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Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Libra Draws Controversy

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By Yash Deshmukh Facebook’s announced cryptocurrency, Libra, has made quite the splash since it was first announced. For starters, it is already more well-known among the public than any other crypto besides Bitcoin. That includes staples of the cryptocurrency world, such as Litecoin and Ethereum, both of which have been around for years. While masses […]

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Bitcoin Surges in Recent Weeks

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By Yash Deshmukh Cryptocurrencies have been on a roll in recent weeks, and Bitcoin is leading the pack. When people think about cryptocurrency, the first thing that comes to mind is Bitcoin. That is because Bitcoin was the first-ever cryptocurrency. Satoshi created Bitcoin in 2009 when he restructured the blockchain to support such digital currencies. […]

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Facebook to Launch Cryptocurrency

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By Yash Deshmukh Facebook. This web-based tech giant has become a household name over the past 15 years. Many associate it with social media, photo-sharing, and due to recent events, a danger to personal privacy. However, through acquisitions and mergers, Facebook has bled into multiple other industries, such as fitness, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence. […]

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George Soros and the British Pound Short

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By Rajan Vazirani The name George Soros might ring a bell for some. Soros, a Hungarian-born billionaire investor, has made a massive fortune investing, a large portion of which was donated. Today, he is known primarily for his political contributions and the resulting controversy. But his fame began with a massive short of the British […]

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Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

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By Yash Deshmukh and Anish Anburaja With 2018’s sudden spike in the value of Bitcoin, many investors and entrepreneurs saw their profits go through the roof. Masses of average people hurried to follow this trend, in hopes of themselves hitting the jackpot. However, this process created a large misconception about Bitcoin to the general public. […]

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Summary of the Blockchain Connect Conference

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By Rohan Gupta The Blockchain Connect Conference on January 26th at the Palace of the Fine Arts featured speakers from all fields in the blockchain world.  From Charlie Lee to Andy Tang to Prof. Shoucheng Zhang, the roster of speakers did not disappoint the attendees.  Blockchain Connect brought together blockchain leaders from China and the […]