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Experts: It's Time to Freak Out About Artificial Intelligence - Or Not
When it comes to the potential dangers that artificial intelligence poses to our way of life as a human species, no one has been more outspoken than Elon Musk. The man who has utilized technology to help change the way we make payments or drive cars or maybe someday travel to space, has a view of AI that is often
Dating is Good Business on Wall Street — Now Users Can Also Turn a Profit
Online dating is one of the most popular ways for singles to find others looking for some kind of relationship or another — it is just so easy and convenient. The proliferation of online dating platforms such as Match Group Inc (NASDAQ: MTCH), Tinder, and OKCupid has fueled an increase the number of people searching for romantic partners online. However,
Report: Facebook is Bleeding Young People From its Platform Faster Than Expected
It's pretty well established that as moms, dads, grandmothers and crazy uncles increasingly joined Facebook, younger people became a lot less willing to share their lives on the platform. But a new study by eMarketer shows that young people between the ages of 17 and 24 in the U.S. dropped 9.9 percent in 2017, or equal to 1.4 million total
Elon Musk's Boring Company Has Already Reaped Millions on Pre-Orders For a Flamethrower
In case you were unaware, Elon Musk's Boring Company - which plans to take human beings to Mars or something - is currently taking pre-orders for what it calls the "world's safest flamethrower." No, really. The Boring Company Flamethrower, which is apparently being sold for reasons, is fully functional and is meant to "liven up any party!" according to
Mark Cuban Says Dallas Mavericks Will Allow Fans to Buy Tickets With Cryptocurrencies Next Season
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says that his team will allow fans to purchase tickets next season using cryptocurrencies, as Bloomberg reports. Cuban revealed the franchise's decision in response to a person on Twitter who asked him when the Mavericks would allow fans to buy tickets through bitcoin. He later confirmed the news to Bloomberg, adding that the organization would
Facebook Wants to Make Your News Feed More Friendly: Here's What That Means For Everybody
Who can complain about troll disempowerment, more meaningful social interactions, and time better spent? Wall Street can. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB)’s upcoming News Feed updates inspired a 5.6-percent pullback in the stock and forfeited analyst confidence. What The Changes Mean The new strategy will involve deprioritizing the posts of businesses and publishers, which could threaten engagements and stunt ad revenue.
Drake's Whiskey Brand is About to Go Public
Are you the biggest Drake fan in the world? Or, have you never listened to a Drake song in your life? Well, your aptitude with the oeuvre of the Grammy-award winning, platinum selling recording artist really doesn't matter if you like aged bourbon whiskey - or spirits in general - or are just looking to diversify your portfolio with a
Report: Facebook's Revamped News Feed Will Cost Mark Zuckerberg Billions
The big news this week in the social media universe (yes, this is a real universe) was Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announcing that the world's largest social media company would be revamping its news feed algorithms to emphasize content from family and friends instead of media and brands. Zuckerberg announced the change in a blog post, noting that "recently we've
Jeff Bezos and His Wife Donate $33M to U.S. Immigrant Education Program
As the immigration debate rages in America, with the Trump administration this week ordering that nearly 200,000 Salvadorans must leave the U.S. - and then the president declaring that Haiti and Africa are "shithole countries" while in a meeting with lawmakers to discuss immigration reform - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife Mackenzie have donated $33 million to an
Study: People Who Are in Touch With Their Heart Make Better Traders
The fixed image that many people probably have of the typical stock trader is of a young, brash, greedy, heartless and soulless malcontent - basically your Jordan Belforts of the world. However, a new study has found that people with greater sensitivity to their interoception signals - which means being able to sense physiological changes inside the body such as with