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Pirate Bay Now Mines Cryptocurrency in Your Browser Without Consent

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A few weeks ago, The Pirate Bay was in the news for its test-drive of a new revenue model–cryptocurrency mining in your browser. At the time, the site only implemented the mining on its main page and search results; individual torrent links were not affected. Now, TPB has turned the capability back on, and plans to leave it on for the foreseeable future. Torrentfreak reports the miner appears to be throttled, so it won’t peg your ...

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Department stores have lost more jobs than coal mines

America’s top retailers in trouble America’s long-standing love affair with shopping at malls and department stores may be nearing an end. “The traditional mall as we know it is doomed,” said according to Greg Portell, a retail consultant at A.T. Kearney. “When was the last time a mall closed that people missed, other than people the people who worked there?” And retail workers are taking a huge hit. Between 2001 and 2016, jobs at traditional department stores fell 46%, according to Labor Department data. That’s a much steeper drop than ...

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