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Target Crushes Earnings, Proving Amazon Hasn’t Conquered the World

Target delivered a big upside earnings surprise on Wednesday, driving the stock up by 20% and casting some doubt on Amazon’s world dominance. | Source: Shutterstock; Edited by CCN By CCN Markets: Target Corporation reported shockingly good earnings on Wednesday, casting some doubt as to whether Amazon has in fact conquered the retail world. As …

Cointelegraph

Blockchain.com to Integrate Polkadot Tokens Into Its Wallet

Luxembourg-based crypto data supplier and crypto wallet Blockchain.com has partnered with blockchain interoperability protocol Polkadot. Driving decentralization  On Aug. 20, Blockchain.com announced it will integrate its Blockchain Wallet with the Polkadot Network in order to drive the adoption and decentralization of Polkadot tokens (DOTs). Once the integration is complete, users of Blockchain.com will be able …

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White House Advisory Says Virtual Currencies Used for Fentanyl Purchases

The White House issued two advisories on drug purchases in the United States today with specific references to cryptocurrencies. The advisories, addressed to both financial institutions and digital payment platforms, state that “convertible virtual currencies” (CVC), particularly bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ethereum, and monero, can be and have been used for illicit substance purchases on the clear, …

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Forget Apple. Don’t Overlook This Cheap Dow Jones Stock

Dow Jones stock Goldman Sachs is trading below book value, suggesting it could be a buying opportunity for patient long-term investors. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Apple may be getting all the attention about its new credit card, but there is another company involved whose stock might be the real buying opportunity. Goldman Sachs, …

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La Liga española de fútbol anota un golazo con el anuncio de su propio token

La primera división del fútbol profesional español, conocida como La Liga, impulsará su estrategia de mercadeo y expansión en Asia y el Medio Oriente a través de la creación de su propio token. La organización, que agrupa a los renombrados equipos FC Barcelona, Real Madrid CF o el Atlético de Madrid, considera que el uso …

Cointelegraph

Nonprofit Launches Blockchain Platform for Credit History in Sierra Leone

San Francisco-based nonprofit Kiva, a company that crowdfunds loans for financial inclusion, has launched a blockchain platform for credit history with the government of Sierra Leone. According to a Reuters report on Aug. 21, Kiva and President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio jointly launched the blockchain initiative in the country’s capital.  The platform will …

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Casa Releases Node Monitor Service to Improve Bitcoin Network Health

Casa, a crypto firm that provides a private key management service and Bitcoin node machine, has unveiled a node monitor and accompanying rewards program to promote Bitcoin network health. Casa announced the new projects in an official blog post on Aug. 21. Per the announcement, the node monitor — called Node Heartbeats — relies on …

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Cryptojacking Code Found in Eleven Open Libraries, Thousands Infected

A Cryptojacking code was found in 11 open-source code libraries written in Ruby, which have been downloaded thousands of times. Industry news outlet Decrypt reported on Aug. 21 that cryptojacking code has been added to 11 open-source Ruby libraries distributed on the RubyGems platform. Per the report, the infected libraries were downloaded over three and …

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Binance to Launch US Platform Soon, Helped by a Little-Known Partner

Binance is expected to launch its upcoming exchange platform in the United States by the end of the year, with the company’s executive estimating that the platform will launch within “a month or two.” In the interview, Changpeng Zhao (aka CZ), the CEO of Binance, predicted the launch despite acknowledging that many things are still …

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Apple Card Is the Biggest iPhone Marketing Ploy Ever. Here’s Why

Apple Card is irrelevant. It strives to become a marketing tool for an underperforming iPhone market rather than an actual credit card. | Source: AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File By CCN Markets: The first thing to understand about Apple Card is that it is not exactly a card. Undoubtedly, the technology behemoth’s entry into the finance sector …