Why Trump’s Trade War Hasn’t Stopped US Venture Capital from Piling into China

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Though US President Donald Trump has locked the country in a trade war with China, that hasn’t stopped US venture capital from piling into the world’s second-largest economy. | Source: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP President Donald Trump and the US government are neck-deep in a trade war with China. Yet US businesses and investors pushed more venture […]

Op-Ed: Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Might Run for President, Here’s Why That’s Great for America

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Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz might hop into the 2020 US presidential race as an independent. | Source: AP Photo / Elaine Thompson The Atlantic reported Sunday that former Starbuck’s CEO Howard Schultz is giving serious consideration to a presidential run in 2020 as an independent candidate. The revelation was made in a recently recorded […]

Under Fire from the SEC, Kik’s Crypto Project is Going to War

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Kik CEO Ted Livingston said the company is going to fight the SEC’s rigid stance on crypto crowdfunding sales. | Source: Flickr/TechCrunch Canadian messaging app company Kik Interactive Inc. is planning to take the SEC to court over a potential enforcement action against Kik’s 2017 initial coin offering (ICO) of the Waterloo, Ontario-based tech company’s […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Holds Steady Around $3,600 as Altcoins Drift Downwards

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Following a quiet Saturday where the cryptocurrency markets saw relative levels of stability, the volatility has increased on Sunday, with Bitcoin (BTC) holding stable as most major altcoins drop slightly. Earlier today, Bitcoin dropped towards $3,550 before quickly bouncing, which adds further support for the notion that BTC has a significant amount of buying support […]

25 Crypto Networks Vulnerable to ‘Fake Stake’ Attack, are Your Funds at Risk?

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A new report claims that at least 25 proof-of-stake cryptocurrency networks are vulnerable to what’s called a “fake stake” attack. | Source: Shutterstock More than two dozen Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptocurrency networks are vulnerable to what has been dubbed a “fake stake” attack. The vulnerability allows a node with a very small stake to overwhelm competing nodes […]

No One Needs A Bitcoin ETF & Bakkt, BTC Already Is Money: Crypto Investor

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Since Bitcoin (BTC) came into being, the asset’ and blockchain network’s narrative has been misconstrued time and time again. Hot on the heels of another investor’s comment that Bitcoin isn’t digital cash, but rather, an up-and-coming global reserve asset, one commentator claims that BTC “already is” money. Related Reading: Edward Snowden Bullish On Crypto: Blockchain Money […]

Outplayed: Trump Weaker Following Shutdown Fiasco, What Pushed Him to the Brink?

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US President Donald Trump emerges from the government shutdown weaker than when it began. | Source: Shutterstock The Trump administration reopened the government after a record 35 days, merely weeks after President Donald Trump heavily emphasized that the government would remain shut without funding for the border wall. Reports suggest that three major factors led […]

Crypto Payments Firm CEO: Hacks, Scams, and Volatility Discourage Mass Adoption

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Crypto exchange hacks and price volatility could discourage establishments like one pictured above, in Turin, from accepting crypto payments. | Source: Shutterstock AtomicPay’s CEO believes that scams and volatility are the primary things holding back public mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. The Thailand-based company is a non-custodial crypto payment processor. They are one of the few […]