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Inside a Siberian Crypto Mining Complex

In Siberia, cheap hydropower, cold climate, and abandoned Soviet industrial infrastructure has made the region of Irkutsk an attractive spot […]

Meet the A.I. landlord that’s building a single-family-home empire

Data science helped Amherst Holdings CEO Sean Dobson make a fortune in the housing crash. Now he’s deploying A.I. to […]

Inflation by stealth: how Japan’s firms fight the frugal retail psyche

By Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) – After years of soggy inflation and the long reign of Japan’s tight-fisted shoppers, businesses […]

What Is a USB Bitcoin Miner and How Does It Work?

BY MITCHELL GRANT   Bitcoin can be earned by purchasing them using dollars or other currencies, by selling goods or services and receiving […]

Study on cannabis chemical as a treatment for pancreatic cancer may have ‘major impact,’ Harvard researcher says

Pancreatic cancer makes up just 3 percent of all cancers in America. But with a one-year survival rate of just 20 percent (and five-year […]

Hotels, storage units and 13 other types of real estate you can invest in

Ever dream of owning real estate but don’t want to finance, manage, or maintain the property? Consider a real estate […]

CBD farmer trials blockchain supply chain app, says it’s better than Excel

CBD farmers are flinging themselves at blockchains like pigs at a trough of Yuletide leftovers.  Treum, a ConsenSys funded blockchain […]

Disruption has come for toilet paper

There’s a joke in Seinfeld in which George Costanza thinks he’s come up with this amazing conversation starter: that toilet paper hasn’t […]

Unusual niche investments that can perk up your portfolio

Different can be profitable Thanks to lightning-fast advances in financial technology and the growth of easy-to-use investment apps, the world of […]

Are air conditioners the key to fighting climate change? Scientists propose radical method to capture carbon dioxide and make fuel using standard window units

With some added technology, researchers suggest that your energy-guzzling air conditioner could be leveraged to become part of the solution […]