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The blockchain [technology which underpins cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin] is real. You can have crypto Dollars and Yen and stuff like that. Mr Dimon has always been an ardent critic of bitcoin, having previously called it "worse than tulips bulbs", referring to the Dutch Tulip craze of the 1600s which is widely seen as the world's first speculative bubble.
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    500 rail services cancelled during strike action

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    Passengers travelling to, from and within the Liverpool City Region are being urged to plan their journeys and check before they travel ahead of the planned industrial action by RMT members. This suspension of normal industrial relations by the employers has to end if we are to make progress towards a solution that guarantees safe rail travel for all.
  • Connected Toys Company Settles With FTC Over Data Breach

    Connected Toys Company Settles With FTC Over Data Breach

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    As of November 2015, around three million USA children were registered with Learning Lodge and 630,000 with Kid Connect, while 130,000 kids had Planet VTech accounts set up, the FTC revealed. The DOJ complaint filed on behalf of the FTC that Vtech failed to directly notify product owners (i.e. parents) that they were storing data from users (i.e.
  • Barking mad? Dogecoin cryptocurrency hits $2bn milestone

    Barking mad? Dogecoin cryptocurrency hits $2bn milestone

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    That's a roughly 69 per cent increase compared to levels seen during Friday's Asian trading session. Still, that's up from US$0.002 a coin at the beginning of December. The cyptocurrency is an example of an altcoin, which are peer-to-peer digital tokens that are descendants from Bitcoin , CNBC said . "The two most well-known cryptocurrencies (i.e., bitcoin and ethereum) are considered too expensive for most new entrants", Chapman told CNBC, adding, "Despite being able to purchase a fraction ...
  • Jet Airways employee arrested with Rs 3.21 crore in U.S. dollars

    Jet Airways employee arrested with Rs 3.21 crore in U.S. dollars

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    Its chief BS Bhullar had ordered an internal investigation and termed the incident as a "serious issue", The Financial Express reported. The interrogation of the crew member has led the DRI to a travel company owner, who appears to be the mastermind of the scheme, the officials said.
  • Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell SUV unveiled

    Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell SUV unveiled

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    Revealing the NEXO during a press conference in Las Vegas on Monday, the South Korean automaker said the hydro-powered sedan can run almost 600 kilometers on a five-minute charge and has durability equivalent of 160-thousand kilometers per ten years.
  • Shoppers Are Pillaging Grocery Stores For a Cadbury Creme Egg Worth Thousands

    Shoppers Are Pillaging Grocery Stores For a Cadbury Creme Egg Worth Thousands

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    Looking for a white egg? That means hungry shoppers could identify the contents of the egg by reading its packaging, rather than by unwrapping it in store, as some have been doing . Bagaweeklybargain added: "Really think Cadburys are not taking people's January diets seriously as coming soon to your local supermarket pick up this Creme Egg Trifle for £3.50".
  • Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad X1 Tablet, X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga at CES

    Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad X1 Tablet, X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga at CES

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    Besides that, the Carbon and Yoga feature a soft-touch build that's pretty much blacked out in every way you can imagine. It is going to be as powerful as the X1 Carbon notebooks and will use Intel's 8th Gen Core i7 processor with up to 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD.
  • Old Monk creator, Padmashri Kapil Mohan dies of cardiac arrest

    Old Monk creator, Padmashri Kapil Mohan dies of cardiac arrest

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    Even as a Facebook community page called "COMRADE: Council of Old Monk Rum Addicted Drinkers and Eccentrics" celebrated India's love for the beverage , its glory days were clearly coming to an end, with its share of the country's rum market dipping to just 5% by 2014 .
  • Meltdown & Spectre: Intel's 'worst ever' security flaws

    Meltdown & Spectre: Intel's 'worst ever' security flaws

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    The CEO says, "The collaboration among so many companies to address this industry-wide issue across several different processor architectures has been truly remarkable". Since this discovery, the Irish Data Protection Commission has announced that they intend to investigate the impact of a possible event when these security risks might become exploited.
  • One Dead and Another Injured in Explosion Outside Stockholm Subway Station

    One Dead and Another Injured in Explosion Outside Stockholm Subway Station

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    For her part, a 45-year-old woman suffered minor injuries on her face and legs. Swedish police search the area outside Varby Gard metro station, in Stockholm , near where the explosion happened. "Someone has used explosives. That's all we know", a local fire service chief told Swedish Television, which also reported that police and medics were at the scene.
  • Sales slide at Mothercare

    Sales slide at Mothercare

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    Net debt at the end of the current financial year is expected to be roughly £50mln, which Newton-Jones said would leave the group with sufficient liquidity and covenant headroom within its existing banking facilities. "International trade was challenging in the quarter overall, but we have seen a return to moderate growth in the Middle East over the last seven weeks".
  • Celebrating futility: Browns' fans hold 0-16 parade

    Celebrating futility: Browns' fans hold 0-16 parade

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    And I would have preferred no parade around FirstEnergy Stadium in the aftermath of 0-16, but it happened. Fans might have had fun with it, but numerous players on the team ripped fans for celebrating their failures. They gotta do better by this city. As of Friday morning, the event's Facebook page says 6,300 people have committed to attend and 20,000 more are interested.
  • Kia unveils plan for 16 new electric or hybrid vehicles by 2025

    Kia unveils plan for 16 new electric or hybrid vehicles by 2025

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    The model was born in Kia's design studio in Korea. Kia plans on beginning testing of level four autonomous vehicles by 2021, installing connected auto technologies throughout all segments by 2025 and every vehicle to be connected by 2030 plus the aforementioned electrification plans.
  • VAR controversy as late Murray victor helps Brighton sink Crystal Palace

    VAR controversy as late Murray victor helps Brighton sink Crystal Palace

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    Brighton & Hove Albion advanced to the fourth round of the 2017-18 FA Cup after they defeated Crystal Palace 2-1 thanks to a late Glenn Murray victor on Monday evening. Hughton may too take a similar approach and striker Tomer Hemed is one who will be hoping to be included from the start, having played second fiddle to Glenn Murray for much of the season so far.