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FTX fiasco one of the most egregious cases of ‘gross negligence,’ says Ackman

Hedge-fund titan Bill Ackman appears to be walking back comments he made via Twitter last week about Sam Bankman-Fried that some interpreted as implicit support for the 30-something who presided over one of the most epic bankruptcies in financial markets in recent memory. Last week, Ackman tweeted that Bankman-Fried’s statements made during a widely watched …

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What is quantum computing and how will quantum computers change the world?

Depending on who you ask, some say that quantum computers could either break the Internet, rendering pretty much every data security protocol obsolete, or allow us to compute our way out of the climate crisis. These hyper-powerful devices, an emerging technology that exploits the properties of quantum mechanics, are much buzzed about. Only last month, …

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Droplette Micro-Infuser Is 66% Off With Exclusive Discount

Altogether the brand offers six six care treatments: retinol, glycolic acid, tranexamic acid, lip plumpers, collagen, and growth factors. (The last of which our beauty director Alexandra Engler was most excited to test.) Regardless of the capsule selected, their formulas never include silicone, phthalates, sulfates, or parabens. What’s more, the treatments are rated on a …

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AWS faces cost-sensitive customers at Reinvent as economic fears mount

Amazon Web Services has been the biggest growth engine for its parent company over much of the past decade, taking business from some of the largest tech vendors in the world. But as corporations face the most daunting economic environment since the 2008 financial crisis, those massive checks they’re writing to AWS for their tech …

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Forget smartwatches, consumers are buying up these quirky, wearable alternative devices

CNN — In 2015, the same year Apple introduced its smartwatch, a Kickstarter campaign launched for a very different kind of wearable device: a wellness-tracking ring called the Oura. Seven years later, the Apple Watch is the most popular wearable device while other similar products from Google and Samsung also dominate the wearables market. But …

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Celsius users with crypto collateral stuck turn to bankruptcy process

Alan Knitowski holds an MBA, has worked in technology and finance for over 25 years, and is CEO of a mobile software company that trades on the Nasdaq. That didn’t prevent him from getting duped by a crypto firm. Knitowski borrowed $375,000 from crypto lender Celsius over several years and posted $1.5 million in bitcoin …

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Here’s how to rent a sustainable Christmas tree for the greenest holiday ever and what retail and warehousing jobs falling in November reveals about the typical holiday shopper

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Greenest holiday ever? Here’s how to rent a sustainable Christmas tree There are ways to make ‘greener’ choices with your holiday evergreen. Read More Retail and warehousing jobs actually fell in November. It reveals a lot about the typical holiday shopper. Month to month, retail employment declined 30,000, …

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Amazon media chief Jeff Blackburn retires from the company again

Senior Vice President of Business Development at Amazon Jeff Blackburn (R) and Anne Blackburn attend the IMDb Dinner Party at the Sundance Film Festival presented by Dolby on January 28, 2019 in Park City, Utah. Rich Polk | GettyImages Jeff Blackburn is retiring for the second time from Amazonwhere he held a number of high-profile …

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