Coinbase CEO Launches Charitable Initiative to Help People in Emerging Markets

CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Brian Armstrong has announced the launch of a charitable initiative to “financially empower people by distributing cryptocurrency globally,” according to a blog post published June 27. The non-profit initiative intends to raise funds from crypto owners and distribute small amounts to people who live in emerging markets, more specifically […]

Travel Booking Giant Expedia Has Quietly Removed Bitcoin Payment Option

Major travel booking website recently stopped accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as a payment method for hotels or flights, Expedia told Cointelegraph June 27. An Expedia spokesperson confirmed that the service “no longer accepts digital currency Bitcoin,” starting from June 10, 2018, apologizing for “any inconvenience this may cause.” The service did not comment on the […]

Coinbase Founder Launches Crypto Charity Platform

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has launched GiveCrypto, a new charity platform which will hold and distribute cryptocurrencies to people in need, according to a Medium post, published June 27. Armstrong said that while he believes cryptocurrency has the potential to create more innovation and change the world, the reputation it has involves flashy cars and […]

Crypto Market Sees Small Recoveries Among Top Ten Coins

Yesterday’s slump in crypto markets has somewhat slowed today, June 27, with small recoveries among the top ten coins on Coin360. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading at around $6,157, up less than 0.17 percent over a 24 hour period as of press time. Yesterday, Nobel laureate in economics Robert Shiller said that […]

New Preview Alpha & Alpha Skip Ahead 1806 System Update – 6/27/18

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1806.180626-1359). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1806 system update. Fixes:   FastStart The installation progress UI now accurately reflects the […]

Crypto Service Uphold to Launch Securities Division, List ICO Tokens

Cryptocurrency-based financial services platform Uphold has announced that it will launch a securities division and begin listing initial coin offering (ICO) tokens, a move that was made possible through the acquisition of a licensed broker-dealer. Uphold to List ICO Tokens The firm, which has offices in four countries and serves customers in more than 180, […]

Notre Dame students sue university over birth-control access

The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Natasha Reisenberg felt anger, frustration and confusion upon learning her access to contraceptives would be limited. The realization came in February, when the University of Notre Dame announced it would deny access to those contraceptives it says are “abortion-inducing.” That’s why Reisenberg and […]