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  • World10 months ago

    Telegram is holding a secretive second pre-ICO sale

    You have to admire Pavel Durov’s audacity. Over the past few months, the CEO of Telegram convinced 81 accredited investors, including Silicon Valley giants Sequoia Capital...

  • World10 months ago

    Here’s how traders talked themselves into a sell-off

    Olivier Douliery | Bloomberg | Getty Images Jerome Powell, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve and President Donald Trump’s nominee as chairman of the Federal Reserve,...

  • World10 months ago

    Cryptocurrency exchanges look to speed up bitcoin transactions

    Two of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges are aiming to make bitcoin transactions faster and cheaper with a new software update announced this week. Both Coinbase and...

  • World10 months ago

    A major misconception about the market exposed in one chart

    There’s one chart that could cast doubt on an age-old market adage. As Treasury yields hover around multiyear highs with the 10-year inching toward the 3...

  • World10 months ago

    University of Tokyo’s flexible LED screen displays health information

    Scientists at the University of Tokyo in Japan have created a thin and flexible LED wearable for use in hospitals or at home, called “skin electronics.”...

  • World10 months ago

    Bill Gates has paid $10 billion in taxes and says he should pay more

    Fellow billionaire Warren Buffett agrees. “I don’t think I need a tax cut,” Buffett told CNBC regarding reform efforts. Buffett, who’s worth an estimated $87.2 billion,...

  • World10 months ago

    All signs pointing to more rate hikes ahead

    The meeting was the last one for Chair Janet Yellen, who had guided the Fed through the first normalization steps following the ultra-accommodative moves taken due...

  • World10 months ago

    Elon Musk is leaving the board of OpenAI

    A prominent tech nonprofit called OpenAI announced that Tesla CEO Elon Musk, a co-founder and occasional A.I. fearmonger, is leaving its board. Musk said in 2014...

  • World10 months ago

    I did not scam my way into the games

    Mike Blake | Reuters Elizabeth Marian Swaney from Hungary competes in the Women’s Ski Halfpipe Qualifications in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 19, 2018. Hungarian freeskier Elizabeth...

  • World10 months ago

    Tinder new user growth could be cut in half, JP Morgan says

    Dating app Tinder could see new user growth cut in half by the end of June unless it gets more kindling, J.P. Morgan said Wednesday. Shares...