States Sue to Block Downloads of 3D-Printed Gun Instructions

States Sue to Block Downloads of 3D-Printed Gun Instructions

Concerned about the potential for readily available downloadable instructions to make 3D-printed guns, a group of state attorneys general has filed suit to block a Trump administration settlement with an organization Defense Distributed, a Texas non-profit. Until June 29, the federal government had maintained that the printer files and tutorials violated firearms export laws. Washington […]

Get the Latest Update on the California Fires From These Google Maps

Get the Latest Update on the California Fires From These Google Maps

California fires are ablaze again this summer, destroying homes and businesses, causing the deaths of at least at least six people, and displacing thousands. With the worst blazes raging across Northern California near Redding with more smaller fires burning across Southern California, the 2018 California wildfires are difficult to keep track of. Thankfully, Google Maps […]

MoviePass Is Down Again. This Time Is It Done for Good?

MoviePass Is Down Again. This Time Is It Done for Good?

The cash-poor and beleaguered subscription service MoviePass, which lets users attend screenings of theatrical movies for a flat, monthly rate, appears to be unable to book most films Monday afternoon. The outage comes days after the service had a brief interruption after running out of money to pay business partners. MoviePass borrowed a net $5 […]

Banking Giants Including Citigroup and Barclays Sign Up for a Trial Blockchain Project

Banking Giants Including Citigroup and Barclays Sign Up for a Trial Blockchain Project

In what is perhaps of sign of just how many blockchain options have emerged in recent years, nine banking giants including Citigroup and Barclays are participating in an app store trial for programs based on the technology. The currently in-trial app store, LedgerConnect, was announced Monday by foreign exchange processing giant CLS and tech titan […]

5 Things States Can Do to Get More Electric Cars on the Road

5 Things States Can Do to Get More Electric Cars on the Road

Electric vehicles (EVs) are rolling out of dealerships and into family homes across the country, bringing with them less local air pollution, carbon pollution, and noise. While EV sales in 2017 were just 1.2% of total vehicle sales, consumer demand for these quiet, fuel-efficient cars is growing as car prices fall and consumer awareness grows. […]

Scoop: Bitcoin Mining Company Bitmain Hit $1.1 Billion in Profits in Q1 2018

Scoop: Bitcoin Mining Company Bitmain Hit $1.1 Billion in Profits in Q1 2018

The co-CEO of Bitmain Technologies, the world’s largest cryptocurrency mining company, recently revealed plans to conduct an initial public offering in Hong Kong, or in an overseas market with U.S. dollar-denominated shares. The IPO would give early investors, including Sequoia Capital and IDG Capital, an opportunity to cash out. Term Sheet has obtained an email […]

No, McDonald’s Isn’t Launching a Cryptocurrency, Despite What It Appears

No, McDonald’s Isn’t Launching a Cryptocurrency, Despite What It Appears

McDonald’s, on Sunday, unveiled the MacCoin—and the business world shuttered. Given the still-fresh memory of Kodak’s announcement it would launch its own cryptocurrency, many feared the restaurant chain was hopping on the bandwagon as well. Fortunately, even though McDonald’s announcement touted the MacCoin as the “first fully food-backed global currency,” it’s not a Bitcoin alternative. […]

Soaps threaten to boycott Daytime Emmys over its ‘lack of integrity’

Soaps threaten to boycott Daytime Emmys over its ‘lack of integrity’

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences vowed to evaluate concerns about Daytime Emmy voting procedures after executives from General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless threatened to boycott the annual competition if changes weren’t made to the way winners are selected. Deadline reports that a joint […]

The Bachelorette: Top 10 takeaways from the Men Tell All

The Bachelorette: Top 10 takeaways from the Men Tell All

Here’s the worst possible drinking game idea for The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All, rose lovers: Drink every time someone you don’t recognize speaks. Really and truly, though, do not try this at home, because you will end up in the ER… and then you’d miss all of your “favorite” men getting cheered and booed […]

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