Russian government hackers mined bitcoin to fund attacks

Distributed chaos.Image: writerfantast / getty People are definitely spending bitcoin, just maybe not the kind of people proponents of cryptocurrency adoption had in mind.  A lengthy indictment from the Justice Department dropped today, accusing seven Russian intelligence officers of conspiring to hack anti-doping agencies around the world in retaliation for…

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The US-China trade war is unlikely to be settled soon | Nils Pratley

Trump needs a quick result but is unlikely to get one without drawing in other nations Jack Mas prediction that the US-China trade war could last 20 years sounds plausible. At the very least, the Alibaba billionaires opening analysis is surely correct: If you want a short-term solution, there is…

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