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Cryptocurrency exchange puts $250,000 bounty on hackers

The hunter has become the hunted and so on.Image: SHUTTERSTOCK / PHANURAK RUBPOL By Jack Morse2018-03-13 00:53:22 UTC Binance is done playing nice.  The cryptocurrency exchange was the target of an attempted hack last week, and although the company claims that the attackers were largely unsuccessful in their efforts, they nevertheless still made someone at the exchange mad. So mad, in fact, that on Sunday, Binance announced the equivalent of

Wonder Woman Lynda Carter speaks out about her #MeToo stories

Lynda Carter continues to be an enduring source of female empowerment.Image: Steve Granitz/WireImage By Jess Joho2018-03-13 00:16:01 UTC It isn’t surprising that Lynda Carter says she was sexually abused while playing Wonder Woman in the iconic ’70s TV show. But it does perfectly capture the sickening hypocrisy of Hollywood, which has played lip service to women’s empowerment for decades — all while systematically exploiting and ensuring their oppression. In a

Trump points to national security in blocking Broadcom's attempted Qualcomm takeover

Denied.Image: OLIVIER DOULIERY-POOL/GETTY IMAGES By Jack Morse2018-03-13 00:12:34 UTC Donald Trump just put his presidential foot down, and made serious waves in the world of tech in the process.  However, instead of declaring his latest whim via Twitter, the 45th president of the United States turned Monday afternoon to something a little more official to drop the metaphorical bomb: a presidential order. Specifically, an order blocking the proposed acquisition of

Boy finds a message in a bottle that traveled 1,000 miles in 4 years

By Morgan Sung2018-03-12 23:06:07 UTC In the age of DM’ing, Snapchatting, and texting, there are countless ways to get in touch with new friends. A group of French sailors stuck to a more old fashioned way: throwing a message in a bottle overboard.  Twelve-year-old Joseph Vallis found the message on Saturday while helping out with a beach clean up in Bermuda, four years after the bottle was tossed into the

Jake Paul's video about school shootings doesn't involve any actual gun control

By Brian Koerber2018-03-12 22:51:34 UTC [embedded content] With 14 million YouTube subscribers and millions more on his various platforms, vlogger Jake Paul has massive influence. Unfortunately, his new plan to end school shootings doesn’t instill much confidence that he can use it to truly enact change.  First, we have to applaud Paul for taking a break from his daily vlogging and merch selling to visit Parkland, Fla. in the wake

Bumble bans guns from profile photos in wake of Parkland shooting

BumbleImage: bumble By Kerry Flynn2018-03-05 18:31:38 -0500 Bumble is taking a firm anti-gun stance. The dating app known for its women-first philosophy has banned guns as well as dangerous weapons like knives from appearing in its users’ profile photos.  The company’s CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd announced the change on Monday for its nearly 30 million users. It comes in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

Watch a hotel rip Trump's name off its sign

A worker removes letters from the sign at the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Panama.Image: STR/AFP/Getty Images By Brian Koerber2018-03-05 22:53:17 UTC Owners of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Panama ripped Trump’s name off the front of their building on Monday. Orestes Fintiklis, who purchased the majority share of the building in August, had the Trump Organization removed from the building on Monday after a Panamanian court

Why ride-hailing app Fasten couldn’t make it against the big players

Say goodbye to the Uber alternative, Fasten.Image: fasten By Sasha Lekach2018-03-05 22:33:45 UTC What a difference a year makes, especially for up and coming ride-hailing app Fasten. Last year the tech, media, and music conference South by Southwest was a ride-hailing nightmare, with Uber and Lyft no longer operating in Austin, Texas, over issues with fingerprint background check requirements. This gave smaller wannabe ride apps the perfect opportunity to show