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Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a $20 billion Shanghai splurge

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency networks Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and Ripple plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 20 (Reuters) – The Merge came, saw and conquered. Not that you’d guess from crypto prices. The Ethereum blockchain’s mega-upgrade finally went …

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Cryptoverse: Ether snaps at bitcoin’s heels in race for crypto crown

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency Bitcoin and the Ethereum network, with its native token ether, plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 13 (Reuters) – For years, ether could barely dream of challenging its big brother bitcoin. Now, his ambitions may …

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ECB lifts rates by unprecedented 75 bps to fight inflation

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Raises deposit rate to 0.75% from zero Eurozone inflation uncomfortably high and rising New ECB forecasts show higher inflation, lower growth More rate hikes flagged Lagarde to speak at 1245 GMT FRANKFURT, Sept 8 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank raised its key interest rates by …

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Credit Suisse looking at cutting around 5,000 jobs -source

A logo is pictured on the Credit Suisse bank in Geneva, Switzerland, June 9, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) is considering cutting around 5,000 jobs, about one position in 10, as part of a cost reduction drive at Switzerland’s second-biggest …

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Brazil soccer clubs poised for gold rush to reduce gap to Europe’s elite

SAO PAULO, Aug 28 (Reuters) – A new law allowing soccer clubs in Brazil to seek outside investment is attracting hundreds of millions of dollars to a country renowned as football’s biggest source of talent, a change that could see Brazilian teams rival Europe’s top tier . The surge of fresh, mostly foreign, cash coincides …

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Twitter misled US regulators on hackers, spam, whistleblower says

Aug 23 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) misled federal regulators about its defenses against hackers and spam accounts, the social media company’s former security chief Peiter Zatko said in a whistleblower complaint. In an 84-page complaint, Zatko, a famed hacker widely known as “Mudge,” alleged Twitter falsely claimed it had a solid security plan, according …

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Indian billionaire Adani seeks to control NDTV; media group says move without consent

India’s richest man, Adani, seeks to expand media business NDTV says Adani unit moved without its consent Adani takeover may not be friendly -legal expert Deal to buy NDTV could heat up competition among billionaires BENGALURU, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Indian billionaire Gautam Adani’s conglomerate on Tuesday said it seeks to control a majority stake …

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China steps up easing, cuts lending benchmarks to revive faltering economy

FILE PHOTO:Employees work on the production line of vehicle components during a government-organized media tour to a factory of German engineering group Voith, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China July 21, 2022. REUTERS/ Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Aug 22 (Reuters) – China cut its …

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