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EU Smacks Mastercard with $650 Million Fine for Doing What Credit Card Companies Do Best

Mastercard was slapped with a massive $ 650 million fine in the European Union | Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: The European Commission on Tuesday slammed Mastercard with a 570.6 million euro ($ 650 million) fine after finding the company guilty of breaching antitrust rules. According to information released by the EU regulatory body, the original […]

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Oops! South Korean Crypto Exchange Accidentally Sends Traders $5 Million in Bitcoin

Image: Shutterstock By CCN.com: Did you ever dream of waking up in the morning to unexpectedly find a vast amount of cash miraculously appearing in your account? That is what recently happened to users of a prominent South Korean crypto exchange. Coindesk Korea has reported that the Korean crypto exchange Coinnest has accidentally airdropped over $ […]

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How Coinstar Could Turn $62 Million Dollars Worth of Literal Trash into Bitcoin

Could Coinstar’s new bitcoin conversion service make people more conscious of their loose change? | Source: Shutterstock According to an estimate by recycling and waste management company Covanta Holding Corporation, Americans literally throw away $ 62 million dollars a year worth of spare pocket change. Covanta offered CBS News a theory along with the estimate […]

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Back Pay? No Way: U.S. Federal Contractors Losing $200 Million in Daily Revenue Due to Government Shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump. Image from Shutterstock U.S. federal government contractors could be losing up to $ 200 million in delayed or foregone revenue each day the shutdown drags on. In some cases, some contractors have completed work but their invoices can’t be processed as the responsible government agencies, departments or offices are closed. This […]

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New Zealand Police Investigate ‘Complex’ $2.4 Million ETH Cryptopia Hack

Image from Shutterstock Police authorities in New Zealand have admitted the Cryptotopia hack case is no small task, citing complex challenges in tracing the accused. Crypto Attackers have the Cops on Trail An official release on January 16 has confirmed investigations are ongoing at Cryptopia’s headquarters in Christchurch. Authorities acknowledge the company’s full coordination in […]