El Salvador says merchants must process BTC transactions — Or they may face action

In an interview with local media, Javier Argueta, the legal counsel to the Presidential House of El Salvador, clarified the obligations of businesses the day before the country’s controversial Bitcoin Law recognizing Bitcoin as legal tender took effect. The legal counsel to the president of El Salvador has stated that businesses are mandated to accept… Continue reading El Salvador says merchants must process BTC transactions — Or they may face action

3LAU introduces blockchain music platform Royal with $16M raise

Electronic dance music producer and DJ Justin Blau, better known by his stage name 3LAU, has officially announced the launch of a blockchain-based music investment platform Royal. The announcement comes in conjunction with the platform raising $16 million in a seed funding round led by crypto-focused investment firm Paradigm and Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Forbes… Continue reading 3LAU introduces blockchain music platform Royal with $16M raise

3LAU introduces blockchain music platform Royal with $16M raise

Electronic dance music producer and DJ Justin Blau, better known by his stage name 3LAU, has officially announced the launch of a blockchain-based music investment platform Royal. The announcement comes in conjunction with the platform raising $16 million in a seed funding round led by crypto-focused investment firm Paradigm and Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Forbes… Continue reading 3LAU introduces blockchain music platform Royal with $16M raise

Vauxhall owner: Government must back battery gigafactories to drive electric future

The government must back its commitment to electric vehicles with financial support for new battery gigafactories and manufacturers considering where to build the next generation of cars and vans, Vauxhall’s parent company has told Sky News. Stellantis, which owns the Peugeot and Fiat brands as well as Vauxhall, is currently in talks with ministers over… Continue reading Vauxhall owner: Government must back battery gigafactories to drive electric future

U.S Congressman Slams Elon Musk, Says The Billionaire’s Support For Dogecoin Is Ingenuine

Elon Musk has been receiving a truckload of criticism from market players ever since he put out his comments about Bitcoin’s energy usage, which he considers intensive and unsustainable. The billionaire reckons that until the energy consumption level of the asset reduces, his EV car company Tesla will stop accepting payments in Bitcoin. Congressman pokes… Continue reading U.S Congressman Slams Elon Musk, Says The Billionaire’s Support For Dogecoin Is Ingenuine

Dogecoin drops 23% as Elon Musk slams DOGE rich list

The value of Dogecoin (DOGE) sunk 23% in a matter of hours on Feb. 15, after Elon Musk drew attention to the vastly unequal distribution of DOGE coins and urged major holders to sell off their holdings. Dogecoin has one of the most unequal coin distributions in the cryptocurrency space, with 28.7% being held by… Continue reading Dogecoin drops 23% as Elon Musk slams DOGE rich list

Government, private sector must partner in vaccine development: HHS secretary

Azar: Hope to have coronavirus vaccines in ‘hundreds of millions’ of doses by end of year Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar discusses developing a coronavirus vaccine and producing medical equipment and pharmaceutical supplies in the U.S. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue… Continue reading Government, private sector must partner in vaccine development: HHS secretary

Store Security Guard Used Stun Gun On Muslim Health Care Worker, Advocates Say

BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials with a Muslim civil rights advocacy group are urging Maryland police to investigate allegations a security guard used a stun gun on a health care worker who refused to remove a face covering inside a grocery store. The Council on American-Islamic Relations called for the Howard County Police Department to investigate… Continue reading Store Security Guard Used Stun Gun On Muslim Health Care Worker, Advocates Say

Scooter Braun breaks silence on Taylor Swift dispute, death threats and ‘toxic division’

Uber-manager Scooter Braun says he would rather sit down and talk with Taylor Swift than add to their highly publicized, social media-fueled disagreement. Braun addressed the half-year-long music titan dispute with Swift, without referring to the pop star by name, at Variety’s 2019 Entertainment Industry Conference Thursday — a disagreement that has led to death threats received at… Continue reading Scooter Braun breaks silence on Taylor Swift dispute, death threats and ‘toxic division’

Sheryl Crow responds to Taylor Swift’s masters controversy: ‘I don’t know what the big stink was’

Asked about Taylor Swift publicly slamming music executive Scooter Braun for purchasing her masters, Sheryl Crow sided with Big Machine, her own music label as of February.  “I live with my head in a big hole. I stay out of that world,” she said Wednesday on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.” “But I will… Continue reading Sheryl Crow responds to Taylor Swift’s masters controversy: ‘I don’t know what the big stink was’

CNA drops local rapper from upcoming documentary after his appearance in controversial rap video

SINGAPORE – News provider CNA has removed local rapper Subhas Nair from its upcoming music documentary, over his appearance in a controversial rap video on racism. CNA said on Wednesday (July 31) it has also taken down articles relating to his involvement in the programme called Roar, which was to feature four Singapore musicians, including… Continue reading CNA drops local rapper from upcoming documentary after his appearance in controversial rap video

Justin Bieber’s ex-choreographer Emma Portner accuses him of ‘degrading women’

Justin Bieber is being criticized by his former choreographer for his treatment of women.  A day after the singer stood up for longtime manager, Scooter Braun, on Instagram after Taylor Swift slammed him for “manipulative bullying,” Bieber was called out for the way he treats women by choreographer Emma Portner. The dancer, who choreographed his “Purpose… Continue reading Justin Bieber’s ex-choreographer Emma Portner accuses him of ‘degrading women’