North Korea

What Trump’s dealmaking style tells us about how we got to a summit with Kim Jong Un

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It’s safe to say Donald Trump considers himself one of the world’s best negotiators. Before becoming US president, he spent decades as a real estate developer making complex business deals, leading to great successes in some cases, and bankruptcies in others. He dealt with tough characters, including contractors who would “take the shirt right off Read More

Marijuana Cryptocurrency May Sponsor Dennis Rodman’s Trip to US-North Korea Summit

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PotCoin is reportedly in discussions with representatives of Dennis Rodman to sponsor his trip to the US-North Korea summit in Singapore next week, the Washington Post reported June 7. PotCoin is a cryptocurrency created to facilitate transactions within the legalized cannabis industry. Rodman’s agent Chris Volo confirmed the former basketball star’s interest in traveling to Read More

Photos: North Korea’s explosive, “peace-loving” gesture of dismantling its nuclear site

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North Korea’s grand gesture to dismantle its nuclear site is now a metaphor for the fate of the Trump-Kim summit. Yesterday (May 24) the rogue regime appeared to destroy its only known nuclear testing site, Punggye-ri, in three explosions witnessed by invited members of the foreign press. Just hours later, Donald Trump called off his Read More

Maoism is big in China, but Mao’s grandson isn’t

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In late April, it was rumored that the grandson of Mao Zedong, China’s founding father, was among the 32 Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in North Korea. More dramatically, it was said that the tour group was on its way to the grave of Mao’s eldest son, who was killed by a US Read More

Chinese censors are erasing even the sneakiest ways to talk about Kim “Fatty” Jong-un online

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Chinese internet users like to make fun of Kim Jong-un. When it was revealed that he was in a Beijing on a secretive diplomatic trip, they started posting references to him using names like “Kim Pig,” “Third fat kid,” and their favorite, “Kim Fatty.” This set in motion the elaborate cat-and-mouse game between China’s internet Read More

McAfee Suspects North Korea In Recent Cyberattack On Turkish Financial Sector

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North Korean hackers are suspected in a cyberattack on Turkey’s financial sector, as stated in a report released by McAfee March 8. The McAfee Advanced Threat Research team identified an attempt by the hacking group Hidden Cobra to breach the security of Turkish government-backed financial institutions on March 2 and 3. While McAfee policy is Read More

North Korea May Have Raked in Over $200 Million in Cryptocurrency Transactions

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North Korea is reported to have raked in more than $200 million in cryptocurrency transactions last year, sidestepping sanctions on its nuclear and missiles programme, according to an intelligence agent. In an interview with Radio Free Asia, Priscilla Moriuchi, a former U.S. National Security Agency officer, estimated that the country had banked 11,000 bitcoins. Speaking Read More

Trump Sanctions on North Korea Won’t Stop Crypto Hacks, Senator Says

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The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on North Korea last week, but one U.S. senator has said that the measures don’t go far enough in deterring the reclusive country’s efforts to steal cryptocurrencies. The sanctions were unveiled on Feb. 23, targeting North Korea’s shipping and maritime trading industries. The goal, as stated at the time, Read More

The Olympics gave us a break from the North Korea crisis. Break time is over

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The closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea will take place on Sunday. Aside from providing the usual entertainment, the games this year served another purpose: They gave the world a breather from worrying about North Korea. But, sadly, there’s little reason to think the saber-rattling and weapons tests won’t resume. North Korea, Read More

As Doomsday Clock Strikes Closer to Midnight, Could it Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption?

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on As Doomsday Clock Strikes Closer to Midnight, Could it Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption?
Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved its Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight on Thursday. President Rachel Bronson and fellow members Lawrence M. Krauss and Robert Rosner listed the looming threat of nuclear war between the United States and Read More