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Congressman implies Facebook’s Libra is a ‘shitcoin’

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Congressman Warren Davidson really wants to talk about shitcoins.

The representative from Ohio took pains Wednesday to make that clear during a congressional hearing examining the potential ramifications of Facebook’s proposed Libra digital currency. Over the course of the hearing, Davidson highlighted all the perceived benefits of bitcoin and laid out how “shitcoin” — like, he implied, Libra — fundamentally differ.

In questioning Meltem Demirors, CoinShares’ chief strategy officer,…

Congressman implies Facebook’s Libra is a ‘shitcoin’

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Congressman Warren Davidson really wants to talk about shitcoins.

The representative from Ohio took pains Wednesday to make that clear during a congressional hearing examining the potential ramifications of Facebook’s proposed Libra digital currency. Over the course of the hearing, Davidson highlighted all the perceived benefits of bitcoin and laid out how “shitcoin” — like, he implied, Libra — fundamentally differ.

In questioning Meltem Demirors, CoinShares’ chief strategy officer,…

Congressman implies Facebook’s Libra is a ‘shitcoin’

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Congressman Warren Davidson really wants to talk about shitcoins.

The representative from Ohio took pains Wednesday to make that clear during a congressional hearing examining the potential ramifications of Facebook’s proposed Libra digital currency. Over the course of the hearing, Davidson highlighted all the perceived benefits of bitcoin and laid out how “shitcoin” — like, he implied, Libra — fundamentally differ.

In questioning Meltem Demirors, CoinShares’ chief strategy officer,…

Dyson DC33 vacuum is $99 off at Walmart

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TL;DR: The powerful Dyson DC33 vacuum is just the tool you need to keep your home germ- and dust-free — grab one at Walmart and save $99, bringing the price down to just $179.99.


We know it’s all about robot vacuums now — Roomba has basically taken over the world, but not all of us have the capacity to trust a machine that might potentially drive itself into a wall, over the side of a cliff, or suck up our lost socks with us being none the wiser. Some people actually prefer manual…

Google adds a play button to Chrome

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Google is preparing to introduce a new feature to Chrome in the form of a general purpose play/pause button located on the web browser’s toolbar.

With so much of our entertainment and services now accessed through a web browser, we’re all used to having several browser tabs open at any one time. Now Google wants to make controlling video and audio playback a much easier task regardless of which tab it’s playing in by introducing an always-available button.

As ZDNet reports, the Chrome Canary…

Foxconn can make all iPhones outside of China (if necessary)

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As the U.S.-Chine trade war continues, so does the threat of further tariffs being imposed by President Trump. They could potentially cut deeply into the profit margins of the iPhone, but according to Foxconn, Apple has nothing to worry about.

As Bloomberg reports, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd, which trades as Foxconn, is Apple’s major manufacturing partner for the iPhone and iPad. Most of this manufacturing occurs in China, where Foxconn operates 12 factories spread across nine…

Foxconn can make all iPhones outside of China (if necessary)

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As the U.S.-Chine trade war continues, so does the threat of further tariffs being imposed by President Trump. They could potentially cut deeply into the profit margins of the iPhone, but according to Foxconn, Apple has nothing to worry about.

As Bloomberg reports, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd, which trades as Foxconn, is Apple’s major manufacturing partner for the iPhone and iPad. Most of this manufacturing occurs in China, where Foxconn operates 12 factories spread across nine…

Foxconn can make all iPhones outside of China (if necessary)

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As the U.S.-Chine trade war continues, so does the threat of further tariffs being imposed by President Trump. They could potentially cut deeply into the profit margins of the iPhone, but according to Foxconn, Apple has nothing to worry about.

As Bloomberg reports, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd, which trades as Foxconn, is Apple’s major manufacturing partner for the iPhone and iPad. Most of this manufacturing occurs in China, where Foxconn operates 12 factories spread across nine…

The badass book inspiration for Arya’s final journey in ‘Game of Thrones’

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What’s west of Westeros? It’s the question that Arya Stark sets sail to answer in the Season 8 finale, to discover what lies beyond the edge of the world.

Many in the Game of Thrones universe have tried to cross the vast Sunset Sea in the hopes of being the first to complete that ambitious quest. None ever made it back alive with much of an answer, either not reaching very far west of Westeros before returning in defeat, or dying in the process, or mysteriously disappearing. 

Except,…

Meghan and Harry reveal their newborn son’s name

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced their newborn son’s name: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

The big news comes after Harry and Meghan introduced the new royal baby to the world on Tuesday. They declined to reveal his name at that photocall, which left royal enthusiasts on the edge of their seats. Thankfully, everyone can now breathe easy — especially Riverdale fans.

Here’s the Instagram post announcing the name: