You may or may not know Felix Kjellberg, but if you haven’t been living under a rock, you’ll probably recognize his pseudonym. Kjellberg, popularly known as PewDiePie, remains one of YouTube’s biggest stars with almost 100 million subscribers. And that’s precisely why his latest antics aren’t just in bad taste – they’re altogether reckless. Consider this. […]
John McAfee doesn’t want you to associate him with his eponymous antivirus software company. In a recent tweet, he asked the public to stop blaming him for McAfee antivirus software problems. He reminded followers that he hasn’t been part of the company he built for the past 20 years. The gentle reminder, which was in […]
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Investment management firm Invesco has suggested that opportunities exist in China despite the earnings warnings that U.S multinationals have issued in response to the ongoing trade war. Speaking to CNBC, Invesco’s chief global market strategist, Kristina Hooper, stated that U.S. companies have “overly blamed China” for revenue declines: There’s a lot of fear around China.
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Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin (LTC), has been one of the most highly-polarizing figures in all of cryptocurrency in 2018 after famously “selling and donating” all of his LTC holdings before the bear market took hold. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Lee discussed what he’s gone through with the crypto community after allegations of […]
Five days since losing its U.S. dollar peg, fiat-backed cryptocurrency tether (USDT) continues to trade at a discount to its supposed $ 1.00 valuation. Defenders have largely chalked up the markdown to FUD, arguing that supporters of other “stablecoins” are launching a coordinated assault on tether, which has long dominated this market niche. However, billionaire investor
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A recent expedition to the summit of Mt. Everest, which saw the placement of ASKfm tokens at its peak, has ended in the tragic disappearance of a Nepalese guide.
ASKfm, a cryptocurrency company centered around a global social networking site where users create profiles and can send each other questions, recently sponsored four cryptocurrency enthusiasts’ climb to the top of Mount Everest. As a promotional stunt for ASKfm’s initial coin offering (ICO), the climbers placed a wallet of ASKfm tokens at the summit of the world’s highest mountain.
Authorities have found a new scapegoat to blame for the ongoing opioid drug epidemic going on in the United State: Bitcoin.
Eagle Scout Turned Drug Dealer
Aaron Shamo is a Utah native who discovered Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in 2009, soon after it was created. He began mining for Bitcoin while he was a student a Utah Valley University. He continued to accumulate more of the cryptocurrency as he made his way through life over the next few years, seeing his investment culminate with Bitcoin’s highest recorded price amidst a crypto-craze late last year.
After duplicating charges and draining users’ accounts, Visa has accepted responsibility for the gross error — after initially claiming Coinbase was to blame.
Over the past week, Coinbase users have been experiencing a rather unpleasant situation.
Numerous users reported erroneous duplicate charges on their credit and debit cards, effectively draining users’ bank accounts and leaving many individuals in potentially dangerous situations.
After initially confirming the reports, Coinbase passed the blame for the situation on to Visa, stating the “erroneous credit and debit charges are the result of Visa reversing and recharging transactions. This was not done by Coinbase.” Many individuals, however, were not convinced.