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Massive Data Breach At Equifax: As Many As 143 Million Social Security Numbers Hacked

Credit-reporting company Equifax shocked investors, and more than a third of America, when it announced on Thursday afternoon that hackers had breached its data systems, compromising the personal information of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. The information accessed “primarily includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers.” In other words, pretty Read More…

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Cannabis Rising: The Business Of Cannabis And Its Exponential Growth

Alcohol was once illegal in the U.S. – that’s almost too hard to comprehend, but it happened less than 100 years ago. Prohibition didn’t stop people from consuming booze, it simply made it harder to get, which attracted the attention of criminal parties and jacked up the price. Remember this valuable lesson: The market will Read More…

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Machine Mania In The Marketplace: How Computers Came To Own The World

With 60% of stocks now being traded by bots that fake each other out in order to create buying opportunities, stock exchanges have lost their connection to the reason markets are created in the first place. The exchanges no longer exist as places for people to buy and sell ownership in a corporation. They exist Read More…

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The Future Of Blockchain: A Composition Of Two Philosophical Forces

Just one year ago, blockchain technologies were largely unknown to 99% of the public, let alone adopted by the business world. Even though much of society is still completely in the dark when it comes to blockchain and the ways in which it will affect society moving forward, one thing has become abundantly clear: blockchain Read More…