Bitcoin



"Confirmed" Has Become A Meaningless Word In Mainstream News Reporting

Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via Medium.com, Last week Politico published a major exclusive report that the Iranian government is weighing an assassination attempt against the American ambassador t… [+12573 chars]... read more (Zerohedge.com)

3 reasons why traders turned bullish after Bitcoin price surged to $10.7K

Today the price of Bitcoin (BTC) abruptly rose by 6% from $10,136 to as high as $10,743.  After this powerful 24-hour rally, analysts are now turning cautiously bullish for various reasons but will … [+3045 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

If Patents Are So Important To Innovation, Why Do Innovative Companies Keep Opening Up Their Patents Rather Than Enforcing Them?

To hear many politicians (and, tragically, many academics) tell the story, patents and patent policy are keys to innovation. Indeed, many studies trying to measure innovation use the number of patent… [+2848 chars]... read more (Slashdot.org)

100M people worldwide now use crypto-based assets, says Cambridge study

Researchers at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance recently revealed that 100 million people around the world currently hold Bitcoin (BTC) and other blockchain-based assets. In 2018, the 2n… [+1391 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Israeli Draft Bill Would Nix Hefty Capital Gains Taxes on Bitcoin

Israeli bitcoiners take note: a handful of Knesset members are seeking to ease Israel’s hefty taxation of cryptocurrencies. Four Knesset members from the nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party on Tuesda… [+1212 chars]... read more (CoinDesk)

4 Logistic Trends Taking 2020 By Storm

The logistics industry has achieved significant growth in recent years, thanks to the implementation of technology-driven innovations. While much has been achieved, it doesnt look to be slowing down … [+3934 chars]... read more (ValueWalk)

Chainlink Forms Classic Reversal Pattern as Analysts Eye Further Upside

Chainlink saw a bout of capitulation yesterday that came about after a multi-week downtrend. This came in the form of a sharp decline that sent its price reeling from highs of $20.00 to lows of nearl… [+2137 chars]... read more (newsBTC)

New Zealand digital asset exchange Dasset introduces Bitcoin SV trading pairs

ZUG, Switzerland, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dasset, the Auckland-based New Zealand digital asset exchange, today announces that it has officially introduced support for Bitcoin SV [BSV] on its p… [+3203 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)


Blockchain



Liquity secures $2.4M in seed funding to further develop lending protocol

Ethereum-based lending protocol Liquity has raised $2.4 million in seed funding in a round led by cryptocurrency investment firm Polychain Capital, according to a company announcement.  The seed fun… [+1002 chars]... read more (Yahoo Entertainment)

Secret ‘Man Cave’ Discovered in Room in Beneath Grand Central Station

Dreams do come true but sometimes, they also get you in deep shit. A trio of almost-clever Metro-North employees are at risk of losing their jobs after bosses at the Metropolitan Transportation Auth… [+4175 chars]... read more (Gizmodo Australia)

100M people worldwide now use crypto-based assets, says Cambridge study

Researchers at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance recently revealed that 100 million people around the world currently hold Bitcoin (BTC) and other blockchain-based assets. In 2018, the 2n… [+1391 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Louisville Police Take Down Inmate Lookup Site Amid Mass Arrest of Protesters

An estimated 127 people have been arrested since protesters took to the streets of Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday after a grand jury chose not to charge three officers for Breonna Taylors death. … [+3465 chars]... read more (Gizmodo Australia)

Brazil plans to track COVID-19 vaccinations using blockchain tech

A recent YouTube webinar from the Ministry of Justice and Public Security hosted discussion on blockchain's usefulness in several categories, including the fight against corruption. Blockchain's impa… [+1896 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

4 Logistic Trends Taking 2020 By Storm

The logistics industry has achieved significant growth in recent years, thanks to the implementation of technology-driven innovations. While much has been achieved, it doesnt look to be slowing down … [+3934 chars]... read more (ValueWalk)

Atari’s Vaporware Console Is Getting Blockchain-Based Games

In what is certain to be one of the least promising moves in console gaming in 2020, Atari has partnered with a company called Ultra Gaming to offer blockchain-based game streaming to its forthcoming… [+1314 chars]... read more (Gizmodo.com)

New Zealand digital asset exchange Dasset introduces Bitcoin SV trading pairs

ZUG, Switzerland, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dasset, the Auckland-based New Zealand digital asset exchange, today announces that it has officially introduced support for Bitcoin SV [BSV] on its p… [+3203 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)


Business



Sources: Chicago Cubs planning for reduced capacity at Wrigley Field to start 2021 MLB season

The Chicago Cubs laid off about 25% of their business staff on Thursday because of a loss in revenue and in anticipation of an uncertain 2021, sources familiar with the situation told ESPN. The move… [+1631 chars]... read more (ESPN)

Senate panels' Hunter Biden report puts 'a lot of meat on the bones' of his overseas dealings, author says

A report by two Senate committees on Hunter Biden's overseas business dealings has revealed more questionable transactions than were previously known, author and researcher Peter Schweizer told "Bill… [+1874 chars]... read more (Fox News)

Justice Ginsburg's death launches online political ad war over Supreme Court - Business Insider

"FILL THAT SEAT!" So demands one of the hundreds of Facebook ads unleashed by the Trump campaign in the days since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death last Friday as the battle for the Supreme Court… [+8666 chars]... read more (Business Insider)

This Post-Election Scenario Should Worry Wall Street

Will he leave if he loses? Photographer: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images This is Opinion Today, a color revolution of Opinion’s opinions. Sign up here. Today’s Agenda Peaceful Transitions A… [+5883 chars]... read more (Bloomberg)

Amazon event 2020: Ring Always Home Cam, new Echo, and more - Business Insider

Amazon held its usual fall product launch event on Thursday, where it introduced major updates across its Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, and Ring product lineups. It also unveiled its long-rumored cloud gamin… [+569 chars]... read more (Business Insider)

The next financial crisis may be coming soon

What probability do you give that there might be a new financial crisis? This month, the number crunchers at Oxford Economics, a research group, asked 162 global businesses this question. Their avera… [+4420 chars]... read more (Financial Times)

Google Maps' color-coded regions let you see COVID-19 spikes near you - Business Insider

Google began rolling out a new feature Wednesday that allows app users to view relative COVID-19 case numbers as a layer in Google maps. The layer color codes areas by their 7-day average for the num… [+1650 chars]... read more (Business Insider)