Biden Announces ‘Monumental’ Marijuana Rescheduling, DOJ To Take Next Steps

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President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that his administration is officially moving to reschedule marijuana under federal law, while praising what he called a “monumental” step. “Today my administration took a major step to reclassify marijuana from a schedule one drug to a schedule three drug. It’s an important move toward reversing long-standing inequities. Today’s announcement builds on the work we’ve already done, and it adds to the action we’ve taken to lift barriers to housing, employment, small business loans and so much more for tens of thousands of Americans,” Biden said. Justice D… Read More “Biden Announces ‘Monumental’ Marijuana Rescheduling, DOJ To Take Next Steps”

Don’t Train AI On Our Content And Artists, Sony Warns AI Companies

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Sony Group Corp’s (NYSE:SONY) Sony Music Group, one of the World’s largest record labels, has issued a stark warning to artificial intelligence companies and music streaming services. Sony Music Publishing (SMP) and Sony Music Entertainment (SME), on behalf of themselves and their wholly owned or controlled affiliates, said they prohibit and opt out of any text or data mining, web scraping or similar reproductions, extractions or uses of any SME and SMP content for any purposes, including in relation to training, developing or commercializing any AI system. The label, representing artists like… Read More “Don’t Train AI On Our Content And Artists, Sony Warns AI Companies”

‘The Hat Is Covering The Eyes Of WIF Holders’: Veteran Trader Doubles Down On Meme Coin Bear Thesis

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Popular crypto trader DonAlt has voiced his bearish outlook on Dogwifhat (CRYPTO: WIF) and the broader meme coin market in a series of tweets, expressing concerns over market saturation and the current state of Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC). What Happened: DonAlt humorously begins by addressing the recent volatility surrounding WIF. “Pretty sure the hat is covering the eyes of WIF holders and they’re accidentally pressing the wrong buttons trying to liquidate me,” he quips. He warns, “Once that’s fixed and they can see again I’m getting ready to get rekt,” indicating his readiness for a potential down… Read More “‘The Hat Is Covering The Eyes Of WIF Holders’: Veteran Trader Doubles Down On Meme Coin Bear Thesis”

EXCLUSIVE: Early GameStop Investor Is Looking Elsewhere For Opportunity — ‘If You Play Stupid Games, You Are Going To Win Stupid Prizes’

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Rod Alzmann, founder of GMEdd.com, was a big supporter of GameStop Corp (NYSE:GME) when seemingly no one else was interested. Now that the stock is running wild, he’s looking to put money to work elsewhere. What To Know: Thursday on Benzinga’s YouTube show “Benzinga Live,” Alzmann detailed some of his earliest investments in GameStop, long before it ever became a meme name. Alzmann first bought GameStop shares in the early 2000s. It was actually the first stock he ever invested in, he said, adding that he ended up selling it for a profit while he was in high school. Towards the end of 2017, he… Read More “EXCLUSIVE: Early GameStop Investor Is Looking Elsewhere For Opportunity — ‘If You Play Stupid Games, You Are Going To Win Stupid Prizes’”

2 Stocks Flying Under The Radar That Could Soar This Year

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Many quality stocks are overshadowed by high-flying, popular names like Amazon (AMZN), Meta Platforms (META), Nvidia (NVDA), Coca-Cola (KO), and others. Nonetheless, some of these under-the-radar stocks have high growth potential. Investors can potentially earn significant returns by identifying companies with strong fundamentals and growth potential that have yet to be recognized by the broader market. In this article, we’ll look at two such stocks. Global-E Online (GLBE) offers a comprehensive platform that enables cross-border e-commerce. The broader trend in e-commerce, in which consumers … Read More “2 Stocks Flying Under The Radar That Could Soar This Year”

2 Stocks Flying Under The Radar That Could Soar This Year

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Many quality stocks are overshadowed by high-flying, popular names like Amazon (AMZN), Meta Platforms (META), Nvidia (NVDA), Coca-Cola (KO), and others. Nonetheless, some of these under-the-radar stocks have high growth potential. Investors can potentially earn significant returns by identifying companies with strong fundamentals and growth potential that have yet to be recognized by the broader market. In this article, we’ll look at two such stocks. Global-E Online (GLBE) offers a comprehensive platform that enables cross-border e-commerce. The broader trend in e-commerce, in which consumers … Read More “2 Stocks Flying Under The Radar That Could Soar This Year”

ABAT Ramps Up Nevada Facility; US Gold Receives CK Gold Permit; Tredegar Terphane Sale Under Review And More: Thursday’s Top Mining Stories

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Top Stories for May 16, 2024: 1. American Battery Technology (NASDAQ:ABAT) completed construction and is ramping up production at its Nevada lithium-ion battery recycling facility, which can process 20,000 metric tons of battery feedstock per year. In March 2024, it received $60 million in U.S. Department of Energy/IRS 48C tax credits to support its recycling facilities, and it’s negotiating the monetization of these credits. The company is also working on a $10 million DOE grant for advanced battery recycling technologies and a $57.5 million DOE grant for a commercial-scale lithium hydroxide … Read More “ABAT Ramps Up Nevada Facility; US Gold Receives CK Gold Permit; Tredegar Terphane Sale Under Review And More: Thursday’s Top Mining Stories”

Reddit Stock Pops On Partnership With OpenAI: The Details

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Reddit Inc (NYSE:RDDT) shares are trading higher in Thursday’s after-hours session after the company announced a new partnership with OpenAI. What To Know: In a new blog post, Reddit and OpenAI announced a partnership that will give OpenAI’s ChatGPT access to Reddit threads and enable Reddit users to use new AI-powered features. The two companies will also collaborate on advertising. Under the partnership, OpenAI will bring Reddit content to ChatGPT and other related products, which is expected to help users discover and engage with Reddit communities. OpenAI will gain access to Reddit’s Data … Read More “Reddit Stock Pops On Partnership With OpenAI: The Details”

Michael Cohen Says He Never Asked For A Pardon From Trump, Stormy Daniels NDA Never Signed In Third Day Of His Testimony

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Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen was back on the stand Thursday, marking his third day of testimony in a criminal trial against former President Donald Trump alleging falsified business records. Here’s what Cohen said in court Thursday. What Happened: Cohen testified throughout the week connecting hush money payments made to adult actress Stormy Daniels being ordered and facilitated by Trump. On Thursday, Trump’s defense attorneys tried to paint Cohen as a liar and criminal in a potential attempt to dissuade the jury from his testimony, as shared by NBC News. In a potential win for the defens… Read More “Michael Cohen Says He Never Asked For A Pardon From Trump, Stormy Daniels NDA Never Signed In Third Day Of His Testimony”

How Google and Apple are protecting smartphones against theft

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By Courtesy of Google To protect smartphones and, above all, the sensitive personal data stored on them, Google will be launching a new series of anti-theft features. To protect smartphones and, above all, the sensitive personal data stored on them, Google will be launching a new series of anti-theft features. Making a factory reset harder for thieves Google is going to update the classic factory reset to make it virtually impossible for a thief to use this function. Indeed, when a smartphone is stolen, the first thing a thief does is to reset the device so that they can use it or sell it. Goo… Read More “How Google and Apple are protecting smartphones against theft”