Jamie Dimon on the cryptocurrency industry: “I’d close it down”

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told lawmakers on Wednesday that he would pull the plug on the cryptocurrency industry if he had the power.  “I’ve always been deeply opposed to crypto, bitcoin, etcetera,” he said in response to a question from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D.-Mass., about the use of cryptocurrencies by terrorists, drug traffickers and rogue nations to finance their activities. “If I was the governments, I’d close it down.” Dimon, regarded by many as America’s most prominent banker, said bad actors use digital currencies to launder money and dodge…

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MAPPA Studios Reignites Anime Industry Debate Following One Animator’s Confession

Amid recent complaints, another MAPPA Studios animator has sparked debate after posting a concerning message online. Jujutsu Kaisen, Attack on Titan, Vinland Saga, and Chainsaw Man. All of these shows have two things in common: they are major anime hits, and they’ve been overseen by MAPPA Studios. In the past decade, the animation studio has become well-known in the fandom thanks to its superb work. For the most part, fans have been onboard with MAPPA Studios, but that trend shifted this fall as employees at the company began speaking out…

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You can now use Meta’s AI image generator in your web browser

Key Takeaways Meta has released its AI image generator, called “Imagine,” on the internet, allowing users to generate images using prompts. Before generating images, users need to log in with a Meta account, and Imagine is currently only supported in the US. The generated images will have a watermark, and Meta plans to add invisible watermarking in the future for increased transparency and traceability. Meta has its own AI image generator, but until now, you were restricted in how you used it. If you wanted to check out Meta’s offering…

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The Best Gift Ideas For People Who Love Baldur’s Gate 3

We all have that friend who just won’t stop talking about Baldur’s Gate 3, or maybe you are that friend. Either way, it’s easy to see why so many people are fascinated with Larian Studios’ latest endeavor into the wonderful fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons, as it’s just so bloody good. Whether you would like to shop for yourself, a family member, or that infatuated mate, we have some of the best and coolest Christmas gifts on offer when BG3 is life. Related Dragon’s Dogma 2 Is Shaping To…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Comb denies allegations in fourth lawsuit accusing him, 2 others of raping 17-year-old girl in 2003

NEW YORK — A woman sued the hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs on Wednesday, claiming he and two other men raped her 20 years ago in a New York City recording studio when she was 17. The woman, whose name wasn’t disclosed in the court filing, is the fourth person to file a lawsuit accusing Combs of sexual assault in recent weeks. The lawsuit alleges that Combs, Harve Pierre, the former president of Combs’ Bad Boy Entertainment, and an unnamed man gave the accuser drugs and alcohol and then taking…

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7 best Apple deals I’ve spotted today — save on M3 MacBook, iPhone and more

December is one of the best times of the year to make an Apple purchase. In fact, this month’s Apple sales have been so good, that I pulled the trigger and purchased my first MacBook in years. (I purchased the 15-inch MacBook Air M2).  If you’re an Apple fan and looking for the right gift for someone on your shopping list, I’ve rounded up the best Apple holiday deals you can get right now. From the new M3 MacBook to the iPhone SE, there’s an Apple deal for every budget.…

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Derek Stingley Jr.: Houston Texans defensive back earns 1st career AFC Defensive Player of the Week honor after 2 picks vs. Denver

ByMatt Guillermo Wednesday, December 6, 2023 10:51PM HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Houston Texans (7-5) held a Denver Broncos team, hoping to extend a five-game win streak, to 17 points on Sunday. Part of the reason was drive-stopping turnovers, including two by second-year defensive back Derek Stingley Jr. The video above is from a 2022 report on Stingley’s draft choice. And for that, the NFL chose the LSU alum as the AFC Defensive Player of the Week, the first of his career. The Texans said Stingley, selected third overall in…

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House advances resolution to censure Rep. Jamaal Bowman for falsely pulling fire alarm

Washington — A resolution to censure Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman of New York for falsely pulling a fire alarm in a Capitol Hill office building moved forward on Wednesday when a Democratic motion to block the resolution failed. Rep. Lisa McClain of Michigan, the secretary of the House Republican Conference, introduced a privileged resolution on Tuesday to censure Bowman for pulling an alarm before a last-minute vote to fund the government in September. The privileged nature of the measure forced a vote on it within two legislative days, giving the…

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Chainsaw Man Cliffhanger Questions Denji’s Next Dream

Denji’s dream runs into a roadblock with the latest dreary chapter of Chainsaw Man. Chainsaw Man’s anime has yet to confirm that a second season is on its way, but the manga is continuing to roar forward. With the Chainsaw Man Church continuing to be a thorn in the government’s side and Famine’s goal giving Denji an unexpected boost, Denji’s life might be at its most chaotic. While Denji has seemingly fulfilled a dream, it seems that the future has become darker than ever for the shonen protagonist not only…

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Houston mayor runoff: What happens next for US Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee or Texas State Sen. Whitmire after Dec. 9 election results

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As we head into this weekend’s runoff election, you may wonder what happens after the race for Houston mayor concludes. On Saturday, Dec. 9, voters will have one last chance to cast their ballot from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The video above is ABC13’s 24/7 live stream channel. At the top of Houston’s ballot sits the race for mayor, but voters will also choose seven city council seats and the city controller. RELATED: Your Voice Your Vote: All you need to know for runoff elections…

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