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Crypto Investing Comes With a Big Risk: The Exchanges

Recent hacks show the vulnerability investors can face when buying speculative tokens on startup exchanges<p>Cryptocurrency traders are learning that where they buy and sell digital tokens can be just as risky as choosing a coin or picking a price.<p>Investors have lost more than $700 million this year …

Chile Adopts Blockchain Technology For National Energy Grid

The Chilean energy regulatory agency, the Comisión Nacional de Energía de Chile (CNE), has announced that it will implement Blockchain technology in …

Blockchain

Uh oh: Blockchain may not be as secure as we thought

Blockchain has the potential to transform our world. Experts insist the technology is “bigger than the internet,” but we may want to take a beat …

Blockchain

MIT developing scalable quantum computer based on five atoms that could end RSA encryption

Computer scientists from MIT and the University of Innsbruck in Austria have developed the first ever five-atom quantum computer, which could one day …

Hackers intercept two-factor authentication messages to empty bank accounts

A known vulnerability in a networking protocol used by mobile phone network providers has been exploited by hackers to intercept two-factor …

Google is testing a Chrome browser that adds post-quantum encryption - ExtremeTech

By on July 12, 2016 at 11:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In a truly forward-thinking move, …

Revolut now has a million customers for its banking alternative

Fintech startup Revolut has reached a big milestone. The company now has over a million customers across Europe two years and a half after launch.<p>The company says that customers have saved $160 million in foreign exchange fees compared to a traditional bank account (£120 million). The startup tries …

Rising Egyptian tennis star Hossam needs sponsor

<b>CAIRO:</b> Egypt’s Youssef Hossam, the only tennis player in Africa and the Arab world on the world junior rankings, is struggling to find a sponsor to …

Rite Aid posts 2nd-quarter profit, names new president

NEW YORK (AP) — Rite Aid Corp. reported a second-quarter profit on a hefty merger-related fee, though revenue fell as the drugstore chain again tries …

Bitcoin plunges sharply and suddenly

While no headlines can be directly tied to the plunge, about two hours earlier a Bloomberg headline cited a People's Bank of China official as suggesting the recent bitcoin regulation wasn't temporary.<p>The PBOC recently announced it was cracking down on bitcoin trading, and China's largest bitcoin …

3 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Your 100-Year-Old Self | Inc.com

Most people would not think it smart to take life or career advice from an unemployed person. If, like many, you believe that your worth is defined by your business (and your busy-ness), then your job may start to define you. It is hard to find common ground if the other person is without …

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss shares the 5 books that have influenced him most

Since writing his 2007 book "The 4-Hour Workweek," Tim Ferriss has built a career around collecting the, as he puts it, "tactics, routines, and habits," of the world's top performers, from Navy SEALs to entrepreneurs.<p>His new book "Tools of Titans" is a collection of those lessons, drawn from more …

Hedge funds struggle to justify their vast fees in the wake of Trump's election

THE American election earlier this month created ripples in the financial markets that were felt across the globe. The shock of Donald Trump’s victory represented a classic opportunity for the hedge fund managers who bet on global economic movements.<p>Already there have been reports of multi-million …

Egypt devalues currency by 48% to meet IMF demands for $12bn loan

Egypt has devalued its currency by 48% and announced that it will be allowed to float – measures that meet a key demand by the International Monetary Fund in order to secure a $12bn (£9.6bn) loan over three years to overhaul its ailing economy.<p>The devaluation pegged the Egyptian pound at 13 to the …

Economy

21 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Oil Prices 2016: Saudi Arabia Cuts Off Oil To Egypt

Saudi Aramco has discontinued shipping refined oil products to the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation, Egypt's state oil company, as of early …

3 tests for identifying hot startups most investors ignore

In the 1980s, venture capitalists relied heavily on intuition – and got away with it. The market permitted only a finite variety of tech businesses. VC’s could act on instinct because they were well informed oN the possibilities. It didn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that every PC needed …

Product Management

Billy Bush apologizes for crude comments about women in leaked Donald Trump audio

NBC "Today Show" co-anchor Billy Bush apologized for crude comments he and Donald Trump made about women in a shocking 2005 video The Washington Post published Friday.<p>"Obviously I'm embarrassed and ashamed," Bush said in a statement obtained by People Magazine. "It's no excuse, but this happened …

The SDR is poised to become the de facto global reserve currency

Less than a year after Obama's declaration of a new currency war, the IMF released a paper that is a blueprint for implementation of a new global reserve currency called the Special Drawing Right (SDR), or world money.<p>On December 1, 2015, the IMF announced that the Chinese yuan would be included in …

10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

These strategies won't just improve your happiness at work -- they'll improve your emotional intelligence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you …

Alert: Fintech revolution hits roadblocks

Financial technology, or "fintech" for short, is threatening to turn traditional financial fields like banking, lending, asset management and insurance upside down.<p><i>New</i> firms are using <i>new</i> mobile, social and digital technology to find <i>new</i> customers and offer them <i>new</i> financial products that meet their …

The Professor Who Was Right About Index Funds All Along

Burton Malkiel has been saying the same thing about investing for more than 40 years. What’s new is that a big chunk of the financial industry now …

7 Startups Making Life Easier for Small-Business Owners

Being a small- business owner just became a bit easier with these tools.<p>It takes one to know one--in personal and professional life! If you're a small business owner, depending on a startup to help make your life and job easier is a savvy move. Other small businesses have walked similar paths, know …

I Am Happily Married to God — as a Consecrated Virgin

Yes, I'm celibate. No, I'm not a nun.<p>One August morning, I walked to the front of the church in my white gown, nervous and excited. Family and friends stood in the pews of Queen of Apostles in Alexandria, Virginia. They smiled and wiped tears. The bishop began the ceremony. I was getting married — …

Relationships

Progressive Evangelical Female’s story of pornography and sexual addiction

Progressive Evangelical Female’s story of pornography and sexual addiction<p>September 10, 2016 by Bec Cranford-Smith<p>I am a progressive evangelical. I …

Tools That Will Make You Feel Like You Have a Personal Assistant

Use these apps and tools to achieve the perks of a personal assistant, without putting one on the payroll<p>One of the perks of achieving a high level of success in the corporate world (or of being a celebrity, I suppose) is being paired with a capable assistant who helps manage the most pressing, …

Surging Ahead: Fintech Startups In The Middle East

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Fintech, i.e. financial services technology, was the startup buzzword of 2015, with the sector boasting of over US$3 billion in venture investments, …

Tesla is selling $2 billion of its stock to accelerate its Model 3 production

Tesla is selling $2 billion of its stock to finance the increased production capacity needed to meet the demand for its new Model 3 car.<p>The Model 3 is expected to hit roads by the end of 2017. With a starting price of $35,000, it will be Tesla's first mid-priced vehicle. Tesla's other two vehicles, …

The CEO of a hot stock-trading startup had to defend his core mission, and it revealed a rift in the financial-tech world

Vlad Tenev's sparring partner was Jon Stein, the CEO of $700 million robo-advisory startup Betterment, who argued that letting everyday people manage their own investments was "crazy."<p>"We think people shouldn't actually be investing on their own," Stein said.<p>His position is self-interested, since …