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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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Korean e-commerce firm Coupang raises $2 billion from SoftBank’s Vision Fund – TechCrunch

Korean e-commerce firm Coupang raises $2 billion from SoftBank’s Vision Fund – TechCrunch Just days after a CIA report concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, SoftBank’s Vision Fund — the gargantuan investment vehicle anchored by a $45 billion investment from Saudi Arabia’s …

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US Department of Justice is investigating Tether for market manipulation

US Department of Justice is investigating Tether for market manipulation It seems US authorities aren’t yet done with controversial cryptocurrency Tether. The ‘USD-backed’ stablecoin is now being probed by the country’s Justice Department, according to a Bloomberg report. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) together launched a criminal …

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One billion 3D views and counting – TechCrunch

One billion 3D views and counting – TechCrunch Last week Sketchfab, the 3D content hub, shared an exciting milestone — the company has just crossed 1 billion cumulative pageviews. Taken with the community’s growth — they just surpassed 2 million users, as well as the 200 million people that have …

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Ticketmaster and Fanatics link up to sell merch and tickets on each others’ platforms – TechCrunch

Ticketmaster and Fanatics link up to sell merch and tickets on each others’ platforms – TechCrunch In a blockbuster deal for Fanatics and Ticketmaster, the two companies have agreed to sell verified tickets and merchandise on each others’ sites. According to a statement from the two companies, the partnership will …

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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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Inboard opens general availability of its premium electric scooter – TechCrunch

Inboard opens general availability of its premium electric scooter – TechCrunch Inboard, the startup that sells a range of electric scooters and skateboards, has just opened sales of its first premium scooter to the market just in time for the holiday season. The company has already sold 285 of the …

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Hackers infect official Make-A-Wish site with cryptocurrency malware

Hackers infect official Make-A-Wish site with cryptocurrency malware It seems crypto-jackers have absolutely no ethical standards. After governments, universities, and technology giants, even charitable organizations are finding themselves at the receiving end of cryptocurrency malware. The latest victim is the US-based Make-A-Wish Foundation. Researchers from security firm Trustwave found that …

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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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