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  • Why Walmart’s bait and switch matters
  • The Lightning Network Could Make Bitcoin Fasterand Cheaper
  • Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ set to push 1.75 million copies, outsell Trump’s book
  • All The Drama That Caused A Fake Missile Alert In Hawaii, Explained

Why Walmart’s bait and switch matters

(CNN)If the man sitting in the Oval Office honestly admitted he made his fortune from exploiting thousands of people, he’d likely be enraged when people pointed out he’s small-time compared to the Walton family. Year after year, the Walmart heirs prove no one comes close to their brand of exploitation, which they wrap in public relations fluff and deception. Yet that wasn’t the only news Walmart made public. Join us…

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The Lightning Network Could Make Bitcoin Fasterand Cheaper

In 2014, Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja were bitcoin-obsessed engineers hanging out at pizza-fueled meetups in San Francisco. Their conversation often turned to the central problem of bitcoin: How to make it more useful? The bitcoin network’s design effectively limits it to handling three to seven transactions per second, compared with tens of thousands per second for Visa. Poon and Dryja recognized that for bitcoin to reach its full potential,…

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Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ set to push 1.75 million copies, outsell Trump’s book

The publisher behind Michael Wolff’s explosive book  is expecting sales figures to reach 1.75 million before the book even goes to paperback, Mother Jones reported Thursday.  “We do expect the 1.4 to be sold,” Patricia Eisemann, the publisher’s director of publicity, Mother JonesJust last week Macmillan’s CEO, John Sargent, told the Associated Press that digital sales were now at over 250,000 and audiobook editions were sitting above 100,000. Factoring in physical…

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How Get More Traffic, WITHOUT Creating More Videos using Recastly

If you’re using video to sell on Facebook , or any other social network , build your brand or just use videos in your work  right now then this is for you…   …80% of Facebook video viewers  , for example , are watching your videos without sound!   Yes think about it!   A video drops into your newsfeed and it starts playing silently!   You keep watching and …

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Apple, Returning Overseas Cash, to Pay $38 Billion Tax Bill

Apple Inc. said it will bring hundreds of billions of overseas dollars back to the U.S., pay about $38 billion in taxes on the money and spend tens of billions on domestic jobs, manufacturing and data centers in the coming years. The iPhone maker plans capital expenditures of $30 billion in the U.S. over five years and will create 20,000 new jobs at existing sites and a new campus it intends…

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Lewis Hamilton Does Not Want You To Crap In His Bathroom, According To Ex-Girlfriend!

When you gotta go, you gotta go… just not in Lewis Hamilton‘s private jet! In an interview with The Irish Sun originally published on Saturday, the racing driver’s former flame Veronica Valle (pictured above) spills the deets about dating the athlete, and according to her he has quite an “ugly side”! The now-33-year-old first noticed the social media model on Instagram, and after sending her a DM, Valle was flown…

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Wal-Mart to Cut Thousands of Store-Management Roles

A day after embarking on a pay hike, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking steps to shake up management at thousands of its stores. The world’s biggest retailer is removing about 3,500 store co-managers, a salaried role that acts as a lieutenant underneath each store manager, according to people familiar with the move. It’s also adding about 1,700 assistant store managers, a slightly lower-paid role, who will oversee fast-growing areas like online…

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Republican Response to Trump’s ‘Sh*thole’ Comment Is Embarassing

“shithole” countriesSen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) Trump said, “…things which were hate-filled, vile, and racist … You’ve seen the comments in the press; I’ve not read one of them that’s inaccurate.” As of Friday morning, prominent Republicans were that the comments were made as well. It has that the president said, “Why do we need more Haitians? Take them out,” and suggested that Norwegians would make preferable immigrants. first racist commentslaunchedBut…

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Ubers Secret Tool for Keeping the Cops in the Dark

In May 2015 about 10 investigators for the Quebec tax authority burst into flouting local labor laws and taxi rules has made it a favorite target for law enforcement agencies around the world. That’s where this remote system, called Ripley, comes in. From spring 2015 until late 2016, Uber routinely used Ripley to thwart police raids in foreign countries, say three people with knowledge of the system. Allusions to its…

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Turns Out James Franco Is Both Annoying And Creepy

It’s a new day in Hollywood, which means there are new accusations against a powerful Hollywood man. And surprise surprise, betches, that man is James Franco, someone who’s made me make this face: Of course he is denying everything because that’s par for course with these types of ghoulish men. Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers both were like, point blank, “are you a creep?” And he had the audacity to…

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20-Year-Old Reveals How She Gets A $5,000 Allowance, Paid Tuition And Gifts From Her Sugar Daddies

If you’ve been to college, then you’ll know first-hand how expensive it is. In the modern world, countless young adults are saddling themselves with debt for the rest of their lives in an attempt to get themselves an education and, hopefully, a successful career. But for a select few young women, they’ve unburdened themselves of their student debt thanks to sugar daddies. The concept of sugar daddies is nothing new….

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China Weighs Slowing or Halting Purchases of U.S. Treasuries

China added to bond investors’ jitters on Wednesday as traders braced for what they feared could be the end of a three-decade bull market. Senior government officials in Beijing reviewing the nation’s foreign-exchange holdings have recommended slowing or halting purchases of U.S. Treasuries, according to people familiar with the matter. The news comes as global debt markets were already selling off amid signs that central banks are starting to step back…

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Trumps War on the Press Follows the Mussolini and Hitler Playbook

Beneath the madness and the lies of The Year of Trump there remains a constant drumbeat, unyielding and determined. It broke cover on Jan. 22, 2017 when Donald Trump and his assorted flacks began long before, but this concept was so naked, so novel and so unblinkingly forthright that it established the rules for the assault to come, just as the first salvo of an artillery barrage signals the creation…

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How Oprah’s Golden Globe award and powerful speech made history

There’s a reason why, throughout the Golden Globes, stars have been whispering her name like a prayer: Oprah.  The queen’s acceptance speech for the esteemed Cecil B. DeMille award (essentially a lifetime achievement award) at the Golden Globes Sunday night was a rallying cry for the disenfranchised that managed to perfectly articulate the #MeToo moment.  SEE ALSO: The 6 best moments of the Golden Globes (obviously including Oprah) “It is…

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Wal-Mart Raises Hourly Wage to $11 in Wake of Tax Overhaul

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is boosting its starting hourly wage to $11 and delivering bonuses to employees, capitalizing on the U.S. tax overhaul to stay competitive in a tightening labor market. The increase takes effect next month and will cost $300 million on top of annual wage hikes that were already planned, the world’s largest retailer said Thursday. The one-time bonus of up to $1,000 is based on seniority and will…

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African Union, African UN envoys demand Trump apology

Washington (CNN)The African Union, a group representing the continent’s countries, and African ambassadors to the United Nations, sharply denounced US President Donald Trump’s reference to African nations as “shitholes” and called on him to retract his statement and apologize. The envoys released a joint statement Friday after an emergency meeting was held to address the issue. The group “is concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the US administration…

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Aspall cider sold to US beer giant

The volume of cider sold by Aspall in 2016 rose by a tenth. The rise of the craft brewer Tax hit for white cider Financial terms have not been disclosed, but the deal is thought to value Aspall at about £40m including debt. The company operates from a single site in the parish of Aspall, Suffolk, where the Chevallier family first planted the orchards at Aspall Hall. Related Topics Debenham…

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People From ‘Shithole Countries’ Take To Twitter To Prove Donald Trump Wrong! Read Their Inspirational Stories!

Donald Trump tried walking back his comments referring to immigrants hailing from Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa being from “shithole countries” in a meeting with lawmakers on Thursday. Unsurprisingly, no one is buying it! The horribly offensive remarks have been criticized far and wide, and has even started a whole new movement over the past 24 hours! Related: #BlackHogwarts Started Trending On Twitter & It’s Beautiful People from these “shithole…

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50 Devious Habits Of Highly Toxic People (And Why They Do What They Do)

Coffee and Milk Toxicity exists on a spectrum. People who engage in a few of these behaviors in certain circumstances are not malignant predators. However, if someone engages in these behaviors chronically with the intent to harm and with little to no admission of their own wrongdoing, there is a high chance you’re dealing with a highly manipulative and toxic individual. Many malignant narcissists, for example, use most, if not…

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