By CCN Markets: The Indian government continues to project a deep level of hypocrisy as it turns its attention to sponsoring a blockchain and cryptocurrency course. As CCN recently reported, the government is simultaneously proposing an insane anti-crypto bill with hard jail-time for bitcoin users. The undergraduate course, which is entitled Blockchain Architecture Design and Use Cases, is completely free unless you want a relatively inexpensive certificate. Cryptocurrency is hugely popular in India, and the government’s indecision on the blockchain is no doubt leaving many local enthusiasts confused. Building on Closed Blockchains? SWAYAM, or Study Webs of Active Learning for
About a month ago, Bitcoin.com launched its free point-of-sale solution, Bitcoin Cash Register, for Android operating systems. This week our developers have released Bitcoin Cash Register for iOS mobile phones allowing any merchant with an Apple device to accept bitcoin cash payments.
Ross Ulbricht’s clemency petition is closing in on 160,000 signatures stemming from individuals asking U.S. President Donald Trump to pardon Ulbricht. In addition to the vast number of signatures, roughly 100 eminent organizations and well known figures have supported Ulbricht’s effort, many of whom have written a statement on Ulbricht’s behalf in order to speak out against his draconian double-life prison sentence for creating a website.
On Monday, the independently syndicated radio broadcast Free Talk Live (FTL) announced that the organization, along with a group of businesses and FTL listeners, had raised $ 45,000 in cryptocurrencies to construct an orphanage in Uganda. The initiative also raised another $ 35,000 in crypto to purchase the land for the orphanage within the small African village.
Voyager, a startup that provides retail and institutional investors with cryptocurrency trading solutions, announced Wednesday that it’s zero-fee iOS trading app has finally launched with a signup bonus of $ 25 in Bitcoin (BTC). We are live in the app store! Voyager connects to over a dozen exchanges, offering you wider access to the market and competitive prices on 18 crypto assets. […]
McDonald’s is reportedly giving bacon away with every order today. While it might be seen as a regular promotion, the move is certain to attract thousands or even millions of additional sales today. Bacon is a massive selling point in the US fast-food industry. Bacon Hour. Because 🥓 is always the answer. Hot Fudge Sundaes? 🥓 Classics? 🥓 Hash Browns? 🥓 Tuesday, January 29th. 4-5 pm (local time) at part. restaurants. FREE 🥓 on the side with ANY purchase. #BaconHour pic.twitter.com/Oi1XeWmjaD — McDonald's (@McDonalds) January 25, 2019 McDonald’s is by far the highest-priced stock in fast-food, clocking in $ 100 higher
The 2018 end-of-year report by Nielsen-owned gaming research company SuperData has revealed that so-called freemium games – games that are free to play but typically enable microtransactions for users to purchase upgrades and gizmos – are dominating the entertainment market, generating a massive $ 88 billion in the past year. Unsurprisingly this segment also known as
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Patreon has been making the case for censorship-resistant money increasingly apparent.
The platform allows members to contribute to artists or creators that they support. These contributions are made via standard payment methods like credit cards.
Over the past few months, there has been an increase in public outcry over multiple separate instances where Patreon has removed creators from its platform. BitPatron, a Bitcoin-friendly version of the website, has recently come to the surface as a possible alternative.
A Series of Bans
One of the first well-known bans dates back to August 2018 when James Allsup, a far-right political commentator, was banned from the funding platform.
Halo 5: Guardians, the fifth installment in the main Master Chief storyline, is available for free for Xbox Live Gold users through the end of the weekend. Xbox Live Gold members can play Halo 5 for free today through Sunday as part of @Xbox Free Play Days. Jump in and join the Master Chief for […]
PlayStation (SNE) recently revealed the upcoming titles that will be made available for free on PlayStation Plus from January 1 to February 5. Steep and Portal Knights headline the PS Plus lineup for January 2019: https://t.co/Is7dQzFWnO And don’t forget: Warframe’s PS Plus Booster Pack III is available until January 15 pic.twitter.com/5D8hyW0VDQ — PlayStation (@PlayStation) December 26, 2018 […]
GOG, a Poland-based digital distribution platform for video games and films, revealed Friday that SOMA, a science fiction survival horror video game developed and published by Frictional Games, is available for free until December 30. G I V E A W A Y T I M E L E T ‘ S G O ! SOMA is an existential, […]
Earlier this month, Fortnite creator Epic Games unveiled the Epic Games store, a new digital distribution platform that boasts a generous 88% revenue share with game developers. Now, as it begins its campaign to take market share from the likes of Steam, the company has announced a partnership with Team Meat to offer Super Meat Boy for free in the […]
Coinbase — the largest US-based cryptocurrency exchange — partnered with payments platform PayPal to enable instant, free crypto-to-cash withdrawals for US customers. This means customers can now move the crypto balances in their Coinbase accounts to their PayPal accounts immediately, at no charge. “These withdrawals are not only fast; they’re free and incur no fees,” … Continued
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Gab, a social network dedicated to preserving freedom of speech, has announced that its store now accepts BTC directly after banks and payment processors denied the platform service. “Literally no one can no-platform our new crypto shop,” Gab announced. The platform integrated Btcpay Server after it was refused service by Coinbase and Bitpay.
Gab Begins Accepting BTC
Social network platform Gab announced on Thursday that its integration of Btcpay Server has been completed. Its store now accepts payments in BTC and LTC.
Richard Stallman, founder of the free software movement, is building a privacy-focused cryptographic payments system, but says it’s not a cryptocurrency.
Circle Invest, the retail cryptocurrency trading platform of Circle, will reward new users with one coin for signing up for the app, making an investment and tweeting about it. NEWS: Make your first purchase with Circle Invest by the end of the year and get a free coin (it could be a bitcoin!) #bitcoinbonanza #cryptocrazy https://t.co/up4e7343gM […]
South African blockchain startup Tari Labs has unveiled a free online university that makes training accessible to local and international blockchain developers. Tari was developed and launched earlier this year by local blockchain expert and Monero promoter Riccardo Spagni alongside American investors, Naiveen Jain and Dan Teree. Reasoning Behind New Project Tari particularly aims to readdress
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In an attempt to build of its market momentum following a string of health safety debacles, Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) has partnered with Epic Game’s Fortnite for the “Burrito Royale” sweepstakes. According to Chipotle’s announcement Thursday, the sweepstakes is giving prizes away to five participants, with the grand prize featuring free burritos for a year and an opportunity […]
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