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What is Ripple? - Bitcoin Magazine

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:17pm

Bitcoin Magazine

What is Ripple?
Bitcoin Magazine
What is Ripple? Technically speaking, is Ripple a cryptocurrency in the mold of Bitcoin? The short answer is probably “no,” but that doesn't stop it from often being lumped into that same category. What is Ripple? Originally released in 2012 as a ...
Price Analysis, Jan. 19: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, Litecoin, NEM, CardanoCointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)
Crash and churn: Crypto story far from over despite falling pricesThe Hill
Bitcoin and Ethereum Have a Hidden Power Structure, and It's Just Been RevealedMIT Technology Review
Pacific Standard -Seeking Alpha -WABE 90.1 FM -Entrepreneur
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Say So Long to a Runway Career: Reporting From an Aircraft Boneyard - New York Times

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:59pm

New York Times

Say So Long to a Runway Career: Reporting From an Aircraft Boneyard
New York Times
I wasn't sure if starting the year by going on assignment to a graveyard in the desert was a good omen or a bad one. Early this month, I joined the passenger manifest of Delta Air Lines Flight 9771, with nonstop service from Atlanta to Marana, Ariz ...
Good dog, bad dog ... Delta wants to know before you boardChron.com
Delta Tightens Leash On Service AnimalsCBS Local
Delta Air Lines imposes new rules tightening leash on support animalsABC News
Washington Post -WCVB Boston -WFMZ Allentown -W*USA 9
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The IRS Faces a Big Challenge. A Shutdown Would Make It Worse - The Fiscal Times

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:44pm

The Fiscal Times

The IRS Faces a Big Challenge. A Shutdown Would Make It Worse
The Fiscal Times
The Internal Revenue Service, facing the massive challenge of quickly implementing the tax cuts passed by Congress last month, would see more than half of its workers sent home under a government shutdown. A partial closure would deprive the agency of ...

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai says he does not regret firing James Damore - The Verge

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:20pm

The Verge

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says he does not regret firing James Damore
The Verge
Google CEO Sundar Pichai responded today to the firing of employee James Damore over his controversial memo on workplace diversity, stating that while he does not regret the decision, he regrets that people misunderstood it as a politically motivated ...
Google execs: Silicon Valley shouldn't make immigration an us-versus-them issueFast Company
Google launches course to train people for IT support jobsSeattle Times
Google's captain Sundar Pichai bats for wearing failure as a badge of honourYourStory.com
Chief Executive Group -Recode -Android Headlines -Business Insider
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OnePlus admits credit card hack impacts up to 40000 customers - Mashable

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:52pm

Mashable

OnePlus admits credit card hack impacts up to 40000 customers
Mashable
Things aren't looking so hot for approximately 40,000 OnePlus customers. And no, not because they'll probably have to wait until June to upgrade to the OnePlus 6. It turns out that the company's website was hacked, and in the process credit card ...
OnePlus Was Hacked And Up To 40000 Customers Had Credit Card Info StolenForbes
OnePlus says up to 40000 customers were affected by credit card security breachThe Verge
OnePlus reveals credit card details of 40000 customers were hackedBGR
Ars Technica -CNET -ExtremeTech -Android Headlines
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Facebook is going to start ranking news sources — once its users tell it how to rank news sources - Recode

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:40pm

Recode

Facebook is going to start ranking news sources — once its users tell it how to rank news sources
Recode
Mark Zuckerberg says he wants better news on his social network, but he doesn't want to figure it out for himself. By Peter Kafka Jan 19, 2018, 4:37pm EST. Share More. Share. Facebook is going to start ranking news sources — once its users tell it how ...
Facebook to Start Ranking News Sources on TrustworthinessBloomberg
Facebook to start ranking news outlets on community trustThe Hill
Facebook to prioritize 'trustworthy' news sourcesNasdaq
Gizmodo -CMSWire -CNBC -ValueWalk
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Fed's Quarles details steps to ease rules from Volcker to stress tests - Reuters

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:13pm

Reuters

Fed's Quarles details steps to ease rules from Volcker to stress tests
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top bank regulator at the U.S. Federal Reserve is planning several imminent changes that Wall Street has wanted involving capital rules, proprietary trading and a process known as “living wills” that aims to prevent taxpayer ...
Fed official appointed by Trump lays out plan for easing bank rulesCNNMoney
Federal Reserve's Quarles Calls for Tailored Approach to SupervisionWall Street Journal
New Fed regulatory chief to pare Wall Street rulebookFinancial Times
Nasdaq
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Apple's US Investment Will Leave Cash Hoard Largely Intact - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:16pm

Seeking Alpha

Apple's US Investment Will Leave Cash Hoard Largely Intact
Seeking Alpha
Workers at a Finisar plant. Apple recently awarded Finisar $390 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Source: Apple. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, as the new US tax law is known, has given Apple (AAPL) most of what it has wanted in the way of tax ...
Trump says he called and thanked Tim Cook after Apple revealed its US investment planCNBC
Tim Cook Panders to Trump, Claims the GOP Tax Bill Is Responsible for “Large Parts” of Apple's New Investment PlanSlate Magazine
Trump Says He Called Apple's Tim Cook to Thank Him for InvestmentsBloomberg
Politico -CPAPracticeAdvisor.com -TheStreet.com -Manufacturing.net
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This is what's at issue in the Lac-Mégantic trial - Montreal Gazette

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:46pm

Montreal Gazette

This is what's at issue in the Lac-Mégantic trial
Montreal Gazette
Jury deliberations in the trial of three men charged in connection with the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster entered their ninth day on Friday. Tom Harding, Richard Labrie and Jean Demaître are charged with criminal negligence relating to the July 2013 ...
Jury Acquits Railroad Employees In Lac Megantic Fire DisasterNPR
All 3 MMA rail workers acquitted in Lac-Mégantic disaster trialCBC.ca
Conductor Acquitted in Worst Canadian Rail Disaster in CenturyBloomberg
BBC News -London Free Press -News1130 -FRANCE 24
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Robert Reich: Who Are the Big Winners in Trump's Brave New World? - Newsweek

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:09pm

Newsweek

Robert Reich: Who Are the Big Winners in Trump's Brave New World?
Newsweek
The evidence is in: The biggest beneficiaries of the Trump-Republican tax plan are shareholders. On Wednesday, Bank of America Brian Moynihan said that “most of the benefits” from the tax cuts “will flow to the bottom-line through dividends and share ...
Apple's US Investment Will Leave Cash Hoard Largely IntactSeeking Alpha
Carter: Tax cuts may lead to more jobs, but what about wage growth?Carroll County Times
Apple still owes Ireland $16B in taxes, despite decision to bring cash back home, EU saysSilicon Valley Business Journal
Irish Times -CPAPracticeAdvisor.com -10,000 Couples -Brinkwire (press release)
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This Will Be Where Amazon Puts Its Second Headquarters, According to Experts - Money Magazine

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:05pm

Money Magazine

This Will Be Where Amazon Puts Its Second Headquarters, According to Experts
Money Magazine
By the end of this year, Amazon will announce a location for its second headquarters, bringing the tech giant's massive search for “HQ2” to a triumphant close. As of Thursday, 20 cities were left in the running, whittled down from 238 that applied to ...

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The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters - Washington Post

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:03pm

Washington Post

The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters
Washington Post
Amazon's search for a second headquarters is like a reality show, only way geekier and with way higher stakes. And true to that format, dreams are already getting crushed. We feel for you Minneapolis. The online retailer was quite clear when it ...
A Maine Racetrack Didn't Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.New York Times
Why Miami could still be a winner even if it loses the Amazon headquartersMiami Herald
Unemployment falls further in South Florida, but job creation slowsSun Sentinel
Palm Beach Post -Press of Atlantic City -Crain's Cleveland Business -WWSB ABC 7
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The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters - Washington Post

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:03pm

Washington Post

The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters
Washington Post
Amazon's search for a second headquarters is like a reality show, only way geekier and with way higher stakes. And true to that format, dreams are already getting crushed. We feel for you Minneapolis. The online retailer was quite clear when it ...
Why Miami could still be a winner even if it loses the Amazon headquartersMiami Herald
Unemployment falls further in South Florida, but job creation slowsSun Sentinel
Where Amazon May Build Its New HeadquartersNew York Times
WNCT -Hawaii News Now -TechCrunch -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Staten Island-based 'CabbageTech' charged with bitcoin-related fraud after promising 300% returns in a week - CNBC

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:37am

CNBC

Staten Island-based 'CabbageTech' charged with bitcoin-related fraud after promising 300% returns in a week
CNBC
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announces Friday it has charged Patrick K. McDonnell and his company CabbageTech with "fraud and misappropriation in connection with purchases and trading of Bitcoin and Litecoin." The company promised ...
CFTC files charges in two cryptocurrency fraud casesThe Hill
The SEC Wants Answers Before It Approves Bitcoin-Based FuturesGizmodo
CFTC to Tighten How It Reviews Bitcoin-Related Product LaunchesWall Street Journal
City A.M. -Coindesk -Finance Magnates
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IBM shares fall on soft profit outlook - Reuters

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:47am

Reuters

IBM shares fall on soft profit outlook
Reuters
(Reuters) - Shares in International Business Machines fell 2.6 percent on Friday as analysts judged a “disappointing” full-year profit forecast showed that the company would take more time to get back on a path of steady growth. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians ...
IBM Falls After Sales in New Business Fail to Impress BullsBloomberg
IBM shares fall despite first growth in 23 quartersCNBC
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Position Cut by Fort Pitt Capital Group LLCStockNewsTimes
Barron's -Week Herald -TechCrunch -Poughkeepsie Journal
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The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters - Washington Post

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:44am

New York Times

The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters
Washington Post
Amazon's search for a second headquarters is like a reality show, only way geekier and with way higher stakes. And true to that format, dreams are already getting crushed. The online retailer was quite clear when it solicited proposals, laying out ...
A Maine Racetrack Didn't Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.New York Times
Amazon will choose Chicago because other locations are hot garbageChicago Tribune
Why Miami could still be a winner even if it loses the Amazon headquartersMiami Herald
New Republic -USA TODAY -Forbes -TechCrunch
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Stocks open higher but worries of government shutdown loom - CNBC

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:31am

CNBC

Stocks open higher but worries of government shutdown loom
CNBC
Equities have seen an increase in volatility this week amid the possibility of a government shutdown. On Thursday, the House passed a bill to avoid a government shutdown. The bill is now in the Senate's hands, where 60 votes are needed to send it to ...
A Government Shutdown Will Not Crash the Stock MarketBreitbart News
Height Securities: Odds Of Government Shutdown Are Nearly 50-50, But Congress Still Likely To 'Kick The Can'Benzinga
Paul Ryan Confident the House Will Pass Bill to Approve Short Term FundingMarketPulse (blog)
Splinter (blog) -TCPalm
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Here's why Jeff Bezos still drove a Honda long after he was a billionaire - CNBC

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:20am

CNBC

Here's why Jeff Bezos still drove a Honda long after he was a billionaire
CNBC
Jeff Bezos in a customized 1998 Volkswagen Beetle from the movie "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" at Sotheby's in 1999. SHARES. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has a staggering fortune: He's the richest man in the world, worth about $108 billion ...
Taxpayers, get ready to smooch Bezos' behindChicago Tribune
Cities tell all: Dishing with Amazon's unsuccessful suitorsDetroit Free Press
As Amazon whittles down list of HQ sites, real work begins for DC region's leadersWTOP
Chicago Business Journal -gulfnews.com -Anniston Star -Youngstown Vindicator
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Amazon is raising the price of Prime monthly memberships by nearly 20 percent - Recode

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:11am

Recode

Amazon is raising the price of Prime monthly memberships by nearly 20 percent
Recode
Amazon Prime memberships are getting more expensive — for those customers who want the flexibility to pay for the speedy shipping and media streaming program on a monthly basis. The company is announcing on Friday that the Amazon Prime monthly fee is ...
Amazon raises monthly Prime rate, annual rate stays at $99USA TODAY
Amazon Prime cost jumps nearly 20 percent for monthly subscriptionCNET
Amazon Is Raising the Price on Prime Monthly MembershipsFortune
GeekWire -U.S. News & World Report -Engadget -BGR
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Delta tightens leash on comfort animals on flights, with rules for lack of federal regulation - USA TODAY

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:13am

USA TODAY

Delta tightens leash on comfort animals on flights, with rules for lack of federal regulation
USA TODAY
Rather than wait for federal regulation, Delta Air Lines unveiled its own tighter rules Friday for passengers flying with emotional-support animals that increasingly disrupt flights. The rules come as the airline carries about 700 assistance animals ...
Delta cracks down on support animals on board after urination, biting incidentsCNBC
Delta wants to know if your dog can behave before it fliesKXAN.com
Delta tightens restrictions on emotional support animalsAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

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