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T-Mobile CEO John Legere (T-Mobile screen shot) T-Mobile said it has closed the acquisition of Denver-based Layer3 TV, paving the way for the self-proclaimed “Un-carrier” to launch its own TV service this year. With this acquisition, first announced in December, T-Mobile is positioning itself to take on cable providers like Comcast in the same way[…]
PRESS RELEASE: Venture unit continues to accelerate the pace of innovation at New York Life NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 23, 2018– New York Life Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of New York Life, announced it has surpassed $200 million in committed capital in its mission to increase the pace and impact of innovations that drive[…]
The USS Little Rock looks like it was designed by a committee of 12 year old Transformers enthusiasts—that is, like a sports car speedboat battleship with guns that go pew pew pew. It cost the United States about $440 million and is part of a new category of ultraversitile warship known as the littoral class:[…]
Close to $400 million USD raised from initial coin offerings have been lost or stolen, a new research has found. The embezzled funds constitute more than 10% of what had been collected for the projects covered by the study. Meeting fundraising goals is getting harder for companies conducting new ICOs. Also read: Hackers Steal $400k[…]
After years of enjoying the increased demand from cryptocurrency mining, GPU manufacturers have begun to signal they might not be too thrilled about miners overcrowding the market. Nvidia has requested retailers to take some measures to try and ensure its produces get into the hands of gamers, not miners. Also Read: U.S. Rating Agency to[…]
Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges implementing new infrastructure systems that comply with the country’s financial regulations. The enforced verification mechanisms will not allow anonymous users to sign up for a Korean-based digital asset exchange and trading platforms must report customer data. Now this week the Korean crypto-exchange, Korbit, has announced it[…]
Juno CEO Hans Bishop (left) speaking to VP of Research and Receptor Discovery Francois Vigneault inside his lab. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Juno Therapeutics, the Seattle-based biotech company making cutting-edge cancer immunotherapy treatments, has reached a deal to be acquired by New Jersey-based Celgene for $9 billion, or $87 per share. Juno’s stock price, already[…]
In one of his first public interviews since becoming Uber CEO last year, Dara Khosrowshahi offered a brutal critique of the runaway company culture he inherited from founder Travis Kalanick. “There is a rebel in every startup. I just think that Uber took it too far,” he said. “There was a bit of a pirate[…]
As law enforcement agencies look to increase their digital capabilities with tools such as spyware, a plethora of companies are trying to cash in. One of those, an India-based firm called Aglaya, recently offered an eyebrow-raising, if likely exaggerated, product: what it describes as the cyber equivalent to a nuclear strike. A previously unpublished Aglaya[…]
The bill for the regulation of cryptocurrencies in Russia submitted by the finance ministry and the central bank requires State Duma deputies to declare their cryptocurrency investments. Currently, government officials are not required to declare their crypto holdings, according to a recent announcement by the Russian Ministry of Labor. Also read: Cryptocurrency Activities Will Be[…]