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WTF is happening to crypto? – TechCrunch

WTF is happening to crypto? – TechCrunch Four days ago the crypto markets were crashing hard. Now they’re crashing harder. Bitcoin, which hasn’t fallen past $6,000 for months, has dumped to $4,413.99 as of this morning, and nearly everything else is falling in unison. Ethereum, flying high at $700 a …

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The highest flying consumer tech stocks have lost $1 trillion – TechCrunch

The highest flying consumer tech stocks have lost $1 trillion – TechCrunch Another day, another stock market setback for once high-flying technology companies, which have lost roughly $1 trillion in the latest stock market slide. Shares of the core group of consumer technology companies including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Netflix …

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Interest rates and fears of a mounting trade war send tech stocks lower – TechCrunch

Interest rates and fears of a mounting trade war send tech stocks lower – TechCrunch Shares of technology companies were battered in today’s trading as fears of an increasing trade war between the U.S. and China and rising interest rates convinced worried investors to sell. The Nasdaq Composite Index, which …

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SEC says tokens are securities – TechCrunch

SEC says tokens are securities – TechCrunch Crypto news got a little boost last week after a dark month of crashes, stablecoins, and birthdays. The SEC ruled that two ICO issuers, CarrierEQ Inc. and Paragon Coin Inc., were in fact selling securities instead of so-called utility tokens. “Both companies have …

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SoftBank’s Deepcore and accelerator Zeroth team up to hunt early stage AI opportunities – TechCrunch

SoftBank’s Deepcore and accelerator Zeroth team up to hunt early stage AI opportunities – TechCrunch Two early stage AI programs are joining forces because, even in the world of artificial intelligence, two heads are better than one. Hong Kong-based accelerator Zeroth — which recently grabbed a majority investment from Animoca Brands …

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Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out – TechCrunch

Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out – TechCrunch Brooks Rainwater Contributor More posts by this contributor As tasks wane, skills rise Blockchain technology could be the great equalizer for American cities Scott Andes is the program director for the National League of Cities City Innovation Ecosystem program. …

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Pitching a $99 tax advisory service for the masses, Visor has raised $9 million – TechCrunch

Pitching a $99 tax advisory service for the masses, Visor has raised $9 million – TechCrunch The only sure things in this life, according to Ben Franklin, are death and taxes. And a new startup called Visor has just raised $9 million in financing to make one of them as painless as …

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The great Amazon swindle – TechCrunch

The great Amazon swindle – TechCrunch Amazon has confirmed that it will open two massive new offices in New York City and Crystal City, Va., to complement its already massive headquarters in Seattle. And the verdict on the company’s decision is disgust. Amazon played everyone involved in the process: the …

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Metacert’ Cryptonite can catch phishing links in your email – TechCrunch

Metacert’ Cryptonite can catch phishing links in your email – TechCrunch Metacert, founded by Paul Walsh, originally began as a way to watch chat rooms for fake Ethereum scams. Walsh, who was an early experimenter in cryptocurrencies, grew frustrated when he saw hackers dumping fake links into chat rooms, resulting …

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