Harvey Weinstein lawyer David Boies’s quiet career squashing stories for the powerful

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David Boies made his name as a litigator helping break up the Microsoft monopoly and fighting for Al Gore in the Supreme Court. Until yesterday, his career helping the wealthy and powerful dispel unwanted scrutiny remained under the radar. Fresh insights into Boies’ work appeared on Nov. 6 in a bombshell story (paywall) in the Read More

All about “Indo-Pacific,” the new term Trump is using to refer to Asia

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The field of international relations is a bountiful source of jargon. There’s “operationalize,” “engagement,” “Thucydides trap,” and so on. Sometimes, though, terms escape the field and make it into the mainstream. The Trump administration has recently brought one such concept to the wider world: Describing Asia as the “Indo-Pacific,” rather than the “Asia-Pacific.” All of Read More

The Disney-Fox talks are all about defeating Netflix

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Walt Disney’s reported talks to buy most of the film-studio assets of 21st Century Fox aren’t about Disney or Fox. They’re about Netflix. The streaming-video service, which started out as a repository for other companies’s content, now has more than 100 million members worldwide and is a producer in its own right. It’s snagged top-notch Read More

The former vice chairman of GM just predicted the car industry’s future: it has no future

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It’s not every day a titan of industry predicts the demise of his own. But Bob Lutz, the former chairman of General Motors, believes the auto industry is not long for this world. “It saddens me to say it, but we are approaching the end of the automotive era,” he writes this month for Automotive Read More

Snapchat also wants to be a fitness app

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We learned last year that Snap is “a camera company”—but perhaps soon, it’s also going to be a fitness company. A new patent awarded to Snapchat’s parent company today, Nov. 7, suggests that the company may include step tracking into its app. The patent outlines a potential new feature for Snapchat, where users agree to Read More

Swedish Bitcoin Mining Giant KnC Miner Declares Bankruptcy

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What comes as a surprise to many in the Swedish startup scene might not come as a surprise to others in the Bitcoin industry. The Swedish Bitcoin mining company KnC Miner declared for bankruptcy this Friday evening. At its peak, KnC Miner employed 50 full-time personnel working in the Clear Sky data center in Boden Read More

‘Buy Bitcoin’ Overtakes “Buy Gold” as Private Gold Trading Declines in October

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Private investor gold trading fell by a third in October as Google searches to ‘buy bitcoin’ overtook yellow metal searches worldwide, according to BullionVault. Adrian Ash, the director of research at BullionVault, the physical gold and silver market for private investors online, said Read More

Reserve Bank of India Hints on Possible Ban on Cryptocurrencies

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India’s central bank, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has previously announced its plan to ban the use of virtual currencies as a form of payment across the country. The central bank, however, has shown its support to Blockchain, which is the technology behind the cryptocurrencies. At a conference held in Mumbai, India on Nov. 6, Read More

Ethereum Wallet Parity Hit by Second Critical Vulnerability – $150+ Million Frozen

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Security Makers of the Parity multi-sig Ethereum wallet have announced a critical vulnerability that has led to millions of dollars of funds being frozen. It is the second flaw to be discovered following the original Parity breach in July that led to $30 million of ether being stolen. Also read: Ethereum’s Parity Users Lose Millions Read More

PR: Oracles Network Introduces First Scalable Public Blockchain with Proof-Of-Authority Consensus; Announces $25m Initial Coin Offering Starting in Q4

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This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. BERKELEY, Calif. – Nov. 7, 2017 – Oracles Network today Read More