Raymond Walcott

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A Sit-Down With Billionaire Bitcoin Mining Mogul Jihan Wu of Bitmain

Sitting down with Jihan Wu, one gets the sense that the crypto-tycoon might be more at home in a college AV club than in the ranks of the world’s …

Cryptocurrency

GM Exec Crashes Corvette Pace Car Into Wall At Belle Isle IndyCar Race

Listen. Driving a pace car can be stressful. You have to successfully lead a bunch of really fast cars around a race track behind the wheel of your …

General Motors

How to develop a business case for your project

Before any project gets off the ground, you will need to be able to develop a sound business case to present to decision makers. Here's everything …

Project Management

Self-made real estate millionaire: How to get into real estate on a $40,000 salary

According to real estate mogul Sidney Torres, you don't need a lot of money to flip your first property. And he knows from personal experience.<p>When …

Real Estate

Coinbase is shutting down GDAX to launch 'Pro' cryptocurrency exchange

Popular cryptocurrency exchange desk Coinbase has announced plans to shutter its digital asset platform GDAX to launch the brand new Coinbase Pro which will cater specifically to crypto-traders.<p>While both platforms will remain active for the time being, the idea is to phase out GDAX on June 29. The …

Cryptocurrency

The former CEO of Visa UK is joining a startup that wants to help people spend cryptocurrency

LONDON — The former CEO of Visa in the UK and Ireland has joined a new cryptocurrency startup that hopes to make spending crypto an everyday occurrence.<p>Marc O'Brien, who led Visa UK & Ireland from 2008 and 2014, has joined Crypterium as CEO. The startup, which was incorporated in Estonia last year, …

How to respond to ‘Tell me about yourself?’ during an interview

“So, tell me about yourself,” the job interviewer says. Your heart sinks instantly. Here’s how to respond to this question, even if you were hoping …

Employment

The 4 Most Costly Mistakes I've Made as an Entrepreneur--and How to Avoid Them

You might be making these common business mistakes - here's how to avoid them.<p>Running a business can feel like a rollercoaster--and you're bound to make mistakes. From hiring the wrong people to buying faulty products and services, I've made many mistakes while running my business.<p>And yet, my …

5 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Relationship When You're Swamped with Work

Don't compromise what's most important<p>When you're putting in long hours or otherwise under a lot of pressure at work, it can be difficult to find the time or energy to connect with your partner in a meaningful way.<p>At first, it might seem like the occasional canceled dinner or forgotten promise is …

French Company Creates Ethereum Mining Rig That Is Literally A Space Heater

I remember first mining Litecoin in 2013 with a quad-Radeon 290x rig and thinking “this is going to be <i>perfect</i> during the winter.” Those suckers sat comfortably at around 92C, and the “space heater” jokes among both gamers and miners were merciless. French computing company Qarnot, however, has …

Living Rooms

Mine cryptocurrency while you play with puzzle game AllMine

MyDream Interactive is bringing cryptocurrency mining to video games with the upcoming release of its new blockchain-based 3D mining title <b>AllMine</b>. …

Cryptocurrency

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

Why Cryptocurrency Is Gaining Steam in Retail — but Obstacles Remain

Even if you possess little knowledge about cryptocurrency, chances are, you’ve heard of bitcoin’s meteoric march.<p>The digital payment method is …

Woman goes on Tinder date completely naked - but her date doesn't notice for a long time

Deciding what to wear on a first date is hard. Some people spend ages rummaging through their wardrobes and getting opinions from their mates.<p>But one …

Relationships

Binance 101: Fees & Fine Print You Need to Know Before Trading Bitcoins & Other Cryptocurrencies

In just a few months, Binance has experienced explosive growth, overtaking its rivals to rank among the top three cryptocurrency exchanges in the …

Canada could become the world's bitcoin mining capital as China cracks down

LONDON — Canada is luring bitcoin mining companies to its shores as China, the current global hub of crypto mining, looks to crackdown on the sector's energy usage.<p>Several industry sources Business Insider spoke to this week said that bitcoin miners are thinking of moving to Canada after lobbying …

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

Kodak is the latest company to jump on blockchain. And one of the few that make sense

Okay, this one actually makes a lot of sense. Kodak today announced a blockchain platform called KodakOne that will feature a token named KodakCoin. This of course sent its stock skyrocketing, like Hooters before it.<p>Unlike a rewards program for an oddly-themed chain of restaurants (or defunct video …

Blockchain

Ethereum breaks new record by reaching $1,000 for the first time

Ethereum tokens (ethers) have reached $1,000 on multiple major exchanges for the first time ever. This is an all-time high and the result of a multiple-day rally. The total market capitalization of ethers currently available is now $100 billion.<p>And yet, ethers only represent around 13 percent of …

How to Forgive Someone Who Will Never Say Sorry

If a poisonous snake bites you, the bite can kill you, right?<p>Wrong.<p>It’s not the bite itself, but the venom inside of your body, that’s …

Inside the world of a Kenyan cryptocurrency miner

<b>(CNN) —</b> Eugene Mutai is well aware of the risks of mining virtual money. "Sometimes I ask myself: will the bubble pop?"<p>He's right to be -- cryptocurrencies are volatile. That hasn't stopped him from operating in this shadowy and controversial corner of the global financial system.<p>A few years ago …

Cryptocurrency

How to experience New York City like a local

New York City is more than a destination to check off your bucket list. It’s The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, and for many New Yorkers — …

The 29 cryptocurrencies with a market cap of more than $1 billion

Cryptocurrencies have exploded in the wake of bitcoin's surge in price and resulting boom in popularity.<p>There are now 29 cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, that have a market cap above $1 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.com.<p>Business Insider has rounded up all of those digital coins into a …

Crypto Watch: Cardano (ADA) Price Leaps 117% In 22 Hours, Surging Past IOTA With $10.4B Market Cap

<b>The “Ethereum of Japan” just leapt past IOTA to become the #6 largest cryptocurrency in the world with a new market cap of $10.4B.</b><p>[Ed note: Investing in cryptocoins or tokens is highly speculative and the market is largely unregulated. Anyone considering it should be prepared to lose their entire …

Cryptocurrency

First US bitcoin futures start trading at 6PM Eastern

Bitcoin is one step closer to becoming a part of the mainstream financial world. Cboe is launching the first US bitcoin futures exchange at 6PM Eastern, giving speculators a chance to bet on the value of the cryptocurrency through a listed (XBT), regulated entity. You don't use a digital wallet or …

Cryptocurrency

The Netherlands man who sold everything for bitcoin calls it the best decision he ever made — and now he's swarmed by fans who agree

Didi Taihuttu is loading a kids' bike and a playpen into his car when he answers the phone. He has sold the stuff on Marktplaats, the Dutch eBay, for 40 euros. "Now we have some money to buy sandwiches," he says.<p>The 39-year-old father of three was all over the news in recent months. He sold his …

TV shows

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engaged: 'She didn't even let me finish!' Couple describe 'sweet, natural and very romantic' proposal

It started with a blind date. They fell in love under the stars in Botswana. When the Queen’s corgis gave their seal of approval, a Royal wedding was inevitable.<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who announced their engagement on Monday morning, have told how they fell in love in a secret romance …

Prince Harry

The Boy Genius Behind the $28.5 Billion Cryptocurrency Ethereum | Inc.com

There are tons of twentysomething entrepreneurs all over the world, undoubtedly coding up the Next Big Thing this very moment.<p>And then there's Vitalik Buterin.<p>Unlike most men his age -- or any age, for that matter -- Buterin, 23, has invented a new kind of money, called Ethereum. It's currently …

Cryptocurrency

7 Reasons You Should Never Give Up On Life No Matter What

Life: the one thing in the universe that holds true intrinsic value. It perplexes me when someone is willing to give up on it. People commit suicide …

Man allegedly raped, murdered by Airbnb hosts in Australia

A 36-year-old man was allegedly murdered by three hosts who lived in the Airbnb he was renting.<p>Ramis Jonuzi reportedly booked a room on the popular …