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Fork Off: Path To Bitcoin's Segwit2x Protocol Proves Perilous

Fork Off: Path To Bitcoin's Segwit2x Protocol Proves Perilous

Continuing on the current path could divide the community and be a setback to Bitcoin's growth. "This was never the goal of Segwit2x", the letter, signed by six CEOs, said. In response, bitcoin surged to $7,899.90, reaching a new all-time high during the day. While the likes of The Register attribute the subsequent price decrease due to profit taking, the notable difference is that since the announcement was made that major alternative cryptocurrencies have all seen price increases ...


Veterans Day discounts of note

Veterans Day discounts of note

Free flatbread or burger offered to veterans on Saturday. Hooters is offering a free meal from a special menu Saturday. This year is no different. On Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, all service members can enjoy a complimentary entree up to $12.95 by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse® location nationwide.


Weight Watchers Rally Extended Thanks to Higher Forecast

Weight Watchers Rally Extended Thanks to Higher Forecast

The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $27.44. The business had revenue of $323.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $319.40 million. Weight Watchers International had 16 analyst reports since August 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FMSA's latest closing price was -17.35% away from the average price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of 18.46% from the 50 Day Moving Average and 11.17% away compared to its SMA ...


Jerry Jones Threatens NFL, Owners Over Goodell Contract Extension

Jerry Jones Threatens NFL, Owners Over Goodell Contract Extension

Just when you thought this story couldn't get any stranger, it somehow managed to do exactly that on Wednesday. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is threatening to sue the National Football League if they go ahead and approve a contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell, the USA media reported on Wednesday.


China's Tencent buys 12% stake in Snap

China's Tencent buys 12% stake in Snap

Tencent , slightly bigger than Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and best known in China for its WeChat messaging app, recently purchased a a 12% stake in Snap , becoming one of its largest shareholders, Snap revealed Wednesday. The Chinese tech company, which owns mobile chat service WeChat, has bought stakes in several companies over the past few years, including electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc and ride services company Lyft Inc.


No-frills WOW air coming to JFK with $99 fares to Europe

No-frills WOW air coming to JFK with $99 fares to Europe

The first flights are scheduled for April 2018, but Wow Air is now promoting the launch of its new route by offering fares that cost less than the taxes alone. The budget carrier does charge additional fees for amenities like entertainment and beverages, however, which can add to the cost of a flight. At the end of May it will increase the frequency of its daily service to Newark, bringing the total number of flights to 13 per week.