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You can’t teach an old dog new tricks, not even Warren Buffett, the top dog in capital markets since 1964. And the high tech world is changing faster than ever.
From owning as much as 45 million Facebook shares, early investor Peter Thiel now holds less than 10,000 after massive dump.
Billionaire tech entrepreneur and outspoken Trump supporter Peter Thiel has called on the FBI and CIA to investigate Google for a “seemingly treasonous” decision related to its work in China. Speaking at the National Conservatism Conference in Washington, D.C., the Silicon Valley renegade’s speech focused on burning questions which Google must answer, according to a … Read more
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) Co-Founder Henry Kravis has decided to try his luck with cryptocurrencies. He follows in the steps of other finance hotshots such as Alan Howard, Louis Bacon, and Peter Thiel, who have all got involved in crypto. Joining the Ranks of Investor Legends Last year, CCN.com reported that Howard – co-founder of … Read more
By CCN.com: Block.one is returning jaw-dropping profits to its earliest investors like Peter Thiel. It’s a stock buyback of epic speed and proportions. In only three years the blockchain startup is buying back shares sold in a seed round of funding in 2017. The ROI for anyone who cashes out will be as much as … Read more
By CCN.com: MIT researchers have designed a new cryptocurrency, Vault, to make it easier for new users to join the network by reducing the bandwidth for starting a new node by 99% over Bitcoin. Shocker (Not): New Cryptocurrency Claims to be Better than Bitcoin Derek Leung, co-author of the Vault paper and a graduate student in the … Read more
By CCN.com: PayPal CEO Dan Schulman expressed skepticism about mass merchant adoption of bitcoin, noting that there are very few retailers that currently accept crypto. Schulman made the remarks Wednesday (Jan. 23) at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “We’re not seeing many retailers at all accept any of the cryptocurrencies,” Schulman told … Read more
In a tweet, Lightning Network infrastructure lead Alex Bosworth wrote: “There’s a bit too much emphasis placed on the idea that LN is all about low fees. Fees on the network are charged at a market rate. We cannot control this market therefore we can’t guarantee low fees all the time. We can remove reasons … Read more
Though many bitcoin investors believe multi-layer scaling solutions such as the Lightning Network (LN) will eventually make BTC a viable payment instrument for the proverbial coffee purchase, most argue that the flagship cryptocurrency’s primary short-term use case is as “digital gold.” However, an equity analyst at one of the world’s most respected investment research firms … Read more