Virgin Galactic Stock Is Skyrocketing, Will Take Bitcoin to Shoot You Into Space
Feb21

Virgin Galactic Stock Is Skyrocketing, Will Take Bitcoin to Shoot You Into Space

Virgin Galactic is one of the leading ventures in the emerging private space race alongside companies such as Spacex. However, it is being compared now mostly to another Elon Musk creation – Tesla. This is because Virgin Galactic stock is skyrocketing as traders rush in to bet on the futuristic promise of space tourism. Its founder, the famous entrepreneur Richard Branson, announced that the company already accepted bitcoin for...

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Italian Police Report 223 Pirate IPTV Subscribers to the Judicial Authorities
Feb21

Italian Police Report 223 Pirate IPTV Subscribers to the Judicial Authorities

Last summer the pirate IPTV market was thrown into turmoil when Italian authorities took down Xtream-Codes. The IPTV management service was believed to be connected to 5,000 pirate services that catered to around 50 million end-users. The enforcement actions caused problems at many IPTV services, with IPTV traffic dropping by half, but in the weeks that followed many providers managed to recover. That doesn’t mean, however, that...

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Court Gives ‘Dynamic’ Pirate Site-Blocking the Green Light in Spain
Feb21

Court Gives ‘Dynamic’ Pirate Site-Blocking the Green Light in Spain

The unlicensed streaming of live sporting events has presented problems for rightsholders for years but more recently, with the rise of ‘pirate’ IPTV services, it has become a worldwide issue. The phenomenon is being tackled from multiple directions, from targeting third-party Kodi add-on and app developers to attacking systems such as Xtream-Codes. The overall aim, however, is to prevent end-users from accessing streams,...

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Boerse Stuttgart: New German Crypto Regulation Poised to Attract Institutional Investors
Feb20

Boerse Stuttgart: New German Crypto Regulation Poised to Attract Institutional Investors

Since the new German crypto regulation went into effect, financial institutions in Germany have been preparing to offer crypto custody services. Among them is Boerse Stuttgart, the country’s second-largest stock exchange. Having obtained a provisional license from BaFin, the regulator in charge of licensing crypto service providers, Boerse Stuttgart is preparing to offer crypto custody services to institutional investors. Also...

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Swiss Savers View Cryptocurrencies as Option, Now That Bank Accounts Don’t Save Them From Inflation
Feb20

Swiss Savers View Cryptocurrencies as Option, Now That Bank Accounts Don’t Save Them From Inflation

Cryptocurrencies are gradually becoming a viable alternative for savers in Switzerland, according to a new poll. The Alpine nation’s crypto-friendly business climate and increasing regulatory clarity makes them a relatively easy addition to investors’ portfolios. Many Swiss people can afford and regularly do put some money aside but bank accounts are no longer offering inflation protection. Also read: Swiss Financial...

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