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Coinbase gets reference price of $250 per share from Nasdaq ahead of Wednesday’s direct listing

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Nasdaq gave Coinbase a reference price of $250 a share on Wednesday ahead of its planned direct listing, which would value the cryptocurrency exchange at about $65.3 billion on a fully diluted basis. Coinbase is set to become the first......

Coinbase is unlike any market debut Wall Street has ever seen

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Coinbase is poised to command an astronomical valuation when the digital currency exchange goes public on Wednesday. But ask 10 market experts how the company should be valued, and you’ll likely get 10 different answers. That’s because Coinbase’s current business......

Apple announces April 20 event where new iPads and more are expected

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Apple just announced an April 20 product event where it’s expected to announce new versions of the iPad Pro, AirTags tracking devices and more. The event will start at 1 p.m. ET. Apple could use the event to continue riding......

Uber CEO says company could get into cannabis delivery

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Uber could start delivering cannabis once federal regulation allows the company to do so, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC on Monday. “When the road is clear for cannabis, when federal laws come into play, we’re absolutely going to take a......

Apple reportedly building new Apple TV with built-in camera and speaker

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Apple is in the early stages of building a new Apple TV device with a built-in camera and speaker, according to Bloomberg. The newest Apple TV was released in 2016 and is long overdue for an update as it competes......

Dying dog gets chance to complete bucket list

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Dying dog gets chance to complete bucket list – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A dog diagnosed with lymphoma is checking off items on her bucket list with the help of her owner. The two are taking social media......

How baseball card mania is colling with the NFT boom to revive Topps and change the game for dealers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Topps baseball cards Ari Levy | CNBC On a recent family ski trip in California, my kids and I popped into an old baseball card shop in the city of Sonora, a former gold mining town in the Sierra Nevada......

China’s graft watchdog rebukes ‘mukbang’ binge-eating, drinking videos

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s corruption watchdog has called on online video-sharing platforms to take action against “mukbang” shows, in which people livestream themselves eating – or drinking – excessively, saying such content encourages food waste. Mukbang videos originated in South Korea and are increasingly popular in China, but they have......

Chris Cox earned cash and stock worth $69 million after rejoining Facebook last year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chris Cox Asa Mathat | Re/code Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox got paid approximately $69 million to rejoin the social media company in 2020. Cox rejoined Facebook in June 2020 after a more than one year hiatus away from......

Venture funding soared to record $64 billion in Q1

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Coming off a boom year for the tech industry, investors spent the early part of 2021 pouring money into food delivery companies, online brokerages and Elon Musk’s SpaceX, leading to a record quarter for U.S. venture funding. Venture-backed companies raised......

White House set to host Google, Intel CEOs to discuss computer chip supply chain

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden holds a chip as he speaks prior to signing an executive order aimed at addressing a global semiconductor shortage, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 24, 2021. Jonathan Ernst |......

Google urges U.S. to work with the EU on trade as enforcers abroad pursue regulations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during signing ceremony committing Google to help expand information technology education at El Centro College in Dallas, Texas, October 3, 2019. Brandon Wade | Reuters Google urged the Biden administration to join a technology and......

Verizon recalls 2.5 million hotspot devices due to fire hazard

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg speaks on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, October 22, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Verizon is recalling 2.5 million hotspot devices after discovering that the lithium ion battery can overheat, creating a fire......

AmEx’s purchase of online lender Kabbage left desperate PPP borrowers in the cold

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Close-up of logo for finance company Kabbage on paper on a light wooden surface, June 13, 2019. Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images When the pandemic shut down Dawn Lindsay’s family carpet cleaning business last year, the U.S.......

Virginia school district probes image evoking Floyd arrest to celebrate team win

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo A Virginia school district has launched an investigation into an image posted on social media of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck that had been edited to celebrate a local high school......

Coinbase estimates Q1 revenue jumped nine-fold to about $1.8 billion ahead of public market debut

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018. Steve Jennings | Getty Images for TechCrunch In preparation for its debut on the Nasdaq next week, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said on Tuesday that first-quarter revenue climbed about......

Justice Thomas suggests regulating tech platforms like utilities

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Associate Justice Clarence Thomas poses for the official group photo at the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC on November 30, 2018. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images Justice Clarence Thomas suggested Monday that tech platforms could be regulated......

Facebook, Alphabet and Microsoft shares soar to all-time highs

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the F8 Facebook Developers conference on April 30, 2019 in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Shares of Facebook, Alphabet and Microsoft each hit all-time highs Monday as investors rotated away from......

If Cleveland.com Butchers These Dumb Internet Memes One More Time, I’m Gonna

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What is your Cleveland baseball name?! pic.twitter.com/F7edD9aTmc — clevelanddotcom (@clevelanddotcom) April 5, 2021 THE HORROR! THE STUPIDITY! GOOD GOD! For the second time in as many months, the digital arm of Cleveland’s major metro daily, cleveland.com, has published the dumbest possible version of an internet meme which invites readers to......

Tim Cook drops some hints on Apple’s car plans, shares what he thinks of Elon Musk and Tesla

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tim Cook announces iPhone 11. Source: Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted at the company’s work in autonomous vehicles, following recent reports that the company is in renewed talks to develop its own car. “The autonomy itself is a core......

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