House GOP Leader McCarthy Says US Govt Must Go All-In on Blockchain

Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is sounding a lot like a tech entrepreneur these days. In a plea before a select committee on March 12 introducing ideas for Congress to prioritize in the 21st century, the GOP leader made his case for integrating blockchain technology into the government’s day-to-day operations. Kevin McCarthy: U.S. Government Should Dive Head-First into Blockchain McCarthy fell short of proposing that they use a public crypto network such as Ethereum, for instance, suggesting instead that the U.S. government build its own blockchain. He is, however, willing to admit that Congress “might need help from

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Dow Futures Tremble after Ex-Advisor Unloads on ‘Chaotic’ Trump White House

The Dow is uncomfortably timid heading into the week’s penultimate trading session, as the US stock market digests comments from former White House economic advisor Gary Cohn that paint a picture of a “chaotic” Trump administration. Dow Futures Shaky on Thursday Morning Dow futures had spiked toward 25,800 earlier in the session, only to drop back below 25,675 before reversing course once more. As of 8:56 am ET, Dow futures had declined by 3 points or 0.01 percent, implying a minor gain of around 35.11 points at the open. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures crept to small gains, rising 0.04

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Bitcoin mining is forcing me to go solar power. I just installed solar panels to run my miners during the day. Not only does my house get heated but I cut the mining cost by 75%. Why? It’s not just the cheapest form of energy, but I get rid of the grid-transfer cost and tax (=75%!)

Bitcoin mining is forcing me to go solar power. I just installed solar panels to run my miners during the day. Not only does my house get heated but I cut the mining cost by 75%. Why? It's not just the cheapest form of energy, but I get rid of the grid-transfer cost and tax (=75%!) submitted by /u/candese
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Trump Counterpunches Sweeping Democratic House Probe: ‘They Didn’t Give One Letter of the Requests’

U.S. President Donald Trump completely reversed course on whether the White House will cooperate with the House Democrats’ investigation in corruption and obstruction of justice – a probe that’s widely viewed as a pretense for impeaching the president. Addressing document requests made by the House Judiciary Committee, the president remarked: “They didn’t give one letter. They didn’t do anything. They didn’t give one letter of the requests. New: Trump appears to reverse himself after saying yesterday that he "cooperates with everybody." Just now, he said Obama refused to comply. "They didn't give one letter. They didn't do anything. They didn't

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UK Auction House to Sell $400,000 in Dark Web Bitcoin

Wilsons Auction House in the UK will be hosting a cryptocurrency auction for roughly 315 coins. The coins are spread across Bitcoin, Bitcoin Gold, and Bitcoin Cash. A full day long, the auction will begin on February 28. Originally seized by Belgian authorities, the coins were related to a dark web market. They have an estimated value of around 300,000 pounds sterling or close to USD$ 400,000. Wilsons was previously the first to auction Monero, about 167 of them, which sold for less than 10,000 pounds. The company says on its website that the contract attracted significant attention. “The contract, which

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Dow Jumps 100 Points as Trump White House Whipsaws on Trade War

The Dow rallied more than 100 points on Monday after the Trump White House whipsawed on the ongoing US-China trade war, providing the US stock market with a jolt of optimism that the two countries would arrive at a deal within the near future. Bitcoin, meanwhile, maintained its recent gains throughout the weekend but needs to see further growth to confirm that market headwinds truly have shifted. Dow Mounts Triple-Digit Rally As of 9:01 am ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures had gained 101 points or 0.4 percent, implying a rise of just under 100 points at the opening bell.

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Pharma Stocks Decline as House Democrats Investigate Drug Prices

Stock prices of twelve of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the USA have fallen sharply after the commencement of a Congressional investigation into prescription drug pricing practices. In a statement released yesterday, it was revealed that the House Oversight Committee chaired by Senator Elijah Cummings (D-Md) sent letters requesting information about their pricing strategies to AbbVie, Amgen,

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Since leaving prison, Charlie Shrem has purchased two Maseratis, two powerboats and a $2 million house in Florida. The Winklevoss twins think Shrem used money he stole from them. They are suing to get it back.

Since leaving prison, Charlie Shrem has purchased two Maseratis, two powerboats and a $  2 million house in Florida. The Winklevoss twins think Shrem used money he stole from them. They are suing to get it back. submitted by /u/127fascination
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