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That Apple-Goldman Sachs Credit Card is a Poor Substitute for a Secure Bitcoin Wallet

2 hours 39 minutes ago

The security design of bitcoin transactions already made the new Goldman Sachs and Apple credit card obsolete before it even came out. Tripp Mickle, Liz Hoffman, and Peter Rudegeair reported for the Wall Street Journal Thursday: “Apple Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. plan to start issuing this spring a joint credit card paired with new iPhone features that will help users manage their money. “The card will be rolled out to employees for testing in the next few weeks and officially launch later this year, according to people familiar with the matter.” The Verge’s Jon Porter writes: “The main

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Wes Messamore

Mammoth Dow Jones Rally Should Follow End to US-China Trade War

3 hours 31 minutes ago

According to an exclusive Reuters report, the U.S. and China are moving rapidly to establish a comprehensive trade deal, a move that could fuel the rally of the Dow Jones to continue on across the upcoming months. New Trade Deal Bodes Well for the Ongoing Dow Recovery Sources close to the negotiation told Reuters that the trade talks have seen most progress in recent weeks despite the heavy demands outlined by President Donald Trump. The core issues the Trump administration has laid out for the Chinese government to address pertain to the structure of the economy of China. Hence, creating

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Joseph Young

Ethereum Condemns ‘Toxic’ Behavior That Caused Developer’s Abrupt Exit

3 hours 42 minutes ago

In an open letter, tens of prominent Ethereum community leaders have spoken out against the “toxic” behavior prefacing Parity developer Afri Schoedon’s recent resignation. Heartfelt, it references Jameson Lopp, swatted in 2017. Lopp’s case is an “awful example of the intimidation that can be wrought in the midst of very heated debates.” Afri Schoedon ‘Far From The First’ Crypto Casualty It also lists other examples within the Ethereum community, such as Taylor Monahan’s alleged support for VeChain. Monahan responded to the negativity only to be told: “What?? You can’t just wave off any and all criticism by throwing ‘misogyny’ labels

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P. H. Madore

Dow at 26,000? Not So Fast – US Stock Market Tumbles as VIX Bounces

4 hours 32 minutes ago

The Dow and U.S. stock market traded lower on Thursday after lackluster data offset renewed optimism that China and the United States were making strides on a new trade agreement. US Stock Market Eyes Biggest Drop in Two Weeks All of Wall Street’s major benchmarks reported declines midday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding 72 points, or 0.3%, to 25,881.99. The blue-chip index was down nearly 100 points earlier in the day, a carryover from a dismal pre-market session for Dow futures. Shares of DowDuPont (DD) fell 1.9% to lead the index lower. Nike Inc. (NKE) fell 1.4% and

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Sam Bourgi

Why Zion Williamson’s Knee Injury Sent Nike Shares into a Tailspin

4 hours 52 minutes ago

Zion Williamson has built a reputation for being a physical powerhouse, with various highlight reels of his performance showing just how much of a dominating force he can be. He’s earned the approval of notable celebrities, with names like Stephen Curry, LeBron James, and former President Barack Obama singing his praises. However, it would seem that the basketball prodigy is set to become a major financial influence as well. On February 20, while playing in a high-profile rivalry game against the University of North Carolina, the Duke University forward, who is projected to be the first pick in the upcoming

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Jimmy Aki

10 Times Elon Musk Tweets Gave Tesla Investors Migraines

4 hours 53 minutes ago

Tesla billionaire Elon Musk is a reluctant media darling whose every tweet and comment is heavily scrutinized. Musk has chafed under the white-hot glare of the invasive press, leaving Tesla investors to sometimes question his mercurial leadership. CCN chronicles 10 times that Musk’s tweets have given caused panic for Tesla shareholders and fans. 1. Musk Flippantly Mulls Taking Tesla Private In August 2018, Elon Musk made headlines after flippantly suggesting that he was considering taking Tesla private at $420 a share — which was a 20% premium to the company’s stock price at the time. Am considering taking Tesla private at $420.

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Samantha Chang

Facebook’s Crypto Division Might Build a Blockchain Identity System: Mark Zuckerberg

5 hours 7 minutes ago

Weighed down by countless accusations of user-data violations, crypto-curious Facebook has signaled that it could turn to blockchain technology for some tasks. In a video discussion, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain, that the social media giant could integrate blockchain technology into the platform’s login and data sharing systems. This would allow its billions of users to enforce control on the apps that access their data, profiles, and pages. Additionally, the technology would empower users with regards to the amount of data they share. Facebook Interested in Using Blockchain to Boot Intermediaries – Apple are you

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Mark Emem

Want to Kickstart the Next Bitcoin Bullrun? Stop Hodling and Start Spending

5 hours 59 minutes ago

As a crypto-community, we’re all guilty of trying to predict the next bitcoin bull-run. Just wait until the bitcoin ETF is approved! It’ll explode when Wall Street embraces crypto. Bitcoin will soar when pension funds start buying bitcoin. JP Morgan’s new cryptocurrency will send prices higher! (Just kidding). Instead of sitting around waiting for these institutional changes (which may or may not even happen), we can do something ourselves. Start spending bitcoin. One sure-fire way to increase bitcoin’s price is to increase demand for crypto payments. The more active bitcoin becomes, the more we prove it’s a viable alternative to

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Ben Brown

‘Samsung Blockchain Wallet’ Will Tutor You to Store Your Bitcoin, Ethereum on Galaxy S10

6 hours 50 minutes ago

The phrase “crypto wallet” has not been used during the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Fold at the electronics giant’s high-profile presentation in San Francisco on February 20. Instead, the company pushed the product as a private crypto key storage and an all-in-one blockchain platform called Knox, confusing some users on the core applications of the feature. The official Samsung Galaxy S10 blockchain tutorial on the device shared by Heslin Kim, a cryptocurrency analyst based in South Korea, shows a native cryptocurrency wallet as a part of Knox called Samsung Blockchain Wallet. The Samsung Blockchain Wallet features Bitcoin

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Joseph Young

Dow, Bitcoin Bleed Lower as Weak Economic Data Saps Trade Deal Optimism

7 hours 20 minutes ago

The US stock market endured steady losses on Thursday, leaving the Dow’s eight-week winning streak on the ropes. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, continued to mount an unsuccessful push toward $4,000 that has left most crypto assets in the red. Dow Fails to Break Through 26,000 Dow futures traded up throughout much of the pre-market session, putting the index within striking distance of the 26,000 point milestone. However, Wall Street turned sour ahead of the opening bell, and all three major US stock indices dropped when the market opened. As of 10:17 am ET, the Dow had lost 68.12 points, recovering

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Josiah Wilmoth

BitWings ICO Reveals the First Ultra-Secure Mining Smartphone

7 hours 23 minutes ago

Wings Mobile, the Spanish virtual mobile operator, has revealed the development of the world’s first ultra-secure, crypto-mining smartphone – “The Simply Sexy” Wings WX™ – which will have its official unveiling at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from the 25 to 28 February 2019. This ultra-secure smartphone can generate up to 2 ETH a month without any power consumption. Wings received the ALCI AWARD for ‘Best Technological Design’ for their state-of-the-art smartphones, supporting their reputation as an innovative software developer and high-end smartphone and laptop producer. During the Wings ICO, which starts in May 2019, a limited edition of

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Press Release

10 Reasons Bitcoin Will Party Like 2017 for a Massive Bull Run in 2019

8 hours 9 minutes ago

Many are wondering if we’re seeing the beginning of a 2019 Bitcoin bull run. After a bloody 2018 for the world’s first and most highly valued cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is starting off 2019 with some major traction on what appears to be quite solid ground. Is This The Start of A 2019 Bitcoin Bull Run? Bitcoin’s price reached a 40-day high of USD$4,000 Tuesday. Bitcoin transaction volume reached a 9-month high as well. The total market value of the cryptocoin industry surged $15 billion in 48 hours. The beginning of another Bitcoin bull run is far from a certainty. But it

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Wes Messamore

Elon Musk Jokes about Giving Satoshi a Nobel Prize, Reveals Bitcoin Balance

9 hours 9 minutes ago

Wall Street is abuzz with rumors that Apple might dip into its $245 billion war chest to purchase electric vehicle giant Tesla, but all Crypto Twitter wants to talk about is what Elon Musk thinks about bitcoin – and its pseudonymous creator. Tesla CEO Doesn’t Have Much Crypto, But He Owns Bitcoin Just one day after heaping praise on bitcoin during the latest episode of the ARK Invest podcast, Musk revealed that he still owns a relatively small amount of cryptocurrency. All of it, he said, is denominated in bitcoin. Responding to a report that he had called bitcoin “brilliant”

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Josiah Wilmoth

Cashfree has Built Modern Mobile Payment App With Local Shoppers in Mind

9 hours 58 minutes ago

Cashfree, a mobile payment app, is set to take the fintech world by storm. The Cashfree app simplifies the lives of everyone in the local community, eliminating the burden of carrying cash, slow payments and the hassle of dealing with third party service providers and card terminals. Disruption is rife within the fintech world and Cashfree’s simple QR code payment solution is an example of a flexible, innovative company offering an alternative to the big players who dominate the market today. Cashfree reduces financial risk for merchants and consumers and removes the need for middlemen for a simple transaction. Merchants

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Press Release

Bernie Sanders Raises $5.9 Million in a Single Day as Trump’s Most Significant Challenger

10 hours 6 minutes ago

Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) is joining what is shaping up to become the most crowded and most diverse field of presidential candidates ever to be presented by the Democrat party, with the likes of Sen. Kamala Harris (California), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts), Sen. Corey Booker (New Jersey). President Trump sent out a dubious welcome to Sanders, who he derides as “Crazy Bernie” on Twitter, saying he wished the Vermont Senator well in the crowded presidential election race. Not long after, the Senator fired back. Crazy Bernie has just entered the race. I wish him well! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)

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Jimmy Aki

Trump’s US Govt Shutdown Grounds Southwest Airlines as Q1 Revenues Fall $60 Million

10 hours 41 minutes ago

Shares of Southwest Airlines fell sharply on Wednesday after the low-cost carrier disclosed that the government shutdown which lasted for 35 days had a larger impact than previously thought. In a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Southwest Airlines indicated that the estimated revenue impact of the shutdown had increased by up to six times. Shares of the low-cost carrier consequently fell by over 5% in early trading to below $55. Southwest Airlines had Expected Negative Revenue Impact, Just not this Big While reporting earnings last month the low-cost carrier had projected a drop in revenue of between $10 to

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Mark Emem

How Apple Lost Its Edge: ‘Most Innovative Companies’ Rankings Dethrones iPhone Maker from #1 to Dismal #17

11 hours 42 minutes ago

It’s been a rough year for Apple. iPhone sales are down 15%. The stock price got crushed. And now the company has lost its top spot on Fast Company’s list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies. The iPhone maker is replaced at number one by Chinese “super app” Meituan Dianping. The top ten is rounded out with notable appearances from Twitch, Square, and Disney. So how did Apple, the world’s biggest company on the planet, lose its edge? Our #FCMostInnovative is the definitive list of who matters in 2019. We hope you’re as inspired learning from these businesses as we

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Ben Brown

Elon Musk Bashed, Once Again, Over Tesla Tweet; Will He Ever Learn?

12 hours 55 minutes ago

When it comes to Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is one of many who keeps messing up. We’ve all done it. Tweeted something that didn’t make sense, and only after we hit the enter key did we have our “dang it” moment. While laypersons may not face much fallout from such screw-ups, people like Elon Musk can draw immediate ire, condemnation, and trigger haters to point out all flaws. Musk’s latest Twitter gaffe came Wednesday afternoon when the tech tycoon had to issue a follow-up tweet stating, “I meant to say…” Musk’s situation is particularly precarious. Tesla is under the

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Tedra DeSue

KuCoin Launches Platform 2.0 with Advanced API and Various Order Types

13 hours 11 minutes ago

KuCoin, one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, has officially launched KuCoin Platform 2.0. In addition to brand-new interfaces for the KuCoin website, iOS and Android Apps, Platform 2.0 brings plenty of new features like a new WebSocket API, Stop Orders, Device Trust System, and SNS push notifications. KuCoin 2.0 is much more than a single exchange, it is a dynamic, secure and malleable trading platform that is able to provide stable and efficient services to KuCoin’s 5 million global users. “This upgrade is another milestone after our $20 million round A funding from IDG Capital, Matrix Partners, and NGC,”

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Press Release

Bitmax.Io Offers a Great Alternative for Margin Traders

13 hours 51 minutes ago

The cryptocurrency market has been slow this past month. There have been days where the price of Bitcoin has moved less than 1%, unusual for the typically volatile asset. With such little movement, major trading opportunities are few and far between and margin trading has become a popular means to turn a profit. Many traders now rely on margin trading to make ends meet, and most of the volume has gone to BitMEX. However, BitMEX may not be the best option for margin trading. The volume of shorts is on the rise, and BitMEX uses BTC as its key currency.

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