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TOP STRATEGIST: Bitcoin will soar to $25,000 in 5 years

In the first episode of "the bit," FundStrat Global Advisor co-founder Tom Lee explains different methodologies for valuing bitcoin. Lee shares his short-term and long-term bitcoin price targets based on these valuation methods. Following...Show More Summary

Facebook and Google's political advertising problem goes beyond fake Russian accounts (GOOG, FB)

Facebook and Google employees helped promote anti-Islam ads to voters in swing states. The ads violate the norms of political advertising you'd see in traditional media. Big tech platforms that spread political advertising need to fix...Show More Summary

Some of the fake Facebook accounts tied to Russia also used the Messenger app (FB)

LAGUNA BEACH, CA — A "small number" of the nearly 500 fake Facebook accounts with Russian ties also used the company's Messenger app, a Facebook executive acknowledged on Wednesday. "My understanding at this stage is that it’s a small...Show More Summary

A surprising number of teenagers are engaging in 'digital self-harm,' the practice of being mean to yourself online

A new study found 6% of US teens anonymously post or share mean things about themselves online. The act is called "digital self-harm," and its rates mirror those of traditional self-harm, such as cutting. Experts have found teens digital...Show More Summary

CHECK YOUR EMAIL: Amazon is sending customers even more free credits from Apple's legal battle (AAPL, AMZN)

You may have credits that can be applied to purchases waiting in your Amazon account. The free credits which can be applied to any product on Amazon.com are funded by Apple as result of a class-action settlement over e-book pricing. To...Show More Summary

15 jobs in the US that are chronically underpaid

Glassdoor recently discovered that the average American is underpaid by $7,500 a year. And if you have one of the most underpaid jobs in America, you could be missing out on tens of thousands of dollars more a year. Using pay data from...Show More Summary

DeepMind's human-bashing AlphaGo AI is now even stronger (GOOG)

Go is a Chinese board game that dates back thousands of years. There are more possible Go moves than there are atoms in the universe so it's been incredibly tough for machines to crack Go. The AlphaGo AI agent that has beat Go worldShow More Summary

14 brutal, beautiful images from this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest

The winning photo from the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is dark and bloody: A black rhino lies dead on the ground in South Africa's Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park game reserve, its horn brutally sawed off. Other winning photos...Show More Summary

Apple has new self-driving car hardware covered with iPod-style white plastic (AAPL)

An updated version of Apple's self-driving car was spotted in Silicon Valley. It's sporting a new set of white plastic-covered sensors on top of the car's roof rack. Apple's self-driving cars will reportedly be used for an internal company...Show More Summary

Lyft's cofounders met on Facebook and lived on opposite coasts — here's how they launched a $7.5 billion startup long-distance

John Zimmer and Logan Green met through a mutual friend on Facebook. Both were thinking about starting a ride-sharing service. Lyft, then called "Zimride," was a side project for a few years. The cofounders moved together to SiliconShow More Summary

What you need to know in advertising today

People are doing whatever they can to avoid TV ads. Fox wants to help them. The broadcaster has teamed up with the video tech company Innovid to bring new interactive ads to people's TV screens designed to engage viewers and satisfyShow More Summary

People are working such long hours in Japan that the country now faces a 'death by overwork' problem

Japan's work culture is so intense, people in the 1970s invented a word that translates to "death by overwork." Karoshi, as it's known, involves employees committing suicide or suffering from heart failure and stroke due to long hours. The...Show More Summary

Amazon reportedly wasted $40 million on a Robert De Niro show it killed after the Harvey Weinstein scandal

Amazon scrapped an untitled, Robert De Niro-led series that would have cost $160 million. The company cancelled it following the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, a producer on the show, and Amazon Studios bossShow More Summary

Scientists release an “Atlas of the Underworld”

We've now got a map of the former surface of the Earth, now residing in the mantle.

Some Americans may need a passport to fly domestically in 2018

Beginning January 22, 2018, some US residents may need to carry a passport to fly domestically. The move is part of the Real ID Act, which requires states to issue driver's licenses that comply with federal standards. Some US residents...Show More Summary

An undercover investigation reveals air quality on a cruise ship deck could be worse than the world’s most polluted cities

Following is a transcript of the video. Thinking of going on a cruise for the fresh ocean air? Think again. A recent undercover investigation on P&O Cruises' ship Oceana revealed ultra-fine particles in the air emitted from burning fuel. On deck, downwind of the smokestacks, the investigative team measured 84,000 particulates per cubic cm. Show More Summary

There's a company making bikes with strings instead of a chain because they're more 'efficient and cleaner'

A Hungarian company has designed a bike that is powered by strings and not a chain. The company says the bike is more efficient and cleaner than traditional bikes. The strings can last 2000km and are easy to replace, watch the video to see them in action. Produced by Jasper Pickering Join the conversation about this story »

IBM's stock is popping after blowing through Wall Street revenue estimates (IBM)

IBM's stock is up about 8% on Wednesday morning. The company beat earnings expectations for the third quarter based, in part, because of its focus on cloud computing. IBM's stock price is up 7.85% to $157.83 on Wednesday after reporting an "impressive clean EPS print," according to Amit Daryanani, an analyst at RBC. Show More Summary

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