Bitcoin ETF Can Bolster US Economy for Next Decade: VanEck

Bitcoin ETF Can Bolster US Economy for Next Decade: VanEck

The SEC should approve a bitcoin ETF soon because it could be a major driver of the U.S. economy for the next decade. That’s the opinion of Gabor Gurbacs, the director of digital asset strategy at investment management firm VanEck. Gurbacs made the remarks to Fox Business host Liz Claman while discussing today’s explosive Senate…

Winklevoss Twins Foster Mainstream Adoption with Bitcoin Giveaway

Winklevoss Twins Foster Mainstream Adoption with Bitcoin Giveaway

Now that bitcoin has taken center stage in the United States, Gemini Co-Founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are doing their part to hasten mainstream adoption. Tyler tweeted his latest challenge, the reward for which is 1 BTC. At the current rate, that amounts to roughly $9,700. By the time the contest is over, however, the…

Treasury Secretary Seals Bitcoin’s Impending Death by a Thousand Cuts

Treasury Secretary Seals Bitcoin’s Impending Death by a Thousand Cuts

Following Donald Trump’s sudden and mysterious tweets regarding bitcoin last week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held an unexpected press conference on Monday. He used coded language telegraphing the end of bitcoin and cryptocurrency. The Feds Want to Stop Crimes and Stabilize Markets Steven Mnuchin was not lying when he said that the federal government wants…

Renegade Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Calls on Feds to Probe Google

Renegade Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Calls on Feds to Probe Google

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…

Ryanair Seemingly Scrubs ‘MAX’ Name From Boeing 737 Fleet

Ryanair Seemingly Scrubs ‘MAX’ Name From Boeing 737 Fleet

Budget carrier Ryanair has seemingly given the clearest indication of how Boeing intends to find its way out of the marketing and sales catastrophe that is the 737 MAX. A photo has emerged of a Boeing 737 MAX painted in Ryanair livery marked “737-8200.” The removal of the “MAX” insignia has raised speculation that this…

This One Image Destroys Tesla’s Self-Driving Car Fantasy

This One Image Destroys Tesla’s Self-Driving Car Fantasy

A two-year-old video of a prankster confusing a self-driving car has gone viral for a second time, and it demonstrates a critical reason why Tesla’s self-driving cars will never become ubiquitous. Going viral once is a big event, but a “recurrent” viral video indicates that something about the content has gripped people in some visceral…