Libertarian and Bitcoin Miner John McAfee is Dead

In 1987, John McAfee founded McAfee Associates, a computer anti-virus company and in recent years he was active promoting Libertarian politics. John McAfee was imprisoned in Spain on charges of tax evasion. John was found dead in his jail cell. McAfee was a libertarian, advocating the decriminalization of cannabis, an end to the war on …

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Elon Musk Wants Energy Efficient Cryptocurrency

Elon Musk indicates that Tesla will stop using Bitcoin for transactions. Tesla wants to use cryptocurrencies that are at least 100 times energy-efficient per transaction. There is speculation that Tesla could enable solar-powered cryptocurrency mining, support other cryptocurrencies like Doge and could create their own cryptocurrency. Tesla & Bitcoin pic.twitter.com/YSswJmVZhP — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May …

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Bitcoin Over $36000 and JP Morgan Has $146,000 Price Target

Bitcoin is trading over $35,000 and Ethereum is trading a bit over or bit under $1200. JPMorgan has said that Bitcoin could rally as high as $146,000 as it competes with gold as an alternative currency. JPMorgan says Bitcoin could climb to match the $2.7 trillion of private sector gold investment. Currently, Bitcoin has a …

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Tech Report Says to Get an Alibaba or EBay Business Before Your Old Jobs Are Destroyed

An Alibaba backed open research think tank (the Luohan Academy) has published a 22-page report which says that AI, mobile internet, e-commerce are not destroying more jobs than they create. Nextbigfuture summarizes the report as there are lots of jobs and businesses being created by the Alibaba, Ebay, Googles and Ubers of the world. People …

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How Crypto Tech Bridges the Generation Gap

Just as the older generation has had to get its head around the hi-tech world of cryptocurrencies and how they work, so the tech itself is introducing younger folk, like millennials and the newly-emerging Gen Z to online activities they may never have considered otherwise.   One key area that cryptos bring to the younger …

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Bitcoin by itself can generate 2 degree warming by 2033

If Bitcoin is implemented at similar rates at which other technologies have been incorporated, then Bitcoin alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures by 2°C as soon as 2033. Peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change – Bitcoin emissions alone could push global warming above 2°Celsius. A team of UH Mānoa researchers analyzed information such …

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Bitcoin Exchange traded note and investment trust are ways to trade Bitcoin without holding Bitcoin

Bitcoin Tracker One is an Exchange Traded Note quoted in US dollars. It is similar to buying an American depositary receipt. It is not an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) but an Exchange Traded Note (ETN). Traders will see a foreign-listed asset in U.S. dollars. Bitcoin Track One trades are executed in dollars, but all settlement, …

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