UK mercy mission due at Brize Norton but thousands trapped in Kabul

Joy and despair in desperate battle to flee Kabul: First UK mercy mission is due at Brize Norton but thousands of refugees remain trapped in Kabul terrified for their lives – as Boris Johnson pledges to take in 25,000 people but not for YEARS Afghan interpreters were in hiding near Kabul airport – as dozens… Continue reading UK mercy mission due at Brize Norton but thousands trapped in Kabul

Cancel the Olympics due to COVID? Head of Tokyo organizing committee doesn't rule it out

TOKYO — Even as women’s soccer and softball are set to begin competition on Wednesday, and the rest of the Olympics await Friday’s opening ceremony, the head of the Tokyo organizing committee didn’t rule out a last-moment cancellation of the Games due to surging COVID-19 cases. Toshiro Muto sent shockwaves through the Olympics here Tuesday… Continue reading Cancel the Olympics due to COVID? Head of Tokyo organizing committee doesn't rule it out

Income taxes are due May 17. Here’s what to expect if you haven’t filed yet.

After a 32-day extension of the individual income tax filing deadline, tax day is upon those who have yet to file. The IRS tax payment and filing deadline was extended to May 17, from its typical April 15 deadline without penalties and interest, regardless of the amount owed. The measure was taken to help Americans… Continue reading Income taxes are due May 17. Here’s what to expect if you haven’t filed yet.

Bitcoin Price Crash Likely Due to Liquidation of Over-leveraged Longs, Says Kain Warwick

With Bitcoin (BTC) price dipping over 28 percent, several crypto stakeholders are trying to explain the reason for the decline. For Synthetix founder Kain Warwick, the reason is most likely tied to optimistic bets in the BTC futures market being caught unawares by periodic profit-taking. New Money Flowing into Bitcoin is Highly Leveraged Tweeting on… Continue reading Bitcoin Price Crash Likely Due to Liquidation of Over-leveraged Longs, Says Kain Warwick

Bitcoin Drops Below $18k Due To Whale Sell-Off – Should You Buy The Dip?

The crypto market looks bloody today, with Bitcoin and the most important coins trading in the red. Bitcoin fell about $1,000 in a few hours, and Coindesk notes that the last time that this happened was just after the crypto reached new ATHs after Dec 1. At the moment of writing this article, BTC is… Continue reading Bitcoin Drops Below $18k Due To Whale Sell-Off – Should You Buy The Dip?

Pupils who miss lessons due to Covid set to receive 'easier' entry

Pupils who miss lessons due to Covid are set to receive ‘easier’ entry to universities under plan to make lower A-level offers to students hardest hit by pandemic Oxford and Cambridge are set to start online interviews for pupils in December It comes after a record 600,000 secondary school pupils off school last week Headteachers… Continue reading Pupils who miss lessons due to Covid set to receive 'easier' entry

Major US Banks Go Down Due to Stimulus Payout Demands

Some U.S. banks have been unable to handle the increased demand generated by the stimulus checks being distributed to 80 million Americans. On April 15 the online platforms for US Bank, PNC, and Fifth Third Banks went down, apparently unable to handle the inflow of stimulus funds. On April 16 some users of the online-only… Continue reading Major US Banks Go Down Due to Stimulus Payout Demands

Are gyms closed due to coronavirus? PureGym, Fitness First and Virgin Active updates – The Sun

AS the coronavirus outbreak started to take off in the UK, gyms and leisure centres were among the first wave of businesses ordered to close by the government. Experts said gyms were a hotbed for the virus to spread and closing them was a key way to stop people going out. Here's what the closures… Continue reading Are gyms closed due to coronavirus? PureGym, Fitness First and Virgin Active updates – The Sun

Bitcoin Drop Due to 13K BTC PlusToken Scam, Not Coronavirus — Analysts

Bitcoin (BTC) began its sudden crash due to another giant sell-off from the PlusToken pyramid scheme, analysts are suggesting as BTC/USD lost $8,000 support. According to various online commentators citing Blockchain data, participants in the $2.9 billion scheme are again attempting to rid themselves of their BTC. Mixer moves likely mean selling Ergo, the Twitter… Continue reading Bitcoin Drop Due to 13K BTC PlusToken Scam, Not Coronavirus — Analysts

Is XRP’s Underperformance Due to Low Adoption and Mainstream Competition? ⋆ ZyCrypto

XRP, the native token of Ripple, the international money transfer company, has not been doing well in the cryptocurrency market for long now. According to an analysis by global cryptocurrency exchange OKEx, this is due to several reasons which many XRP fans probably don’t know about. The first is that XRP is mainly used as… Continue reading Is XRP’s Underperformance Due to Low Adoption and Mainstream Competition? ⋆ ZyCrypto

Russia’s Largest Bank Halts Crypto Plans Due to Central Bank’s Negative Stance

Russia’s largest bank, the state-owned Sberbank, has suspended its crypto-related plans due to the central bank’s negative stance on the industry, local news agency TASS reports on May 30. Sberbank vice president Andrey Shemetov has reportedly revealed the news at a recent press conference, claiming that Sberbank had been awaiting crypto legislation that would allow… Continue reading Russia’s Largest Bank Halts Crypto Plans Due to Central Bank’s Negative Stance

Overstock’s Revenue Decreases 17% in Q1 2019 From Q1 2018 Due to Decline in Sales

Online retail giant and major crypto industry disruptor Overstock.com has seen a 17% decrease in revenue in Q1 2019 from Q1 2018, the firm’s CEO Patrick Byrne revealed in the latest quarterly report released on May 9. Overstock’s total net revenue reportedly decreased from $445 million in Q1 2018 to $367 million in Q1 2019,… Continue reading Overstock’s Revenue Decreases 17% in Q1 2019 From Q1 2018 Due to Decline in Sales

Coinbase Shifting Focus Due to Growing Institutional Investor Interest in Crypto

America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, is shifting its focus to serve the needs of a growing interest in crypto by institutional investors. This is the narrative coming from the company after some changes in the last 10 days. Firstly, news broke last week that Coinbase had filed to close its Political Action Committee (PAC) with… Continue reading Coinbase Shifting Focus Due to Growing Institutional Investor Interest in Crypto

Meghan Markle is due to give birth TODAY as Prince Harry eagerly awaits baby's arrival

MUM-to-be Meghan’s due date is today, The Sun on Sunday can reveal. She and Prince Harry are on standby but relaxed about the arrival of baby Sussex. Harry, 34, still plans to attend today’s London Marathon to hand out medals and support runners. Meghan, 37, has been staying close to home. Her mum, Doria Ragland,… Continue reading Meghan Markle is due to give birth TODAY as Prince Harry eagerly awaits baby's arrival

Binance Could Delist Bitcoin SV From Its Platform Due To Craig Wright’s Decision To Sue Hodlonaut

Changpeng Zhao, the CEO and founder of Binance, threatened to delist Bitcoin SV (BSV) if Craig Wright continues suing crypto enthusiasts. A few days ago, the Twitter user Hodlonaut, accused Mr. Wright of being a fraudster. Craig Wright has several times stated that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin (BTC). Changpeng Zhao Threatens… Continue reading Binance Could Delist Bitcoin SV From Its Platform Due To Craig Wright’s Decision To Sue Hodlonaut

Monero’s Spagni Suspects Bitcoin Got To Where It Is Today Due Its Lack Of Privacy

On Thursday, Monero lead maintainer Riccardo Spagni appeared on an episode of Monero Talk. During the interview, Spagni made comments regarding the possibility that Bitcoin has been able to get to where it is today due to the lack of full anonymity provided by the peer-to-peer digital cash system. Satoshi’s Privacy Mistakes Monero Talk host… Continue reading Monero’s Spagni Suspects Bitcoin Got To Where It Is Today Due Its Lack Of Privacy

CoinMarketCap Changes is Metrics Due to Fake Volume Reports in Exchanges

The popular cryptocurrency data site CoinMarketCap (CMC) will be changing some metrics in order to reflect better information about trading volume on crypto exchanges. A few weeks ago, Bitwise released information about how exchanges are manipulating their volumes to attract new investors. The information was released by Bloomberg on March 25. CoinMarketCap Changes is Metrics… Continue reading CoinMarketCap Changes is Metrics Due to Fake Volume Reports in Exchanges

Losses Due to Change in Strategy, Says Overstock’s CEO – BTCMANAGER

Following the disappointing figures reported in their fourth-quarter earnings for 2018 published on March 18, 2019, Overstock’s CEO has said that there will be a change in fortunes this year and that their tZero platform is still promising. Falling Figures Overstock’s foray into blockchain has been a rather impressive one and made headlines when it… Continue reading Losses Due to Change in Strategy, Says Overstock’s CEO – BTCMANAGER

Enjin (ENJ) Almost Doubles Its Value Due To Samsung Rumors

According to unconfirmed reports, the cryptocurrency firm Enjin, could have been appointed by Samsung to be backing its wallet on the Galaxy S10 smartphone. The information was released by Asia Crypto Today on February 25. Although these are unconfirmed rumours, Enjin Coin skyrocketed almost 100% in the last 24 hours. Enjin Wallet Could Back Samsung’s… Continue reading Enjin (ENJ) Almost Doubles Its Value Due To Samsung Rumors

More Dark Clouds Ahead for Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP) Due to Massive Sell-Off

Things don’t seem to be going quite well for Bitcoin these days as it takes a plunge courtesy of an unwelcome selloff that has hounded the crypto market of late. Not quite there yet For several weeks, the globe’s benchmark in digital currency – and its hopes for a major rebound in the midst of… Continue reading More Dark Clouds Ahead for Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP) Due to Massive Sell-Off

Bitcoin ETF will not be automatically approved due to US government shutdown, says litigation attorney

Bitcoin [BTC]’s ETF approval has been a long-standing saga plagued with a lot of ups and downs. While proponents of the cryptocurrency have been trying hard to get it off the ground, the Securities and Exchanges Commission [SEC] of the United States has ensured that the decision remains postponed. As it stands, the deadline for… Continue reading Bitcoin ETF will not be automatically approved due to US government shutdown, says litigation attorney

Indian Exchanges in Danger Due to Lack of Regulations

Indian cryptocurrency exchanges are experiencing different problems due to market uncertainty. One criticism echoing right now is that the country does not provide proper regulations for companies and investors, harming the entire ecosystem. On September 28, one known Indian crypto exchange had to shut down its operations entirely. Zebpay Shuts Down is Platform According to… Continue reading Indian Exchanges in Danger Due to Lack of Regulations

ECB Has No Plans to Launch Digital Currency Due to Blockchain Immaturity

The European Central Bank (ECB) is not issuing a digital currency any time soon, according to President Mario Draghi. He’s argued that the blockchain technology is not mature enough for such a level of responsibility and physical cash remains widely used within the monetary union. ECB Studies Potential Issuance of Central Bank Digital Currency In… Continue reading ECB Has No Plans to Launch Digital Currency Due to Blockchain Immaturity