UEFA Criticized Over Allocation of UEFA Champions League Finals Tickets
The UEFA Champions League final next week in Paris is a hot ticket – and a significantly talked about one, too. Supporters and club officials alike have raised questions of fairness in regards to the process through which tickets to the event have been distributed. The final, scheduled for... Read more
After Rival Fan Fiasco, FC Barcelona Strips Ticket Transfer Rights
FC Barcelona reacted to the embarrassing sight of a stadium full of opposing fans by stripping ticket resale and transfer rights from its supporters for high-profile matches in the future. The team took the action after a reported 30,000 supporters of Eintracht Frankfurt made it to Camp Nou via... Read more
NFL Plans Five International Series Games for 2022
With its full schedule set to be announced this month, the National Football League got a head-start on things with the revealing of its international slate of contests for the 2022 season. Five games will take place outside the United States, including three in London, one in Mexico City,... Read more
How has the Finance Industry Boosted with the Emergence of Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is a virtual currency. Satoshi Nakamoto invented it in 2009. Interestingly, it’s not controlled by any central bank or government authority. This means that anyone can buy and sell bitcoins on exchanges without banks acting as middlemen. The growing fascination with this instrument has made the financial industry... Read more
Hedging the Inflation- Can Crypto/Bitcoin be an Answer?
On Tuesday, the SNB’s decision to unpeg its currency from the euro sent shockwaves through the financial markets. As a result, the franc appreciated by over 40% against the single currency, making Swiss exports significantly more expensive and thus less attractive. Consequently, investors moved their money into the ‘safety... Read more
Is Bitcoin Accepted as Travel Payments?
Travel is expensive no matter where you go, and it’s even more costly if you face international travel. Nowadays, people use their credit cards to make payments for flights and hotels. Breaking down the numbers will show that most credit card companies charge around 2-5% of additional fees on... Read more
Are the Prices of Bitcoin being Stabilized? If Yes, How?
In general, the price of bitcoin is not stabilized yet. In particular, it is still very volatile, as seen during June-July 2016. As usual with currencies, price stabilization happens only on a specific scale and over time scales. For Bitcoin, it is essential to wait for a new scaling... Read more
Why Did Bitcoin Reach its Peak and then Start to Fall?
Regarding the increasing number of hackers on the internet, increasing vulnerability of passwords and personal information, bitcoin is a currency that runs through cryptographic techniques. Bitcoin is not being circulated in reality but being traded online makes it vulnerable to hacking. Hackers are always seeking out vulnerabilities they can... Read more
How has Bitcoin Benefitted the Technology Industry all Over the World?
Bitcoin has given the world a new payment option and several innovative technologies. The article will discuss two of them, Lightning Network and Atomic Swaps. Both are based on blockchain systems and benefit the broader technology industry. These new technologies make financial exchange faster and cheaper than ever before... Read more
Live Nation, Oak View Group Partner on New Arena in Brazil
Live Nation Entertainment, Oak View Group, and GL events are partnering to develop a new 20,000 seat arena in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, which is expected to break ground next year and open in 2024. The development will be located in the city’s ANHEMBI entertainment district, which... Read more