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Tron's 28-year-old CEO wants to use blockchain games and BitTorrent to decentralize the internet

Tron's 28-year-old CEO wants to use blockchain games and BitTorrent to decentralize the internet

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Justin Sun is the 28-year-old founder of Tron, a blockchain-based cryptocurrency platform that is integrating crypto into BitTorrent.
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Cboe's CEO says there's 1 pain point that's keeping out Wall Street's billions from the growth of bitcoin

Cboe's CEO says there's 1 pain point that's keeping out Wall Street's billions from the growth of bitcoin

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Ed Tilly, CEO at Cboe Global Markets, said that for bitcoin futures to truly grow, an exchange-traded note needs to be launched. Without an index for retail customers to trade...
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MIT and Stanford Professors Are Designing a Cryptocurrency to Top Bitcoin: Unit-e

5 days ago   |   Fortune

Some of the brightest minds in America are pooling their brain power to create a cryptocurrency that's designed to do what Bitcoin has proved incapable of: processing thousands...
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Grayscale Adds Ripple Competitor Stellar to Crypto Portfolio

5 days ago   |   Fortune

Grayscale Investments, the company behind the Bitcoin Investment Trust, announced on Thursday it will offer a fund to let professional investors gain exposure to Stellar and...
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Term Sheet - Tuesday, January 15

7 days ago   |   Fortune

BAKKT UP Good morning, Term Sheet readers. While we're all obsessing over Bitcoin's price fluctuations, blockchain technology keeps advancing in its shadows. At least that's...
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2018 Was the Year of the ‘Stablecoin.' Here's What to Expect in 2019

7 days ago   |   Fortune

Tether. USD Coin. Gemini Dollar. Basis . If 2018 was the year of the so-called stablecoin, or price-pegged cryptocurrency, then what will the new year bring? While it's...
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The Ledger: 2019 Cryptocurrency Predictions, Winklevoss Twins Talk Bitcoin, McKinsey on Blockchain

The Ledger: 2019 Cryptocurrency Predictions, Winklevoss Twins Talk Bitcoin, McKinsey on Blockchain

7 days ago   |   Fortune


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3 top crypto investors give their 2019 predictions for cryptocurrency

3 top crypto investors give their 2019 predictions for cryptocurrency

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

The cryptocurrency market was in disarray last year, but that doesn't mean the crypto world is all doom and gloom. Business Insider gathered comments from three prominent...
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Bakkt's New Acquisition Will Speed Its Plan to Streamline Consumer Payments

8 days ago   |   Fortune

Bakkt aims to make bitcoin trading safe for Wall Street. Now, a new acquisition confirms that the cryptocurrency trading company is speeding its plans to revolutionize the way...
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I want to buy pizza with Bitcoin again

I want to buy pizza with Bitcoin again

9 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Across the board, cryptocurrencies of all different types are being treated as investments, and that's holding the technology back.
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Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Pentagon to move ahead with a plan to limit transgender military service while lawsuits work their way through the courts. President... Read more ...

Los Angeles Teachers Union Reach Agreement With District Amid Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Union Reach Agreement With District Amid Strike

The strike has lasted six school days and impacted nearly half a million students. Read more ...

Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

PARIS - U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday. Brown was detained Monday on... Read more ...

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear A Second Amendment Case For The First Time In 9...

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear A Second Amendment Case For The First Time In 9 Years

The appeal was filed by three New York residents and New York's National Rifle Association. Read more ...

White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans After Pelosi Urged Delay

White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans After Pelosi Urged Delay

It's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will allow the president to address Congress amid the government shutdown. Trump was originally invited by the speaker to make... Read more ...

Chiefs fire defensive coordinator after Patriots' thrilling 37-31 win

Chiefs fire defensive coordinator after Patriots' thrilling 37-31 win

The Kansas City Chiefs announced that defensive coordinator Bob Sutton has been fired. Read more ...

Oscar nominations 2019: Full list of nominees, surprises, snubs

Oscar nominations 2019: Full list of nominees, surprises, snubs

Hollywood's award season gold rush reaches full gallop Tuesday with the announcement of nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards. Will dark horse “Bohemian Rhapsody”... Read more ...

Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly... Read more ...

Trump, chaperones support Covington Catholic students. School closed Tuesday

Trump, chaperones support Covington Catholic students. School closed Tuesday

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The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is...

The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is more cognizant than previously reported, her family's attorney reveals

Last month, a Phoenix, Arizona care facility made headlines when it was reported that a patient gave birth despite having been in a vegetative state. Now the woman's attorney... Read more ...