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Russia Banned from Participating in International Sporting Events for Four Years

For the past few weeks, there have been many controversies about the latest Russian ban to participate in major international sports events.  Russia was banned for four years after its athletes were found to have used banned drugs.  This means that Russia will not be allowed to participate in the 2020 summer Olympics in Japan, and the 2022 Football World Cup, which will be held in Qatar. The Russian state-owned …
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Google’s Ban on Cryptocurrency Ads Remains Controversial

There are a lot of concerns regarding bans on cryptocurrency ads by major technology firms. Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and Google have all taken similar actions in this regard. Even so, it is Google’s decision in particular which has irked a lot of people, and it seems the company will face even more backlash over this development. The Google Ban on Crypto Ads The month of June 2018 will be a trying time for the …
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Top 3 New Joke Coins

Led by Dogecoin, joke currencies play an integral role in the culture and lighthearted spirit of the general cryptocurrency community. While much of the focus lies on the revolutionary technologies utilized by new and powerhouse cryptocurrencies alike, speculators have still placed value on the fun and social nature of currencies ranging from Rare Pepes to CryptoKitties. While the focus on such projects has certainly waned with 2017’s proliferation of cryptocurrency, there are still …
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New York Is The First In U.S. To Ban Crypto-Mining After Operations Deplete 10 Percent Of Town’s Electricity

In a town where electricity comes cheap, and electricity flows quickly, cryptocurrency miners have flocked to its source off the St. Lawrence River, taking full advantage of its currents, depleting the town of almost 10% of its electricity. Did you know mining for cryptocurrency requires a butt-load of electricity? In a small town like Plattsburgh, New York, it doesn’t have to worry about paying absurd prices for its electricity or …
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