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Congressional Democrats are on a renewed push to act on voting rights with a 'sword and shield' approach

Congressional Democrats are on a renewed push to act on voting rights with a 'sword and shield' approach

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Democrats in the White House and both chambers of Congress are rushing to take action on voting rights before the August recess, with a group of House...
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Diginex boosts sustainability metric tracking tools with $6M raise

Diginex boosts sustainability metric tracking tools with $6M raise

6 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Diginex's business model is SAAS that incorporates some of the latest technologies, like a blockchain and some machine learning models.
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Horizon Blockchain Games raises $4.5M for blockchain games like Skyweaver

Horizon Blockchain Games raises $4.5M for blockchain games like Skyweaver

6 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Horizon Blockchain Games has raised $4.5 million to further develop its blockchain-based gaming ecosystem around games such as Skyweaver.
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Robinhood promises to fix 'the issues' that outraged customers when it restricted trading in meme stocks

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev acknowledged the company angered many customers after it blocked them from trading GameStop and other red-hot...
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'We can expect fireworks': 6 experts sound off on their expectations for Robinhood's hugely anticipated IPO

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Vlad Tenev, CEO and co-founder of Robinhood. Kimberly White/Getty Images for Robinhood Ever since Robinhood was founded in 2013, the firm has been at the center of the retail...
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Larry Page has gone to Fiji and sold his superyacht

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

And welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including: Larry Page's Fiji hideout The wild WeWork IPO plan...
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Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

11 days ago   |   Politico

New financial services built on cryptocurrency are offering consumers the ability to borrow and trade billions of dollars without the oversight of bankers or their regulators...
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A former deputy secretary of the Treasury thinks fiscal policy can be rewritten to combat the climate crisis - here's how

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon said in June 202 that its carbon footprint rose 15% over the previous year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. Associated Press Paul...
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JPMorgan OKs crypto for rich - Ackman axes SPAC deal - Deal toy gold rush

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Happy Saturday, and welcome to Insider Finance. Here's a rundown of our top stories from the past week: Bill Ackman pulled the plug on a complex deal for his huge SPAC JPMorgan...
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Outbrain raises $160M in IPO at $1.25B valuation for news link recommendations

Outbrain raises $160M in IPO at $1.25B valuation for news link recommendations

11 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Outbrain, which provides recommended web links at the bottom of news stories, raised $160 million at a $1.25 billion valuation in its IPO.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill that bans police from posting...

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