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Pot for the People: New Bill Would Allow Federal Employees to Access Weed

Pot for the People: New Bill Would Allow Federal Employees to Access Weed

After losing his legs fighting with his Marine Corps unit in Afghanistan in 2010, Paul was put on a steady regimen of OxyContin, a potent, highly addictive and, back then, heavily prescribed opiate. After years of intense rehab — as soon as he was physically, mentally and emotionally strong enough — he weaned himself off a daily pharmaceutical cocktail (which also included Ambien, Methadone, Seroquel, etc.) in part by replacing those concentrated chemical compounds with consuming marijuana four to five times a week.
Apple hired scores of ex-Tesla employees this year, and not just for its car project

Apple hired scores of ex-Tesla employees this year, and not just for its car project

Apple has attracted scores of employees away from Tesla since late 2017, including manufacturing, security and software engineers, and, more recently, supply chain experts, according to several current and former Tesla employees and LinkedIn data.
1990s technology exposes 32,000 smart homes, businesses to exploit

1990s technology exposes 32,000 smart homes, businesses to exploit

The emergence of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices may have made home lives more interconnected, smart, and efficient -- in some cases -- but it has also caused a security minefield full of holes and exploits.
Apple reassures customers after Australian media reports hack by teen

Apple reassures customers after Australian media reports hack by teen

SYDNEY/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc APPL.O said on Friday no customer data was compromised after Australian media reported a teenager had pleaded guilty to hacking into its main computer network, downloading internal files and accessing customer accounts.
Ethereum Classic Jumps 15% Ahead of Today's Coinbase Launch

Ethereum Classic Jumps 15% Ahead of Today's Coinbase Launch

Ethereum classic (ETC) is reporting double-digit gains on the heels of an anticipated listing on the Coinbase exchange as of 17:00 PST (00:00 UTC) on Thursday.
A $2,000 iPhone: It's coming. It's inevitable

A $2,000 iPhone: It's coming. It's inevitable

Apple is a company that's well known for pushing the price envelope. It commands a price point and profit margin for the iPhone, iPad, iMac, and MacBooks that other companies could only dream of for their products.
Uber reports Q2 losses of $404 million, up 32 percent from Q1

Uber reports Q2 losses of $404 million, up 32 percent from Q1

While Uber  isn’t required to disclose its financial results, Uber has done so for the past few quarters as it gears up to go public next year. In Q2 2018, Uber’s net revenue was up 8 percent quarter-over-quarter, at $2.7 billion. Year-over-year, that’s a 51 percent increase.
Ripple’s CTO invented a distributed computer system 20 years before blockchain – ask him about it

Ripple’s CTO invented a distributed computer system 20 years before blockchain – ask him about it

The mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto is often credited with inventing blockchain – the tech behind the recent cryptocurrency and decentralization boom. But long before Nakamoto published his seminal paper that shaped Bitcoin as we know it, Ripple chief technology officer David Schwartz had already come up a similar concept.
Saint Louis University is placing 2,300 Echo Dots in student living spaces

Saint Louis University is placing 2,300 Echo Dots in student living spaces

Saint Louis University has announced  that it will be placing Amazon Echo Dot devices, powered by Alexa for Business, in every student residence hall room or student apartment on campus. While other colleges,
Ripple ‘definitely’ wants to target China with its blockchain-based payments tech, exec says

Ripple ‘definitely’ wants to target China with its blockchain-based payments tech, exec says

Ripple wants to target the Chinese market with its distributed ledger technology designed to speed up cross-border payments, an executive at the firm told CNBC.
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