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Get Previous Models of the Apple Watch for as Low as $190 During This One-Day Sale

Get Previous Models of the Apple Watch for as Low as $190 During This One-Day Sale

Want to save some money on an Apple Watch? It may be worth it to invest in one of the older models, which still come packed with great features. The Watch Series 6 launched at $399, but you can get a refurbished model for as low as $250 right now at Woot, while the starting …

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Top 10 Bizarre Facts About Bitcoin

Top 10 Bizarre Facts About Bitcoin

Bitcoin has fast become a global phenomenon. Since its launch in 2009, the digital currency has won the approval of young, tech-savvy investors. Unlike the dollar or the euro, there is no central government regulating Bitcoin, which has made it particularly popular among anti-authoritarians and libertarians. Elon Musk recently invested $1.5bn (£1.1bn), sending the price …

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Don’t Blame Bitcoin for Ransomware

Don’t Blame Bitcoin for Ransomware

Amid the growing geopolitical threat of ransomware, crypto has become a stalking horse. Following a slew of high-profile exploits, there have been calls to ban or surveil blockchain networks, with the thinking that bitcoin catalyzes cybercrime.  The risks of ransomware are real: Any organization that relies on computers may be vulnerable to digital extortion. The threat isn’t always clear: …

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SoftBank to pay ¥178.5 billion for licensing rights of Yahoo in Japan

SoftBank to pay ¥178.5 billion for licensing rights of Yahoo in Japan

The SoftBank-owned Z Holdings has agreed to take the licensing rights of Yahoo in Japan from Verizon Media’s hands for ¥178.5 billion. The agreement comes shortly after Verizon announced it was selling its media arm for $5 billion to private equity firm Apollo Global, which includes AOL and Yahoo.  While Yahoo has struggled to stay relevant in Western …

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Two big inflation stories emerge

Two big inflation stories emerge

Pandemic pressures linger but new pressures emerge June’s inflation data was a barnburner.  Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics published Tuesday showed the consumer price index (CPI) rose 5.4% over last year on a headline basis, and 4.5% on a core basis. That measure strips out the more volatile components of food and energy.  These readings …

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Global Gadopentetate Dimeglumine Market Top Manufacturers, Latest Innovation with Trends and Forecast 2021 to 2026

Global Gadopentetate Dimeglumine Market Top Manufacturers, Latest Innovation with Trends and Forecast 2021 to 2026

MarketsandResearch.biz has published a report entitled Global Gadopentetate Dimeglumine Market 2021 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 which is a detailed observation of several aspects, including the rate of growth, technological advances in this market. The report provides the readers with in-depth regional segmentation, factors affecting the development of individual regional segments, and a neat …

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Cyber Insurance Losses Spark Rate Increases

Cyber Insurance Losses Spark Rate Increases

Fitch Ratings-Chicago-26 May 2021: U.S. property/casualty insurers active in providing cyber insurance coverage are taking significant pricing and underwriting actions in 2021 in response to a spike in cyber claims with immediate improvement unlikely this year, according to Fitch Ratings in a new report. Cyber insurance direct written premiums for the property/casualty industry rose sharply …

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Fitch Ratings 2021 Revises Outlook for U.S. Colleges and Universities to Stable

Fitch Ratings-Chicago-07 July 2021: U.S. colleges and universities are heading into the second half of this year with more cautious optimism as they plan for largely in-person instruction heading into the 2021–2022 academic year, according to Fitch Ratings in a new report. Fitch has revised both the sector and Rating Outlook to Stable with affirmations …

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U.S. Futures Gain; China’s Stance Weighs on Metals: Markets Wrap

U.S. Futures Gain; China’s Stance Weighs on Metals: Markets Wrap

U.S. equity-index futures advanced as investors wagered that the Federal Reserve will maintain monetary support in coming months while a rebound in the world’s biggest economy stokes inflation fears. Contracts on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 gauges pointed to gains after U.S. stocks closed mixed on Friday. The dollar was steady and Treasuries edged …

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Big European states warm to U.S. proposal for minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15%

Big European states warm to U.S. proposal for minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15%

France, Germany and Italy said on Friday that a new U.S. proposal for global minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15% was a good basis for sealing an international deal by July. The U.S. Treasury Department offered on Thursday to accept a minimum rate of at least 15%, significantly below its proposed 21% minimum …

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U.S. Stocks Are Mixed; Bitcoin Resumes Decline: Markets Wrap

U.S. Stocks Are Mixed; Bitcoin Resumes Decline: Markets Wrap

U.S. stocks were mixed after investors were whipsawed in part by volatile trading in high risk assets such as Bitcoin amid lingering concerns about the outlook for inflation. Oil rose for the first time in four trading sessions. The S&P 500 closed little changed after erasing earlier gains when Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said …

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U.S. Treasury floats global corporate tax of at least 15%

U.S. Treasury floats global corporate tax of at least 15%

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday offered to accept a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15% during international negotiations, a rate significantly below its proposed 21% minimum for U.S. multinational firms. The department said the proposal was made during an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) tax steering group meeting on base …

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Stock market news live updates: Stocks turn mixed, Wall Street struggles amid inflation fears

Stock market news live updates: Stocks turn mixed, Wall Street struggles amid inflation fears

Stocks on Friday ended a volatile week on a mixed note, with Wall Street traders giving up on an early rally as markets struggle to balance the strengthening economic recovery against a broad-based surge in prices. Asset prices have been shaken by the prospect of inflation derailing the recovery from the pandemic, and potentially nudging …

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