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Feds like cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech and so should antitrust agencies

Feds like cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech and so should antitrust agencies

1 minute ago   |   TechCrunch

Thibault Schrepel Contributor Share on Twitter Thibault Schrepel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Economic Law at Utrecht University and a reviewer at the...
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TNB Aura closes $22.7M fund to bring PE-style investing to Southeast Asia's startups

TNB Aura closes $22.7M fund to bring PE-style investing to Southeast Asia's startups

47 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

TNB Aura, a recent arrival to Southeast Asia's VC scene, announced today that it has closed a maiden fund at SG$31.1million, or around US$22.65 million, to bring a more private...
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Changing consumer behavior is the key to unlocking billion dollar businesses

Changing consumer behavior is the key to unlocking billion dollar businesses

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

In the summer of 2012, I had just learned of a new service where a driver would pick you up in their own car, not a taxi or licensed town car. You'd be able to recognize the...
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Even With Red Dead Online's Economy Changes, It Takes 4,268 Hours To Buy Everything With Gold

10 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

Rockstar recently bumped up rewards in Red Dead Online, but doing the math, it still takes eons to earn things naturally.
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Cooling data centres when water is scarce

Cooling data centres when water is scarce

11 hours ago   |   TechRadar

More than 2.7 billion people around the globe currently suffer from water scarcity, according to World Wildlife Fund. Unfortunately, due to changes in consumption and climate...
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Binance launches a new platform to teach you about blockchain and cryptocurrency

Binance launches a new platform to teach you about blockchain and cryptocurrency

14 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Exchange desk Binance wants to introduce you to the basics of cryptocurrency and blockchain with its latest offering. The company has launched its own education platform to...
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Indonesia e-commerce leader Tokopedia raises $1.1B from Alibaba and SoftBank's Vision Fund

23 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Indonesia-based e-commerce firm Tokopedia is the latest startup to enter the Vision Fund after it raised $1.1 billion led by the SoftBank megafund and Alibaba. SoftBank and...
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China's US-built vehicle tariff will reportedly drop from 40 percent to 15 percent - Roadshow

1 day ago   |   CNET

This could be a sign of de-escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies.
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2019 Ford Ranger boasts best-in-class gas fuel economy - Roadshow

1 day ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

The new truck delivers up to 26 miles per gallon on the highway.
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Climate change will have region-specific impacts on human health, economy

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

The Earth has already warmed approximately 1.7 degrees since 1901, the Fourth National Climate Assessment reports, and projected warming between 2.7 degrees and 3.6 degrees by...
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Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next Spirit Event Is Themed After Glasses

Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next Spirit Event Is Themed After Glasses

Before Super Smash Bros. Ultimate released, director Masahiro Sakurai talked a little bit about the spirit board, a bounty board for spirits that you could fight and then play... Read more ...

Samsung unveils the Notebook 9 Pen, a new 2-in-1 portable PC with built-in S Pen

Samsung unveils the Notebook 9 Pen, a new 2-in-1 portable PC with built-in S Pen

Ahead of CES 2019 in just a few weeks, Samsung is unveiling a new 2-in-1 notebook PC today, in addition to teasing three additional product announcements set to be made at the... Read more ...

Geek Deals: $15 off Zelda BOTW, Nintendo Switch Bundles, Anker's Compact...

Geek Deals: $15 off Zelda BOTW, Nintendo Switch Bundles, Anker's Compact Powerbank for $33

With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate out in the wild, there's a lot of talk about the Nintendo Switch going on. If you don't already own one of Nintendo's hybrid consoles, you can... Read more ...

Street Fighter 5 Introduces Ads, People Don't Like It

Street Fighter 5 Introduces Ads, People Don't Like It

Right on schedule, Capcom updated Street Fighter V's Arcade Edition today with ads. The advertisements on stages, character outfits, and loading screens, are switched on by... Read more ...

Epic is working towards normalizing Fortnite-style cross-platform multiplayer

Epic is working towards normalizing Fortnite-style cross-platform multiplayer

While it's not the only factor driving Fortnite's worldwide success, the battle royale game's cross-platform multiplayer is a big part of what keeps the hundreds of millions of... Read more ...

Leaving Netflix in January 2019: Every movie and TV show being removed

Leaving Netflix in January 2019: Every movie and TV show being removed

New Year's Day is all about beginnings and endings. We put all of our successes and failures from the previous year behind us and do our best to start fresh. And Netflix sorta... Read more ...

NZXT BLD gaming PCs are gorgeous and affordable with this holiday deal

NZXT BLD gaming PCs are gorgeous and affordable with this holiday deal

If you're looking for a well put-together gaming PC and save a buck while you're at it, NZXT's BLD series of holiday-themed computers might be just what you've been looking... Read more ...

Popular iOS task manager app Things gets dark mode

Popular iOS task manager app Things gets dark mode

Popular iOS task manager app ‘Things' is going to the dark side with its new free 3.8 version update. Things for iOS is following the macOS variant of the app, which added... Read more ...

Wednesday Night Fights x Oakland Episode 19 streaming live tonight from...

Wednesday Night Fights x Oakland Episode 19 streaming live tonight from Esports Arena, featuring Street Fighter V, Fighting EX Layer, and more!

Check out the high-level competition every Wednesday night at Esports Arena in Oakland, CA! Wednesday Night Fights is a hotbed for fierce competition in a variety of fighting... Read more ...

Google Play launches new hub for donating to major charities

Google Play launches new hub for donating to major charities

Google has made it possible to make donations to certain charities using the Google Play Store. The support has arrived for users in North America, Great Britain, Germany... Read more ...