Yelp’s Bitcoin Filter Could Kickstart Weak Crypto Adoption

By CCN: As bitcoin’s price experienced a surge this week, it seems merchants and consumers are more interested in crypto than ever. Local-search company Yelp has joined the pact by reportedly adding a filter to help users find merchants that accept cryptocurrency. No matter if you’re looking for a burger bar, dog groomer, or any other kind of business listed on its site, you can now zero in on those that let you pay with crypto. Yelp’s move is reflective of a larger move that the crypto space has craved – mass adoption. Whether merchants are rolling out ways to

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Dow, Bitcoin Bleed Lower as Weak Economic Data Saps Trade Deal Optimism

The US stock market endured steady losses on Thursday, leaving the Dow’s eight-week winning streak on the ropes. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, continued to mount an unsuccessful push toward $ 4,000 that has left most crypto assets in the red. Dow Fails to Break Through 26,000 Dow futures traded up throughout much of the pre-market session, putting the index within striking distance of the 26,000 point milestone. However, Wall Street turned sour ahead of the opening bell, and all three major US stock indices dropped when the market opened. As of 10:17 am ET, the Dow had lost 68.12 points, recovering

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Ray Dalio: “I expect borrowing and printing money will both grow, which will weaken the dollar and eventually diminish its role as a reserve currency. Said differently, the soundness of our finances is weak.”

Ray Dalio: "I expect borrowing and printing money will both grow, which will weaken the dollar and eventually diminish its role as a reserve currency. Said differently, the soundness of our finances is weak." submitted by /u/myquidproquo
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Study: 70% of Crypto Exchanges Allow Weak Passwords (news.bitcoin.com)

Over 70 percent of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges allow users to create accounts with weak passwords, a new study reveals. This leaves them exposed to financial theft due to unsafe password practices, the authors say. Less than half of the surveyed trading platforms provide password strength assessment tools.  
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