Bitcoin News Mash-Up: New Acquisition; Gamble Warn; and More

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Bitcoin News Mash-Up

Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day

Global Arena Holding Acquires Blockchain Technologies Corporation

Broker dealer firm Global Arena Holding (GAH) recently acquired Blockchain Technologies Corporation (BTC), becoming one of the leading public traded companies to have associated with the Bitcoin blockchain ecosystem. The acquisition further brought a range of BTC’s wholly owned subsidiaries, including: Slidechain LLC, Digital Assets Vending Inc, Cryptos, and others. You can read the full story here.

Hacker Demands Bitcoin Ransom for Private Customer Data

A recent successful hack into the Plex’s private customer database led the video streaming website on hacker’s mercy. According to the available details, the online criminal threatened to leak the stolen on data on public file sharing platforms if not paid 9.5 Bitcoin by a specific date. You can read the full story here.

Bitcoin Gaming Websites to Face Regulations in UK

The UK Gambling Commission has recently issued a warning to local Bitcoin gaming websites to get the necessary license of face strict legal action. The reminder was issued in the wake of UK’s recent take on Bitcoin, in which the regulators said that the digital currency is not a legal tender. However, the gambling companies are not exempted from getting licenses to operate. You can read the full story here.