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Forget About Bitcoin, Consider Investing in This Instead

These companies are tapping into the resources that are solving a massive global problem.<p>Cryptocurrencies like <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC-USD) are all the rage …

Ethereum Price Predictions 2018: Experts Forecast Next Year's Value

It’s hard to imagine a better year for Ethereum than the one it had in 2017. The open-source blockchain platform saw its value skyrocket to new …

Why Bitcoin is the largest Ponzi scheme in human history

During the late ’90s, Silicon Valley venture capitalists and New York City investment bankers used phrases such as “monetising eyeballs”, …

Bitcoin

Why Boxes Are the Future

Why boxes are underrepresented winners of the e-commerce trend, and some companies you might want to take a look at.<p>In this episode of <i>Market Foolery</i>, …

Investing

Apple's Battery Controversy Response Is Brilliant

Apple has responded to the CPU throttling controversy by offering consumers a $29 battery replacement offer.<p>Next iOS will include a lot more …

Mobile Technology

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Twentieth Century-Fox

Britain is having trouble recruiting new spies because Facebook and Google pay 'five times more'

The UK's surveillance agency, GCHQ, is having trouble recruiting new spies because current and potential spooks want to take better-paid jobs at big tech firms such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>We first saw the news via Quartz.<p>A December report from the government's security services watchdog, …

Google Pay

Trump and the press: 10 questions journalists never thought they'd have to ask

The president’s volatile temper and thin skin have prompted many improbable exchanges this year, including questions about neo-Nazis, slavery and morons<p>For better or worse – more often than not worse – Donald Trump’s short presidency has, so far, been remarkable.<p>The president’s unusually thin skin …

Donald Trump

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Infographics

Bitcoin millionaire: Don't invest in bitcoin

I first invested $5,000 in bitcoin back in 2013 at $72 per coin and now own approximately 69.2 bitcoins.<p>While I had first heard about bitcoin in …

Cryptocurrency

The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online

Fifteen years have passed since a couple of MIT grads and a Navy-funded researcher first built The Onion Router, or Tor, a wild experiment in …

Nvidia's new AI creates disturbingly convincing fake videos

Nvidia continues to pave a path towards the end of reality as we know it. The company recently made an AI capable of creating images of people out of thin air. Now, it’s made one that can change the weather, turn day into night, and change a leopard’s spots.<p>AI researchers for the company developed …

Bitcoin hits new high above $11,500 as the Winklevoss twins become the first bitcoin billionaires

LONDON — Bitcoin is back to its winning ways, posting a record high on Sunday and making billionaires of the twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.<p>Bitcoin suffered big price falls last week but recovered over the weekend. The digital currency hit a new high of $11,826.76 a coin on Sunday, according to …

Cryptocurrency

How to check if your Airbnb host is secretly filming you

It's straight out of a nightmare. You're staying in an Airbnb with your partner on a romantic getaway, and discover as you're packing up to leave …

We fact-checked FCC Chair Ajit Pai’s net neutrality ‘facts’—and they’re almost all bulls**t

On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on a proposal that could, if the critics are to be believed, change the internet …

Net Neutrality

There's a 'fatal' flaw in cryptocurrencies which means they can never be real currencies

LONDON — Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether will never become true currencies because of a series of "fatal" flaws, a senior economist at the Swiss banking giant UBS says.<p>At a roundtable discussion attended by Business Insider on Thursday, Paul Donovan, the global chief economist at UBS's …

Cryptocurrency

The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls …

Employment

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Real Estate

How to Reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on Your Mac

While your Mac will most likely give you years of service with no problems, you may find that from time to time you experience issues with your Mac’s …

John Doyle: The mind-boggling numbers behind The Big Bang Theory

If <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> (Thursday, CBS, CTV, 8 p.m.) is your bag, enjoy tonight's episode. It's the last new episode for a while and, after that, you might be seeing less of it.<p>Now in its 10th season, <i>Big Bang</i> is the sort of comedy that people marry. You like it, get used to it, fall in love with it …

A 'Game of Thrones' alum is on 'Celebrity Big Brother' for the "psychological experiment"

In an unexpected career move, James Cosmo, who starred on <i>Game of Thrones</i> as the commander Jeor Mormont, will appear on the newest season of <i>Celebrity</i> …

TV Series

CES 2017: The Future Belongs to 8K With New HDMI Specification

So many Ks.<p>Forget 4K, that's so 2016. The resolution of the world of tomorrow is 8K, and thanks to a new HDMI specification, it will be beaming into …

Gear & Gadgets

Simple chess variant strips down an ancient classic

Fewer pieces, smaller board, easy moves<p><i>Rex</i> is a simple chess variant that strips the original game down to three-piece types played on a five-by-five board.<p>Created by designer Michael Davies — whose previous work includes nuclear war comedy <i>ICBM</i> — <i>Rex</i> is designed to be played in short bursts. The …

Gaming

The Fidget Cube hit with shipping delays as knockoffs flood market

Bad news for the popular Kickstarter campaign<p>The Fidget Cube is the tenth most funded product in the history of Kickstarter, bringing in a bit under $6.5 million after asking for just $15,000 in the initial goal. 154,926 people backed the project, hoping to get their Fidget Cubes by December of …

Crowd Funding

Netflix: 3 Things to Watch for in 2017

Content-wise, it was a great year for Netflix. Original shows like <i>Stranger Things</i> and <i>The Crown</i> ended up being big hits. Stock-wise, however, Netflix …

'I Know What You Download': Website claims to let people see everything their friends have torrented

A new website claims to be able to show everything you – and your friends – have torrented.<p>“I Know What You Download” gathers information frm across …

Privacy

Your smart home could kill you

If you’re shopping for the perfect gift this Christmas, you might want to avoid the electronics aisle.<p>If adequate electronic and cyber safeguards are …

Google plans UK launch of paid-for YouTube Red service

Google is planning to launch a paid version of YouTube in the UK in the 2017, as the internet giant expands its competitor to Netflix and Amazon’s subscription video services.<p>YouTube Red, which was first released in the US last year and has since expanded to Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South …

Build Your Own Old-Fashioned Looking Chandelier For About $40

Chandeliers are by no means cheap, but if you’re a fan of a more rustic aesthetic, YouTuber Darbin Orvar put together one using a set of string …

CES 2017: We cannot wait to see this smartwatch change the face of the wearable industry

Step aside Apple! Sandfox is going to be a new benchmark for smartwatch makers.<p>We have seen several smartwatches come and go, but the upcoming …