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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Managing Two People Who Hate Each Other

Managing people is never easy, but when the animosity between two of your direct reports escalates to the level of hatred, how do you minimize the drama and keep your team on track? Before you call for a professional mediator, remember that this is a fundamental part of your job as a manager. If …

Bitcoin Slips Following News Of Fresh Restrictions In China

Bitcoin, which has recently traded under $400 and over $500, shed more than 10% of its value over the past few days, falling from around $500 to under $440, before recovering slightly.<p>As has happened many times in recent months when it comes to Bitcoin price swings, this downturn is based in news …

Mt. Gox is Dead: Long Live Bitcoin?

The once massive bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is effectively dead after losing nearly $500 million worth of customers' money and filing for bankruptcy in Japan on Friday.<p>Naysayers have called Mt. Gox's failure the beginning of the end of bitcoin, while proponents of the virtual currency argue that the …

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Bitcoin’s Future Foretold By Developer Momentum

If you think developers predict the future then there is more reason to believe that Bitcoin is the real deal. The crypto currency is a hit with developers, according to data collected on GitHub by the founders of Bitcoin Pulse, a service recently launched that tracks Bitcoin adoption.<p>Bitcoin Pulse …

San Francisco hedge fund hiring a Bitcoin trader

A San Francisco hedge fund is seeking a new junior trader. Applicants need strong analytical skills, the freedom to work irregular hours, and familiarity with Excel.<p>Oh, and they should also be cryptocurrency experts.<p>It’s the first job posting we’ve seen for a Bitcoin trader, and yet another sign …

Zynga Has Begun Testing Accepting Payments In Bitcoin

The announcement has caused Bitcoin prices to surge back to $1,000 on the Mt. Gox exchange.<p>Zynga made the announcement exclusively on reddit. Bitpay, one of the largest Bitcoin payment processing firms, will handle the transactions.<p>Here's the full text:<p>We wanted to share with the r/bitcoin …

MELTDOWN: BITCOIN CRASHES TO $576

Currently, Bitcoin is back to the $700 level. This is still down a whopping 35%.<p>The sharp moves come in the wake of China's clampdown on the controversial digital currency.<p>Earlier this week, the People's Bank of China announced it was barring the country's banks from handling the Bitcoin. (That …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …