The British Broadcasting Corporation has made crypto assets the subject of one of its English language classes. The decision by the UK’s national television service shows that digital currency is becoming closer than ever to normalisation in society.
As you might expect from a lesson aimed at students of the English language, the content does not exactly get to the heart of the most pressing issues in global monetary policy that might make Bitcoin attractive for some.BBC: Teaching English with Crypto
As part of its educational service, the BBC offers lessons in various subjects for both school-aged and mature learners. The English language [...]
The first ever real estate transaction entirely carried out via blockchain technology has been completed in Brazil.
Local construction giant Cyrela and startup Growth Tech carried out the sale under the project Notary Ledgers, which enables users to request and track notary services in a digital environment.
The service, underpinned by IBM Blockchain technology, enabled the reduction of timescales involved in the property sale process, which usually takes about a month, down to 20 minutes.
“We have been looking for blockchain applications for the legal market for some time now. The completion of this transaction reinforces our openness to using [...]
A new survey shows that Amazon shoppers would be open to more private-label goods from the e-commerce giant.
Consumers can buy almost anything on Amazon.com Inc., but they would like to be able to purchase more, including prescription drugs, medical marijuana and cryptocurrency, according to an Investing.com study.
Investing.com polled about 1,000 Amazon AMZN, -0.16% shoppers, both Prime members and non-Prime members. Of the 1,013 respondents to a question asking which products and services they would feel comfortable purchasing beneath an “Amazon” brand, 36.7% said prescription drugs, 29.5% said medical marijuana, 16% said virtual doctor [...]
Fraud among cryptocurrency investment promoters is widespread, the state regulator most active in the crypto arena warned today.
Of 32 cryptocurrency investment promoters investigated in four weeks, at least five failed to tell would-be investors about the risks while guaranteeing returns of up to 40 percent a month, the Texas State Securities Board cautioned.
Nearly two-thirds of the promoters did not provide investors with a physical address.
Without a physical location, the Board, warned investors may not be able to locate a promoter to serve it with legal process or attempt to pursue other remedies once they have been [...]