A man was at a café. He was glaring through the menu and decided to order himself a glass of lime water. But it wasn’t just any other lime water he wanted. He told the waiter that his beverage shouldn’t have the taste of lemons. He said he didn’t like the fruit much. But he added that he was a big fan of lime water anyway. Bewildered at first, the waiter eventually decided to bring him a glass of plain water. The man gulped it whole-heartedly and paid the waiter an extra twenty for his impeccable services. He left the
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As far as crappy years go, you really don’t get much worse than cryptocurrency in 2018. Losing over 80% of your market cap in 12 months is kind of rough. But you know who also had a tough time? Facebook. Last year was a series of migraines for Mark Zuckerberg who saw some $ 19 billion shaved off his wealth. Granted, he’s still up there with the world’s richest but (violins ready please) he lost more than all the top 500 billionaires on the list. Billionaires who gained and lost the most money, in 2018: 🇺🇸 Jeff Bezos: $ 24b🇨🇳 Lei Jun:
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You guys are too hateful towards Coinbase. Without them and their easy-to-use website/app Bitcoin would never be as popular as it is right now with regular people. Currently it’s top 10 on the App Store where I live which is awesome.
Yes, their servers were down yesterday but you can’t really blame them. They had 8 times more customers than their last peak time. If you had planned a dinner for 5 people and suddenly 40 hungry people showed up, what would’ve happened?
Hopefully they’re expanding their servers right now and we won’t have a problem for awhile.
I see the server problems as a good thing, 8 times more customers than their last peak?! We’re going mainstream guys, don’t forget to fasten your seatbelt. 🙂
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