Category: shuts

Trump Shuts Down Reporter for ‘Gotcha Question’ on Jared Kushner
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Trump Shuts Down Reporter for ‘Gotcha Question’ on Jared Kushner

President Donald Trump shut down a question from a reporter on Friday, dismissing what he described as a “gotcha question” about his son-in-law, Jared Kushner. CBS reporter Weijia Jiang questioned why Kushner said “our” stockpile while referring to the federal stockpile of medical supplies versus state stockpiles. Trump was not amused. “So what are you asking…

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As the U.S. shuts down, StockX’s business is booming, says its CEO
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As the U.S. shuts down, StockX’s business is booming, says its CEO

StockX, the high-flying resale marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of sneakers, streetwear, handbags and other collectible items, has seen its fortune rise along with the $6 billion global sneaker resale market, which is part of the broader $100 billion sneaker category. In fact, the company, which was assigned a billion-dollar-plus valuation last year, says…

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HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through
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HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through

HQ Trivia is dead. Today the company laid off its full staff of 25 and will cease operation of its trivia, sports and word guessing games, a source close to the company confirmed. HQ Trivia had a deal in the works to be acquired, but the buyer pulled out yesterday and investors aren’t willing to…

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Johannesburg Shuts Down Computers City-Wide After Bitcoin Ransomware Attack
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Johannesburg Shuts Down Computers City-Wide After Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

Hackers have breached the computer network of South Africa’s commercial capital Johannesburg in an attempt to ransom the city for Bitcoin. Consequently, the city has shut down its website and suspended all e-services as a ‘precautionary measure’. At the time of writing the city’s website was still inaccessible. The city of Johannesburg’s official web portal…

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