Its Your First Day On Wall Street

September 24, 2017

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Buy money. Do stocks. Learn about how stocks happen. Nice call. Should we hit the trading floor, then, or would you like to diversify your portfolio first? Or perhaps you’d like to learn a little about how stocks work? Diversify portfolio. Bet big! Shout! Go home. Yes! You’re doing it! You’re winning all of the money! Go do cocaine. Go home. Hahaha! This is…

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Bitcoin is a fraud that will blow up, says JP Morgan boss

September 24, 2017

Jamie Dimon claims cryptocurrency is only fit for use by drug dealers, murderers and people living in North Korea Bitcoin is a fraud that will ultimately blow up, according to JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon, who said the digital currency was only fit for use by drug dealers, murderers and people living in places such as North Korea. Speaking at a conference in New York, the boss of Americas biggest…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook received an $89 million bonus because his company is killing it

September 7, 2017

Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A job well done deserves a reward. And a job well done at the world’s most profitable company deserves, well, a reward worth more money than most of us can even fathom. Apple CEO Tim Cook has received $89.2 million in stock for the strong performance of the company’s stock.  SEE ALSO: Damn, Apple’s earnings are on fire Technically, Cook received about 560,000 shares of Apple…

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Netflix’s 5 most expensive shows (so far)

August 29, 2017

Image: netflix A lot of sound has been made about how much Netflix is spending in order to attract new readers and expand into new regions of the world. A Los Angeles Times report designation “Netflix is $20 billion in debt” revamped are concerns that the company was pushing more hard-handed, too fast. First of all, that’s technically mistaken, as Netflix has some indebtednes but is chiefly tied up with…

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18 Year Old Entrepreneur Asks Businessman For Advice and Gets Sexually Propositioned Instead

August 28, 2017

Don’t always expect the world to hand you things for free. Lydia learned this the hard way when she asked a ‘Tech Advice Professional’ for help and instead got some pervy messages asking her about her sexuality.   mashable mashable mashable mashable mashable mashable He later delivered this statement to Mashable: “In the end I didn’t say much else because I found out that it wasn’t appropriate to ask her even…

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ISIS allegedly turned to eBay to get cash across borders

August 12, 2017

The flag of the Islamic State.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Like anything, terrorism costs money, but it’s not easy for individuals marked as extremists to transfer significant amounts of cash. Government officials watch for such transactions, forcing extremists to find other ways to send money where they want it to go. For alleged American Islamic State conspirator Mohamed Elshinawy, that meant pretending to sell printers on eBay. SEE ALSO: How Google’s Jigsaw is…

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Twitter is probably not gonna suspend Trump for those North Korea tweets

August 12, 2017

A president.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Welcome to Friday, where we’ve entered what feels like round 57 of “Is THIS finally what gets Twitter to ban Trump?” The answer is almost certainly no, to the point that I wish Vegas would put odds on this, because there are few things in this world more certain than that Twitter will not ban the president of the United States. SEE ALSO: Giant inflatable chicken with…

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Facebook Watch is gunning for the 23 hours a day you don’t spend on Facebook

August 12, 2017

Image: vicky leta/mashable Facebook’s 2 billions users spend about 50 minutes a day on Facebook, which begs the question: what does Facebook want you to do with the other 23 hours and 10 minutes of your day? On Wednesday, the company’s plans for that remaining time became clearer. Yep, it’s here: meet Facebook Watch. Facebook Watch marks the social network’s entry into the high-end video scene. It’s an arms race…

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Facebook now has technology for manipulating live videos

August 12, 2017

Fake it.Image: facebook Fake news, it’s a big deal on Facebook, and we might just be getting more of it in the form of videos. Facebook recently bought a startup with an expertise in video manipulation, Deutsche Startups reported. The German-based startup Fayteq has software that is able to remove or add objects in videos, even live ones, and add effects to them. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s dumbest feature is coming…

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Google employee argues ideological diversity is more important than real diversity in viral internal document

August 6, 2017

Ideological diversity is all that matters, right?Image: FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Inside Google, there’s a document circulating called “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” Written by a senior software engineer and in part viewed by Motherboard, the 10-page Google Doc allegedly argues that biological differences between men and women account for the representation gap in tech and that Google should not offer programs for underrepresented minorities. The document also reportedly says that employees with…

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