Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp go down in major internet outage

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New York Daily News

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, three of the most-popular websites and apps in the World, were knocked offline Monday in a major internet outage. The outage that affected the products, which are all owned and operated by Facebook, occurred around noon EST. Several other products that are owned and run by Facebook were also affected. On Facebook, a simple error message read, “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can.” According to The Verge, the issue appears to be a DNS (server) problem. “We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessi… Read More “Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp go down in major internet outage”

Pandora Papers: A mega wealthy man from the region’s poorest country — and his Miami palace

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — When the Jeffrey Epstein estate needed to sell off assets to compensate victims and cover litigation costs, retired Haitian businessman Gilbert Bigio was the man with the money. He purchased the disgraced financier’s Mercedes Maybach sedan in Paris for a cool sum of about $132,000. The sale is buried at the end of a 418-page document accounting for the estate’s finances in the third quarter of 2020. Nothing indicates how and why the man considered one of the richest if not the richest person in Haiti knew to snap up Epstein’s chariot for a bargain. (Today’s cheapest models start at $18… Read More “Pandora Papers: A mega wealthy man from the region’s poorest country — and his Miami palace”

The Five Most Popular ASIC Miners for Cryptocurrency

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ValueWalk

Bitcoin mining is becoming one of the most lucrative and innovative sectors of the global economy. According to data, at the height of the current bull run in April 2021, cryptocurrency mining has generated $3 billion in revenue, which means that crypto miners earned $100,000,000 in profit every day on the average. Q2 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Just 5 years ago, the average daily revenue of the crypto mining industry circulated at around $1 million. In a very short time, this number has increased by almost 10,000%, making cryptocurrency mining one of the most rapidly booming… Read More “The Five Most Popular ASIC Miners for Cryptocurrency”

All Hail the WSJ Reporter Who Wore a Headband on “Meet the Press”

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InsideHook

By Emily Leibert There’s been a lot of chatter about redefining business casual wear in a post-pandemic World. Sweatpants seem to be the new jeans, jeans seem to be the new suit pants and bras may have disappeared from offices forever as Casual Friday bleeds into every waking hour of our lives. Yesterday, however, one particularly inspired, well-mannered Wall Street Journal reporter took new-age business casual to radical lengths, wearing a headband in the midst of a very serious interview regarding Facebook’s misdeeds on Meet the Press. And not just a headband, but a beautiful gray headband t… Read More “All Hail the WSJ Reporter Who Wore a Headband on “Meet the Press””

Research Gives New Insight Into Momentum Investing

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ValueWalk

College Park, MD – 10/4/2021 – Every investor is chasing the answer to one question: When should I buy stocks and when should I sell them? It’s the elusive formula for timing the market. New research co-authored by finance professor Albert S. “Pete” Kyle at the University of Maryland’s Robert shows how markets gain momentum and how investors can make better decisions based on it. Q2 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more “Investors want to buy the stock that’s going to go up, and they want to sell the stock that’s going to go down,” says Kyle, whose seminal 1985 paper “Continuous Auctio… Read More “Research Gives New Insight Into Momentum Investing”

Here Are the Most Remixed Hip-Hop Songs of the Last Decade

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XXL Mag

When a rap song is taking off regionally or worldwide, other artists take notice. Fellow rappers give props to the creator of the track, use the song as a soundtrack to their posts on social media or drop footage of themselves enjoying the track. In other cases, artists love a buzzing single so much that they want to reinterpret it in their own style. Enter the remix. Songs getting remixed is a common practice in hip-hop for decades now. Due to the speed of the internet, the part of it that has changed is that it’s much easier to find out about a song that’s picking up across the country, even… Read More “Here Are the Most Remixed Hip-Hop Songs of the Last Decade”

Birthday vacation to Iceland turns into 10 days quarantined alone in ‘cruddy’ hotel room

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Orlando Sentinel

ORLANDO, Fla. — For his 50th birthday, Seminole County Tax Collector J.R. Kroll received a six-day vacation to Iceland as a gift from his wife, Holly. “I thought: ‘Wow, this sounds like a great trip,’” Kroll said. But the venture was far from pleasant thanks to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Kroll found himself alone for nearly 11 days quarantined inside a “cruddy” government-run hotel room and being served three cold meals a day. “You were not allowed to open the door. And if I left, I would be arrested,” Kroll said Friday, a day after he arrived home from the north European country. He spent … Read More “Birthday vacation to Iceland turns into 10 days quarantined alone in ‘cruddy’ hotel room”

New survey reveals travel trends for upcoming holiday

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TravelPulse

Expedia has released new data on holiday travel for the upcoming festive season. The survey found that travelers are in the planning phases for Thanksgiving and Christmas with the most popular locales including destinations in Mexico, the southern United States and the Caribbean. Once again, U.S. travelers are staying closer to home for the holidays rather than traveling farther afield. Those looking for cold-weather destinations and winter sports are traveling to Colorado and Utah. “Whether you’re hoping to spend your holidays on the sand or on a ski slope, the best way to find a great value … Read More “New survey reveals travel trends for upcoming holiday”

Defense ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia to discuss military co-op

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Azer News

By Trend A meeting of the defense ministers of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey will be held in the Georgian Kakheti region, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry. Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has left for Georgia to participate in this meeting. According to the ministry, during the meeting, the parties will discuss issues of developing cooperation in the military, educational and other spheres. — Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz Read More “Defense ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia to discuss military co-op”

EVOS Esports announces NFT collaboration, launches food brand

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Esports Insider

Southeast Asian esports organisation EVOS Esports has announced a collaboration with NFT project Sora’s Dreamworld. The collaborative effort will result in a customised EVOS Esports-themed avatar, which will be included in the Sora’s Dreamworld project. RELATED: Bank Mandiri launches EVOS Esports debit card The project features 10,000 unique, randomly generated ‘Dream Machines’ NFT avatars minted on the Ethereum blockchain. Additionally, five customised honorary avatars will be minted for team members, the coach and the CEO of EVOS’s brand. These will be created separately from the project and… Read More “EVOS Esports announces NFT collaboration, launches food brand”