• Binance (via Shutterstock)

    Binance upgrades hacked customers to VIP

    The cryptocurrency exchange also ‘highly recommended’ the 60,000 users replace their ID documents; restitution promised

    In light of a hack that saw up to 60,000 customers’ IDs stolen, leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance is giving all affected users VIP status that brings a 10% discount on bitcoin trading fees.

  • Justin Sun with YouTuber BitBoy Crypto and CryptoWendyO at the afterparty for Tron Influencer Day (photo by Faran Thomason).
    Alt coins,  Asia & Australia,  Media,  Uncategorized

    Tron influencers ate Warren Buffett’s lunch and loved it

    Justin Sun woos YouTubers at afterparty

    It’s been a strange week covering Tron. What was supposed to be a conversation with legendary investor Warren Buffett on the merits of building the new global economy with cryptocurrency quickly devolved into a non-event. The planned $4.6 million charity lunch was abruptly cancelled due to Justin Sun’s health concerns.

  • James Altucher
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    James Altucher understands why you hate him

    The relentless bitcoin promoter defends his ads; pleas for understanding in a long Facebook post

    James Altucher would like you not to hate him because of his bitcoin ads. You know, like the one of his head with bitcoin (BTC) eyes on a background of fire. He’d also like you to take him seriously, despite a penchant for ads with the calm dignity of CNBC’s Jim Cramer (whose show Altucher once wrote for), and a hairdo with the restrained style of Phil Spector.