Philippine Quake Update
At least 93 people have been reported dead after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit the central Philippines.
Why Money Will Soon Be Extinct
I wonder why there was no mention of the RFid 666 chip here
‘Since the financial crisis of 2008, people have questioned how much trust they should place in large banks and financial institutions. This sentiment is echoed by research from The Curve Report, which finds that 65% of Gen Xers and Ys say they are “ready for something new” as opposed to sticking with the “tried and true” financial institutions and principles (35%). This shift in perception means that individuals are reinventing the financial services typically provided by banks, venture capitalists, hedge funds, and angel investors, thereby creating new options through which consumers can save, spend, borrow, and manage their money.
‘In collaboration with the minds behind The Curve Report from NBCUniversal, PSFK wanted to investigate the rise of new financial devices and institutions that will shape the way we manage our money in the coming decades…’
Anonymous to Avenge Maryville High-schooler
Daisy Coleman Shunned By Community After Rape Allegations
‘Nodaway County Sheriff Darren White told the Huffington Post his department presented a “strong case” to prosecutors that then 17-year-old Matthew Barnett raped Coleman’s daughter.
‘He said charges were dropped when Daisy Coleman declined to cooperate with prosecutors.
‘Melinda Coleman told CNN’s Erin Burnett on Monday that White’s claims are “absolutely not true,” and said the police report from the incident proves it.
‘”The victims decided they no longer wanted to participate in the case,” White told HuffPost. “They gave no deposition or statement and invoked their Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate themselves. The charges being dismissed had everything to do with the victims not wanting to assist in their case.”
‘Prosecutor Robert Rice eventually dropped all charges against Barnett, who said the sex was consensual…’
‘The international band of Internet activists known as Anonymous has chosen the rural Missouri town of Maryville as the target of its latest campaign, after the Kansas City Star published a powerful examination of a possible rape case that went unprosecuted by local authorities.
‘Known for successful hacks of organizations ranging from the Church of Scientology to PayPal to the government of Brazil, Anonymous released a statement on Monday in which a synthesized voice warns Mayor Jim Fall and other officials to “expect us.”
“’If Maryville won’t defend these young girls, if the police are too cowardly or corrupt to do their jobs, if justice system has abandoned them, then we will have to stand for them,” the voice declares, according to the text of the statement…’
Permanent Cloud Storage for Your Memories
The price is right but will you trust a cloud storage for a hundred years?
Pay Once, Store Your Memories in the Cloud for Over 100 Years
‘I was at an arts festival in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago and someone handed me a pamphlet for a new local startup: FOREVER. Forever.com, the rep explained, is a service that lets you safely store your treasured photos, videos and documents in the cloud… forever. Forever, as in, your lifetime plus 100 years. And unlike Dropbox or SugarSync, you don’t pay a monthly fee. You pay once and your stuff is guaranteed a permanent space in the cloud. Forever.com also offers a media conversion service, where you mail in VHS tapes, photos, hardcopy documents and other media and they’ll load it up on your cloud account.
‘Right now, FOREVER is currently available by private invitation only. When you go to Forever.com, all you get is a box to plug in your email address. But if you want the scoop on this service, I’ll tell you…’