Businessman Max Polyakov of Zaporozhye: millions of cash out of sex robots

Businessman Max Polyakov of Zaporozhye: millions of cash out of sex robots

In the latest article, we found out how the “dating empire”, on which thousands of Ukrainian women and men earn, is arranged on the Internet. As it turned out, everything rests on legal “dating sites” that belong to one of the richest Ukrainian entrepreneurs, the former citizen of Zaporozhye Max Polyakov. But how to make a fortune with only a database of guys who are willing to get acquainted with a pretty girl? How to earn 204.9 million US dollars on dating only? Namely, that was the estimated value of…

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Millions of cash out of porn: Dating oligarch from Zaporozhye Max Polyakov and his inconspicuous empire

Millions of cash out of porn: Dating oligarch from Zaporozhye Max Polyakov and his inconspicuous empire

Right now, while you are reading this text, hundreds of Ukrainian young women are undressing in front of webcams, writing sweet words to foreigners or appointing meetings that they will never come to. This is a serious global business. Who runs a huge system of pumping money out of online porn industry? Another reason for pride of Zaporozhye: our fellow countryman, wealthy IT entrepreneur of Ukrainian origin, who earned millions of dollars on dates, sex and flirting on the Internet, is the one who is at the helm. Ukraine has…

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Vardy gives Mauricio Pochettino a reminder of failed title bid

Vardy gives Mauricio Pochettino a reminder of failed title bid

Vardy scores his seventh of the season to put Spurs on the back foot. Tottenham Hotspur’s fading title hopes were surely extinguished here, as Leicester City fans crowed “It’s happened again”. This was a damaging defeat by the team who beat them to the 2015-2016 title and Spurs could be 16 points behind the leaders Manchester City by close of play tonight. This was no way to mark their 4,000th league game, and they rallied only when Erik Lamela arrived late on for his first appearance in 13 months. Lamela…

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Bitcoin 2018: what we are waiting for?

Bitcoin 2018: what we are waiting for?

The digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof. One bitcoin is now worth $10,000 (£7,530) – a staggering rise, given that it started the year at $1,000. So what exactly is Bitcoin, and what’s behind the buying frenzy? What is Bitcoin? There are two key traits of Bitcoin: it is digital and it is seen as an alternative currency. Unlike the notes or coins in your pocket, it largely exists online. Although there are some specialist ATMs which issue bitcoins, it may be best to think of them as…

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Bali volcano: Relief for tourists as airport set to reopen

Bali volcano: Relief for tourists as airport set to reopen

Bali’s international airport will re-open on Wednesday afternoon after a nearly three-day shutdown, airport authorities said. Officials had extended the closure of Bali’s international airport for another 24 hours due to concerns the thick volcanic ash could harm aircraft. But they decided to reopen it as ash from a rumbling volcano that looms over the island paradise shifted away from the transport hub. “The airspace will be re-opened,” at 3:00 pm local time (0700 GMT), Bali Ngurah Rai airport spokesman Arie Ahsanurrohim told AFP. But “we are going to constantly…

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Apple flaw allows MacOS High Sierra logins without passwords

Apple flaw allows MacOS High Sierra logins without passwords

The latest version of Apple’s software has a glaring hole in it: You can log in with just the username “root.” The username is the “root” of all problems for Apple’s latest operating system. It turns out you don’t need a password to log in to a locked Apple device using MacOS High Sierra — just the username “root.” By heading to your device’s System Preferences, under Users & Groups, you can click on the lock and get hit with a prompt asking for a username and password to change…

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Shell, to Cut Carbon Output, Will Be Less of an Oil Company

Shell, to Cut Carbon Output, Will Be Less of an Oil Company

Bowing to pressure from shareholders and the Paris international climate accord, Royal Dutch Shell pledged on Tuesday to increase its investment in renewable fuels and to cut its carbon emissions in half by 2050. Shell and other big oil companies have moved only sporadically over the last decade toward greater production of wind and solar energy. Now there are signs of a commitment to take climate change more seriously. In comments to investors, Ben van Beurden, Shell’s chief executive, said that from 2018 to 2020, the company’s new-energies division would…

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