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Microsoft is now accepting Bitcoin as a payment option to buy apps, games, and other products for Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox. Check the Coinspeaker’s list of 10 other large websites now accepting bitcoin, along with each company’s Alexa Global Rank, indicating their Web traffic ranking.

Court: Craig Wright’s Motion for Judgment in Kleiman v. Wright is “Non-Credible”
August 16th, 2019

A Florida federal judge has denied self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit concerning the alleged theft of a huge amount in Bitcoins from a former business partner, Dave Kleiman.

Huawei Testing Smartphone with Their Own Hongmeng OS
August 5th, 2019

Huawei is in the process of creating its own proprietary operating system called Hongmeng. It is expected that they will release a 2,000-yuan (roughly $290) Hongmeng-powered phone in the fourth quarter.

The Biggest Gaming Streamer ‘Ninja’ Leaving Twitch for Microsoft’s Mixer
August 2nd, 2019

Fortnite superstar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins left Twitch and is taking his video game live streams to Microsoft’s Mixer platform, a stunning switch that could have wide-ranging consequences for the rapidly growing industry.

ICE CEO Reveals Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Launch is Just Around the Corner
August 1st, 2019

According to the CEO of ICE, Bakkt’s parent company, the launch of the firm’s physically settled Bitcoin futures, is on the horizon. The CEO has said that they are waiting for NYFDS approval.

Apple Is Dethroned: Google Parent Alphabet Becomes the Most Cash-Rich Company
August 1st, 2019

Google’s parent Alphabet became the most cash-rich company in the world during the second quarter of 2019, taking Apple’s long-held crown. Alphabet apparently has $117 billion in cash, while Apple has $102 billion.

Massive Data Breach: Hacker Gets Access to Personal Data of Over 100M Capital One Customers
July 30th, 2019

The hacker exploited a vulnerability in the firewall web application on the AWS servers and extracted crucial files from the Capital One directory.

New York DFS Establishes New Division to Oversee Cryptocurrency Regulation and Licensing
July 24th, 2019

The New York State Department of Financial Services has just announced the creation of a new section called the Research and Innovation Division. Its main goal will be to regulate crypto-related businesses in the state.

Microsoft Invests $1 Billion in Elon Musk-Founded AI Project OpenAI
July 24th, 2019

Microsoft has invested $1 billion in Elon Musk-founded artificial intelligence company OpenAI in an effort build supercomputer AI technologies for its Azure cloud services. The two companies will join forces to build large-scale AI systems for Azure.

Global Blockchain in Healthcare to be Valued at $1.7 Billion by 2026: Report
July 17th, 2019

Acumen Research and Consulting Agency recently published a report on the overall market capitalization on blockchain in Healthcare to hit an all-time high of $1.7 billion come 2026.

Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Price Expected to Grow Amidst Quarterly Earnings Results
July 17th, 2019

Just recently a Wall-Street analyst boosted his price prediction for Microsoft (MSFT) stock price amidst the company’s quarterly earnings results. Microsoft is expected to publish their quarterly earnings tomorrow, on Thursday.