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Former top Wall Street regulator turns to the blockchain

Gary Gensler was one of the top financial regulators in the Obama administration, the finance chief for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and, before both of those jobs, a partner at Goldman Sachs.<p>Now, like many other big names from business and government, he is plunging into the world …

Cryptocurrency

Researchers Developed A Material To Turn The Heat Your Electronics Generate Into Electricity

The electronic device you are reading this on is currently producing a modest to significant amount of waste heat. In fact, nearly 70% of the energy produced annually in the US is ultimately wasted as heat, much of it less than 100 degrees Celsius. The main culprits are computers and other …

Clean Energy

The Best Beaches in Southeast Asia, by Country

Paradise has a bad reputation in Southeast Asia. It’s been more than 20 years since Alex Garland’s <i>The Beach</i> first sent scores of backpackers along …

Asia Travel

The new blueprint for utility token ICOs in a sophisticated investor market

Perhaps by now a lot of the dumb money has been put into the ICO market and subsequently vanished? We are now seeing smarter money move in, thanks to …

Cryptocurrency

Neuroscience Explains Why You Need To Write Down Your Goals If You Actually Want To Achieve Them

I’m sure you’ve heard that if you want to achieve a goal, you need to write it down. I know it sounds a bit cliché, but it actually does work.<p>One of my studies, called “The Gender Gap and Goal-Setting,” found that both men and women need to do a much better job of writing down their goals (although …

The Brain

The Top 50 Cryptos With Moon Potential In 2018 | Top 25 Large & Small Cap Picks With Highest Upside

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have become incredibly popular amongst individual and institutional investors across the globe. For those …

Blockchain

Cheap web hosting services to help you claim a spot on the internet

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>If you don't have a website, you might as well …

Small Business

Cryptocurrency Exchange Develops An App And A Debit Card To Pay And Cash Out Cryptocurrencies

sponsoredA projects also bets on easing KYC process and providing access to many supported exchanges for cryptocurrency traders.In Nov. 2017, …

Cryptocurrency

This Free Online Class Teaches You How to Be a Less Toxic Person

If it were up to beloved Hollywood characters like Elle Woods, we would simply take a daily kickboxing class to boost our endorphins (which help make …

Happiness

These 7 Essential Oils for Varicose Veins Are Practically Magic

Did you know that almost 25% of adults deal with varicose veins, the raised, swollen, and often purplish-blue twisted veins that most frequently …

Alternative Medicine

5 New Brands That Prove Korean Skincare Is Still One to Watch

It’s no secret that Korean skincare has long been ahead of the game. According to insiders, the research that’s driving beauty innovation in Seoul is …

Skin Care

How 21 Year-Old USC Entrepreneur, Andrew Kozlovski, Turned Instagram Into A $10,000/Month Business

Your brain is the most important organ in your body. Without it, we cease to function. Every organ requires specific vitamins and minerals to support its health, stability, and focus.<p>Meet Andrew Kozlovski, a 21-year-old senior at the University of Southern California, and CEO of BrainzPower. But, …

Social Media

Pinduoduo: The $1.5B Startup Challenging E-Commerce Giant Alibaba In China's Towns And Villages

Alibaba has long dominated the China’s $370-billion online shopping market, but its digital malls have never been popular with 59-year-old Liu Liping.<p>With a monthly income of $470, Liu, a retired worker living in the northern city of Huhehaote, finds the selections on Alibaba’s sites a bit …

eCommerce

Verge cryptocurrency hack shows, no, blockchain isn't invincible

Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Verge (symbol: XVG) was apparently hacked Wednesday, with the attacker making off with around 250,000 coins with a …

Bitcoin

What If They ICO? Investors Seek Veto Power Over Future Token Sales

"I think it's fair to say that ICO-related language is making its way into term sheets."<p>The comment, made by a partner at a major venture capital …

Cryptocurrency

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Venture Capital Surges Into Crypto Startups

As the red-hot initial coin offering market comes under closer scrutiny from regulators, venture capitalist interest in crypto is also picking …

Cryptocurrency

Inside a $1.5 Billion Cryptocurrency Startup in Virginia

By JACOB DEMMITT, The Roanoke Times<p>BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Dan Larimer was broke, living in his parents' house, driving his mom's 2001 Nissan Altima …

Exec Who Published First Wall Street BTC Price Analysis Co-Founds Blockchain Fund

Former head of Wedbush Securities leaves company to co-found a Blockchain fund to support innovation.Sheri Kaiserman, the now former head of Wall …

Wall Street

How this retailer started with pickleball paddles and built a $33 million business on Amazon

Little Alexandria-based Amify is the 21st-century version of the thousands of enterprises that thrived around the railroads 150 years ago. Meatpackers, farmers and mail-order retailer Montgomery Ward are just a few examples of businesses that reached customers through the railroads.<p>Instead of …

eCommerce

5 Japanese Hot Spring Baths to Put on Your Bucket List

With Tokyo Fashion Week coming to a close, there is much to see and do outside of the collections—from the gardens to the shrines and the obligatory (and adorable) stationery store romps. However, few visitors know that across the volcanically active country lie thousands of natural hot springs …

Japan

Why China's Neo Can Do What No Other Cryptocurrency Can | Investopedia

Amid recent bans imposed by China, Neo has the potential to emerge as the cryptocurrency of choice in the heavily regulated nation, and perhaps …

$1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase isn't adding Ripple after all — and it's obvious why not

Post anything about Coinbase on Twitter, and you'll find a common thread in the replies: Users begging for the $1.6 billion startup to add the popular XRP cryptocurrency to its exchange.<p>So it's no shocker that the price of XRP surged after rumors spread that Coinbase would finally enable users to …

Cryptocurrency

SEC subpoenas show the SAFT approach to token sales is a bad idea

News broke this week that the SEC has been issuing a large number of subpoenas to Initial Coin Offering (ICO) issuers, targeting technology companies, and their investors and advisors.<p>Generally, subpoenas are the guided missiles of SEC enforcement actions. While the SEC has been making noises about …

This Big Cryptocurrency Acquisition Could Create a Wall Street-Style Financial Giant

<i>Circle, a cryptocurrency-focused financial-services firm, will announce today that it is buying crypto exchange Poloniex—a move that immediately</i> …

Cryptocurrency

The Woman Who Looked at Faces And Saw Dragons

Instead of human faces, she saw reptiles.<p>In July 2011, a woman presented at a psychiatric clinic in the Netherlands reporting something truly …

From smart bongs to home growing kits, the best marijuana tech gadgets

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Bitcoin.org Owner Asks the Community to Change Bitcoin’s Central PoW Algorithm

<b>This week the owner of the web portal Bitcoin.org and Bitcointalk, a pseudonym called Cobra wrote an open letter to the bitcoin community asking them</b> …

Bitcoin

How to Send Bitcoin on Lightning (The Early, Risky Way)

It's like the early days of bitcoin all over again.<p>Comprised of invite-only chat channels, alien terminology and warning signs at every turn, the …

Bitcoin

The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide News | Newspaper

The sponsor of the bill says that Republicans have blocked debate on the weapons bill for at least two years<p>The charges first came Monday following …