The fallout from Arkansas’ “right to mine” bitcoin law

[ad_1] The fallout from Arkansas’ “right to mine” bitcoin law – CBS News Watch CBS News The peace and quiet of rural Bono, Arkansas, has been shattered by a loud and incessant mechanical buzzing sound created by a bitcoin mine. What exactly is a “bitcoin mine,” and how does it work? Who owns them? And … Read more

How Houston is successfully reducing homelessness

[ad_1] How Houston is successfully reducing homelessness – CBS News Watch CBS News In 2012, the nation’s fourth-largest city went all-in on a new system to address homelessness in which dozens of agencies join forces under a single umbrella organization to put those without homes in their own apartments, rather than in shelter beds. Correspondent … Read more

FTC chair Lina Khan on playing

[ad_1] FTC chair Lina Khan on playing “Anti-Monopoly” – CBS News Watch CBS News For corporate America, Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan has emerged as a hard-charging cop on the monopoly beat. As a watchdog and warden of competition in business, the agency tries to protect consumers from the outsized power of corporations. CBS … Read more

Consumer Reports: Put to the test

[ad_1] Consumer Reports: Put to the test – CBS News Watch CBS News The non-profit organization behind Consumer Reports magazine and website has been testing products since 1936, and today, with an annual testing budget well over $30 million, their 60 labs and teams of engineers put thousands of consumer goods through their paces. “60 … Read more

Advice to survive online job-hunting: Think dating apps

[ad_1] Advice to survive online job-hunting: Think dating apps – CBS News Watch CBS News To those searching for work online, the job market can be frighteningly similar to online dating. Writer Brad Mislow offers advice to those facing a lot of potential employers swiping left. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for … Read more

Walter Isaacson on the volatile Elon Musk

[ad_1] Walter Isaacson on the volatile Elon Musk – CBS News Watch CBS News The bestselling biographer of such inventive personalities as Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs has written a new book about Elon Musk, the volatile billionaire who has built electric cars, launched rockets, and thrown wrenches into the war between Russia … Read more