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Facebook hit back at a former executive Chamath Palihapitiya who said the company “programs” people — Quartz

After a thinly-veiled criticism of the company for “ripping apart the social fabric” by a former executive went viral, Facebook has decided to weigh in. Ex-vice president of user growth Chamath Palihapitiya said in November that he felt “tremendous guilt” about being involved in building tools that exploit human psychology—”program you,” in his words—and undermine […]

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JP Morgan: Bitcoin Futures Likely to Lend Legitimacy to Bitcoin as a Store of Value

In a surprising development for the international holding company, JP Morgan have announced that Bitcoin could be on the verge of turning into a more traditional asset class. Analyst Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou at the financial powerhouse told the Telegraph that the CBOE Global Markets and CME Group proposals to offer Bitcoin futures…  … has the potential […]

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Paul Tudor Jones: “This Market, Which Is Reminiscent Of The 1999 Bubble, Is On The Verge Of A Significant Change”

Just hours after Neil Chriss announced that his $2.2 billion Hutchin Hill hedge fund is shuttering due to underperformance and admitted that “we fought hard, but did not deliver the performance that you expected from us”, another legendary hedge fund announced it was undergoing a significant restructuring as a result of relentless investor withdrawals: citing […]

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Square Cash App Users Trial New Buy and Sell Bitcoin Feature

News The San Francisco-based financial services company and merchant services aggregator, Square, has launched a new pilot feature on the Square Cash app that allows users to buy and sell bitcoin. Also Read: Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan: “Bitcoin is What Used to be Called Fiat Money” Payment Giant Square Pilots a Buy, Sell and Hold Bitcoin […]

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Iran Is Preparing Infrastructure For Bitcoin Adoption

Amid rising speculation whether Catalonia will adopt some cryptocurrency should it follow through with plans for independence, and in the context of articles such as this from Vice that “Russia is going all in on bitcoin”, one country appears to be preparing to accept bitcoin as digital legal tender: Iran. In an interview published last […]

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