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Ethereum founder warns cryptocurrencies 'could drop to near zero at any time'

• <b>The 24-year-old founder of Ethereum has warned that cryptocurrencies could drop at any time.</b>• <b><br>He added that nobody should invest more than they can afford to lose.</b>• <b><br>Ethereum is the second most valuable cryptocurrency.</b><p>The founder of Ethereum, the second most valuable cryptocurrency in the world, has …

Cryptocurrencies

Visa locks down prepaid cryptocurrency cards, hitting bitcoin and ethereum users

Shoppers using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum were hit after Visa locked down some pre-paid cards by blocking a single provider.<p>BitPay, …

This Guy You've Never Heard of Became the World's 5th Richest Person Yesterday. (I'll Bet You Already Know Why)

Hint: It rhymes with "smirtual blurrency."<p>Bitcoin, amirite?<p>Technically, I should probably say virtual currency.<p>Because it's this broader category, not bitcoin specifically, that vaulted a guy I'm willing to bet you've never heard of near the top of the pile--"net worth-wise," at least.<p>In fact, at …

New DNA vaccine could lead to a one-dose universal vaccine for the flu

One of the reasons it’s so difficult to create a cure for the flu is because the virus continually shape-shifts from year to year. That means getting annual flu shots, instead of a more permanent solution to the problem. Researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine may have just …

Bitcoin’s share of the crypto universe is the lowest it has ever been

Bitcoin’s share of the $628 billion cryptoasset universe has fallen to its lowest ever. While the price of the original and most popular digital coin has stumbled in recent weeks, the market value of others like ethereum and ripple has appreciated steadily, setting consecutive records, according to …

Construction workers just accidentally discovered 30 perfectly preserved dinosaur eggs

The holidays are all about happy surprises, and paleontologists got one heck of a shock earlier this week after learning about an unexpected …

Eggs

5 Incredibly Weird And Deadly Places You Didn't Hear About in School

It's a strange world out there.<p>There are plenty of amazing things in this world that you can read about in a textbook – think the pyramids, Pompeii, …

Ripple’s XRP saw the strongest growth of any cryptocurrency in 2017

The cryptocurrency Ripple surged on the final Friday of 2017, reaching a market cap of more than $86 billion, CNBC reports. Ripple, which is …

Market Cap

Ethereum Founder: Crypto Investors Need to Grow Up and Stop Flaunting Their Wealth Online

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin blasted cryptocurrency investors for becoming so obsessed with flaunting their newfound wealth that they are missing …

Blockchain Is Pumping New Life Into Old-School Companies Like IBM and Visa

Blockchain is getting bigger at Big Blue.<p>Demand for the technology, best known for supporting bitcoin, is growing so much that it will be one of the …

Indian apps seek way too many "dangerous permissions" on your phone

Indian apps may be a lot more dicier than you think.<p>A report by data privacy consultancy Arrka estimates that, on an average, apps from India seek 7.9 “dangerous permissions” from users, significantly higher than those from the US, for instance.<p>Dangerous permissions include those to access and …

Amazon and Microsoft employees caught up in sex trafficking sting

They brazenly sent emails to brothels and pimps from their company accounts.<p>The tech industry has a clear history of sexism and misogyny, but a recent <i>Newsweek</i> report highlights another problem. The publication got its hands on a slew of emails sent to brothels and pimps between 2014 and 2016 that …

Bitcoin Investors Are Having a Pretty Terrible Holiday Season

Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency, extended its decline over the long holiday weekend, failing to reverse a selloff that began after an …

Digital Coins Resume Selloff as Recovery Fizzles

The biggest cryptocurrencies resumed their decline on Sunday, failing to reverse a selloff that began when bitcoin’s unprecedented rally fell short …

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Bitcoin and almost every other cryptocurrency crashed hard today

Bitcoin has been on a tear this past with the value of the cryptocurrency jumping from $8,000 to nearly $20,000. Well that run hit an abrupt end today as the price crashed as much as 23 percent on Coinbase. The price briefly dipped below $12,000 on some exchanges at around 7:30 am London time.<p>The …

Bitcoin plummets in highly volatile trading

Cryptocurrency slumps 21 percent before recovering slightly<p>Bitcoin has slumped as much as 21 percent today, as investors also fled from other cryptocurrencies, notes <i>Bloomberg</i>. Bitcoin opened at $15,561, and tumbled to a low of $12,504 before recovering slightly to trade at $13,942 at the time of …

Report: Goldman Sachs to open cryptocurrency trading desk

Goldman Sachs is jumping into cryptocurrency with both feet. According to sources familiar with the matter, Goldman aims to have a new cryptocurrency trading desk up and running by the end of June, if not earlier.<p>Already, the bank is one of the first large players from Wall Street to devote …

Apple faces lawsuits over its intentional slowing of older iPhones

Plaintiffs from two separate class-action lawsuits claim Apple did not have user consent to slow iPhone performance and that it was forcing new purchases<p>Apple is facing lawsuits over the revelations that it intentionally slows down older iPhones without user consent.<p>Apple has admitted to slowing …

Class Action

Beverage companies are juicing their stocks by rebranding with cryptocurrency jargon

The price of Bitcoin came close to $20,000 this month, leaving investors willing to throw money at anything that seems cryptocurrency-related. Including drinks.<p>This week, two beverage companies—Long Island Ice Tea Corp and SkyPeople Fruit Juice—saw huge stock gains after renaming their companies …

Juicing

Switzerland says JP Morgan violated money-laundering rules

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss division of J.P. Morgan "seriously breached" anti-money laundering rules relating to the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund …