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 2019-10-13 07:54 

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This Scaled Video Game Map Size Comparison Is Insane...

An enterprising soul has taken it upon themselves to create a comprehensive comparison of video game map sizes. It's not a new endeavor by any stretch, but its the most up to date version we've come across, and it paints a vivid picture of just ho...

 2019-10-12 22:00 

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Three Candy Stocks With Breakout Potential Ahead of Halloween...

Investors on the prowl for a dividend-paying income stock in a company with a respected brand, solid management and strong fundamentals needn't look any further than what Halloween has to offer. These three candy stocks might make a welcomed addition ...

 2019-10-12 22:00 

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Delusional Antonio Brown Clings to Ill-Fated Fantasy of NFL Comeback...

Former NFL superstar Antonio Brown was the premier wide receiver in the NFL during his playing days with the Pittsburgh Steelers. So, when he says he wants back into the NFL, you would think teams would be jumping at the chance to sign someone of his cali...

 2019-10-12 21:00 

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Money Market Funds Foretell Punishing Reversal for Stocks Mirroring 2008 Financial Crisis...

The Dow and broader U.S. stock market are surging once again after the United States and China secured a partial trade deal that avoids the escalation of further hostilities between the two superpowers. For all the hype surrounding "phase one" tra...

 2019-10-12 20:00 

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Stephen Curry & Zion Williamson's Preseason Barn Burners Mean Absolutely Nothing...

Almost all takeaways gleaned from preseason NBA basketball deserve an asterisk. The most common exceptions? Players showing flashes of anticipated improvement, and more instructive as it relates to the regular season, confirming prevailing assumptions. Th...

 2019-10-12 18:00 

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This $23,000 Debit Card Is Your Solid-Gold Ticket to 'Limitless Spending'...

This week Mastercard (NYSE:MA), Accomplish Financial, and the Royal Mint have come together to bring social climbers everywhere an exclusive card that's accessible to anyone who can scrape the cash together. The card is made of 18 karat gold and costs...

 2019-10-12 16:20 

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Vikings vs. Eagles: 3 Matchups That Will Decide This Pivotal Game...

The Minnesota Vikings were projected to be one of the top teams in the NFL during the preseason. So far, they're not even one of the top teams in their division. Granted, they're in one of the best divisions in football, but taking losses against ...

 2019-10-12 15:03 

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Trump Defends China Trade Pact as 'Greatest & Biggest Deal Ever'...

It's only been one day since the US and China struck a partial trade agreement that President Donald Trump said was "phase one" of the larger trade deal that he has long teased, and Wall Street is already beginning to have its doubts. 'The...

 2019-10-12 14:05 

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Sanchez's Near No-Hitter Sets Stage for Unlikely Nationals NLCS Victory...

The Washington Nationals, fresh off their first postseason series win since leaving Montreal, would have probably loved to have trotted out either Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg, or Patrick Corbin for Game One of the NLCS. But their Big Three needed rest...

 2019-10-12 12:46 

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10 Record-Breaking Speed Runs Of The Games You Love...

With records broken on an almost weekly basis and an increasing numbers of players jumping into the fray, speed runs are no longer the reserve of a niche community on the fringes on the gaming world. Whether it's the dedication of the players or the s...

 2019-10-12 10:14 

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Blizzard U-Turns Blitzchung Ban to Return Prize Money After Fierce Backlash...

Blizzard is in full damage-control mode this morning as the widespread fallout from the Blitzchung ban continues unabated. In the latest turn of events, the company behind the hugely popular digital collectible card game, Hearthstone, has decided to retur...

 2019-10-11 07:25 

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Sell The Dow On 'Positive' Trade War News: Morgan Stanley Chief...

Almost the entire news cycle for stock markets is devoted to how the trade war has been extremely detrimental for the US economy and that a trade deal could lead to a big rally. To the contrary, one high profile equity strategist is not convinced that the...

 2019-10-11 06:08 

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Twitch Streamer Gets Affiliated for Streaming a Rock for 7 Straight Days...

Twitch streamer Pray4Cthulu gets affiliated after streaming their pet rock for seven days. The streams of the rock, which really is just a lump of sediment with a couple of googly eyes stuck to it, has proved to be incredibly popular with users of the liv...

 2019-10-09 10:26 

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Dow Futures Rise Despite a Ticking US Pension Crisis Time Bomb...

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures climbed higher in early trading Wednesday pointing to a strong stock market open. But investors have seemingly turned a blind eye to the red warning light at General Electric this week. The company froze its pen...

 2019-10-09 09:44 

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Call of Duty Mobile Storms to Record 100 Million First-Week Downloads...

According to data compiled by analyst outfit Sensor Tower, Activision's latest foray into the mobile gaming space, Call of Duty Mobile, racked up no less than 100 million global downloads in its launch week. Best First-Week Launch Ever These figures g...

 2019-10-09 07:57 

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Dow Outlook: The Stock Market is Tumbling Towards a Critical Level...

A tumultuous day of trade for the US stock market on Tuesday has the Dow Jones looking vulnerable at the open of trade Wednesday. The bears sold a rally in the Dow late, and a test of critical congestion/support around the 200-day moving average looks inc...

 2019-10-09 07:27 

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Nearly-NSFW Zlatan Statue Raises Eyebrows in Sweden...

It is not unusual to see a fan base recognize and honor the great ones of their chosen sport by erecting statues of the great players that mean the most to them. How great a player needs to be to be statue-worthy is up to the fan base, of course. But in t...

 2019-10-09 02:37 

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Dow Futures Wobble as U.S.-China Trade War Escalates Ahead of Critical Talks...

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) posted narrow gains in aftermarket trading Wednesday, as the threat of an escalating trade war between the United States and China continued to weigh. Dow Futures Rise; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow Futures cont...

 2019-10-08 23:30 

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Why Los Angeles NBA Teams Are Crushing It on Ticket Sales...

StubHub's latest figures showcase the most popular NBA teams in terms of ticket sales and the most popular games. The Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers dominate these popularity rankings. Should they be so popular? One witty social media...

 2019-10-08 23:00 

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Why Ellen DeGeneres Deserves a Shot at the Nobel Peace Prize...

When the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize recipient is announced on Friday, the nomination committee might want to consider throwing another name into the hat next year Ellen DeGeneres. The world was caught by surprise over the weekend after an image emerged of for...

 2019-10-08 21:00 

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Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney Really Shouldn't Be Allowed on Twitter...

Steam has been the recipient of its fair share of condemnation over the years for what are widely regarded as pretty dire terms for studios using the platform to release their games. Despite this, Valve's platform remains the go-to store for digital v...

 2019-10-08 20:55 

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Rob Gronkowski Is Returning to Football...but He's Not Playing...

No one really faulted Rob Gronkowski for retiring last year after winning another Super Bowl title with the New England Patriots. While he was still relatively young, even by NFL standards (he turned 30 in May), with the long list of injuries he had over ...

 2019-10-08 20:50 

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Worst NBA Draft Bust Ever Resurfaces After 7-Year Absence...

LeBron James, it turns out, isn't the only marquee member of the hallowed 2003 NBA Draft still playing professional basketball. Darko Milicic, the No. 2 overall selection in a draft that produced nine All-Stars and four likely Hall-of-Famers, made his...

 2019-10-08 20:29 

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No Trade Deal, No Problem: 'Wall of Worry' Won't Halt Stock Market Climb...

Rising geopolitical risks have begun to temper optimism on Wall Street, but researchers at LPL Financial believe that U.S. stocks will maintain strong momentum throughout the end of 2019. The report comes as unwelcome escalations in U.S.-China tensions ha...

 2019-10-08 20:00 

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Trump's Humility in Syria Is Making America Great Again...

Donald Trump's decision to draw down in Syria is exactly the reason he got elected in the first place. Contrast his common sense foreign policy to the arrogance of neoliberal Democrats like Hillary Clinton and Susan Rice, and neocon Republicans like N...

 2019-10-08 19:07 

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Dow Blazes Off Its Lows as China Sends Trump a Huge Trade Delegation...

The Trump administration blindsided the Dow Jones on Tuesday with the decision to blacklist 28 Chinese companies for their involvement in human rights abuse issues in the Xinjiang region. China's retort further hit the stock market as they lowered exp...

 2019-10-08 18:05 

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Trump-Johnson Bromance at Risk as US-UK Diplomatic Fracas Escalates...

The bromance between US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson could be nearing its expiration date. The two unconventional politicians have been relying on a safety-net trade deal between their two nations, which has emboldened each m...

 2019-10-08 18:00 

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Viacom Uncowed by China Over South Park, but Will Its Chinese Ops Suffer?...

Comedy Central, which is owned by Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA), has refused to kowtow to China after an episode of its animated show "South Park" was deemed critical of regulators in the world's most populous country. The parent company's Chinese ...

 2019-10-08 17:30 

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Gold Price Bounces Back as Hopes for a U.S.-China Trade Deal Crumble...

The price of gold reversed losses Tuesday afternoon, as investors cut ties to riskier assets over concerns that upcoming U.S.-China trade talks will see limited progress. Gold Regains $1,500/Oz December gold futures, the most actively traded derivatives c...

 2019-10-08 17:27 

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Think the NFL Draft Is Unbearably Long? XFL Says 'Hold My Beer'...

The NFL season is only five weeks in, so it may seem kind of crazy to be thinking about the draft. But in football circles, it is a pretty big topic of discussion right now—all 71 rounds of it. Not the NFL draft, but for the latest attempt at a spri...

 2019-10-08 17:00 

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"Use Bitcoin": Swiss Government Narcs on 3.1M Foreign Bank Accounts...

The Swiss government shares info on 3.1 million foreign Swiss bank accounts with 75 partner states. Handelszeitung, a German-language Swiss weekly newspaper, reported Monday that the financial surveillance comprises some 7,500 financial institutions in th...

 2019-10-08 16:30 

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UFC Fighter Ben Askren Shills Bitcoin, Gets Roasted by 'Twitter Geniuses'...

Professional UFC fighter and unabashed bitcoin bull Ben Askren took to Twitter yesterday to tell everyone he's piling up on BTC and challenge the crypto haters. In a fairly confrontational tweet, Askren dared all of the "twitter geniuses" to e...

 2019-10-08 16:00 

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Jimmy Garoppolo vs. Joe Montana Debate Has Begun on 49ers Twitter...

With quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers winning their Monday Night Football game against the Cleveland Browns, they improved to 4-0 for the season. This is the first time the 49ers have remained undefeated after four games since the l...

 2019-10-08 16:00 

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Streaming Wars Heat Up as Disney Crosses Swords with Netflix...

The battle for media streaming champion is heating up with another conflict for Disney and Netflix. The iconic media company recently implemented a blanket ban on Netflix adverts across many of its channels. Inc notes this clash is "interesting.4; ...

 2019-10-08 15:15 

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Ubisoft Incenses "Free Trial" uPlay Plus Customers with Refund Refusals...

Ubisoft's new uPlay Plus PC game subscription has seriously backfired as the video game publisher billed numerous customers after they had canceled their subscription. uPlay Plus' Disastrous Free Trial Launching on September 3, Ubisoft offered a f...

 2019-10-08 15:00 

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Active Trader Predicts a Stock Market Crash in Q4 Due to Liquidity Crisis...

The S&P 500 (SPX) may have bounced from last week's selloff but it seems that investors remain jittery. You can't blame them. Uncertainties from the trade war, global dollar shortage, and weak manufacturing data are all threatening an index that&#...

 2019-10-08 14:30 

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Blizzard Bans Political Hong Kong Hearthstone Player and Strips Winnings...

Gamers don't usually cross the political divide but when they do it's usually for some very personal reasons. In this case, GrandMaster Hong Kong Hearthstone player Chung "blitzchung" Ng Wai's decision to support his fellow countrymen ...

 2019-10-08 14:26 

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Jacoby Brissett Revealed His Childhood Nickname & It's 100% Perfect...

For at least one news cycle, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett is going to be the talk of the football-loving town. Fans are going to be curious about the guy who led the team that took down the mighty Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Footb...

 2019-10-08 13:38 

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Dow Cringes After Trump Admin Cranks Up China Pressure...

The Dow careened toward a substantial pullback on Tuesday after the Trump administration stunned Wall Street by escalating tensions with Beijing just days before Vice Premier Liu He will lead a delegation to Washington to resume trade negotiations. As Chi...

 2019-10-08 13:00 

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Bitcoin to Shine Once Liquidity Crisis Gets Triggered...

The global dollar shortage is a looming crisis that doesn't get much media attention. Instead, we keep hearing about the trade war and the seesawing stock market but almost nobody talks about the biggest problem that overshadows them all. There's ...

 2019-10-08 12:33 

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PlayStation 5 Launches Holiday 2020 with a Revolutionary New Controller...

After months of speculation, Sony Interactive Entertainment has officially confirmed that its upcoming next-generation console will indeed be called PlayStation 5 and will be 'launching in time for Holiday 2020'. Sony shared the news today in a po...

 2019-10-08 11:41 

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Massively Discounted EA Games Appear on the Charitable Humble Store...

A selection of EA games is now available on the charity-based digital storefront, the Humble Store. It's the first time the publisher has sold any of its games via the platform since 2015 when the Humble Origin Bundle 2 was released and players could ...

 2019-10-08 11:25 

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RRMine Attended the World Digital Mining Summit 2019, Presented Its Unique Hashpower Assetization Controls Market Risk...

RRMine Global CEO-Tsou Yung-Cheng was invited to attend and deliver a speech as a distinguished guest in World Digital Mining Summit 2019. On October 9, 2019, World Digital Mining Summit (2019) was held in Frankfurt, Germany, hosted by BITMAIN. RRMine Glo...

 2019-10-08 11:04 

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Bitcoin-Friendly Japan Clarifies Stance on Crypto Donations It's Legal...

In a clear example of tech evolving faster than the law can adapt, a Japanese minster has confirmed that crypto donations are now legal due to a classification loophole. According to Reuters, on Tuesday, Sanae Takaichi, the internal affairs and communicat...

 2019-10-08 10:38 

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Dow Futures Slide 100 Points as Elizabeth Warren Edges Near White House...

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures fell in early trading Tuesday, pointing to another miserable day on the stock market. Traders appear increasingly nervous about Elizabeth Warren's momentum as she emerges as the Democratic front-runner going...

 2019-10-08 09:20 

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FTSE 100 Sweats as UK Faces 92 Billion Brexit Recession Bomb...

The FTSE 100 was on a knife-edge on Tuesday morning, swinging in and out of the red in the first hour of trading. The UK stock market index took a hit as the full financial impact of a no-deal Brexit begins to take hold. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (...

 2019-10-08 08:29 

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Massive 'Woke' NBA Backlash Against Un-Woke China is Just Starting...

Typically, when fans and social media are being highly critical of a professional sports league, at the center of the discussion is usually the NFL. But not this time. This time, the recipient of all the backlash is the socially aware NBA. It appears that...

 2019-10-08 07:17 

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Instagram Update Makes it Way Harder to Stalk Your Ex...

The latest Instagram update removes the activity tab from the app. You can no longer see when the accounts you follow like and/or comment on a photo or follow another account. Privacy rules the day People care about their digital privacy now more than eve...

 2019-10-08 04:02 

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Dow Futures Cling to Gains as China's Economy Averts Disaster...

Futures on the Dow and broader U.S. stock market advanced in overnight trading Tuesday after a closely-watched report of China's economic output improved slightly in September, alleviating fears of a more protracted downturn in the world's second-...

 2019-10-07 23:00 

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GE Pension Failure Could Send Investors into Arms of Bitcoin...

General Electric (GE) has decided to freeze its pension plan, removing two of the key features that have come to be associated with retirement savings secure and guaranteed for tens of thousands of employees. GE isn't the first company to pull the plu...

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