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Netflix Subs On Verge Of Surpassing All Cable Viewers

According to a new industry report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, cord-cutting momentum has never been greater in the US, as the number of Americans who are subscribed to cable TV is now tied with the number of Netflix subscribers, and the latter are set to surpass the former. The PwC survey included 1,986 Americans, ages 18-59, with […]

How Can America Afford A Universal Basic Income? Simple: “Tax The Robots”

By replacing low-wage cashiers and other retail workers with robots, the retail sector’s struggling companies can engineer a potentially life-saving boost in profits. But as advances in artificial intelligence continue to accelerate, according to the World Economic Forum, large swaths of laborers are going to lose their jobs, leading to unprecedented levels of unemployment. How […]

Federal Officials Are Searching Caterpillar’s Corporate Headquarters; Stock Plunges

According to the Journal Star, Federal officials have executed search warrants at three Caterpillar, Inc. facilities in the Tri-County Area — including the corporate headquarters — Thursday morning. Company officials confirmed the presence in a statement without specifying which agency was performing the search or what the search was in regard to. A spokeswoman declined […]

PwC Apologizes For “Historic, Colossal, Ludicrous” Oscar Screw-up

For those who missed last night’s ritual of Hollywood self-congratulation, it ended in perhaps the greatest humiliation in Oscars’ history, when the spectacle that relentlessly mocked and ridiculed Donald Trump, both directly and indirectly, concluded by handing the Best Picture award to the wrong movie. The award was given to Moonlight after presenters Warren Beatty […]

Auditor Deloitte Fined A Record $8 Million For Massive Fraud

Remember when auditors were, by their very definition, supposed to be the embodiment of credibility, trustworthiness and moral fiber? The Brazilian arm of Big Four auditing giant, Deloitte, forgot these  simple prerequisites and as a result the US auditing watchdog fined the firm a record $8 million for what amounts to massive fraud: falsifying audit […]