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Bitcoin soars above $2,400 to all-time high

Bitcoin soars above $2,400 to all-time high

Digital currency bitcoin hit a fresh record high on Wednesday, surging above $2,400, as demand for crypto-assets soared with the creation of new tokens to raise funding for start-ups using blockchain technology. Blockchain, the underlying technology behind bitcoin, is a financial ledger maintained by a network of computers that can track the movement of any [...]

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Wearable tech latest must-have for China’s proud pet owners

Wearable tech latest must-have for China’s proud pet owners

HONG KONG Electronic device makers such as Hong Kong-listed SUGA (0912.HK) and other start-ups are looking to cash-in on a boom in China in so-called pet wearables, like smart collars, leashes and feeders. Pet ownership, denounced as a decadent and bourgeois habit after the Communist Party took power in China more than 60 years ago, [...]

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Microsoft to buy cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million: report

Microsoft to buy cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million: report

JERUSALEM Microsoft has agreed to acquire cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million, Israeli financial news website Calcalist reported on Wednesday. Hexadite, headquartered in Boston with its research and development center in Israel, provides technology to automate responses to cyber attacks that it says increases productivity and reduces costs for businesses. Microsoft officials declined to [...]

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