Bitcoin News Roundup for June 25, 2020

Jun 25, 2020 at 16:02 UTCUpdated Jun 25, 2020 at 16:10 UTCBitcoin News Roundup for June 25, 2020Bitcoin options have a big day coming up, New York City-bornrapper Ja Rule teams with Ethereum-based Roll and more in this edition of Markets Daily, from CoinDesk. For early access before our regular noon Eastern time releases, subscribe…

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Samsung Galaxy M31s review: A stellar performer

Written by Anuj Bhatia | New Delhi | Updated: August 5, 2020 8:25:48 pm Starting at Rs 19,499, the Galaxy M31s gives a premium impression, good enough to give tough competition to the OnePlus Nord, which starts at Rs 24,999. (Image credit: Anuj Bhatia/Indian Express)The Samsung Galaxy M31s is a new mid-range smartphone aimed at…

Charlie Lee, Adam Back Lead $3.1M Private Raise for Blockchain Game ‘Infinite Fleet’

Aug 3, 2020 at 10:20 UTCUpdated Aug 3, 2020 at 10:34 UTCInfinite Fleet artwork (Pixelmatic/Infinite Fleet)Charlie Lee, Adam Back Lead $3.1M Private Token Raise for Blockchain Game ‘Infinite Fleet’Online space strategy game “Infinite Fleet,” developed by Pixelmatic, has raised $3.1 million through a private security token offering (STO). Announced Friday, the round can be broken…

Immigration Nation Lets ICE Agents Tell Their Side of the Story. They’re Still the Villains.

Television Netflix ICE officials are having second thoughts. No, not about indiscriminately rounding up undocumented people or about separating children from their parents at the border, but about giving two documentary filmmakers permission to film their operation and how it evolved following Trump’s election. During his campaign, Trump promised his supporters that he would crack…

Film Room: Gardner Minshew

The Football Outsiders Film Room is back … without any film! At the time of this writing, the NFL still has yet to release the all-22 coaches film from this past weekend, so we will have to make do with what we have. Last weekend's debut set of games gave the NFL world plenty to…

Kanye West Redesigns Chicago Gap Store in Light of YEEZY Partnership

“Do you like stuff?” Kanye West and Gap presume that YEEZY fans very much do. When he announced his wholly unexpected partnership with the chain retailer, it wasn’t really clear when the 10-year experience would kick off. However, it seems like the duo may be getting started immediately. A mysterious shroud envelopes the Gap store…

3 Key Factors Driving Cash App’s Gross Profit Up 200%

Can Square maintain the momentum it's seeing behind its peer-to-peer payments app? Cash App, Square's (NYSE:SQ) consumer neobank app, was the highlight of its second-quarter earnings report. Active accounts climbed to 30 million by the end of June, and management said July was its best month of net additions ever. CEO Jack Dorsey told investors…

Varner fires 62 to grab share of lead in North Carolina

(Reuters) - Harold Varner III shot a bogey-free 62 in the first round of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Thursday to sit atop the leaderboard alongside Tom Hoge and Roger Sloan. Aug 13, 2020; Greensboro, North Carolina, USA; Harold Varner III reacts after his round during the first round of the Wyndham…

Bitcoin Miner Hut 8 Closes Better-Than-Expected Equity Round at $8.3M

YFI is the latest DeFi token to top the charts. Yearn Finance Interest? Your Favorite Idea? Its intent unclear, but YFI is now trading at $1,070.New on-chain analysis from Whale Alert suggests Satoshi Nakamoto mined an estimated 1,125,150 in bitcoin, now worth an estimated $10.9 billion.Bitcoin trades flat in July, leading investors to mull other…

Utah grocery employee recounts mask policy drama at the store

If you've wondered what it must be like for employees working in stores and having to deal with mask-deniers while trying to enforce social distancing and mask-wearing, wonder no more. This guy from Provo, UT has a Twitter thread of what his life has been like trying to implement a new mandatory mask-wearing policy in…

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Judge Tosses Out Lawsuit To Block Mary Trump’s Tell-All Book

A New York judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit by Donald Trump’s younger brother to block publication of a tell-all book by Mary Trump, the president’s niece.The suit suffered from “several improprieties” and was filed in the wrong court, which has no jurisdiction in the issue, ruled Queens County Surrogate’s Court Judge Peter Kelly.Robert…

This artist turns boring stock market data into gorgeous minimalist art

Depending on who you ask, the stock market is either fascinating or painfully dull — but one artist is turning charts into aesthetic vaporwave prints to bridge the gap. Stoxart is the work of Gladys, a self-described visual insights innovator mixing data with art to capture 2020’s monumentally volatile markets. Entirely hand-drawn with Adobe Illustrator’s pen…

S&P 500, Nasdaq set for higher open on tech bounce

(Reuters) - Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Thursday as momentum from demand for cheaper tech-related stocks overshadowed elevated weekly jobless claims that suggested a choppy economic rebound.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 82.04 points, or 0.29%, at the open to 28,022.51.The S&P 500 opened higher by 13.60 points, or 0.40%, at 3,412.56. The…

Strategic Asset Leasing intends to acquire cryptocurrency mining data center in New Jersey

Strategic Asset Leasing (OTCPK:LEAS +5.3%) enters into letter of intent to acquire a New Jersey's cryptocurrency mining data center in the cash and restricted shares transaction. Under the agreement, the company will acquire the building, infrastructure, and all mining hardware; the systems, including GPU and ASIC systems, are set up to mine Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum. "With a…

Film Room: Gardner Minshew

The Football Outsiders Film Room is back … without any film! At the time of this writing, the NFL still has yet to release the all-22 coaches film from this past weekend, so we will have to make do with what we have. Last weekend's debut set of games gave the NFL world plenty to…

‘Criminal: UK’ Review: Netflix Interrogation Drama’s Season 2 Is Fine-Tuned to a Fault

With an almost-uniformly stellar cast and impressive design, there's still a sleekness to these legal proceedings that often seems just a bit too calculated. Nothing is out of place on “Criminal: UK.” The closest things get to being disheveled is a chair left untucked or maybe a door left slightly ajar. Otherwise, the Netflix interrogation…

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Why I Bought Bitcoin

Besides wanting to become a bitcoin billionaire, I see cryptocurrency as a future economy; a future form of human trust (sociology of cryptocurrency), and I’m also interested in cryptocurrency as being the new internet; perhaps Internet 3.0? What is money and capital anyways? Money is codified human trust. Money as a social tool. The sociology…

Gold Miners Get No Respect

Without a doubt, this year's historic rallies in gold markets have started to produce two-way volatility that has taken many investors by surprise and the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) has lost more than 14% of its value since August 5, 2020. In all of this recent selling pressure, the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners…

Iraq is open for U.S. business, prime minister says; Trump eyes oil prospects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday redoubled his promise to withdraw the few U.S. troops still in Iraq, but said Washington would remain ready to help if neighboring Iran took any hostile action. U.S. President Donald Trump receives Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in the Oval Office at the White House in…

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A worker cleans a Kodak booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center in preparation for 2019 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 6, 2019. REUTERS/Steve MarcusDALLAS (Reuters Breakingviews) - Eastman Kodak knows how to paint a pretty picture. The company’s stock price at one point had more than tripled on Tuesday after it received…

Where and How to Buy Bitcoin

The bitcoin mania is back, and Millions of people are asking, “How do I get Bitcoin?” What’s the reason? Bitcoin is still in the news, and people are interested in learning about buying and selling the world’s leading digital currency. Bitcoin is now widely accepted in many establishments, and the number of establishments is still…

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9to5Mac Daily: August 11, 2020 – watchOS 7 public beta, more

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Crypto Pro: Bitcoin / cryptocurrency tracking app for iPhone, iPad, Mac & Apple Watch.…

Hackers Are Trying To Break Into This Bitcoin Wallet Holding $690 Million

Image: Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesFor at least a year, hackers have been passing around and trying to break into a Bitcoin wallet that potentially holds around $690 million, or 69,370 BTC. This would be the wallet with the seventh highest amount of Bitcoin in circulation, according to a site that tracks wallets quantities, so if anyone…

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live review: These ‘beans’ pack a punch

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Coding is the new English

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The Attack That Broke Twitter Is Hitting Dozens of Companies

The Attack That Broke Twitter Is Hitting Dozens of Companies (wired.com) Posted by BeauHD on Wednesday August 19, 2020 @09:00AM from the phishing-season dept. An anonymous reader quotes a report from Wired: Phone spear phishing" attacks have been on the rise since a bitcoin scam took over the social media platform in July. When law…

The Crypto Daily – Movers and Shakers – July 4th, 2020

Bitcoin fell by 0.30% on Friday. Following on from a 1.51% slide from Thursday, Bitcoin ended the day at $9,073.2.It was a relatively range-bound day for Bitcoin. A bullish start to the day saw Bitcoin rise to a late morning intraday high $9,135.5 before pulling back.Falling well short of the first major resistance level at…

Disney has found a director to tolerate Jared Leto on its new Tron movie

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Proof-of-Stake Chains Team Up to Prove DeFi Is Bigger Than Ethereum

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