Bitcoin

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Jack Dorsey’s ditched Twitter for bitcoin. Has the social media bubble burst? | Richard Seymour
With major platforms struggling to make a profit, Dorsey is following the money. Cryptocurrency may be about to go mainstream, says author Richard Seymour

Richard Seymour

06, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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El Salvador rights groups fear repression after raids on seven offices
NGOs believe raids, officially part of an embezzlement inquiry, are an attempt to ‘criminalise social movements’

Joe Parkin Daniels

24, Nov, 2021 @12:44 PM

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TechScape: why Apple will now let you fix your own iPhone
Up for discussion in this week’s newsletter: the tech giant’s new at-home repair programme is good for customers – but there’s reason to be cynical

Alex Hern

24, Nov, 2021 @11:45 AM

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No pension. No savings. No future. No wonder we’re betting the house on crypto | Rohit Thawani
We need a way out. We need a way up. That’s why I – and so many others – have jumped into cryptocurrency with both feet

Rohit Thawani

23, Nov, 2021 @11:23 AM

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Environmentalists sound alarm at US politicians’ embrace of cryptocurrency
Bitcoin and similar blockchain-based currencies require huge amounts of power, predominantly generated from fossil fuels

Katharine Gammon

18, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Why Primark’s American dream won’t be as ill-fated as Tesco’s
The UK discount retailer’s stateside adventure looks more credible than others who went before it

Nils Pratley

09, Nov, 2021 @8:15 PM

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UK facing income squeeze and rising destitution; ‘Britcoin’ consultation launched; Tesla shares slide – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

09, Nov, 2021 @6:13 PM

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Bitcoin price surges to record high of more than $68,000
Other cryptocurrencies such as ethereum also reach records as investors hedge against inflation

Julia Kollewe

09, Nov, 2021 @8:22 AM

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Man jailed for kidnapping boy who was said to have made money from bitcoin
Fourteen-year-old was bundled into car in Bradford by gang who wanted £10,000 ransom, court heard

Helen Pidd and agency

18, Oct, 2021 @12:27 PM

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Bitcoin could trigger financial meltdown, warns Bank of England deputy
Sir Jon Cunliffe likens danger to 2008 crash and calls for tough regulation of cryptocurrencies

Phillip Inman

13, Oct, 2021 @4:48 PM

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IMF warns of global risks from unregulated cryptocurrency boom
Greater financial instability, fraud and funding of terrorism likely unless governments toughen supervision, fund says

Larry Elliott Economics editor

01, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Nayib Bukele calls himself the ‘world’s coolest dictator’ – but is he joking?
El Salvador’s president is consolidating power and seems intent on rewriting the country’s constitution

Mat Youkee in San Salvador

26, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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