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New crypto fundraising start-up will take political donations in digital currencies as 2022 midterms heat up

Jtsorrell | Istock | Getty Images Candidates running for election in the 2022 midterms could see a boost to their campaign war chests with the launch of a fundraising platform that will accept and process crypto donations. The new platform, titled Engage Raise, is set to launch in July and …

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Amazon Prime Day 2022 sale runs July 12 and 13

An Amazon delivery worker pulls a delivery cart full of packages during its annual Prime Day promotion in New York City, June 21, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Amazon’s big annual sale, Prime Day, will return on July 12 and 13, the company announced on Thursday. The event is also …

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Orlando Bravo warns there’s ‘more pain to come’ for the tech sector

Private equity boss Orlando Bravo has a somber warning for the technology industry. “I think there’s more pain to come,” Bravo, founder of buyout firm Thoma Bravo, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” Thursday. For years, the tech sector has led the stock market, with the likes of Apple and Microsoft …

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Bitcoin (BTC) sees slight rebound, still trading at late 2020 levels

Bitcoin has been closely correlated with stock indexes, in particular the Nasdaq, which rose on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by 0.75 percentage point. That’s one reason why bitcoin rose slightly on Thursday. STR | NurPhoto via Getty Images Bitcoin rose on Thursday following a similar …

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Inside the MARVEL micronuclear reactor project at Idaho National Lab

Nuclear reactors have a well-earned reputation for being massive construction projects that frequently run into cost overruns. Plus, once they are eventually constructed, monitoring and maintaining them takes a staff of dozens of trained experts. But Yasir Arafat believes nuclear power doesn’t have to be this way. Arafat is the …

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WWE board investigates secret $3 million hush payment by Vince McMahon

Vince McMahon attends a press conference at MetLife Stadium on February 16, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Michael N. Todaro | Getty Images World Wrestling Entertainment’s board is investigating a $3 million hush-money settlement that CEO Vince McMahon paid a woman over an alleged affair, The Wall Street Journal …

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Will Netflix stop binge releases like Stranger Things? Experts weigh in

A scene from Netflix’s “Stranger Things”. Source: Netflix Could Netflix ditch its binge-release model? Stranger things have happened. The all-at-once release strategy for television shows is a bedrock of Netflix’s strategy. The first seven episodes of “Stranger Things,” which all premiered on May 27, broke records. It was the biggest …

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Spotify is slowing hiring by 25%, CEO says

Drew Angerer / Getty Images  Spotify is slowing hiring by 25%, CEO Daniel Ek said in an email to employees on Wednesday. It’s the latest signal that companies across tech, many of which grew significantly over the early stages of the pandemic, are cutting back on staff growth as economic …

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Chinese EV maker launches Tesla SUV rival

Nio’s ES7 sports utility vehicle adds another competitor to Tesla’s Model X and Model Y in China. Nio Nio on Wednesday launched the ES7 sports utility vehicle as competition with Tesla intensifies in China. The ES7 adds another competitor to Tesla’s Model Y and Model X in China as the competition in the electric SUV space ramps up. …

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Meta’s Silicon Valley home plans to decarbonize 95% of buildings

A giant digital sign is seen at Facebook’s corporate headquarters campus in Menlo Park, California, on October 23, 2019. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Technology hub Menlo Park, California, home to Meta, is teaming up with Brooklyn, New York-based BlocPower in a new form of public-private partnership to …

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