• Elon Musk Confirms Exit From Openai Over Disagreements to Focus on Tesla, Spacex
    by Samantha Chang on February 17, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    Billionaire Elon Musk confirmed that he exited OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research group, on “good terms” amid disagreements with team members over the project’s direction. Musk also cited a desire to focus on “solving a painfully large number of engineering and manufacturing problems at Tesla (especially) and SpaceX.” Elon Musk Cites Competition Over Talent On Twitter, Musk suggested he had encountered some conflicts of interest because Tesla was competing for some of the same people that OpenAI wanted to recruit. “I didn’t agree with some of what OpenAI team wanted to do. Add that all up, and it was just better to The post Elon Musk Confirms Exit From Openai Over Disagreements to Focus on Tesla, Spacex appeared first on CCN […]

  • Amazon Welcomes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To ‘See For Herself’ In Retort To ‘Dehumanizing’ Worker Abuse Claim
    by Samantha Chang on February 17, 2019 at 4:49 pm

    A senior vice president at Amazon.com invited Democrat Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to tour the company’s facilities to dispel her claim that Amazon employees are subjected to “dehumanizing conditions” at work. The brouhaha erupted after Ocasio-Cortez flippantly tweeted that “Amazon workers have to urinate in bottles and work while on food stamps” in order to meet the company’s brutal performance targets. Ocasio-Cortez: Amazon Dehumanizes Workers The newbie lawmaker then linked to a Newsweek article suggesting that Amazon is a heartless sweatshop that abuses its employees. “‘Performance’ shouldn’t come at the cost of dehumanizing conditions. That’s why we got rid of sweatshops.” Is that culture The post Amazon Welcomes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To ‘See For Herself’ In Retort To ‘Dehumanizing’ Worker Abuse Claim appeared first on CCN […]

  • The $232 Million ICO Debacle Continues as Tezos Community Opposes Class Action Lawsuit
    by P. H. Madore on February 17, 2019 at 2:58 pm

    Tim Draper-endorsed blockchain Tezos is the subject of a consolidated class action lawsuit brought by unsavory individuals. A group of Tezos community members believes the lawsuit is depressing the Tezos price and that the named lead plaintiff, Arman Anvari, does not adequately represent the Tezos community. Anvari has publicly agreed with this sentiment. Arman Anvari Backs Out As Lead Plaintiff The list of problems with Anvari as the chief plaintiff in any class action suit against Tezos is long. For one thing, he made multiple death threats against Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman. For another, he actively acknowledged in posts revealed The post The $232 Million ICO Debacle Continues as Tezos Community Opposes Class Action Lawsuit appeared first on CCN […]

  • $150 Million Scandal of Canada’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Sees New Twist in Dead CEO’s 2014 Interview
    by Joseph Young on February 17, 2019 at 12:46 pm

    The recent scandal of QuadrigaCX in which Canada’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange lost $150 million worth of crypto shocked the financial space. It deteriorated the public image of the cryptocurrency sector overnight as analysts condemned the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars following the alleged death of CEO Gerald Cotten who had sole control over the company’s holdings and user funds. On February 16, Bloomberg reported that in 2014, Cotten emphasized the risk of storing Bitcoin private keys on a podcast and explicitly described the method utilized by the exchange to store funds. Cotten said once Bitcoin private keys are The post $150 Million Scandal of Canada’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Sees New Twist in Dead CEO’s 2014 Interview appeared first on CCN […]

  • Bitcoin to Secure First Positive Month Since July 2018, When Will Stalemate Break?
    by Joseph Young on February 17, 2019 at 9:25 am

    For the first time since July 2018, Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to record its first green monthly candle, recording a positive month, According to cryptocurrency trader Josh Rager, if the Bitcoin price remains above the $3,414 mark by the end of February, BTC will establish a green monthly candle. “Bitcoin is working on its first green monthly candle since July 2018. The past 6 months Bitcoin has seen red on monthly, a break and close below $3413 will continue the red monthly trend,” the trader said. In the past two months, since establishing a 12-month low at $3,122, Bitcoin The post Bitcoin to Secure First Positive Month Since July 2018, When Will Stalemate Break? appeared first on CCN […]