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Why JP Morgan's 'Bitcoin Killer' isn't Even a Real Cryptocurrency...
JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States by a long shot, shocked the financial community on Thursday by launching its own blockchain product. For the purpose of this article, JPM Coin will not be referred to as a "cryptocurrency." JP
By peterb on 2019-02-14 21:50 UTC
Newsflash: Bitcoin Basher Jamie Dimon & JP Morgan Just Launched Their Own Cryptocurrency...
One of Wall Street's fiercest bitcoin critics may have been playing us all along. JP Morgan Creates 'JPM Coin' Cryptocurrency JP Morgan, the gargantuan investment bank led by Jamie Dimon, just became the first major US financial institution to
By peterb on 2019-02-14 21:50 UTC
More Brexit embarrassment for May as parliament defeats her again...
Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a defeat on her Brexit strategy on Thursday that undermined her pledge to European Union leaders to get her divorce deal approved if they grant her concessions.'
By peterb on 2019-02-14 21:29 UTC
Thousands of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach...
Saturday marked the 10th straight weekend of yellow vest protests, and will test whether Macron's debate is diminishing the movement's momentum.
By peterb on 2019-01-19 19:51 UTC
Boris Johnson urges Theresa May to stop 'kowtowing' to Brussels and embrace No Deal in thinly veiled leadership pitch...
BORIS Johnson urged Theresa May to stop "kowtowing" to Brussels yesterday and embrace a No Deal Brexit. The ex-Foreign Secretary demanded the PM confront the EU and demand changes to the hated backstop. In his speech, Mr Johnson said he would be &
By peterb on 2019-01-19 19:50 UTC
Mail journalist ejected from Irish embassy over shouts of 'Brexit'...
Joanna Bell kicked out of reception in London after heckling Irish ambassador
By peterb on 2018-12-19 18:13 UTC
Migrants 'welcome to low-skilled jobs post-Brexit'...
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Tens of thousand of migrants will still be able to come to Britain to fill low-skilled jobs after Brexit under immigration proposals unveiled today. They will be allowed to travel to Britain to...
By peterb on 2018-12-19 18:11 UTC
Nasa's New Horizons probe on course for historic flyby...
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Ex-Pluto spacecraft New Horizons maintains the trajectory taking it to its next dramatic encounter.
By peterb on 2018-12-18 18:28 UTC
British troops on standby in case of no-deal Brexit...
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Britain's defense secretary announced that 3,500 troops will be on standby for a possible no-deal Brexit, as lawmakers said Tuesday that they have ramped up preparations for leaving the European...
By peterb on 2018-12-18 18:24 UTC
Frustrated Brit calls on Farage to launch pro-Brexit party - THIS is his SHOCKING response...
NIGEL FARAGE has revealed his thoughts on setting up a mainstream pro-Brexit party after a frustrated radio caller urged the former Ukip leader to launch a political party that supports the decision of the British people in the 2016 Brexit referendum.
By peterb on 2018-12-13 22:41 UTC
'It sickens me!' Tory Brexiteer launches FURIOUS attack on MPs attempting to THWART Brexit...
BREXITEER MP Richard Drax said it "sickens" him that MPs in the House of Commons support the Brexit deal on offer by the Prime Minister, which has "failed" to deliver on the vote 17.4 million Britons in the 2016 Brexit referendum.
By peterb on 2018-12-13 22:39 UTC
Theresa May wins critical vote of confidence from Conservative MPs, thwarting Brexiteer rebels...
Brexiteers still called for the prime minister's resignation after 117 MPs voted to push her out of office
By peterb on 2018-12-12 21:17 UTC
Russia sends nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have been making a diplomatic show of their friendship, leaving Washington wary of Russia's participation in a Venezuelan military exercise.
By peterb on 2018-12-12 21:16 UTC
'What happens to Brexit?' Andrew Sparrow answers readers' questions...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Europe/UK/, /contrib/brexit
Guardian political correspondent Andrew Sparrow has been answering readers' questions as the news unfolds
By peterb on 2018-12-12 17:21 UTC
Theresa May's retreat is the first of its kind for 70 years...
We have to go back a decade for the last time when a government pulled a vote in order to avoid defeat. This issue was the proposed detention of terrorist suspects without trial for 42 days, which...
By peterb on 2018-12-11 17:06 UTC
Super Micro just issued its strongest denial yet to Bloomberg's Chinese chip-hacking story, but its stock is still lower than it was before the bombshell report...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
Super Micro, which sells server motherboards to companies like Apple and Amazon, was accused of being infiltrated by Chinese spies in a bombshell Bloomberg
By peterb on 2018-12-11 17:03 UTC
'Britain DESERVES Brexit!' Furious Brits demand Theresa May deliver on Brexit vote...
FURIOUS Brexiteer Britons hit back at calls for a second Brexit referendum after they took to the streets of London on Sunday in protest against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.
By peterb on 2018-12-10 19:46 UTC
EU's Tusk says Brexit deal not up for renegotiation...
Brussels (dpa) - European Council President Donald Tusk says the EU will not renegotiate its withdrawal deal with Britain, including the controversial backstop arrangement on the Irish border.
By peterb on 2018-12-10 19:45 UTC
Britain's meaningless Brexit vote...
Now it is hard-line Brexiteers who are set to use the so-called meaningful vote to reject an agreement they have branded a humiliating surrender that would leave the U.K. a vassal of Brussels potentially indefinitely.
By peterb on 2018-12-10 05:07 UTC
Stocks down, and Dow drops 750 points, reversing gains from U.S.-China trade truce...
Big losses in bank, tech and industrial stocks as Wall Street sees two countries still far apart on key trade issues
By peterb on 2018-12-04 18:43 UTC
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