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Facebook Contractor Spies on Horrified Moderators. When Does It End?

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Facebook released a video last year apologizing for its data misuse that likely swayed the 2016 election. It ends by saying “if this place does what it was built for, we all get a little closer.” That is the problem, Facebook. It's time to back off. The Intercept just released an exposé detailing how managers at the Austin, Texas outpost have been pressuring trauma counselors to release...

Binance CEO Gets Dragged by Bitcoin Fans for 'Dumbest Crypto Tweet'

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By CCN Markets: Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao got dragged on Twitter and was nominated for the Dumbest Crypto Tweet Award after he shared a story touting the popularity of Binance Coin, his company's native token. Many of Zhao's followers expressed skepticism when he recounted an "interesting interaction" he had with a 14-year-old boy. CZ claimed the boy refused to discuss numbers in U.S. dollars...

Can Elvis Save Netflix? Content Streamer Shows Signs of Desperation

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By CCN Markets: Netflix is facing increasingly intense competition from multiple other streaming services. Whereas Netflix once seemed to be creating high-quality, intelligent, and groundbreaking content, many of its recent moves feel more like the company is grasping at straws. Elvis the Spy? Netflix has ordered an animated series entitled "Agent King" from Priscilla Presley and ”Archer” writer...

In Billionaire Space Race, Sir Richard Branson Takes the Lead

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By CCN Markets: Who would have thought that the newfangled space race would be funded by nerdy billionaires, one of whom has been knighted? That’s exactly what’s happening and now the countdown has begun to see which will be the first to actually send humans into space on one of their creations. In the running is Elon Musk, who shot a Tesla into space last year. There's also Jeff Bezos, who wants...

Bitcoin: This Research Proves the New Boss Is Same as the Old Boss

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By CCN Markets: Research released by blockchain analysis group PARSIQ this week did much to weaken Bitcoin’s image as a global freedom currency. The findings detail the massive accumulation of wealth in the hands of a minuscule few, resulting in inequality greater than what can be found in the established "old money" institutions. Just 0.023% of the top Bitcoin addresses hold 50% of the total...

'Typical Tesla': Rental Company Shreds Order Over 'Defective' Model 3s

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By CCN Markets: A German rental car company has canceled an order for 85 Tesla Model 3 cars after experiencing lousy service and poor performance with the vehicles they had already obtained. It's something other owners have experienced: Tesla Cars: Some Assembly Required The German company, nextmove, is an all-electric vehicle renter and ordered 100 Model 3s. The company complained that the first...

Mystery 'Satoshi Nakamoto' Claims He's Hodling $10 Billion in Bitcoin

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By CCN Markets: Move over, Craig Wright! The "real" Satoshi Nakamoto vows to reveal himself as the true inventor of bitcoin over the next few days. What's more, the "real" Nakamoto claims he's currently in possession of 980,000 BTC. Using today's bitcoin price, that stash is worth more than $10 billion. A blockchain company called Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings promised that the "real"...

Cringeworthy DOOM Movie Trailer Looks Like a Student Film Project

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By CCN Markets: Did you know there's a movie adaptation of the classic video game DOOM on its way? You probably didn't. We don't blame you for it, and we apologize in advance for letting you know like this. But the second teaser trailer just dropped, in all its cringeworthy glory. Bethesda Disowns Cringeworthy DOOM Movie The first trailer for DOOM: Annihilation came out five months ago, and the...

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