Category: News

  • Record Drop Down Jones Stock Index

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    The White House is “concerned” about the fall on US stock markets after the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 1,175 points. The leading US stock market index closed down 4.6% at 24,345.75. The White House said: “We’re always concerned when the market loses any value but we’re also confident in the economy’s fundamentals.” The […]

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  • Amtrak Train Collided With CSX Freight Train Injured More Then 100 People And Killed 2

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    An Amtrak train traveling from New York to Miami collided with a CSX freight train early Sunday morning in Lexington County, South Carolina, killing two Amtrak personnel and injuring more than 100, according to authorities. The crash overnight Sunday caused the lead engine and some passenger cars to derail, Amtrak said in a statement. There […]

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  • Big News Outlets Sold Their Soul To Facebook

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    Big news outlets stupidly sold their soul to Facebook. Desperate for the referral traffic Facebook dangled, they spent the past few years jumping through its hoops only to be cut out of the equation. Instead of developing an owned audience of homepage visitors and newsletter subscribers, they let Facebook brainwash readers into thinking it was […]

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  • Mark Zuckerberg Doesnt Want To Edit News On Facebook Since Users Can Do It Better

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    Mark Zuckerberg says he doesn’t want to censor the news on Facebook because users are best-positioned to judge the credibility of content. “What we try to do is get our community to tell us what matters to them. … People are smart. They know what they want and what’s good. And they can tell us that […]

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  • PHANTOM Blockchain Protocol Proposed By SPECTRE Creators

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    The researchers behind the SPECTRE and GHOST projects have proposed a new blockchain scalability protocol. Called PHANTOM, the protocol claims to provide transaction confirmation that is “secure under any throughput that the network can support” – smart contracts included. Authors Yonatan Sompolinsky and Dr. Aviv Zohar outlined the new protocol in a paper published this week, building […]

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  • Quants Creates AI And Blockchain Together In One Fund

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    In the case of KOIN, a committee consisting of people in the blockchain and financial markets divide the eligible stocks into four categories: cryptocurrency payees, mining enablers, solutions providers and blockchain adopters. Companies are then ranked within their categories based on a sentiment …

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  • Hyperledger Sawtooth Is Available For Businesses

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    Long considered one of the most promising code bases hosted by the Hyperledger blockchain consortium, Intel-contributed Sawtooth software is officially ready for enterprise use. Revealed today, version 1.0 of the technology provides what might be expected, features inspired by bitcoin and other public blockchains, but repositioned for enterprise. Yet, what its team of 50 contributors […]

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  • How To Use Blockchain To Beat Inequality

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    But the frenzy around Bitcoin obscures the fact that blockchain, the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies, is a much more general-purpose technology, one that holds the potential to revolutionize far more than just currency markets. The revolutionary potential of blockchain lies in its ability to …

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  • Bitcoin Trader Forced To Transfer Bitcoin At Gunpoint

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    But in a first for the UK, on Monday last week four men armed with guns broke into the home of a cryptocurrency trader and forced him to transfer Bitcoin to them at gunpoint, according to The Guardian. The incident took place in the sleepy village of Moulsford, Oxfordshire, at around 9:30 am. The village …

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  • 1500 Visitors At Blockchain Connect Conference

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    Near the entrance to the Palace of Fine Arts, a woman was handing out fliers promoting the initial coin offering for RecordGram, a project that’s aiming to put song rights on the blockchain. She was pitching to dozens of people who were trying to get into the Blockchain Connect Conference, but were held up because they […]

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