CRYPTO, ECONOMICS, MONEY

We get it, you should have bought Bitcoin — Freedom Today Journal

Bill Wirtz at Freedom Today Network: The monetary value of today’s Bitcoin jump might be monetarily equivalent to a week of your labour, but in reality you have a very different relationship with money made from investments than…


MEDIA, BUSINESS, ENTERTAINMENT

Behemoth

Youyou Zhou at Quartz: “Buying Fox also means Disney would be the new owner of a string of household television networks, including FX Networks, National Geographic Partners and Fox Sports Regional Networks, mixing Disney’s popular-family friendly offerings with more adult-oriented entertainment options from Fox.”


BUSINESS, HEALTH, INNOVATION

They see me rescuing, they hating

Tracy Seipel on mercurynews.com: “In what is believed to be the first study to measure the impact of Uber and other ride-booking services on the U.S. ambulance business, two researchers have concluded that ambulance usage is dropping across the country.”


ACTIVISM, MEDIA, INTERNET, RUSSIA

Night of the campaigning dead

Alexey Kovalev on globalvoices.org: “Hundreds of identical pro-Putin messages were posted on Vkontakte, a Russian social network; many of the users whose profiles posted these messages are deceased.”


POLITICS, GOVERNMENT, CORRUPTION

Arabian fairy tales

Tara McCormack on spiked-online.com: “The Western media fawning over the crown prince has been shocking.”


GOVERNMENT, INNOVATION

“Estonia, the Digital Republic”

Nathan Heller on newyorker.com: ”Its government is virtual, borderless, blockchained, and secure. Has this tiny post-Soviet nation found the way of the future?”


MEDIA, FILM, BUSINESS, CULTURE

Money in the Sarlacc pit

Anousha Sakoui on bloomberg.com: “If you’re a diehard fan with money to burn, here are some items you may not find at the local mall.”


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