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Bitcoin and ether hit new all-time highs on Monday evening. Bitcoin’s price at one point rose above $67,700 – eclipsing a previous record set in late October – while ether, the native token of ethereum’s blockchain, surpassed $4,800 for the first time ever. These record-breaking moves come amid a wider rally in the crypto market.
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As travel industry executives tout the rapid resurgence of tourism and entertainment, the pandemic stock portfolio is getting turned upside down. Airlines stocks are rallying alongside online booking sites, ride-hailing companies and Airbnb, after earnings reports showed clear signs of a recovery in travel. At the same time, stay-at-home stocks are sagging as borders reopen
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Sam Altman, co-founder and chief executive officer of OpenAI Inc., speaks during TechCrunch Disrupt 2019 in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nuclear fusion is the ephemeral holy grail of climate technology. It would provide nearly limitless amounts of clean energy without the byproduct of
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British artificial intelligence scientist and entrepreneur Demis Hassabis. OLI SCARFF | AFP | Getty Images Google parent company Alphabet has launched a new drug discovery company in the U.K. called Isomorphic Labs. The company will build on research carried out by London artificial intelligence lab DeepMind, which Google acquired in 2014. While the firm was
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In this article MSFT From left, GitHub CEO Chris Wanstrath, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and future GitHub CEO Nat Friedman at GitHub headquarters in San Francisco. Source: Microsoft Microsoft said Wednesday that Nat Friedman, CEO of the company’s GitHub subsidiary that provides software for storing source code, is stepping down. Thomas Dohmke, GitHub’s product chief
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In this article BABA 9618-HK Alibaba said its total gross merchandise value (GMV) over the Singles Day event, which spanned 11-days, totalled 498.2 billion yuan or $74.1 billion. That beat last year’s 268.4 billion yuan figure. Alibaba GUANGZHOU, China — The biggest shopping event in the world, Singles Day, is underway but China’s e-commerce giants
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Riot’s Whinstone mine in Rockdale, Texas. Riot’s Whinstone Data Center ROCKDALE, Texas – In this rural Texas town of 5,600 people, two of the biggest names in bitcoin mining are battling it out for market share and cheap electricity. These rivals also happen to be next-door neighbors. Bitdeer – a firm spun off from Chinese
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In this article NXPI GlobalFoundries campus in Malta, N.Y. Mary Thompson | CNBC Semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries debuted on the Nasdaq this week, valued at over $25 billion, as it became increasingly evident that a global chip shortage could persist through 2023 or later. Now GlobalFoundries needs to convince public market investors that the company is
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