Tax hikes pose greatest threat to business growth, most CEOs say

Sen. Sanders spending bill would increase taxes, inflation: Sen. Portman Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, argues a $6 trillion spending package would ‘really hurt’ the economy and working families across America. A majority of CEOs identified the prospect of steeper taxes this year as the greatest global threat to business growth as Democrats look to substantially… Continue reading Tax hikes pose greatest threat to business growth, most CEOs say

Jarden Brief: Threat of inflation pushes US market into red

Keeping you up to date with the latest market moves, in association with Investment firm Jarden Coming Up Today: The US will release CPI numbers which may provide a further data point to feed the growing concern around inflation. CSR (ASX) and Pushpay (NZX) are both scheduled to publish full year results. New Zealand: New… Continue reading Jarden Brief: Threat of inflation pushes US market into red

Biden declares Russia threat 'national emergency,' lobs sanctions; 10 diplomats booted over election meddling

Fox News Flash top headlines for April 15 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. President Biden on Thursday signed an executive order declaring a “national emergency” over the threat from Russia, as his administration slapped new sanctions on the country. The U.S. Department of State said it is… Continue reading Biden declares Russia threat 'national emergency,' lobs sanctions; 10 diplomats booted over election meddling

American Airlines pilot threatens to 'DUMP' MAGA fans in Kansas after they chant ‘fight for Trump’ and ‘USA’

AN American Airlines pilot threatened to “dump” MAGA fans in Kansas after they started chanting pro-Trump slogans. The pilot on Friday’s flight from Washington DC to Phoenix threatened to divert the plane and leave the unruly Trump supporters stranded. On Wednesday, hundreds of the president’s supporters stormed the US Capitol which disrupted Congress’s session and… Continue reading American Airlines pilot threatens to 'DUMP' MAGA fans in Kansas after they chant ‘fight for Trump’ and ‘USA’

How much of a Real threat is bitcoin to the US dollar?

Quick take 1 minute read Is bitcoin seriously threatening the dollar? A chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley believes just this. Ruchir Sharma, a chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley investment management, one of the biggest American investment institutions in the world has argued that the leading cryptocurrency poses a massive threat to the United… Continue reading How much of a Real threat is bitcoin to the US dollar?

How the UK’s terror threat levels work

Threat levels are designed to give a broad indication of the likelihood of a terrorist attack. There are five different threat levels, with the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) responsible for deciding at which level the UK should sit. The five terror threat levels are: Low – an attack is highly unlikelyModerate – an attack… Continue reading How the UK’s terror threat levels work

Data encryption a threat to fighting child sexual abuse, says DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice has released an international statement claiming that end-to-end encryption “poses significant challenges to public safety,” including sexually exploited children. In an Oct. 11 statement from the DoJ, the agency called on technology companies to work with the government to find a solution for strong data encryption with the means to… Continue reading Data encryption a threat to fighting child sexual abuse, says DOJ

Don Trump Jr slams Dem threat to pack Supreme Court with extra justices if Biden wins election

DONALD Trump Jr. criticized the Democratic threat to "pack the courts" if Joe Biden wins the presidential election calling it a "power-grab." In a tweet on Monday, Trump Jr. encouraged his followers to vote for his father Presidential Donald Trump to avoid the Democrats from packing the courts. ⚠️ Follow our US election 2020 live… Continue reading Don Trump Jr slams Dem threat to pack Supreme Court with extra justices if Biden wins election

Coronavirus economic threat – Don't let government become a shareholder in American companies

Fox Business Flash top headlines for April 8 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below There is nothing worse than the government bailing out private industries. I've spent a career… Continue reading Coronavirus economic threat – Don't let government become a shareholder in American companies

Nigel Farage’s election threat is not a political strategy – it’s a suicide mission that could let Corbyn into No10 – The Sun

NO, Nigel, No! The Farage threat to stand Brexit Party candidates in 600 seats will not deliver Brexit – but it could easily deliver Jeremy Corbyn’s Marxist rabble into 10 Downing Street. This General Election is the last chance for this country to make good on the 2016 Referendum result. Unlike Boris Johnson, I do… Continue reading Nigel Farage’s election threat is not a political strategy – it’s a suicide mission that could let Corbyn into No10 – The Sun

What is the biggest threat to the US? Some 2020 Democrats think it's China

President Donald Trump on China tariffs The president explains his plan B on China trade ahead of the G20 summit. President Trump and a handful of Democratic presidential hopefuls are in rare agreement: They believe that China represents one of the biggest threats to the U.S. Continue Reading Below During the first Democratic presidential debate… Continue reading What is the biggest threat to the US? Some 2020 Democrats think it's China

Ethereum’s Decentralized Finance Ecosystem: A Legitimate Threat to Traditional Banking | BTCMANAGER

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is the newest trend to ride on in the blockchain ecosystem. Ethereum alone boasts a number of different financial services, of which the likes of MakerDAO and 0x Protocol are already scaling to the top of the DeFi mountain. In this write-up, BTCManager explores the intriguing world of decentralized finance.  Overview of the System… Continue reading Ethereum’s Decentralized Finance Ecosystem: A Legitimate Threat to Traditional Banking | BTCMANAGER

Bitcoin [BTC] wallets pose an unintentional threat to the blockchain, says Bitcoin Core developer

The cryptocurrency market’s resurgence has caused a lot of proponents in the space to come out in support of the digital asset industry, with many arguing that this is the start of yet another bull run. In a recent podcast by Peter McCormack, the Bitcoin supporter talked to Luke Dashjr, a famous Bitcoin Core developer… Continue reading Bitcoin [BTC] wallets pose an unintentional threat to the blockchain, says Bitcoin Core developer

China threat is worse than trade deficit: Steve Hilton

China is a threat to global stability: Steve Hilton “The Next Revolution” host Steve Hilton on President Trump’s tough stance against China. The Trump administration is threatening to raise tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin accused… Continue reading China threat is worse than trade deficit: Steve Hilton

After reports of Nicehash controlling around 70% of DASH Nethashrate, the 51% attack is once again a real Threat | BTCMANAGER

Nicehash owns about 70% of DASH mining network according to a Reddit user (Jan 10), and the news is already causing a wave of concerns within the community Investigation It looks like someone currently controls over 51% of DASHs hashrate over Nicehash mining pools; a recent Reddit post accusing Nicehash of being a threat to… Continue reading After reports of Nicehash controlling around 70% of DASH Nethashrate, the 51% attack is once again a real Threat | BTCMANAGER

Bitcoin [BTC] bomb scare grabs attention of US, Canada authorities; NYPD says threat likely ‘not credible’

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency in terms of market cap, which is popularly called as the currency most preferred by criminals and tax evaders, has managed to capture the attention of US authorities in an alleged bomb scare case. According to reports, an email has been sent to several institutions, including hospitals, by the perpetrators claiming… Continue reading Bitcoin [BTC] bomb scare grabs attention of US, Canada authorities; NYPD says threat likely ‘not credible’

Cryptojacking: A New Cyber Threat

Just when you thought ransomware was the worst thing business websites would have to contend with as the 2010s near their close, the hydra known as cybercrime has sprouted a new head: cryptojacking. Cryptojacking is the process of using another computer or many computers without permission to mine cryptocurrency. It’s particularly vexing because it’s not… Continue reading Cryptojacking: A New Cyber Threat

SEC Report Warns On Growing Cyber Threat Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission today issued an investigative report cautioning that public companies should consider cyber threats when implementing internal accounting controls. The report is based on the SEC Enforcement Division’s investigations of nine public companies that fell victim to cyber fraud, losing millions of dollars in the process. The SEC’s investigations focused on “business email… Continue reading SEC Report Warns On Growing Cyber Threat Fraud

Kaspersky Detects threat from North Korean hackers group ‘Lazarus’ Against a Crypto Exchange

At the beginning of the third quarter of this year, researchers discovered that hackers were impersonating known personalities in the crypto work, in chats in crypto groups in Slack and Discord. This was done when users download links they gave in chat Conversations. A group of hackers known as the Lazarus group based in North… Continue reading Kaspersky Detects threat from North Korean hackers group ‘Lazarus’ Against a Crypto Exchange

Millions of Transactions a Second is Feasible, Global Internet Under Threat, Blockchain the Antidote, Says Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s inventor, has stated the long term goal for public blockchain networks is to scale to billions of transactions a second, but that is something that would take more layers of technology to get to. While he sees millions of transactions as feasible with technology improvements. The context was a discussion of how… Continue reading Millions of Transactions a Second is Feasible, Global Internet Under Threat, Blockchain the Antidote, Says Vitalik Buterin

JPMorgan Chase Bank Lists Cryptocurrencies as Part of its Threat Factors

Cryptocurrencies have been criticized at various times by quite a number of people.   However, bitcoin and others have refused to give in to external pressures. It appears crypto is winning the battle as JPMorgan has acknowledged in a recent report that bitcoin is a threat to its business. In the bank’s annual report released… Continue reading JPMorgan Chase Bank Lists Cryptocurrencies as Part of its Threat Factors