Cryptocurrency might not be coming to a bank near you—yet. But bitcoin ATMs are springing up across central Indiana and the nation, and some tech leaders say that, within a decade, cryptocurrency could be more life-altering than the internet.
Much of the research at the hub—located at Purdue's Research Park—will be done in partnership with government agencies, including the Indiana Department of Transportation, and private-sector companies.
The ruling allowing states to require retailers to collect sales taxes from online customers could mean millions of dollars of tax revenue. But a number of Hoosier companies say the ruling creates more questions than answers—and could lay a heavy burden on some small businesses.
Chief Justice John Roberts, joined by the court's four liberals in the 5-4 decision, wrote that "an individual maintains a legitimate expectation of privacy in the record of his physical movements" as they are captured by cellphone towers.