Victim of $24 Million SIM Swap Case Writes Open Letter to FCC Chairman

SIM swapping victim Michael Terpin wrote an open letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to take action against this type of fraud. SIM swapping victim Michael Terpin wrote an open letter to the United States Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai.In his letter, posted by Coindesk on Oct. 21, Terpin requested that the regulator […]

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Elon Musk in Twitter Return Pushes Tesla’s Powerwall Over PG&E Fears

After taking a brief break from Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is back with a bang, raising the astonishing issue that bankrupt PG&E could result in rolling blackouts for the next decade. PG&E says rolling blackouts expected in California for next 10 years! https://t.co/Iv9f0piK82 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 21, 2019 Elon Musk’s PG&E Tweet […]

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Binance Joins Council of Internet Giant Kakao’s Blockchain Project

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is joining the governance council of Klaytn, a blockchain project led by South Korean internet giant Kakao. Klaytn, a blockchain project led by internet giant Kakao, announced that cryptocurrency exchange Binance is joining its governance council.In a joint press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 22, Binance announced that it is joining […]

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Bad for Business: How KYC/AML Makes Everyone a ‘Terrorist’

Two reports from risk solutions group Lexisnexis assert that anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) policies can negatively affect a business’s bottom line and customer service significantly. A recent trip to the local post office for a money order certainly had a negative effect on my own experience, thanks to the same regulations, […]

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Don’t Fight the Fed, Go on the Offense, Says Stock Market Strategist

We’ve all heard the saying, ‘don’t fight the Fed.’ Canaccord Genuity Chief Market Strategist Tony Dwyer is taking that phrase literally, saying in an interview with CNBC that it’s time for investors to go on the offense with their portfolios thanks to the Fed’s handiwork. Like it or not, the Federal Reserve has made it […]

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Bitcasino.io Launches New Loyalty Club Program, Rewarding Players for Wins and Losses

21 October 2019 – World’s first licensed Bitcoin-led casino operator, Bitcasino.io, has launched its unique loyalty program ‘Loyalty Club’, revolutionizing the industry by eliminating all its generic, deposit-based bonuses in favor of instant, tailor-made rewards. The new program boasts 7 levels, 22 milestone rewards, and a ‘win-win’ feature which sees players receive cashback not only for wins but […]

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Anti-Money Laundering Laws Apply to Crypto Too, Says FinCEN Chief

FinCEN Director Kenneth Blanco says that the agency expects fintech firms that provide anonymous services to comply with Anti-Money Laundering standards. The United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Kenneth Blanco spoke at the University of Georgetown where he made it clear that Anti-Money Laundering (AML) laws apply to everyone.On Oct. 21, banking trade […]

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Facebook’s 2020 Election Plan Is What George Orwell Warned Us About

Is Facebook becoming the paragon of what George Orwell feared, a centralized authority over what’s true and what isn’t? In the last year, journalists at Bloomberg, Forbes, and The Guardian have all leveled that charge. (A Bloomberg article actually supports it.) With its 2020 election policy, “Helping to Protect the 2020 Elections,” Facebook might be […]

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Canadian Terminal Operator Joins Maersk and IBM's TradeLens

Vancouver-based Global Container Terminals will use TradeLens in all four operated terminals, including two terminals in the U.S. Global Container Terminals (GCT), a container terminal operator in North America, has joined Maersk and IBM’s blockchain shipping tool TradeLens.Adding four Canadian and U.S. terminals to the platform As part of the initiative, Vancouver-based GCT will gradually roll […]

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