Beyond Bitcoin: Here are some of the new use cases for distributed ledger technology

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This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Of the many technologies reshaping the world economy, distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) are among the most hyped. DLTs are most often associated with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but such coverage sidelines […]

The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, dates models, and loves bitcoin (TWTR)

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Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006 and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine, regular ice baths, and a penchant for dating models. Dorsey has also been caught up in the techlash, which engulfed companies like Twitter and Facebook last year. […]

Goldman Sachs is going through a huge transformation under new CEO David Solomon. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Goldman Sachs has a new CEO and the storied investment bank is in the midst of a transformation. The Wall Street bank is moving away from high risk businesses like trading that were once lucrative but have since slowed, and towards more stable areas like consumer lending.  Business Insider reports regularly on the latest developments […]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

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Here is what you need to know. 1. Turkish President Erdogan has suffered a setback. His handpicked candidate lost in the Istanbul mayoral election. 2. Iran says US cyberattacks against it failed. “No successful attack has been carried out by them, although they are making a lot of effort,” the country’s IT Minister tweeted on […]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

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Here is what you need to know. 1. Turkish President Erdogan has suffered a setback. His handpicked candidate lost in the Istanbul mayoral election. 2. Iran says US cyberattacks against it failed. “No successful attack has been carried out by them, although they are making a lot of effort,” the country’s IT Minister tweeted on […]

Oil, gold, and bitcoin are jumping on Iran tensions before Trump reveals ‘major’ sanctions, while stocks are mixed

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Oil, gold, and bitcoin jumped on Monday ahead of Trump’s reveal of “major” sanctions on Iran. Rising US-Iran tensions and a prolonged US-China trade war have lifted commodity and cryptocurrency prices. Bitcoin broke $11,000 overnight, its highest price in more than a year. View Markets Insider’s homepage for more stories. Oil, gold, and bitcoin jumped […]

Oil, gold, and bitcoin are jumping on Iran tensions before Trump reveals ‘major’ sanctions, while stocks are mixed

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Oil, gold, and bitcoin jumped on Monday ahead of Trump’s reveal of “major” sanctions on Iran. Rising US-Iran tensions and a prolonged US-China trade war have lifted commodity and cryptocurrency prices. Bitcoin broke $11,000 overnight, its highest price in more than a year. View Markets Insider’s homepage for more stories. Oil, gold, and bitcoin jumped […]