Coinbase ordered to give the IRS data on users trading more than $20,000

Most digital currencies exist in a sort of twilight state just beyond the grasp of federal regulators, but the U.S. tax authority is starting to get savvy to this whole bitcoin thing.

On Wednesday, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled that Coinbase must supply the IRS with identifying information …
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Minnesota Public Radio Drops Garrison Keillor Over Allegations of Improper Conduct

It will also change the name of American Public Media’s current incarnation of the show, which Chris Thile, a songwriter and mandolinist, took over in October 2016, after Mr. Keillor stepped down.

Jon McTaggart, the president of Minnesota Public Radio, said in a statement that “all of us in the MPR …
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Bitcoin plunges 18% after topping $11,000 in extremely volatile trading

Bitcoin has gained, and plunged, well over $1,000 in less than 24 hours.

The digital currency dropped more than 18 percent from a record high of $11,388.33 to $9,290.30 on Wednesday, according to CoinDesk. Bitcoin then attempted to recover the $10,000 level in the late afternoon and was last tradin …
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Garrison Keillor fired for alleged ‘inappropriate behavior’ by Minnesota Public Radio

CLOSE Garrison Keillor, the former host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” says he’s been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior. Time

Garrison Keillor during the taping of his final show for ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ on July 1, 2016. (Photo: Craig T. Mathew, Mathew Imag …
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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer Solves Major Marvel Mysteries

The new “Avengers” trailer has gone to infinity and beyond.

The teaser for the first installment of the upcoming “Avengers: Infinity War” movies has finally been released after some footage debuted at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year. It’s pretty awesome.

In the video, we see a ton of superhe …
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Matt Lauer fired from NBC News after complaint about ‘inappropriate sexual behavior’

Matt Lauer was fired from NBC News on Wednesday after an employee filed a complaint about “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace,” the network announced.

Savannah Guthrie made the announcement at the top of the “Today” show. “We are devastated,” she said.

The “Today” show is one of the mo …
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