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August 1st is Bitcoin’s Judgement Day: “Bitcoin may Need to Die”

Posted on June 17th, 2017.

Vinny Lingham, CEO of Civic Keys, thinks August 1, the proposed date for the Bitcoin scaling, is not an independence day for the trailblazer of cryptocurrencies – but in fact a judgement day. In a Twitter post on early Thursday morning, the crypto investor and analysis pundit wrote that: “Bitcoin may need to “die”...

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BREAKING: Bitcoin Miners Reach Scaling Agreement for SegWit Upgrade + 2MB Blocksize Increase

Posted on May 23rd, 2017.

A total of 56 companies that represent 83.28% of bitcoin’s hashing power have reached a consensus to deploy the Segwit2Mb protocol upgrade for bitcoin. An announcement by the Digital Currency Group today reads: “We agree to immediately support the following parallel upgrades to the bitcoin protocol, which will be deployed simultaneously...

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Analysis

Stock Pick: DryShips Dividend and Key Metrics can Start Attract Momentum

Posted on April 18th, 2017.

DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS) has had a rough run in the past few weeks. The stock price has declined by over three quarters in the last one month. However this rapid decline in the stock price hides the strong key metrics which the company boasts. The company has a number of drybulk carriers and offshore vessels which provide transportation of...

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Blockchains And The War on Cash

Posted on March 20th, 2017.

Currently, India faces devastating cash problems, unique and unprecedented especially for a country of its size. Governments of countries with highly developed financial systems too have proposed to scrape bank notes or at least decommission the highest denominations. In India, the government announced overnight their two largest...

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How to Make Money Freelancing

Posted on March 17th, 2017.

Freelancing and independent contracting is growing more and more prevalent in the United States and worldwide. Gone are many of the traditional 9 to 5 jobs and onsite work hours. Freelancing is an attractive option for individuals looking for flexibility and a constant change of scene. But how can individuals make money freelancing? Good...

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FinTech Adoption Slower Than Expected

Posted on March 17th, 2017.

The chief executive of Holocentric has said that while there is no shortage of innovation in the FinTech industry, adoption is taking place at a much slower pace due to integration issues. In a report from FinTech Business, Bruce Nixon said: “With any new technology, there is hype and prototyping and testing and a lot of start-ups...

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The Fed’s rate rise: Three questions investors need to ask themselves NOW

Posted on March 15th, 2017.

There are three key questions investors now need to ask themselves in the wake of the Fed’s interest rate hike (up from 0.75% to 1%), affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. deVere Group’s founder and CEO, Nigel Green, is commenting after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for...

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The Next Edison: How to Come Up with an Ingenious Business Idea

Posted on March 14th, 2017.

It’s more daunting today to start a new business than it was a couple of hundred years ago. Before the age of mass media, most people were blissfully unaware of the lives of other entrepreneurs and would do things their own way. Today, however, every inventor hears nonstop about the brilliance of Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and the...

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Why Bitcoin is Not Truly Anonymous

Posted on March 10th, 2017.

The notion that Bitcoin is completely anonymous is a widespread one. It is also incorrect even though transactions involving Bitcoin do not involve the transmission of personal information. It is possible for Bitcoin owners to protect their identity to a certain extent, but not completely. An individual can spend Bitcoin without using...

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Are You Sabotaging Your Success?

Posted on March 9th, 2017.

Every person has an inner critic. That annoying voice that rears its ugly head with accusations of not being good or smart enough to experience success. This critic has a loud voice that brings to your attention things that are not true. You can’t handle a promotion. You don’t deserve to have money, a loving relationship, a...

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Alternatives to your retirement plan (401k)

Posted on March 9th, 2017.

You should be on the lookout for alternatives to the traditional retirement saving plan, known in the US as the 401k. Your 401k funds can’t be accessed for early retirement without penalty, and they are exposed to the market. If your salary increases or decreases, the money you set aside is often the same amount, which gives you a...

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1. Lesson: The Global Game

Posted on March 7th, 2017.

To be able to get ahead of the curve and take smarter financial choices, it’s necessary to understand how our current financial system works. The fractional reserve system (see Fractional-reserve banking) that was established by the Swedish central bank in the late 1600s is a system that lets banks create money “out of thin...

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Opinionated

New Bike Simulator Makes it Amusingly Fun to Exercise

Posted on December 15th, 2015.

We joined Activetainment‘s Norway launch of their new B\01 Bike in Oslo earlier this month. The new bike is a part of the training concept named ebove which is: a unique training concept that combines exercise and gaming. Activetainment strives to make indoor exercise more like outdoor exercise, with both visual and motional...

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EU’s Top Court Rules Bitcoin Currency Trades Should Be ‘Exempt From VAT’

Posted on October 22nd, 2015.

Bitcoin should be exempt from VAT in Europe the EU’s highest court, the European Court of Justice, ruled today. The court has been hearing a case for numerous months, and has only now come to its recommendation. 

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How to Setup a High-Security TOR Laptop for Hacking

Posted on October 21st, 2015.

This book offers up a step by step recipe for setting up a secure Internet browsing system based upon Tor. It’s a list of actions to take, not a lot of backstory. I recommend this if you are interested in the nuts-and-bolts of security software selection and set-up.

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China’s Cyberspace Administration Acknowledges Bitcoin

Posted on October 20th, 2015.

With China accounting for 80% of the global bitcoin trading volume, it was only a matter of time before the country’s own authorities paid heed to the cryptocurrency.

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Introducing: Dr. Deniz Zeynep

Posted on October 20th, 2015.

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LMS WordPress plugin

Posted on October 20th, 2015.

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting,...

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Admin earns scholarship

Posted on October 20th, 2015.

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting,...

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Forensic team earns several

Posted on October 20th, 2015.

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting,...