The Future of Bitcoin Conference 2017

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. As the world is learning to accept Bitcoin as a Global[…]

Terror at 30,000 feet: I can’t get the WiFi to work

The woman on the seatback screen makes it look so easy. Just grab your iPad, plug in your headphones and connect. But it’s not. that way for everyone. (Geof Wheelwright photo for Geekwire) SOMEWHERE OVER MEMPHIS – I’ve never been a fan of tech support. Perhaps it comes from having survived the most grueling, intense[…]

The NCAA needs to help college esports grow

GUEST: As esports at all levels continues to earn mainstream credibility, one segment is poised for explosive growth – collegiate esports. How colleges and universities will manage esports is an important question. Esports has the potential to be a significant revenue generator at the collegiate level, it on par with money-making college sports like football and basketball. The[…]

Russia’s Central Bank Drafting Proposal to Classify Bitcoins as Digital Goods

The Central Bank of Russia has proposed classifying cryptocurrencies including bitcoin as digital goods for tax purposes, according to local publications. The draft proposal is due in one month. Also read: Russia Considers Recognizing Bitcoin in 2018 to Fight Money Laundering Classifying Bitcoins as Digital Goods The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Russia,[…]

As Amazon flirts with $1,000/share, shareholder questions Jeff Bezos about stock split

The Method-2 robot’s arms stretch wide with Amazon’s billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, at the controls. (Jeff Bezos via Twitter) Amazon stock is close to hitting $1,000 per share for the first time, another indication of the e-commerce giant’s growing strength. As Amazon trumpeted its 2016 accomplishments at its annual shareholder meeting this week, the company’s stock[…]