Bitcoin



Man who claims he created Bitcoin ordered to pay $100 million over claims he cheated dead friend

Craig Wright, who claims to be the creator of Bitcoin, was ordered by a federal jury to pay $100 million in damages to the family of a deceased business partner. He is above arriving at the courthous… [+5142 chars]... read more (Daily Mail)

From COVID to Crypto, Here’s What Aussies Googled in 2021

Ever wondered what everyone elses Google Search history looks like? Its a daunting thought, but don’t worry a lot of us Aussies Googled the same things in 2021. We had lockdowns, vaccinations, earth… [+4502 chars]... read more (Gizmodo Australia)

Why Polygon's MATIC Token Surged on Tuesday

What happened Cryptocurrency Polygon(CRYPTO:MATIC) charged sharply higher Tuesday, surging as much as 19.2%. As of 12:50 p.m., the token was still up 9.9% over the past 24 hours. There were several… [+1887 chars]... read more (Motley Fool)

Gemini to offer crypto trading for Bancolombia customers to expand Latin American footprint

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  • Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini plans to offer Bancolombia (NYSE:CIB) customers digital asset trading as interest in blockchain technologies proliferate t… [+801 chars]... read more (Seeking Alpha)

Bitcoin Pizza now serving ‘Laser Eyes’ pies and cryptocurrency education in Courthouse

The self-proclaimed “world’s first decentralized pizzeria” is now serving up pies in Courthouse Bitcoin Pizza, a “virtual restaurant,” opened on Oct. 31 and operates out of the kitchen of Fire Works… [+2609 chars]... read more (ARLnow)

My Portfolio November Update - Repositioning For The New Year

guvendemir/E+ via Getty Images The year is almost to an end and we only have December left. November was a tough month. Initially, stocks were performing well, but with the new variant, volatility r… [+33895 chars]... read more (Seeking Alpha)

From The Ground: DeLorme Tests El Salvador’s Fast Food Chains’ BTC Capabilities

Part two of thee of the From The Ground reports based on Stephen DeLormes phenomenal work. Heres the first edition, but lets recap. DeLorme is a designer whos got a grant from Spiral BTC to work with… [+5310 chars]... read more (Bitcoinist)

Ubisoft becomes the first major video game developer to launch in-game NFTs

Ubisoft logo displayed on a phone screenJakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Ubisoft is breaking ground in the video game industry with the first-ever playable NFTs that users can collect and ap… [+1532 chars]... read more (Business Insider)

Crypto Compliance Company TRM Labs Raises $60 Million in Series B Investment

A $60 million investment will enable digital asset compliance and risk management platform TRM Labs to help organizations and institutions better identify cryptocurrency-based financial crime. “Cryp… [+2808 chars]... read more (Finovate.com)

Dudes Who (Maybe) Think Their Unvaxxed Sperm Will Soon Be Worth A Fortune Have Turned It Into A Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency can be a risky business, in part because of its lack of connection to any tangible assets such as gold. As a result, the crypto landscape has become a prime hunting ground for con arti… [+2750 chars]... read more (UPROXX)


Blockchain



Man who claims he created Bitcoin ordered to pay $100 million over claims he cheated dead friend

Craig Wright, who claims to be the creator of Bitcoin, was ordered by a federal jury to pay $100 million in damages to the family of a deceased business partner. He is above arriving at the courthous… [+5142 chars]... read more (Daily Mail)

Someone Paid Nearly Half A Million Dollars To Be Snoop Dogg’s Virtual Neighbor

Most of us have neighbors in real life, but some of us have virtual neighbors, too. Such is the case for Snoop Dogg, who just got a new neighbor who paid nearly half a million dollars for the privile… [+1048 chars]... read more (UPROXX)

Ubisoft Quartz shows the boring reality of video game NFTs

After months of behind-the-scenes movement, NFTs are finally making their way into mainstream video games — whether you want them or not. Ubisoft has revealed the first step in its vision for NFTs v… [+6036 chars]... read more (Digital Trends)

Google cleans up after Glupteba malware botnet

Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) said it has disrupted the operation of the malicious Glupteba botnet, which infected around a million Windows computers to steal credentials and information, mine… [+1941 chars]... read more (iTnews)

Ubisoft's 'playable NFTs' are cosmetics that you can sell for crypto

Ubisoft is getting into NFTs, and they're calling it Ubisoft Quartz. Ubisoft makes good on its promise to jump into blockchain and NFTs with a new program called Ubisoft Quartz. Ubisoft will use the… [+1398 chars]... read more (TweakTown)

India's proposed bill banning crypto payments could mean jail for violations -document

Proposed legislation that would ban the use of cryptocurrencies as a method of payment in India also seeks to make those who infringe the law subject to arrest without a warrant and being held withou… [+2467 chars]... read more (Euronews)

Why Polygon's MATIC Token Surged on Tuesday

What happened Cryptocurrency Polygon(CRYPTO:MATIC) charged sharply higher Tuesday, surging as much as 19.2%. As of 12:50 p.m., the token was still up 9.9% over the past 24 hours. There were several… [+1887 chars]... read more (Motley Fool)

Gemini to offer crypto trading for Bancolombia customers to expand Latin American footprint

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  • Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini plans to offer Bancolombia (NYSE:CIB) customers digital asset trading as interest in blockchain technologies proliferate t… [+801 chars]... read more (Seeking Alpha)

Google takes action against Windows-targeting Glupteba botnet

Google has revealed that it has taken action to disrupt a botnet called Glupteba which targets Windows systems and mines cryptocurrencies on infected systems, among other things. The search giant sai… [+1449 chars]... read more (Neowin)

Blockchain World & NFT’s in Abu Dhabi

A Stage Set For Inspiration The world can often feel upside down these days. What if we were able to make a blockchain bubble that felt just right for a bit? When I met with the founding team of Blo… [+3418 chars]... read more (newsBTC)


Business



Samsung to Replace Co-CEOs, Reorganize Consumer Business

Samsung Electronics Co. is combining two of its three business divisions and appointing new leaders to replace its three co-chief executive officers in its biggest management shakeup since 2017. The… [+2437 chars]... read more (Time)

Leaked recording shows Downing Street staff joking about Christmas party in No.10

Senior Downing Street staff recorded themselves joking about holding a banned Christmas party in No.10, leaked footage shows. In the video obtained by ITV News Boris Johnson's then spokesperson Alle… [+1694 chars]... read more (Independent)

Stuck at Port for 54 Days: How One Ship’s Delays Hurt Small Businesses

In late August, a small container ship called the A Kinka left Hong Kong loaded with, among other things, 50-inch Roku TVs, aluminum cookware and Fender guitars, as well as about 26,000 backgammon an… [+7119 chars]... read more (The Wall Street Journal)

New Yorkers react to de Blasio's vaccine mandates on private sector: 'Disaster' or 'about time'?

NEW YORK CITY New Yorkers had mixed opinions about Mayor Bill de Blasios "first-in-the-nation" vaccine mandates affecting private companies and children over the age of 5. De Blasio, who will be rep… [+2245 chars]... read more (Google News)

Digitale Präsenz: Unternehmensgründern fehlt Digitalkompetenz im eigenen Business

Digitale Sichtbarkeit als Schlüssel eines erfolgreichen Unternehmens: Egal, ob Startup oder Unternehmensnachfolge, Garten- oder Landschaftsbau oder Handwerksbetrieb wer mit seinem Unternehmen online … [+4142 chars]... read more (Gruenderszene)

Storm Barra: Schools, creches and colleges in 11 counties advised to close tomorrow

Schools, creches and third-level institutions in counties currently or scheduled to be under red and orange weather warnings due to Storm Barra have been advised to stay closed on Wednesday. That me… [+3711 chars]... read more (The Irish Times)

Sie bauen autonome Anhänger – und Earlybird investiert

Droiddrive aus Aachen setzt auf automatisierte Lasten-Anhänger für Lieferdienste. Bekannte Business Angels und Earlybird unterstützen die Idee des Startups.Hintereinander gekoppelt sehen die Lastenfa… [+3916 chars]... read more (Gruenderszene)

Tesla positioned to cash in on Biden's $7.5 billion handout for building EV charging stations

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla said it would change its business model and make its charging stations open to autos from all manufacturers, not just its own cars, as Congress put the finishing t… [+6919 chars]... read more (The Washington Times)

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