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U.S. Softball Team Routs Philippines 12-0 At World Championship To Go 5-0

<i>Danielle O'Toole pitches at the WBSC Women's Softball World Championship on Aug. 3, 2018 in Chiba, Japan</i><i>.</i><p>The U.S. softball team continued its march …

Florida

Cryptocurrency investor robbed via his cellphone account sues AT&T for $224 million over loss

A U.S. investor filed a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T on Wednesday, accusing the telecommunications giant of negligence that allegedly caused the …

Cryptocurrency

Blow To Bitcoin As Coinbase CEO Makes Stark Warning

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption rates around the world are growing, but not quickly enough to prevent the bitcoin price from falling — and now the chief executive of San Francisco-based Coinbase, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has warned that widespread, mass bitcoin …

Cryptocurrency

This stock photo couple is the internet’s new soap opera

Earlier this week, “Man Looking At Other Woman” a.k.a. “Distracted Boyfriend” became the latest meme to sweep our content-starved nation. If you’ve …

Hobbies

Former UCI Professor Pleads Guilty to Felony Conflict of Interest

13<p>In an unprecedented criminal conviction, a former UC Irvine computer scientist pleaded guilty Wednesday to a conflict of interest for receiving …

'Tenants on our own land': New Zealand bans sale of homes to foreign buyers

The New Zealand government has banned the sale of existing homes to foreign buyers, saying New Zealanders were sick of being “tenants in our own land”.<p>Associate minister of finance David Parker said the ban would mean housing would become more affordable for locals, and supply would increase.<p>“We …

New Zealand

The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

Police expose SIM card hijacking ring

There's a good chance you've had to ask your carrier for a SIM swap, whether it's to replace a faulty card or to switch to another size (say, from micro SIM to nano SIM). Crooks, however, are increasingly abusing those swaps to steal from unsuspecting cellphone users. Florida police have arrested …

Hijacking

How to Lose $3 Billion of Bitcoin in India

Accusations of tax evasion and police corruption, a kidnapper who was kidnapped, a fugitive politician, and billions in bitcoin lost. This is …

India

The World of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is as Crazy in Real Life

The characters in <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i> are not your regular rich folks. They’re next-level, unreasonably, preposterously wealthy. They have bachelor …

Real Estate

One Chart Explains Why You Should Own Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies

The past month and a half have been a rough time to be a Bitcoin investor. After seeing its value rise from $5,850 in late June to almost $8,400 on July 24 it has been on a slippery slope with a few short dead cat bounces and has fallen back to just above $6,000.<p>[Editor & Author’s note: Investing …

Cryptocurrency

The Wealthy Are Hoarding $10 Billion of Bitcoin in Bunkers

Behind the guards, the blast doors and down corridors of reinforced concrete, sit the encrypted computer servers -- connected to nothing -- that hold …

Silicon Valley

Adelbert's Brewery

How the price of OnePlus phones changed over the years

The new OnePlus 6 is the company’s first flagship over the $500 mark and $50 over the earlier OnePlus 5T, but is it worth it? How does the phone compare to previous generations?<p>The price hike to $529 for the 64GB OnePlus 6 sparked debate around OnePlus’ tagline “affordable” flagships. The company …

Phones

Best Buy Should Be Dead, But It’s Thriving in the Age of Amazon

In Best Buy’s perfect world, all 380 of its new “in-home advisors” would park their clean, white Priuses in front of a customer’s house rather than …

Best Buy

Used Airbus A380 Bails Out Norwegian Air But Not Everyone Is Happy

Norwegian Air Shuttle had a problem this summer. And surprisingly enough, the world’s first used Airbus A380 was the solution.<p>Norwegian Air Shuttle, better known simply as Norwegian, is one of the world’s most popular low-cost airlines. The third largest low-cost carrier in Europe behind easyJet …

Aviation

The definitive timeline of Spotify’s critic-defying journey to rule music

How did Spotify get here? Let us show you.<p>As we note in our feature on Spotify and its CEO and cofounder Daniel Ek, the streaming music service’s path to a leading position in the music industry was never certain and remains tenuous. How it got here–to 83 million paid subscribers and 180 million …

Coffeemakers

Cryptocurrency Bloodbath: Bitcoin, Ethereum, and More Plunge

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies took steep dives in early trading Wednesday, with many digital currencies losing more than 10% of their …

Cryptocurrency

This app makes it super easy to write smart contracts for Ethereum

Writing smart contracts for Ethereum ETH is no longer the preserve of coders and programmers: there is now software that can automatically do that for you – or so the claims go.<p>Enter Fondu. The app provides a tool that helps non-coders get into the Ethereum smart contract game and launch their ICO …

Blockchain

Kailey Leinz | Bloomberg Media Talent | Bloomberg L.P.

Kailey Leinz is an on-air reporter and producer for Bloomberg Television, providing live First Word updates on the most important global news.<p>Leinz …

Market Trends

Life in San José, Costa Rica with Anastsia McCulloch

Costa Rica

I’m a 30-Year-Old President of a Luggage Startup. Here’s Every Penny I Spent Traveling This Weekend

Weekend Money Confessions is a new series about how real people spend when they're off the clock.<p><i>Weekend Money Confessions is a new series about how</i> …

Luggage

My wife and I retired in our 30s and now travel full-time in an Airstream trailer — here's what we spend in a week

There once was a guy from the Southeast who thought life could be broken down into a few simple constructs: get a job, buy stuff, retire, and die.<p>Yep, that guy was me.<p>Early retirement? Not in the cards. 401(k) retirement plan? Sure, but only the minimum. Retirement was the furthest thing from my …

RVs

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is teaming up with Microsoft and Starbucks to build an 'ecosystem' for crypto

ICE, the parent company of the iconic New York Stock Exchange, is making a big move into the crypto market with a digital asset platform.<p>The firm, which previously dove into the market for digital assets via a data feed product earlier this year, had reportedly been exploring a cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

Roger Federer Net Worth: Breaking Down Career Earnings, Sponsorships and More

Roger Federer is the greatest male tennis player in the history of the sport, and that success has made the superstar a wealthy athlete.<p>From his record total of prize money earned to a vast endorsement profile, Federer is charging toward $1 billion in total career earnings. Thanks to a recent …

Tennis

Crystal Cruises CEO Rodriguez loves Venus Williams

Edie Rodriguez loves tennis.<p>And the president and CEO of Crystal Cruises especially loves the legendary Venus Williams.<p>“I absolutely love girl power. …

Tennis

Accidents at Amazon: workers left to suffer after warehouse injuries

Vickie Shannon Allen, 49, started working at Amazon as a counter in a fulfillment warehouse at Haslet, Texas, in May 2017. At first, like many employees, Allen was excited by the idea of working for one of the fastest growing corporations in the world. That feeling dissipated quickly after a few …

Compensation

This video from Reddit user carmenlightning with added music by @minxed59 is essential viewing. https://t.co/SP5UdOdXJr

The Black Panthers still in prison: after 46 years, will they ever be set free?

It’s like the atmosphere is pressing down on me, closing in all around me Albert Woodfox on solitary confinement<p>The idea that black men armed and prepared can fight for the rights of black people was exciting, intriguing Jalil Muntaqim on joining the Panthers at 15<p>Antoinette Russell vividly recalls …

Black Panther

Japan Airlines Flight 123

JA8119, the aircraft involved in the accident,<br>at Osaka International Airport in 1984.<p>Accident<p>Date<p>August 12, 1985<p>Summary<p>In-flight structural failure …