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Closing the gap: The effect of CME Bitcoin futures on Bitcoin price – Cointelegraph

Although CME’s Bitcoin futures trading products do not deal in actual Bitcoin, they indirectly affect the open market price.

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The price of one actual Bitcoin on the open crypto market, known as spot BTC, fluctuates based on a countless number of factors, such as trading volume, usage and adoption. However, other catalysts affect the asset in a roundabout manner. Cash-settled Bitcoin futures trading products from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange stand as one arguable highly referenced indirect element contributing to Bitcoins (BTC) price direction. 
The Bitcoin derivative products offered by CME are simply a vehicle for…

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Apple, Google and a Deal That Controls the Internet – The New York Times

In a landmark antitrust complaint, the Justice Department is targeting a secretive partnership that is worth billions of dollars to both companies.

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A former Google executive, who asked not to be identified because he was not permitted to talk about the deal, said the prospect of losing Apples traffic was terrifying to the company.
The Justice Department, which is asking for a court injunction preventing Google from entering into deals like the one it made with Apple, argues that the arrangement has unfairly helped make Google, which handles 92 percent of the worlds internet searches, the center of consumers online lives.
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Builder of global tech giant Samsung, Lee Kun-hee, dies at 78 – The Washington Post

No cause of death was given, but he has been hospitalized since a 2014 heart attack.

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Chairman Lee was a true visionary who transformed Samsung into the world-leading innovator and industrial powerhouse from a local business, the statement said Sunday.
How Samsung moved beyond its exploding phones
Under Lees three decades of leadership, Samsung Electronics transformed from a small television maker into the worlds biggest producer of smartphones, electronic displays and memory chips. Since he inherited the company in 1987 from his father Lee Byung-chul who founded Samsung as a small…

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Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies at 78 – The Verge

Samsung Electronics Lee Kun-hee chairman has died, the company has announced in a statement. He was 78.

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Controversial figure who turned Samsung into a global tech power
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Samsung Electronics has announced the death of its chairman, Lee Kun-hee. The company says he died on October 25th with family including his son, vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong, at his side. He was 78.
A cause of death was not given, but Lee had been incapacitated for many years after suffering a heart attack in 2014, causing him to withdraw from public life. Lee Jae-yong, also known as Jay Y. Lee,…

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