Close

Monthly Archives: January 2021

Wall Street gears up for second bout against Reddit traders

[Reuters, File Photo] BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Wall Street is gearing up for another week of market mayhem, with signs that the retail frenzy that pumped up the stock prices of the likes of GameStop Corp and AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc is spreading to other assets. Some of Wall Street’s largest hedge funds are still licking their […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

No tuna in Subway’s tuna sandwiches and wraps, lawsuit claims

[CBS NEWS] There’s something fishy about Subway’s tuna salad sandwiches and wraps, but the menu items don’t happen to include any actual fish, according to a lawsuit filed against the fast-food chain. What Subway bills as tuna is a “mixture of various concoctions that do not constitute tuna, yet have been blended together by defendants […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

Reddit frenzy pumps up Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency started as a joke, by over 800%

[CNBC, Getty Images] Dogecoin, a digital coin originally founded as a joke, has soared over 800% after a Reddit board talked about making it the cryptocurrency equivalent of GameStop.Dogecoin was created in 2013 based on the popular “doge” meme at the time which involved a Shiba Inu dog.Doge’s resurgence in the last few days has […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

Biden wants millions of clean-energy related jobs. Can it happen?

(CNN) Last week, President Joe Biden reaffirmed his commitment to addressing climate change by creating green energy jobs, building out a “modern and sustainable infrastructure” toward his continued goal of reaching a carbon-free energy sector in the US by 2035. In remarks last week before signing several executive orders focused on his climate agenda, Biden tied his energy policy […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

Ethereum, Dogecoin And Other Cryptocurrencies You Can ‘Create’ Using Your Laptop

[Benzinga] Bitcoin (BTC) hit its all-time high of $41,941.56 just at the beginning of this year, but the apex cryptocurrency is not rising in isolation, the so-called altcoins are also experiencing new highs. Investors can wet their feet in cryptocurrencies by buying the coins directly from exchanges like Coinbase and Binance or fintech platforms like PayPal Holdings […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

Crypto miner Marathon Patent Group pours $150 million into bitcoin as the token pulls back from record highs

[Business Insider, Getty Images] Marathon Patent Group announced the purchase 4,812.66 BTC on Monday.The transaction, handled by NYDIG, was worth $150 million.By the end of the first quarter of 2022, bitcoin miner Marathon expects to own and operate over 100,000 bitcoin miners.Cryptocurrency miner Marathon Patent Group announced on Monday it purchased $150 million of bitcoin after the cryptocurrency fell […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

Pornhub Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies XRP, DOGE, BNB and USDC

[Coindesk, Shutterstock] The adult entertainment website now accepts payment in 16 cryptocurrencies. Adult entertainment website Pornhub, which last month was booted off mainstream payment networks, is now accepting payment in a cryptocurrency others are shunning: XRP. Along with XRP the massive video site began taking payments in USDC stablecoins sometime in the past month, according to The Block. Also being accepted […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

Colombia’s ‘cocaine hippos’ must be culled, scientists say — but not everyone agrees

(CNN) Colombia’s best-known drug trafficker, Pablo Escobar, may have been killed in 1993 but his influence continues to be felt in the country, sometimes in unexpected ways. Hippopotamuses brought to Colombia as part of Escobar’s private zoo at his ranch, Hacienda Napoles, have bred so successfully that there is serious concern over their environmental impact and human […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

Washington state taps Starbucks for help with Covid vaccine rollout

[NBC NEWS, AP] The coffee giant has committed a team to work full time on expediting its home state’s vaccine distribution. Aiming to boost the slow pace of administering Covid-19 vaccinations, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday that the state has turned to Starbucks for help streamlining logistics and setting a new goal to dole out 45,000 […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More

Man lived inside Chicago’s O’Hare airport for 3 months before detection

[Chicago Tribune] CHICAGO — A California man who police said claimed to be too afraid to fly due to COVID-19 hid out for three months in a secured area of O’Hare International Airport until his weekend arrest, prosecutors said Sunday. Aditya Singh, 36, is charged with felony criminal trespass to a restricted area of an […]

This post is only available to members.

Read More