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Ripple is going after startups to build an ecosystem around the XRP cryptocurrency...
Former head of Facebook's developer network leads 'Xpring' initiative to expand the $28B cryptocurrency
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-14 15:50 UTC
CBS sues controlling shareholder Redstone to stop Viacom merger plan...
CBS Corp on Monday filed a lawsuit to stop controlling shareholder Shari Redstone continuing with her plan to merge it with Viacom Inc , saying such a deal would harm its shareholders.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-14 15:31 UTC
Ripple claims success in first pilot trials of XRP for cross-border payments...
Ripple is claiming promising results from the first pilot trials by remittance platforms of its digital asset XRP as a medium of exchange.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-14 03:05 UTC
Mark Zuckerberg once made a $100 million investment in a major US city to help fix its schools now the mayor says the effort 'parachuted' in and failed...
The Facebook founder gave $100 million to reform Newark Public Schools, and other philanthropists later matched that, bringing the total donation to $200 million.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-12 19:14 UTC
Ripple: XRP Payment Pilots Cut Fees by 40-70 Percent...
Ripple's xRapid pilot program results found that customers saved both money and time when compared to traditional cross-border transactions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 17:59 UTC
Critics say these devices could ruin Ethereum and weaken faith in cryptocurrency altogether...
So far, the device of choice to mine the ethereum cryptocurrency has been the traditional computer graphics card. That could soon change when specialized devices commonly known as "ASICs" are introduced later this year, which are much more efficient at mining cryptocurrencies than graphics cards.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 17:58 UTC
MARKETS: Nvidia warns of a drop in crypto revenue, which is ominous for bitcoin...
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 16:52 UTC
Bitcoin Plunges On Crypto Exchange Raid Ahead Of Blockchain Week...
Bitcoin plunged to a three-week low after South Korean prosecutors raided the country's largest cryptocurrency exchange over fraud concerns, just before the start of Blockchain Week New York. The post Bitcoin Plunges On Crypto Exchange Raid Ahead Of B
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 16:52 UTC
8,200 BTC Moved From Mt. Gox Wallet, Possible Sell-Off Affects Bitcoin Price...
The Mt. Gox trustee, who was tasked to sell about 200,000 bitcoin after the bankruptcy of the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, is suspected to have dumped another 8,000 bitcoin on the cryptocurrency market. Domino Effect As CCN reported yester
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 14:53 UTC
Is the Stock Market on the Verge of a Major Summer Selloff?...
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The market feels like it's on the cusp of making a big move higher or lower this summer. Get prepared via TheStreet's founder Jim Cramer's monthly Action Alerts PLUS members call on May 15.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 14:47 UTC
Bitcoin Price Plunges As Fundstrat's Tom Lee Sets $64,000 Price Target For 2019...
Bitcoin's price plunged more than 5 percent on May 11, ending a two-week rally for the largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Ironically, the dip came just as crypto bulls have been outdoing each other in setting outsized bitcoin price targets for both
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 14:46 UTC
The world will have a global cryptocurrency, but it won't be bitcoin, says ex-Goldman president Gary Cohn...
"It will be a more easily understood cryptocurrency," he said. "It will probably have some blockchain technology behind it, but it will be much more easily understood how it's created, how it moves and how people can use it."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-09 02:09 UTC
Why NYSE's Parent Company Is Building a Bitcoin Exchange...
Looks like the New York Stock Exchange wants to be ahead of the pack. The owner of the NYSE has been building an online trading platform to allow its institutional investors to buy and hold Bitcoin, according to The New York Times. Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of NYSE,
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-09 00:18 UTC
Exclusive: Comcast prepares all-cash bid to gate-crash Disney-Fox deal - sources...
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(Reuters) - U.S. cable operator Comcast Corp is asking investment banks to increase a bridge financing facility by as much as $60 billion so it can make an all-cash offer for the media assets that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co for $52 billion, three people
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-08 01:58 UTC
The Lie That Won't Die: 'Poor Borrowers Caused The Financial Crisis'...
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Once again, critics of the Community Reinvestment Act are claiming that the CRA forced banks to offer risky mortgages to minorities and the poor, resulting in the global financial collapse. Except, it's not true.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-06 18:55 UTC
Redstone makes concessions on Viacom CEO in bid to clinch CBS deal - sources...
CBS and Viacom set up special board committees to explore a merger in February, a move that would reunite the companies split by Sumner Redstone more than a decade ago. The merger would combine CBS’s television network, local TV stations and Showtime cable network with Viacom’s cable networks,
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-06 00:29 UTC
Roubini Explodes: "Bitcoin is Bullshit"...
Nouriel Roubini exploded this past week during a panel discussion on cryptocurrencies at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles:"There is no decentralization, it's just bullshit: Roubini said, adding that a blockchain is just
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-06 00:09 UTC
XRP: How Big Will This Be?...
Volume is picking up again; market caps are expanding once more. And now, the regulatory climate worldwide can be faced with greater certainty. How large will the crypto market become? In my last
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-04 22:25 UTC
Unemployment Falls to 18 Year Low Despite Smaller Than Expected Jobs Gains in April...
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Economists had forecast nonfarm payrolls to grow by 192,000 and unemployment to tick down from 4.1 percent to 4.0 percent.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-04 13:57 UTC
Starwood's former CEO tells us the one lesson he learned from negotiating with Trump...
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Former CEO of Starwood, Frits Van Paasschen dealt with Trump before he became president - he spoke to Business Insider about how to do deals with a man like Tru
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-03 14:59 UTC
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