]

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Dark Web Powers the World’s First Jihadi Cryptocurrency Crowdsourcing Effort | BTCMANAGER

Benjamin Strick, a specialist in open-source investigations in international crime, terrorism, and human rights abuses, recently discovered a crowdsourced mujahideen platform that allows anyone in the world to fund Jihadist projects anonymously. Any funds on the Sadaqa Platform can be donated via a variety of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Monero, and Ethereum. While media organization Foreign Affairs believes that cryptocurrency technologies […]

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Behind the Scenes, CBOE Reportedly Saying Ether Futures Are Nigh

A new report from Business Insider‘s Frank Chaparro indicates that Chicago Board Options Exchange, among the world’s largest options exchanges and the first mainstream market to launch a bitcoin futures product, may have an ether futures product live by year’s end. The move would further cement ether’s position as the runner-up powerhouse crypto behind bitcoin in the space.  Also see: Old […]

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Britain Looking To Apply Blockchain Tech. To Secure Digital Evidence

The British Government’s Ministry of Justice is exploring ways to deploy Blockchain and Digital Ledger Technologies (DLTs) for securing digital evidence and identity information as part of its court reform plans to simplify processes. It plans to trial DLT solutions for inter-agency evidence sharing later in 2018. Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) of U.K.’s Ministry of Justice is […]

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Crypto Mining Firm Bitfarms Reports Profit Despite Decline in Markets

Canadian-Israeli crypto mining company Bitfarms Technologies today released its financial results for the first six months of 2018. The company reported a profit, but saw its margins retreat due to the this year’s steep fall in cryptocurrency prices. Also see: EOS Canada and Hydro-Québec Board Member Faces Calls to Recuse Himself Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry […]

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