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A social network banned support for Trump. Will others follow?

Two quick self-promotional items: I went on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” on Sunday with one of my sources for last week’s piece on Facebook moderators, and I encourage you to check it out. I’ll also be doing a Reddit Ask Me Anything on Tuesday at 9A PT / 12P ET; I’ll tweet the link when it’s …

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Tony Hawk Foundation Added to Bitpay’s 100 Crypto Supporting Nonprofits

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On June 24, well known nonprofit the Tony Hawk Foundation revealed it is now accepting cryptocurrencies for donations through Bitpay. The foundation founded by the pro skater Tony Hawk has funded 623 skatepark projects and now people can donate with <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> and <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener …

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SpaceX nails twin Falcon Heavy booster landing but center core misses drone ship

By Eric Ralph Posted on June 25, 2019 SpaceX has soared through the first major half of its third Falcon Heavy launch, heading through ignition, liftoff, recovery, and orbital insertion with relative ease. However, Falcon Heavy center core B1057 sadly suffered an unknown anomaly during landing, causing it to miss the drone ship. Sadly, this …

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StubHub’s ticket loyalty program offers VIP access

Sponsored Links REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Do you spend a fortune on StubHub tickets? To the point where you could buy a decent used car instead? StubHub is ready to spoil you. The ticket exchange has launched a Beyond loyalty program that gives its biggest customers some equally large perks. For one, you get VIP access to …

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JPMorgan to Start Customer Trials of Its ‘JPM Coin’ Crypto

JPMorgan Chase is to start trials of its “JPM Coin” cryptocurrency in conjunction with corporate clients. According to a report from Bloomberg Japan on Tuesday, Umar Farooq, the investment bank’s head of digital treasury services and blockchain, said that customers would trial the technology with the ultimate aim of speeding up transactions, such as payments between …

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Circle CEO: ‘Non-Sovereign’ Bitcoin and Cryptos Will See Continued Growth

Jeremy Allaire, co-founder and CEO of payments company Circle, believes non-sovereign cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin (BTC) will continue to see growth despite the proliferation of new forms of digital assets such as Facebook’s Libra and stablecoins.  During an interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box on June 24, Allaire argued that the cryptocurrency landscape will not evolve …

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Enforcement of Updated Crypto Guidelines From FATF Has Far-Reaching Implications

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The FATF (Financial Action Task Force) has revealed updated guidelines that would require cryptocurrency and digital asset exchanges—and potentially independent business owners and crypto holders—to share sensitive customer information as VASPs (Virtual Asset Service Providers), compromising user privacy and restricting crypto market access. </strong> Also read: BCH Development Fund Doubles Its Goal …

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Titan’s gigantic methane lakes could be encrusted with crystals – CNET

Saturn’s moon Titan. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute Titan is the most famous of the moons orbiting Saturn, mainly because it’s a) extremely large (the second biggest satellite in our solar system) and b) thought to be a potential spot for extra-terrestrial life within our own solar system. < p class=”speakableTextP2″>And one of the most fascinating parts of …

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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: Bad for Privacy, Bad for Competition

Scott A. Shay is co-founder and chairman of Signature Bank of New York and the author of In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism (Post Hill Press, 2018). Allowing Facebook to mint its own coin, the Libra, would turn it into the greatest anti-competitive trust case in history. It would make the early 20th century …

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