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 …See the original posting at Coinbase ordered to give the IRS data on users trading more than $20,000
When John Kelly accepted the position of White House chief of staff last July, he framed his main function as imposing order, including instituting a formal process for the documents and news articles that reached the Resolute Desk.
But President Donald Trump’s increasingly incendiary Twitter feed, …See the original posting at John Kelly’s losing battle with Trump’s Twitter feed
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 …See the original posting at Minnesota Public Radio Drops Garrison Keillor Over Allegations of Improper Conduct
A bitcoin sign lights a window in Toronto. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)
Whether you think bitcoin is a new path to wealth or the biggest bubble since Beanie Babies, the cryptocurrency was the talk of the financial system Wednesday as it smashed through $11,000 per coin — up $1,000 in 24 hours and up a b …See the original posting at Bitcoin has been a staggering investment. Is a crash coming?
Created in 2008, the digital currency uses digital encryption and a so-called blockchain database that records ownership and allows for quick and anonymous transfer of funds outside of conventional payment systems. But in the last few years, traditional payment platforms, including PayPal and Barcla …See the original posting at This chart shows bitcoin’s meteoric rise over the last 6 years
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 …See the original posting at Bitcoin plunges 18% after topping $11,000 in extremely volatile trading
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 …See the original posting at Garrison Keillor fired for alleged ‘inappropriate behavior’ by Minnesota Public Radio
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 …See the original posting at ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer Solves Major Marvel Mysteries
An innovative horticulturalist and garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll created hundreds of gardens and inspired many others with her eye for detail and color.
In honor of what would be her 174th birthday, Google celebrated the legendary garden designer Wednesday with a Google Doodle of colorful plants …See the original posting at Who Is Gertrude Jekyll? Google Celebrates Her Creations
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 …See the original posting at Matt Lauer fired from NBC News after complaint about ‘inappropriate sexual behavior’