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$11,000 and Climbing: Bitcoin Is Experiencing a ‘Fairly Extraordinary' Bounce-Back

5 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Bitcoin traded above $11,000 for the first time in 15 months, recouping more than half of the parabolic increase that captured the attention of mainstream investors before the...
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Angry Nerd: Come On! We Can't 'Decentralize' Everything!

6 hours ago   |   Wired

Legal scholar Angela Walch calls it the "veil of decentralization," a way for companies to obscure responsibility for their creations.
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$11,000 and Climbing: Bitcoin Is Experiencing a ‘Fairly Extraordinary' Bounce-Back

8 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Bitcoin traded above $11,000 for the first time in 15 months, recouping more than half of the parabolic increase that captured the attention of mainstream investors before the...
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Why Blockchain ‘Hype' Needs to Stop

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Hype-tons if it-has long infiltrated the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, and IBM blockchain general manager Marie Wieck, for one, would like it to end. “Stop the hype”...
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To Diversity the Financial Industry, Break the Wheel: Broadsheet

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Trump's tariffs would affect women more than men, Kelly Craft has a confirmation hearing to become UN ambassador, and an update from our...
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A Bang Up Week for Ripple: CEO Daily

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Good Friday morning. Facebook may have gotten all the attention this week, but it's also been a bang up week for Ripple, which uses cryptocurrency to facilitate real time...
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What's Next in Blockchain? Ask This Teenage Engineer

3 days ago   |   Fortune

A 17-year-old, brain-computer interface developer is challenging people to rethink the possibilities of blockchain by creating her own encrypted interface where people can...
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The Real Reason for Facebook's New Cryptocurrency

3 days ago   |   NY Times

It's not about banking. Libra is the social network's last, best hope to regain public trust.
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Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency and Its Generational Divide - Data Sheet

4 days ago   |   Fortune

Facebook's Libra announcement notwithstanding, a generational divide-attributed more to commercial interests than age-remains between Team Blockchain/Cryptocurrencies and Team...
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A Bitcoin Prosecutor-Turned-Crypto VC on Facebook's Libra: The Broadsheet

4 days ago   |   Fortune

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Hope Hicks testifies without saying much, Google employees show up at Alphabet's shareholder meeting, and a prosecutor-turned-VC MP considers...
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Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion of student loan debt

Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion of student loan debt

The proposal goes further than the plan already unveiled by his Democratic primary rival Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Read more ...

Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion

Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion

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Mass. man charged with negligent homicide in NH crash that killed 7

Mass. man charged with negligent homicide in NH crash that killed 7

The driver of a pickup truck that collided with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven people and injuring three others, in New Hampshire is facing charges, authorities... Read more ...

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USWNT vs. Spain: Live score, updates, highlights from USA's World Cup...

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Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from the USWNT's knockout stage match against Spain in the 2019 Women's World Cup. Follow along here. Read more ...

SCOTUS strikes down ban on ‘scandalous' and ‘immoral' trademarks

SCOTUS strikes down ban on ‘scandalous' and ‘immoral' trademarks

An unusual configuration of justices from both ideological wings of the Supreme Court came together Monday to strike down provisions in federal law denying federal registration... Read more ...

U.S. Border Patrol Finds 4 Bodies, Including 3 Children, Near Rio Grande In...

U.S. Border Patrol Finds 4 Bodies, Including 3 Children, Near Rio Grande In Texas

An FBI agent calls it "an incredibly heartbreaking situation." Three of the deceased were children - one toddler and two infants - and the other was a 20-year-old woman. Read more ...

Siblings make history crossing Times Square on high wire 25 stories in the air

Siblings make history crossing Times Square on high wire 25 stories in the air

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Joe Biden: Congress Should Immediately Grant Citizenship To 'Dreamers'

Joe Biden: Congress Should Immediately Grant Citizenship To 'Dreamers'

The former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has unveiled his immigration policy outline. Read more ...

Adam Silver: NBA stopped using term ‘owner' years ago

Adam Silver: NBA stopped using term ‘owner' years ago

While some NBA teams have begun backing away from the term “owner” because of racial insensitivity, commissioner Adam Silver says the league hasn't used it in years. Multiple... Read more ...