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Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand | News

If you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand. If you’re interested in how our current cultural anxieties – climate catastrophe, decline of transatlantic political orders, resurgent nuclear terror – manifest themselves in apocalyptic visions, you’re interested in the place occupied by this distant archipelago of apparent peace and stability […]

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Five Siberian Power Plants Attracting Crypto Miners With Surplus Electricity

Mining Cryptocurrency miners will soon be able to benefit from surplus electricity and the cold climate at five power plants located in Siberia. Russian energy company En+, which owns those power plants, is already in talks with investors to build crypto mining farms near them. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 […]

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1950s prosperity or 1970s crash? Two ways a US interest rate rise could go | Business

An interest rates expert ponders outcomes for the US economy as the central bank looks set to end the era of cheap money ‘From the early 50s, there was a gradual upward trend in interest rates that did not interfere with economic growth.’ Photograph: Alamy Remember Quantum Leap? The sci-fi show where time traveling scientist […]

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Australia’s Major Banks Confirm They Won’t Ban Buying Bitcoin

Allen Scott · February 6, 2018 · 1:00 am Some of Australia’s biggest banks confirmed they won’t prevent customers from buying and selling Bitcoin with credit cards, unlike some of their counterparts in the UK and US.  ‘No Restrictions’ Following a different approach than Lloyds Banking Group, JP Morgan, Bank of America, and Citigroup, Australia’s […]

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Russia Developing System to Identify Crypto Miners but Considers Giving Them Tax Break

Mining A Russian ministry is preparing a bill for the regulation of cryptocurrency mining which reportedly includes a “special system” to detect crypto miners. In addition, there may be a 2-year tax break for miners as well as energy quotas and special tariffs. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies System […]

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Singapore Mall Sells Cryptocurrency Mining Hardware

Mining Cryptocurrency miners in Singapore can now buy their rigs pre-assembled right at the mall as more retail computer hardware shops enter this booming market. This is another strong sign of how retailers are diversifying away from their traditional costumers such as PC gamers, all due to the allure of cryptocurrency earnings. Also Read: Dr. […]

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China is making world-class wine for $320 a bottle and should you prepay your 2018 property taxes?

Happy Friday, MarketWatchers! Hope you all have great weekends. But first, the top personal finance stories of the day. Personal Finance Your airline overhead bins may now be reserved An American Airlines memo advises staff that space will be reserved for some carry-on baggage. They’re making world-class wine in China — at $320 a bottle […]

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Energy Company Hydro-Quebec Looks to Attract Bitcoin Miners

Hydro-Quebéc (HQ) is a public utility that manages the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Quebec, Canada, but it finds itself in a position of generating more power than its customers need. In an article from Le Journal de Québec, Éric Martel, president and CEO of HQ, relates how HQ is facing a death […]

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Blockchain Platform Would Create Symbiosis of Humans, AI, and Robots

Bitcoinist.net · January 19, 2018 · 8:30 pm Blockchain creates a symbiosis between humans, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics that would bring many new jobs. That is the belief behind Aitheon, a new Ethereum-based platform. “The idea of human/robot symbiosis is that both humans and robots have a place and that place is together,” Aitheon […]

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