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World Series of Poker Champ Wins $10 Million

Hossein Ensan survived a field of 8,569 expert gamblers to sweep poker’s most prestigious event, the World Series of Poker. The Iranian-born German earned the highly-coveted WSOP bracelet and a cool $10 million. But don’t for a second think he’ll be keeping all of it. Uncle Sam will want his share. Or is that Uncle Heinz? Hossein Ensan is officially the 2019 WSOP Main Event champion! Ensan earns $10 million for his victory.https://t.co/TDeXea8dw3 pic.twitter.com/qOb1ZjN8cr — WSOP (@WSOP) July 17, 2019 Ensan is the oldest player to have won the main…

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Elon Musk & Neuralink Reveal Insane Cyberpunk Brain Implant Chip

Elon Musk might be the visionary behind Tesla, SpaceX, and The Boring Company, but his least known project, Neuralink,  just might be his most ambitious. In a live stream from their San Francisco HQ, the advanced AI company provided a detailed overview of their incredible plans but didn’t make the bombshell announcement (or demonstration) that many were hoping for. Neuralink’s N1 sensor. Source: Neuralink Fancy a skull implant? | Source: Neuralink Neuralink’s Goals Are Incredibly Ambitious How was it immediately obvious Elon Musk is involved with Neuralink? The press conference…

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$130,000/Day Bitcoin Ponzi Collapses in South Africa, Then Reloads Online

Like all Ponzi schemes, South Africa’s cryptocurrency investment scheme Bitcoin Wallet is reportedly on the verge of collapse. The Bitcoin scam which was initially based in Kwa-Zulu Natal’s rural town of Ladysmith has allegedly run out of money to pay out to investors. At one point the Ponzi scheme was raking in more than $130,000 per day. According to the Ladysmith Gazette, the public face of Bitcoin Wallet, Sphelele ‘Sgumza’ Mbatha, has revealed that he has exhausted funds to pay out investors. While it had initially been reported that Sgumza…

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This New ‘Fake Text’ AI Is Even More Terrifying Than Deepfakes

Following the invention of deepfakes, which many fear will cause damage on a global scale if used by the wrong hands, a terrifying new AI-powered technology called “Fake Text” has emerged with the potential to wreak even more havoc. ‘Fake Text’ Introduces Completely Unprecedented Risks This alarming new technology uses AI to analyze text and then generate incredibly detailed and realistic written responses to it, giving the impression that an exchange between humans is taking place. The AI analyses text patterns to put together disturbingly lucid text, typified by this…

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Inflation-Plagued Zimbabwe Is So Poor It Can’t Even Issue Passports

Zimbabwe’s woes continue as the cash-strapped southern African nation is now so poor it cannot even issue its own passports. President Emmerson Mnangagwa told reporters that the issuing company is refusing to do any further business with the government until it has settled its debts. According to Reuters, however, the passport office is running short of specialized ink and paper and the necessary foreign currency reserves to purchase it with. Elsewhere, shortages for everyday items like bread and fuel continue to push more Zimbabweans to apply for international travel documents….

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CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com shows how our site was affected by Google’s Core Update. As data from SEO analyzer Sistrix shows, our visibility on Google dropped from 1.2 to less than 0.6. You might say we ought not to face any…

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Jeff Bezos Splashes $80 Million on NY Pad as Ex Donates $18 Billion to Charity

By CCN: There are few people who represent elitist culture more than Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. That’s not to take anything away from Jeff Bezos’ transformational accomplishments with Amazon. What matters when it comes to cultural elitism, though, is what one does when one becomes successful. Warren Buffett’s success hasn’t changed him one bit.  He’s as far from an elitist as one can get (even if you disagree with his BTC stand). Elitists only give when it suits them There’s a critical difference between elitists like Jeff Bezos and upstanding men…

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Greedy Apple Launches Laughably Expensive $999 Monitor Stand

By CCN: In what can only be described as a marketing gimmick, Apple launched its “all-new Mac Pro and groundbreaking Pro Display XDR” for $4,999. There’s just one catch though. If you want a stand to go with it you’re going to have to cough up more than that. A standard VESA mount will set you back an additional $199 while Apple’s proprietary version of a stand will cost a hefty $999. The XDR is only available to order later this fall which gives Apple plenty of time to rethink…

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Crypto Whiz John McAfee ‘Goes Dark’, Twitter Conspiracy Theorists Go Nuts

By CCN: Cryptocurrency maverick and U.S. 2020 presidential candidate John McAfee announced Thursday that he was going offline fearing for his life and freedom, prompting speculation and wild conspiracy theories on social media. Developing events have made it necessary for John McAfee to go dark. Please be advised that this account will be operated by staff until further notice. More details will be released in time. — John McAfee (@officialmcafee) May 16, 2019 Having been on the run since January over tax crimes, social media users pinned the blame on…

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Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk Flex Toward Final Frontier in Billionaire Space Race

In 2018, Elon Musk’s SpaceX shot a Tesla roadster into space with a dummy astronaut named Starman behind the wheel. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos says, “Hold my beer.” On Thursday, he unveiled his Blue Origin space company’s lunar lander, which could eventually land humans on the surface of the moon. In showing off his moon-destinated vehicle, the stage is set for two of the wealthiest tech gurus in the world to compete with each other out of the world. I love the new phenomenon of mega-billionaires racing into space. #capitalism —…

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