Russia’s Top Banker Warns Moscow’s Counter-Sanctions Could Backfire

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German Gref, the head of Russia’s biggest bank Sberbank, said a proposed law that could result in people being jailed for helping enforce U.S. sanctions would backfire on the Russian economy if implemented. The draft legislation has exposed divisions within Russia’s ruling elite over how to react to Washington’s latest round of sanctions. Pro-Kremlin hawks want a tough Read More

OPEC and Russia Prepared to Raise Oil Output Under U.S. Pressure

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Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing raising OPEC and non-OPEC oil production by some 1 million barrels a day, sources said, while OPEC’s chief said a complaint from U.S. President Donald Trump over high prices had triggered the idea of upping output. Riyadh and Moscow are prepared to ease output cuts to calm consumer worries about supply Read More

Even the sealife in the US is testing positive for opioids now

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Mussels are the filters of the sea. A single one of the mollusks filters up to two liters (about half a gallon) of water each day to extract microscopic algae and bacteria to eat. Pretty much whatever ends up in the sea eventually ends up in a mussel. They’re so effective, in fact, that humans Read More

Just One Top Crypto Bucked This Week’s Market Downturn

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Shadowing the losses in bitcoin, the top-25 cryptocurrencies have all fallen over the last seven days – all bar one, that is. The broader markets seem to have been dragged lower by a 9.5 percent week-on-week drop in bitcoin (BTC), the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap. BTC fell below $8,000 on May 22 for Read More

Monero Mining Malware Hits Apple Macs

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Advertisement Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A new Mac-based cryptojacking attack was reported this past week on Apple’s forums, forcing users to unwittingly run software that mines privacy coin monero. According to a Malwarebytes Labs blog post, the software was discovered when a user noticed that a Read More

Shenzhen Gov’t Partners With Tencent to Fight Tax Fraud With Blockchain

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The Shenzhen Municipal Office of the State Administration of Taxation has partnered with technology firm Tencent, according to an official announcement May 25. The partnership aims to establish an “Intelligent Tax” Innovation Laboratory focused on tax management modernization and fighting tax fraud with blockchain technology. On May 24th, the Chinese regulator and Tencent signed an Read More

Revolut Expands Its Crypto Offerings, Adds XRP and BCH

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Fintech payment platform Revolut has today announced that it has added XRP and BCH to its list of offerings, further cementing itself as a digital banking alternative. Launched in 2015, the London-based platform is aiming to revolutionise the foreign exchange currency market by providing the best exchange rates, the lowest fees, and no interest charges Read More

‘Together With Karen Leigh’ Show, 5/25

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SHARE YOUR STORY: Share A Together 4 Colorado Story Idea With CBS4 Every day Coloradans are working together to make our communities even stronger. CBS4 is committed to telling those people’s stories. “Together With Karen Leigh” highlights what Coloradans are doing to make the communities where we live even better! See links from this week’s Read More

Retiring Science Teacher Uses Model Rockets To Bond With Students

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By Michael Abeyta DENVER (CBS4) – In a field outside of South High School on Friday, Steele Elementary fourth-graders got a lesson hundreds of kids have heard before. Mr. Ralph Sodano is lecturing them about model rockets. He tells them about installing the igniter, “You can bend it over here, you can bend it over Read More

ZeppelinOS Software Launch Promises Easier Fix for Ethereum Contracts

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Unfixable ethereum smart contract errors might soon be a thing of the past. While such bugs can cause any number of issues for blockchain operators today, a startup called Smart Contract Solutions is launching ZeppelinOS, a release that marks the fruition of a vision its team of veteran smart contracts developers has had since 2016, Read More