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Dow climbs 236 points, Nasdaq hits record high as tech giants soar

Dow climbs 236 points, Nasdaq hits record high as tech giants soar

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US equities gained on Monday as investors focused on deliberations on a new stimulus bill and looked past escalating China tensions. Tech giants drove the Nasdaq composite to a...
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These two VCs were hobby Bitcoin miners a decade ago, and now they've raised $110 million for a second fund focused on cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups

These two VCs were hobby Bitcoin miners a decade ago, and now they've raised $110 million for a second fund focused on cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

On Monday, venture firm Electric Capital announced that it had raised a $110 million fund focused on crypto technologies. The firm plans to invest in cryptocurrencies...
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Who wins and loses as the legal industry warms up to tech, according to 6 top VC investors

Who wins and loses as the legal industry warms up to tech, according to 6 top VC investors

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The legal industry is seeing a drive for innovation by law firms, clients, and in-house counsel alike. Business Insider spoke with 6 VC investors about how they think the drive...
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Cannabis, space travel, and electric cars: These far-out fields championed by SPACs could harness the power of hype and spur new eras of innovation, one VC says

Cannabis, space travel, and electric cars: These far-out fields championed by SPACs could harness the power of hype and spur new eras of innovation, one VC says

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

SPACs are on the rise, and they have developed an interest in "hype'' sectors: cannabis, space travel, electric cars, and sports gambling. Some hyped-up companies demonstrate a...
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Point/Counterpoint: The Case for Spotify

2 days ago   |   FXCM

By Geoffrey Smith and Peter Nurse Investing.com - Spotify Technology SA faces a reckoning. The music streaming service, which debuted on NYSE in 2018, has been adding users at...
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Blackstone just hired an Amazon Web Services exec who helped the cloud giant do M&A. It's the latest sign that big private-equity firms are muscling in on specialty tech investors' turf

Blackstone just hired an Amazon Web Services exec who helped the cloud giant do M&A. It's the latest sign that big private-equity firms are muscling in on specialty tech investors' turf

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Private-equity giant Blackstone just hired an Amazon Web Services exec in an effort to scout out tech deals. Christine Feng, a director in corporate development at AWS, joins...
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Dow, Nasdaq Stage Late Rally on Big Tech Profit

3 days ago   |   FXCM

Investing.com - The Dow and Nasdaq staged a late-afternoon rally on Friday as investors shrugged off concerns about rising coronavirus cases across the U.S. to focus on Big...
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S&P 500 top movers: Facebook and Apple surge higher on upbeat earnings figures

3 days ago   |   FXCM

Wall Street's main indexes trade in the negative territory on Friday. Apple and Facebook lead tech rally on upbeat earnings reports. Under Armour falls sharply on dismal...
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How booming newsletter platform Substack is inventing a new model for media companies

How booming newsletter platform Substack is inventing a new model for media companies

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

The newsletter platform Substack recently announced the winners of its Substack Fellowship program , awarding 15 writers over $355,000 in funding for their newsletters. Because...
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Spanish scale-up ODILO raises $10m

3 days ago   |   UKTN

ODILO, a Spanish scale-up with offices around the globe, is helping to bridge the gap in online learning by providing unlimited digital content and collaborative learning...
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Google confirms Pixel 5 5G and Pixel 4a 5G will arrive this year

Google confirms Pixel 5 5G and Pixel 4a 5G will arrive this year

Google has confirmed its Pixel 5G flagship and Pixel 4a 5G are coming later this year, adding next-gen network connectivity to its flagship and affordable phone lineup. Read more ...

Microsoft's next big policy battle could be over its ties to China, as a GOP...

Microsoft's next big policy battle could be over its ties to China, as a GOP adviser calls on the tech titan to divest its Chinese holdings amid TikTok talks

Microsoft confirmed the company is exploring a deal to buy TikTok's operations in several countries including the US. President Donald Trump has threatened to ban the app over... Read more ...

Call of Duty: Warzone is opening the stadium with a bang in Season 5

Call of Duty: Warzone is opening the stadium with a bang in Season 5

There's a brand new trailer out now for Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5, and with it comes our first peek inside Verdansk's most imposing structure, the stadium. Stadium is... Read more ...

William English, co-creator of the computer mouse, has died

William English, co-creator of the computer mouse, has died

It's hard to imagine PC gaming without the trusty mouse, and one of its loving parents, engineer William English, has died. He was 91. As the New York Times recounts in its... Read more ...

Your old DualShock 4 controller will work on the PlayStation 5, but only...

Your old DualShock 4 controller will work on the PlayStation 5, but only when you play PS4 games

Sony's given a welcome update on its plans for cross-generation compatibility ahead of the PlayStation 5 's launch later this year, specifically looking at hardware and... Read more ...

DualShock 4 Controllers Can't Be Used to Play PS5 Games

DualShock 4 Controllers Can't Be Used to Play PS5 Games

Sony confirms its current-gen controller won't work with next-gen games, but other peripherals will function. Every PlayStation 5 will ship with a controller in the box, but... Read more ...

Google Pixel 4a now official! Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 coming "this fall"

Google Pixel 4a now official! Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 coming "this fall"

After months of delay, the follow-up to the midrange Pixel 3a has finally arrived. Meet Google's latest midrange phone, the Pixel 4a... Read more ...

SpaceX Successfully Returns NASA Astronauts to Earth

SpaceX Successfully Returns NASA Astronauts to Earth

Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, aboard the 'Endeavour' Crew Dragon capsule, splashed down on Sunday in the Gulf of Mexico. After a 63-day stay at the International Space Station... Read more ...

Uber starts boat service for commuters on the Thames

Uber starts boat service for commuters on the Thames

Uber has joined up with Thames Clippers to offer services across London Uber has launched its first boat service in the UK, enabling its apps' users to use the Thames Clippers... Read more ...

Last-minute Google Pixel 4a leak leaves little to reveal at today's launch

Last-minute Google Pixel 4a leak leaves little to reveal at today's launch

Google is set to officially unveils its Pixel 4a handset, but a weekend leak of renders, specs and pricing have left little to reveal. Read more ...