IRS Server Crashes, Have you Filed Your Taxes yet?

The actual deadline to file tax forms was April 17, Tuesday. However, an extension has been announced by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This leniency is because of the complications that the IRS server has encountered. Before the server recovered at five past five on Tuesday evening, many taxpayers have observed an error on the webpage. Apparently, the page that allows taxpayers to pay through their bank accounts have crashed, as told by CNBC. To be exact, the web pages that were affected were the “Direct Pay” and the “Payment…

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Does Apple Care for the Environment?

Apple and Google have both invested and purchased adequate RECs to pay their dues.  With all the commotion about climate change and the role we have assumed in the contribution of it, it is no wonder that large multinational corporations are taking measures to ease the situation. The leading factor of environmental problems could be traced back to the system that we live by, especially capitalism and militarism. Capitalism and environmental issues can be connected to the overproduction that occurs in a capitalist state. Many also argue that the environmental issues…

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California Judge Warns of Coffee Health Threats

Companies are required to put warning labels on coffee to warn of cancerous compounds in California. People who drink coffee regularly suggests that it would not change their intake. Almost a hundred companies that produce coffee, including Starbucks have been filed a lawsuit against by the Council for Education and Research on Toxics, a nonprofit group. The charges were based on the grounds of violation of a state law that holds the companies accountable for the lack of warning about the presence of cancerous chemicals such as acrylamide, a substance…

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Facebook Embroiled in troubled times, Can it Lead to their Devastating downfall?

As a result of last week’s scandal regarding Facebook’s possible leak of our personal information, #DeleteFacebook has become a possible new trend.  Cambridge Analytica LLC is a private British company that utilizes data mining, brokerage and analysis to produce communication strategy for election purposes. Rumor has it that they were able to acquire personal information of about 50 million Facebook users. Obviously, users are upset about the fact that this was done under wraps without their consent. Furthermore, it seems that this particular consultation firm has had a business association…

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Rise and Fall of Bitcoin

Bitcoin was not the only cryptocurrency that had experienced a fall over the weekend. Ethereum went down by an alarming seventeen percent, reaching a nadir of $460.09, as reported by CoinDesk. That, however, is nothing in comparison to Ripple, which has suffered a decreased of fourteen percent to a meek $0.55. Similarly, the value of bitcoin cash and Litecoin have both deteriorated significantly at about ten percent. Within the past weekend, Bitcoin has fallen drastically to $7,335.57, at its lowest on Sunday. Fortunately, as CoinDesk conveys, the value of the…

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