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The Top 6 Value ETFs for Smart Investors

Bargain hunters should look closely at these exchange-traded funds.<p>Everyone likes a bargain, and value investors understand that they can take …

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Some food for thought.<p><b>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to snacks to help them power through a study session. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our favorites! 🍫</b><p>1. Taco Popcorn<p>All you need to make good old popcorn much less boring is taco seasoning.<p>Get the …

Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain

While news agencies talk about whether Bitcoin is a bubble or not, we are witnessing an important breakthrough with the developments that blockchain …

Blockchain

Plasma Can Save Ethereum From CryptoKitty Level Congestion

Earlier this year, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and Lightning co-author Joseph Poon announced Plasma, a second-layer scaling infrastructure …

Blockchain

Ethereum Sharding: Overview and Finality

In Ethereum Casper 101 [1], Jon Choi gave a great clear overview of Casper and <i>why</i> explicit finality can be beneficial to scalability. The aim of this …

Blockchain

Robert Bosch bets on IOTA

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC), the venture arm of the German industrial giant Bosch, recently announced that it purchased a "significant number" of MIOTA tokens, according to …

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3 Ways the Stock Market Could Tank, According to Experts

And how you can protect yourself.<p>It’s said that bull markets don’t die of old age, which explains why this market keeps chugging along despite being …

Stock Markets

Why smart contracts and blockchains are coming sooner than you think

For centuries, massive, critical components of our global economy have been organized around legacy infrastructure. Vastly important industries, like government and finance, continue to stagnate behind the capabilities of modern technologies, a demonstration of how complex and regulated systems …

An Explanation of Ripple’s XRP Escrow

To provide additional predictability to the XRP supply, Ripple has locked 55 billion XRP (55% of the total possible supply) into a series of escrows. …

Want to really understand how bitcoin works? Here’s a gentle primer

Ars goes deep on the breakthrough online payment network.<p>The soaring price of bitcoin—the virtual currency is now worth more than $250 billion—has …

The Next Bitcoin? Take A Hard Look At IOTA

Recently we took you through a few ways to capitalize on the bitcoin (COIN) craze without actually investing in it the digital currency directly. A …

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Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before, Because You Deserve to Sleep In

It's good to fall into a routine every morning that allows you to set yourself up for the day, and it's especially smart to include breakfast in that pattern. When you have a belly full of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, you'll be unstoppable for the rest of the day. These easy, healthy …

31 January Recipes for a Healthy Start to the New Year

January: The notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! Though you can obviously plan healthy meals for every month of the year, we’re betting that eating healthy in January tops your list of priorities. If you’re trying to eat clean this month, it can be hard to know where to …