Friday, July 19, 2019
The University of Nicosia (UNic), one of the major English language universities in the Mediterranean, will become the world’s first to accept bitcoins for tuition. The university will also begin a new Master of Science course in Digital Currency. According to the university those who wish to pay tuition fees in bitcoins,...
Australian technology entrepreneur Craig Wright has claimed he is the secretive creator of the controversial cryptocurrency bitcoin. He appears to have ended years of speculation about the real identity of the person who has until now used the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. Mr Wright has reportedly given technical proof supporting his claim...
(The Economist)- BITCOIN, the world’s “first decentralised digital currency”, was launched in 2009 by a mysterious person (or persons) known only by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. It has been in the news this week as the value of an individual Bitcoin, which was just $20 at the beginning of February, hit record highs...
Three young entrepreneurs have opened what they call the world’s first ATM able to exchange bitcoins for any official currency. The machine inaugurated Tuesday, delivered to Vancouver in Western Canada by Robocoin, an American manufacturer, stands against a wall of a popular coffee shop, and resembles an ordinary cash ATM. However,...
Cryptocurrencies are the future of online financial transactions. Bitcoins are the most popularly traded cryptocurrencies, although a lot more exist. Over 15 million bitcoins are in circulation. The maximum number is 21 million, and this will be achieved by 2140. Presently, many online retailers and companies accept bitcoins as...
BERN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-- The Digital Economy Application Summit by S BLOCK was successfully held on 26 June 2019 in Danang, Vietnam. This particular summit was hosted by S BLOCK Vietnam Community, co-organized by Magic Kingdom Club in collaboration with Top Market Group Finance and Black Hole Finance media....
A site on the notorious 'dark internet' is offering crowdfunded assassinations - with one public figure attracting a $126,000 (£75,000) bounty. The website collects bitcoins - a digital currency - to fund the murder of political figures, and named targets include world leaders such as US President Barack Obama. Details of...