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Cryptocurrency needs government's help, says presidential hopeful Andrew Yang - CNET  CNET · 1 day
Clearer rules for bitcoin and other virtual currencies will help the US innovate, argues Yang, a Democratic presidential candidate. more
ZenGo wants to become the crypto wallet for the masses  TechCrunch · 5 days
KZen is about to release ZenGo, a mobile app to manage your cryptocurrencies securely and more easily. There are already countless of crypto wallets out there, but the... more
Tax day frustration: Why can't the pros keep up with financial tech? - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Commentary: Cryptocurrency transactions, peer-to-peer loans -- why can't all this data just flow straight into my tax return? more
North Korea using cryptocurrency to evade sanctions  Sky News · 7 days
North Korea is increasingly using cryptocurrency to bypass international sanctions and could use it to help fund programmes to build weapons of mass destruction, a report says today. more
Coinbase launches debit card in the UK  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
When you buy cryptocurrencies on Coinbase, many users simply don’t know what to do with them. Customers in the U.K. can now get a good old plastic card and spend cryptocurrencies in-store and on... more
Firefox will block sneaky cryptocurrency and tracking software - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
It's only in testing for now, but Mozilla plans to cut off cryptocurrency mining and fingerprinting by default in the future. more
Daily Crunch: China considers Bitcoin mining ban  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1.... more
Mozilla adds fingerprinting and cryptocurrency mining protection to Firefox  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Mozilla is adding a new feature to protect you against web annoyances in future releases of Firefox. The new feature is currently available in the beta version of Firefox 67,... more
Firefox expands anti-tracking features with browser fingerprint blocking  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Firefox is testing a new anti-tracking feature that will prevent sites from being able to “fingerprint” your browser and track... more
Bitcoin mining ban considered by China's economic planner  BBC · 2 weeks
China's economic planning agency adds Bitcoin creation to a list of activities that may be outlawed. more
Regulators in China are weighing a ban on Bitcoin mining  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Cryptocurrency mining has become the latest target for the Chinese government seeking to phase out industries considered a drag on the country’s economy. The National Development and Reform... more
China Says It Wants to Eliminate Bitcoin Mining  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Monday it was seeking public opinions on a revised list of industries it wants to encourage, restrict, or eliminate. more
Opera browser updated with free VPN, new design, and more  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Meet Opera's newly updated browser. Opera announced the launch of Opera version 60 (codenamed Reborn 3), the company's latest desktop browser for Mac, Windows, and Linux. This web... more
Tech entrepreneur gives $25M in cryptocurrency to alma mater  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A tech entrepreneur and his wife have made a very Silicon Valley donation to his San Francisco alma mater _ $25 million, mostly in cryptocurrency more
Beating back bears, Bitcoin briefly balloons beyond $4,900  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Bitcoin went on a tear in early morning trading earlier today, popping up to above $4,900 and reminding some investors of the good old days of 2017. The currency is still trading... more
Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchanges' Karpeles Appeals Conviction  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Karpeles' lawyer Nobuyasu Ogata said Friday his client was just trying to reduce risks for Mt. Gox users. more
Mt. Gox bitcoin exchanges' Karpeles appeals conviction  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Mark Karpeles, who headed Mt. Gox, a Japan-based bitcoin exchange that went bankrupt after a massive hacking, is appealing his conviction on charges of manipulating electronic data. more
This Ontario town will soon accept Bitcoin for property tax  CBC · 3 weeks
The Ontario town of Innisfil will soon begin accepting cryptocurrencies as payment for its property taxes,... more
How to file taxes on your cryptocurrency trades in a bear year  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Fred traded cryptocurrencies last year. Unfortunately, his trading yielded a capital loss of more than $35,000. Filing taxes could add another headache in a... more
What Is Cryptocurrency?  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Cryptocurrencies aren't just alternatives to government-issued forms of money. Most of them are designed to be very different more
The most important developments in Crypto 2.0  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Something strange is happening in the world of cryptocurrencies. To the investor, the speculator, or the casual observer, the industry is in the midst of the “crypto winter” marked by dwindling public interest and... more
Going all-in on crypto mining? These are the best GPUs for you  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Cryptocurrency mining is an intensive process, and you'll be running your rig at high load for long periods of time. As such, things like... more
Plans for blockbuster cryptocurrency IPO shelved amid bitcoin slump  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The world's largest maker of cryptocurrency mining chips has shelved plans for an ambitious initial public offering in Hong Kong, becoming the latest victim of bitcoin's price plunge. more
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This is what happens to the e-waste you drop off for recycling
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Leica censored in China for ad that dramatizes the Tiananmen Square protests
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Key research takeaways from ECCMID 2019
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Google’s Project Jacquard is still alive and well, controls entire TED talk presentation
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