A brief history of Elon Musk funding his companies with his other companies

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SpaceX, a company that makes reusable rockets and plots colonies on Mars, is at the moment the most stable outfit in Elon Musk’s portfolio. Turns out that space travel might be an easier business than Tesla’s electric cars. That has Musk musing over whether SpaceX might provide the financing for his controversial plan to take Tesla Read More

Democrats are excited by an #Avenatti2020 ad’s “We hit harder” theme

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Michael Avenatti, lawyer for Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who says she was paid by Donald Trump’s lawyer to keep their affair a secret, isn’t officially running for president—yet. The California-based attorney already has a political platform, a 2020 website, and a growing fan base of anti-Trump voters eager for a more muscular political movement. Read More

An Uncanny Correlation: Overstock’s Stock and the Bitcoin Price

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At a time when it’s hard to find a correlation between cryptocurrencies and just about any other asset class, it may come as a surprise that a fairly public stock would be tracking bitcoin. However, that’s exactly what appears to be the case with the share price of Overstock.com (OSTK) and the BTC/USD exchange rate. Read More

3 Charts Suggest Bitcoin Prices Could Be Headed Higher

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For bitcoin (BTC), the path of least resistance is to the upside, according to technical charts. At press time, the leading cryptocurrency is changing hands at $6,430 on Bitfinex – up 9 percent from the Aug. 14 low of $5,859. However, BTC has failed three times in the last 72 hours to hold on to gains Read More

U.K. Exchange Crypto Facilities Launches Bitcoin Cash Futures

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Bitcoin cash, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency, took another step into the big leagues on Friday when a European derivatives trading platform launched the first regulated, USD-denominated bitcoin cash futures. This product, which began trading on the U.K.-based Crypto Facilities on Friday at 4 p.m. local time, allows investors to bet on the future price movements of Read More

IoT Crypto VeChain Price Surges 50% Overnight, Factors Behind the Spike

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VeChain, a China-based Internet of Things (IoT)-focused crypto, has surged by more than 50 percent in value within the past 24 hours. Analysts have attributed the increase in the price of VeChain to the successful series of partnerships the team has been able to secure since earlier this year and the improving momentum of tokens Read More

All Top 10 Cryptocurrencies in Green, Bitcoin Breaks $6,500

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Friday, Aug. 17: all top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap have seen green today, with Ripple (XRP) and EOS up over 15 percent over the past 24 hours, according to Coinmarketcap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) keeps gaining momentum, seeing a steady growth today with its price hovering around $6,500 point. The top cryptocurrency Read More

Capital One Applies for Blockchain-Based Collaborative Authentication System Patent

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American bank holding corporation Capital One has filed a patent application for the implementation of blockchain technology in user authentication, according to a filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) August 16. According to the document, the inquiry is a continuation of a patent application submitted by Capital One to the USPTO Read More

Indonesia Welcomes Blockchain Hub

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Indonesia Blockchain Hub Launches The Indonesia Blockchain Hub was launched on Thursday by the Creative Economy Agency (BEKRAF), the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (KADIN), the Indonesian Blockchain Association, and blockchain-based agritech startup Hara. Indonesia Blockchain Hub launch, @PundiXLabs, Twitter The organization said it will act as a “gateway to Indonesia’s growing blockchain ecosystem” and a Read More

US Border Officials to Test Blockchain for Certificate Tracking

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to trial blockchain technology to verify North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) certificates. CBP Division of Business Transformation and Innovation head Vincent Annunziato said the agency was beginning a “live fire testing” of a blockchain platform to certify that imported products Read More