NFT potential takes quantum leap with Koii Network’s new Dynamic NFT standard

In April of this year, an anonymous buyer purchased a copy of Action Comics #1 for $3,250,000 USD — the highest figure on record for a vintage comic book. Published in 1938 and featuring the first-ever appearance of Superman, the comic is one of the last known copies in existence. Prior to the auction, it… Continue reading NFT potential takes quantum leap with Koii Network’s new Dynamic NFT standard

NFT potential takes quantum leap with Koii Network’s new Dynamic NFT standard

In April of this year, an anonymous buyer purchased a copy of Action Comics #1 for $3,250,000 USD — the highest figure on record for a vintage comic book. Published in 1938 and featuring the first-ever appearance of Superman, the comic is one of the last known copies in existence. Prior to the auction, it… Continue reading NFT potential takes quantum leap with Koii Network’s new Dynamic NFT standard

Over half of Americans have less than 3 months worth of emergency savings

Americans faced a difficult year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which put a strain on many families' finances. More than half, 51%, of Americans have less than three months' worth of emergency savings, according to a recent survey from personal finance website Bankrate. The survey includes over 1,000 responses from telephone interviews conducted by SSRS… Continue reading Over half of Americans have less than 3 months worth of emergency savings

Trevor Bauer administrative leave extended after woman claimed Dodgers pitcher 'raped and choked her in sex assault'

LA Dodgers star Trevor Bauer's paid administrative leave has been extended for another seven days, Major League Baseball has confirmed. The league placed the 30-year-old pitcher on forced leave for seven days last Friday after a woman accused him of two vicious sexual assaults that allegedly left her unconscious. Under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence,… Continue reading Trevor Bauer administrative leave extended after woman claimed Dodgers pitcher 'raped and choked her in sex assault'

FXTM CFO George Kyriakoudes Leaves the Firm Citing Family, Health Reasons

After spending over eight years working for FXTM, an online trading provider, George Kyriakoudes announced his resignation from the role of Chief Financial Officer as he decided to take a sabbatical break. During a post on LinkedIn, Kyriakoudes cited family-related affairs and health as its major reasons behind taking such a decision. Over his tenure,… Continue reading FXTM CFO George Kyriakoudes Leaves the Firm Citing Family, Health Reasons

NYPD cops rescue woman from ledge of Brooklyn overpass

NYPD cops rescued a woman who refused to come down from the ledge of a Brooklyn overpass on Tuesday night, authorities and witnesses said. The woman was first spotted by a motorist on a railing atop an entrance ramp to the Gowanus Expressway in Bay Ridge at about 6:15 p.m., police said. The driver tried… Continue reading NYPD cops rescue woman from ledge of Brooklyn overpass

Ted Cruz: Kamala Harris has left herself 'only one option' to handle border 'mess'

Ted Cruz reacts to Biden appointing Harris to lead border crisis Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, criticizes the Biden administration and their handling of the border crisis on ‘America’s Newsroom.’ Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, slammed the Biden administration’s handling of the border crisis and said Thursday on “America’s Newsroom” that the migrant surge is the “biggest… Continue reading Ted Cruz: Kamala Harris has left herself 'only one option' to handle border 'mess'

New York nursing home blaze leaves ‘one resident dead and several injured’ after roof COLLAPSES

AT least one person has died after a huge fire broke out at a nursing home in New York this morning. The massive blaze at the Evergreen nursing home in Spring Valley, upstate New York caused the building's roof to collapse in the early hours of Tuesday morning. New York State Troop F's Public Information… Continue reading New York nursing home blaze leaves ‘one resident dead and several injured’ after roof COLLAPSES

'Cryptocurrency is not legitimate money,' says Nigeria's central bank governor

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has defended the apex bank’s decision to ban banks from servicing cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. Appearing before a joint Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions; ICT and Cybercrime; and Capital Market, Emefiele remarked that the CBN ban was in the best interest… Continue reading 'Cryptocurrency is not legitimate money,' says Nigeria's central bank governor

France vetos $20 billion Canadian Carrefour offer with 'clear and final no'

PARIS (Reuters) – France all but killed off a possible $20 billion takeover of Carrefour by Canada’s Alimentation Couche-Tard on Friday, saying it would oppose any deal to ensure the security of its food sector.A customer empties his trolley in front of a Carrefour Hypermarket store in Saint-Herblain near Nantes, France January 15, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane… Continue reading France vetos $20 billion Canadian Carrefour offer with 'clear and final no'

'A clear and final no': French minister opposes $20 billion Canadian offer for Carrefour

FILE PHOTO: French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks during a press conference in Paris, France January 14, 2021, on French government’s current strategy for the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Thomas Coex/Pool via REUTERSPARIS (Reuters) – Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire expressed France’s stiff opposition to a possible near-$20 billion takeover of… Continue reading 'A clear and final no': French minister opposes $20 billion Canadian offer for Carrefour

'A clear and final no': French minister opposes $20 billion Canadian offer for Carrefour

FILE PHOTO: French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks during a press conference in Paris, France January 14, 2021, on French government’s current strategy for the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Thomas Coex/Pool via REUTERSPARIS (Reuters) – Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire expressed France’s stiff opposition to a possible near-$20 billion takeover of… Continue reading 'A clear and final no': French minister opposes $20 billion Canadian offer for Carrefour

Johnny Depp destroys what’s left of reputation

Johnny Depp Dior ad pulled after ‘cultural appropriation’ outcry Actor Johnny Depp is the face of Dior’s new ad campaign which has been pulled amid a ‘cultural appropriation’ outcry. Johnny Depp is a wife beater. Such is the finding of a British court, ruling against Depp’s claims of libel by The Sun newspaper. If nothing else proves how… Continue reading Johnny Depp destroys what’s left of reputation

Would Bitcoin suffer if the lead maintainers were kidnapped by aliens?

It is a question that many in the crypto community must have asked themselves at least once. The news of Wladimir van der Laan taking a temporary hiatus, prompted us to explore what some might consider to be an improbable, yet highly impactful situation. A Bitcoin Core developer that is also a maintainer of the project’s… Continue reading Would Bitcoin suffer if the lead maintainers were kidnapped by aliens?

Britain's Queen Elizabeth not told before Australia's historic PM sacking: archived letters

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s representative in Australia fired a prime minister without warning the palace – or the prime minister – because “under the constitution the responsibility is mine”, according to archived letters released on Tuesday. In a Nov. 11, 1975 dispatch, Governor-General John Kerr told the Queen’s private secretary he took the unprecedented… Continue reading Britain's Queen Elizabeth not told before Australia's historic PM sacking: archived letters

Hackers Threaten to Release Legal Secrets of World’s Biggest Stars

The private legal affairs of dozens of the world’s biggest music and movie stars — Lady Gaga, Elton John, Robert DeNiro, and Madonna among them — are at risk of exposure following a ransomware attack on a high profile New York entertainment law firm. Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks have reportedly been hit by the… Continue reading Hackers Threaten to Release Legal Secrets of World’s Biggest Stars

Bitcoin Surges Past $7,100, Leaving $15 Million Worth of Burned BitMEX Shorts

After managing to retake $7,200 on the weekend, Bitcoin tumbled lower on Monday morning, falling as low as $6,800 in a move that liquidated $40 million worth of BitMEX long positions. With this, the cryptocurrency had tumbled 7% from the weekend highs and 9% from the $7,470 highs seen two weeks back. This was a move… Continue reading Bitcoin Surges Past $7,100, Leaving $15 Million Worth of Burned BitMEX Shorts

U.S. weekly jobless claims hit two-and-a-half-year high; mid-Atlantic factory activity plunges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits surged by the most since 2012 to a 2-1/2-year high last week, as companies in the services sectors laid off workers because of the coronavirus pandemic. The darkening economic outlook was underscored by other data on Thursday that showed factory activity in the mid-Atlantic… Continue reading U.S. weekly jobless claims hit two-and-a-half-year high; mid-Atlantic factory activity plunges

Are Crypto Traders Becoming Less Confident The Bottom Is In?

A fall in an important Bitcoin-related metric with ties to overall crypto market sentiment over the past couple of weeks, suggests that recent price action across the crypto market has traders and investors increasingly fearing that the bottom isn’t in for Bitcoin, and may be adjusting their expectations and preparing positions in anticipation of the… Continue reading Are Crypto Traders Becoming Less Confident The Bottom Is In?

Trump poised to sign family leave bill to benefit federal workers

We need to focus on entitlement spending: Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas discusses the $1.4 trillion spending bill passed through the House and the growing national debt. President Trump could soon sign paid family leave legislation benefiting federal workers as part of the defense… Continue reading Trump poised to sign family leave bill to benefit federal workers

Crypto Platform Celsius Network Reaches $4.25 Billion in Total Loans

Cryptocurrency platform Celsius Network announced that it reached $4.25 billion in total crypto loan origination as of Nov. 12 in a press release shared with Cointelegraph. Celsius reached $4.25 billion of cryptocurrency loans since the start of its activity in July 2018 calculated at current Bitcoin (BTC) prices, a 93% increase from the $2.2 billion… Continue reading Crypto Platform Celsius Network Reaches $4.25 Billion in Total Loans

Binance Teases FATF, Allows Lending via Privacy Coins

Binance, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, is adding three anonymity-focused cryptocurrencies to its loaning platform. The Malta-based company said in a blog post that Binance Lending would allow users to lend in Monero, Zcash, and Dash. The annualized interest rate for the “fifth phase of Binance Lending products” with a… Continue reading Binance Teases FATF, Allows Lending via Privacy Coins

Greg Laurie: Why you should let God worry for you

Fox News Flash top headlines for August 4 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 4 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com I once heard a story about a man who was a total worrywart. He was always stressed out, about his finances, relationships, career — even the weather. But suddenly, one day… Continue reading Greg Laurie: Why you should let God worry for you

Some Senators Call on US to Lead in Blockchain and Crypto, Others Doubt

The United States Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs has ended the hearing on “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currencies and Blockchain” today, July 30. Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire, Rebecca M. Nelson, a specialist in international trade and finance; and Mehrsa Baradaran, a professor of law at the University of California Irvine School of… Continue reading Some Senators Call on US to Lead in Blockchain and Crypto, Others Doubt