Someone Found a Use for Bitcoin. Russian Hackers!

July 18, 2018

Bitcoin is a pain to expend. It is energy-guzzling, perilously slow and, with the prospect of dazzling returns( at the least until recently ), perhaps best to HODL’ til you withdraw. But Bitcoin can count at least one group of spendthrifts among its users: Russian hackers accused of hacking in the 2016 election. According to an indictment liberated Friday by the DOJ, the Russian intelligence officers who orchestrated the 2016…

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Big Tech Isnt the Problem With Homelessness. Its All of Us

July 17, 2018

Tent cities, like this one in Los Angeles, have proliferated in urban centers of the West Coast. That reason? It’s cheaper than an emergency room visit. “In the highest-risk people, they are able to offset the costs, ” Kushel mentions. And in the remainder, the best available research announces Housing First might not save money–but it &# x27; s better spent on prevention than on emergency room. Permanent supportive housing,…

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Inside the Crypto World’s Biggest Scandal

July 14, 2018

One day in the spring of 2010, Kathleen McCaffrey, a sophomore at New York University, received an summon from a stranger called Arthur Breitman. On the basis of what Breitman had been told about her political persuasion by a reciprocal acquaintance, he envisioned she might want to join his monthly lunch for classical liberals.( Breitman had also insured a photo of McCaffrey and saw she was pretty .) McCaffrey, the…

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Teen M3 arsonist jailed for four years

July 13, 2018

At Winchester Crown Court, Judge Keith Cutler said Elger was “a very bright boy and for some reason he takes to burgling the school, blackmailing the headteacher and inducing incendiary devices and shedding them off motorway bridges”. Image caption The motorway was closed for 11 hours after a substance was thrown from a bridge Judge Cutler, who hoisted reporting restrictions on determining the teenager, supposed Elger had written in a…

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These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women: Part 1

July 12, 2018

For the last several years, we’ve compiled profiles of the status of women founders and investors at the end of each year because they’ve either heightened substantial amounts of money or otherwise reached notable milestones. This year, we don’t want to wait until December. We’re too excited about the progress we’re witnessing, with women-led startups get seed, Series A or later-stage fund every week — all while top enterprise firms…

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Cryptocurrencies Fall as Korean Exchange Says $32 Million of Coins Stolen

July 11, 2018

Cryptocurrencies declined after the second South Korean exchange in as many weeks said it was the main victims of a crime, refreshing frights about the safety of digital-asset trading venues. Bithumb, ranked seventh in the world by traded appreciate on Coinmarketcap.com, said here on Wednesday that about 35 billion won ($ 32 million) merit of coins were stolen. The exchange said it will compensate victims, adding that it has halted…

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This Guy Wont Stop Trolling His Neighborhood With Fake Posters, And People Cant Stop Laughing

July 10, 2018

They create humorous and bizarre posters for various weird products and services. “I knew I wasn’t sassy enough to establish traditional memes. So I came up with the idea to make absurd material […] and act as though I simply encountered it on the street.” Alan told Bored Panda . “They’re inspired by anything I appreciate or anything I might be thinking about.[ Likewise] as someone who’s fought with mental…

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21 Moments That’ll Make You Go “Oooh That Sucks”

July 9, 2018

There have been better days. 1 Pin It Via Mikesam2 01 2 Pin It Via Cubatahavana 3 Pin It Via amannv2 4 “Bitcoin mining farm gets flooded” Pin It Via heytherebud4 20 5 “Shaking the paprika to break up bigger chunks…” Pin It Via LordFigTree 6 Pin It Via 03Shael 7 Pin It Via Mikesam2 01 8 “Our anti-theft motion detector light was stolen last night” Pin It Via GanbaRicey…

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Facebook reverses its crypto ad ban

July 8, 2018

As there’s clearly too much ad revenue potential to ignore, Facebook today announced it’s reversing its cryptocurrency ad ban effective immediately. The decision comes with a few caveats, however. The corporation tells it will allow ads and related content from” pre-approved advisers ,” but will still not permit ads promoting binary the possibilities and initial coin offerings. Facebook had first enacted the ban in January, announcing at the time that…

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Andreessen Horowitz has a new crypto fund and its first female general partner is running it with Chris Dixon

July 7, 2018

Silicon Valley powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz( a16z) has some large-scale, and bigger, report today. First, it closed a dedicated crypto fund late last week from a subset of its limited spouses, who’ve supported the firm with $300 million in capital commitments. The fund had become the worst-kept secret in the undertaking industry, largely because so many other undertaking firms are trying to figure out their own related strategies and have been…

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ Restaurant Tweet Was Illegal, Says Ex-Ethics Chief

July 5, 2018

Sanders complained on her @PressSec Twitter account Saturday about the Red Hen restaurant that refused to serve her Friday, she tweeted, because “I work for @POTUS. ” Restaurant owner Stephanie Wilkinson told The Washington Post that Sanders was told to leave because the business has “certain standards” to upheld ,~ ATAGEND “such as honesty and empathy and cooperation.” In an interview Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union, ” Rep….

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Trump Says He Gave Kim Jong Un His Direct Number. Never Do That

July 4, 2018

Days after President Donald Trump met with Northern korean despot Kim Jong Un in Singapore, the president touted the strength of the two leaders’ relationship. “I can now call him, ” he told reporters at the White House on Friday. “I rendered him a very direct amount. He can now call me if he has any difficulty. We have communication.” The US and North koreans have an extremely complicated and…

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Thailand Leads in Crypto by Skipping the Big Debate

July 4, 2018

Securities, or not securities. That is the crypto question. Except in Thailand. While regulators around the world have coped with the issue of what category digital monies and resources fall into, Thailand has hop-skip the debate altogether. Instead, employing situations of emergency decree that came into effect earlier this year, authorities wrote a totally new law. The result is the Securities and Exchange Commission is trying to ten-strike a balanced…

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Jack Dorsey’s Twitter, Square Are Both on theVerge of Doubling This Year

July 2, 2018

In 2018, it pays to be on Square Inc . and received a virtual-currency license in New York, and climbed to another evidence on Wednesday. Investors have also been optimistic about Twitter’s nascent turnaround. The company’s pushing to add more live video and personalized content appears to be starting to pay off, boosting revenue and profit by luring users and advertisers. Dorsey has been outlook the platform as a region…

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Crypto Collapse Spreads WithHundreds of Coins Plungingin Value

July 2, 2018

The meltdown in Bitcoin is weighing on more than the most difficult cryptocurrency. Over 80 percent of 1,586 digital coins Finder.com racetracks in a weekly survey declined in price in the past seven days. The tokens fell 19 percent on average, Finder.com found in the week ended June 25. Trading volume lowered as well, refusing by 6 percentage from the previous week, Finder.com mentioned. Bitcoin, Tether, Ether, EOS and Bitcoin…

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SEC says bitcoin and ether aren’t securities

June 29, 2018

Clarity is good . Image: ULRICH BAUMGARTEN/ GETTY The world of cryptocurrency just got some much needed good news. With the prices of bitcoin and ether on a steady downward trend, the Protection and Exchange Commission today supplied hodlers with a twinkling of hope: Neither of the cryptocurrencies are considered protections. SEE ALSO: The only good thing to come out of Bitcoin is this inventory artwork “cat-o-nine-tail” So reports CNBC,…

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