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5 of the Weirdest Cryptocurrencies

February 23, 2018-7:45 am Stevie 0

The Street From coins targeting the cannabis community to those based on a viral Internet meme, the crytocurrency craze has created some pretty strange investing opportunities. We dived into the black hole that is the Internet […]

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San Francisco’s homeless are getting six-figure jobs in a gritty neighborhood that’s been overrun by tech companies

February 23, 2018-7:42 am Stevie 0

Business Insider Nowhere in San Francisco is wealth disparity more prevalent than the Tenderloin. In one of the grittiest downtown neighborhoods, homeless people sleep outside the offices of Uber, Microsoft, Twitter, Square, and other high-powered […]

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Trader Charged With Stealing $2 Million in Cryptocurrencies

February 15, 2018-10:35 pm Stevie 0

Bloomberg A Chicago trader working for Consolidated Trading LLC faces charges he stole $2 million in cryptocurrencies from his firm to cover his losses and then lied about it to cover gambling debts. Joseph Kim, 24, was […]

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Scientists Manipulated a Material for Robots That Grows Like Human Skin

February 11, 2018-9:11 pm Stevie 0

Futurism   IMITATING LIFE A collaborative effort between Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Carnegie Mellon University has established a method of growing hydrogel in a way that more closely resembles the shape and structure of […]

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China’s Crypto Crackdown Sends Miners Scurrying to Chilly Canada

February 2, 2018-6:30 am Stevie 0

Bloomberg China’s clampdown on its crypto industry is sending miners scurrying for a new home. They’re finding one in Canada, lured by its cold climate, lots of clean, cheap power and a welcoming market for raising capital. […]

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18 bright ideas for 2018, from flying taxis to companion robots

February 1, 2018-7:09 am Stevie 0

Christian Science Monitor New technologies on the horizon will transform how we work and live. Designer solar  If you want solar panels, you don’t necessarily need to make your home look as if it’s covered […]

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Bored With Banking, This Former Citi Trader Went Full Crypto

February 1, 2018-6:54 am Stevie 0

Bloomberg Arthur Hayes is exploring the risky frontiers of finance—running BitMEX, a Bitcoin futures exchange in Hong Kong. In 2013, Arthur Hayes was biding his time as an equities trader for Citigroup Inc. in Hong Kong. […]

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How People Are Earning Millions From Tencent’s WeChat — But Not Everyone’s Happy

January 25, 2018-7:43 am Stevie 0

Forbes A few years ago, Lin Shao was living a pretty comfortable life in the Chinese coastal city of Xiamen. He’d just landed a well-paid mechanical design job, earning more than many of his fellow […]

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Lagarde Says Cryptocurrency Mining Is Consuming Too Much Power

January 25, 2018-7:15 am Stevie 2

Bloomberg Mining cryptocurrencies is far too energy intensive and is consuming as much electricity as a G-20 economy, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said. “The Bitcoins mining, which is this accelerated and augmented […]

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The MoviePass deal: For less than $120 a year, you can see 365 movies. Here’s the catch.

January 22, 2018-7:57 am Stevie 0

MSN MoviePass is a film nerd’s dream. The subscription service allows users to see one movie a day at a theater for a single monthly cost. The service isn’t new, but it’s become popular among […]

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