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Admin August 10, 2018

Robinhood, a stock-buying app popular with young investors, announced on Thursday it has added two new cryptocurrency offerings: Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin. The additions, which represent the fourth and sixth most valuable digital currencies respectively, come after Robinhood began offering Bitcoin and Ethereum—the two biggest and best known currencies—in February. Currently, Robinhood is offering the […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Cryptocurrency markets are in a slump and people are discouraged. But not Nick Tomaino. The longtime Coinbase employee, who now runs a crypto venture fund backed by big name investors Mark Cuban and Marc Andreesen, thinks things are looking up. It’s been a year since Tomaino launched the $26 million fund, called 1confirmation, and he […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies took steep dives in early trading Wednesday, with many digital currencies losing more than 10% of their value. Bitcoin was down 8.5% as of 10:05 a.m. ET, while Ethereum lost more than 10% and XRP tumbled 16%. EOS was the biggest loser of the top 10 traded cryptos, falling 17.89%, according […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Cryptocurrency giant Coinbase announced on Monday it has hired Tim Wagner, a veteran of Amazon Web Services, to be its vice president of engineering. In a blog post announcing the hire, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong described engineering as core to its strategy of building cryptocurrency products, and said Wagner would be leading and expanding its […]

Admin August 10, 2018

AT&T Inc reported quarterly profit that beat analysts’ estimates on Wednesday, helped by tax cuts and new wireless subscribers, and its chief executive voiced confidence the company will complete its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc. The U.S. Department of Justice sued to block the deal last year on grounds that it was anticompetitive. […]

Admin August 10, 2018

With major banks blocking customers from buying Bitcoin with credit cards and governments cracking down on cryptocurrencies, a Senate hearing on the topic Tuesday was a surprising respite for HODLers (hold on for dear lifers). The Senate Banking Committee heard testimony from the chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Christopher Giancarlo, and the […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Apple has ordered a half-hour sitcom from Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day, two stars and creators of the long-running cult series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” Variety reported. The new series, which Apple is ordering without a pilot, will star McElhenney and be set in a video-game development studio, Variety said. McElhenney and Day will […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Microsoft took one of its few actions to restrict unsafe speech by demanding the microblogging service Gab.ai removed two posts by a neo-Nazi that threatened violence. Gab is known for an expansive, some say extreme attitude towards permitting all forms of speech without moderation. Gab relies on Microsoft Azure, a popular cloud service offering, to […]