By CCN Markets: In a somewhat bizarre video tweet around lunch on Friday, cryptocurrency aficionado and repetitive presidential candidate John McAfee said he’s launching a website dedicated to exposing corruption in the U.S. government. This will perhaps be McAfee’s second-most important launch of recent times, having recently unveiled a cryptocurrency exchange. Corruption within the American Government pic.twitter.com/VyWIpqKKbm — John McAfee (@officialmcafee) June 14, 2019 Crazy McAfee Doing Some Public Good McAfee is an outlandish personality anywhere he is, which is either a defect or a point of admiration depending on where you stand. In either case, most people wouldn’t want
Stock market investment veteran and co-founder of $ 70 billion fund Mayo Van Otterloo, Jeremy Grantham, has pledged to spend 98 percent of his net worth – approximately $ 1 billion – on what he sees as a race against the ticking time bomb of humanity’s fragile deal with the environment. Bloomberg reports that through his foundation, Grantham and
U.S. stocks broke out Tuesday morning, led by a sharp recovery in the tech-heavy Nasdaq after China pledged more stimulus measures to help reverse a moribund economy. Stocks Rise, Nasdaq Hits Milestone Wall Street’s major indexes were back on solid footing Tuesday morning after posting their first back-to-back losses of the year. The broad S&P
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San Francisco-based Ripple has announced a University Blockchain Research Initiative which will include a funding amount of $ 50 million for select academic institutions. Despite the current lethargy in cryptocurrency markets, interest in blockchain is at a fever pitch, especially on campus. Ripple recognizes that students and faculty are key elements for the creation of a more robust and valuable blockchain ecosystem.
In an announcement on the company blog, Ripple — touting itself as “one of the most mature companies in the space” — said it was uniquely suited to partnering with the academic community.