New York Just Made Tuition Free for Students Whose Parents Earn Under $100,000 a Year and the Rest of the Country May Follow Suit

New York State is rolling out an initiative that aims to cover community college and four-year public university tuition for anyone whose parents make under $100,000 a year. Called the Excelsior Scholarship, the program will cover any tuition costs left over after Pell grants and the New York Tuition Assistance Program, provided that the student and his or her parents make

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HR 230 Co-Sponsors Received 3 Times as Much in Political Contributions From the Telecom Industry Than Non-Sponsors

I typically don’t delve into the political arena so I will keep this one short and sweet. HR 230 passed the House of Representatives yesterday by a fairly comfortable margin. For the most part, nothing has really changed when it comes to selling data. Everything is still completely anonymous (advertisers can’t see that Bob Smith was watching prank videos on

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Within 20 Years Automation May Take the Place of About $5.1 Trillion/year in Labor With More Than 98% of Savings Going to Those Who Are Already Multi-Millionaires

Automation is happening in both industrial and commercial settings across the globe. In the United States, the increase in automation over manual labor is on pace to take close to 35% of jobs in the next couple of decades. The total amount of money being replaced by both robotic workers, and the decreased need for employees in all employment sectors,

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Asteroid Worth $10 Quintilion May Stay Out of Reach of Space Miners Due to the Cancellation of NASA’s ARM Mission

The solution to all of Earth’s metal problems, or the space rock that would completely obliterate the world economy, will likely be staying well out of reach of astronauts due to the cancellation of the Asteroid Redirect Mission. This comes as the target of the Psyche Mission – Asteroid 16 Psyche – has been found to contain about $10 Quintilion

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Pay-TV Subscriptions are Down More Than 10% Over the Last 2 Years Due to Rising Rates and Lack of Programming

Cable TV providers are going to have a dire situation on their hands sooner rather than later. Since the end of 2014, subscriptions have been down about 10% for traditional pay-TV subscriptions (cable and satellite) according to industry analyst MoffetNathanson. In fact, just during the last 90 days of 2016, TV providers lost 1.7% of their entire subscriber base. During

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