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The first billionaires of Bitcoin are twins!

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The twin brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg claiming he stole the idea for Facebook are worth more than $1bn after capitalising on the astonishing rise in Bitcoin. At that time, one coin traded for only around $120. The Telegraph noted that the Winklevoss twins have been long-term Bitcoin bulls. "We've never sold a bitcoin, we're in it for the long haul", Cameron added. Read More »

Federal regulator gives OK for bitcoin futures to trade

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CBOE said the move comes as the total value of bitcoin outstanding has grown from less than $1 billion to over $183 billion over the last five years, with daily turnover at over $10 billion. The exchange announced Friday that it would begin offering bitcoin futures trading, but it didn't specify a start date. The cryptocurrency is now trading at roughly $11,400, as per CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI ). Read More »

Jimbo Fisher departs FSU for Texas A&M job

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McGahee III of the Tallahassee Democrat , Fisher and Texas A&M came to terms Friday. Fisher will not coach the Seminoles' regular-season finale on Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe in Tallahassee. "Coach Fisher did an exceptional job as both an assistant coach at FSU and in the challenging role of successor to the legendary Bobby Bowden ", Florida State president John Thrasher said in a statement. Read More »

Oil prices fall over 1% on pre-OPEC decision volatility

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Crude futures bounced around on the news, but as of 10:56 a.m. EST (1556 GMT), oil prices were marginally higher, with US crude at $58.22 a barrel, up 23 cents on the day. The net long position held by hedge funds and other money managers in the five main petroleum futures and options contracts covering crude and fuels were cut to 1,092 million barrels from a record 1,120 million on November 14. Read More »

GDP recovers, grows at 6.3% in July-September quarter

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The GDP growth had hit a three-year low in the first quarter of 2017-18. The GDP is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's borders in a specific time period. Mr Anant said, the manufacturing sector in the second quarter of 2017-18 grew by 7 per cent. The growth in agriculture, forestry and fishing was 1.7 per cent, mining and quarrying 5.5 per cent, construction 2.6 per cent, and financial, insurance, real estate and professional services ... Read More »

2.7m riders and drivers affected in the UK

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Chicago Corporation Counsel Ed Siskel, who filed the complaint in conjunction with Foxx, said that companies should not be permitted to violate the law by "failing to safeguard personal information and then covering it up, preventing those impacted from taking steps to protect themselves", the station reported. Read More »

Mixed results for Black Friday footfall

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Black Friday online sales were stronger than forecasted , but footfall slowed significantly over the weekend. ShopperTrak was optimistic for the holiday shopping season, since there are four Saturdays in December before Christmas. But this year, Black Friday is drinking Cyber Monday's milkshake, a new report has revealed: Black Friday's 2017 online sales passed up a record $5 billion , up 17 percent over last year. Read More »

YouTube steps up takedowns as concerns about kids' videos grow

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Chism said he was unaware his videos were being shown on the app. A forum on the Reddit internet platform dubbed ElsaGate , based on the Walt Disney Co princess, also became a repository of problematic videos . As a part of that mission, the number of Trusted Flaggers will be increased to tackle the problem. In addition, commenting functionality will be disabled on any videos where comments refer to children in a "sexual or predatory" manner. Read More »

Markets@Moneycontrol: Markets end week on a positive note

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Overseas, Asian stocks were mostly subdued in trade, with the China's Shanghai Composite losing 2.26 per cent following new liquidity rules in the country. The 30-share BSE Sensex finished at 33,679 - a three-week high - and the Nifty closed a little short of 10,400. The BSE mid-cap closed higher by 0.58 per cent while the small-cap index was up 0.45 per cent. Read More »

Robinho Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison

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Under Italian law he won't be sentenced until the appeals process has been finalised - which could take years. Agent and lawyer Marisa Alija Ramos posted on Instagram to state Robinho denies the charges after pleading not guilty on behalf of her client, who did not attend the court hearings in northern Italy. Read More »

Hit the road: The great Thanksgiving escape begins

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AAA projects 50.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 3.3 percent increase over past year. According to Google , the best time to leave Boston before Thanksgiving was overnight Wednesday. Read More »

Trader Joe's salads recalled over possible glass fragments

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Department of Agriculture, and packaged between November 4 and 15. The products affected are " Trader Joe's White Meat Chicken Salad", " Trader Joe's Curried White Chicken Deli Salad", and " Trader Joe's Turkey Cranberry Apple Salad". The products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. "Products with different "inspected" codes are produced in separate facilities and are not impacted by this potential concern", the statement said. Read More »

Uber strikes deal with Volvo

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The XC90s, which start at $45,750 , will be delivered between 2019 and 2021. The Volvo XC90 is already the base of Uber's current self-driving test auto. The company now plans for the release of its first fully autonomous auto to take place in 2021. Uber first tested its driverless taxi service in Pittsburgh, and it also tests cars in Arizona. Read More »

Moody's ups India's rating

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In his comment, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) Economist and Co-Head of India Research Indranil Sen Gupta said the rating upgrade supports its call that risks in India's government securities (G-sec) markets are overdone. Moody's specifically mentioned GST and demonetization while applauding the various reforms undertaken by the government. HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh said, "I've always felt India's rating was far below than what it should be". Read More »

Manhunt On For Baltimore Cop Killer After Homicide Detective Dies In Hospital

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ABC News reports that Sean Suiter died Thursday of his injuries after he was shot in the head by a suspect who is still on the loose. Federal agencies were offering a $60,000 reward for information leading to the gunman's arrest. Suiter was doing a follow up on a homicide in a notoriously violent section of Baltimore when he spotted a man who was engaging in suspicious activity. Read More »

Airbus to sell 430 planes to United States firm in £37.5bn deal

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Including options to buy a further 50 planes , that deal could be worth $27 billion at list prices. Indigo Partners, a United States firm, ordered 430 medium-haul A320neo and A321neo jets from the Toulouse-based company, at a cost equivalent to over Dollars $50 billion, according to reports . Read More »

Don't write oil's 'obituary', IEA says in long-term demand forecast

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According to the IEA's latest World Energy Outlook 2017, it's far too early "to write the obituary of oil". But the oil market isn't tightening as quickly as once anticipated, the IEA said in its monthly oil-market report. and I think they will continue to do what it takes to take us to the next level", he said at an global oil conference. However, this is expected to cut only 2.5 million barrels per day (bpd), or about two per cent, off global oil demand by that time. Read More »

Bombardier lands a second CSeries win after Airbus backs jet

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Bombardier expects to turn EgyptAir's letter of intent into a firm order by the end of 2017, commercial aircraft chief Fred Cromer told reporters on a conference call Tuesday from Dubai. The C Series is a new program and the numbers aren't huge. He added that the two deals would bring Bombardier's firm CSeries orders to a total of more than 400 jets. Read More »

China Is Sitting On The Cloud

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In a statement to TechCrunch , the online retail giant said it is not parting ways with its business in China, and will continue to offer the industry-leading cloud services to its customers in China. The U.S. ecommerce giant signed a deal to allow Sonnet use AWS services in China in August 2016. Amazon's Chinese equivalent, Alibaba, leads the way having launched its own public cloud service in 2009 before expanding globally. Read More »

Paul Pogba shows off new haircut ahead of Man United return

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Some Manchester United fans are getting excited at the prospect of "Agent Pogba " once again working his magic for the club in the transfer market. And, there is no doubt that the France players are absolutely delighted to see Pogba, who is a leader on and off the pitch for Les Bleus and Manchester United . Read More »

Self-driving bus crashes in first hour of service

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City officials were quick to throw the human under the.shuttle as well, with one even going so far as to tell KSNV News that the whole thing could have been avoided "had the truck had the same sensing equipment that the shuttle has". Created to carry up to 15 people at a time, the shuttle has a max speed of 45km/h and has been created to be fully capable of driving on public roads. Read More »