Richard Branson prepares for lift-off in Virgin Galactic rocketship

‘I have the most understanding wife on Earth’, says Richard Branson – as he prepares for today’s lift-off in his Virgin Galactic rocketship which will blast him to the edge of space Richard Branson has spent 17 years and over £720million trying to go to space At 2pm today, he is set to achieve this… Continue reading Richard Branson prepares for lift-off in Virgin Galactic rocketship

Richard Branson prepares for lift-off in Virgin Galactic rocketship

‘I have the most understanding wife on Earth’, says Richard Branson – as he prepares for today’s lift-off in his Virgin Galactic rocketship which will blast him to the edge of space Richard Branson has spent 17 years and over £720million trying to go to space At 2pm today, he is set to achieve this… Continue reading Richard Branson prepares for lift-off in Virgin Galactic rocketship

Biden prepares for long, tense meeting with Putin

GENEVA — President Joe Biden will sit down for the first time since taking office with Russian President Vladimir Putin here on Wednesday in what’s expected to be an hours-long, contentious meeting — one where Biden has said he will lay out where U.S. red lines are, and the consequences for Russia if they're crossed.… Continue reading Biden prepares for long, tense meeting with Putin

Russian Duma prepares bill on cryptocurrency taxation

Russian lawmakers are actively preparing new legislation for taxing cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC). According to an official announcement by the Russian State Duma, the Duma’s Committee on State Building and Legislation has approved a bill on cryptocurrency taxation on Feb. 15. The new bill represents a set of amendments to the Russian federal tax code.… Continue reading Russian Duma prepares bill on cryptocurrency taxation

Report: India Prepares Bill To Ban Cryptocurrency; HODLers to Be Given Transition Period

An anonymous Indian official has said the country’s parliament will soon impose a blanket ban on crypto trading, mining, and investments in the country and give hodlers three-to-six months to liquidate. Yet Another Ban According to sources, the Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021′ will be introduced by the parliament in the… Continue reading Report: India Prepares Bill To Ban Cryptocurrency; HODLers to Be Given Transition Period

Bank of Canada Prepares for Digital Currency "In Case One Is Needed"

Although the Bank of Canada has no plans for issuing a digital currency immediately, the Central Bank is not ruling out the possibility of launching one due to potential mass adoption of private digital currencies — and the possibility of cashless societies. Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Tim Lane spoke at FinTech RDV 2020 in… Continue reading Bank of Canada Prepares for Digital Currency "In Case One Is Needed"

Finland Prepares For Bitcoin Ransomware Attack With Cyber Fire Drill

The Finnish Population Register Centre is coordinating a simulated ransomware cyberattack on more than 200 Finnish cities and public organizations. On Nov. 22, Finnish news outlet Yle reported that participating cities and organizations are rehearsing how to respond when a group of hackers demands the participants pay ransomware during a series of simulated cyberattacks. As… Continue reading Finland Prepares For Bitcoin Ransomware Attack With Cyber Fire Drill

U.S town in Ohio prepares to issue Bitcoin Cash SLP tokens

Ohio-based software company, Software Verde LLC, has been working with the local government of Dublin, Ohio for the last six months and will soon be releasing the first U.S government blockchain token using SLP, a protocol that uses the Bitcoin Cash blockchain. The official token is still unnamed and will be used as a coupon to… Continue reading U.S town in Ohio prepares to issue Bitcoin Cash SLP tokens

Amanda Knox prepares to take on ‘hostile audience’ in Italy

Amanda Knox prepares to take on ‘hostile audience’ at Italian Criminal Justice Festival as family of murdered British student Meredith Kercher label her return ‘inappropriate’ Amanda Knox was spotted in the crowd at the Italian Criminal Justice Festival She will speak at the event on Saturday, on a panel that is titled ‘Trial by Media’ … Continue reading Amanda Knox prepares to take on ‘hostile audience’ in Italy

Binance Prepares The Crypto Space For A "Paradigm Shift" With Trust Wallet; Tests New Stablecoin

Binance is working to change the crypto game these days. Users of Binance’s multi-crypto app will reportedly soon be able to swap its native Binance Coin (BNB) for other cryptos in just an instant. Trust Wallet supports Binance DEX, and it has a new update that makes it easier to buy cryptos without the involvement… Continue reading Binance Prepares The Crypto Space For A "Paradigm Shift" With Trust Wallet; Tests New Stablecoin

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Prepares For European Expansion

Despite current market woes and prices lulling at a yearly low, crypto exchanges and trading platforms are expanding at an unprecedented rate. Canada’s premier crypto trading service, Coinsquare, has announced plans to expand into Europe in the fourth quarter of this year. According to the press release European customers will gain access to all of… Continue reading Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Prepares For European Expansion

Bank of England Prepares to Integrate Blockchain-Based Products and Services

In a recent announcement, the bank made it clear that its upgraded system will go live at some point in 2020 and will focus heavily on fighting off cyber attacks. For the banking sector, cyber threats have become an increasing problem, and it seems most financial institutions have no plans in place to address it.… Continue reading Bank of England Prepares to Integrate Blockchain-Based Products and Services

Litecoin (LTC) Becomes Compatible with the Blocknet Protocol and Prepares for Gemini Listing

AdChoices Litecoin (LTC), one of the most important virtual currencies in the market, is now compatible with the Blocknet Protocol. This is very good news for the cryptocurrency environment because that means that the process of converting one crypto to other will become much easier. Litecoin Compatible with Blocknet Protocol Litecoin is a very used… Continue reading Litecoin (LTC) Becomes Compatible with the Blocknet Protocol and Prepares for Gemini Listing