MoneyGram soars 168% from Ripple symbolic investment

MoneyGram soars 168% from Ripple symbolic investment

On Tuesday, money-transfer company MoneyGram saw its stock soar an eye-popping 168% after banking software company Ripple announced it will buy $30 million of MoneyGram shares at a huge premium of $4.10 per share, with the option to buy another...
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Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency Libra

Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency Libra

Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency, Libra, which will let you buy things or send money to people with small fees. You’ll pseudonymously buy or cash out your Libra online or at local exchange points like grocery...
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Huawei Demands Verizon Pay $1 Billion For Using 230 Patents

Huawei Demands Verizon Pay $1 Billion For Using 230 Patents

Huawei has hit upon a new strategy for fighting back against the US: leveraging its massive suite of technology patents to try and force American competitors to fork over billions of dollars. And its first target is Verizon, one of its biggest American...
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Alibaba Blasts Q4 Earnings Estimates

Alibaba Blasts Q4 Earnings Estimates

Sales of Alibaba Group Holding, China’s largest e-shop platform, exceeded analysts’ expectations and increased 51%. The operator of the well-known AliExpress site announced that its sales in the fourth financial quarter ended March 31 were up 51% y...
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Uber, the Worst Performing IPO in U.S. Stock Market History

Uber, the Worst Performing IPO in U.S. Stock Market History

Rideshare Wall Street darling Uber raised close to $25 billion. When it loses big money – and it does every single quarter – it loses it at stratospheric burn rates. It finally debuted on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)...
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Rumor: Facebook Is Looking for VC to Launch Its Own Stablecoin

Rumor: Facebook Is Looking for VC to Launch Its Own Stablecoin

According to Nathaniel Popper, editor of the New York Times, Facebook addresses VC (venture capital) investors as it seeks $1 billion as underlying collateral for its own stablecoin. Popper has posted this rumor on his Twitter account yesterday. News on...
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IPO valued Lyft at $ 24.3 billion

IPO valued Lyft at $ 24.3 billion

The initial public offering (IPO) valued Lyft at $24.3 billion. The pseudo-taxi operator’s shares will start trading on the stock exchange today, and the price of one stock was set at $72 for a large interest at a higher level...
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Seagate with Nvidia and HP Enterprise are developing AI manufacturing platform

Seagate with Nvidia and HP Enterprise are developing AI manufacturing platform

Seagate announces partnership with HP Enterprise (HPE) and Nvidia to Develop Project Athena’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) production platform to reduce Hard Drive (HDD) costs by 20% and Production Processes by 10%. Jeffrey Nygaard, executive vice presid...
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FAA and Boeing 737 MAX Certification Story

FAA and Boeing 737 MAX Certification Story

The Seattle Times: Managers of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have put pressure on their engineers to delegate broad responsibility for Boeing 737 MAX safety assessment to Boeing itself. Security engineers who are familiar with the documents have po...
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IBM ramps up (pseudo)crypto cross-border payments

IBM ramps up (pseudo)crypto cross-border payments

The cryptocurrency-based cross-border payments competition is cranking up. IBM Corp. said today its Blockchain World Wire initiative, a global payments network for regulated financial institutions, has entered production and will support instantaneous foreign...
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Rocket Soyuz launched first six OneWeb satellites into orbit – internet from the space

Rocket Soyuz launched first six OneWeb satellites into orbit – internet from the space

Russian Soyuz rocket started yesterday from the spaceport in French Guiana. The task was to bring the first 6 OneWeb satellites in orbit. The satellites will provide Internet connectivity from the Space for users on the ground, in airspace and...
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Apples Cuts iPhone Production For Second Time In 2 Months

Apples Cuts iPhone Production For Second Time In 2 Months

In the latest batch of bad news for Apple and its suppliers, Nikkei reported late Tuesday that, for the second time in two months, the world’s formerly biggest company has cut production on its newest batch of smartphones (which it unveiled during a...
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