Tag: California

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Student Gets 10-Year Jail Term for SIM-Swap Crypto Thefts Worth $7.5 Million

Brian Evans - Apr 23, 2019

A 21-year-old student from the U.S. who stole over $7.5 million in cryptocurrency via SIM-swap hacks has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Kim Kardashian: Trump’s Next Justice Department Pick?

Brian Evans - Apr 12, 2019

Remember the “good old days” when becoming a lawyer required an education, hard work, and a history free of “sexcapades?” The legal world’s latest candidate, Kim Kardashian,…

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Former Trading Desk Manager Sues Kraken for $900,000 Over Alleged Failure to Pay

Brian Evans - Apr 08, 2019

A former employee at United States-based crypto exchange Kraken is suing the firm for over $900,000, claiming the exchange failed to pay him for his work there

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Lucid Sight Raises $6 Million to Bring Its DLT-Powered Games to Traditional Platforms

Brian Evans - Apr 04, 2019

Digital ownership games firm Lucid Sight raised $6 million to bring its MLB Champions and CSC games to traditional platforms

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Facebook Announces New Blockchain Jobs at Its California HQ

Brian Evans - Mar 29, 2019

Facebook HQ in Menlo Park announces five new positions in its blockchain team, including for a data scientist and software engineer

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Thirsty California May Be Wary of Blockchain Water Rights

Brian Evans - Mar 12, 2019

California water use may be revealed by blockchain

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California Trashes $300 Million With its Garbage Recycling System

Brian Evans - Mar 01, 2019

A consumer watchdog in the Golden State has revealed that recycling conscious Californians being ripped off by an outdated collection system. A new report has outlined how…

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Stablecoins to Play Key Role in Crypto Adoption, Says New Report

Brian Evans - Feb 20, 2019

Stablecoins will play a “critical role” in the mass adoption of crypto technologies — especially in emerging markets — a new study argues

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Donald Trump, California Governor Feud over $3.5 Billion Bullet Train Project – Is the President Right?

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

California’s bullet train project is the latest thorn that’s nagging U.S. President Donald Trump. In a tweet, Trump claimed that California had canceled the bullet train project…

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California Might Force Silicon Valley to Pay ‘Data Dividends’ – How Will Google & Facebook Respond?

Brian Evans - Feb 13, 2019

A little over four weeks since being sworn into office, California Governor Gavin Newsom has already started making enemies in the tech sector – specifically with Silicon…