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Mark Zuckerberg reportedly made a fake, racist social media profile in Cameron Winklevoss’ name

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If you believe Ben Mezrich’s reporting, young Mark Zuckerberg was a huge asshole. Like, the make a fake and racist social media profile for someone you don’t like kind of asshole. 

The author of The Accidental Billionaires, the 2009 basis for Aaron Sorkin’s The Social Network, is back at it again with some wild claims about the Facebook CEO’s early days. Specifically, while promoting his latest book on The Jim Rome Show, Mezrich alleged that Zuckerberg once made a fake online profile for…

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly made a fake, racist social media profile in Cameron Winklevoss’ name

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If you believe Ben Mezrich’s reporting, young Mark Zuckerberg was a huge asshole. Like, the make a fake and racist social media profile for someone you don’t like kind of asshole. 

The author of The Accidental Billionaires, the 2009 basis for Aaron Sorkin’s The Social Network, is back at it again with some wild claims about the Facebook CEO’s early days. Specifically, while promoting his latest book on The Jim Rome Show, Mezrich alleged that Zuckerberg once made a fake online profile for…

Bitcoin surges past $8,000. Is this 2017 all over again?

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In the spring of 2017, after several months of sideways trading, the price of Bitcoin started rising — from about $1,000 in early April to $2,500 in mid-May. By August it was at $4,000. The trading was choppy and declines were sudden and severe, but the price always recovered, reaching new highs in a matter of weeks. In November alone, the price started at roughly $6,500 and ended at over $10,000 (all data courtesy of CoinMarketCap). 

Two years later (with a pretty terrible 2018 in…

Crypto exchange Binance says deposits and withdrawals will resume tomorrow

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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance, which is recovering from last week’s security incident which allowed hackers to steal 7,000 bitcoins (roughly $40 million), said on Monday it has strengthened its security and promised it will allow deposits and withdrawals on Tuesday, May 14. 

Following the hack, Binance halted all deposits and withdrawals to its platform until it could fully investigate what had caused the security breach. Trading on Binance was allowed to continue. 

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HTC’s new, cheaper blockchain phone will run a full Bitcoin node

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HTC is doubling down on its blockchain phone idea. 

The company has announced a new blockchain phone called the Exodus 1s. Compared to its predecessor, the $699 Exodus 1, the Exodus 1s is a cheaper phone, but it also brings an important feature that was promised from the get-go: full Bitcoin node capability. 

Launched on Saturday by HTC’s Decentralized Chief Officer Phil Chen (I just love that title) in New…

HTC’s new, cheaper blockchain phone will run a full Bitcoin node

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HTC is doubling down on its blockchain phone idea. 

The company has announced a new blockchain phone called the Exodus 1s. Compared to its predecessor, the $699 Exodus 1, the Exodus 1s is a cheaper phone, but it also brings an important feature that was promised from the get-go: full Bitcoin node capability. 

Launched on Saturday by HTC’s Decentralized Chief Officer Phil Chen (I just love that title) in New…

HTC’s new, cheaper blockchain phone will run a full Bitcoin node

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HTC is doubling down on its blockchain phone idea. 

The company has announced a new blockchain phone called the Exodus 1s. Compared to its predecessor, the $699 Exodus 1, the Exodus 1s is a cheaper phone, but it also brings an important feature that was promised from the get-go: full Bitcoin node capability. 

Launched on Saturday by HTC’s Decentralized Chief Officer Phil Chen (I just love that title) in New…

Not caring about bad news, Bitcoin goes above $6,000 for the first time this year

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If you thought that the theft of 7,000 bitcoins from one of the world’s biggest crypto exchanges would stop Bitcoin’s price in its tracks, you were wrong. 

On Thursday, the price of Bitcoin went above $6,000 for the first time since November last year. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $6,102.64 according to CoinMarketCap

The Binance hack — made worse by the company CEO Changpeng Zhao’s short-lived suggestion

Not caring about bad news, Bitcoin goes above $6,000 for the first time this year

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If you thought that the theft of 7,000 bitcoins from one of the world’s biggest crypto exchanges would stop Bitcoin’s price in its tracks, you were wrong. 

On Thursday, the price of Bitcoin went above $6,000 for the first time since November last year. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $6,102.64 according to CoinMarketCap

The Binance hack — made worse by the company CEO Changpeng Zhao’s short-lived suggestion