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Sham news sites make big bucks from fake views

Sham news sites make big bucks from fake views

Technology
Forbes and Business Insider are both well-known news sites. So is forbesbusinessinsider.com a new spin-off?No. It has nothing to do with either Forbes or Business Insider.In fact, it's a site that copies and pastes entire articles from other publishers and reposts them with very slight changes. There are 350 million registered domain names on the internet. Experts say it's impossible to count how many are sham news sites.But just like legitimate websites, they earn money from the major tech companies that pay them to display ads. Billions of dollarsAmazon and Google are two of the world's biggest players in the digital advertising industry.They bring in billions of dollars a year from selling access to ad space across the internet. When the BBC recently v...
NBA fines Milwaukee Bucks $50K for Giannis Antetokounmpo contract talk

NBA fines Milwaukee Bucks $50K for Giannis Antetokounmpo contract talk

Sports
Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The NBA fined the Milwaukee Bucks $ 50,000 for making public comments about a potential contract extension for superstar forward Giannis Antetokounmpo. The league announced the fine Tuesday, saying the Bucks were penalized for "violating league rules governing the timing of discussions regarding future player contracts and permissible commitments to players." The fine is in response to comments made by Bucks general manager Jon Horst at a televised team event on Sept. 12. He said the franchise plans to offer Antetokounmpo a supermax contract worth $ 253.8 million, the largest in NBA history, next summer. "Giannis, a year from now, will be eligible for a supermax extension," Horst said. "At that time, of course, he will be offered the supermax extension. ... We all fully...
2019 NBA Awards: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo named Most Valuable Player

2019 NBA Awards: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo named Most Valuable Player

Sports
June 24 (UPI) -- The 2019 NBA Awards took place Monday night at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., as Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player. Antetokounmpo edged Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George as the league's top player for the 2018-19 campaign. The annual award show recognizes players and personnel from around the NBA who performed among the league's best throughout the season. This year's event came after the Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals to claim their first championship in franchise history. The night started with Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic being named the Rookie of the Year. The standout forward edged Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton an...
Memphis Grizzlies name Milwaukee Bucks’ Taylor Jenkins as head coach

Memphis Grizzlies name Milwaukee Bucks’ Taylor Jenkins as head coach

Sports
June 11 (UPI) -- The Memphis Grizzlies hired former Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins as the franchise's new head coach, the team announced Tuesday. The Grizzlies will formally announce Jenkins as head coach in a press conference Wednesday at FedExForum. The team didn't disclose financial terms of the deal. "We are excited to welcome Taylor Jenkins to the Grizzlies organization," Grizzlies executive vice president of basketball operations Zachary Z. Kleiman said in a statement. "Taylor has an excellent coaching pedigree and we are confident he will lay the groundwork of developing the young players on our roster while having the elite basketball acumen and forward-thinking positive vision to be a high-level NBA head coach." Jenkins joins the Grizzlies after serving as an assistan...
Watch: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo rejects Raptors’ Marc Gasol with powerful block

Watch: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo rejects Raptors’ Marc Gasol with powerful block

Sports
May 17 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo showed why he was named a finalist for the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year Award with a thunderous block in Game 2 Friday night at Fiserv Forum. In the opening minute of the first quarter, Raptors center Marc Gasol was backing down Bucks forward Khris Middleton in the paint. Gasol spun around Middleton after the forward attempted to reach around for the steal. Gasol had an open path to the hoop and went up for a right-handed layup. Antetokounmpo raced over from the wing and dispatched Gasol's shot with a monstrous block that sent the center crashing to the floor. Antetokounmpo is a finalist for Defensive Player of the Year, along with Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert. The league annou...