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Crypto exchange Kraken goes dark and user anxiety surges...
One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges was down more than 40 hours this week, causing clients to freak out. It was still down as of 4 p.m. Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-13 16:43 UTC
The comeback kid; Circuit City set for relaunch...
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Nearly a decade after it filed for bankruptcy, Circuit City is relaunching.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-12 06:25 UTC
South Korea's justice minister says preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading...
South Korea's justice minister said on Thursday the ministry is preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading through its exchanges.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 07:23 UTC
Bitcoin conference stops accepting bitcoin for tickets, oh the irony...
A bitcoin conference stopped accepting bitcoin to pay for tickets because of transaction fees and other processing issues, and the irony is painful.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 00:03 UTC
It Is Silly Season in the Land of Cryptocurrency...
The excitement about bitcoin and blockchain is sort of like the dot-com bubble if nobody in 2000 was quite sure what the internet was for.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-10 18:27 UTC
Goldman Sachs Gets Real About the Crypto-Craze...
Goldman says that bitcoin could succeed as a form of money, but the bar for entry into the currency basket remains high.
By viper1 on 2018-01-10 16:31 UTC
Billions worth Mt. Gox bitcoins 'not lost': someone doesn't want them found - RT source...
The hundreds of thousands of bitcoins stolen from the Mt. Gox exchange four years ago could be recovered, but there are powerful forces against it, according to bitcoin entrepreneur William Mook.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-10 05:13 UTC
UPDATE 1-Bitcoin slides as website drops S.Korea prices from virtual currency rates...
NEW YORK, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Bitcoin sank on Monday after website CoinMarketCap removed prices from South Korean exchanges from its calculations of digital currency rates without any warning, resulting in a steep drop in all virtual coins they track.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-08 19:10 UTC
Seagate, Western Union Surge on Speculation of Stakes in Ripple...
First it was Western Union Co. investors who got ripple fever. Now its stockholders of Seagate Technology Plc who are cashing in on speculation that the firm has ties to one of the hottest digital coins.
By viper1 on 2018-01-08 18:25 UTC
Whole Foods places new limits on suppliers, upsetting some small vendors...
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Valerie Gray, for instance, began selling her pasta sauce, Italian Heart’s Gourmet Foods, to the Whole Foods store in Reno, Nev., four years ago. For years, she said, the grocer allowed her to display 108 bottles of pasta sauce at a time. A professional photograph of Gray and her husband hung from
By viper1 on 2018-01-05 22:27 UTC
Comcast quietly fired hundreds in direct sales before Christmas...
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Comcast didn't announce the layoffs of its sales force. The Philadelphia-based cable and entertainment giant faces fierce competition from AT&T/DirecTV and internet streamers.
By viper1 on 2018-01-05 22:22 UTC
Visa bans several cryptocurrency-backed cards, leaving thousands in the lurch...
Visa ended its relationship with a large cryptocurrency card provider on Friday, causing thousands of people's transactions to be declined and scrambling to figure out how to access their money.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-05 20:46 UTC
Western Union Rips Higher Amid Rumor Of XRP Adoption (NYSE:WU) | Ripple...
What Happened: The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) shares spiked Friday afternoon as traders circulated a report that the company was in talks with Ripple to adopt its XRP...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-05 20:43 UTC
Sears is closing over 100 more stores...
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Sears Holdings told its employees Thursday that it will be closing over 100 more stores.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-05 05:18 UTC
Macy's announces 5,000 job cuts, 7 new store closures...
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Macy's is planning job cuts in some locations, closure of seven previously unidentified stores and other cost reductions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-05 05:18 UTC
Ripple co-founder is now richer than the Google founders on paper after cryptocurrency's surge...
Thanks to one digital currency's surge, the co-founder and executive chairman of Ripple is now one of the five richest people in America.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-04 19:59 UTC
Bitcoin price THREAT: SURGE in new cryptocurrency Ripple which is FAVOURED by BANKS...
BITCOIN is facing serious competition from Ripple with banks around the world. "We have over 100 banks working with Ripple today around the world" according to the company’s CEO Brad Garlinghouse.
By viper1 on 2018-01-04 03:27 UTC
Ripple XRP Beat Bitcoin As Best-Performing Cryptocurrency Of 2017...
Bitcoin-mania is running mild baby, because despite being the talk of the town when it came to cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin wasn't the best performing digital currency for 2017. In fact, its 1,000 percent rise wasn't even enough to put it among the 1
By viper1 on 2018-01-04 03:26 UTC
What's going on with Coinbase? Users threaten legal action as complaints met with silence...
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Coinbase users flock to Reddit to complain about transfer delays, and more. Some threads online have revealed that some users are now contemplating legal action. Coinbase officials have apologised for the issues - but remain largely silent.
By djanssen on 2018-01-03 06:50 UTC
US bars $1.2B Chinese acquisition of MoneyGram...
Money transfer company MoneyGram says its proposed acquisition by Chinese billionaire Jack Mas Ant Financial Services Group has been called off after a U.S. government security panel rejected the $1.2 billion deal.
By earlybird on 2018-01-03 05:05 UTC
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