Cryptocurrency

New Year’s Day minimum wage hikes again don’t include North Carolina

Workers in 12 blue and seven red states will receive a raise today by virtue of a state-mandated increase in…

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Top CEO killed in New Year’s Eve plane crash

The CEO of one of Britain’s biggest companies and four of his family members were killed in a seaplane crash…

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Bitcoin futures begin trading on CME

The second major security based on bitcoin is starting to trade on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The CME Group, one…

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Exmo Bitcoin exchange manager freed by kidnappers

Kidnapped Exmo Bitcoin exchange manager Pavel Lerner was freed by his abductors in Ukraine . Exmo confirmed that their employee…

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Venezuela oil-backed cryptocurrency to launch in days, government says

Venezuela’s cryptocurrency will launch within days and be backed by 5.3 billion barrels of oil worth $267 billion, in a…

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Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the…

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Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

Apple on Thursday apologized to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount…

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Apple faces lawsuits after saying it slows down aging iPhones

iPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model…

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Stocks steady; Bitcoin bounces; Oil at $60

1. Steady stocks: Investors have bid up U.S. stock markets to record highs this month but it doesn’t look like…

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Bitcoin recovers some losses after its worst week since 2013

Bitcoin rose 15 percent, recouping about half of the losses it sustained last week, its worst since 2013, as investors…

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