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Bitcoin subpoena news smells like insider trading

Several coincidences have occurred within the date range of today’s Bitfinex and Tether CFTC subpoena news. At 10:52 AM MST on January 30th, 2018, Bloomberg Business published a story about a subpoena delivered to Bitfinex and Tetherby the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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If Pokemon GO is down, the government did it

By the time you read this article, the United States Air Force may well be testing their newest protocols involving GPS. As such, it’s entirely possible that Pokemon GO doesn’t work – or you’re told you can’t access GPS, and cannot play as a result.

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Samsung investigated for old phone slowdown (just like Apple)

Remember how Apple just got in trouble for deliberately slowing down old iPhones? Samsung was just called out for the same thing. Antitrust authorities are now investigating both Samsung and Apple for their part in “unfair commercial practices.” More specifically, Samsung and Apple now part of two separate proceedings for “exploiting the shortcomings of some components to reduce the performance … Continue reading

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Ripple price rise with Stellar: Battling the BTC USD drop tide

After a significant dip in Bitcoin price last week and over the weekend, several cryptocurrencies are on the rise.

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Bitcoin price news squashed by Ripple in BTC XRP rally

Today the cryptocoin Ripple caught the news draft and blew Bitcoin right out of the water. Bitcoin prices are still well and away higher than Ripple, of course, but catching up to Ethereum – and surpassing Ethereum – the rise of Ripple stole the show, the whole afternoon

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Wikipedia for iPhone X gets beautiful new dark mode

Wikipedia has released an update for its iOS app, bringing it up to version 5.7.3. With this version comes a sleek new “Black” mode that Wikipedia says is “perfect for OLED devices” — chief among those, of course, being the iPhone X with its OLED screen. As with other apps that have added a dark mode, Wikipedia’s new Black Mode … Continue reading

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The Last Jedi: 10 easter eggs you may have missed in Star Wars VIII

We’ve got a collection of 10 easter eggs from Star Wars: The Last Jedi for you today on premiere day for the movie. These items may be considered SPOILERS – so beware of what you’re getting into before you get too deep

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It’s time to stop pre-ordering video games (again)

Another controversy swept the gaming industry recently. If you missed it, I’m not sure how, but just in case you did, here’s a quick rundown: Electronic Arts and DICE crossed a line for many gamers yet again, tying Star Wars: Battlefront 2’s progression system to a loot box feature that is unquestionably too greedy. The response from players was quick … Continue reading

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The UFC’s big bet to keep fighters fighting

This article contains images of violence that may upset or offend. If you're curious about what the world's preeminent mixed martial arts competition is like but did not pay as much as several thousand dollars for Madison Square Garden seats l...

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Destiny 2 PC is the new port gold standard

Bungie has been away from the PC game for quite some time. The last Bungie title to launch on PC was Halo 2 way back in 2004, but porting duties were largely handled by a team within Microsoft Game Studios.

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