Twitter launches ‘trust and safety council’ to police harmful content

Twitter launches ‘trust and safety council’ to police harmful content

Twitter on Tuesday announced the formation of a “Trust and Safety Council,” which will aim to develop policies for censoring certain speech on the social media site. In a blog post, Twitter said the council will be comprised of more than 40 groups from 13 regions around the world. “To ensure people can continue to […]

As central banks dim, gold brightens

As central banks dim, gold brightens

From The Daily Bell Why Buying Gold Won’t Save You from the Zombie Apocalypse … Despite any advice you might have heard to the contrary, gold bullion is far from a good investment, even if the world is coming to an end. The idea of having a hedge against the end of the world and […]

Three reasons to be worried about the economy

Three reasons to be worried about the economy

By Yonathan Amselem / Mises Daily On January 12, America’s central planner-in-chief gave his State of the Union address. The president promised nothing less than to feed the hungry, create jobs, shape the earth’s climate, and make everyone a college graduate. There’s nothing new here, though. We’ve heard variations of this silly song and dance every year […]

Microsoft uses the force: You WILL upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft uses the force: You WILL upgrade to Windows 10

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / CIO I like Windows 10, but I prefer Windows 7. Is that a sin? Microsoft thinks so. Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer Chris Capossela recently said that if you choose to keep using Windows 7, you do so “at your own risk, at your own peril.” Why? Because “We worry, when people […]

Should digital media block the blockers?

Should digital media block the blockers?

Conde Nast’s glossy tech title WIRED had a friendly message on Monday to would-be visitors to its website who use ad blockers: their free ride is over. Wired will now charge those readers $3.99 for four weeks of ad-free access, with the unstated alternative that they get their fix somewhere else. “At WIRED, we believe […]

John McCain blasts Obama, Silicon Valley for failing to resolve encryption woes

John McCain blasts Obama, Silicon Valley for failing to resolve encryption woes

President Obama and Silicon Valley are both responsible for putting the nation’s security at risk by not doing enough to keep strong encryption away from terrorists, Sen. John McCain argued in a recently published op-ed. With tech sector stakeholders and Obama administration officials still failing to see eye-to-eye with respect to resolving intelligence gathering problems […]

Taxpayers are in love with tax reform. What about Members of Congress?

Taxpayers are in love with tax reform. What about Members of Congress?

By David Williams / Taxpayers Protection Alliance Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches.  With that in mind, the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) launched a Valentine’s Day themed campaign designed to address the serious issue of tax reform for members of Congress. The “Love is Patient, Taxpayers Aren’t” campaign (click here for press […]

World’s first robot-run lettuce farm to produce 30,000 heads daily; Tipping point for workerless agriculture

World’s first robot-run lettuce farm to produce 30,000 heads daily; Tipping point for workerless agriculture

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Future of Farming The future of farming has arrived. It’s vertical, soilless, and run by robots. Tech Insider reports World’s First Robot-run farm will harvest 30,000 heads of lettuce daily. The Japanese lettuce production company Spread believes the farmers of the future will be robots. So much so that Spread is […]

This could be the most dangerous company in America

This could be the most dangerous company in America

By G.S. Early / Personal Liberty Digest I was reading my newsfeeds and I came across a very interesting story about this highly secretive company that is apparently buying up as much Palo Alto, California real estate as it can get its hands on. But that isn’t even the most interesting thing about them. What […]

State corporate income tax rates and brackets for 2016

State corporate income tax rates and brackets for 2016

By Nicole Kaeding / Tax Foundation Corporate income taxes are levied in 44 states. Though often thought of as a major tax type, corporate income taxes account for just 5.3 percent of state tax collections and 3.9 percent of state general revenue.[1] Top statutory corporate tax rates range from a low of 4 percent in North […]

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