Mon, Dec 10 2018

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organization. Symptoms include: impaired control over gaming (frequency, intensity, duration) increased...

Bitcoin Could Break the Internet

BAD FOR INVESTORS. In a withering 24-page article released Sunday as part of its annual economic report, the Bank for International Settlements BIS said Bitcoin suffered from “a range of shortcomings” that...

3 maps show why NAFTA is important

With all the recent news about Trump and his RHETORIC these are the facts and as usual he is WRONG. The North American Free Trade Agreement is a 24 year...

GOOGLE to Fight Fake news – Google News Initiative

There are three specific goals of the Google News Initiative: highlight accurate journalism while fighting misinformation, particularly during breaking news events; help news sites continue to grow from a...

Smart speakers are listening. Here’s how to delete their recordings

Your friendly neighborhood smart speaker can do everything from dictate recipes to control door locks. On the less positive side, it's also capable of eavesdropping on your conversations and...

Facebook wants your naked photos

26-5-18 What are they going to share this time or loose to hackers. Last year, Facebook, facing increased scrutiny over its decision-making, launched a program intended to combat a growing...

Net-neutrality rules will be reinstated despite FCC repeal

This is IMPORTANT to Everyone's access to the internet. The resolution the Senate passed Wednesday that would reinstate the Federal Communications Commission's net-neutrality rules may ultimately go nowhere. And one day,...

5 Extreme Acts of Greed that Screw the American People

Examples of extreme inequality are becoming easier to find. Americans - especially young Americans - need to know the facts, and they need to know how they're getting cheated, and...

Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future

Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future. Its failure to achieve adoption to date is because systems built on trust, norms, and institutions...

Amazon Wants to Get to Teenagers Before the Banks Do

Amazon.com Inc. has millennial shoppers nailed down. And their parents. And most of their grandparents. But one group of potential customers has eluded the world’s biggest Internet retailer. Teenagers, otherwise known...