Warren Buffett made 12 predictions about bitcoin, table tennis, and his death — here’s how they turned out

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The legendary investor Warren Buffett avoids making predictions, but we’ve gathered 12 of his best guesses about cryptocurrency, table tennis, and even his own death. We’ve detailed each prediction and assessed its accuracy in the slideshow below. The legendary investor Warren Buffett knows better than to make predictions. “We have no idea — and never […]

Fraud is expected to cost the ad industry $44B in 2022 — here’s how blockchain could help stop it

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This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain technology promises to transform how nearly all industries manage data. Since roaring onto the scene as the engine behind Bitcoin in 2009, it’s become applicable to a diverse array of industries beyond financial services, including industrial manufacturing, […]

Warren Buffett made 12 predictions about bitcoin, table tennis, and his death — here’s how they turned out

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Legendary investor Warren Buffett avoids making predictions, but we’ve gathered 12 of his best guesses about cryptocurrency, table tennis, and even his own death. We’ve detailed each prediction and assessed its accuracy in the slideshow below. The legendary investor Warren Buffett knows better than to make predictions. “We have no idea – and never have had […]

You’re starting to sound like a fraud’: A former Vanity Fair editor who says she was scammed by Anna Delvey testified against the fake heiress

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Rachel Williams, who wrote about her account with Anna Delvey for Vanity Fair, testified Wednesday about being allegedly scammed by the fake heiress. Through tears, Williams said Delvey — whose real name is Anna Sorokin — was her friend for a year and a half, treating her to expensive restaurants and taking her and two […]

Inside Tesla Twitter, where legendary short-sellers and amateur investors gather to trash and praise Elon Musk’s electric empire (TSLA)

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk spends a lot of time on Twitter — as do his fans and critics. That combination has made Tesla one of the most talked-about companies online. A community known as $TSLAQ is betting on the company’s death and have found much success in irritating the billionaire executive. Business Insider spoke with […]

Inside Tesla Twitter, where legendary short-sellers and amateur investors gather to trash and praise Elon Musk’s electric empire (TSLA)

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk spends a lot of time on Twitter — as do his fans and critics. That combination has made Tesla one of the most talked-about companies online. A community known as $TSLAQ is betting on the company’s death and have found much success in irritating the billionaire executive. Business Insider spoke with […]

The London Stock Exchange is trialing blockchain for stocks

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This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has allowed technology company 20|30 to sell shares worth around £3 million ($3.9 million) in tokenized form, according to the Telegraph. The transactions were […]

Porn is being age-blocked across all of the UK in July. Here’s why people think it’s a terrible idea.

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The UK is rolling out laws forcing porn websites to introduce effective age verification blocks, making sure people under the age of 18 cannot access them. MindGeek, the company behind PornHub, YouPorn, and RedTube, has said it is developing a system called AgeID which will verify users’ ages. The government says it will protect children […]

The ‘Amazon of Japan’ is up 10% ahead of Pinterest’s IPO (4755)

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Rakuten’s shares jumped 10% on Wednesday as investors looked forward to Pinterest’s public debut, cheered registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange, and celebrated an analyst upgrade. The “Amazon of Japan” invested in Pinterest in 2012, but its shareholding seems to have fallen below 5%. Rakuten plans to launch a cryptocurrency exchange in June, after buying […]

The ‘Amazon of Japan’ is up 10% ahead of Pinterest’s IPO (4755)

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Rakuten’s shares jumped 10% on Wednesday as investors looked forward to Pinterest’s public debut, cheered registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange, and celebrated an analyst upgrade. The “Amazon of Japan” invested in Pinterest in 2012, but its shareholding seems to have fallen below 5%. Rakuten plans to launch a cryptocurrency exchange in June, after buying […]