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Goldman Sachs profit blows past estimates on trading windfall

Goldman Sachs profit blows past estimates on trading windfall

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) on Wednesday posted its best quarterly performance in a decade by some measures, as its trading business moved back into the limelight and its lack of a big consumer business switched…

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European shares muted on doubts around vaccine trial, lockdowns

European shares muted on doubts around vaccine trial, lockdowns

European shares steadied on Wednesday after tumbling in the previous session due to a pause in a COVID-19 vaccine trial and on concerns about more lockdowns, although investors stayed away from big bets ahead of…

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As more Americans vote early, Trump presses on to Iowa

As more Americans vote early, Trump presses on to Iowa

With less than three weeks to go until the U.S. presidential election, President Donald Trump on Wednesday will hold a rally in Iowa, as he tries to make up for time lost on the campaign…

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Exclusive: Huawei in talks to sell parts of its Honor smartphone business – sources

Exclusive: Huawei in talks to sell parts of its Honor smartphone business – sources

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is in talks with Digital China Group Co Ltd (SZ:000034) and other suitors to sell parts of its Honor smartphone unit in a deal that could fetch up to 25 billion…

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Blockchain firm Monerium thinks Europe ‘already has’ a digital euro

Blockchain firm Monerium thinks Europe ‘already has’ a digital euro

Consensys-backed e-money issuer Monerium thinks the route to a digital euro is simpler than the European Central Bank suggests. The fintech, which focuses on bridging fiat money with blockchains by issuing programmable digital cash, published a…

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Fitbit Spyware Steals Personal Data via Watch Face

Fitbit Spyware Steals Personal Data via Watch Face

Immersive Labs Researcher takes advantage of lax Fitbit privacy controls to build a malicious spyware watch face. A wide-open app-building API would allow an attacker to build a malicious application that could access Fitbit user data, and…

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SpaceX has launched enough satellites for Starlink’s upcoming public beta

SpaceX has launched enough satellites for Starlink’s upcoming public beta

SpaceX’s Starlink broadband has been available in a limited beta for the past few months, and SpaceX has now launched enough satellites for a public beta that will be available to more customers. However, the newly…

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IBM to split into two companies by the end of 2021

IBM to split into two companies by the end of 2021

IBM announced this morning that the company would be spinning off some of its lower-margin lines of business into a new company and focusing on higher-margin cloud services. During an investor call, CEO Arvind Krishna…

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Apple’s T2 security chip has an unfixable flaw

Apple’s T2 security chip has an unfixable flaw

A recently released tool is letting anyone exploit an unusual Mac vulnerability to bypass Apple’s trusted T2 security chip and gain deep system access. The flaw is one researchers have also been using for more than a…

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“It’s been really, really bad”: How Latinx voters are being targeted by disinformation

“It’s been really, really bad”: How Latinx voters are being targeted by disinformation

Rolando Chang Barrero lives in Palm Beach County, Florida in what he calls a bi-partisan Hispanic neighborhood. He’s an artist and gallery owner who is well-known in his community, and also the President of the…

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