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Massive oil tanker explosion in Pakistan kills at least 146 people

“A large crowd of people gathered, many to collect fuel in containers, and the tanker exploded in a huge fireball about 45 minutes later” writes Writing Saad Sayeed for businessinsider.com. LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) – An oil tanker crashed and exploded on a road in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 146 people, many of whom were collecting leaking fuel before it ignited, government officials and rescue workers said. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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A new ‘solar paint’ lets you transform your entire house into a source of clean energy

“Now, a new innovation out of Australia is poised to make clean energy even more appealing” writes Patrick Caughill for businessinsider.com. A team of researchers from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) has developed a paint that can be used to generate clean energy.Some government programs help homeowners with the financial burden of equipping their residences with energy-generating solar panels, and Elon Musk’s Tesla has developed roofing tiles that double as solar panels to give solar power generation an aesthetic boost.Powering homes using clean energy is becoming easier thanks to a…

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Why does the Dow always seem to fall short at the end of the day?

“Dear John: I have a question that has been bugging me for years about the US stock market, ever since the mid-1980s” writes John Crudele for nypost.com. So it’s not so hard to imagine that these waves of stock trading would look coordinated, since a lot of these computers could be programmed to be looking at the same event. Source: nypost.com Share This:

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Bitcoin News Digest Sunday, June 25, 2017

Five Things to Watch Next Week: Bitcoin, Central Banks, Qatar, Gold, and the Market Top Ethereum, Bitcoin, and Ripple are both still well below their all-time highs following a choppy sideways week for the crypto market. Litecoin’s brea   Ethereum is Struggling With Scaling, Despite Lack of Actual User Base The Ethereum network, which is valued at around $31.8 billion, is struggling to deal with scaling issues despite its lack of actual user base.   Five Reasons Why Bitcoin is Here to Stay It is possible to make a relatively…

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How blockchain-based apps and sites resist DDoS attacks

“We live in an age where DDoS attacks will only grow over time, while becoming more mature in the process” writes Stephen Holmes for venturebeat.com. Using traditional cyber security technology, we are playing “whack a mole” against the ever-changing DDoS attacks.The recent Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks on Final Fantasy XIV’s gaming platform are quite surreal, yet a timely signpost of where things are heading.Brian Krebs is a leading cybersecurity guru, but his site was struck by a DDoS attack more sophisticated than what had been seen previously.Large DDoS attacks appear…

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The unconventional way I choose my startup investments

“I can also compare the performance of investments using these criteria against those that I made solely to achieve outsized financial gains” writes S A for venturebeat.com. While I balanced short-term results with long-term value creation considering my community, customers, and employees, I always prioritized my shareholders. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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There are rules in place to stop robocalls, but scammers have sent complaints surging 60% anyhow

“We’ve brought over 130 law enforcement actions targeting those who send out unlawful calls and illegal calls,” the FTC’s Kopec said” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. “Unwanted calls–including illegal robocalls and telemarketing calls–are the top consumer complaint the FCC receives each year,” the agency said in a statement sent via e-mail. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Nearly 150 dead in Pakistan after an oil tanker explodes on a road

“A large crowd of people gathered, many to collect fuel in containers, and the tanker exploded in a huge fireball about 45 minutes later” reports cnbc.com. An oil tanker crashed and exploded on a road in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 146 people, many of whom were collecting leaking fuel before it ignited, government officials and rescue workers said. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Medicaid recipients on the Republican healthcare plan

“They were nearing the lifetime cap on medical expenses under the family insurance plan” writes Lauren Gambino for theguardian.com. Spence said her employer offers health insurance, but Spence said she cannot afford the deductibles.The plan would also achieve another GOP priority: deep cuts to Medicaid, a program that covers the healthcare needs of nearly one in five Americans.Medicaid is the nation’s largest public insurance program, providing health benefits to nearly 74m Americans including low-income adults and children, seniors and people with disabilities. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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