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Jamie Dimon Admits He Regrets Calling Bitcoin A Fraud


The digital currency is up more than 1,500% in the past 12 months. He added that he is "not interested in the subject at all", despite the fact he has consistently made public comments about bitcoin. Initial coin offerings, however, "you have to look at individually", he said in the interview. But Bitcoin was unmoved by the admission and was trading lower by 4.2% at 14,330.10 United States dollars, according to prices listed by Coindesk on Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

Jeff Bezos becomes richest person in history


According to Bloomberg's billionaire tracker , Amazon's net worth reached $105.1 billion on Monday courtesy of a 6.6 percent rise in shares. Bezos surpassed Gates in October past year with a net worth of $93.8 billion and his fortune crossed $100 billion for the first time a month later when the holiday shopping season kicked off on Black Friday. Read More »

South Korea, China and Japan to team up to regulate Cryptocurrency


The chairman also said that FSC will team up with the tax agency and the ministry of Justice to have a legal base that the regulator can have direct inspection to cryptocurrency exchange companies. "The side effects have been severe, leading to hacking problems at the institutions that handle cryptocurrency and an unreasonable spike in speculation", he added. Read More »

Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP)

About 1,997 shares traded. Enable Midstream Partners ( NYSE ENBL ) opened at $14.71 on Tuesday. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Huntington Steele Llc increased its stake in Mlp Magellan Midstream Partner (MMP) by 8.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Allegiant Air announces two new direct flights


According to a press release, the flights are expected to bring almost 52,000 new visitors to the area. Indianapolis via Indianapolis International Airport (IND) - beginning April 11, 2018 with introductory, one-way fares as low as $56. Read More »

IShares US Real Estate (IYR) Declines 0.652% for Jan 9


A value of 50-75 would indicate a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would signify an extremely strong trend. This represents a dividend yield of 5.97%. The RSI oscillates on a scale from 0 to 100. A reading between 0 and -20 would indicate an overbought situation. To spot opportunities in the market, investors may be searching for stocks that have the lowest combined MF Rank. Read More »

John Young passes away at age 87

Young was a vanguard of NASA's space program in a career that spanned more than four decades during which he walked on the moon , commanded the first space shuttle flight and became the only astronaut to enter space as part of the Gemini, Apollo and shuttle programs. Read More »

Tesco named Christmas victor as grocery shoppers spend extra £1bn

However, market share growth at Aldi and Lidl continued to outpace the Big 4, with the German discounters both recording sales rises of 16.8 per cent. Previous year bought a raft of innovation to the mince pie fixture, including what are claimed to be the first supermarket vegan pies and gingerbread mince pies, which were highly commended in British Baker's Christmas Stars competition . Read More »

VTech faces US$650000 fine over broken data laws


Back in 2015, a hacker had broken in to Vtech's systems and taken data from users who had registered accounts on the company's "Learning Lodge" app store. Facebook recently announced a messenger service for children as young as 6 and Google introduced YouTube Kids in 2015. By November of 2015, Kid Connect had information including email addresses and other data for around 648,000 children, while Planet VTech held data for around 130,000 children, according to a complaint filed by the ... Read More »

Dogecoin founder thinks the joke might be on investors


Named after an internet meme , the coin has seen a massive surge in the turbulent world of cryptocurrencies after crossing the $1 billion mark on Christmas day. Launched in 2013, Dogecoin was apparently created as a parody on Bitcoin and homage to the doge meme - a picture of a Shiba Inu accompanied by multicolored text in broken English. Read More »

Air fight in cockpit; Two Jet Airways pilots fired


Jet Airways has fired two pilots who had allegedly fought inside the cockpit of an global flight last week. The crew involved - a man and a woman - were taken off their flight duties, pending an investigation. Aviation regulator DGCA had subsequently suspended the flying license of the male pilot. "Jet Airways has a strict code of conduct and intolerance towards any action of its employees that contravenes domestic or worldwide laws of the countries in/to which it operates", the ... Read More »

UK's Morrisons beats forecasts for Christmas trading


Including fuel, sales were up 3 per cent . Laith Khalaf, a senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown , said: "Morrison maintained its sales momentum towards the end of previous year, and witnessed some particularly brisk trading around the Christmas period, though this isn't enough to move the dial on the company's profit forecasts". Read More »

Old Monk's old man is no more


Kapil Mohan launched Old Monk back in 1954. In 1949, two years after India gained independence from the British, the company was acquired by NN Mohan , and renamed Mohan Meakin Breweries. Kapil Mohan hardly ever downed a peg. Mohan is survived by his wife Pushpa Mohan and nephews Hemant and Vinay, between whom he had distributed the responsibilities of his various companies, as he was unwell for the last few years. Read More »

Apple Releases Security Patches for Meltdown and Spectre Attacks


Intel and ARM processors are affected by Meltdown , and virtually all computing systems are affected by Spectre . Meltdown primarily affects Intel chips and could enable hackers to access everything (credentials and programs) in the memory of a computer by breaking the most fundamental isolation between applications run by users and the computer's memory itself. Read More »

Man killed in 'grenade' explosion on Stockholm metro


A police spokesman said an object exploded after it was picked up, adding there was no reason to believe the event was terrorism-related. Islanders evacuated as volcano returns to life Sydney Some 600 residents of the small island of Kadovar off Papua... Read More »

Congrats, Cleveland? Browns fans celebrate 0-16 season with parade


Frustrated by almost 19 years of losing, coaching and front office changes, personnel decisions that didn't work out and a quarterback carousel counter now at 28 and still spinning, a group of fans gathered outside of FirstEnergy Stadium for what they called a " Perfect Season parade " - a tribute to the Browns' 0-16 season and record-setting futility. Read More »

Kia Niro EV concept debuts at CES with 238 mile driving range


Based on a 64 kilowatt-hour battery pack and 150 kilowatt motor, the Niro EV boasts a range of 238 miles, putting it up there with the longest range production electric vehicles. Given the largely silent nature of the electric powertrain, the Niro EV Concept comes with new technologies to enhance safety for pedestrians. Among the autonomous-like technologies is a new Active Pedestrian Warning System, which warns drivers of pedestrians. Read More »

Is Telegram plotting a new cryptocurrency to rival Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple?


In this show, we break down bitcoin , cryptocurrency , blockchain and all the other forces changing how we think about the global economy. BTC traded at $16,191 on Monday after peaking at almost $19,500 last December 16. In the past 24 hours, the altcoin has plunged by more than 21% and is now trading at $2.54, according to CoinMarketCap . Ethereum is now the second biggest cryptocurrency in terms of total market capitalization again, overtaking Ripple . Read More »

3.3 million faulty inflators added to Takata airbag recall


The automakers listed above say they will be providing consumers with the specific models that are affected by the recall later this month. It's the largest series of recalls affecting 19 automakers and more than 42 million vehicles. The NHTSA said the propellant in the inflators breaks down after long-term exposure to high-temperature fluctuations and humidity, which can cause the propellant to burn too quickly. Read More »

Pfizer to Stop Looking for New Alzheimer's Drugs


Pfizer is not making any changes to research and development funding for tanezumab, which is being tested as a treatment for joint pain from osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia treatment Lyrica, or its rare disease program. and Eli Lilly & remain committed to Alzheimer's research. The move will see it back out of work in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, two notoriously hard areas for the industry, especially the former, which has not seen any real R&D advance in 15 years. Read More »

Prepare to go pantless during Toronto's No Pants Subway Ride


In New York alone, about 4,000 subway riders ditched their trousers for today's ride. The organisers added: "You can wear fun underwear if you like, but nothing that screams out, "I wore this because I'm doing a silly stunt". From there they went to an after-party which was also celebrated in the same fashion, the report stated. Yes, it was time once again for the annual Improv Everywhere No Pants Subway Ride , which has gone from a seven-person prank when it first started in 2002 to ... Read More »

Aziz Ansari Rolls Up to Club with Fistful of In-N-Out


Amazon and Hulu each won two Golden Globes . Ansari took his Double-Double to go and rolled up to Poppy Nightclub with his Golden Globe in one fist and a bag of burgers in the other. Netflix was also nominated for two Golden Globes in the film categories for their original film Mudbound . Also, I am glad that we won this one. With Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in the audience, "Maisel" creator Amy Sherman-Palladino joked as she thanked the deep-pocketed company, "Every check cleared". Read More »

Ewan McGregor asked about Obi-Wan film, sporting Kenobi-esque beard


And now fitness trainer Tony Horton has provided another interesting nugget for us to all mull over - potentially alluding to something exciting involving Ewan McGregor, a.k.a. It's thought that Daldry would oversee the project alongside Lucasfilm who have been diversifying the Star Wars franchise by focusing on spin-off films lately. Read More »

Toyota's boxy e-Palette may be the shareable future of transport


Toyota's bet here on a multipurpose mobility vehicle are part of its overall strategy to transform into a full-featured "mobility company", something that Toyota President Akio Toyoda made a point to outline in detail on stage at CES . The e-Palette also will have an open vehicle control interface, which allows partners to install their own technologies for autonomous driving and vehicle management. Read More »

GoPro drops drones as sales plunge


To add to these problems, GoPro says that there's now "a hostile regulatory environment" both at home in the USA and overseas in Europe. GoPro promised continued support for existing Karma drones. GoPro initially put the Karma on sale in October 2016, but pulled it from the market after multiple reports of technical issues that caused the drones to drop from the sky as they were flying. Read More »

New annual sales record for JLR


JLR has said that its seventh consecutive year of growth has been driven largely by the introduction of new models combined with the increased uptake of its Ingenium clean diesel and petrol engines. The UK meanwhile had "a solid performance", with sales on a par with 2016's record. Tata's subsidiary also said it is facing tough times in the United Kingdom, where it expects to be hit by low consumer confidence and new diesel taxes. Read More »

Wintry Mix Sunday Night: what to expect from a messy situation


For Tuesday , expect mostly sunny skies and high temperatures around 38 degrees. Timing-wise this looks to hit throughout Monday morning. Morgan, Madison, and Marshall Counties in Alabama and Lincoln County Tennessee are not now under the advisory, but a few degrees could make the difference between a cold rain and minor ice accumulations. Read More »