With the Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange offline… a primary concern of customers who had accounts there is getting back lost bitcoins – can they be retrieved?
Now that the Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange has gone dark, rumors are that the digital currency’s future looks dark – but …
As pressure to raise the federal minimum wage increases, the U.S. companies with the most minimum wage workers – primarily retailers, restaurant chains, grocery chains, and hotel chains – will need to plan for possible changes.
The latest exchange on raising the minimum wage in 2014 is only one chapter in this months-long political brawl – one that will see Republicans mostly on the defensive.
Fresh ammo came Tuesday from a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report, which gave both advocates and opponents some statistics to crow about.
Headline news about banks settling charges for violating rules, regulations, and laws – and announcements of the fines they agree to pay – appears every day…
On Tuesday morning, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke before the House of Representatives in the semiannual Monetary Policy Report. These are her first public comments since assuming the role as head of the U.S. central bank from her predecessor Ben Bernanke on Feb. 3, 2014.
In his recent State of the Union Address, President Obama unveiled something new: a retirement savings account to “help” Americans build a nest egg, coining it the “MyRA.”
Investing in Bitcoin isn’t as easy as investing in stocks – right now.
But the arrival of the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF – an exchange-traded fund developed by twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss – will change that.
Late Friday afternoon, the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline cleared one of its biggest hurdles.
In its Final Environmental Impact Statement, the U.S. Department of State concluded that completing the pipeline’s northern leg would not have a major impact on global greenhouse gas emissions.
The recent data breach at Target is one of the worst breaches of credit card information ever. But if those millions of Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) customers had been using Bitcoin instead of credit cards, the thieves could not have stolen any of their personal data.
The thieves who stole the credit card data from Target customers took the information from Target’s own computer systems. They got credit card numbers, names, and home addresses. In short order, the Target thieves were selling this data to other criminals over the Internet.
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