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The Coronavirus Cryptocurrency Craze: Who’s Behind The Bitcoin Buying Binge?

The Coronavirus Cryptocurrency Craze: Who’s Behind The Bitcoin Buying Binge?

OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK Trading of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies increased sharply at the beginning of 2020, then jumped to a new high in February—a level that was sustained for the height…

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The world’s biggest coronavirus vaccine study begins, a U.S. trial that will include 30,000 people to see if the shots really work 

The world’s biggest coronavirus vaccine study begins, a U.S. trial that will include 30,000 people to see if the shots really work 

The world’s biggest Covid-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the U.S. government — one of several candidates in the final stretch of the…

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VISA announces global plans for crypto payments

VISA announces global plans for crypto payments

The major payments service will be implementing crypto into their payment system with the help of existing crypto trading platforms In a recent press release, Visa announced its move into the digital currency space by…

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Visa Announces Support for Cryptocurrencies

Visa Announces Support for Cryptocurrencies

Visa has indicated its plan to turn its focus onto cryptocurrencies in a blog post titled “Advancing our approach to digital currency”. This push into cryptocurrencies is due to its belief that “digital currencies have…

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U.S. Plan Seeks Dawn of the Quantum Internet And a New Era of Communications

U.S. Plan Seeks Dawn of the Quantum Internet And a New Era of Communications

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) unveiled a report that lays out a blueprint strategy for the development of a national quantum internet, bringing the United States to the forefront of the global quantum race…

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Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google And Facebook Make Up A Record Chunk Of The S&P 500. Here’s Why That Might Be Dangerous

Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google And Facebook Make Up A Record Chunk Of The S&P 500. Here’s Why That Might Be Dangerous

With valuations at their highest level today since the dot-com boom, there’s concern about a flood of investors piling into large-cap tech companies, and some are warning that too much market concentration in a handful…

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Where Is Robotics Heading? Perspectives From iRobot (Colin Angle), Stanley Black & Decker, And Robots In Service Of The Environment

Where Is Robotics Heading? Perspectives From iRobot (Colin Angle), Stanley Black & Decker, And Robots In Service Of The Environment

Since the term robot was first coined in 1920, robots have become an increasing part of our lives. Companies looking to increasingly automate and enable greater portions of their business that require physical human labor…

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Artificial Intelligence Platform Detects Power Grid Flaws And Wildfire Dangers Better And Faster Than Humans

Artificial Intelligence Platform Detects Power Grid Flaws And Wildfire Dangers Better And Faster Than Humans

StartX startup Buzz Solutions out of Stanford, California just introduced its AI solution to help utilities quickly spot powerline and grid faults so repairs can be made before wildfires start. Their unique platform uses AI and machine…

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How The Nuclear Industry Is Getting Past A Tough U.S. Power Market

How The Nuclear Industry Is Getting Past A Tough U.S. Power Market

Nuclear proponents are not ready to concede that nuclear power has been priced out of the U.S. electricity market, but they are increasingly looking at other uses for reactors and other places to sell them.…

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World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Moves Forward In Abu Dhabi With Contract Award

World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Moves Forward In Abu Dhabi With Contract Award

Plans to develop the world’s largest solar power plant in the deserts of the Gulf have been given the go-ahead, with the authorities in the UAE awarding the project to a multinational consortium on July…

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