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Bill Cosby’s Father’s Day Tweet Was Dictated From a Prison Phone

June 17, 2019 |

Bill Cosby’s Father’s Day tweet left most thinking it was a PR stunt from his team, but we’ve learned it came from the Cos himself … who spoke it into existence from behind bars. Cosby’s rep, Andrew Wyatt, tells TMZ … Bill called from prison…

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Crypto Cards Expand and a Futuristic Promotion in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

June 16, 2019 |

Crypto debit cards supporting bitcoin cash expand their international reach and a platform offers shopping at Walmart using BCH. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel, and get a chance to take part in a futuristic promotion.

Also Read: What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – Bitcoin.com Mini-Documentary

Futuristic Promotion in the Weekly Video Update

This week’s show features a number of technological and businesses developments that make bitcoin cash payments more accessible around the world. These include Coinbase expanding its Visa debit card service to six new European markets, allowing its users from these countries to spend BCH from their accounts to pay in millions of locations where Visa is accepted, as well as to make fiat cash withdrawals from ATMs.

The show also provides an update on Local.Bitcoin.com, the privacy-focused peer to peer global marketplace for trading bitcoin cash (BCH) which was officially launched on June 4. Over 14,000 people have already signed up to the service and created thousands of active orders. Additional topics cover Coinex exchange listing the SLP token honestcoin (USDH), a stablecoin issued on the Bitcoin Cash network backed 1-to-1 for USD, Cointext integration into Electron Cash allowing users to send BCH to any phone with SMS messaging capabilities, and the Alagoria platform which lets you buy items sold by Home Depot and Walmart using BCH and get a 10% discount.

The weekly update also features a promo code to the Blockchain Futurist Conference 2019, taking place August 12-14 in Toronto, Canada. Starting this Monday, you can save 50% off the price of tickets when paying with bitcoin cash and using the code shown in the video. Bitcoin.com will take part in this event as a sponsor, with a special video presentation from Roger Ver.

Make sure to subscribe to the Bitcoin.com Youtube channel and leave a comment on the latest video.


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CNN

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking

June 15, 2019 |

The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

TMZ

Rob Kardashian to Block Dream from Appearing on Blac Chyna’s Reality Show

June 15, 2019 |

Rob Kardashian’s pumping the brakes on his 2-year-old daughter becoming a big TV star … or at the very least he’s making sure it doesn’t happen on Blac Chyna’s new reality show. Rob’s lawyer, legal pit bull Marty Singer, fired off a threatening…

TMZ.com

Republicans’ Recruiter Stuns Party by Retiring from House

June 15, 2019 |

This won’t help her numbers: The congresswoman leading her party’s effort to put more Republican women in office has decided to leave the House. Rep. Susan Brooks is one of 13 GOP women on the House side; 89 House Democrats are women, per the Washington Post . Brooks, who represents a…
Newser

Sam Zell settles lawsuit over Tribune leveraged-buyout ‘deal from hell’

June 14, 2019 |

More than a decade after Tribune Co. went private in a leveraged buyout that saddled the Los Angeles Times’ then-owner with $ 13 billion in debt and led to its bankruptcy, Sam Zell and dozens of former executives have agreed to pay $ 200 million to settle a lawsuit brought by unsecured creditors.


L.A. Times – Business

Big Ask From NASA for Its 2024 Moon Expedition

June 14, 2019 |

Back in March, Vice President Mike Pence vowed we’d get to the moon by 2024 by “any means necessary.” Now, there’s a number that NASA is pinning to “necessary”: The agency says it will need between $ 20 billion and $ 30 billion over the next five years for its Artemis moon…
Newser

Possible mountain lion sighting in Minnesota yard prompts warning from officials: ​’Stay aware, everyone!’

June 14, 2019 |

Officials in Elk River, Minn., issued a warning this week after one resident’s home security camera captured an image of what is believed to be a cougar.
FOX News

CBP: Girl From India Dies in Desert on Way to US

June 14, 2019 |

The body of a 7-year-old girl believed to be from India was found this week in a remote part of the Arizona desert just over the border with Mexico, a death that a Border Patrol official is calling “senseless,” reports the Daily Beast . Per a Customs and Border Protection statement…
Newser

US Says Video Shows Iranians Removing Mine From Tanker

June 14, 2019 |

The US says Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman Thursday—and it has proof to back up the claim. A video released by the US military’s Central Command late Thursday shows what American officials say was an Iranian Revolutionary Guard boat removing an…
Newser