NEWS DIGEST 18.09.2021: UK scraps its travel traffic light system, and a new Merlin story gets told

Good morning everyone. Twitter is the place we will be bringing our news from this morning. The United Kingdom has voted to scrap its traffic light system for holiday destinations brought in during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 18.09.2021: UK scraps its travel traffic light system, and a new Merlin story gets told

NEWS DIGEST 19.06.2021: UK workers reluctant to go back to full-time office weeks, other business/crypto news

Hi everyone! Today’s news comes from NewsNow. A survey of 1,022 UK workers, has revealed that nearly three quarters of UK workers would accept a reduction in pay in return for being able to work remotely permanently. Only 15% of … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 19.06.2021: UK workers reluctant to go back to full-time office weeks, other business/crypto news

THE CASARES FORMULA: An Argentinian trick to become a bitcoin millionaire

Crypto-currencies have heralded the 21st century version of the Gold Rush as rising interest in the investment power of these new forms of payment is buoyed by the innate desire of many people to become rich beyond their wildest dreams. While some are very much wary of the newfangled money, particularly given the oft-reported lurches in the value of Bitcoin itself, a crypto-currency pioneer from Argentina claims to have worked out a simple formula to transform yourself into a bitcoin millionaire.   Entrepreneur Wenceslao Casares is the CEO of startup Xapo, a company that offers storage, purchase and purse services for bitcoins, … Continue reading THE CASARES FORMULA: An Argentinian trick to become a bitcoin millionaire

ICELANDIC BITCOIN RUSH: Cryptocurrency mining drains entire country’s electricity supply

Reykjavik – VIJAY SHAH via Grande Medios Bitcoins have become the source of what could be described as this century’s very own Gold Rush. The mining of cryptocurrencies, which is the most widespread method of obtaining this cyber money, requires a significant amount of both computing power and electrical current. In the northern European island of Iceland, the residents have taken to bitcoin mining in such a way that it is causing the country to actually run out of electricity. Iceland has around 340,000 inhabitants, one of the smallest in Europe. Famed for its volcanic landscapes and breathtaking landscapes, the … Continue reading ICELANDIC BITCOIN RUSH: Cryptocurrency mining drains entire country’s electricity supply

WINDY CITY BITCOINS: Crypto-currency futures soar on first ever exchange listing

Chicago – VIJAY SHAH via Daily Sabah In a parallel with the surging value of crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin recently as well as public interest in the subject, the first ever listing of Bitcoin futures on a physical currency exchange saw a rapid rise in value, Turkey’s English language newspaper The Daily Sabah reported via wire agencies recently. Yesterday saw the introduction of futures valued in Bitcoin put up on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), set for expiry in January 2018. Its initial value was set at 5 pm local time at USD $15,000 (GBP £11215.50). By 1:30 am the value of … Continue reading WINDY CITY BITCOINS: Crypto-currency futures soar on first ever exchange listing