Did Bitcoin Just Burst? How It Compares to History’s Big Bubbles

January 20, 2018

Bitcoin’s recent wobbles please give fresh necessity to a question that’s gripped sell commentators for much of the past year: Will the cryptocurrency go down as one of history’s most infamous bubbles, alongside tulipmania and the dot-com furor? The magnitude of Bitcoin’s boom( before it predicted by Cameron Winklevoss of Facebook fame, it could have a lot further to surge. Graphic: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not on Bitcoin skeptics abound….

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Trump Says Bannon Lost His Mind After Leaving White House

January 10, 2018

President Donald Trump denounced his former top strategist, Steve Bannon, on Wednesday in a dramatic breaking from the man regarded as an architect of Trump’s populist campaign. ” When he was fired, he not only lost his position, he lost his head ,” Trump said in a statement issued after the publication of excerpts of a brand-new volume in which Bannon criticizes the president and his family.” Now that he…

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From Bitcoin to Belize, Here Are Best and Worst Assets of 2017

December 30, 2017

It was a great year to maintain bitcoin, but a bad time to have been invested in the Uzbek soum. As 2017 gales to a open, a look at the wins and losers around the globe would point out that, broadly speaking, the riskiest resources performed well, with bullish feeling on display in stocks, emerging-market monarches and corporate debt. Securities generally seen as the safest and least volatile wagers —…

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Facebook’s fake news problem landed Zuckerberg dubious title of ‘Misinformer of the Year’

December 26, 2017

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets held accountable for his platform’s role in the fake report scenery with Media Matter’s “Misinformer of the Year” bestow . Image: Paul Marotta/ Getty Images Rupert Murdoch, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck. Those are some of the large-hearted media figures Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is joining with this year’s dubious difference of “Misinformer of the Year.” That’s the title given to the…

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State Attorneys General Are Google’s Next Headache

November 29, 2017

European regulators have come down hard-handed on Google for squelching tournament. The US Federal Trade Commission let the company off relatively easy in 2013. Antitrust exponents have predicted that the next threat would come from state attorneys general. Monday, that forecast came true, when Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley said he is investigating whether Google transgressed Missouri’s consumer-protection and antitrust laws. Hawley’s investigative subpoena challenged information about Google’s alleged manipulation…

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Bitcoin Crashes and Then Surges in Wild Weekend Action

November 29, 2017

Bitcoin is proving that investing in digital currencies isn’t for the swooning of heart. After plunging as much as 29 percentage from a record high-pitched following the cancellation of a technology upgrade on Nov. 8, the most significant cryptocurrency came roaring back in early trading Monday before fluctuating between gains and losses. ” Crypto trading is not for the novice investor ,” said John Spallanzani, chief macro strategist at GFI…

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The Latest on the Political Turmoil in Zimbabwe

November 26, 2017

Harare, Zimbabwe( AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s political turmoil( all times neighbourhood ): 11: 15 p.m. The director flog of Zimbabwe’s governing party says “I don’t see us failing to proceed with the impeachment” of President Robert Mugabe. Told by the party’s Central Committee to step down by midday Monday or face impeachment, Mugabe amazed the country Sunday night with an address on state-run television that did not announce…

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Do you own bitcoin? You could soon have some without even knowing it.

November 23, 2017

Woooo bitcoin ! Image: Getty Images/ iStockphoto First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then they invest in you. That’s the incident that bitcoin investors and admirers are facing. After years as an underground digital money and a flowing joke in the world of investment, bitcoin is abruptly attracting attention from the ones who once called it a defraud: the large-scale institutions of finance,…

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Offshore cash helped fund Steve Bannon’s attacks on Hillary Clinton

November 13, 2017

Robert Mercer, whose spending assisted Donald Trumps election win, use levy haven of Bermuda to evade US taxes Eighteen a few months ago guiding Donald Trump to election win, Steve Bannon delivered the opening shot in the ruthless Republican campaign to paint their Democratic adversary as corrupt. The future White House chief strategist rendered a book in May 2015 accusing Hillary Clinton of trading promotes for donations to her philanthropic…

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Facebook Is Still In Denial About Fake News

November 13, 2017

This afternoon–after months of deflections and evasions and many paeans about the ability of community–Facebook will attempt to explain itself to lawmakers. The company’s general counsel, Colin Stretch, will witness before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing, along with executives from Twitter Inc. and Google Inc ., about the scope of Kremlin-connected propaganda on the world’s largest social network. Among interesting thing, Stretch will say that the well-known Russian misinformation mill,…

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Snap Will Overhaul Its App Just Nine Months After Its IPO

November 12, 2017

Evan Spiegel said Tuesday in his prepared remarks to investors.” We’re willing to take that risk for what we believe are substantial long-term an advantage to our business .” As a part of the modernize, Snapchat is building an algorithm to show people a personalized version of the narratives they might wishing to. Spiegel didn’t impart many details, except to say that the intimate nature of Snapchat — discussions between…

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London finally has a zero-waste and zero-plastic shop

November 8, 2017

The future of banking fits in the palm of your hand! But is it all that brand-new ? Image: monzo Banking doesn’t usually invigorate chat-up cables in saloon, or nightclub-style virtual queues of young people looking for a quick mode in. But one London-based startup has managed to become quite those discussions starter in London’s pubs and beyond. Monzo lives entirely on your phone and is geared toward a generation…

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Twitter removes anti-abortion political ad proving, it can fight hate speech if it wants to

November 8, 2017

Rep. Marsha Blackburn during the Republican National Convention Image: Alex Wong/ Getty Images UPDATE: Oct. 10, 2017, 6:35 p.m. EDT Twitter has overruled the present decision and is now time allow the ad to be promoted through its platform. is this some bad-faith self-own so they can tell us they have to remain “hands-off” running their platform? — John Herrman (@ jwherrman) October 9, 2017 Rep. Blackburn reportedly shared her…

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Michael Bloomberg: Brexit is stupidest thing any country has done besides Trump

November 8, 2017

Exclusive: Billionaire media mogul says it is hard to understand why a country doing so well want to get wrecking it Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former mayor of New York, has said Brexit is the” single stupidest thing any country has in the past done” apart from the election of the members of Donald Trump as US president. Bloomberg was contended that” it is really hard to…

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Every Facebook user will soon have a second News Feed

November 2, 2017

Another Facebook News Feed is coming . Image: brittany herbert/ mashable Congratulations, Facebook user! There’s a brand-new Facebook News Feed coming your way. Facebook’s “Explore” feed is now rolling out to all users after months of testing in the mobile app, TechCrunch reported Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Facebook outsources its fake report question to Wikipedia–and an legion of human moderators The tab will show posts from Facebook Pages the subscribers does…

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Trump drops down Forbes 400 list of richest Americans

November 2, 2017

Trump’s honour periods of massive fortune are diminishing . Image: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/ AFP/ Getty Images President Donald Trump was a loser on Forbes ‘ annual 400 richest Americans list. He was 156 on last year’s index, when he was worth $3.7 billion. On this year’s roll, liberated Tuesday, he dropped to 248. Now he’s merely worth $3.1 billion. In 2015, his fortune was worth $4.5 billion. SEE ALSO: Trump…

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Bitcoin Can Now Buy You Citizenship in One of the Worlds Happiest Countries

November 1, 2017

Got some bitcoin burning a loophole in your digital purse? And paradise on the head? You could use it to buy two seconds passport. Vanuatu, a South Pacific archipelago of some 80 islands, will now let outsiders use the volatile cryptocurrency to apply for so-called investment citizenship. Forking over the equivalent of about $280,000, and your family of up to four can receive passports from what the New Economics Foundation,…

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As Trump turns his back on the world, the stage is set for President Xi | Larry Elliott

October 27, 2017

The newly emboldened Chinese president will exploit US isolationism, writes Larry Elliott, the Guardian economics editor It was a symbolic minute. High in the Swiss Alps, before an audience of the super-rich gathered for their annual shindig in Davos, China’s Xi Jinping the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong. But his tough path on anything that smackings of dissent at home has been is in accordance with a much…

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Bitcoin surges past $5,000 per coin

October 24, 2017

Image: GeniusKp/ shutterstock It has happened: A single Bitcoin, the same digital cryptocoin that you could’ve bought for got a couple of cents less than ten years ago, is now merit more than $5,000. This isn’t the first time Bitcoin intersected this milestone — at some exchanges, it was briefly over $5,000 on Sept. 2 before aggressively pulling back that same day. But this time, it transgressed through with ease…

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AT&T’s DirecTV Is Giving Refunds on NFL Packages Due to Protests

October 23, 2017

Subscribers to AT& T Inc.’s DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket who want to cancel the service because of football players’ national anthem complains can get refunds, is in accordance with customer services representatives. The protests, which started with some players kneeling during the course of its anthem to protest racial inequality, has expanded to squads and even proprietors relating limbs in a show of unity. The questions has been exaggerated by…

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