A new survey shows that Amazon shoppers would be open to more private-label goods from the e-commerce giant.
Consumers can buy almost anything on Amazon.com Inc., but they would like to be able to purchase more, including prescription drugs, medical marijuana and cryptocurrency, according to an Investing.com study.
Investing.com polled about 1,000 Amazon AMZN, -0.16% shoppers, both Prime members and non-Prime members. Of the 1,013 respondents to a question asking which products and services they would feel comfortable purchasing beneath an “Amazon” brand, 36.7% said prescription drugs, 29.5% said medical marijuana, 16% said virtual doctor [...]
Fraud among cryptocurrency investment promoters is widespread, the state regulator most active in the crypto arena warned today.
Of 32 cryptocurrency investment promoters investigated in four weeks, at least five failed to tell would-be investors about the risks while guaranteeing returns of up to 40 percent a month, the Texas State Securities Board cautioned.
Nearly two-thirds of the promoters did not provide investors with a physical address.
Without a physical location, the Board, warned investors may not be able to locate a promoter to serve it with legal process or attempt to pursue other remedies once they have been [...]
One of the biggest issues facing the Bitcoin community is governance, as the decision-making process is becoming more and more centralized due to rapidly growing mining operations. This has ultimately left Bitcoin’s improvement process in the hands of large mining companies, leading independent factions to drive a number of controversial forks, including Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Diamond and the unsuccessful SegWit2x.
Seeing the self-limiting nature of these issues, a few Bitcoin developers made the decision to branch off completely and build their own project, where a fairer form of governance would be the main focus. That is when Decred was born.
Decred is a [...]