Magical Thinking Is Stopping Us From Taking to the Streets

Magical Thinking Is Stopping Us From Taking to the Streets

One reason people are quiescent in the face of racist, sexist, ecocidal outrage is their belief that Russiagate special prosecutor Robert Mueller will save them. By Paul Street.

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Why New Companies Looking For Success Should Try To Find Their ‘Pink Oceans’

Why New Companies Looking For Success Should Try To Find Their 'Pink Oceans'

You may have heard of the idea of a blue ocean versus a red ocean when it comes to product development. They're pretty simple concepts: A red ocean is the idea that there is a ton of competition in the area you’re trying to compete in, whereas a blue ocean is the concept that you’re in an area where you’ve got the whole ocean to yourself.

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Teenager Who Bought Ethereum Aged Fifteen now Worth over $500,000

Teenager Who Bought Ethereum Aged Fifteen now Worth over $500,000

Ether, the second in command cryptocurrency after Bitcoin, was the creation of Vitalik Buterin, a Russian-Canadian cryptocurrency researcher, and computer programmer. Ethereum is an open source public Blockchain that uses the smart contract functionality. The altcoin launched onto the scene with a pre-sale on July 22, 2014, with the exchange rate set at one bitcoin = 2000 ether.

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Net neutrality repeal means you’re going to hate your cable company even more

Net neutrality repeal means you're going to hate your cable company even more

If you’re like most Americans, odds are you’re not a fan of your cable company. You can probably think of at least one experience that had you pulling your hair out. In fact, from year to year, cable companies consistently rank at the very bottom of the American Consumer Satisfaction Index. But if you think things are bad, they’re about to get much worse under the Federal Communications Commission’s plan to turn control of the Internet over to your cable and Internet provider.

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Winklevoss twins say bitcoin will be 20 times bigger  

Winklevoss twins say bitcoin will be 20 times bigger  

The twin brothers, the world’s first “bitcoin billionaires”, have predicted that bitcoin could increase in value by another 20 times from today’s levels. Speaking to Fox Business, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss challenged those who trash bitcoin to “put their money where their mouth is”.

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Facebook to stop routing ad revenue via Ireland amid pressure over taxes

Facebook to stop routing ad revenue via Ireland amid pressure over taxes

Facebook has said it will start booking advertising revenue in countries where it is earned instead of re-routing it via Ireland, although the move is unlikely to result in it paying much more tax. Corporate taxation has become a controversial topic in the wake of revelations of tax avoidance schemes by multinationals which have led to calls for companies to pay more tax, while the European Union has begun exploring options for taxing digital giants.

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Star Wars Battlefront II: NPD Reports Reveal Sequel Sales Less By 50 Percent In The US

Star Wars Battlefront II: NPD Reports Reveal Sequel Sales Less By 50 Percent In The US

Star Wars Battlefront II’s controversial lootbox implementation and the broken progression system has been a hot topic ever since the open beta dropped, and it seems that it has resulted in the sales dropping down considerably. A perfect example of what gamers can achieve when we vote with our wallet. Star Wars Battlefront II has gotten such a negative perception that even the casuals are now starting to avoid it. Baby steps , but definitely ones in the right direction.

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PubG creator says games need ‘better protection’ from copycat titles

PubG creator says games need 'better protection' from copycat titles

"Look at movies, Armageddon came out then 20 other comet disaster films came soon after," Brendan Greene explains. He claims elements of his game, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds (PubG), have been ripped off by other titles and he wants better protection from copycats. Newly released on the Xbox One, PubG almost singlehandedly created a new genre, the Battle Royale game.

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