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Does Google hate crypto? | Crypto Heroes

Does Google hate crypto? | Crypto Heroes

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Much has been made of Google’s moves against crypto and – for a global tech giant – its relative silence on blockchain. Does Goole hate crypto? Or otherwise, why does it sometimes seem that Google is hostile towards the cryptocurrencies? Let’s find out. In 2018, Google announced a ban on all cryptocurrency related ads and prohibited Chrome extensions that mine cryptocurrencies. Many took those moves as meaning that the company had ulterior motives. Pundits and venture capital investors alike weighed in: “It’s just a little bit too convenient for my taste to see a platform ban an entire ecosystem, or an entire market segment, just because they don’t want to spend the time figuring out who the bad actors are,” David Pakman, partner at the venture capital firm Venrock, tol
Mattress Firm bankruptcy shows Americans hate mattress shop…

Mattress Firm bankruptcy shows Americans hate mattress shop…

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Mattress Firm, the largest seller of mattresses in the US and most pun-committed company, filed for bankruptcy protection yesterday (Oct. 5). It had been reported in August to be exploring bankruptcy proceedings and shuttering its money-losing stores.Houston-based Mattress Firm was founded in 1986 and had sales of more than $3 billion. But the company anticipated losing $150 million in the 2018 fiscal year, according to court documents reported by the AP. Mattress Firm has more than $1 billion in liabilities and owes nearly $65 million to its largest creditor, Simmons Manufacturing Co.Mattress Firm in court filings pointed to rapid expansion and the “cannibalization” of sales from stores that were clustered too closely. “[M]any Mattress Firm stores are in direct competition with other M
Unless you like spam and hate your privacy you should want …

Unless you like spam and hate your privacy you should want …

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On Friday, May 11, State Sen. Donovan wrote that the net neutrality rule should be kept in place ("Localizing net neutrality rules to Colorado").The net neutrality rule was imposed by the Federal Communications Commission in 2015 for the purpose of preventing internet service providers from charging different rates for carrying different types of traffic. Do you like spam (emails that you didn't request)? Then you should like net neutrality because that is exactly what net neutrality does: It will flood you with junk emails.The supporters of net neutrality are Microsoft, Google, Facebook, etc. These companies send out millions of bots (software programs that search the internet). The bots are used to used to update search engines and to gather information on you and me.The search engine...