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Bitcoin stronger than ever as Wealthy are Hoarding $10 Billion of Bitcoin in Bunkers

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Behind the guards, the blast doors and down corridors of reinforced concrete, sit the encrypted computer servers — connected to nothing — that hold keys to a vast digital fortune. Argentine entrepreneur Wences Casares has spent the past several years persuading Silicon Valley millionaires and billionaires that Bitcoin is the global currency of the future, that they need to buy some, and that he’s... 

Twitter Going Rogue? Titans in Silicon Valley Do Wield Outsized Power

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Project Veritas’ exposure of Twitter’s alleged bias added to the controversy over potential censorship by major social media platforms. Speaking to Sputnik, Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel threw the sustainability of Silicon Valley titans’ business models into doubt and offered ways to hold Facebook, Google, Twitter and others accountable. “It seems Silicon Valley has become... 

AI to flag child porn images... but can't distinguish between nudes & desert landscapes

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UK police want artificial intelligence to assume the upsetting task of intercepting child-abuse images on suspects’ phones and computers. However, existing software can’t distinguish between a naked body and a desert landscape. London Metropolitan Police Head of Digital and Electronic Forensics Mark Stokes told The Telegraph that although the force, which examined 53,000 devices last year, already... 

Leftists and Media Cheer as Mega-Corporations Strip Away Free Speech Rights

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Some 25 years ago when I made the move from the political left to the political right, I took with me three liberal ideals: I remained an extremist on the issues of free speech and the rights of the accused, and have held on to my loathing for Big Business. A quick glance at today’s headlines proves that those ideals no longer belong to the left. From President Trump to George Zimmerman to Antifa,... 

Donald Trump must stop Calexist immediately

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California in particular is worst state in America. The millions of Mexicans who invaded California throughout the years are now calling for “Calexit” After illegally invading that state, they now call for it to secede so they can later unite it with Mexico. These people must think the Americans are stupid. This is the definition of classical conquering. Mexico getting its hands on Silicon... 

PayPal Founder Blasts "Corrupt Media, Intolerant Left", Defends Trump

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Billionaire venture capitalist and PayPal founder, Peter Thiel spoke at the National Press Club today on his support for Donald Trump. Most of the media ignored the groundbreaking presser today. They don’t want Americans to know about this pro-Trump gay conservative from Silicon Valley. FOX Business Network carried much of the speech live. Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel took his pro-Trump... 

After 14 Years Gawker.com will Shut Down Next Week

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Gawker’s outgoing CEO Nick Denton announced on Thursday after fourteen years Gawker.com will shut down next week. Gawker reported: After nearly fourteen years of operation, Gawker.com will be shutting down next week. The decision to close Gawker comes days after Univision successfully bid $135 million for Gawker Media’s six other websites, and four months after the Silicon Valley billionaire Peter... 

PayPal Founder Peter Thiel Endorses Trump, declares himself "Proud Gay Republican"

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Tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel ignited a thunderous applause on Thursday night when he became the first openly gay man to address the Republican National Convention and tout his sexuality onstage. “I am proud to be gay,” Thiel declared. “I am proud to be Republican. But most of all, I am proud to be an American.” The line prompted the crowd at the GOP convention in Cleveland to roar with applause... 

Facebook's Zuckerberg to Meet with Anti-Trump "Conservatives" This Week

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with several conservatives this week to address the alleged suppression of conservative news stories on Facebook. The list of attendees is a who’s who of Trump bashers: Glenn Beck, Dana Perino, S. E. Cupp, Arthur Brooks from American Enterprise Institute and Zac Moffatt, Mitt Romney’s former digital director. This is how Drudge Report put it: Glenn Beck... 

14 injured as commuter train derails in California as Trump predicted

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At least 14 people have been injured, four of them seriously, after a commuter train traveling from Silicon Valley to Stockton derailed and two of its cars crashed into a local creek in California. The incident took place in a rural area some 72km east of San Francisco on Monday night, Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train officials told KCBS radio, adding that there were at least 214 passengers on... 

North Korean satellite ‘tumbling in orbit’

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North Korea’s controversial satellite is “tumbling in orbit,” CBS News reports, citing US officials. Meanwhile, South Korea confirmed that the satellite has been successfully launched into orbit, but could not verify if it is functioning. Experts are yet to validate any signals from the newly launched satellite, but CBS News correspondent David Martin quoted US officials as saying that the satellite... 

Europeans just can't compete with Americans on internet - Obama

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President Obama has criticized European efforts to regulate the internet, suggesting Brussels is unfairly targeting US tech companies, because their European rivals just “can’t compete” with Americans. “We have owned the internet,” Obama stated in an interview with the technology portal Re/Code, during his summit on cyber-security in Silicon Valley on Friday. “Our companies have created... 

Stephen Hawking Warns Robot AI 'Worst Mistake in History'

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Stephen Hawking has warned that artificial intelligence has the potential to be the downfall of mankind. ‘Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history,’ he said writing in the Independent. ‘Unfortunately, it might also be the last’. A sinister threat is brewing deep inside the technology laboratories of Silicon Valley. Artificial Intelligence, disguised... 

Google develops robots to replace people in manufacturing, retail

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Now that the mystery surrounding the elusive Google barges in the San Francisco Bay reported last month has been brought to light, the Silicon Valley giant is announcing another new endeavor: robots. Yes, robots. Speaking to the New York Times for an article published this week, Google exec and former Android CEO Andy Rubin revealed that the search engine company’s next big project is predictably... 

Mozilla rallies for opposition against secret Internet treaty

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Add another name to the list of critics concerned with attempts to rewrite the International Telecommunication Union to give governments control of the Internet: Silicon Valley’s Mozilla now officially opposes the ITU. Mozilla, the makers of the highly successful Firefox Web browser for Macs, PCs and smart phones, have come out to condemn a top-secret meeting in Dubai this week that could lead to... 
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