Survey Claims Women Economists Still Victims of Sexism in the Workplace

Survey Claims Women Economists Still Victims of Sexism in the Workplace

TweetShareWomen may be fearless, but they’re still discriminated against in the workplace.A new survey by the American Economic Association (AEA) reveals that the professional climate for female economists remains a bit chilly despite the strides that corporate America is making toward a more level playing field. The AEA canvassed tens of thousands of economists between…

Rakuten Wallet Launch Announced: March 30, 2019

Rakuten Wallet Launch Announced: March 30, 2019

TweetShareRakuten Inc. just announced their intention to terminate “All Bitcoins Inc.” and launch their own “Rakuten Wallet” on March 30. Businesses launching crypto wallets is nothing new, following companies like Line, KIK and KakaoTalk. The news comes after Rakuten completed their filings as a virtual currency exchange company (VCEX.)The company stated:Rakuten Wallet will contribute to…

LAUGHABLE: Apple’s Big Idea Is… a Credit Card?

LAUGHABLE: Apple’s Big Idea Is… a Credit Card?

TweetShareWhat do you do if you are the world’s most valuable publicly traded company, but your stocks are down, sales have plateaued, and your signature product line is not delivering barnstorming results as it used to? Do you invest in R&D to develop a stunning new product or feature that will get your sales and…

Michael Avenatti Proves Stupid Really Is As Stupid Does

Michael Avenatti Proves Stupid Really Is As Stupid Does

TweetShareIf Michael Avenatti is going to shakedown a Fortune 500 company, he shouldn’t memorialize the stunt in a tweet.For all his brilliance, attorney Michael Avenatti – who represented porn star Stormy Daniels – has found himself in a legal mess that requires a whiteboard to explain. He’s been charged with three different felonies by two…

Why India’s Bitcoin ‘Ban’ Could Disappear after March 29 Hearing

Why India’s Bitcoin ‘Ban’ Could Disappear after March 29 Hearing

TweetShareSince July 2018, due to a circular released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in April, local banks were prohibited from dealing with bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges by the central bank.Last month, the Supreme Court of India provided the government four weeks to draft a cryptocurrency regulatory framework, which would decide the legal landscape…

Time to Wake the F*** Up?

Time to Wake the F*** Up?

Hands up, anyone who is surprised that a little-known crypto exchange that apparently had the largest bitcoin trading volume on CoinMarketCap has been exposed as a wash trading scam platform. In the world of crypto where apparently everyone made it to Lamboland during the 2017 bull run, and absolutely everybody knew when to sell, no…

Uber Splashes $3.1 Billion in First-Ever Acquisition of Dubai Rival Careem

Uber Splashes $3.1 Billion in First-Ever Acquisition of Dubai Rival Careem

TweetShareRide-sharing business Uber Technologies Inc. is set to ink a $3.1 billion acquisition deal with Careem, a Dubai-based rival.According to the sources cited in a Bloomberg report, the US transport giant will pay $1.4 billion in cash and $1.7 billion in convertible bonds for Careem. The bonds will be exchangeable for Uber shares at a…

Ripple or XRP – If There Is a Difference, It Doesn’t Matter!

Ripple or XRP – If There Is a Difference, It Doesn’t Matter!

TweetShareA group of us received an e-mail first thing this Sunday morning. A Ripple/XRP aficionado wanted to let us know we’re “very unprofessional” for interchangeably using the terms “Ripple” and “XRP.”The “XRP Army,” as it were, likely has its sights on CCN. We have no editorial policy regarding these terms in place. A writer is…

Cryptocurrency: Zuckerberg, Dimon, Maduro…You Are Not Welcome Here!

Cryptocurrency: Zuckerberg, Dimon, Maduro…You Are Not Welcome Here!

TweetShareFacebook is the latest in a raft of corporate or government entities creating their own cryptocurrencies. Within weeks of JPMorgan announcing its plans to launch the JPMorgan coin, sources leaked confirmation of the crypto landscape’s worst-kept secret–that the Zuckerberg blockchain team was working on a native cryptocurrency. The social network joins a dubious lineup of…