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Sunday, May 19, 2019

WhatsApp voice calls used to inject Israeli spyware on phones & Other millennial problems

Today: WhatsApp, Spyware, Israel, Economic downturn, Rent loans, Unicorns













Messaging app discovers vulnerability that has been open for weeks






New lenders are entering what was once the realm of payday lending, pitching loans to young renters in increasingly unaffordable cities















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Friday, May 17, 2019

How to Get Google Eyes for Your Content

Today: Google visual search, When to post on social media, AI on cruise ships











Like many shiny new objects in advertising, the tech promises to change everything, but skepticism remains




They also have differing streaming habits























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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Bitcoin passes $8,000 as value more than doubles in 2019

Today: Bitcoin, Neustar, 5G, China, Amazon robots














Bitcoin passes $8,000 as value more than doubles in 2019
-In late 2017, bitcoin prices reached around $20,000.
-After crashing in value a fresh wave of buying appears to be hitting the market.
-Theories range from institutional interest to prices being driven by speculative  “whale” traders.





By Steve Silvers, GM & VP Product Management, Customer Experience- Neustar










An FCC commissioner hopes that machine learning and distributed crypto-ledgers will free up wireless spectrum for billions of devices




Bradley comments: “Excellent insight into our diminishing cultural social fabric. A society that has been numbed down to passive consumer units and addicted to distractions/ escapist entertainment isn't a healthy culture. The advice at the end of the article is helpful; Start changing yourself!
Unfortunately in a recent study an article about the attention span of a human being (from 2000 to 2008)(the introduction and widespread use of the flat screen) our average attention diminished from 12 seconds to 8 seconds. The study also revealed that the attention span of a gold fish is 9 seconds!”













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Monday, May 13, 2019

Hacking Update and... Why suffer when you could be happy elsewhere?


Today: Charming Kitten, Hijacking SIM cards, Apple Tariffs, WannaCry, Leaked NSA Tools, Iranian Hackers, Brand Purpose Marketing 












A whopping 81% of the $29.55 billion in equity that Uber has raised is underwater. IPO investors have lost $655 million, while investors from 2016 and 2018 have between them lost $2.27 billion. It's the sort of thing that everyone ignores until they don't.




“Brand purpose” doesn’t count unless your brand actually has a purpose.






Why suffer when you could be happy elsewhere?







Monica Witt fled to Iran and was indicted for espionage—alongside an Iranian hacking luminary.




Cyberattack campaign has caused damages estimated at hundreds of millions of dollars, focusing on Middle East but also affecting U.S.



Fears that Apple's revenue will get hit hard from Donald Trump's policy may be overdone for now.



‘The Community’ allegedly netted $2.4 million in cryptocurrency




The threat posed by the leaked NSA tools remains a concern



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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Frager Creative Celebrates 20 Years In Domain Branding

By far not the biggest, but better than many for a side gig. Over $1mn in sale, and $1mn earned in parking revenues for just ONE domain. That's 100K a year with less than $3K/yr renewals and hosting.



















Startups Branded:

  • 4LeggedFriends.com
  • BankOfIdeas.com
  • BeachTube.com
  • BeatingGoliath.com
  • BrokersTour.com
  • ChestPains.com
  • CoatFactory.com
  • CopyTalk.com
  • DomainSuccess.com
  • DressDownFridays.com
  • EndPrintWaste.com
  • FullPriceForYourHouse.com
  • JustChair.com
  • JustLamps.com
  • LastLaughs.com
  • NaturalHeroes.com
  • ProstateCancerSurgeon.com
  • ReservedSeat.com
  • ScenicRoad.com
  • SuperPowers.com
  • SuperSuppers.com
  • SoberMiracles.com
  • TrueVirtues.com
  • WarmBlanket.com
  • WebStreamer.com
  • WordPeople.com
  • Your2Cents.com


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Thursday, May 09, 2019

Internet Drug Cartel Busted; Domain names Seized

Photo and Pastry: Deb Squires
NSA, Stolen NSA Hacking Tools, Dark Net, Drugs, Cocaine, Heroin, Fentanyl, Cannabis, Employee Perks, Quiz-Based Life Insurance, Zynerba













The two men accused of running DeepDotWeb allegedly earned millions in kickbacks for providing access to dark web marketplaces for illicit drugs.











Health IQ prods individuals about exercise habits; offers discounted life insurance to those with healthy lifestyles











Apple's efforts to produce augmented reality or virtual reality devices could be improved by knowing which eye is dominant for the user, a piece of information that could help improve how eye detection systems work and make the overall experience better for the wearer. 





Cannabis leading to unprecedented expansion of medical possibilities





Already criticized for not protecting its exploit arsenal, the NSA has a new lapse.



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Tuesday, May 07, 2019

When Trump called my cellphone to say.. a) decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms.. b) time's running out on Bitcoin.. c) neither

Today: Millionaire millennials, Bitcoin, Hallucinogenic mushrooms, Windmills won't kill you, but 5G will 



































Mile High City is first in nation to vote on psilocybin mushrooms, which would still be illegal but ‘de-prioritized’



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