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Young Wall Streeters are going wild for crypto. Their bosses don't know what to do about it.

Welcome back to Insider Weekly! I'm Matt Turner, the editor in chief of business at Insider.Goldman Sachs polled its interns earlier this year on everything from posting to TikTok to the climate crisis. One takeaway: 21% said they'd invested in cryptocurrencies. Given that Wall Street and its workforce are typically heavily regulated and tracked, I found this striking. In the past, financial institutions have waged war on their staffers communicating on encrypted messaging apps, such as ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Washington, Wall Street, China, Trends, Xi Jinping, Yale, New York Times, Reddit, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz, Zillow, Alex, Marc Andreessen


Rust's Moderation Team Resigns to Protest 'Unaccountable' Core Team

On Monday morning the moderation team for the Rust programming language "resigned effective immediately," reports The New Stack: The resignation was tendered via a pull request on GitHub, wherein team member Andrew Gallant wrote that the team resigned "in protest of the Core Team placing themselves unaccountable to anyone but themselves." According to the page describing Rust governance, the moderation team's purpose is to do just that — to help "uphold the code of conduct and community stan...
Tags: Tech, Reddit, Core, Gallant, Matthieu, Core Team, Andrew Gallant, Rust Team Members, Andre Bogus Andrew Gallant


The Litter Box — From Your Cat’s POV

What’s your cat up to when you leave the house? This article will answer that question and more. From scratching post-to-fur ball, cats are fascinating creatures who have their own unique needs. Getting out of the litter box is just one part of being a feline owner. The “how to stop my cat from playing in his litter box” is a question that has been asked many times. The article will give you some tips on how to prevent your cat from playing in their litter box. Hello, my name is Simon Says Reim...
Tags: Crafts, Reddit, DailyCute, Simon Says Reimers, Rita Reimers, Auntie Linda


DisplayLink Manager Now Supports External Display Rotation on M1 Macs

Synaptics today released a with long-awaited support for external display rotation on M1 Macs. A company representative said a final release is planned by late December provided that beta testing is successful. DisplayLink adapters have proven popular with M1 models of the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro, as they allow for multiple external displays to be connected, despite Apple's tech specs indicating that the notebooks only support one external display. DisplayLink Manager helps with...
Tags: Apple, Reddit, MacBook Air, Monterey, Synaptics, DisplayLink, macOS Big Sur, macOS Monterey


"There was a time I loved riding the Hudson River Bikeway, but the metal bollards dotting the path made me phobic."

"If you’re wondering when this dark terror took root, I can tell you exactly: The moment I slammed my bike into a metal barrier, shattering my wrist in five places. Some time after that — and after a collision with a cement Jersey barrier — I reluctantly gave up the Hudson River Bikeway. My once-relaxing path had become an obstacle course.... The great thing about New York, of course, is that there is no phobia for which you cannot find a therapist. My first was an instructor called Lance (reall...
Tags: Music, New York, Law, Wealth, Communism, Reddit, Biking, Red Army, Hearing, Joyce Wadler, Paying Attention, Jersey, George Washington Bridge, Lance, Stalingrad, City Life


Global shares slammed by fears over new COVID variant, as Dow futures lose almost 900 points and South African rand hits 1-year low

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine.Jennalynn Fung Global equities tumbled Friday after a new variant of COVID-19 that could prove more transmissible emerged in South Africa. The South African rand plunged to a one-year low against the dollar, while safe havens such as gold and the Swiss franc soared. Dow Jones futures fell by almost 900 points, suggesting a steep drop at the start of trade in the holiday-shortened session later. Global shares tumbled Friday after the emergence of a new COVID-1...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, UK, London, Global, US, Trends, Eu, Frankfurt, South Africa, Shanghai, Reddit, Deutsche Bank, World Health Organization, Tokyo, Dow Jones


SpaceX has pushed back delivery times for some Starlink preorders and apologized to customers, saying that silicon shortages have slowed production of its internet kit

Elon Musk's SpaceX offered an apology to some of its Starlink customers.Picture Alliance/Getty Images Elon Musk's SpaceX apologized to Starlink preorder customers for shipping delays. Silicon shortages have slowed down Starlink's production rate, per the company's email. A Starlink customer said the mid- to late 2021 delivery date he was given was delayed to January 2022. SpaceX has apologized to Starlink customers after pushing back some preorders, saying that silicon shortag...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Internet, Trends, Supply Chain, Customer, Reddit, San Diego, Shortages, Delay, Silicon, Nowlin, StarLink, Tech Insider, Kate Duffy


This AI app turns your words into striking (and less cursed) fan art

Fan art has flourished in the social media age, but not everyone is blessed with the skills to turn their ideas into spectacular — and disturbing — visual creations. The worst offenders hang in galleries of horrors across Reddit and Twitter. Visit them if you dare, but be warned: these cursed images will be forever imprinted on your brain. Fearful of joining these walls of shame, fan artists are turning to a new AI app for help. Known as Wombo Dream, the software converts text into computer-gene...
Tags: Startups, Reddit, Insider, Neural


Reddit traders are waxing nostalgic over the pre-short squeeze days of GameStop — from $13 a year ago to $200 today, many are holding on for more gains ahead

GameStop store.VIEW press/Getty Images Reddit day traders are reminiscing about GameStop shares in double digits a year ago.  Since then, the army of retail investors have driven a more than 1,400% rally in the stock. In a post, traders said the company had even further to rally.  Reddit day traders are reminiscing about the time last year when GameStop stock was less than a tenth of what it's worth now."One year ago today GME closed at $13.90. Today GME closed at $213.90," one Redditor s...
Tags: Google, Amc, Trends, Markets, Reddit, Robinhood, Gamestop, Congressional, Redditor, NFT, GME, Short Squeeze, Apple Tesla, Ryan Cohen, Natasha Dailey, Wall Street Bets


"Dogecoin" is the most-googled cryptocurrency in more US states than "bitcoin" and "ether" combined right now, partly thanks to Elon Musk's endorsement

DogecoinNurPhoto Dogecoin was the most-googled in 23 states, including in Florida, Illinois and Michigan, according to financial advisor The Advisor Coach. The meme crypto's widespread popularity was partly down to Tesla CEO Elon Musk who has cheered the token on this year. Bitcoin came in second place, while ether was third, according to the report. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. There's no doubt that 2021 has been the Year of the Cryptocurr...
Tags: Elon Musk, New York, Mississippi, US, Trends, Tesla, Reddit, Crypto, Michigan, Musk, Shiba Inu, Florida Illinois, Billy Markus, Connecticut Alaska, Camomile Shumba, DogecoinNurPhoto Dogecoin


Reddit to Shut Down Dubsmash Feb. 22, 2022

Dubsmash, the TikTok-like social media application acquired by Reddit last December, will shut down Feb. 22, 2022. Reddit said in a blog post Tuesday that since the Dubsmash team joined the company last year, work has been ongoing to integrate its video creation tools into the Reddit platform. That integration is now complete, and after...
Tags: Advertising, Reddit, Platforms, Social Pro Daily


Avoid politics at Thanksgiving and talk about markets instead. Here's a refresher on the craziest stories this year, from meme stocks to NFTs.

The Thanksgiving turkey.Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images Markets have been on a wild ride in 2021 amid new phenomena like meme stocks, NFTs, and DAOs. The year began with shares of GameStop soaring and is ending with a DAO trying to buy the US Constitution. Here are 10 conversation starters about markets to avoid politics at Thanksgiving this year. Forget politics at your Thanksgiving dinner this year. Talk markets.Think about everything that happened this year, starting with an army of retail tra...
Tags: Facebook, Elon Musk, Amc, US, Trends, Tesla, Netflix, Reddit, Nba, Wu Tang, Donald Trump, Robinhood, Gamestop, Musk, Martin Shkreli, Forbes


Reddit to Shut Down Dubsmash App, Integrate Video Tools With Platform

(Reuters) - Reddit is pulling the plug on its TikTok-like platform, Dubsmash, the social network said on Tuesday, just a year after buying it for...
Tags: Reddit, Reuters Reddit


These are the 10 talked about stocks on Reddit's WallStreetBets

Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Reddit's WallStreetBets forum entered the mainstream during the January GameStop craze. Driving stocks like GameStop to AMC Entertainment, retail investors congregating on the subreddit are a force in the stock market.These are the 10 most popular stocks WallStreetBets is talking about right now.Following which stocks Reddit's WallStreetBets crowd is talking about this year has paid off, as several have gone through epic ra...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Reddit, Nvidia, Associated Press, Gamestop, Spencer Platt Getty Images, Matthew Fox, AMC Entertainment, Jakub Porzycki NurPhoto, Micron Technology HQ, Getty Images Reddit, Koyfin, Santa Clara CaliforniaJustin Sullivan Getty Images, Palantir HQ Picture Alliance Getty Images, Boise Idaho Micron Technology


Wired Magazine Predicts the Troubles of the 2020s Back in 1997: “An Uncontrollable Plague,” Climate Crisis, Russia Becomes a Kleptocracy & More

Hydrogen-powered cars. Biological, then quantum computing. Gene-therapy cancer treatments. An end to the War on Drugs. Reliable automatic translation. The impending end of the nation-state. Man setting foot on Mars. These are just a few of the developments in store for our world by the year 2020 — or so, at any rate, predicts “The Long Boom,” the cover story of a 1997 issue of Wired magazine, the official organ of 1990s techno-optimism. “We’re facing 25 years of prosperity, freedom, and a bette...
Tags: Facebook, College, China, Russia, History, Current Affairs, Magazines, Reddit, William Gibson, Nikola Tesla, Seoul, Schwartz, Kevin Kelly, Leyden, Peter Schwartz, Colin Marshall


In 1997, Wired Magazine Predicts 10 Things That Could Go Wrong in the 21st Century: “An Uncontrollable Plague,” Climate Crisis, Russia Becomes a Kleptocracy & More

Hydrogen-powered cars. Biological, then quantum computing. Gene-therapy cancer treatments. An end to the War on Drugs. Reliable automatic translation. The impending end of the nation-state. Man setting foot on Mars. These are just a few of the developments in store for our world by the year 2020 — or so, at any rate, predicts “The Long Boom,” the cover story of a 1997 issue of Wired magazine, the official organ of 1990s techno-optimism. “We’re facing 25 years of prosperity, freedom, and a bette...
Tags: Facebook, College, China, Russia, History, Current Affairs, Magazines, Reddit, William Gibson, Nikola Tesla, Seoul, Schwartz, Kevin Kelly, Leyden, Peter Schwartz, Colin Marshall


Roku promises to fix issues with HBO, Netflix, and more caused by 10.5 update

Roku says it’s working to fix issues that users have been reporting following its 10.5 software update. TechCrunch reported the problems earlier on Monday, citing posts on Reddit and Roku forums... #techcrunch #netflix #hbo #tvmodels #videocontent #hbomax #roku #disneyplus
Tags: Reddit, Roku, HBO Netflix


Elegant 2,000-Year-Old Roman Shoe Found in a Well

When the Romans pushed their way north into the German provinces, they built (circa 90 AD) The Saalburg, a fort that protected the boundary between the Roman Empire and the Germanic tribal territories. At its peak, 2,000 people lived in the fort and the attached village. It remained active until around 260 AD. Somewhere during the 19th century, The Saalburg was rediscovered and excavated, then later fully reconstructed. It’s now a UNESCO World Heritage site and houses the Saalburg Museum, which...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Fashion, Music, College, Rome, Reddit, Pompeii, Unesco World Heritage, Romans, Roman Empire, Mount Vesuvius Re Created, Saalburg, Saalburg Museum


Ancient Titans

Have you ever looked at a colossal piece of ancient construction and asked yourself how primitive humans had the technology to make such an amazing edifice? No, I don't mean the Great Pyramid or Stonehenge, I mean the Hamilton County courthouse in Noblesville, Indiana. The internet is a powerful tool for letting credulous morons gather together in groups and heterodyne. One of these groups is made up of people who think there was an ancient civilization that dotted the landscape with thes...
Tags: Guns, Iowa, Reddit, North America, Tam, Hamilton County, Noblesville Indiana, Teh Intarw3bz, Idjits, Mockery, Conspiranoia


Crypto exchange Kraken will delist privacy coin monero in the UK, according to an email shared on Reddit

Kraken on a phoneKONSKIE, POLAND Kraken will stop trading of privacy coin monero for UK customers this month, according to an email last week. By November 26, UK users will no longer be able to open or add to positions in monero. A Kraken spokesperson said the exchange was responding to guidance from the UK regulator. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken will stop UK customers from trading in privacy crypto coin monero from n...
Tags: UK, Trends, Financial Conduct Authority, Fca, Reddit, Poland, Crypto, Kraken, Bittrex, Camomile Shumba


"Dogecoin" is the most-googled cryptocurrency in more US states than "bitcoin" and "ether" combined right now, partly thanks to Elon Musk's endorsement

DogecoinNurPhoto Dogecoin was the most-googled in 23 states, including in Florida, Illinois and Michigan, according to financial advisor The Advisor Coach. The meme crypto's widespread popularity was partly down to Tesla CEO Elon Musk who has cheered the token on this year. Bitcoin came in second place, while ether was third, according to the report. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. There's no doubt that 2021 has been the Year of the Cryptocurr...
Tags: Elon Musk, New York, Mississippi, US, Trends, Tesla, Reddit, Crypto, Michigan, Musk, Shiba Inu, Florida Illinois, Billy Markus, Connecticut Alaska, Camomile Shumba, DogecoinNurPhoto Dogecoin


Revealed: The Arsenal star who has made the most appearances under Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta’s up and down Arsenal stint Mikel Arteta is now in the midst of his third season at Arsenal. Granted, he did take over midway through 2019/20 following Unai Emery’s sacking, but the Spaniard only managed to guide the Gunners to an 8th placed finish that term.Last season represented Arteta’s first full year at the helm, and with big signings such as Thomas Partey and Gabriel Magalhaes on board, fans were likely expecting big things from their side.However, the north Londoners were...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Reddit, Watford, Mikel Arteta, Thomas Partey, Arteta, Unai Emery, Emile Smith Rowe, Smith Rowe, Nicolas Pepe, Spaniard Arsenal


New Reddit Search Experience Fully Rolls Out on Desktop

Reddit's new search experience is fully rolled out to web users, with design updates for its Android and iOS applications in the pipeline. The platform said in a blog post detailing updates that were implemented from Nov. 5 through 18, "In addition to updating the look of Reddit search, the search team is continually improving...
Tags: Advertising, Reddit, Platforms, Social Pro Daily


'The Infinity Saga' - A 50 Hour Chronological Supercut of MCU Movies

"It was never just a heist!" Time for something truly epic. You've heard of Marvel marathons, you've heard of supercuts, but what if you took every MCU movie to date and put them together into one extraordinarily epic supercut? Yes. Someone did this. A Reddit user called "pizzabryon" has put together and illegally fan-released this supercut which he has dubbed simply The Infinity Saga. Another fan already tried to edit everything together in what is known as "The Sacred Timeline Cut" (a re...
Tags: Movies, Hype, Marvel, Reddit, Loki, MCU, To Watch, MCU Movies, Endgame Avengers


A dark corner of Reddit shines light on how misinformation kills

I’ve been struggling to find the right way to highlight how relentlessly misinformation is killing us. I could say that another World War II would only be 60 percent as deadly for Americans as this misinformation-fueled pandemic. I could say that if the deceased victims of COVID-19 were their own state, they’d have a larger Read more… A dark corner of Reddit shines light on how misinformation kills originally appeared in KevinMD.com.
Tags: Health, Reddit, Infectious Disease, Physician, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Practices that enable short-selling could become more transparent under a new SEC rule in response to GameStop mania

Ben Gilbert/Business InsiderBen Gilbert/Business Insider The SEC proposed a new rule that would make short selling more transparent The rule requires lenders to report transactions within 15 minutes to a governing body, like FINRA. Short selling came under scrutiny earlier this year after retail traders drove the price of GameStop higher. Regulators want to make the practices behind shorting stock more transparent under a new rule crafted in response to the GameStop short squeeze in January. ...
Tags: Trends, Markets, Reddit, SEC, Gamestop, Gensler, Short Selling, FINRA, Gary Gensler, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Short Squeeze, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Natasha Dailey, Meme stocks, Ben Gilbert Business InsiderBen Gilbert


Gender, Reddit, and books: Where The Wheel of Time cast found inspiration

The Wheel of Time saga unfolds across 12,000 pages, but Robert Jordan's books aren't the only place the cast of Amazon Studios' adaptation found inspiration.
Tags: Trends, Reddit, Amazon Studios, Robert Jordan, Movies & TV, The Wheel Of Time


Programmer Restores YouTube Dislike Counts With Browser Extension

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Next Web: YouTube's decision to hide dislike counts on videos has sparked anger and derision. One inventive programmer has attempted to restore the feature in a browser extension. The plugin currently uses the Google API to generate the dislike count. However, this functionality will be removed from December 13. "I'll try to scrape as much data as possible until then," the extension's creator said on Reddit. "After that -- total dislikes will be estim...
Tags: Tech, Reddit, YouTube Co, YouTube API


4 Reputation Management Realities That All Brands Now Face

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Tags: Google, Facebook, Beyonce, Instagram, New York City, US, Seo, Customer Experience, Reddit, Kate Middleton, Harrison Ford, Ugc, Digital Marketing, US Bank, Edison Research, Jay Baer


A Federal court dismissed a class action lawsuit by retail investors claiming Citadel Securities and Robinhood conspired to halt GameStop trading

In this photo illustration the WallStreetBets page seen in the background of a silhouette hand holding a mobile phone with Reddit logo.Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A Miami district court dismissed the retail-investor lawsuit against Robinhood and Citadel Securities. The lawsuit claimed the two firms conspired to halt meme-stock trading on January 28. The district court judge said the conversations may be "suspicious" but not enough to prove wr...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Amc, Court, US, Trends, Markets, Reddit, Miami, Robinhood, Gamestop, Vlad Tenev, Congressional, Citadel, Ken Griffin, US Securities and Exchange Commission



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