Big climate bill; Spending green bucks to increase green energy

Big climate bill;  Spending green bucks to increase green energy

SETH BORENSTEIN, MATTHEW DALY and MICHAEL PHILLIS August 11, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/technology-science-congress-climate-and-environment-f084d23d61ebb068068d4aa92c82fdbb WASHINGTON (AP) – After decades of inactivity in the face of escalating natural disasters and sustained global warmingCongress hopes clean energy will be so cheap in all aspects of life that it is almost irresistible. The House is poised to pass a transformational … Read more

“Forget about the last three years”

“Forget about the last three years”

Eugene Zhang, founder of VC Silicon Valley TSVC Spencer Greene, general partner of TSVC Courtesy of TSVC Eugene Zhang, an experienced investor in Silicon Valley, remembers exactly the moment when the young startup market peaked this year. He said the flow of money from venture capital firms, hedge funds, and wealthy families flowing into seed-stage … Read more

The inflation argument calling for another decade to invest in technology

The inflation argument calling for another decade to invest in technology

TuSimple, partly owned by UPS, produces autonomous trucks, a technology that could be one of the innovations to help lower long-term inflation in the transportation sector. Source: TuSimple With inflation still flirting with 40-year highs, we know what the Fed is doing to fight back: raising interest rates. But what can companies do to fight … Read more

The sale of Alibaba SoftBank may end the taboo of disintegration

The sale of Alibaba SoftBank may end the taboo of disintegration

Japanese CEO of SoftBank Group Corp Masayoshi Son attends a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018 REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, August 10 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Masayoshi Son thinks the unthinkable at SoftBank Group (9984.T). Its $ 63 billion tech and telecommunications empire … Read more

Musk tries to interrogate Twitter employees who are counting bots – source

Musk tries to interrogate Twitter employees who are counting bots – source

The image of Elon Musk is visible on the smartphone embedded in the printed Twitter logos in this photo illustration taken on April 28, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Ilustracja Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register August 10 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s legal team demands that Twitter Inc. provide the … Read more

The Ethereum Goerli testnet fusion is launched before the proof-of-stake transition

The Ethereum Goerli testnet fusion is launched before the proof-of-stake transition

Ethereum is the second largest cryptocurrency in the world and gives Bitcoin a chance to get money. Getty Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market value, has just carried out its final dress rehearsal for the years-long update that has been hailed as one of the most important events in the history of cryptocurrencies. Since its … Read more

Sierra Leone is introducing a nationwide curfew in its deadly anti-government protests

Sierra Leone is introducing a nationwide curfew in its deadly anti-government protests

FREETOWN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – At least two policemen and one civilian have died after a day of anti-government protests in Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown, staff at the city’s main morgue said Wednesday. The Sierra Leone government previously said there were deaths but did not provide a number as protesters threw stones and … Read more

Disney hits Netflix on streaming subscribers, sets higher prices

Disney hits Netflix on streaming subscribers, sets higher prices

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) overtook Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) with a total of 221 million streaming customers and announced it will raise prices for customers looking to watch Disney + or Hulu without advertising . The media giant will raise the monthly cost of Disney + ad-free by 38% to … Read more

The FCC is denying SpaceX Starlink for nearly $ 1 billion in broadband subsidies

The FCC is denying SpaceX Starlink for nearly $ 1 billion in broadband subsidies

The Starlink satellite terminal, also known as the antenna, is positioned in front of the motorhome. SpaceX On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission rejected SpaceX’s offer of nearly $ 1 billion in subsidies to support rural broadband customers via the Starlink satellite internet network. SpaceX, controlled by Elon Musk, received $ 885.5 million in an … Read more

Nikola’s CEO Mark Russell retires at the end of the year

Nikola’s CEO Mark Russell retires at the end of the year

Mark Russell, CEO of Nikola Corp., departed during a media briefing at the unveiling of the Iveco-Nikola electric truck factory in Ulm, Germany, on Wednesday September 15, 2021. Andreas Grebert | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nikola’s CEO Mark Russell will retire at the end of the year, the company said Wednesday. Russell will be replaced … Read more