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The Internet Is Rotting

Sixty years ago the futurist Arthur C. Clarke observed that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. The internet—how we both communicate with one another and together preserve the intellectual products of human civilization—fits Clarke’s...

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Amazon Sellers Paying to Game the System

For the millions of third-party sellers on Amazon’s marketplace, maintaining a successful business is a constant battle to rank high in search results, collect positive product reviews, and keep up with Amazon when it releases its own branded versions of sellers’ most...

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AriseBank Fraud Case – The Latest Details

The receiver for AriseBank, the Texas ICO issuer at the center of a securities fraud case, suspects the firm’s co-founders have not been entirely forthcoming with asset disclosures, documents show. According to a receivership report filed this week, co-founders, Jared...

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