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Amazon denies report claiming imminent acceptance of Bitcoin payments
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Amazon denies report claiming imminent acceptance of Bitcoin payments

Amazon has denied a report that claimed it plans to start accepting Bitcoin as payment before the end of the year. “Notwithstanding our interest in the space, the speculation that has ensued around our specific plans for cryptocurrencies is not true,” a spokesperson for the company told Reuters, “We remain focused on exploring what this...

Android 13’s dessert codename might be Tiramisu
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Android 13’s dessert codename might be Tiramisu

Tiramisu is a deliciously simple Italian dessert made from coffee-infused ladyfingers and whipped mascarpone and/or cream, but it could also be the internal codename for the next version of Android. That’s if a new commit reported by XDA Developers is to be believed. “Rename T to Tiramisu,” the note reads, in what XDA notes is...

Yield Farming in DeFi: How Does It Work?
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Yield Farming in DeFi: How Does It Work?

@bybitBybit Bybit is one of the fastest growing cryptocurrency derivatives exchanges, with more than a million registered users. [Editor note] Schedule for Tue, July 27th In less than ten years, we’ve seen the novel crypto space reshape everything we know. Now, we are all on the verge of perceiving the rise of Decentralized Finance (or simply DeFi) and...

RAIN: How to Recognize, Allow, Investigate, and Nurture Emotions
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RAIN: How to Recognize, Allow, Investigate, and Nurture Emotions

Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. – Viktor Frankl, Austrian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor. RAIN is a common practice in secular meditation and it is an acronym for:  Recognize the emotions  Allow the emotions ...

Goldman Sachs Submits DeFi ETF Application to SEC
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Goldman Sachs Submits DeFi ETF Application to SEC

Goldman Sachs has filed an application for a decentralized finance (DeFi) exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the U.S. SEC. The ETF will track an index th… Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! July 27, 2021 3 min read This story originally appeared on be[IN]crypto Goldman Sachs has filed...

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iAngels raises $55 million, anchored by the European Investment Fund, for first institutional fund

iAngels, the private investment platform founded and helmed by Mor Assia and Shelly Hod Moyal, has today announced the close of its first institutional fund. The firm has raised $55.5 million, which was anchored by the European Investment Fund, which put in $25 million. This brings iAngels’ total assets under management to $300 million. Until...

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Militaries are plundering sci-fi for technology ideas

Military planning is a complicated endeavor, calling upon experts in logistics and infrastructure to predict resource availability and technological advancements. Long-range military planning, deciding what to invest in now to prepare armed forces for the world in thirty years time, is even more difficult. One of the most interesting tools for thinking about future defense...