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The Search for Satoshi Nakamoto: A Look at 7 Suspected Bitcoin Creators

During the last decade, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have discussed the true identity of Bitcoin’s creator Satoshi Nakamoto. To this day, the Satoshi Nakamoto mystery continues to prevail, and throughout the years there’s been a great number of suspects and self-proclaimed crypto inventors. Halloween is approaching and twelve years ago on October 31, 2008, Bitcoin’s inventor published …

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SEC Commissioner Peirce Chats About DeFi, Tokens and Her Unikrn Dissent at LA Blockchain Summit

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce discussed some major trends in the digital asset world during a chat with journalist Laura Shin, at the LA Blockchain Summit on Tuesday.  While the talk kicked off with Peirce’s letter of dissent against the recent SEC decision to levy a $6.1 million fine on Unikrn, the commissioner …

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Facebook has banned QAnon

Rick Loomis via Getty Images The QAnon conspiracy theory is no longer welcome on any of Facebook’s apps. The social network is banning QAnon entirely even if the accounts in question aren’t explicitly discussing violence, Facebook now says. “Starting today, we will remove any Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts representing QAnon, even if they …

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UK Court Overturns Ruling on $1 Billion Venezuelan Gold at Bank of England

Tether’s Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On The total volume of stablecoins in circulation is closing in on the $20 billion mark, while the market-leading coin, USDT’s share of the total circulating supply continues to shrink, data from Coinmetrics shows. According to the data, USDT now accounts … read more. New …

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A decade in, Instagram is bigger than ever. So are its problems.

When Instagram first launched a decade ago, it was nothing like Facebook. The app, which began as a Foursquare-like check-in network, had one purpose: to make photo sharing easy (and make those pictures prettier in the process).  It’s easy to forget now, but that was a relatively novel concept in 2010. The iPhone was only …

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Teracube’s latest phone is cheaper, more eco-friendly and easier to repair

Last year, Sharad Mittal and Anthony Tsim launched a Kickstarter campaign for Teracube, an Android smartphone with a four-year premium care warranty. The phone itself is $300, but any repairs would just cost a $39 flat fee. The idea is that you’d send it back, get a refurbished version in return and then your repaired …

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First Mover: Bitcoiners May Not Care if Dollar Keeps Its Reserve Status

A growing number of economists and analysts — and even the Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs — have speculated this year that the U.S. dollar might be on the cusp of losing its status as the dominant reserve currency for central banks around the world.  That possibility has helped to support this year’s 50% increase …

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John McAfee Arrested, Indicted for $23 Million Illegal Crypto Pumping and Tax Evasion in US

John McAfee has been arrested and indicted for tax evasion, the U.S. Department of Justice announced. The cybersecurity entrepreneur has also been charged with fraudulently pumping cryptocurrencies by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. McAfee Fraudulently Pumped Tokens The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) independently announced their …

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What’s on TV: ‘FIFA 21,’ ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ and ‘The Boys’ finale

EIKE SCHROTER/NETFLIX This week spooky season is taking over with a slew of horror-themed TV shows and movies. FIFA 21 arrives for sports gamers, while Chasing the Crown: Dreamers to Streamers makes a reality TV show out of wannabe Twitch stars. If you’d like to feel as if you’re on yet another Zoom call, NBC …

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