When could the IRS send a second stimulus check and who might get them first? We have an inkling – CNET

How soon could your second stimulus check come? We lay out some possible dates, from when the bill is passed to when your money could actually arrive. James Martin/CNET Now that lawmakers are resuming talks to craft another economic rescue package that may incorporate a second direct payment, we can create plausible timelines of when eligible Americans …

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Amazon’s Prime Day kicks off on October 13th 

Prime Day, Amazon’s annual deals extravaganza, will run from October 13th-14th, the company announced today. Amazon says the two-day shopping event will feature “over one million deals across every category,” including brands like Panasonic, Roborock, Keurig, Under Armour, Coleman, Adidas, Lacoste, Marvel, Ticwatch, and more. Amazon is aiming to support small businesses on its platform …

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Defi Token Exposed as Pump and Dump Scam in Leaked Telegram Chat 

A leaked Telegram discussion by 50 so-called crypto influencers has exposed the extraordinary steps they take in order to profit on the back off unsuspecting defi investors. According to a leaked screenshot of the chat, an elaborate plan to defraud defi investors using the worthless “$Few” tokens had been hatched. $Few tokens would be airdropped …

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Amazon’s two-day Prime Day event kicks off October 13

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Stimulus package talks are set to restart. What it could mean for a new check – CNET

Congress has a handful of days to reach a deal before breaking for the election. Angela Lang/CNET <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have each indicated that they’ll <a href=”https://thehill.com/policy/finance/517999-mnuchin-says-he-and-pelosi-have-agreed-to-restart-stimulus-talks” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow” data-component=”externalLink”>resume negotiating</a> to pass <span class=”link” data-track=”anchorLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/stimulus-package-status-if-it-passes-heres-what-you-get-beyond-a-second-check/” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"link_anchor"}”>a new economic relief package</a></span>, which could authorize <span class=”link” data-track=”anchorLink”><a …

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Grayscale Investments Scooped Up Over 17,000 BTC in the Last Seven Days

During the last seven days, Grayscale Investments purchased 17,100 BTC or $182 million worth of bitcoin using today’s exchange rates. The company’s bitcoin position is now close to 450,000 BTC worth roughly $4.7 billion. The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) is a very popular investment vehicle and in 2020 the trust has obtained a massive amount …

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Crypto Long & Short: The OCC’s Stablecoin Statement Is a Seed of Financial Innovation

An unsurprising statement from a financial regulator is sending some welcome signals that point to a spurt of innovation ahead. The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a statement earlier this week saying that national banks can provide services to stablecoin issuers in the U.S.  This is not a surprise, as …

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Why traders are not worried that the KuCoin hack will drop Ethereum price

Analysts say that the unknown hacker behind the KuCoin breach is selling the stolen ERC-20 tokens on Uniswap. Although selling tokens on the Ethereum-based decentralized exchange allows the hacker to obtain Ether (ETH), it doesn’t mean it’s laundered. All transactions made on the Ethereum blockchain network are traceable using blockchain explorers, meaning even if the …

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Most crypto exchanges are vulnerable by design, says Bybit CEO

Crypto exchange security is once again in the news after hackers breached KuCoin. But this shouldn’t surprise people as exchanges are vulnerable by design, according to ByBit CEO Ben Zhou.  Zhou told Cointelegraph that exchanges act as a single point of failure. As a centralized web application, exchanges are susceptible to the same security issues …

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The 50 best shows to binge-watch on Netflix – CNET

Dark. Netflix <p class=”speakableTextP1″>If you’re searching for good TV to spend a lot of time with on <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/tags/netflix/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"inline-annotation|Netflix|CNET_TAG|525"}” section=”annotation”>Netflix</a>, welcome to another list of best shows you might have missed.</p><p class=”speakableTextP2″>Netflix periodically changes up its line-up of programs, but its excellent originals stick around. A lot of them come from creators who’ve …

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