Monthly Archives : March 2018

There’s A Comet In Fortnite, And Players Have Wild Theories About What It Means


There’s something strange going on in Fortnite right now. Controllers are rumbling randomly, when nothing is happening. There’s something in the sky that wasn’t there before. Nobody knows what any of it means. Right now, if you look up into Fortnite’s skybox, you might notice a shiny orb with a celestial tail. It looks like a comet. The object doesn’t…

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The best, worst, and weirdest cars at the 2018 New York Auto Show


The New York International Auto Show opens to the public this weekend, and upon entering the Javits Center attendees will be bombarded with new cars, SUVs, trucks and even a handful of supercars that will most likely be out their price range. Here’s our primer for anyone who wants to cut through the noise and see the stuff that really…

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Stephen Hawking remembered by hundreds at Cambridge funeral


Gregory Katz, Associated Press Published 12:37 p.m. ET March 31, 2018 | Updated 1:28 p.m. ET March 31, 2018 CLOSE Stephen Hawking died on March 14 at the age of 76. On Saturday, he was honored with a private funeral service attended by 500 family and friends. USA TODAY The hearse containing Professor Stephen Hawking arrives at University Church of…

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How to Make Money on YouTube


Email your money conundrums, from the technical to the psychological, to mytwocents@nymag.com Have you ever watched a YouTube star’s video and thought, I could’ve done that? Me neither. Out of all the influencer platforms, YouTube strikes me as the most intimidating. But it can also be the most lucrative, with top YouTubers earning well into the six figures from advertising revenue…

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150 million MyFitnessPal accounts were hacked. Here’s what to do


Under Armour Here we go again. Another day, another security breach. This time it’s Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal, the popular fitness app. The company reported Thursday that some 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts had been compromised by an “unauthorized party.” Translation: It’s time to change your password. And this isn’t optional; the company is requiring all users to take this step. However,…

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Liftoff! Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites into Orbit


A used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 10 new communications satellites into orbit from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base today (March 30) in a morning liftoff that also marked an anniversary for reusable rockets. The Falcon 9 rocket, which first flew in October 2017, launched the fifth set of Iridium Next satellites for Iridium Communications at 10:13 a.m. EDT…

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Four Trends Poised To Shake Up Digital Marketing In 2018


Looking back, several incredible advancements changed the way marketers operated in 2017. Automation started to crawl and then rose to its feet and took off in a sprint. Politics got heated, and brands chose sides, with everyone from Apple to mom-and-pop stores weighing in on President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. Livestreams became commonplace, coinciding with a rise in mobile user experiences.…

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Bitcoin is on track for its worst first quarter ever with over $114 billion wiped off its value


Bitcoin is having a terrible first quarter, in fact the worst its ever seen. The price of the cryptocurrency has fallen from $13,412.44 on January 1 to $7,266.07 on March 30, marking a more than 45 percent decline, according to data from CoinDesk, a site which tracks the price of different digital coins. The quarter ends on Saturday. So far…

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How to earn money every time you shop with cashback websites


EVERY time you shop online and don’t use a cashback website you’re missing out on FREE cash. Cashback websites pay you to shop – yes, really. Alamy If you’re not using cashback websites then you’re missing out on free cash Sites like Topcashback and Quidco allow shoppers to earn money through shopping or signing up to a new phone deal or…

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