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Google selects Coinbase to take cloud payments with cryptocurrencies

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian speaks during the Google Cloud Next event in San Francisco on April 9, 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google said Tuesday that it will rely on Coinbase to start letting some customers pay for cloud services with cryptocurrencies early in 2023, while …

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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase gets Singapore regulatory approval

Singapore has granted Coinbase regulatory approval to run cryptocurrency-related services in the island state. It is a big win for Coinbase as it continues to expand internationally despite continued pressure on the crypto market. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase received a key regulatory license …

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Jamie Dimon says Musk should ‘clean up Twitter,’ echoes bot concerns

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon speaks at the Boston College Chief Executives Club luncheon in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., November 23, 2021. Brian Snyder | Reuters Jamie Dimon appears to be a fan of Elon Musk’s $44 billion Twitter takeover. “I hope Musk cleans up Twitter,” the JPMorgan CEO told CNBC’s …

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Five9 shares plunge more than 20% after CEO announces resignation

Rowan Trollope, CEO, Five9 Scott Mlyn | CNBC Shares of cloud software vendor Five9 tumbled 22% Monday and fell to their lowest since March 2020 after CEO Rowan Trollope announced his resignation. Trollope is leaving to become CEO of a venture-backed pre-IPO startup, he said on Twitter. He is being …

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PC shipments fall for HP, Lenovo and Dell but Apple shipments rise in Q3

Photo taken on Jan. 8, 2020 shows the world’s first 5G personal computer launched by Lenovo during the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the United States. Wu Xiaoling | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images The personal computing market saw shipments continue to cool in the third quarter …

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Elon Musk wades in to debate over Taiwan-China relations

Elon Musk waded into geopolitics once more suggesting an arrangement whereby Taiwan becomes a “special administrative zone” of China, with Beijing likely having some control over the self-ruled island. That suggestion has drawn the ire of Taiwanese politicians. Taiwan’s government has previously rejected such a proposal. Jim Watson | AFP …

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Chinese chip stocks tumble after U.S. calls for new curbs on high-end tech

A worker at a chips factory in Chongqing, China, on March 30, 2022. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images The U.S. said it would grant a temporary license from Oct. 21 through to April next year to allow businesses to manufacture some of the high-tech products in China …

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Musk says Beijing doesn’t want him to sell Starlink in China: FT report

Elon Musk told the FT that Beijing doesn’t want him to sell his Starlink satellite internet service in China. In this picture, Musk speaks about Starlink at Mobile World Congress in June 2021. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images BEIJING — Elon Musk told the Financial Times the Chinese government …

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Space mining business still highly speculative

Just a couple of years ago, it seemed that space mining was inevitable. Analysts, tech visionaries and even renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson predicted that space mining was going to be big business. Space mining companies like Planetary Resources and Deep Space Industries, backed by the likes of Google‘s Larry …

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Silicon Valley’s next trillion-dollar companies?

Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Stable Diffusion’s web interface, DreamStudio Screenshot/Stable Diffusion Computer programs can now create never-before-seen images in seconds. Feed one of these programs some words, and it will usually spit out a picture that actually matches the description, no matter how bizarre. The pictures aren’t perfect. They …

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