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BitcoinTalk Lost A Third Of Its Users In February

The BitcoinTalk forum lost a third of its referrals from the bitcoin community in February, according to available traffic data from website analytics firm SimilarWeb. The old message forum was created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009. The very first bitcoin transaction was negotiated on the BitcoinTalk forum– 10,000 BTC for some pizza. But February referrals from several cryptocurrency websites and a couple major platforms (like Twitter and Github) declined markedly for BitcoinTalk in February. Their numbers are down by nearly a third in one month. Google Trends Search Interest in…

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Will this Antagonize the US?

Following the precedent set by some European countries such as Austria, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, New Zealand has indicated it will introduce a digital services tax. This is expected to affect internet giants such as Google and Facebook, according to the New Zealand Herald. Per New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, this is aimed at achieving ‘fairness and balance’ in the country’s tax system. Currently, according to Ardern large internet firms have been fulfilling their tax obligations as required by law: Highly digitalized companies, such as those…

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$3 Billion Google-Backed AI Unicorn UiPath Set to Achieve Revenue Growth of 5614%

From UiPath, an artificial intelligence (AI) startup first backed by Google’s CapitalG fund in 2018 will shortly, according to leaked reports, achieve over 5000% growth. Business Insider sources claim UiPath, also backed by Sequoia Capital and Accel, is set to hit $200 million annual recurring revenue (ARR). ARR is a metric used by software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers to reflect subscription revenues. The ARR figure for UiPath was just $3.5 million in 2016. Its ARR hit $150 million in November 2018. When it reaches its predicted $200 million ARR in coming…

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Netflix Shares Have Risen Every Session of 2019 – 35% up and on a Winning Streak

Netflix shares have formed an impressive start to 2019, rising in every trading session so far. Granted, that’s only a handful of sessions. But, given the volatility of FAANG shares and the wider stock market, Netflix appears to be on a winning streak. Netflix shares are up nearly 6% today and had risen to $315 The post Netflix Shares Have Risen Every Session of 2019 – 35% up and on a Winning Streak appeared first on CCN

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Google Hacked in Twitter Bitcoin Scam

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google has become the latest victim of the rampant bitcoin “giveaway” scams proliferating on Twitter. For a little over ten minutes on Tusesday, the Twitter account of the online search giant’s suite of productivity apps and tools, G Suite, was hacked and used to promote a fraudulent bitcoin giveaway. Initially reported by Hard Fork, the fraudsters dubbed the giveaway the “biggest in the world.” “Google is giving 10,000 Bitcoin (BTC) to all community! We decided to make the biggest crypto-giveaway in the world! Now you can make…

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Billionaire Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Billionaire Eric Schmidt, the former chairman of Google, is a budding bitcoin and blockchain enthusiast who said ethereum could be a “powerful platform” whose untapped potential is off-the-charts. Schmidt made the remarks during a live event with economist Tyler Cowen hosted by Village Global in San Francisco. In the wide-ranging conversation, Schmidt discussed the future of technology, corporate governance reform, Google’s hiring practices, and bifurcation of the internet. Schmidt Now: Ethereum Has Major Potential When asked whether he thought blockchain was overrated or underrated, Schmidt gave a compound answer. “In…

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Says His Son is an Ethereum Miner

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google co-founder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar Pichai have a lot more in common than just their jobs. Both tech billionaires have crypto-savvy young sons who mine ethereum. Pichai said his 11-year-old son mines ethereum on a home computer that Pichai built himself, according to Business Insider. He made the amusing revelation at the New York Times DealBook conference this week while — ironically — discussing tech addiction and the importance of limiting screen time for children. “Last week I was at dinner with my son, and I was talking…

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Firefox Founder Explains Why Brave Couldn’t Use Bitcoin Instead of BAT

Brave Browser CEO Brendan Eich, who created Firefox and JavaScript, has clarified the decision of the Brave team to utilize a token called BAT over Bitcoin to incentivize publishers on the network. BAT Over Bitcoin As CCN reported last month, Brave Browser has demonstrating a rapid rate of growth throughout 2018, achieving 10 million downloads on the Google Play Store. Since its debut in 2016, Brave has consistently partnered with publications and publishers such as YouTube and Twitch streamers to reward content creators with payments made through cryptocurrency. When Brave…

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