A Bugatti Veyron, a Gulfstream private jet, and a $330,000 diamond ring: Feds charge 3 men for alleged $364 million Ponzi scheme to fund lavish lifestyle

Federal prosecutors have charged three men in connection with an alleged $ 364 million Ponzi scheme that could have more than 400 victims nationwide.  The men were indicted on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud, identity theft, and money laundering. The indictment alleges that the three men took $ 73 million of investors’ funds “to purchase […]

Jack Ma said Trump’s trade war with China will wreck Alibaba’s plans to add 1 million US jobs (BABA)

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said that the US-China trade war will wreck the company’s pledge to help create 1 million US jobs. The comment, made in an interview with Chinese media outlet Xinhua, comes two days after Trump announced a fresh set of tariffs on $ 200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Ma also said […]

ChargePoint hopes to operate 2.5 million EV chargers by 2025

ChargePoint currently operates around 54,000 EV charging points — sure, it’s but a fraction of the number of gas pumps in the world, but it’s relatively plenty. Even Tesla’s growing Supercharger network only has 11,013 chargers at this point in time. Someday, however, those 54,000 chargers won’t be enough, so the company has decided to […]

ChargePoint to grow global EV charging network to 2.5 million

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,Green Driving,Electric,Hybrid That’s a near fifty-fold increase in the total number of chargers. Continue reading ChargePoint to grow global EV charging network to 2.5 million ChargePoint to grow global EV charging network to 2.5 million originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 11:01:00 EDT. Please see […]

This Dam Could Cause the World's Worst Natural Disaster and Impact 5 Million

In its very first moments of existence, the Usoi dam claimed the lives of an entire village. It was formed during a 1911 earthquake that saw the Usoi settlement buried by a massive landslide that blocked the Murghab River and formed Tajikistan’s Lake Sarez. At roughly 1,860 feet, the Usoi dam is the world’s highest […]

Mariah Carey has a reported net worth of $520 million — here’s how the pop singer earned it all

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Mariah Carey is a five-time Grammy award-winning singer with a career spanning nearly three decades. The New York-born songstress has released 15 studio albums, along with several films and books. Through all of her endeavors, she has acquired a total net worth of $ 520 million, according to Money Inc. Mariah […]

Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurling winds at speeds of 180 mph towards 37 million people across Asia

AP Photo/Aaron Favila Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurling through the Pacific, boasting 180 mph winds threatening millions of people across Asia in what is estimated to be one of the strongest systems on record.  Nearly 37 million people are estimated to be in the storm’s path, according to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System.  Mangkhut, […]

Verizon holds $1 million contest for 5G education tech with AI, AR, or VR

In the foreseeable future, mixed reality glasses with 5G capabilities will change education, enabling some students to learn from far-away teachers and transforming fundamentals of the classroom experience for others. To make that future happen sooner for more kids, Verizon and NYC Media Lab are teaming up for the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge, a con…Read More