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techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - Jack Dorsey says bitcoin will be a big part of Twitter's future
Jack Dorsey says bitcoin will be a big part of Twitter's future
TechCrunch

Image Credits: George / Getty Images Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed to investors that bitcoin will be a “big part” of the company's future, as he sees opportunities to integrate the cryptocurrency into existing Twitter products and…

businessinsider.com - Aaron Holmes - TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
Business Insider

Erin Bond Erin Bond took an unorthodox path to the software engineering field. A former elementary school teacher, Bond learned to code five years ago through a one-year course at the Ada Developers Academy. Now, as an engineer at Code.org, Bond is…

thestreet.com - M. Corey Goldman - Twitter Jumps as CEO Dorsey Touts Bitcoin as 'Big Part' of Future
Twitter Jumps as CEO Dorsey Touts Bitcoin as 'Big Part' of Future
TheStreet

Twitter shares jumped Friday after the company posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings and CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed to investors that Bitcoin will be a “big part” of the company's future. Twitter shares were up more than 5% in…

theblockcrypto.com - UK Treasury moves toward implementing FATF's crypto 'travel rule
UK Treasury moves toward implementing FATF's crypto 'travel rule
The Block

HM Treasury, the U.K. government's finance ministry, unveiled Thursday a public consultation on, among other subjects, its planned implementation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)'s so-called travel rule for cryptocurrency transactions. On…

businessinsider.com - Reed Alexander - Jefferies CEO Richard Handler dishes on M&A outlook, talent wars, and the book every young banker should read right now
Jefferies CEO Richard Handler dishes on M&A outlook, talent wars, and the book every young banker should read right now
Business Insider

Richard Handler is the CEO of Jefferies Financial Group. Handler has established a reputation as an affable Instagram-famous boss. The CEO answered 10 questions for Insider on a variety of topics, from business to life. Richard Handler has had a…

techcrunch.com - Manish Singh - Food delivery firm Zomato surges 65% in key India debut
Food delivery firm Zomato surges 65% in key India debut
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Ashish Vaishnav / SOPA Images / LightRocket / Getty Images Shares in Zomato, a Gurgaon-based food delivery company and first of India's consumer tech startups to go public, closed up 64.7% in its debut day of trading in Mumbai…

telegraph.co.uk - Matthew Lynn - The EU's typically misguided red tape is killing stock markets
The EU's typically misguided red tape is killing stock markets
The Telegraph

It would make coverage of companies more honest. It would improve transparency. And investors would have more protection from some of the unscrupulous hucksters who often make a more than handsome living on the stock exchange. The EU's 2018 reforms…

reuters.com - Robyn Mak - South Korea plays foolish game of IPO Whac-A-Mole
South Korea plays foolish game of IPO Whac-A-Mole
Reuters

HONG KONG, July 23 (Reuters Breakingviews) - South Korea is learning how hard it is to cool down an overheating stock market. The country's financial regulator has intervened recently on the initial public offerings of video-game developer Krafton…

cointelegraph.com - Kevin Chou - Bull or bear market, creators are diving headfirst into crypto
Bull or bear market, creators are diving headfirst into crypto
Cointelegraph

After an astronomical bull run into the beginning of this year that was followed by an abrupt halt and 50% drop since April, crypto markets are at a fork in the road right now. Where they go next could inform us about how market conditions impact…

coindesk.com - Sheldon Reback - UK Starts Consultation on Applying Travel Rule to Crypto
UK Starts Consultation on Applying Travel Rule to Crypto
CoinDesk

The U.K. government is starting the process of implementing the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) “travel rule” for cryptoassets. Under FATF standards to prevent money laundering and terror funding, the originator and recipient of…

forbes.com - Next Avenue - Older Workers And 'The Big Quit
Older Workers And 'The Big Quit
Forbes

You probably heard: Meghan McCain is leaving ABC ‘s “The View” after nearly four years. Among her reasons for quitting is that COVID-19 “has changed the world for all of us,” she told The Guardian. “It's…

dailypolitical.com - Trevor Kearing - Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.50
Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.50
Daily Political

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 21st, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 19th will be given a dividend of 0.50 per share by the financial services provider on…

independent.co.uk - Aya Shimada - As a Japanese consultant, I know why the Tokyo Olympics has become such a disaster | Aya Shimada
As a Japanese consultant, I know why the Tokyo Olympics has become such a disaster | Aya Shimada
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice My 12-year-old daughter's public school in Tokyo had planned to see the…

forbes.com - Vipin Bharathan - MAS Retail CBDC Global Challenge Reveals Familiar Themes Wrapped In Complexity
MAS Retail CBDC Global Challenge Reveals Familiar Themes Wrapped In Complexity
Forbes

Singapore is blessed. Blessed with freedom(maybe) and the rule of law, blessed with a healthy mix of native born and immigrants, blessed with a diverse population, blessed with an excellent harbor, blessed in its location, blessed with orchid…

independent.co.uk - Helen Elfer - AOC says her colleagues 'don't even read the bills they're commenting on'
AOC says her colleagues 'don't even read the bills they're commenting on'
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has accused some of her…

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