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Investment Giant eToro Plans to Launch in U.S. With 10 Cryptocurrencies

Competition among services that let U.S. customers buy and sell cryptocurrency has heated up this year.<p>On Tuesday, the European brokerage giant eToro …

Cryptocurrency

Google is ready to take on start-ups with its own blockchain technology

If there’s a new technology around, it usually doesn’t take too long for Google to get involved.<p>Take the blockchain for instance. The distributed …

Blockchain

Report: Facebook could be launching its own version of bitcoin

Facebook is reportedly looking into launching its own cryptocurrency like bitcoin, according to sources close to the matter.<p>People familiar with the …

Social Media

The cryptocurrency attack featured on Silicon Valley is real, but it doesn’t work like that

The 51 percent attack doesn’t let you delete all of the users<p><i>Spoilers</i> <i>for the trailer</i><i>of</i> <i>Silicon Valley’s</i> <i>season finale</i><i>.</i><p>Tonight’s <i>Silicon Valley</i> season finale is titled “Fifty-One Percent,” and according to the trailer for the episode, it features a crazy twist centered on what’s called a 51 percent …

Silicon Valley

This Crypto Vending Machine Can Tell If You're 21 And Sell You Beer

"We're definitely not in the beer-vending business."<p>That might not be something you'd expect the marketing manager for a crypto tech company to …

Initial Coin Offering

Check out this property for sale on Rightmove!

Full description<p><b>Tenure:</b> Freehold<p>THIS 1930's MID TERRACE HOUSE has got to have some of the BEST VIEWS of LONDON in LONDON including 'The Shard', St …

Dining Rooms

An 'ugly Christmas sweater' company is making a fortune on these bitcoin and Ethereum sweaters — and the crypto crowd loves them

You might have guessed that the business at UglyChristmasSweater.com is seasonal, but there's one garment that's keeping the fashion faux pas in style year-round.<p>Fully-knit sweaters emblazoned with the logos of popular digital currencies, including bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin — known as "ugly …

Cryptocurrency

This bizarre little pod might be the future of electric cars, and its interior is just plain bonkers

Tesla may be leading the charge when it comes to electric cars but there’s plenty of other startups that are hoping for a piece of the pie as well. …

Arcade Games

Amazon wins patent for data feed marketplace that could include bitcoin transactions

Amazon Technologies has won a patent for a marketplace that offers data feeds, including bitcoin transactions.<p>The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on …

Cryptocurrency

EOS Price: How to Buy World’s Fifth Largest Cryptocurrency

It's moving fast.<p>Cryptocurrencies started 2018 with record numbers, but prices have fallen tremendously in recent months. Bitcoin is slowly …

Cryptocurrency

Hither Green 'burglary death' suspect to face no action

Richard Osborn-Brooks had been held on suspicion of murder after an intruder was stabbed in his home.

Stormy Daniels Turns Down Invites to White House Correspondents Dinner

Adult film star Stormy Daniels is so busy lately that she has reportedly turned down multiple invites to the White House Correspondents Dinner.<p><i>THR</i> …

How an Irish Court Ruling Could Affect U.S. Spying — ACLU

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News.. It may also be available on the …

Amazon was just granted a patent for tracking Bitcoin transactions and selling the data to the government

Back in 2014, Amazon filed a patent for a Streaming Data Marketplace which would allow them to gather online data streams, analyze and combine them …

Facebook moves billions of international user accounts to California to avoid European privacy law

The social media giant is jittery about the strict new rules imposed by the European Union.<p>In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Mark …

Privacy

Time to cash in on this crypto, according to the 13-year-old son of a money manager

Walk dogs. Open Stash account. Buy cryptos. Profit. Easy, right?<p>Well, that’s the plan one ambitious 13-year-old kid put in play, according to his …

Ethereum falls after rumors of a powerful mining chip surface

Rumors of a new ASIC mining rig from Bitmain have driven Ethereum prices well below their one-week high of $585. An ASIC – or Application-specific integrated circuit – in the cryptocurrency world is a chip that designers create for the specific purpose of mining a single currency. Early Bitcoin …

Bitcoin

A new Firefox add-on limits Facebook tracking

It's safe to say that Facebook's treatment of its users' personal data is front and center, with the recent revelations about Cambridge Analytica. Many users are going as far as to stop using the social network altogether. But Mozilla has another option: It's created an add-on called Facebook …

The Dark Web’s Favorite Currency Is Less Untraceable Than It Seems

As discerning dark web drug dealers and pseudonymous hackers have figured that Bitcoin is not magically private money, many have turned to Monero, a …

Your guide to cryptocurrency regulations around the world and where they are headed

Argentine Presidency | Reuters<p>Global regulators<p>Tomohiro Ohsumi | Bloomberg | Getty Images<p>Japan<p>Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images<p>United …

Why Do Whales Get So Big? Science May Have an Answer.

Marine mammals have evolved their whopping size for a reason—and it's not what we expected.<p>Land mammals can get plenty big, but to find the planet’s true giants, you'll have to take to the seas.<p>In a new study, scientists show why that is. Marine mammals "have to find a happy medium between getting …

Should you delete Facebook?

Following the certifiable shitshow at Facebook around revelations that data firm Cambridge Analytica harvested and exploited users’ data without their permission, many users declared they were through with the platform. The hashtag #deletefacebook spread rapidly on Twitter (another social network …

Opinion: Fooling all the people all the time: the rise of artificial intelligence and fake news

Modern artificial intelligence is way beyond playing chess; it has mastered Go and kicks butt in Dota 2, among other games.<p>What started as a test-lab …

With Facebook distracted, Google is going on the offensive

As Facebook’s top brass holed up yesterday to deal with the fallout from data privacy revelations that erased more than $50 billion in market value in two day, its top rival, Google, was addressing the two companies’ biggest clientele: the advertising industry.<p>“We hear you,” Matt Brittin, Google’s …

25 years ago, Republicans were more educated than Democrats. Now it's the opposite, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The more educated you are, the more likely you are to have Democratic leanings, a new Pew Research survey shows. However, it wasn't always that way.<p>The study, which is based on interviews with 10,000 registered American voters in 2017, shows voters with bachelors degrees are much more …

High School

CDs and vinyl are outselling digital music downloads

Digital music downloads began to outsell physical media since 2012. It took four more years for digital music revenue to surpass those from physical media as well. Then streaming happened, and last year generated more money in the US than all the other formats. Now, digital downloads are coming in …

How To Block All The Companies Tracking You On Facebook

Facebook is a great utility if you want to stay in touch with friends and family, share photos, and see what other people are up to in their lives. …

Dutch court rules that Bitcoin is a legitimate ‘transferable value’

A Dutch court has ruled in favor of a petitioner who was owed 0.591 BTC by a private company. Significantly, the judgement classifies Bitcoin as a “transferable value” – a strong sign towards the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies.<p>The petition was filed in a Dutch court by one Mr. JW de Vries …

A Nobel-winning economist is part of a team launching a low-volatility cryptocurrency

Last year, when the price of bitcoin rose 1,000%, you might have regretted not buying in. Now that it has fallen almost 40% so this year, perhaps you don’t have as many regrets. The murky trading and wrenching volatility of cryptocurrencies threaten their place as a fundamental plank of the future …