Apple has become the first publicly traded company in the world to be valued at $1 trillion.
The tech company’s stock jumped 2.8 percent to as high as $207.05 around midday today, bringing its gain to about 9 percent since Tuesday when it reported June-quarter results above expectations and said it bought back $20 billion of its own shares, Daily Mail reports. The iPhone maker’s shares are up 22 percent so far this year. Continue reading “Apple becomes the first Trillion Dollar company in the history of the world”
Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg is now the third richest man in the world, overtaking Warren Buffett on Bloomberg’s list of the world’s richest people.
Zuckerberg passed Buffett on Friday July 6th 2018 as Facebook shares rose 2.4 percent, Bloomberg reported. Above Zuckerberg were Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, in the No. 1 spot, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Continue reading “Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg becomes third richest man in the world”
President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea during their historic summit as the US president said the world had jumped back from the brink of “nuclear catastrophe”.
Tuesday’s unprecedented encounter in Singapore saw both leaders shake hands as they stood as equals in front of their nations’ flags. In a characteristically bullish tweet, Trump said the first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes meant “the World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe”
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South Africa’s first cryptocurrency ATM, able to process Dash, Ethereum, Bitcoin and others, will open at Northwold Spar in Johannesburg by the end of the week. “It is all awfully exciting,” says George Neophytou, Northwold Spar general manager, who leads the project to install the ATM. Users will be able to buy cryptocurrencies at the ATM, and exchange Continue reading “South Africa Gets Its First Multi – Currency Crypto ATM”
What?? Bitcoin only on place 13? Well!
On May 17, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released its public blockchain ratings, ranking various blockchain projects like Ethereum in the global cryptocurrency sector based on three criteria: technology, application, and innovation.As shown in the chart below, the Chinese government ranked Ethereum as Continue reading “China Ranks Ethereum as the World’s Best Blockchain Network, Bitcoin at no13”
This is quite a Remarkable progress for Germans!
Founded by German Radoslav Albrecht, Bitbond is an online bank which now affords its customers the ability to transfer loans internationally — specifically, by using Bitcoin.The platform uses Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to subvert SWIFT — the self-proclaimed world’s leading provider of Continue reading “Certified German Bank Transfers Loans With Bitcoin Subverts Swift”
This is truly amazing!
Legal tender means it’s illegal not to accept it as money, it must be accepted…
Marshall Islands, a small country of 53,000 people in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, may become the first sovereign state to make a cryptocurrency its legal tender, which means that its official digital currency must be accepted as a means of payment.Whereas Continue reading “Marshall Islands To Make Cryptocurrency Legal Tender in 2018”
YES!!! China is on the way to the future.
China’s government has reportedly begun working on national standards for blockchain technology in the country.
In an interview with Chinese press agency Xinxua’s Economic Information Daily, an official from the Electronic Industry Standards Research Institute under China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology confirmed that the authority is working toward establishing national standards for blockchain tech. The standards will reportedly be developed for implementations of blockchain technology in multiple sectors encompassing various decentralized designs. Li Ming, who is the director of the Blockchain Research Office at the standards institute under the IT Ministry, also revealed that a broader national plan for blockchain standards is also underway with a number of relevant government departments working toward establishing a Continue reading “China To Establish National Blockchain Standards By 2019”
For what he was able to pull off this year, China’s president, Xi Jinping sure deserves the number spot.
In March, 2018, China’s congress amended its constitution in March, eliminating term limits and broadening Xi’s influence. Continue reading “China’s president has been named 2018 World’s Most Powerful Person ahead of Putin and Trump.”
It is really interesting seeing the type of ideas people come up with.
As cryptocurrencies are edging towards mass adoption, the most prominent of them, bitcoin, has taken on many mediums of traditional fiat currencies – ATMs, debit cards, futures, etc. Another avenue for cryptocurrencies has just been opened by Singapore’s Tangem, who launched pilot sales of physical bitcoin banknotes.Available at 0.01 and 0.05 BTC denominations, the Tangem Notes will significantly improve the ease of using and acquiring
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