The Daily Populous

Friday February 19th, 2021 morning edition

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June 2020, Alex Kearns, who was 20 years old at the time, from Naperville, Illinois, killed himself, largely thanks to a bug in the Robinhood system.

The help line, of course, was not manned, as we’ve discussed.

He sent several panicked emails — three, to be precise — did not receive a response.

Ultimately there was a response from the emails saying that, in fact, his positions were covered.

But by that point, it was too late, because he had taken his own life.

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Alexei Navalny Overtakes Putin As Russia's Most Mentioned Politician on Social Media

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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has overtaken President Vladimir Putin as Russia's most mentioned politician on social media according to latest analysis, highlighting the growing threat he poses to the country's authorities.

This is more than half of the 18 million mentions Navalny got for the whole of 2020, when he was the fourth most mentioned politician, well behind the 96 million mentions netted by Putin.

Read more Putin 'Weaker by the Day' Says Navalny Ally as Campaign Steps up Fight Putin 'Weaker by the Day' Says Navalny Ally as Campaign Steps up Fight. »

Judge blocks release of Tennessee man seen with zip ties at Capitol riot

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A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the release of a Tennessee man accused of storming the U.S. Capitol last month armed with zip ties.

In widely circulated photographs, Munchel was seen inside the Senate chamber with zip ties and a holstered Taser.

A magistrate judge had earlier granted their release, but stayed the order to allow federal prosecutors to appeal. »

GeForce Is Made for Gaming, CMP Is Made to Mine

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To address the specific needs of Ethereum mining, we’re announcing the NVIDIA CMP, or, Cryptocurrency Mining Processor, product line for professional mining.

They don’t meet the specifications required of a GeForce GPU and, thus, don’t impact the availability of GeForce GPUs to gamers.

With CMP, we can help miners build the most efficient data centers while preserving GeForce RTX GPUs for gamers. »

Trump is reportedly worried he will face lawsuits for the rest of his life, from Dominion to Joe Scarborough

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Former President Donald Trump fears he may face lawsuits for the rest of his life from a barrage of plaintiffs seeking justice for the impact his conspiracy theories had over the last four years and on the 2020 election, according to a new report.

In an interview with CNN last month, Dominion CEO John Poulos said: “Our legal team is looking at, frankly, everyone, and we’re not ruling anybody out.”.

Citing an anonymous person who spoke with Mr Trump recently about the lawsuits, the Daily Beast reported that the former president said he feared his apparent enemies would be “suing me for the rest of my life.”. »