BTC.com News Digest: Crypto thriller, salaries in Bitcoin, Banks investing in blockchain & mining in Montana
18th of June 2018, read the highlights of the latest cryptocurrency and blockchain news.
Staying up to date with all the latest crypto news can be overwhelming. Screening through Reddit’s home page, Twitter’s feed and keeping up with your favorite Youtuber can be tiresome. Just sit back with a cup of coffee, we’re here to digest some of the top crypto news of the week for you.
Bitcoin Thriller ‘Crypto’
Do you think that cryptocurrencies are a hot topic? Hollywood is embracing the cryptocurrency space and is currently filming the thriller “Crypto” in the streets of New York. The plot revolves around an anti-money laundering agent, an art dealer and a crypto enthusiast and will be released in 2019. Would you pay for those movie tickets with crypto? 😉
Salaries in Bitcoin
Happy with your current employment benefits? Software companies are under worldwide pressure to innovate in order to attract and retain the best employees in the IT space. As such, an Israel based company is now negotiating in order to be able to pay their employees’s salaries in Bitcoins. What would you do? Would you like to be paid in bitcoin?
Banks invested in Blockchain
While banks often appear to be against the crypto industry, they’ve massively invested in blockchain applications. Banks are spending a lot of money to investigate and implement blockchain projects while keeping cryptocurrencies at the door. Do you think that blockchain technology will save the banks, allowing them to remain relevant actors of the financial system?
Mining in Montana
Regulators in Montana prefer to be safe than sorry and have decided to not take any rushed decision and to not regulate the mining activity in Montana. Realizing their lack of knowledge in the subject, they’ve decided to learn more about the matter before regulating the space. The state of Montana has been an attractive base for bitcoin mining operations due to its cold weather, reducing the need for artificial cooling of mining rigs, and affordable electricity cost. Would you consider to move your mining operations to the beautiful state of Montana? 🛠
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