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Survey Claims Women Economists Still Victims of Sexism in the Workplace

Women may be fearless, but they’re still discriminated against in the workplace. A new survey by the American Economic Association (AEA) reveals that the professional climate for female economists remains a bit chilly despite the strides that corporate America is making toward a more level playing field. The AEA canvassed tens of thousands of economists…

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Rakuten Wallet Launch Announced for March 30, 2019

Rakuten Inc. just announced their intention to terminate “All Bitcoins Inc.” and launch their own “Rakuten Wallet” on March 30. Businesses launching crypto wallets is nothing new, following companies like Line, KIK and KakaoTalk. The news comes after Rakuten completed their filings as a virtual currency exchange company (VCEX.) The company stated: Rakuten Wallet will…

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Report: Blockchain Spending in US to Reach $41 Billion by 2025

A new report from Research and Market projects that blockchain spending in the United States will reach over $41 billion by 2025 Read the original post: Report: Blockchain Spending in US to Reach Billion by 2025

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Crypto Exchange OKEx Is Developing Its Own Blockchain

Leading cryptocurrency exchange OKEx will roll out its own blockchain in coming months Read the original post: Crypto Exchange OKEx Is Developing Its Own Blockchain

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Insurance Blockchain Startup B3i Raises $16 Million

Zurich-based Blockchain-based insurance B3i initiative raised $16 million last month Read the original post: Insurance Blockchain Startup B3i Raises Million

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‘Cashcoin’: This $14.5 Million Cryptocurrency Scam Involves a Bollywood Actor

The Mumbai Crime Branch in India is set to question Bollywood actor Shahbaz Khan over his involvement in a cryptocurrency scam. The case hit the roof after the Mumbai police arrested four scammers for running Cashcoin, a high-yield investment program that duped investors of ₹1 billion (~$14.52 million). The accused reportedly ran seminars and marketing…

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Dubai-Based Crypto Firm’s New Product to Allow Real-World Assets to Be Tokenized

Purchasing real estate can be expensive and out of reach for many, but a crypto company’s new tokenization platform hopes to change this #SPONSORED Read the original post: Dubai-Based Crypto Firm’s New Product to Allow Real-World Assets to Be Tokenized

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Hamas Wants More Bitcoin Donations, After Raising $2,500 the Last Time

Months after the initial plea for bitcoin donations, Hamas’ military wing Al-Qassam Brigades has once again sent an appeal to supporters urging them to provide financial aid via the cryptocurrency, per Arutz Sheva. According to the Al-Qassam Brigades, this is part of the group’s already existing ‘Support the Resistance’ campaign. The fundamentalist organization has been…

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WSJ: Ex-Enron CEO Meets with Crypto Experts for New Venture Following Prison Release

The former CEO of Enron, who spent 12 years in prison for his part in the firm’s notorious collapse, is allegedly meeting with crypto industry experts ahead of his new venture Read the original post: WSJ: Ex-Enron CEO Meets with Crypto Experts for New Venture Following Prison Release

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Singapore Blockchain Accelerator Nets BMW and Intel Among New Partners

Singapore government-backed blockchain accelerator Tribe has gained BMW and Intel as two major strategic partners Read the original post: Singapore Blockchain Accelerator Nets BMW and Intel Among New Partners