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China, Russia, USA in Race to Use Blockchain for Military Operations

A number of defense officials and armed forces across the globe are starting to look into blockchain’s potential in areas related to military activity. Militaries across the world are always looking for cutting-edge technologies to get a leg up on the competition. Blockchain is certainly not escaping scrutiny. Officials inside of defense agencies are particularly […]

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A Decade After Lehman Brothers Died: Mises, Satoshi, Bitcoin, and Wall Street Worship

Op-Ed September 15, 2018 brings the post-industrial financial world to a ten-year milestone. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was officially shuttered on this day in 2008, rocking the entire planet. The event occurred just 110 days before a revolution its collapse helped to spawn: Bitcoin. A little-known economic philosopher, Ludwig von Mises, tried to warn many years […]

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Coinbase: 42% of World’s Best Universities Offer Crypto Courses

News The ecosystem’s largest bank and quasi-exchange, Coinbase, commissioned a survey about higher education (students and faculty) attitudes toward crypto and blockchain. They found over 40% of leading universities around the world offer at least one course in blockchain or crypto, and 25% of all students, regardless of major, said they would consider taking classes […]

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The future of higher education could be less humanities classes, and how to avoid rising flight fees

Happy Friday, MarketWatchers! We made it through another week. Check out today’s top personal finance stories before heading out to the weekend. The depressing reason women out-earn men in these 7 places in the U.S. Men are paid more than women in nearly all of these 2,700 counties, with just a handful of exceptions. This […]

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Google Bans Cryptocurrency Ads, But Bitcoin Not Affected

Allen Scott · March 14, 2018 · 4:15 am Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Google has announced it will ban cryptocurrency and initial coin offering (ICO) promotional material from its ad platform. Google Cracks Down on Sketchy ICOs & Crypto Ads Alphabet Inc.’s Google explained the new policy will go into effect in June […]

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Is GPU-Based Cryptocurrency Mining at Risk of Extinction?

Nick Chong · March 14, 2018 · 4:00 pm The arrival of newly created ASICs and a large decrease in mining profitability has had an impact on the GPU mining market. Nvidia expects the demand for graphics cards to decrease over the course of this year as a result. What could this mean for the […]

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Experts Claim Ripple Could be the Next Bitcoin

James Levenson · March 8, 2018 · 3:00 am Analysts, traders, and investors are constantly looking for the next big thing. While Bitcoin is far from fading, other cryptocurrencies may emerge to replace it as the standard for digital financial transfers. One company that has made a lot of partnerships and gained a lot of […]

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