The $100 Million Game Turkish Officials Worry Is Pyramid Scheme

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Mehmet Aydin, make of the $100 million video game at the center of a pyramid arrangement investigation in Turkey, says he was first inspired by FarmVille. Like the online farming pretending game that was popular earlier the present decade, his Turkish knockoff, Farm Bank, stands musicians to buy virtual swine, and induce and sell virtual […]

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Desperate Venezuelans Turn to Video Games to Survive

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They start arriving even before security rights shutters at the west Caracas storefront roll up at about 8: 30 a.m. For 11 hours per day, they’ll hunch over old-fashioned cathode-ray tubing checks and bash on greasy keyboards in a dim space with a boarded-up space and a blanket of dust. They pause time long enough […]

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The Unlikely Strategy Behind Buffetts Investments in Encyclopedias

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Warren Buffett has eclectic taste in companionships. Along with vast, thriving organizations such as Geico and the BNSF Railway, he’s accumulated a collect of head-scratchers. There’s a bowling shoe symbol, a manufacturer of vacuum cleaner purses, roughly three dozen newspapers, and vehicle manufacturers of Ginsu knives. Then there’s World Book. Formerly sold to millions of […]

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New York Fed President Sent Puerto Rico a Jet Filled With Cash

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Less than a week into the big blackout that followed For a fib on Puerto Rico’s post-storm money economy, click here .~ ATAGEND Nine of ten Puerto Ricans are still without superpower, half small island developing has no clean drinking water, schools are closed, there’s a government-mandated curfew — and businesses everywhere are trying to […]

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