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WEED WINS ON ELECTION DAY. SO WHAT COMES NEXT?

WEED WINS ON ELECTION DAY. SO WHAT COMES NEXT?

AND SO A few more dominoes fall. Michigan voted to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, while Utah and Missourilegalized it for medical use, according to projections made late Tuesday night. (A recreational measure in North Dakota failed, though medical cannabis remains legal there.) They join 31 other states that have already gone the medical route and nine others that have gone fully recreational.
Hackers infect nearly 700,000 sites with Bitcoin-stealing malware

Hackers infect nearly 700,000 sites with Bitcoin-stealing malware

Cryptocurrency hackers have attacked one of the internet’s most used traffic analytics services, StatCounter, in order to siphon Bitcoin $BTC▼0.81% from users of online exchange desk Gate.io. In a targeted attack, hackers breached StatCounter to such an extent that over 688,000 websites were caught loading the malicious script, ZDNetreports.
Apple not in settlement talks 'at any level' with Qualcomm: source

Apple not in settlement talks 'at any level' with Qualcomm: source

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is not in talks “at any level” to settle its wide-ranging legal dispute with mobile chip maker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O), according to a source familiar with the matter. In the past, Apple used Qualcomm’s modem chips in its flagship iPhone models to help them connect to wireless data networks. But early last year, Apple sued Qualcomm in federal court in San Diego, alleging that the chip company’s practice of taking a cut of the selling price of phones as a patent license fee was illegal.
Apple's Asia suppliers fall on report iPhone XR production boost canceled

Apple's Asia suppliers fall on report iPhone XR production boost canceled

Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) Asian supplier and assembler stocks fell on Tuesday on a media report that the iPhone maker had told its smartphone assemblers to halt plans for additional production lines dedicated to its new iPhone XR. Taiwan-based assembler Pegatron Corp (4938.TW) fell 5 percent and rival Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (Foxconn) (2317.TW) dropped 3.6 percent. Apple is widely considered the biggest customer for Foxconn.
America's marijuana map How it might change after the midterms

America's marijuana map How it might change after the midterms

America’s slow burn towards cannabis legalization continues at the midterms as four states will vote on ballots featuring medicinal and recreational initiatives. Michigan and North Dakota will decide whether to make the drug legal while Utah and Missouri will vote on its medicinal uses. Polls are suggesting that all four ballots are likely to pass.
Bitcoin Cash Spikes 20 Percent in the Wake of Upcoming Hard Fork Backed by Binance

Bitcoin Cash Spikes 20 Percent in the Wake of Upcoming Hard Fork Backed by Binance

Crypto markets have seen a lot movement today, with most of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing significant growth, and with Bitcoin Cash (BCH) spiking almost 21 percent by press time. Bitcoin Cash, the fourth top cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has grown sharply from $473 at the beginning of the day to as high as $573 as of press time, which is the highest trading point of the cryptocurrency over the past month. Trading around $420 for the most part of the week, Bitcoin Cash started this upward trend on Nov. 2.
Apple downgraded for a second time after its earnings — shares down 9.2% since report

Apple downgraded for a second time after its earnings — shares down 9.2% since report

Apple's stock was downgraded for a second time since its earnings report, this time by Rosenblatt Securities, which said it has lowered its expectations for iPhone production and shipments. The firm cut its rating on the largest public company in the U.S. to neutral from buy, telling clients that it will be difficult for Apple to offset weaker volume with higher selling prices in the second half of 2019.
Marijuana In The Governor's Mansion: Record Number Of Candidates Say Legalize It

Marijuana In The Governor's Mansion: Record Number Of Candidates Say Legalize It

At least 21 major party gubernatorial nominees on U.S. ballots this year support legalizing cannabis, a new Marijuana Moment analysis finds. That's far more than have embraced marijuana law reform than in any previous election cycle. Some of the candidates listed below support legalization more forcefully than others. While some have made cannabis reform a centerpiece of their campaigns, others seemed to embrace ending prohibition only reluctantly or when pressed on the issue.
FDA approves HoloLens powered medical augmented reality system

FDA approves HoloLens powered medical augmented reality system

OpenSight specifically utilizes the Microsoft HoloLens headset that allows simultaneous visualization of the 3D patient images in AR and the actual patient and their real-world surroundings. The technique may decrease operative times and improve surgical planning and the understanding of anatomic relationships.
Ethereum CryptoKitties Creator Scores $15M From Google, Samsung

Ethereum CryptoKitties Creator Scores $15M From Google, Samsung

While the cryptocurrency market continues its mundane sideways price action, CryptoKitties, and its creator, Vancouver, Canada-based Dapper Labs, has continued to see growing interest from external investors, who seem to be enamored with the idea of Ethereum-based collectible cats. Per a report from Bloomberg, which was published on Thursday morning. the venture branches of Google (Alphabet), Samsung, and Venrock threw millions at Dapper Labs, a spinoff of the also Vancouver-based Axiom Zen, in an unexpected turn of events.


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