This Millionaire Explains How Easy it is for the Rich to Exploit the System | Op-Ed | NowThis

This millionaire revealed his tax return to show just how much the GOP tax law favors the rich. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Eric Schoenberg is a member of the Patriotic Millionaires, a group of wealthy Americans deeply concerned about...

/ August 12, 2018

The Creative Ways Your Boss Is Spying on You

Earlier this year, Amazon successfully patented an “ultrasonic tracker of a worker’s hands to monitor performance of assigned tasks.” Eerie, yes, but far from the only creative method of employee surveillance. Upwork watches freelancers through their webcams, and a UK...

/ August 12, 2018

How my silly app turned into something potentially useful

Turns out that logging users poops on a map in real time can actually be something that helps everyone. Backstory Around year ago I began looking into React Native; as a web developer the idea of creating native applications without...

/ August 12, 2018

Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to ‘touch the Sun’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Parker Solar Probe spacecraft takes off on its mission to the Sun US space agency Nasa has launched its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before....

/ August 12, 2018

NASA launches historic mission to ‘touch sun’

NASA has launched its $1.5 billion spacecraft designed to "touch the Sun".  "Three, two, one and liftoff!" said a NASA commentator as the Parker Solar Probe soared skyward aboard a Delta IV-Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 3:31 am...

/ August 12, 2018

The Myth of a left wing Brexit

Brexit may have sections of the UK’s ruling elite at each other’s throat but it should be clear to everyone by now that while there will be winners and losers in that battle, the situation for the vast majority of...

/ August 12, 2018

Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

The sudden diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia and Canada took a lot of unexpected twists and turns this week, but perhaps none was more head-scratching than the kingdom's threat to stop buying Canadian wheat. Because they don't buy much as...

/ August 12, 2018

Tens of thousands protest in Tel Aviv against nation-state law

Tens of thousands of people including Jews and Arabs rallied in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv to protest the country's controversial "Jewish state law". Passed last month, the divisive law officially affirms Israel's Jewish character, but critics say it turns...

/ August 12, 2018

Bitcoin’s Return to Innovation: Changing the World Through Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash

News Developer Gabriel Cardona was personally recruited to fast track development of Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Open source, full featured development kit, Bitbox, his creation, has taken the community by storm, and it is now part of the Bitcoin.com developer universe....

/ August 12, 2018

Voatz: a tale of a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad idea

Let’s get the fish in the barrel out of the way. Voatz are a tech startup whose bright idea was to disrupt democracy by having people vote on their phone, and store the votes on, you guessed it, a blockchain....

/ August 12, 2018

How Blockchain Will Write a New Era for Accounting Industry

Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionize industries. Blockchain has ignited curiosity among industries and sectors, especially in finance. Blockchain has often been called “the future of financial services infrastructure”. While the financial sector has dominated the headlines over the...

/ August 12, 2018

Truck driver charged after Australian cyclist’s death in New York

Posted August 12, 2018 10:54:18 A garbage truck driver has been charged for drunk driving after hitting an Australian woman cycling in New York City as she swerved to avoid a car blocking a bike lane. Madison Jane Lyden, 23,...

/ August 12, 2018

Brazil’s Pro Bitcoin Presidential Candidate: É Boa Pra Caramba!

News É Boa Pra Caramba! roughly translated means ‘amazing’ in Brazilian Portuguese. Regional Bitcoiners might be using the expression more these days after Brazil New Party presidential candidate João Amoêdo came out recently as very pro-bitcoin. Mr. Amoêdo is heading...

/ August 12, 2018

One man’s suffering exposed Monsanto’s secrets to the world

Company’s own records revealed damning truth of glyphosate-based herbicides’ link to cancer Dewayne Johnson reacts to the verdict at the superior court of California in San Francisco. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images It was a verdict heard around the world. In...

/ August 12, 2018

Is programming art…

Application development… …involves very little actual programming. Alexander Stepanov, the primary designer and implementer of the C++ Standard Template Library, relays to us that Scott Byer, the architect of Adobe Photoshop, estimates that 90% of developer efforts are dedicated to...

/ August 12, 2018

Study: Crypto Funds Number 466 Despite Trends, Uncertainty

Economy & Regulation The number of crypto hedge and venture capital funds is increasing at a fast pace this year, already reaching a total of 466, despite the bearish market trend and continuing regulatory uncertainty. 96 new funds have been...

/ August 11, 2018

What we know about the victims of the Fredericton shooting

Police have identified the four victims of a deadly Friday morning shooting in Fredericton as a local couple and two police officers who responded to reports of shots fired at an apartment complex. Matthew Vincent Raymond is charged with four...

/ August 11, 2018

Alaska Air employee who stole plane that crashed in Seattle exposes aviation sector’s blind spots

The theft of an Alaska Air Group turboprop plane by an employee whom authorities described as "suicidal" underscores a challenge in the aviation sector: Balancing access with security. The stolen plane crashed on an island in Puget Sound, killing the...

/ August 11, 2018

Is the US-Turkey crisis beyond repair?

There are fears the worsening dispute between Washington and Ankara could hurt Turkey's economy with the Turkish lira hitting record lows against the dollar in recent days. The row is related to the detention of US pastor Andrew Brunson on terror-related...

/ August 11, 2018

Stealing a Plane Isn’t Easy. How Did It Happen in Seattle?

Seattleites got a serious scare on Friday evening when an airport employee stole a large turboprop airplane owned by the Alaska Air Group from the area’s Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and took it for an unauthorized flight. The incident ended when...

/ August 11, 2018

Man Being Pursued By Baby Squirrel Calls Police For Help

Karlsruhe Police The perp. A man in Germany may not have been in danger when he called the cops on a baby squirrel chasing him, but it all worked out for the best for the furry suspect. Emergency services in...

/ August 11, 2018