How The Net Neutrality Vote May Block Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Trading

The United States Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote Thursday to repeal rules designed to protect net neutrality—a decision that could have dire consequences for the booming cryptocurrency market and its underlying technology. Cryptocurrencies—Bitcoin in particular—have enjoyed skyrocketing prices over the course of the last year and has seen the majority of its rise in value and […]

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Can Netflix Stop Piracy? New Study Finds Little Effect

While Netflix, Hulu and other on-demand streaming video services continue to grow–and new ones are regularly popping up—the availability of legal streaming platforms has not helped to curb the prevalence of pirated content, a new study has found. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Universidade Católica Portuguesa recentlyanalyzed BitTorrent downloading habits provided by a major telecommunications company to […]

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Meet The Bitcoin Queen Of Switzerland’s Crypto Valley

Back in 2013, when bitcoin prices ranged from $600 to $1,000 instead of hovering around$10,000 as they did last Monday, Olga Feldmeier spent her days working at the Union Bank of Switzerland. By night, she explored new blockchain technologies and thought about the economic travesty inflation once wreaked in her Ukrainian hometown. “I’ve seen what it means to […]

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The Death of Pay TV Is Coming 6.8 Million Cable Cutters Faster Than Expected

This expert insight from MICHAEL A. ROBINSON originally ran in Strategic Tech Investor on September 27, 2017 Newspapers… brick-and-mortar retailers like Sears Holding Corp.(Nasdaq: SHLD)… travel agents… music stores. All industries decimated by the Internet. Cable television, on the other hand, has been surprisingly resilient against the onslaught from streaming video. Despite the rise of the web, pay TV has remained a […]

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