Industry Report: Bitcoin Takes Over Television and Music

Bitcoin becomes the latest TV star, digital currency overruns the music industry, and a new competition is in the works for crypto-hounds. Want to catch up on your latest tech and digital currency news? Take a look at the stories below.
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STARTUP: A Bitcoin-Based Television Drama
A new drama called StartUp is set to begin a 10-week run on Sony’s streaming platform, Crackle. The plot will feature a group of computer hackers locked in a digital currency scam while fighting the FBI.
Brian Stoeckert of Stratis Advisory served as a consultant on the show. He said that the program will be a good way to educate the public on digital currencies, which in the long run still aren’t mainstream. ‘People have heard about digital currency, but they really don’t understand how it operates,’ he explained. ‘They just see it in the headlines. This is one way they can follow a storyline and get a unique perspective on it.’

This post was published at Bitcoinist on 2016/09/07.

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