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White House Considers Ripple as a Foil to China’s Bitcoin Dominance

Ripple is certainly divisive, seeming to catalyze an equal number of naysayers as it maintains influential fans. According to Chief Market Strategist, Cory Johnson, those fans may also include the highest office in US government. Media Professional Johnson, who joined Ripple Labs in March this year, has an extensive background in journalism. He founded basketball […]

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Why Warren Buffett is a ‘prime example’ of the failure of American capitalism

‘Warren Buffett should not be celebrated as an avatar of American capitalism; he should be decried as a prime example of its failure, a false prophet leading the nation toward more monopoly and inequality.’ That hot take comes from David Dayen, ripped from a deep dive published on Thursday in The Nation entitled, “The dirty […]

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Tuesday briefing: Major cyber-attack is inevitable, warns security chief | World news

Top story: Total protection from attacks is ‘impossible’ Morning everyone. I’m Martin Farrer bringing you the top stories today. A major cyber-attack targeting Britain’s electoral system or infrastructure is inevitable in the next two years, according to the man charged with trying to protect us from the threat. Speaking to the Guardian, Ciaran Martin, head […]

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The best prediction for 2018: Beware of conventional wisdom about the stock market and an election 10 months away

If you had said at the beginning of 2016 that the Chicago Cubs would win the Word Series and a reality TV star would take the White House, most people would have laughed in your face. And if you had said at the beginning of 2017 that the president would diss his own intelligence agencies […]

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Peter Thiel, Bitcoin Astronaut, Moves Markets with Crypto Moonshot

Featured Investor Peter Thiel has reportedly made an all-in, rather giant, bet on bitcoin. Mainstream financial press is reporting his venture capital fund purchased and held the digital asset through last year’s thousand percent-plus gains, making the decentralized currency one of his firm’s most valuable investments. Also read: Jimmy Song Uses Andreas Antonopoulos Model, Open […]

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Twenty Years Ago, Two Men Predicted Bitcoin

Reviews Clinton began his second term as President of the United States. Titanic dominated the box office. Hanson’s “MMMBop” stormed music charts. The year, 1997, also turned out to be when two cranks, fringe thinkers, wrote The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age (TSI), published by Simon & Schuster. Catastrophic impresarios James […]

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WikiLeaks Is Selling Aptly Themed CryptoKitties to Support Its Operations – The Merkle

WikiLeaks was one of the early cryptocurrency payment adopters to help put Bitcoin on the map. During a time of fundraising woes, the acceptance of Bitcoin has made a big impact for this site. The organization has now taken crypto donations a step further by embracing CryptoKitties. It’s a very interesting development, and it makes a lot of sense. WikiLeaks […]

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How Turkey, Iran, Russia, And India Are Playing The New Silk Roads

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, A pacified Syria is key to the economic integration of Eurasia through energy and transportation connections… Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani will hold a summit this Wednesday in Sochi to discuss Syria. Russia, Turkey and Iran are the three power players at the Astana […]

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