Monthly Archives : December 2017

Trivia hit HQ arrives on Android in time for New Year’s Eve event


There’s no mention of when a polished version of HQ will reach Android, although Intermedia has been scrambling to fix bugs to get the app ready ahead of its public test. HQ is ultimately a simple game at its heart: it’s an elimination-based challenge where progressively harder questions whittle down the contestant pool from hundreds of thousands to just a…

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How To Market Responsibly To Children


In many ways, the company selling children’s products are simultaneously marketing those products to kids and their adult parents, and these two audiences often require very different marketing strategies. December 31, 2017 by Anne Davis Leave a Comment —Marketing your product to children can be difficult. You want to expose your branding to kids the right way, without offending parents…

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Bitcoin Sign Guy


This is an entry in CoinDesk’s Most Influential in Blockchain 2017 series. “If I talk like this, am I loud enough to be heard?” It’s an ironic statement from a man who became famous without saying anything at all. Steps from San Francisco’s gleaming City Hall, the internet sensation better known as “Bitcoin Sign Guy” struggles with a microphone as…

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January 2018 supermoons: When to see full wolf moon, blue moon and lunar eclipse (1/1/2018)


November’s supermoon 2016 The first of two full “supermoons” of January 2018 will soon be shining in the sky. Here’s a look at a supermoon that appeared over West Orange, N.J. in 2016. (Robert Sciarrino | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) By Len Melisurgo | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com If there’s such a thing as a Super Bowl for…

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Chinese Construction Workers Stumble Upon 30 Perfectly Preserved Dinosaur Eggs From Cretaceous Period


Construction workers in China were in for a pleasant surprise on Christmas Day, as they reportedly discovered 30 dinosaur eggs in the city of Ganzhou, all impeccably preserved after about 130 million years ago. According to a report from BGR, the construction workers found the eggs while digging at the site of a soon-to-be-constructed middle school. State media outlets reported…

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Bitcoin will trade under $5000, warns Dennis Gartman


There seems to be nothing that can convince Dennis Gartman to turn bullish on bitcoin. Despite tanking this month, bitcoin has still soared over 1,400 percent this year. But Thursday on CNBC’s “Futures Now,” The Gartman Letter editor and publisher reiterated his skepticism on bitcoin’s meteoric rise, a view he has held for the past few months. “I’m very bearish…

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Apple Makes $29 Battery Replacements Available Immediately for iPhone 6 and Newer


Apple today announced it is making its reduced $29 battery replacements available immediately for iPhone 6 and all newer models. Apple previously said it would offer the cheaper battery replacements in late January, but it has removed that timeframe from its letter to customers, and has confirmed immediate availability in a statement to TechCrunch. We expected to need more time…

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Bitcoin Beats Gold Again


Shutterstock Bitcoin, “the new gold,” has been beating conventional gold by a big margin YTD. The Bitcoin Investment Trust has gained a whopping 1407.42%, while SPDR Gold Shares have gained 11.93%. Both assets outperformed the S&P 500 and the twenty-year US Treasury bonds. Fund YTD Performance SPDR Gold Shares 11.93% Bitcoin Investment Trust Shares +1407.42 SPDR S&P500 +18.79 iShares 20+ Year…

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January will bring two supermoons, a blue moon, and a total lunar eclipse


Visible supermoons—full moons that appear when the moon is at its closest orbital point to Earth—aren’t very rare. Having three in a row certainly is. And that’s exactly what astronomy fans are being treated to this winter. The first supermoon appeared when the moon swung by Earth 26,500 km (approximately 16,500 miles) closer than usual on Dec. 3. It will…

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